Friday, May 21, 2010

Sony Handycam HDR-FX1

Posted on 5:52 AM by texo


Sony Handycam HDR-FX1, the first true 1080i high definition camcorder, is the perfect introduction to the world of high definition video. Record your most intimate moments in the highest quality. With advanced features such as the newly developed wide 3 sensor 1/3″ CCD, 72mm Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T lens and Real Time Codec engine, the HDR-FX1 is equipped to handle every video task. Relive your memories in vivid HDTV quality colors and clarity. This may not be the camera to use for family and touring. If you’re into professional or serious creative use, this camcorder offers vast opportunities that were previously unavailable at this class.

You’ve been waiting for your chance. Here it is! 3.5 LCD Viewing monitor Manual control of camcorder functions allow settings of the camera to be adjusted so that creative effects can be achieved while filming 12x Optical Zoom with 4-way zoom capability for different situations Widescreen LCD monitor lets you see every detail as you shoot in 16 – 9 mode High-performance Down Conversion Function Precision DV- wide Recording Personal Menu Battery Information Continual shooting time Sony iLINK (HDV/DV) Connector for easy video transfer to a PC or Macintosh computer for DV edit and enhancement – and back again SteadyShot Active Lens System (Menu) Shot Transition Picture Profile – 6 Picture Profiles – You can set each of 6 Picture Profiles with Color Level / Color Phase / Sharpness / Skin Tone Detail /AE Shift/AGC Limit/Auto Iris Limit / WB Shift /AWB Sensitivity / Cinematone Gamma / Cineframe.

Excellence : Sharp and vibrant three-chip HD images; native 16:9 capture, ability to downconvert video for use with existing editing systems and displays. Suitable to edit in Sony Vegas.

The weakness : No XLR inputs or independent audio-level controls; no 24P; somewhat difficult to control and monitor focus manually; limited HDV editing and distribution options at this time.

The bottom line: Not recommended for 24fps shooting.

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