- Digital8 Video Recording -- 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 MiniDV on affordable Hi8 tapes.
- Digital Still Memory Mode -- Capture digital still images directly onto Memory Stick media for easy transfer to e-mail, printing, or sharing with compatible Memory Stick devices.
- Easy Handycam Button -- For easy operation, press of the Easy Handycam button, most of the advanced functions of the camcorder are"locked out" leaving only the buttons essential for recording operational.
- MPEG Movie EX Mode -- Unlike earlier MPEG1 Movies, MPEG Movie EX will allow you to record 320 x 240 resolution MPEG movies uninterrupted up to the capacity of the Memory Stick Duo Media. These movies are perfect for emailing to friends and family.
- SteadyShot -- Smoothes and steadies your images without degrading picture quality.
- USB Streaming -- Stay connected with family and friends by broadcasting live video with audio, via the Internet with the USB interface. (Mac OS X (10.1.5 or later) is not compatible with USB Streaming.)
- i.LINK Interface -- Sony's i.LINK DV or MICROMV interface gives you true digital-to-digital editing, without the"generation loss" of analog editing. And the i.LINK interface is compatible with a range of Sony digital VCRs, Sony edit controllers, and Sony PCs with editing software.
- NightShot Plus Infrared System -- Capture natural looking video even when shooting in low light up to 10 feet away using the built-in infrared system
- Stamina Power -- The combination of low power consumption and an optional InfoLithium battery give Sony Handycam models incredible operating time
- 1/6" CCD Imager, 460K Pixels Gross -- 1/6" CCD imager with 290K (effective) pixels provides great detail and clarity, with exceptional analog video performance.
- 20X Optical/990X Digital Zoom -- The optical zoom helps to bring the action up close from far away.
- Backward Compatibility -- The DCR-TRV460 is capable of playing back 8mm, Hi8 and Digital8 video tapes for maximum convenience for those who have an existing library of analog cassettes.
- 2.5" SwivelScreen Touch Panel LCD Display (123K Pixels) -- The high-resolution 123K pixel LCD rotates up to 270-degrees for multiple viewing angles providing sharp detailed images for monitoring or playback.
- InfoLithium Battery with AccuPower Meter System -- 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.
- Digital Still Memory Mode Capable with Memory Stick Media -- Captures high-quality still images at 640 x 480 resolution directly to Memory Stick or Memory Stick PRO Media.
- Analog-to-Digital Conversion with Pass Through -- 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.
- Easy Dubbing -- Connect the Handycam camcorder to a VCR deck to make VHS copies of your home videos quickly and easily.
- Stamina Battery Power Management System -- Using the optional NP-QM91D InfoLithium battery the DCR-TRV460 can continuously record up to 10 hours on one complete charge, providing extra long battery life.
- Program AE (Auto Exposure) Modes -- Program AE modes make recording easy even when filming in challenging situations. Choose from Portrait, Beach & Ski, Sports Lesson, Landscape, Spotlight, Sunset & Moon modes.
- Picture Effects -- Get creative when recording or playing back videos with Sony's Picture Effect modes. Effects available in Camera mode: Negative Art, Sepia, Monotone, Solarize, Pastel and Mosaic. Effects available in Playback mode: Negative Art, Sepia, Black & White and Solarize.
- End Search -- Advances the video tape to the last 5 seconds of the recorded scene. This prevents accidentally recording over previous recorded videos.
- Fader Effects -- Enhance your personal videos by adding professional looking fader effects. Choose from Black, Mosaic, White, Bounce, Overlap, Wipe, Monotone and Random Dot.
- AC-L15 Power Adaptor/In Camera Charger
- NP-FM30 InfoLithium Rechargeable Battery
- Mono A/V Cable
- Lens Cap
- USB Cable
- Shoulder Strap
- RMT-831 Wireless Remote Commander Remote Control
The Sony DCR-TRV460 Digital8 Handycam camcordergives you the best digital features at the price of an analog. Just some of itsnumerous features include a huge 2.5" SwivelScreen LCD display, a monstrous20X optical zoom, NightShot Plus infrared recording, USB streaming, and StaminaBattery Power Management System. It also includes touch-screen operation throughthe LCD display and digital still image capture onto convenient Memory StickMedia. Plus, Digital8 recording means high-quality digital recording oninexpensive Hi8 and 8mm video cassettes, so you get professional results withoutpaying professional prices. It's the digital camcorder that anyone can afford!