hvrhd1000u
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HDV - the Accessible HD Recording Format
HD can be Recorded on DigitalMaster
professional tape as well as consumer MiniDV.
DV non-linear editing system, while retaining
Video and television technology, as well as viewer
Furthermore, the HVR-HD1000U offers a DV
preferences, are moving from standard definition
recording mode (4:3 or 16:9*4), which can
An external Hard Disk
LED video light using
A LANC remote controller
(SD) to high definition (HD) - just like black and white television
provide a recording time of approximately 120 minutes in LP mode.*5
Recording Unit with a
infoLITHIUM L series
with variable speed
60GB capacity and
battery.
zooming.
moved to color in the past.
HD Recording (16:9)
Options
HDV1080i
an HD master on the tape for future use.
DV
DV (LP)
HVR-DR60
HVL-LBP
RM-1BP
4.5 hours of recording time
SD Editing / Monitoring (4:3)
for HDV, DVCAM*, and DV.
HD has almost twice the number of scanning lines available than
SD. This means you can see much sharper detail and finer image
quality when your work is viewed on a HD display monitor.
Down
conversion
The HVR-HD1000U adopts the HDV format for HD recording.
The HDV format allows you to shoot approximate 63 minutes of HD
VCT-PG11RMB
Squeeze
video on a miniDV cassette tape*1.
0.7x wide conversion lens
VCL-HG1737C
1.7x tele conversion lens
tripod with RM-1BP.
i.LINK /
Analog output
There are two standards of HDV format. One is HDV720p and the
VCL-HG0737C
A multi-purpose mid-spreader
PHDVM-63DM
Sony’s recommended
Professional Tape for HDV,
DVCAM* and DV.
Letter Box*6
other is HDV1080i, which has 1,080 scanning lines and is used by
most broadcasters already using HD. Sony has adopted the
HDV1080i standard for all its HDV products. *2
Edge Crop
2NP-F970
*3 i.LINK is a trademark of Sony used only to designate that a product contains an IEEE 1394
HD (16:9)
SD (4:3)
1,080
lines
480
lines
infoLITHIUM L series
infoLITHIUM L series
other. For information on compatibility, operating conditions, and proper connection, please
rechargeable battery
rechargeable battery
refer to the documentation supplied with any device with an i.LINK connector. For information
pack (two packs)
pack
AC-VQ1050B
AC adaptor/charger
UWP-C1/C2/C3
UHF Synthesized Wireless
Microphone Package
VMC-IL4408A/
IL4415A/IL4435
i.LINK cable (4pin-4pin)
VMC-IL4615/4635
i.LINK cable
(4pin-6pin 1.5m/3.5m)
on devices that include an i.LINK connection, please contact your nearest Sony office.
*4 Squeezed recording.
VMC-30VC
*5 When a DVM80PRL standard miniDV cassette tape is used. If you record in LP mode,
Picture Quality
NP-F570/770/970
connector. Not all products with an i.LINK connector will necessarily communicate with each
3m Component Video
pictures may appear mosaic-like or sound may be interrupted when you play back the tape on
VMC-30FS
3m Multi AV Cable
VMC-15HD/30HD
HDMI cable (1.5m/3m)
VF-37CPK S
*HVR-HD1000U doesn’t have DVCAM recording/playback capability.
Filter Kit
Cable
other camcorders or VCRs.
*6 Letter box mode is not available from the i.LINK connector.
HDV Recording
HVR-HD1000U Specifications
HVR-DR60 Brings HDV to IT Workflows
DV Recording
Camera section
*1 When the PHDVM-63DM DigitalMasterTM mini cassette tape is used. The PHDVM-63DM is
Sony’s recommended tape for HDV recording. The recording data rate of HDV 1080i format
is almost the same as that of DV format.
*2 This brochure refers to the HDV1080i specification as the HDV format.
The optional external HVR-DR60 Hard Disk
Lens
Recording Unit gives you a hybrid
Focal length
operation, where video and audio are
recorded simultaneously to hard disk drive
Full Compatibility with your Current DV System
(HDD) and tape. The HDV or DV images are
The HVR-HD1000U offers benefits for SD productions, as well as HD.
recorded as movie files in the HDD for quick
It is easy to use HDV recordings for your current DV editing work. The
nonlinear editing, enabling the
HVR-HD1000U has a down-conversion feature that outputs
operator to archive the source tape as
converted DV signals through the i.LINK connector*3 to your current
soon as the shoot is finished.
Super SteadyShot ® (Optical) Image Stabilizer
Focus System
Imaging system
Maximum still image recording
Gross pixels
Effective pixels
16:9 video mode
4:3 video mode
16:9 photo mode
4:3 photo mode
Shutter Speed
Auto Slow ShutterON
Auto Slow ShutterOFF
Manual
Scene Selection
Super NightShot
Color Slow Shutter
Smooth Slow Rec
Minimum illumination
Auto Slow ShutterON
Auto Slow ShutterOFF
VTR section
Recording format
Play out/Down conversion format
HDV/DV SP
Playback/Recording time
DV LP
Connectors
Component video output
Composite video output
The Super SteadyShot (Optical) feature of the HVR-HD1000U is an
S-Video output
HDMI output
HVR-DR60
(Hard Disk Recording Unit)
High-quality Imaging System
1/2.9-inch ClearVid CMOS SensorTM
The next generation of Sony imaging sensor, the ClearVid CMOS
Optical 10x zoom by
Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonner T*TM lens
Sensor used in the HVR-HD1000U camcorder, is quite unique and dif-
The HVR-HD1000U camcorder can adapt to a wide
ferent from current CMOS technology.
range of shooting situations and features a
The ClearVid CMOS Sensor uses a unique pixel layout rotated
Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonner T* lens with 10x optical zoom,
45 degrees to provide high resolution and high sensitivity. This pixel
as featured on higher end professional HDV camcorders.
layout technology is also used in higher end professional camcorders.
The T* lens coating suppresses unwanted
The ClearVid CMOS Sensor, coupled with an Enhanced Imaging
reflections and faithfully reproduces colors for
ProcessorTM (EIP), generates stunning images. Moreover, thanks to the
professional-looking results.
with T coating
*
without T coating
*
CMOS technology, bright objects do not cause vertical smear.
• Larger pixel size
• Unique 45˚ angle
pixel layout
16:9 video mode
4:3 video mode
16:9 photo mode
4:3 photo mode
image stabilizer using an active optical lens method that functions
Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* zoom lens, 10x
(optical), f = 5.4 to 54 mm, filter diameter: 37 mm
40 to 400mm*1
49 to 490mm*1
40 to 400mm*1
37 to 370mm*1
Auto,manual(Ring/Panel)
1/2.9-inch, ClearVid CMOS Sensor system
MAX. 6.1M (2848 x 2136) (4:3)
Approx. 3200K pixels
Approx. 2280K pixels
Approx. 1710K pixels
Approx. 2280K pixels
Approx. 3040K pixels
1/30-1/250
1/60-1/250
1/4-1/10000 (Still Image: 1/4-1/500)
1/2-1/500
1/4-1/100
1/2-1/250
1/240-1/960
5 lux(1/30 Shutter Speed)
11 lux(1/30 Shutter Speed)
HDV1080/60i, DV/DV(LP)480/60i (NTSC)
HDV1080/60i, DV/DV(LP)480/60i (NTSC)
Max. 63 min with PHDVM-63DM cassette
Max. 94.5 min with PHDVM-63DM cassette
RCA Pin x3
RCA Pin x1
mini-DIN 4-pin x1
HDMI connector
HDV/DV input/output
Audio output
Audio input
Headphone
LANC
USB
DC Input
Others
LCD viewfinder
LCD monitor
Speaker
General
Weight (w/o Tape,Battery,etc)
Weight (w/Battery)*3
NP-F570
NP-F770
NP-F970
Power Requirements (AC adaptor/Battery)
Power Consumption
HDV
(VF/VF+LCD)
DV
Operating temperature
Storage temperature
Supplied Accessory
i.LINK interface (IEEE 1394, 4-pin connector)
RCA Pin x2 (L,R)
Stereo mini jack (φ3.5 mm), ECM-PS1 external
shot-gun stereo microphone is supplied.
Stereo mini jack (φ3.5 mm)
Stereo mini-mini jack (φ2.5 mm)
TYPE B connector
AC-L100 AC adaptor is supplied.
0.27-inch type*2, approx. 123,200 dots, 16:9 aspect ratio
2.7-inch type*2, Clear Photo LCD plus, approx. 211,200
dots, hybrid type, 16:9 aspect ratio, touchscreen
φ16mm
6 lb 0 oz (2.7Kg)
6 lb 10 oz (3.0Kg)
6 lb 13 oz (3.1Kg)
7 lb 1 oz (3.2Kg)
8.4V / 7.2V
4.6W / 5.0W
4.4W / 4.8W
32 to 104 °F (0 to 40 °C)
-4 to 140 °F (-20 to +60 °C)
AC adaptor AC-L100
Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-F570
AV Cable
Lens Cap (small)
Lens Hood
Microphone
Windscreen
Large size eye cup
*1 These values are calculated to be equivalent to the 35 mm film.
*2 Viewable area, measured diagonally.
*3 Inluding a battery and a tape (60min.)
HVR-HD1000U
Digital High Definition HDV Camcorder
without any deterioration
ClearVid CMOS Sensor
Vertical smear
in image quality. The
lens itself shifts vertically
and horizontally to
compensate for the
Sony Electronics Inc.
1 Sony Drive
Park Ridge, NJ 07656
www.sony.com/HDV
polarized light axis in
ClearVid CMOS Sensor
CCD
real time.
3
V-2378-A (MK10431V2)
© 2007 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved.
Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.
Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
All non-metric weights and measurements are approximate.
Sony, DVCAM, ClearVid CMOS Sensor, Enhanced Imaging Processor, DigitalMaster,
SteadyShot, NightShot, i.LINK, InfoLITHIUM, Memory Stick Duo, Clear Photo LCD plus, Blu-Ray
and their respective logos are trademarks of Sony.
HDV and the HDV logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation and
Victor Company of Japan, Limited.Vario-Sonnar T* is a trademark of Carl Zeiss AG.
Printed in USA (3/08)
www.sony.com/HDV
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A new camcorder has been created to meet the growing demand from users who are looking
for mobility and professional appearance.
The HVR-HD1000U features a shoulder-mount design and black matte body similar to that of
professional camcorders; making it perfect for weddings, corporate communications, colleges,
Professional Design
Other Features
Shoulder-mount design
Wide Clear Photo LCD plusTM Monitor on
The HVR-HD1000U is lightweight and easy to use even for
Viewfinder Unit Provides Easy Viewing
beginners, it provides a professional camcorder shoulder-mount
A large, freely rotating 2.7-inch*
design allows for easy balance and stable operation.
type LCD screen is located on
HVR-HD1000U camcorder is in a
Premium design characteristics and high-definition HDV 1080i recording are the main features of this
Rec indicator light
*7 When using this function, the resolution of the camera image is decreased.
Sounds can not be recorded while shooting in this mode.
HVR-Z1U, and HVR-V1U. With the NP-F970, a
Conventional LCD device
Clear Photo LCD plus
maximum operating time of approximately 10 hours
can be achieved thanks to the power management
low-level position or on a tripod. This also makes it easy for a director or
new one-piece shoulder camcorder, ideal for working videographers on a budget.
format) as slow-motion pictures lasting 12 seconds.*7
infoLITHIUM L series batteries, like the DSR-PD170,
provide easy viewing when the
TM
built-in buffer memory, and then recorded to tape (in either HDV or DV
The HVR-HD1000U camcorder uses standard
the top of the viewfinder unit to
universities and sporting events where appearance makes a difference.
quad-speed images are captured for three seconds, stored in the
Long Operating Time With
infoLITHIUMTM L Series Battery
client to see what the camera operator is shooting. The LCD uses 211,200
Super NightShot
system and low power consumption of the
NP-F970 (optional)
ClearVid CMOS Sensor.
dots widescreen Clear Photo LCD plus device that provides proper
A built-in down-converter creates DV material, perfect for standard DVD productions. Plus,
brightness and a high level of color reproduction.
*viewable area measured diagonally
Stereo shotgun microphone
a special still photo mode is ideal for producing DVD cases and making wedding photo albums.
(stereo mini plug)
Whether you are recording weddings and corporate communications or
The Super NightShot
function of the
Smooth Slow Rec
HVR-HD1000U
The Smooth Slow Rec function of the HVR-HD1000U camcorder
camcorder uses a built-in
enables slow-motion playback by capturing images at four times
infrared light emitter that allows you to record an object in zero lux
faster than the normal field rate (240 fields/s). In this mode,
light levels. It also enables night-time monitoring and surveillance.
OFF
ON
helping students make a documentary, the HVR-HD1000U is the best
Diverse Range of Photo-creation Functions
choice on the market today as an entry level professional camcorder.
While the HVR-HD1000U doesn’t contain all the features you’d find in a higher end professional camcorders, such as DVCAM recording/playback,
Camera Control Ring
XLR audio connectors, and TC preset menu, it does boast a diverse range of photo-creation functions. These photo-creation functions are available
A special camera control ring
at the touch of a button. You can store high-quality still images on Memory Stick DuoTM media*8, and then use them to design DVD cases, website
is located on the lens unit of
content, news, etc.
the HVR-HD1000U camcorder.
*8 Memory Stick Duo media is not supplied.
Any one of the following
functions can be assigned to
Photo Mode
Capturing from recorded video
the ring for easy adjustment:
In Photo mode of the HVR-HD1000U camcorder, you can take
In case you missed the perfect timing for your still photo while
6.1-megapixel, 2848 x 2136-quality, 4:3-aspect images.
videotaping, you can capture and save still frames from recorded
* Focus (default)
* Zoom
* Brightness
* Shutter
* Video: 1/4~1/10000 sec.
* Photo: 1/4~1/500 sec.
* AE Shift
* WB Shift
DC power input
123,200 dots Color EVF
video by just pressing the photo button of the HVR-HD1000U
Dual Rec
camcorder during playback. HDV footage will give you a
You can take 4.6-megapixel (16:9-aspect) photos while you are
Adjustable shoulder pad
1.2-megapixel, 1440 x 810 pixel still image of that magic moment.
shooting HDV video simply by pressing the photo button.
Workflow Using HDV Shooting and Photo Data Creation
Ergonomically Designed Handle
For working videographers starting out with a limited budget, the HVR-HD1000U camcorder provides flexibility and an amazing
The ergonomically designed handle of
selection of features like HDV shooting and photo data creation. Even if you are still using SD for your projects, HD is the way of
the HVR-HD1000U camcorder contains a
the future. Down-conversion allows you to shoot in HD to create a high-quality master tape and still use your existing DV nonlinear
convenient record button and zoom control,
editing system and SD display monitor for playback and viewing.
essential for low position shooting. There are
two cold shoes on the front and rear of
the handle. You can attach two
Cassette tape compartment
(miniDV cassette)
accessories like the HVL-LBP Battery
Photo button
2
HVR-HD1000U
3 Photo Album
6.1M (Photo Mode) Memory Stick Duo
Video Light and HVR-DR60 Hard Disk
Printing
Recording Unit.
4.6M (Dual Rec)
Capturing
1
For disc label /
jacket design
DV non-liner editing
4
5 DVD/Tape
Your
Client
Down converted DV
• HDMI output connector
• Memory Stick DuoTM slot
• USB connector
HDV non-liner editing
6 Blu-ray Disc™.
HDV
• i.LINK connector
• LANC connector
• Headphone jack
4
Video/Audio output connectors
[Workflow chart]
1 Shoot the original footage in HDV mode.
4 Edit your HDV recordings in the down-converted DV signal format.
2 Create photo images using the photo data creation functions.
5 Use your edited content and photo data for standard DVD/tape making.
3 Make a photo album for your client using the photo data.
6 Use the original HDV footage for HD-quality Blu-ray DiscTM making.
5
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HDV - the Accessible HD Recording Format
HD can be Recorded on DigitalMaster
professional tape as well as consumer MiniDV.
DV non-linear editing system, while retaining
Video and television technology, as well as viewer
Furthermore, the HVR-HD1000U offers a DV
preferences, are moving from standard definition
recording mode (4:3 or 16:9*4), which can
An external Hard Disk
LED video light using
A LANC remote controller
(SD) to high definition (HD) - just like black and white television
provide a recording time of approximately 120 minutes in LP mode.*5
Recording Unit with a
infoLITHIUM L series
with variable speed
60GB capacity and
battery.
zooming.
moved to color in the past.
HD Recording (16:9)
Options
HDV1080i
an HD master on the tape for future use.
DV
DV (LP)
HVR-DR60
HVL-LBP
RM-1BP
4.5 hours of recording time
SD Editing / Monitoring (4:3)
for HDV, DVCAM*, and DV.
HD has almost twice the number of scanning lines available than
SD. This means you can see much sharper detail and finer image
quality when your work is viewed on a HD display monitor.
Down
conversion
The HVR-HD1000U adopts the HDV format for HD recording.
The HDV format allows you to shoot approximate 63 minutes of HD
VCT-PG11RMB
Squeeze
video on a miniDV cassette tape*1.
0.7x wide conversion lens
VCL-HG1737C
1.7x tele conversion lens
tripod with RM-1BP.
i.LINK /
Analog output
There are two standards of HDV format. One is HDV720p and the
VCL-HG0737C
A multi-purpose mid-spreader
PHDVM-63DM
Sony’s recommended
Professional Tape for HDV,
DVCAM* and DV.
Letter Box*6
other is HDV1080i, which has 1,080 scanning lines and is used by
most broadcasters already using HD. Sony has adopted the
HDV1080i standard for all its HDV products. *2
Edge Crop
2NP-F970
*3 i.LINK is a trademark of Sony used only to designate that a product contains an IEEE 1394
HD (16:9)
SD (4:3)
1,080
lines
480
lines
infoLITHIUM L series
infoLITHIUM L series
other. For information on compatibility, operating conditions, and proper connection, please
rechargeable battery
rechargeable battery
refer to the documentation supplied with any device with an i.LINK connector. For information
pack (two packs)
pack
AC-VQ1050B
AC adaptor/charger
UWP-C1/C2/C3
UHF Synthesized Wireless
Microphone Package
VMC-IL4408A/
IL4415A/IL4435
i.LINK cable (4pin-4pin)
VMC-IL4615/4635
i.LINK cable
(4pin-6pin 1.5m/3.5m)
on devices that include an i.LINK connection, please contact your nearest Sony office.
*4 Squeezed recording.
VMC-30VC
*5 When a DVM80PRL standard miniDV cassette tape is used. If you record in LP mode,
Picture Quality
NP-F570/770/970
connector. Not all products with an i.LINK connector will necessarily communicate with each
3m Component Video
pictures may appear mosaic-like or sound may be interrupted when you play back the tape on
VMC-30FS
3m Multi AV Cable
VMC-15HD/30HD
HDMI cable (1.5m/3m)
VF-37CPK S
*HVR-HD1000U doesn’t have DVCAM recording/playback capability.
Filter Kit
Cable
other camcorders or VCRs.
*6 Letter box mode is not available from the i.LINK connector.
HDV Recording
HVR-HD1000U Specifications
HVR-DR60 Brings HDV to IT Workflows
DV Recording
Camera section
*1 When the PHDVM-63DM DigitalMasterTM mini cassette tape is used. The PHDVM-63DM is
Sony’s recommended tape for HDV recording. The recording data rate of HDV 1080i format
is almost the same as that of DV format.
*2 This brochure refers to the HDV1080i specification as the HDV format.
The optional external HVR-DR60 Hard Disk
Lens
Recording Unit gives you a hybrid
Focal length
operation, where video and audio are
recorded simultaneously to hard disk drive
Full Compatibility with your Current DV System
(HDD) and tape. The HDV or DV images are
The HVR-HD1000U offers benefits for SD productions, as well as HD.
recorded as movie files in the HDD for quick
It is easy to use HDV recordings for your current DV editing work. The
nonlinear editing, enabling the
HVR-HD1000U has a down-conversion feature that outputs
operator to archive the source tape as
converted DV signals through the i.LINK connector*3 to your current
soon as the shoot is finished.
Super SteadyShot ® (Optical) Image Stabilizer
Focus System
Imaging system
Maximum still image recording
Gross pixels
Effective pixels
16:9 video mode
4:3 video mode
16:9 photo mode
4:3 photo mode
Shutter Speed
Auto Slow ShutterON
Auto Slow ShutterOFF
Manual
Scene Selection
Super NightShot
Color Slow Shutter
Smooth Slow Rec
Minimum illumination
Auto Slow ShutterON
Auto Slow ShutterOFF
VTR section
Recording format
Play out/Down conversion format
HDV/DV SP
Playback/Recording time
DV LP
Connectors
Component video output
Composite video output
The Super SteadyShot (Optical) feature of the HVR-HD1000U is an
S-Video output
HDMI output
HVR-DR60
(Hard Disk Recording Unit)
High-quality Imaging System
1/2.9-inch ClearVid CMOS SensorTM
The next generation of Sony imaging sensor, the ClearVid CMOS
Optical 10x zoom by
Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonner T*TM lens
Sensor used in the HVR-HD1000U camcorder, is quite unique and dif-
The HVR-HD1000U camcorder can adapt to a wide
ferent from current CMOS technology.
range of shooting situations and features a
The ClearVid CMOS Sensor uses a unique pixel layout rotated
Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonner T* lens with 10x optical zoom,
45 degrees to provide high resolution and high sensitivity. This pixel
as featured on higher end professional HDV camcorders.
layout technology is also used in higher end professional camcorders.
The T* lens coating suppresses unwanted
The ClearVid CMOS Sensor, coupled with an Enhanced Imaging
reflections and faithfully reproduces colors for
ProcessorTM (EIP), generates stunning images. Moreover, thanks to the
professional-looking results.
with T coating
*
without T coating
*
CMOS technology, bright objects do not cause vertical smear.
• Larger pixel size
• Unique 45˚ angle
pixel layout
16:9 video mode
4:3 video mode
16:9 photo mode
4:3 photo mode
image stabilizer using an active optical lens method that functions
Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* zoom lens, 10x
(optical), f = 5.4 to 54 mm, filter diameter: 37 mm
40 to 400mm*1
49 to 490mm*1
40 to 400mm*1
37 to 370mm*1
Auto,manual(Ring/Panel)
1/2.9-inch, ClearVid CMOS Sensor system
MAX. 6.1M (2848 x 2136) (4:3)
Approx. 3200K pixels
Approx. 2280K pixels
Approx. 1710K pixels
Approx. 2280K pixels
Approx. 3040K pixels
1/30-1/250
1/60-1/250
1/4-1/10000 (Still Image: 1/4-1/500)
1/2-1/500
1/4-1/100
1/2-1/250
1/240-1/960
5 lux(1/30 Shutter Speed)
11 lux(1/30 Shutter Speed)
HDV1080/60i, DV/DV(LP)480/60i (NTSC)
HDV1080/60i, DV/DV(LP)480/60i (NTSC)
Max. 63 min with PHDVM-63DM cassette
Max. 94.5 min with PHDVM-63DM cassette
RCA Pin x3
RCA Pin x1
mini-DIN 4-pin x1
HDMI connector
HDV/DV input/output
Audio output
Audio input
Headphone
LANC
USB
DC Input
Others
LCD viewfinder
LCD monitor
Speaker
General
Weight (w/o Tape,Battery,etc)
Weight (w/Battery)*3
NP-F570
NP-F770
NP-F970
Power Requirements (AC adaptor/Battery)
Power Consumption
HDV
(VF/VF+LCD)
DV
Operating temperature
Storage temperature
Supplied Accessory
i.LINK interface (IEEE 1394, 4-pin connector)
RCA Pin x2 (L,R)
Stereo mini jack (φ3.5 mm), ECM-PS1 external
shot-gun stereo microphone is supplied.
Stereo mini jack (φ3.5 mm)
Stereo mini-mini jack (φ2.5 mm)
TYPE B connector
AC-L100 AC adaptor is supplied.
0.27-inch type*2, approx. 123,200 dots, 16:9 aspect ratio
2.7-inch type*2, Clear Photo LCD plus, approx. 211,200
dots, hybrid type, 16:9 aspect ratio, touchscreen
φ16mm
6 lb 0 oz (2.7Kg)
6 lb 10 oz (3.0Kg)
6 lb 13 oz (3.1Kg)
7 lb 1 oz (3.2Kg)
8.4V / 7.2V
4.6W / 5.0W
4.4W / 4.8W
32 to 104 °F (0 to 40 °C)
-4 to 140 °F (-20 to +60 °C)
AC adaptor AC-L100
Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-F570
AV Cable
Lens Cap (small)
Lens Hood
Microphone
Windscreen
Large size eye cup
*1 These values are calculated to be equivalent to the 35 mm film.
*2 Viewable area, measured diagonally.
*3 Inluding a battery and a tape (60min.)
HVR-HD1000U
Digital High Definition HDV Camcorder
without any deterioration
ClearVid CMOS Sensor
Vertical smear
in image quality. The
lens itself shifts vertically
and horizontally to
compensate for the
Sony Electronics Inc.
1 Sony Drive
Park Ridge, NJ 07656
www.sony.com/HDV
polarized light axis in
ClearVid CMOS Sensor
CCD
real time.
3
V-2378-A (MK10431V2)
© 2007 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved.
Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.
Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
All non-metric weights and measurements are approximate.
Sony, DVCAM, ClearVid CMOS Sensor, Enhanced Imaging Processor, DigitalMaster,
SteadyShot, NightShot, i.LINK, InfoLITHIUM, Memory Stick Duo, Clear Photo LCD plus, Blu-Ray
and their respective logos are trademarks of Sony.
HDV and the HDV logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation and
Victor Company of Japan, Limited.Vario-Sonnar T* is a trademark of Carl Zeiss AG.
Printed in USA (3/08)
www.sony.com/HDV
SONY54136_HVR-HD1000U
3/12/08
11:01 AM
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A new camcorder has been created to meet the growing demand from users who are looking
for mobility and professional appearance.
The HVR-HD1000U features a shoulder-mount design and black matte body similar to that of
professional camcorders; making it perfect for weddings, corporate communications, colleges,
Professional Design
Other Features
Shoulder-mount design
Wide Clear Photo LCD plusTM Monitor on
The HVR-HD1000U is lightweight and easy to use even for
Viewfinder Unit Provides Easy Viewing
beginners, it provides a professional camcorder shoulder-mount
A large, freely rotating 2.7-inch*
design allows for easy balance and stable operation.
type LCD screen is located on
HVR-HD1000U camcorder is in a
Premium design characteristics and high-definition HDV 1080i recording are the main features of this
Rec indicator light
*7 When using this function, the resolution of the camera image is decreased.
Sounds can not be recorded while shooting in this mode.
HVR-Z1U, and HVR-V1U. With the NP-F970, a
Conventional LCD device
Clear Photo LCD plus
maximum operating time of approximately 10 hours
can be achieved thanks to the power management
low-level position or on a tripod. This also makes it easy for a director or
new one-piece shoulder camcorder, ideal for working videographers on a budget.
format) as slow-motion pictures lasting 12 seconds.*7
infoLITHIUM L series batteries, like the DSR-PD170,
provide easy viewing when the
TM
built-in buffer memory, and then recorded to tape (in either HDV or DV
The HVR-HD1000U camcorder uses standard
the top of the viewfinder unit to
universities and sporting events where appearance makes a difference.
quad-speed images are captured for three seconds, stored in the
Long Operating Time With
infoLITHIUMTM L Series Battery
client to see what the camera operator is shooting. The LCD uses 211,200
Super NightShot
system and low power consumption of the
NP-F970 (optional)
ClearVid CMOS Sensor.
dots widescreen Clear Photo LCD plus device that provides proper
A built-in down-converter creates DV material, perfect for standard DVD productions. Plus,
brightness and a high level of color reproduction.
*viewable area measured diagonally
Stereo shotgun microphone
a special still photo mode is ideal for producing DVD cases and making wedding photo albums.
(stereo mini plug)
Whether you are recording weddings and corporate communications or
The Super NightShot
function of the
Smooth Slow Rec
HVR-HD1000U
The Smooth Slow Rec function of the HVR-HD1000U camcorder
camcorder uses a built-in
enables slow-motion playback by capturing images at four times
infrared light emitter that allows you to record an object in zero lux
faster than the normal field rate (240 fields/s). In this mode,
light levels. It also enables night-time monitoring and surveillance.
OFF
ON
helping students make a documentary, the HVR-HD1000U is the best
Diverse Range of Photo-creation Functions
choice on the market today as an entry level professional camcorder.
While the HVR-HD1000U doesn’t contain all the features you’d find in a higher end professional camcorders, such as DVCAM recording/playback,
Camera Control Ring
XLR audio connectors, and TC preset menu, it does boast a diverse range of photo-creation functions. These photo-creation functions are available
A special camera control ring
at the touch of a button. You can store high-quality still images on Memory Stick DuoTM media*8, and then use them to design DVD cases, website
is located on the lens unit of
content, news, etc.
the HVR-HD1000U camcorder.
*8 Memory Stick Duo media is not supplied.
Any one of the following
functions can be assigned to
Photo Mode
Capturing from recorded video
the ring for easy adjustment:
In Photo mode of the HVR-HD1000U camcorder, you can take
In case you missed the perfect timing for your still photo while
6.1-megapixel, 2848 x 2136-quality, 4:3-aspect images.
videotaping, you can capture and save still frames from recorded
* Focus (default)
* Zoom
* Brightness
* Shutter
* Video: 1/4~1/10000 sec.
* Photo: 1/4~1/500 sec.
* AE Shift
* WB Shift
DC power input
123,200 dots Color EVF
video by just pressing the photo button of the HVR-HD1000U
Dual Rec
camcorder during playback. HDV footage will give you a
You can take 4.6-megapixel (16:9-aspect) photos while you are
Adjustable shoulder pad
1.2-megapixel, 1440 x 810 pixel still image of that magic moment.
shooting HDV video simply by pressing the photo button.
Workflow Using HDV Shooting and Photo Data Creation
Ergonomically Designed Handle
For working videographers starting out with a limited budget, the HVR-HD1000U camcorder provides flexibility and an amazing
The ergonomically designed handle of
selection of features like HDV shooting and photo data creation. Even if you are still using SD for your projects, HD is the way of
the HVR-HD1000U camcorder contains a
the future. Down-conversion allows you to shoot in HD to create a high-quality master tape and still use your existing DV nonlinear
convenient record button and zoom control,
editing system and SD display monitor for playback and viewing.
essential for low position shooting. There are
two cold shoes on the front and rear of
the handle. You can attach two
Cassette tape compartment
(miniDV cassette)
accessories like the HVL-LBP Battery
Photo button
2
HVR-HD1000U
3 Photo Album
6.1M (Photo Mode) Memory Stick Duo
Video Light and HVR-DR60 Hard Disk
Printing
Recording Unit.
4.6M (Dual Rec)
Capturing
1
For disc label /
jacket design
DV non-liner editing
4
5 DVD/Tape
Your
Client
Down converted DV
• HDMI output connector
• Memory Stick DuoTM slot
• USB connector
HDV non-liner editing
6 Blu-ray Disc™.
HDV
• i.LINK connector
• LANC connector
• Headphone jack
4
Video/Audio output connectors
[Workflow chart]
1 Shoot the original footage in HDV mode.
4 Edit your HDV recordings in the down-converted DV signal format.
2 Create photo images using the photo data creation functions.
5 Use your edited content and photo data for standard DVD/tape making.
3 Make a photo album for your client using the photo data.
6 Use the original HDV footage for HD-quality Blu-ray DiscTM making.
5
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A new camcorder has been created to meet the growing demand from users who are looking
for mobility and professional appearance.
The HVR-HD1000U features a shoulder-mount design and black matte body similar to that of
professional camcorders; making it perfect for weddings, corporate communications, colleges,
Professional Design
Other Features
Shoulder-mount design
Wide Clear Photo LCD plusTM Monitor on
The HVR-HD1000U is lightweight and easy to use even for
Viewfinder Unit Provides Easy Viewing
beginners, it provides a professional camcorder shoulder-mount
A large, freely rotating 2.7-inch*
design allows for easy balance and stable operation.
type LCD screen is located on
HVR-HD1000U camcorder is in a
Premium design characteristics and high-definition HDV 1080i recording are the main features of this
Rec indicator light
*7 When using this function, the resolution of the camera image is decreased.
Sounds can not be recorded while shooting in this mode.
HVR-Z1U, and HVR-V1U. With the NP-F970, a
Conventional LCD device
Clear Photo LCD plus
maximum operating time of approximately 10 hours
can be achieved thanks to the power management
low-level position or on a tripod. This also makes it easy for a director or
new one-piece shoulder camcorder, ideal for working videographers on a budget.
format) as slow-motion pictures lasting 12 seconds.*7
infoLITHIUM L series batteries, like the DSR-PD170,
provide easy viewing when the
TM
built-in buffer memory, and then recorded to tape (in either HDV or DV
The HVR-HD1000U camcorder uses standard
the top of the viewfinder unit to
universities and sporting events where appearance makes a difference.
quad-speed images are captured for three seconds, stored in the
Long Operating Time With
infoLITHIUMTM L Series Battery
client to see what the camera operator is shooting. The LCD uses 211,200
system and low power consumption of the
NP-F970 (optional)
ClearVid CMOS Sensor.
dots widescreen Clear Photo LCD plus device that provides proper
A built-in down-converter creates DV material, perfect for standard DVD productions. Plus,
brightness and a high level of color reproduction.
*viewable area measured diagonally
Stereo shotgun microphone
a special still photo mode is ideal for producing DVD cases and making wedding photo albums.
(stereo mini plug)
Whether you are recording weddings and corporate communications or
Super NightShot
Function
The Super NightShot
Smooth Slow Rec
function of the
The Smooth Slow Rec function of the HVR-HD1000U camcorder
HVR-HD1000U camcorder
enables slow-motion playback by capturing images at four times
uses a built-in infrared light emitter that allows you to record an object in
faster than the normal field rate (240 fields/s). In this mode,
zero lux light levels. It also enables night-time monitoring and surveillance.
OFF
ON
helping students make a documentary, the HVR-HD1000U is the best
Diverse Range of Photo-creation Functions
choice on the market today as an entry level professional camcorder.
While the HVR-HD1000U doesn’t contain all the features you’d find in a higher end professional camcorders, such as DVCAM recording/playback,
Camera Control Ring
XLR audio connectors, and TC preset menu, it does boast a diverse range of photo-creation functions. These photo-creation functions are available
A special camera control ring
at the touch of a button. You can store high-quality still images on Memory Stick DuoTM media*8, and then use them to design DVD cases, website
is located on the lens unit of
content, news, etc.
the HVR-HD1000U camcorder.
*8 Memory Stick Duo media is not supplied.
Any one of the following
functions can be assigned to
Photo Mode
Capturing from recorded video
the ring for easy adjustment:
In Photo mode of the HVR-HD1000U camcorder, you can take
In case you missed the perfect timing for your still photo while
6.1-megapixel, 2848 x 2136-quality, 4:3-aspect images.
videotaping, you can capture and save still frames from recorded
* Focus (default)
* Zoom
* Brightness
* Shutter
* Video: 1/4~1/10000 sec.
* Photo: 1/4~1/500 sec.
* AE Shift
* WB Shift
DC power input
123,200 dots Color EVF
video by just pressing the photo button of the HVR-HD1000U
Dual Rec
camcorder during playback. HDV footage will give you a
You can take 4.6-megapixel (16:9-aspect) photos while you are
Adjustable shoulder pad
1.2-megapixel, 1440 x 810 pixel still image of that magic moment.
shooting HDV video simply by pressing the photo button.
Workflow Using HDV Shooting and Photo Data Creation
Ergonomically Designed Handle
For working videographers starting out with a limited budget, the HVR-HD1000U camcorder provides flexibility and an amazing
The ergonomically designed handle of
selection of features like HDV shooting and photo data creation. Even if you are still using SD for your projects, HD is the way of
the HVR-HD1000U camcorder contains a
the future. Down-conversion allows you to shoot in HD to create a high-quality master tape and still use your existing DV nonlinear
convenient record button and zoom control,
editing system and SD display monitor for playback and viewing.
essential for low position shooting. There are
two cold shoes on the front and rear of
the handle. You can attach two
Cassette tape compartment
(miniDV cassette)
accessories like the HVL-LBP Battery
Photo button
2
HVR-HD1000U
3 Photo Album
6.1M (Photo Mode) Memory Stick Duo
Video Light and HVR-DR60 Hard Disk
Printing
Recording Unit.
4.6M (Dual Rec)
Capturing
1
For disc label /
jacket design
DV non-liner editing
4
5 DVD/Tape
Your
Client
Down converted DV
• HDMI output connector
• Memory Stick DuoTM slot
• USB connector
HDV non-liner editing
6 Blu-ray Disc™.
HDV
• i.LINK connector
• LANC connector
• Headphone jack
4
Video/Audio output connectors
[Workflow chart]
1 Shoot the original footage in HDV mode.
4 Edit your HDV recordings in the down-converted DV signal format.
2 Create photo images using the photo data creation functions.
5 Use your edited content and photo data for standard DVD/tape making.
3 Make a photo album for your client using the photo data.
6 Use the original HDV footage for HD-quality Blu-ray DiscTM making.
5
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HDV - the Accessible HD Recording Format
HD can be Recorded on DigitalMaster
professional tape as well as consumer MiniDV.
DV non-linear editing system, while retaining
Video and television technology, as well as viewer
Furthermore, the HVR-HD1000U offers a DV
preferences, are moving from standard definition
recording mode (4:3 or 16:9*4), which can
An external Hard Disk
LED video light using
A LANC remote controller
(SD) to high definition (HD) - just like black and white television
provide a recording time of approximately 120 minutes in LP mode.*5
Recording Unit with a
infoLITHIUM L series
with variable speed
60GB capacity and
battery.
zooming.
moved to color in the past.
HD Recording (16:9)
Options
HDV1080i
an HD master on the tape for future use.
DV
DV (LP)
HVR-DR60
HVL-LBP
RM-1BP
4.5 hours of recording time
SD Editing / Monitoring (4:3)
for HDV, DVCAM*, and DV.
HD has almost twice the number of scanning lines available than
SD. This means you can see much sharper detail and finer image
quality when your work is viewed on a HD display monitor.
Down
conversion
The HVR-HD1000U adopts the HDV format for HD recording.
The HDV format allows you to shoot approximate 63 minutes of HD
VCT-PG11RMB
Squeeze
video on a miniDV cassette tape*1.
0.7x wide conversion lens
VCL-HG1737C
1.7x tele conversion lens
tripod with RM-1BP.
i.LINK /
Analog output
There are two standards of HDV format. One is HDV720p and the
VCL-HG0737C
A multi-purpose mid-spreader
PHDVM-63DM
Sony’s recommended
Professional Tape for HDV,
DVCAM* and DV.
Letter Box*6
other is HDV1080i, which has 1,080 scanning lines and is used by
most broadcasters already using HD. Sony has adopted the
HDV1080i standard for all its HDV products. *2
Edge Crop
2NP-F970
*3 i.LINK is a trademark of Sony used only to designate that a product contains an IEEE 1394
HD (16:9)
SD (4:3)
1,080
lines
480
lines
infoLITHIUM L series
infoLITHIUM L series
other. For information on compatibility, operating conditions, and proper connection, please
rechargeable battery
rechargeable battery
refer to the documentation supplied with any device with an i.LINK connector. For information
pack (two packs)
pack
AC-VQ1050B
AC adaptor/charger
UWP-C1/C2/C3
UHF Synthesized Wireless
Microphone Package
VMC-IL4408A/
IL4415A/IL4435
i.LINK cable (4pin-4pin)
VMC-IL4615/4635
i.LINK cable
(4pin-6pin 1.5m/3.5m)
on devices that include an i.LINK connection, please contact your nearest Sony office.
*4 Squeezed recording.
VMC-30VC
*5 When a DVM80PRL standard miniDV cassette tape is used. If you record in LP mode,
Picture Quality
NP-F570/770/970
connector. Not all products with an i.LINK connector will necessarily communicate with each
3m Component Video
pictures may appear mosaic-like or sound may be interrupted when you play back the tape on
VMC-30FS
3m Multi AV Cable
VMC-15HD/30HD
HDMI cable (1.5m/3m)
VF-37CPK S
*HVR-HD1000U doesn’t have DVCAM recording/playback capability.
Filter Kit
Cable
other camcorders or VCRs.
*6 Letter box mode is not available from the i.LINK connector.
HDV Recording
HVR-HD1000U Specifications
HVR-DR60 Brings HDV to IT Workflows
DV Recording
Camera section
*1 When the PHDVM-63DM DigitalMasterTM mini cassette tape is used. The PHDVM-63DM is
Sony’s recommended tape for HDV recording. The recording data rate of HDV 1080i format
is almost the same as that of DV format.
*2 This brochure refers to the HDV1080i specification as the HDV format.
The optional external HVR-DR60 Hard Disk
Lens
Recording Unit gives you a hybrid
Focal length
operation, where video and audio are
recorded simultaneously to hard disk drive
Full Compatibility with your Current DV System
(HDD) and tape. The HDV or DV images are
The HVR-HD1000U offers benefits for SD productions, as well as HD.
recorded as movie files in the HDD for quick
It is easy to use HDV recordings for your current DV editing work. The
nonlinear editing, enabling the
HVR-HD1000U has a down-conversion feature that outputs
operator to archive the source tape as
converted DV signals through the i.LINK connector*3 to your current
soon as the shoot is finished.
Super SteadyShot ® (Optical) Image Stabilizer
Focus System
Imaging system
Maximum still image recording
Gross pixels
Effective pixels
16:9 video mode
4:3 video mode
16:9 photo mode
4:3 photo mode
Shutter Speed
Auto Slow ShutterON
Auto Slow ShutterOFF
Manual
Scene Selection
Super NightShot
Color Slow Shutter
Smooth Slow Rec
Minimum illumination
Auto Slow ShutterON
Auto Slow ShutterOFF
VTR section
Recording format
Play out/Down conversion format
HDV/DV SP
Playback/Recording time
DV LP
Connectors
Component video output
Composite video output
The Super SteadyShot (Optical) feature of the HVR-HD1000U is an
S-Video output
HDMI output
HVR-DR60
(Hard Disk Recording Unit)
High-quality Imaging System
1/2.9-inch ClearVid CMOS SensorTM
The next generation of Sony imaging sensor, the ClearVid CMOS
Optical 10x zoom by
Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonner T*TM lens
Sensor used in the HVR-HD1000U camcorder, is quite unique and dif-
The HVR-HD1000U camcorder can adapt to a wide
ferent from current CMOS technology.
range of shooting situations and features a
The ClearVid CMOS Sensor uses a unique pixel layout rotated
Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonner T* lens with 10x optical zoom,
45 degrees to provide high resolution and high sensitivity. This pixel
as featured on higher end professional HDV camcorders.
layout technology is also used in higher end professional camcorders.
The T* lens coating suppresses unwanted
The ClearVid CMOS Sensor, coupled with an Enhanced Imaging
reflections and faithfully reproduces colors for
ProcessorTM (EIP), generates stunning images. Moreover, thanks to the
professional-looking results.
with T coating
*
without T coating
*
CMOS technology, bright objects do not cause vertical smear.
• Larger pixel size
• Unique 45˚ angle
pixel layout
16:9 video mode
4:3 video mode
16:9 photo mode
4:3 photo mode
image stabilizer using an active optical lens method that functions
Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* zoom lens, 10x
(optical), f = 5.4 to 54 mm, filter diameter: 37 mm
40 to 400mm*1
49 to 490mm*1
40 to 400mm*1
37 to 370mm*1
Auto,manual(Ring/Panel)
1/2.9-inch, ClearVid CMOS Sensor system
MAX. 6.1M (2848 x 2136) (4:3)
Approx. 3200K pixels
Approx. 2280K pixels
Approx. 1710K pixels
Approx. 2280K pixels
Approx. 3040K pixels
1/30-1/250
1/60-1/250
1/4-1/10000 (Still Image: 1/4-1/500)
1/2-1/500
1/4-1/100
1/2-1/250
1/240-1/960
5 lux(1/30 Shutter Speed)
11 lux(1/30 Shutter Speed)
HDV1080/60i, DV/DV(LP)480/60i (NTSC)
HDV1080/60i, DV/DV(LP)480/60i (NTSC)
Max. 63 min with PHDVM-63DM cassette
Max. 94.5 min with PHDVM-63DM cassette
RCA Pin x3
RCA Pin x1
mini-DIN 4-pin x1
HDMI connector
HDV/DV input/output
Audio output
Audio input
Headphone
LANC
USB
DC Input
Others
LCD viewfinder
LCD monitor
Speaker
General
Weight (w/o Tape,Battery,etc)
Weight (w/Battery)*3
NP-F570
NP-F770
NP-F970
Power Requirements (AC adaptor/Battery)
Power Consumption
HDV
(VF/VF+LCD)
DV
Operating temperature
Storage temperature
Supplied Accessory
i.LINK interface (IEEE 1394, 4-pin connector)
RCA Pin x2 (L,R)
Stereo mini jack (φ3.5 mm), ECM-PS1 external
shot-gun stereo microphone is supplied.
Stereo mini jack (φ3.5 mm)
Stereo mini-mini jack (φ2.5 mm)
TYPE B connector
AC-L100 AC adaptor is supplied.
0.27-inch type*2, approx. 123,200 dots, 16:9 aspect ratio
2.7-inch type*2, Clear Photo LCD plus, approx. 211,200
dots, hybrid type, 16:9 aspect ratio, touchscreen
φ16mm
6 lb 0 oz (2.7Kg)
6 lb 10 oz (3.0Kg)
6 lb 13 oz (3.1Kg)
7 lb 1 oz (3.2Kg)
8.4V / 7.2V
4.6W / 5.0W
4.4W / 4.8W
32 to 104 °F (0 to 40 °C)
-4 to 140 °F (-20 to +60 °C)
AC adaptor AC-L100
Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-F570
AV Cable
Lens Cap (small)
Lens Hood
Microphone
Windscreen
Large size eye cup
*1 These values are calculated to be equivalent to the 35 mm film.
*2 Viewable area, measured diagonally.
*3 Inluding a battery and a tape (60min.)
HVR-HD1000U
Digital High Definition HDV Camcorder
without any deterioration
ClearVid CMOS Sensor
Vertical smear
in image quality. The
lens itself shifts vertically
and horizontally to
compensate for the
Sony Electronics Inc.
1 Sony Drive
Park Ridge, NJ 07656
www.sony.com/HDV
polarized light axis in
ClearVid CMOS Sensor
CCD
real time.
3
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Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.
Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
All non-metric weights and measurements are approximate.
Sony, DVCAM, ClearVid CMOS Sensor, Enhanced Imaging Processor, DigitalMaster,
SteadyShot, NightShot, i.LINK, InfoLITHIUM, Memory Stick Duo, Clear Photo LCD plus, Blu-Ray
and their respective logos are trademarks of Sony.
HDV and the HDV logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation and
Victor Company of Japan, Limited.Vario-Sonnar T* is a trademark of Carl Zeiss AG.
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