6053 Sony HDR-XR260V High Definition Handycam 31 Sony 0

Sony HDR-XR260V High Definition Handycam

$638.00 638.00
Product Overview The Sony HDR-XR260V High Definition Handycam is equipped with a 160GB hard disk drive which is capable record up to 63 hours of video capture. It shoots Full HD 1920 x 1080 / 50p video and can also take 8.9 megapixels still images

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Sony HDR-XR260V features a back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor that's ideal for low-light situations. Plus, it features a wide angle Sony G Lens that supports 30x optical zoom and 55x extended zoom. There's also a 3.0" touch screen Clear Photo LCD display for easy recording and instant playback.

The HDR-XR260V comes outfitted with several video enhancing features. It has Golf Shot for frame by frame slow motion video analyzing. There's also a Tracking Focus function that follows selected subjects as you record. The microphone features 5.1 channel surround sound for dynamic and vivid surround audio. The camcorder also has Intelligent Auto, which supports 180 different scene combinations. There's even a wind noise reduction function that provides clear voice recording and Geotagging with a built-in GPS receiver and NAVTEQ maps. For professional shooting, the camcorder has a headphone jack for monitoring and a microphone jack for using external mics. The camcorder supports Clear Phase stereo speakers as well.

Sony added a few playback and connection conveniences as well. The HDR-XR260V features Event Browse, which groups video and stills by each particular recording session automatically. It also has a Highlight Playback function that creates movies with transitions and soundtracks for you automatically. With the HDR-XR260V, you can use the Direct Copy feature to transfer your HD footage directly to a hard drive without even using a PC. However, if you do want to upload videos onto Facebook and YouTube, the camcorder comes with a built-in USB cable, as well as editing and application software.

Key Features

- Full HD 1920 x 1080 / 50p Recording
- Capture 8.9 Megapixel Still Images
- Back-Illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor
- Built-In 160GB Hard Disk Drive
- Record for Up to 63 Hours
- Wide Angle G Lenses & Optical SteadyShot
- Clear Photo 3.0" Touch Screen LCD Panel
- Optical 30x Zoom & 55x Extended Zoom
- Dynamic 5.1 Channel Surround Sound Mic
- Geotagging Though GPS & NAVTEQ Maps

Full HD 1920 x 1080 / 50p Recording & 8.9 Megapixel Still Image Capture
The HDR-XR260V offers 1920 x 1080 high definition resolution letting you record your adventures and memories in exceptional Full HD quality. The camcorder is capable of 50p recording and 50p playback via HDMI. You can use the camera's HDMI output to view your footage on a compatible HDTV in stunning clarity with incredible detail and smooth playback. You can also use the camcorder to capture 8.9 megapixel still images

160GB Hard Disk Drive

A built-in 160GB hard disk drive can record and store up to 63 hours of high definition video footage using the HD LP mode. In addition, "HDD Smart Protection" gives you peace of mind by helping to prevent any recorded video and images from being lost if the camcorder is accidentally dropped

Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization with Active Mode

Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode compensates for greater degrees of camera shake to deliver stunningly smooth video from wide angle to full telephoto shooting. In addition, innovative 3-Way Shake-Canceling adds electronic roll stability for even smoother video capture

30x Optical Zoom & 55x Extended Zoom
The camera's 55x extended zoom works in conjunction with 30x optical zoom to get you even closer to the action while maintaining a fair distance and high definition image quality

Back-Illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor for Superb Low-Light Video
Experience stunning low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain with Sony's back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor. Designed for compact cameras and camcorders, the Exmor R CMOS sensor relocates the photo diodes above the support circuitry, maximizing the light gathering area per pixel, so you can shoot with better results in lower lighting conditions

Wide Angle G Lens
Experience the pinnacle of Sony lens technology with the professional-quality G Lens. Engineered for superior optical performance, Sony G lenses deliver brilliant, accurate color reproduction and sharp, amazingly detailed images. In addition, the 29.8 mm focal length in Photo and Video Modes offers a broader perspective for enhanced wide angle shooting

Clear Photo 3.0" Touch Screen LCD Display (230K)
The 3.0" Clear Photo LCD touch screen panel displays sharp, bright and vivid images that let you compose a shot more easily - even outdoors. It also enables you to change settings to best represent the scene

Built-In USB Cable for Easy File Transfers & Charging

The high-speed, built-in USB 2.0 cable allows for easy connection to your computer for charging or file transfer without having to remember any separate cables. It also fits conveniently into the hand strap so it's out of the way until you need it. Plus, charging your camcorder is faster than ever; for every two minutes of charge time you get one minute of recording time

Intelligent Auto
Intelligent Auto mode goes a step beyond traditional auto modes by analyzing your shot and then automatically selecting the appropriate settings from ten distinct scene modes and wind noise reduction. There are 180 different combinations possible and the ten modes include Landscape, Backlight, Twilight, Spotlight, Low light, Macro, Portrait, Baby, Walk, Tripod and Wind Noise Reduction. The camcorder utilizes an advanced sound processor and sophisticated noise reduction algorithms to reduce wind noise by up to 10dB compared to other models. In addition to reducing low frequency noise, iAuto also suppresses mid- and upper-frequency noise, resulting in clearer, more enjoyable sound

Tracking Focus Follows Selected Subjects

Tracking Focus works as an extension of Face Detection to allow you to select an object with a touch of the LCD panel and have the focus follow the selected object, even if it leaves the frame and returns

Dolby Digital 5.1 Channel Surround Microphone
The Dolby Digital 5.1 channel recordings capture active sounds coming from all directions, so you can experience your home movies the way you experienced them while recording

Expanded Recording / Monitoring with Mic & Headphone Jacks

The camera features dedicated mic and headphone inputs for expanded audio recording options and convenient monitoring of audio with headphones (external microphones and headphones sold separately)

Wind Noise Reduction for Clear Voice Recording
Wind Reduction reduces noise and interference that is produced when wind passes over the microphone, giving you a clearer and more enjoyable sound experience

Geotagging with Built-In GPS Receiver & NAVTEQ Maps
A built-in GPS receiver makes the HDR-PJ260V an ideal choice for travelers. The receiver gives you the ability to view your current location on the LCD map display, as well as "tag" your shooting locations. Tagged videos and still images can be reviewed and played back using the Map Index function on the camcorder or once downloaded to your PC using the supplied PlayMemories Home software. Additionally, the receiver automatically adjusts your camcorder's clock to the proper time zone

Direct Copy to External HDD without a PC
Store your home movies by copying videos from your camcorder directly to an external hard disk drive (sold separately), all without a computer. Your camcorder can also access videos stored on the external hard drive for playback on your HDTV, allowing you to utilize the camcorder's handy playback features

Clear Phase Stereo Speakers for True & Dynamic Sound
Bring your video alive with Clear Phase stereo speakers. Drawing on Sony's high-end audio expertise, renown S-Master digital amplifier technology is utilized to produce more true-to-life sound


Sensor: 1x 1/3.91" CMOS Sensor - Back-Illuminated Exmor R Sensor (BIONZ Image Processor)
Lens: 2.1 - 63.0 mm, f/1.8 - 3.4 2 Sony G Lens
Optical Zoom: 10x
Enhanced (Optical): 55x
Digital Zoom: 350x
Recording System: PAL
Recording Media: Hard Disk Drive, Internal Flash Memory 160GB Video/Image, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD/SDHC/SDXC 
Recording Time: Hard Disk Drive, HD PS: 13 hours, HD FX: 15.3 hours, HD FH: 20.8 hours, HD HQ: 36.7 hours, HD LP: 63.2 hours, SD HQ: 37.8 hours
Video Format: HD:MPEG4-AVC/H.264 AVCHDâ„¢ format ver.2.0 compatible, STD: MPEG2-PS
Video Mode (Resolution): HD: 1920x1080/50p(PS), 50i(FX,FH), 1440x1080/50i (HQ,LP), STD: 720x576/50i
Still Image Resolution     JPEG: 8.9 Megapixel, 3984 x 2240, JPEG: 6.7 Megapixel, 2992 x 2240
Audio Format: 2-Channel Stereo, 5.1 Channel Dolby Digital Surround Audio
Display Type: Clear Photo LCD - 230K (Wide 16:9)
Screen Size: 3.0", 7.6 cm
Touchscreen: Yes
Image Stabilization: Optical SteadyShot
Lux: 6 (Standard (1/60 Shutter Speed)), 3 (Low Lux (1/30 Shutter Speed))
Built-in Mic: Yes, Two-Step Zoom Mic
Built-in Speaker: Yes, Clear Phase Stereo Speaker
Built-in Light/Flash: Yes
Tripod Mount: 1/4"
Outputs: 1x USB 2.0 (built-in USB cable), 1x Mini-USB, 1x HDMI C (Mini), 1x Composite Video (out) 10 - Bravia Sync, PhotoTV HD, Remote Jack & DC-IN
Microphone Input: Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes
Languages: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese
System Requirements: Windows XP (SP3), Vista (SP2), 7
Battery: Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 6.8-8.4VDC
Power Adapter: 100-240VAC, 50/60HZ
Dimensions (WxHxD): 5.95 x 6.6 x 12.8 cm
Weight: 355 g without battery, 405 g with battery
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Sony HDRXR260V Camcorder + 160GB Hard Drive
AC Adaptor AC-L200
InfoLITHIUM Battery NP-FV50
AV Cable
USB Cable
Instruction Manual
PlayMemories Home software (built-in)
1 Year Sony Australia Warranty


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