Sony Handycam HDR-CX580V Specifications

Sony Handycam HDR-CX580V

Part Number: HDR-CX580V/B

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Product Type
    Camcorder - 1080p
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    5.43 pixels
  • Effective Video Resolution
    5.02 pixels
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    20.4 pixels
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Flash card, Flash card
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3.91"
  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Digital Zoom
    160 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    FH, FX, HQ, LP, PS
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader, white fader
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
  • Face Detection
    Smile Shutter, face-priority AF function
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, MPF
  • Features
    selectable frame rates, zebra pattern
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital 5.1 channel recording, Dolby Digital 5.1 Creator
  • Navigation
    GPS receiver
  • Print Standard
    Exif Print support
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Digital Zoom
    160 x
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3.91"
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Analogue Video Format
    NTSC
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-2
  • Image Stabiliser
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader, white fader
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/8 sec
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/10000 sec
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, twilight portrait, fireworks, landscape, portrait mode, snow, spotlight, sunrise, sunset, twilight mode
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment, spot
  • Type
    camcorder flash light
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, flash OFF mode, forced OFF, red-eye reduction
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, twilight portrait, fireworks, landscape, portrait mode, snow, spotlight, sunrise, sunset, twilight mode
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/10000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/8 sec

Lens System

  • Type
    12 x zoom lens - 2.9 - 34.8 mm - f/1.8-3.4
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    26.8 - 321.6mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Min Focus Range
    0.4 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    10 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    30 mm
  • Features
    built-in lens shield
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-3.4
  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Type
    zoom lens
  • Min Focal Length
    2.9 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    34.8 mm
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Filter Size
    30 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    26.8 - 321.6mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Min Focus Distance
    0.4 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    10 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    camcorder flash light
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, flash OFF mode, forced OFF, red-eye reduction
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 6.6 ft, 1 ft - 6.6 ft

Additional Features

  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Built-in Light
    Yes
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Additional Features
    24p Cinema Mode, auto power save, built-in USB plug, built-in stereo speakers, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction, face detection, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology, digital noise reduction, face detection, Auto Backlight Compensation, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology, takes photos while movie recording, touch-screen control, x.v.Color technology, CinemaTone technology, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Golf Shot function, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), NightShot system, USB charging, accessories hot shoe
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, auto power save, built-in USB plug, built-in stereo speakers, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction, face detection, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology, digital noise reduction, face detection, Auto Backlight Compensation, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology, takes photos while movie recording, touch-screen control, x.v.Color technology, CinemaTone technology, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Golf Shot function, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), NightShot system, USB charging, accessories hot shoe
  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony PlayMemories Home Lite
  • Included Accessories
    A/V cable, HDMI cable, USB cable, lens hood, power adapter, remote control

Display

  • Resolution
    921,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    rotating (270°)

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    surround
  • Microphone Features
    sensitivity control, wind noise reduction, zoom

Connections

  • Connector Type
    1 x USB 2.0
    1 x composite video/audio output
    1 x component video output
    1 x HDMI output
    1 x remote control
    1 x microphone
    1 x headphones
    1 x DC power input, 1 x Hi-Speed USB
    1 x composite video/audio output
    1 x component video output
    1 x HDMI output
    1 x remote control
    1 x microphone
    1 x headphones
    1 x DC power input
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony PlayMemories Home Lite

Memory / Storage

  • Camcorder Media Type
    flash card
  • Video Recording Modes
    FH, FX, HQ, LP, PS
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo Mark2, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Internal Storage
    32 GB flash, 32 GB flash
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 6016 x 3384
    JPEG 4512 x 3384
    JPEG 4224 x 2376
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 640 x 360, JPEG 6016 x 3384
    JPEG 4512 x 3384
    JPEG 4224 x 2376
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 640 x 360
  • Video Capture
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 28Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 - 60 fps - 9Mbps
    AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 - 60 fps - 5Mbps
    MPEG-2 - 720 x 480 - 60 fps - 9Mbps, AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 28Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 - 60 fps - 9Mbps
    AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 - 60 fps - 5Mbps
    MPEG-2 - 720 x 480 - 60 fps - 9Mbps

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista SP2, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Included Accessories
    A/V cable, HDMI cable, USB cable, lens hood, power adapter, remote control

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FV50, Sony NP-FV50
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included ), 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

Audio Input

  • Audio input type
    microphone
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    surround

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty
  • Service & Support Details
    Limited warranty - parts - 1 year
    Limited warranty - labor - 90 days

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.5 in
  • Depth
    6 in
  • Height
    3.2 in
  • Weight
    12.2 oz

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Viewfinder / Display

  • Display Form Factor
    rotating (270°)
  • Display Format
    921,000 pixels

Physical Characteristics

  • Width
    3.5 in
  • Depth
    6 in
  • Height
    3.2 in
  • Weight
    12.2 oz

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

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Sony Handycam HDR-CX580V

Part Number: HDR-CX580V/B
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