Sony DCR-PC55 MiniDV Handycam Camcorder On Sale

Posted: Mar 7 2005, 9:50am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 10:11am CDT, in Shopping | Shopping Tips


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Sony DCR-PC55 MiniDV Handycam Camcorder on Sale
/* Story Top Left 2010 300x250, created 7/15/10 */ google_ad_slot = "8340327155"; has the new Sony DCR-PC55 MiniDV Handycam on sale right now for $799.00 (MSRP: $899.99).

The DCR-PC55 features a big 3 inch screen and comes in red, silver, white and black. The Sony DCR-PC55 includes a Memory Stick DUO™ Media slot, Handycam Station and Slideshow Plus capability, as well as, an automatic lens cover, and a new intelligent accessory shoe.

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Sony DCR-PC55 MiniDV Specification:

  • Imaging device: 1/6-inch CCD interlace imager with advanced HAD technology, 960H
  • Video actual: 680K gross pixels; effective approximately 340K (in "camera-tape"/"camera-memory" position)
  • Still actual: 640 x 480 (VGA)
  • Aperture: f1.7 to 2.2
  • Focal distance: 2.3 to 23 millimeters
  • 35mm conversion: 44 to 440 millimeters (4:3) in "camera-tape" position; 44 to 440 millimeters (4:3) in "camera-memory" position
  • Optical zoom: 10x
  • Digital zoom: 120x
  • Carl Zeiss lens: Yes, Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens
  • Focusing: Full range auto/manual touch panel
  • SteadyShot image stabilization: In "camera-tape" position only
  • Minimum illumination: 5 lux
  • Shutter speed: Auto: 1/2 to 1/4000 seconds (color slow shutter, program AE, slow shutter); auto: 1/60 to 1/250 seconds
  • LCD: 3-inch LCD
  • Video input/output: Yes
  • Audio input/output: Stereo (special)
  • Jacks: Interface connector, i.LINK (DV), USB terminal (mini-B), DC in
  • USB: Yes, streaming
  • Memory Stick compatibility: Yes, Memory Stick PRO duo media
  • White balance: Auto, outdoor, indoor, one-push touch panel, one-push auto shutter speed
  • Exposure: Control touch panel (24 step)
  • Supplied accessories: AC-L200 AC adapter, NP-FA50 rechargeable li-ion battery pack, DCRA-C131 Handycam station, RMT-831 remote commander control, special stereo AV cable (multi), wrist strap, installed manganese-lithium clock (MS920S), Memory Stick Duo media (16MB), Memory Stick Duo media adapter, lithium battery (CR2025), picture package/image mixer VCD2/USB driver (CD-ROM/SPVD-012), USB cable
  • Service and warranty: 1 year parts/90 days labor

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