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Sony MHS-CM5

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Sony MHS-CM5

The Sony MHS-CM5 is a camcorder that features a 2.5“ LCD3 display (230K) and supports MPEG4 AVC/H.264 (MP4) format and NTSC/PAL out video signal. It is powered by a 1/2.5” CMOS imaging sensor, and records videos on a Memory Stick PRO Duo™ Media and SD/SDHC (Class 4) media (sold separately). It records up to 80 minutes of 1080/30p video on a 8 GB MS Pro card. The camcorder also features a built-in mono microphone, multiple language display, Face Detection technology, Steadyshot® image st…

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Sony MHS-CM5

The Sony MHS-CM5 is a camcorder that features a 2.5“ LCD3 display (230K) and supports MPEG4 AVC/H.264 (MP4) format and NTSC/PAL out video signal. It is powered by a 1/2.5” CMOS imaging sensor, and records videos on a Memory Stick PRO Duo™ Media and SD/SDHC (Class 4) media (sold separately). It records up to 80 minutes of 1080/30p video on a 8 GB MS Pro card. The camcorder also features a built-in mono microphone, multiple language display, Face Detection technology, Steadyshot® image stabilization, Quick On function, Auto White Balance, a multi A/V audio/video remote terminal, an aAnalog audio/video output, Hi-speed (2.0 compliant) port and HDMI™ connection output. The Sony MHS-CM5 weighs 6.9oz (196g) and measures 1 9/16 x 4 x 2 3/4 inch (39 x 101 x 67mm). It is powered by a InfoLITHIUM® with AccuPower™ Meter System (NP-BK1) battery. The Sony MHS-CM5’s optical lens has up to 41 - 205mm (16:9)/38 - 190mm (4:3) focal length (35 mm equivalent), a F3.3 minimum aperture, 20x digital zoom, 6.3 - 31.5mm focal distance, auto focus, 1/15 - 1/4000 shutter speed, 5x optical zoom and exposure meny. It comes bundled with PMB (Picture Motion Browser) Portable 5.0 (embedded), PMB 5.0 (CD-ROM) (Not supported by Mac OS), and is compatible with Windows® XP SP3 (32bit only), Windows Vista® SP2, Windows 7 Mac: PMB Portable (ONLY), and Mac OS X (v10.4-v10.6).

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The Sony MHS-CM5 is a camcorder that supports 1920x1080 HD MP4 recording as well as 5 megapixel still images capture. Compatible with the Web, users can upload media directly to popular photo or video-sharing Web sites like Photobucket® or YouTube™. (Compatible PC with internet capability required). The camcorder also features HDMI™ connectivity that give the unit ability to transmit HD video to compatible HDTVs via a single cable (sold separately); SteadyShot® image stabilization that reduce blur caused by camera shake; USB 2.0 interface to connect the camera to a compatible PC or Mac for transfer of video and still images for editing (USB cable included); Lithium Ion batteries that allows users to record up to 105 minutes of video and a built-in USB arm that lets users connect the camera directly to a compatible PC/Mac to upload video and/or charge battery without having to hunt for cables. The Webbie HD™ camera also features a 2.5“ LCD that swivels up to 270 degrees, and instantly powers on the camera when it is opened. The built-in PMB Portable software allows for optimized upload to web, without the need for any additional software.

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