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5.2 out of 10 based on 49 reviews

Sony HVR-A1

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    8.2 8.2 from 46 reviewers
  • Expert Score (1)
    5.7 5.7 from 1 reviewer
  • Value for money (4)
    5.1 5.1 from 4 reviewers
  • Ease of use (2)
    5.4 5.4 from 2 reviewers
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    6.8 6.8 from 2 reviewers
  • Overall quality (2)
    5.1 5.1 from 2 reviewers
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    5.4 5.4 from 2 reviewers
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    5.4 5.4 from 3 reviewers
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The HVR A1U is considered to be a professional camcorder by Sony. It is packed with advanced features that give the image recording a professional look.

Features

The Sony Professional HVR A1U CMOS High Definition Camcorder is able to record using 1080i, 720i, and 720p specifications. It has a wide screen ratio of 16 is to 9 for its recording with the capability of converting it into 4 is to 3. It makes use of Vario Sonnar T lens by Carl Zeiss. It also makes use of a Super Steady Shot system to prevent …

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The HVR A1U is considered to be a professional camcorder by Sony. It is packed with advanced features that give the image recording a professional look.

Features

The Sony Professional HVR A1U CMOS High Definition Camcorder is able to record using 1080i, 720i, and 720p specifications. It has a wide screen ratio of 16 is to 9 for its recording with the capability of converting it into 4 is to 3. It makes use of Vario Sonnar T lens by Carl Zeiss. It also makes use of a Super Steady Shot system to prevent the production of blurry images and distorted ones due to sudden jerks or jittery hands. It sensor is at the CMOS camera system. Exposure can be manually or automatically done as well as for focusing. Its dimensions are at 3.5 inches wide, 4.1 inches high, and 12.38 inches. Its weight is at 1 pound 7 ounces.

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