Sony Handycam DCR-SR68 80 GB Camcorder - Silver
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Sony Handycam DCR-SR68 80 GB Camcorder - Silver

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  • Media Format: Flash Media Hard disk drive Flash card
  • Resolution: 0.3 MP
  • Recording System: NTSC
  • Digital Zoom: 2000x
  • Type: Standard
  • Optical Zoom: 60x
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Sony Handycam DCR-SR68 80 GB Camcorder - Silver

Turn every occasion into a memory using the Sony Handycam DCR-SR68 camcorder. This Sony camcorder uses Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens to deliver high-resolution images. The 60x optical zoom of this 80 GB camcorder provides clarity to the images taken from a distance and the 2000x digital zoom delivers tighter images with minimal distortion. The 80 GB HDD of the Sony Handycam DCR-SR68 stores up to 61 hours of footage in LP mode to let you record as many videos as you like. The 2.7-inch touchscreen display of this Sony camcorder facilitates multi-angle viewing, so everyone in your group can view the recordings together on this 80 GB camcorder.

Product Details and Features


Video Capture MPEG-2 - 720 x 480
Night Mode Yes
Color Silver
Shooting Modes Digital Photo Mode

Other Features

Additional Features Still Shot Capability • face detection • USB 2.0 Compatibility • Direct Print • PictBridge Support • Built-In Speaker • Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) Recording • Backlight Compensation • Digital Noise Reduction • Exif Print Support • Touch-Screen Control
Face Detection Yes
Widescreen Video Capture Yes

File Format

Still Image Format JPEG
Digital Video Format MPEG-2


Effective Still Resolution 0.3 MP
Effective Video Resolution 0.4 MP

Environmental Parameters

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


Battery Description Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery
Battery Manufacturer Sony NP-FV30
Battery Form Factor Manufacturer specific

System Requirements for PC Connection

Operating System Supported MS Windows 7 • MS Windows Vista • MS Windows XP SP3


Expansion Slot 1 x SD Memory Card
Connector Types 1 x composite video/audio output


Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Microphone Type Microphone - built-in - electret condenser - stereo


Display Type LCD
Display Rotation Rotating
Screen Details LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2.7" - color
Screen Size 2.7"


Depth 4.21 in.
Width 2.2 in.
Height 2.56 in.


Viewfinder Type None

Memory / Storage

Recording Speed HQ • SP • LP
Digital Storage Media HDD
Supported Flash Memory SDXC Memory Card • Memory Stick PRO Duo Mark2 • Memory Stick PRO • Memory Stick PRO Duo • SDHC Memory Card • Memory Stick • SD Memory Card
Integrated Memory size 80 GB


Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Min Illumination 3 lux
Exposure Modes Automatic • Program
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 sec

Lens System

Lens Type Zoom lens
Auto Focus type TTL contrast detection
Lens Manufacturer Carl Zeiss
Lens Filter Size 30 mm
Focal Length Range 1.8mm - 108mm
Lens System Features Built-in lens shield
Focus Adjustment Automatic • Manual

Optical Sensor

Sensor Type CCD • Advanced HAD CCD
Optical Sensor Qty 1
Sensor Size 1/8"

Key Features

Media Format Flash Media • Hard disk drive • Flash card
Resolution 0.3 MP
Recording System NTSC
Digital Zoom 2000x
Type Standard
Optical Zoom 60x
Storage Type Internal & Removable
Weight 9 Oz.

Product Identifiers

UPC 411378180735
Model DCR-SR68

Expanded Product Features

Expanded Product Features
  • 2.7" Clear Photo LCD (230 K) display
    The 2.7" Clear Photo LCD (230 K) display provides exceptional viewing clarity with 123K pixels resolution. The display rotates up to 270 degrees for multiple viewing angles, as well as provides sharp, detailed images for monitoring or playback. The convenient touch panel allows easy access to menus and additional functionality such as spot focus and spot metering.
  • 1/8" advanced HAD CCD imager
    A 1/8" advanced HAD (Hole Accumulation Diode) CCD imager provides stunning detail and clarity for exceptional video and still image performance.
  • Film roll/face index
    With film roll index, the camcorder previews the beginning of scenes and creates scene indexes set at specified display intervals (3, 6, or 12 seconds and 1 or 5 minutes). Face index indexes your video footage according to the faces detected in each scene. When it's time to play back video, simply search for what you want by selecting from among the detected faces displayed in the index.
  • Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens with SteadyShot
    The DCR-SR68 features a professional-quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens designed specifically for compact camcorders. Precision ground optics help maintain the sharpness and contrast of larger lenses, and SteadyShot image stabilization helps reduce blur caused by camera shake.
  • Face Detection
    Face Detection technology recognizes up to 8 faces anywhere in the frame and automatically adjusts exposure to help capture faces brightly and clearly.
  • 60x optical/2000x digital zoom
    60x optical zoom help you capture close-up action while keeping your distance. In addition, Digital Zoom Interpolation means that extreme digital zooming (up to 2000x) is clearer, with less distortion than previous types of digital zooms.
  • Direct copy to external HDD without PC
    Store your memories in a whole new way with the ability to copy videos from your camcorder directly to an external hard disk drive (sold separately), all without a computer. Your camcorder can also access videos stored on the external hard drive for playback on your HDTV, allowing you to utilize the camcorder's handy playback features.
  • Dolby Digital stereo recording with built-in zoom microphone
    The built-in zoom microphone focuses audio recording on your subjects with the camera's zoom lens, helping memories ring true with clear dialog and crisp, discrete sounds.
  • Record and zoom controls on LCD
    The DCR-SR88 features an additional set of record and zoom buttons on the LCD screen, giving you more control and flexibility when holding the camcorder, especially in overhead or low angle shots.

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