Optura 100MC

miniDV Camcorders

Digital Camcorder
Item Code: 7090A001


Main Unit Specs

Power Supply (rated)7.4 V DC (Battery) 9.5 V DC (DC IN)
Power Consumption4.7 W (using viewfinder), 5.4 W (using LCD screen)
Television SystemEIA standard (525 lines, 60 fields) NTSC color signal
Video Recording system3 rotary heads, helical scanning system, DV system (consumer digital VCR SD system), Digital component recording
Audio Recording systemPCM digital sound: 16-bit (48 kHz/2 ch.); 12 bit (32 kHz/4 ch.)
Image Sensor5/18" CCD (charge coupled device); approx. 1.3 million pixels (approx 1.25 million pixels for still images recorded onto memory card and 690,00 pixels for movie and still images recorded onto tape.)
Total Pixels1,280 x 960 pixels, 640 x 480 pixels
Tape FormatVideocassettes bearing the MiniDV Mark
Tape SpeedSP: 3/4 ips (18.81mm/sec); LP 1/2 ips (12.56mm/sec); ESP 3/8 ips (9.41mm/sec); ELP 1/4 ips (6.28mm/sec)
Maximum Recording Time (with an 80-min. cassette)SP: 80 min; LP: 120 min; ELP: 3/8 ips (9.41mm/sec); ELp : 1/4 ips (6.28mm/sec)
Fast Forward/Rewind Time2 min 20 sec (with a 60 min cassette)
Lensf/1.6-1.8, 10x power zoom, 4.2 - 42.0mm (8x zoom, 5.25-42.0mm in CARD CAMERA mode)
Focusing SystemTTL autofocus, manual focusing possible
Focusing System3ft. 3 3/8 in (1m), 3/8in (1 cm) on maximum wide angle
Minimum Illumination3 lux using the Low-Light program during tape recording
Recommended IlluminationMore than 100 lux
Filter Diameter43mm
Viewfinder0.55 in color LCD (approx. 113,000 pixels)
LCD Screen2.5 in measured diagonally (approx. 200,000 pixels)
MicrophoneStereo electret condenser microphone
FlashBuilt-in, Auto pop-up flash
Image FormatDesign rule for Camera Format System (DCF), Digital Print Order Format (DPOF), compliant (only images, marked for printing)
File FormatJPEG (compression mode: Fine/Standard)
DV TerminalSpecial 4 pin connector(based on IEEE 1394)
Video Terminal1 Vp-p/75 ohms unbalanced
S-video Terminal1 Vp-p (Y signal), 0.286 Vp-p (C signal)
Input LevelsInput: -10 dBv, less than 3 Kohms, unbalanced; output Level: -10 dBV, less than 3 kohm
Operating Temperature range32-104° F (0-40° C)
Dimensions2 1/2 x 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (66 x 131 x 129mm)
Weight (not including lens and battery pack)1lb 7 1/4 oz. (660g)