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Sony DSRPD170

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BCS Price: $3,728.06
Item #:EQ454434N
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Model Description:
The new DSR-PD170 DVCAM compact camcorder provides high quality acquisition in the DVCAM

Model Details

The new DSR-PD170 DVCAM compact camcorder provides high quality acquisition in the DVCAM component digital format, as well as in DV, allowing up to 40 minutes recording on one tape Mini DVCAM tape, or 60 minutes on the same tape in the DV mode.This comp


  • Minimum illumination Improved from 2 to 1lx (Advanced HAD CCD's)
  • Audio S/N ratio in manual mode Improved by 6db
  • Wide conversion lens included as standard
  • New lens hood. Wide conversion lens can be attached or removed without removing the hood Additional lens hood is provided with built-in lens cap. Open/Close modes can be operated by a side lever.
  • On-handle zoom lever and Rec Start/Stop button Easy for low angle shooting
  • Larger handle and viewfinder Improved grip and monitoring
  • Hybrid LCD panel Enhanced viewing in direct sunlight
  • Increased adjustment steps on Iris control Steps quantity doubled from 12 to 24 steps for smoother Iris control
  • Simultaneous operation of both LCD panel and viewfinder Enables the use of the LCD paneel for camera angle checking and viewfinder for focusing at the same time
  • i.LINK cable strap Aids in preventing incidental cable disconnection to the DSR-DU1 disk recording unit

  • Image device - prism mounted 3-chip 1/3 inch, Interline-Transfer (IT) 380,000 pixel CCD's
  • Lens - 12X variable speed zoom. F6.0 to 72.0mm, F1.6 at 2.4mm. filter diameter 58mm
  • Picture elements - 360,000 pixels effective. 380,000 pixels total
  • 2 built-in filters - ND1: 1/4 and ND2: 1/32
  • Video Signal System - NTSC color system
  • Scanning system - 2:1 interlaced, 525 lines, 60 fields/sec. for video. 480p for still images
  • Horizontal frequency - 15.734 kHz
  • Vertical frequency - 59.94 Hz
  • Sync system - internal
  • Shutter speed - 1/4 to 1/10000 sec
  • Connectors - S-Video, A/V, Audio In, i.LINK, LANC, headphone stereo mini
  • Minimum illumination - 1 lux
  • Exposure - auto, manual
  • Viewfinder - 180,000 dot B and W
  • Audio - rec. 48KHz/16 bit, 32KHz 12 bit
  • Provided microphone - Directional electret
  • Speaker - built in dynamic
  • LCD panel - Hybrid 2.5" type 211,200 dots
  • Format - DV/DVCAM recording, DVCAM/DV playback
  • Memory card slot - MemoryStick®
  • Recording time - Max. 40 minutes with DVCAM or 60 minutes in DV
  • Weight - 1.5Kg approx
  • Dimensions - 125X180X405mm
  • Power consumption - 4.7 watts REC with viewfinder ON only
  • Operating temperature - 0 deg C to +40 deg C

Additional Detailed Information:
Product Highlights
  • High quality digital component video and audio recording using DV format
  • Advanced HAD 380K pixels 1/3" CCDs
  • SuperSteadyShot and Autofocus
  • 12X optical zoom, 48X digital zoom
  • 530 TV lines of horizontal resolution
  • 1 lux minimum illumination
  • Auto or manual exposure
  • Start/Stop button and zoom control on the handle
  • Built-in speaker
  • 480p VGA quality 640x480 progressive scan still image capturing
  • Tape photo mode-enables still images to be recorded on the tape
  • Memory still mode-Up to 988 images can be recorded on the optional 64 MB flash memory
  • Directional shotgun (mono) microphone
  • Two independen XLR audio inputs with independent audio levels, gain and phantom power
  • 16:9/4:3 aspect ratio switchable. 4:3 aspect ratio native
  • 16 bit/12 bit PCM audio for two or four channel audio modes
  • Audio dubbing capable
  • i.Link® (IEEE 1394 based) input and output built in interface
  • Analog input using the S-Video connector
  • Professional 500 lines horizontal resolution B&W viewfinder
  • Hybrid Color 2.5" (viewable area, measured diagonally) swing out reversible 211,200 dot LCD panel display
  • Internal digital video effects electronic titling capability
  • Chroma-key capability for title, image or logo insertion from the memory stick
  • Variable high-speed shutter
  • Slow shutter mode
  • Digital program editing using i.Link. Up to 20 programs can be preset for auto edit
  • Custom AE (auto exposure) mode
  • Time code with preset and user bits capability
  • 70% and 100% Zebra indicator
  • Spotlight and backlight exposure functions
  • Guide frame for image alignment
  • Time/Date stamp with seconds readout on video
  • Manual settings and functions: shutter speeds, Independent audio recording levels, white balance, AE shift, iris, zoom, focus
  • Wireless remote, battery, ac adapter/on camera charger and shoulder strap included

  • ACV700A - Ac Adaptor / Charger
  • Supplied: VCLHG0758 - Wide-Lens 58mm
  • ECM670 - Short Shotgun Microphone
  • LCPD150BP - Soft Carry Case + RainCover For DSRPD150 & DSRPD170
  • LCPD170TH - Hard shell Camera Case for DSRPD170
  • MSA128A - 128MB Memory Stick® Digital Media
  • MSA32A - 32 MB - Memory Stick Storage Media
  • MSA64A - 64mb Memory Stick®
  • NPF960 - Infolithium L Series Battery
  • UWPC1/6264 - Lav Mic, Bodypack TX and Portable RX Wireless System (Channels 62 to 65)
  • UWPC1/6668 - Lav Mic, Bodypack TX and Portable RX Wireless System (Channels 66 to 69)
  • UWPC2/6264 - Handheld Mic TX and Portable RX Wireless System (Channels 62 to 65)
  • UWPC2/6668 - Handheld Mic TX and Portable RX Wireless System (Channels 66 to 69)

Additional Information

dsrpd170 brochure.pdf
dsrpd170 v-2194.pdf

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