Sony Handycam HDR-HC7 Specifications

Sony Handycam HDR-HC7

Sony Handycam HDR-HC7

Part Number: HDRHC7 (Reviewed)

General

  • Depth
    5.4 in
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV (HDV)
  • Optical Sensor Type
    ClearVid CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.9"
  • Digital Zoom
    20 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, SP
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video/audio
  • Horizontal Resolution
    1080 dpi
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Super Steady Shot)
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Effective Video Resolution
    2.2 MP
  • Digital Zoom
    20 x
  • Digital Scene Transition
    White fader, monotone fader, mosaic fader, black fader
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    6.1 MP
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.9"
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Print Standard
    PictBridge support
  • Video Recording Modes
    SP, LP
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    3.0 MP
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    3.2 MP
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-2
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Optical Sensor Type
    ClearVid CMOS
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    0 lux
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, candle, fireworks, landscape, portrait mode, sports lesson, spotlight, sunrise, sunset
  • Special Effects
    Cinematic, Flash Motion, Still, Trail, Monotone, Mosaic, Negative Art, Old Movie, Pastel, Sepia, Skintone, Solarization
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/500 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/2 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/2 sec
  • Special Effects
    Still, Solarization, Sepia, Mosaic, Trail, Pastel, Monotone, Old Movie, Flash Motion, Negative Art, Skintone, Cinematic
  • White Balance
    Custom, automatic, presets
  • Shooting Programs
    Spotlight, landscape, portrait mode, fireworks, sunset, candle, beach, sunrise, sports lesson
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/500 sec
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, automatic
  • White Balance Presets
    Indoor, outdoor
  • Min Illumination
    0 lux

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Display

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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Camera Flash
    Built-in flash

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-2.9
  • Min Focal Length
    5.4 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    54 mm
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    37 mm
  • Lens Brand
    Carl Zeiss

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    123000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD - LCD

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Additional Features

  • DV input
    Yes
  • Additional Features
    Accessories hot shoe
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Features
    accessories hot shoe

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card
  • Type
    Control-L (LANC), HDMI, IEEE 1394 (FireWire/i.LINK), USB, component video output, composite video/audio output, headphones, microphone
  • Qty
    1

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific

Software

  • Type
    Sony Picture Motion Browser
  • Software
    Sony Picture Motion Browser

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Handycam
  • Model
    HDR-HC7
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Min Illumination
    0 lux
  • Digital Zoom
    20 x
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • High Definition Video Support
    1080i
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video/audio
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV (HDV)
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, SP
  • Special Effects
    Cinematic, Flash Motion, Still, Trail, Monotone, Mosaic, Negative Art, Old Movie, Pastel, Sepia, Skintone, Solarization
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader, monotone fader, mosaic fader, white fader
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Super Steady Shot)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    accessories hot shoe

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Super Steady Shot)

Audio Input

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

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, candle, fireworks, landscape, portrait mode, sports lesson, spotlight, sunrise, sunset

White Balance

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

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.2 in
  • Height
    3.2 in
  • Weight
    1.54 lbs

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    3.2 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Video Mode)
    2.2 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Photo Mode)
    3
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    6.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    ClearVid CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.9"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    8.8 mm ( 1/2.9" )
  • Sensor Qty
    1

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    2.7 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.9 cm
  • Display Format
    211,000 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes

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

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    PictBridge support

Camcorder Features

  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    2848 x 2136
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG

Supported Battery Details

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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Handycam HDR-HC7

Part Number: HDRHC7

MSRP: $1,399.99

Visit manufacturer site for details.