miniDV Camcorders

Digital Camcorder
Item Code: 7555A001


Main Unit Specs

Power Supply (rated)7.4 V DC (Battery); 9.5 V DC (DC IN)
Power Consumption (While recording AF="ON")3.3 W (using viewfinder), 3.9 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/2 ch.), 12-bit (32 kHz/4 ch.)
Image Sensor1/6" 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 Time (with an 80-min. cassette)SP: 80 min.; LP: 120 min.
Fast Forward/Rewind Time2 min. 20 sec. (with a 60-min. cassette)
Lensf/1.6 - 2.9, 18x power zoom, 2.8 - 50.4mm
Focusing SystemTTL autofocus, manual focusing possible
Focusing System3 ft. 3 3/8 in. (1m); 3/8 in. (1 m); on maximum wide angle
Minimum Illumination0.5 lux using the Night 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)
Microphone TerminalStereo electret condenser microphone
Operating Temperature range32 - 104° F (0 - 40° C)
Dimensions2 1/4 x 4 x 5 1/4 in. (57 x 102 x 134mm)
Weight1 lb. 2 1/2 oz. (525g)
Memory Card
Recording MediaMultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card
Image FormatDesign rule for Camera File system (DCF)
Print Order formatDigital Print Order Format (DPOP)