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General Features :
DCR-DVD710 delivers advanced features that
let you easily capture and share crystal clear
A professional-quality Carl Zeiss
Vario-Tessar lens and Super SteadyShot image
stabilization captures sharp video and still
images, even when getting in close with the 25x
optical/2000x digital zoom.
With Hybrid technology, you can record it
all directly to either DVD or removable Memory
Stick PRO Duo media for quick viewing or
transfer to a PC.
The built-in Zoom microphone with Dolby
Digital 5.1 channel recording captures realistic
surround sound, recording your subjects in sync
with the camera's zoom lenshelping memories
ring true with clear dialogue and crisp,
1/6" Advanced HAD CCD Imager, 680K Pixels
(Gross) : 1/6" Advanced HAD (Hole Accumulation
Diode) CCD with 680K (effective) pixels provides
stunning detail and clarity with exceptional
video (up to 500 lines of horizontal resolution)
and still image performance
25X Optical / 2000X Digital Zoom : The
optical zoom helps to bring the action close up
from far away. In addition, Digital Zoom
Interpolation means that extreme digital zooming
is clearer, with less distortion than previous
types of digital zoom.
Professional Quality Carl Zeiss
Vario-Tessar Lens : Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar
lenses are designed specifically for compact
camcorders, and utilize precision ground optics
to maintain the sharpness and contrast found
with larger lenses.
DVD Format Video Recording : The DVD
recording format in MPEG2 (SD) delivers digital
picture and sound quality comparable to that of
MiniDV, but on DVD.
Playback of these DVDs couldn't be simpler
(depending upon the playback device used).
After finalizing the disc in the camcorder,
the disc can play back in most DVD Players (SD),
computers, Blu-ray Disc players, and even
PlayStation 3 video game consoles.
DVD-R/-RW/+RW and +R DL (Dual Layer)
Compatible3 : Compatibility with a variety of
DVD formats3 allows the ease-of-use and
simplicity found in DVD media.
With DVD+RW media there is no need to
finalize the disc (minimum recording required);
simply remove the finalized disc and insert the
media into a compatible DVD or Blu-ray Disc
Hybrid Recording to DVD or Memory Stick
Media : Hybrid recording technology delivers a
new level of flexibility for transferring your
video footage and digital photos from the
camcorder to compatible viewing devices.
Record to DVD media, or choose instead to
record to removable Memory Stick Duo media or
Memory Stick PRO Duo media.
You can even select from various dubbing
functions to easily copy video or still images
from the Memory Stick media to DVD -- without
using a PC.
Images recorded or transferred to DVD can
then be played directly most DVD Players (SD),
computers, Blu-ray Disc players, and even
PlayStation 3 video game consoles to share your
memories with friends and family.
Quick On : Missing an important scene can be
frustrating, especially if the reason is because
your camcorder is turned off.
With the Quick On feature, the touch of a
single button places that camcorder in Sleep
Another push instantly wakes the camcorder,
so youll always be ready to capture special
Built-in zoom microphone with 5.1 ch
recording : Featuring Dolby Ditigal 5.1
Creator, the built-in zoom microphone focuses
audio recording on your subjects in sync with
the cameras zoom lens, helping memories ring
true with clear dialogue and crisp, discrete
2.7" Wide1 (16:9) Hybrid Touch Panel Clear
Photo LCD Plus Display (211K Pixels) : The 2.7"
Wide1 (16:9) LCD screen provides exceptional
viewing clarity with improved resolution (211K
The display rotates up to 270 degrees for
multiple viewing angles, as well as provides
sharp, detailed images for monitoring or
The widescreen format makes shooting in 16:9
mode and composing shots even easier.
Memory Stick PRO Duo Media Slot : Capture
still images directly onto Memory Stick PRO Duo
media (sold separately) for easy transfer to PCs
for emailing, printing, or sharing with other
compatible Memory Stick devices (sold
Super SteadyShot Image Stabilization System
: An advanced version of Sony's SteadyShot
Image Stabilization system that controls an even
higher range of shake and vibration frequencies,
to achieve an even higher level of smoothness
without degradation of video like some other
image stabilization systems.
InfoLITHIUM Battery with AccuPower Meter
System : Unlike NiCad (Nickel Cadmium)
batteries, Sony's rechargeable Lithium Ion
batteries are not subjected to a life shortening
"Memory Effect," so youre free to charge the
battery at any time.
Additionally, Sony's exclusive AccuPower
meter displays the battery time remaining in
minutes, in either the viewfinder or on the LCD
Manual Focus : Manually adjust the focus of
the camcorder using the touch panel.
Manual focusing also allows the user to
control the focus in difficult situations where
either the environment or the subject does not
allow the camcorder's auto focus to perform
optimally, such as when shooting through a
window or in a crowded environment.
Super NightShot Plus Infrared System : The
Super NightShot Plus Infrared System uses a
slow shutter mode to let you shoot video with
improved color and contrast, even in total
darkness (0 lux).
Stamina Battery Power Management System :
When using the Sony InfoLITHIUM Battery, the
Stamina Battery Power Management System helps
the camcorder prolong battery life for extra
long continuous recording times from a single
Scene Selection Modes : Scene Selection
modes make recording easy even when filming in
Picture Effects : Get creative when
recording or playing back your videos with
Sony's Picture Effect Modes.
Effects available in Monotone, Sepia and
Fader Effects : Enhance your personal videos
by adding professional looking fader effects.
Choose from Black and White.
Visual Index Screen : Shows thumbnail images
of video clips and still images when playing
back on your camcorder or DVD player, making
your selection easier.
Battery Information : At the touch of a
button, battery information is displayed on the
LCD screen when charging and when the camcorder
is turned off.
When using the LCD screen or viewfinder, the
display will show how much the battery is
charged in 10% increments and the recordable
Easy Handycam Button : Using a camcorder
can be intimidating for some people. With a
press of the Easy Handycam Button, most of the
advanced features of the camcorder are "locked
out," letting you focus only the buttons
essential for recording.