Make the memories last in style. The ultra-compact DCR-SX40 Handycam camcorder can record video to 4 GB of embedded memory or handy, removable Memory Stick Duo or Memory Stick PRO Duo media. A professional-quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens delivers sharp, high-resolution images and 60x optical zoom lets you bring the action closer with impeccable detail.
DCR-SX40 Handycam Highlights
4 GB embedded memory
4 GB of embedded memory can record and store up to approximately 2 hours 55 minutes of video footage (LP mode).
60x optical/2000x digital zoom
Ideal for sporting events, wildlife, or distance shooting, 60x optical zoom brings you closer to the action, so you can capture extremely tight shots, even from far away. In addition, Digital Zoom Interpolation means that extreme digital zooming (up to 2000x) is clearer, with less distortion than previous types of digital zooms.
Professional-quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens
The Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens is designed specifically for compact camcorders, and utilizes precision ground optics to maintain the sharpness and contrast found in larger lenses.
Hybrid Recording to 4 GB memory or Memory Stick PRO Duo media (sold separately)
Hybrid recording technology delivers a new level of flexibility of capturing and transferring your video footage and digital photos from the camcorder to compatible viewing devices. Record to 4GB embedded flash memory or choose instead to record to removable Memory Stick PRO Duo media (sold separately). You can even select from various dubbing functions to easily copy video or still images from the embedded flash media to theMemory Stick PRO Duo media media - without using a PC.
1/8-inch Advanced HAD CCD imager
A 1/8 inch Advanced HAD (Hole Accumulation Diode) CCD imager with 410K (effective) pixel resolution delivers stunning detail and clarity for exceptional video and still image performance.
Direct connection to DVD burner (sold separately)
The DCR-SX40 supports a direct connection to the VRD-P1 DVD burner (sold separately), which allows you to burn DVDs directly from your camcorder without the need for a PC. And because the VRD-P1 is powered by your camcorder, you don't need an additional AC power cable.
2.7-inch wide touch panel LCD display (123k pixels)
The 2.7-inch wide touch-panel LCD 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.
Power On by opening LCD display
Power on your camcorder by simply opening the LCD display.
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 dialogue and crisp, discrete sounds.
Includes Sony PMB (Picture Motion Browser) software
Sony Picture Motion Browser software offers a simple, intuitive way to transfer, sort, and view your video and still images on your compatible PC. In addition, multiple output options let you burn your memories to DVD (sold separately), as well as take advantage of one click upload to a number of popular video and photo sharing sites.
One Touch Disc Burn
Easily burn a DVD copy of your footage using the supplied PMB (Picture Motion Browser) software. Simply connect the camcorder to your compatible PC via a USB cable and press the One Touch Disc Burn Button.
Easy Handycam Button
Using a camcorder can be intimidating for some people. With a press of the Easy Handycam Button, most of the advanced features of the camcorder are locked out, letting you focus only the buttons essential for recording.
Film Roll Index
Like chapters in a book, Film Roll Index helps you easily find desired scenes in video footage. When using this feature, the camcorder previews the beginning of scenes and can create scene indexes set at specified display intervals (3, 6, or 12 seconds and 1 or 5 minutes).
Face Index function
Face Index makes it easier than ever to find and play back the right video scene. Using Face Detection technology, 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.
USB 2.0 interface
A USB 2.0 interface provides an easy way to connect your camcorder to a compatible PC for fast transfer of video and still images for editing.
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