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High Definition Camcorder
Item Code: 0967B001

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Main Unit Specs

Standard Definition or High DefinitionHigh Definition
Power Supply (rated)7.4V DC (battery pack)
Video Recording systemTwo rotating heads, helical scan azimuth recording, HDV: HDV1080i; DV specifications (Consumer VCR SD specifications)
Audio Recording systemDV: PCM digital recording: 16 bits (48 kHz/2 channels), 12 bits (32 kHz//2 channels) selectable. 12 bit/synchronous (32 kHz/4 channels) is possible HDV: MPEG1 Audio Layer II: (Sampling frequency 48 kHz, bit rate 384 kbps/2 channels);
Image SensorSize 1/3", approx. 1.67 megapixels per CCD, CCD x3 (charge-coupled device) with horizontal pixel shift.
Effective pixels: HD approx. 1.56 megapixels, SD/4:3 approx. 1.17 megapixels, SD/16:9 approx. 1.56 megapixels
Tape FormatVideo cassettes bearing the MiniDV mark
Tape SpeedHDV/DV: SP mode: 0.74 ips (18.81mm/second), DV, LP mode; 0.49 ips (12.56 mm/second)
Maximum Recording Time (with an 80-min. cassette)HDV/DV: SP mode 80 min. DV:LP; 120 min.
Lens MountXL interchangeable lens system
Focusing SystemTTL autofocus. Manual focusing possible (20x zoom XL 5.4-108mm L IS II installed)
Focusing System20mm (Wide macro), 1m (entire zoom range): (20x zoom XL 5.4-108mm L IS II installed)
Minimum Illumination60i, 1/60 shutter speed = 7 lux; 30F, 1/30 shutter speed = 4 lux; 24F, 1/48 shutter speed = 6 lux
Filter Diameter72mm (XL lens)
Viewfinder2.4-inch (wide type) color LCD; Approx. 215,000 pixels
MicrophoneHigh-performance MS stereo electric condenser microphone
Recording MediaSD, MMC (photos only)
DV TerminalSpecial 4-pin connector (IEEE1394 compatible); both input/output
Video Terminal(a) Also serves as RCA pin jack (yellow); both input/output
(b) Also serves as BNC connector; both input/output
Output LevelsMax. -10 dBv (for 47 kohm load)/3 kohm unbalanced
S-video Terminal4-pin mini-DIN; both input/output
Audio Terminal(a) Also serves as RCA pin jack (white/red, L/R) both input/output (2 systems)
(b) XLR 3-pin jack (2 systems); switchable between MIC/LINE
AudioAuto Mode, Gain 18dB
Microphone Terminal3.5mm stereo mini-jack
Operating Temperature range32-104° F (0-40° C)
Dimensions8.9 x 8.7 x 19.5 in. (226 x 220 x 496mm)
Weight (not including lens and battery pack)5.4 lbs. (2435g)
Weight8.3 lbs. (3750g)
Specifications are subject to change without notice. Weight and dimensions are approximate. Canon and IMAGEANYWARE are registered trademarks of Canon Inc. in the United States and may also be registered marks in other countries. Specifications are subject to change without notice. Weight and dimensions are approximate. Canon isa registered trademark of Canon Inc. "HDV" and "HDV" logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation and Victor Company of Japan, Limited (JVC). Other names and products not mentioned above may be registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective companies. Warning: Unauthorized recording of copyrighted materials may infringe on the rights of copyright owners and be contrary to copyright laws.