|Sony DCR-DVD306E camcorder|
Dennis Hissink : January 9th 2007 - 19:03 CET
Sony DCR-DVD306E camcorder : Whether it’s a special event, the trip of a lifetime, or simply capturing the spontaneous moments with family and friends which make everyday life unique, The new Sony DVD306E DVD Handycam offers stamina, a powerful zoom and records directly on to DVD, for ease of sharing and archiving footage. Storing nearly two hours of great-looking images and 5.1ch surround sound on 8cm DVD media, the newest Sony DCR-DVD306E DVD Handycam captures even more memories for your money. Every Sony DVD Handycam offers the ‘shoot-eject-play’ convenience of direct playback on a standard DVD player. The Sony Handycam DCR-DVD306E will be available throughout Europe from February 2007.|
Sony DVD306E camcorder - Battery|
With the addition of DVD+R DL (Dual-Layer) recording, the new Sony DCR-DVD306E model can now record for a maximum of 110 minutes, almost doubling the 60 minutes maximum record time of previous-generation DVD Handycam. The latest Sony DVD306E Handycam doesn’t just store more on every DVD: it offers greater battery stamina than predecessor models, too. The new H-Series InfoLITHIUM battery dramatically boosts continuous recording STAMINA to 9 hours from a single charge.
Sony DCR DVD306E video camera - Sound and Operation
Superb picture and sound quality are assured alongside greater record time and battery life. Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound recording now features the Sony DCR DVD 306E Handycam. The Sony 306 Handycam features Carl Zeiss optics for better resolution and contrast. Image quality and new features aside, the latest DVD306 model is even easier and more convenient to use. The Sony DCR-DVD306E DVD Handycam now includes a Colour Viewfinder for framing and reviewing shots, while additional Record Start/Stop and zoom buttons are thoughtfully placed on the border of the camcorder’s flip-out LCD screen. The new-generation Home menu and Help function on the LCD touch screen assures intuitive operation.
Sony DCR-DVD306E camcorder - Optional accessories
From lenses, microphones and high-power batteries to tripods and stylish carry cases, there’s a full range of official accessories to help you get even more from your Handycam. New-generation InfoLITHIUM H Series batteries feature Hybrid Lithium-Ion cells and ActiFORCE battery technology for higher capacity and faster recharging plus a more accurate, responsive indication of remaining capacity. Compatible with all latest Handycam models, three new batteries (NP-FH100, NP-FH70 and NP-FH50) offer capacities of 3980mAh, 1800mAh and 900mAh respectively. All can also be used with older camcorders using P Series batteries.
Sony camcorder accessories
Two High Grade Lenses feature a newly-developed optical design that reduces their size and weight, making them an ideal match for latest ultra-portable Handycam models. Two new wide angle lenses have also been introduced. The Sony VCL-HA07A and the extremely compact VCL-E07A offer wider compatibility with the Handycam range at an even more affordable price. Other additions include stylish carry cases and the Sony SPK-HCC Sports Pack that waterproofs your Handycam down to 5 metres.
Sony DCR-DVD306E Handycam specifications
• DVD+R DL compatibility for up to 110 minutes continuous recording
• Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens
• 1 Megapixel Advanced HAD CCD
• 25x Optical Zoom / 2000x Digital Zoom
• Dolby Digital 5.1ch Surround Recording
• STAMINA up to 9 hours (with optional battery)
• Wide Colour Viewfinder
Sony manufactures audio, video, communications and information technology products for the global consumer and professional markets. With its music, pictures, game and online businesses, Sony is uniquely positioned to be one of the World´s Leading Consumer Brands. Sony recorded consolidated annual sales of EUR 54.96 b illion (yen 7,475 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006 and it employs approximately 158,500 people worldwide. In Europe, Sony recorded consolidated annual sales of EUR 12.61 billion (yen 1,715 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006, based on an average market exchange rate for the same period of yen 136 to the EUR. Sony Europe, headquartered at the Sony Center am Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, is responsible for the company's European electronics business and registered consolidated sales of EUR 8.22 billion (yen 1,118 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006.