Though easy-to-use, the DCR-DVD105 is fully capable of capturing difficult shots. With Super NightShot Plus infrared system, you can record even in low light situations. The 2.5-inch LCD screen provides image clarity and easily rotates to give you the best possible viewing angle. The DCR-DVD105 also comes with additional LCD touch screen controls for extra convenience. Could digital video and digital still image recording be any easier?
* DVD Playback - Playback on all home DVD players, computer DVD drives, and PlayStation 2 consoles cannot be guaranteed. Some players, drives, and video game consoles lack the ability to read due to the optical reflection standard of DVD-R/RW discs and/or due to encoding incompatibilities. Refer to the specifications of your playback equipment for additional compatibility information.
1/6-inch Advanced HAD CCD Imager, 680K Pixels Gross - 1/6-inch Advanced HAD (Hole Accumulation Diode) CCD with 340K (effective) pixels provides stunning detail and clarity with exceptional video (up to 500 lines of horizontal resolution) and still image performance.
20X Optical/800X Digital Zoom - The optical zoom helps to bring the action close up from far away. In addition the Digital Zoom Interpolation means that extreme digital zooming is clearer, with less distortion than previous types of digital zooms.
Professional Quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens - Carl Zeiss lenses have an advanced optical multi-layer coating that offers less glare and flare with increased contrast. This results in vivid image brilliance, true-to-life color saturation and perfect renditions of subtle tones.
DVD Format Video Recording - The DVD recording format delivers digital picture and sound quality comparable to that of MiniDV, but on DVD. Playback of the DVDs couldn't be simpler. After finalizing the disc in the camcorder, the disc can play back in most DVD Players, computers and even PlayStation 2 video game consoles2.
SteadyShot Picture Stabilization System - Picture stabilization system that uses motion sensors to detect and compensate for camera shake without compromising picture quality like some other digital stabilization systems.
2.5-inch Touch Panel SwivelScreen LCD Display(123K Pixels) - Provides excellent viewing clarity with improved resolution. The high resolution 123K pixel LCD screen rotates up to 270 degrees for multiple viewing angles providing sharp, detailed images for monitoring or playback.
DVD-R, -RW and +RW Compatible - The DCR-DVD105 is compatible with a variety of DVD formats allowing the ease of use and simplicity found in DVD Media. With DVD+RW media there is not a need to finalize the disc (minimum recording required). Simply remove the disc and insert the media into a compatible DVD Player5.
InfoLithium Battery with AccuPower Meter System - Charge the battery at anytime because unlike NiCad (Nickel Cadmium) batteries, Sony's rechargeable Lithium Ion batteries are not subjected to a life shortening memory effect. Sony's exclusive AccuPower meter 7 displays the approximate battery time remaining in minutes, in either the viewfinder or on the LCD screen.
Super NightShot Plus Infrared System - With Sony's Super NightShot Infrared System you can capture natural looking video, even when shooting in low light. Record subjects up to 20 feet away using the built-in infrared system, but without the overall monochrome color common with earlier low-light recording systems.
Stamina Battery Power Management System - Using the optional NP-FP90 InfoLithium Battery, the DCR-DVD105 can continuously record for up to 8 hours on a single full charge, providing extra long battery life.
Program AE (Auto Exposure) Modes - Program AE modes make recording easy even when filming in challenging situations. Choose from Beach and Ski, Landscape, Portrait, Spotlight, Sports Lesson, and Sunset and Moon.
Picture Effects - Get creative when recording or playing back your videos with Sony's Picture Effect Modes. Effects available in camera and playback modes: Monotone, Mosaic, Pastel, and Sepia.
Fader Effects - Enhance your personal videos by adding professional looking fader effects. Choose from Black, Overlap, White and Wipe.
Battery Information - At the touch of a button, battery information is displayed on the LCD screen when charging and when the camcorder is turned off. The display will show how much the battery is charged, in 10% increments and the recordable time left when using the LCD screen or in the viewfinder.
Manual Focus - Allows the user to manually adjust the focus of the camcorder using the touch panel. Manual focusing also allows the user to control the focus in difficult situations where either the environment or the subject does not allow the camcorder's auto focus to perform optimally, such as when shooting through a window or in a crowded environment.
Easy Handycam Button - Using a camcorder can be intimidating for some people, so with a press of the Easy Handycam button, most of the advanced features of the camcorder are locked out leaving only the buttons essential for recording operational.
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