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Sony HVR-Z5U Professional HDV Camcorder

Sony HVR-Z5U Professional HDV Camcorder

Sony HVR-Z5U Professional HDV Camcorder

  • Model: Sony HVR-Z5U
  • Units in Stock: 999

Price:   $600.00

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Introducing a truly amazing compact HDV camcorder from Sony. The HVR-Z5U camcorder is designed to enhance creativity and deliver the highest standard of optical and audio quality. Sony's newly designed "G Lens" is incorporated into the camcorder, boasting excellent resolution, color, and contrast for breathtaking images that rival expensive interchangeable lenses. This compact camcorder boasts Sony's 3 ClearVid CMOS Sensor system, utilizing the technology of Exmor, to provide excellent low-light sensitivity and making it ideal when high performance in limited light conditions is a requirement. The ergonomically designed body allows flexible shooting under any conditions, while maintaining Sony's worldwide reputation for quality and high performance. The standard features of the HVR-Z5U include 1080/24p/30p HDV native progressive recording modes. Sony's new cutting-edge hybrid recording system incorporates an optional HVR-DR60 or HVR-MRC1K Memory Recording Unit, which allows simultaneous recording on tape and non-tape media for improve NLE workflow efficiency. The hybrid recording system is also capable of simultaneous HD and SD recording. Sony is continuously developing and expanding its HDV lineup in response to professional user feedback.

Product Identifiers
Brand Sony
Model Z5U
UPC 0027242756151, 027242756151, 846431034852, 957437284766

Key Features
Recording System NTSC
Optical Zoom 20x
Digital Zoom 30x
Storage Type Removable (Card/Disc/Tape)
Media Format MiniDV HDV
Resolution 1.1 MP
Screen Size 3.2"
Weight 74.39 Oz.

Optical Sensor
Sensor Type 3 ClearVid CMOS
Sensor Size 1/3"
Optical Sensor Qty 3

Lens System
Lens Type Zoom lens
Focal Length Range 4.1mm - 82mm
Focus Adjustment Automatic, Manual
Lens Filter Size 72 mm
Lens System Features ED Glass
Auto Focus type TTL contrast detection
Lens Construction 10 group(s) / 15 element(s)

Max Shutter Speed 1/10000 sec
Min Illumination 1.5 lux
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 sec
Exposure Modes Automatic, Manual

Camera Flash
Flash Type None

Viewfinder Type Electronic
Viewfinder Diagonal Size 0.45"

Depth 17.76 in.
Height 7.01 in.
Width 6.65 in.

Display Type LCD
Display Rotation Rotating
Screen Details LCD display - TFT active matrix - 3.2" - color
Display Size 3.2"

Microphone Type Microphone - built-in - electret condenser - stereo
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo

Connector Types 1 x Control-L (LANC), 1 x DC power input, 1 x HDMI output, 1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire/i.LINK), 1 x component video output, 1 x composite video/audio output, 1 x headphones, 1 x microphone
HDMI Output Yes

Battery Form Factor Manufacturer specific
Battery Manufacturer Sony NP-F770

Environmental Parameters
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C
Min Operating Temperature 0 °C

Effective Still Resolution 1.2 MP
Effective Video Resolution 1.0 MP

Other Features
Additional Features Backlight Compensation, Built-In Speaker, Digital Noise Reduction, Histogram Display, accessories hot shoe, progressive scanning
High Definition Video Support 1080p
Widescreen Video Capture Yes

Color Black
Night Mode Yes

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