The Sony HVR-HD1000U Digital High Definition HDV camcorder features a shoulder mount design and matte black color, designed to meet the growing demand of HDV users for greater mobility and professional appearance. With premium design characteristics and high-definition 1080i recording capability, the HDV-HD1000U is ideal for weddings, corporate communications, colleges, universities, sporting events, and working videographers on a budget.
A built-in down-converter creates DV material, perfect for standard DVD productions. Plus, a special still photo mode is ideal for producing DVD cases and making wedding photo albums. The HVR-HD1000U camcorder can adapt to a wide range of shooting situations and features a Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T lens with 10x optical zoom, similar to that found on higher end professional HDV camcorders. The T lens coating suppresses unwanted reflections and faithfully reproduces colors for professional-looking results.
The "Smooth Slow Rec" function of the HVR-HD1000U camcorder allows users to perform slow-motion playback by capturing images at four times faster than the normal field rate. while the Super SteadyShot (optical) feature of the HVR-HD1000U camcorder utilizes an image stabilization system using an active optical lens method that functions without any deterioration in image quality. Additionally, the Super NightShot function of the HVR-HD1000U camcorder allows the videographer to record objects in zero lux light levels for night-time monitoring and surveillance.
Feature rich and affordably priced, the HVR-HD1000U High Definition shoulder mount HDV camcorder brings affordable HD capabilities to a broader range of pro shooters.