Keep and treasure great performances
HDR-MV1 lets you capture those magical musical moments in Full HD and better than CD-quality sound. Features such as a wide-angle Carl Zeiss lens, a sensitive Exmor R CMOS sensor and X-Y directional microphone system ensure great pictures and crisp, clear surround sound.
Record in better than CD-quality sound
Capture every detail of a musical performance in crisp, clear stereo sound. Record in Linear PCM format with no compression, and you'll enjoy sound quality that's better than CD. Or record in web-friendly AAC format – great for speedy Internet uploads.
Film every single performance in Full HD
Whether in a music studio, rehearsal room or on stage, the HDR-MV1Music video recorder lets you capture every detail of the action in Full HD. And with audio lip sync your sound is always precisely matched to the video playback, with no irritating lag.
Upload and share with NFC and Wi-Fi
Just filmed a great new band or performance and want to share it? Just touch your HDR-MV1 against an NFC-enabled smartphone or tablet and transfer your video. That's not all. Built-in Wi-Fi lets you upload videos to the Internet without first transferring the data to a PC.
Faithfully record individual sounds - record in uncompressed Linear PCM and versatile AAC formats without compressing the sound source during recording
Record in expansive all-direction sound - an X-Y 120-degree angled, tilted stereo microphone system lets you record in surround sound for music true to the original
Get highly detailed recordings even in low light - the built-in high-sensitivity Exmor R CMOS sensor lets you record performances in dark places such as clubs, stages or studios
Capture the complete performance - a wide-angle 120-degree Carl Zeiss Tessar lens lets you shoot just as easily in cramped rooms as large concert halls
Record and play back in Full HD - you can record your videos in Full HD (1920 x 1080) and play them back on your large flat screen TV
Upload your videos instantly to the Internet - built-in Wi-Fi means you can use Sony's free mobile apps "PlayMemories Mobile" to connect to smartphones and tablets
Enjoy convenient one touch video transfer - NFC connectivity gives you single touch video transfer by just touching your HDR-MV1 against an NFC-enabled device.
Operate your music video recorder remotely - start and stop recordiings remotely and check viewing angles while recording, using an Android smartphone or NFC-enabled tablet
Easy to check recording levels - with a level meter displayed on the screeen
Set the sound levels to suit your recording - you can select auto mode or adjust the recording level manually in 31 increments to set the appropriate level for your recording environment
Record from external equipment and microphones - with LINE IN / MIC IN audio input terminals, you can record by connecting to external sources
No video? Record hi-resolution sound only - record music, tracks, recording sessions and concerts in Linear PCM format for great non-compressed sound
Sound check without earphones - a small size built-in speaker lets you sound check your recording
Filter out unwanted noise - the low-cut filter can be selected to reduce noise of air conditioning, wind and other extraneous noises affecting your recordings
Keep your pictures and sound in sync - an audio lip sync function adjusts the timing of image and sound when outputting your video to other devices
Easy viewing on the 2.7 inch LCD screen - wide LCD screen lets you check viewing angles.You can also change settings with one-key operation while checking the monitor
Keep power in reserve - while recording, the LCD screen automatically turns off if there is no action after a period of time, protecting battery life
Get the right setting for perfect images - with Scene Select, you can choose from seven different settings – including 'Spotlight', which prevents overexposure of faces
Charge by connecting to your computer - Recharge by connecting to your computer's USB terminal. With optional AC adapter, you can operate and record while charging
Select your own memory card - the memory card slot lets you use both Memory Stick Micro (MARK2) and Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card to save data
No fingers and thumbs - large main operating keys make it even easier to use