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Sony HXR-MC2500 Specifications

Sony HXR-MC2500

Part Number: HXR-MC2500

General

  • Depth
    17.9 in
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Flash card
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3.95"
  • Wireless Connection
    IEEE 802.11b/g/n, NFC (Near Field Communication)
  • Digital Zoom
    200 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    FH, FX, HQ, PS
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, AVCHD 2.0, AVI, DV
  • Audio Signal Format
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel), Linear PCM
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • Effective Video Resolution
    6.14 MP
  • Digital Zoom
    200x
  • Audio Signal Format
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel), Linear PCM
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3.95"
  • Optical Zoom
    12x
  • Video Recording Modes
    FH, HQ, FX, PS
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    6.59 MP
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, DV, AVCHD, AVCHD 2.0
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    0.8 lux
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/10000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/6 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/6 sec
  • White Balance
    Custom, automatic, presets
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/10000 sec
  • Gain Selection
    +12 dB, +18 dB, +3 dB, +6 dB, 0 dB, + 9 dB, +15 dB, +30 dB, +24 dB, +21 dB, +27 dB, +33 dB
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, automatic, manual
  • Min Illumination
    0.8 lux
  • White Balance Presets
    Indoor, outdoor

Display

  • Display Format
    920,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Environmental Parameters

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

Miscellaneous

  • Color Category
    black

Lens System

  • Type
    Zoom lens - 12x zoom - 2.9 - 34.8 mm - f/1.8-3.4 G
  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Lens Series
    G
  • 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
    26.8 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    0.4 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual (by ring)
  • Filter Size
    37 mm

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
  • Video Capture
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 28Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1280 x 720 - 60 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1280 x 720 - 60 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1280 x 720 - 60 fps - 9Mbps
    DV - 720 x 480 - 60 fps
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    OLED
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    1440000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - OLED
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    1,440,000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color

Additional Features

  • Built-in Light
    Yes
  • Features
    Relay Recording, accessories hot shoe, built-in speaker
  • Additional Features
    Built-in speaker, accessories hot shoe, Relay Recording
  • Built-in Light
    Yes
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-F570
  • Details
    1 x Sony NP-F570 Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony
  • Model
    HXR-MC2500
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    professional
  • Min Illumination
    0.8 lux
  • Digital Zoom
    200 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, AVCHD 2.0, AVI, DV
  • High-Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Camcorder Media Type
    flash card
  • Video Recording Modes
    FH, FX, HQ, PS
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    Relay Recording, accessories hot shoe, built-in speaker

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program

White Balance

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

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    10.4 in
  • Height
    9.3 in
  • Weight
    6.17 lbs

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    6.59 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Video Mode)
    6.14 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3.95"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    4.6 mm (1/3.95")
  • Sensor Qty
    1

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    920,000 pixels

Camera Memory

  • Internal Storage Type
    flash
  • Internal Storage 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

  • Wireless Interface
    IEEE 802.11b/g/n, NFC (Near Field Communication)
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording

Camcorder Features

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

Pro Camcorder Features

  • Audio Signal Format
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel), Linear PCM
  • Gain Selection
    + 9 dB, +12 dB, +6 dB, 0 dB, +15 dB, +18 dB, +21 dB, +24 dB, +27 dB, +3 dB, +30 dB, +33 dB

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony