Sony HDR HC3

Home video enthusiasts all across North America are impressed with the vast range of recording features offered by the Sony HDR-HC3 handycam video camera. With both HD and SD modes of recording, you can make the move to high definition without retaining compatibility with standard definition equipment. The HC3 video camera sets the new standard …

Sony BRC-H700

The Sony BRC-H700 high definition video camera is designed for a variety of remote acquisition applications, especially in television production for recording programs and for use as a weather or even traffic camera. The PTZ (Pan Tilt Zoom) camera can display images onto a large screen in auditoriums, teaching hospitals, sporting events, trade shows, and …

Why You Should Use HD Cameras

If you own a camera, as millions of us around the world do, your probably aware of the fact that there are many to choose from. The cameras of the past were black and white, enabling you to take a black and white photograph that printed out from the camera right in front of your …

Sany Xacti VPC-HD1

This digital HD media camera is small, elegant, and also lightweight. The Sanyo Xacti will beautifully capture your memories in high definition. The stylish vertical design offered by the camera will make it easier for you to keep an arm steady while you shoot. 2.2″ color OLED The 2.2″ flip out organic light emmitting diode …

Sony HVR-A1E

The Sony HVR-A1E boasts an incredibly small size, and providing the 180i standard, the camera offers you a host of advanced features for professional use. The HVR-A1E uses technology such as CMOS, the camera is an ultra compact camcorder that is capable of providing HDV in the full 1080 line resolution. By building on the …

Panasonic AG-HVX200

The Panasonic AG-HVX200 is a handheld HD p2 camera recorder that’s designed to meet the emerging needs needs in HD content production. The camera debuts and remains Panasonic’s first HD video product to use P2, the cutting edge memory recording device that has the potential to revolutionize the entire production paradigm. The AG-HVX200 can record …

Sony HDW-F900 HD Cine Alta

The Sony HDW-F900 Cine Alta is a ground breaking digital HD camera that extends both the digital heitage of the company and it’s unrivalled experience in the art of imaging. The physical resemblance of the HDW-900 to the very successful Digital Betacam is intentional, although there are some subtle but very relevant changes that help …

Sony CMOS Sensor

Beginning with their adoption of cellular phones back in 2002, Sony’s CMOS sensors for megapixel class camera cell phones, and digital high definition video cameras have become widely used in commercial products. The greatest strength of the CMOS sensors is that by including both digital and analog circuits on the same chip, their readout speed …

Finding Your Format

It’s quite impossible to choose a camera without knowing which format best fits your needs. Below, you’ll find many of the most popular formats. DVCPRO HD Based on the standard definition of DVCPRO format, the DVCPRO HD from Panasonic uses a data rate of 120 MBps and intraframe compression, both of which will provide strong …

Editing HD Video

Working with the video of camcorders such as the Sony HDR-HC1 can produce a serious business. HD video contains four times the number of pixels that standard definition offers, and it’s much more heavily compressed. Keep in mind that you need a powerful computer with a lot of memory to deal with the extra data …