Canon ZR-60

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  • MiniDV camcorder with 18x optical zoom, 360x digital zoom
  • Image stabilization for smoother and steadier video
  • 2.5-inch fold-out color LCD screen and color viewfinder
  • Takes digital still photos and stores them on tape
  • Connects to PCs and Macs via Firewire (IEEE1394)

Product Description From Canon...

Capturing valuable family memories is simple as pressing a button. Canon technology guarantees exceptional results every time. The 18X zoom range will more than take care of all your picture-taking needs, whether they are wide-angle shots of all the family at the reunion, or close-up sports.

Canon ZR-60


Video format: MiniDV
Power supply (rated): 7.4 V DC (Battery), 9.5 V DC (DC IN
Power consumption: 2.9 W (using viewfinder), 3.8 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: 1/6" CCD (charge coupled device) approx. 680,000 pixels (approx. 340,000 effective pixels-tape)
Tape format: Videocassettes bearing the MiniDV mark
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 secutes (with a 60-minutes cassette)
Lens: f/1.6 - 2.9, 18x power zoom, 2.8 - 50.4 mm
Focusing system: TTL autofocus, manual focusing possible
Minimum focusing distance: 3 ft. 3 3/8 in. (1 m) - 3/8 in. (1 cm) on maximum wide angle
Maximum shutter speed: 1/2,000 sec
Minimum illumination: 1.6 lux using the Night program during tape recording
Recommended illumination: More than 100 lux
Filter diameter: 30.5 mm
Viewfinder: 0.33in., color LCD(approx. 113,000 pixels)
LCD screen: 2.5 in. measured diagonally(approx. 112,000 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)
Length: 2.3 inches
Height: 4.1 inches
Depth: 5.8 inches
Weight: 1 lb. 3 oz.
Warranty labor: 90 days
Warranty parts: 1 year