Sony DCR-HC1000 DV Camcorder
  • Sony DCR-HC1000 DV Camcorder
  • Sony DCR-HC1000 DV Camcorder
  • Sony DCR-HC1000 DV Camcorder

Sony DCR-HC1000 DV Camcorder

6 Ratings | 1 Review
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Description

With a 3 chip Advanced HAD (Hole Accumulation Diode) system, Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* optics and a progressive shutter, the DCR-HC1000 MiniDV Handycam camcorder provides outstanding digital video...More

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Description

With a 3 chip Advanced HAD (Hole Accumulation Diode) system, Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* optics and a progressive shutter, the DCR-HC1000 MiniDV Handycam camcorder provides outstanding digital video time after time. It features an amazingly compact design and a multi-angle grip that, when combined with Sony's SteadyShot Image Stabilization system and 2.5 Hybrid SwivelScreen touch panel LCD display, makes videotaping a snap.

Specifications

Quick Glance
Recording MediaTape Media, Memory Card, MiniDV
LCD Screen Size2.5 in
Interface Connection1 x Video In/Out, 1 x IEEE 1394, 1 x USB, 1 x Headphone, 1 x Microphone, 1 x DC Power In
Image StabilizationOptical
Optical Zoom12
Weight27.52
Image Processor
Image SensorCCD
Image Sensor Quantity3
Image Sensor Size1/4.7"
Lens Features
Optical Zoom12 X
Digital Zoom150x
Filter Diameter37 mm
Video Recording
Minimum Lux Rating5 lux
General Features
Additional FeaturesPC Connection, PCM Digital Recording, Viewfinder
Power
Power SourceLithium-Ion Battery, Rechargeable Battery
Dimensions
Height3.1 in
Width6.25 in
Depth4 in
Weight1.72 lbs
Dimensions3.07" Height x 3.98" Width x 6.22" Depth
Warranty
Warranty Information1 Year
More Info
URLhttp://www.sony.com
Additional Specifications
Included ComponentsAC Adapter, Battery Recharger, Cables, Remote
Max Aperture2.8 1/f
Max Focal Length43.2 mm
Max Horizontal Image Resolution1152 pixels
Max Vertical Image Resolution864 pixels
Min Aperture1.6 1/f
Min Focal Length3.6 mm
Audio SupportPCM, Stereo
Special Effects16:9 Wide Screen TV Effect
Maximum Shutter Speed10000 1/f
Minimum Shutter Speed4 1/f
Exposure SettingsAuto Exposure, Manual Exposure
FlashAccessory Shoe
Focus FeaturesAuto Focus, Manual Focus
Camera TypeFixed
Total Pixels690000
Number of Resolution Modes2
White BalanceAuto, Preset Modes
Normalized-Digital Zoom150
Normalized-Number of Image Sensor Pixels0.69
Normalized-Height78.74
Exposure ControlManual Touch Panel (24 Steps)
Viewfinder TypeElectronic
White Balance ModesAuto Outdoor Indoor One-Push
Product SeriesDCR
Brand NameSony
Maximum Image Resolution1152 x 864
Effective Image Resolution1 Megapixel
Effective Video Resolution0.7 Megapixel
Total Camcorder Resolution1.1 Megapixel
Memory Card Type IncludeMemory Stick Duo
Longest Shutter Speed1/4 Second
Shortest Shutter Speed1/10000 Second
Product LineHandycam
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User Reviews

6 Ratings | 1 Review

4.83 out of 5 stars

  • Best value 3CCD digital camcorder

    By Jose  Oct 22, 2004

    I have been using this camcorder for at least a month now and it's truly amazing. Although i have heard about the superiority of 3ccd cams compared to a single ccd, i never really thought that the difference is as remarkable to say the least. I don't... think i have to elaborate on the camera's specs nor it's capabilities. I can only say my experience with this camera. So far, the video performance on this camera far exceeds my expectations. Other 3ccd camera like Panasonics may perform as well but i like my sony and it's design to me is very pleasing. Ergonomically pleasing and solidly built.Also when somebody mentions 'broadcast quality' video, that's exactly what you get from this camcorder. It's so vivid it's amazing. The touchscreen display is not as annoying as people would suggest. It's easy to learn. Alot of people make bad comments on this camera without even trying just because they like another brand. Please do your research and invest wisely. Read more Less

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Pro Reviews

  • Sony Handycam DCR-HC1000

    CNET

    A promising basic three-chip MiniDV camcorder aimed at video enthusiasts. Read more

    Editors Rating

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