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S50 Series Camcorder with 78x Optical Zoom


Advanced Optical 78X Zoom with OIS

33mm Wide-angle Lens

Intelligent Auto with AE/AF Tracking



Compact Camcorder with a 33mm Wide-Angle, 78x Ultra Zoom and More!

Takes dynamic close-ups of distant subjects!
Enhanced Optical 78x Zoom and Advanced O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilization)

The new Enhanced Optical 78x Zoom has been added to the compact body of the easy-to-carry camcorder. By taking maximum advantage of the effective CCD area, the camera makes it easy to capture a wide range of dynamic images, from sweeping landscapes with the 33mm wide-angle scope to close-ups of distant subjects with the 78x zoom, without having to worry about image degradation. However, with long-distance zoom shots, even a tiny bit of hand-shake has a huge effect on picture quality. That's where Advanced O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilization) comes in. It shifts a corrective lens as you shoot to help eliminate the effects of hand-shake, so you get clear, sharp shots even at high zoom levels. It's an essential feature for getting the most out of this incredible zoom lens.

Captures large groups, even when shooting from up close.
33 mm Wide Angle* and Advanced O.I.S.

The 33mm wide-angle* setting on the Standard Series fits more people and more of the background into the frame than a conventional model. This is especially handy when you want to take a group photo in a small room. It fits your subjects in even when you shoot from up close, and makes it possible to pick up even small sounds with the mic.

* 35mm camera equivalent

iA with AF/AE Tracking
Makes it easy to get a continually clear, beautiful shot

The iA function automatically activates convenient functions during shooting. These include the AF/AE Tracking, which optimizes the focus and exposure for a selected subject to ensure beautiful results. After you "lock on" to a subject at the center of the screen by pressing the AF/AE button, the camera follows it around, keeping it in sharp focus and properly exposed. The iA function, including Face Detection, Advanced O.I.S., Intelligent Contrast Control and Intelligent Scene Selector, produces outstanding results under virtually all shooting conditions.

SpecificationsExpand All

    • MEDIA
    • Records Onto
    • Recording Format
    • LENS
    • Image Sensor (Total)
    • Image Sensor (Effective)
    • Total Pixels
    • F Value
    • Optical Zoom
    • Digital Zoom
    • Enhanced Optical Zoom
    • Focal Length
    • 35mm Film Camera Equivalent
    • Lens Type
    • CAMERA
    • Image Stabilizer
    • Still Picture Recording:4:3
    • Still Picture Recording:16:9
    • Shutter Speed: Motion Image
    • Shutter Speed: Still Image
    • Minimum Illumination
    • Standard Illumination
    • Focus
    • White Balance
    • Iris
    • Backlight Compensation
    • LCD Monitor
    • Simultaneous Recording
    • Creating Still Picture from Motion Picture
    • Microphone
    • Speaker
    • On-Screen Display Language
    • Media Remaining Indication
    • Signal System
    • Video Recording Format
    • Recording Mode
    • Audio Recording System
    • Still Picture
    • DPOF
    • JACKS
    • USB
    • AV
    • AC Adaptor
    • AV Cable
    • USB Cable
    • Rechargeable Battery Pack
    • Included Software
    • Power Supply
    • Power Consumption
    • Dimensions (H x W x D) inches
    • Weight (lbs)
    • AC Cable
    • DC Cable
    • UPC




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