The HVR-HD1000U Digital High Definition HDV camcorder features a shoulder mount design and matte black color, designed to meet the growing demand of HDV users for greater mobility and professional appearance. With premium design characteristics and high-definition 1080i recording capability, the HDV-HD1000U is ideal for weddings, corporate communications, colleges, universities, sporting events, and working videographers on a budget. A built-in down-converter creates DV material, perfect for standard DVD productions. Plus, a special still photo mode is ideal for producing DVD cases and making wedding photo albums.
The HVR-HD1000U camcorder can adapt to a wide range of shooting situations and features a Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens with 10x optical zoom, similar to that found on higher end professional HDV camcorders. The T* lens coating suppresses unwanted reflections and faithfully reproduces colors for professional-looking results.
The "Smooth Slow Rec" function of the HVR-HD1000U camcorder allows users to perform slow-motion playback by capturing images at four times faster than the normal field rate. while the Super SteadyShot? (optical) feature of the HVR-HD1000U camcorder utilizes an image stabilization system using an active optical lens method that functions without any deterioration in image quality. Additionally, the Super NightShot function of the HVR-HD1000U camcorder allows the videographer to record objects in zero lux light levels for night-time monitoring and surveillance. Feature rich and affordably priced, the HVR-HD1000U High Definition shoulder mount HDV camcorder brings affordable HD capabilities to a broader range of pro shooters.
Lens: CarL Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* zoom lens, 10x optical, f = 5.4 to 54 mm, filter diameter: 37 mm
Focal Length: 40 to 400 mm (16:9 video and photo mode) / 49 to 490 mm (4:3 video mode) / 37 to 370 mm (4:3 photo mode)
Imaging system: 1/2.9-inch, Clearvid CMOS Sensor
Maximum still imaging recording: MAX. 6.1M (2848 x 2136, 4:3)
Gross pixels: Approx. 3200K pixels
Effective pixels: 16:9 video mode: Approx. 2280K pixels / 16:9 photo mode: Approx. 2280K pixels / 4:3 video mode: Approx. 1710K pixels / 4:3 photo mode : Approx. 3040K pixels
Recording format: HDV 1080i60, DV (LP) 480i60 (NTSC)
Playout/Downconversion format: HDV 1080i60, DV (LP) 480i60 (NTSC)
Playback/Recording time: HDV/DV SP: Max. 63 min with PHDVM-63DM cassette
DV LP: Max. 94.5 min with PHDVM-63DM cassette
Connectors: Component video output: RCA pin x3
Composite video output: RCA pin x1
S-Video output: mini-DIN 4-pin x1
HDMI output: HDMI connector
HDV/DV I/O: i.LINK interface (IEEE1394, 4-pin connector)
Audio output: RCA pin x2 (L,R)
Audio input: Stereo mini jack (3.5mm), ECM-PS1 external shotgun stereo micrphone supplied.
Headphone: Stereo mini jack (3.5mm)
LANC: Stereo mini-mini jacl (2.5mm)
USB: Type B connector
DC input: AC-L100 AC adaptor supplied
Others: LCD viewfinder: 0.27? type, approx. 123,200 dots, 16:9 aspect ratio
LCD monitor: 2.7? (viewable area, measured diagonally) type, Clear Photo LCD Plus, approx. 211,200 dots, hybrid type, 16:9 aspect ratio, touch screen