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Sony HDR-SR1 Hard drive Digital Handycam Video Camera

Sony HDR-SR1 Hard drive Digital Handycam Video Camera

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The Sony HDR-SR1 High Definition Digital Video Camera uses AVCHD format - compatible for playback in Blu-Ray devices.  This handycam has a 30gb internal hard drive which holds up to 7 hours of high definition recording. The Sony HDR-SR1 allows you to record 4 megapixel still images to Memory Stick Pro Duo during movie recording.  This Video Camera has been discontinued and is no longer available.  For our current range of Digital Video Cameras, click here.

What's in the box?

Sony HDR-SR1 High Definition Handycam
AC Adaptor
AV Cable
Component Cable
USB Cable
Rechargeable Battery
Remote Commander

12 Month Warranty with Sony Australia

To get started, DCW recommends....

memory stick pro duo.JPG Memory for Still Photos - We stock SanDisk Memory Stick Pro Duo Cards.   Click through for options.
Spare Battery - We carry genuine Sony Batteries.  Batteries are available in varying capacities.  See table below. 
Battery Approx Life (LCD off) Click for details
NPFM50 100 mins Sony
NPQM71D 250 mins Sony
NPQM91D 380 mins Sony

Transfer your still images easily and quickly using a USB Memory Stick Reader.  Click through for options.
cleaning cloth.JPG Cleaning and Screen Protection - We recommend the use of LCD Screen Protective Sheets, Lens Cleaning Cloths and Cleaning Kits.
Click through for options.

Take your photography to the next level with these optional accessories

Wide Conversion Lens

Tele Conversion Lens

Wireless Microphone ECMHW1
Remote Control

Battery Charger
Car Charger

Sony Tripod

Sony Video Camera

Full Specifications of the Sony HDR-SR1 Handycam (from Sony Australia)


  • Sensor Type: 1/3" ClearVid CMOS Sensor

  • No. of Pixels (Gross): 2,103k

  • No. of Pixels "MOVIE" Rec (Effective): 1,434k

  • No. of Pixels "STILL" Rec (Effective): 1,991k


  • Carl Zeiss Lens: Vario-Sonnar T*

  • Zoom: 8x/80x Digital, 10x Optical

  • F: 1.8 - 2.9

  • f (Focal Distance): 5.1 - 51 mm

  • f (35mm Conversion) in "MOVIE" Rec position: 16:9 - 41.3-485, 4:3 - 50.5-594

  • f (35mm Conversion) in "STILL" Rec position: 16:9 - 40.4-404, 4:3 - 37.0-370

  • Filter Diameter: 30mm


  • Viewfinder: Colour

  • Size/Dots: 0.27"/123,200


  • Size: 3.5" WIDE

  • No, of Pixels: 211,200

  • Hybrid LCD Monitor: Yes

  • Touch Screen Panel: Yes


  • Focus System: Full Range Auto/Manual

  • Manual Focus (Ring / Dial / Panel): Yes (Yes / No / Yes)

  • Spot Focus: Yes (Touch Panel)

  • Minimum Illumination: 5 lux (0 lux with Super NightShot)

  • White Balance: Auto / outdoor / indoor / Onepush (Menu)

  • One-push Auto: Yes

  • White Balance Shift: Yes (Touch Panel / Ring) (9Step)

  • Shutter Speed: Auto / 1/3-1/425 (Colour Slow Shutter, Program AE, Super NightShot)

  • NightShot: Super NightShot

  • Colour Slow Shutter: Yes(Touch Panel/"Movie"position only)

  • Program AE modes: Portrait, Beach & Ski, Landscape, Spotlight, Sunset & Moon

  • 14-Bit DXP: Yes

  • AE Shift: Yes (Touch Panel/Ring)

  • Active Flicker Adjustment: Yes(Auto)

  • Exposure Controls: Yes (Touch Panel/Ring)

  • Backlight Compensation (Auto/Button): Yes (No/Tact)

  • Spot Meter: Yes

  • Iris Control/Gain Control: Auto only/Auto only

  • Zebra Pattern: Yes

  • Guide Frame: Yes

  • Self Timer: Yes (Touch Panel/"Photo"position only)

  • Fader Functions: Black, White

  • Camera Noise Reduction: Yes

  • 16:9 Default: Yes (CAMERA-Movie)

  • Clock setting: Yes (Menu)

  • Date/Time Auto Indication: Yes

  • SteadyShot: "Yes (""MOVIE"" position only)

  • Tele Macro: Yes (Touch Panel)


  • Recording: Dolby Digital 2ch, Dolby Digital 5.1ch

  • Playback: Dolby Digital 2ch, Dolby Digital 2ch Downmix

  • 5.1ch Centre Mic Ready(w/ Optional microphone): Yes


  • Dual Record (Record Still Images to Memory Stick in "MOVIE" mode): Yes - 16:9 2.3M (2016x1134), 4:3 1.7M (1512x1134)


  • Recording Media: Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, High Speed Memory Stick PRO Duo

  • Image Size: 4:3 4.0MP(2304x1728), 1.9MP(1600x1200), VGA(640x480), 16:9 3.0MP (2304x1296)

  • Compression: JPEG

  • PictBridge: Yes

  • Exif2.2: Yes

  • Copy between HDD and Memory Stick: Yes

  • Playback Zoom: Yes(x1.5-5)(Zoom Lever)

  • Slide Show: Yes

  • Expanded Focus (in "Photo" position): Yes


  • Remote Control: RMT-835

  • Charge on camcorder: Yes

  • One Touch Disc Burn Button: Yes

  • Help Function: Yes

  • Weight: 640g

  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 78x84x165mm

  • HDD Smart Protection: Yes

  • Quick Format (HDD Format): Yes


  • Format: AVCHD & MPEG2-PS (HD:SD Switchable)

  • Playback Zoom: "Yes (x1.1-5)(TouchPanel + Zoom Lever)


  • Video (via Multi AV): Component Video Output, Multi AV (Video Out / S Video Out / Audio Out), External Mic Input, Phone Jack

  • HDMI Out: Yes

  • Remote: Yes(Stereo MiniMini)

  • USB 2.0: Yes (mini B/Hi-Speed)

  • DC In: Yes


  • NPFM50: 100 mins

  • NPQM71D: 250 mins

  • NPQM91D: 380 mins