Sony HVR-A1 HDV Camcorder PAL

by Sony
Sony HVR-A1 HDV Camcorder PAL
The Sony HVR-A1 is an ultra-compact professional camcorder capable of providing HDV in full 1080 line resolution. PAL version.

The HVR-A1 provides users a migration path from Standard Definition whilst retaining the qualities of the popular DVCAM range such as ease of use and i.LINK (IEEE1394) connectivity.

Ideal for situations where space is at a premium, the HVR-A1 further broadens the range of HDV tools available to support professional users - it really delivers "HD for Everyone".

See also: Sony PXW-X70 XDCAM HD Camcorder


* 1/2.9-inch ClearVid CMOS Sensor
* Optical 10x zoom by Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonner T lens
* 2-channel XLR Audio Input and Phantom power
* 10x Optical
* Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Lens



Dimemsions (W x H x D): 71 x 103 x 191 mm (excluding lens hood and microphone)
Continuous recording time: 320 min (with NP-QM91D, LCD off, HDV recording)
LCD Monitor: 2.7-inch type 16:9 hybrid colour (123,200 dots)
Viewfinder: 0.54-inch type LCD (252,000 dots), B&W / Colour
Power requirement (AC Adaptor / Battery): 8.4 V / 7.2 V
Power consumption (VF On / LCD On / VF & LCD On): 5.6 W / 5.8 W / 6.2 W (HDV recording)
Mass: 670 g (without tape, battery)

Inputs / Outputs

Component Video Out: 1080i / 576p / 576i
Multi AV Out: Composite, S-Video, Audio
i.LINK (IEEE1394): 4-pin (HDV/DV)
External Audio Inputs: XLR (x2)
Headphone Jack: Stereo Mini
USB: Yes
DC IN: Yes

In the Box

Microphone (ECM-NV1)
Microphone Unit
Adaptor (AC-L15)
Power Cable and Battery (NP-FM50)
Remote Controller RMT-831
Component Video Cable (VMC-15VC)
AV Cable
Memory Stick Duo 16MB
Memory Stick Duo Adaptor
USB Cable
Sony HVR-A1 Manual


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