Sony HD1000U Camcorder - Black
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Sony HD1000U Camcorder - Black

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  • Media Format: Flash card MiniDV HDV MiniDV
  • Resolution: 3.2 MP
  • Recording System: NTSC
  • Digital Zoom: 20x
  • Type: Professional
  • Optical Zoom: 10x
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Sony HD1000U Camcorder - Black

Surprisingly lightweight, this black, portable Sony video camera supports high-definition video at 1080i and features a ClearVid CMOS sensor system for optimizing image quality. Video recording and playback on the Sony HVRHD1000 work in either HDV or DV, making this HD camcorder a flexible unit that is compatible with many common editing systems. The Sony HVRHD1000 comes with a 10x optical zoom and a 20x digital lens that never becomes pixelated, as well as the SteadyShot image stabilization system for preventing blur and shaking when shooting on the move. The Super Night Shot mode on this Sony video camera emits infrared light, enabling shooting under low-light conditions. Auto and manual focus are available on both the panel and the camera ring of the Sony HVRHD1000 camcorder, allowing users to adjust and perfect an image quickly and easily while shooting. This HD camcorder also comes with Sony's unique Smooth Slow recording feature, as well, which gives users the option to shoot footage in detailed slow motion and can be used for anything from analyzing a tennis or golf swing to adding an interesting dynamic to a video project. All in all, the Sony HVRHD1000 delivers a solid introduction to professional-grade video cameras in an easy-to-use and easy-to-tote camcorder.

Product Review Summary

Based on 4 user reviews
75% recommend this product
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  • Good Value (1)
  • Great Design (1)
  • Quality Construction (1)
  • Bad in Low Light (1)
  • Overpriced (1)
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  • Everyday Use (1)
  • Travel (1)
  • Special Events (1)
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Consumer Reviews


kind of like what the professionals use

bysuperdawg Oct 9, 2010
Helpful? 1 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Recommended it? Yes

This is a HD camcorder, for a fraction of the price of ones that movie-makers use, but has everything. It is a little heavy, but that much is obvious just from looking at it. Stunning HD makes any movie shot from this beautiful, and very clear. For under 14 hundred, this is a steal! Read full review »


nice zoom

byjuneau27 Oct 2, 2010
Helpful? 1 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Easy to Use, Compact
Recommended it? Yes

wow sony  Camcorder is great the High Definition  sound and picture of the video are so clear i love making home movies now Read full review »


My Friend Loved It

byMing.Y Sep 26, 2010
Helpful? 1 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Good Value, Great Design, Quality Construction
Cons Bad in Low Light, Overpriced
Recommended it? No

I bought the Sony HVRHD1000 for my friend a week ago. He told that he especially loved how well it functions and that the pictures came out clearer than the one he previously used. Although he did complain a little about how heavy it was and how much of a hassle it was to set it up. Overall, it's a... Read full review »

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Product Details and Features


Color Black

Other Features

High Definition Video Support 1080i


HDMI Output Yes


Display Type LCD

Memory / Storage

Recording Speed SP • LP
Supported Flash Memory Memory Stick Duo

Lens System

Focal Length Range 40mm - 400mm

Optical Sensor

Sensor Type CMOS

Key Features

Media Format Flash card • MiniDV HDV • MiniDV
Resolution 3.2 MP
Recording System NTSC
Digital Zoom 20x
Type Professional
Optical Zoom 10x
Storage Type Removable (Card/Disc/Tape)
Weight 96 Oz.

Product Identifiers

UPC 609722438605
Model HD1000U

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