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Power Supply (rated) 7.4 V DC (Battery) 9.5 V DC (DC IN)
Power Consumption 4.7 W (using viewfinder), 5.4 W (using LCD screen)
Television System EIA standard (525 lines, 60 fields) NTSC color signal
Video Recording system 3 rotary heads, helical scanning system, DV system (consumer digital VCR SD system), Digital component recording
Audio Recording system PCM digital sound: 16-bit (48 kHz/2 ch.); 12 bit (32 kHz/4 ch.)
Image Sensor 5/18" CCD (charge coupled device); approx. 1.3 million pixels (approx 1.25 million pixels for still images recorded onto memory card and 690,00 pixels for movie and still images recorded onto tape.)
Total Pixels 1,280 x 960 pixels, 640 x 480 pixels
Tape Format Videocassettes bearing the MiniDV Mark
Tape Speed SP: 3/4 ips (18.81mm/sec); LP 1/2 ips (12.56mm/sec); ESP 3/8 ips (9.41mm/sec); ELP 1/4 ips (6.28mm/sec)
Maximum Recording Time (with an 80-min. cassette) SP: 80 min; LP: 120 min; ELP: 3/8 ips (9.41mm/sec); ELP : 1/4 ips (6.28mm/sec)
Fast Forward/Rewind Time 2 min 20 sec (with a 60 min cassette)
Lens f/1.6-1.8, 10x power zoom, 4.2 - 42.0mm (8x zoom, 5.25-42.0mm in CARD CAMERA mode)
Focusing System TTL autofocus, manual focusing possible
Focusing System 3ft. 3 3/8 in (1m), 3/8in (1 cm) on maximum wide angle
Minimum Illumination 3 lux using the Low-Light program during tape recording
Recommended Illumination More than 100 lux
Filter Diameter 43mm
Viewfinder 0.55 in color LCD (approx. 113,000 pixels)
LCD Screen 2.5 in measured diagonally (approx. 200,000 pixels)
Microphone Stereo electret condenser microphone
Flash Built-in, Auto pop-up flash
Image Format Design rule for Camera Format System (DCF), Digital Print Order Format (DPOF), compliant (only images, marked for printing)
File Format JPEG (compression mode: Fine/Standard)
DV Terminal Special 4 pin connector(based on IEEE 1394)
Video Terminal 1 Vp-p/75 ohms unbalanced
S-video Terminal 1 Vp-p (Y signal), 0.286 Vp-p (C signal)
Input Levels Input: -10 dBv, less than 3 Kohms, unbalanced; output Level: -10 dBV, less than 3 kohm
Operating Temperature range 32-104° F (0-40° C)
Dimensions 2 1/2 x 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (66 x 131 x 129mm)
Weight (not including lens and battery pack) 1lb 7 1/4 oz. (660g)




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