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Sony DCR-SR80 Digital Handycam 60GB PAL Camcorder

Model # DCRSR80E

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Looking for a state-of-the art digital camcorder with surround sound and a hard drive" The Sony DCR-SR80 Digital PAL Handycam is for you. Its professional quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens captures brilliant images with life like color and tones while the Advanced HAD CCD imager provides stunning detail and clarity. The Progressive Shutter System supplies digital still images with excellent definition and sharpness.

This camcorder comes with a variety of features, including 800x digital zoom, 16:9 widescreen mode, HDD Smart Anti-Shock protection, a hot shoe, a USB 2.0 interface, and Dolby Digital AC3 audio. In addition, this camcorder features a 60GB hard drive, so you can download directly to your favorite video software, without bothering with tapes.

The camcorder makes transferring data a cinch via the included Handycam Station docking device. Now you can easily connect to television for viewing and to a USB-compatible PC for editing and sharing digital images and video.

60GB hard drive

If you need a tapeless way to store images that you shoot with your camcorder, look no further. This camcorder comes with a 60GB hard drive.

High Quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens

High resolution video starts with the finest glass lens appropriate to the camera. The DCR-SR80 has a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens, specially produced for compact camcorders to provide rapid auto focus with appealing zoom range. With the most advanced glass composition and the most efficient anti-reflective coatings this camcorder captures the sharpest most detailed pictures in the most compact design available.

Advanced 'HAD' CCD

Hole Accumulation Diode CCD technology - high quality Advanced HAD design CCD imager that reduces noise in the video signal to improve signal-to-noise ratio.

Super SteadyShot Picture Stabilization

This advanced version of Sony's SteadyShot system controls an even higher range of shake and vibration frequencies, to achieve an even higher level of smoothness, without degradation of video.

Anti Shock Absorber

The HDD Smart Protection Shock Absorber's 3G sensor detects a drop and automatically shuts down the hard drive to prevent damage and a loss of information. During the plummet the camera remains on and records to the built in buffer and transfers the data to the hard disc drive when the camera stops falling.

2.7-Inch LCD screen with 16:9 Widescreen Capability

Shoot wide screen or panoramic footage with ease. This camera supports 16:9 widescreen format. Shoot breathtaking vistas and full family photos, all at the touch of a button. The 2.7-Inch LCD on this camcorder ensures that you won't miss a single detail.

800x zoom

If you need to get up close from a far distance, this camcorder comes with a 800x digital zoom. Record the finest details from even the farthest locations.

Digital Still Mode

Capture still images in 1152x864 resolution directly to your hard drive for easy access. The direct to hard-drive method of storage makes it easy to transfer to your computer.

Analog Input

The camcorder's analog input features a built-in Analog to Digital converter that will convert the analog audio/video signal to a digital signal and can be stored on the hard drive.

Super NightShot Plus

Get the most detail out of dark scenes with Super NightShot. This infrared system lets you shoot in almost total darkness up to 20 feet.

Touch and Burn

Easily burn DVDs with the Touch DVD Burn system, simply connect your camcorder to a PC with the Handycam Station and press the one touch burn button.
(PC must have a DVD burner/writer)

Handycam Station with USB Connectivity

The supplied Handycam Station provides quick and easy connections to a TV for viewing or to a PC for editing and sharing video. Just placing the camcorder on the Handycam Station instantly makes the connections. No need to search for cables or wires when charging or playing back

DVDirect Compatible

Your camcorder allows you to connect directly to the DVDirect DVD recorder. This ingenious NTSC/PAL-compatible recorder has undeniably useful functionality, including its 2"" color LCD preview screen. You can connect a PictBridge printer directly to the burner, allowing you to print photos from disc. The burner also lets you connect memory sticks to the burner for a real time photo slideshow or DVD recording. Readable discs include DVD R DL, DVD R, DVD RW, DVD-R DL, DVD-R, DVD-RW, CD-R, and CD-RW.

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