Music Video Recorder
Capture your next jam session with pro-quality sound and HD video. Imagine recording CD-quality audio in uncompressed Linear PCM or versatile, internet-ready AAC with this compact camcorder featuring a 120° X/Y mic. It also records HD video at 120° with its wide-angle lens and captures fine detail even in dimly-lit venues. Put simply, every artist should have one.

Powerful LPCM and AAC for recording versatility

Records in uncompressed Linear PCM (LPCM) and versatile AAC sound. With LPCM recording you’ll capture high resolution CD-quality sound (44.1kHz, 16 bit). With AAC recording you’ll (48kHz, 128kbps) capture files ideal for the internet.

Capture wide stereo sound with 120° X/Y mic

The HDR-MV1’s 120° stereo microphone array not only captures full stereo sound but, unlike smartphones and conventional camcorders, its wide angle allows you to easily capture every note an lyric, the entire band from close distances.

High-quality 30p HD video with low grain in low light

Record high quality 1920x1080/30p HD video even in low lighting situations. The MP4 format is ideal for enjoying and sharing your HD movies on your PC, Mac® computer or the internet.

Wide-angle 120° Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® lens

The 120° wide angle Carl Zeiss® Tessar® lens, not only captures high-quality video with excellent resolution, contrast, and color reproduction, but its wide angle allows you to easily capture the entire band and stage from close distances.

USB terminal for convenient charging and data transfer

The HDR-MV1 is equipped with a USB port to charge the battery and to access content on a computer simultaneously. Moreover, with a supplied battery and optional AC adaptor, AC-UD10, users can operate and record video while the device is charging.

Audio Lip Sync ensures synchronized A/V output

Audio Lip Sync functionality ensures A/V synchronicity for postproduction.

Capture stereo sound via an external microphone1

Use your favorite mic when recording by simply attaching via MIC IN terminal

Long lasting stamina battery for up to 3.5 hrs2

Record everything from short jam sessions to longer performances with long lasting stamina battery which records up to 3.5hrs when fully charged.2

Manually control and monitor input levels via 2.7” LCD screen

The HDR-MV1 offers manual or auto audio level control. These levels (31 steps) can be automatically adjusted or manually controlled. An on-screen meter allows users to monitor the input levels and adjust to diverse environments. The 2.7” Wide LCD, with onscreen meter, allows users to quickly frame their shots and adjust accordingly.

NFC/Wi-Fi® allows simple, one-touch transfer and sharing3

The HDR-MV1 employs Wi-Fi® and One Touch NFC to link to smartphones or tablets.3 Instantly upload recorded videos on the Internet. Wi-Fi/NFC also turns your mobile device into a remote control and monitor for the HDR-MV1; especially useful in framing your camera position for ideal shots.