Sony 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.
1/3-inch type C-MOS
High quality 10X Optical Zoom Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Lens; 41-410mm focal length; filter diameter 37mm
Total pixels: approx. 2.97M pixels
SD Video Signal System:
Internal (HD & SD)
S-Video, A/V, Component Output, XLR IN (x2), i.LINK, LANC, Headphone stereo mini.
7 lux @ 18db, normal shutter
Hybrid Precision 16:9 Color & B/W Selectable 252,000 pixel
DV/DVCAM Rec.: 48KHz/16 bit, 32 KHz 12 bit. HDV Rec.: MPEG-1 Audio Layer II
Wide Range Stereo Microphone
Hybrid 16:9 2.7" type
HDV/DVCAM/DV (SP) recording; HDV/DVCAM/DV (SP) playback
Max. 60 minutes with HDV, 40 minutes in DVCAM, & 60 minutes in DV (SP)
1 lb, 10 oz.
2.9 x 4.1 x 7.6 Inches