Model HDRCX405/B

    Sony Handycam HDR-CX405

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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
      350 x
    • Video Recording Modes
      FH, FX, HQ, LP, PS
    • Image Processor
      BIONZ X
    • System
      TTL contrast detection
    • Face Detection Detalis
      Smile Shutter
    • Digital Video Format
      AVCHD, H.264, XAVC S
    • Image Recording Format
      JPEG
    • Max Video Resolution
      1920 x 1080
    • Audio Signal Format
      AAC, Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel), Linear PCM
    • Interfaces Provided
      HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
    • Image Stabilizer
      optical (Steady Shot with Intelligent Active Mode)
    • Image Recording Format
      JPEG
    • Surround Sound
      Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
    • Effective Video Resolution
      2.29 MP
    • Max Video Resolution
      1920 x 1080
    • Digital Zoom
      350x
    • Digital Scene Transition
      White fader, black fader
    • Image Processor
      BIONZ X
    • Audio Signal Format
      Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel), Linear PCM, AAC
    • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
      9.2 MP
    • Optical Sensor Size
      1/5.8"
    • Enclosure Color
      Black
    • Optical Zoom
      30x
    • 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
      Smile Shutter, Yes
    • Digital Video Format
      AVCHD, H.264, XAVC S
    • 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, manual, 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, 1/6 sec
    • Min Shutter Speed
      1/6 sec, 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, manual
    • White Balance Presets
      Indoor, outdoor
    • Min Illumination
      3 lux

    Display

    • Display Format
      230,400 pixels
    • Display Form Factor
      rotating (270°)

    Environmental Parameters

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

    Lens System

    • Type
      Carl Zeiss zoom lens - 30x zoom - 1.9 - 57 mm - f/1.8-4.0 Vario-Tessar
    • Optical Zoom
      30 x
    • Lens Series
      Vario-Tessar
    • Lens Aperture
      f/1.8-4.0
    • Min Focal Length
      1.9 mm
    • Max Focal Length
      57 mm
    • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
      26.8 m
    • Min Focus Distance
      0.4 in
    • Focus Adjustment
      automatic, manual
    • Zoom Adjustment
      motorized drive
    • Lens Brand
      Carl Zeiss
    • Features
      built-in lens shield

    Miscellaneous

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

    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
      JPEG 1920 x 1080
      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
      H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps - 3Mbps
      XAVC S - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 50Mbps
      XAVC S - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps - 50Mbps
    • Memory Card Slot
      Memory Stick Micro (M2) card, microSD card

    Additional Features

    • Self-Timer Delay
      10 sec
    • Features
      Auto Backlight Compensation, BRAVIA Sync function, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Highlight Movie Maker, Motion Snapshot, USB charging, built-in USB plug, PhotoTV HD, built-in speaker, face detection, RGB primary color filter, simultaneous multi-format recording, takes photos while movie recording, auto power save, x.v.Color technology, date/time stamp
    • Additional Features
      Built-in speaker, takes photos while movie recording, face detection, USB charging, Auto Backlight Compensation, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, x.v.Color technology, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), built-in USB plug, Motion Snapshot, simultaneous multi-format recording, Built-in speaker, RGB primary color filter, auto power save, date/time stamp, takes photos while movie recording, face detection, USB charging, Auto Backlight Compensation, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, x.v.Color technology, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), built-in USB plug, Motion Snapshot, BRAVIA Sync function, PhotoTV HD, simultaneous multi-format recording, Highlight Movie Maker
    • Low Lux / Night Mode
      Yes

    Connections

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

    Microphone

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

    Battery

    • Technology
      lithium ion
    • Battery Type
      Sony NP-BX1 lithium ion - manufacturer-specific
    • Details
      1 x Sony NP-BX1 Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1240 mAh (included)

    Software

    • Type
      Sony PlayMemories Home
    • Software
      Sony PlayMemories Home

    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-CX405
    • Packaged Quantity
      1

    Video Input

    • Type
      Camcorder
    • Camcorder Type
      consumer
    • Min Illumination
      3 lux
    • Digital Zoom
      350 x
    • Digital Video Format
      AVCHD, H.264, XAVC S
    • Image Recording Format
      JPEG
    • Max Video Resolution
      1920 x 1080
    • 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
    • Digital Scene Transition
      black fader, white fader
    • Face Detection
      Yes
    • Face Detection Detalis
      Smile Shutter
    • Self-Timer Delay
      10 sec
    • Image Stabilizer
      optical (Steady Shot with Intelligent Active Mode)
    • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
      Yes
    • Features
      Auto Backlight Compensation, BRAVIA Sync function, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Highlight Movie Maker, Motion Snapshot, USB charging, built-in USB plug, PhotoTV HD, built-in speaker, face detection, RGB primary color filter, simultaneous multi-format recording, takes photos while movie recording, auto power save, x.v.Color technology, date/time stamp

    Exposure Parameters

    • Exposure Modes
      automatic, manual, 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, 1/6 sec

    Auto Focus

    • System
      TTL contrast detection

    Optical Sensor

    • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
      2.51 megapixels
    • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Video Mode)
      2.29 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 CMOS

    Camera Display

    • Type
      LCD display
    • Display Form Factor
      rotating (270°)
    • Diagonal Size
      2.7 in
    • Diagonal Size (metric)
      6.7 cm
    • Display Format
      230,400 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

    Pro Camcorder Features

    • Audio Signal Format
      AAC, Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel), Linear PCM

    Dimensions & Weight

    • Width
      2.1 in
    • Depth
      5 in
    • Height
      2.3 in
    • Weight
      7.58 oz, 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