Full-HD 3CCD Camcorder with Advanced O.I.S. and 5.1 Surround Sound

Model number: HDC-SD9

Full-High Definition 3CCD Camcorder with 1920x1080-Pixel Recording, Advanced Optical Image Stabilizer, Leica Lens, 10x Optical Zoom, Face Detection and 5.1 Surround Sound, Records to SD Memory Card

Records Onto SD/SDHC Memory Card
Recording Format AVCHD (Motion Image)
Image Sensor (Total) 1/6" CCD (560K x 3 pixels)
Image Sensor (Effective) 16:9 -- 520K x 3(Moving Picture/Still Picture)
F Value F1.8 (Wide) / F2.8 (Tele)
Optical Zoom 10x Variable Speed Zoom
Digital Zoom 1 25x-700x
Focal Length 3.0 - 30 mm
Filter Diameter 37mm
35mm Film Camera Equivalent 42.9 - 429 mm (16:9)(Moving Picture/Still Picture)
Lens Type Leica Dicomar
3CCD Camera System Yes
Image Stabilizer Yes (Advanced O.I.S.)
Still Picture Recording yes (2.1 Megapixel 16:9)
Minimum Illumination 5 Lux (1/30 Low Light Mode), 1 Lux (Magic Pix® Mode)
Focus AF/Manual
White Balance Auto/Indoor/Outdoor/White Set
High Speed Shutter 60i: Auto Slow Shutter ON: 1/30-1/8000, OFF: 1/60-1/8000 (Motion Image)(Still Picture, Progressive: 1/30-)24p: Auto Slow Shutter ON: 1/24-1/8000, OFF: 1/48-1/8000 (Motion Image)(Still Picture, Progressive: 1/24-)
Iris Auto/Manual
Backlight Compensation Yes
Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) No
LCD Monitor 2.7" Wide (300,000 Dots)
Power LCD Yes(Extra)
Wide Viewing Angle LCD 170° (Vertically & Horizontally)
Pure Color Engine HD Advanced
Soft-Skin Mode Yes
Easy-to-Use Mode Dial Yes
MagicPix Images Yes
Simultaneous Motion Video & Still Picture Recording Yes
Microphone Dolby Digital/5.1 ch, Zoom Microphone
Date Recording Auto Date (in Date Code)
Fade in/out Yes
On-Screen Display Language English / Canadian French / Spanish
LED Video Light No
Flash 1m - 2.5m (approx.)
Quick Start 0.6 seconds
Web Camera Function 2 No
Applicable Disc No
Cue and Review No
Skip No
Video Recording Format AVCHD (Motion Image)
Recording Mode HD: HA (17 Mbps/VBR), HG (13 Mbps/VBR), HX (9 Mbps/VBR), HE (6 Mbps/VBR)
Playback Mode HD: HA (17 Mbps/VBR), HG (13 Mbps/VBR), HX (9 Mbps/VBR), HE (6 Mbps/VBR)
Audio Recording Format Dolby Digital (Dolby AC3) / 5.1-channel
Recording Time SDHC: 16GB: HA (2 hrs)/HG (2hrs 40mins)/HX (4hrs)/HE (6hrs)8GB: HA (1hr)/HG (1hr 20mins)/HX (2hrs)/HE (3hrs)4GB: HA (30mins)/HG (40mins)/HX (1hr)/HE (1hr 30mins)
Still Picture JPEG Picture Size:2.1 MEGA: 1920 x 1080 (16:9)
Still Picture Recording Number SDHC: 16GB: (13470, 21170), 8GB: (6690, 10520), 4GB: (3290, 5160)
Counter Yes
Remaining Indication Yes
Pre-Rec Function Yes
Intelligent Contrast Control Yes
One-Touch Navigation Yes
Help Mode Yes
Tele Macro Yes (50cm)
AGS (Auto Ground-Directional Standby) Yes
Disc Copy Function Yes (when using a DVD Burner (VW-BN1), data from SD Memory Card can be copied to a 12-cm DVD Disc)
USB Host Function Yes
Built-in SD Slot Yes (SD/SDHC)
DPOF Max. 999 images
PictBridge Compatible Yes
S-Video In No
S-Video Out No
Mini DV In/Out (IEEE 1394) No
Video Component Yes
HDMI Yes (mini)
Audio Output Yes
USB Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0)(mini AB)
Analog In/Out Out only
Microphone (stereo mini) No
Headphone (M3) No
Accessory Shoe No
AV Out
AC Adaptor Yes
Battery Pack Lithium-Ion
Strap No
Video Component Cable Yes
AV Cable Yes
USB Cable Yes
IR Remote Yes
SD Memory Card No
Lens Cap No
Software HD Writer 2.5E
DVD Disc No
DV Tape No
Disc Cleaning Cloth No
Other Cables AC/DC Cables
Free DVD Burner No
Power Supply DC 7.2/9.3 V
Power Consumption 5.8W


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