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Sony Handycam DCR-HC1000 Specifications
Sony Handycam DCR-HC1000 Specifications

Sony Handycam DCR-HC1000 Specifications

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3-1/4.7" Advanced HAD™ CCD Imagers
1070K Pixels Gross
3-1/4.7" Advanced HAD™ (Hole
Accumulation Diode) CCD
imagers with 690K effective (video) pixels
provides excellent detail and clarity with
exceptional digital video performance. Realize
unprecedented digital still images with 1000K
(effective) pixels. The Megapixel technology
enhances your digital videos (530 lines of
horizontal resolution) and digital
photography performance.
Using a 3 chip Advanced HAD™ CCD system
and dichroic prism to separate color information,
colors are extremely accurate, and color
"bleeding" and "smearing" are greatly reduced.
MiniDV Recording
Offers up to 530 lines of horizontal resolution,
3X color bandwidth (vs. VHS) and significantly
higher S/N ratio, to provide stunning video
12X Optical /150X Digital Zoom
The optical zoom helps to bring the action up
close from far away. In addition, the digital
zoom interpolation means that extreme digital
zooming is clearer, with less distortion than
previous types of digital zooms.
Digital Still Memory Mode with Memory
Stick Duo™ Media
Capture digital still images at
1152 x 864 or 640 x 480 resolution,
directly onto Memory Stick Duo media
for easy transfer to PC's for emailing, printing,
or sharing with other compatible Memory
4 Channel Audio Recording Capability
By using the optional 4 channel
capable microphone (ECMCQP1)
you have the ability to record in
surround sound. By using the optional Click to
DVD™ 2.0 software you can convert to 5.1
surround sound and burn your home videos
to DVD.
S T E P - U P F E AT U R E
Digital Handycam
Professional Quality Carl Zeiss
T* Lens
Carl Zeiss T* lens coatings are
among some of the most advanced
multi-layer coating systems in the
world, resulting in even less glare and flare
with increased contrast. This results in vivid
image brilliance, true-to-life color saturation
and perfect renditions of subtle tones.
2.5" Hybrid SwivelScreen™ Touch Panel
LCD Display (211K Pixels)
Provides excellent viewing clarity
with improved resolution. The
211K pixel LCD display makes
images sharp and detailed during playback or
when monitoring recording. The Hybrid
Reflective-Transmissive LCD Screen provides
accurate viewing in sunlight or bright light,
virtually eliminating the "wash-out" common
with traditional LCD Screens.
Super SteadyShot Optical Image
Stabililization System
An advanced form of Sony's
Image Stabilization
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.
Progressive Shutter
Mechanical shutter system that provides
Progressive Scan performance while utilizing
an interlace scanning system. Digital still
images will be sharp and clear with excellent
Analog To Digital Conversion with
Convert and/or record any analog NTSC video
source to digital video via the analog inputs.
Analog NTSC video can also be passed through
the digital Handycam camcorder directly into a
PC via the i.LINK
interface in real-time for
easy PC editing of your analog footage.
Need Positioning Statement
Battery with AccuPower™
Meter System
Charge the battery at any
time because unlike NiCad
(Nickel Cadmium) batteries Sony's
rechargeable Lithium-Ion batteries are not
subjected to a life shortening "memory effect".
Sony's exclusive AccuPower™ meter displays
the battery time remaining in minutes, in the
viewfinder or the LCD screen.
Manual Focus Ring
Permits the user to easily 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
Expanded Focus Indicator
While using the manual focus ring, the camera
automatically adjusts to 2X magnification,
allowing for extremely accurate focus
Enhanced 16:9 Mode
By utilizing more area of the
oversized CCD, a 16:9 image is
created with a 14% wider angle
field of view and 30% more pixels than a
standard 4:3 image.
Multi-Angle Grip
The hand grip swivels forward
90 degrees allowing the user to
control the camcorder in different
angles, allowing the hand to be ergonomically
placed close to the controls.
* DV Interface (IEEE1394)
A high speed bi-directional digital
video/audio communication between
two compatible devices equipped
with an IEEE1394 interface, including
camcorders, digital VTRs and PCs.
12-Bit/16-Bit PCM Digital Stereo
16-Bit offers the same outstanding sound
quality as compact disc. 12-Bit recording
enables you to add an additional audio track
with compatible audio dubbing equipment or
* interface compatible computers.



Summary of Contents for Sony Handycam DCR-HC1000

  • Page 1 “wash-out” common with traditional LCD Screens. Super SteadyShot Optical Image Stabililization System An advanced form of Sony’s SteadyShot ® Image Stabilization system that controls an even higher range of shake and vibration frequencies, to...
  • Page 2: Battery Life

    Actual available memory in MBs is: 8=7.5, 16=15, 32=30, 64=61, 128=123, 256=220, 512=460 * i.LINK is a trademark of Sony, used only to designate that a product contains an IEEE1394 connector. All products with an IEEE1394 connector may not communicate with each other.