Sony Hi8 Camcorder DCR-TRV730 * Sony 8mm Camcorder Hi8 Player Handycam Hi8 Camera

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  • Sony DCR-TRV730 Hi8 Digital8 Camcorder
  • Sony DCR-TRV730 Hi8 Digital8 Camcorder
  • Comes with the battery, chargre, and AV cable
  • Use the included IEEE 1394 Firewire Cable to transfer video to your PC
MSRP: $699.95
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Sony Hi8 Camcorder DCR-TRV730 * Sony 8mm Camcorder Hi8 Player Handycam Hi8 Camera

  • Compatible with all Hi8, Digital8, 8mm tapes. The Sony Hi8 Camcorder Handycam 8mm Camcorder DCR-TRV730 will playback any Hi8 or Digital8 or Video8 or 8mm . . . you name it, and it will play it back. This 8mm camcorder model is reverse compatible and designed specifically for use with all formats of tapes that are Hi8/Digital8 making it a versatile 8mm video player.
  • Connects to your computer to transfer your videos. You can use the included FireWire (IEEE 1394) cable to connect this Sony 8mm camcorder to your computer to transfer your tapes to your computer (Pinnacle video capture software is compatible with this Sony 8mm video camera).
  • 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 Sony 8mm camcorder onto the TV. No setup is required. Easy to use. This 8mm video player is used great as a Hi8 player.
  • High-quality playback and recording. Designed with an impressive 690k gross imaging pixels and a 18x optical zoom. Playback on the 2.5" color LCD screen makes viewing your tapes with this Hi8 player a breeze.
  • One of the most reliable Sony camcorders. We guarantee you will be completely satisfied with the DCR-TRV730 Sony Hi8 Camcorder Handycam 8mm Camcorder. Our certified refurbished Sony 8mm video player comes with a full two year warranty.
  • Use this 8mm Player as a Night Vision Camcorder. Many customers use the advanced night vision camcorder mode on this Sony Hi8 camera. This Sony Handycam Hi8 video player functions great as a night vision camcorder!

The Sony Hi8 Camcorder Handycam 8mm Camcorder DCR-TRV730 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 as a Hi8 player. The DCR-TRV730 comes with everything you need (battery, charger, cables) to effortlessly digitize your tapes with your video capturing software - the primary use of this 8mm tape player! This Sony 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 to use your Sony 8mm video camera, while the included AC adapter/charger allows for continued use of the Sony 8mm video camera while plugged into an outlet. The included RCA cable (the red, yellow, and white one) plugs the Sony 8mm camcorder directly into the television while the included IEEE 1394 Firewire will plug the Sony 8mm video player directly into your computer's Firewire port.

The Sony Hi8 Camcorder DCR-TRV730 video camcorder is one of the most reliable 8mm camcorders that Sony made. This Digital8 camcorder is certified refurbished and comes with an unlimited 180-day warranty.

Sony Hi8 Camcorder DCR-TRV730 * Sony 8mm Camcorder Hi8 Player Handycam Hi8 Camera



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Two Year 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 two years 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!
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Product Specs

Media Format:
Hi8, Video8, Digital8
Optical Zoom:
LCD Screen Size:
2.5 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 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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3 Reviews

  • 4
    Transferring Old Videos

    Posted by Kevin P. on Mar 14th 2019

    Needed this to transfer videos and it got the job done. Had everything I needed. Thanks!

  • 5

    Posted by Amelia R. on Mar 14th 2019

    This is the first camcorder I have bought. I did a lot of research and finally decided to go with the Sony DCR-TRV730... and I am glad that I did.
    The picture is great!! Very crisp and clear DVD quality.
    It is very easy to use. Within 5 minutes, I had it setup and ready to use. Thank you!

  • 5
    Hi8 Camcorder Transfer Tapes

    Posted by Rodney on Mar 9th 2019

    Perfect for what I needed to do on my project. I wanted to transfer my Hi8 tapes to a DVD so I was able to hook this camera to my computer and transfer my Hi8 tapes to the computer and then burn the files to DVD. I like that this model has a firewire port to make the transfer go easy. You will need video capturing software on your computer though.

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