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Vivitar DVR 1020HD Digital Video Recorder (Black)

B&H # VID1020LICPR Mfr # DVR1020-LIC-PR
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Product Highlights
  • Record Up to 1920 x 1080 Full HD Video
  • Capture Up to 8MP Digital Stills
  • CMOS Image Sensor & 4x Digital Zoom
  • Record Onto SD/SDHC Card Up to 32GB
  • Record or Playback on 2.7" LCD Display
  • Anti-Shake Stabilization
  • Face Detection & Smile Capture
  • USB 2.0 Port & AV Output for TV Hook-Up
  • Multi-Shot Mode & Print Photos Function
  • Built-In Speaker, Mic & Video Light

The affordable and portable Vivitar DVR 1020HD Digital Video Recorder (Black) is the perfect camera for capturing fun with friends and family memories. It shoots full HD 1920 x 1080 video, as well 1280 x 720 HD video, 848 x 480 video and 640 x 480 VGA video. Plus, it can capture up to 8-megapixel digital still images with 3264 x 2448 resolution. You can record or take stills directly on up to a 32GB SD/SDHC card, so you have the possibility for tons of external memory while you're shooting.

There are plenty of shot improving features as well, including Face Detection, Anti-Shake stabilization, Smile Capture, Multi-Shot mode and Print Photos functionality. Plus, you can use the 2.7" TFT LCD display to record or playback the footage you've just shot. The camcorder is equipped with a USB 2.0 port for transferring footage to your computer and it also has an AV output for viewing your home movies on a large TV screen. For added convenience, the DVR 1020HD is compatible with either Windows or Mac OS, and it can run on three AA batteries.

Main Features

Camera's 4x digital zoom and bright 2.7" LCD screen make this device easy to use - even for a beginner
The DVR 1020HD is small and light enough to carry with you no matter where you go
Ideal camera for sporting events, family activities, vacations and outdoor experiences
Choose from Scene Selections including: Auto, Scenery, Portrait, Night Scenery, Night Portrait, Sport, Beach and Party
Camera's white balance includes settings for Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Incandescent and Fluorescent
DVR 1020HD features Auto, 100, 200 or 400 ISO settings
Self-timer can be set to 2, 5 and 10 second delays

Other Features

Multi-Shot mode
Anti-Shake stabilization
Face Detection
Smile Capture
Print Photos function
LED flash lamp
AV output for TV hook-up
Exposure: ±3 EV
Operating Temperature: 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Sensor CMOS
Lens Not Specified By Manufacturer
Zoom Digital: 4x
System NTSC/PAL 1
Please Note:

TV Output switch for NTSC/PAL

Recording Media SD/SDHC Up To 32GB Video/Image
Recording Time Not Specified By Manufacturer
Video Format High Definition
1920 x 1080
1280 x 720
848 x 480
Standard Definition
640 x 480
320 x 240
Still Image Resolution JPEG: 8 Megapixel, 3264 x 2448
JPEG: 5 Megapixel, 2592 x 1944
JPEG: 3 Megapixel, 2048 x 1536
JPEG: 2 Megapixel, 1600 x 1200
JPEG: 1 Megapixel, 1280 x 1024
VGA: .3 Megapixel, 640 x 480
Channels Not Specified By Manufacturer
Display Type LCD 2
Please Note:


Touchscreen No
Screen Size 2.7" 3
Please Note:

(6.9 cm)

2nd Display
Image Stabilization Digital 4
Please Note:

Anti-Shake feature

Built-in Mic Yes
Built-in Speaker Yes
Built-in Light/Flash Light - Yes
Flash - Yes 5
Please Note:

LED flash lamp

Tripod Mount 1/4"
Input/Output Connectors
Outputs 1x USB 2.0
1x A/V
Microphone Input No
Headphone Jack No
Languages English
System Requirements Windows
  • XP (SP3)
    Vista (SP1)
  • Pentium 4 Processor or greater
  • 512MB RAM
  • USB 2.0 Interface
  • 1024 x 768 Pixel Resolution, 16-bit Display

  • OS X 10.5.x or later
  • Core 2 Duo Processor or greater
  • 256MB RAM
  • USB 2.0 Interface
  • 1024 x 768 Pixel Resolution
Please Note:

Windows also requires CD-ROM drive, DirectX 9 or higher, IE7 or higher, WMP10 or higher / Both require 250MB hard disk space, QuickTime 6 or higher & Internet connection

Battery 3x AA Batteries 7
Please Note:

Alkaline batteries recommended

Dimensions (WxHxD) Not Specified By Manufacturer
Weight Not Specified By Manufacturer
Vivitar DVR 1020HD Digital Video Recorder (Black)
  • USB Cable
  • AV Cable
  • Vivitar Experience Image Manager Software Installation CD
  • Hand Strap
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • Required item: Be prepared - always carry extra media.

    Transcend -  8GB SDHC Memory Card Class 10
    • You Pay: $7.89

    Batteries & Power

    Required item: Batteries are not included, and are required to power your camcorder.

    Varta -  High-Energy 1.5V AA LR6 Alkaline Battery (4-Pack)
    • You Pay: $2.99

    Bags & Cases

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    Carry, store, and protect all your equipment with a bag or case.

    Pearstone -  Onyx 1000 Digital Camera/Camcorder Shoulder Bag
    • You Pay: $13.79
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