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SONY’S NEW PALM-SIZED NXCAM HD CAMCORDER TAKES IMAGE STABILIZATION TO A NEW LEVEL
Posted on Monday, April 2, 2012
 

 

New HXR-NX30U Combines Balanced Optical SteadyShot™ with Small, Lightweight Form Factor and High-Performance Features


 

PARK RIDGE, N.J., April 2, 2012 – Sony is giving video professionals freedom from camera shake with the HXR-NX30U high-definition camcorder, a palm-size addition to Sony’s NXCAM line. The new model uses Sony’s breakthrough Balanced Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization technology to significantly reduce camera shake in challenging shooting applications. The new camcorder also offers convenient features such as a built-in projector, all combined in Sony’s smallest, lightest handheld professional camcorder.

“This high-quality yet easy-to-use camcorder is an extremely versatile field production tool,” said Chiyoko Yannette, marketing manager at Sony Electronics’ Professional Solutions of America group. “It’s perfect for documentary makers, video journalists, educational establishments or corporate users, for shooting in many different situations where other stabilization equipment is not practical such as on-board a vehicle or in a crowd.”

Conventional image stabilization systems typically “float” an individual lens element with a motor drive to compensate for camera shake. Balanced Optical SteadyShot™ combines

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