Canon ZR-300

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Canon ZR 300Features:

The ZR300 features a high-resolution 16:9 widescreen home theatre recording mode, powerful 22x optical/440x digital zoom, and compatibility with both Windows XP and Apple Computer systems.
The ZR300 also has the ability to take high-resolution XGA quality (1024 x 768 pixel) digital photos onto a memory card while recording video. For added flexibility, you can take up to 700 still images on a single MiniDV tape with verbal notes or narration.



Video format: MiniDV
Power supply (rated): 7.4V DC
Power consumption (while recording AF="ON"): 2.3W (using viewfinder), 3.1W (using LCD screen in normal brightness)
Television system: EIA standard (525 lines, 60 fields) NTSC color signal
Video recording system: 2 rotary heads, helical scanning 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: 1/6-inch CCD, approximately 680,000 pixels; effective pixels: tape approximately 340,000 pixels, card approximately 450,000 pixels
Tape speed: SP: 18.81 mm/s (0.74 ips), LP: 12.56 mm/s (0.49 ips)
Maximum recording time (with an 80-min. cassette): SP: 80 minutes, LP: 120 minutes
Fast forward/rewind time: Approximately 2 minutes 20 seconds (with a 60 minutes cassette)
Lens: f=2.8-61.6 mm, f1.6-3.6, 22x power zoom (35mm equivalent: tape: 4:3 recording: 53.5-1077 mm 16:9 recording : 44.2-972 mm; card: 46.9-1032mm)
Focusing system: TTL autofocus, manual focusing possible
Minimum focusing distance: 1 meter (3.3 feet); 1 centimeter (0.39 inches) on maximum wide angle
Minimum illumination: 2.0 lx (using the Night mode)
Recommended illumination: More than 100 lx
Filter diameter: 28 mm
Viewfinder: 0.33-inch, TFT color, approximately 113,000 pixels
LCD screen: 2.4-inch, TFT color, approximately 112,000 pixels
Microphone: Stereo electret condenser microphone
Number of recording pixels: Still image: 1024 x 768, 640 x 480 pixels; movie: 320 x 240, 160 x 120 pixels, 15 frames per second
File format: Design rule for Camera File System (DCF), Exif 2.2 compliant, DPOF compliant
DV terminal: Special 4-pin connector (IEEE 1394 compliant)
DV terminal (USB 2.0 compliant): mini-B
Video terminal: 1 Vp-p/75 ohms unbalanced
Audio terminal: Audio output: -10 dBV (47 kohm load)/3 kohms or less; audio input: -10 dBV/40 kohms or more
Operating temperature range: 0 to 40 degrees C (32 to 104 degrees F)
Memory card recording media: SD Memory Card, MultiMediaCard
Image format: Still image: JPEG (compression: Super Fine, Fine, Normal); movie: video data: Motion JPEG, audio data: WAVE (monaural)
Dimensions: 51 x 93 x 130 millimeters (2.0 x 3.7 x 5.1 inches) excluding protrusions
Weight (not including lens and battery pack): 430 grams (15.2 ounces)