Canon Optura 300

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Canon Optura 300 - Front View
Canon Optura 300 - Rear View


Video format: MiniDV
Optura 300 Item Code: 9048A001
Power supply (rated): 7.4 V DC (Battery), 8.4 V DC (DC IN)
Power consumption: 4.1 W (using viewfinder), 5.1 W (using LCD screen
Television system: EIA standard (525 lines, 60 fields) NTSC color signal
Video recording system: 2 rotary heads, helical scanning system DV system (Consumer digital VCR SD system) Digital component recording
Audio recording system: PCM digital sound: 16-bit (48 kHz/2 ch.), 12-bit (32 kHz/4 ch.)
Image sensor: 1/3.4" CCD (charge coupled device), approx. 2,200,000 pixels, (approx. 1,230,000 effective pixels-tape), (approx. 2,000,000 effective pixels-card)
Tape speed: SP: 3/4 ips (18.81 mm/sec.), LP: 1/2 ips (12.56 mm/sec.)
Maximum recording time (with an 80-min. cassette): SP: 80 minutes, LP: 120 minutes
Fast forward/rewind time: 2 minutes 20 seconds (with a 60-minutes cassette)
Lens: F1.8 - 2.4, 10x power zoom, f=4.7 - 47 mm, (16:9 mode: F1.8 - 2.4, 10x power zoom, f=4.7-47 mm) (Tape), F1.8-2.4, 10x power zoom, f=4.7 - 47 mm (Card)
Focusing system: TTL autofocus, manual focusing possible
Minimum focusing distance: Tele: 3.3 ft. (1 m), Wide: 0.39 in. (1 cm)
Maximum shutter speed: 1/2,000 sec. (1/250 when using memory card)
Minimum illumination: 1.7 lx using the Night Mode during tape recording
Recommended illumination: More than 100 lx
Filter diameter: 30.5 mm
Viewfinder: 0.33 in., color LCD, (approx. 113,000 pixels)
LCD screen: 2.5 in. measured diagonally, (approx. 200,000 pixels)
Microphone: Stereo electret condenser microphone
DV terminal: Special 4-pin connector (based on IEEE 1394)
Video terminal: 1 Vp-p/75 ohms unbalanced
S-video terminal: 1 Vp-p (Y signal), 0.286 Vp-p (C signal)
Audio terminal: Input level: -10 dBV/40 kohm, unbalanced, Output level: -10 dBV, less than 3 kohms, unbalanced
Operating temperature range: 32 - 104 degrees F (0 - 40 degrees C)
Recording media: MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card
Dimensions (WxHxD): 2.0 x 4.6 x 4.0 inches (52 x 118 x 102 mm)
Weight: 15.9 ounces (450 g)
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