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Product name is a brand's identification of a product, often a model name, but not totally unique as it can include some product variants. Product name is a key part of the Icecat product title on a product data-sheet.
MiniDV Handycam®, 40x, 2.5" LCD
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Hand-held camcorders allow you to record your own video and make photoshots. You can always have such cameras with you to record the important moments of your life and share them with friends or family. You can even make your own movie!
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Included since: 19 Jan 2007
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Info modified on: 06 Feb 2017 12:23:12
The date of the most recent change of the data-sheet in Icecat's system
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Long product name Sony MiniDV Handycam®, 40x, 2.5" LCD:
The short editorial description of Sony MiniDV Handycam®, 40x, 2.5" LCD
An extremely compact MiniDV Handycam® with 2.5" LCD screen, Carl Zeiss® lens and a market leading 40x Optical Zoom.

Marketing text Sony MiniDV Handycam®, 40x, 2.5" LCD

The official marketing text of Sony MiniDV Handycam®, 40x, 2.5" LCD as supplied by the manufacturer
-Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® Lens.
-800,000 pixels Advanced HAD CCD.
-40x Optical Zoom / 2000x Digital Zoom.
-STAMINA up to 14 hours 50 minutes (with optional battery).
-2.5" LCD screen with touch panel.
-Super SteadyShot.
-NightShot Plus.
-Battery Info.
-i.LINK™ (DV output).
-2nd Start / stop REC zoom button on LCD frame.
-8 Scene Selection.
-6 Picture effects.
-Easy Handycam function for simple operation.
-Spot Meter Spot Focus.
-USB Streaming.
Short summary description Sony MiniDV Handycam®, 40x, 2.5" LCD:
This short summary of the Sony MiniDV Handycam®, 40x, 2.5" LCD data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Sony MiniDV Handycam®, 40x, 2.5" LCD, 1/6", 0.0748 - 2.99" (1.9 - 76 mm), 1.42 - 56.7" (36 - 1440 mm), Mini-DV, 1/50-1/3500, LCD
Long summary description Sony MiniDV Handycam®, 40x, 2.5" LCD:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Sony MiniDV Handycam®, 40x, 2.5" LCD based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Sony MiniDV Handycam®, 40x, 2.5" LCD. Optical sensor size: 1/6". Focal length range (f-f): 0.0748 - 2.99" (1.9 - 76 mm), 35 mm camera lens equivalent: 1.42 - 56.7" (36 - 1440 mm). Camcorder tape type: Mini-DV. Camera shutter speed: 1/50-1/3500. Display: LCD
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Image sensor
Total megapixels*
A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 × 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 × 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).
0.8 MP
Optical sensor size
Optical sensors are electronic detectors that convert light, or a change in light, into an electronic signal. They are used in many industrial and consumer applications e.g. lamps that turn on automatically in response to darkness. Optical sensors come in many sizes.
Lens system
Digital zoom*
Indicates the digital zoom capacity, the number of times that the picture is enlarged thanks to digital technology.
Focal length range (f-f)
Measure of how strongly the system converges or diverges light. For an optical system in air, it is the distance over which initially collimated rays are brought to a focus. A system with a shorter focal length has greater optical power than one with a long focal length; that is, it bends the rays more strongly, bringing them to a focus in a shorter distance.For an optical system in air, the effective focal length (f and f′) gives the distance from the front and rear principal planes (H and H′) to the corresponding focal points (F and F′).
0.0748 - 2.99" (1.9 - 76 mm)
Focal length (35mm film equivalent)
1.42 - 56.7" (36 - 1440 mm)
Filter size
A filter is a screen, plate, or layer of a substance which absorbs light or other radiation or selectively absorbs some of its components e.g. a UV filter to reduce UV light. Filters come in various sizes.
1.18" (3 cm)
Camcorder tape type*
The type of tape used to record images from a camcorder, e.g. VHS, Video8.
Camera shutter speed
Determines the length of time the shutter lets light pass through the lens to the CCD. Shutter speed and aperture together determine exposure.
Display diagonal*
Size of the display for this product, measured diagonally, usually in inches.
The description of display that can includes display type, resolution, size etc.
123.2 pixels
Ports & interfaces
S-Video out *
The port (socket) where the output for the S-Video is connected.
S-Video in
Weight & dimensions
Width *
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
2.48" (63 mm)
Depth *
The distance from the front to the back of something.
4.49" (114 mm)
Height *
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
3.35" (85 mm)
Weight *
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
13.8 oz (390 g)
Other features
Black / White / Mosaic / Monotone
Power consumption (typical)
Amount of power consumed by this model, often expressed in watts (W). Typical values that manufacturers give are power consumption when off, standby/suspended mode, typical use, maximum usage.
2.1 W
Lens system
Type of lens in this product, expressed as its characteristics including lens, zoom capability, focal length, 35 mm equivalent focal length, and aperture range.
Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
Video Out
Audio Out