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The Sony Handycam DCR-SR47 is a standard definition camcorder from Sony's 2009 lineup and is a step up from the DCR-SR45.

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affordable price

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2.7-inch touchscreen LCD

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60x optical zoom

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60GB of internal storage - no need for tapes

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compact size

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hard disk drop protection

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image stabilization

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available in red, blue and silver

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poor photo quality - limited by standard definition sensor

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uses Memory Stick PRO Duo flash memory

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poor battery life - around 1 hour and 30 minutes

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records video in standard definition only

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The Sony Handycam DCR-SR47 is a standard definition camcorder from Sony's 2009 lineup and is a step up from the DCR-SR45.  The camcorder has a built-in 60 GB hard drive to store up to 45 hours of footage and includes HDD smart protection to prevent it from being lost if the camcored is dropped.  Like it's big brothers, the DCR-SR67 and the DCR-SR87, it features hybrid movie recording to the hard drive and Memory Stick Duo media for increased flexibility.  The DCR-SR47 is designed with a 2.7" touch LCD screen that rotates up to 270 degrees for multiple viewing angles.  The camcorder includes a professional Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar zoom lens for 60x optical and 2000x digital zoom.  It utilizes advanced recording technology including Sony's SteadyShot image stabilization and face detection technology.  The DCR-SR47 is available in red, blue or silver, and comes with a 1 year limited warranty.

  • 60 GB hard disk drive (up to 45 hours)
  • 60x optical/2000x digital zoom
  • Professional Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens
  • SteadyShot image stabilization
  • 2.7" touch LCD display
  • LCD display rotates 270 degrees
  • Hybrid recording to HDD or Memory Stick PRO Duo
  • Built-in zoom microphone
  • Face detection technology
  • Direct connection with DVDirect┬« Express DVD writer
  • Available in red, blue, or silver
  • 1 year limited warranty
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