Sony Handycam CCD-TRV138 Video Hi8 Camcorder

Sony Handycam CCD-TRV138 Video Hi8 Camcorder

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The CCD-TRV138 plays and records onto 8mm and Video8 tapes.


Cleaned/sanitized, tested, and confirmed to be fully functional. Professionally cleaned. Great condition with light signs of use.

Sony CCD-TRV138 Camcorder, Power Supply, Battery, Manual, Audio Video Cables

The CCD-TRV138 provides high quality video and audio recording. It includes NightShot Plus Infrared Recording for capturing video in No Light (0 Lux) and provides a built-in light LED for capturing video in vivid color while in difficult lighting situations.


Video Hi8 Recording Records outstanding video quality up to 400 lines of horizontal resolution with Hi-Fi sound on affordable 8mm and Hi8 tapes.

1/6" CCD Imager, 320K Pixels Gross1/6" CCD Imager with 200K (effective)pixels provides great detail and clarity along with exceptional analog vide performance.

20X Optical/990X Digital Zoom The optical zoom helps to bring the action close up from far away. IN addition, with the Digital Zoom and interpolation means that extreme digital zooming is clearer, with less distortion than previous types of digital zooms.

2.5" Swivel Screen LCD Display (123KPixels)Provides excellent viewing clarity with improved resolution. The high resolution123K pixel LCD screen rotates up to 270degrees for multiple viewing angles providing sharp, detailed images for monitoring or playback.

Info LITHIUM Battery with AccuPower Meter System Charge the battery at anytime 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 either the viewfinder or on the LCD screen.

Multi-Language Menu Change the menu display from English to English (Simplified), Canadian French, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Korean or Traditional Chinese.

Easy Dubbing Connect the Handycam camcorder to a VCR to effortlessly make VHS copiesof your home videos. The camcorder can control up to 59 brands of VCRs.

NightShot® Plus Infrared System With Sony's NightShot Infrared System you can capture natural looking video, even when shooting in low light. Record subjects up to 10 feet away using the built-in infrared system, without the monochrome color common with earlier low-light recording systems.

Stamina® Battery Power Management System Using the optional NP-QM91DInfoLITHIUM® Battery, the CCD-TRV138can continuously record for up to 16hours on a single full charge, providing3extra 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 or Sunset & Moon modes.

Picture Effects1Get creative when recording or playing back your videos with Sony's Picture Effect Modes. Effects available in Camera mode: Negative Art, Sepia, Monotone, Solarize, Slim, Stretch, Pastel and Mosaic.

End Search Automatically advances the videotape to the last 5 seconds of the recorded scene. This prevents accidentally recording over previously recorded videos.

Fader Effect(s)Enhance your personal videos by adding professional looking fader effects. Choose from Black, Mosaic, White, Monotone and Stripe.

Add professional looking titles to your video. Select from 8 presets or customize 2 titles with up to 22 characters.

Battery Information At the touch of a button, battery information is displayed on the LCD screen when charging and when the camcorder is turned off. The display will show how much the battery is charged, in 10% increments and the recordable time left when using the LCD screen or in the viewfinder.

Built-In White LED Light Brighten your video and reduce shadows when shooting in low-light situations. The LED light uses considerably less power than bulb-based light systems, with the same light output.

Manual Focus Allows the user to manually adjust the focus of the camcorder using the dial. Manual focusing also allows the user to control the focus in difficult situations where either the environment or the subject does not allow the camcorder's auto focus to perform optimally, such as when shooting through a window or in a crowded environment.

Easy Handycam Button Using a camcorder can be intimidating for some people, so with a press of the Easy Handycam button, most of the advanced features of the camcorder are "locked out" leaving only the buttons essential for recording operational