Digital Video Camcorder


Sony Handycam DCR-TVR38 MiniDV format

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Using this since 2004, upgraded it with wide angle lens attachment (30mm diameter X 0.7 VCL-HG0730, external microphone with gun zoom sound capabilities (ECM-HS1), extended battery, video light (HVL-S3D0) and LANC remote control.

MiniDV cassette is the recording media, cost about RM15 each. Recording time for 60 minutes in standard play (SP) or 80 mins in long play (LP).

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Sample video clip taken with the above Handycam. This was taken during our trip to Cherating.


Using Pinnacles Studio version 9.4 to upload to PC and editing. The latest Studio is now in version 10. EDIT (Feb 2016 – latest ver 14) Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting
 Reference books:- 1) PC Magazine – Guide to Digital Video, by Jan Ozer, ISBN: 0-7645-4360-12) The Little Digital Video Book, by Michael Rubin, ISBN: 0-201-75848-22) Nonlinear 4th Edition, by Michael Rubin, ISBN: 0-937404-85-34) Teach Yourself Digital Video and PC Editing, by Peter Cope, ISBN: 0-340-85732-35) Guide to Pinnacle Studio 9, ISBN: 1-59200-577-2

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