Professional quality work is possible, at least before HD became the norm. Lens Cap built-in Hood. Iris and shutter have independent control via dedicated wheels. When video capture quality, format continuity, and equipment reliability is critical to your production, Sony’s DSR-PD is probably on your list of considerations. Unlike many other camcorders, the DSR-PDP does not use digital processing to correct for camera shake, because this technique can create digital noise.

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This item doesn’t belong on this page. You have to set the audio switches correctly, but once set, you never need to change them. As mentioned I needed the low light capabili ty and dsr pd170p control.

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Skip to main content. Further, since there is only a single dsr pd170p, if you want dsr pd170p set the level for each channel individually, you need to include yet another dial press to switch between the channels.

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.

Features New to the DSR-PD Larger magnifier for viewfinder monitor Zoom rocker and record button on top handle Iris control increased from 12 to 24 increments Viewfinder and LCD monitor work simultaneously Lens hood integrates lens cap iLink cable strap makes it harder to accidentally pull loose digital cable Wide angle adapter and its own lens hood included with camera LCD monitor brighter for ease of use in bright light conditions.


This camcorder may become the new favorite for documentary producers, wedding videographers, industrial shooters and journalists. The batteries last a long time; but the cassettes are relatively short, dsr pd170p you need to be prepared dsr pd170p switch cassettes.

You can set the audio sensitivity. The camera weighs about 5 pounds with tape and battery. I created a studio dsr pd170p 4 PDs thru a Videonics switcher, viewing camera sources on dsr pd170p 24 inch flat screen TV, thru a Vidbox and into a laptop computer.

But if you set your mics or audio wrong you won’t have sound.

FireWire, Dsr pd170p, composite Edit Interface: No Longer Available Update Location close. Control over variable speeds is excellent with a very comfortable amount of drag on the zoom ring. Best Selling in Camcorders See all.

See details for description of any imperfections. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational dsr pd170p functions as intended.

Exposure control is also under both auto and manual control. First Impressions This is a somewhat pd1770p camera, but which films dsr pd170p from tripod. But I recommend it.

Trending Price New. And the power jack it hidden at the lower rear of the camera behind a smooth rubber flap just dsr pd170p same color as the camera body. Professional audio sound … without additional equipment.

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Any professional would find this camcorder to be quick to p170p, easy to integrate in a multi-camera pd17p, and auditorium sound system connection friendly right out of the box. An index can also be marked while recording through the camera or from an external video source. Two XLR input connectors enable you to use professional microphones and achieve top-quality dsr pd170p reproduction. The handgrip is behind the center dsr pd170p gravity, making the camera dsr pd170p bit front-heavy, especially if you use the included wide-angle adapter.


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Sony maintains a high degree of image quality with purely optical image stabilization. I know most people have switched to tapeless cameras but dsr pd170p image quality is very good for the low budget work dsr pd170p I do. The included remote control allows operation of all standard features without touching the camera. Comes with a battery only. Quality is even better when using the microphone off camera and close dsr pd170p the subject.

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