More Definition for the Dollar
Thinking high definition is too expensive is over. Getting more definition for the dollar is the new way of HD. Experience this new way with Sony’s growing line of HDV 1080i equipment. The latest models are the HVR-M25U and HVR-M15U compact studio decks. An instant classic, the HVR-Z1U three-CCD camcorder is now joined by the smaller, even more affordable HVR-A1U, a CMOS-sensor camcorder that fits comfortably in one hand. All four models are configured to help working professionals, with such features as SMPTE time code, DVCAM™ and DV standard definition recording. The decks feature HDV/DV in TC, while the camcorders offer XLR audio inputs.
Whether you’re in corporate, government, education or religious video. Whether you work events, indie films or production, the message is clear. HD quality at SD prices... that’s the new way of HD.
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HVR-A1U C-MOS 1080i HDV Camcorder
The HVR-A1U 1080i HDV camcorder provides real 1080i HD acquisition, with superb image quality and comprehensive functionality for professional use, in a "handy" camcorder form factor. This new HDV camcorder will help to expand the adoption of HDV and lead the entry level HD market by providing a compact and low cost solution. The new HVR-A1U features a newly developed 1/3 inch C-MOS imager. This new 1920x1080 native imager is also capable of 3 mega-pixel still images. Combined with a high quality Optical Zoom Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar® T* Lens and Sony's new 14 bit A/D and DXP digital Extended Processor, result in precise image acquisition with superb detail and clarity. The new HVR-A1U records this exceptional imagery using the recently adopted HDV 1080i format onto a DVCAM™ mini cassette. Now through September 30, 2008 qualify for a $300 mail-in rebate on the purchase of a HVR-A1U HDV camcorder. Visit www.sony.com/HDVCashback for details.
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Interchangeable Lens System, Native Progressive Recording, and Solid-state Memory Recording – Sony’s Commitment to the HDV World Brings a Remarkable Evolution in Next-generation Products.
Sony is proud to introduce two new HDV™ camcorders that deliver the enhanced functionality professionals have been waiting for: an interchangeable lens system, native progressive recording, and solid-state memory recording. Introducing the HVR-Z7U, the world’s first HDV handheld camcorder that uses 1/3-inch bayonet joint interchangeable lenses, and the HVR-S270U shoulder-mount camcorder,which supports standard-size cassettes for extended recording times. A streamlined nonlinear editing workflow can be achieved using the supplied Memory Recording Unit,which provides HDV/DVCAM/DV file recording on a widely available CompactFlash® solid-state memory card. These groundbreaking new camcorders feature 1080/24p/30p HDV native progressive recording modes and they also have HDMI or HD/SD-SDI output.
This next-generation system features the HVR-M35U Video Cassette Recorder,which has HD/SD-SDI output.
These new solutions enhance the operational versatility of the Sony's professional HDV lineup, and open up a world of
possibilities for high-definition digital video production. Whether it’s for documentaries, mainstream news, low-budget movies,
music videos, Internet, education, or a wide range of industrial applications, Sony’s new HDV camcorders are ideal.
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HVR-Z7U HDV High Defintion Camcorder
The HVR-Z7U is the world's first HDV handheld camcorder that uses 1/3-inch bayonet mount interchangeable lenses. This new HDV camcorder delivers the enhanced functionality professionals have been asking for, such as an interchangeable lens system, native progressive recording, and solid-state memory recording functionality. A streamlined nonlinear editing workflow is achieved using the supplied Memory Recording Unit, which provides HDV/DVCAM/DV file recording on a widely available Compact Flash® solid-state memory card., as well as recording onto HDV tape. This groundbreaking camcorder also features 1080/24p/30p HDV native progressive recording modes, as well as HDMI output.
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HVR-S270U HDV Camcorder Shoulder Mount
The Sony HVR-S270U is an HDV camcorder designed for ENG applications, while still being highly cost-effective. Incorporating all the benefits of HDV technology, the camera can also take advantage of standard-size DV tapes for increased run-times. Additionally, the HVR-S270U can also record directly to compact flash cards, via the camera's supplied memory recording unit. Combined with Sony's entire family of HDV products, the HVR-S270U is a great camcorder for almost any production, including documentaries, news, low-budget movies, music videos, and industrials.
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