1/4.7" Advanced HAD (Hole Accumulation Diode) CCD imager with 690K pixels provides excellent detail and clarity, with exceptional digital video performance. Realize great looking digital still images utilizing 1000K pixels. The Mega Pixel technology enhances your digital videos and digital photography performance.
Enjoy digitally recorded video with 520 lines of horizontal resolution for outstanding video quality comparable to DV and DVD performance.
An advanced version of Sony's SteadyShot system that controls an even higher range of shake and vibration frequencies, to achieve an even higher level of smoothness without degradation of video like some other image stabilization systems.
A high speed bi-directional digital video/audio communication between two devices equipped with a IEEE1394 interface, including camcorders, digital VCRs, and PCs.
USB terminal provides an easy way to connect Digital Handycam camcorder to computers for fast transfer of digital images and MPEG movies stored on Memory Stick media.
Using the optional NP-FM91 InfoLithium battery the DCR-TRV840 can record up to 8.5 hours on one complete charge, providing extra long battery life.
The Advanced Hole Accumulation Diode enhanced CCD design allows for more light to reach the imager which reduces video noise to improve signal-to-noise ratio by up to 6dB (2X better than a standard CCD imager).
Provides excellent viewing clarity with improved resolution. The 123K pixels LCD rotates up to 270-degrees for multiple viewing angles providing a sharp detailed image for monitoring or playback.
Unlike other MPEG1 movies, MPEG Movie EX will allow you to record uninterrupted to the full capacity of the Memory Stick media. For example, the 128MB Memory Stick media will record up to 90 minutes of non-stop MPEG videos.
Stay connected with family and friends by broadcasting live video with audio, via the internet with the USB interface. You can even playback your favorite recorded scene stored on tape. It's like having your own web camera and video conferencing system.
With Super NightShot, capture video in total darkness (0 lux) up to 10 feet away. Super NightShot mode automatically adjusts the shutter speed to increase picture brightness and clarity. Color Slow Shutter mode allows you to record in low light situations with full color detail by slowing down the shutter speed.
Digital8 recording format delivers 3X the color bandwidth of VHS with significantly less video noise providing stunning video performance. Digital8 records digital audio and video comparable to Mini DV on affordable Hi8™ tapes and is backwards compatible with existing 8mm and Hi8 analog recorded tapes.
The optical zoom helps to bring the action up close from far away. In addition, the digital zoom interpolation means that extreme digital zooming is clearer, with less distortion than previous types of digital zooms.
Digital Still Memory Mode captures high quality Mega Pixel still images up to 1152 x 864 resolution directly to Memory Stick® media. Images are stored in a JPEG format providing easy transfer to PCs for email, printing, or sharing with family and friends.
Convert and/or record any analog NTSC video source to digital video via the analog inputs. Analog NTSC video can also be passed-through the Digital Handycam camcorder directly into a PC via the i.LINK interface in real time for easy PC editing of your analog footage.
Charge the battery at any time because unlike NiCad (Nickel Cadmium) batteries Sony's rechargeable Lithium-Ion batteries are not subjected to a life shortening "memory effect". Sony's exclusive AccuPower™ meter displays the battery time remaining in minutes, in the viewfinder or the LCD screen.
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