Sony DCR-HC Specs

Sony Handycam DCR-HC21

Part Number: DCRHC21

General

  • Depth
    4.4 in
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Advanced HAD CCD
  • Total Pixels
    6.8 megapixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    3.4 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/6"
  • Digital Zoom
    800 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    MJPEG
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Super Steady Shot)
  • Video Head Qty
    No
  • Shooting Modes
    Normal movie mode
  • Effective Video Resolution
    340 KP
  • Digital Zoom
    800x
  • Digital Scene Transition
    White fader, monotone fader, stripe fader, mosaic fader, black fader
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/6"
  • Optical Zoom
    20x
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    680 KP
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Advanced HAD CCD
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Camera Flash

  • Type
    none

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Display

  • Display Format
    123,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    0 lux
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach & ski, landscape, portrait mode, sports mode, spotlight, sunset & moon
  • Special Effects
    Monotone, Mosaic, Negative Art, Pastel, Sepia, Solarization
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/60 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/60 sec
  • White Balance
    Custom, automatic, presets
  • Special Effects
    Solarization, Sepia, Mosaic, Pastel, Monotone, Negative Art
  • Shooting Programs
    Spotlight, sunset & moon, landscape, portrait mode, beach & ski, sports mode
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, automatic
  • Min Illumination
    0 lux
  • White Balance Presets
    Indoor, outdoor

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    20 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-3.1
  • Interchangeable lens
    No
  • Min Focal Length
    2.3 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    46 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    44 m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    25 mm
  • Lens Brand
    Carl Zeiss

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    IR remote control, USB cable, audio / video cable, camcorder shoulder strap, lens cap, power adapter

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    black & white
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    123000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    Built-in - electronic
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    123,000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Black & white

Power

  • Batteries Included
    1

Additional Features

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

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FP30 lithium ion - manufacturer-specific
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Package
  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Package

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Handycam
  • Model
    DCR-HC21
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    Camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Min Illumination
    0 lux
  • Digital Zoom
    800 x
  • Digital Video Format
    MJPEG
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV
  • Special Effects
    Monotone, Mosaic, Negative Art, Pastel, Sepia, Solarization
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader, monotone fader, mosaic fader, stripe fader, white fader
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Super Steady Shot)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    accessories hot shoe

Audio Input

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

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach & ski, landscape, portrait mode, sports mode, 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
    1/60 sec

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    680 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Video Mode)
    340 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Advanced HAD CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/6"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    4.2 mm (1/6")
  • Sensor Qty
    1
  • Total Pixels
    6.8 megapixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    3.4 megapixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    2.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Display Format
    123,000 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes

Camcorder Features

  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    2.2 in
  • Depth
    4.4 in
  • Height
    3.5 in
  • Weight
    0.88 lbs

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year parts and labor warranty

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

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