Sony Handycam DCR-DVD505 Specs

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Sony Handycam DCR-DVD505

Part Number: DCRDVD505 Released: 19 January 2006

General

  • Depth
    5.6 in
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    DVD (DVD-R (8cm), DVD-RW (8 cm), DVD+RW (8cm))
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    2.1 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Digital Zoom
    120 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video
  • Analog Video Format
    NTSC
  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Super Steady Shot)
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Surround Sound
    5.1 channel surround sound ready
  • Effective Video Resolution
    2 MP
  • Digital Zoom
    120x
  • Digital Scene Transition
    Wipe fader, overlap fader, white fader, black fader
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    4.0 MP
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Optical Zoom
    10x
  • Print Standard
    PictBridge support
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    2.1 MP
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-2
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 8 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Camera Flash
    Built-in flash
  • Flash Modes
    Fill-in mode, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    0 lux
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach & ski, landscape, portrait mode, sports lesson, spotlight, sunset & moon
  • Special Effects
    Luminance Key, Monotone, Mosaic, Old Movie, Pastel, Sepia
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/4 sec
  • White Balance
    Custom, automatic, presets
  • Special Effects
    Sepia, Mosaic, Pastel, Monotone, Old Movie, Luminance Key
  • Shooting Programs
    Spotlight, sunset & moon, landscape, portrait mode, beach & ski, sports lesson
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, automatic
  • Min Illumination
    0 lux
  • White Balance Presets
    Indoor, outdoor

Display

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

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    Silver
  • Included Accessories
    IR remote control, USB cable, audio / video cable, cleaning cloth, power adapter

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-2.9
  • Min Focal Length
    5.1 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    51 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    45 m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    30 mm
  • Lens Brand
    Carl Zeiss
  • Features
    built-in lens shield

Power

  • Batteries Included
    1

Memory / Storage

  • Image Storage
    Fine JPEG 2304 x 1296
    Standard JPEG 2304 x 1296
    Fine JPEG 2304 x 1728
    Standard JPEG 2304 x 1728
    Fine JPEG 640 x 480
    Standard JPEG 640 x 480
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.3 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    123000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    Built-in - electronic
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.3"
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    123,000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color

Additional Features

  • Analog to digital conversion
    Yes
  • Additional Features
    Backlight compensation, auto power save, digital noise reduction, date/time stamp, analog to digital conversion with pass through, accessories hot shoe
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Features
    accessories hot shoe, analog to digital conversion with pass through, auto power save, backlight compensation, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Microphone

  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction
  • Microphone Features
    Wind noise reduction

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FP60
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)

Software

  • Type
    Nero Express 6, Sony Picture Package
  • Software
    Nero Express 6, Sony Picture Package

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows 2000, MS Windows ME, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Handycam
  • Model
    DCR-DVD505
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    Camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Min Illumination
    0 lux
  • Digital Zoom
    120 x
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video
  • Camcorder Media Type
    DVD
  • Camcorder Media Details
    DVD+RW (8cm), DVD-R (8cm), DVD-RW (8 cm)
  • Special Effects
    Luminance Key, Monotone, Mosaic, Old Movie, Pastel, Sepia
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader, overlap fader, white fader, wipe fader
  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Super Steady Shot)
  • Features
    accessories hot shoe, analog to digital conversion with pass through, auto power save, backlight compensation, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction

Audio Input

  • Audio input type
    microphone
  • Microphone Form Factor
    built-in
  • Microphone technology
    electret condenser

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach & ski, landscape, portrait mode, sports lesson, spotlight, sunset & moon

White Balance

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

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/4 sec

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    2.1 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Video Mode)
    2 pixels
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    4 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    8.5 mm (1/3")
  • Sensor Qty
    1
  • Total Pixels
    2.1 megapixels

Camera Display

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

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Camera Specifications

  • Surround Sound
    5.1 channel surround sound ready
  • Print Standard
    PictBridge support

Camcorder Features

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

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    2.6 in
  • Depth
    5.6 in
  • Height
    3.5 in
  • Weight
    1.1 lbs

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Handycam DCR-DVD505

Part Number: DCRDVD505 Released: 19 Jan 2006

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