Model HDRCX240/L

Sony Handycam HDR-CX240 (Blue)

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Specs

General

  • Depth
    5 in
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Flash card
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/5.8"
  • Digital Zoom
    320 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    FH, FX, HQ, LP, PS
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ X
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Adult Priority, Child Priority, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Smile Shutter
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • Effective Video Resolution
    2.1 MP
  • Digital Zoom
    320x
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ X
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    9.2 MP
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/5.8"
  • Enclosure Color
    Blue
  • Optical Zoom
    27x
  • Print Standard
    Exif Print support
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, FH, HQ, FX, PS
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    2.29 MP
  • Face Detection
    Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Smile Shutter, Child Priority, Adult Priority, Yes
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    2.51 MP
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, fireworks, landscape, night scene, portrait mode, snow, spotlight, sunrise & sunset
  • 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, fireworks, night scene, beach, snow, sunrise & sunset
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/10000 sec
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, automatic
  • White Balance Presets
    Indoor, outdoor
  • Min Illumination
    3 lux

Environmental Parameters

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

Display

  • Type
    2.7" LCD display
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    blue
  • Color Category
    blue
  • Included Accessories
    AC power adapter, HDMI cable, USB extension cable

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    27 x
  • Lens Series
    Vario-Tessar
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.9-4.0
  • Min Focal Length
    2.1 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    57 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    29.8 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    0.4 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Lens Brand
    Carl Zeiss
  • Features
    built-in lens shield

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Micro Mark2, microSD Card, microSDHC Card, microSDXC Card
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 4032 x 2272
    JPEG 3024 x 2272
  • 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
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps - 3Mbps
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick Micro (M2) card, microSD card

Additional Features

  • Additional Features
    Built-in speaker, backlight compensation, auto power save, date/time stamp, takes photos while movie recording, Dynamic Range Optimizer, USB charging, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, x.v.Color technology, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), built-in USB plug, Clear Image Zoom, primary color filter, BRAVIA Sync function, simultaneous multi-format recording
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Features
    BRAVIA Sync function, Clear Image Zoom, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), USB charging, auto power save, backlight compensation, built-in USB plug, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, primary color filter, simultaneous multi-format recording, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick Micro (M2) card, microSD card

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    sensitivity control, zoom
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Stereo
  • Microphone Features
    Zoom, sensitivity control

Software

  • Type
    Sony PlayMemories Home
  • Software
    Sony PlayMemories Home

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-BX1 lithium ion - manufacturer-specific
  • Details
    1 x Sony NP-BX1 Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)
  • Battery Life Details
    Video recording - 2.17 hours

System Requirements for PC Connection

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

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Handycam
  • Model
    HDR-CX240
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    Camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Digital Zoom
    320 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • High-Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Camcorder Media Type
    flash card
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ X
  • Video Recording Modes
    FH, FX, HQ, LP, PS
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Adult Priority, Child Priority, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Smile Shutter
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Features
    BRAVIA Sync function, Clear Image Zoom, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), USB charging, auto power save, backlight compensation, built-in USB plug, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, primary color filter, simultaneous multi-format recording, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, fireworks, landscape, night scene, portrait mode, snow, spotlight, sunrise & sunset

White Balance

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

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/10000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/8 sec

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    2.51 megapixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Video Mode)
    2.1 megapixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Photo Mode)
    2.29 megapixels
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    9.2 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/5.8"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    3.1 mm (1/5.8")
  • Sensor Qty
    1

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    2.7 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.7 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick Micro (M2) card, microSD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Micro Mark2, microSD Card, microSDHC Card, microSDXC Card

Camera Specifications

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

Camcorder Features

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

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    2.1 in
  • Depth
    5 in
  • Height
    2.3 in
  • Weight
    6.7 oz

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Service Included
    labor, parts
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year, 90 days

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

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