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Sony Handycam 2.7" LCD Hi-Def (Flash Memory) Camcorder with Projector - Black

  • Model: HDRPJ200-B
  • MPN: HDR-PJ200/B
  • Hi-Definition (Flash Memory)
  • 2.7" LCD Screen
  • Digital Still Picture Capable
  • Image Stabilizer
  • 30X Optical Zoom/300X Digital Zoom
Special financing available (subject to credit approval)
Format
Hi-Definition (Flash Memory)
LCD Screen
2.7" LCD Screen
Still Picture Capability
Digital Still Picture Capable
Image Stabilizer
Image Stabilizer
Zoom Lens
30X Optical Zoom/300X Digital Zoom
Low Light Recording
Low Light Recording Capability
CCD Total Pixels
1,310k CCD Total Pixels
Digital Still Pixels
5.3 Total Mega Pixels
Maximum Still Photo Resolution
2,304 x 1,728 Maximum Still Photo Resolution
Audio/Video Computer Output
Mini HDMI
Digital Still Output
USB Digital Still Output
16x9 Wide Mode
Yes
Additional Features
Built-in High-Contrast Projector gives you the freedom to share your favorite memories virtually anywhere. Powerful enough to project up to a 100� diagonal screen, this small mobile theater packs a powerful punch
Included Accessories
Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-FV30), A/V Connecting Cable, AC adaptor (AC-L200), HDMI(mini) Cable, Power Cord, USB Connection Support Cable
Shipping Weight
2 lbs

Overview

Capture incredible 1920x1080p Full HD video and share your memories with built-in projector with Sony's HDR-PJ200 Handycam® camcorder . The 2.7'' LCD touchsreen makes it fun and easy to capture your memories. Take clear and crisp movies even in low light with its back-illuminated Exmo® R CMOS sensor.

Detailed Features

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1920x1080 Full HD Recording w/5.3MP still image capture

The Sony® HDR-PJ200 offers 1920 x 1080 high definition resolution letting you record your memories in exceptional Full High Definition quality.

Built-in High-Contrast Projector

The high-contrast projector built-in to the LCD panel gives you the freedom to share your favorite memories virtually anywhere. Powerful enough to project up to a 100” diagonal screen, this small mobile theater packs a powerful punch.

Back-illuminated Exmor® R CMOS sensor for superb low-light video

Experience stunning low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain with Sony’s back-illuminated Exmor® R CMOS sensor. Designed for compact cameras and camcorders, the Exmor® R CMOS sensor relocates the photo diodes above the support circuitry, maximizing the light gathering area per pixel so you can shoot with better results in lower lighting conditions.

SteadyShot® image stabilization w/ Active Mode

SteadyShot® image stabilization with Active Mode compensates for greater degrees of camera shake to deliver stunningly smooth video from wide angle to full telephoto shooting. In addition, innovative 3-Way Shake-Canceling adds electronic roll stability for even smoother video capture

30x Extended Zoom to get even closer to the action

Extended Zoom works in conjunction with 25x optical zoom to get even closer to the action while maintaining HD image quality.

Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® lens

The professional-quality Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® lens is designed specifically for compact camcorders. Precision ground optics help maintain the sharpness and contrast of larger lenses, SteadyShot® image stabilization helps reduce blur caused by camera shake.

2.7” touchscreen Clear Photo LCD™ display (230K)

The 2.7” Clear Photo LCD™ touchscreen displays sharp, bright, vivid images, letting you compose a shot more easily -- even outdoors, while enabling you to change settings to best represent the scene.

Built-in USB cable for easy file transfer/charge

The high-speed, built-in USB 2.0 cable allows for easy connection to your computer for charging or file transfer without having to remember separate cables. It also fits conveniently into the hand strap so it’s out of the way until you need it. Charging your camcorder is faster than ever now through the USB; for every two minutes of charge time you get one minute of recording time.

Intelligent Auto (60 different scene combinations possible)

Intelligent Auto mode goes a step beyond traditional auto modes by analyzing your shot and then automatically selecting the appropriate settings from nine distinct scene modes (60 different combinations possible): Portrait/Baby/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape /Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light.

Tracking Focus follows selected subjects in/out of the frame

Tracking Focus works as an extension of Face Detection to allow you to select an object with a touch of the LCD and have the focus follow the selected object, even if it leaves the frame and returns.

Event Browse groups photos/videos for you for easy reference

Event Browse conveniently groups your images and videos together for easier viewing. The date range that Event Browse groups your pictures and videos is easily adjusted to suit your needs. When used with the Highlight Playback feature, making and sharing a highlight reel from your event is easy and fun.

Highlight Playback creates movies with transitions for you

Why spend hours editing your movies when you can let your camcorder do it for you? Highlight Playback identifies and compiles key scenes into a short, entertaining movie complete with music and transitions. You can even pinpoint the exact scene you want to include in the highlight reel.

Direct Copy to external HDD without PC1

Store your memories in a whole new way with the ability to copy videos from your camcorder directly to an external hard disk drive1 (sold separately), all without a computer. Your camcorder can also access videos stored on the external hard drive for playback on your HDTV2, allowing you to utilize the camcorder’s handy playback features.

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Specifications

Camera
Camera TypeDigital HD Video Camera Recorder
Imaging Sensor
Imaging Sensor1/5.8'' (3.1mm) Back-illuminated Exmor® R CMOS Sensor
ProcessorBIONZ™ Image processor
Pixel GrossApprox.1500K pixels
Effective Picture ResolutionApprox.1310K pixels(16:9)
Color Filter SystemRGB primary color filters
Recording
Media TypeMemory Stick PRO Duo ™ (Mark 2); Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo ™; SD/ SDHC/ SDXC Memory Card (Class 4 or Higher)
Still Image ModeJPEG
Still Image Max Effective Resolution5.3 megapixels
Still Image Size 16:9Movie mode:5.3 megapixels 16:9 (3072x1728); Photo mode: :5.3 megapixels 16:9 (3072x1728)
Still Image Size 4:3Movie mode: 4.0 megapixels 4:3 (2304x1728); Photo mode: 4.0 megapixels 4:3 (2304x1728)
Video FormatHD: MPEG4-AVC/H.264 AVCHD 2.0 format compatible; STD: MPEG2-PS
Video ModeHD FX: Approx. 24Mbps / FH: Approx. 17Mbps / HQ: Approx. 9Mbps / LP: Approx. 5Mbps; STD HQ: 9Mbps
Video ResolutionHD: 1920x1080/60i (FX, FH), 1440x1080/60i (HQ, LP); STD: 720x480/60i
Video Actual (Pixel)Approx.1310K pixels(16:9), Approx.980K pixels(4:3)
Video SignalNTSC color, EIA standards
Photo Capture from Movie2.1 megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080); 0.3 megapixels 4:3 (640x480); 0.2 megapixels pixels 16:9 (640x360)
Dual Record 5.3 megapixels 16:9 (3072 x 1728); 1.3 megapixels 16:9 (1536 x 864)
Audio FormatDolby® Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby® Digital Stereo Creator
Microphone/SpeakerBuilt-in Zoom Microphone; Monoral Speaker
Mic Level ControlYes (2steps)
Still Image File FormatDCF Ver. 2.0 compatible, Exif Ver. 2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible
Wind PositionYes(Off/On)
Optics/Lens
Lens TypeCarl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® Lens
Lens StabilizationSteadyShot® image stabilization w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)
ApertureF1.8-3.2
Optical Zoom25x
Digital Zoom300x
Focal Length (35mm equivalent)Movie Mode: 36mm - 1080mm (16:9),44mm-1320mm (4:3); Photo Mode: 36mm - 900mm (16:9), 44mm-1100mm (4:3)
Minimum Focus DistanceApprox. 1cm (Wide), Approx. 80cm (Tele), Approx. 39cm (Tele Macro)
Extended Zoom30x
Focal Distancef = 2.5mm - 62.5mm; f =1/8inch - 2 1/2inch
Steady Shot Mode:Active43.2mm - 1080mm
LCD Display
LCD Type2.7'' Clear Photo LCD™ display (230K) Wide(16:9)
Angle AdjustmentOpening Angle: max. 90 deg., Turning Angle: max. 270 deg.
Brightness ControlYes (Menu)
Coverage1
Grid DisplayGuide Frame
Touch PanelYes
Focus Control
Focus SystemContrast AF
AF ModesAuto/Manual(Touch Panel)
Focus AreaFull range Focus / Spot Focus
Focus FeaturesTracking Focus
Exposure System
Metering ModesMulti-segment / Spot
Exposure SettingsAuto; Flexible Spot (Touch Panel)
Scene Mode(s)Auto/Night Scene/Sunrise & Sunset/Fireworks/Landscape/Portrait/Spotlight/Beach/Snow
D-Range OptimizerYes
Noise ReductionYes
White Balance ModeAuto / Onepush / Outdoor / Indoor
Minimum IlluminationStandard: 11 lux (1/60 Shutter Speed); Low Lux: 3 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed)
Auto Iris ControlF1.8 - F10
Backlight CompensationYes (Auto)
Gain ControlAuto
LOW LUX ModeYes
Drive System
Drive ModePhoto Mode:Single-shot/Self-timer
Self-timer10sec.(Still Image)
Shutter SpeedsSelf-timer: Approx. 10sec. (Still Image); Shutter Speed (Standard): 1/60 - 1/10000; Shutter Speed Auto Control Range: 1/8 - 1/10000; Scene Selection: 1/8 - 1/10000; LOW LUX: 1/30 - 1/10000
Projector
Resolution Output640 x 360
Throw Distance16ft (5m) (for 100''diagonal)
Convenience Features
Quick OnYes (Power On by LCD)
Manual / Auto Lens CoverManual
S/S & Zoom button on LCDYes (Touch Panel)
Fader Effect(s)White / Black
Date / Time StampYes (Rec Date and Time, Camera info, Coordinates)
Erase/ProtectYes / Yes
Media/Battery IndicatorYes (recordable time, free and used media space) / Yes (recordable time, remaining capacity)
Still Image Playback OptionsSlide Show
Video Playback OptionsHighlight Playback (HD Movie Only); Highlight Playback Save and Share (Translate into STD quality); Highlight Scenario (Save/Playback/Erase); Highlight BGM (Preinstalled 4 music files, Music transfer)
Built-in USB CableYes (USB Charge Available)
Multiple Language DisplayEnglish; Simplified English; Brazilian Portugese; Canadian French; Latin American Spanish
One Touch Disc BurnYes (Menu)
View & IndexEvent
Advanced Features
Tracking FocusYes
Face DetectionYes
Image StabilizationSteadyShot® image stabilization w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)
Intelligent AutoPortrait/Baby/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape/Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light
Priority Setting (for Face Detection)Auto / Child Priority / Adult Priority
Smile Shutter™ technologyDual Capture / Always On / Off
x.v.Color™Yes
Interface
Memory Card SlotMemory Stick PRO Duo™ and SD/ SDHC/ SDXC media compatible
SD OutputComposite Video Out(A/V connecting cable(supplied)
HD OutputHDMI Out(mini)(supplied)
USB Port(s)TypeA, mini-AB/USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage/MTP)
BRAVIA® Sync™Yes
PhotoTV HDYes
Remote JackIntegrated into A/V Remote terminal
A/V Remote TerminalVideo / Audio / Remote
DC INYes
HDMI TerminalYes (mini)
Weights and Measurements
Dimensions (Approx.)Approx.2 3/8inch x 2 1/4inch x 4 1/2inch (Approx.58mm x 56mm x 114mm)
Weight (Approx.)Approx. 7.4oz (210g)
Power
Power Consumption (in Operation)HD: 2.1W; STD: 1.9W
Power Requirements6.8V/7.2 (battery pack); 8.4V (AC Adaptor)
Battery TypeInfoLITHIUM® with AccuPower™ Meter System (NP-FV30)
Software
Supplied SoftwarePC: PlayMemories Home Lite (built-in; for PC only); PlayMemories Home (by download); Music Transfer(by download); MAC:Music Transfer(by download); PlayMemories Online Uploader(by download)
Operating System CompatibilityWindows XP SP3 * /Windows Vista SP2 ** /Windows7 * 64-bit editions and Starter (Edition) are not supported. The Windows Image Mastering API (IMAPI) Ver. 2.0 or later is required to use the function for creating discs. ** Starter (Edition) are not supported. Standard installation is required. Operation is not assured if the above OS has been upgraded or in a multi-boot environment.
Service and Warranty Information
Limited Warranty TermLimited Warranty --- 1 Year Parts; 90 Days Labor
Basic Specifications
Dimensions (Approx.)Approx.2 3/8inch x 2 1/4inch x 4 1/2inch (Approx.58mm x 56mm x 114mm)
Weight (Approx.)Approx. 8.88oz (NP-FV30 (supplied battery)); Approx. 9.20oz (NP-FV50); Approx. 10.79oz (NP-FV70); Approx. 14.28oz (NP-FV100)
Power
Power Consumption (in View Finder Operation)HD:3.0W STD:2.8W 3

Optional Accessories

  • Rechargeable InfoLITHIUM Batteries (NP-FV50 / FV70 / FV100)
  • AC Adaptor / Charger for V series batteries (AC-VQV10)
  • Travel Charger (BC-TRV)
  • Tripod (VCT-80AV)

Supplied Accessories

  • Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-FV30) (1)
  • AC adaptor (1)
  • Power Cord (1)
  • A/V Connecting Cable (1)
  • HDMI(mini) Cable (1)
  • USB Connection Support Cable (1)
  • operating guide (1)

Documents

1 Requires via VMC-UAM1 cable (sold separately), AC power for camcorder, and hard drive formatted in FAT-32. USB-hub not supported. External HHD/USB media should be less than 2TB(Terabytes)
2 Requires HDTV and HDMI cable sold sep.
3 © 2012 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. Sony is not responsible for typographic and photographic errors. Features and specifications are subject to change without notice. Sony, Optical Steady Shot, S-Master, TruBlack, and Xtra Fine LCD are trademarks of Sony. Microsoft, Windows, and Windows Vista are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. HDMI is a trademark of HDMI Licensing LLC. Dolby is a registered trademark of Dolby Laboratories. All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners.