Optura 300

miniDV Camcorders

Digital Camcorder
Item Code: 9048A001


Main Unit Specs

Power Supply (rated)7.4 V DC (Battery). 8.4 V DC ( DC IN)
Power Consumption4.1 W ( using viewfinder); 5.1 W (using LCD screen)
Television SystemEIA standard ( 525 lines, 60 fields) NTSC color signal
Video Recording system2 rotary heads, helical scanning system DV system (Consumer digital VCR-SD system) Digital component recording
Audio Recording systemPCM digital sound: 16-bit (48 kHz/2ch); 12-bit (32 kHz/4ch)
Image Sensor1/3.4" CCD (charge coupled device); approx 2,200,000 pixels ( approx. 1,230,000 effective pixels-tape), (approx. 2,000,000 effective pixels-card)
Tape FormatVideocassettes bearing the MiniDV mark
Tape SpeedSp:3/4 ips (18.81 mm/sec); :LP: 1/2 ips (12.56 mm/sec)
Maximum Recording Time (with an 80-min. cassette)SP: 80min; LP:120 min
Fast Forward/Rewind Time2 min. 20 sec (with a 60 min cassette)
Lensf1.8 - 2.4, 10 x power zoom, f-4.7 47 mm (16.9 mode: F1.8 - 2.4, 10 x power zoom, f+4.7-47mm) (Tape); F1.8-2.4, 10 x power zoom, f+4.7 47mm (Card)
Focusing SystemTTL autofocus, manual focusing posssible
Focusing SystemTele: 3.3 ft (1m); Wide: 0.39 in (1cm)
Minimum Illumination1.7 lx using the Night Mode during tape recording
Recommended Illuminationmore than 100 lx
Filter Diameter30.5 mm
Viewfinder0.33 in., color LCD (approx. 113,000 pixels)
LCD Screen2.5 in measured diagonally (approx. 200,000 pixels)
MicrophoneStereo electret condenser microphone
DV TerminalSpecial 4-pin connector (based on IEEE 1394)
Video Terminal1 Vp-p/ 75 ohms unbalanced
S-video Terminal1Vp-p (Y signal), 0.286 Vp-p (C signal)
Audio TerminalInput level: -10 dBV/40 kohm, unbalanced; Output level: -10 dBV, less than 3 kohms, unbalanced
Operating Temperature range32-104° F (0-40° C)
Dimensions2.0 x 4.6 x 4.0 in (52 x 118 x 102mm)
Weight (not including lens and battery pack)15.9 oz (450g)
Memory Card
Recording MediaMultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card
Image FormatDesign rule for Camera File System (DCF)
Print Order formatDigital Print Order Format (DPOP)