The Sony HVR -V1U Mini DV Camcorder offers exceptional quality - only made possible by Sony’s well known technical expertise. With world-class semiconductor manufacturing technologies, Sony has enabled the development of a new CMOS sensor that offers the image quality to satisfy the most demanding professionals. Employing a 3-chip system, the 3 ClearVid CMOS sensor offers high-resolution images with rich and natural colors. The HVR-DR60 offers a unique option, in which video material can be recorded to the hard disk and the camcorder tape simultaneously with time code synchronized. Finding HD quality in a compact, lightweight, and mobile design makes the HVR - DR60 perfect for professional or amateur.