Sony HDR-FX1 Specifications

Sony HDR-FX1

Sony HDR-FX1

Part Number: HDRFX1 (Reviewed) Released: November 15, 2004

General

  • Depth
    14.4 in
  • Enclosure Material
    magnesium alloy
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV (HDV)
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Super HAD 3CCD
  • Total Pixels
    1555200 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    921600 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, SP
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    S-Video, composite video, composite video/audio
  • Progressive scan
    Yes
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Super Steady Shot)
  • PCM Digital Sound
    16bit (48KHz / 2 channels), 12bit (32KHz / 2 channels)
  • Shooting Modes
    Normal movie mode, Digital photo mode
  • Effective Video Resolution
    1.07 MP
  • Digital Scene Transition
    White fader, black fader
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, composite video, S-Video
  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    SP, LP
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-2
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    1.12 MP
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Super HAD 3CCD
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    spotlight
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Color, Sepia
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/10000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/4 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/4 sec
  • White Balance
    Custom, automatic, presets
  • Shooting Programs
    Spotlight
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/10000 sec
  • Exposure Modes
    Automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority
  • White Balance Presets
    Indoor, outdoor
  • Min Illumination
    3 lux

Display

  • Display Format
    250,880 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Camera Flash

  • Type
    No

Lens System

  • Type
    Carl Zeiss 12 x zoom lens - 4.5 - 54 mm - f/1.6-2.8
  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.6-2.8
  • Interchangeable lens
    Yes
  • Min Focal Length
    4.5 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    54 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    32.5 m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual, motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    11
  • Element Qty
    16
  • Filter Size
    72 mm
  • Lens Brand
    Carl Zeiss
  • Features
    aspherical lens, built-in 1/32 neutral density filter , built-in 1/6 neutral density filter

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.5 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    252000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - electronic
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size (metric)
    1.3 cm

Power

  • Batteries Included
    1

Additional Features

  • Features
    RGB primary color filter, accessories hot shoe, analog to digital conversion with pass through, backlight compensation
  • DV input
    Yes
  • Analog to digital conversion
    Yes
  • Additional Features
    Backlight compensation, RGB primary color filter, analog to digital conversion with pass through, accessories hot shoe
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Connections

  • Type
    Control-L (LANC), DC power input, IEEE 1394 (FireWire/i.LINK), S-Video input / output, component video output, composite video/audio (input/output), headphones, microphone
  • Qty
    1

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Stereo
  • Microphone Features
    Wind noise reduction

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Run Time (Up To)
    125 min

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Handycam
  • Model
    HDR-FX1
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • High Definition Video Support
    1080i
  • Interfaces Provided
    S-Video, composite video, composite video/audio
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV (HDV)
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, SP
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Color, Sepia
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader, white fader
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Super Steady Shot)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    RGB primary color filter, accessories hot shoe, analog to digital conversion with pass through, backlight compensation

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Super Steady Shot)

Audio Input

  • Audio input type
    microphone
  • Microphone Form Factor
    built-in
  • Microphone technology
    electret condenser
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    spotlight

White Balance

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

Expansion / Connectivity

  • Wireless Connection
    Yes (IrDA)

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5.9 in
  • Height
    7.1 in
  • Weight
    4.41 lbs

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    1.12 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Video Mode)
    1.07 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Super HAD 3CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    8.5 mm ( 1/3" )
  • Sensor Qty
    3
  • Total Pixels
    1555200 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    921600 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    3.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    8.9 cm
  • Display Format
    250,880 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camcorder Features

  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony HDR-FX1

Part Number: HDRFX1 Released: Nov 15, 2004

MSRP: $3,699.99

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