miniDV Camcorders

Digital Camcorder
Item Code: 3164A016


Main Unit Specs

Power Supply (rated)7.2 V DC
Power Consumption (While recording AF="ON")9.5 W (Approx., recording with the AF turned on with 16x IS II lens)
Television SystemEIA standard (525 lines, 60 fields) NTSC color signal
Video Recording system2 rotary heads, helical scanning systemDV system (Consumer digital VCR SD system); Digital component recording
Audio Recording systemPCM digital sound; 16-bit (48kHz/2 ch); 12-bit (32kHz/2 from 4 ch); 12-bit (32-kHz/4 ch simultaneous)
Image Sensor3CCD 1/3" Pixel Shift (charge coupled device); 270,000 pixels (250,000 effective pixels)
Tape FormatVideocassettes bearing the MiniDV mark
Tape SpeedSP: 3/4 ips (18.81 mm/s); LP: 1/2 ips (12.56 mm/s)
Maximum Recording Time (with an 80-min. cassette)SP: 60 minutes (with a 60 minute cassette); LP: 90 minutes (with a 60 minute cassette)
Fast Forward/Rewind Time2 min. 50 sec. (with a 60 min cassette)
Lens MountXL interchangeable lens system (16x zoom [supplied]: f/1.6-2.6, 5.5-88mm)
Focusing SystemTTL autofocus, manual focusing possible
Focusing System13/16 inch (2cm) on maximum wide angle; telephoto end: 3ft 4 in. (1m)
Minimum Illumination2 lux (using XL 5.5 -88 mm lens, and slow shutter at 1/8 of a second)
Recommended IlluminationMore than 100 lux
Filter Diameter72mm (XL lens)
Viewfinder0.7", color LCD (approx. 180,000 pixels)
MicrophoneStereo electret condenser microphone
DV TerminalSpecial 4-pin connector (based on IEEE 1394)
Video TerminalRCA jack1 Vp-p/75 ohms unbalanced, synchronized load
S-video Terminal4 pin mini DIN; 1 Vp-p (Y signal); 0.286 Vp-p (C -signal)
Audio TerminalRCA jack (L,R); 2 sets- 4dBm (47 kohms load)/ 3 kohms or less, unbalanced
Microphone Terminal3.5mm stereo mini-jack- 59dBV (with a 600 ohms mic)/600 ohms
Input LevelsAudio Terminal: RCA jack (L,R) 2 sets - 11 dBV/47kohms (LINE), unbalanced; 35dBV/600 ohms (MIC ATT), unbalanced; -55 dBV/600 ohms (MIC), unbalanced
Operating Temperature range32- 104° F (0-40° C)
Dimensions8 3/4 x 8 7/16 x 16 5/16 in (233 x 214 x 415 mm)
Weight (not including lens and battery pack)3 lbs 12 oz. approx. (1.7 kg)
Weight6 lbs 3 oz approx. (2.86 kg)