Sony HDR-CX405 HD Handycam

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Sony HDR-CX405 HD Handycam

Sony HDR-CX405 HD Handycam

Keep valuable memories fresh for everyone to enjoy with the solid integrity and all-around ease of the CX405 Handycam. Optical SteadyShot™ with Intelligent Active Mode prevents camera shake and blur from ruining pictures. AVCHD and XAVC S formats ensure faithful and vibrant recordings. It's all so compact and always ready to go.

Key Features

  • Optical SteadyShot with Intelligent Active Mode
  • XAVC S (HD 50 Mbps) and AVCHD recording
  • Exmor R CMOS sensor
  • 26.8mm wide-angle ZEISS lens with 30x optical zoom
  • 60x Clear Image Zoom
  • Motion Shot Video
  • Built-in USB cable
  • 9.2MP still image capture
  • Progressive Recording
  • Dual Video Recording
  • Dual Record mode
  • Intelligent Auto
  • Face Detection
  • Smile Shutter
  • Event Browse
  • Picture Effect
  • Manual settings for iris and shutter speed
  • Dual memory card compatibility
  • X type battery operation

The Sony HDR-CX405 HD Handycam features an Exmor R CMOS sensor and a wide-angle Carl Zeiss zoom lens with 30x optical zoom. The CX-405 captures Full HD 1920 x 1080 video at 60p and 9.2MP still images to optional Memory Stick Micro and microSD/SDHC/SDXC media cards. The Exmor R CMOS sensor is designed for increased sensitivity in low light situations and the Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with Intelligent Active Mode delivers smooth video. Users can monitor and playback footage via the 2.7" LCD display with 230K dot resolution.

Sensor
SENSOR TYPE
1/5.8 type(3.1mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor
EFFECTIVE PIXELS (VIDEO)
approx.2.29 Megapixels(16:9)1
EFFECTIVE PIXELS (STILL IMAGE)
approx.2.29 Megapixels(16:9)/approx.1.71 Megapixels(4:3)

Processor
IMAGE PROCESSOR
BIONZ X image processor

Lens
LENS TYPE
ZEISS Vario-Tessar
LENS COVER
Manual
APERTURE
F1.8-F4.0
FOCAL DISTANCE
f=1.9-57.0mm
FOCAL LENGTH (35MM EQUIVALENT) (VIDEO)
f=26.8-804.0mm(16:9)1
FOCAL LENGTH (35MM EQUIVALENT) (STILL IMAGE)
f=26.8-804.0mm(16:9), f=32.8-984.0mm(4:3)
MINIMUM FOCUS DISTANCE
approx.1cm(Wide) , approx.80cm(Tele), approx.13/32inch(Wide), approx.31 1/2(Tele)

Zoom
OPTICAL ZOOM
30x
CLEAR IMAGE ZOOM
60x2
DIGITAL ZOOM
350x3

LCD
SCREEN TYPE
6.7cm(2.7 type) Clear Photo LCD display (230 400 dots) Wide(16:9)
BRIGHTNESS CONTROL
Yes(Menu)4
MARKER/GRID DISPLAY
Grid Line5
ANGLE ADJUSTMENT
Opening Angle:max.90 deg., Turning Angle:max.270 deg.

Image Stabilisation
IMAGE STABILISATION TYPE
Optical SteadyShot image stabilization w/ Intelligent Active mode (Wide to Tele)

Focus
FOCUS TYPE
Contrast AF
FOCUS MODE
Auto/Manual(Menu)
FOCUS AREA
Full range Focus

Exposure
MODE
Auto, Manual(Menu)
METERING MODES
Multi-segment
LOW LUX MODE
Yes
AUTO IRIS CONTROL
F1.8 - F10
MANUAL IRIS CONTROL
F1.8 - F10
BACKLIGHT COMPENSATION
Yes(Auto)
GAIN CONTROL
Auto
MINIMUM ILLUMINATION
Standard:6 lux(1/25 Shutter Speed), Low Lux:3 lux(1/25 Shutter Speed)

Shutter Speed
AUTO CONTROL RANGE
1/6 - 1/10000
STANDARD
1/25 - 1/10000
MANUAL IRIS CONTROL (PHOTO MODE)
1/25 - 1/10000
MANUAL SHUTTER
1/6 - 1/10000

White balance
WHITE BALANCE MODES
Auto/Onepush/Outdoor/Indoor

Storage Media
MEDIA TYPE
XAVC S HD: Micro SDXC Memory Card(Class10 or Higher), AVCHD, Still: Memory Stick Micro (Mark 2), Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card(Class 4 or Higher)

Recording
RECORDING FORMAT (VIDEO)
AVCHD format ver.2.0 compatible:MPEG4-AVC/H.264, MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC S format MPEG4-AVC/H264
VIDEO RESOLUTION
AVCHD: 1920x1080/50p(PS), 50i(FX, FH), 1440x1080/50i(HQ, LP), MP4: 1280x720 25p, XAVC S HD: 1920x1080/50p, 25p
VIDEO RECORDING RATE (ABR / VBR)
AVCHD PS:approx.28Mbps/FX:approx.24Mbps/FH:approx.17Mbps/HQ:approx.9Mbps/LP:approx.5Mbps67, MP4: approx.3Mbps6, XAVC S HD: approx.50Mbps6
RECORDING FORMAT (STILL IMAGE)
JPEG (DCF Ver.2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant)
STILL IMAGE SIZE (PHOTO MODE)
L:9.2 Megapixels 16:9 (4032x2272), 6.9 Megapixels 4:3 (3024x2272), S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080), 0.3 Megapixels 4:3 (640x480)
STILL IMAGE SIZE (MOVIE MODE)
L:9.2 Megapixels 16:9 (4032x2272), S:2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
STILL IMAGE SIZE (PHOTO CAPTURE)
2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
STILL IMAGE SIZE (DUAL RECORD)
9.2 Megapixels 16:9 (4032x2272)8, 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)8

Audio
MICROPHONE
Built-in Zoom Microphone
AUDIO RECORDING FORMAT
Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator9, MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch10, MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch(48kHz/16bit)11
MIC LEVEL CONTROL
Yes(2steps)
SPEAKER
Monaural Speaker

Advanced Feature
SCENE SELECTION
Auto/Night Scene/Sunrise & Sunset/Fireworks/Landscape/Portrait/Spotlight/Beach/Snow
OTHER FEATURES
Face Detection, Fader Effect(s)(White/Black)9, Intelligent Auto(Portrait/Baby/Walk/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape/Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light), Smile Shutter(Off/Dual Capture/Always On)8

Playback
FAST PLAYBACK
About 5 times/10 times/30 times/60 times
SLOW PLAYBACK
Forwad:1/5 speed, Reverse:1/2 speed
HIGHLIGHT MOVIE MAKER
Yes 9, Highlight BGM(Preinstalled 6 music files, Music transfer compatible12
MOTION SHOT VIDEO
Yes
SLIDE SHOW (STILL IMAGE)
Slide Show

Terminal / Shoe
HDMI TERMINAL
Yes (HDMI micro)13
REMOTE TERMINAL
integrated into Multi Terminal
STD OUTPUT
Composite Video Out(AV CABLE(sold separately))
MEMORY CARD SLOT
Memory Stick Micro and Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible

Power
BATTERY TYPE
NP-BX1
POWER CONSUMPTION (LCD)
HD:2.1W14
POWER REQUIREMENTS
3.6V (battery pack), 5.0V (AC Adaptor)
CHARGE ON CAMCORDER(CHARGING TIME WITH SUPPLIED BATTERY)
Yes(approx. 2h 35min)15
USB CHARGING
DC 5V 800mA
USB POWER SUPPLY
Yes(Recording/Playback(supplied AC Adaptor AC-UUD11))/(Playback(not supplied AC Adaptor limiting 500mA))

Size & Weight
DIMENSIONS (W X H X D) (INCLUDING SUPPLIED BATTERY)
approx. 54.0mm(W)×59.5mm(H)×128.0mm(D)1617, approx. 2 1/4 inch(W) ×2 3/8 inch(H) ×5 1/8 inch(D)1617
WEIGHT (MAIN UNIT ONLY)
approx.190g, approx.6.7oz
WEIGHT (INCLUDING SUPPLIED BATTERY)
approx.215g(NP-BX1)18, approx.7.6oz(NP-BX1)18

Colour Options
black

In th Box

  • Sony HDR-CX405 HD Handycam
  • NP-BX1/M8 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (3.6V, 1240mAh)
  • AC Adapter
  • Micro-HDMI Cable