Sony has made it so easy to white balance manually that it would be a shame not to take advantage of this. Update Unrecognized Zip Code. Meters on the LCD make monitoring simple, but setting levels always requires a button press and then a turn of the dial, which is not the most convenient operation. FireWire, S-video, composite Edit Interface: Please enter your name here.

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Optical Sensor Size metric. The Camera was a missing the eyepiece but worked fine with the LED screen.

Exposure control is also under both auto and manual control. Camcorder Effective Resolution Video Mode. Wearable Tech by Marrian Zhou Sep 5, I tested it and then used it on a 3 Camera shoot and it performed like new.

How to Sync Dual System Sound. Further, since there is only a single dial, if you want to set the level for each channel individually, you need to include yet another dial ;d170p to switch between the channels.

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Auto Gain Control is fast and usually accurate, but manual control is, of course, possible. Image quality is superb. The PD comes packed with pro features, such as built-in XLR connectors and easy access to manual controls.


I now have 3 matching Cameras in my set up. Your first tape can start at hour 1, -second tape hour 2 and so on.

This model records in the European ps170p PAL format. There are many factors that contribute to getting a good looking shot.

Sony DSR-PD is an ideal professional camcorder for those who pd170l great color tones and the flexibility of videotaping in places where lighting would be a challenge. But I recommend it.

Sony DSR-PD170P Camcorder

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It was very complicated to read all those instructions and get it all set and dsg, but now it does work, and I have a portable studio. The PD does have all of the basic manual controls a professional needs to create outstanding images and sound, but it also has superior automatic features.

No Longer Available Update Location close. Camera Memory Memory Card P170p. But if you set your mics or audio wrong you won’t have sound.

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The item may be a factory second or a new, unused item with defects or irregularities. The viewfinder and fold out view screen are clear.

And I like that the lens can be grabbed and zoomed by one ring and focused by an adjacent ring just like my film and old fashioned video cameras were before everything got automatic. There is no noticeable sensitivity to one or more colors providing a true color response. The 12x zoom uses a standard rocker switch on both the tape transport and handle top, but a dedicated zoom ring just behind the focus on the lens barrel is easy to grab. From documentaries to the nightly news, the Sony PD is a run-and-gun shooter for professionals.