Sony Handycam CCD Tr-45 8mm NTSC

Video camera
8 millimeters

  • Brand: Sony
  • Manufacturer: Sony Corporation
  • Country: Japan (Tokio)
  • Release year: 1990
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At the end of the 1980s, the Japanese manufacturer Sony produced a series of compact camcorders that record on 8mm magnetic tapes. This series of small cameras was given the name of "Handycam."

Despite their small size, these cameras incorporate advanced technology that allows recording videos of very good quality with a very simple operation.


  • Video recording system: 4 rotary heads
  • Audio recording system: 1 rotary head
  • Video signal: NTSC
  • Recording speeds: SP mode (20 mm / sec, 1 hour 30 min), LP (10 mm / sec, 3 hours)
  • Image device: CCD type (Charge Coupled Device)
  • Viewer: black and white electronic
  • Lenses: Zomm 6x, f: 7-42 mm, F2.0 with macro filter (diameter: 37 mm)
  • Autofocus system: TTL
  • Minimum illumination: 7 lux (in F2.0)
  • Lighting range: 7 lux - 100,000 lux
  • Weight: 700 grams


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