DCR-DVD100 DVD Handycam® Camcorder F E AT U R E S 1/4" Advanced HAD™ CCD Imager, 680K Pixels Gross 1/4" Advanced HAD (Hole Accumulation Diode) CCD with 340K (effective) video pixels provides excellent detail and clarity, with exceptional digital video (up to 500 lines of resolution) and still image performance. Realize great looking digital still images utilizing 340K (effective) pixels. ➤DVD1 Format Video Recording The DVD recording format delivers digital video and sound quality comparable to that of MiniDV. Playback of the DVD media is simple and convenient. After finalizing the disc in the camcorder, the DVD disc will playback in most compatible DVD Players, computers and even PlayStation® 2 video game consoles. Professional Quality Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar® Lens Carl Zeiss lenses 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 Digital Zoom The optical zoom helps to bring the action up close from far away. In addition, the digital zoom interpolation means that extreme digital zooming is clearer, with less distortion than previous types of digital zooms. 2.5" SwivelScreen™ LCD Display (123K Pixels) Provides excellent viewing clarity with improved resolution. The 123K pixels LCD rotates up to 270-degrees for multiple viewing angles providing sharp detailed images for monitoring or playback. Color Viewfinder Provides a clear, color view of subjects and makes spotting and/ or following subjects easier. 1 Digital Still Memory Mode Digital Still Memory Mode captures high quality still images at 640 x 480 resolution directly to DVD-R or DVD-RW media. Images are stored in the JPEG format providing easy transfer to PCs for emailing, printing, or sharing with family and friends. ➤Visual Index Screen Shows thumbnail images of movies and still images when playing back on your camcorder or DVD player, making scene selection easier. ➤USB 2.0 Interface USB 2.0 interface provides an easy way to connect your DVD Handycam® Camcorder to computers for fast transfer of video and still images for editing. The camcorder can also be used as an external DVD burner, convenient for making copies of your DVDs or burning edited movies. Super NightShot Infrared System and Color Slow Shutter With Super NightShot infrared system capture video in total darkness (0 lux) up to 10 feet away. Super NightShot mode automatically adjusts the shutter speed to increase picture brightness and clarity. Color Slow Shutter mode allows you to record in low light situations with full color detail by slowing down the shutter speed. 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. Progressive Shutter System A mechanical shutter system that provides progressive scan performance, while utilizing an interlaced scanning system. Digital still images will be sharp and clear with excellent definition. DVD-R/RW discs recorded by Sony DVD Handycam Camcorders are designed to be compatible with and may be played back on most home DVD players, computer DVD drives and PlayStation® 2 video game consoles sold in the U.S.* Analog Inputs Record any analog NTSC source to digital video via the analog inputs. Perfect for archiving analog tape recordings. This recorded video can then be edited on your computer. 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. Battery Information Battery Information is momentarily displayed without having to power on the camcorder. Quickly access the battery’s status by pressing the Battery Info button. The Recording Time Available is displayed in minutes, on either the LCD screen or viewfinder. Intelligent Accessory Shoe Conveniently gives you the option of adding accessories such as lights, flashes and microphones to the camera, which can communicate with the camera and also draw power from the camera Dolby Digital® AC-3 (2 Channel) Stereo Audio Recording An advanced form of Digital Audio recording, with sophisticated noise reduction technology, that provides outstanding, lifelike sound quality in almost any situation. Program AE (Auto Exposure) Modes Program AE modes make recording easy even when filming in challenging situations. Choose from Spotlight, Portrait, Sports, Beach & Ski, Sunset & Moon and Landscape modes. DCR-DVD100 A D D I T I O N A L F E AT U R E S Date/Time Display Digital Picture Effects Disc Titling EXIF 2.2 Exposure Control Fader Modes Manual Focus Microphone Jack Picture Effect Modes Playback Zoom White Balance Adjustment World Clock S P E C I F I C AT I O N S Imaging Device: 1/4", 680K Gross Pixels Advanced HAD™ CCD Video Actual: 340K Pixels Still Actual: 340K Pixels F: 1.7-2.2 Focal Distance: 3.3-33mm 35mm Conversion: 42-420mm (Camera Mode) 42-420mm (Memory Mode) Filter Diameter: 30mm Optical Zoom: 10X Digital Zoom: 120X Focusing: Full Range Auto/Manual (Dial) Minimum Illumination: 5 Lux (0 Lux with NightShot® Infrared System) NightShot® Infrared System: Super NightShot, Color Slow Shutter Shutter Speed: Auto, 1/4-1/4000 (Program AE) Memory Mode: Yes, 640 x 480 Viewfinder: Color (113K) LCD: 2.5" Color (123K) Intelligent Accessory Shoe: Yes Video Input/Output: Yes/Yes (Mini & S-Video) Audio Input/Output: Yes/Yes (Stereo, Special) i.LINK® Interface (IEEE1394): N/A USB Terminal: Yes (High-Speed 2.0 Capable) USB Streaming: N/A Headphone Jack: N/A Mic-Input: Yes (Stereo) White Balance: Auto/Outdoor/Indoor/Hold (Menu) Exposure: Yes, Dial (24 Steps) Power Consumption (VF/LCD/VF+LCD): 5.5W/6.5W/6.7W Software OS Compatibility: Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Professional, Me, XP Home/Professional Operating Systems Dimensions (WHD): 2 5/8" x 3 3/4" x 5 5/8" (66mm x 99mm x 142mm) Weight: 1 lb 6 oz (640g) without disc and battery Supplied Accessories: AC-L15A Power Adaptor/In Camera Charger, NP-FM50 InfoLithium® Rechargeable Battery, RMT-820 Wireless Remote Commander® Remote Control, 2 AA Batteries, Stereo A/V Cable, Lens Cap, Cleaning Cloth, Blank DVD-R Media, USB Cable, CD-ROM with USB Driver SPVD-0011 (Pixela ImageMixer™ Software Ver. 1.5 for Sony). TM Battery 2 (Fully charged) NP-FM50 NP-FM70 NP-FM90 NP-FM91 NP-QM71/71D NP-QM91/91D BATTERY LIFE Rec Time VF/LCD/VF+LCD 85/70/70 min 185/155/150 min 280/235/230 min 325/275/265 min 215/180/175 min 325/275/265 min Playback Time LCD On/Off 80/100 min 175/210 min 265/325 min 305/375 min 205/245 min 305/375 min RECORD TIMES (Single Sided Discs) HQ (High Quality) SP (Standard Play) LP (Long Play) Approximately 20 minutes Approximately 30 minutes Approximately 60 minutes STILL IMAGE MODE Resolution 640 x 480 DVD-R (Fine/Standard) 5100/8200 (Approx) DVD-RW (Fine/Standard) 5400/8700 VR Mode (Fine/Standard) 5500/8800 OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES ACC-DVDM Starter Kit LCS-VA5 High Grade Carrying Case AC-SQ950D AC/DC Quick Charger for Super Quick Batteries NP-QM71D/91D Super Quick High Capacity InfoLithium® Batteries NP-FM50/FM70/FM90 High Capacity InfoLithium® Batteries DMR30/60DS DVD-R Media DMW30/60DS DVD-RW Media VCL-HG0730 High Grade Wide Angle Lens HVL-F1000 Flash VCT-870RM Remote Control Tripod ECM-HS1 Zoom Microphone VF-30NK Neutral Density Filter Kit *Playback on all home DVD players, computer DVD drives, and PlayStation 2 consoles cannot be guaranteed. Some players, drives, and video game consoles lack the ability to read due to the optical reflection standard of DVD-R/RW discs and/or due to encoding incompatibilities. Refer to the specifications of your playback equipment for additional compatibility information. 2 Battery life may vary depending on usage patterns. Sony Electronics Inc. 16765 West Bernardo Drive San Diego, CA 92127 www.sony.com/di ©2003 Sony Electronics Inc. Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. All rights reserved. Sony, AccuPower, Advanced HAD, Handycam, i.LINK, InfoLithium, NightShot, PlayStation, Remote Commander, SteadyShot, SwivelScreen and Worry Free are trademarks of Sony. Carl Zeiss and VarioSonnar are trademarks of Carl Zeiss. Dolby Digital is a trademark of Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corp. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. 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