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Sony HDR-PJ790 Camcorder
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Product Summary

  • Optical Zoom: 10x, Extended Zoom: 17x, Digital Zoom: 120x
  • "Exmor R" CMOS Sensor
  • 3.0" Xtra Fine LCD™ display (921K dots/Wide 16:9)
  • 5.1ch Surround Sound Microphone
  • 96GB Internal Memory
  • Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar T*/ 52mm
  • Memory Stick PRO Duo™ (Mark 2),Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo™, SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card(Class 4 or Higher)
  • Built-in Projector with Input Function (up to 100inch)
  • Balanced Optical SteadyShot
  • 24.1MP Still Picture

Having the Sony HDR-PJ790 Camcorder gives you a breathtaking experience of discovering the easy way of capturing precious moments in Full HD. Teaming up a 96GB flash memory and its Built-in Projector with Input Function (up to 100inch), an external input will make you share all the camera contents from your smart devices anywhere, anytime. The power of "Exmor R" CMOS Sensor makes the camera very usable even in a very low light. You can check out everything you took through the camcorder's 3.0" Xtra Fine LCD™ display (921K dots/Wide 16:9) and listen to the audio output captured by its 5.1ch Surround Sound Microphone. The 52mm Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar T* lens provides the capability of greater shooting possibilities. Store everything in the internal memory or you can choose to put them in a Memory Stick PRO Duo™ (Mark 2),Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo™, or SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card(Class 4 or Higher). The Balanced Optical SteadyShot gives you 13x more image stability so you can get the perfect 21.4MP still picture.

Product Features in Detail

Share Memories Anytime, Anywhere With 100-inch Projections
Share your precious memories with anyone, anywhere using the built-in projector capable of projecting footage up to 100 inches* diagonally.

Connects Your Mobile Devices And Projects Anywhere
Simply connect the Handycam® to your smartphone, tablet or PC via the external HDMI and share your content anytime, anywhere.

Reduces Camera Shake In Challenging Situations
Compared to conventional image stabilisation, the Balanced Optical SteadyShot gives you 13x more image stability. It employs an advanced technology that produces impressive crisp and clear footage even when filming at maximum zoom, making shaky movies a thing of the past.

Shoot Precise Footages Easily
Create magical movies with the Manual Dial, which allows you to control focus, exposure, white balance, iris, and shutter speed. The Electronic View Finder (EVF) provides for clear, crisp video footage. 

There's Always Space For One More Person
With class-leading focal length as wide as 26 mm in Video mode, you can expand your shooting possibilities. So at the next big family gathering you'll be able to get all your uncles, aunties, nieces and nephews in the same frame.

Fine Details Even In Low-Light
Whether lush greens in a garden, cool blues of an ocean, or a ruby-toned party dress, accurately capture the many colours of life with the Exmor R™ CMOS Sensor. Its excellent sensitivity and back-illuminated technology ensures that your footage has every fine detail covered.

24p/25p CinemaTone
Give your videos a cinematic look and feel with CinemaTone Gamma™ and CinemaTone Color™. You'll no longer need tedious editing software, simply switch on this mode and mimic the film look to your videos.

Electronic View Finder (EVF)
The EVF provides a clear and crisp representation of your videos. It also allows you to frame your videos better and increases stability to shoot your footage with precision.

High-Performance 5.1ch Surround Sound Microphone
Enjoy vivid and dynamic surround sound with this feature that captures sound from all directions. You can monitor the sound levels for each channel from the level meters displayed on the LCD panel and enjoy a powerful 5.1ch surround sound experience during playback.

Mic-Jack & Headphone-Jack
The mic-jack expands your audio recording options and offers superior audio quality to match your footage. The headphone-jack makes monitoring audio quality for your videos convenient and easy.

Auto Wind Noise Reduction
This feature automatically detects and minimises wind noises that interfere with the clarity of speech and sound when you record. Now you can enjoy crisp and clear audios with your movies, even when filmed at the beach or windy outdoor locations.

Multi Interface Shoe
The Multi Interface Shoe lets you mount Intelligent Accessories, such as external lights and microphones, which can help extend the capabilities of your camcorder.

Stereo Speaker
Bring your videos to life with stereo speakers. Drawing on Sony's high-end audio expertise, you can now enjoy more true-to-life sound.

By Pixel Super Resolution (Up To 4x High Resolution)
This advanced technology increases the number of pixels recorded by up to 4x and improves the image resolution significantly.

Included in the Box

     Sony HDR-PJ790 Camcorder
     AC Adaptor
     Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-FV50)
     Remote Commander (RMT-835 with Battery(CR2025))
     HDMI Micro Cable
     USB Cable
     Power Cord
     Lens Hood
     Wind Screen
     Application Software (Operating Guide)
     Step Down Ring
     12 months warranty with Sony Australia

Warranty Information

     The Sony HDR-PJ790 Camcorder comes with 12 months warranty with Sony Australia.
     Our products are sourced from authorized Australian suppliers and therefore come with genuine Australian warranty.
     Camera Warehouse does not participate in 'Grey Market' or 'Parallel Import' activities.


Tech Specs

HD Video Codec AVCHD format ver.2.0 compatible:MPEG4-AVC/H.264
STD Video Codec MPEG2-PS:MPEG-2 (Video) MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Media Storage Type Internal Flash Memory, Memory Stick PRO Duo™ (Mark 2),Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo™, SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card(Class 4 or Higher)
Image Sensor "Exmor R" CMOS Sensor
Image Processor BIONZ® image processor
Lens / Filter Diameter Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar T*/ 52mm
Optical / Digital Zoom Optical Zoom: 10x, Extended Zoom: 17x, Digital Zoom: 120x
Audio Format Dolby® Digital 5.1ch, Dolby® Digital 5.1Creator *9 , Dolby® Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby® Digital Stereo Creator *9 , MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch *10 
Maximum Still Image Resolution (Photo Mode) 24.1 megapixels 16:9(3984x2240)
Image Stabilisation Balanced Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)
LCD Screen Size & Type 3.0" Xtra Fine LCD™ display (921K dots/Wide 16:9)
Built-in LED Video Light Approx.30cm-150cm
x.v.Colour Yes
Face Detection Yes
Smile Shutter Dual Capture/Always On/Off
Intelligent Auto Portrait/Baby/Walk/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape/Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light/Auto wind noise reduction
D-Range Optimiser Yes
Smooth Slow Rec Yes
Golf Shot Mode Yes
Backlight Compensation Yes(Auto)
Colour Viewfinder 0.5cm(0.2 type)/Color 201,600dots equivalent
Direct Copy Yes
HDMI Terminal Yes (HDMI micro)  *20 
USB Terminal Yes
Active Interface Shoe Yes(Multi Interface Shoe)
External Mic. Input Yes (Stereo Minijack)
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx.74.2 x 84.6 x 137.5mm
Mass (w/o Tape, Battery, etc.) Approx.570g



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