The Mini DV that never misses a moment!
The Optura 20 has a personality all its own. It is highly intelligent, yet it's remarkably easy to use. Its sleek, cutting edge design totally meshes with you and your lifestyle. Versatility is at its core. It produces video which blurs the line between reality and your TV screen. Camera-inspired features open the door to a photographic world filled with flexibility, control, and excitement. Connectivity is as simple as it is extensive. New imaging opportunities are yours for the taking.
Features & Specifications: MiniDV camcorder with 16x optical and 320x digital zoom with electronic image stabilization 1.3-megapixel resolution new DIGIC DV image processing for improved video and stills Large 3.5-inch color, swivel LCD (*) Super Night Shooting mode using an LED assist light (*) Extended life BP-512 battery supplied (*) Takes digital still photos and stores on included 8 MB Secure Digital card Connects to PCs and Macs via Firewire (IEEE1394); USB transfer for stills The Advanced Accessory Shoe allows you to add optional lights, flashes, and microphones. Manual controls include focus, AE shift, shutter speeds, and white balance. Direct print feature with optional Canon Card Photo Printers CP-200 and CP-20 and select Canon Bubble Jet Printers. Features an exclusive connection circuit called VIC - a virtual powerhouse chip eliminating the need for multiple chips were needed to perform the camcorder's input and output functions. VIC manages it all with one single chip resulting in seamless connectivity whether you are connecting to a computer, TV, or VCR 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 Dimensions: 3 x 7.3 x 3.6 in. (75 x 186 x 92 mm) Weight: 1.4 lbs. (625 g)
*These are step-up features that are not included in the Optura 10