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MV1 MUSIC VIDEO RECORDER

Full Specifications and Features

HDR-MV1

$389.99

Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 116.5mm (W)×70.5mm (H) × 27mm (D);Approx.4 5/ 8inch x 2 7 / 8inch x 1 1 / 8inch
Weight
Approx.140g;Approx. 5.0 oz
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack(NP-BX1)
  • micro USB Cable
  • Lens Cap
  • Cap String
  • "Operating Guide"
Sensor Type
1/2.3 type(7.77mm) back-illuminated Exmor R® CMOS Sensor
Effective Pixels (Video)
Approx.8400K pixels (16:9)
Lens Type
ZEISS Tessar Lens
Aperture
F2.8
Focal Length (35mm) (Video)
f=18.2mm
Minimum Focus Distance
Approx.30cm
Exposure Settings
Auto, Manual
Backlight Compensation
Yes(Auto)
Minimum Illumination
Standard:9 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed), Low Lux:4.5 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed)
White Balance Modes
Auto, Indoor, Onepush, Outdoor
Screen Type
6.7cm (2.7 type) Clear Photo LCD™ display (230K) Wide (16:9) (960x240)
Brightness Control
Yes (Menu)
Shutter Speed
Auto Control Range ( 1/8 - 1/10,000 )
Scene Selection
Auto, Beach, Fireworks, Landscape, Night Scene, Snow, Spotlight, Sunrise & Sunset
Other Shooting Functions
Airplane Mode, Face Detection (Auto/Child Priority/Adult Priority), Intelligent Auto (Backlight/Spotlight/Twilight/Low light), Power Save, x.v.colour™
Compatible Recording Media
Memory Stick Micro™ (Mark 2), Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card (Class 4 or Higher)
Recording Format (Video)
MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Video Resolution
MP4: 1280x720 30p, MP4: 1920x1080 30p
Video Recording Rate (ABR / VBR)
1080+AAC LC : Approx. 16.2Mbps, 1080+Linear PCM : Approx. 17.6Mbps, 720+AAC LC : Approx. 6.2Mbps, 720+Linear PCM : Approx. 7.6Mbps
Progressive Mode
MP4: 30p, Progressive recording
Microphone
Unidirectional, 120-degree X/Y stereo
Audio Recording Format
MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch, MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch(48kHz/16bit)
Speaker
Monaural Speaker
Input and Output Terminals
HDMI Out (micro), Headphone Jack, Line Input (Analog Audio), Memory Card Slot, Microphone Input, Multi/Micro USB
Wi-Fi®
Yes
NFC™
Yes
Supplied battery
NP-BX1
USB charge
DC 5 V 500 mA/800 mA
Power Consumption (LCD Screen)
MP4: 2.1W

Features

Linear PCM and AAC audio formats for recording versatility

Records in your choice of uncompressed linear PCM (LPCM) or AAC formats for CD-quality sound and simple internet uploading

Wide-angle 120° Carl Zeiss® Tessar® lens

The 120° wide angle Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® lens not only captures high-quality video with excellent resolution, contrast, and colour reproduction, but its wide angle also allows you to put the entire band and stage into the frame…from close distances. Ideal for everything from shooting in your practice space to recording live performances.

Exmor™ R CMOS sensor is ideal for low light

Sony’s Exmor™ R CMOS sensor is extremely sensitive, capturing facial expressions and fast movements, even in dark environments like studios or stages.

Deep stereo sound with 120° X/Y mic

The HDR-MV1’s 120° “cross opened” microphone configuration records stereo sound but, unlike smartphones and conventional camcorders, its wide angle lets you capture every note from the band even in cramped quarters. Additionally, it records with a focus on the center, so a group’s main performer—often the vocalist—never gets lost.

External microphone option

Use your favourite mic when recording by simply attaching via MIC IN terminal

One-touch remote and one-touch sharing

One-touch remote lets you use your smartphone or tablet as a viewfinder and remote control for a digital camera, and one-touch sharing lets you transfer your photos and videos from your camera. Either way, by installing PlayMemories Mobile app to your NFC-enabled Android smartphone or tablet, you can avoid complex set-up sequences and establish wireless connection simply by touching your device to the camera. You are now ready to control your camera from your smartphone to take a photo from a previously out-of-reach spot, or simply be in your own group shot, as well as transfer them instantly to your smartphone for sharing on SNS. No NFC? No problem. You can also pair the devices manually.

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High-quality 30p HD video recording

Record high-quality 1920x1080/30p HD video even in low lighting situations. The MP4 format is ideal for enjoying and sharing your HD movies on a PC, Mac® or the Internet.

Count on polished playback with Audio lip sync

Match the timing of your image and sound. Audio lip sync adjusts sound on the HDR-MV1 when outputting the image to other devices. You get playback that always looks professional.

Adjust recording levels manually, monitor easily on the 2.7” LCD

Control, fine-tune, and enhance recording quality—quickly. Adjust the recording level manually in 31 increments, and set an appropriate level for your particular performance environment. Also monitor the recording level at a glance on the bright 2.7” LCD.

Charge battery and transfer data simultaneously with the USB port

The HDR-MV1 is equipped with a USB port to simultaneously charge the battery and access content on a computer. Moreover, with the supplied battery and optional AC adaptor (purchase separately, AC-UD10) users can operate while the device is charging.

Low-cut filter decreases noise, clarifies sound

The Music Video Recorder is equipped with a low-cut filter to reduce low-frequency sound. Perfect for decreasing noise such as air conditioning and wind while recording; your video sounds great even when made under the most challenging conditions.

Use simply as a Linear PCM recorder, too

Sometimes you don’t need an image—when recording a song-in-progress to share with band members, for example. The HDR-MV1 doubles as a fast, easy Linear PCM recorder for sound only. Plus, it’s equipped with a small speaker that lets you do a simple sound check without earphones.

Tripod mount for rock-steady recording

Forget the shaky hand-held look you get w/ iPhones and some camcorders. Go for a pro look with clean crisp images when you use the built-in tripod mount to anchor the HDR-MV1 to a tripod.

Line-in to hook up external equipment

Easily connect the HDR-MV1 to studio equipment such as a sound board with the LINE-OUT terminal.