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Sony HDR-PJ580V High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Projector (Black)

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Product Highlights
  • Full HD 1920 x 1080 60p/24p Recording
  • Capture 20.4 Megapixel Still Images
  • Camcorder Features Built-In Projector
  • Projects Up to a 100" Diagonal Screen
  • Back-Illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor
  • Record for 11 Hrs with 32GB Flash Memory
  • Wide Angle G Lenses & Optical SteadyShot
  • Optical 12x Zoom & 20x Extended Zoom
  • Dynamic 5.1 Channel Surround Microphone
  • Geotagging Though GPS & NAVTEQ Maps

Equipped with a powerful built-in projector, the one-of-a-kind Sony HDR-PJ580V High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Projector (Black) lets you capture video at Full HD 1920 x 1080 60p/24p resolution and then play it back in 1080p, using the camera's built-in HD projector. The integrated projector gives you the means to instantly view your home movies on up to a 100" diagonal screen without any cables or connections. Besides shooting and projecting video, this camcorder can take 20.4 megapixel still images as well. The HDR-PJ580V stores your footage on 32GB of embedded flash memory, which supports up to eleven hours of recording. Plus, you can expand the storage capacity by using up to a 64GB memory card.

Sony outfitted the HDR-PJ580V with a back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS imaging sensor that thrives in low-light situations. In order to ensure high-quality imaging, Sony used their wide angle "G" Lens, which supports a 12x optical zoom and 20x extended zoom. The camera also features a 3.0" Xtra Fine LCD touch screen display with TruBlack technology. Having an LCD display makes recording easier and it also allows for instant playback right on the convenient touch screen. Plus, Sony's TruBlack technology promotes ultra high-contrast on the LCD for viewing the display under direct sunlight.

The HDR-PJ580V comes outfitted with several record enhancing features as well. It has Face Detection with voice enhancement and noise reduction. There's a Tracking Focus function that follows selected subjects as you record. The dynamic microphone features 5.1 Dolby Digital surround for immersive and vivid surround sound. The camcorder also has Intelligent Auto, which supports 180 different scene combinations. There's even a wind noise reduction function that provides clear voice recording.

Sony added a few playback and connection conveniences as well. The HDR-PJ580V features Event Browse, which groups video and stills by each particular recording session automatically. It also has a Highlight Playback function that creates movies with transitions and soundtracks for you automatically. With the HDR-PJ580V, you can use the Direct Copy feature to transfer your HD footage directly to a hard drive without even using a PC. However, if you do want to upload videos onto Facebook and YouTube, the camcorder comes with a built-in USB cable, as well as editing and application software.

Full HD 1920 x 1080 60p/24p Recording with 20.4 Megapixel Still Image Capture
The HDR-PJ580V offers 1920 x 1080 high definition resolution letting you record your adventures and memories in exceptional Full HD quality. The camcorder is capable of 60p or 24p recording and 60p playback via HDMI. You can use the camera's HDMI output to view your footage on a compatible HDTV in stunning clarity with incredible detail and smooth playback. You can also use the camcorder to capture 20.4 megapixel still images
Built-In High-Contrast Projector
The camera's integrated high-contrast projector is built into the 3.0" LCD display panel. This gives you the freedom to share your footage and stills virtually anywhere. The projector is powerful enough to project up to a 100" diagonal screen. Combined with advanced Clear Phase stereo speakers, your home movies will come alive for you, your friends and your family
32GB Embedded Flash Memory for Up to 11 Hours of Recording
The built-in 32GB embedded Flash memory can record and store up to 11 hours of high definition video footage when using the HD LP mode. If that's not enough, the HDR-PJ580V supports memory cards up to 64GB for additional storage space
Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization with Active Mode
Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode compensates for greater degrees of camera shake to deliver stunningly smooth video from wide angle to full telephoto shooting. In addition, innovative 3-Way Shake-Canceling adds electronic roll stability for even smoother video capture
CinemaTone Presets & 24p Recording Matches the Cinematic Aesthetic with Video
For extra control over image expression, CinemaTone technology is used to deepen the color and recreate film-like color tones. Combined with 24p recording, you'll have most of the tools you'll need to fulfill your directorial desire for cinematic expression
Advanced Controls with Expanded Focus, Zebra & Peaking
The HDR-PJ580V provides advanced capture and control features that are often considered the domain of professional cameras including expanded focus for precise manual focus control, zebra and peaking for precision focus and exposure adjustments
Wide Angle G Lens to Capture More of What You Want
Experience the pinnacle of Sony lens technology with the professional-quality G Lens. Engineered for superior optical performance, Sony G lenses deliver brilliant, accurate color reproduction and sharp, amazingly detailed images. In addition, the 29.8mm focal length in Photo and Video Modes offers a broader perspective for enhanced wide angle shooting
Back-Illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor for Superb Low-Light Video
Experience stunning low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain thanks to Sony's back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor. Designed for compact cameras and camcorders, the Exmor R CMOS sensor relocates the photo diodes above the support circuitry, maximizing the light gathering area per pixel so you can shoot with better results in lower lighting conditions
20x Extended Zoom to Get Even Closer to the Action
Extended Zoom works in conjunction with the camera's 12x optical zoom to get even closer to the action while still maintaining HD image quality
Xtra Fine 3.0" TruBlack Touch Panel LCD Display (921K)
The 3.0" Xtra Fine LCD touch screen has 921K pixels and features a widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio. It displays sharp, bright, vivid images, letting you compose a shot more easily - even outdoors, while enabling you to change settings to best represent the scene. TruBlack technology brings remarkably higher contrast, which affords more natural, realistic colors and easier viewing in bright conditions by reducing glare
Tracking Focus Follows Selected Subjects In & Out of the Frame
Tracking Focus works as an extension of Face Detection to allow you to select an object with a simple touch of the LCD panel and the camcorder will focus follow the selected target - even if it leaves the frame and returns
Dolby Digital 5.1 Channel Surround Mic for Vivid & Dynamic Surround Sound
Dolby Digital 5.1 channel recording captures active sounds coming from all directions, so you can experience your home movies the way you experienced them while recording
Wind Noise Reduction for Clear Voice Recording
Wind Reduction reduces noise and interference that is produced when wind passes over the microphone, giving you a clearer and more enjoyable sound experience
Expanded Recording / Monitoring with Mic & Headphone Jacks
The camera features dedicated mic and headphone inputs for expanded audio recording options and convenient monitoring of audio with headphones (external microphones and headphones sold separately)
Active Interface Shoe to Attach Intelligent Accessories
The Active Interface Shoe lets you mount Intelligent Accessories, such as external lights and microphones, which can help extend the capabilities of your camcorder
Event Browse Groups for Easy Reference of Photos & Videos
Event Browse conveniently groups your images and videos together for easier viewing. The date range that Event Browse uses to group your pictures and videos together is easily adjusted to suit your needs. When used with Highlight Playback, you can quickly make and share a highlight reel from an individual day or event
Highlight Playback Creates Movies with Transitions for You
Highlight Playback identifies and compiles key scenes into a short, entertaining movie complete with music and transitions. You can even pin-point the exact scene you want to include in the highlight reel
Clear Phase Stereo Speakers for True & Dynamic Sound
Bring your videos alive with Clear Phase stereo speakers. Drawing on Sony's high-end audio expertise, renown S-Master amplifier technology is utilized to produce more true-to-life sound
Geotagging with Built-In GPS Receiver & NAVTEQ Maps
A built-in GPS receiver makes the HDR-PJ580V an ideal choice for travelers. The receiver gives you the ability to view your current location on the LCD map display, as well as "tag" your shooting locations. Tagged videos and still images can be reviewed and played back using the Map Index function on the camcorder or once downloaded to your PC using the supplied PlayMemories Home software. Additionally, the receiver automatically adjusts your camcorder's clock to the proper time zone
Direct Copy to External HDD without PC
Store your footage without a PC. Direct Copy gives you the ability to copy videos from your camcorder directly to an external hard disk drive (sold separately), all without a computer. Your camcorder can also access videos stored on the external hard drive for playback on your HDTV, allowing you to utilize the camcorder's handy playback features
Built-In USB Cable for Easy File Transfers & Charging
The high-speed, built-in USB 2.0 cable allows for easy connection to your computer for charging or file transfer without having to remember separate cables. It also fits conveniently into the hand strap, so it's out of the way until you need it. plus, charging your camcorder is faster than ever; for every two minutes of charge time you get one minute of recording time
Intelligent Auto with 180 Different Scene Combinations Possible
Intelligent Auto mode goes a step beyond traditional auto modes by analyzing your shot and then automatically selecting the appropriate settings from ten distinct scene modes and wind noise reduction. This creates 180 different combinations from scene modes including Landscape, Backlight, Twilight, Spotlight, Low light, Macro, Portrait, Baby, Walk, Tripod and Wind Noise Reduction. The camcorder utilizes an advanced sound processor and sophisticated noise reduction algorithms to reduce wind noise by up to 10dB compared to other models. In addition to reducing low frequency noise, iAuto also suppresses mid- and upper-frequency noise, resulting in clearer, more enjoyable sound
Golf Shot
Building on the slow-motion capture capabilities of Smooth Slow Record, Golf Shot captures a few seconds of motion as a sequence of up to 22 still images, which can be viewed/printed individually or as a composite "sequence shot" image. It's perfect for analyzing the nuances of a golf swing, tennis serve or other fast action sport or activity
Built-In Flash
The built-in camera flash will assist in shedding light on your subject when shooting still photos
Camera
Sensor 1x 1/3.91"  CMOS Sensor
Pixel Gross 5,430,000
Effective Pixels 5,020,000 
Optics
Lens 2.9 - 34.8 mm
f/1.8 - 3.4
Focusing Distance 0.4" / 1.0 cm
Zoom Optical: 12x
Enhanced (Optical): 20x
Digital: 160x
Filter Size 30 mm
Recording
System NTSC
Recording Media Internal Flash Memory 32GB Video/Image
Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD/SDHC/SDXC Up To 64GB Video/Image
Recording Time Internal Flash Memory GB
HD PS: 140 minutes
HD FX: 165 minutes
HD FH: 230 minutes
HD HQ: 410 minutes
HD LP: 715 minutes
Internal Flash Memory GB
STD HQ: 425 minutes
Video Format High Definition
MPEG AVC/H.264
1920 x 1080p / 60 fps
1920 x 1080p / 24 fps
1920 x 1080i / 60 fps
Standard Definition
MPEG2
740 x 480i / 60 fps
Still Image Resolution JPEG: 20.4 Megapixel, 6016 x 3384
JPEG: 15.3 Megapixel, 4512 x 3384
JPEG: 2.1 Megapixel, 1920 x 1080
JPEG: .3 Megapixel, 640 x 480
JPEG: .2 Megapixel, 640 x 360
Channels 5.1-Channel Stereo
Audio Format Dolby Digital 2ch
Dolby Digital 5.1
Display
Display Type LCD
Touchscreen Yes
Screen Size 3.0"
2nd Display
Projector
Native Resolution 640 x 360
Brightness 13 Lumens
Contrast Ratio 1500:1
Throw Distance 2 - 16.0' (0.5 - 4.9 m)
Projection Size 10 - 100" / 254.00 - 2540.00 mm 
Features
Image Stabilization Optical
Lux 6 (Standard (1/60 Shutter Speed))
3 (Low Lux (1/30 Shutter Speed))
Shutter Speed 1/8-1/10000sec
Built-in Mic Yes
Built-in Speaker Yes
Built-in Light/Flash Light - Yes
Flash - Yes
Accessory Shoe Hot
Tripod Mount 1/4"
Input/Output Connectors
Outputs 1x USB 2.0 (built-in USB cable)
1x Mini-USB
1x HDMI C (Mini)
1x Composite Video (out)
1x Component Video (out)
Microphone Input Yes
Headphone Jack Yes
General
Languages English
Spanish
French
Portuguese
System Requirements Windows
  • XP (SP3)
    Vista (SP2)
    7

Mac
  • OS X 10.5 - 10.7
Battery Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 6.8-8.4VDC
Charging Method AC Adapter
Power Adapter 100-240VAC, 50/60HZ
Power Consumption Operating: 3.1 W
in LCD Operation: 3 W
in Viewfinder Operation: 3 W
Dimensions (WxHxD) 3.5 x 3.2 x 6.0" / 9.0 x 8.2 x 15.2 cm
Weight Not Specified By Manufacturer
Sony HDR-PJ580V High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Projector (Black)
  • AC-L200 AC Adapter
  • NP-FV50 Rechargeable Battery Pack
  • Remote Commander RMT-835 with CR2025 Battery
  • Power Cord
  • AV Connecting Cable
  • HDMI Cable (Full to Mini)
  • USB Connection Support Cable
  • 1-Year Limited Parts & 90-Day Labor Warranty
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    SonyHDR-PJ580V High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Projector (Black)
     
    4.6

    (based on 12 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (10)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

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      (1)

    92%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Zoom range/performance (12)
    • Great picture quality (11)
    • Image stabilization (11)
    • Easy to use (10)
    • Great sound (10)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home movies (9)
      • HD shooting (6)
      • Travel (6)
      • Weddings (6)
      • Low light (5)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Casual user (5), Enthusiast (5)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (11)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Excellent camcorder

      From day 1 of my purchase this camera was outstanding in both ease of use and quality. The 5.1 audio capture is a welcomed surprise.

      From day 1 of my purchase this camera was outstanding in both ease of use and quality. The 5.1 audio capture is a welcomed surprise.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Maybe mine is faulty? NOT HAPPY

      I took this camcorder on my vacation not having tested it before I used it. I have a pretty solid amount of video on it right now and my family and I enjoyed watching...Read complete review

      I took this camcorder on my vacation not having tested it before I used it. I have a pretty solid amount of video on it right now and my family and I enjoyed watching the video playback projection while we were in the hotel room. The image quality that I saw on the LCD screen was flawless and I couldn't wait to get back home and plug it into my mac and see the files on a big screen. From the projector the images looked flawless and very promising. I finally got home, plugged it into my computer and was devastated to see how awful the image quality was. I looked worse than videos I took on my iphone and on my gopro hero 2. I just doesn't make sense to me how such a great image on the LCD and projector all of the sudden turned into an awful image on my mac desktop. It isn't like an alright image where I can kind of tell there could be some improvement, but it is bad. I know I was recording in full HD with 60i or whatever the best settings were. I just don't get it. I have seen videos on youtube captured by the same model and they look 100x better. I'm thinking I got a broken model.

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      5.0

      Worth the cost

      By Jackson R

      from Scottsdale, AZ

      About Me Video Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Good Image Stabilization
      • Good in Low Light
      • Great Picture Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • HD Shooting
        • Home Movies
        • Indoors/Low Light
        • Travel

        Comments about Sony HDR-PJ580V High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Projector (Black):

        easy to use, great pictures

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        5.0

        Very need

        By Church Man

        from Hedgesville,wv

        About Me Video Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Use
        • Good Image Stabilization
        • Good in Low Light
        • Great Picture Quality
        • Great Sound
        • Great Zoom
        • Large Clear LCD
        • Zoom range/performance

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home Movies
          • Indoors/Low Light
          • Movies/Short Films
          • Weddings/Events

          Comments about Sony HDR-PJ580V High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Projector (Black):

          Small in size,but powerful really like it.just need a SD card to come with it. For my church.

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          5.0

          Shoots steady & excellent sound

          By Vineyard videographer

          from Kenwood, CA

          About Me Video Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use
          • Good Image Stabilization
          • Good in Low Light
          • Great Picture Quality
          • Great Sound
          • Great Zoom
          • Large Clear LCD
          • Zoom range/performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • HD Shooting
            • Home Movies
            • Weddings/Events

            Comments about Sony HDR-PJ580V High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Projector (Black):

            Video for a recent wedding. Used in full sun & evening with minimal lighting...

            Easy to aim & shoot. Transfers to computer quickly.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great buy

            By jonez

            from michigan

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Use
            • Good Image Stabilization
            • Good in Low Light
            • Great Picture Quality
            • Great Sound
            • Great Zoom
            • Large Clear LCD

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Sony HDR-PJ580V High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Projector (Black):

                We use this for all family events. Takes great still pics, has tons of functions, shoots crystal clear video, and it has a great light built into it.

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                • No

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                5.0

                So far we love it!!

                By Djjay0131

                from Mt pleasant, sc

                About Me Casual User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to Use
                • Good Image Stabilization
                • Good in Low Light
                • Great Picture Quality
                • Great Sound
                • Great Zoom
                • Large Clear LCD
                • Zoom range/performance

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Sony HDR-PJ580V High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Projector (Black):

                    The projector could be a little brighter, but we did buy a low end model.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    All i could ask for

                    By Bplan

                    from New Jersey

                    About Me Casual User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy to Use
                    • Good Image Stabilization
                    • Good in Low Light
                    • Great Features
                    • Great Picture Quality
                    • Great Sound
                    • Large Clear LCD
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Home Movies
                      • Indoors/Low Light
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Sony HDR-PJ580V High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Projector (Black):

                      Wanted a camcorder which was small and easy to use to take videos of my 4 month old son. After reading reviews and comparing prices, I decided on the Sony pj-580v from B&h. Only had it for a couple of weeks, but I am thrilled with this purchase. Videos look amazing. Easy to connect to your HDTV with the included HDMI cable. The projector worked better than I thought. A lot features which I haven't attempted to use yet. If there was one negative It would be battery life, but it is easy and affordable to upgrade. I Do not regret this purchase.

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                      1.0

                      Maybe mine is faulty? NOT HAPPY

                      By Brent W.

                      from Cincinnati, OH

                      About Me Video Enthusiast

                      Pros

                        Cons

                        • Poor Image Quality
                        • Poor Still Image

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Sony HDR-PJ580V High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Projector (Black):

                          I took this camcorder on my vacation not having tested it before I used it. I have a pretty solid amount of video on it right now and my family and I enjoyed watching the video playback projection while we were in the hotel room. The image quality that I saw on the LCD screen was flawless and I couldn't wait to get back home and plug it into my mac and see the files on a big screen. From the projector the images looked flawless and very promising. I finally got home, plugged it into my computer and was devastated to see how awful the image quality was. I looked worse than videos I took on my iphone and on my gopro hero 2. I just doesn't make sense to me how such a great image on the LCD and projector all of the sudden turned into an awful image on my mac desktop. It isn't like an alright image where I can kind of tell there could be some improvement, but it is bad. I know I was recording in full HD with 60i or whatever the best settings were. I just don't get it. I have seen videos on youtube captured by the same model and they look 100x better. I'm thinking I got a broken model.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          great item

                          By Ismael

                          from Los Angeles California

                          About Me Casual User

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy to Use
                          • Good Image Stabilization
                          • Good in Low Light
                          • Great Picture Quality
                          • Great Sound
                          • Great Zoom
                          • Large Clear LCD
                          • Zoom range/performance

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • HD Shooting
                            • Home Movies
                            • Indoors/Low Light
                            • Travel
                            • Weddings/Events

                            Comments about Sony HDR-PJ580V High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Projector (Black):

                            It is an amazing powerful built-in projector, the one-of-a-kind Sony HDR-PJ580V High Definition Handycam Camcorder.

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            great camcorder!

                            By jimbo

                            from mpls mn

                            About Me Semi-pro Videographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy to Use
                            • Good Image Stabilization
                            • Good in Low Light
                            • Great Picture Quality
                            • Great Sound
                            • Great Zoom
                            • Zoom range/performance

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Documentaries
                              • HD Shooting
                              • Home Movies
                              • Indoors/Low Light
                              • Movies/Short Films
                              • Travel
                              • Weddings/Events

                              Comments about Sony HDR-PJ580V High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Projector (Black):

                              have been able to achieve a nice film-like look.
                              24p with x.v. color turned on.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Highly recommend this camera

                              By Pops

                              from San Antonio, TX

                              About Me Video Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy to Use
                              • Good Image Stabilization
                              • Great Picture Quality
                              • Great Sound
                              • Large Clear LCD

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Home Movies
                                • Weddings/Events

                                Comments about Sony HDR-PJ580V High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Projector (Black):

                                Bought this camera to film our first grandson. Have no regrets. This is our 5th camcorder and definitely the best--of course I'm pretty loyal to Sony products. And the built in projector--if you think it's probably no big deal--how wrong you are. It's awesome! You won't go wrong with this baby!

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                                4.0

                                Great Little Camera,,,

                                By Philly Jack

                                from Philadelphia, Pa.

                                About Me Casual User

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Good Image Stabilization
                                • Good in Low Light
                                • Great Picture Quality
                                • Great Sound
                                • Great Zoom

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • HD Shooting
                                  • Home Movies
                                  • Movies/Short Films
                                  • Travel
                                  • Weddings/Events

                                  Comments about Sony HDR-PJ580V High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Projector (Black):

                                  I was pleasantly surprised with the great picture quality and sound of this unit, along with the "still" picture capabilities & quality. This is my first new HD camera, and I'm still getting used to all of the unit's capabilities.

                                  I'd also like to take this opportunity to point out my only "negative" at this time. This camera is small, and not designed for a "man's hand". Holding the unit with the right hand,, it is almost impossible to push the recording button with my right thumb, therefore, I usually use my left index finger to hit the record button.
                                  I would suggest that anyone with larger hands purchase the mini hand-grip/tripod for easier operation of this camera.

                                  It's a little challenging to use the LCD screen in bright sun, but not a deal breaker. I enjoy the touch screen applications.

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                                  5.0

                                  Excellent camcorder

                                  By Mr. Cymbal Player

                                  from Davenport, FL

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy to Use
                                  • Good Image Stabilization
                                  • Great Picture Quality
                                  • Great Sound
                                  • Large Clear LCD

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • HD Shooting
                                    • Home Movies
                                    • Travel

                                    Comments about Sony HDR-PJ580V High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Projector (Black):

                                    From day 1 of my purchase this camera was outstanding in both ease of use and quality. The 5.1 audio capture is a welcomed surprise.

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                                    • No

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                                    SanDisk -  8GB Extreme Plus UHS-I SDHC Memory Card (Class 10)
                                    • You Pay: $17.41
                                     

                                    Batteries & Power

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                                    Don't get caught without power, always have a spare battery.

                                    Sony -  NP-FV70 Rechargeable Camcorder Battery Pack (1960mAh, 6.8V)
                                    • You Pay: $61.48
                                     
                                    Watson -  NP-FV70 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1750mAh)
                                    • You Pay: $34.95
                                     

                                    Bags & Cases

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                                    Carry, store, and protect all your equipment with a bag or case.

                                    Pearstone -  Onyx 1030 Digital Camera/Camcorder Shoulder Bag
                                    • You Pay: $17.95
                                     

                                    Protect your lens or produce a desired visual effect by adding a filter.

                                    Tiffen -  30mm UV Protector Filter
                                    • You Pay: $3.89
                                     
                                    Tiffen -  30mm Circular Polarizing Filter
                                    • You Pay: $22.99
                                     

                                    Lenses & Adaptors

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                                    Capture the right view with a conversion lens.

                                    Sony -  VCL-HGA07B Full Range Conversion Lens (0.75x)
                                    • You Pay: $129.88
                                     
                                    Sony -  VCL-HG1730A 1.7x High Grade Telephoto Conversion Lens
                                    • You Pay: $129.95
                                     

                                    Wireless Tracking or Streaming

                                    Cerevo USA -  LiveShell Video Streaming Device
                                    • You Pay: $249.00
                                     
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