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Sony Handycam DCR-SX45 Blue, Standard Definition Compact Camcorder, 70x Zoom, 3" LCD

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Sony Handycam DCR-SX45 Blue, Standard Definition Compact Camcorder, 70x Zoom, 3" LCD

The Sony Handycam DCR-SX45 features a 3.0" touch-screen LCD (230K), a built-in LED video light, as well as a professional-quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens. This lens delivers sharp, high-resolution images and powerful 70x extended zoom that lets you capture extremely tight shots, even from far away.  
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Questions & Answers for Sony Sony Handycam DCR-SX45 Blue, Standard Definition Compact Camcorder, 70x Zoom, 3" LCD

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does this camra have night vision i have a sr42 with nite vision and i love it

asked 2 years ago
By
bud
on Sony Handycam DCR-SX45 Blue, Standard Definition Compact Camcorder, 70x Zoom, 3" LCD
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The Sony DCR-SX45 Camcorder does not have Night Vision. However, you can set the “White Balance” to “Outdoor” and it’ll be appropriately adjusted for the night views recording.
answered 2 years ago
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does this camera have auto record or time lapse recording?

asked 1 year, 11 months ago
By
sydbug
on Sony Handycam DCR-SX45 Blue, Standard Definition Compact Camcorder, 70x Zoom, 3" LCD
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You can connect a Tripod to the Sony DCRSX45/L Camcorder to use the time lapse feature.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
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if it only has one SD card slot, then why does the features say dual card slot?

asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
DSC
on Sony Handycam DCR-SX45 Blue, Standard Definition Compact Camcorder, 70x Zoom, 3" LCD
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The DCR-SX45 Camcorder has only 1 SD slot. The feature mentioned as Dual Card slot means that the same slot can be used for inserting both a Memory Stick Pro Duo media and an SD Card media.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
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seems like every time I turn to camcorder off and on it starts a NEW video, is there a way to continue and not always start a new video.

Example. recording a birthday party and turn camcorder off when turn back on it don't continue where I left off it starts a new video. I want to continue the birthday all on one>> HELP PLEASE.
Walmart told me to PAUSE it and don't turn it off but that might be half hour or so before I start recording again. That makes not sense to me. They told me walmart can take all videos and combine them onto 1 dvd but take a week and cost money. If I can't continue recording back to back I will take camcorder back.
Makes no sense it don't continue where you left off, even the person at walmart agreed. HELP PLEASE
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
santa
on Sony Handycam DCR-SX45 Blue, Standard Definition Compact Camcorder, 70x Zoom, 3" LCD
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Yes, if the Sony DCR-SX45 Camcorder is set to PAUSE while recording videos, the further clips will be continued along with the previous video clip. However, if the Camcorder is turned OFF, the next file recording cannot be continued with the previous one. This will start a new video recording. It’s a normal operation.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
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Does this Sony camcorder have an in-built wall projector?

Does this camcorder have an in-built wall projector?
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
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Noo-Noo
on Sony Handycam DCR-SX45 Blue, Standard Definition Compact Camcorder, 70x Zoom, 3" LCD
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The Sony DCR-SX45 Camcorder is not designed with a built-in Wall Projector.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
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What video file format does the camera save in?

I want to what file format the camera saves in. Is it mpeg 2, mpeg 4, avi, wmv?
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
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an anonymous customer
on Sony Handycam DCR-SX45 Blue, Standard Definition Compact Camcorder, 70x Zoom, 3" LCD
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The DCR-SX45 Standard Definition Handycam® Camcorder records in the following formats:
Video Format(s) Supported MPEG2-PS
Still Image Format(s) JPEG
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
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Can you record in time laps and slow motion?

I got this camera 1 week ago and i was really excited to here that it could record in time laps but it does not say anything about it in the manual and i dont know how to make it do that. PLEASE HELP
asked 2 years, 5 months ago
By
buffalogirl99
 - Minnesota
on Sony Handycam DCR-SX45 Blue, Standard Definition Compact Camcorder, 70x Zoom, 3" LCD
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The Camcorder (DCRSX45) doesn’t support Time-Lapse and Slow motion recording.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
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Does it have a stereo audio line-in jack?

I want to run multiple sound sources to a mixer and then to the camera in high-quality stereo audio. If not, do you know of another mid-priced camera that offers that?
asked 2 years, 2 months ago
By
MyNameIsURL
on Sony Handycam DCR-SX45 Blue, Standard Definition Compact Camcorder, 70x Zoom, 3" LCD
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There is no Stereo Audio Line-IN jack available on the Camcorder. The Camcorder has only Audio/Video OUT jack (A/V Remote Commander) and can be used for connecting the Camcorder to the TV or any other device.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
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I'm deciding between this camcorder or the samsung f80 to take with me to a concert, any advice?

asked 1 year, 11 months ago
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Nikki
on Sony Handycam DCR-SX45 Blue, Standard Definition Compact Camcorder, 70x Zoom, 3" LCD
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Camcorder DCR-SX45/L has MICREF LEVEL setting where in you can select the microphone level for recording sound, set the MICREF LEVEL to LOW to record an exciting
and powerful sound in a concert hall, etc.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
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Does it have a remote u can get with it? Wireless remote?

asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
gina
on Sony Handycam DCR-SX45 Blue, Standard Definition Compact Camcorder, 70x Zoom, 3" LCD
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The Sony DCR-SX45 Camcorder can be connected with an A/V Wired Remote. The Camcorder does not have a Sensor for Wireless Remote functionality.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
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