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Sony HDR-SR11E

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Sony HDR-SR11E

The Sony HDR-SR11E is a Full HD camcorder that comes with 1920-by-1080 video shooting, capturing of still photos up to 10-megapixels, ClearVid CMOS Sensor, fitted with Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonner lens, stores video collections to its internal 60GB hard drive of up to 22 hours of video, support Memory Stick, Super SteadyShot function, Face Detection technology for automatically track faces within a frame plus easy-to-use features for shooting and sharing images or videos.

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Sony HDR-SR11E

The Sony HDR-SR11E is a Full HD camcorder that comes with 1920-by-1080 video shooting, capturing of still photos up to 10-megapixels, ClearVid CMOS Sensor, fitted with Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonner lens, stores video collections to its internal 60GB hard drive of up to 22 hours of video, support Memory Stick, Super SteadyShot function, Face Detection technology for automatically track faces within a frame plus easy-to-use features for shooting and sharing images or videos.

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The Sony HDR-SR11E features a Full HD 1920-by-1080 video recording at high bit-rate of 16Mbps using AVCHD format, and up to 22 hours HD recording on the built-in 60GB hard drive plus HYBRID recording on optional Memory Stick for easy sharing. It is also equipped with 1/3.1-inch ClearVid CMOS sensor with Exmor derived technology for superb picture quality with high sensitivity and low noise, plus BIONZ high-speed image processor. The HDR-SR11E has Red Eye Reduction mode, digital scene transition of Black fader and White fader. It also comes with a minimum shutter speed of 1/2 second and maximum of 1/800 seconds. Its Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonner lens (filter size/diameter of 37mm) comes with 12 x optical zoom, 150x digital capability that helps reduce reflections. The zoom lens is designed with a minimum focal length of 4.9mm, maximum of 58.8mm, Lens Aperture of F/1.8-3.1, plus an auto Focus with TTL contrast detection functions. Besides that, it has a manual and automatic focus adjustment, zoom adjustment with Motorized drive plus an electronic Super SteadyShot Image Stabilizer that enables user to shoot any movement even in a difficult situation, improve the image and video stability especially in low light. It is an active optical lens method that helps avoid any deterioration in image quality. It also comes with a Face Detection technology that provides Bit allocation for video and photos, automatically gives clearer and natural looking faces. Other features include a Shooting Programs mode (Sunset, Twilight portrait, Twilight mode, Spotlight, Candle, Landscape, Beach, Portrait mode, Sunrise, Snow, Fireworks), Sensor Resolution of 5.66-megapixels, Video Resolution of 3.81-megapixels, Still Resolution of 5.08-megapixels, Interpolated Still Resolution of 10.2-megapixels and, Exposure Metering like Spot Focus (Touch Panel) and Spot Meter. In addition, it also has a Quick ON button for fast start-up from sleep mode, built-in flash, Telemacro, auto slow shutter, colour slow shutter, smooth slow record (200fps) plus Audio Record. The device has an advanced dual recording (simultaneous 7.6-megapixel still photo during video recording), built-in lens cover, PictBridge support, Touch-screen control, USB 2.0 compatibility, Backlight compensation and camera noise reduction. The Sony HDR-SR11E is equipped with a 3.2-inch wide extra fine LCD colour display touch screen with 921k-pixels, rotating display, combined with a 0.27-inch wide colour viewfinder with 123k-pixels colour resolution. It also comes with a Super NightShot function that uses a built-in infrared light emitter to record objects in zero lux light levels and to allow night-time monitoring and surveillance plus minimum illumination of 5 lux and D-range Optimiser. Besides that, it is equipped with a built-in hard disk drive with a capacity of 60GB for storing images such as JPEG 640-by-480 or High Definition, AVCHD (1920-by-1080, 1440-by-1080) / Standard Definition, MPEG2 video). It can record HD quality movie (FH (1920-by-1080i, 16Mbps) / HQ (9Mbps) / SP (7Mbps) / LP (5Mbps), SD; HQ (9Mbps) / SP (6Mbps) / LP (3Mbps) depending on the quality settings chosen. Additional features include Dolby Digital 5.1channel surround recording with Link to Zoom for clearer dialogue and sound of foreground subjects, 3-channel built in zoom microphone, built in Speaker, Original Edit, One Touch Disc Burn Button, Playback Zoom, supplied Handycam Station, Picture Effects (Monotone, Sepia, Pastel), Film Roll Index mode and Face Index mode for quick, easy searches, digital picture effects and headphone jack. It also supports Memory Stick Pro or Memory Stick Duo for expandable storage and support Hi-Speed USB 2.0 connectivity for transferring images or videos to a computer. It is also fitted with other connections like a one Component video output, one HDMI output for enjoying HD video on HD ready TV, BRAVIA Sync by using HDMI connection for playback control via compatible BRAVIA TV remote control, PhotoTV HD compatible, Picture Motion Browser software with web upload assist function, one Composite video/audio output, one S-Video output and one DC power input. It also supports operating system such as MS Windows Vista, MS Windows 2000 SP4 or later and MS Windows XP Professional. The device has an external power supply (power adapter), Power Consumption of 4.2 W (for LCD), 100 minutes of continuous recording time with supplied battery and viewfinder and maximum of 37 minutes of continuous recording time with optional battery plus Viewfinder, and it uses a InfoLITHUM System (NP-FH60) rechargeable battery. It measures at 3-inch (7.6cm) in height, 3.3-inch (8.4cm) in width and 5.4-inch (13.7cm) in depth, plus a weight dimension of 1.2 pounds (0.5kg).

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