Sony Handycam HDR-PJ540 Specs

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ540

Part Number: HDRPJ540/B

General

  • Depth
    4.8 in
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Flash card
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/5.8"
  • Wireless Connection
    IEEE 802.11b/g/n, NFC (Near Field Communication)
  • Digital Zoom
    350 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    FH, FX, HQ, LP, PS
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ X
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    Subject-tracking AF, Touch Area AF
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Smile Shutter
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Balanced Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital 5.1 channel recording, Dolby Digital 5.1 Creator
  • AE/AF Control
    Subject-tracking AF, Touch Area AF
  • Effective Video Resolution
    2.29 MP
  • Digital Zoom
    350x
  • Digital Scene Transition
    White fader, black fader
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ X
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    9.2 MP
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/5.8"
  • Enclosure Color
    Black
  • Optical Zoom
    30x
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, FH, HQ, FX, PS
  • Print Standard
    Exif Print support
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    2.29 MP
  • Face Detection
    Smile Shutter, Yes
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    2.51 MP
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

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, beach, snow, sunrise & sunset
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/10000 sec
  • Exposure Metering
    Multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, automatic
  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • White Balance Presets
    Indoor, outdoor

Display

  • Type
    3" LCD display
  • Display Format
    460,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Environmental Parameters

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

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black
  • Included Accessories
    AC power adapter, HDMI cable, USB extension cable

Lens System

  • Type
    Zoom lens - 30x zoom - 1.9 - 57 mm - f/1.8-4.0 G
  • Optical Zoom
    30 x
  • Lens Series
    G
  • 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
  • Features
    built-in lens shield

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Micro Mark2, microSD Card, microSDHC Card, microSDXC Card
  • Internal Storage
    32 GB flash
  • 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

Built-in Projector

  • Output Resolution Abbreviation
    nHD
  • Max Image Brightness
    25 ANSI lumens
  • Max Image Size (cm)
    100 in
  • Resolution
    nHD - 640 x 360
  • Output Resolution
    640 x 360
  • Max Image Size
    100 in

Additional Features

  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Features
    BRAVIA Sync function, CinemaTone technology, backlight compensation, built-in USB plug, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction, in-camera red-eye removal, simultaneous multi-format recording, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology, Clear Image Zoom, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), PhotoTV HD, RGB primary color filter, USB charging, accessories hot shoe, auto power save
  • Additional Features
    Built-in speaker, backlight compensation, RGB primary color filter, auto power save, digital noise reduction, date/time stamp, accessories hot shoe, in-camera red-eye removal, takes photos while movie recording, Dynamic Range Optimizer, USB charging, x.v.Color technology, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), built-in USB plug, CinemaTone technology, Clear Image Zoom, BRAVIA Sync function, PhotoTV HD, simultaneous multi-format recording
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Connections

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

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    surround
  • Microphone Features
    My Voice Cancelling, sensitivity control, wind noise reduction, zoom
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Surround
  • Microphone Features
    Zoom, wind noise reduction, sensitivity control, My Voice Cancelling

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FV50
  • Details
    1 x Sony NP-FV50 Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)
  • Battery Life Details
    Projection - 1.6 hours

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-PJ540
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    Camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Combined with
    projector
  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Digital Zoom
    350 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
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader, white fader
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Smile Shutter
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Balanced Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    BRAVIA Sync function, CinemaTone technology, backlight compensation, built-in USB plug, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction, in-camera red-eye removal, simultaneous multi-format recording, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology, Clear Image Zoom, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), PhotoTV HD, RGB primary color filter, USB charging, accessories hot shoe, auto power save

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

Shutter

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

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    Subject-tracking AF, Touch Area AF

Optical Sensor

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

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.5 cm
  • Display Format
    460,000 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Internal Storage Type
    flash
  • Internal Storage Capacity
    32 GB
  • 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

  • Wireless Interface
    IEEE 802.11b/g/n, NFC (Near Field Communication)
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital 5.1 Creator
  • Connectivity Features
    remote control via mobile devices
  • Print Standard
    Exif Print support

Camcorder Features

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

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    2.4 in
  • Depth
    4.8 in
  • Height
    2.6 in
  • Weight
    11.46 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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Sony Handycam HDR-PJ540

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