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Panasonic SDR-H80

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Panasonic SDR-H80

The Panasonic SDR-H80 is a Compact SD Card Camcorder with 70x Zoom and Optical Image Stabilization. It utilises a 1/8“ CCD image sensor with 0.8 megapixels (effective pixel of 0.40 megapixels [4:3]/0.37 megapixels [16:9] for motion image and 0.41 megapixels [4:3]/0.38 megapixels [16:9] still image). The unit utilises Panasonic lens with an F Value of F1.9 (WIDE) / 5.7(TELE) and 70x optical zoom. It has 70x-100x digital zoom and 70x-3500x (Super Digital Zoom) with a Focal Length of …

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Panasonic SDR-H80

The Panasonic SDR-H80 is a Compact SD Card Camcorder with 70x Zoom and Optical Image Stabilization. It utilises a 1/8“ CCD image sensor with 0.8 megapixels (effective pixel of 0.40 megapixels [4:3]/0.37 megapixels [16:9] for motion image and 0.41 megapixels [4:3]/0.38 megapixels [16:9] still image). The unit utilises Panasonic lens with an F Value of F1.9 (WIDE) / 5.7(TELE) and 70x optical zoom. It has 70x-100x digital zoom and 70x-3500x (Super Digital Zoom) with a Focal Length of 1.5 - 105mm and Filter Diameter of 37mm. As a 35mm film camera the unit has a zoom equivalent of 38.5-2695mm (4:3), 37.8-2643mm (16:9) for Motion Image and 37.9-2650mm (4:3), 37.0-2592mm (16:9) for Still Image. The unit also has a standard illumination of 1400 lx with minimum illumination of 6lx (1/25 Low Light Mode) and 2 lx (Colour Night View Mode). The image stabilizer utlises the O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) with Auto / Manual focus and White Balance (Auto / Indoor / Outdoor / White set). Its shutter speed is 1/25-1/8000 (motion image) and 1/25-1/500 (still image) with Auto / Manual iris. The unit also has Backlight Compensation. The unit's monitor is a 2.7 inch Wide LCD with 123,200 pixels. It records in JPEG format with 0.30 megapixels (640 x 480; 4:3 ratio) or 0.23 megapixels (640 x 360; 16:9) for still images. It stores a maximum of 999 images (DPOF) and has Pict Bridge. The camcorder features a 625-50i signal system for and records MPEG2 motion images with XP (10Mbps / VBR) , (704 x 576) / SP (5Mbps / VBR) , 704 x 576) / LP (2.5Mbps / VBR) and (704 x 576) modes and supports HDD/Dolby Digital (2ch) SD Card/Dolby Digital (2ch)/MPEG1 AudioLayer 2 audio recording system. The unit has a Stereo and Zoom microphone. It also has Media Remaining Indication and has AV Out / USB 2.0 Hi-Speed interface.The unit has a 60GB HardDrive Disk and supports media SD/SDHC Memory Card. It comes with VideoCam Suite V2.0 software, AC Adaptor, AC Cable, DC Cable, Rechargeable Battery Pack min. 725 mAh / Lithium-Ion, AV Cable and USB Cable. The unit features multiple on-screen display language (English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Czech, Netherlandic, Turkish, Swedish). The unit requires a power supply of DC7.2V / 9.3V and has a power consumption of 3.8W. The unit measures 53 x 67 x 107 mm and weighs 300 g.

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The SD Card camcorder, the SDR-H80 is a 60GB SD/HDD Hybrid Camcorder with 70x Zoom and Optical Image Stabilization. The SDR-H80 can record either on its 60GB built-in hard disk drive or on SD/SDHC Memory Card. This camcorder features a 70x optical zoom combined with an advanced optical image stabilization system that corrects hand-shake around 4,000 times per second. It can hold up to 54 hours of recording in LP Mode when the built-in hard disk drive is used while with a 32GB SDHC Memory Card, recording time can be as much as 26 hours. The unit features Intelligent Auto Mode function that automatically activates several convenient shooting assist functions. These functions include Advanced O.I.S.; Face Detection, which adjusts exposure settings in order to capture faces; and the Intelligent Scene Selector, which determines shooting conditions and selects scene settings accordingly. The SDR-H80 camcorder features the YouTube Uploader function that allows users to upload videos directly from camcorder to the internet. By setting the camcorder to “Web Mode”, it will record the movie in a YouTube compatible format. After shooting, users connect the camcorder via USB to a PC and the YouTube Uploader automatically starts. Users then follow the procedure to upload video clips to the YouTube video-sharing site. The SDR-H80 camcorder also features a function that copies recordings from the Memory Card or hard disk drive to a DVD with a press of a button without a PC, by connecting the camcorder to a VW-BN1 DVD Burner (optional). A DVD disc created this way can be played directly from a DVD player.

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