- Mini DV Recording
Mini DV recording is the preferred format for personal and broadcast quality video, highly regarded for its high audio and image quality. With up to 500 lines of horizontal resolution.
- Advanced HAD CCD
Enhanced (Hole Accumulation Diode) CCD design allows more light to reach the imager, which reduces video noise to improve signal to noise ratio.
- Professional Quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens
Uses an advanced optical multi-layer lens coating that reduces glare and flaring, while providing improvement in detail and contrast. This results in vivid image brilliance, true-to-life color saturation, and perfect renditions of subtle tones.
- Time Base Correction
Stabilizes the picture, eliminating video jitters.
- Digital Still Memory Mode
Capture digital still images at 640 x 480 resolution, directly onto Memory Stick Duo Media for easy transfer to PCs for emailing, printing, or sharing with other compatible Memory Stick devices.
- MPEG EX Movie Mode
Unlike earlier MPEG1 Movies, MPEG Movie EX will allow you to record 320 x 240 resolution MPEG movies uninterrupted up to the capacity of the Memory Stick Duo Media. These movies are perfect for emailing to friends and family.
- Easy Handy cam Button
Using a camcorder can be intimidating for some people, so with a press of the Easy Handy cam button, most of the advanced functions of the camcorder are locked out leaving only the buttons essential for recording operational.
- Super Night Shot Plus Infrared System
With Sony's Night Shot Infrared system you can capture natural looking video even when shooting in low light up to 10 feet away using the built in infrared system.
- USB Streaming
Stay connected with family and friends by broadcasting live video with audio, via the Internet with the USB interface. You can even playback your favorite recorded scene stored on tape. It's like having your own web camera or video conferencing system.
- Protect The Optics
The integrated built-in lens cap. By using the switch being at the front end of the right-hand side, the lens cap can be easily opened or closed when rushing.
- Progressive Shutter System
By using a mechanical shutter with an interlace scanning system, the progressive shutter provides a progressive scan performance, while the camcorder captures sharp and clear images.
The DCR-HC30e ultra compact"PAL" Handy Cam mini DV camcorder offers digital video and audio recording. The Digital technology delivers rich and accurate picture quality. Packed with great features like, high quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens, Analog to Digital conversion, MPEG EX movie mode and USB streaming capabilities for broadcasting live video and audio over the Internet.
Also features the Digital Still Memory mode - captures high quality still images directly to Memory Stick Duo and Memory Stick PRO Duo Media for emailing, printing and sharing with family and friends.