Sony HVR-S270 HDV Camcorder PAL/NTSC

by Sony
Sony HVR-S270 HDV Camcorder PAL/NTSC
PAL/NTSC switchable version.

The Sony HVR-S270 shoulder-mount camcorder delivers the enhanced functionality: an interchangeable lens system, native progressive recording, and solid-state memory recording and supports standard-size cassettes for extended recording times.

See also: Sony PMW-300K1 XDCAM HD Camcorder Kit with 14x Lens


Camera section

Supplied Lens Supplied Lens: Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* zoom lens, 12x (optical), f = 4.4 to 52.8 mm, f = 32.0 to 384 mm* at 16:9 mode, f = 39.5 to 474 mm* at 4:3 mode, filter diameter: 72 mm

Built-in filter: Clear, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64

Imaging system: 1/3-inch, progressive 3 ClearVid CMOS Sensor system with Exmor technology

Picture elements: Approx. 1,037,000 pixels (effective), approx. 1,120,000 pixels (total)

Focus: Auto,manual (focus ring/one push auto/infinity/AF assist/ focus macro)

White balance: Auto, one-push auto (A/B positions), indoor (3200 K), outdoor (selectable level -7 to +7, approx. 500K/step), manual WB Temp (selectable 2300K to 15000K, 100K/step)

Manual shutter speed: Auto: 1/50 - 1/1750
Manual: 50i/25p: 1/3 - 1/10000

Gain: -6, -3, 0 , 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21 dB

Minimum illumination: 1.5 lux (auto gain, auto iris, 1/25 shutter)

VTR section

Recording format: HDV1080/50i, DVCAM, DV SP 576/50i (PAL)
Play out/Down conversion format: HDV1080/50i, DVCAM, DV SP 576/50i (PAL)

Playback/Recording time:
HDV/DV SP: Max. 276min with PHDV-276DM Max. 63 min with PHDVM-63DM cassette
DVCAM: Max. 184min with PHDV-276DM Max. 41 min with PHDVM-63DM cassette

Input/Output connectors

Audio/Video output: Composite video (BNCx1), Unbalanced auido (pin x2ch)
Component video output: BNC x3
HDV/DV input/output: i.LINK interface (IEEE 1394, 6-pin)
XLR audio input: XLR 3pin female x 4ch
Headphone: Stereo mini jack (d3.5 mm)
LANC: Stereo mini-mini jack (d2.5 mm)
Digital video output: HD/SD-SDI BNC x1

Built-in output devices

LCD viewfinder: 0.45-inch type (Viewable area measured diagonally), approx. 1,226,880 dots (852x480x3[RGB]), 16:9 aspect ratio

LCD monitor: 3.2-inch type (Viewable area measured diagonally), XtraFine LCD, approx. 921,600 dots, hybrid type, 16:9 aspect ratio


Mass: Approx. 6.3kg (13 lb 15 oz) (w/ the supplied lens, w/o tape, BP-GL95battery)
Power requirements: DC 12 V (battery pack), DC 14.4 V (AC adaptor)
Power consumption HDV: Approx. 12.2 W (with ECM-XM1 / EVF ON)
Power consumption DVCAM/DV: Approx. 11.7 W (with ECM-XM1 / EVF ON)
Operating temperature: 0 to 40 oC (32 to 104 oF)
Storage temperature: -20 to +60 oC (-4 to 140 oF)

Supplied memory recording unit

Recording media: CompactFlash card (2GB or bigger, 133x or faster) (not supplied)
File system: FAT32
File format HDV: .M2T
File format DVCAM/DV: .AVI (DV-AVI, type 1) or .DV (Raw-DV)
special hot shoe
i.LINK-6pin (on the supplied cradle)
DC power input (on the supplied cradle)
infoLITHIUM L series battery slot (on the supplied cradle)

In the Box

12x Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Lens
Lens Hood
CR2025 Lithium Battery
Shoe Kit
ECM-XM1 Monaural Electolet Condenser Microphone
Shoulder Belt
Sony HVR-S270 Operating Instructions
HVR-MRC1 Memory Recording Unit Kit


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