DCR-VX1000

Digital Video Camera Recorder (1995)

The first DV camcorder, with a 3 CCD system for exceptional image quality. A premium and unprecedented DV-ready model, this camcorder boasted industry-leading performance and features at launch. The unit’s optics and mic are arranged on a central axis, inspiring a bold appearance that is elongated and symmetrical. What made the "DCR-VX1000" particularly attractive was its neatly organized controls and solid build that could withstand rough use in professional applications. This “Digital Handycam” created waves in the broadcast industry for offering superior image quality in a lightweight camcorder.