Looking for a camcorder that's easy to use and provides instant playback for sharing footage with friends and family? Sony DCR-DVD610 Hybrid DVD/Memory Stick Camcorder is a user friendly system that keeps recording simple and features hybrid capture with immediate playback on most DVD players and computers. This camera's 2.7" wide touch panel LCD display rotates up to 270° offering you a variety of viewing angles and easy to navigate menus. Record to DVD or Sony's own Memory Stick PRO Duo or Memory Stick Duo media for quick sharing and playback that saves you from complicated editing processes.
In addition, the 40x optical zoom provides clear, accurate close-ups while the built-in zoom mic picks up audio as you zoom in on your subject. And, the Quick On button ensures that you'll never miss an important moment again by getting your camera ready to record with the touch of a button. This user friendly Sony camcorder gives you everything you could need and yet keeps it simple. Record without fear at your next soccer game, birthday party or trip and let the DCR-DVD610 do the work.
Hybrid recording lets you capture video or still images to DVD and Memory Stick PRO Duo and Memory Stick Duo media. DVDs can be played back in most DVD players (SD), computers, and Blu-ray Disc players. Use the Memory Stick media for quick and easy emailing, transferring to PCs, printing or using with compatible Memory Stick devices. Also burn video from the Memory Stick to DVD in-camera.
1/8" Advanced HAD CCD Sensor
The 1/8" Advanced HAD (Hole Accumulation Diode) CCD sensor gives your video and still images exceptional accuracy and clarity with 340k (effective) pixels.
Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens
Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lenses have been designed especially for consumer camcorders. These lenses offer the sharpness and quality of professional lenses.
DVD Recording Format
The DVD format records with MPEG-2 compression for audio and video that mimics MiniDV quality. DVD+RW has the advantage of instant playback without finalization in DVD players (SD), Blu-ray Disc players, computers and PlayStation 3 video game consoles. DVD-R/-RW and R DL compatible formats can all be finalized in-camera.
40x Optical Zoom
40x optical zoom brings your subject close with clarity and no loss of video image.
Don't ever miss the key moment again! One press of the Quick On button puts the camcorder into sleep mode, when you press the button a second time it comes back on, ready to record.
2.7" Wide Hybrid Touch Panel Clear Photo LCD Plus Display
The widescreen touch panel 2.7" LCD display rotates up to 270° for optimal recording from any angle. Now you can get any shot you want and frame what you're recording without losing the image.
Memory Stick PRO Duo Media Slot
The Memory Stick PRO Duo Media slot allows you to insert Memory Stick PRO Duo and Memory Stick Duo media (sold separately) for capturing video and still images.
InfoLITHIUM Battery with AccuPower Meter System
The InfoLITHIUM Battery with the AccuPower Meter System is one smart rechargeable battery. View remaining battery or charging time (in minutes) on the LCD or viewfinder so you always know where you're at with battery life. These batteries are not subject to memory effect which shortens battery life when you charge too often. Charge whenever you want without worry.
Use the touch panel display to control the manual focus feature.
Super NightShot Plus Infrared System
Ever want to record at night or in low light but can't? Well now you can. The Super NightShot Plus Infrared System records with a slow shutter speed to capture video even in complete darkness (0 lux) providing video with both color and clarity.
Stamina Battery Power Management System
The Stamina Battery Power Management System lets the camcorder extend InfoLITHIUM battery life for extra long recording.
Scene Selection Modes
No matter what situation you might find yourself in Sony provides a scene mode that will make your recording as effortless as possible. Choose from: Auto, Twilight, Candle (move only), Sunrise & Sunset, Fireworks (move only), Landscape, Portrait, Spotlight, Sports (move only), Beach and Snow.
Give your video a creative look when you add Monotone, Sepia or Pastel picture effects.
Fader Effects 2
When ending or starting a scene won't due use the black or white fader effects for a smooth, professional looking transition.
Visual Index Screen
There's no need to search through your video or still images until you find what you're looking for. The Visual Index screen displays thumbnails on the camcorder or on a DVD player for fast look up and play back.
Easy Handycam Button
Sony knows that camcorders can be complicated at times. That's why they give you the option to keep things simple with the Easy Handycam Button. This option locks out more complicated features. Only the buttons essential to recording remain unlocked, letting you concentrate on capturing and enjoying the moment.
Choose from menus in English, English (simplified), Canadian French, Latin American Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese.
In the Box
Sony DCR-DVD610 Hybrid DVD/Memory Stick Standard Definition Camcorder