Don’t show this again. First, it has genuine i resolution, so you shoot in real HDTV. The transition time is not adjustable. CMOS Number of image sensors: Sony camcorders Sony product codes. Jobs that this is the year of HD.

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And you always have the option of going with a cheaper model that simply records wide screen in standard DV.

What You Need in an Action Camera: Hd same or better film look effect can be achieved by shooting regular interlaced video and then converting it into pseudo-progressive format with computer software.

Sony hdr – hc1 also immediately noticed its onboard mic with prominent separation of its left and right transducers on either side of the built in flash.

Sony HDR-HC1

We shot close-ups, quick pans sony hdr – hc1 long shots. The infoLITHIUM M battery charged in a predictable amount of time with a manufacturer-estimated battery life of 85 minutesand we were out the door and into our Northern California flower garden for a test.

The settings can then be gradually applied from one to another within 4 seconds. The CMOS sensor has resolution of x for digital still sony hdr – hc1 and captures video at x interlacedwhich is the resolution defined for HDV i.

Though it provides an excellent viewfinder and a good set of options to tweak, the design of spny HC1 assumes you’ll be using the LCD for recording.


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An improved design and higher resolution make this better than the original fly, but Through exploration and knowledge of past cameras we were able to understand almost everything this camcorder had to offer. Of course, for spot focus and spot metering, the touch screen sony hdr – hc1 invaluable.

By using this site, you agree hc the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Beginners can start shooting right out of the box on fully automatic settings and more sophisticated shooters will be happy to find sony hdr – hc1 professional bells and whistles. CMOS Number of image sensors: The camera may also use the extra pixels for digital image stabilization.

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Sony Handycam HDR-HC1 Hard Drive Camcorder

Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Next stop, the viewing room. Show More Show Less. Super Steadyshot Super Steadyshot electronically reduces or eliminates camera shake for smooth shots under almost any condition.

And as with many consumer camcorders, the dony of the switch gets picked up by the microphone. The item may be a factory second or a new, unused item with defects or irregularities.

In the world of professional Sony camcorders this effect is known as CineFrame shooting mode. I bought sony hdr – hc1 units in one week the screen went out! Cinematic Mode Make your movies look even more like movies. In addition, the device comes in black and with 2. In auto, uc1 focus reacted quickly without breathing. Depending on a scene, changing focus with Spot Focus can cause focus “breathing” or “hunting”, when the subject goes in and out of focus several times before the image stabilizes.


The user can touch the screen to specify a specific region of the image; the camcorder automatically adjusts focus sony hdr – hc1 exposure according to distance to the object and to illumination of the selected spot.

Sony hdr – hc1 Bad Only interlaced HD video, no p; some design quirks; some autofocus glitches. We did notice a very subtle ghosting above mostly white images, but all in all, the image and audio were very impressive.

Review summary How much do you want HD?

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