Sony HVR-Z7U Camcorder - Black
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Sony HVR-Z7U Camcorder - Black

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  • Media Format: Flash card DVCAM DV
  • Resolution: 1.1 MP
  • Recording System: NTSC
  • Digital Zoom: 18x
  • Type: Professional
  • Optical Zoom: 12x
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Sony HVR-Z7U Camcorder - Black

When looking for a professional video camera, the Sony HVR Z7U is a great option. It features interchangeable lenses, which is one of the first handheld camcorders to offer this as an option. This 1.1 MP camcorder comes packed with plenty of other features, such as recording in either high-definition or standard definition, up to 12x optical zoom, screw holes for secure attachment to a tripod, and a high-quality Carl Zeiss lens. Additionally, this Sony camcorder offers HD/SD-SDI or HDMI output and records on miniDV cassette tapes which can hold 40–60 minutes of high-definition video. The viewing screen on the Sony HVR Z7U is a 3.2-inch Xtrafine LCD, which provides up to four times more pixels than other handheld professional video cameras. Slow motion is no problem with this 1.1 MP camcorder, since the Smooth Slow Rec feature records images much faster than other cameras. Color correction has been improved in this Sony camcorder, resulting in better visual quality in both black and white and color videos. Six different settings are available to capture the best appearance based on the location and light balance. Professional videographers will be pleased with the myriad of new and unique features on the Sony HVR Z7U.

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Sony HVR-Z7U HDV Definition Camcorder

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Sony HVR-Z7U HDV Definition Camcorder The HVR-Z7U is the world's first HDV handheld camcorder that uses 1/3-inch bayonet mount interchangeable lenses. This new HDV camcorder delivers the enhanced functionality professionals have been asking for, such as an interchangeable lens system, native progressive recording, and solid-state memory recording functionality. A streamlined nonlinear editing workflow is achieved using the supplied Memory Recording Unit, which provides HDV/DVCAM/DV file recording on a widely available Compact Flash? solid-state memory card., as well as recording onto HDV tape. This groundbreaking camcorder also features 1080/24p/30p HDV native progressive recording modes, as well as HDMI output. Features: Sony's first professional handheld HDV camcorder with an interchangeable lens system. 1/3 inch-type 3 ClearVid CMOS Sensor system Interchangeable lens system using bayonet mount system with unlimited possibilities. Carl Zeiss 12x Optical zoom lens included as standard HDV, DVCAM and DV Recording on a miniDV Cassette tape 24p/30p HDV Native Progressive Recording Modes Three integral ND lens filters Switchable HD/SD Recording and Playback - HDV1080i/DVCAM/DV Smooth Slow Recording capability New 3.2inch (viewable area measured diagonally) type XtraFine LCD Two accessory shoes 0.45inch type EVF offer high-resolution, high-contrast images with 100% full-scan, and 6500?k color temperature (standard for professional monitors). infoLITHIUM L Series Battery Compatible HDMI output connector

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Product Details and Features


Color Black

Other Features

Widescreen Video Capture Yes
High Definition Video Support 1080i
Waterproof No


Effective Video Resolution 1.0 MP

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C


Battery Description Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery
Battery Manufacturer Sony NP-F570
Battery Form Factor Manufacturer specific


HDMI Output Yes


Microphone Technology Electret condenser
Microphone Type Microphone - detachable - electret condenser - mono


Display Type LCD
Screen Details LCD display - TFT active matrix - 3.2" - color
Display Rotation Rotating


Depth 17.28 in.
Width 6.92 in.
Height 7.83 in.


Viewfinder Diagonal Size 0.45"

Camera Flash

Flash Type None


Exposure Modes Manual
Min Illumination 1.5 lux
Max Shutter Speed 1/10000 sec
Min Shutter Speed 1/3 sec

Lens System

Lens Type Zoom lens
Lens Manufacturer Carl Zeiss
Lens Filter Size 72 mm
Focal Length Range 4.4mm - 52.8mm

Optical Sensor

Sensor Size 1/3"
Optical Sensor Qty 3

Key Features

Media Format Flash card • DVCAM • DV
Resolution 1.1 MP
Recording System NTSC
Digital Zoom 18x
Type Professional
Optical Zoom 12x
Storage Type Removable (Card/Disc/Tape)
Weight 81.15 Oz.

Product Identifiers

Model HVR-Z7U

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