Sony's DCR-DVD650 DVD Handycam 'PAL' Camcorder gives you immediate playback with DVD recording, and then some. The DVD650 doesn't just offer the ease of DVD - it also boasts hybrid recording, giving you the option to record to compatible DVD disks or to Sony's own Memory Stick PRO Duo media. With DVD you can watch what you record virtually right after you record it, while Memory Stick media makes for easy transferring of video and stills to compatible computers and printers. One touch disk burn makes things even easier by allowing you to make fast copies of your DVDs.
In addition, the camera's impressive 60x optical zoom is perfect for recording your child on the soccer field or sweeping landscapes on vacation. The DVD650 also features the professional quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens, a 1/8" Advanced HAD CCD image sensor, and SteadyShot image stabilization, all which help you to capture the moment just how it happened.
Other features like Face Detection and the Easy Handycam Button work to keep recording simple - allowing you to focus on the moment. The DCR-DVD650 offers a plethora of simple to use recording and playback options, making it truly user friendly.
- Hybrid Recording to DVD or Memory Stick Media: Record video and stills to DVD or Memory Stick PRO Duo media. Recording to DVD allows for instant viewing on your TV via a compatible DVD or Blu-ray Disc player, while recording to Memory Stick media makes for easy transfer of data to compatible PCs and printers. You can also copy the footage you captured on DVD to the Memory Stick. Compatible DVD formats include DVD-R/-RW/+RW/+R DL.
- 1/8" Advanced HAD CCD Sensor: The 1/8" Advanced HAD (Hole Accumulation Diode) CCD image sensor captures crisp and clear video and still images.
- Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens with 60x Optical Zoom: The professional quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens features precision ground optics for sharp, true-to-life image capture. The impressive 60x optical zoom helps you capture far off subjects with no loss in image quality.
- 2.7" Wide Touch Panel LCD: The generous 2.7" LCD gives you an accurate display on which to compose and playback your shots, while also providing an intuitive surface to navigate menus and other functions. The 270 rotation of the screen helps capture hard-to-get shots and aids in viewing upon playback.
- SteadyShot Image Stabilization: Sony's SteadyShot cuts down on blur caused by inevitable hand-shake or a moving subject.
Creative Control & Worflow Features
- One-touch disk burn to make fast copies of your DVDs
- Playback zoom: 5x closer to your videos during playback
- Built-in zoom microphone for recording crisp, clean audio
- Color viewfinder for recording and reviewing video and stills
- Face Index Function: indexes your video footage by faces in scenes
- Face Detection: clear focus and exposures on every face in the shot
- Film Roll Index: easily find the scenes you want in your video footage
- Sony PMB (Picture Motion Browser) Software for one-touch upload to social media sites
- Easy Handycam Button locks out most camera functions leaving only those needed for recording