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Sony HDR-CX760V Video Camera
Capture and store more hours of pro-quality Full HD 60p/24p videos and sharp, 24.1MP still images with less blur thanks to Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilization. Enjoy ultra-stable video from a 10x optical / 17x extended digital zoom lens, plus expand your creative horizons by combining CinemaTone presets with advanced manual controls including expanded focus, zebra and peaking.
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Sony HDR-CX760V Video Camera

Model Highlights: 1920 x 1080 Full HD 60p/24p recording, 24.1MP stills, 96GB Flash memory, Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, manual control, CinemaTone presets, advanced controls

Master the take, minus the shake.
Capture and store more hours of pro-quality Full HD 60p/24p videos and sharp, 24.1MP still images with less blur thanks to Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilization. Enjoy ultra-stable video from a 10x optical / 17x extended digital zoom lens, plus expand your creative horizons by combining CinemaTone presets with advanced manual controls including expanded focus, zebra and peaking.

Defined High Def
Not all high definition is created equal. Get it in decidedly gorgeous, truly Full 1920x1080 HD for exceptional high definition quality. Shoot in dazzling 60p or add instant nostalgia by recording in a more classic 24p. Switch to still image mode and capture high-quality 24.1MP photos to share. Reviewing your creations on the big screen is as easy as connecting to a compatible HDTV via HDMI® cable4.

Store More Memories
Store up to 31 hours of high definition footage (1920x1080 HD) with an impressive 96GB of internal Flash memory1. Create a treasure trove of magical moments to accompany you wherever you take your Handycam® camcorder.

Breakthrough Anti-shake Technology
Shaky footage ruins any scene  don't let it steal yours. Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode compensates for greater degrees of camera shake than a standard SteadyShot® camcorder, delivering stunningly smooth video with up to 13 times less blur. See how moving the entire optical block at once maintains the integrity of the optical path, resulting in reduced levels of distortion and vignetting.

Make It Manual
Get the most out of your camcorder with advanced capture and control features often considered the domain of professional cameras. A convenient assignable dial gives you manual control of the focus, exposure, white balance, iris and shutter speed, plus the ability to experiment with more advanced features like zebra and peaking.

Create Theatrical Colorscapes
For extra control over image expression, CinemaTone preset technology deepens colors recreating rich, film-like color tones. Combined with 24p recording, you'll have even more of the tools you need to bring your scenes to life and achieve a more fully realized form of cinematic expression.

Legendary Carl Zeiss® Optics
From the authority in lens technology, the Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens provides a high quality 26mm wide angle so you can fit more in every shot. Precision-ground optics deliver crisp, brilliant images with superb contrast and extremely low distortion at all focal lengths from wide angle to telephoto.

Capture and store hours upon hours of rich, pro-quality Full HD 60p/24p videos and sharp, 24.1MP still images with the HDR-CX760V Handycam® camcorder. 96GB of embedded Flash memory fits up to 38 hours of quality high def footage, or add a compatible SD card or Memory Stick® for additional room. Go for extreme close-ups with ultra-stable results thanks to 10x optical / 17x extended digital zoom. Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilization goes beyond standard SteadyShot camcorders that rely on a single "shift lens" moved in the optical block to offset camera shake. See how moving the entire optical block at once maintains the integrity of the optical path and improves shake reduction by up to 13x, reduces vignetting, and lowers distortion in videos and still photos. Manually set focus, exposure, white balance, iris, and shutter speed on an assignable dial and get the most out of your camcorder's enhanced manual controls. For extra control over image expression, use CinemaTone technology to deepen colors and recreate film-like color tones. Get advanced capture and control features often considered the domain of professional cameras like expanded focus for precise manual focus control, zebra and peaking for precision focus and exposure adjustments. Review it all on the brilliant 3.0" Xtra Fine LCD touch screen (921K) with TruBlack technology.

1920x1080 Full HD 60p/24p Recording w/24.1MP still image capture

The Sony® HDR-CX760V offers 1920 x 1080 high definition resolution letting you record your memories in exceptional Full High Definition quality. Capable of 60p/24p recording and playback via HDMI and compatible HDTV4 providing stunning clarity and incredibly detailed and smoother playback of your memories. Also, take 24.1MP still images while shooting video.

Manual Control (Iris/Shutter/Exposure/White Balance)

Get the most out of your camcorder with enhanced manual controls. The assignable dial allows for control of focus, exposure, white balance, iris, and shutter speed.

Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® lens

 The professional-quality 26mmm Carl Zeiss ® Vario-Tessar® lens is designed specifically for compact camcorders. Precision ground optics help maintain the sharpness and contrast of larger lenses, and Balanced Optical SteadyShot® image stabilization helps reduce blur caused by camera shake.

3.0 touch-screen Xtra Fine LCD display (921K) w/TruBlack technology

The 3.0 (16:9) Xtra Fine LCD screen (921K) displays sharp, bright, vivid images, letting you compose a shot more easily -- even outdoors, while enabling you to change settings to best represent the scene. TruBlack technology brings remarkably higher contrast delivering more natural, realistic colors and easier viewing in bright conditions by reducing glare.

5.1ch Surround mic for vivid and dynamic surround sound.

Dolby® Digital 5.1 channel recording captures active sounds coming from all directions, so you can experience your home movies the way you experienced them while recording.

Active Interface Shoe to attach intelligent accessories

The Active Interface Shoe lets you mount Intelligent Accessories, such as external lights and microphones, which can help extend the capabilities of your camcorder.

Clear Phase stereo speakers for true and dynamic sound

Bring your video alive with Clear Phase stereo speakers. Drawing on Sonys high-end audio expertise, renown S-Master digital amplifier technology is utilized to produce more true-to-life sound.

Built-in USB cable for easy file transfer/charge

The high-speed, built-in USB 2.0 cable allows for easy connection to your computer for charging or file transfer without having to remember separate cables. It also fits conveniently into the hand strap so its out of the way until you need it. Charging your camcorder is faster than ever now through the USB; for every two minutes of charge time you get one minute of recording time

Built-in Flash

The built-in flash will assist in shedding light on your subject when shooting still photos.

Balanced Optical SteadyShot image Stabilization w/ Active Mode

On standard SteadyShot camcorders a single shift lens is moved in the optical block to offset camera shake. Balanced Optical SteadyShot(TM) image stabilization w/ Actiive Mode moves the entire optical block at once, maintaining the integrity of the optical path and improving shake reduction by up to 13X. It also reduces vignetting (light falloff towards the edge of a scene) and lowers distortion in videos and still photos.

Advanced controls with expanded focus, zebra, and peaking

The HDR-CX760V provides advanced capture and control features that are often considered the domain of professional cameras including expanded focus for precise manual focus control, zebra and peaking for precision focus and exposure adjustments.

17x Extended Zoom to get even closer to the action

Extended Zoom works in conjunction with 10x optical zoom to get even closer to the action while maintaining HD image quality.

Tracking Focus follows selected subjects in/out of the frame

Tracking Focus works as an extension of Face Detection to allow you to select an object with a touch of the LCD and have the focus follow the selected object, even if it leaves the frame and returns.

Expanded recording/monitoring with mic/headphone jack

Features dedicated mic and headphone inputs for expanded audio recording options and convenient monitoring of audio with headphones (external microphones and headphones sold separately).

Highlight Playback creates movies with transitions for you

Why spend hours editing your movies when you can let your camcorder do it for you? Highlight Playback identifies and compiles key scenes into a short, entertaining movie complete with music and transitions. You can even pinpoint the exact scene you want to include in the highlight reel.

Direct Copy to external HDD without PC13

Store your memories in a whole new way with the ability to copy videos from your camcorder directly to an external hard disk drive13 (sold separately), all without a computer. Your camcorder can also access videos stored on the external hard drive for playback on your HDTV4, allowing you to utilize the camcorders handy playback features.

Golf Shot

Building on the slow-motion capture capabilities of Smooth Slow Record, Golf Shot captures a few seconds of motion as a sequence of up to 22 still images, which can be viewed/printed individually or as a composite sequence shot image, perfect for analyzing the nuances of a golf swing, tennis serve, and other fast action.

96GB embedded Flash Memory for up to 38 hours of recording1

The built-in 96GB1 embedded Flash memory can record and store up to 38 hours of high definition video footage (HD LP mode). 

CinemaTone presets and 24p recording for cinematic quality video

For extra control over image expression, CinemaTone technology is used to deepen the color and recreate film-like color tones. Combined with 24p recording, youll have some of the tools you need to fulfill your need for cinematic expression.

Back-illuminated Exmor R® CMOS sensor for superb low-light video

Experience stunning low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain with Sonys back-illuminated Exmor R® CMOS sensor. Designed for compact cameras and camcorders, the Exmor R® CMOS sensor relocates the photo diodes above the support circuitry, maximizing the light gathering area per pixel so you can shoot with better results in lower lighting conditions.

Color EVF (0.27 201K) crisp clear video monitoring

A color EVF (electronic view finder) provides clear crisp representation of your video allowing for proper framing, battery conservation, and increased stability.

Wind noise reduction for clear voice recording

Wind Reduction reduces noise and interference that is produced when wind passes over the microphone, giving you a clearer and more enjoyable sound experience.

Event Browse groups photos/videos for you for easy reference

Event Browse conveniently groups your images and videos together for easier viewing. The date range that Event Browse groups your pictures and videos is easily adjusted to suit your needs. When used with the Highlight Playback feature, making and sharing a highlight reel from your event is easy and fun.

Geotagging with built-in GPS receiver & NAVTEQ® maps7

A built-in GPS receiver7 makes the HDR-CX760V an ideal choice for travelers. The receiver gives you the ability to view your current location on the LCD map display, as well as "tag" your shooting locations. Tagged videos and still images can be reviewed and played back using the Map Index function on the camcorder or once downloaded to your PC using the supplied PlayMemories Home software9. Additionally, the receiver automatically adjusts your camcorder's clock to the proper time zone

Intelligent Auto (180 different scene combinations possible)

Intelligent Auto mode goes a step beyond traditional auto modes by analyzing your shot and then automatically selecting the appropriate settings from ten distinct scene modes and wind noise reduction. There are 180 different combinations possible: Landscape, Backlight, Twilight, Spotlight, Low light, Macro, Portait, Baby, Walk, Tripod, Wind Noise Reduction. Thie camcorder utilizes an advanced sound processor and sophisticated noise reduction algorithms to reduce wind noise by up to 10db compared to other models. In addition to reducing low frequency noise, iAuto also suppresses mid- and upper-frequency noise, resulting in clearer, more enjoyable sound.

Product Specifications

Basic Specifications

Weights and Measurements

  • Dimensions (Approx.) : Approx. 4 1/4inch x 3 1/2inch x 6 5/8inch (107.5mm x 87.5mm x 166mm) (including Lens Hood)
  • Weight (Approx.) : Approx. 1lb 7.10oz (NP-FV50 (supplied battery)); Approx. 1lb 8.69oz (NP-FV70); Approx. 1lb 12.21oz (NP-FV100)


  • Media Type : Internal Flash Memory; Memory Stick PRO Duo  (Mark 2); Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo ; SD/ SDHC/ SDXC Memory Card (Class 4 or Higher)
  • Still Image Mode : JPEG
  • Still Image Max Effective Resolution : 24.1 megapixels
  • Still Image Size 16:9 : Movie mode: 24.1 megapixels 16:9 (6544x3680); Photo mode: 24.1 megapixels 16:9 (6544x3680)
  • Still Image Size 4:3 : Movie mode: 18.1 megapixels 4:3 (4912x3680); Photo mode: 18.1 megapixels 4:3 (4912x3680)
  • Video Format : HD: MPEG4-AVC/H.264 AVCHD 2.0 format compatible (1080/60p:original format); STD: MPEG2-PS
  • Video Mode : HD PS: Approx. 28Mbps / FX: Approx. 24Mbps / FH: Approx. 17Mbps / HQ: Approx. 9Mbps / LP: Approx. 5Mbps; STD HQ: 9Mbps
  • Video Resolution : HD: 1920x1080/60p (PS), 24p, 60i (FX, FH), 1440x1080/60i (HQ, LP); STD: 720x480/60i
  • Video Actual (Pixel) : Approx. 6140K pixels (16:9), Approx. 4600K pixels (4:3)
  • Video Signal : NTSC color, EIA standards
  • Recording and Playback Times (in Internal Media)(2ch) : HD PS: Approx. 7h40m (Approx. 7h40m); HD FX: Approx. 9h00m (Approx. 9h05m); HD FH: Approx. 12h25m (Approx. 12h25m); HD HQ:Approx22h05m(Approx.16h40m); HD LP: Approx. Approx38h40m(Approx.31h35m); STD HQ: Approx. 23h05m (Approx. 21h10m)
  • Photo Capture from Movie : 2.1 megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080); 307K pixels 4:3 (640x480); 230K pixels 16:9 (640x360)
  • Dual Record : 24.1 megapixels 16:9 (6544x3680); 12.3 megapixels 16:9 (4672x2628); 2.1 megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
  • Audio Format : Dolby® Digital 5.1ch, Dolby® Digital 5.1Creator; Dolby® Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby® Digital Stereo Creator
  • Microphone/Speaker : Built-in Zoom Microphone; Clear Phase Stereo Speaker
  • Internal Media : Flash Memory 96GB
  • Mic Level Control : Yes (2steps)
  • Recording and Playback Times (in Internal Media)(5.1ch) : HD PS: Approx. 7h40m; HD FX: Approx. 9h00m; HD FH: Approx. 12h15m; HD HQ: Approx. 21h35m; HD LP: Approx. 37h20m; STD HQ: Approx. 22h25m
  • Still Image File Format : DCF Ver. 2.0 compatible, Exif Ver. 2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible
  • Wind Noise Reduction : Yes (Off /On)

LCD Display

  • LCD Type : 3.0" Xtra Fine LCD display (921K) w/ TruBlack technology
  • Angle Adjustment : Opening Angle: max. 90 deg., Turning Angle: max. 270 deg.
  • Brightness Control : Yes (Menu)
  • Coverage : 1
  • Grid Display : Guide Frame
  • Touch Panel : Yes

Drive System

  • Drive Mode : Photo Mode: Single-shot / Self-timer
  • Self-timer : 10sec.(Still Image/Golf Shot)
  • Shutter Speeds : Self-timer: Approx. 10sec. (Still Image/ Golf Shot); Shutter Speed (Standard): 1/60 - 1/10000; Shutter Speed (Manual lris Control): 1/60 - 1/10000; Shutter Speed (Manual Shutter): 1/8 - 1/10000; Shutter Speed Auto Control Range: 1/8 - 1/10000; Shutter Speed (Smooth Slow Rec): 1/250 - 1/10000 (Standard); Scene Selection: 1/8 - 1/10000; LOW LUX: 1/30 - 1/10000; Manual lris Control (Photo Mode): 1/8 - 1/725; Manual Shutter Control (Photo Mode): 1/8 - 1/250

Advanced Features

  • Assignable Dial : Yes (Focus / Exposure / Iris / Shutter Speed / AE Shift / WB Shift Set)
  • Tracking Focus : Yes
  • Audio Level Display : Yes
  • CinemaTone Gamma/Color : Yes
  • Embedded GPS : Yes (Current Position Display (Your Location))
  • Face Detection : Yes
  • Golf Shot : Yes
  • Image Stabilization : Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilization w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)
  • Intelligent Auto : Portrait/Baby/Walk/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape/Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light/Auto wind noise reduction
  • NightShot® Infrared System : Yes
  • Priority Setting (for Face Detection) : Auto / Child Priority / Adult Priority
  • S-Master : Yes
  • Smile Shutter technology : Dual Capture / Always On / Off
  • Smooth Slow Rec : Yes
  • x.v.Color : Yes


  • Power Consumption (in Operation) : HD: 3.2W; STD: 3.0W
  • Power Requirements : 7.2V (battery pack); 8.4V (AC Adaptor)
  • Battery Type : InfoLITHIUM® with AccuPower Meter System (NP-FV50)
  • Power Consumption (in View Finder Operation) : HD:3.0W; STD:2.8W


  • Camera Type : Digital HD Video Camera Recorder


  • Lens Type : Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar T* lens
  • Lens Stabilization : Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilization w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)
  • Aperture : F1.8-3.4
  • Optical Zoom : 10x
  • Digital Zoom : 120x
  • Focal Length (35mm equivalent) : Movie Mode: 26.0mm - 260mm (16:9), 31.8mm-318mm (4:3); Photo Mode: 26.0mm - 260mm (16:9), 31.8mm-318mm (4:3)
  • Filter Diameter : 52mm
  • Minimum Focus Distance : Approx. 1cm (Wide), Approx. 80cm (Tele), Approx. 32cm (Tele Macro)
  • Aperture Blade : 6 blades
  • Extended Zoom : 17x
  • Focal Distance : f = 3.8mm - 38mm; f = 5/ 32inch - 1 1/2inch
  • Steady Shot Mode:Active : 27.2mm - 461.8mm (16:9)

Focus Control

  • Focus System : Contrast AF
  • AF Modes : Auto / Manual (Touch Panel / Dial)
  • Focus Area : Full range Focus / Spot Focus
  • Manual Focus Assist : Magnified display for precise manual focus; Peaking Display
  • Focus Features : Tracking Focus
  • AF Illuminator : Yes


  • Flash Type : Built-in Flash
  • Flash Metering System : Pre-flash TTL
  • Flash Modes : Auto / Forced / Prohibited
  • Flash Compensation : Yes (3 steps)
  • Flash Coverage : Approx. 0.3m - 1.5m


  • Memory Card Slot : Memory Stick PRO Duo and SD/ SDHC/ SDXC media compatible
  • SD Output : Composite Video Out(A/V connecting cable(supplied)
  • HD Output : HDMI Out(mini)(supplied)
  • USB Port(s) : TypeA, mini-AB/USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage/MTP)
  • BRAVIA® Sync : Yes
  • PhotoTV HD : Yes
  • Headphone Jack : Stereo Minijack
  • Microphone Input : Stereo Minijack
  • Remote Jack : Integrated into A/V Remote terminal
  • Remote Commander : Yes
  • Direct Copy : Yes
  • Accessory Shoe : Yes (Active Interface Shoe)
  • A/V Remote Terminal : Video / S Video / Audio / Component Out / Remote
  • DC IN : Yes
  • HDMI Terminal : Yes (mini)


  • Supplied Software : PC: PlayMemories Home Lite (built-in; for PC only); PlayMemories Home (by download); Music Transfer(by download); MAC:Music Transfer(by download); PlayMemories Online Uploader(by download)
  • Operating System Compatibility : Windows XP SP3 * /Windows Vista SP2 ** /Windows7 * 64-bit editions and Starter (Edition) are not supported. The Windows Image Mastering API (IMAPI) Ver. 2.0 or later is required to use the function for creating discs. ** Starter (Edition) are not supported. Standard installation is required. Operation is not assured if the above OS has been upgraded or in a multi-boot environment.

Imaging Sensor

  • Imaging Sensor : 1/2.88" (6.3mm) Back-illuminated Exmor R® CMOS Sensor
  • Processor : BIONZ Image processor
  • Pixel Gross : Approx. 6650K pixels
  • Effective Picture Resolution : Approx. 6140K pixels (16:9)
  • Color Filter System : ClearVid array


  • Type : 0.5cm (0.2") / Color 201,600dots equivalent
  • Diopter Adjustment : Yes
  • Field of View : 1

Exposure System

  • Metering Modes : Multi-segment / Spot
  • Exposure Compensation : AE Shift (Dial / Touch Panel)
  • Exposure Settings : Auto; Flexible Spot (Touch Panel); Manual (Dial)
  • Scene Mode(s) : Auto / Twilight / Twilight Portrait (Photo Mode only) / Sunrise & Sunset / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait / Spotlight / Beach / Snow
  • D-Range Optimizer : Yes
  • Noise Reduction : Yes
  • White Balance Mode : Auto / Onepush / Outdoor / Indoor
  • Minimum Illumination : Standard: 6 lux (1/60 Shutter Speed); Low Lux: 3 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed); NightShot: 0 lux (1/60 Shutter Speed)
  • Auto Iris Control : F1.8 - F9.6
  • Backlight Compensation : Yes (Auto)
  • Gain Control : Auto
  • LOW LUX Mode : Yes
  • Manual Exposure Assist : Zebra Pattern Display
  • Manual Iris Control : F1.8 - F9.6 (11steps)
  • WB Shift : Yes

Convenience Features

  • Quick On : Yes (Power On by LCD)
  • Manual / Auto Lens Cover : Auto
  • S/S & Zoom button on LCD : Yes (Touch Panel)
  • Red-Eye Reduction : Yes (On / Off)
  • Fader Effect(s) : White / Black
  • Date / Time Stamp : Yes (Rec Date and Time, Camera info, Coordinates)
  • Erase/Protect : Yes / Yes
  • Media/Battery Indicator : Yes (recordable time, free and used media space) / Yes (recordable time, remaining capacity)
  • Still Image Playback Options : Slide Show
  • Video Playback Options : Highlight Playback (HD Movie Only); Highlight Playback Save and Share (Translate into STD quality); Highlight Scenario (Save/Playback/Erase); Highlight BGM (Preinstalled 4 music files, Music transfer)
  • Built-in USB Cable : Yes (USB Charge Available)
  • Multiple Language Display : English; Simplified English; Brazilian Portugese; Canadian French; Latin American Spanish
  • One Touch Disc Burn : Yes (Menu)
  • View & Index : Event / MAP

Weights and Measurements

  • Dimensions (Approx.) : Approx. 4 1/4inch x 3 1/2inch x 6 5/8inch (107.5mm x 87.5mm x 166mm) (including Lens Hood)
  • Weight(Approx) (Main unit only) : Approx. 1lb3oz (555g)

Service and Warranty Information

  • Limited Warranty Term : Limited Warranty --- 1 Year Parts; 90 Days Labor

In the Box

  • AC adaptor (AC-L200) (1)
  • HDMI(mini) Cable (1)
  • Remote Commander(RMT-835 with Battery(CR2025)) (1)
  • Lens Hood (1)
  • Power Cord (1)
  • USB Connection Support Cable (1)
  • Step Down Ring (1)
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-FV50) (1)
  • A/V Connecting Cable (1)
  • CD-ROM ("Handycam" Application Software) (1)

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