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Sony HDR-HC9 IR Enabled
Model: XNiteSonyHC9 (USA Model NTSC) - PAL model on request
Please Note: Sony no longer produces this camera. We can occasionally find new cameras, but can mostly only find refurbished or used cameras in very-good to excellent condition. Because of limited supplies, we can no longer guarantee that you will get a new camera for this model. You may also send us in your camera for conversion.
High Definition Mini DV Infrared Capable Camcorder!
The HDR-HC9 is the definition of stealth—it’s an HDR-HC7 with a fresh coat of glossy black paint. Up front, you’ll notice Sony slapped a hood on the 10x optical zoom lens, which blocks light and gives the camcorder a professional look. Unfortunately, this hood will likely block the light from the pop-out flash if used for macro shooting. The lens has an aperture range of f/1.8-2.9 and is capable of the following focal lengths:
The HDR-HC9 has a 37mm filter diameter for the addition of aftermarket filters or lenses. An automatic lens enclosure system operates in tandem with powering on and off the camcorder, and is one less thing to worry about during a shoot
Externally, there are no visual changes. Internally, we have modified the optics so that the camera can see from 330nm to 1200nmx versus a stock camera which can see from about 380nm to 750nm
Complete Infrared (X-Ray) Functionality! Full Infrared (IR) capability with all normal camera functions including aperture control. You can use the IR features on a sunny beach with no overexposure problems that a stock factory camcorder would have.
Special Note: This modified camera must use our XNite-CC1 color correction filter for normal (non-IR) pictures. This modified camera is sensitive to both IR and visible light. If you take pictures with no filters, the camera will see both the IR light and visible light which will alter the correct color balance. To take normal pictures, use the camera with a XNite-CC1 filter to block IR and pass visible. Please see example pictures on color balance here. To take IR (X-Ray) pictures, you should use one of our XNite IR filters which block visible light and pass IR.
The 37mm filters for this camera are available Here.
The compact HDR-HC9 mini High Definition DV camcorder, offers digital video and audio recording. The Digital technology delivers rich and accurate picture quality, with up to 1080i lines of horizontal resolution. Equipped with a 6.1 Mega Pixel CCD that provides stunning detail and clarity, it can also record high resolution digital still images and store them directly onto Sony's Memory Stick media.
Also includes a manual focus ring, with Professional Quality Carl Zeiss Vario
Sonnar T Lens. The T lens has an additional coating that reduces lens flare and
Would you like us to convert your camera? We can convert your camera for $500 + return S&H ($20 insured UPS ground domestic USA). Camera should be shipped well packed, insured, with lens cover and battery for testing. Turnaround is typically 1 or 2 days depending on how busy we are.
Our Performance Guarantee If you are not satisfied with your IR enabled camera, we will put it back to stock at no additional charge other than return shipping.
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