Optura Pi

miniDV Camcorders

Digital Camcorder
Item Code: 3167A001


Main Unit Specs

Power Supply (rated)7.4 V DC
Power Consumption4.7 W (using viewfinder), 5.5 W (using LCD screen)
Television SystemEIA standard (525 lines, 60 fields) NTSC color signal
Video Recording system2 rotary heads, helial scanning system, DV system; VCR SD/SDL System
Audio Recording systemPCM digital sound: 16 bit (48 Khz/2 ch.); 12 bit (32 khz/ 4 ch)
Image Sensor1/4" CCD (charge couped device); 380,000 pixels (approx. 360,000 effective pixels)
Tape FormatVideocasettes bearing the MiniDV mark
Tape SpeedSp: 3/4 ips (18.81mm/sec); LP: 1/2 ips (12.56mm/sec)
Maximum Recording Time (with an 80-min. cassette)SP: 80 min; LP: 1/2 ips (12.56mm/sec)
Fast Forward/Rewind Time2 min. 30 sec. (with a 60 min cassette)
Lensf/1.6 - 2.5, 12x power zoom, 4.1 - 49.2mm
Focusing SystemTTL autfocus, manual focusing possible
Focusing System3 ft. 3 3/8 in (1m); 3/8 in. (1cm) on maximum wide angle
Minimum Illumination2.5 lux using the Low-Light program during tape recording
Recommended IlluminationMore than 100 lux
Filter Diameter30.5 mm
Viewfinder0.55 in., color LCD (approx 113,00 pixels)
LCD Screen3.5 in measured diagonally (approx 200,000 pixels)
MicrophoneStereo electret condenser microphone
DV TerminalSpecial 4-pin connector (Based on IEEE 1394 )
Video Terminal1Vp-p/75 ohms unbalanced
S-video Terminal1Vp-p (Y signal) 0.286 Vp-p (C signal)
Audio Terminal-10 dBV/47 kohms, unbalanced; Output level; -10 dBV, less than 3 kohms, unbalanced
Operating Temperature range32- 104°: F (0-40° C)
Dimensions2 5/8 x 3 3/8 x 5 7/8 in. (68 x 87 x 148mm)
Weight (not including lens and battery pack)1 lb. 6 7/8 oz. (650g)