Sony Handycam HDR-CX580V Specifications

Sony Handycam HDR-CX580V

Part Number: HDR-CX580V/B

General

  • Depth
    6 in
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Flash card
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3.91"
  • Digital Zoom
    160 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    FH, FX, HQ, LP, PS
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Smile Shutter, face-priority AF function
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, MPF
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Analog Video Format
    NTSC
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, MPF
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital 5.1 channel recording, Dolby Digital 5.1 Creator
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
  • Effective Video Resolution
    5.02 MP
  • Digital Zoom
    160 x
  • Digital Scene Transition
    White fader, black fader
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Navigation
    GPS receiver
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    20.4 MP
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3.91"
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, FH, HQ, FX, PS
  • Print Standard
    Exif Print support
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Face Detection
    Face-priority AF function, Smile Shutter, Yes
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    5.43 MP
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-2, AVCHD
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Environmental Parameters

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

Exposure & White Balance

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

Display

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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    camcorder flash light
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 6.6 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, flash OFF mode, forced OFF, red-eye reduction
  • Camera Flash
    Camcorder flash light

Lens System

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

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Internal Storage
    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
  • 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
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card

Additional Features

  • Additional Features
    Auto power save, digital noise reduction, date/time stamp, NightShot system, accessories hot shoe, takes photos while movie recording, Golf Shot function, Dynamic Range Optimizer, face detection, USB charging, 24p Cinema Mode, Auto Backlight Compensation, x.v.Color technology, built-in stereo speakers, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), built-in USB plug, CinemaTone technology
  • Built-in Light
    Yes
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Built-in Light
    Yes
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, Auto Backlight Compensation, 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, CinemaTone technology, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Golf Shot function, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), NightShot system, USB charging, accessories hot shoe, auto power save

Connections

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

Microphone

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

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FV50
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Sony NP-FV50

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony PlayMemories Home Lite
  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony PlayMemories Home Lite

System Requirements for PC Connection

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

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Handycam
  • Model
    HDR-CX580V
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Digital Zoom
    160 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, MPF
  • High Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Camcorder Media Type
    flash card
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Video Recording Modes
    FH, FX, HQ, LP, PS
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader, white fader
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Smile Shutter, face-priority AF function
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, Auto Backlight Compensation, 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, CinemaTone technology, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Golf Shot function, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), NightShot system, USB charging, accessories hot shoe, auto power save

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)

Audio Input

  • Audio input type
    microphone
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    surround
  • Microphone Features
    sensitivity control, wind noise reduction, zoom

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, fireworks, landscape, portrait mode, snow, spotlight, sunrise, sunset, twilight mode, twilight portrait

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.5 in
  • Height
    3.2 in
  • Weight
    12.17 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    5.43 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Video Mode)
    5.02 pixels
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    20.4 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3.91"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    4.6 mm ( 1/3.91" )
  • Sensor Qty
    1

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating (270°)
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    921,000 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes
  • Features
    display brightness control

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Service Included
    labor, parts
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year, 90 days

Camera Memory

  • Internal Storage Type
    flash
  • Internal Storage Capacity
    32 GB
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Navigation
    GPS receiver
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital 5.1 Creator
  • Print Standard
    Exif Print support

Camcorder Features

  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Built-in Light
    Yes

Pro Camcorder Features

  • Features
    selectable frame rates, zebra pattern

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    1 ft
  • Max Shooting Distance
    6.6 ft

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    1920 x 1080, 4224 x 2376, 4512 x 3384, 6016 x 3384, 640 x 360, 640 x 480
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-2
  • Image Resolution
    1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080, 720 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    24 frames per second, 60 frames per second
  • Bitrate
    17Mbps, 24Mbps, 28Mbps, 5Mbps, 9Mbps

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Handycam HDR-CX580V

Part Number: HDR-CX580V/B

MSRP: $799.99

Visit manufacturer site for details.