Your precious moments. Captured in perfect clarity.
With the Handycam DCR-HC21E, youre always ensured of high resolution image recording, thanks to Sony technology like the 1/6 Mega Pixel CCD. Capture true-to-life videos with natural skin tones and details all the time. And with 20x Optical and 800x Digital Zoom, you can get as close as you want to the ones closest to your heart. A long-lasting battery stamina of 9 hours gives you an uninterrupted video experience thats free from any worries. You can even preview your personal videos or still images in extra-large format and share them with loved ones in perfect clarity via the extra-large 2.5" LCD screen.
Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens
The Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens captures even the finest details in vivid colours. You'll be impressed with the ultra-high resolution images, superior contrast & true-to-life colours that this high precision lens has to offer.Vario-Tessar lens produces top quality images that are brilliant and sharp, offers good contrast. Used by professional photographers worldwide, the Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens uses the most advanced optical multi-layer coating to reduce unwanted flaring & ghosting on the final image.
Capture clear Images despite being in dark or low-lit situations. Even in total darkness, you can get clear, monochrome shots of your subject.
2.5" LCD Screen
Enjoy the rich, vibrant colours of the ultra-flexible LCD screen. Rotate it vertically ot horizontally with ease. You can even fold it back against the body of the Handycam. Shoot from any angle imaginable in the self-shooting mode, and then playback your videos to view your handiwork
Switch on the Display Guide to check the meaning and status of each indicator that appears on the LCD.
Just press the 'Easy' button and most of the camera's settings will be set to auto mode and only the basic functions become available. Ideal for first-time users, its screen's font size is also increased for easy viewing.
Touch Panel with Active Menu
With just a touch on the LCD screen, you can easily navigate your Handycam's Active Menu. Through the user-friendly,3D graphic interface,you can activate functions, adjust settings and control playback. You can also create a 'Personal Menu' where you can add your favourite functions fro mall menus. For your peace of mind, the Touch Screen is specially treated for extra protection against dirt and unwanted fungerprints.
Record Start/Stop & Zoom Button
Record Start/Stop & Zoom Button on LCD Screen Capture every shot with greater flexibility. You can start and stop recording simply by pushing a button on the LCD frame, making it easier to shoot from any angle, even high or low ones. Zooming can also be controlled through the Zoom button, as well as on the LCD Frame. Twist the LCD Frame, and you can even take shots of yourself.
Super SteadyShot Image Stabilizer
Using an integrated, high performance SteadyShot electronic picture stabilisation technology that makes use of gyroscopic sensors, the Sony Handycam suppresses unwanted shakes while taking a movie.
Allows you to print using a PictBridge compliant printer such as a Sony Digital Photo Printer, DPP-FP30. Use a USB cable to connect the printer directly to your camcorder - no need to use a PC! You can also select an image and the number of copies to be printed, and check the printing status on the LCD display.
Picture Package Software
Make your movies even more personal with the newly improved Picture Pacakge Software. Using its Picture Package Producer feature, you can add music, pre-set styles and effects to your captured videos or still images, to create an impressive 10-minute music video that you'll be proud to share with family and friends.
Output recorded images to your PC in real time via USB connection. This means, you can send a video on your PC to your friend via e-mail. If he/she has the same PC setting, you can also make a conference call to him/her using your Handycam as a PC camera because it also comes with video conferencing software.
- Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens
- 20x Optical / 800x Digital Zoom
- NightShot Plus
- 2.5" LCD Screen
- Display Guide
- Easy Handycam
- Touch Panel with Active Menu
- Record Start/Stop & Zoom Button
- Super SteadyShot Image Stabilizer
- Picture Package Software
- USB streaming