Manufacturer’s Description

Introducing a truly amazing new compact HDV camcorder from Sony. The HVR-Z5U camcorder is designed to enhance creativity and deliver the highest standard of optical and audio quality. Sony's newly designed G Lens is incorporated into the camcorder, boasting excellent resolution, color, and contrast for breathtaking images that rival expensive interchangeable lenses. This new compact camcorder boasts Sony's 3 ClearVid CMOS Sensor system, utilizing the technology of Exmor, to provide excellent low-light sensitivity and making it ideal when high performance in limited light conditions is a requirement. The ergonomically designed body allows flexible shooting under any conditions, while maintaining Sony's worldwide reputation for quality and high performance.

The Specs

Video Recording
Minimum Lux Rating 1.5 lux
Video Capture Format DV
Quick Glance
Product Type Professional Camcorder
Interface Connection 2 x 3-pin XLR Audio In|1 x Composite Video Out|1 x Component Video Out|2 x Audio Out|1 x Mini-phone Headphone|1 x DC Power In|1 x LANC|1 x 4-pin IEEE 1394 FireWire
LCD Screen Size 3.2 in
Recording Media Tape Media|Memory Card|MiniDV
Image Stabilization Optical
Maximum Video Capture Resolution 1440 x 1080
Power Source Lithium Battery
Warranty Information 1 Year Limited Warranty
Weight 4.85 lbs
Height 7.5 in
Width 6.75 in
Depth 17.87 in
Image Processor
Image Sensor CMOS
Image Sensor Quantity 3
Image Sensor Size 1/3"
More Info
Merchants (Images) Electronic Imaging
General Features
Additional Features Viewfinder
Lens Features
Optical Zoom 20 X
Focal Length 4.10 mm to 82 mm
Digital Zoom 30x
Filter Diameter 72 mm

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