Sony Handycam DCR-SR42 Specifications

Sony Handycam DCR-SR42

Part Number: DCRSR42 (Reviewed) Released: March 1, 2007

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    680 Kpix
  • Effective Video Resolution
    260 Kpix
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    0.34 Megapixel
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Hard disk drive
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Advanced HAD CCD
  • Total Pixels
    6.8 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/6"
  • Optical Zoom
    40 x
  • Digital Zoom
    2000 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    HQ
  • Digital Scene Transition
    white fader
  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Super Steady Shot)
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    composite video/audio
  • Digital Zoom
    2000 x
  • Total Pixels
    6.8 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/6"
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Advanced HAD CCD
  • Min Illumination
    0 lux
  • Analogue Video Format
    NTSC
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-2
  • Special Effects
    Pastel
  • Horizontal Resolution
    500 lines
  • Image Stabiliser
    electronic (Super Steady Shot)
  • Faders
    white fader
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/60 sec
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Shooting Programs
    twilight mode
  • White Balance
    presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor
  • Exposure Modes
    program
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    0 lux
  • Exposure Modes
    program
  • Shooting Programs
    twilight mode
  • Special Effects
    Pastel
  • White Balance
    presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/60 sec

Lens System

  • Type
    Carl Zeiss 40 x zoom lens - 1.9 - 76 mm - f/1.8-4.1
  • Focus Adjustment
    manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    30 mm
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-4.1
  • Optical Zoom
    40 x
  • Type
    zoom lens
  • Min Focal Length
    1.9 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    76 mm
  • Filter Size
    30 mm
  • Focus Adjustment
    manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive

Additional Features

  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Additional Features
    USB 2.0 compatibility
  • Features
    USB 2.0 compatibility
  • Type
    Sony Picture Motion Browser
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable

Display

  • Resolution
    123,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    rotating

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick Duo card

Software

  • Software
    Sony Picture Motion Browser

Memory / Storage

  • Camcorder Media Type
    hard disk drive
  • Video Recording Modes
    HQ
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick Duo card
  • Internal Storage
    30 GB HDD

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows XP

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FH40
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

Audio Input

  • Audio input type
    microphone
  • Microphone Form Factor
    built-in
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    3 month parts and labor warranty

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    2.9 in
  • Depth
    4.5 in
  • Height
    2.8 in
  • Weight
    13.4 oz

Viewfinder / Display

  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Display Format
    123,000 pixels

Physical Characteristics

  • Width
    2.9 in
  • Depth
    4.5 in
  • Height
    2.8 in
  • Weight
    13.4 oz

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Handycam DCR-SR42

Part Number: DCRSR42 Released: Mar. 1, 2007

MSRP: $649.99

See manufacturer website for availability.