Sony HDR-CX230/B Full HD Camcorder with 27x Optical Zoom
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Create cinematic video in high definition 1920 x 1080 24p/60p and high quality 8.9MP still images. Experience stunning low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain with Sony’s back-illuminated Exmor®R CMOS sensor. Designed for compact cameras and camcorders, the Exmor® R CMOS sensor relocates the photo diodes above the support circuitry, maximizing the light gathering area per pixel so you can shoot with better results in lower lighting conditions.
The built-in 8GB1 embedded Flash memory can record and store up to 3 hours 10 minutes of high definition video footage (HD LP mode).
SteadyShot™ image stabilization w/ Active Mode compensates for greater degrees of camera shake to deliver stunningly smooth video from wide angle to full telephoto shooting. In addition, innovative 3-Way Shake-Canceling adds electronic roll stability for even smoother video capture.
32x Extended Zoom to get even closer to the action. Extended Zoom works in conjunction with 27x optical zoom to get even closer to the action while maintaining HD image quality.
The 2.7” (16:9) Clear Photo™ LCD (230K) displays sharp, bright, vivid images, letting you compose a shot more easily -- even outdoors, while enabling you to change settings to best represent the scene.
The professional-quality 29.8mm Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® lens is designed specifically for compact camcorders. Precision ground optics help maintain the sharpness and contrast of larger lenses, and SteadyShot® image stabilization helps reduce blur caused by camera shake.
Select between HD video in the AVCHD or MP4 format for highest quality or easy transfer and sharing. AVCHD provides premium video.
|Standard Definition or High Definition:||High Definition|
|Frames Per Second:||60P|
|Resolution:||1920x1080/60p (PS),60i(FX,FH), 1440x1080/60i (HQ,LP); STD:720x480/60i; MP4: 1280x720 30p|
|Audio:||Dolby® Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby® Digital Stereo Creator; MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch|
|Total Pixels:||16:9 (3984x2240)|
|Sensor Type:||Exmor® R CMOS Sensor|
|Sensor Size:||1/5.8'' (3.1mm) back-illuminated|
|Lens Type:||Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® Lens F1.9-F4.0|
|Focal Length (35mm Equivalent):||Movie Mode: 29.8-953.6mm (16:9),36.4-1164.8mm (4:3); Photo Mode: 29.8-804.0mm (16:9),36.4-984.0mm (4:3)|
|Optical Zoom:||27x Optical/32x Extended|
|Optical Image Stabilization:||SteadyShot™ image stabilization w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)|
|LCD Size:||2.7'' (6.7cm)|
|LCD Type:||Clear Photo LCD™ display (230K) Wide (16:9)|
|Focusing System||Contrast AF|
|Focus Range:||Approx.1cm (Wide) ,Approx.80cm (Tele) ,Approx.37cm (Tele Macro)|
|Still Image Capture:||16:9 : Movie Mode: L:8.9 megapixels 16:9 (3984x2240); Photo Mode: L:8.9 megapixels 16:9 (3984x2240)|
|Playback Functions:||Highlight Playback (HD Movie Only); Highlight Playback Save and Share(Translate into STD quality); Highlight Scenario(Save/Playback/Erase); Hightlight BGM(Preinstalled 4 music files, Music transfer)|
|Computer Interface:||TypeA(built-in)/USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage/MTP)|
|Video Out:||HDMI Out(micro)(supplied)|
|Audio Out:||HDMI Out(micro)(supplied)|
|Included Software:||PC: PlayMemories Home Lite (built-in; for PC only); PlayMemories Home (by download); Music Transfer(by download); MAC:Music Transfer(by download); PlayMemories Online Uploader(by download)|
|Software System Requirements:||Operating System Compatibility : Windows XP SP3 /Windows Vista SP2/Windows7 64-bit editions and Starter (Edition) are not supported. The Windows Image Mastering API (IMAPI) Ver. 2.0 or later is required to use the function for creating discs. Starter (Edition) are not supported. Standard installation is required. Operation is not assured if the above OS has been upgraded or in a multi-boot environment.|
|Internal Memory:||8GM embedded flash|
|Compatible Memory Cards:||Memory Stick PRO Duo™ and SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible|
|Video File Formats:||HD: MPEG4-AVC/H.264 AVCHD 2.0 format.compatible; STD: MPEG2-PS; MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264|
|Image File Formats:||JPEG|
|Included Battery:||InfoLITHIUM® with AccuPower™ Meter System (V Series)|
|Other Compatible Batteries:||Not Specified|
|Battery Life (Video):||Not Specified|
|Operating Temperature:||Not Specified|
|Operating Humidity:||Not Specified|
|Tripod Socket:||Not Specified|
|Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-FV50) (1)|
|HDMI(micro) Cable (1)|
|USB Connection Support Cable (1)|
|Step Down Ring (1)|
|Operating Guide (1)|