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Power Supply (rated) 7.4 V (battery pack) 8.4 V (DC IN)
Power Consumption (While recording AF="ON") Approx. 3.3 W (using viewfinder), 4.1 W (using LCD screen)
Television System EIA standard (525 lines, 60 fields) NTSC color signal
Video Recording system 2 rotary heads, helical scanning 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 1/3.4 inch CCD, approx. 2,200,000 pixels Effective pixels: tape approx. 1,230,000 pixels, card approx. 2,000,000 pixels
Tape Format Videocassettes bearing the MiniDV mark
Tape Speed SP: 3/4 ips (18.81 mm/sec.)
LP: 1/2 ips (12.56 mm/sec.)
Maximum Recording Time (with an 80-min. cassette) SP: 80 min.
LP: 120 min.
Fast Forward/Rewind Time 2 min. 20 sec. (with a 60-min. cassette)
Lens f=4.7-47 mm, f/1.8-2.4, 10x power zoom
Focusing System TTL autofocus, manual focusing possible
Focusing System 3.3 ft (1 m); 0.39 in. (1 cm) on maximum wide angle
Minimum Illumination 1.1 lx using the Night mode during tape recording
Recommended Illumination More than 100 lx
Filter Diameter 30.5 mm
Viewfinder 0.33 inch, color LCD (approx. 113,000 pixels)
LCD Screen 2.5 inch (approx. Optura 500: 211,000 pixels)
Microphone Stereo electret condenser microphone
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)
Audio Terminal Input level: -10 dBV/40 kohms or more Output level: -10 dBV (47 kohm load)/3 kohms or less
Operating Temperature range 32 - 104&deg F (0 - 40&deg C)
Dimensions 2.1 x 4.2 x 4.0 inch (53 x 107 x 101 mm)
Weight (not including lens and battery pack) Camcorder Body only: approx. 1.0 lb. (470g) Total equipment weight: approx. 1.2 lb. (530g)

Memory Card

Recording Media MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card
Image Format Still image: JPEG (compression: Superfine/Fine/Normal) Movie: MPEG-4 (Optura 500), Motion JPEG (Optura 400)
File Format Design rule for Camera File system (DCF), Exif 2.2 compliant, Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) compliant (images marked for transfer are also DPOF compliant)

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