Sony DCR-HC96 handycam

What you see is really what you get! thanks to its 3 Megapixel CCD, to its Primary Colour Filter and its Carl Zeiss® lens, the DCR-HC96E offers unmatched picture quality.

3.3 Megapixels Advanced HAD CCD Primary color filter system Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar T* 14 bit DXP True 16:9 widescreen recording mode 2.7 Wide Hybrid LCD with touch panel Wide select button Super SteadyShot 10x Optical Zoom / 120x Precision Digital Zoom Photo mode on Memory Stick Duo™ 2016 x 1512 pixels still image Built in flash Spot meter, spot focus 2nd Start / Stop REC button on LCD frame 2nd Zoom button on LCD frame Active interface shoe i.LINK™ (DV in / out) Video and S-Video analogue Input Direct access to Click to DVD Advanced USB Streaming (VCD Burning) STAMINA up to 5 hours (with optional battery)

Audio

Audio System
PCM (12bit / 16bit)

Audio Dubbing 12bit
YES

Built in Microphone
Stereo

Built in Speaker
YES

Bluetooth

Basic Imaging Profile
NO

Dial-up Network Profile
NO

Gereric Access Profile
NO

Camera

Image Device: Size
1 / 3.0

Image Device: System
Interlace

14bit DXP
YES

Advanced HAD technology
YES

Number of Pixels Gross (K)
3310

Number of Pixels Act Camera mode (K)
4:3 Mode ; 2048 / 16:9 Mode ; 2057

Number of Pixels Act Memory mode (K)
4:3 Mode ; 3048 / 16:9 Mode ; 2286

Focus: Full Range Auto
YES

Focus: Manual
YES

Manual Focus Key
Panel

Spot Focus (Touch Panel)
YES

Spot Meter
YES

Minimum Illumination (lux)
5.0

Minimum Illumination with NightShot (lux)
0.0

SteadyShot (Image Stabilisation)
Super (Electronic)

Camera Noise Reduction
YES

Shutter Speed
1/2-1/3500

White Balance
Auto / Outdoor / Indoor / One-push

Program AE
Beach & Ski / Landscape / Portrait / Sports Lesson / Spotlight / Sunset & Moon

Backlight Compensation
YES

Interval Rec.
NO

Fader
Black, White, Mosaic, Overlap, Wipe, Monotone, Random Dot

Dimensions

Depth (mm)
120.0

Height (mm)
91.0

Width (mm)
72.0

Flash / Light

Flash Automatic Pop Up
NO

Flash Mode: Recommended Distance (Memory Mode) (m)
0.3-2.5

Hologram AF
NO

Night Framing
NO

Jacks

Audio Input
YES

Audio Output
YES

Video Input
YES

Video Output
YES

S-Video Input
YES

S-Video Output
YES

i.LINK (DV) Input
YES

i.LINK (DV) Output
YES

i.LINK (MICROMV) Input
NO

i.LINK (MICROMV) Output
NO

USB Terminal
YES

Lens / Zoom

Lens
Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T*

F
1.8-2.9

f (Focal Distance) (mm)
5.1-51

f (35mm conversion): Camera mode (mm)
4:3 Mode ; 45-450 / 16:9 Mode ; 42.8-495

f (35mm conversion): Memory mode (mm)
4:3 Mode ; 37-370 / 16:9 Mode ; 40.6-406

Filter Diameter (mm)
30.0

Zoom Ratio (Optical)
10.0

Zoom Ratio (Digital)
120.0

Precision Digital Zoom
YES

Zoom Key
Lever / Button on LCD frame

Colour Slow Shutter: Camera Mode
YES

Nightshot: Camera mode
Super

Still Image Recording

Compression of still image
JPEG

Recording Media
Memory Stick DUO

Memory Stick PRO Compatibility
YES

Progressive Scan
YES

Progressive Shutter System
YES

Image Size: Max
4:3 Mode ; 2016 x 1512 / 16:9 Mode ; 2016 x 1134

Image Size: VGA
640 x 480

Still Image Recording Mode Fine
1 / 4

Still Image Recording Mode Standard
1 / 10

MPEG Movie
EX

Burst Record
High Speed

Burst Record Auto Exposure Bracketing
YES

Burst Record Multi 9 Pictures
NO

Format
MPEG1

Index Playback
YES

Memory Mix
NO

Recording Mode
Presentation(320×240)/Video Mail(160×112)

Network

Album Function
NO

Email Function
NO

Network Function
NO

USB Network Function
NO

Web Browser
NO

Wireless Communication with Bluetooth Function
NO

Others

16:9 Wide (Full) Recording
YES

Accessory Shoe
YES

Battery Info
YES

Built in Light
NO

Demonstration Mode
YES

InfoLITHUM System
YES

Max. Continuous Recording Time with Optional Battery and Viewfinder (min)
355.0

Picture Effects
Mosaic, Solarization, Monotone, Sepia, Neg.Art, Pastel Monotone, Mosaic, Neg. Art, Pastel, Sepia, Solarisation

Digital Picture Effects
Cinematic effect, Delayed motion effect, Flash Motion, Luminance Key, Old Movie, Slow Shutter, Still, Trail

Power Consumption : LCD (W)
3.3

Power Consumption : VF (W)
2.9

Continuous Recording Time with Supplied Battery and Viewfinder (min)
95.0

Progressive Recording Mode
YES

USB Streaming
YES

Weight without Tape/Battery (g)
460.0

Supplied Accessories

AC Adaptor
AC-L25

AV Cable
Stereo AV

Lens Cap
NO

Rechargeable Battery Pack
NP-FP50

USB Cable
YES

USB Driver
YES

Editing Software
Picture Package

Stylus Pen
NO

Shoulder Strap
NO

Wrist Strap
NO

Tape / Cleaning Tape
NO

Wireless Remote Commander
RMT-831

21 Pin Adaptor
YES

View Finder / LCD Monitor

Hybrid LCD Screen
YES

LCD: Size (inch)
2.7

LCD: Pixels (dots)
123200.0

Touch Panel
YES

Viewfinder
Color

Viewfinder: Pixel (K dots)
123.2

Recorder/ Player

Format
DV

Hi8/Video8 Playback
NO

LP Recording
YES

Cassette Memory
NO

NTSC Playback on PAL TV
NO

Playback Zoom
YES

Signal Convert Function
YES