SD40K Camcorder with 16.8x Optical Zoom

Model number: HDC-SD40K

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  • 16.8x Optical Zoom
  • Panasonic's Lightest Model
  • Power O.I.S
Records Onto SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card
Image Sensor (Total) 1/5.8" MOS
Total Pixels 1.50 megapixels
F Value F1.8(WIDE) / 2.6(TELE)
Optical Zoom 16.8x
Intelligent Zoom OFF 16.8x
Digital Zoom 1 50x / 1200x (The maximum value of zoom magnification)
Focal Length 2.9-48.7mm
35mm Film Camera Equivalent 42.9-721mm (16:9)[Motion Image]
42.9-721mm (16:9) [Still Image]
Lens Type Panasonic
Image Stabilizer POWER O.I.S. [Optical Image Stabilization]
Still Picture Recording:4:3 2.1 megapixels (1920 x 1080) [16:9]
Shutter Speed: Motion Image [60i] Auto Slow Shutter ON : 1/30-1/8000
OFF : 1/60-1/8000
Minimum Illumination 7.0 lx (1/30 Low Light scene mode)
1 lx (Color Night Rec)
Standard Illumination 1400 lx
Focus Auto/Manual
White Balance Auto/Indoor1/Indoor2/Sunny/Cloudy/White Set
Iris Auto/Manual
Backlight Compensation Yes
LCD Monitor 2.7" Wide LCD (230,400 dots)
Creating Still Picture from Motion Picture 2.1 megapixels (1920 x 1080), 0.5 megapixels (960 x 540), [16:9]
Microphone 2ch Stereo
Speaker Dynamic type
On-Screen Display Language English / French / Spanish
LED Video Light Yes
Signal System 1080 / 60i, 540 / 30p
Recording Mode HA (17Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080)
HG (13Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080)
HX (9Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080)
HE (5Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080)
iFrame (28Mbps / VBR), (960 x 540)
Playback Mode HA (17Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080)
HG (13Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080)
HX (9Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080)
HE (5Mbps / VBR), (1920 x 1080)
iFrame (28Mbps / VBR), (960 x 540)
Image Sensor (Effective)-Motion Image 1.19 megapixels [16:9]
Image Sensor (Effective)-Still Image 1.19 megapixels [16:9]
Compression (Recording Format) MPEG4-AVC/H.264 (AVCHD standard compliant)
Audio Compression Dolby Digital (2ch)
iFrame : AAC (2ch)
HDMI Yes (mini)
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
AC Adaptor Yes
USB Cable Yes
Rechargeable Battery Pack min. 1790 mAh / Lithium-Ion
Included Software HD Writer LE 1.0
Power Supply DC3.6V / 5.0V
Power Consumption Max. 3.5W (Recording) / Max. 7.7W (Charging)
AV Multi Yes
AV Multi Cable Yes
Weight (w/o Battery) approx. 169g ( 0.37lb)
Dimension (W x H x D) 2.03 x 2.26 x 4.27 [inch]
AC Cable Yes
DC Cable Yes


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