Sony HDR-PJ Specifications

Sony HDR-PJ30V

Part Number: HDR-PJ30V_US

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Enclosure Color
    black
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    4.2 pixels
  • Effective Video Resolution
    2.65 pixels
  • Digital Zoom
    160 x
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    2.65 Megapixel
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    7.1 pixels
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Flash card
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Analogue Video Format
    NTSC
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-2
  • Image Stabiliser
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Faders
    black fader, white fader
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, S-Video, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital 5.1 channel recording
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Navigation
    GPS receiver
  • Print Standard
    Exif Print support
  • Image Stabilizer
    Optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, HDMI, S-Video, USB 2.0
  • Digital Scene Transition
    White fader, black fader
  • Width
    2.3 in
  • Depth
    5 in
  • Height
    2.6 in
  • Weight
    12.17 oz, 11.99 oz
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Carrying Case

  • Included Accessories
    IR remote control, USB cable, audio / video cable, component video / audio cable, power adapter

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, 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
    1/1000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/8 sec

Display

  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Environmental Parameters

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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 5 ft
  • Features
    AF illuminator
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode

Lens System

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

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

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
    32 GB flash
  • Included Memory Card
    32 GB
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 3072 x 2304
    JPEG 3072 x 1728
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 640 x 480
  • 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
  • Camcorder Media Type
    flash card
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Built-in Projector

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

Additional Features

  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Built-in Light
    Yes
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, backlight compensation, built-in stereo speakers, date/time stamp, built-in stereo speakers, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction, face detection, digital noise reduction, takes photos while movie recording, face detection, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology, x.v.Color technology, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Golf Shot function, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Golf Shot function, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Smile Detection technology, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Smile Detection technology, USB charging, USB charging, accessories hot shoe, auto power save, accessories hot shoe, backlight compensation, auto power save
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Connections

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

Microphone

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

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Motion Browser

Battery

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

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Audio Input

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

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    2.3 in
  • Depth
    5 in
  • Height
    2.6 in
  • Weight
    12.17 oz, 11.99 oz

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony HDR-PJ30V

Part Number: HDR-PJ30V_US
MSRP: $949.99 Low Price: $429.99 See all prices