Sony Handycam HDR-CX Specifications

Sony Handycam HDR-CX130-160

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160 (Black)

Part Number: HDRXR160 Released: 15 March 2011

General

  • Depth
    12.8 cm
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Digital Zoom
    350 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    FH, FX, HQ, LP
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, S-Video, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Hard disc drive, flash card
  • Analogue Video Format
    NTSC
  • Image Stabiliser
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital 5.1 channel recording, Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • Effective Video Resolution
    1.67 MP
  • Digital Zoom
    350 x
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, HDMI, S-Video, USB 2.0
  • Optical Zoom
    30 x
  • Print Standard
    Exif Print support
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, FH, HQ, FX
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    3.3 MP
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-2, AVCHD
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    4.2 MP
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Display

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

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    0 °C
  • Max Operating Temperature
    40 °C

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, 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
    Programme, automatic
  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • White Balance Presets
    Indoor, outdoor

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Colour
    black
  • Colour Category
    black

Lens System

  • Type
    30 x zoom lens - 2.1 - 63 mm - f/1.8-3.4
  • Optical Zoom
    30 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-3.4
  • Min Focal Length
    2.1 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    63 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    29.8 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    1 cm
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    37 mm
  • Features
    built-in lens shield

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
    160 GB HDD
  • 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 - 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

  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Features
    Auto Backlight Compensation, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, built-in stereo speakers, date/time stamp, face detection, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Golf Shot function, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Scene Detection Technology, Smile Detection technology, USB charging, auto power save, built-in USB plug
  • Additional Features
    Auto power save, date/time stamp, Scene Detection Technology, takes photos while film recording, Golf Shot function, Dynamic Range Optimizer, face detection, USB charging, Smile Detection technology, auto backlight compensation, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, x.v.Colour technology, built-in stereo speakers, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), built-in USB plug
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Type
    HDMI output, S-Video output, USB 2.0, component video output, composite video/audio output, 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

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Motion Browser
  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Motion Browser

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

Battery

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

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Handycam
  • Model
    HDR-XR160
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Digital Zoom
    350 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • High Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, S-Video, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Camcorder Media Type
    flash card, hard disk drive
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Video Recording Modes
    FH, FX, HQ, LP
  • Faders
    black fader, white fader
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Image Stabiliser
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabiliser
    Yes
  • Features
    Auto Backlight Compensation, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, built-in stereo speakers, date/time stamp, face detection, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Golf Shot function, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Scene Detection Technology, Smile Detection technology, USB charging, auto power save, built-in USB plug

Optical System

  • Image Stabiliser
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)

Audio Input

  • Audio input type
    microphone
  • Microphone Form Factor
    built-in
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    surround
  • Microphone Features
    sensitivity control, wind noise reduction, zoom

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, 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

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    6 cm
  • Height
    6.6 cm
  • Weight
    350 g

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    4.2 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Video Mode)
    1.67 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Photo Mode)
    3.3
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    4.5 mm ( 1/4" )
  • Sensor Qty
    1

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 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
    hard disk drive
  • Internal Storage Capacity
    160 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

  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital 5.1 channel recording, Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • Print Standard
    Exif Print support

Camcorder Features

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

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    1600 x 1200, 2112 x 1188, 2112 x 1584, 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
    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-XR160 (Black)

Part Number: HDRXR160 Released: 15 Mar 2011

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