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Sony HVR-Z7U HDV Camcorder - US Version w/ Seller Warranty

Model Number: HVRZ7U/N
Web Code: 14674853

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Interchangeable Lens CapabilityminiDV Cassette1/3 Exmor CMOS Sensors1080i24pHDMI OutputDual XLR Audio
$6689

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Overview

Interchangeable Lens CapabilityminiDV Cassette1/3 Exmor CMOS Sensors1080i24pHDMI OutputDual XLR Audio

The Sony HVR-Z7U is an HDV handheld camcorder featuring a lens mount. Previously unheard of for such a compact unit, the HVR-Z7U incorporates the convenience of a handheld camcorder with the flexibility of larger ENG cameras. 

The camera can also record directly to compact flash cards, via the cameras supplied memory recording unit. Combined with Sonys entire family of HDV products, the HVR-Z7U is a great camcorder for almost any production, including documentaries, news, low-budget movies, music videos, and industrials.Interchangeable Lenses

Users get the best of both worlds with this innovative camcorder. The HVR-Z7Us unique design is the first of its kind; a handheld camera with the interchangeable lens capability. Whether you are filming a movie or shooting a documentary, the HVR-Z7U has it covered.

ClearVID 3CMOS Technology

Sonys ClearVID sensors are positioned at a 45° angle. Since each pixel is positioned at this angle the result is far clearer diagonal lines. Images will appear crisper, without the apparent jaggies that often plague video signals.

Record to Compact Flash

The camera comes with an attachable recording unit, allowing users to record HDV and DV to CompactFlash cards. With cards getting larger and larger in capacity, the ability to take advantage of tapeless workflow while still using cheap media is a welcome addition.

High Definition on MiniDV Tapes with HDV

The HDV format, used in the HVR-Z7U allows high definition recording on standard MiniDV tapes. This is accomplished by using the very popular MPEG-2 compression technique used in many applications, including DVDs and satellite television.

24p Capability

In 24p mode, images from the CMOS can be 2:3 pulldown-converted and recorded onto tape in the standard 60i HDV format. The tape can then be played back or edited using an ordinary HDV system. True 24p editing can be achieved by uploading 2:3 pulldown-converted images via an i.LINK FireWire interface to a compatible non-linear editing system. The resultant images resemble the visual motion of film!

HDMI Output

Many consumer products are adopting High Definition Media Interface (HDMI) connections for transmitting uncompressed digital HD video signals. Sony has upped the ante by incorporating this into the already extensive array of video output choices on the HVR-Z7U. Connect the camera to any HDTV via this interface and view all your footage the way it was meant to be seen: purely digital!

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