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Panasonic PV-DV53 Digital Camcorder - 2.5" LCD - CCD - DV - 10x Optical Zoom - 700x Digital Zoom - Electronic (IS) - Speaker, Microphone, Video Light - Firewire - Tape Media, Memory Card

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The compact Panasonic PV-DV53 MiniDV camcorder is an affordable way to enter into the world of digital video. It features a 10x optical zoom, 700x digital zoom, built-in light, and 2.5-inch LCD.OpticsThe PV-DV53 offers a 680K pixel CCD providing crisp, sharp pictures. Shooting from far distances is no problem with the PV-DV73's 10x optical zoom and 700x digital zoom. With Panasonic's introduction of Dual D-EIS (digital electronic image stabilization), you can use this same technology in both the record and playback modes to remove additional jitter from previously recorded video.Digital StillsThe PV-DV53 still can capture digital still images and store them on the MiniDV tape. You can then use Panasonic's PhotoVu serial connection to transfer images to your PC.More FeaturesThe cinema mode enables you to record video in wide screen mode, giving you a 16:9 aspect ratio that's the same as a movie screen. When played back on a television the result is dramatic looking cinema-like movies at home.The picture-in-picture feature allows you to insert a previously taken digital still image into the video you're recording. The still image is taken using the PhotoShot digital still feature and appears on the right side of the video you're recording. The video and miniaturized still shot then appear together during playbackOther features include: 2.5-inch tiltable LCD screen. Electronic Image Stabilazation to correct camera shaking, giving you smooth and stable pictures. Inputs and OutputsThe PV-DV53 comes with the standard DV IEEE 1394 port (also known as FireWire; Panasonic refers to this connection as iLink) for a super-fast, lossless connection to a PC or other DV machines.MiniDV FormatMiniDV is the preferred format for personal and broadcast-quality video, highly regarded for its high audio and image quality. MiniDV delivers a 20 percent clearer picture than analog camcorder formats. This is all delivered on a cassette that's 1/12th the size of a standard VHS tape. A MiniDV tape offers digital recording time of 2 full hours--20 times the capacity of a CD. You'll also get minimal color noise interference for a more stable picture.Size and ContentsThe camcorder measures 3.5 x 2.9 x 7.1 inches and weighs 1.3 pounds. This package includes the PV-DV53 camcorder, CARD LINK PhotoVu Link, AC adapter, battery pack, shoulder strap, A/V cable (mini-3 RCA), serial cable, remote control, lens cap, and CD-ROM with digital still and video editing software.

  • Screen Size 2.5"
  • Display Screen Type LCD
  • Number of Image Sensors 1
  • Image Sensor Type CCD
  • Product Type Digital Camcorder
  • Manufacturer Part Number PV-DV53
  • Manufacturer Panasonic
  • Product Model PV-DV53
  • Product Name PV-DV53 Digital Camcorder
  • Brand Name Panasonic
  • Optical Zoom 10x
  • Digital Zoom 700x
  • Image Stabilization Electronic
  • Memory Card Supported SD
  • Package Contents
    • PV-DV53 Digital Camcorder
    • AC Adapter
    • AC Cable
    • DC Cable
    • Battery Pack
    • A/V Cable
    • Lens Cap
    • Lens Cap Strap
    • Shoulder Strap
  • Weight (Approximate) 1.28 lb
  • Height 3.5"
  • Width 2.9"
  • Depth 7.1"
  • Recording Formats DV
  • Recording Media Tape Media
  • Recording Media Memory Card
  • Limited Warranty 1 Year
Product Attributes:
  • Viewfinder Type : Electronic
  • Optical Zoom (x) : 10
  • Optical Zoom Range (x) : 8.0 - 10.9
  • Image Stabilization Type : Electronic
  • Sensor Type : CCD



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