Otherwise, the normal mode is better for IR photography including low light photography where you don’t want or can’t use the IR illuminators. Make your own digital quality movies. This camera will only play back the 1hour Digital8 tapes – NOT older regular 8mm 2hour tapes. I’m a certified camcorder technician for 23 years highly trained, skilled and specialized on all Sony video formats from 8mm to DVR. Internally, we have modified the optics so that the camera can see from nm to nm versus a stock camera which can see from about nm to nm. Very nice for run-of-the-mill consumer-grade use, but falls short where enhanced features are required. Samsung Gear Camcorder – White

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Sony Handycam DCR-TRV280 Digital-8 Camcorder

Don’t wait to long to transfer those old 8mm videos because time will deteriorate them and the equipment to recover them is passing away. Effects dcrr in camera mode: Digital8 Handycams is ideal for those first exciting steps into digital video. Would you like us to convert your camera?

About this product Product Information Now you won’t miss a moment on those special occasions dcf you “do-it-in digital”. Min illumination 0 lux. Program Auto Exposure AE modes make all necessary settings to shutter speed, aperture and focus for a variety of indoor and outdoor situations. Image stabilizer Electronic Steady Shot. This is a historical page from the old MaxMax. Video input type Camcorder.


Bundles that include this product. The result is that if you try shooting in daylight situations when in Niteshot mode, your picture will be scr washed-out and overexposed.

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Unless the camcorder has been re-enabled, the you may not be able to shoot outdoors in Niteshot mode will be with the addition of neutral density filters depending on the light and your particular model camera.

Stripe, Black fader, White fader, Mosaic fader, Monotone fader.

May exhibit cosmetic blemishes and some mechanical wear from normal use. You may also send us in your camera for conversion.

Sony Handycam Sony Digital 8 Camcorders. Video input features Auto power save, Demonstration mode, Backlight compensation, Digital noise reduction, Display brightness control. See details for full description. Record subjects up to 10 feet away using the built-in infrared system, but without the overall monochrome color common with earlier low-light recording systems.

You generally will only use the factory NiteShot mode when taking pictures at night where when you want the IR illuminating LED’s to turn on. This modified camera is completely normal as a regular Handycam but and can also film at up to nm even in daylight.

Audio input type Microphone. Further, even if you use neutral density filters to compensate, the depth of field is very shallow meaning that your focus will only be correct in a narrow range. Display form factor Rotating ? Gross sensor resolution 4. I’m a certified camcorder technician for 23 years highly trained, skilled and specialized on all Sony video formats from 8mm to DVR.


I read the manual, grv280 did some online research, only to find that this camera will NOT play back tapes that are recorded in the analog format. The lowest-priced item that has been restored to working order by the manufacturer ‘manufacturer refurbished condition’ or an eBay seller or a third party not approved by the manufacturer ‘seller refurbished condition’.

In terms of the 8mm camcorder era, it really has all of the features you need. New computers no longer come with firewire, thanks to USB 3. Equivalent 35mm focal length 42 – mm. I purchased this camcorder with the intention of converting our old Hi-8 tapes from an analog camcorder to the computer.

Lens cap, Camcorder shoulder strap. Power adapter vcr External.

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