Housing a 60GB Hard Disk Drive, the DCR-SR80 is ideal for storing massive amounts of video and still images.
With a 1 Megapixel still capture feature, you can create pictures in 16:9 format and save them directly to the
Hard Disk Drive. 12x Optical/800x Digital Zoom makes sure everything you shoot through the Carl Zeiss®
Vario-Tessar® Lens is vibrant, clear, and true to life.
1.0 Megapixel Advanced HAD™ CCD
Imager; 1070K Gross
1/5.5" Advanced HAD™ (Hole Accumulation
Diode) CCD with 690K (effective) video pixels
provides stunning detail and clarity, for
exceptional video (up to 520 lines of
horizontal resolution) and still image
performance. Realize great looking digital
still images with 1,000k effective pixels.
12X Optical/800X Digital Zoom
The optical zoom helps to bring the action
close up from far away. In addition, the
Digital Zoom interpolation means that
extreme digital zooming is clearer, with less
distortion than previous types of digital
Professional Quality Carl Zeiss® Vario-
Carl Zeiss lenses have an advanced optical
multi-layer coating for increased contrast.
This results in vivid image brilliance, true-to-
life color saturation and perfect renditions
of subtle tones.
2.7" Wide Touch Panel SwivelScreen™ LCD
Display (123K Pixels)
The 2.7" Wide (16:9) LCD screen provides
excellent viewing clarity. The high
resolution 123K pixel LCD screen rotates up
to 270 degrees for multiple viewing angles
providing sharp, detailed images for
monitoring or playback, and the
widescreen format makes shooting in 16:9
mode and composing shots even easier.
Digital Still Memory Mode
Capture still images up to 1152x864
resolution, directly onto the internal 60GB
Hard Disk Drive for easy transfer to PCs for
emailing and printing via the computer.
Super SteadyShot® Picture Stabilization
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.
USB 2.0 Interface
USB 2.0 interface provides an easy way to
connect your Hard Disk Handycam
Camcorder to the computer for fast
transfer of video and still images to your
computer for editing. The camcorder can
also be used as an external storage device,
convenient for archiving, storing and
trasporting your videos and still images.
Simply placing the camcorder on the
supplied Handycam Station cradle
provides quick connections to a TV for
viewing or a PC for editing and sharing, all
while charging the battery so your
camcorder is always ready to go.
The DVDirect system allows for easy
transfer to a stand-alone DVD Burner via
USB 2.0. The VRD-MC30 allows for easy
transfer of video for DVD Burning. While the
VRD-MC3 allows for seamless transfer of
both Video and Still images for archiving on
Easy PC Backup
Easily back up your footage to your PC
using the supplied software. The footage
will be stored on your PC's hard drive for
archiving purposes and viewing at a later
time; the footage is stored by date allowing
for quick access. In addition, only new
footage is transferred to your PC each time
you Backup your footage.
One Touch DVD Burn
Easily burn a DVD copy of your footage
using the supplied software. Simply
connect you DCR-SR80 to your PC via the
Handycam Station and supplied USB
cable and press the One Touch DVD Burn
One Touch Wide Angle Shooting
Easily switch between 16:9 and 4:3 aspect
ratios for shooting, with just the touch of a
Hard Disk Drive Camcorder - 60GB
HDD Smart Protection
A unique Shock Absorber protects the Hard
Disk Drive from physical damage if the unit
is dropped. When the 3G Sensor detects a
drop (loss of gravity) the power to the Hard
Disk Drive is turned off in order to prevent
damage, during this time the DCR-SR80
remains powered on and recording video to
the built-in buffer. Once the unit has
recovered from the drop the buffer is then
recorded to the Hard Disk Drive.
Progressive Shutter System
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.
Active Interface Shoe
Provides a location directly on the
camcorder to which one may add optional
accessories while providing power and two-
way communication with those accessories.
Super NightShot® Plus Infrared System
With Sony's Super NightShot Infrared
System you can capture natual looking
video, even when shooting in low light.
Record subjects up to 20 feet away using
the built-in infrared system, but without
the overall monochrome color commone
with earlier low-light recording systems.
On Screen Zoom and Record Buttons
Program AE (Auto Exposure) Modes
InfoLithium® Battery with AccuPower™
Easy Handycam Button
Tele Macro Function