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Sony Full HD Black Flash Memory Camcorder With Projector - HDR-PJ200/B

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1920x1080 Full HD Recording With 5.3 Megapixel Still Image Capture/ Built-In High-Contrast Projector/ Back-Illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor For Superb Low-Light Video/ SteadyShot Image Stabilization With Active Mode/ 30x Extended Zoom/ Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens/ 2.7" Touch-Screen Clear Photo LCD Display/ Built-In USB Cable/ Intelligent Auto (60 Different Scene Combinations Possible)/ Tracking Focus/ Event Browse Groups Photos/Videos/ Highlight Playback/ Direct Copy To External HDD Without A PC/ Black Finish
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Sony Full HD Black Flash Memory Camcorder With Projector, Model HDRPJ200

Capture incredible 1920x1080p Full HD video and share your memories with built-in projector with Sony's HDR-PJ200 Handycam® camcorder . The 2.7" LCD touchsreen makes it fun and easy to capture your memories. Take clear and crisp movies even in low light with its back-illuminated Exmo® R CMOS sensor.

Features:

  • 1920x1080 Full HD Recording w/5.3MP still image capture
    The Sony® HDR-PJ200 offers 1920 x 1080 high definition resolution letting you record your memories in exceptional Full High Definition quality
  • Built-in High-Contrast Projector
    The high-contrast projector built-in to the LCD panel gives you the freedom to share your favorite memories virtually anywhere. Powerful enough to project up to a 100” diagonal screen, this small mobile theater packs a powerful punch
  • Back-illuminated Exmor® R CMOS sensor for superb low-light video
    Experience stunning low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain with Sony’s back-illuminated Exmor® R CMOS sensor. Designed for compact cameras and camcorders, the Exmor® R CMOS sensor relocates the photo diodes above the support circuitry, maximizing the light gathering area per pixel so you can shoot with better results in lower lighting conditions
  • SteadyShot® image stabilization w/ Active Mode
    SteadyShot® image stabilization with Active Mode compensates for greater degrees of camera shake to deliver stunningly smooth video from wide angle to full telephoto shooting. In addition, innovative 3-Way Shake-Canceling adds electronic roll stability for even smoother video capture
  • 30x Extended Zoom to get even closer to the action
    Extended Zoom works in conjunction with 25x optical zoom to get even closer to the action while maintaining HD image quality
  • Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® lens
    The professional-quality Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® lens is designed specifically for compact camcorders. Precision ground optics help maintain the sharpness and contrast of larger lenses, SteadyShot® image stabilization helps reduce blur caused by camera shake
  • 2.7” touch-screen Clear Photo LCD™ display (230K)
    The 2.7” Clear Photo LCD™ touch screen displays sharp, bright, vivid images, letting you compose a shot more easily -- even outdoors, while enabling you to change settings to best represent the scene
  • Built-in USB cable for easy file transfer/charge
    The high-speed, built-in USB 2.0 cable allows for easy connection to your computer for charging or file transfer without having to remember separate cables. It also fits conveniently into the hand strap so it’s out of the way until you need it. Charging your camcorder is faster than ever now through the USB; for every two minutes of charge time you get one minute of recording time
  • Intelligent Auto (60 different scene combinations possible)
    Intelligent Auto mode goes a step beyond traditional auto modes by analyzing your shot and then automatically selecting the appropriate settings from nine distinct scene modes (60 different combinations possible): Portrait/Baby/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape /Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light
  • Tracking Focus follows selected subjects in/out of the frame
    Tracking Focus works as an extension of Face Detection to allow you to select an object with a touch of the LCD and have the focus follow the selected object, even if it leaves the frame and returns
  • Event Browse groups photos/videos for you for easy reference
    Event Browse conveniently groups your images and videos together for easier viewing. The date range that Event Browse groups your pictures and videos is easily adjusted to suit your needs. When used with the Highlight Playback feature, making and sharing a highlight reel from your event is easy and fun
  • Highlight Playback creates movies with transitions for you
    Why spend hours editing your movies when you can let your camcorder do it for you? Highlight Playback identifies and compiles key scenes into a short, entertaining movie complete with music and transitions. You can even pinpoint the exact scene you want to include in the highlight reel
  • Direct Copy to external HDD without PC
    Store your memories in a whole new way with the ability to copy videos from your camcorder directly to an external hard disk drive13 (sold separately), all without a computer. Your camcorder can also access videos stored on the external hard drive for playback on your HDTV4, allowing you to utilize the camcorder’s handy playback features

Specifications:

Camera

  • Camera Type: Digital HD Video Camera Recorder

Imaging Sensor

  • Color Filter System: RGB primary color filters
  • Effective Picture Resolution: Approx.1310K pixels(16:9)
  • Imaging Sensor: 1/5.8" (3.1mm) Back-illuminated Exmor® R CMOS Sensor
  • Pixel Gross: Approx.1500K pixels
  • Processor: BIONZ™ Image processor

Recording

  • Still Image Size 4:3: Movie mode: 4.0 megapixels 4:3 (2304x1728); Photo mode: 4.0 megapixels 4:3 (2304x1728)
  • Video Mode: HD FX: Approx. 24Mbps / FH: Approx. 17Mbps / HQ: Approx. 9Mbps / LP: Approx. 5Mbps; STD HQ: 9Mbps
  • Audio Format: Dolby® Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby® Digital Stereo Creator
  • Dual Record: 5.3 megapixels 16:9 (3072 x 1728); 1.3 megapixels 16:9 (1536 x 864)
  • Media Type: Memory Stick PRO Duo ™ (Mark 2); Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo ™; SD/ SDHC/ SDXC Memory Card (Class 4 or Higher)
  • Mic Level Control: Yes (2steps)
  • Microphone/Speaker: Built-in Zoom Microphone; Monoral Speaker
  • Photo Capture from Movie: 2.1 megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080); 0.3 megapixels 4:3 (640x480); 0.2 megapixels pixels 16:9 (640x360)
  • Still Image File Format: DCF Ver. 2.0 compatible, Exif Ver. 2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible
  • Still Image Max Effective Resolution: 5.3 megapixels
  • Still Image Mode: JPEG
  • Still Image Size 16:9: Movie mode:5.3 megapixels 16:9 (3072x1728); Photo mode: :5.3 megapixels 16:9 (3072x1728)
  • Video Actual (Pixel): Approx.1310K pixels(16:9), Approx.980K pixels(4:3)
  • Video Format: HD: MPEG4-AVC/H.264 AVCHD 2.0 format compatible; STD: MPEG2-PS
  • Video Resolution: HD: 1920x1080/60i (FX, FH), 1440x1080/60i (HQ, LP); STD: 720x480/60i
  • Video Signal: NTSC color, EIA standards
  • Wind Position: Yes (Off/On)

Optics/Lens

  • Focal Length (35mm equivalent): Movie Mode: 36mm - 1080mm (16:9),44mm-1320mm (4:3); Photo Mode: 36mm - 900mm (16:9), 44mm-1100mm (4:3)
  • Aperture: F1.8-3.2
  • Digital Zoom: 300x
  • Extended Zoom: 30x
  • Focal Distance: f = 2.5mm - 62.5mm; f =1/8inch - 2 1/2inch
  • Lens Stabilization: SteadyShot® image stabilization w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)
  • Lens Type: Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® Lens
  • Minimum Focus Distance: Approx. 1cm (Wide), Approx. 80cm (Tele), Approx. 39cm (Tele Macro)
  • Optical Zoom: 25x
  • Steady Shot Mode:Active: 43.2mm - 1080mm

LCD Display

  • Angle Adjustment: Opening Angle: max. 90 deg., Turning Angle: max. 270 deg.
  • Brightness Control: Yes (Menu)
  • Coverage: 1
  • Grid Display: Guide Frame
  • LCD Type: 2.7" Clear Photo LCD™ display (230K) Wide(16:9)
  • Touch Panel: Yes

Focus Control

  • AF Modes: Auto/Manual(Touch Panel)
  • Focus Area: Full range Focus / Spot Focus
  • Focus Features: Tracking Focus
  • Focus System: Contrast AF

Exposure System

  • Auto Iris Control: F1.8 - F10
  • Backlight Compensation: Yes (Auto)
  • D-Range Optimizer: Yes
  • Exposure Settings: Auto; Flexible Spot (Touch Panel)
  • Gain Control: Auto
  • LOW LUX Mode: Yes
  • Metering Modes: Multi-segment / Spot
  • Minimum Illumination: Standard: 11 lux (1/60 Shutter Speed); Low Lux: 3 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed)
  • Noise Reduction: Yes
  • Scene Mode(s): Auto/Night Scene/Sunrise & Sunset/Fireworks/Landscape/Portrait/Spotlight/Beach/Snow
  • White Balance Mode: Auto / Onepush / Outdoor / Indoor

Drive System

  • Shutter Speeds: Self-timer: Approx. 10sec. (Still Image); Shutter Speed (Standard): 1/60 - 1/10000; Shutter Speed Auto Control Range: 1/8 - 1/10000; Scene Selection: 1/8 - 1/10000; LOW LUX: 1/30 - 1/10000
  • Drive Mode: Photo Mode:Single-shot/Self-timer
  • Self-timer: 10sec.(Still Image)

Projector

  • Resolution Output: 640 x 360
  • Throw Distance: 16ft (5m) (for 100"diagonal)

Convenience

  • Built-in USB Cable: Yes (USB Charge Available)
  • Date / Time Stamp: Yes (Rec Date and Time, Camera info, Coordinates)
  • Erase/Protect: Yes / Yes
  • Fader Effect(s): White / Black
  • Manual / Auto Lens Cover: Manual
  • Media/Battery Indicator: Yes (recordable time, free and used media space) / Yes (recordable time, remaining capacity)
  • Multiple Language Display: English; Simplified English; Brazilian Portugese; Canadian French; Latin American Spanish
  • One Touch Disc Burn: Yes (Menu)
  • Quick On: Yes (Power On by LCD)
  • S/S & Zoom button on LCD: Yes (Touch Panel)
  • Still Image Playback Options: Slide Show
  • Video Playback Options: Highlight Playback (HD Movie Only); Highlight Playback Save and Share (Translate into STD quality); Highlight Scenario (Save/Playback/Erase); Highlight BGM (Preinstalled 4 music files, Music transfer)
  • View & Index: Event

Advanced

  • Tracking Focus: Yes
  • Face Detection: Yes
  • Image Stabilization: SteadyShot® image stabilization w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)
  • Intelligent Auto: Portrait/Baby/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape/Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light
  • Priority Setting (for Face Detection): Auto / Child Priority / Adult Priority
  • Smile Shutter™ technology: Dual Capture / Always On / Off
  • x.v.Color™: Yes

Interface

  • SD Output: Composite Video Out(A/V connecting cable(supplied)
  • Remote Jack: Integrated into A/V Remote terminal
  • A/V Remote Terminal: Video / Audio / Remote
  • BRAVIA® Sync™: Yes
  • DC IN: Yes
  • HD Output: HDMI Out(mini)(supplied)
  • HDMI Terminal: Yes (mini)
  • Memory Card Slot: Memory Stick PRO Duo™ and SD/ SDHC/ SDXC media compatible
  • PhotoTV HD: Yes
  • USB Port(s): TypeA, mini-AB/USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage/MTP)

Power

  • Power Consumption (in Operation): HD: 2.1W; STD: 1.9W
  • Battery Type: InfoLITHIUM® with AccuPower™ Meter System (NP-FV30)
  • Power Requirements: 6.8V/7.2 (battery pack); 8.4V (AC Adaptor)
  • Power Consumption (in View Finder Operation): HD:3.0W
  • Power Consumption (in View Finder Operation): STD:2.8W

Software

  • Supplied Software: PC: PlayMemories Home Lite (built-in; for PC only); PlayMemories Home (by download); Music Transfer(by download); MAC:Music Transfer(by download); PlayMemories Online Uploader(by download)
  • Operating System Compatibility: Windows XP SP3 * /Windows Vista SP2 ** /Windows7 * 64-bit editions and Starter (Edition) are not supported. The Windows Image Mastering API (IMAPI) Ver. 2.0 or later is required to use the function for creating discs. ** Starter (Edition) are not supported. Standard installation is required. Operation is not assured if the above OS has been upgraded or in a multi-boot environment

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 2-1/4"
  • Width: 2-3/8"
  • Depth: 4-1/2"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 7.4 oz
  • Shipping: 2 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts 90 Days Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details

Footnotes:

  1. 1GB equals 1 billion bytes, a portion of which is used for data management functions
  2. Requires HDTV and HDMI cable sold sep
  3. For PC: Requires Microsoft® Windows® XP SP3/ Windows Vista® SP2/Windows 7. For Mac: Requires Mac OSX (v10.5-10.7)
  4. Requires via VMC-UAM1 cable (sold separately), AC power for camcorder, and hard drive formatted in FAT-32. USB-hub not supported. External HHD/USB media should be less than 2TB(Terabytes)
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Storage TypeFlash Memory
LCD Screen Size (inches)2.7"
ViewfinderNo
Total Pixel Count1500K pixels
Effective Pixel Count1310K pixels
Manual FocusingYes
Optical Zoom30X
Digital Zoom300X
Night ModeNo
Image StabilizationYes
White BalanceAuto / Onepush / Outdoor / Indoor
Built In Video LightYes
Mic InputYes
Digtial Still CameraYes
Effective Pixel Count for Still5.3 Megapixel
Still Image FormatsDCF Ver. 2.0 compatible, Exif Ver. 2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible
Computer ConnectivityYes
Included Removeable MemoryNo
Weight With Battery (pounds)7.4 oz
Width (inches)2.325"
Height (inches)2.25"
Depth (inches)4.5"
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
  

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4.6

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5.0

Great buy !

By old tech nut

from Seattle, WA

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Pros

  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Good in Low Light
  • Great Picture Quality
  • Very Helpful Sales Staff

Cons

  • Limited Zoom

Best Uses

  • Documentaries
  • HD Shooting
  • Home Movies
  • Indoors/Low Light
  • Movies/Short Films
  • Travel
  • Weddings/Events

My last camcorder used mini dv cassettes which was ok, the advantage of using sd cards on this Sony is much better. I really like the built in projector too. And being a Sony the quality shows though by making everything easy to understand and use. If this is like many of my other Sony products, I am counting on many years of worry free recording with this unit.

Service and delivery comments:

Fast delivery, very accommodating service that provided me what I was searching for at the price I needed. I saved so much I was able to buy the three year accidental insurance. Normally not something I would buy, although with a camcorder that is going to be used a lot it affords peace of mind when using it.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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3.0

Handycam with Projector a little disapointing

By Filmmaker19

from Colo. Springs, CO

I was somewhat disappointed because of the smaller size--"how can this tiny thing be worth $329?" So I have to adjust my beliefs. The quality seems pretty good. The PlayMemories Home took too long to upload to the computer and isn't near the quality of the other editing progams. But the camcorder records well and it's interesting. But then when I learned the remote is backordered until the first of April I was sort of mad. But as far as the camcorder is concerned it's a good product. Instead of the Projector (which would waste a lot of battery life) I would rather that the camcorder had the features I had on my first Handycam special effects such as: mosaic, solarization, pastel. There were a lot of special effects this camcorder didn't have that I thought it would have when I bought it.

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4.0

Paid High Price

By Bolly

from san marcos texas

Camcorder is working very nice.. but i paid 419.99 and after month price went down to 329.99.. thats not right.. i will request them to match the price.

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5.0

Excellent Brand & Most Reliable

By Anonymous

from Kuwait

This brand is worth a million

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5.0

Excellent video & Photos

By Slickog

from Brooklyn, NY

Pros

  • Light weight, projector a plus & editing software excellent

Cons

  • input/output for headset

Best Uses

    I glad that I'd purchase this HD video camera for my vacation trip & the photos you see are at the dead sea & over looking Nazareth in Israel or course & I'm look forward to using it again for the next event. Works well in low light.

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    5.0

    WOW!

    By guitars13

    from Olympia, WA

    Right out of the box I was amazed with this camera! The menus are VERY easy to manuver on the touch screen and the quality is just incredible. The projector is the coolest thing I have seen having it built into the camera. After shooting a quick movie, I hit play, hit the projector button, and aimed it towards the wall across the room and got a VERY NICE projection that was strong and vibrant! What a great camera!!!

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    5.0

    Its the best cam ever

    By RRKR

    from Dl

    I recently bought this camera and I am amazed with its performance.FullHD + Projector.I also got two spare batteries (total 3), a HDMI cable and a VMC cable to connect it with a harddisk.

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    Sony Full HD Black Flash Memory Camcorder With Projector

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