Sony Handycam HDR-HC3 Specifications

Sony Handycam HDR-HC3

Part Number: HDR-HC3 (Reviewed) Released: March 11, 2006

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Enclosure Color
    black
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    2.1 pixels
  • Effective Video Resolution
    2 pixels
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    2 Megapixel
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    4 pixels
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV (HDV)
  • Optical Sensor Type
    ClearVid CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    4.0 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Digital Zoom
    80 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP
  • Digital Scene Transition
    mosaic fader
  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Super Steady Shot)
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Audio Signal Format
    PCM
  • Features
    zebra pattern
  • AV Interfaces
    composite video
  • Digital Zoom
    80 x
  • Total Pixels
    4.0 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Optical Sensor Type
    ClearVid CMOS
  • Min Illumination
    0 lux
  • Special Effects
    Pastel
  • Horizontal Resolution
    1080 lines dpi
  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Super Steady Shot)
  • Faders
    mosaic fader
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/2 sec
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/500 sec
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Shooting Programs
    beach & ski
  • White Balance
    automatic
  • White Balance Presets
    outdoor
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic
  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    0 lux
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic
  • Shooting Programs
    beach & ski
  • Special Effects
    Pastel
  • White Balance
    automatic
  • White Balance Presets
    outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/500 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/2 sec

Lens System

  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    30 mm
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-2.9
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Type
    zoom lens
  • Min Focal Length
    5.1 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    51 mm
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Filter Size
    30 mm
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    built-in flash

Additional Features

  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • DV input
    Yes
  • Additional Features
    accessories hot shoe
  • Features
    accessories hot shoe
  • Included Accessories
    IR remote control

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    123,000 pixels pixels

Display

  • Resolution
    211,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    rotating

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Memory / Storage

  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV (HDV)
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card
  • Included Memory Card
    16 MB MS DUO

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    IR remote control

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FM50
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1180 mAh ( included )

Audio Input

  • Audio input type
    microphone
  • Microphone Form Factor
    built-in

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.2 in
  • Depth
    5.5 in
  • Height
    3.1 in
  • Weight
    19.8 oz

Viewfinder / Display

  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Display Format
    211,000 pixels

Power

  • Run Time (Up To)
    80 min

Physical Characteristics

  • Width
    3.2 in
  • Depth
    5.5 in
  • Height
    3.1 in
  • Weight
    19.8 oz

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

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Sony Handycam HDR-HC3

Part Number: HDR-HC3 Released: Mar 11, 2006
MSRP: $1,799.99 Low Price: $978.19 See all prices