Canon ZR-65MC

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  • MiniDV camcorder with 20x optical zoom, 400x digital zoom, image stabilization
  • 2.5-inch fold-out color LCD screen and color viewfinder
  • Takes digital stills (1024 x 768) and stores them on included 8 MB Secure Digital memory card
  • Shoot panoramic still photos, then stitch together on PC
  • Connects to PCs and Macs via Firewire (IEEE1394) and USB (for photos)

Product Description From Canon...

Designed for point and shoot simplicity, Canon's ZR65MC allows everyone to get great results without any effort at all. Place the camcorder in your hand, and it fits comfortably and securely, like you have owned it for years. No learning curve is necessary as you soon find yourself shooting crisp, vibrant video and life-like digital photos, just by pressing a single button. Canon, the trusted name in optics for decades, has made capturing memories more convenient, exciting, and easier than ever.

Canon ZR65MC

Canon ZR65MC - Left View


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), (approx. 447,000 effective pixels-card)
Tape format: Videocassettes bearing the MiniDV mark
Tape speed: SP: 3/4 ips (18.81 mm/seconds), LP: 1/2 ips (12.56 mm/seconds)
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: f/1.6 - 3.2, 20x power zoom, 2.8 - 56 mm
Focusing system: TTL autofocus, manual focusing possible
Minimum focusing distance: 3 feet 3 3/8 inches (1 m) 3/8 inches (1 cm) on maximum wide angle
Maximum shutter speed: 1/2,000 seconds (1/250 when using memory card)
Minimum illumination: 1.6 lux using the Night program during tape recording
Recommended illumination: More than 100 lux
Filter diameter: 30.5 mm
Viewfinder: 0.33 inches, color LCD (approx. 113,000 pixels)
LCD screen: 2.5 inches 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)
Recording media: MultiMedia Card, SD Memory Card
Image format: Design rule for Camera File system (DCF)
Print order format: Digital Print Order Format (DPOP
Width: 2.3 inches
Height: 4.1 inches
Depth: 5.8 inches
Weight: 1 lb. 3 oz.