Sony HDR-CX580V High Definition Handycam Camcorder, Black - HDRCX580V

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Product Overview

Bring your memories to life in 1920 x 1080 60p/24p Full HD with the HDR-CX580V Handycam® camcorder. Store them all on the 32GB of embedded Flash memory capable of holding up to 11 hours of HD footage at a time1 or use the dedicated slot to insert a compatible SD card or Memory Stick™ for added space. Increase your cinematic prowess with CinemaTone presets and advanced manual controls with expanded focus, zebra and peaking and let Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization help take the shake out of your movies. Get an even closer take on the action with 20x extended digital zoom while advanced Face Detection automatically reduces background noise and improves the clarity of recorded voices. Experience stunning low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain with the back-illuminated Exmor® R CMOS sensor. Get more in every shot with a wide angle G lens and view it all in crystal clarity on the 3" Xtra Fine LCD™ touch screen (921K) with TruBlack™ technology.


Manufacturer Sony
Mfg Part# HDRCX580V
SKU 228541789
UPC 027242842342
UPC 14 00027242842342
1920x1080 Full HD 60p/24p Recording w/20.4MP still image capture
CinemaTone presets and 24p recording for cinematic quality video
Back-illuminated Exmor® R CMOS sensor for superb low-light video
Tracking Focus follows selected subjects in/out of the frame
Expanded recording/monitoring with mic/headphone jack
Highlight Playback creates movies with transitions for you
Direct Copy to external HDD without PC
Golf Shot
32GB embedded Flash Memory for up to 11 hours of recording
Advanced controls with expanded focus, zebra, and peaking
20x Extended Zoom to get even closer to the action
5.1ch Surround mic for vivid and dynamic surround sound
Active Interface Shoe to attach intelligent accessories
Clear Phase stereo speakers for true and dynamic sound
Built-in USB cable for easy file transfer/charge
Built-in Flash
Geotagging with built-in GPS receiver & NAVTEQ® maps
Intelligent Auto (180 different scene combinations possible)
Event Browse groups photos/videos for you for easy reference
Tech Specs
Camera Type : Digital HD Video Camera Recorder
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) : Movie Mode: 26.8mm - 321.6mm (16:9), 32.8mm-393.6mm (4:3); Photo Mode: 26.8mm - 321.6mm (16:9), 32.8mm-393.6mm (4:3)
Aperture : F1.8-3.4
Digital Zoom : 160x
Extended Zoom : 20x
Filter Diameter : 30mm
Focal Distance : f = 2.9mm - 34.8mm; f =1/8inch - 1 3/8inch
Lens Stabilization : Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)
Lens Type : G Lens™
Minimum Focus Distance : Approx. 1cm (Wide), Approx. 50cm (Tele), Approx. 25cm (Tele Macro)
Optical Zoom : 12x
Steady Shot Mode:Active : 29.1-582.7mm (16:9)
Exposure System
Auto Iris Control : F1.8 - F10
Backlight Compensation : Yes (Auto)
D-Range Optimizer : Yes
Exposure Settings : Auto; Flexible Spot (Touch Panel)
Gain Control : Auto
LOW LUX Mode : Yes
Metering Modes : Multi-segment / Spot
Minimum Illumination : Standard: 6 lux (1/60 Shutter Speed); Low Lux: 3 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed)
Noise Reduction : Yes
Scene Mode(s) : Auto / Twilight / Twilight Portrait (Photo Mode only) / Sunrise & Sunset / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait / Spotlight / Beach / Snow
White Balance Mode : Auto / Onepush / Outdoor / Indoor
Convenience Features•Built-in USB Cable : Yes (USB Charge Available)
Date / Time Stamp : Yes (Rec Date and Time, Camera info, Coordinates)
Erase/Protect : Yes / Yes
Fader Effect(s) : White / Black
Manual / Auto Lens Cover : Auto
Media/Battery Indicator : Yes (recordable time, free and used media space) / Yes (recordable time, remaining capacity)
Multiple Language Display : English; Simplified English; Brazilian Portugese; Canadian French; Latin American Spanish
One Touch Disc Burn : Yes (Menu)
Quick On : Yes (Power On by LCD)
Red-Eye Reduction : Yes (On / Off)
S/S & Zoom button on LCD : Yes (Touch Panel)
Still Image Playback Options : Slide Show
Video Playback Options : Highlight 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)
View & Index : Event / MAP
Weights and Measurements•Dimensions (Approx.) : Approx. 3 5/8inch x 3 1/4inch x 6inch (90mm x 82mm x 151.5mm) (including Lens Hood)
Weight (Approx.) : Approx. 11.28oz (320g)
Weight(Approx) (Main unit only) : Approx. 11.28oz (320g)
Service and Warranty Information
Limited Warranty Term : Limited Warranty --- 1 Year Parts; 90 Days Labor
Imaging Sensor
Color Filter System : ClearVid™ array
Effective Picture Resolution : Approx. 5020K pixels (16:9)
Imaging Sensor : 1/3.91" (4.6mm) Back-illuminated Exmor® R CMOS Sensor
Pixel Gross : Approx. 5430K pixels
Processor : BIONZ™ Image processor
LCD Display
Angle Adjustment : Opening Angle: max. 90 deg., Turning Angle: max. 270 deg.
Brightness Control : Yes (Menu)
Coverage : 1
Grid Display : Guide Frame
LCD Type : 3.0" Xtra Fine LCD™ display (921K) w/ TruBlack™ technology
Live View : Yes
Touch Panel : Yes
Drive System•Shutter Speeds : Self-timer: Approx. 10sec. (Still Image/ Golf Shot); Shutter Speed (Standard): 1/60 - 1/10000; Shutter Speed Auto Control Range: 1/8 - 1/10000; Shutter Speed (Smooth Slow Rec): 1/250 - 1/10000 (Standard); Scene Selection: 1/8 - 1/10000; LOW LUX: 1/30 - 1/10000
Drive Mode : Photo Mode: Single-shot / Self-timer
Self-timer : 10sec.(Still Image/Golf Shot)
Advanced Features•Tracking Focus : Yes
Assignable Dial : Yes (Focus / Exposure / Iris / Shutter Speed / AE Shift / WB Shift Set)
Audio Level Display : Yes
CinemaTone Gamma/Color : Yes
Embedded GPS : Yes (Current Position Display (Your Location))
Face Detection : Yes
Golf Shot : Yes
Image Stabilization : Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)
Intelligent Auto : Portrait/Baby/Walk/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape/Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light/Auto wind noise reduction
NightShot® Infrared System : Yes
Priority Setting (for Face Detection) : Auto / Child Priority / Adult Priority
S-Master : Yes
Smile Shutter™ technology : Dual Capture / Always On / Off
Smooth Slow Rec : Yes
x.v.Color™ : Yes
Power Consumption (in Operation) : HD: 3.1W; STD: 2.9W
Battery Type : InfoLITHIUM® with AccuPower™ Meter System (NP-FV50)
Power Consumption (in View Finder Operation) : HD: 3.0W; STD: 2.8W
Power Requirements : 6.8V/7.2 (battery pack); 8.4V (AC Adaptor)
Power Consumption (in View Finder Operation) : HD:3.0W; STD:2.8W
Recording•Still Image Size 4:3 : Movie mode: 15.3 megapixels 4:3 (4512x3384); Photo mode: 15.3 megapixels 4:3 (4512x3384)
•Video Mode : HD PS: Approx. 28Mbps / FX: Approx. 24Mbps / FH: Approx. 17Mbps / HQ: Approx. 9Mbps / LP: Approx. 5Mbps; STD HQ: 9Mbps
•Audio Format : Dolby® Digital 5.1ch, Dolby® Digital 5.1Creator; Dolby® Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby® Digital Stereo Creator
•Dual Record : 20.4 megapixels 16:9 (6016x3384); 10.0 megapixels 16:9 (4224x2376); 2.1 megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
•Internal Media : Flash Memory 32GB
•Media Type : Internal Flash Memory; Memory Stick PRO Duo ™ (Mark 2); Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo ™; SD/ SDHC/ SDXC Memory Card (Class 4 or Higher)
•Mic Level Control : Yes (2steps)
•Microphone/Speaker : Built-in Zoom Microphone; Clear Phase Stereo Speaker
•Photo Capture from Movie : 2.1 megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080); 0.3 megapixels 4:3 (640x480); 0.2 megapixels pixels 16:9 (640x360)
•Recording and Playback Times (in Internal Media)(2ch) : HD PS: Approx. 2h20m (Approx. 2h20m); HD FX: Approx. 2h45m (Approx. 2h45m); HD FH: Approx. 3h45m (Approx. 3h45m); HD HQ: Approx. 6h40m (Approx. 5h5m); HD LP: Approx. 11h35m (Approx. 9h30m); STD HQ: Approx. 6h55m (Approx. 6h20m)
Recording and Playback Times (in Internal Media)(5.1ch) : HD PS: Approx. 2h20m; HD FX: Approx. 2h45m; HD FH: Approx. 3h45m; HD HQ: Approx. 6h40m; HD LP: Approx. 11h35m; STD HQ: Approx. 6h55m
Still Image File Format : DCF Ver. 2.0 compatible, Exif Ver. 2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible
Still Image Max Effective Resolution : 20.4 megapixels
Still Image Mode : JPEG
Still Image Size 16:9 : Movie mode: 20.4 megapixels 16:9 (6016x3384); Photo mode: 20.4 megapixels 16:9 (6016x3384)
Video Actual (Pixel) : Approx.5,020K pixels(16:9), Approx.3,760K pixels(4:3)
Video Format : HD: MPEG4-AVC/H.264 AVCHD 2.0 format compatible (1080/60p:original format); STD: MPEG2-PS
Video Resolution : HD: 1920x1080/60p (PS), 24p, 60i (FX, FH), 1440x1080/60i (HQ, LP); STD: 720x480/60i
Video Signal : NTSC color, EIA standards
Wind Noise Reduction : Yes (Off /On)
Focus Control
AF Illuminator : Yes
AF Modes : Auto / Manual (Touch Panel / Dial)
Focus Area : Full range Focus / Spot Focus
Focus Features : Tracking Focus
Focus System : Contrast AF
Manual Focus Assist : Magnified display for precise manual focus; Peaking Display
Flash Compensation : Yes (3 steps)
Flash Coverage : Approx. 0.3m - 2.0m
Flash Metering System : Pre-flash TTL
Flash Modes : Auto / Forced / Prohibited
Flash Type : Built-in Flash
Interface•SD Output : Composite Video Out (A/V connecting cable (supplied)); Component Video Out (Component A/V cable (supplied)); S Video Out (A/V connecting cable with S Video (sold separately))
Remote Jack : Integrated into A/V Remote terminal
Remote Commander : Yes
A/V Remote Terminal : Video / Audio / Remote
Accessory Shoe : Yes (Active Interface Shoe)
BRAVIA® Sync™ : Yes
DC IN : Yes
Direct Copy : Yes
HD Output : HDMI Out (mini) (sold separately); Component Video Out (Component A/V cable (supplied))
HDMI Terminal : Yes (mini)
Headphone Jack : Stereo Minijack
Memory Card Slot : Memory Stick PRO Duo™ and SD/ SDHC/ SDXC media compatible
Microphone Input : Stereo Minijack
PhotoTV HD : Yes
USB Port(s) : TypeA, mini-AB/USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage/MTP)
Supplied Software : PC: PlayMemories Home Lite (built-in; for PC only); PlayMemories Home (by download); Music T
Product Attributes
Image Stabilization Type Optical
LCD Size (in) 3
LCD Size Range 3.0 - 3.4"
Optical Zoom (x) 12
Optical Zoom Range (x) 11.0 - 14.9
Product Line Handycam
Resolution 6016 x 3384
Sensor Type CMOS
Video Resolution High Definition
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