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Sony Handycam HDR-CX7 Specifications

Sony handycam hdr-cx7: specifications
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For the first time, record High Definition directly to Memory Stick PRO Duo™ media. The HDR-CX7
includes a professional-quality Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar® T* lens and Super SteadyShot® optical
image stabilization so you can capture the detail and clarity of high definition. Plus, you can take still
images and video at the same time, all with exceptional battery life so you're sure to capture every
3.2 Megapixel (Gross) ClearVid™
CMOS Sensor
1/2.9" ClearVid CMOS Sensor provides
stunning detail and clarity with
exceptional video (1080 lines of
resolution - HD Mode or 530 lines of
horizontal resolution - SD Mode) and
still image performance (6.1
Megapixel). Unlike traditional CCD
Imagers, CMOS Sensors require less
power, providing better battery
Switchable HD/SD Format Recording
The HDR-CX7 is capable of recording
and playing back both High Definition
(HD) and Standard Definition (SD)
video recorded on Memory Stick PRO
Duo™ media (sold separately)
x.v.Color™ Technology
x.v.Color technology can capture or
display nearly twice as many (1.8x)
viewable colors than currently possible.
This provides a more accurate and
vivid color range, for a more natural,
lifelike overall experience.
10X Optical / 20X 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-
Sonnar® T Lens
Carl Zeiss lenses have an advanced
optical multi-layer coating that offers
less glare and flare with increased
contrast. This results in vivid image
brilliance, true-to-life color saturation
and perfect renditions of subtle tones.
The additional T coating on the lens
further reduces unwanted glare and
2.7" Wide (16:9) Hybrid Touch Panel
Clear Photo LCD Plus™ Display (211K
The 2.7" Wide (16:9) LCD screen
provides exceptional viewing clarity
with improved resoltuion. The 211K 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.
Smooth Slow Record
By increasing the record rate from 60
fields per second (fps) to 240 fps for 3
seconds allowing you to capture 3
seconds of fast motion and play the
video back in 12 seconds. This is great
for analyzing a golf swing or a viewing
a bird in flight. In addition, record an
audio track to narrate what is being
seen in the video.
Memory Stick PRO Duo™ Media Slot
Capture still images up to 2848x2136
resolution, directly onto Memory Stick
PRO Duo™ Media (sold separately) for
easy trasfer to PCs for emailing, printing
or shairing with other compatible
Memory Stick PRO Duo™ devices (sold
Dual Record
While recording video in High Definition
you have the ability to capture a 4.6
Megapixel still image directly to
Memory Stick PRO Duo™ media.
Super SteadyShot® Optical Image
Stabilization System
An advanced form of Sony's Super
NightShot Infrared system from Sony
that controls an even higher range of
shake and vibration frequencies. This
optical stabilization system achieves
an even higher level of smoothness
without degradation of vide like some
digital stabilization systems.
High Definition
Tele Macro Function
Useful for shooting close up shots, but
without having the camcorder casting
a shadow on the subject. Images shot
in the Tele Macro Mode will have the
subject properly focused with the
background unfocussed so that the
subject stands out.
Active Interface Shoe
Provides a location directly on the
camcorder on which to add optional
accessories while providing power and
two-way communication to those
Built-in Intelligent Flash
For added clarity and detail when
taking pictures in low-light situations,
the built-in flash improves pictures and
reduces shadows.
Super NightShot® Infrared System
With Sony's NightShot® infrared system,
capture video in total darkeness (0 lux)
up to 10 feet away. Super NightShot
mode automatically adjusts the shutter
speed to increase picture brightness
and clarity. Color Slow Shutter mode
allows you to record in low light
situations with full color detail by
slowing down the shutter speed.
Scene Selection Modes
Scene Selection modes make recording
easy even when filming in challenging
situations. Choose from Beach, Candle,
Fireworks, Landscape, Portrait, Sports
Lesson, Spotlight, and Sunrise & Sunset.
Picture Effects
Fader Effects
InfoLITHIUM® Battery with AccuPower™
Meter System
Stamina® Battery Power Management
On Screen Zoom and Record Buttons
Easy Handycamui button
One Touch Wide Angle Shooting
Manual Focus
Multi-Language Menu


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  • Page 1 Memory Stick PRO Duo™ media. Lesson, Spotlight, and Sunrise & Sunset. Super SteadyShot® Optical Image Stabilization System ADDITIONAL FEATURES An advanced form of Sony's Super NightShot Infrared system from Sony Picture Effects that controls an even higher range of shake and vibration frequencies. This...
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