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Sony HDR-HC5E 4MP CMOS hand-held camcorder

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Hand-held camcorders allow you to record your own video and make photoshots. You can always have such cameras with you to record the important moments of your life and share them with friends or family. You can even make your own movie!
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Long product name Sony HDR-HC5E 4MP CMOS hand-held camcorder :
The short editorial description of Sony HDR-HC5E 4MP CMOS hand-held camcorder

The handy size and lightweight HDV1080i High Definition Handycam® with ClearVid CMOS Sensor, Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar® T* lens and a HDMI connection. It now comes with i.LINK cable to be editing-ready.™-kabel zodat u klaar bent om te bewerken.

Sony HDR-HC5E 4MP CMOS hand-held camcorder:
The official marketing text of Sony HDR-HC5E 4MP CMOS hand-held camcorder as supplied by the manufacturer
-HDV 1080i Format.
-Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar® T*.
-ClearVid CMOS Sensor for optimum image quality.
-Super SteadyShot (Optical).
-STAMINA up to 7 hours 20 minutes (with optional battery).
-4 Megapixel still image recording and 2.3 Megapixel Dual Rec while recording movies.
-10x optical zoom / 80x digital zoom.
-Super SteadyShot.
-Enhanced Imaging Processor.
-2.7" Wide, "Clear Photo LCD plus" screen with touch panel.
-Wide Colour Viewfinder.
-HDMI output for HD ready TV.
-i.LINK input / output for HDV and DV.
-USB 2.0 (Full-speed).
-HDV / DV recording switchability.
-Smooth Slow Rec mode for advanced slow motion footage.
-Usage Guide function on LCD.
-Battery Info.
-Auto Lens Cover Lens Cover.
Short summary description Sony HDR-HC5E 4MP CMOS hand-held camcorder:
This short summary of the Sony HDR-HC5E 4MP CMOS hand-held camcorder data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Sony HDR-HC5E, 4 MP, CMOS, 1/3", 10x, 80x, 0.201 - 2.01" (5.1 - 51 mm)
Long summary description Sony HDR-HC5E 4MP CMOS hand-held camcorder :

Sony HDR-HC5E. Total megapixels: 4 MP, Sensor type: CMOS, Optical sensor size: 1/3". Optical zoom: 10x, Digital zoom: 80x, Focal length range (f-f): 0.201 - 2.01" (5.1 - 51 mm). Camcorder tape type: HDV. Camera shutter speed: 1/2-1/425. Display diagonal: 2.7", Display: LCD

This is an auto-generated long summary of Sony HDR-HC5E 4MP CMOS hand-held camcorder based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.

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Image sensor
Total megapixels *
4 MP
Sensor type *
Optical sensor size
Lens system
Optical zoom *
Digital zoom *
Focal length range (f-f)
0.201 - 2.01" (5.1 - 51 mm)
Focal length (35mm film equivalent)
1.99 - 23.4" (50.5 - 594 mm)
Filter size
1.46" (3.7 cm)
Camcorder tape type *
Camera shutter speed
Display diagonal *
123.2 pixels
Minimum illumination
2 lx
Playback zoom (max)
Ports & interfaces
S-Video out *
DV port
S-Video in
Weight & dimensions
Width *
3.23" (82 mm)
Depth *
5.28" (134 mm)
Height *
3.23" (82 mm)
Weight *
18.7 oz (530 g)
Other features
Lens system
Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T
I/O ports
Audio In Audio Out Video Out USB In USB Out Component Video Out HDMI Out
Source Testseek summary Average rating
Testseek has collected 4 expert reviews for Sony HDR-HC5E Hand-Held Camcorder and the average expert rating is 80 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
Source Review comments Score
The Sony HDR-HC5 is an excellent HD camcorder. Available for well below the price of the top-of-the-line HDR-HC7, the HC5 aims more at the point-and-shoot crowd. Lacking the HC7’s “Cam Control Dial” for manual adjustments, the HC5 relies...