Digital HD Video Camera RecorderHDR-PJ810/PJ810E/PJ820/PJ820E

Recording movies

Record movies.

  1. Open the LCD monitor of this product and turn the power on.

  2. Press START/STOP to start recording.
    • To stop recording, press START/STOP again.


  • If you close the LCD monitor while recording movies, this product stops recording (only when the viewfinder is retracted).
  • The maximum continuous recordable time of a movie is about 13 hours.
  • When a movie file exceeds 2 GB, the next movie file is created automatically.
  • The following states will be indicated if data is still being written onto the recording media after recording has finished. During this time, do not apply shock or vibration to this product, or remove the battery pack or AC Adaptor.
    • Access lamp is lit or flashing
    • The media icon in the upper right of the LCD monitor is flashing
  • The LCD monitor of this product can display recording images across the entire monitor (full pixel display). However, this may cause slight trimming of the top, bottom, right, and left edges of images when played back on a TV which is not compatible with full pixel display. It is recommended you record images with [Grid Line] set to [On] using the outer frame of [Grid Line] as a guide.
  • Check the subject on the LCD monitor, and then start recording.
  • If the lens cover does not fully open, only a black screen and sound may be recorded.


  • In the default setting, this product records an AVCHD movie and MP4 movie simultaneously in the movie recording mode. When you do not want to record an MP4 movie, set [Dual Video REC] to [Off].