Sony HDR-CX550V HD Camcorder PAL

by Sony
Sony HDR-CX550V HD Camcorder PAL


Full HD 1920x1080 with Exmor R(tm)
64GB internal memory plus memory card
OSS Active Mode
Super sensitive 1/2.8 type Exmor R(tm) CMOS Sensor
Wide angle G Lens with 10x optical zoom
Up to 12 Megapixel still photo
8.8cm/3.5" Xtra Fine LCD and electronic viewfinder
Manual Control Dial
Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO) shooting mode
GPS Inside / Map Index


Audio System: Dolby Digital 5.1ch
Built in Microphone: Surround sound with zoom microphone
Built in Speaker: YES
Surround Recording: YES

Image Device: Size 6.3mm (1/2.9 type) EXMOR R(tm) CMOS Sensor
ClearVid technology: -YES
Exmor technology: YES
Image Processor: BIONZ
x.v.Colour: YES
Number of Pixels Gross (K): 6631
Number of Pixels Act Camera mode (K): 16:9 Mode . 4150 / 4:3 Mode . 3110
Number of Pixels Act Memory mode (K): 16:9 Mode . 4500 / 4:3 Mode . 6000
Focus- Full Range Auto: YES
Focus-Manual: YES
Manual Focus Key: Panel / Dial
Spot Focus (Touch Panel): YES
Spot Meter: YES
Minimum Illumination (lux): STD; 11 lux (1/50 Shutter Speed) / Low Lux mode; 3 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed)
Minimum Illumination with NightShot (lux): 0
SteadyShot (Image Stabilisation): Optical SteadyShot Active Mode
Face Detection: YES
Smile Shutter: YES
D-range Optimiser: YES
Night Shot: YES
Camera Noise Reduction: YES
Shutter Speed: 1/6-1/10000 (manual control)
White Balance: Auto / Outdoor / Indoor / One-push
Scene Selection: Twilight / Twilight Portrait (Still only) / Sunrise & Sunset / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait / Spotlight / Beach / Snow
Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO): YES
Golf Shot: YES
Auto Slow Shutter: YES
Backlight Compensation: YES
Smooth Slow Rec: YES
Fader: Black / White
Telemacro: YES

Depth (mm): 143
Height (mm): 74
Width (mm): 66
Weight without Tape/Battery (g): 440

Flash / Light
Flash: YES
Flash Mode: Recommended Distance (Memory Mode) (m): 0.3-2

Audio Input: YES
Audio Output: YES
Video Input: NO
Video Output: YES
S-Video Input: NO
S-Video Output: YES
i.LINK (DV) Input: NO
i.LINK (DV) Output: NO
USB Input: YES (Hi-Speed USB2.0)
USB Output: YES (Hi-Speed USB2.0)
Component Video Output: YES
HDMI(tm) Output: YES
External Microphone Input: YES
Headphone Jack: YES

Lens / Zoom
Lens: Sony G Lens
F: -1.8-3.4
f (Focal Distance) (mm): 3.8-38
f (35mm conversion): Camera mode (mm): 16:9 Mode . 29.8-298 / 4:3 Mode . 36.5-365
f (35mm conversion): Memory mode (mm): 16:9 Mode . 28.7-287 / 4:3 Mode . 26.3-263
Wide Angle Lens: YES
Filter Diameter (mm): 37
Zoom Ratio (Optical): 10
Zoom Ratio (Digital): 120
Precision Digital Zoom: YES
Zoom Key: Lever / Button on LCD (Touch screen)

Still Image Recording
Still image recording on Memory Stick: YES
Still image recording on Internal Memory: YES
Compression of still image: JPEG
Image Size: Max 16:9 Mode . 4000 x 2250 (9M) / 4:3 Mode . 4000 x 3000 (12M)
Image Size: VGA 640 x 480
Index Playback: YES
PictBridge compatibility: YES
Still Recording during Movie (Dual Rec): YES (8.3 M, unlimited)

View Finder / LCD Monitor
LCD Type: Xtra Fine LCD
Hybrid LCD Screen: YES
LCD: Size: 8.8cm / 3.5"
LCD: Pixels (dots): 921600
Touch Panel: YES
Viewfinder: 0.5cm / 0.2" Xtra Fine
Viewfinder- Pixel (K dots): 201600

Recorder/ Player
Movie Format: High Definition, AVCHD (1920 x 1080, 1440 x 1080) / Standard Definition, MPEG2

Recording Media: 64GB Internal Memory, Memory Stick PRO Duo Mark II, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD/SDHC Memory Card (Class 4 or higher)

Movie Quality: HD ; FX (1920x1080i, 24Mbps) / FH (1920x1080i, 16Mbps) / HQ (9Mbps) / LP (5Mbps) , SD ; HQ (9Mbps)
Visual Index: YES
Face Index: YES
Film Roll Index: YES
Map Index: YES
Playlist Edit: Add / Delete / Move
Original Edit: Delete
Highlight Playback: YES
Direct Copy: YES
DVDirect Compatibility: YES (AVCHD DVD or downconvert to Standard DVD)
Playback Zoom: YES

In the Box

AC Adaptor
AV Cable
Rechargeable Battery Pack
USB Cable
USB Driver
Editing Software
Wireless Remote Commander


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