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Sony DCR-HC62 and DCR-HC52 miniDV camcorders

Mark Peters
CES report
Monday 7th, January 2008
Posted by: Mark Peters

Sony is introducing two mini DV Handycam models with feature sets that provide great value for the investment. The new DCR-HC62 camcorder integrates a 25x optical Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar zoom lens and a 1-megapixel CCD imager provides excellent video, as well as 1-megapixel digital still photos. For easy framing and viewing of footage, the model is equipped with a 2.7-inch wide (16:9) LCD touch panel screen. It has a Memory Stick PRO Duo media for easy management of photos, as well as a USB port for transferring video to a compatible PC and other devices.

Sony miniDV camcorders

Sony DCR-HC62 mini DV camcorder - CCD Sensor
Meanwhile, the DCR-HC52 model packs in a powerful 40x optical Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar zoom lens to easily zoom onto distant subjects with minimal loss of picture quality. It has a 680K-pixel CCD imager and a 2.5-inch LCD touch panel screen. “These camcorders are a perfect for families who are either looking to buy their first camcorder or are currently using a mini DV camcorder and enjoy video editing with tape,” said Kelly Davis, director of camcorder marketing at Sony Electronics.

Sony miniDV camcorders

Sony DCR-HC52 miniDV camcorder - Price & Availability
Both models include a helpful, on-screen usage guide that explains the menu functions, Super SteadyShot image stabilization for smoother video, and color viewfinders. The addition of the HC62 and HC52 models brings Sony’s standard-definition mini DV line in 2008 up to three models, including the prosumer DCR-VX2100 camcorder. The new DCR-HC62 and DCR-HC52 models will be available at retail in February for about $300 and $250, respectively.

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