Sony NEX-VG30 Camcorder with 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Power Zoom Lens
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Notes: An SD memory card is not included. We will make every attempt to have a fully charged battery for you but we can't guarantee it 100%. If you need a fully charged battery, please request it via order notes. This camera's sensor has a 1.5x crop factor so all lenses are magnified by 1.5x.
Special Note: This camcorder will not pair with the Sachtler 0742 FSB-8T Tripod System with DA 75L Tripod so please plan accordingly.
The Sony NEX-VG30 Interchangeable Lens HD Camcorder features a broadcast style power zoom lens for better control over zooming in and out just like a handycam. The VG30 shoots in HD resolution at 24p and 60p recording modes and comes with a surround-sound microphone and full manual controls. The VG30 offer the ergonomics and stabilization of traditional video cameras and continues to provide control over in-camera image and color processing with Sony's CinemaTone technology. Video manual controls include: expanded focus for getting quick precision focus, zebra mode to monitor for over/under-exposure, 8 white balance modes for perfect color temperature, and focus peaking to keep your shots in sharp focus. The surround-sound microphone comes with the ability to adjust each of the four stereo capsules to your specific audio needs. Also available is an input for plugging in external microphones and mounting them onto the hot shoe. There is a headphone jack to keep precise control over your audio levels. Additionally, the Sony VG30 has an HDMI output for viewing your video on a compatible HDTV or on an external monitor. The included 18-200mm Power Zoom lens features a ‘see-saw’ style zoom control similar in operation to Sony’s Handycam camcorders. The lens features silent autofocus and optical image stabilization giving you smooth and stabilized video even at 200mm. The camcorder has a bright, high-resolution 3" LCD screen that swivels 180° allowing you to keep focus at awkward angles and also sports two dedicated record buttons for low-angle shooting.