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Sony HVR-HD1000U Digital High Definition HDV Camcorder

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Sony HVR-HD1000U Digital High Definition HDV Camcorder
Key Features
  • 1080/60i HD, 480/60i SD Recording
  • 1/2.9" CMOS Sensor
  • Carl Zeiss 10x Zoom Lens
  • Shoulder Mount Design
The Sony HVR-HD1000U is an HDV camcorder specifically designed for videographers looking for an affordable shoulder-mounted camera. Ideal for event work and wedding videography, the camera is equipped with a ClearVid CMOS sensor, capable of recording 1080i high definition footage on a standard MiniDV tape. Additionally, the HVR-HD1000U comes fitted with a 10x Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar lens with Super SteadyShotTM image stabilization, ensuring operators get the perfect shot every time. These features make the HVR-HD1000U a welcome addition to the already proven line of Sony professional HDV products.
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Sony HVR-HD1000U Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Professional Shoulder-Mounted Design
  • 3Super SteadyShot Image Stabilization
  • 4High Definition on MiniDV Tapes with HDV
  • 5ClearVID CMOS Technology

The Sony HVR-HD1000U is an HDV camcorder specifically designed for videographers looking for an affordable shoulder-mounted camera. Ideal for event work and wedding videography, the camera is equipped with a ClearVid CMOS sensor, capable of recording 1080i high definition footage on a standard MiniDV tape. Additionally, the HVR-HD1000U comes fitted with a 10x Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar lens with Super SteadyShotTM image stabilization, ensuring operators get the perfect shot every time. These features make the HVR-HD1000U a welcome addition to the already proven line of Sony professional HDV products.

Professional Shoulder-Mounted Design
To meet the widening demand of event videography such as weddings and concerts, the HVR-HD1000U comes in a shoulder-mounted design, without carrying the large price tag of traditional ENG cameras. The utilitarian benefit of this style camcorder is met equally by its professional appearance on the job.
Super SteadyShot Image Stabilization
The HVR-HD1000U comes fitted with a highly sophisticated optical stabilization system, making sure users get glass smooth shots even in less-than-ideal situations.
High Definition on MiniDV Tapes with HDV
The HDV format, used in the HVR-HD1000U allows high definition recording on standard MiniDV tapes. This is accomplished by using the very popular MPEG-2 compression technique used in many applications, including DVDs and satellite television.
ClearVID CMOS Technology
Sony's ClearVID sensor is positioned at a 45° angle. Since each pixel is positioned at this angle the result is far clearer diagonal lines. Images will appear crisper, without the apparent "jaggies" that often plague video signals.

Sony HVR-HD1000U Specs

Signal System
HDV: 1080/60i
DV: 480/60i (NTSC)
Image Device
1/2.9" CMOS ClearVid Sensor
Lens
Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Zoom Lens, 10x (Optical), 37mm Filter Diameter
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
Not Specified By Manufacturer
Horizontal Resolution
1080 Lines
Sensitivity
11 lux
Minimum Illumination
4 Lux f1.6 at 18 dB
Vertical Smear
Not Specified By Manufacturer
Built-in Filters
Not Specified By Manufacturer
LCD Monitor
Clear Photo LCD Plus, 2.7", 16:9 Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
132,000 Pixels, 16:9 Aspect Ratio
Scan Matching
Yes
Memory Card Slot
Memory Stick Duo (for Photo Capture)
Shutter Speed Range
1/2-1/10000
Gain Selection
No
VTR

Tape Format
HDV Record and Play
DV Record and Play
Tape Speed
HDV: 18.8 mm/s
DV SP Mode: 18.8 mm/s
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
Not Specified By Manufacturer
Maximum Recording Time
HDV: 63 min (with PHDVM-63DM Cassette)
DV: 63 min (with PHDVM-63DM Cassette)
Audio
Audio Dynamic Range
Not Specified By Manufacturer
Audio Signal Format
HDV
MPEG1 Audio Layer II
DV
16-bit/48kHz 2 Channel Mode
12-bit/32kHz 4 Channel Mode
Audio Frequency Response
20Hz to 20kHz
Signal to Noise Ratio
Not Specified By Manufacturer
General
Input and Output Connectors
Component Video: RCAx3 (x1 Output)
Composite Video: RCAx1 (x1 Output)
S-Video: 4-Pin mini-DIN (x1 Output)
HDMI (x1)
HDV/DV Input/Output: i.LINK interface (IEEE 1394, 4-Pin Connector)
Audio L/R Output: RCAx2
Audio Input: Stereo Mini-Jack
Headphone: Stereo Mini-Jack
LANC: Stereo Mini-Jack
USB: Type-B Connector
Power Requirements
AC Adapter: 8.4 VDC
Battery: 7.2 VDC
Power Consumption
HDV: 4.6W
DV: 4.4W
Operating Temperature
32-104°F (0-40°C)
Dimensions
Including projecting parts: 10.5 x 9.1 x 18.1" (265 x 231 x 460mm)
Weight
6 lb (2.7 kg)
Packaging Info
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
21 x 14.9 x 13.6"

Sony HVR-HD1000U Reviews

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How can I get mini DV tape footage to computer ...

How can I get mini DV tape footage to computer for editing?
Asked by: Ashlin
You can use the component, composite, or HDMI output from the camera feeding into a capture device connected to your computer running software. Example is Blackmagic Design Intensity Shuttle for USB 3.0 B&H # BLIS MFR # BINTSSHU. https://bhpho.to/2czmvvi
Answered by: Richard
Date published: 2019-06-11

Can I record video on a Memory Stick Duo?

Can I record video on a Memory Stick Duo?
Asked by: WILLIAM
We're afraid not. The Memory Stick Duo is for Photo Capture only.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2019-05-25
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