1/3" CMOS Sensor provides stunning detail and clarity with exceptional video (up to 530 lines of horizontal resolution - SD Mode) and still image performance (2.8 Megapixel). Unlike traditional CCD Imagers, CMOS Sensors require less power, providing better battery performance.
Sony developed a Real Time MPEG Encode/Decode system with reduced energy consumption and compact size to fit inside a personal camcorder. This engine provides efficient MPEG2 compression, and recording and playback of clear HD images at the same bit rate of the DV format, so that High Definition video can be recorded on the same MiniDV cassettes as are used for SD recording.
Picture stabilization system that uses motion sensors to detect and compensate for camera "shake" without compromising picture quality like some other digital stabilization systems.
Perfect for creating your own movie masterpieces, the HDR-HC1 Cinematic mode lends 24 frame film-like effect to your recordings.
Useful for shooting close up shots, but without having the camcorder casting a shadow on the subject. Images shot in the Tele Macro Mode will have the subject properly focused with the background unfocussed so that the subject stands out.
The HDR-HC1 is capable of recording and playing back both High Definition (HD) and Standard Definition (SD) video recorded on a standard MiniDV cassette.
Provides excellent viewing clarity with improved resolution. The 123K pixel LCD display makes images sharp and detailed during playback or when monitoring recording. The Hybrid LCD Screen provides accurate viewing in sunlight or bright light, virtually eliminating the "washout" common with traditional LCD Screens.
The camera‘s LCD image is magnified, temporarily, up to 4X its original size without any loss of distortion. This allows the user more finite control while focusing the camera for greater detail and clarity.
Allows for a smooth automatic scene transition. Settings for focus, zoom, and white balance can be set to the A/B button and a smooth transition will take place according to the set time. This function enables the focus to gradually shift from the front of the image to a deeper part of the image.
For added clarity and detail when taking pictures in low-light situations, the built-in flash improves pictures and reduces shadows.
From the innovators in camcorder technology, Sony’s HDR-HC1 camcorder is the industry's smallest and lightest HDV1080i consumer level camcorder and player. Now you can record all your memories in true high-definition video.
From the authority in lens technology, the Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar® T lens provides a high quality 10x optical zoom which maintains image clarity and color while reducing glare and flare.
Selectable Zoom and Focus rings provide precise and detailed control over the amount of zoom and the overall focus of the image with just a turn of the rings. Fast, intuitive framing when zooming, and finely detailed focusing is easy with the natural "feel" of the rings.
A high speed bi-directional digital video/audio communication between two compatible devices equipped with an IEEE1394 interface, including camcorders, digital VCRs, and PCs.
Provides a location directly on the camcorder on which to add optional accessories while providing power and two-way communication to those accessories.
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