Capture your next jam session with pro-quality sound and HD video. Imagine recording CD-quality audio in uncompressed Linear PCM or versatile, internet-ready AAC with this compact camcorder featuring a 120-Degrees X/Y mic. It also records HD video at 120-Degrees with its wide-angle lens and captures fine detail even in dimly-lit venues. Put simply, every artist should have one.
Powerful LPCM and AAC for recording versatility - Records in uncompressed Linear PCM (LPCM) and versatile AAC sound. With LPCM recording you'll capture high resolution CD-quality sound (44.1kHz, 16 bit). With AAC recording you'll (48kHz, 128kbps) capture files ideal for the internet.
Capture wide stereo sound with 120-Degrees X/Y mic - The HDR-MV1's 120-Degrees stereo microphone array not only captures full stereo sound but, unlike smartphones and conventional camcorders, its wide angle allows you to easily capture every note and lyric, the entire band from close distances.
High-quality 30p HD video with low grain in low light - Record high quality 1920x1080/30p HD video even in low lighting situations. The MP4 format is ideal for enjoying and sharing your HD movies on your PC, Mac computer or the internet.
Wide-angle 120-Degrees Carl Zeiss Tessar lens - The 120-Degrees wide angle Carl Zeiss Tessar lens, not only captures high-quality video with excellent resolution, contrast, and color reproduction, but its wide angle allows you to easily capture the entire band and stage from close distances.
USB terminal for convenient charging and data transfer - The HDR-MV1 is equipped with a USB port to charge the battery and to access content on a computer simultaneously. Moreover, with a supplied battery and optional AC adaptor, AC-UD10, users can operate and record video while the device is charging.
Audio Lip Sync ensures synchronized A/V output - Audio Lip Sync functionality ensures A/V synchronicity for postproduction.
Capture stereo sound via an external microphone - Use your favorite mic when recording by simply attaching via MIC IN terminal
Long lasting stamina battery for up to 3.5 hrs - Record everything from short jam sessions to longer performances with long lasting stamina battery which records up to 3.5 hours when fully charged.
Manually control and monitor input levels via 2.7' LCD screen - The HDR-MV1 offers manual or auto audio level control. These levels (31 steps) can be automatically adjusted or manually controlled.The 2.7' wide Clear Photo LCD(TM) screen with on screen meter, allows users to quickly frame their shots, adjust to various lighting conditions and monitor input levels.
NFC/Wi-Fi allows simple, one-touch transfer and sharing - The HDR-MV1 employs Wi-Fi and NFC for one touch connection to smartphones or tablets. Instantly upload recorded videos on the Internet. Wi-Fi/NFC also turns your mobile device into a remote control and monitor for the HDR-MV1; especially useful in framing your camera position for ideal shots.
Camera Type: Digital HD Camcorder with Premium Sound
Imaging Sensor: 1/2.3" (7.77mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS SensorProcessor: BIONZ image processorPixel Gross: Approx.16800K pixelsEffective Picture Resolution: Approx.8400K pixels (16:9)Color Filter System: RGB primary color filters
Media Type: Memory Stick Micro (Mark 2), Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Card (Class 4 or Higher)Video Format: MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264Video Resolution: 1920x1080 30p (MP4)Video Actual (Pixel): Approx.8400K pixelsAudio Format: MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch, MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch (48kHz/16bit)Microphone/Speaker: Unidirectional, 120-degree X/Y stereo, Monoral SpeakerMic Level Control: Yes
Lens Type: Carl Zeiss Tessar LensAperture: F2.8Focal Length (35mm equivalent): f=18.2mmMinimum Focus Distance: Approx.11 7/8inch (Approx.30cm)Focal Distance: f=2.5mm
LCD Type: 2.7" (6.7cm) 230K Wide Clear Photo LCD(TM) (16:9)Brightness Control: YesCoverage: 100%Grid Display: Grid Line
Metering Modes: Multi-segmentScene Mode(s): Auto / Night Scene / Sunrise & Sunset / Fireworks / Landscape / Spotlight / Beach / SnowNoise Reduction: YesWhite Balance Mode: Auto / Onepush / Outdoor / IndoorMinimum Illumination: Standard: 9 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed) Low Lux: 4.5 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed)Backlight Compensation: Yes (Auto)LOW LUX Mode: Yes
Shutter Speeds: Auto Control Range: 1/30 - 1/10,000
Erase/Protect: Yes / Yes (Movies)Media/Battery Indicator: Yes (recordable time, free and used media space) / Yes (remaining capacity)Multiple Language Display: English, French, Spanish
AGC Limit: Yes (Int. Mic / Ext. Mic)Airplane Mode: YesAudio Level Display: YesFace Detection: YesIntelligent Auto: Backlight / Spotlight / Twilight / Low lightPriority Setting (for Face Detection): Auto / Child Priority / Adult PriorityWi-Fi: Send to Smartphone, Control with Smartphone
Memory Card Slot: Memory Stick Micro and Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC compatibleNFC: Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz band)HD Output: HDMI Out (micro) (sold separately)BRAVIA Sync: YesHeadphone Jack: Stereo Mini JackMicrophone Input: Integrated into Line input (Analog Audio)HDMI Terminal: Yes (micro)Multi/Micro USB Terminal: Yes
Weights and Measurements
Dimensions (Approx.): Approx.4 5/8inch x 2 7/8inch x 1 1/8inch (Approx.116.5mm ? 70.5mm ? 27mm) including supplied battery
Power Requirements: 3.6V (battery pack); 5.0V (AC Adaptor)Battery Type: NP-BX1