Sony HDR-FX1

The Sony HDR-FX1 is the world’s first consumer 1080i

high definition video camera. A revolution of form

and function, the HDR-FX1 will allow you to play

and record interlaced high definition video at

resolutions of up to 1440 X 1080 for professional

quality video with plenty of vivid colors and amazing


The HDR-FX1 also features the real time HD codec

engine, which offers you professional level MPEG 2

video compression, and a 14 bit HD digital extended

processor for increasing the speed of the processor.

The camera images are captured on three chip advanced

HAD CCD system that provides an increased detail along

with improved video performance without the color

blending that is found with other cameras.

The HDR-FX1 also offers an amazing amount of control

for the user, which includes manual zoom, focus, and

iris control. The picture profile will allow you to

create a number of preset video modes for a variety

of shooting. The composing shots are easier than

ever with the 3.5 inch LCD display and the extra

large electronic view finder.

Other features of this amazing camera include:

Manual zoom and focus rings

Dual independent zoom and focus rings provide precise

and detailed control over the amount of zoom and

overall focus of the image. Fast framing when

zooming in and finely detailed focus are easier

than ever with the natural feel the rings provide.

Super shot system

The Sony steady shot image stabilization system

will control a wide range of shake and even vibration

frequencies. This system achieves a very high level

of smoothness without degradation of video like

other types of stabilization systems.

Manual iris control

By turning the iris dial found on the side of the

camera, you can manually adjust the amount of light

that enters the camera. The iris is adjustable

from f1 to f11 in 24 easy steps.

Picture profile

This will allow you to set the manual adjustments

for a shoot into any one of the six available presets,

so you can call them up at any time at the touch

of a button. This is very handy when shooting

under the same conditions frequently, as the options

don’t need to be reset each time.

Offering you a slew of other features and benefits,

the Sony HDR-FX1 is truly one of the best high

definition video cameras you can buy. With an

affordable price, this is something everyone who

loves to take pictures and make videos shouldn’t

be without.

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