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Sony HDR-CX110 HD Handycam Camcorder (Black)

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Product Highlights
  • 1920 X 1080 HD
  • Memory Stick Media Slot
  • SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Compatible
  • 3MP Still Image Capture
  • 1/4" Exmor R CMOS
  • 2.7" Wide Clear Photo LCD
  • 30mm Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar
  • 25x Optical Zoom
  • Face Detection
  • Smile Shutter and Face Touch

Sony's HDR-CX110 Handycam Camcorder is an entry level high definition camera that captures 1920 x 1080 video and 3MP digital stills to flash memory. Choose to record to optional Memory Stick media, or to SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards. Either way you'll have the ease of flash memory for recording, storage, and transfer of all your video and still images.

Other core features of the CX110 include the 1/4" back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor, a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens, SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode, a 2.7" LCD screen, and 25x optical zoom. The back-illuminated sensor provides you with improved image capture in low light settings over previous Sony Exmor R sensors. Working along with the sensor, the BIONZ Image Processor provides faster response times and reduces visual noise. The Vario-Tessar lens brings the quality of Carl Zeiss optics to the table, while providing Sony's SteadyShot stabilization which cuts down on blur caused by motion, or camera shake, while the Active Mode enables the camera to compensate for even greater degrees of camera shake. The 2.7" LCD screen provides you with touch panel convenience and 270 degrees of rotation. And the camera's 25x optical zoom brings far off subjects in focus with clarity and detail.

In addition to the nuts and bolts of the HDR-CX110 Sony packed this camera with a number of other convenience and workflow features that are designed to make your recording experience a more user-friendly one. Functions like Face Detection, Face Index, Film Roll Index, and Smile Shutter are just the beginning of the myriad of useful features. Others include the ability to personalize the menu system to the functions you use most, called, "My Menu", Sony's Dual Record with still image capture, and automatic Power On when you open the LCD display. BRAVIA Sync technology, One Touch Disc Burn, 1080/60p playback via HDMI, among others, all help you make the most of your recording from start to finish.

1920 x 1080 High Definition Video Recording
1920 x 1080 high definition resolution lets you record your videos in the versatile MPEG4 AVC/H.264 format
Record to MemoryStick Media or SD/SDHC/SDXC Cards
The HDR-CX110 records exclusively to removable flash memory media. Choose to record to Sony's Memory Stick Media, including Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, or Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo media, or to SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards (media not included)
1/4" Back-Illuminated "Exmor R" CMOS Sensor
Experience low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain with the back-illuminated "Exmor R" sensor. Designed for compact cameras and camcorders, the "Exmor R" 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 1
Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens
Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lenses use advanced optics to deliver vivid image brilliance, and true-to-life color saturation and renditions of subtle tones
25x Optical / 300x Digital Zoom
25x optical zoom helps to bring the action close up from far away. In addition, Digital Zoom Interpolation means that digital zooming (up to 300x) is clearer, with less distortion than previous types of digital zoom
2.7" Clear Photo LCD Display
The 2.7" Clear Photo LCD (230K) display provides exceptional viewing clarity with 123K pixels resolution. The display rotates up to 270 degrees for multiple viewing angles, as well as provides sharp, detailed images for monitoring or playback. The convenient touch panel allows easy access to menus and additional functionality such as spot focus and spot metering
3MP Digital Still Image Capture
The HDR-CX110's 3 megapixel still image capture lets you take high resolution digital photos
SteadyShot Image Stabilization with Active Mode
SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode represents the next step forward in Sony image stabilization technology. Active Mode improves on existing SteadyShot image stabilization by allowing the camera to compensate for greater degrees of camera shake and deliver a stunning level of image smoothness
2x Faster Quick AF
With the improved autofocus (AF) system, Quick AF, the focusing speed is twice as fast compared to previous models. Whether in bright daylight or in a dimly lit environment, Quick AF ensures fast, accurate, and consistent focus lock, enabling users to shoot in a wide range of scenes without missing any important moment. Especially when shooting night scenes where conventional AF might struggle to focus, thanks to the much improved AF algorithm in Quick AF, users can now capture crisp images, fast
1080/60p Playback Via HDMI and Compatible HDTV
1080/60p playback via HDMI and compatible HDTV providing stunning clarity and incredibly detailed playback of your memories
Face Detection with Touch Priority
With Face Priority, your camcorder optimizes focus, color, exposure, and Smile Shutter technology for the face you prioritize. Just touch the preferred face on the LCD display and the camcorder will assign it priority, even if it leaves and returns to the frame
Smile Shutter for Still and Dual Capture
Smile Shutter technology lets the camcorder automatically take still photos when your subject smiles, even while shooting high definition video. You can also set the sensitivity and choose child, adult, or auto priority
Direct Copy to External HDD without a PC
Store your memories in a whole new way with the ability to copy videos from your camcorder directly to an external hard disk drive (optional), 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
Highlight Playback with Highlight Scenario Playback
With Highlight Playback, your camcorder automatically creates short movies by identifying and compiling key scenes into a short, entertaining movie complete with music and transitions. In addition, the Highlight Scenario feature lets you save up to eight of these movies for later playback
Intelligent Auto (9 iAUTO Modes)
Intelligent Auto mode goes a step beyond traditional auto modes by analyzing your shot and then automatically selecting the appropriate settings from nine distinct scene modes (60 different combinations possible): Portrait Mode, Smile Shutter, Backlight Control, Scenery, Night Scenery Mode, High Sensitivity Mode, Macro Mode, Baby Mode, Tripod, and Low Light Mode
Personalized "My Menu" System
New user friendly interface uses touch screen technology to allow users to scroll through menus quickly and easily and even create a personalized "My Menu" to bring together the functions they use most. Users can spend more time recording memories and less time in menus
Dual Record with Still Image Capture
Dual record capability lets you capture 3MP still images while shooting high definition video, so you can capture those special moments without having to switch recording modes
Face Index Function
Face Index makes it easy to find and play back the right video scene. Using Face Detection technology, Face Index indexes your video footage according to the faces detected in each scene. When it's time to play back video, simply search for what you want by selecting from among the detected faces displayed in the index
Film Roll Index
Like chapters in a book, Film Roll Index helps you easily find desired scenes in video footage. When using this feature, the camcorder previews the beginning of scenes and can create scene indexes set at specified display intervals (3, 6, or 12 seconds and 1 or 5 minutes)
Sony PMB (Picture Motion Browser) Software
Sony Picture Motion Browser software offers a simple, intuitive way to transfer, sort, and view your video and still images on your compatible PC. In addition, multiple output options let you burn your memories to DVD (optional), as well as take advantage of one click upload to a number of popular video and photo sharing sites
Smooth Slow Record
The Smooth Slow Record mode increases the record rate from 60 frames per second (fps) to 240 fps, allowing you to capture 3 seconds of fast motion and play the video back in 12 seconds. This is a great tool for analyzing a golf swing or a viewing a bird in flight. In addition, you record an audio track to narrate the video footage
x.v. Color Technology
x.v. Color technology enables the HDR-CX110 to capture nearly twice (1.8x) as many viewable colors as the standard RGB color range, resulting in more natural, life-like images. You can even experience this expanded color range on the big screen when you connect your camcorder to x.v. Color capable displays, including a wide range of Sony BRAVIA HDTVs
BIONZ Image Processor
The BIONZ Image Processor works in conjunction with the Exmor CMOS sensor with ClearVid array for pristine imaging. The BIONZ Image Processor provides Data Noise Reduction, Fast Image processing, and Data compression to preserve videos and images. In addition, the BIONZ Image Processor enables Face Detection technology and Sony's Dynamic Range Optimizer for both video and still image capture. The higher processing speed also allows Dual Recording to capture still images while recording video
Dynamic Range Optimizer
The D-Range (Dynamic Range) Optimizer function adjusts the exposure and contrast of an image to counter the effects of high-contrast shooting condition, allowing for a great shot. The D-Range Optimizer suppresses "blackout" in dark areas such as shadows and "whiteout" in bright areas such as skies. As a result, the captured image appears as natural as the original scene
BRAVIA Sync Technology
BRAVIA Sync technology offers great ease of use in controlling compatible Sony products connected via an HDMI (CEC) connection. HDMI connectivity provides a simple; high-quality video and audio connection, with the ability to transmit HD video and up to 5.1 channel audio directly from the camcorder to compatible HDTVs via a single HDMI cable, (not included). With BRAVIA Sync (CEC) technology, the HDMI connection also delivers the ability to control both the camcorder and HDTV using a single BRAVIA TV remote and displays the camcorder's playback menu on screen for easier navigation
HDMI Connection Output
The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is a compact audio/video connector interface for transmitting uncompressed digital streams. HDMI connects digital audio/video sources such as a compatible camcorder, Blu-ray Disc player, a personal computer, a video game console, or an AV receiver to a compatible digital audio device and/or video monitor such as a digital television (DTV)
Additional Creative Control and Workflow Features
  • Power on your camcorder by simply opening the camera's LCD display
  • USB 2.0 provides an easy connection between your camcorder and PC for fast transfer of video and stills
  • Record and zoom controls on LCD for more control and flexibility, especially for overhead or low angle shots
  • Dolby Digital stereo recording with built-in zoom mic focuses on subject for clear dialogue and crisp, discrete sounds
  • One Touch Disc Burn for easy copy of footage using the PMB software and the One Touch Disc Burn Button and a compatible PC
Camera
Sensor 1/4"  CMOS
Optics
Lens 2.5 - 62.5 mm
f/1.8 - 3.2
Zoom Optical: 25x
Digital: 300x
Filter Size 30 mm
Recording
System NTSC
Recording Media Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick PRO Duo, SD/SDHC, SDXC Up To 32GB Video/Image 1
Please Note:

Also supports Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo

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Recording Time Not Specified By Manufacturer
Video Format High Definition
MPEG AVC/H.264
1920 x 1080i / 60 fps
Standard Definition
MPEG2
Still Image Resolution JPEG: 3 Megapixel
Channels 2.0-Channel Stereo
Display
Display Type LCD
Touchscreen Yes
Screen Size 2.7"
Features
Lux 5 (Auto Slow Shutter ON, 1/30 Shutter Speed)
Built-in Mic Yes
Built-in Speaker Yes
Accessory Shoe None
Tripod Mount 1/4"
Input/Output Connectors
Inputs None
Outputs 1x USB 2.0
1x HDMI C (Mini)
1x A/V
1x Component Video (out)
1x S-Video Output
Microphone Input No
Headphone Jack No
General
System Requirements Windows
  • XP (SP3)
    Vista (SP1)
    Vista (SP2)
    7
2
Please Note:

PMB Ver.5.0 not supported by Mac
PMB Ver.5.0 does not support Windows XP SP3, Vista SP2, Windows 7 64-bit editions and Starter (Edition)

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Battery Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
Power Adapter Not Specified By Manufacturer
Dimensions (WxHxD) 2.0 x 2.2 x 4.5" / 50.0 x 56.0 x 114.0 mm
Weight 9 oz / 255.15 g
Sony HDR-CX110 HD Handycam Camcorder (Black)
  • AC Adapter
  • A/V Cable
  • NP-FV50 Battery Pack
  • Component A/V Cable
  • Lithium Battery
  • USB Cable
  • Application Software/USB Driver/CD-ROM
  • 1-Year Parts and 90-Days Labor Limited Warranty
  • Media

    Required item: Be prepared - always carry extra media.

    Kingston -  32GB SDHC Memory Card Class 4
    • You Pay: $18.00
     

    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)
    • Reg. Price: $69.00
    • Instant Savings: -$11.05
    • You Pay: $57.95
    • Limited supply at this price
     
    Pearstone -  BPS-FV70 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack for Sony (8.4V, 1650mAh)
    • You Pay: $21.95
    Used Dept.
     

    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: $3.79
     
    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-HA07A 0.7x Wide Angle Lens
    • You Pay: $27.90
     
    Sony -  VCL-HG1730A 1.7x High Grade Telephoto Conversion Lens
    • You Pay: $129.95
     
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