Sony DCR-SX45 SD Flash Memory Camcorder (Silver)

Sony DCR-SX45 SD Flash Memory Camcorder (Silver)

Sony DCR-SX45 SD Flash Memory Camcorder (Silver)

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Product Highlights

  • SD Flash Memory
  • Memory Stick Duo / SD Memory Slot
  • 1/8" 680k Pixel CCD
  • 3.0" Wide Clear Photo Touch Panel LCD
  • CZ Vario Tessar Lens
  • 60x Optical Zoom and 70x Extended Zoom
  • Built-In USB Cable and PMB
  • Direct Copy
  • Stereo Sound Recording with Link to Zoom
  • Video Light
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  • 1Description

The Sony DCR-SX45 SD Flash Memory Camcorder is an entry-level camera that goes beyond the realm of the pocket cam. Providing you with a plethora of shooting controls and functions the SX45 gives you customization options and the freedom to let the camera do the heavy-lifting for you.

Simply pop in a compatible media card: Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD, or SDHC. The SX45's 1/8" CCD image sensor works together with the processor, Carl Zeiss lens, features like image stabilization and 70x Extended zoom, and the 3.0" touch screen LCD to help you record your memories right to the memory card of your choosing.

Of course, the aforementioned shooting controls do a fair amount of the work as well. Intelligent Auto, for instance, automatically selects the right setting for your shot from seven different scene modes, taking the guesswork out of recording. Other features like an LED video help you to take your best shots at night or in low light settings.

When you're all done shooting and ready to share there's no need to fret. The SX45 comes with Sony's Picture Motion Browser software for editing with Windows based machines. PMB helps you to trim, add titles, and otherwise customize your footage. It also helps you to upload your movies to your favorite social media sites.

70x Extended Zoom
Extended zoom works in conjunction with 60x optical zoom to get even closer to the action while maintaining 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, and SteadyShot image stabilization helps reduce blur caused by camera shake
3.0" Touch Screen Clear Photo LCD Plus Display (230K)
The 3.0" touch-screen Clear Photo LCD Plus display provides exceptional viewing clarity with 230K 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
SteadyShot Image Stabilization with Active Mode
SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode allows for a greater degree of image stabilization over the well known, Sony developed, SteadyShot stabilization that has been used for years, giving you more stable video even when on the move or in low light circumstances
Intelligent Auto - 36 Different Scene Combinations Possible
Intelligent Auto mode goes a step beyond traditional auto modes by analyzing your shot and then automatically selecting the appropriate settings from seven distinct scene modes (36 different combinations possible): Landscape, Backlight, Twilight, Spotlight, Macro, Portait, Tripod
Dolby Digital Stereo Recording with Built-In Zoom Mic
The built-in zoom microphone focuses audio recording on your subjects with the camera's zoom lens, helping memories ring true with clear dialogue and crisp, discrete sounds
Face Detection
Face Detection technology recognizes faces and optimizes camera settings for both video and still images, so faces are captured more clearly and skin tones look more natural
Built-In LED Video Light
The DCR-SX45 features an LED light that can assist in low-light situations giving you more flexibility when capturing your video
Built-In USB Cable for Easy File Transfer/Charge
The high-speed, built-in USB 2.0 cable allows for easy connection to your computer without having to remember separate cables. It also fits conveniently into the hand strap so it's out of the way until you need it
Direct Copy to External HDD without 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 (sold separately), all without a computer. Your camcorder can also access videos stored on the external hard drive for playback on your TV, allowing you to utilize the camcorder's handy playback features
Includes Sony 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, as well as take advantage of one click upload to a number of popular video and photo sharing sites
Auto Lens Cover
The automatic lens cover protects the Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens from scratches during transport or while not in use by closing the lens cover automatically when the camera is shut off
Film Roll / Face Index
With Film Roll Index, the camcorder previews the beginning of scenes and creates scene indexes set at specified display intervals (3, 6, or 12 seconds and 1 or 5 minutes). 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
Dual Media Card Slot
For convenient storage and sharing of your images and videos, the DCR-SX45 accepts Memory Stick Duo / Memory Stick PRO Duo / Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo media and SD/SDHC media (sold separately)
In the Box
Sony DCR-SX45 SD Flash Memory Camcorder (Silver)
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • NP-FV30 Battery Pack
  • A/V Connecting Cable
  • USB Cable
  • CD-ROM
  • User's Operating Guide
  • 1-Year Parts & 90-Days Labor Limited Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Camera
    Sensor 1/8"  CCD
    Optics
    Lens 1.8 - 108 mm
    f/1.8 - 6.0
    Zoom Optical: 60x
    Intelligent (Optical): 70x
    Digital: 2000x
    Filter Size 37 mm
    Recording
    System NTSC
    Recording Media Memory Stick PRO Duo, SD  
    Video Format Standard Definition
    MPEG2
    720 x 480i / 60 fps
    Still Image Resolution JPEG: 640 x 480
    JPEG: 640 x 360
    Channels 2.0-Channel Stereo
    Display
    Display Type LCD
    Touchscreen Yes
    Screen Size 3.0"
    Features
    Image Stabilization Digital
    Lux 3 (1/30 shutter speed)
    Built-in Mic Yes
    Built-in Speaker Yes
    Built-in Light/Flash Light - Yes
    Flash - No
    Tripod Mount 1/4"
    Input/Output Connectors
    Outputs 1x USB 2.0
    1x A/V
    General
    System Requirements Windows
    • XP (SP3)
      Vista (SP2)
      7
    Battery Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 2.1 x 2.2 x 4.9" / 52.5 x 57.0 x 123.5 mm
    Weight 8.1 oz / 230 g

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