Brace yourself for immersive 3D HD video recording in a compact size. This innovative camcorder features dual Full HD sensors, lenses and processors, plus 24p/60p recording and a 3.5" screen that lets you review 3D footage without special glasses. It also captures crystal-clear 2D video and delivers crisp, beautifully blur-free footage thanks to Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization. All that in about the same size and weight of a conventional camcorder.
Just when you thought shooting in 3D couldn't possibly get any better, the Full HD 3D Handycam® camcorder stepped things up a notch. With two Full HD sensors, this camcorder provides full 1920 x 1080 resolution on both channels—which makes for a vastly richer, more engaging and immersive 3D experience.
With the 3D-ready 3.5" Xtra Fine LCD™ display, you can view 3D content directly on the camcorder's LCD without the need for special glasses. Infused with TruBlack™ technology, the LCD provides superb contrast, brightness and glare reduction so you can comfortably and accurately review your footage on the fly—even outdoors or in bright lighting conditions.
Share your 3D videos with friends and family—even if they don't have a 3D-compatible TV or PC to view it on. With the option of 2D playback from 3D recordings, everything that's captured in 3D can be watched in 2D. So there's really no reason not to record everything in 3D.
No, the G doesn't stand for "great"—but it could. Proudly at the pinnacle of Sony lens technology, the G Lens is engineered for optimal performance, delivering brilliant color, detailed imagery and accurate color reproduction—even in 3D. And with enhanced wide angle shooting in both photo and video modes, rest assured nothing will be left out of the picture.
Whether shooting in 2D or 3D, Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode compensates for camera shake to deliver stunningly smooth video—from wide angle all the way to full telephoto shooting. By countering camera movements in horizontal and vertical directions, innovative 3-way shake-canceling adds electronic roll stability for even smoother video capture. Get sharp, blur-free footage in otherwise unsteady situations, like shooting video while walking or riding in a moving car.
Get closer to faraway subjects without moving an inch thanks to 17x Extended Zoom. Working in conjunction with 10x optical zoom, Extended Zoom digital technology gets you 17x closer to the action while maintaining HD image quality, even as you pan in for extreme close-ups.
Until recently, 3D movie-making was the exclusive domain of big-budget pros. Now, with the HDR-TD30V Sony Full HD 3D camcorder, anyone can shoot in wow-worthy, incredibly immersive 3D. With two Full HD sensors, this camcorder provides true 1920 x 1080 resolution on both channels, which makes for a richer, more engaging 3D experience. You can view your 3D footage on the camcorder's 3.5" LCD without donning special 3D glasses. Plus, everything that's captured in 3D can be played back in 2D, which is helpful when viewing footage on a standard HDTV. Two Sony G Lenses deliver supreme optical performance for brilliant, accurate color reproduction and sharp, amazingly detailed images. All that in about the same size and weight of a conventional camcorder.
The Sony® Handycam® HDR-TD30V utilizes two Full HD sensors to capture true 1920x1080 3D video for a more immersive 3D experience. Most 3D cameras achieve the 3D affect by splitting a 1920x1080 signal in to two 960x540 channels in order to squeeze them onto one sensor, thereby limiting resolution on the final output.
Experience the pinnacle of Sony® lens technology with the professional-quality G Lens. Engineered for superior optical performance, Sony G lenses deliver brilliant, accurate color reproduction and sharp, amazingly detailed images. In addition, the 29.8mm(2D) and 33.4mm focal length in Video Mode offers a broader perspective for enhanced wide angle shooting.
Get even closer to your subject from afar with 17x extended zoom. Extended zoom works in conjunction with 10x optical zoom6 to get even closer to the action while maintaining HD image quality.
Dolby® Digital 5.1 channel recording captures active sounds coming from all directions, so you can experience your home movies the way you experienced them while recording.
Event Browse conveniently groups your images and videos together for easier viewing. The date range that Event Browse groups your pictures and videos is easily adjusted to suit your needs. When used with the Highlight Playback feature, making and sharing a highlight reel from your event is easy and fun.
Store your memories in a whole new way with the ability to copy videos from your camcorder directly to an external hard disk drive13 (sold separately), all without a computer. Your camcorder can also access videos stored on the external hard drive for playback on your HDTV4 (HDMI cable required), allowing you to utilize the camcorder’s handy playback features.
Building on the slow-motion capture capabilities of Smooth Slow Record, Golf Shot captures a few seconds of motion as a sequence of up to 22 still images, which can be viewed/printed individually or as a composite “sequence shot” image, perfect for analyzing the nuances of a golf swing, tennis serve, and other fast action. 6
A 3D ready HDMI™ (full to mini) cable supplied for easy viewing on compatible HDTV. 4
Capturing 1920 x 1080 high definition resolution lets you record your memories in exceptional Full High Definition quality. Capable of 60p recording6 and playback via HDMI™ and compatible HDTV4. If you’re looking for a film-like quality look to your video, 24p recording6 is available for you. Experience stunning low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain with Sony’s back-illuminated Exmor® R CMOS sensor. Designed for compact cameras and camcorders, the Exmor® R CMOS sensor relocates the photo diodes above the support circuitry, maximizing the light gathering area per pixel so you can shoot with better results in lower lighting conditions.
Zoom in on your subjects even in 3D mode with 10x optical zoom.
A dedicated switch allows for easy switching from recording 2D to 3D, whether you’re recording or playing back video. In 3D mode, only 3D content will be displayed for playback, however when in 2D mode, all content will be displayed and played back in 2D. This allows you to record all your video in 3D and choose later whether or not you want to playback in 2D or 3D.
The Active Interface Shoe lets you mount Intelligent Accessories, such as external lights and microphones, which can help extend the capabilities of your camcorder.
Bring your video alive with Clear Phase stereo speakers with linear phase correction. Drawing on Sony’s high-end audio expertise, renown S-Master™ digital amplifier technology is utilized to produce more true-to-life sound.
Intelligent Auto mode goes a step beyond traditional auto modes by analyzing your shot and then automatically selecting the appropriate settings from ten distinct scene modes and wind noise reduction. There are 180 different combinations possible: Portrait, Baby, Walk, Tripod , Backlight, Landscape, Spotlight, Twilight, Macro, Low light, Auto Wind Noise Reduction. The camcorder utilizes an advanced sound processor and sophisticated noise reduction algorithms to reduce wind noise by up to 10db compared to other models. In addition to reducing low frequency noise, iAuto also suppresses mid- and upper-frequency noise, resulting in clearer, more enjoyable sound.
The high-speed, built-in USB 2.0 cable allows for easy connection to your computer for charging or file transfer without having to remember separate cables. It also fits conveniently into the hand strap so it’s out of the way until you need it. Charging your camcorder is faster than ever now through the USB; for every two minutes of charge time you get one minute of recording time.
The LCD is also 3D ready, enabling you to view your 3D content directly on the camera’s LCD without the need for 3D glasses. The display delivers a more natural, realistic colors and easier viewing in bright conditions by reducing glare.
Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization with Active Mode compensates for greater degrees of camera shake to deliver stunningly smooth video, whether you’re shooting in 3D or 2D.
Tracking Focus works as an extension of Face Detection to allow you to select an object with a touch of the LCD and have the focus follow the selected object.6
Features dedicated mic and headphone inputs for expanded audio recording options and convenient monitoring of audio with headphones (external microphones and headphones sold separately).
Why spend hours editing your movies when you can let your camcorder do it for you? Highlight Playback identifies and compiles key scenes into a short, entertaining movie complete with music and transitions. You can even pinpoint the exact scene you want to include in the highlight reel. The easy 2D/3D selector switch allows you to show only 3D video when 3D is selected. For 2D playback of all video, set the switch to 2D and the camera will display 2D and 3D videos for playback on a standard HDTV. 4
Wind Reduction reduces noise and interference that is produced when wind passes over the microphone, giving you a clearer and more enjoyable sound experience.
The built-in flash will help you shed light on your subjects when shooting still images, giving you more flexibility when capturing memories.
A built-in GPS receiver7 makes the HDR-TD30V an ideal choice for travelers. The receiver gives you the ability to view your current location on the LCD map display, as well as "tag" your shooting locations. Tagged videos and still images can be reviewed and played back using the Map Index function on the camcorder or once downloaded to your computer using PlayMemories Home software9. Additionally, the receiver automatically adjusts your camcorder's clock to the proper time zone.
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Handycam Camcorder Soft Case
Soft Carrying Case
Soft Compact Carrying Case
Handycam Camcorder Case
Portable Camcorder Speaker
Rechargeable Camcorder Battery Pack
Rechargeable Camcorder Battery Pack
InfoLithium V Series Battery Pack
Compact Remote Control Tripod
Micro to HDMI Cable - 4' 7"
Micro to HDMI Cable - 9' 6"
16GB SDHC UHS-1 Memory Card
32GB SDHC UHS-1 Memory Card
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