® DCR-TRV460 Digital Handycam® Camcorder The DCR-TRV460 is backward compatible with previously recorded 8mm or Hi8™ tapes. In addition, it can be used as a digital still camera with MPEG Movie EX recording capability; you can also record video in no light using NightShot Plus infrared system. You also have a 2.5” Touch Panel LCD Screen which is prefect for framing the action. F E AT U R E S Digital8® Video Recording Digital8 recording format delivers 3X the color bandwidth of VHS with significantly less video noise providing stunning video performance. Digital8 records digital audio and video comparable to MiniDV on affordable Hi8™ tapes. 1/6" CCD Imager, 460K Pixels Gross 1/6" CCD imager with 290K (effective) pixels provides great detail and clarity, with exceptional analog video performance. 20X Optical/990X Digital Zoom The optical zoom helps to bring the action up close from far away. In addition, the digital zoom interpolation means that extreme digital zooming is clearer, with less distortion than previous types of digital zooms. ➤Backward Compatibility The DCR-TRV460 is capable of playing back 8mm, Hi8 and Digital8 video tapes for maximum convenience for those who have an existing library of analog cassettes. ➤2.5" SwivelScreen™ Touch Panel LCD Display (123K Pixels) Provides excellent viewing clarity with improved resolution. The high-resolution 123K pixels LCD rotates up to 270-degrees for multiple viewing angles providing a sharp detailed images for monitoring or playback. InfoLithium® Battery with AccuPower™ Meter System Charge the battery at any time because unlike NiCad (Nickel Cadmium) batteries Sony’s rechargeable Lithium-Ion batteries are not subjected to a life shortening “memory effect”. Sony’s exclusive AccuPower™ meter displays the battery time remaining in minutes, in the viewfinder or the LCD screen. ➤ STEP-UP F E AT U R E Digital Still Memory Mode Capable with Memory Stick® Media Digital Still Memory Mode captures high-quality still images at 640 x 480 resolution directly to Memory Stick or Memory Stick PRO™ Media. Images are stored in the JPEG format providing easy transfer to PCs for emailing, printing or sharing with friends and family. MPEG Movie EX Mode MPEG Movie EX will allow you to record uninterrupted MPEG1 Movies and audio directly to the Memory Stick® Media, up to the capacity of the media. For example, a single 128MB Memory Stick media can record up to 85 minutes of non-stop MPEG1 video, or over 11 hours on 1GB Memory Stick PRO™ Media. Analog-to-Digital Conversion with Pass Through Convert and/or record any analog NTSC video source to digital video via the analog inputs. Analog NTSC video can also be passed through the Digital Handycam ® camcorder directly into a PC via the i.LINK® * interface in real-time for easy PC editing of your analog footage. SteadyShot® Picture Stabilization System Picture stabilization system that uses motion sensory to detect and compensate for camera “shake” without compromising picture quality like some other digital stabilization systems. USB Streaming Stay connected with family and friends by broadcasting live video with audio, via the Internet with the USB interface. You can even playback your favorite recorded scene stored on tape. It’s like having your own web camera or video conferencing system. i.LINK®* DV Interface (IEEE1394) A high speed bi-directional digital video/audio communication between two compatible devices equipped with an IEEE1394 interface, including camcorders, digital VTRs, capture cards and PCs. Easy Dubbing Connect the Handycam camcorder to a VCR deck to make VHS copies of your home videos quickly and easily. The camcorder will control up to 59 brands of VCRs. Super NightShot Plus Infrared System An advanced version of Sony’s NightShot® Infrared system that allows users to record natural color images in low-light conditions, but without the blurring common with other low-light recording systems. Stamina® Battery Power Management System Using the optional NP-QM91D InfoLithium® battery the DCR-TRV460 can continuously record up to 10 hours on one complete charge, providing extra long battery life. Program AE (Auto Exposure) Modes Program AE modes make recording easy even when filming in challenging situations. Choose from Portrait, Beach & Ski, Sports Lesson, Landscape, Spotlight, Sunset & Moon modes. Picture Effects Get creative when recording or playing back videos with Sony’s Picture Effect modes. Effects available in Camera mode: Negative Art, Sepia, Monotone, Solarize, Pastel and Mosaic. Effects available in Playback mode: Negative Art, Sepia, Black & White and Solarize. End Search Advances the video tape to the last 5 seconds of the recorded scene. This prevents accidentally recording over previous recorded videos. Fader Effects Enhance your personal videos by adding professional looking fader effects. Choose from Black, Mosaic, White, Bounce, Overlap, Wipe, Monotone and Random Dot. Picture Package™ Software Easily create fun music videos with the supplied software. DCR-TRV460 Digital Handycam® Camcorder A D D I T I O N A L F E AT U R E S Battery Information Built-In White LED Light Easy Handycam Button Manual Focus Multi-Language Menu Photo Mode PictBridge™ Compatibility Titling S P E C I F I C AT I O N S Imaging Device: 1/6" 460K Gross Pixel CCD Video Actual: 290K Pixels Still Actual: 290K Pixels F: 1.6-2.4 Focal Distance: 2.5 – 50mm 35mm Conversion: 42 – 840mm (Camera Mode) TM Battery* (Fully charged) Continuous Record Time VF/LCD/VF+LCD NP-FM30 105/80/70 NP-FM50 170/130/120 NP-QM71D 415/315/290 NP-FM91/QM91D 625/475/445 *Results may vary depending upon capacity; does not support high speed transfer function; does not support Access Control security function USB Streaming: Yes LANC (Accessory) Terminal: N/A Headphone Jack: N/A Mic. Input: N/A White Balance: Auto Exposure: Yes, Touch Panel (24 Step) Software OS Compatibility: Microsoft® Windows® 98SE, Me, 2000, XP Home and Pro Macintosh® OS X (10.1.5 or later)** Power Consumption (VF/LCD/VF+LCD): 2.9W/3.8W/4.1W Dimensions (WHD): 3 3⁄8" x 3 7⁄8" x 6" (85 x 98 x 151mm) Weight: 1 lb. 12oz. (800g) without Tape and Battery Supplied Accessories: AC-L15 Power Adaptor/In Camera Charger, NP-FM30 InfoLithium® Rechargeable Battery, Mono A/V Cable, Lens Cap, USB Cable, Shoulder Strap, CD-ROM with USB Driver (Picture Package™ Software Ver. 1.0 for Sony), RMT-831 Wireless Remote Commander® Remote Control ® Sony Electronics Inc. 16765 West Bernardo Drive San Diego, CA 92127 www.sony.com/di For more information: 1.800.352.SONY Continuous Playback Time LCD On/Off min min min min conditions 80/120 135/195 335/465 505/695 min min min min MEMORY MODE 42 – 840mm (Memory Mode) Filter Diameter: 37mm Optical Zoom: 20X Digital Zoom: 990X Focusing: Full Range Auto/Manual (Dial) Minimum Illumination: 4 Lux (0 Lux with NightShot Plus Infrared System) NightShot® Infrared System: Super NightShot Plus Shutter Speed: 1/4 – 1/4000 sec. (AE Mode) Viewfinder: Black and White, 90K Pixels LCD: 2.5" (123K) Color Touch Panel Accessory Shoe: N/A Video Input/Output: Yes/Yes (S-Video, Mini) Audio Input/Output: Yes/Yes (Stereo, Special) i.LINK® DV Interface (IEEE1394): Yes USB: Yes Memory Stick PRO™ Media Compatibility: Tested to support up to 1GB media BATTERY LIFE Memory Stick® Media1 8MB 16MB 32MB 64MB 128MB Fine 640 x 480 50 96 190 390 780 Standard Memory Stick Pro™ 640 x 480 Media1 120 240 485 980 1970 256MB 512MB 1GB Fine 640 x 480 Standard 640 x 480 1400 2850 5900 3550 7200 14500 MPEG MOVIE EX MODE h=hour, m=minute, s=second ® Memory Stick Media 8MB 16MB 32MB 64MB 128MB Email Mode (160 x 112) 5m 20s 10m 40s 21m 20s 42m 40s 1h 25m 20s Presentation Memory Stick Pro™ Email Mode Mode (320 x 240) Media (160 x 112) 1m 20s 2m 40s 5m 20s 10m 40s 21m 20s 256MB 512MB 1GB Presentation Mode (320 x 240) 2h 50m 40s 42m 40s 5h 41m 20s 1h 25m 20s 11h 22m 40s 2h 50m 40s OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES MSA-32A/64A/128A Memory Stick® Media MSA-128S2 Memory Stick® Media with Memory Select Function MSX-256/512/1G Memory Stick PRO™ Media AC-SQ950D AC Quick Charger for Super Quick batteries AC-VQ850D AC/DC Adaptor Quick Charger PC-VM50 Portable AC Charger DCC-L50 Car Battery Adaptor Cable LCS-VA2 Carrying Case LCS-VA1 Carrying Case ACC-KITFM50 Handycam Camcorder Starter Kit VCL-0637H Wide Angle Lens VCL-HG0737X High Grade Wide Angle Lens VCL-ES06A Wide Angle Lens VCL-ES20A Telephoto Lens VCL-R2037X High Grade Telephoto Lens VF-R37K Natural Density Filter Kit VF-37PK Polarizing Filter Kit VCT-R610 Tripod VCT-R610 Lightweight Tripod VCT-TK1 Pocket Tripod ©2004 Sony Electronics Inc. Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. All rights reserved. Sony, AccuPower, Handycam, i.LINK, InfoLithium, Memory Stick (word and logo), Memory Stick PRO, NightShot, Picture Package, Remote Commander, Stamina, SteadyShot, SwivelScreen and Worry Free are trademarks of Sony. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Macintosh is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc. PictBridge is a trademark of CIPA. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. Features and specifications subject to change without notice. Non-metric weights and measures are approximate. 1 Available storage capacity of Memory Stick and Memory Stick PRO media may vary. A portion of the memory is used for data management functions. Actual available memory in MBs is: 8=7.5, 16=15, 32=30, 64=61, 128=123, 256=220, 512=460, 1GB=940MB * i.LINK is a trademark of Sony, used only to designate that a product contains an IEEE1394 connector. All products with an IEEE1394 connector may not communicate with each other. ** Not compatible with USB Streaming.