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Sony DCR-DVD610

$500.00 Released January, 2005

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Hybrid recording (DVD, flash media). Comfortable to operate. Excellent video quality.

The Cons:Lousy Product Support. Less than adequate picture quality. Lacks extensive controls.

The Sony DCR-DVD610 is a compact Handyman camcorder designed for recording video directly to DVD or removable media (e.g. flash). It features a 2.7” (16:9) touch-panel LCD display for composing shots, after-which users can then use the unit’s powerful 40x optical- / 2000x digital- zoom to ‘close in on the action.

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’ Most notable about the DCR-DVD610 is its Hybrid Recording Technology, allowing video capture to either DVD, removable Memory Stick® Duo, or Memory Stick® PRO Duo. Once recorded, the content can then be played directly via a DVD player, a computer, a Blu-ray Disc player, and even a Playstation 3 console. The Sony DCR-DVD610 retails for $500.00 and comes with a 1 year limited warranty. 

Additional Information

Additional features of the Sony DCR-DVD610 camcorder include professional-quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens designed specifically for compact camcorders, an advanced (Super) SteadShot Image Stabilization System, and an extended battery life.


  • Compact Handyman Camcorder
  • Hybrid Recording Technology
  • Professional-Quality Lens
  • Super SteadShot Image Stabilization
  • Stamina Battery Power Management
  • InfoLithium Battery w/AccuPower Meter
  • Super NightShot Plus Infrared System 


  • Supported Video: SD (MPEG2)
  • Audio Format: Dolby Digital, 2 channel
  • Microphone: Built-in Zoom
  • Still Image Mode: JPEG
  • Lens Type: Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar
  • Memory stick Slot: Memory Stick PRO Duo
  • Dimensions: 2-1/4 x 3-5/8 x 5-1/8”
  • Weight: 15 Oz

Recording Media

  • Memory Stick Duo Media
  • Memory Stick PRO Duo Media


  • Audio/Video Remote Terminal
  • Analog Audio/Video Out
  • USB 2.0
  • S-Video Out

User Reviews (2)

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    hybrid recording (DVD, flash media)

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    comfortable to operate

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    excellent video quality

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    night mode

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    Lousy Product Support

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    Less than adequate picture quality

  • 1

    lacks extensive controls

  • 1

    compatible with Vista online

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    poor battery life

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    no flash light

  • 1

    highest resolution at 720x480

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