Panasonic PV-GS9 MiniDV Camcorder

User Manual

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Panasonic's entry-level PV-GS9 camcorder is an affordable entry into digital video with powerful features. Panasonic continues to innovate, adding more optical zoom capability while reducing the overall size. This MiniDV camcorder features a 20x optical zoom, ultra-fast 1.3-second start-up time, digital stills saved to tape, and webcam capability. For a step up in price, the Panasonic PV-GS12 offers digital electronic image stabilization and enables you to save digital stills to SD/MMC memory cards.

Panasonic PVGS9


Format: Mini DV
CCD: 1/6-inch, 680K
Hi-Definition Zoom: 20x
Digital Zoom: 800x
Soft-skin Mode: Yes
Color LCD Monitor: 2.5-inch diag.
Viewfinder: B/W
Mode Dial: Yes
i.LINK (IEEE 1394 PC Interface): Yes
DV Studio (USB Connection): Yes (with optional USB Cable)
USB Port : Yes
PhotoShot Built-in Digital Still Camera: Yes
SD Memory Card Included: No
Progressive PhotoShot Mode: Tape Only
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Web Camera: Yes (with optional cable and software)
Built-in SD Drive: No
MagicPix Images (color recording in low light): Yes
Quick Start: Yes
Zoom Mic:
IR Remote Control: Yes (optional)
Easy Cassette Eject: Yes
Digital Effects (Record and Playback): Yes
Cinema Mode: Yes
5-Mode Program AE (Auto Exposure): Yes
Audio: PCM (12-bit/16-bit)
Wind Noise Reduction: Yes
Slow/Frame Advance (with IR Remote Control): Yes
Index Search Scene/Photo (with IR Remote Control): Yes
Focus (Auto/Manual): Yes
Self Record: Yes
SP/LP Record Mode: Yes
Multi-Screen: Yes
Audio Dubbing: Yes (SP Only)
Battery and Tape Indicators: Yes
High Speed Shutter: In Tape Mode: 1/60 - 1/8000; In Card Mode: 1/60 - 1/8000
Self Demo Mode: Yes
Composite Video Out: Yes
Dimensions: 3.38 x 2.75 x 4.38 inches (H x W x D)
Weight: 0.88 lbs