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Sony HDR-CX12

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Sony HDR-CX12

The Sony HDR-CX12 is a digital camcorder that measures approximately 2.75 x 2.75 x 5.13 inches (W x H x D) and weighs roughly 1 pound with the battery. It has 1/3-inch ClearVid CMOS sensors with Exmor technology. The camcorder, which has a BIONZ image processor, records videos in full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution and captures images up to 10.2 megapixels. The camera is equipped with Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar optics with TTL contrast detection and a built-in lens shield. The HDR-CX12…

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Sony HDR-CX12

The Sony HDR-CX12 is a digital camcorder that measures approximately 2.75 x 2.75 x 5.13 inches (W x H x D) and weighs roughly 1 pound with the battery. It has 1/3-inch ClearVid CMOS sensors with Exmor technology. The camcorder, which has a BIONZ image processor, records videos in full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution and captures images up to 10.2 megapixels. The camera is equipped with Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar optics with TTL contrast detection and a built-in lens shield. The HDR-CX12 offers optical zoom up to 12x with 150x digital zoom.

The camcorder captures HD videos in AVCHD and SD videos in MPEG-2, while still images are saved in JPEG format. It shoots at a minimum shutter speed of 1/30 seconds and a maximum of 1/250 seconds.

The HDR-CX12 features a 2.7-inch wide touch panel Clear Photo LCD Plus screen with a 211,200 pixel resolution. Apart from this, the camcorder also has an integrated Dolby Digital 5.1 channel Electret condenser zoom microphone with surround sound settings. The zoom microphone records sounds from the front, rear, and sides of the camcorder.

The Sony HDR-CX12 comes with a 4-gigabyte Memory Stick Pro Duo. Depending on the mode used, it can record anywhere from 25 minutes (FH mode) up to 160 minutes (LP mode). This memory capacity can be expanded by replacing the included Memory Stick Pro Duo with up to 16 gigabytes.

The Sony HDR-CX12, which is powered by an infolithium battery with AccuPower and Stamina Battery Power Management System, features a number of terminals. Apart from an HDMI output with Bravia Sync technology, it offers other connectivity options through its AV Remote Terminal. These include an analog AV output, a component video output, and an S-Video output. It also has a USB port and a headphone jack.

Other features of the HDR-CX12 include face detection, face indexing, and PictBridge compatibility. It is equipped with technologies such as SteadyShot Image Stabilization, Super and NightShot Infrared.

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