Sony 16GB DCR-SX85 Camcorder (Silver)

Sony 16GB DCR-SX85 Camcorder (Silver)

Sony 16GB DCR-SX85 Camcorder (Silver)

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Product Highlights

  • 16GB Internal Memory
  • Standard Definition NTSC
  • Memory Stick Duo / SD Memory Card Slot
  • 1/8" 680k Pixel HAD CCD Sensor
  • 3.0" Clear Photo Touch Panel LCD
  • Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens
  • 60x Optical / 70x Extended Zoom
  • Built-in Stereo Zoom Microphone
  • Intelligent Auto Mode
  • Built-in Video Light
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  • 1Description
The silver Sony 16 GB DCR-SX85 Camcorder is a standard def cam with 16GB of internal flash memory, which can also accept available Memory Stick PRO Duo, Pro-HG Duo and SD / SDHC / SDXC media cards. The 16GB internal memory provides you approximately 12 hours of recording time in LP mode. Using the media cards allows you to extend your shooting times, while also being able to swap out cards as they become full and keep shooting without having to download the internal memory.

At the heart of the SX85 there's a 1/8" Advanced Hyper HAD CCD imager, coupled to the 60x optical zoom Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar. The 3.0" touch panel LCD viewscreen allows you to view the image and control the camera as well. The camera features Face Detection for focus and image stabilization, as well as selectable white balance modes and scene modes to assist you in capturing your best image. The camcorder features an Intelligent Auto mode that automatically selects the optimum combination of automatic functions and modes. The built-in video light provides illumination for subjects up to 6 feet away.

When you're done shooting the included Picture Motion Browser software helps you to edit and organize your footage. PMB also gives you a hand uploading your footage to social media sites for sharing with the world, or burning them to a disk.
16GB Embedded Flash Memory
The built-in 16GB flash memory can record up to 12 hours of footage (LP mode).
70x Extended Zoom
Extended Zoom works in conjunction with 60x optical zoom to get even closer to the action while maintaining image quality. The camera also features a built-in 2000x digital zoom for extreme close-ups.
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 providing 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 increases the stabilizing effect of SteadyShot mode, for more stable video.
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, Portrait, and 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
The face detection feature automatically adjusts exposure for the subject's face.
Built-In LED Video Light
The DCR-SX85 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
The camcorder creates scene indexes at user specified display intervals. Combined with Face Index, which 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.
Media Card Slot
For convenient storage and sharing of your images and videos, the DCR-SX85 accepts Memory Stick PRO Duo / Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo media and SD / SDHC / SDXC media (sold separately).
In the Box
Sony 16GB DCR-SX85 Camcorder (Silver)
  • AC-L200 AC Adapter
  • NP-FV30 Battery Pack
  • Power Cord
  • 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
    Pixel Gross 680,000
    Effective Pixels 410,000 @ Video 16:9
    470,000 @ Video 4:3
    307,000 @ Photo 4:3
    230,000 @ Photo 16:9
    Optics
    Focal Length 1.8 - 108 mm
    35mm Equivalent Focal Length 39 - 2340 @ Aspect Ratio: 16:9 
    Maximum Aperture f/ 1.8 - f/ 6
    Zoom Optical: 60x
    Extended: 70x
    Digital: 2000x
    Filter Size 37 mm
    Recording
    System NTSC
    Recording Media Internal Flash Memory 16 GB 
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD/SDHC/SDXC  
    Recording Time Internal Flash Memory 16 GB
    235, HQ
    340, SP
    715, LP
    Video Format Standard Definition
    MPEG2
    720 x 480i / 60 fps
    Aspect Ratio 16:9
    4:3
    Still Image Resolution JPEG: 640 x 480
    JPEG: 640 x 360
    Channels 2.0-Channel Stereo
    Audio Format Dolby Digital 2ch
    Display
    Display Type LCD
    Touchscreen Yes
    Screen Size 3.0"
    Pixel Count 230,000
    Resolution 960 x 240
    Aspect Ratio 16:9
    Rotation Opening Angle: 90°
    Turning Angle: 270°
    Features
    Image Stabilization Digital
    Scene Modes Preset: Yes
    Lux 3 (1/30 shutter speed)
    White Balance Modes Auto
    Indoor 1
    Onepush
    Outdoors
    Built-in Mic Yes
    Built-in Speaker Yes
    Built-in Light/Flash Light - Yes
    Flash - No
    Tripod Mount 1/4" - 20
    Input/Output Connectors
    Outputs 1x USB Mini-B
    1x Composite Video (out) A/V Terminal
    General
    System Requirements Windows
    • XP (SP3)
      Vista (SP2)
      7
    Battery Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
    Charging Method AC Adapter
    USB
    Power Consumption Recording:1.9 W
    Recording:1.8 W
    Operating Temperature 32 - 104°F (0 - 40°C)
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 2.1 x 2.2 x 4.9" / 52.3 x 57.0 x 123.5 mm
    Weight 8.1 oz / 230 g
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.7 x 6.1 x 4.1"

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