BSTOCK. The HVR-A1U 1080i HDV camcorder provides real 1080i HD acquisition, with superb image quality and comprehensive functionality for professional use, in a "handy" camcorder form factor. This HDV camcorder leads the entry level HD market by providing a compact and low cost solution. The HVR-A1U features a 1/3 inch C-MOS imager.
This 1920x1080 native imager is also capable of 3 mega-pixel still images. Combined with a high quality Optical Zoom Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Lens and Sony's 14 bit A/D and DXP digital Extended Processor, result in precise image acquisition with superb detail and clarity. The HVR-A1U records this exceptional imagery in HDV 1080i format onto a DVCAM mini cassette as well as to the optional HVR-MRC1K CompactFlash memory recording unit, offering users Hybrid recording capability and flexible archive options.
Sony's first C-MOS 1080i HDV/DVCAM/DV camcorder
60i/30frame/sec, 24 frame/sec with 2:3 pulldown switchable
Built-in HD to SD down conversion
CinemaTone gamma and CineFrame functions
Switchable HDV/DVCAM/DV (SP) format recording
High quality 10X Optical Zoom Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Lens
Resolution of 1440x1080 with pixel shift
DV/DVCAM Rec.: 48KHz/16 bit, 32 KHz 12 bit.; HDV Rec.: MPEG-1 Audio Layer II
S-Video, A/V, Component Output, XLR IN (x2), i.Link, LANC, Headphone stereo mini
HDV/DVCAM/DV (SP) recording; HDV/DVCAM/DV (SP) playback
1/3-inch type C-MOS
Hybrid 16:9 2.7" type
High quality 10X Optical Zoom Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Lens; 41-410mm focal length; filter diameter 37mm
7 lux @ 18db, normal shutter
Total pixels: approx. 2.97M pixels
Wide Range Stereo Microphone
Max. 60 minutes with HDV, 40 minutes in DVCAM, & 60 minutes in DV (SP)
SD Video Signal System
Internal (HD & SD)
Hybrid Precision 16:9 Color & B/W Selectable 252,000 pixel
1 lb, 10 oz.