Canon Optura 10

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  • MiniDV camcorder and still camera with 1.33-megapixel CCD
  • 16x optical zoom lens (digital zoom to 320x) and image stabilizer
  • 2.5-inch LCD with 180-degree rotation
  • Advanced photo features and simultaneous photo recording
  • Record for up to 1 hour and 55 minutes on one battery charge

Product Description From Canon:

This highly intelligent and easy to use camcorder is incredibly diverse and offers numerous video and still image options. Equipped with DIGIC DV -- a system for achieving superior video and photographic images you can attain true to life images for video and digital photos. The Optura 10 features advanced image processing used for capturing stunning 1.33 megapixel high resolution photos while utilizing Canon high-precision optics, a premium image stabilization system and the latest processing technology to deliver outstanding video in all situations. The high-precision 16x optical zoom lens / 320x Digital Zoom for Mini DV and 15x Optical Zoom / 60x Digital Zoom for Memory Card deliver superb definition and contrast. In addition, the Optura 10 can be directly connected to select Canon photo printers. Other features include a USB terminal connection that allows high-speed transfer of photos and movie clips from the! camcorder to the computer and Canon's DV Messenger software that can be used to conduct video teleconferencing.

Canon Optura 10
Canon Optura 10 - Rear View


Video format: MiniDV
Audio: PCM Digital Stereo
Maximum CCD resolution: 1,330,000 pixels
CCD size: .25 inches
Eyepiece viewfinder: 0.33in. (approx. 113,000 pixels)
LCD screen size: 2.5 inches
LCD swivel: Yes
Aperture: F/1.8-3.2
Optical zoom: 16x
Digital zoom: 320x
Autolight: No
Hot shoe for external light: Yes
Image stabilization: Yes
Infrared capability: Yes
Remote included: Yes
Headphone jack: Yes
Digital still capability: Yes
MPEG movie mode: Yes
Included still memory: 8 MB SD Card
Preset titles: Yes
Custom titling: Yes
Fade options: Various fader effects
Special effects: 8 effects
Motion sensor: No
Audio sensor: No
USB streaming: Yes
IEEE1394 (Firewire) output: Yes
USB output: Yes
S-Video output: Yes
Battery type: BP-508 Lithium Ion battery (included)
Included in box: Power adapter/in-camera charger; BP-508 Lithium Ion battery; mono A/V cable; lens cap; shoulder strap; software; wireless remote
Width: 3.00 inches
Height: 3.6 inches
Depth: 7.3 inches
Weight: 1 lb. 7 oz.