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Sony HDV V1U Camcorder - Black

The compact professional camcorders manufactured by Sony have introduced a new level of mobility for ENG and documentary-making worldwide with their superior quality and compact dimensions. These camcorders have dramatically revolutionized the traditional methods of capturing video footage. With the new Sony HVR-V1U camcorder, now you can enjoy the same mobility with the breathtaking beauty of HD picture quality. Have the freedom to create video material with much greater creativity and visual impact. The HVR-V1U will pave the way into a new world of HD video productions.

Sony HDV V1U Camcorder - Black


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pros: Good zoom lens, high exposure latitude, lots of controls, picture profiles, great color.

cons: Terrible audio frequency response, HDV artifacts, poor picture quality in anything but bright light.

Great Outdoor Camera, but Poor Low Light and Audio

This camera is a mixed-bag in terms of performance. It needs a lot of light to produce its best pict... See Full Review

Product Details

Color Black
Night Mode Yes
Other Features
High Definition Video Support 1080p
None Still Shot Capability
Widescreen Video Capture Yes
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 Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery
Connector Types 1 x audio input ( XLR x 2 )
HDMI Output Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Microphone Type Microphone - detachable - electret condenser - stereo
Microphone Technology Electret condenser
Display Rotation Rotating
Screen Details LCD display - 3.5" - color
None 3.5"
Display Type With LCD Screen
Height 7.24 in.
Width 5.71 in.
Depth 16.97 in.
Viewfinder Type LCD
Viewfinder Diagonal Size 0.44"
Memory / Storage
Recording Speed SP
Supported Flash Memory Memory Stick Duo
Max Shutter Speed 1/10000 sec
Min Illumination 4 lux
Exposure Modes Automatic
Lens System
Lens System Features ED Glass
Lens Filter Size 62 mm
Auto Focus type TTL contrast detection
Lens Manufacturer Carl Zeiss
Focal Length Range 3.9mm - 78mm
Focus Adjustment Automatic
Optical Sensor
Optical Sensor Qty 3
Sensor Size 1/4"
Sensor Type 3 ClearVid CMOS
Key Features
Media Format Mini DV (HDV)
Storage Type Removable (Card/Disc/Tape)
Recording System NTSC
Digital Zoom 2x
Optical Zoom 20x
Weight 64 Oz.
Type Professional
Resolution 1.1 MP
Product Identifiers
Model V1U