Sony's DCR-HC52 MiniDV Handycam Camcorder offers the old standard of MiniDV recording for the faithful backed up by a generous host of features. A 2.5" touch panel SwivelScreen LCD display rotates up to 270° for multiple viewing and recording angles. And, the 1/6" Advanced HAD (Hole Accumulation Diode) CCD image sensor provides accurate and beautiful video and stills. The 40x optical zoom plays its part by bringing your subject up close and personal for clear, crisp images.
The DCR-HC52 also boasts a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens for professional quality video. NightShot Plus Infrared System is the solution for shooting in low-light situations. The Easy Handycam Button shuts out more advanced features, leaving only those necessary for recording on, allowing you to focus on capturing and enjoying the moment. Super SteadyShot image stabilization rounds out the list of features on this quality driven, cost-friendly MiniDV camera.
1/6" Advanced HAD CCD Sensor
The 1/6" Advanced HAD (Hole Accumulation Diode) CCD sensor gives your video and still images exceptional accuracy and clarity with 340k (effective) pixels.
40x Optical Zoom
40x optical zoom brings your subject close with clarity and no loss of video image.
2.5" Touch Panel SwivelScreen LCD Display
The 2.5" touch panel SwivelScreen LCD rotates up to 270° providing a variety of viewing angles for recording and playback with 123k pixels of resolution.
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.
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.
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.
Super SteadyShot Image Stabilization
Sony's Super SteadyShot Electronic Image Stabilizer provides an even greater level of protection from the age-old problem of handshake. Record remarkably clean, steady video every time.
Transfer high speed audio and video to IEEE1394 interfaces such as digital VCRs, other camcorders, and computers using the bi-directional, digital inline Interface.
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.
Stamina Battery Power Management System
The Stamina Battery Power Management System lets the camcorder extend InfoLITHIUM battery life for extra long recording.
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