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Panasonic HDC-HS100

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Panasonic HDC-HS100

The Panasonic HDC-HS100 is a High Definition camcorder that measures 2.9 x 3.0 x 5.4 inches (W x H x D) and weighs approximately 14.8 ounces. It features Panasonic’s new 1/6-inch 3MOS sensors that feature 5.2 effective megapixels. The camera is equipped with Leica Dicomar optics with an advanced optical image stabilizer (OIS). The HDC-HS100 offers 12x optical zoom and digital zoom of up to 700x.

The camcorder captures digital videos in AVCHD and analog videos in NTSC. Still im…

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Panasonic HDC-HS100

The Panasonic HDC-HS100 is a High Definition camcorder that measures 2.9 x 3.0 x 5.4 inches (W x H x D) and weighs approximately 14.8 ounces. It features Panasonic’s new 1/6-inch 3MOS sensors that feature 5.2 effective megapixels. The camera is equipped with Leica Dicomar optics with an advanced optical image stabilizer (OIS). The HDC-HS100 offers 12x optical zoom and digital zoom of up to 700x.

The camcorder captures digital videos in AVCHD and analog videos in NTSC. Still images are saved in JPEG format. It shoots at a minimum shutter speed of 1/60 seconds and a maximum of 1/8000 seconds.

The HDC-HS100 features a 2.7-inch rotating TFT active matrix LCD display with 300,000 pixels. It also comes with a 0.44-inch LCD electronic viewfinder that has a resolution of 183,000 pixels. The camcorder also has a built-in speaker as well as an integrated Dolby Digital 5.1 channel zoom microphone with wind noise reduction, focus, and surround sound features.

The Panasonic HDC-HS100 has a built-in 60-gigabyte hard disk drive. Depending on the mode used, the hard disk drive can record anywhere from 7 hours and 40 minutes (HA mode – 1920 x 1080) to 23 hours (HE mode – 1440 x 1080). The camcorder also has an expansion slot for SD and SDHD memory cards.

The camcorder, which is powered by an included lithium ion battery, offers a number of connection types. Apart from an HDMI terminal, it offers a USB port, a composite AV output, a component video output, a DC power input, a microphone jack, and a headphone jack.

Other features of the JVC GZ-MS100 include face detection, DPOF support, and PictBridge support.

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