Sony HDR-PJ30V Specifications

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ30V

Part Number: HDR-PJ30V_US

General

  • Depth
    5 in
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Flash card
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Digital Zoom
    160 x
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, S-Video, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Analog Video Format
    NTSC
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital 5.1 channel recording
  • Effective Video Resolution
    2.65 MP
  • Digital Zoom
    160 x
  • Digital Scene Transition
    White fader, black fader
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Navigation
    GPS receiver
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    7.1 MP
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, HDMI, S-Video, USB 2.0
  • Enclosure Color
    Black
  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Print Standard
    Exif Print support
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    2.65 MP
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-2, AVCHD
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    4.2 MP
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Environmental Parameters

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

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • 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
    1/1000 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, sunset, beach, snow, sunrise
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1000 sec
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, automatic
  • White Balance Presets
    Indoor, outdoor
  • Min Illumination
    3 lux

Display

  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 5 ft
  • Features
    AF illuminator
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode
  • Camera Flash
    Built-in flash

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black

Lens System

  • Type
    12 x zoom lens - 2.9 - 34.8 mm - f/1.8-3.4
  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-3.4
  • Min Focal Length
    2.9 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    34.8 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    29.8 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    0.4 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    30 mm
  • Features
    built-in lens shield

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Internal Storage
    32 GB flash
  • Included Memory Card
    32 GB
  • 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
    MPEG-2 - 720 x 480 - 60 fps - 9Mbps
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card

Built-in Projector

  • Output Resolution Abbreviation
    nHD
  • Max Image Brightness
    10 lumens
  • Max Image Size (cm)
    59.8 in
  • Resolution
    nHD - 640 x 360
  • Output Resolution
    640 x 360
  • Max Image Size
    59.8 in

Additional Features

  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Built-in Light
    Yes
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, Dynamic Range Optimizer, built-in stereo speakers, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction, face detection, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology, Golf Shot function, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Smile Detection technology, USB charging, accessories hot shoe, auto power save, backlight compensation
  • Additional Features
    Backlight compensation, auto power save, digital noise reduction, date/time stamp, accessories hot shoe, takes photos while movie recording, Golf Shot function, Dynamic Range Optimizer, face detection, USB charging, 24p Cinema Mode, Smile Detection technology, x.v.Color technology, built-in stereo speakers, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO)
  • Built-in Light
    Yes
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Type
    HDMI output, S-Video output, USB 2.0, component video output, composite video/audio output, headphones, microphone, remote control
  • Qty
    1

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    surround
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction, zoom
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Surround
  • Microphone Features
    Zoom, wind noise reduction

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FV50
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Sony NP-FV50

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Motion Browser
  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Motion Browser

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Handycam
  • Model
    HDR-PJ30V
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Combined with
    projector
  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Digital Zoom
    160 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • High Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, S-Video, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Camcorder Media Type
    flash card
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader, white fader
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, Dynamic Range Optimizer, built-in stereo speakers, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction, face detection, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology, Golf Shot function, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Smile Detection technology, USB charging, accessories hot shoe, auto power save, backlight compensation

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)

Audio Input

  • Audio input type
    microphone
  • Microphone Form Factor
    built-in
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    surround
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction, zoom

Exposure Parameters

  • 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

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    2.3 in
  • Height
    2.6 in
  • Weight
    12.17 oz, 11.99 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    4.2 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Video Mode)
    2.65 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Photo Mode)
    2.65
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    7.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    4.5 mm ( 1/4" )
  • Sensor Qty
    1

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

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

Camera Memory

  • Internal Storage Type
    flash
  • Internal Storage Capacity
    32 GB
  • Included Memory Card Capacity
    32 GB
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Navigation
    GPS receiver
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital 5.1 channel recording, Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • Print Standard
    Exif Print support

Camcorder Features

  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Built-in Light
    Yes

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    1 ft
  • Max Shooting Distance
    5 ft

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    1600 x 1200, 3072 x 1728, 3072 x 2304, 640 x 480
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-2
  • Image Resolution
    1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080, 720 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    60 frames per second
  • Bitrate
    17Mbps, 24Mbps, 28Mbps, 5Mbps, 9Mbps

Supported Battery Details

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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ30V

Part Number: HDR-PJ30V_US

MSRP: $949.99

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