With the DCR-DVD203, you can record home videos and photos on a mini DVD, and then set the disc into a DVD player to watch them. Weighing just over a pound, this Handycam is great for family outings, vacations, or just hanging around the house. And Sony's also included plenty of useful features that help you get great-looking shots.
To begin, there's the advanced lens, which ensures accurate color and clear detail. When you want to capture a close-up, use the DVD203's 12X optical zoom. Image stabilization helps keep your handheld footage shake-free.
If you own a widescreen TV, you'll be glad about the 'DVD203's special widescreen mode. It lets you record images that naturally fill out your TV's screen, without stretching or distorting the picture. There's even a large, widescreen LCD on the camera, for a great view of what you're filming.
Then there's the 'DVD203's digital photo mode. With its 1-megapixel recording capability, this cam can save nice, sharp pictures to disc. You can view them on your TV, or use the included USB interface to transfer photos or movies to your computer. With direct-to-DVD recording and PC transfer capability, you'll enjoy those treasured moments and share them with others.
DVD format: Record high quality images and surround sound to DVD-Rs and DVD+/-RWs. Playback is easy-simply finalize the disc, and play back in compatible DVD players, computers and even PlayStation 2 game consoles. Optional surround sound microphones sold separately.
1.0-megapixel 1/5.5" Advanced HAD CCD: This imaging device picks up stunning details with a gross 1 megapixel, which delivers up to 520 lines of resolution.
Digital still capture: Capture amazing still images for email or printing. photo resolution: 1152 x 864; 640 x 480
Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens: This advanced lens delivers vivid images and true-to-life color saturation.
2.7" Touch Panel SwivelScreen Widescreen LCD: This easy-to-see 2.7" LCD delivers a clear picture during recording and playback, and it swivels for easy viewing from multiple angles. Plus, you can switch between regular and widescreen shooting with the touch of a button.
Easy Handycam button: Press the Easy Handycam button to reset the controls to the basic settings and make filming easy.
Zoom: The 12x optical lets you get close up with the advanced lens, while the 480x digital zoom hones in on the details of your videos before or after shooting.
Image stabilization: Super SteadyShot uses motion sensors to ensure a smooth and steady picture.
Super NightShot Plus: With Sony's Super NightShot you can capture video in total darkness from up to 20 feet away.
Accessory shoe: Add accessories such as lights, flashes and microphones through this powered port.
Software bundle: Organize images and footage, or create stunning movies and music videos with the included PicturePackage software.
USB connection: Connect your Sony DVD Handycam Camcorder to your PC to transfer images fast, or use your camcorder as a convenient external DVD burner.
|Imaging Device:||1/5.5" 1070K Gross Pixel CCD|
|Video Actual:||690K Pixels|
|Still Actual:||1000K Pixels|
|F:||1.8 - 2.5|
|Focal Distance:||3.0 - 36mm|
|35mm Conversion:||46 - 628.5mm (16:9 Camera Mode), 48 - 576mm (4:3 Memory Mode), 40 - 480mm (4:3 Camera Mode)|
|Carl Zeiss Lens:||Yes; Vario-Tessar|
|Focusing:||Full Range Auto / Manual (Touch Panel)|
|SteadyShot Image Stabilization:||Yes, Super SteadyShot|
|Minimum Illumination:||7 Lux (0 Lux with NightShot Plus Infrared System)|
|NightShot Infrared System:||Super NightShot Plus|
|Shutter Speed:||1/4 - 1/4000 (AE Mode)|
|Viewfinder:||Color, 123K Pixels|
|LCD:||2.7" Color Hybrid Touch Panel1 (123K)|
|Accessory Shoe:||Yes, Active Interface Shoe|
|Video Input/Output:||Yes/Yes (multi)|
|Audio Input/Output:||Yes/Yes (Stereo, multi)|
|Interface Connector for Handycam Station:||N/A|
|LANC (Accessory) Terminal:||Yes|
|DVD Media Compatibility:||DVD-R, -RW and +RW|
|White Balance:||Auto / Outdoor / Indoor / One-push|
|Exposure:||Yes, Touch Panel (24 steps)|
|Power Consumption||(VF / LCD / VF+LCD): 3.0W / 3/5W / 3.7W|
|Dimensions (W x H x D):||2 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 5 1/4" (57mm x 87mm x 131mm)|
|Weight:||1lb. 1oz. (500g)|
|Manufacturer warranty||One year parts 90 days labor|