Get proof of your latest adventure in impressive Full HD 1920x1080/60p video or capture unbelievable 20.4MP stills. Share your larger than-life memories with anyone, anywhere using the built-in projector capable of projecting footage up to 100" (diag.). Use advanced manual controls to expand your creative options or use CinemaTone presets to enrich colors creating a cinema-like quality. Store up to 11 hours of HD video thanks to 32GB of built-in Flash memory1.
Not all high definition is created equal. Get it in decidedly gorgeous, truly Full 1920x1080/60p HD for exceptional high definition quality. Enjoying your creations on the big screen is as easy as connecting to a compatible HDTV via HDMI® cable4.
Light up the room and everyone in it by sharing treasured memories whenever and wherever you choose with nothing more than the camcorder you used to record them. Transform your Handycam® camcorder into a mobile movie theater capable of projecting up to a 100" diagonal image using the projector cleverly built into the LCD panel. Savor the true-to-life sound Clear Phase stereo speakers provide when combined with S-Master digital amplifier technology during playback.
Store up to 11 hours of high definition footage (1920x1080 HD) with 32GB internal Flash memory1. Create a mobile treasure trove of magical moments to accompany you wherever you take your Handycam camcorder.
Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization with Active Mode compensates for greater degrees of camera shake to deliver stunningly smooth video from wide angle to full telephoto shooting. Innovative 3-way shake-canceling adds electronic roll stability for even smoother video capture — perfect for shooting while walking, riding in a car or any other time you find yourself on the move.
For extra control over image expression, CinemaTone preset technology deepens colors recreating rich, film-like color tones. Combined with 24p recording, you'll have even more of the tools you need to bring your scenes to life and achieve a more fully realized form of cinematic expression.
Get the most out of your camcorder with advanced capture and control features often considered the domain of professional cameras. A convenient assignable dial gives you manual control of the focus, exposure, white balance, iris and shutter speed, plus the ability to experiment with more advanced features like zebra and peaking.
Why wait until you're in front of the TV to share your gorgeous new footage? With a built-in projector capable of projecting up to a 100" (diag.) image, you can turn practically any wall or flat surface into an impromptu movie screen with this HDR-PJ580V Handycam® camcorder. Powerful Clear Phase stereo speakers complete the experience with high-quality audio in this go-anywhere, mobile theater. Shoot in incredible Full HD quality, and save up to 11 hours of footage (HD LP mode) directly to the embedded 32GB flash memory1. Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode compensates for camera shake to deliver stunningly smooth video. For extra creative control, use CinemaTone mode to deepen colors for a nostalgic, film-like feel–combined with a 24p recording option, you'll get rich cinematic footage.
The Sony® HDR-PJ580V offers 1920 x 1080 high definition resolution letting you record your memories in exceptional Full High Definition quality. Capable of 60p recording and playback via HDMI™ and compatible HDTV4 providing stunning clarity and incredibly detailed and smoother playback of your memories.
Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization with Active Mode compensates for greater degrees of camera shake to deliver stunningly smooth video from wide angle to full telephoto shooting. In addition, innovative 3-Way Shake-Canceling adds electronic roll stability for even smoother video capture.
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 26.8mm focal length in Photo and Video Modes offers a broader perspective for enhanced wide angle shooting.
The 3.0" (16:9) Xtra Fine LCD™ screen (921K) displays sharp, bright, vivid images, letting you compose a shot more easily -- even outdoors, while enabling you to change settings to best represent the scene. TruBlack™ technology brings remarkably higher contrast delivering more natural, realistic colors and easier viewing in bright conditions by reducing glare.
Wind Reduction reduces noise and interference that is produced when wind passes over the microphone, giving you a clearer and more enjoyable sound experience.
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.
A built-in GPS receiver7 makes the HDR-PJ580V 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 PC using the supplied PlayMemories Home software9. Additionally, the receiver automatically adjusts your camcorder's clock to the proper time zone.
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: Landscape, Backlight, Twilight, Spotlight, Low light, Macro, Portait, Baby, Walk, Tripod, Wind Noise Reduction. Thie 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 built-in 32GB1 embedded Flash memory can record and store up to 11 hours of high definition video footage (HD LP mode).
The HDR-PJ580V provides advanced capture and control features that are often considered the domain of professional cameras including expanded focus for precise manual focus control, zebra and peaking for precision focus and exposure adjustments.
Extended Zoom works in conjunction with 12x optical zoom 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.
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. Drawing on Sony's high-end audio expertise, renown S-Master™ digital amplifier technology is utilized to produce more true-to-life 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 built-in flash will assist in shedding light on your subject when shooting still photos.
The high-contrast projector built-in to the LCD panel gives you the freedom to share your favorite memories virtually anywhere. Powerful enough to project up to a 100" diagonal screen, this small mobile theater packs a powerful punch. Combined with advanced Clear Phase stereo speakers, your memories will come alive for you and those you're sharing with.
For extra control over image expression, CinemaTone technology is used to deepen the color and recreate film-like color tones. Combined with 24p recording, you'll have some of the tools you need to fulfill your need for cinematic expression.
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.
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, even if it leaves the frame and returns.
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.
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, 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.
Handycam Camcorder Soft Case
Handycam Camcorder Soft Case
Handycam Camcorder Soft Case
Handycam Soft Carrying Case
Rechargeable Camcorder Battery Pack
Rechargeable Camcorder Battery Pack
InfoLithium V Series Battery Pack
Mini High Speed HDMI Cable - 9' 6"
Mini High Speed HDMI Cable - 4' 7"
30mm/37mm Wide-End Conversion Lens
Wide-End Conversion Lens
1.7x Telephoto Conversion Lens
Polarizing Filter Kit
Electret Condenser Shotgun Microphone
Shooting Grip with Mini Tripod
Portable Camcorder Speaker
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