Shoot high-definition today with this elegant state-of-the-art true 720p high-definition camcorder that doubles as a 7 megapixel digital camera. Encased in a stunning enclosure, the HD700 features a 5x optical lens and a large 2.7 inch widescreen display making the HD700 as convenient as it is useful. And, a HDMI port on the docking station allows you to simply connect to the latest high-definition TVs and recorders to view and share your footage. Also, the HD700 records to the latest MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 global standard, delivering exceptional video clarity and detail while maintaining the smallest file size possible.
5x Optical Zoom Lens
The HD700 digital media camera features a 5x all-glass optical zoom with a bright maximum aperture of f/3.5. Consisting of nine groups and twelve total lenses (3 aspheric elements, 5 aspheric surfaces), the HD700's lens provides a fantastic field-of-view with a 38-190 mm range (35 mm equivalent). Combined with the 12x digital zoom, the HD700 provides up to 60x zooming capability.
Large 2.7 inch Widescreen Display
The Xacti HD700 features a large 2.7 inch widescreen Liquid Crystal Display (LCD). The display flips out from the camera and rotates up to 285 degrees on an axis that allows you to take great video or still images from otherwise-difficult-to-view positions, especially useful when shooting in large crowds or in small rooms.
Mac OS Compatible
Got a Mac? The new HD700 was designed to work with Apple's full complement of video editing applications including the new iMovie 08. Easily edit your movies and add them to your website or YouTube for sharing or create versions for iPod, iPhone or the Apple TV. It's Easy!
Adobe Premiere Elements 3.0 included
For Windows Customers, the SANYO Xacti HD700 includes the powerful award-winning Adobe Premiere Elements 3.0 video editing software. Adobe Premiere Elements 3.0 software makes creating and sharing impressive home videos a snap. Burn your footage to DVD in two simple steps, complete with a DVD menu and scene index, or easily assemble your movie by rearranging clips with drag-and-drop simplicity. And share your movies on DVD, the web, mobile phones, and virtually anywhere else.
Convenient SD/SDHC Memory Card
The SANYO Xacti HD700 records high-definition and photos directly to a standard SD or SDHC Memory Card. In fact, the HD700 is capable of recording up to 2 hour and 46 minutes of 720p high-definition video on a single 8GB card (sold separately).
Each video is recorded as an individual MPEG-4 and each still as a JPEG so you can have true random access allowing you to review a specific image or video quickly and easily, without waiting for tape rewinding or fast forwarding.
The Xacti series has become known for the small size and ergonomic design. The HD700 features a comfortable angle designed to easily fitin the palm of the hand. The HD700's adapts the new 105 degree angle design that is research proven to be less tiring to hold and shoot than typical camcorders. Easy-to-hold and easy-to-shoot, the HD700 raises the bar in compact camcorder design.
Other Great Features:
Stylish and Slim, the HD700 is a true work of art both on and off. Ergonomically designed to fit comfortably in the palm of your hand, most video and still functions can be easily accessed with the thumb of the hand used to hold the camera. Aside from making everything much simpler and easier to use, this 'one thumb' interface lets you enjoy-and be a part of each precious moment you record.
|Effective pixel count||Still images: Approx. 7.1-Megapixels.|
Movies: HD Approx. 4.08-Megapixels, NORM Approx 3.58-Megapixels
Element: 1/2.5 inch CCD (total), Approx. 7.38-Megapixels
|Recording media||SD Memory Card (Up to 8GB SDHC memory card)|
|Recording file formats||Still pictures: JPEG (DCF 8, DPOF 9, Exif Ver2.2 10)|
Movie clips: ISO standard MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (.MP4) Audio: 48kHz sampling, 16 bit, 2ch, AAC
|Resolution (pixels) |
|10M: 3680 x 2760, 7M-H: 3072 x 2304 (low compression)|
7M-S: 3072 x 2304 (standard compression)
5.3M(16:9): 3072 x 1728
2M: 1600 x 1200
0.9M(16:9): 1280 x 720
0.3M: 640 x 480
|Resolution (pixels) |
|7M: 3072 x 2304 (2.4 fps/up to 5 shots When shutter speed is faster than 1/60)|
|Resolution (pixels) |
|HD: HD-SHQ: 1280 x 720 (30 fps/9Mbps) HD-HQ: 1280 x 720 (30 fps/6Mbps) |
NORM: TV-SHQ: 640 x 480 (30 fps/3Mbps) TV-HQ: 640 x 480 (30 fps/2Mbps) Web-SHQ: 320 x 240 (30 fps)
|Lens||5x optical zoom lens|
Focus distance: f=6.3 to 31.7mm (35mm equiv.: f=38 to 190 mm)
F: 3.5(W) ? 4.7(T), galvanometer method structure, Auto Focus: 9 groups, 12 elements (3 aspheric elements, 5 aspheric surfaces)
Built-in neutral density filter
|Photo range||Standard: 10cm (wide) / 80cm (Tele) to infinity, Super Macro: 1cm to 80cm (wide)|
|Shutter speed Video||1/30 sec - 1/10000 sec (high-sensitivity mode and lamp mode: Max 1/15 sec.)|
|Shutter speed Still||1/2 sec ~ 1/2000 sec. (Flash: 1/30 ~ 1/2000 sec., Lamp mode: max 4 secs),|
|Shutter speed Continuous Shooting||1/15~1/2000 sec. (No Flash)|
|Digital zoom||Shooting: 12x max. Playback: 58x max. (10M mode, depending on the resolution)|
|Focus||Auto (Still: 9-point area/spot, Video: Continuous Area), Manual: (16 steps)|
|Exposure Control||P-Program, S-Shutter, A-Aperture, M-Manual.|
|Scene Selector||Auto/Sports/Portrait/Night Portrait/Landscape/Snow and Beach/Fireworks/Lamp|
|Exposure correction||+/-1.8 EV (in 0.3 EV steps)|
|Correction Function||Still: Digital Image Stabilizer, Movie: Digital Image Stabilizer|
|Still Image Sensitivity||Auto (ISO 50-400), Manual (ISO 50/100/200/400/800/1600/3200)|
|Low-light sensitivity||13 lux (Auto mode, 1/30 sec.), 5 lux (High-sensitivity mode, 1/15 sec., Lamp mode 1/15 sec.)|
|Self timer||2sec./10 sec.|
|White balance||Auto: Full Auto TTL, Manual: Fine/Cloud/Fluorescent/Incandescent/One push|
|Flash||Auto/Forced/Off (Slow, synchro mode possible in Night View mode)|
|Flash Range||20cm-2.25m [wide], 80cm-2.0m [Tele], GN=4.3|
|Audio||Microphone: Built-in stereo, Speaker: Built-in mono (L/R mixed output)|
|Monitor||2.7-inch, low temperature polysilicon TFT Color Widescreen LCD display (Transmissive type), Approx. 230,000 pixels (7-level brightness, 285 degrees rotation)|
|Interface||AV output (via docking station) (Video: HDMI/Component/S-video/Composite video, NTSC/PAL, Audio: Stereo sound) |
Headphone output (3.5mm Stereo mini-plug 16-32 compatible)
USB 2.0 (in high-speed mode: Storage class + PC camera + Video class)
|Languages||Japanese, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Russian, Korean, Traditional or Simplified Chinese, Turkish, Portuguese|
|Power source||Lithium-ion battery (DB-L40,1200mAh included), Charging AC adapter VAR-G9 included|
|Power consumption||When using battery: 4.0 watts (when filming movies)|
|Approx. battery life||Still shooting: approx. 180 stills (CIPA standard), Continous movie filming : approx 80 min. / Adjusted time (incl. zoom other ops.): approx 45 min / Continuous playback : approx 190 min.|
|Dimensions||73.7 (W) x 35.0 (D) x 109.0 (H) mm (maximum dimensions, excluding protruding parts)|
|Weight||Weight: Approx 189g (main unit only), Approx. 214g (including battery and SD card/battery: approx. 23g, SD card: approx. 2g)/Volume: 171 cc|