F E A T U R E S
Offers up to 530 lines of horizontal
resolution, 3X color bandwidth (vs. VHS)
and significantly higher S/N ratio, to
provide stunning video performance.
3–CCD Imaging System
Each 1/3" CCD has 380,000 pixels for
brilliant digital picture-quality.
530 Lines of Horizontal Video Resolution
Advanced HAD™ Megapixel CCD
technology, combined with high-quality
optics provide outstanding video
performance with up to 530 horizontal
lines of resolution.
Digital Still Memory Mode with Memory
Capture digital still images at
640 x 480 resolution, directly onto
media for easy
transfer to PC's for emailing, printing, or
sharing with other compatible Memory
Advanced HAD™ CCD Technology
Enhanced CCD design 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.
12X Optical/48X 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.
Aspherical Ground Glass 58mm Lens
Larger diameter allows more light to strike
the Advanced HAD™ CCD imagers for
greater detail and clarity, while the
aspherical lens reduces optical distortion,
and provide better corner-to-corner focus.
S T E P - U P F E AT U R E
2.5" Precision Hybrid SwivelScreen™
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.
Manual Zoom Ring
Allows user operated manual zoom
speed for more flexibility and control.
Precision Color Viewfinder (180K Pixels)
Increased pixel count
provides more detail and
clarity of video subjects.
Manual Shutter Speed
Gives you optimum control over the
shutter speed based upon shooting
environment or desired effect.
Manual Exposure Dial
Create your own special look by controlling
the camera's exposure amount manually,
allowing in less or more light for creative
Stamina Power Management System
9 Hours (Using Optional NP-F960)
The Sony DCR-VX2100 can record for up
to 9 hours or playback for up to 13 hours
(with LCD screen off) on a single charge
with the optional NP-F960.
Battery with AccuPower™
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.
Super SteadyShot Optical Stabilization
An advanced version of Sony's
minimizes even high frequency
shake and vibration using motion sensors
and an optical active prism stabilization
system, for better performance even in
difficult shooting situations.
* DV Interface (IEEE1394)
A high speed bi-directional digital
between two devices equipped
with an IEEE1394 interface, including
camcorders, digital VCRs, and PCs.
Intelligent Accessory Shoe
Provides power, on/off and special
operational commands to a variety of Sony
Intelligent Accessories via an 8-pin interface.
This enables easy synchronized operation
between the Handycam
such accessories as video lights, infrared
lights and microphones without additional
batteries or cables.
Progressive Shutter System
Mechanical shutter system that provides
Progressive Scan performance while
utilizing an interlace scanning system.
Digital still images will be sharp and clear
with excellent definition.