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Sony unveils pro 1080p video camera

updated 04:30 pm EDT, Tue September 19, 2006

Sony HVR-V1U Camera

A clear limitation of even the most advanced home HDV cameras is their 1080i resolution. Despite the improvement over standard-definition video, the interlaced format falls short for professional videographers, even in Sony's HDR-FX7 prosumer camera. Sony recognizes this and today announced the HVR-V1U video camera, an entry-level pro model which shares the same three-chip sensor as the FX7 but records 1080p video at the 24 frames per second common to large-screen films. Higher frame rates are possible when using HDV at 720p or 1080i. Additional pro features beyond the FX7 include better audio controls, a shotgun microphone, a slot that preserves settings to Memory Stick cards for transfer to other cameras, and an optional 60GB hard drive for longer video shoots. Sony plans on shipping the V1U in December for $4,800 at the SonyStyle website.




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  1. EFFENDI

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Finally

    This is certainly a welcome, and reasonably affordable upgrade. My studio has been waiting for these to be released for quite some time...

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