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Sony HDR-CX560V Full HD 64GB Flash Memory Camcorder.

SKU: US 664120
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About this item

With its back-illuminated "Exmor R" CMOS sensor, the HDR-CX560V HD Handycam camcorder delivers superior low-light video. Full HD 60p/24p recording capabilities offer incredibly detailed playback of your precious memories. The wide angle Sony G Lens lets you capture more of the action with sharp images and brilliant, accurate colors. Also equipped with 64GB embedded Flash memory, you can record and store up to 26 hours of high-definition video footage (HD LP mode). A vibrant 3.0" touch-screen display lets you compose and view your shots while a built-in GPS receiver gives you the ability to view your current location on the LCD map display, as well as "tag" your shooting locations.

Key Features

  • The Sony HDR-CX560V offers 1920 x 1080 high definition resolution letting you record your memories in exceptional Full High Definition quality. Capable of 60p recording and playback via HDMI and compatible HDTV providing stunning clarity and incredibly detailed playback of your memories
  • For extra control over image expression, Cinematone technology is used to deepen the color and recreate film-like color tones. Combined with 24p recording, you'll have some of the tools you need to fulfill your need for cinematic expression
  • 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
  • Tracking Focus works as an extension of Face Detection to allow you to select an object with a touch of the LCD and have the focus follow the selected object
  • Features dedicated mic and headphone inputs for expanded audio recording options and convenient monitoring of audio with headphones
  • Why spend hours editing your movies when you can let your camcorder do it for you? Highlight Playback identifies and compiles key scenes into a short, entertaining movie complete with music and transitions. You can even pinpoint the exact scene you want to include in the highlight reel
  • 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 separate cables. It also fits conveniently into the hand strap so it's out of the way until you need it
  • The built-in flash will help you shed light on your subjects when shooting still images, giving you more flexibility when capturing memories
  • The built-in 64GB embedded Flash memory can record and store up to 26 hours of high definition video footage (HD LP mode)
  • Engineered for superior optical performance, Sony G lenses deliver brilliant, accurate color reproduction and sharp, amazingly detailed images. In addition, the 26.3mm focal length offers a broader perspective for enhanced wide angle shooting
  • Extended Zoom works in conjunction with 10x optical zoom to get even closer to the action while maintaining HD image quality
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 channel recording captures active sounds coming from all directions, so you can experience your home movies the way you experienced them while recording
  • The Active Interface Shoe lets you mount Intelligent Accessories, such as external lights and microphones, which can help extend the capabilities of your camcorder
  • 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
  • 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: Landscape, Backlight, Twilight, Spotlight, Low light, Macro, Portrait, Baby, Walk, Tripod
  • Get the most out of your camcorder with enhanced manual controls. The assignable dial allows for control of focus, exposure, white balance, iris and shutter speed
  • 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" 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
  • The 3.0" (16:9) Xtra Fine LCD screen (921K) displays sharp, bright, vivid images, letting you compose a shot more easily -- even outdoors, while enabling you to change settings to best represent the scene
  • TruBlack technology brings remarkably higher contrast delivering more natural, realistic colors and easier viewing in bright conditions by reducing glare
  • Wind Reduction reduces noise and interference that is produced when wind passes over the microphone, giving you a clearer and more enjoyable sound experience
  • Event Browse conveniently groups your images and videos together for easier viewing. The date range that Event Browse groups your pictures and videos is easily adjusted to suit your needs
  • A built-in GPS receiver makes the HDR-CX560V 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 PMB (Picture Motion Browser) software
  • Building on the slow-motion capture capabilities of Smooth Slow Record, Golf Shot captures a few seconds of motion as a sequence of up to 22 still images, which can be viewed/printed individually or as a composite "sequence shot" image, perfect for analyzing the nuances of a golf swing, tennis serve

Technical Specs

Drive Mode Photo Mode: Single-shot / Self-timer
Shutter Speeds Self-timer: Approx. 10sec. (Still Image/ Golf Shot); Shutter Speed (Standard): 1/60 - 1/1500; Shutter Speed (Manual lris Control): 1/60 - 1/10000; Shutter Speed (Manual Shutter): 1/8 - 1/10000; Shutter Speed Auto Control Range: 1/8 - 1/1500; Shutter Speed (Smooth Slow Rec): 1/250 - 1/1500 (Standard); Scene Selection: 1/8 - 1/1500; LOW LUX: 1/30 - 1/1500; Manual lris Control (Photo Mode): 1/60 - 1/725; Manual Shutter Control (Photo Mode): 1/8 - 1/250
Focus System Contrast AF
AF Modes Auto / Manual (Touch Panel / Dial)
Focus Area Full range Focus / Spot Focus
Manual Focus Assist Manual Focus Assist
Focus Features Tracking Focus
AF Illuminator Yes
Camera Type Digital HD Video Camera Recorder
Flash Type Built-in Flash
Flash Metering System Pre-flash TTL
Flash Modes Auto / Forced / Prohibited
Flash Compensation Yes
Flash Coverage Approx. 0.3m - 1.5m; Approx. 11 7/ 8 " - 59 1/8 "
Media Type Internal Flash Memory; Memory Stick PRODuo (Mark 2); Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo; SD/ SDHC/ SDXC Memory Card (Class 4 or Higher)
Still Image Mode JPEG
Still Image Max Effective Resolution 12.3 megapixels
Video Format HD: MPEG4-AVC/ H.264 AVCHD format compatible (1080/60p: original format); STD: MPEG2-PS
Video Mode HD PS: Approx. 28Mbps/ FX: Approx. 24Mbps/ FH: Approx. 17Mbps/ HQ: Approx. 9Mbps/ LP: Approx. 5Mbps; STD HQ: 9Mbps
Video Resolution HD: 1920 x 1080/60p (PS), 24p, 60i (FX, FH), 1440 x 1080/60i (HQ, LP); STD: 720 x 480/60i
Video Actual (Pixel) Approx. 6140K pixels (16:9), Approx. 4600K pixels (4:3)
Video Signal HD: HDTV 1080/60p, 24p, 60i; STD: NTSC color, EIA standards
Recording and Playback Times HD PS: Approx. 5h15m (Approx. 5h15m); HD FX: Approx. 6h10m (Approx. 6h10m); HD FH: Approx. 8h25m (Approx. 8h25m); HD HQ: Approx. 15h00m (Approx. 11h20m); HD LP: Approx. 26h20m (Approx. 21h30m); STD HQ: Approx. 15h25m (Approx. 14h25m)
Photo Capture from Movie 2.1 megapixels 16:9 (1920 x 1080); 307K pixels 4:3 (640 x 480); 230K pixels 16:9 (640 x 360)
Dual Record 12.3 megapixels 16:9 (4672 x 2628); 9.2 megapixels 4:3 (3504 x 2628)
Audio Format Dolby Digital 5.1 ch, Dolby Digital 5.1 Creator; Dolby Digital 2 ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator
Microphone/Speaker Built-in Zoom Microphone; Clear Phase Stereo Speaker
Internal Media Flash Memory 64GB
Mic Level Control Yes
Recording and Playback Times (5.1ch) HD PS: Approx. 5h10m; HD FX: Approx. 6h10m; HD FH: Approx. 8h20m; HD HQ: Approx. 14h40m; HD LP: Approx. 25h25m; STD HQ: Approx. 15h15m
Still Image File Format DCF Ver. 2.0 compatible, Exif Ver. 2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible
Still Image Size(Photo Mode) 12.3 megapixels 16:9 (4672x2628); 9.2 megapixels 4:3 (3504x2628); 3.3 megapixels 4:3 (2112x1584); 307K pixels 4:3 (640x480)
Wind Noise Reduction Yes (Off / On)
Wind Position Yes (Auto)
Battery Type InfoLITHIUM with AccuPower Meter System (V Series)
Power Requirements 7.2V (battery pack); 8.4V (AC Adaptor)
Power Consumption (in Operation) HD: 3.2W; STD: 3.0W
Imaging Sensor 1/2.88" (6.2mm) Back-illuminated "Exmor R" CMOS Sensor
Processor BIONZ Image processor
Pixel Gross Approx. 6650K pixels
Effective Picture Resolution Approx. 6140K pixels (16:9)
Color Filter System ClearVid array
LCD Type 3.0" Xtra Fine LCD display (921K) Wide (16:9) w/ TruBlack technology
Angle Adjustment Opening Angle: max. 90 deg., Turning Angle: max. 270 deg.
Brightness Control Yes (Menu)
Coverage 1
Grid Display Guide Frame
Touch Panel Yes
Supplied Software PMB Ver. 5.5 Supports Windows XP Service Pack3 (SP3) (32bit), Windows Vista Service Pack2 (SP2) (32bit/ 64bit), Windows 7. PMB software is not supported by Mac OS
Metering Modes Multi-segment / Spot
Exposure Compensation AE Shift (Dial / Touch Panel)
Exposure Settings Auto; Flexible Spot (Touch Panel); Manual (Dial)
Scene Mode(s) Auto / Twilight / Twilight Portrait (Photo Mode only) / Sunrise & Sunset / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait / Spotlight / Beach / Snow
D-Range Optimizer Yes
Noise Reduction Yes
White Balance Mode Auto / Onepush / Outdoor / Indoor
Minimum Illumination Standard: 11 lux (1/60 Shutter Speed); Low Lux: 3 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed); NightShot: 0 lux (1/60 Shutter Speed)
Auto Iris Control F1.8 - F9.6
Backlight Compensation Yes (Auto)
Gain Control Auto
LOW LUX Mode Yes
Manual Iris Control F1.8 - F9.6 (11steps)
WB Shift Yes
Embedded GPS Yes (Current Position Display (Your Location))
Face Detection Yes
Smile Shutter technology Dual Capture / Always On / Off
Golf Shot Yes
Image Stabilization Optical SteadyShot Image stabilization w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)
Intelligent Auto Portrait / Baby / Tripod / Backlight / Landscape / Spotlight / Twilight / Macro / Low light
Priority Setting (for Face Detection) Auto / Child Priority / Adult Priority
S-Master Yes
Smooth Slow Rec Yes
Quick On Yes (Power On by LCD)
Manual / Auto Lens Cover Auto
S/S & Zoom button on LCD Yes (Touch Panel)
Red-Eye Reduction Yes (On / Off)
Fader Effect(s) White / Black
Date / Time Stamp Yes (Rec Date and Time, Camera info, Coordinates)
Erase/Protect Yes / Yes
Media/Battery Indicator Yes (recordable time, free and used media space) / Yes (recordable time, remaining capacity)
Power Save Mode Auto Shut-off (5minutes)
Still Image Playback Options Slide Show
Video Playback Options Highlight Playback (HD Movie Only); Highlight Playback Save and Share (Convert into STD quality); Highlight Scenario (Save / Playback / Erase); Highlight BGM (Preinstalled 4 music files, Music transfer)
Built-in USB Cable Yes (USB Charge Available)
Multiple Language Display English; Simplified English; Brazilian Portuguese; Canadian French; Latin American Spanish
One Touch Disc Burn Yes (Menu)
View & Index Event / MAP
Lens Type G Lens
Lens Stabilization Optical SteadyShot Image stabilization w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)
Aperture F1.8 - F3.4
Zoom Optical: 10x
Digital: 120x
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) Movie Mode: 26.3mm - 263mm (16:9), 32.2mm-322mm (4:3); Photo Mode: 26.3mm - 263mm (16:9), 32.2mm-322mm (4:3)
Focal Distance f = 3.8mm - 38mm; f = 5/ 32inch - 1 1/2inch
Memory Card Slot Memory Stick PRO Duo and SD/ SDHC/ SDXC compatible
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))
HD Output HDMI Out (mini) (sold separately); Component Video Out (Component A/V cable (supplied))
USB Port(s) Type A, mini-AB/ USB 2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage/ MTP)
Dimensions 2-1/2" x 2-3/ 4" x 5-3/ 8" / 62 x 67 x 133.5 mm
Weight Main unit only: 385g / 13.58 oz
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