Sony HDV HVR-HD1000P

A camcorder has been created to meet the growing demand from users who are looking for mobility and professional appearance. The HVR-HD1000P features a shoulder-mount design and black matte body similar to that of professional camcorders; making it perfect for weddings, corporate communications, and sporting events where appearance makes a difference. Premium design characteristics and high-definition HDV 1080i recording are the main features of this one-piece shoulder camcorder, ideal for working videographers on a budget. A built-in down-converter creates DV material, perfect for standard DVD productions. Plus, a special still photo mode is ideal for producing DVD cases and making wedding photo albums. Whether you are recording weddings and corporate communications or helping students make a documentary, the HVR-HD1000P is the best choice on the market today as an entry level professional camcorder.



  • Product Type Camcorder
  • Enclosure Color Matte black
  • Digital Zoom 20 x
  • Optical Sensor Size 1/2.9"
  • Optical Sensor Type ClearVid CMOS
  • Min Illumination 0 lux
  • Analog Video Format NTSC
  • Image Stabilizer Optical (Super Steady Shot)
  • Min Shutter Speed 1/2 sec
  • Max Shutter Speed 1/10000 sec
  • Shooting Modes Digital photo mode
  • White Balance Custom, Presets, Automatic
  • Exposure Modes Manual,  Automatic
  • Camera Flash None
  • Widescreen Video Capture Yes


Main Features

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution 3.2 megapixels
  • Camcorder Effective Video Resolution 2.28 megapixels
  • Camcorder Effective Still Resolution 3 megapixels
  • Camcorder Interpolated Still Resolution 6.1 megapixels
  • Color Support Color
  • TV Tuner None
  • Supported Resolution 480i, 1080i


Memory / Storage

  • Media Type Mini DV (HDV)
  • Recording Speed LP, SP


Lens System

  • Type Zoom lens - 4.4 mm - 54 mm
  • Focal Length 4.4 mm - 54 mm
  • Optical Zoom 10 x
  • Lens system type Zoom lens
  • Min focal length 4.4 mm
  • Max focal length 54 mm
  • Auto Focus TTL contrast detection
  • Lens Manufacturer Carl Zeiss
  • Filter Size 37 mm
  • Focus Adjustment Manual, Automatic
  • Zoom Adjustment Motorized drive


Additional Features

  • DV input Yes
  • Low Lux / Night Mode Yes
  • Digital Still Camera Function Yes
  • Additional Features Built-in speaker,  Takes photos while movie recording
  • Time Code Yes
  • Included Accessories Eyecup, Lens cap, Lens hood, Wind screen



  • Viewfinder Type LCD
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size 0.27 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution 123,200 pixels
  • Image Aspect Ratio (camcorders) 16:9



  • Type LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2.7 in - Color


Digital Player (Recorder)

  • Type None



  • Type Microphone - Detachable



  • Connector Type 1 x Component video output, 1 x Composite video/audio output, 1 x S-Video output, 1 x HDMI output, 1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire/i.LINK), 1 x Audio input, 1 x Headphones, 1 x Control-L (LANC), 1 x USB, 1 x DC power input
  • Expansion Slot(s) Memory Stick Duo


Audio Input

  • Audio input type Microphone
  • Microphone type Detachable
  • Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
  • Microphone Technology Electret condenser



  • Carrying Case None
  • Cables Included A/V cable



  • Power Device Power adapter - External



  • Supported Battery Sony NP-F570
  • Supported Battery 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 2200 mAh ( Included )


Viewfinder / Display

  • Display Form Factor Rotating
  • Display Format 211,200 pixels
  • Viewfinder Color Support Color


Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature 32 ?F
  • Max Operating Temperature 104 ?F


Physical Characteristics

·         Weight 6 lbs

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