1/3.6" Advanced HAD™ (Hole Accumulation Diode) CCD imager with 1080K (effective) video pixels provides excellent detail and clarity, for exceptional digital video performance. Realize great looking digital still images with 1920K (effective) pixels. The Megapixel technology enhances your digital videos (530 lines of horizontal resolution) and digital photography performance.
Carl Zeiss lenses have an advanced optical multi-layer coating offering less glare and flare with increased contrast. This results in vivid image brilliance, true-to-life color saturation and perfect renditions of subtle tones.
Increased pixel count provides more detail and clarity of video subjects.
Unlike earlier MPEG1 Movies, MPEG Movie EX will allow you to record uninterrupted to the full capacity of the Memory Stick® media. For example a 128MB Memory Stick will record up to 85 minutes of non-stop MPEG1 video.
A mechanical shutter system that provides Progressive Scan performance while utilizing an interlaced scanning system, digital still images will be sharp and clear with excellent definition.
An advanced version of Sony's SteadyShot® system that controls an even higher range of shake and vibration frequencies, to achieve an even higher level of smoothness without degradation of video like some other image stabilization systems.
Connect the camera to the Internet for PC-free networking. The Network function allows you to browse the web, send and receive email messages (with attachments) or upload digital still images and MPEG1 movies stored on Memory Stick® media to Sony's ImageStation® storage site. Connect to the Internet with the supplied hardwired analog phone line to USB Network adapter (Compatible ISP required). AOL Compatible: AOL members can enjoy networking features listed above with the exception of receiving email.
Provides excellent viewing clarity with improved resolution. The 211K pixel LCD display makes images sharp and detailed during playback or when monitoring recording. The "On Screen" touch panel LCD system allows you to navigate through the camera's menu system by touching the LCD screen using the supplied stylus.
Digital Still Memory Mode captures high quality Megapixel still images at up to 1600 x 1200 resolution directly to Memory Stick® media. Images are stored in the JPEG format providing easy transfer to PCs for e-mailing, printing, or sharing with family and friends. 8MB Memory Stick media is supplied.
While using the manual focus ring, the camera automatically adjusts to 2x magnification, allowing for extremely accurate focus adjustment.
A high-speed bi-directional digital video/audio communication between two compatible devices equipped with an IEEE1394 interface, including camcorders, digital VTRs, capture cards, and PCs.
MiniDV digital recording format delivers 3X the color bandwidth of VHS and lower signal to noise ratio compared to analog formats, providing stunning video performance comparable to DVD.
The optical zoom brings the action close up from far away. In addition, precision digital zoom interpolation technology means that extreme digital zooming is clearer, with less distortion than previous types of digital zoom.
Stay connected with family and friends by broadcasting live video with audio, via the Internet with the USB interface. You can even playback your favorite recorded scene stored on tape. It's like having your own web camera or video conferencing system.
Allows the user to adjust the camera's focus allowing for more creativity and/or effects. Manual focusing also allows the user to control the camera's focus in difficult shooting situations.
Provides the appropriate amount of flash for optimum brightness and color accuracy in virtually any lighting condition when shooting still images.
With Sony's NightShot® infrared system, capture video in total darkness (0 lux) up to 10 feet away. Super NightShot 0 Lux recording mode automatically adjusts the shutter speed to increase picture brightness and clarity. Color Slow Shutter mode allows you to record in low light situations with full color detail by slowing down the shutter speed.
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