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Stylish HDD Handycam® camcorder featuring a 40GB high capacity hard disk drive for long recording times, ... See full description.
  • SD
  • 2848x2136 pixels

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product description

Stylish HDD Handycam® camcorder featuring a 40GB high capacity hard disk drive for long recording times, improved ClearVid CMOS sensor for great images and 5.1ch surround sound creator.

  1. Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar®
  2. 1 Megapixel Advanced HAD CCD
  3. 25x Optical Zoom / 2000x Digital Zoom
  4. Dolby Digital 5.1 Creator for Surround sound recording with built in microphone
  5. STAMINA up to 9 hours 05 minutes (with optional battery)
  6. Up to 110 minutes continuous recording with DVD+R DL (Dual Layer)
  7. Compatible with 8cm DVD-R / -RW / +RW / +R DL
  8. 2.7" Wide, Hybrid LCD screen with touch panel
  9. Easy-to-use Home menu and Guide function
  10. Super SteadyShot
  11. Super NightShot Plus
  12. Easy Handycam function for easy, automatic shooting
  13. Memory Stick DUO slot for still image recording
  14. 2nd Start / Stop REC and zoom button on LCD frame
  15. Hi-speed USB 2.0 (output)
  16. 10 Scene Selection
  17. Battery Info
  18. PictBridge compatible for easy printing
product specification
Resolution quality SD
Resolution (Pixels) 2848x2136 pixels
3D No
Optical zoom ratio 10x optical zoom
Media format Hard disk drive storage
Connections USB
Type of memory card Memory Stick Duo card
Shape of camcorder Horizontally held
Digital zoom ratio 20x digital zoom
Type of image stabiliser Optical image stabiliser
Widescreen recording Yes
Hard disk capacity 40GB Storage
Shortest shutter speed 1/800 min. shutter speed
Weight (g) 485g
Screen size 2.7"
Maximum aperture telephoto 2.9
Maximum aperture wide 1.8
Lowest focal length 49 Millimetres
Highest focal length 490 Millimetres
Type of chip CMOS chip
Release date 8 Jan 2007