Sony HDR-PJ200 High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Projector (Silver)

Sony HDR-PJ200 High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Projector (Silver)

Sony HDR-PJ200 High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Projector (Silver)

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Product Highlights

  • Full HD 1920 x 1080 / 60i Recording
  • Capture 5.3 Megapixel Still Images
  • Camcorder Features Built-In Projector
  • Projects Up to 100" (Diagonal) Screen
  • Back-Illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensors
  • Clear Photo 2.7" Touch Panel LCD Display
  • Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens
  • Optical 25x Zoom & 30x Extended Zoom
  • Direct Copy & Highlight Playback
  • Geotagging Though GPS & NAVTEQ Maps
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  • 1Description

Equipped with a built-in projector, the silver Sony HDR-PJ200 High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Projector shoots Full HD 1920 x 1080 video and can also project your home movies up to a 100" diagonal screen. The camcorder can take 5.3 megapixels still images as well. It features a memory card slot that can support up to 64GB memory cards for ample storage capacity. The camcorder is equipped with a back-illuminated Exmor CMOS sensor that's ideal for low-light situations. Plus, it features a wide angle Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens that supports 25x optical zoom, 30x extended zoom and 300x digital zoom. There's also a 2.7" touch screen Clear Photo LCD display for easy recording and instant playback.

The HDR-PJ200 comes outfitted with several video enhancing features. It has face detection with voice enhancement and noise reduction. There's a Tracking Focus function that follows selected subjects as you record. The microphone features two channel Dolby Digital surround sound for dynamic and vivid surround audio. The camcorder also has Intelligent Auto, which supports 120 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-PJ200 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-PJ200, 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 / 60i Recording & 5.3 Megapixel Still Image Capture
The HDR-PJ200 offers 1920 x 1080 high definition resolution letting you record your adventures and memories in exceptional Full HD quality. The camcorder is capable of 60i recording and 60i 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 5.3 megapixel still images
Built-In High-Contrast Projector
The camera's integrated high-contrast projector is built-in to 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
Memory Card Slot
There's a memory card slot that supports SD / SDHC / SDXC (class 4 or higher) memory cards, as well as Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2) and Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo cards up to 64GB storage capacity
Back-Illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor for Superb Low-Light Video
Experience stunning low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reducedgrain with Sony's back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor. Designed for compact cameras andcamcorders, 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
SteadyShot Image Stabilization with Active Mode
SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode compensates for greater degrees ofcamera 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
25x Optical Zoom & 30x Extended Zoom
The camera's 30x extended zoom works in conjunction with 25x optical zoom to get you even closer to the action while maintaining a fair distance and high definition image quality
Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens
The professional-quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens is designed specifically for compact camcorders. Precision ground optics help maintain the sharpness and contrast of larger lenses, SteadyShot image stabilization helps reduce blur caused by camera shake
Clear Photo 2.7" Touch Screen LCD Display (230K)
The 2.7" Clear Photo LCD touch screen panel displays sharp, bright and vivid images that let you compose a shot more easily - even outdoors. It also enables you to change settings to best represent the scene
Intelligent Auto with 60 Different Scene Combinations Possible
Intelligent Auto mode goes a step beyond traditional auto modes by analyzing your shot andthen automatically selecting the appropriate settings from nine distinct scene modes with 60 different combinations possible. You can choose from modes including Portrait, Baby, Tripod, Backlight, Landscape, Spotlight, Twilight, Macro and Low Light
Tracking Focus Follows Selected Subjects
Tracking Focus works as an extension of Face Detection to allow you to select an object with a touch of the LCD panel and have the focus follow the selected object, even if it leaves the frame and returns
Dolby Digital Two Channel Surround Microphone
The Dolby Digital two channel recordings capture active sounds coming from all directions, so you can experience your home movies the way you experienced them while recording
Event Browse for Grouping Photos & Videos Automatically
Event Browse conveniently groups your images and videos together for easier viewing. The date range that Event Browse groups your pictures and videos is easily adjusted to suit your needs. Plus, when used with the Highlight Playback feature, making and sharing a highlight reel from your event is easy and fun
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
Direct Copy to External HDD without a PC
Store your home movies by copying 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 any 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
In the Box
Sony HDR-PJ200 High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Projector (Silver)
  • NP-FV30 Rechargeable Battery Pack
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • AV Connecting Cable
  • HDMI Cable (Full to Mini)
  • USB Connection Support Cable (Built-In)
  • Handycam Application Software CD-ROM
  • 1-Year Limited Parts & 90-Day Labor Warranty
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    • 1Description
    Sensor 1x 1/5.8"  CMOS Sensor

    Back-Illuminated Exmor R Sensor (BIONZ Image Processor)

    Lens 2.5 - 62.5 mm
    f/1.8 - 3.2

    Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens

    Zoom Optical: 25x
    Enhanced (Optical): 30x
    Digital: 300x

    (Enhanced is Extended Zoom)

    System NTSC
    Recording Media Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD/SDHC/SDXC Up To 64 GB Video/Image
    Recording Time Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Video Format High Definition
    MPEG AVC/H.264
    1920 x 1080i / 60 fps
    Standard Definition
    740 x 480i / 60 fps
    Still Image Resolution JPEG: 5.3 Megapixel, 3072 x 1728
    JPEG: 2.1 Megapixel, 1920 x 1080
    JPEG: 1.3 Megapixel, 1536 x 864
    JPEG: .3 Megapixel, 640 x 480
    JPEG: .2 Megapixel, 640 x 360
    Channels 2.0-Channel Stereo

    Two Channel Dolby Digital Surround Audio

    Display Type LCD

    Clear Photo LCD - 230K (Wide 16:9)

    Touchscreen Yes
    Screen Size 2.7"

    (6.9 cm)

    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 
    Image Stabilization Digital

    SteadyShot with Active Mode

    Lux 11 (Standard (1/60 Shutter Speed))
    3 (Low Lux (1/30 Shutter Speed))
    Built-in Mic Yes

    Zoom Mic

    Built-in Speaker Yes

    Moaural Speaker

    Built-in Light/Flash Light - No
    Flash - No
    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 No
    Headphone Jack No
    Languages English
    System Requirements Windows
    • XP (SP3)
      Vista (SP2)

    Software Windows Only

    Battery Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 6.8-8.4 VDC
    Power Adapter 100-240 VAC, 50/60HZ
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 2.3 x 2.2 x 4.5" / 5.8 x 5.6 x 11.4 cm
    Weight 8.88 oz / 252 g with included battery pack
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.7 x 6.1 x 4.1"
    Note: Built-In Projector(projects up to 100" (254 cm) diagonal screen display)

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