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Sony HDR-XR500

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Sony HDR-XR500V

The Sony HDR-XR500V is a 1920 x 1080 HD video recording with 12.1 MP still image capture, 120GB hard disk drive, 1/3.15“ ClearVid™ CMOS sensor with Exmor-R technology, Exmor-R sensor and built-in GPS receiver. The camcorder records on a 120GB Non-Removeable Hard Disk Drive with Memory Stick PRO Duo™ Media (Sold Separately) expandability. It has USB Hi-speed (2.0 compliant), HDMI™ Connection, Digital Audio/Video, S-Video Output, Component Video, Analog Audio/Video, Active Interface Sh…

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Sony HDR-XR500V

The Sony HDR-XR500V is a 1920 x 1080 HD video recording with 12.1 MP still image capture, 120GB hard disk drive, 1/3.15“ ClearVid™ CMOS sensor with Exmor-R technology, Exmor-R sensor and built-in GPS receiver. The camcorder records on a 120GB Non-Removeable Hard Disk Drive with Memory Stick PRO Duo™ Media (Sold Separately) expandability. It has USB Hi-speed (2.0 compliant), HDMI™ Connection, Digital Audio/Video, S-Video Output, Component Video, Analog Audio/Video, Active Interface Shoe, headphone jack, microphone input and auio/video remote terminal. The unit has a power consumption of 4.4W and requires a power supply of 7.2V (battery)/8.4V (AC Adaptor). The camcorder measures 71 x 75 x 137 mm and weighs 580 g (with battery).

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The Sony HDR-XR500V is a HD camcorder with 1920 x 1080 high definition video recording and 12.1 megapixel still image capture. It features a 120GB hard disk drive that can store up to 48 hours of high definition video footage (HD LP mode), or up to 84 hours of standard definition footage (SD LP mode). The unit also features “HDD Smart Protection” that helps prevent any recorded video and images from being lost if the camcorder is accidentally dropped. Other features are a 2.88 inch ClearVid™ CMOS image sensor with ”Exmor R“ technology with 6 megapixel (effective) video resolution and captures images with high resolution and high sensitivity, the advanced Sony® BIONZ™ image processor for improved camera response time and screens out noise, Back-illuminated Exmor R™ CMOS sensor, Geotagging with built-in GPS receiver, Map Index function, Face Detection technology for Video Footage and Digital Still Photos, Smile Shutter™ technology, Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization with Active Mode, 3.2 inch wide touch panel Xtra Fine LCD™ display (921K pixels, Power On by opening LCD display, Professional-quality Sony® G Lens with extra-low dispersion (ED) glass which reduce chromatic aberration, 12X Optical / 150X Digital Zoom, dedicated mic and headphone inputs, Dolby® Digital 5.1ch recording with Built-in Zoom Mic, Active Interface Shoe, Dual Record with 8.3MP still image capture, Sony® PMB (Picture Motion Browser) software, Smooth Slow Record, Assignable Dial, Adjustable .27” Color Viewfinder, Built-in Intelligent Flash, x.v. Color™ technology and HDMI™ connection/USB 2.0 interface. It also features BIONZ™ Image Processor, Film Roll Index, Face Index function, Hybrid Recording to HDD or Memory Stick Duo™ media, One Touch Disc Burn, Record and zoom controls on LCD frame, BRAVIA® Sync™ technology, Auto Lens Cover, and Dynamic Range Optimizer.

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