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Sony HVR-S270U

Sony HVR-S270U
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Aug, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 reviews of Sony HVR-S270U. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality. Comments are divided on the price.

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Consumer review by: paladex (shopping.com)

Pretty Good, But Not Great.

 

First of all, this camcorder is "HDV" not "DV," meaning that it captures video at High-Definition resolution, but with a very high compression rate (i.e. low quality).

Affordable, HD-resolution, good low-light sensitivity, interchangeable lens, CF

Hidden costs, lots of grain, possible manufacturing issues, audio-to-computer output

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: paladex (epinions.com)

Pretty Good, But Not Great.

 

First of all, this camcorder is "HDV" not "DV," meaning that it captures video at High-Definition resolution, but with a very high compression rate (i.e. low quality). I bought Sony's original HDV camcorder, the HVR-Z1U, when it came out, and was ...

Affordable, HD-resolution, good low-light sensitivity, interchangeable lens, CF capability, four channels of audio

Hidden costs, lots of grain, possible manufacturing issues, audio-to-computer output needs work

Oct, 2008
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Product Specifications

The HVR-S270U HDV camcorder delivers the enhanced functionality professionals have been waiting for: an interchangeable lens system, native progressive recording, and solid-state memory recording. The HVR-S270U shoulder-mount camcorder supports standard-size cassettes for extended recording times.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-F570

Camcorder Features

High Definition Video Support:1080p
Widescreen Video Capture: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Weight:13.9lbs

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:3.2in
Diagonal Size (metric):8.1cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:HVR-S270U
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.6-2.0
Max Focal Length:52.8mm
Min Focal Length:4.4mm
Optical Zoom:12
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:1.037Mpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1.12Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/3"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):8.5 mm ( 1/3 ) / 8.5 mm ( 1/3" )
Optical Sensor Type:3 ClearVid CMOS
Sensor Qty:3CMOS

Pro Camcorder Features

Professional:Professional

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC
Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Media Type:DVCAM / Mini DV (HDV)
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Image Aspect Ratio (camcorders):16:9
Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:Electronic
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