miniDV Camcorders

Digital Camcorder
Item Code: 2973A003


Main Unit Specs

Power Supply (rated)7.2 V DC
Power Consumption (While recording AF="ON")5.2 W (While recording, with AF turned on)
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 Sensor1/4" CCD (charge couped device); 390,000 pixels (360,000 effective pixels)
Tape FormatVideocassettes bearing the MiniDV mark
Tape SpeedSP: 3/4 ips (18.81 mm/sec); LP: 1/2 ips (12.56 mm/sec)
Maximum Recording Time (with an 80-min. cassette)SP: 60 min (with a 60 min. cassette); LP 90 min (with a 60 min cassette)
Fast Forward/Rewind Time2 min. 50 sec. (with a 60 min. cassette)
Lensf 1/8 -2.6, 16x power zoom, 3.9-62.4 mm
Focusing SystemTTL autofocus, manual focusing possible
Focusing System2ft 8in (80cm); 3/8in (1cm) on maximum wide angle
Minimum Illumination2 lux using the Low-Light program
Recommended IlluminationMore than 100 lux
Filter Diameter37.5 mm
Viewfinder0.55 in., Color LCD (approx. 113,000 pixels)
LCD Screen2.8 in. measured diagonally (approx. 190,000 pixels)
MicrophoneStereo electret condenser microphone
DV TerminalSpecial 4-pin connector (based on IEEE 1394)
S-video Terminal1 Vp-p (Y signal), 0.286 Vp-p (C signal)
Audio Terminal-10 dBV, less than 3 kohms, unbalanced
Operating Temperature range32 - 104° F (0-40° C)
Dimensions2 7/8 x 3 7/8 x 5 3/4 in. (73 x 100 x 146 mm)
Weight (not including lens and battery pack)1lb. 9 3/8 oz. (720g)