The DCR-HC40 MiniDV Handycam gives you all the features you?d expect from a Sony camcorder in an ultra-compact design that?s as beautiful as the images it captures. It features a 1.0 Megapixel Advanced HAD imaging chip and a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens which combine to capture video with incredible detail and clarity, making every video picture perfect. It also includes a huge 2.5" hybrid SwivelScreen touch panel LCD display with a 3D menu system, Super NightShot Plus infrared recording, USB streaming, and digital still image capturing on MemoryStick DUO media. Only Sony could pack so many features in a camcorder so small.
Specifications: Imaging Device: 1/5" 1070K Pixel Advanced HAD CCD Video Actual: 690K Pixels Still Actual: 1000K Pixels F: 1.8 - 2.3 Focal Distance: 3.2 - 32mm 35mm Conversion: 46 - 460mm (Camera mode); 38 - 380mm (Memory mode) Filter Diameter: 25mm Optical Zoom: 10X Digital Zoom: 120X Focusing: Full Range Auto/Manual (Touch Screen) Minimum Illumination: 7 lux (0 lux with Super NightShot Plus Infrared System) NightShot Infrared System: Super NightShot Plus Shutter Speed: 1/4 - 1/4000 (AE Mode) Viewfinder: Color, 123K Pixels LCD: 2.5" (123K) Hybrid Color Accessory Shoe: Intelligent Video Input/Output: Yes/Yes (Multi A/V, Special) Audio Input/Output: Yes/Yes (Stereo, Special) i.LINK? DV Interface (IEEE1394): Yes USB: Yes Memory Stick PRO Duo Media Compatibility: Tested to support up to 512MB media capacity; does not support high speed transfer function; does not support Access Control security function USB Streaming: Yes LANC (Accessory) Terminal: Yes (Stereo, Mini) Headphone Jack: N/A Mic. Input: Yes (Stereo) White Balance: Auto/Outdoor/Indoor/One Push Exposure: Manual, Touch Panel (24 Steps) Power Consumption (VF/LCD/VF+LCD): 2.9W/3.2W/3.3W Software OS Compatibility: Microsoft? Windows? 98SE, Me, 2000 Professional, XP Home and Pro; Macintosh? OS X (10.1.5 or later) Dimensions (WHD): 2" x 3 5/8" x 4 1/2" (50 x 92 x 112mm) Weight: 14 oz (400g) without Tape and Battery