Posted on Monday, September 22, 2014 by in Photo Cameras

Long are those days when DSLR (Digital single lens reflex) cameras were extraordinary expensive. In our days you can have a good DSLR camere for less than $700 with ease. In this article I have listed popular user choices on Amazon. Canon and Nikon are clear leaders in DSLR market. Depending on your needs, your photographer skill, you might want to consider some of the cameras listed bellow.

Please note those items are available for sale on Amazon, by clicking on links on this page and by making a purchase on Amazon site, I will earn an affiliate income from that.

Canon EOS Rebel T3i Digital SLR Camera with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens (discontinued by manufacturer)

Canon EOS Rebel T3i Digital SLR Camera with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens (discontinued by manufacturer)

Canon has unveiled the EOS T3i (known in Europe as the EOS 600D) upper entry-level DSLR. It continues to use the 18MP CMOS sensor seen in the Rebel T2i (550D) but gains a tilt and swivel 1,040k dot LCD monitor like the one offered on the more expensive 60D. It also gains the ability to remotely control flashguns using its internal flash, a feature previously only featured on higher-end models. Alongside the camera, Canon is also launching the 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 IS II, a cosmetically revised version of its optically stabilized kit lens. We've had a chance to use pre-production versions of both and have prepared a Hands-On Preview of the EOS 600D including beta samples gallery. 

  • 18.0 MP CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4 Image Processor for high image quality and speed
  • ISO 100 - 6400 for shooting from bright to dim light
  • Vari-angle 3.0-inch Clear View LCD monitor (3:2) for shooting at high or low angles and 1,040,000-dot VGA with reflection reduction
  • Video Snapshot features for enhanced video shooting options
  • Comes with camera body, EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Type II lens, eyecup, wide strap, USB cable, AV cable, battery, and charger
Price: $549.00 view more details | buy on Amazon  

Nikon D3300 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II Zoom Lens (Black)

Nikon D3300 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II Zoom Lens (Black)

Capture every special moment in the lifelike quality it deserves—and have a great time doing it! With its included zoom lens, the new ultra-compact AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II, the D3300 is a small, easy to use HD-SLR. Capture beautiful 24.2-MP photos and 1080p Full HD videos with vibrant colors and softly blurred backgrounds, then share them instantly with your compatible smartphone and the optional WU-1a Wireless Adapter. Whether you're creating high-resolution panoramas, adding fun special effects or recording dazzling HD video with sound, the D3300 will bring you endless joy, excitement and memories—just like the special moments of your life.

  • 24.2 MP DX-format CMOS sensor
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity with adapter (not included)
  • EXPEED 4 Image Processing
  • 1080P Full HD video recording with sound
Price: $546.95 view more details | buy on Amazon  

Canon EOS Rebel T3 Digital SLR Camera with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens (discontinued by manufacturer)

Canon EOS Rebel T3 Digital SLR Camera with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens (discontinued by manufacturer)

 

  • 12.2 MP CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4 Image Processor for high image quality and speed.
  • ISO 100 - 6400 for shooting from bright to dim light.
  • Improved EOS HD Movie mode with expanded recording and with in-camera video editing options.
  • High speed, reliable 9-point AF system utilizing a high precision, f/5.6 cross-type center point.
  • Enhanced metering with a 63-zone, Dual-layer metering system for accurate metering between exposures.
Price:$519.00 view more details | buy on Amazon  

Canon EOS Rebel T5 EF-S 18-55mm IS II Digital SLR Kit

Canon EOS Rebel T5 EF-S 18-55mm IS II Digital SLR Kit

Perfect for families, budding photo enthusiasts and first-time SLR users alike, the EOS Rebel T5 makes it easy to capture movies and photos that are nothing short of dazzling. It features a powerful 18.0 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) image sensor and Canon's DIGIC 4 Image Processor for easy recording of HD video and high-resolution photos and has a huge 3.0-inch LCD screen for Live View recording and review. With a 63-zone, Dual-layer metering system, an expanded ISO range for outstanding operation in less-than-perfect light, shooting modes like Scene Intelligent Auto to take the guesswork out of complex shots plus creative options like Canon's Basic+ function and Creative Auto, the EOS Rebel T5 is ready for anything. With a helpful Feature Guide, rugged, lightweight construction and proven Canon design, the EOS Rebel T5 makes EOS SLR photography faster and easier than ever!

  • 18.0 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) image sensor and high-performance DIGIC 4 Image Processor for excellent speed and quality.
  • ISO 100-6400 (expandable to H: 12800) for shooting from bright to dim light.
  • EOS Full HD Movie mode helps you capture brilliant results.
  • Scene Intelligent Auto mode helps deliver expertly optimized photos and offers improved scene detection for amazing results when shooting at night.
  • 9-point AF system (including one center cross-type AF point) and AI Servo AF help provide necessary options for impressive autofocus performance and accurate results.
Price: $499.00 view more details | buy on Amazon  

Canon EOS 60D 18 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera Body Only (discontinued by manufacturer)

Canon EOS 60D 18 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera Body Only (discontinued by manufacturer)

With the new EOS 60D DSLR, Canon gives the photo enthusiast a powerful tool fostering creativity, with better image quality, more advanced features and automatic and in-camera technologies for ease-of-use. It features an improved APS-C sized 18.0-megapixel CMOS sensor for tremendous images, a new DIGIC 4 Image Processor for finer detail and excellent color reproduction, and improved ISO capabilities from 100-6400 (expandable to 12800) for uncompromised shooting even in the dimmest situations. The new Multi-control Dial enables users to conveniently operate menus and enter settings with a simple touch. 

  • 18.0-megapixel CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4 Imaging Processor; ISO 100-6400 (expandable to 12800); Body only; lenses sold separately
  • Improved EOS HD Video mode with manual exposure control; Vari-angle 3.0-inch Clear View LCD monitor
  • 5.3 fps continuous shooting; enhanced iFCL 63-zone, Dual-layer metering system
  • Compatibility with SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards (not included)
  • Made in Japan
Price: $699.00 view more details | buy on Amazon  

Canon EOS Rebel SL1 Digital SLR with 18-55mm STM Lens

Canon EOS Rebel SL1 Digital SLR with 18-55mm STM Lens

  • Compact and lightweight DSLR featuring a newly-developed 18.0 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor, ISO 100-12800 (expandable to H: 25600) for stills and ISO-6400 (expandable to H: 12800) for videos for shooting from bright to dim light, and high performance DIGIC 5 Image Processor for exceptional image quality and speed.
  • 9-point AF system (including a high-precision dual-cross f/2.8 center point) for exceptional autofocus performance when shooting with the viewfinder; new Hybrid CMOS AF II, which combines the advantages of high-speed phase-detection AF and high-precision contrast AF, provides a widened Hybrid CMOS AF focus area for increased autofocus speed and accuracy when shooting photos and movies in Live View.
  • High speed continuous shooting up to 4.0 fps allows you to capture all the action
  • EOS Full HD Movie mode with Movie Servo AF for continuous focus tracking of moving subjects, manual exposure control and multiple frame rates (1080: 30p (29.97) / 24p (23.976) / 25p, 720: 60p (59.94) / 50p, 480: 30p (29.97) / 25p), built-in monaural microphone, manual audio level adjustment, and Video Snapshot with editing for expanded movie shooting options.
  • Touch Screen Wide 3.0-inch Clear View LCD monitor II (approximately 1,040,000 dots) with smudge-resistant coating features multi-touch operation with direct access to functions for setting changes and Touch AF for an easy, intuitive experience and clear viewing when outdoors; an Optical Viewfinder with approx. 0.87x magnification makes subjects easier to see.
Price: $599.00 view more details | buy on Amazon  

Nikon D5200 24.1 MP CMOS Digital SLR with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AF-S DX VR NIKKOR Zoom Lens (Black)

Nikon D5200 24.1 MP CMOS Digital SLR with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AF-S DX VR NIKKOR Zoom Lens (Black)

Transforming everyday sights into images that move us. Shooting photos and videos is about more than capturing memories. A great camera brings your creative vision to life with striking clarity. The Nikon D5200 is exactly that type of camera—an exceptional HD-SLR designed to draw exciting new perspectives out of everyone who shoots it. Optimized for creativity, streamlined for flexibility, it'll awaken your passion and inspire some of the most spectacular photos and videos you've ever captured.

  • 24.1 MP DX-format CMOS Sensor
  • 3.0 inch (921k) Vari-angle monitor
  • EXPEED 3
  • 5 fps continuous shooting
  • 16 scene modes
Price: $646.95 view more details | buy on Amazon  

Nikon D3100 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AF-S Nikkor Zoom Lens (OLD MODEL)

Nikon D3100 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AF-S Nikkor Zoom Lens (OLD MODEL)

Nikon's affordable, compact and lightweight D3100 digital SLR features a high-resolution 14-megapixel CMOS DX sensor, high-quality 3x NIKKOR 18-55mm VR image stabilization zoom lens and intuitive onboard assistance including the learn-as-you grow Guide Mode. 
Capture beautiful pictures and amazing Full HD 1080p movies with sound and full-time autofocus. 
Easily capture the action other cameras miss with a fast start up time, split-second shutter release, 3 frames per second shooting and 11-point autofocus. 

  • 14.2-megapixel DX-format CMOS image sensor; 3-inch monitor with One-Touch Live View shooting and movie capture
  • Includes 3x 18-55mm Zoom-NIKKOR VR Image Stabilization lens
  • Full 1080p HD Cinematic Video with full-time autofocus and sound
  • Easy-To-Use Nikon Guide Mode with intuitive controls and on-board assistance
  • Capture images to SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards (not included)
Price: $409.95 view more details | buy on Amazon  

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 12.1 MP Digital Camera with CMOS Sensor and 24x Optical Zoom - Black

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 12.1 MP Digital Camera with CMOS Sensor and 24x Optical Zoom - Black

Experience LUMIX's first compact digital camera to reach a full range F2.8 bright aperture in a 600mm lens whose quick shutter speed lets you capture moving subjects even at long distances. At the heart of this lens is high-quality LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT optical technology that allows the 25mm ultra wide-angle lens to reach optical brightness across a full 24x zoom range (35mm camera equivalent: 25-600mm). This camera lens enhances all kinds of shooting situations from photographing people indoors to shooting a large structure or a sweeping landscape. The integration of 5 aspherical lenses and 3 ED lenses makes this happen. Its high precision correction performance prevents image distortion.

  • 1/2.3", 12.1 MP, High-Sensitivity MOS Sensor
  • Actual Zoom Range: 4.5mm - 108mm (24X Optical, 48X Digital), equivalent to a zoom range of 25mm - 600mm on a 35mm camera
  • Full range F2.8, 24x Optical Zoom Leica DC Lens
  • Video Recording: 1920 x 1080 @ 50p with Optical Image Stabilization (video only)
  • High resolution EVF (1.3M dot), High speed AF 0.1 sec, High speed burst shooting 12fps
Price: $447.99 view more details | buy on Amazon  

Canon EOS Rebel SL1 Digital SLR with 18-55mm STM Lens (White)

Canon EOS Rebel SL1 Digital SLR with 18-55mm STM Lens (White)

The Canon EOS Rebel SL1 is small in size but enormous in performance. It features an 18.0 MP CMOS sensor, ISO up to 12800, DIGIC 5 image processor, continuous shooting up to 4 fps, Full HD movies (1080/30p), 3.0-inch touchscreen LCD display, Hybrid CMOS autofocus system, Scene Intelligent Auto Mode, Optical Viewfinder, Creative Filters, and much more! Included is the Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Zoom Lens.

  • 18.0 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor and speedy DIGIC 5 Image Processor
  • 4.0 fps continuous shooting
  • Hybrid CMOS AF II delivers accurate AF tracking during Live View shooting
  • Full HD Movie Mode with Movie Servo AF
  • Bright, wide Touch Screen 3.0" Clear View LCD monitor
Price: $599.00 view more details | buy on Amazon  

Sony a5100 16-50mm Interchangeable Lens Camera with 3-Inch Flip Up LCD (Black)

Sony a5100 16-50mm Interchangeable Lens Camera with 3-Inch Flip Up LCD (Black)

Capture that crucial moment with ultra-fast autofocusing, 179 AF points and 6 fps. This lightweight camera delivers 24.3MP of detail even in low light, and you can share photos right to your smartphone through built-in Wi-Fi. Record Full HD Video or flip over the 180° tilt screen for perfectly framed selfies.

 

  • Ultra-fast auto focus with 179 AF points and 6Fps
  • Capture life in high resolution with 24MP APS-C sensor
  • Instant sharing via smartphone with Wi-Fi® and NFC1
  • Record Full HD 1080/24/60P video3 up to 50MB/s
  • Contains- Rechargeable Battery (NP-FW50) AC Charger (AC-UB10) Lens cap Shoulder strap Micro USB cable
Price: $698.00 view more details | buy on Amazon

Sony SLT-A58K Digital SLR Kit with 18-55mm Zoom Lens, 20.1MP SLR Camera with 2.7 -Inch LCD Screen (Black)

Sony SLT-A58K Digital SLR Kit with 18-55mm Zoom Lens, 20.1MP SLR Camera with 2.7 -Inch LCD Screen (Black)

Capture decisive moments like a professional with the new SLT-A58K. It unites high-end camera technology with innovative new features and user-friendly operation to enable comfortable, carefree shooting with stunningly attractive results. In fact, every curve and detail of the sophisticated, taut body has been painstakingly refined to enhance your handling ease. Whether shooting photos or HD movies, it’s easy to bring all the clear advantages of interchangeable-lens photography to your images.

 

  • 20.1 MP Exmor HD APS sensor with 5 FPS shooting
  • Translucent Mirror Technology accelerates AF performance
  • 1080/60i/24p Full HD or 1080/30p MP4 movies w/ Quick AF
  • Lock-on AF for even easier focusing of moving subjects
  • SVGA OLED True-Finder optimizes eye-level framing
Price: $448.00 view more details | buy on Amazon
Posted on Sunday, September 21, 2014 by in Video Cameras

Depending are you a video professional or amateur, there are times you are looking to upgrade your existing or even buy a brand new camcorder. In this Best Selling list I have listed 11 best selled camcorders on Amazon you can buy online right now.

Take your options wisely, a professional camera won't be cheap. The ragind budget for those high end cameras will range starting from $730 for not very advanced device up to $5,600 for super professional camera.

Please note those items are available for sale on Amazon, by clicking on links on this page and by making a purchase on Amazon site, I will earn an affiliate income from that.

Sony Alpha a7S Compact Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera

Sony Alpha a7S Compact Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera

Presenting the world’s smallest and lightest full frame interchangeable lens camera. With a groundbreaking 35mm large pixel image sensor rated at 15.3-stops of dynamic range and an ISO 409,600 sensitivity2, the α7S reveals astonishing detail and color even in the dead of night. Video excels with Full Pixel Readout, a 4K-optimized sensor and uncompressed 4K output. Fast, intelligent autofocus completes the picture.

  • Full-Frame Exmor Sensor and BIONZ X Image Processor
  • Full Pixel Read-Out with Clean HDMI Out for 4K Recording
  • Up to 120 fps High Speed Video Recording
  • Customizable Color Profiles and S-Log2 Gamma
  • Flexible Timecode Options

Price: $2,498

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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera with Micro Four Thirds Lens Mount

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera with Micro Four Thirds Lens Mount

Introducing the pocket sized Super 16 digital film camera that's small enough to keep with you at all times, so you'll never miss a shot! Get true digital film images with feature film style 13 stops of dynamic range, Super 16 sensor size, high quality lossless CinemaDNG RAW and Apple ProRes recording and the flexibility of an active Micro Four Thirds lens mount, all packed into an incredibly tiny size! The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera records 1080HD resolution ProRes 422 (HQ) files direct to fast SD cards, so you can immediately edit or color correct your media on your laptop. Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera is everything you need to bring cinematic film look shooting to the most difficult and remote locations, perfect for documentaries, independent films, photo journalism, music festivals, ENG, protest marches and even war zones. The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera is a true high dynamic range film look camera in an extremely portable size, so now you can shoot cinema quality in situations never before possible! Imagine shooting a documentary, episodic television production, television commercial or independent film in the true quality of digital film. With its extremely compact size, you can covertly shoot important and historic events such as wars, protests and other conflict in cinema quality and get a more realistic record of the event.

 

  • Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera lets you use the most incredible range of Micro Four Thirds lenses. This product does not include a lens; compatible Micro Four Thirds lenses are available separately.
  • High Resolution Display: The extremely high resolution 3.5 LCD allows you to monitor while shooting and review recorded files on the SD card. The high resolution screen makes it easy to focus accurately and lets you zoom in to 1:1 size so you focus precisely every time.
  • Record to SD Cards: Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera features a built in SD card recorder that captures stunning ProRes 422 (HQ) and lossless compressed CinemaDNG files to fast SDXC cards. As an open format, it's compatible with most popular NLE software so you get a digital camera that's perfectly designed for post production workflows.
  • Open File Format: Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera records into high quality ProRes 422 (HQ) and lossless compressed CinemaDNG files so you retain fine image detail with wide dynamic range for amazing images. One of the few cameras to support true open file formats, so you're not locked into a strange file that your editing software can't handle.
  • Ultra Portable Design: The camera features a lightweight, elegant design that fits into your pocket. Produced from magnesium alloy for incredible strength, it includes a high resolution LCD for precise focusing and a built in SD recorder, so you get a complete solution without the need for expensive accessories.

Price: $730.00

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Canon XA20 Professional HD Camcorder 64GB Package 5

Canon XA20 Professional HD Camcorder 64GB Package 5

The XA20 is a compact, "run-and-gun" HD camcorder with an impressive optical performance from a powerful new Genuine Canon 20x HD Video Lens with a new 8-Blade Circular Aperture, capable of focusing down to just 23.6 inches (60cm). Other features include a 3.5-inch OLED Touch Panel Display with the equivalent of 1.23 million dots of resolution, tiltable electronic viewfinder, multiple HD/SD recording rates - including 24p for a "cinematic" look - together with a choice of industry-standard MP4 (up to 35 Mbps) and AVCHD (up to 28 Mbps) codecs. The high image quality and recording versatility make the XA20 ideal for independent and documentary film-making, as well as event videography and educational institutions.

 

  • Native 1920 x 1080, 1/2.84" CMOS Sensor
  • 20x HD Zoom Lens Dynamic Image Stabilization
  • Canon Digic DV 4 Image Processor
  • 3.5" OLED Touch Panel View Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi Connectivity & Control

Price: $2,073.09

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Panasonic Pro AG-HMC150 3CCD AVCHD 24fps Camcorder

Panasonic Pro AG-HMC150 3CCD AVCHD 24fps Camcorder

The cooler than cool AG-HMC150 drew big crowds at the 2008 NAB Show. Why? Simply because it offers an unheard of Bang for the Buck, in a 1/3-inch three-chip hand held tapeless HD camcorder, while retaining the core versatility of the DVX100B. The HMC150 sports a 28mm lens right out of the box and a new PH Record mode (21 Mbps) which offers higher resolution with a host of recording formats including 24p. Add to that, amazing low light performance, long record and battery time and professional Audio capabilities at a price that will make it an instant hit with a wide range of AV Shooters, Indie creators and Event video professionals.

  • Full range of HD formats: 1080/60i, 1080/30p, 1080/24p (Native); 720/60p, 720/30p, 720/24p (Native)
  • Higher bit-rate recording than consumer models (21 Mbps PH Mode)
  • 13X Wide angle 28 mm lens out of the box (35mm equiv.); 1/3-inch CCD Progressive Imagers
  • Waveform Monitor, Vectorscope plus two Focus displays for accurate, quick focus
  • 3.5-inch LCD monitor displays thumbnails for quick non-linear access to clips
  • Full range of HD formats: 1080/60i, 1080/30p, 1080/24p (Native) , 720/60p, 720/30p, 720/24p (Native)
  • 13X Wide angle 28 mm lens out of the box (35mm equiv.) , 1/3-inch CCD Progressive Imagers

Price: $1,180.00

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Sony HXR-MC2000N Shoulder Mount AVCHD Camcorder

Sony HXR-MC2000N Shoulder Mount AVCHD Camcorder

Whether you're in Film/video School or a roving reporter, the Sony HXR-MC2000N Shoulder Mount AVCHD Camcorder offers a professional quality camcorder for demanding videographers. A 64GB SSD Card delivers up to 6 hours of HD video. A built-in memory card slot adds the ability to use SD - SDHC - SDXC optional memory card or an optional Sony MemoryStick Duo card for additional storage. CMOS optics ensure precise exposure and focus modes.

The HXR-MC2000N is a professional, shoulder mount AVCHD camcorder. This camera is ideally suited for customers stepping up to file based workflow. It records high-def. AVCHD or DVD quality MPEG-2 standard-def. onto its built-in 64GB solid state drive or to readily available, consumer memory cards. With premium design characteristics and full-raster high-definition 1080i recording capability, the HXR-MC2000N is ideal for weddings, corporate communications, colleges, universities, sporting events, and working videographers on a budget. It's simple to use and through USB 2.0 is ready to transfer recorded video directly to a PC or Mac for further editing.

 

  • Wide angle professional quality Sony G Lens technology provides exceptional image fidelity.
  • 12x zoom - 2.8mm to 36.8mm provides wide angle of view (29.8mm in 35mm equivalent).
  • 1/4 back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor offers exceptional low-light sensitivity (3 lux).
  • Quick AF system improves precise auto focus even in low light situations.
  • Full raster 1920 x 1080i AVCHD high definition recording at up to 24Mbps.

Price: $1,309.00

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Sony HXR-MC2000 Shoulder Mount AVCHD Camcorder + Huge SSE Accessories Bundle Including .45x Wide Angle Lens, 2x Telephoto Lens, 3 Piece Multi-Coated Filter Kit, 8GB SD Memory Card, USB Memory Card Reader, HDMI Cable, 2 Extended Life Replacement Batteries, Rapid Travel Charger, Waterproof Carrying Case, 70 Inch PRO Tripod and Cleaning Kit

Sony HXR-MC2000 Shoulder Mount AVCHD Camcorder + Huge SSE Accessories Bundle Including .45x Wide Angle Lens, 2x Telephoto Lens, 3 Piece Multi-Coated Filter Kit, 8GB SD Memory Card, USB Memory Card Reader, HDMI Cable, 2 Extended Life Replacement Batteries, Rapid Travel Charger, Waterproof Carrying Case, 70 Inch PRO Tripod and Cleaning Kit

1/4 ClearVid ExmorR CMOS, 1920 x 1080i AVCHD (24Mbps) MPEG-2 SD Mode (9Mbps), 12x Wide Angle Sony G Lens Built-in 64GB Hard Drive, SD/SDHC/SDXC & Memory Stick Slot Active SteadyShot 2.7 PhotoPlus Touch Screen

  • 1/4" ClearVid ExmorR CMOS, 1920 x 1080i AVCHD (24Mbps)
  • MPEG-2 SD Mode (9Mbps), 12x Wide Angle Sony G Lens
  • Built-in 64GB Hard Drive, SD/SDHC/SDXC & Memory Stick Slot
  • Active SteadyShot
  • 2.7" PhotoPlus Touch Screen

Price: $1,509.95

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Sony NEX-VG30H Handycam

Sony NEX-VG30H Handycam

Impressive film-like recording with breathtaking quality from its 16.1MP APS-C sensor. Expand your reach with the smooth digital zoom or powered optical zoom on select lenses. Built in XGA OLED Tru-Finder produces high contrast playback with fine detail. Premium video is supported with premium sound via Quad Capsule Spatial Array Sound microphone.

  • 16.1MP Exmor® APS-C HD CMOS Sensor for cinematic HD video
  • Direct power zoom w/ variable zoom speed control
  • Sony E-mount 18-200mm OIS image-stabilized zoom lens included

Price: $2,498.00

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Sony NEX-VG30 Handycam Interchangable Lens Camera (Black)

Sony NEX-VG30 Handycam Interchangable Lens Camera (Black)

Impressive film-like recording with breathtaking quality from its 16.1MP APS-C sensor. Expand your reach with the smooth digital zoom or powered optical zoom on select lenses. Built in XGA OLED Tru-Finder produces high contrast playback with fine detail. Premium video is supported with premium sound via Quad Capsule Spatial Array Sound microphone.

  • 16.1MP Exmor® APS-C HD CMOS Sensor for cinematic HD video
  • Direct power zoom w/ variable zoom speed control
  • High contrast XGA OLED Tru-Finder(TM) EVF w/ eye sensor

Price:$2,189.00

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Sony PXW-Z100 4K Handheld XDCAM Camcorder, 4096 x 2160 Resolution, XAVC 4:2:2, G Lens with 20x Optical Zoom, ECM-ZM1 Shotgun Microphone

2, G Lens with 20x Optical Zoom, ECM-ZM1 Shotgun Microphone

Sony is expanding its line of professional 4K technologies with the new PXW-Z100 4K handheld XDCAM camcorder. The new model broadens professional 4K capabilities to new markets and applications beyond motion picture or high-end TV production including houses of worship, education, corporate, and live events. The camcorder's affordable price gives professionals even greater flexibility and more creative options for acquisition and production in HD, QFHD and 4K (4096x2160). With a 1/2.3-inch Exmor R CMOS sensor, the camcorder can create stunning 4K content (4096x2160) at 50p or 60p. The PXW-Z100 camcorder is based on the same shooting ergonomics as a conventional handheld professional camcorder, allowing users to record 4K content cost effectively. The PXW-Z100 camcorder, together with the fixed 4K-compatible high-performance G Lens, weighs less than 7lbs. The PXW-Z100 uses Sony's XAVC recording format first employed in Sony's PMW-F55 CineAlta 4K camera. MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 compression is used for HD (1920x1080), QFHD (3840x2016) and 4K (4096x2160) content. Image sampling is 4:2:2 10-bit, with an intra-frame system that compresses each frame individually at a maximum bit rate of 500 Mbps or 600 Mbps during 4K 50fps or 60fps recording, respectively, and 223 Mbps during HD 50fps or 60fps recording. The XAVC format is ideal for those looking to implement a high-quality, secure and worry-free workflow. Users can select QFHD (3840x21 60) and HD (1920x1080)

  • Exmor R CMOS Sensor: The PXW-Z100 provides high-sensitivity and good low-light performance due to the back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor. With over 8.8 million pixels, the 1/2.3" sensor captures 4K images at frame rates of 23.98p, 25p, 29.97p, 50p, and or 59.94p.
  • High-Performance G Lens & Four-Stage ND Filters: The built-in, 4K optimized G lens provides a 30mm wide angle view (35mm equivalent) in 4K 4096x2160 mode or 31.5mm in QFHD 3840x2160 and Full HD 1920x1080 modes. It also offers a 20x optical zoom range and high-speed servo zoom controls.
  • XAVC Recording Format: The PXW-Z100 uses the same professional-quality XAVC recording format found in Sony's PMW-F55 CineAlta 4K camera. MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 compression is used to record Full HD (1920x1080), QFHD (3840x2016), and true 4K (4096x2160) content.
  • Image Sampling: Image sampling is 4:2:2 10-bit with intra frame recording at a maximum bit rate of 600 Mbps during 4K 60p recording, and 223 Mbps at Full HD 60p. Future upgrades are planned for 2014 to support XAVC LongGOP for extended recording time, AVCHD codec recording.
  • XQD Recording Media: XQD solid-state memory cards use the fast PCI Express interface to provide recording speeds up to 600 Mbps. The PXW-Z100 has two XQD slots, which can be set up in a variety of ways depending on your shooting needs.

Price: $5,609.79

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Sony HXR-MC2000U Shoulder Mount AVCHD Camcorder + Audio-Technica ATR288W VHF TwinMic System, .45x Wide Angle Lens, 2x Telephoto Lens, 3 Piece Multi-Coated Filter Kit, 2x 32GB SD Memory Cards, LED Video Light, HDMI Cable, 2 Replacement NP-F970 Batteries, Waterproof Carrying Case, 70 inch PRO Tripod + MORE

Sony HXR-MC2000U Shoulder Mount AVCHD Camcorder + Audio-Technica ATR288W VHF TwinMic System, .45x Wide Angle Lens, 2x Telephoto Lens, 3 Piece Multi-Coated Filter Kit, 2x 32GB SD Memory Cards, LED Video Light, HDMI Cable, 2 Replacement NP-F970 Batteries, Waterproof Carrying Case, 70 inch PRO Tripod + MORE

The Sony HXR-MC2000U Shoulder Mount AVCHD Camcorder is the go-to solution when you're ready to leave tape behind and step up to a file-based video workflow. Whether shooting 480i standard-definition or 1080i HD video, this sturdy performer will capture hours of high-quality images onto either removable media or a spacious 64GB internal hard drive. Composite, component, and HDMI ports give you a choice of video output, while the included shotgun microphone is accompanied by a stereo mini jack to attach a second external mic.

  • 1/4" ClearVid ExmorR CMOS, 1920 x 1080i AVCHD (24Mbps)
  • MPEG-2 SD Mode (9Mbps), 12x Wide Angle Sony G Lens
  • Built-in 64GB Hard Drive, SD/SDHC/SDXC & Memory Stick Slot
  • Active SteadyShot
  • 2.7" PhotoPlus Touch Screen

Price: $1,686.00

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Sony Professional HVR-A1U CMOS High Definition Camcorder with 10x Optical Zoom

Sony Professional HVR-A1U CMOS High Definition Camcorder with 10x Optical Zoom

The HVR-A1U is a compact and lightweight handy-type camcorder, ideal for shooting environments that require mobility. Its size, combined with its long battery life (up to 80 minutes of high-definition recording with the included battery), make it easy to get the shots you need, when you need them.

  • High-definition video camera records in 1080i, 720p, and 720i specification with analog down-converting
  • 16:9 widescreen recording; 4:3 conversion capable
  • Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 10x optical zoom lens; digital Super SteadyShot System dampens hand jitter and vibration
  • CMOS camera system; records to conventional DV tape stock
  • Powered by NP-FM50 InfoLithium rechargeable battery pack
  • CMOS camera system , records to conventional DV tape stock
  • 16:9 widescreen recording , 4:3 conversion capable

Price: $1,999.00

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