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Sony Announces World's Smallest miniDV Camcorders

8 February 2005 by axxxr
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Sony announces the world’s smallest and lightest MiniDV format camcorders the Sony DCR-PC55E and the Sony DCR-PC53E camcorders are scarcely larger than the mini DV cassettes that they use.

All the convenience of DVD recording has been combined with modern styling in the futuristic Sony DCR-DVD7E (DCRDVD7E) camcorder, supporting DVD-R/-RW/+RW compatible formats for shooting and playing back.

Sony MiniDV DCR-PC55E Camcorder & Sony MiniDV DCR-PC53E Camcorder
Wherever you go, whenever you shoot, the world’s smallest and lightest Handycam is always on your side. The tiny Sony DCR-PC55E camcorder and its sibling Sony DCR-PC53E camcorder are scarcely larger than the mini DV cassettes they use. Fully featured, they are packed with innovative technology such as a 3.0-inch Hybrid LCD monitor which simply swivels round to display your high-resolution video.

Sony DCR-DVD7E DVD Camcorder
The new design of the Sony DVD Handycam DCR-DVD7E camcorder offers a brand new shooting style for camcorders. All the convenience of DVD recording has been combined with modern styling in the futuristic Sony DCR-DVD7E Handycam, supporting DVD-R/-RW/+RW compatible formats for shooting and playing back.

The world’s smallest and lightest MiniDV format camcorder the Sony DCR-PC55E and Sony DCR-PC53E will be launched in February 2005. The modern designed engineering Sony DVD Handycam DCR-DVD7 camcorder will be launched in May 2005.

Thanks to mobile-friendly size and features the camcorders are always ready for shooting and playing back, whatever the situation.

Main characteristics of the Sony DCR-PC55E Camcorder and the Sony DCR-PC53E Camcorder:

Compact Size
New breakthroughs in miniaturisation technology mean you’re able to take the Sony DCR-PC55E Handycam and its sibling the Sony DCR-PC53E Handycam with you anywhere, kept in your bag or jacket just like your mobile phone or slim line digital camera. These tiny Handycams are intended for daily use, wherever you are, whenever you want. The camcorders are always ready for shooting - the provision of an automatic lens cover means you’ll never miss the action.

Handycam Station and Slide Show Plus
Both models enable you to position your camcorder on the supplied Handycam Station, so that everyone can see the LCD display. This mains powered cradle ensures that your camcorder is always ready to use being connected to your PC or TV. Even more, playing back with Slide show plus function it can be used as a photo frame to keep playing your favorite pictures.

Easy and Convenient
The Sony DCR-PC55E camcorder and the Sony DCR-PC53E camcorder are fully equipped with the latest technologies. A 3.0-inch Hybrid LCD monitor is ideal for viewing video or a slideshow of still images even under high contrast situations.

The 3.0-inch LCD display also has a Touch Screen, which can be used in conjunction with Sony’s Active Menu, a logically structured graphical user interface for camcorder control.

With Memory Stick DUO you can also easily shoot and store digital still images.

Sony’s unique Easy Handycam menu gives one-button access to basic camera operation and recording settings.

Main characteristics of the Sony DCR-DVD7E Camcorder:

Modern Design
The Sony DCR-DVD7E camcorder is a modern design with many features. A new way of holding the Sony DCR-DVD7E camcorder, and the record and playback controls have been redesigned to suit this style of operation.

In a departure from normal styling, the Sony DCR-DVD7E camcorder features a 2.5-inch Hybrid LCD monitor on the back face of its round body. This serves as the primary monitoring, framing and playback display for the camcorder.

DVD-R / -RW / +RW Recording Compatibility
The Sony DCR-DVD7E camcorder is capable of recording directly to DVD discs. Formats supported by the new Sony DCR-DVD7E DVD Handycam are DVD-R, DVD-RW and DVD+RW for direct recording and DVD-RW and DVD+RW for rewriting. The 8cm DVD Discs used by the Handycam range can be played back on most consumer DVD players.

To view images recorded on DVD+RW on DVD players, without proceeding with the finalization session, images need to be recorded for more than 8 minutes with SP recording mode. Sony does not guarantee the playback of such recordings for all DVD+RW compatible devices.

Shared Sony DCR-DVD7E, Sony DCR-PC55E & Sony DCR-PC53E Camcorder Features:

Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens
Both camcorders feature a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens, with a 10X Optical Zoom capability. This ensures that your footage will be of pin-sharp quality, even when you are zooming in from a significant distance, while the sizable lens guarantees a bright picture. www.sony-europe.com



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Comments
On 10 Mar 23:14 SadanandaDey wrote
Very convenient but I doubt that is for professional?
If the resolution are broadcast quality it will helpfull for professional because it is easy to carry

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