These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.
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Background and Identification ¶
The Sony Handycam HDR-CX580V was released in 2012. This model can be identified by the Handycam label on the back of the LCD screen, as well as the HDR-CX580 denoted just below. The camcorder features 1080p full HD video recording with 20.4 MP still image capabilities. It was promoted for having an 11-hour charge with a 32 GB embedded flash memory. The camera provides up to 12x optical zoom and a 20x extended zoom. Recorded content is enhanced with image stabilization, face detection, noise reduction, and a surround sound capturing microphone.
Included with it is a NP-FV50 rechargeable battery pack, and AC adapter, lens hood, power cord, and AV, HDMI, and USB cables.