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Specifications of the HV10 High Definition Camcorder
Recording Media High Definition MiniDV (recommended) (63min.) or MiniDV cassette
Recording Time SP: 80 min.
Zoom Ratio
Focal Length
Zoom Speed
Max. F/Stop
Filter Size

10x Optical/200x Digital
Variable/3 Fixed Zoom Speeds
f/1.8-3.0mm (when tapes are used)
Image Stabilization Super-range Optical (lens shift)
Minimum Object Distance 10 mm (wide)/1m (tele)
Viewfinder Widescreen 0.27" Color Viewfinder/(Approx 123,000 pixels)
LCD Screen 2.7" Widescreen LCD (Approx. 210,000 pixels)
Auto focus System Instant AF, Through the Lens/Manual Focusing Possible
Manual Focus Assist
Magnifying, Peaking
Manual Exposure Yes
Programmed AE Auto, Program, Av, Tv, Portrait, Sports, Night, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Spotlight, Fireworks
White Balance Method Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H
Image Sensor 1/2.7" CMOS Sensor, RGB Primary Color Filter
Total Pixels Approx. 2,960,000
Effective Pixels Movies:
HDV/DV (WIDE): approx. 2,070,000
DV (NORMAL): approx. 1,550,000

Still Images:
16:9 still images: approx. 2,070,000
4:3 still images: approx. 2,760,000
Tape Recording HD/DV (wide) mode: Approx 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080)
DV (normal) mode: Approx 1.55 Megapixels (1440 x 1080)
Card Recording 4:3 mode: Approx. 2.76 Megapixels (1920 x 1440)
16:9 mode: Approx. 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080)
Supported Playback Modes 1080/60i, 1080/30F, 1080/24F
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000
1/500 (card)
Auto Date/Time Yes
Record Search/Review Yes
Audio DV 16 bit (2ch) 48 kHz
12 bit (4ch) 32 kHz
4ch synchronous recording not possible
HDV MPEG1 Audio Layer II (2 ch)
(4-channel playback of tapes containing 4-channel recordings possible)
Power Sources Supplied CA-570 Compact Power Adapter
Supplied BP-310 Battery Pack
Weight w/o Battery 0.97 lbs
Dimensions W X H X D 2.2 x 4.1 x 4.2 in

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