Smooth and compact, the Canon ZR85 camcorder immediately conforms to the contour of your hand, allowing memories to be effortlessly captured anytime, anyplace. A step above the Canon Z80, the ZR85 blends exceptional value with powerful performance.The ZR85 expands on the capabilities of the ZR80 with a host of image capture, printing and connectivity features. Offering a 20x Optical Zoom Lens and advanced focusing system, the Canon ZR85 lets you celebrate life without missing a shot.
Features: **Take incredible video AND photos simultaneously, thanks to the advanced DIGIC DV system. Since video and photos have different color requirements, DIGIC DV utilizes two different color techniques to maximize video quality on a TV and still image quality for print or computer display. Seamlessly connect to your computer, TV or VCR: Canon camcorders feature an exclusive connection circuit, called VIC. VIC is a virtual powerhouse. Traditionally, multiple chips were needed to perform the camcorder's input and output functions. However VIC manages it all with one single chip **Witness the power of a 20x Optical Zoom Lens: The Canon ZR-series camcorders are so advanced, they correct camcorder shake instantly. Shoot close-ups they'll love: When shooting close-ups of people, the ZR-series camcorders utilize a Skin Detail Function to automatically soften details resulting in a more complimentary appearance. Night mode. At the touch of a button, the camcorder selects the ideal shutter speed and sensitivity combination to brighten up the scene, without sacrificing color. **Transfer images effortlessly: The ZR85 expands video possibilities with a built-in slot for an SD (Secure Digital) Memory Card or a MultiMediaCard, in addition to the MiniDV cassette. That means you can easily transfer digital photos to your PC straight from the camcorder using the supplied USB cable or IEEE1394. **Enjoy portable movie-making power: The ZR85 allows you to record movie clips in Motion JPEG format onto the memory card, for clear images and smooth playback.. Take control of your creativity with the preprogrammed auto exposure modes (Auto, Sports, Portrait, Spotlight, Sand & Snow and Low Light mode.) Meanwhile, the more experienced users will appreciate the manual focus, exposure level, white balance, and shutter speed controls. Create magnificent panoramas by using the StitchAssist Mode
** Upgrades over the ZR80
Specifications: Power supply (rated): 7.4 V DC Power consumption: 2.3 W (using viewfinder), 3.3 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 & 12-bit Image sensor: 1/6-inch CCD, approx. 680,000 pixels, Effective pixels: tape approx. 340,000 pixels card approx. 447,000 pixels Tape format: Videocassettes bearing the MiniDV mark Tape speed: SP: 0.74 ips (18.81 mm/s), LP: 0.49 ips (12.56 mm/s) Maximum recording time (with an 80-min. cassette) SP: 80 min.; LP: 120 min. Fast forward/rewind time: 2 min. 20 sec. (with a 60-min. cassette) Lens: f=2.8-61.6, f/1.6-3.6, 22x powerzoom 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. (1/250 in CARD CAMERA mode) Minimum illumination: 2 lx (using the Night mode) Recommended illumination: More than 100 lx Filter diameter: 30.5 mm Viewfinder: 0.33-inch TFT color, approx. 113,000 pixels LCD screen: 2.5-inch TFT color, approx. 112,000 pixels Microphone: Stereo electret condenser microphone DV terminal: Special 4-pin connector (based on IEEE 1394) Memory Card: MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card Image format: Design rule for Camera File system (DCF) Print order format: Digital Print Order Format (DPOP) Dimensions: 2.1 x 3.7 x 5.5 in. (53 x 95 x 139 mm) excluding protrusions Weight: approx. 1.1 lb. (485 g) Included in the Box: ZR85 Camcorder, BP-508 Battery Pack, CA-570 Compact Power Adapter, SS-900 Shoulder Strap, STV-250N Stereo Video Cable, WL-D82 Wireless Controller, SDC-8M SD Memory Card, IFC-300PCU USB Cable, DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK for Windows, DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK for Macintosh