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Handycam DCR-DVD403 DVD Digital Camcorder
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Sony Handycam DCR-DVD403 DVD Digital Camcorder

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty

This new DVD model delivers such exciting features as Dolby Digital 5.1 channel surround recording, DVD+RW/-RW/-R compatibility, and touch-panel displays. Your personal DVD recordings can be played back using most current home DVD players and PC drives, as well as later releases of PlayStation2 videogame consoles. The marriage of advanced technology and elegant design will make recording video as much of an everyday occurrence as listening to music or watching TV.

The Surround Sound Advantage - Addressing the expanding appetite for a home theater experience, the DCR-DVD403 DVD camcorder provides surround sound recording with a built-in microphone to record in 5.1 channel surround sound. The DCR-DVD403 is the first consumer camcorder to include Dolby Digital 5.1 Creator. This unique technology incorporates built-in, multichannel microphones, so you can record your home movies in dramatic 5.1 channel digital surround sound for an immersive audio experience.

This feature-rich DVD camcorder also has a 3.3 (gross) Megapixel Advanced HAD CCD for higher picture quality video and outstanding three megapixel still images. For viewing on wide-screen televisions, the model has a 2.7-inch wide hybrid SwivelScreen touch- panel LCD screen. That's allows you switch between 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratios. Easy menu control and the ability to see the screen whether shooting in bright daylight or a dark room, ensures that you always get the best shot. A Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Lens and built-in flash complete this package.


DVD format: Record professional videos in Dolby Digital 5.1 channel surround sound to DVD-Rs and DVD+/-RWs. Playback is easy-simply finalize the disc, and play back in compatible DVD players, computers and even PlayStation 2 game consoles.

3.3-megapixel 1/3" Advanced HAD CCD: This imaging device picks up stunning details and clarity with a gross 3.3 megapixels, which delivers up to 530 lines of resolution.

Digital still capture: Capture high resolution still images for email or printing.

Professional Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* lens: This advanced lens delivers vivid images and true-to-life color saturation. Additional coating blocks out unwanted glare and flare.

2.7" Touch Panel SwivelScreen Widescreen LCD: This easy-to-see 2.7" LCD delivers a clear picture during recording and playback, and it swivels for easy viewing from multiple angles. Plus, you can switch between regular and widescreen shooting with the touch of a button.

Easy Handycam button: Press the Easy Handycam button to reset the controls to the basic settings and make filming easy.

Zoom: The 10x optical lets you get close up with the advanced lens, while the 120x digital zoom hones in on the details of your videos before or after shooting.

Image stabilization: Super SteadyShot uses motion sensors to ensure a smooth and steady picture.

Accessory shoe: Add accessories such as lights, flashes and microphones through this powered port.

Software bundle: Organize images and footage, or create stunning movies and music videos with the included PicturePackage software.

USB connection: Connect your Handycam and transfer images to your PC fast, or use it as a convenient external DVD burner.


Imaging Device: 1/3" 3310K Gross Pixel CCD
Video Actual: 2048K Pixels
Still Actual: 3048K Pixels
F: 1.8 - 2.9
Focal Distance: 5.1 - 51mm
35mm Conversion: 42.8 - 495mm (16:9 Camera Mode), 45 - 450mm (4:3 Memory Mode), 37 - 370mm (4:3 Camera Mode)
Filter Diameter: 30mm
Optical Zoom: 10X
Digital Zoom: 120X
Carl Zeiss Lens: Yes, Vario-Sonnar T*
Focusing: Full Range Auto/Manual
SteadyShot Image Stabilization: Yes, Super SteadyShot
Minimum Illumination: 5 Lux (0 Lux with NightShot Plus Infrared System)
NightShot Infrared System: Super NightShot with Color Slow Shutter
Shutter Speed: 1/4 - 1/4000 (AE Mode)
Viewfinder: Color, 123K Pixels
LCD: 2.7" Color Hybrid Touch Panel1 (123K)
Accessory Shoe: Yes, Active Interface Shoe
Video Input/Output: Yes/Yes (multi)
Audio Input/Output: Yes/Yes (Stereo, multi)
Interface Connector for Handycam Station: No
USB: Yes; 2.02
USB Streaming: N/A
LANC (Accessory) Terminal: Yes
DVD Media Compatibility: DVD-R, -RW and +RW3
Headphone Jack: N/A
Microphone Input: N/A
White Balance: Auto / Outdoor / Indoor / One-push
Exposure: Yes, Touch Panel (24 steps)
Power Consumption (VF / LCD / VF+LCD): 4.5W / 4.9W / 5.1W
Dimensions (W x H x D): 2 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 5 1/4" (62mm x 93mm x 133mm)
Weight: 1lb. 5oz. (620g)

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