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Sony DSR-PD150

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Model Description:
1/3" 380k pixel DVCAM and DV Digital Camcorder

Model Details

The DSR-PD150 provides high quality acquisition in the DVCAM component digital format, as well as in DV, allowing up to forty minutes recording on one tape Mini DVCAM tape or over a full hour in the DV mode. This compact camcorder features three newly developed 1/3 inch 380K pixel CCDs that allow two scanning modes: 480 progressive (for still) or interlaced (for video).These new CCDs also provide high quality acquisition with increased resolution and sensitivity at reduced noise and vertical smear.The DSR-PD150 also features complete Professional Audio functions with two built-in XLR inputs. It features a built-in slot for a flash memory card or MemoryStick for still image storage. Up to 988 JPEG pictures can be stored in one 64 MB MemoryStick. The stored images can be mixed or keyed to the live image allowing logo insertion and/or mix effects. The built-in electronic zoom lens features Autofocus and SuperSteadyShot with a high MTF 12X high MTF quality optical lens with manual Zoom, Focus and Iris control. A high resolution (500 lines) B&W viewfinder and a color swing out bright color LCD panel are included to make shooting a breeze. A software package for logo generation and included USB port adapter are standard.


  • High quality digital component video and audio recording using DVCAM® format.
  • High quality digital component video and audio recording using DV format (SP mode)
  • Newly developed three 380K pixels 1/3" CCDs
  • SuperSteadyShot®and Autofocus
  • 12X optical zoom, 20/48X digital zoom
  • 530 TV lines of horizontal resolution
  • 2 lux minimum illumination
  • Auto or manual exposure
  • Built in speaker
  • 480p VGA quality 640x480 progressive scan still image capturing
  • Tape photo mode for recording still images to tape
  • Memory still mode. Up to 988 images can be recorded on the optional 64 MB flash memory
  • USB flash memory port for PC included
  • 4 MB MemoryStickÔ included allows up to 60 JPEG images
  • Directional shotgun (mono) microphone included
  • Two independent XLR audio inputs with independent audio level control, line/mic select and phantom power are provided
  • 16:9/4:3 aspect ratio switchable. 4:3 native.
  • 16 bit/12 bit PCM audio for two or four channel audio modes
  • Audio dubbing capabilty
  • i.Link (IEEE1394 compliant) input and output built in interface
  • Analog input using the S-Video connector
  • S-Video Input to DV i.Link output A/D conversion capability
  • High 500 lines H. resolution professional B&W viewfinder
  • Color 2.5" swing out reversible 200,000 dot LCD panel display
  • Digital video effects: Fader, Flash Motion, Trail, Old Movie (Sepia and shutter effects), Luminance Key
  • 3 Fader modes: black, monotone, overlap to last image from still
  • Electronic title function
  • Chroma- key for title, image or logo insertion from the memory stick
  • Variable shutter speeds
  • Digital program editing using i.LINK . Up to 20 programs can be preset for auto edit
  • Custom AE ( auto exposure) mode
  • Time code with preset and user bits capability
  • 70% and 100% Zebra indicator for perfect exposure
  • Spotlight and backlight buttons for accurate exposure in difficult shots
  • Guide frame for image alignment
  • Long recording capability. Up to 8 hours with one NP-F960 battery (not included)
  • Time / Date stamp with seconds readout (recorded on video) for legal or identification
  • Wireless remote, battery, ac adapter/ on camera charger and shoulder strap included
  • Software for Logo generation included: Picture Gear 4.1 Lite
  • Manual functions for the demanding professional:Shutter speeds, Independent Audio recording levels, White balance, AE shift, Iris, Zoom, Focus

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