|Capture memorable videos with the Sony Handycam DCR-SX45/L, a standard-definition camcorder. The 3-inch touchscreen Clear Photo LCD screen of this Sony camcorder has a resolution of 230K pixels, so that you can competently preview/review your recordings. This Sony camcorder features a SteadyShot image stabilization mode that helps you to capture blur-free videos/images. The Sony Picture Motion Browser software that comes with this standard-definition camcorder enables quick transfer of all your images and videos to your PC and easy file management as well. Now you can copy files directly to your external hard drive with the Sony Handycam DCR-SX45/L, which can also playback the videos stored on the HDD for TV viewing. Moreover, the Sony Handycam DCR-SX45/L has a dual media card slot that supports Memory Stick Duo/Memory Stick PRO Duo/Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo and SD/SDHC cards for file storage.|
|Expanded Product Features|
|Expanded Product Features|
- 70x extended zoom to get even closer to the action
Extended zoom works in conjunction with 60x optical zoom to get even closer to the action while maintaining image quality.
- SteadyShot image stabilization with active mode
SteadyShot image stabilization with active mode allows for a greater degree of image stabilization over the well known, Sony developed, SteadyShot stabilization that has been used for years, giving you more stable video even when on the move or in low light circumstances.
- Face Detection
Face Detection technology recognizes faces and optimizes camera settings for both video and still images, so faces are captured more clearly and skin tones look more natural.
- 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 drive, all without a computer. Your camcorder can also access videos stored on the external hard drive for playback on your TV, allowing you to utilize the camcorder's handy playback features.
- Film roll/face index
With film roll index, the camcorder previews the beginning of scenes and creates scene indexes set at specified display intervals (3, 6, or 12 seconds and 1 or 5 minutes). Face index indexes your video footage according to the faces detected in each scene. When it's time to play back video, simply search for what you want by selecting from among the detected faces displayed in the index.
- 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, and SteadyShot image stabilization helps reduce blur caused by camera shake.
- Intelligent auto (36 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 seven distinct scene modes (36 different combinations possible): landscape, backlight, twilight, spotlight, macro, portrait, tripod.
- Built-in LED video light
The DCR-SX45 features an LED light that can assist in low-light situations giving you more flexibility when capturing your video.
- Dual media card slot
For convenient storage and sharing of your images and videos, the DCR-SX45 accepts Memory Stick Duo/Memory Stick PRO Duo/Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo media and SD/SDHC media.
- 3.0" touch-screen Clear Photo LCD Plus display (230K)
The 3.0" touch-screen Clear Photo LCD Plus display provides exceptional viewing clarity with 230K pixels resolution. The display rotates up to 270 degrees for multiple viewing angles, as well as provides sharp, detailed images for monitoring or playback.
- Dolby Digital stereo recording with built-in zoom microphone
The built-in zoom microphone focuses audio recording on your subjects with the camera's zoom lens, helping memories ring true with clear dialog and crisp, discrete sounds.
- 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 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.
|Media Type||Flash card|
|Sensor Type||Advanced HAD CCD|
|Optical Sensor Qty||1|
|Lens System |
|Lens Type||Zoom lens|
|Focus Adjustment||Automatic, Manual|
|Lens Filter Size||37 mm|
|Lens System Features||Built-in lens shield|
|Auto Focus type||TTL contrast detection|
|Lens Manufacturer||Carl Zeiss|
|Max Shutter Speed||1/4000 sec|
|Min Illumination||3 lux|
|Min Shutter Speed||1/4 sec|
|Exposure Metering||Multi-Segment, Spot|
|Exposure Modes||Automatic, Program|
|Memory / Storage|
|Supported Flash Memory||Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card|
|Screen Details||LCD display - TFT active matrix - 3" - color|
|Microphone Type||Microphone - built-in - stereo|
|Microphone Operation Mode||Stereo|
|Connector Types||1 x Hi-Speed USB, 1 x S-Video output, 1 x composite video/audio output, 1 x remote control|
|Expansion Slot||1 x Memory Stick PRO Duo, 1 x SD Memory Card|
|System Requirements for PC Connection|
|Operating System Supported||MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP3|
|Battery Form Factor||Manufacturer specific|
|Battery Manufacturer||Sony NP-FV30|
|Max Operating Temperature||40 °C|
|Min Operating Temperature||0 °C|
|Effective Still Resolution||0.5 MP|
|Effective Video Resolution||0.5 MP|
|Digital Video Format||MPEG-2|
|Still Image Format||JPEG|
|Additional Features||Auto Backlight Compensation, Auto Power Save, Built-In Speaker, Digital Noise Reduction, Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) Recording, Exif Print Support, Touch-Screen Control, USB 2.0 Compatibility, USB Charging, display brightness control, face detection|
|Widescreen Video Capture||Yes|
|Shooting Modes||Digital Photo Mode|