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Sony Handycam HDR-CX160/LI 16GB HD Flash Memory Camcorder - Blue

Record important moments with this camcorder that features intelligent auto to analyze your shot and automatically select the appropriate settings and optical SteadyShot image stabilization with active mode for high-quality video on the go.
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What is the screw size (length and width) to mount the camera to a tripod?

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The camcorder has a 1/4-20 (1/4" diameter, 20 threads per inch) socket for attachment to a tripod.
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Does the Sony HDR-CX160 record video in 1080i or 1080p?

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Absolutely. The HDR CX160 provides 1920x1080 Full HD 60p Recording w/3MP still image.

1920x1080 high definition resolution lets you record your memories in exceptional Sony Full High Definition quality. Capable of 60p recording with playback via HDMI™ (cable sold separately) to an HDTV providing stunning clarity and incredibly detailed and smoother playback of your memories.
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Does it have international warranty?

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No this product does not include a manufacturers international warranty.
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Sony HDR CX160 Model Numbers

Best Buy shows the Camcorder model as HDR-CX160/LI. At Sonys' site it shows HDR CX160 (no "LI"). Best Buy site shows a diffrent model Number...that is, it has "LI" in the model number. What is different between the models?
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The HDR-CX160 and the HDR-CX160/LI are separate models. functionally both are identical. the only variance is the color of the camcorder body.

HDR-CX160/LI = Light Blue
HDR-CX160 = Black
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Record to blu-ray??

if i record on the highest recording quality, would it be HD or Blu-ray quality when i burn it to a blu-ray disc or would it just be in SD?
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Absolutely, AVCHD is 1080P which is Blu-ray Quality. 1920x1080 high definition resolution lets
you record your memories in exceptional Sony Full High Definition quality. Capable of 60p recording with playback via HDMI™ (cable sold separately) to an HDTV providing stunning clarity and incredibly detailed and smoother playback of your memories.
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Memory card

Does this camcorder come with a memory card?
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No. This camera has 16GB or 32GB built-in memory. You'll have to buy a memory card for it.
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memory card is not included however you can purchase one separately and extend your storage space up to 32GB
 
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Camcorder and Pinnacle Studio 14

I currently use Pinnacle Studio 14 Ultimate Collection...and even though I understand this Camcorder comes with Sony's Transferring\Editing Software.....because its recording format is .MTS.... I do not want to be required to learn how to use Sony's Software when I already know and Like Studio 14.

Using Studio 14 will I be able to Connect and Transfer the .MTS files from the camcorder into Studio 14.....and then be able to edit it?
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I use Pinnacle Studio 10.5, and you cannot transfer the files using this software, but you can drag and edit with Studio.
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Please consult the manufacturer of your software for any support questions on their product.
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Direct copying to external hard disk

I can copy the videos to any USB 2.0/3.0 disk using this feature?

Eg: Seagate - FreeAgent GoFlex Portable External Hard Drive 1TB USB 2.0/3.0

thanks!
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Yes You can save movies and photos on an external media device (USB storage devices), such as an external hard disk drive. You can also play back images on the camcorder or another playback device.
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can a stand alone dvd burner be used instead of a computer to burn videos with this camcorder

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Absolutely! The VRD-MC6 is a Stand alone DVD Burner designed just for this purpose allowing versatile video recording options to Record from almost any camcorder including your HDR-CX160. You can also record from VCR, or digital video recorder, SD Card or Memory Stick all without using a computer. There is no output other than the built-in 2.7-inch color LCD screen enabling you to preview video before recording.
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Does this camera output a video format that is usable in Vegas Movie Studio or other video editing software?

I am looking to make home videos out of collections of video clips by using Vegas Movie Studio or other software (Adobe?). I have a miniDVD Sony camcorder now and want to upgrade. But I want to be sure the the camcorder I purchase will output a format that is usable.
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The HDR-CX160 as all of the Sony 2010 and 2011 models are compatible with Vegas movie studio.
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