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Sony NEX-FS100EK
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Sony NEX-FS100EK Camcorder

2.8kg CMOS 11.1x Jun 2011
Full HD Weight Sensor Type Optical Zoom Release Date
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Sony Has Good Camcorder Reviews

On average Sony video cameras have good reviews as do all camcorders built by Sony.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this camcorder is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec camcorders that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

The NEX-FS100EK has an HDMI port. Most of the other video cameras that are a similar age to the NEX-FS100EK do not have an HDMI port.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Unlike most of the other video cameras that came out more than two years ago which do not have an image stabiliser, the NEX-FS100EK has an image stabiliser.

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Full HD

Full HD

Unlike most of the other camcorders of a similar spec and age to the NEX-FS100EK which are not Full HD, the NEX-FS100EK is Full HD.

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SDXC Memory Card

SDXC memory card

The NEX-FS100EK supports a better memory card type than most video cameras that came out around the same time as it. This video camera supports an SDXC memory card, whereas most video cameras of a comparable age and type to it support an SD memory card. In addition, this Sony video camera support MS PRO Duo and MS Pro-HG Duo and SDHC memory cards. SDXC cards are SD cards but with a much higher capacity and faster processing speeds. They have a maximum capacity of 2TB (Terabytes).

This video camera's memory card type (SDXC) is in fact the best supported memory card type amongst all video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

The worst supported memory card type across similar types of video camera is MicroSDXC.

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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Very Big Maximum Fash Memory Capacity

The NEX-FS100EK has a very big maximum fash memory capacity (128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec video cameras that came out around the same time as the NEX-FS100EK. The smallest maximum fash memory capacity of video cameras that have been around for a similar time to the NEX-FS100EK is 8GB, the biggest is 130GB, and the average maximum fash memory capacity is 53GB.

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Lithium Battery

This camcorder has a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery, which is typical of many camcorders of this age and type.

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Very High Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 4,400 milliamperes * hour, the NEX-FS100EK has a very high battery capacity compared to most of the other camcorders that came out more than two years ago. Across all the video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the NEX-FS100EK the battery capacities range from 700mAh to 4,400mAh.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

The average display resolution of video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the NEX-FS100EK is 490,000 pixels. The NEX-FS100EK has a fairly high display resolution (921,600 pixels) compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and type to the NEX-FS100EK.

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Has One White Balance Mode

The number of white balance modes found on the NEX-FS100EK is more than most video cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This video camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on camcorders of this age and type.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The NEX-FS100EK supports a 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution which is higher than most camcorders of a comparable type and age to it. Most video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it support a 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution. In addition, this Sony video camera support a video resolution of 720 x 576 pixels and 1440 x 1080 pixels. Across all camcorders of a similar age and type to the NEX-FS100EK the worst video resolution is 720 x 480 pixels and the best is 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This video camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many camcorders that are a similar age to it.

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Has Three Cables Included

The number of included cables found on the NEX-FS100EK is more than most video cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This camcorder has a USB cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on camcorders of a comparable age and spec to the NEX-FS100EK. The cables included "AV" and "Component" are also found on this video camera.

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LCD Display

This camcorder has an LCD display, which is typical of many similar spec camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Very Small Minimum Illumination

Video cameras of this age and spec have minimum illumination of between 0.02lx and 1,400lx, and the average minimum illumination is 42lx. At only 0.28 lux, the NEX-FS100EK has a fairly small minimum illumination compared to most of the other camcorders that came out around the same time as the NEX-FS100EK.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The NEX-FS100EK does not have an interchangeable lens. Most of the other video cameras that were launched more than two years ago also do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Display

The NEX-FS100EK does not have a built-in display. Most of the other camcorders that have been around for more than two years do have a built-in display.

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Only Has Two Capture Modes

The number of capture mode found on the NEX-FS100EK is more than most video cameras that are a similar age to it. The most frequently found capture mode is HQ, but this capture mode is not found on this video camera. The capture modes FXP and LP are also found on this Sony camcorder.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other camcorders of this age and type, the NEX-FS100EK is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other video cameras that have been available for more than two years, the NEX-FS100EK does not have a night mode.

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Not 3D Compatible

The NEX-FS100EK is not 3D compatible. Most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to the NEX-FS100EK are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The Sony NEX-FS100EK does not have a built-in projector. Most of the other video cameras that were launched around the same time as the NEX-FS100EK also do not have a built-in projector.

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Very Short Continuous Video Playback Time

The NEX-FS100EK has a fairly short continuous video playback time (only 8.5 hours) compared to most of the other video cameras that were released around the same time as the NEX-FS100EK. Video cameras that have been around for around the same time as the NEX-FS100EK have continuous video playback time of between 8.5h and 34h, and the average continuous video playback time is 15h.

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Heavy

The NEX-FS100EK is fairly heavy (2.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other camcorders of a similar spec and age to the NEX-FS100EK. The weights of video cameras that have been around for around the same time as the NEX-FS100EK range from 59g to 7.5kg.

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Very Big

Across all the video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the NEX-FS100EK the depths range from 12mm to 520mm. When compared to other video cameras that were released more than two years ago, the NEX-FS100EK's depth of 519.5 millimeters is one of the biggest.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony NEX-FS100EK

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 3.5 inches, the NEX-FS100EK has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other camcorders that are a similar age to the NEX-FS100EK.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

Sony released the NEX-FS100EK over five years ago.

Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 11.1 times zoom factor, the NEX-FS100EK has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to the NEX-FS100EK.

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Average Video Recording Time

At 2.5 hours, the Sony NEX-FS100EK has a pretty standard video recording time compared to most of the other video cameras of this spec and age.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Sensor Type
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Image Stabiliser
Image Stabiliser
Filter Size
Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Storage
Maximum Fash Memory Capacity
Memory Card
Storage Media Type
White Balance
White Balance Mode
Shutter
Shutter Speed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Display Resolution
Display
Camera
Minimum Illumination
Design
LED Indicator
Colour
Video
Full HD
HD Type
Capture Mode
Video Capturing Speed
Video Format
Video Resolution
Maximum Video Resolution
Maximum Frame Rate
Still Image
Still Image Histogram
Audio
Built-In Microphone
PCM Digital Audio
Audio System
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
Composite Video Out Port
USB 2.0 Port
Component Video Out Port
XLR in Port
Battery
Video Recording Time
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity
Battery
Continuous Video Playback Time
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Included Battery
Quick Start Guide
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Lens Hood Included
Other Features
Typical Power Consumption
Aperture Range
Horizontal Resolution

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nexfs100, nexfs100e, nexfs100ek, sonyserviceparts dxf20, sonyserviceparts dxf20w, sonyserviceparts pxwfs7, sonyserviceparts dxfc50, sonyserviceparts pxwfs7k, sonyserviceparts nexea50, sonyserviceparts dxfc50w, sonyserviceparts nexfs100, sonyserviceparts nexea50e, sonyserviceparts nexea50h, sonyserviceparts nexfs100e, sonyserviceparts nexfs100n, sonyserviceparts nexea50eh, sonyserviceparts nexfs100ek, sonyserviceparts nexfs100nk
Barcodes 00000387820812, 04905524799491, 05212015402747
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