miniDV Camcorders

Digital Camcorder
Item Code: 6693A001


Main Unit Specs

Power Supply (rated)7.4 V DC (Battery); 9.5 V DC (DC IN)
Power Consumption (While recording AF="ON")3.6 W (using viewfinder), 4.2 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/SDL system); Digital component recording
Audio Recording systemPCM digital sound; 16-bit (48 kHz/2 ch.); 12-bit (32 kHz/4 ch.); ESP and ELP: 12 bit only (32kHz/2ch)
Image Sensor1/4" CCD (charge coupled device); approx. 460,000 pixels; (approx. 290,000 effective pixels)
Tape FormatVideocassettes bearing the MiniDV mark
Tape SpeedSP: 3/4 ips (18.81mm/sec.); LP: 1/2 ips (12.56mm/sec.)
Maximum recording TimeSP: 80 min.; LP: 120 min.
Lensf/1.8 - 2.9, 10x power zoom, 4.2 - 42.0 mm
Focusing SystemTTL autofocus, manual focusing possible
Focusing System3 ft. 3 3/8 in. (1m); 3/8 in. (1cm) on maximum wide angle
Minimum Illumination2 lux using the Low-Light program during tape; recording
Recommended IlluminationMore than 100 lux
Filter Diameter30.5 mm
Viewfinder0.44 in., color LCD;(approx. 113,000 pixels)
LCD Screen2.5 in. measured diagonally; (approx. 112,000 pixels)
MicrophoneStereo electret condenser microphone
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)
Audio TerminalInput level: -10 dBV/40 kohms, unbalanced; Output level: -10 dBV, less than 3 kohms; unbalanced
Operating Temperature range32 - 104° F (0 - 40° C)
Dimensions2 1/4 x 4 x 5 1/4 in. (57 x 102 x 134mm)
Weight (not including lens and battery pack)1 lb. 3 oz. (540g)
Memory Card
Recording MediaMultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card
Image FormatDesign rule for Camera File system (DCF)
Print Order formatDigital Print Order Format (DPOP)