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Sony Handycam DCR-SX40 Specifications

Palm-sized camcorder w/ 60x optical zoom
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DCR-SX40/L
The ultra-compact Sony® DCR-SX40 Handycam® camcorder can record video to 4GB of embedded
memory or removable Memory Stick Duo™ or Memory Stick PRO Duo™ media. A professional-quality
Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® lens delivers sharp, high resolution images and its 60x optical zoom helps
you capture extreme close-ups from far away.
4GB embedded memory:
4GB of embedded memory can
record and store up to
approximately 2 hours 55 minutes
of video footage (LP mode).
60X Optical / 2000X Digital Zoom:
Ideal for sporting events, wildlife, or
distance shooting, 60X optical
zoom brings you closer to the
action, so you can capture
extremely tight shots, even from
far away. In addition, Digital Zoom
Interpolation means that extreme
digital zooming (up to 2000X) is
clearer, with less distortion than
previous types of digital zooms.
Professional-quality Carl Zeiss®
Vario-Tessar® Lens:
The Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® lens
is designed specifically for
compact camcorders, and utilizes
precision ground optics to
maintain the sharpness and
contrast found in larger lenses.
Hybrid Recording to 4GB memory
or Memory Stick PRO Duo™ media
(sold separately):
Hybrid recording technology
delivers a new level of flexibility of
capturing and transferring your
video footage and digital photos
from the camcorder to compatible
viewing devices. Record to 4GB
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embedded flash memory or
choose instead to record to
removable Memory Stick PRO
Duo™ media (sold separately).
You can even select from various
dubbing functions to easily copy
video or still images from the
embedded flash media to the
Memory Stick PRO Duo™ media --
without using a PC.
1/8" Advanced HAD™ CCD
Imager:
A 1/8" Advanced HAD™ (Hole
Accumulation Diode) CCD imager
with 410K (effective) pixel
resolution delivers stunning detail
and clarity for exceptional video
and still image performance.
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Palm-sized camcorder w/ 60X optical zoom
Direct connection to DVD burner
(sold separately):
The DCR-SX40 supports a direct
connection to the VRD-P1 DVD
burner (sold separately), which
allows you to burn DVDs directly
from your camcorder without the
need for a PC. And because the
VRD-P1 is powered by your
camcorder, you don't need an
additional AC power cable.
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2.7" wide touch panel LCD
display (123k pixels):
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The 2.7" wide touch panel LCD
display provides exceptional
viewing clarity with 123K pixels
resolution. The display rotates up
to 270 degrees for multiple viewing
angles, as well as provides sharp,
detailed images for monitoring or
playback. The convenient touch
panel allows easy access to
menus and additional functionality
such as spot focus and spot
metering.
Power On by opening LCD display:
Power on your camcorder by
simply opening the LCD display.
Built-in zoom microphone:
The built-in zoom microphone
focuses audio recording on your
subjects with the camera's zoom
lens, helping memories ring true
with clear dialogue and crisp,
discrete sounds.
Includes Sony® PMB (Picture
Motion Browser) software:
Sony Picture Motion Browser
software offers a simple, intuitive
way to transfer, sort, and view your
video and still images on your
compatible PC. In addition,
multiple output options let you
burn your memories to DVD (sold
separately), as well as take
advantage of one click upload to a
number of popular video and
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photo sharing sites .
One Touch Disc Burn:
Easily burn a DVD copy of your
footage using the supplied PMB
(Picture Motion Browser)
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software . Simply connect the
camcorder to your compatible PC
via a USB cable and press the One
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Touch Disc Burn Button.
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Easy Handycam® Button:
Using a camcorder can be
intimidating for some people. With
a press of the Easy Handycam
Button, most of the advanced
features of the camcorder are
"locked out," letting you focus only
the buttons essential for recording.
Film Roll Index:
Like chapters in a book, Film Roll
Index helps you easily find desired
scenes in video footage. When
using this feature, the camcorder
previews the beginning of scenes
and can create scene indexes set
at specified display intervals (3, 6,
or 12 seconds and 1 or 5 minutes).
ADDITIONAL FEATURES
Face Index function:
USB 2.0 interface:

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  • Page 1 DCR-SX40/L The ultra-compact Sony® DCR-SX40 Handycam® camcorder can record video to 4GB of embedded memory or removable Memory Stick Duo™ or Memory Stick PRO Duo™ media. A professional-quality Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® lens delivers sharp, high resolution images and its 60x optical zoom helps you capture extreme close-ups from far away.
  • Page 2: Specifications

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