Sony Digital8 Camcorder DCR-TRV840 Sony Handycam Digital8 Player Hi8 Camcorder

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  • The Sony Handycam DCR-TRV840 Hi8 Digital8 Camcorder
  • Comes with the Battery, Charger, and AV cable.
  • Use the included IEEE 1394 FireWire cable to transfer video to your PC
MSRP: $889.95
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Sony Digital8 Camcorder DCR-TRV840 / Sony Handycam Digital8 Player / Hi8 Video

  • Compatible with all Hi8, Digital8, 8mm tapes. The DCR-TRV840 will playback any Hi8 or Digital8 or Video8 or 8mm . . . you name it, and it will play it back. This model is reverse compatible and designed specifically for use with all formats of tapes that are Hi8/Digital8.
  • Connects to your computer to transfer your videos. You can use the included FireWire (IEEE 1394) cable to connect the camcorder to your computer to transfer your tapes to your computer (we recommend Pinnacle video capture software to help with this).
  • Plays back video on your TV. Use the included RCA (the red, yellow, white) cable to connect to any television to play your tapes from the camcorder onto the TV. No setup is required. Easy to use.
  • High-quality playback and recording. Designed with an impressive 690k gross imaging pixels and a 15x optical zoom. Playback on the 3.5" color LCD screen makes viewing your tapes a breeze.
  • One of the most reliable Sony camcorders. We guarantee you will be completely satisfied with the Sony DCR-TRV840 Hi8 Digital Handycam camcorder. Our certified refurbished camcorders come with a full 180-day warranty.

The Sony Digital8 DCR-TRV840 camcorder is one of the best options to transfer your old Hi8/Digital8 tapes to your computer or to use this as a Sony Handycam Digital8 Player to watch your tapes on your TV. The DCR-TRV840 comes with everything you need (battery, charger, cables) to effortlessly digitize your tapes with your video capturing software. This Hi8 camcorder is compatible with tapes that say Hi8, Digital8, D8, 8mm, Super8, or Video8. Just take a look at your video cassette . . . if you see any of those words (Hi8, Digital8, D8, 8mm, Super8, or Video8), then yes, this Sony Handycam will playback your tapes. 

The included battery gives you at least 120 minutes on a single charge, while the included AC adapter/charger allows for continued use while plugged into an outlet. The included RCA cable (the red, yellow, and white one) plugs the camcorder directly into the television while the included IEEE 1394 Firewire will plug the camcorder directly into your computer's firewire port.

The Sony DCR-TRV840 Handycam video camcorder is one of the most reliable camcorders that Sony made. This Digital8 camcorder is certified refurbished and comes with an unlimited 180-day warranty.

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Free Returns

180 Day Warranty

Our certified refurbished camcorders are guaranteed to be one of the most reliable refurbished camcorders in the world. If you are not fully satisfied, for any reason, just return your camcorder within 180 days of your purchase for a full refund or a new replacement. We'll even pay for shipping - both ways!

You are completely satisfied, or you'll get:

  • 100% Refund or Replacement
  • No Deductible or Restocking Fee - Ever!
  • Free Two-Way Shipping
  • Unconditional 180-Day Coverage
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Product Specs

Media Format:
Hi8, Video8, Digital8
Optical Zoom:
LCD Screen Size:
3.5 in.
Image Stabilization:
Mic Port:
i.Link DV (IEEE 1394), USB, 3.5mm A/V
Battery Life:
130 min.
Gross Resolution Pixels:
Sensor Size:
1/4.7 in.
Accessory Shoe:
Will it work with my tapes?:
That's a great question! This is one of Sony's advanced Digital8 camcorders - it will work with all 8mm tapes. That includes tapes that say Hi8, Digital8, Super8, Video8, or just 8. Still not sure, just give us a call at 1-877-283-1672.
How do I know it will work?:
We guarantee it will! This camcorder is certified refurbished. Every function - literally, every function - has been tested, serviced, and certified to be fully functional. This camcorder is better than new.
What condition is it in?:
Mechanically, this camcorder is in perfect condition. Cosmetically, it is like new and in great condition. You will think you have a brand new camcorder.
I'm nervous about online ordering, can I place my order over the phone?:
Absolutely! Our online checkout is 100% secure, or you can call our customer service team 24/7 - give us a call at 1-877-283-1672.
What's included with the camcorder?:
AC Adapter/Charger, Battery, IEEE 1394 iLink Cable, 3.5mm AV Cable, USB Cable, & Warranty
Camcorder Best For:
Hi8/Digital8 Tape Playback and Transfer
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