Sony HVR-Z7U 1080i HDV Camcorder

Product Description

The new HVR-Z7U features three 1/3” ClearVID CMOS imagers, an inter-changeable bayonet mount lens system, as well as dual record-to-tape and record-to-flash memory capability. The ClearVID CMOS Sensors, combined with a high-quality 12x optical zoom Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonna T* lens, result in precise image acquisition with superb detail and clarity.


  • HDV, DVCAM and DV Recording on a miniDV Cassette tape
  • Three 1/3 inch ClearVID CMOS Sensor and Design system
  • High-quality 12x Optical Zoom Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Lens
  • 24p/30p HDV Native Progressive Recording Modes
  • Switchable HD/SD Recording and Playback – HDV1080i/DVCAM/DV
  • Built-in Down-converter for SD Production
  • Negative gain settings
  • New 3.2” XtraFine LCD
  • Records onto easily obtained Compact Flash memory cards
  • 0.45” type EVF offers high-resolution, high-contrast images
  • HDMI output connector
  • New supplied microphone (ECM-XM1) with improved sound quality
  • User definable Focus Marking feature for manual focus operations
  • i.LINK interface (IEEE1394, 6-pin)
  • MPEG2 Real Time Encode System for real time processing of HD data
  • Included accessories: Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* zoom lens, 12x zoom (optical), lens hood & lens cover, HVR-MRC1 memory recording unit kit, AC-VQ1050 AC adaptor/charger, NP-F570 infoLITHIUM rechargeable battery, A/V connecting cable, Component video cable, Accessory shoe adaptor, RMT-831 wireless remote, ECM-XM1 monaural electret condenser microphone