miniDV Camcorders

High Definition Camcorder
Item Code: 2080B001


Main Unit Specs

Standard Definition or High DefinitionHigh Definition
Power Supply (rated)7.4V DC (battery pack)
Video Recording systemHDV: HDV1080i; DV: DV specifications

Two rotating heads, helical scan azimuth recording, (Consumer VCR SD specifications)
Audio Recording systemHDV: 2-channel recording MPEG1 Audio Layer II: (bit rate 384 kbps);

DV: 2-channel recording PCM digital recording: 16 bits (48 kHz), 12 bits (32 kHz, 12 bits selectable)
Image Sensor(3) 1/3-inch Native 16:9 CCDs (1440x1080)
Total PixelsApprox. 1.67 Megapixels each x 3
Effective PixelsHD approx. 1.56 Megapixels (1440 x 1080)

SD (4:3) approx. 1.17 Megapixels (1080 x 1080)

SD (16:9) approx. 1.56 Megapixels (1440 x 1080)
Tape FormatVideo cassettes bearing the MiniDV mark
Tape SpeedHDV/DV: SP mode 18.81mm/second

DV: LP mode 12.56 mm/second
Maximum recording TimeHDV/DV: SP mode 60 min. DV:LP; 90 min.
LensCanon 20x HD Video Zoom XL 5.4-108 mm L IS lll
Lens MountXL interchangeable lens system
Focusing SystemTTL-video signal sensing system autofocus. Manual focusing possible (20x zoom XL 5.4-108mm L IS III installed)
Minimum Focusing Distance20mm (wide macro), 1m (entire zoom range): (20x zoom XL 5.4-108mm L IS III installed)
Frame Rate60i, 24F, 30F
Minimum Illumination60i, 7 lux (1/60 shutter speed); 30F, 4 lux (1/30 shutter speed); 24F, 3 lux (1/24 shutter speed)
Genlock TerminalBNC Connector (input only)
Timecode TerminalsBNC Connector (input and output)
Image StabilizationOptical (VAP)
Filter Diameter72mm (20x HD Video Zoom XL 5.4 - 108mm L IS III Lens)
Viewfinder2.4-inch widescreen, TFT color EVF/LCD Monitor, approx. 215,000 pixels
MicrophoneHigh-performance stereo electric condenser microphone
Recording MediaSD/SDHC, MMC (photos only)
DV TerminalHDV/DV Special 6-pin connector (IEEE1394 compatible); both input/output
Output Levels-12 dBV (with 47-kohm load, 1 Vrms output level setting and -12 dB full scale)
S-video Terminal4-pin mini-DIN; both input/output
Audio Terminal(a) Also serves as RCA pin jack (white/red, L/R) both input/output (2 systems)

(b) XLR 3-pin jack (2 systems); switchable between MIC/LINE
Microphone Terminal3.5mm stereo mini-jack
Operating Temperature range32 - 104° F (0 - 40° C)
Dimensions8.9 x 8.7 x 19.5 in. (226 x 220 x 496mm)
Weight (not including lens and battery pack)5.6 lbs. (2540 g)
Weight8.8 lbs. (3995 g)