Your favorite moments can now be video recorded and saved for posterity with the Sony DCR-SX45E. This Sony video camera belongs toSony's Standard Definition series of camcorders. This camcorder is ideal to take on long trips as it sports an ultra-compact body that is easy to transport. The Advanced Hole Accumulation Diode or HAD CCD image sensor takes bright and detailed videos and images in low light situations. The Sony imaging processor achieves high quality image reproduction.
The DCR-SX45E records videos in MPEG2-PS file format, which is supported by most video players and home theatre systems. This feature lets you watch your videos on a big screen too. Audio tracks are bundled and delivered in Dolby Digital 2 channel stereo while supporting 5.1 channels of surround sound. You can also take images with this camcorder, which is saved in JPEG format.
The built-in zoom microphone lets you record audio even when the zoom function is in use, keeping the video recording faithful to your memory. The electronic SteadyShot image stabilizer ensures that your videos are blur-free, even if the camcorder or the subject shake or move during recording.
The Sony DCR-SX45E weighs 230 g and is compact enough to fit inside a jacket pocket or handbag. The control buttons of this video camera are easily accessible, with the zoom rocker on the top panel. The 3 inch LCD screen has a resolution of 230,000 dot pixels and has touchscreen functions with a customizable menu. This screen is also rotatable, which makes viewing videos in the sunlight possible.
The videos that are recorded with this Sony camcorder can be stored in MS PRO Duo, PRO Duo, SD, SDHC and SDXC memory cards. The Sony DCR-SX450 is powered by a rechargeable Lithium Ion battery that has a capacity of 500 mAh.
The Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens of this camcorder has a focal length of 1.8 - 108 mm with a 35 mm equivalent focal length of 39 - 2340 mm. The 60x optical zoom and 2000x digital zoom of this DCR-SX45E let you get close up footage of performances and concerts even in big crowds.
The TTL contrast detection Auto Focus of this camcorder ensures that your subjects are always in sharp focus, letting you enjoy your precious moments without worries. Aperture refers to the size of the lens opening which controls the light falling on the image sensor. This camcorder by Sony has an aperture range of f/1.8 - 6.0.
This DCR-SX45E camcorder has a shutter speed range of 1/4 - 1/4000 second, which lets you take dramatic videos and images of moving objects or night time events. This is further assisted by the built-in LED video light, which can brighten up even the darkest evening for crystal clear videos.
Features and Connectivity
The Sony DCR-SX45E has many shooting programs like Twilight, Spotlight, Fireworks and many more. These popular settings can be used to take stunning images and videos automatically, while you enjoy your special moments. The Face Detection feature of this camcorder recognizes faces within the frame and optimizes exposure and focus settings specifically for them.
The self-timer function lets you delay shutter release by 10 seconds. This gives you enough time to compose a frame and join your friends in every one of your photographs. You can store your videos on your computer or laptop using the USB 2.0 high speed port of this Sony camcorder. You can also use the Picture Motion Browser to upload and organize your videos and images on your computer.