Sony Handycam HDR-PJ230 Specifications

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ230

Part Number: CNETHDRPJ230

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Enclosure Color
    black
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    2.39 pixels
  • Effective Video Resolution
    2.15 pixels
  • Digital Zoom
    320 x
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    2.29 Megapixel
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    8.9 pixels
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Flash card
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/5.8"
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264, MPEG-2
  • Image Stabiliser
    electronic (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Faders
    black fader, white fader
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF
  • Face Detection
    Adult Priority, Child Priority, Smile Shutter, face-priority AF function
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, FH, HQ, FX, PS
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Print Standard
    Exif Print support
  • Image Stabilizer
    Electronic (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Optical Zoom
    27 x
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Digital Scene Transition
    White fader, black fader
  • Width
    2.3 in
  • Depth
    4.6 in
  • Height
    2.2 in
  • Weight
    7.41 oz
  • Video Recording Modes
    FH, FX, HQ, LP, PS
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Carrying Case

  • Included Accessories
    AC power adapter, HDMI cable, USB cable

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, dawn/dusk, fireworks, landscape, night scene, portrait mode, snow, spotlight
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/10000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/30 sec

Display

  • Type
    2.7" LCD display
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating (270°)

Environmental Parameters

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

Lens System

  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    29.8 m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Min Focus Range
    0.4 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.9-4.0
  • Features
    built-in lens shield
  • Optical Zoom
    26 x
  • Min Focal Length
    2.1 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    57 mm
  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Memory / Storage

  • 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
    8 GB flash
  • Video Capture
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 28Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 - 60 fps - 9Mbps
    AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 - 60 fps - 5Mbps
    MPEG-2 - 720 x 480 - 60 fps - 9Mbps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps - 6Mbps
  • Camcorder Media Type
    flash card
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card

Built-in Projector

  • Output Resolution Abbreviation
    nHD
  • Max Image Brightness
    13 lumens
  • Max Image Size (cm)
    100 in
  • Resolution
    nHD - 640 x 360

Additional Features

  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Features
    Auto Backlight Compensation, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, face detection, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology, BRAVIA Sync function, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), PhotoTV HD, RGB primary color filter, USB charging, built-in USB plug
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card

Microphone

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

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony PlayMemories Home Lite

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FV30
  • Details
    1 x Sony NP-FV30 Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Life Details
    Projection - 0.8 hours

System Requirements for PC Connection

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

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    2.3 in
  • Depth
    4.6 in
  • Height
    2.2 in
  • Weight
    7.41 oz

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ230

Part Number: CNETHDRPJ230
MSRP: $399.99 Low Price: $314.98 See all prices