Mini DV digital recording format delivers 3X color bandwidth of VHS and lower signal to noise ratio compared to analog formats and provides stunning video performance.
Sony's Advanced HAD™ CCD technology, combined with Carl Zeiss® optics, provide outstanding video performance with 530 horizontal lines of resolution.
The Carl Zeiss® 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.
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.
Capture MPEG1 compressed video and audio directly to Memory Stick media, at 320 x 240 or 160 x 112 file resolutions. These are great for emailing small video clips (up to 60 seconds) to family and friends. Shoot an MPEG movie "on location" or select your favorite scene from your personal videos and create MPEG movies for emailing and sharing via the Internet.
Allows for custom titles (up to 22 characters) and 8 preset titles in 2 sizes, 7 colors, 9 positions. Index Titling allows you to add professional looking text to your videos.
Increased pixel count provides more detail and clarity of video subjects.
The Advanced HAD (Hole Accumulation Diode) CCD allows more light to reach the imager which reduces video noise to improve signal-to-noise ratio by up to 6Db (2X better than a standard CCD). Particularly effective when shooting in dark situations.
Carl Zeiss® T* lens offers an advanced multi-layer coating system, resulting in even less glare and lens flare compared to other systems. The result is vivid image brilliance with outstanding contrast and accurate color rendition across the spectrum.
Digital Still Memory Mode captures high quality digital still images at 1360 x 1020 or 640 x 480 resolution, directly onto Memory Stick® media for easy transfer to PCs for email, printing, or sharing with family and friends.
Hologram AF (Auto Focus) Low Light Laser Assist Focus system uses lasers for improved edge detection in low light situations allowing focusing to be more accurate for digital still images.
Allows high speed bi-directional digital video and audio communication between two devices equipped with a IEEE 1394 interface, including camcorders, digital VTRs, capture cards, and PCs.
The 2.5" Precision SwivelScreen LCD Display provides excellent viewing clarity with improved resolution. The 211K Pixel LCD display makes images sharp and detailed during playback or monitoring recording.
1/4" CCD with 1,550,000 gross pixels provides stunning detail and clarity, with exceptional video and still image performance.
Connect the camera wirelessly, via Bluetooth™ enabled network technology, to the Internet. This PC free connection allows wireless transfer of still images and MPEG1 movies, captured on Memory Stick® media, via the supplied Bluetooth adapter (BTA-NW1). Images and MPEG movies can be emailed to family and friends, or shared via Sony's ImageStationSM service on the World Wide Web. You can even browse the Internet wirelessly.
An advanced version of Sony's SteadyShot system that controls a even higher range of shake and vibration frequencies, to achieve an even higher level of smoothness without any degradation of the video like some other image stabilization systems.
14-bit DXP (Digital Extended Processor) captures the dynamic range between light and dark areas of your subject, providing an overall improvement without losing detail (highlights and shadow).
Provides an easy way to connect Digital Handycam camcorders to computers for fast transfer of digital still images and MPEG movies from Memory Stick media.
Allows you to select a sequence of 20 scenes and then controls dubbing via i.LINK® (1)DV interface to another DV i.LINK camcorder/VCR or via infra-red to an analog VCR. Controls both Sony and other brand VCRs.
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