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Sony HDV HVR-S270U Camcorder - Black

For pros looking for a well-built camera from a well-known maker of state-of-the-art equipment, the Sony HVR-S270U video camera is a great choice. This Sony camcorder is shoulder mounted and utilizes solid-state circuitry for progressive memory recording. Media used for this camcorder include the DvCAM or miniDV (HDV) cassette. Additionally, this professional camcorder supports six cassettes for extended recording. Professional videographers will appreciate the Carol Zeiss 12x optical zoom lens on this Sony camcorder that operates manually or in auto mode. Lens shutter speed on this professional camcorder ranges from 1/3 second to 1/10000 second depending on the exposure which can be automatically or manually set. Auto focus in handled through TTL contrast detection. The LCD display on the Sony HVR-S270U video camera is a FT active matrix 3.2-inch color screen. This Sony camcorder is professional level equipment that is great for shooting commercials, documentaries and music videos. It's a great option for professionals as well as amateurs looking to get into the film making industry.

Sony HDV HVR-S270U Camcorder - Black


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pros: Affordable, HD-resolution, good low-light sensitivity, interchangeable lens, CF capability, four channels of audio.

cons: Hidden costs, lots of grain, possible manufacturing issues, audio-to-computer output needs work.

Pretty Good, But Not Great.

First of all, this camcorder is "HDV" not "DV," meaning that it captures video at High-Definition re... See Full Review

Product Details

Color Black
Other Features
High Definition Video Support 1080p
Additional Features Still Shot Capability
Widescreen Video Capture Yes
File Format
Digital Video Format MPEG-2
Effective Video Resolution 1.0 MP
Environmental Parameters
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C
Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Battery Form Factor Manufacturer specific
Battery Manufacturer Sony NP-F570
Battery Description 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 2200 mAh ( optional )
Connector Types 4 x audio input
Microphone Operation Mode Mono
Microphone Type Microphone - detachable - electret condenser - mono
Microphone Technology Electret condenser
Display Rotation Rotating
Screen Details LCD display - TFT active matrix - 3.2" - color
Screen Size 3.2"
Display Type LCD
Height 11 in.
Width 11.13 in.
Depth 21.13 in.
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Viewfinder Diagonal Size 0.45"
Memory / Storage
Recording Speed SP
Supported Flash Memory Memory Stick Duo
Camera Flash
Flash Type None
Min Shutter Speed 1/3 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/10000 sec
Exposure Modes Automatic
Min Illumination 1.5 lux
Lens System
Lens Type Zoom lens
Lens Filter Size 72 mm
Auto Focus type TTL contrast detection
Lens Manufacturer Carl Zeiss
Focal Length Range 4.4mm - 52.8mm
Focus Adjustment Automatic
Optical Sensor
Optical Sensor Qty 3
Sensor Size 1/3"
Sensor Type 3 ClearVid CMOS
Key Features
Media Format DVCAM
Storage Type Removable (Card/Disc/Tape)
Recording System NTSC
Digital Zoom None
Optical Zoom 12x
Weight 213.03 Oz.
Type Professional
Resolution 1.1 MP
Product Identifiers
Model HVR-S270U