Sony HVR-HD1000U Digital High Definition HDV Camcorder

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Product Highlights

  • 1080/60i HD, 480/60i SD Recording

  • 1/2.9" CMOS Sensor

  • Carl Zeiss 10x Zoom Lens

  • Shoulder Mount Design

  • Uses MiniDV Tape

  • 2.7" LCD Monitor (16:9)

  • Super SteadyShot

  • FireWire, HDMI

The Sony HVR-HD1000U is an HDV camcorder specifically designed for videographers looking for an affordable shoulder-mounted camera. Ideal for event work and wedding videography, the camera is equipped with a ClearVid CMOS sensor, capable of recording 1080i high definition footage on a standard MiniDV tape. Additionally, the HVR-HD1000U comes fitted with a 10x Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar lens with Super SteadyShotTM image stabilization, ensuring operators get the perfect shot every time. These features make the HVR-HD1000U a welcome addition to the already proven line of Sony professional HDV products.

Professional Shoulder-Mounted Design
To meet the widening demand of event videography such as weddings and concerts, the HVR-HD1000U comes in a shoulder-mounted design, without carrying the large price tag of traditional ENG cameras. The utilitarian benefit of this style camcorder is met equally by its professional appearance on the job.
Super SteadyShot Image Stabilization
The HVR-HD1000U comes fitted with a highly sophisticated optical stabilization system, making sure users get glass smooth shots even in less-than-ideal situations.

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ignal System HDV: 1080/60i
DV: 480/60i (NTSC)
Image Device 1/2.9" CMOS ClearVid Sensor
Lens Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Zoom Lens, 10x (Optical), 37mm Filter Diameter
Signal-to-Noise Ratio Not Specified By Manufacturer
Horizontal Resolution 1080 Lines
Sensitivity 11 lux
Minimum Illumination 4 Lux f1.6 at 18 dB
Vertical Smear Not Specified By Manufacturer
Built-in Filters Not Specified By Manufacturer
LCD Monitor Clear Photo LCD Plus, 2.7", 16:9 Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder 132,000 Pixels, 16:9 Aspect Ratio
Scan Matching Yes
Memory Card Slot Memory Stick Duo (for Photo Capture)
Shutter Speed Range 1/2-1/10000
Gain Selection No
Tape Format HDV Record and Play
DV Record and Play
Tape Speed HDV: 18.8 mm/s
DV SP Mode: 18.8 mm/s
Signal-to-Noise Ratio Not Specified By Manufacturer
Maximum Recording Time HDV: 63 min (with PHDVM-63DM Cassette)
DV: 63 min (with PHDVM-63DM Cassette)
Audio Dynamic Range Not Specified By Manufacturer
Audio Signal Format HDV
MPEG1 Audio Layer II
16-bit/48kHz 2 Channel Mode
12-bit/32kHz 4 Channel Mode
Audio Frequency Response 20Hz to 20kHz
Signal to Noise Ratio Not Specified By Manufacturer
Input and Output Connectors Component Video: RCAx3 (x1 Output)
Composite Video: RCAx1 (x1 Output)
S-Video: 4-Pin mini-DIN (x1 Output)
HDMI (x1)
HDV/DV Input/Output: i.LINK interface (IEEE 1394, 4-Pin Connector)
Audio L/R Output: RCAx2
Audio Input: Stereo Mini-Jack
Headphone: Stereo Mini-Jack
LANC: Stereo Mini-Jack
USB: Type-B Connector
Power Requirements AC Adapter: 8.4 VDC
Battery: 7.2 VDC
Power Consumption HDV: 4.6W
DV: 4.4W
Operating Temperature 32-104°F (0-40°C)
Dimensions (WxHxD) Including projecting parts: 10.5 x 9.1 x 18.1" (265 x 231 x 460mm)
Weight 6 lb (2.7 kg)

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Manufacturer Sony

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