DCR-PC105 Digital Handycam® Camcorder Sony’s compact Handycam® Camcorder offers a 1.0 Megapixel CCD Imager, 2.5" Touch Panel LCD Screen, Carl Zeiss® optics and USB Streaming. Producing excellent still image quality and superb Digital Video that help you shoot, play and share your precious memories. F E AT U R E S 1.0 Megapixel (Gross) Advanced HAD™ CCD Imager 1/4.7" Advanced HAD (Hole Accumulation Diode) CCD imager with 690K (effective) pixels provides excellent detail and clarity, with exceptional digital video performance (520 lines of horizontal resolution). Realize great looking digital still images utilizing 1000K (effective) pixels. The Megapixel technology enhances your digital videos and digital still photography performance. MiniDV Recording MiniDV digital recording format delivers 3X color bandwidth of VHS and lower signal to noise ratio compared to analog formats and provides stunning video performance. Professional Quality Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar® Lens Carl Zeiss lens have an advanced optical multi-layer coating offering less glare and flare with increased contrast. This results in vivid image brilliance, true-to-life color saturation, and perfect renditions of subtle tones. 10X Optical/120X Precision Digital Zoom The Carl Zeiss® Optical Zoom brings the action close up from far away. In addition, precision digital zoom interpolation technology means that extreme digital zooming is clearer, with less distortion than previous types of digital zoom. ➤2.5" Precision SwivelScreen™ Hybrid Touch Panel LCD Display (211K) The 211k pixel LCD provides excellent viewing clarity with improved resolution. The Hybrid system consist of a transmissive LCD combined with a reflective LCD. By turning off the LCD backlight, it will capture more ambient light virtually eliminating LCD “wash-out.” Images will be visible in the LCD even in the most challenging outdoor lighting conditions. The “On Screen” touch panel system allows you to navigate through the camera’s menu system at the touch of the LCD screen. ➤ STEP-UP Color Viewfinder (113K) Provides a clear, color view of video subjects, and makes spotting or following subjects easier. Super SteadyShot Picture Stabilization System An advanced version of Sony’s SteadyShot® system that controls an even higher range of shake and vibration frequencies, to achieve an even higher level of smoothness without degradation of video like some other image stabilization systems. Digital Still Memory Mode with Memory Stick® Media Digital Still Memory Mode captures high quality Megapixel still images at 1152 x 864 or 640 x 480 resolution directly to Memory Stick media. Images are stored in the JPEG format providing easy transfer to compatible PCs for emailing, printing, or sharing with family and friends. 8MB Memory Stick media is supplied. MPEG Movie EX Mode Unlike earlier MPEG1 Movies, MPEG Movie EX will allow you to record uninterrupted to the full capacity of the Memory Stick® media. For example a 128MB Memory Stick media will record up to 85 minutes of non-stop MPEG1 video. ➤Intelligent Pop-Up Flash Provides the appropriate amount of flash for optimum brightness and color accuracy in virtually any lighting condition when shooting still images. i.LINK®* DV Interface (IEEE1394) A high speed bi-directional digital video/audio communication between two devices equipped with a IEEE 1394 interface, including camcorders, digital VTRs, capture cards and PCs. ➤Click to DVD™ Software Connectivity By connecting the camcorder to a Sony VAIO® computer, via i.LINK® interface* and pressing the “Burn DVD” button in the menu system, this allows you to automatically burn a copy of your personal videos to DVD. This feature is compatible with newer versions of Click To DVD™ software found exclusively, on select VAIO® Notebook and Desktop computers. Analog-to-Digital Conversion with Pass-Through Convert and/or record any analog NTSC video source to digital video via the analog inputs. Analog NTSC video can also be passed-through the digital Handycam® camcorder directly into a PC via the i.LINK® interface* in real time for easy PC editing of your analog footage. USB Streaming Stay connected with family and friends by broadcasting live video with audio, via the Internet with the USB interface. You can even playback your favorite recorded scene stored on tape. It’s like having your own web camera or video conferencing system. USB Interface USB interface provides an easy way to connect the digital Handycam camcorder to computers for fast transfer of digital images and MPEG movies stored on Memory Stick® media to the PC. InfoLithium® Battery with AccuPower™ Meter System Charge the battery at any time because unlike NiCad (Nickel Cadmium) batteries, Sony’s rechargeable Lithium-Ion batteries are not subjected to a life shortening “memory effect”. Sony’s exclusive AccuPower meter displays the battery time remaining in minutes, in the viewfinder or the LCD screen. F E AT U R E Digital Imaging Training Guide 53 DCR-PC105 A D D I T I O N A L F E AT U R E S TM 14 Bit DXP A/D Conversion AE Bracketing Burst Mode Digital Program Editing EXIF 2.2 Index Titling Intelligent Accessory Shoe Interval/Frame Recording Photo Mode Photo Save Picture Effect Modes PIM (Print Image Matching) Playback Zoom Print Mark Progressive Shutter System Super NightShot® Infrared System and Color Slow Shutter Stamina® Battery Power Management System S P E C I F I C AT I O N S Imaging Device: 1/4.7" 1,070K Gross Pixels, Advanced HAD™ CCD Video Actual: 690K Still Actual: 1,000K F: 1.8-2 Focal Distance: 3.7-37mm 35mm Conversion: 50-500mm (Camera Mode) 42-420mm (Memory Mode) Filter Diameter: 30mm Optical Zoom: 10X Digital Zoom: 120X Focusing: Full Range Auto/Manual/Spot (Touch Panel) Minimum Illumination: 7 Lux (0 Lux with NightShot® Infrared System) NightShot Infrared System: Super NightShot, Color Slow Shutter Shutter Speed: 1/4-1/4000 (AE Mode) Memory Mode: Yes, 1152 x 864, 640 x 480 MPEG Movie EX Mode: Yes, 320 x 240, 160 x 112 Viewfinder: Color (113K) LCD: 2.5" Color (211K) Accessory Shoe: Yes (Intelligent) Video Input/Output: Yes/Yes (Special, S-Video/A/V) Audio Input/Output: Yes/Yes (Stereo, Special) i.LINK® DV Interface (IEEE1394): Yes (4 Pin) USB Terminal: Yes Memory Stick PRO™ Media Compatibility: Tested to support up to 1GB media capacity; does not support high speed transfer function; does not support Access Control security function USB Streaming: Yes, 320 x 240 (up to 30 frames/sec.) Headphone Jack: Yes (Mini, Stereo) Mic-Input: Yes (Stereo) White Balance: Auto, Outdoor, Indoor, Hold Exposure: Yes/Touch Panel (24 Step) Software OS Compatibility: Microsoft® Windows® 98SE, 2000, Me, XP; Macintosh® 8.5.1 - 9.1** Power Consumption (VF/LCD/VF+LCD): 3.2W/3.8W/4.1W Dimensions (WHD): 2" x 4 1⁄8" x 3 7⁄8" (51mm x 104mm x 97mm) Weight: 1 lb 0 oz (460g) w/o Battery Supplied Accessories: AC-L15 Power Adapter/In Camera Charger, NP-FM30 InfoLithium Rechargeable Battery, RMT-831 Wireless Remote Commander® Remote, 2 AA Batteries, A/V Cable, Lens Cap, Shoulder Strap, 8MB Memory Stick® Media, USB Cable, CD-ROM with USB Driver (Pixela™ ImageMixer Software Ver. 1.5), LCD Cleaning Cloth Sony Electronics Inc. 16765 West Bernardo Drive San Diego, CA 92127 www.sony.com/di 54 Digital Imaging Training Guide Battery* (Fully charged) BATTERY LIFE Rec Time VF/LCD/VF+LCD Playback Time LCD On/Off NP-FM30 90/70/70 min 100/135 NP-FM50 150/120/110 min 160/220 NP-FM70 310/250/240 min 335/450 NP-QM71D 365/290/275 min 390/530 NP-FM90 475/380/360 min 505/685 NP-QM91D 550/445/420 min 585/785 *Results may vary depending upon conditions min min min min min min MEMORY MODE Memory Stick® Fine/Std 1152 x 864 Media1 Fine/Std 640 x 480 8MB 16MB 32MB 64MB 128MB 50/120 96/240 190/485 390/980 780/1970 15/37 30/74 61/150 120/300 245/600 Memory Stick PRO™ Fine/Std Media1 1152 x 864 256MB 512MB 1GB 460/1050 900/2050 1850/4200 Fine/Std 640 x 480 1450/3650 2900/7200 5900/14,500 MPEG MOVIE EX MODE h=hour, m=minute, s=second ® Memory Stick Email Mode Media (160 x 112) 8MB 16MB 32MB 64MB 128MB 5m 20s 10m 40s 21m 20s 42m 40s 1h 25m 20s Presentation Memory Stick PRO™ Email Mode Mode (320 x 240) Media (160 x 112) 1m 20s 2m 40s 5m 20s 10m 40s 21m 20s Presentation Mode (320 x 240) 256MB 2h 50m 40s 42m 40s 512MB 5h 41m 20s 1h 25m 20s 1GB 11h 22m 40s 2h 50m 40s OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES AC-SQ950D AC Quick Charger for Super Quick Batteries NP-QM71D/91D Super Quick High Capacity InfoLithium® Batteries NP-FM50/70/90 High Capacity InfoLithium® Batteries LCS-VA1 Carrying Case MSA-16/32/64/128 Memory Stick® Media MSA-128SZ Memory Stick® Select Media MSX-256/512/1GB Memory Stick PRO™ Media HVL-IRH2 NightShot Infrared Light HVL-S3D Video Light VCT-870RM Remote Control Tripod * i.LINK is a trademark of Sony, used only to designate that a product contains an IEEE1394 connector. All products with an IEEE1394 connector may not communicate with each other. ** Not compatible with USB Streaming. ©2003 Sony Electronics Inc. Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. All rights reserved. Sony, AccuPower, Advanced HAD, Click to DVD, Handycam, i.LINK, InfoLithium, MagicGate, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, the Memory Stick logo, NightShot, Remote Commander, Stamina, SteadyShot, SwivelScreen, VAIO and Worry Free are trademarks of Sony. Carl Zeiss and Vario-Sonnar are trademarks of Carl Zeiss. Microsoft, Windows and Netmeeting are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Macintosh is a registered trademark of Apple Computer, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. Features and specifications subject to change without notice. Non-metric weights and measures are approximate. 1 Available storage capacity of Memory Stick and Memory Stick PRO media may vary. A portion of the memory is used for data management functions.