Take the next step in home video recording with the DCR-SR300 Handycam® camcorder. The internal 40GB hard disk drive stores up to 28 hours of video (LP) and easily transfers it to your PC, giving you the freedom to capture more video, easier than ever before. And, you can take amazing 6.1 megapixel still images when you're not shooting video. The 3 megapixel ClearVid™ CMOS Sensor and Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar® T* Lens with 10x optical/20x digital zoom provide outstanding image quality. And Super SteadySho® optical stabilization reduces blur, giving you crisper pictures. Connect the camcorder to a Handycam Station and you'll be impressed by a new level of multimedia sharing that allows you to download and share video with a TV or PC via a number of interface ports. Or just hit one button and the one touch disc burning transfers your footage to DVD. The DCR-SR300 is more than a camcorder-it's the future of home video recording.
3.0 Megapixel (Gross) ClearVid™ CMOS Sensor
1/2.9" ClearVid™ CMOS Sensor with 3040K (effective) pixels provides stunning detail and clarity with exceptional video (up to 530 lines of horizontal resolution) and still image performance. The Megapixel technology enhances your digital videos and digital still (3040K) photography performance.
10X Optical/20X Digital Zoom
The optical zoom helps to bring the action close up from far away. In addition, the Digital Zoom interpolation means that extreme digital zooming is clearer, with less distortion than previous types of digital zooms.
Dolby® Digital 5.1ch Recording
The DCR-SR300 will record in Dolby Digital 5.1ch surround sound with a built-in microphone. By recording in 5.1 channel surround sound you can now experience your home movies with active sounds coming from all directions. Enjoy your personal home movies the way you experienced them while recording.
2.7" Wide (16:9) Hybrid Touch Panel Clear Photo™ Plus LCD6 (211K Pixels)
The 2.7" Wide (16:9) LCD screen provides excellent viewing clarity with improved resolution. The high resolution 211K pixel LCD screen rotates up to 270 degrees for multiple viewing angles providing sharp, detailed images for monitoring or playback, and the widescreen format makes shooting in 16:9 mode and composing shots even easier.
Smooth Slow Recording
By increasing the record rate from 60 fields per second (fps) to 240 fps for 3 seconds allowing you to capture 3 seconds of fast motion and play the video back in 12 seconds. This is great for analyzing a golf swing or a viewing a bird in flight. In addition, record an audio track to narrate what is being seen during the video.
Super SteadyShot® (Optical) Image Stabilization System
An advanced form of Sony's SteadyShot Image Stabilization system that controls an even higher range of shake and vibration frequencies. This optical stabilization system achieves an even higher level of smoothness without degradation of video like some digital stabilization systems.
One Touch Wide Angle Shooting
Easily switch between 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratios for shooting, with just the touch of a button.
USB 2.0 Interface
USB 2.0 interface provides an easy way to connect your Hard Disk Drive Handycam camcorder to the computer for fast transfer of video and still images to your computer for editing. The camcorder can also be used as an external DVD burner, convenient for making copies of your DVDs or burning edited movies.
Progressive Shutter System
A mechanical shutter system that provides progressive scan performance while utilizing an interlaced scanning system. Digital still images will be sharp and clear with excellent definition.
One Touch Disc Burn
Easily burn a DVD copy of your footage using the supplied software. Simply connect the DCR-SR300 to your PC via the Handycam S