Panasonic PV-GS500 3-CCD Mini DV Camcorder

Panasonic PV-GS500 3-CCD Mini DV Camcorder

Panasonic PV-GS500 3-CCD Mini DV Camcorder

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Panasonic PV-GS500 3-CCD Mini DV Camcorder

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  • MiniDV Recording
  • SDHC Card Slot
  • 1/4.7" 3 CCD Sensor
  • Leica Lens
  • 12x Optical Zoom
  • 2.7" LCD
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Viewfinder
  • FireWire
  • USB 2.0
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Looking for an affordable 3 CCD digital camcorder that's ready to go out of the box? The Panasonic PV-GS500 3 CCD Mini DV Camcorder is for you. This camcorder comes with a variety of features, including a three CCD image sensor, 700x digital zoom, 16:9 wide-screen capability, optical image stabilization and a SD Card slot. This camcorder also features a 4.0 megapixel still camera mode, as well as a 2.7-Inch LCD.

4.0 megapixel CCD
Looking for a feature-rich still image camera and digital camcorder all in one? This camcorder features a 4.0 megapixel CCD Image Sensor, which captures images with breathtaking detail. In addition, this camcorder's photos are stored on a memory card, at 2288 x 1728 maximum resolution.
2.7-Inch LCD viewfinder
Need to shoot your footage with ease? The 2.7-Inch viewfinder on this camcorder ensures that you won't miss a single detail.
700x Zoom
If you need to get up close from a far distance, this camcorder comes with a 700x digital zoom. Record the finest details from even the farthest locations.
16:9 Wide-screen Capability
Looking to shoot wide-screen or panoramic footage? This camera supports 16:9 wide-screen format. Shoot breathtaking vistas and full family photos, all at the touch of a button.
SD Card Slot
If you need to store images that you shoot with your camcorder, look no further. This camcorder comes with a SD card slot.
FireWire and USB 2.0
Do you want to transfer your video footage to the video editing software on your home computer? This camcorder comes with both FireWire and USB 2.0 connectors, so you can download your videos and photos to any FireWire or USB 2.0-capable computer.
In the Box
Panasonic PV-GS500 3-CCD Mini DV Camcorder
  • AC Adaptor
  • DC Cable
  • AC Cable
  • Battery Pack
  • Remote Control
  • Button-type battery (for Remote Control)
  • Magic Wire Remote Control
  • Lens Cap
  • Multi Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • USB Cable
  • CD-ROM
  • 1-Year Parts, 90-Days Labor Warranty
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    • 1Description
    Camera
    Sensor 1/4.7" CCD (1.07 Megapixels) x 3
    Lens Leica lens; Auto iris, F1.6-2.8, Focal length; 3.3-39.6 mm, Macro (Full range AF)
    Zoom 12x Optical
    700x Digital
    Filter Size Filter diameter: 43mm
    Image Stabilization Optical Image Stabilizer (O.I.S.)
    Lux Minimum Illumination: 5 lx
    Standard illumination: 1,400 lx
    Recording
    System NTSC
    Format MiniDV
    Audio PCM digital recording; 16 bit (48 kHz/2 ch), 12 bit (32 kHz/4 ch)
    Time Code NTSC
    Date & Time 12 hour, MMDDYYYY
    A/V Dubbing Yes
    Display
    Viewfinder Color viewfinder
    LCD Monitor 2.7" color monitor, 123,000 pixels
    Conveniences
    Manual Controls White balance, focus, shutter speed, iris/gain
    Built-in Light EfficiBright LED Light
    Built-in Mic Zoom mic
    Built-in Speaker Yes
    Accessory Shoe Smart accessory shoe (powered by camcorder)
    Titler Yes (using MotionDV Studio)
    Digital Effects Yes
    Fade Resistance Yes
    Tape Loading Automatic tape loading
    Digital Still Mode
    Resolution 4.0 megapixel; 2288x1728 maximum resolution
    Card Slot SD slot
    Built-in Flash Yes
    Input/Output Connectors
    Line In Recording Yes (Firewire)
    Inputs FireWire (IEEE 1394) x 1
    USB 2.0 x 1
    Mic in
    Outputs AV Composite Video x 1
    FireWire (IEEE 1394) x 1
    USB 2.0 x 1
    Edit Protocol No
    Microphone Input Yes - stereo mini-jack
    Headphone Jack No
    General
    Power Requirements 110-240VAC, 50/60Hz
    Power Consumption Power supply: 1360mAh
    Recording: 6.0W
    AC Adaptor: 19W
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 2.9 x 3.6 x 6" (7.4 x 9.1 x 15.2cm)
    Weight 1.26 lbs (0.57kg)

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