Mini DV Palmcorder digital 680K CCD, 20 TO 1 OPTICAL ZOOM 700 TO 1 DIGITAL, SD SLOT
FEATURES- Digital Palmcorder MultiCam Camcorder
with 20X Hi-Definition Zoom and 800X Digital Zoom.
680,000 Pixel CCD
EfficiBright LED Light
Built-in SD Memory Card slot
RapidFire Consecutive Still Shots
3-Way PC Link
Digital Electronic Image Stabilization (Record)
KEY FEATURES --
* Mini DV Format
Mini DV digital recording format delivers 3x color bandwidth of VHS and
lower signal-to-noise ratio compared to analog formats and provides
stunning video performance comparable to DVD.
* 1/6", 680K CCD
Enables you to capture crisp, clear images in ultra-high resolution.
* Optical Zoom- 20x
This powerful feature acts like a telescope to produce close-up shots
with extraordinary clarity, so you won't miss a single detail. And, with
seven different zoom speeds, you can control how fast you go from wide
angle to full telephoto zoom - anywhere from 2 to 22 seconds.
* Digital Zoom- 800x
Through the use of digital technology, the zoom ratio on all Digital
Palmcorder Camcorders can be increased digitally, producing an
incredible close shot.
* Soft-Skin Mode
This feature detects skin tones and softens the focus in that area of
the picture. It makes blemishes and lines appear less noticeable, while
preserving the sharpness of other areas in the picture.
CONVENIENCE FEATURES --
* Viewfinder- B/W
* Easy to View Dial Mode
Makes it easy to choose the desired operating mode by simply rotating
the mode dial.
* Easy to View LCD- 2.5"
The LCD screen swivels open to a wide 120 degree angle for easy viewing.
* Easy Cassette Eject
A one-touch, side-eject system makes it easy to insert or remove a tape,
even when it's mounted on a tripod.
* Quick Start
The camcorder will start up quickly when it is in Quick Start mode, so
you will not miss those unexpected moments waiting for your camcorder to
* MagicPix Images
This feature is a great way to record full-color video or still images
even in low light settings. Now you can capture priceless memories like
a sleeping baby or a moonlit vacation night.
* EfficiBright LED Light
A built-in LED color enhancement light offering bright light whenever
you need it. The LED design also makes it high efficient which helps to
preserve battery life.
* Simultaneous Motio/Still Record Mode
* RapidFire Consecutive Still Shots
* Zoom Microphone
As you zoom in on the picture, the audio will also zoom in so that you
can pinpoint distant sound emanating from your subject.
* Cinema Mode
All 2004 Digital Camcorders have the ability to record video in
widescreen mode, giving you a 16:9 aspect ratio that is the same as a
movie screen. When played back on a television, the result is dramatic
looking cinema-like movies at home.
* Easy Grip Strap
This versatile strap can be adjusted in many different ways to make the
camcorder easy to carry based on your preference. It also serves as a
sturdy hand support for a firm grip while shooting.
* High Speed Shutter
In Tape Mode- 1/60 ~ 1/8,000, In Card Mode- 1/60 ~ 1,800
Allows you to capture clear, sharp still images of fast-moving subjects,
which is ideal for use at sporting events.
NETWORKING FEATURES --
* PhotoShot Built-in Digital Still Camera
With the built-in digital still camera, you can instantly capture
incredibly lifelike video or still images, without switching cameras.
Everything you need is in one easy-to-use product, putting you in
control over any recording situation.
* Progressive PhotoShot Mode
This feature helps eliminate fuzziness by capturing the image data of a
singular moment and then temporarily storing the event in two separate
field memories. The two images of the exact same moment are then
combined, with no time lag, to yield images that are better quality than
standard recorded stills.
* USB Port
Allows you to connect your camcorder to a PC and quickly transfer your
recordings for viewing and editing.
* Built-in SD Drive
Thanks to the SD memory card slot on this model you can transfer photos,
data files or even motion images back and forth between the camcorder
and your PC.
* 3-Way PC Link
- i.LINK (IEEE 1394/FireWire PC Interface)
Using the IEEE-1394 PC interface, you are able to connect your digital
camcorder to compatible personal computers for advanced editing and
viewing purposes. This exceptional digital interface also provides for
connection to similarly equipped digital camcorders, allowing you to
produce duplicate copies of your personal recordings without any loss
in picture quality.
- DV Studio (with optional USB cable)
This convenient feature allows you to link the camcorder to your
computer via the USB port. Then, you can easily transfer still images
captured on MiniDV tape to your computer for use in e-mail or printed
- Card Link/SD Memory Card Slot (with optional SD card)
Thanks to the SD (Secure Digital) memory card slot, you can use an SD
memory card to save and transfer your motion and still images to a PC.
Plus, you can even create your own images on the computer and transfer
them back to the memory card in the camcorder.
* MPEG4 Movie Recording
Go ahead and share your favorite moments with family and friends. It's
easy with MPEG4 Movie Recording. The high compression MPEG4 format lets
you record moving images that can be used on the Internet or as e-mail
attachments. And you can choose from three recording modes: Superfine,
Fine or Normal depending on your needs. You can even record your movies
to an SD memory card for added convenience.
MISC. FEATURES --
* Digital Effects (Record & Playback)
You can add digital effects to your videos either while recording or
during playback, giving you an exciting new angle to your home movies.
Digital Zoom (Playback)- Enlarges the center of the image by 2x.
Digital Mirror (Record and Playback)- Creates a mirror-like symmetrical
Strobe (Record and Playback)- Digitally "freezes" a series of images.
Mosaic (Record and Playback)- Turns the image into a mosaic pattern.
Slim (Record and Playback)- Expands the image vertically.
Stretch (Record and Playback)- Expands the image horizontally.
Trail (Record and Playback)- Gives images a "trailing" effect as if the
image is leaving pieces of itself behind.
Monotone (Playback)- Makes the image black and white.
Sepia (Playback)- Makes the image look older with a brownish sepia tone.
This feature allows you to insert a previously taken digital still image
into the video you're recording onto the tape. The still image is taken
using the PhotoShot feature and appears on the right of the video you're
recording. The video and miniaturized still shot then appear together
* 5-Mode Program Auto Exposure (AE)
With this setting, you can prepare your camcorder to record under a
number of conditions, including:
Sports - Ideal for sporting events and other fast-paced action. With
extraordinarily sharp still and slow playback, you can be your own
Portrait- Focuses on the main subject of the image and leaves the
background slightly out of focus by changing the depth of field.
Low Light- Preserves the mood of dim-light settings without altering
Spot Light- Gives the image a "spot light" effect, highlighting a
portion of your shot.
Surf and Snow- Compensates for excessive illumination from sun glare to
produce a clear picture.
* PCM Stereo (12-Bit/16-Bit)
With the amazing 16-bit PCM technology, you can record audio at
extremely high levels for magnificently crisp stereo sound. The
impressive 12-bit PCM technology utilizes two sets of stereo, allowing
you to add new audio while maintaining the existing audio, perfect for
inserting background music or commentary into your videos.
* Wind Cut
* Focus (Auto/Manual)
* Self Record
* Self Demo Mode
* SP/LP Record Modes
Uses both SP and LP recording speeds. SP, or Standard tape speed, has a
normal recording time for 30, 60 and 80 minute tapes. LP is a long, or
extended recording speed, allowing you to record up to 120 minutes on an
80 minute tape.
* Audio Dubbing
Allows you to replace audio without affecting the existing video (SP
* Battery & Tape Indicators
* Composite Video Out
* Headphone Jack