40GB Hard Disk Drive/SD Hybrid Camcorder with 42x Optical Zoom and Advanced O.I.S.

Model number: SDR-H40

40GB Hard Disk Drive/SD Hybrid Camcorder with 42x Optical Zoom, Advanced Optical Image Stabilization, One-Touch DVD Copy, Anti-Shock Shield and One-Touch Navigation, Records to Internal Hard Drive or SD Card

Records Onto SD/SDHC Memory Card, Hard Disk Drive
Recording Format MPEG2 (Motion Image)
Image Sensor (Total) 1/6" CCD (800K pixels)
Image Sensor (Effective) 4:3 -- 290K, 16:9 -- 380K (Motion Image/Still Picture)
F Value F1.9 (Wide) / F4.3 (Tele)
Optical Zoom 42x Variable Speed Zoom
Digital Zoom 1 42x-2000x
Focal Length 1.8 - 75.6 mm
Filter Diameter -
35mm Film Camera Equivalent 40.9-1718 mm [4:3], 33.4-1403 mm [16:9][Motion Image], 40.7-1710 mm [4:3]/33.2-1393 mm [16:9][Still Picture]
Lens Type Panasonic
3CCD Camera System No
Image Stabilizer Yes (Advanced O.I.S.)
Still Picture Recording VGA
Minimum Illumination 2 Lux (Magic Pix®)
Focus AF/Manual
White Balance Auto/Indoor/Outdoor/White Set (with IR Sensor)
High Speed Shutter 1/30-1/8000 (Motion Image)1/30-1/500 (Still Picture)
Iris Auto/Manual
Backlight Compensation Yes
Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) No
LCD Monitor 2.7" Wide (123,200 Dots)
Power LCD Yes(Plus)
Wide Viewing Angle LCD No
Pure Color Engine Yes
Soft-Skin Mode Yes
Easy-to-Use Mode Dial Yes
MagicPix Images Yes
Simultaneous Motion Video & Still Picture Recording No
Microphone Stereo Zoom Mic
Wind Noise Reduction
Date Recording Auto Date (in Date Code)
Fade in/out Yes
On-Screen Display Language English / Canadian French / Spanish
LED Video Light No
Flash No
Quick Start 2.1 seconds
Web Camera Function 2 No
Applicable Disc No
Cue and Review No
Skip No
Video Recording Format MPEG2 (Moving Picture)
Recording Mode XP (10 Mbps/VBR), SP (5 Mbps/VBR), LP (2.5Mbps/VBR)
Playback Mode XP (10Mbps/VBR), SP (5Mbps/VBR), LP (2.5Mbps/VBR)
Audio Recording Format Dolby Digital (2ch)/MPEG1 Audio Layer2
Recording Time HDD: 40GB: XP(9h)/SP(18h)/LP(36h), SDHC: 16GB: (up to 13h 20mins in LP)/8GB: (up to 6h 40mins in LP)/4GB: (up to 3h 20mins in LP), SD: 2GB: XP(25mins)/SP(50mins)/LP(1h 40mins), 1GB: XP(12mins)/SP(25mins)/LP(50mins)
Still Picture JPEG Picture Size:0.3 MEGA: 640 x 480 (4:3)0.2 MEGA: 640 x 360 (16:9)
Still Picture Recording Number SDHC: 8GB(640 x 480/640 x 360): 55260 High, 99999 Normal, 4GB(640 x 480/640 x 360): 27150 High, 54290 NormalSD: 2GB(640 x 480/640 x 360): 13820 High, 27640 Normal, 1GB(640 x 480/640 x 360): 6790 High, 13580 Normal
Counter Yes
Wind Noise Reduction Yes
Remaining Indication Yes
Pre-Rec Function No
Intelligent Contrast Control No
One-Touch Navigation Yes
Help Mode Yes
Tele Macro No
AGS (Auto Ground-Directional Standby) No
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 No
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 No
AV Cable Yes
USB Cable Yes
IR Remote No
SD Memory Card No
Lens Cap Built-in lens cover
Software VideoCam Suite 1.0
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 4.0W
Dimensions (H x W x D) 2.76'' x 2.64'' x 4.57''
Weight 0.75 lbs


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