Water, Shock & Dustproof Compact SD Camcorder


Water, Shock & Dustproof Compact SD Camcorder with 10x Optical Zoom, Quick Start, Easy DVD Copying & Viewing, World Timer and MotionSD STUDIO, Records to SD Memory Card, Silver


Triple-Proof Ruggedness
Panasonic's SDR-SW20 compact SD camcorder is built tough so you can shoot in places never before possible. Take it underwater as deep as 5 feet1 for great video in the pool or ocean. Waterproofing also means you can shoot in the rain or snow with no worries. The SW20 is also shockproof, resisting damage even if dropped from a height of up to 4 feet2 with improved fortification inside and out. A dustproof3 design keeps the camcorder safe even if handled with dirty hands or used in a place with swirling dust. Take it to the beach or sports field without worrying about sand. And since it's waterproof, simply wash it with water when it gets dirty.

Compact Size and Cool Styling
Small enough to slip in a pocket or bag. Cool enough to take everywhere you go. This is one stylish camcorder you'll never want to be without.

No More Missed Shooting Opportunities with Quick Start
The SW20 SD camcorder starts up to record quickly. In Quick Start mode4, recording begins in just 0.6 seconds from the time the LCD is opened. This lets you catch those sudden shooting opportunities.

Easy DVD Copying and Viewing
The USB port allows you to connect directly to a DVD burner. And copying a recording from an SD card to a DVD disc is as easy as selecting from the menu. To view your video, simply take the SD card from the camcorder and slip it into any TV or DVD player with an SD card slot; there are no cables to worry about.

Edit Your Videos
First, transfer the motion-image data from the SD card to your PC5 using your PC's USB port. Then with the included MotionSD STUDIO 1.3E software, you can easily put scenes in a different order, delete the ones you don't want, and add a wide variety of video effects. Save your results by burning your video production onto DVD.

  1. IEC60529 IPX8. Waterproof characteristics have been evaluated by TUV Rheinland.
  2. MIL-STD-810F Method 516.5 Shock.
  3. IEC60529 IP5X. Dustproof characteristics have been evaluated by TUV Rheinland.
  4. This mode can be selected from the menu.
  5. Certain system requirements apply.

SpecificationsExpand All

    • MEDIA
    • Records Onto
    • Recording Format
    • LENS
    • Image Sensor (Total)
    • Image Sensor (Effective)
    • F Value
    • Optical Zoom
    • Digital Zoom
    • Focal Length
    • 35mm Film Camera Equivalent
    • Lens Type
    • CAMERA
    • Image Stabilizer
    • Still Picture Recording
    • Shutter Speed: Motion Image
    • Shutter Speed: Still Image
    • Minimum Illumination
    • Focus
    • White Balance
    • Iris
    • Backlight Compensation
    • LCD Monitor
    • Power LCD
    • Pure Color Engine
    • Soft-Skin Mode
    • Easy-to-Use Mode Dial
    • MagicPix Images
    • Microphone
    • Date Recording
    • Fade in/out
    • On-Screen Display Language
    • Quick Start
    • Video Recording Format
    • Recording Mode
    • Playback Mode
    • Audio Recording System
    • Recording Time
    • Still Picture
    • Still Picture Recording Number
    • Counter
    • Wind Noise Reduction
    • Remaining Indication
    • One-Touch Navigation
    • Help Mode
    • Disc Copy Function
    • USB Host Function
    • Built-in SD Slot
    • DPOF
    • PictBridge Compatible
    • JACKS
    • USB
    • Analog In/Out
    • AV
    • AC Adaptor
    • Battery Pack
    • Strap
    • AV Cable
    • USB Cable
    • Included Software
    • Power Supply
    • Power Consumption
    • AC Cable
    • DC Cable
    • Dimensions (H x W x D)
    • Weight


Rated 5 out of 5 by 1 reviewer.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Amazed! I just put my survival suit through 100 mins on hot in my washer & my Panasonic SDR-SW20 was in the pocket, I removed it & hooked it to my laptop & uploaded my photo's, it work like a charm, I'm amazed! May 8, 2010
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