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Sony-nex-vg30.33732138
9.3 out of 10

Sony NEX-VG30

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Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
Media Format
Quick Format (Initialize) : Memory Card
Recording
Still Image Mode : JPEG/JPEG+RAW/RAW
Recording
Still Image Size 3:2 : L (16.0M): 4912 x 3264 M (7.1M): 3568 x 2000 S (4.0M): 2448 x 1624
Recording
Video Mode : HD PS:Approx.28Mbps/FX:Approx.24Mbps/FH:Approx.17Mbps/HQ:Approx.9Mbps/LP:Approx.5Mbps; STD HQ:9Mbps
Recording
Audio Format : Dolby ® Digital 5.1ch, Dolby ® Digital 5.1Creator; Dolby ® Digital 2ch stereo
Recording
Microphone/Speaker : Built-in Microphone/Monoral Speaker
Recording
Mic Level Control : Yes(31steps)
Recording
Media Type : Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™/PRO-HG HX Duo™ media SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card (both sold separately)
Recording
Photo Capture from Movie : 2.1 megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080), 307K pixels 4:3 (640x480), 230K pixels 16:9 (640x360)
Recording
Recording and Playback Times (in Internal Media) (2ch) : HD:60p/24p, Progressive recording
Recording
Wind Position : Yes(Auto)
Recording
Still Image Max Effective Resolution : 16.0 megapixels
Recording
Still Image Size (Photo Mode) : L (16.0M): 4912 x 3264 M (7.1M): 3568 x 2000 S (4.0M): 2448 x 1624
Recording
Video Signal : HD:HDTV 1080/60p, 24p, 60i; STD:NTSC color, EIA standards
Recording
Wind Noise Reduction : Yes(Off/On)
Recording
Still Image File Format : DCF Ver.2.0 compatible, Exif Ver.2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible
Drive System
Self-timer : Approx.10sec.(Still Image)
Drive System
Shutter Speeds : Auto Control Range: 1/48-1/4000 (movie_24p) ,1/60-1/4000(movie_other)/ 30s-1/4000 (Still); Manual: 1/4-1/8000 (movie) , 30s-1/4000 (Still)
Drive System
Continuous Shooting Speed : 6fps
Drive System
Drive Mode : Photo Mode:Single-shot/Continuous/Bracket 0.3EV/Bracket 0.7EV
Drive System
Shutter Type : Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
Advanced Features
Assignable Dial : Yes(Exposure/Gain(ISO)/Iris/Shutter Speed/AE Shift/WB Temp./WB B-A/WB G-M Set)
Advanced Features
Tracking Focus : Yes
Advanced Features
Audio Level Display : Yes
Advanced Features
CinemaTone Gamma/Color : Yes
Advanced Features
x.v.Color™ : Yes
Advanced Features
View & Index : Event
Advanced Features
Priority Setting (for Face Detection) : Auto/Child Priority/Adult Priority
Advanced Features
Face Detection : Yes (Auto/Child Priority/Adult Priority)
Software
Supplied Software : Vegas ® Movie Studio HD Platinum 12 included via download to PC 4
Optics/Lens
Digital Zoom : Yes(×2.0)
Camera
Lens Mount : E-mount
Camera
Camera Type : Interachangeable lens HD Camcorder
Focus Control
Focus System : Contrast AF
Focus Control
Focus Area : Multi Point AF(25 points)
Focus Control
Focus Features : Tracking Focus
Focus Control
Focus Points : 25 points
Focus Control
Focus Sensitivity : 0 EV to 20 EV ( at ISO100 conversion with F2.8 lens)
Focus Control
Manual Focus Assist : Magnified display for precise manual focus; Peaking Display
Flash
Flash Type : Multi interface Shoe
Flash
Flash Metering System : Pre-flash TTL
Flash
Flash Modes : Auto/Forced/Slow Sync./Rear Sync./Prohibited
Flash
Flash Compensation : Yes(+/-2EV , 1/3EV Step)
Interface
DC IN : Yes
Interface
Remote Commander : RMT-835
Interface
A/V Remote Terminal : Video/S Video/Audio/Component Out/Remote
Interface
Accessory Shoe : Multi interface Shoe
Interface
USB Port(s) : mini-AB/USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage/MTP)
Interface
DVDirect : Yes(DVD Writer supported(sold separately))
Interface
Direct Copy : Yes
Interface
HD Output : HDMI (mini)
Interface
HDMI Terminal : Yes (mini)
Interface
Headphone Jack : Stereo Minijack
Interface
SD Output : Composite Video Out(A/V connecting cable(supplied)) Component Video Out(Component A/V cable(supplied)) S Video Out(A/V connecting cable with S Video(sold separately))
Interface
Microphone Input : Stereo Minijack
Interface
PhotoTV HD : Yes
Interface
Remote Terminal : integrated into A/V Remote terminal
Interface
Memory Card Slot : Single slot accepts: - Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™/PRO-HG HX Duo™ media - SD, SDHC, and SDXC memory card
Service and Warranty Information
Limited Warranty Term : 1 Year Parts & 90 days labor
Viewfinder
Field of View : 1
Viewfinder
Diopter Adjustment : Yes
Viewfinder
Color Temp. Adjust : Yes
Viewfinder
Type : Swivel EVF 1.3cm (0.5 type) 2359kdots
Imaging Sensor
Processor : BIONZ™ Image processor
Imaging Sensor
Anti Dust : Charge protection coating on Filter
Imaging Sensor
Pixel Gross : Approx. 16.7 megapixels
Imaging Sensor
Color Filter System : RGB Primary color filters
Imaging Sensor
Focal Length Conversion Factor : 1.5x
Imaging Sensor
Imaging Sensor : Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor(23.5 x 15.6mm)
Exposure System
Noise Reduction : Yes
Exposure System
Gain Control : Auto/manual(0dB-30dB)
Exposure System
WB Shift : Yes(G7-M7 15steps, A7-B7 15steps)
Exposure System
Backlight Compensation : Yes(Auto)
Exposure System
Color Temperature : Yes
Exposure System
D-Range Optimizer : Yes
Exposure System
Exposure Compensation : AE Shift(Dial/Touch Panel)
Exposure System
Exposure Settings : Auto; Flexible Spot(Touch Panel); Manual(Dial)
Exposure System
ISO : Still Mode Only: Auto,Manual(100 to 25600)
Exposure System
Manual Exposure Assist : Zebra Pattern Display
Exposure System
Metering : Still Mode Only: 63 Segment metering from CMOS image sensor
Exposure System
Picture Effect(s) : Movie and Still:Posterization,Pop color,Retro Photo, Partial Color, High constrastMonochrome, Toy Camera; Still Only:Soft Focus,Miniature
Exposure System
Metering Sensitivity : Still Mode Only: 0EV-20EV, (at ISO 100 equivalent w/ f/2.8 lens)
Exposure System
Minimum Illumination : 9 lux(1/60 Shutter Speed F3.5)
Exposure System
Metering Modes : Still Mode Only: Multi-segment, touch spot
Exposure System
White Balance Mode : Auto/Onepush/Outdoor/Indoor/WB Temp
Convenience Features
Self Timer : Approx.10sec.(Still Image)
Convenience Features
Red-Eye Reduction : Yes(On/Off)
Convenience Features
Date / Time Stamp : Yes(Rec Date and Time, Camera info)
Convenience Features
View & Index : Event
Convenience Features
Digital Picture Effects/Picture Effects : Movie and Still:Posterization,Pop color,Retro Photo, Partial Color, High constrast Monochrome, Toy Camera; Still Only:Soft Focus,Miniature
Convenience Features
Erase/Protect : Yes/Yes
Convenience Features
Manual/Auto Lens Cover : Manual
Convenience Features
S/S & Zoom button on LCD : Yes(Touch Panel , S/S Only)
Convenience Features
Multiple Language Display : English, Simplified English, Brazilian Portuguese, Canadian French, Latin American Spanish
Convenience Features
One Touch Disc Burn : Yes (Menu)
Convenience Features
Still Image Playback Options : Slide Show
Convenience Features
Quick On : Yes
Convenience Features
Media/Battery Indicator : Yes(recordable time, free and used media space)/Yes(recordable time, remaining capacity)
Power
Charge on camcorder (Charging time with supplied Battery) : Yes(Approx. 3h 15min)
Power
Power Consumption (in View Finder Operation) : HD:4.6W(with SELP18200 Lens); STD:4.4W(with SELP18200 Lens)
Power
Power Requirements : 7.2V (battery pack); 8.4V (AC Adaptor)
Power
Battery Type : InfoLITHIUM ® with AccuPower™ Meter System (V Series) NP-FV70/FV100
Power
Power Consumption (in Operation) : HD:4.2W(with SELP18200 Lens); STD:4.0W(with SELP18200 Lens)
LCD Display
Coverage : 1
LCD Display
Grid Display : Yes (On/off)
LCD Display
Histogram : Yes
LCD Display
Brightness Control : Yes(Menu)
LCD Display
Live View : Yes, (Constant AF Live View)
LCD Display
Real-time image adjustment display : Exposure Compensation, WB
LCD Display
LCD Type : 3.0 Xtra Fine LCD™ 270 degree swivel display
LCD Display
Angle Adjustment : Opening Angle:max.90 deg., Turning Angle:max.270 deg
LCD Display
Touch Panel : Yes
Zoom Control
Zoom Lever : Yes
Zoom Control
Zoom Speed : Variable/Fix max32Steps
Zoom Control
Power Zoom Control : Yes
Zoom Control
Digital Zoom : Yes(×2.0)
Face Detection
Auto Control : Yes
Face Detection
Face Touch : Yes
Support
Find related product support and help in Sony eSupport
Weights and Measurements
Dimensions (Approx.) : Approx. 3 5/8inch × 5 1/8inch × 8 3/4inch (91mm x130mm x223mm)
Weights and Measurements
Weight (Approx) (Main unit only) : Approx. 1 lb 6 oz (650g)
Product Warranty
Limited Warranty
Release Date
First seen
20 September 2012