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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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How long does the battery last?

How long does the battery last? the stock battery, and is there any battery i can buy that last at least 3 hours?
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Hello, Using the Supplied NP-FV50, a full charge on the battery will last approx 1 Hour and 15 minutes with average recording conditions on the highest resolution (HD). With continuous recording, the battery will last approx. Two and a half hours using HD.

For a longer life battery we would recommend the NP-FV100 (sold separately)
the NP-FV100 will give you over 5 hours of recording in HD with average recording conditions (Starting, stopping, zooming and so on) and almost 10 and a half hours for continuous recording in HD. Using standard definition will give longer life.
 
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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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Slowmotion?

I know this is a 60p camera, but how slow can this get? i saw the CX100 can go to 240fps, which is what i like? if so, can i record slow motion at that fps at least 720p?
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Yes, it can go 240fps - fast moving subjects and actions, which cannot be captured under the ordinary shooting conditions, can be shot in smooth moving slow-motion. Press START/STOP on the [Smth Slw REC] screen and a 3-second movie is recorded as a 12-second-slow-motion movie.
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are both secure digital and extreme HD memory cards compatible with this camrecorder?

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The HDR-CX160 can support Memory Stick PRO Duo” media Up to 32GB as well as SD card , SDHC, and SDXC Class 4 or faster.
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Different color in Sony camcorder CX-160

Is the black color also available in the deal at Bestbuy?
 
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You will need to consult the BestBuy location for specific inventory in a particular store.
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Will Best Buy sell the CX160/b?

Will Best Buy carry the CX160/B? I see the SKU 2550085 for the CX160/B, but this is a special order through Best Buy for Business and for some reason the price is $576.99. Will this product be available as a part of the regular selection?
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If you have any questions regarding product availability please contact Best Buy directly by clicking on “Customer Service” link under “Order Support” on the product’s page.
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What is the best choice: Flash memory or hdd

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Flash memory has no moving parts and has less heat requirements, consuming less power giving you a longer battery life. The trade-off is storage size. you can compensate for this by adding up to a 32GB removable memory card (Memory Stick PRO Duo media, SD/SDHC media).
 
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Focusing

I bought this camera about 2 weeks, i have a problem about focusing, when i try to zoom more than 5x it becomes blurry, i know it's focusing for the Depth of Field, but it takes too long to become clear. I tried to zoom to maximum and it takes more than 20 seconds for it to becomes clear, it's on Auto mode, is there any other ways to speed it up? or even better, can i turn the focusing off?
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Sounds like a Settings issue. Please contact Us (the Manufacturer) directly for some personal one on one Troubleshooting.
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Will the mic jack supply power to a microphone?

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Yes, you can connect an external Microphone to the Microphone jack of this camcorder.
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Does it include stop-motion features?

Will it work for lego stop-mtion videos?
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The HDR-CX160 is capable of shooting in SMth SLW mode: records fast moving subjects in slow-motion.
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