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Sony-hvr-z7u.32679606
6.0 out of 10

Sony HVR-Z7U

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Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
Audio Performance
Frequency Response : 50 - 20,000 Hz (ECM-XM1)
Audio Performance
Dynamic Range : 111 dB
Lens
Lens Mount : 1/3-inch bayonet mount type
General
Storage Temperature : -20 to +60 °C (-4 to +140 °F)
General
Power Requirements : DC 7.2 V (battery pack), DC 8.4 V (AC Adaptor)
General
Power Consumption : HDV: Approx. 7.2 W (with ECM-XM1 / LCD EVF ON) ; DVCAM/DV: Approx. 6.9 W (with ECM-XM1 / LCD EVF ON)
General
Operating Temperature : 0 to +40 °C (+32 to +104 °F)
General
Mass : Approx. 1.3 kg (2 lb 13 oz) Camera body only; Approx. 2.4 kg (5 lb 4 oz) Including the Carl Zeiss Lens (VCL-412BWH); Approx. 2.8 kg (6 lb 3 oz) Including the battery (NP-F570); Carl Zeiss lens (VCL-412BWH); lens hood with lens cover and microphone (ECM-XM1)
General
Humidity : 25% to 85% (relative humidity)
General
Continuous Operating Time : HDV format: Approx. 125 minutes NP-F570 battery (supplied); Approx. 260 minutes with NP-F770 battery; Approx. 390 minutes with NP-F970 with battery ; DVCAM/DV format: Approx. 130 NP-F570 battery (supplied); Approx. 270 minutes with NP-F770 battery; Approx. 400 minutes with NP-F970 battery
General
Video Recording Format : HDV Mode 1: (MPEG2 MP@H-14L), 4:2:0, 25Mbps (1440 x 1080); DVCAM (25 Mbps) 480/60i (NTSC); DV SP (25 Mbps) 480/60i (NTSC)
General
Audio Recording : HDV: MPEG-1 Audio Layer II (2ch, 16-bit, 48 kHz), transfer rate: 384kbps ; DVCAM/DV: Linear PCM (2ch, 16-bit, 48 kHz) PCM (4ch, 12-bit, 32 kHz)
General
Recording Media : PHDVM-63DM Mini Cassette
General
Recording Frame Rate NTSC model : HDV: 1440 x 1080/60i/30p/24p; DVCAM, DV SP: 720 x 480/60i
General
Recording Frame Rate PAL model : N/A
General
Recording/Playback time : HDV 63 min (using a PHDVM- 63DM cassette) ; DVCAM 41 min (using a PHDVM- 63DM cassette) ; DV SP 63 minute (using a PHDVM- 63DM cassette)
Camera Section
Pickup Device : 3 Progressive 1/3 inch-type ; ClearVid CMOS Sensor system with Exmor technology
Camera Section
Effective Picture Elements : 1,037,000 pixels (16:9); 778,000 pixels (4:3)
Camera Section
Built-In Optical Filters : OFF: Clear, 1/4 ND, 1/16 ND, 1/64 ND
Camera Section
Enhanced Clear Scan ECS : Auto: ; 1/60 - 1/2000 ; Manual: ; 60i/30p: 1/4 - 1/10000 ; 24p: 1/3 - 1/10000
Camera Section
Slow & Quick Motion Function : Smooth Slow Rec: Enables slow-motion playback by capturing images four times faster than the normal field rate (240 fields/s). In this mode, quad-speed images are captured for three seconds, stored in the built-in buffer memory, and then recorded to tape (in either HDV, DVCAM, or DV format) as slow-motion pictures lasting 12 seconds (*No audio recorded)
Camera Section
Sensitivity (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance) : Close to F8 @ 60i
Camera Section
Minimum Illumination : 1.5 lx (lux) (Fixed Shutter Speed 1/30, auto gain, auto iris) (F 1.6)
Camera Section
Horizontal Resolution : 800 TV lines (HDV recording)
Camera Section
Smear Level : no smear (CMOS)
Camera Section
Gain Selection : -6, -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21 dB
Included Lens
Zoom Ratio Selectable : Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 12x (optical), Approx. 18x (digital)
Included Lens
Focal Length : f = 4.4 - 52.8 mm; When converted to a 35 mm still camera 32.0 - 384 mm (16:9), 39.5 - 474 mm (4:3)
Included Lens
Iris : F1.6 - 2.0
Included Lens
Focus : AF/MF/Full MF selectable; Macro
Included Lens
Image Stabilizer : STEADYSHOT: Hard, Standard, Soft selectable, (Default = standard)
Included Lens
Filter Thread : 72 mm (2 7/8 in.)
Inputs/Outputs
Genlock In : NA
Inputs/Outputs
TC IN : TC LINK via i.LINK (IEEE 1394)
Inputs/Outputs
SDI IN : NA
Inputs/Outputs
Audio In : INPUT 1/INPUT 2: XLR 3-pin (female), line/mic/mic +48V selectable
Inputs/Outputs
AES/EBU Input : NA
Inputs/Outputs
MIC In : N/A
Inputs/Outputs
Test Out : NA
Inputs/Outputs
SDI Out : NA
Inputs/Outputs
Composite Video Out : A/V Out Jack: 10 pin connector; Video signal: 1 Vp-p, 75 ? (ohms); Luminance signal: 1 Vp-p, 75 ? (ohms); Chrominance signal: 0.286 Vp-p (burst signal); 75 ? (ohms)
Inputs/Outputs
Component Out : Component Out Jack: Y: 1 Vp-p, 75? (ohms), Pb/Pr, Cb/Cr: +/-350 mV, 75? (ohms)
Inputs/Outputs
S-Video Out : A/V Out Jack: 10 pin connector; Video signal: 1 Vp-p, 75 ? (ohms); Luminance signal: 1 Vp-p, 75 ? (ohms); Chrominance signal: 0.286 Vp-p (burst signal); 75 ? (ohms)
Inputs/Outputs
Audio Out : A/V OUT jack: 10 pin connector ; Audio signal: -10 dBu (at load impedance 47 k? (kilohms)); Output impedance with less than 2.2 k? (kilohms)
Inputs/Outputs
TC Out : NA
Inputs/Outputs
Earphone : Stereo mini-jack (ø3.5 mm)
Inputs/Outputs
Monitor Speaker : YES
Inputs/Outputs
USB : NA
Inputs/Outputs
DC Out : NA
Inputs/Outputs
Lens Conector : 12 pin ENG lens connector or Hot-Shoe type (14 PIN) for standard/wide Carl Zeiss lenses
Inputs/Outputs
Remote : LANC - Stereo mini-mini jack (Ø2.5 mm)
Inputs/Outputs
Light : NA
Inputs/Outputs
Camera Adaptor : NA
Inputs/Outputs
i.Link : IEEE1394, 6-pin (x 1), HDV/DV stream S400
Inputs/Outputs
Memory Stick : Memory Stick Duo (for capturing still images)
Inputs/Outputs
Gigabit Ethernet : NA
Inputs/Outputs
DC In : DC 7.2 V (battery pack); DC 8.4 V (AC Adaptor)
Monitoring
Viewfinder : 0.45-inch type (Viewable area measured diagonally), approx. 1,226,880 dots (852x3[RGB]x480), 16:9 aspect ratio
Monitoring
Built-In LCD Monitor : 3.2 inch type (Viewable area measured diagonally), XtraFine LCD, approx. 921,600 dots, (1920 x 480) hybrid type, 16:9 aspect ratio
Built-In Microphone
Capsule Type : NA
Support
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Product Warranty
Limited Warranty
Release Date
First seen
18 November 2007