Hitachi DZ-BD7HA Blu-ray Disc Hybrid High Definition Camcorder

Hitachi DZ-BD7HA Blu-ray Disc Hybrid High Definition Camcorder

Hitachi DZ-BD7HA Blu-ray Disc Hybrid High Definition Camcorder

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Product Highlights

  • 8 cm BD-RE/BD-R/DVD Drive
  • 30GB Hard Disk Drive
  • 1/2.8" CMOS sensor
  • Full 1920 x 1080 HD
  • 2.7" LCD
  • HDMI Output
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Hitachi DZ-BD7 overview

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Hitachi's DZ-BD7HA Blu-ray Disc Hybrid High Definition Camcorder with a built-in 30GB Hard Disk Drive satisfies those who long for Blu-ray while providing for those in the HDD and DVD camps. The DZ-BD7HA can store up to four hours of footage when recording to the hard drive at 1920 x 1080 HD and up to eight hours when recording at 1440 x 1080. Hitachi also gave this hybrid in-camera one-touch dubbing for burning video from the HDD onto Blu-ray or DVD.

The DZ-BD7HA also features 1-second quick start, photo capture from recorded video and LSI image enhancement. 8 cm BD-RE, BD-R, DVD-RAM, DVD-RW and DVD-R discs are all compatible with this camcorder. If you're looking for a true hybrid camcorder the DZ-BD7HA is your answer.

8cm BD-RE/-R/DVD Drive
The 8 cm BD/DVD drive works with the following discs: BD-RE/-R, DVD-RAM/-RW/-R.
30GB Hard Disk Drive
Record up to 4 hours of full 1920 x 1080 HD video utilizing the 30GB HDD. You can record eight hours of 1440 x 1080 video.
5.3Mp 1/2.8" CMOS Sensor
The 5.3Mp 1/2.8 CMOS sensor records 1920 x 1080 video and still images at 2400 x 1800 pixels.
Hitachi Exclusive High Resolution Image Processing LSI
LSI reduces noises and improves color by analyzing data captured by the CMOS sensor giving you improved image quality.
One-Touch Dubbing
Burn recorded video from the HDD to BD using the in-camera one-touch dubbing feature.
Photo Capture
You can save any frame from your video recordings and print it out as a 2.07Mp still photo. Save the image to an SD card for easy printing or for uploading to the internet.
1-Second Quick Start
When the DZ-BD7hA is in standby mode you can start recording in less than a second with the Quick Start feature while saving battery life at the same time.
Transcoding enables you to burn video from the HDD onto SD DVDs via the one-touch dubbing feature.
Built-In Interactive Guide
Hitachi gave the DZ-BD7HA a built-in program for guiding new users through the camcorder's setup, connections, and overall use.
In the Box
Hitachi DZ-BD7HA Blu-ray Disc Hybrid High Definition Camcorder
  • Battery DZ-BP14S (Lithium-ion 1360 mAh)
  • 8 cm BD-RE Disc
  • USB Cable
  • PC Software for Video Authoring
  • Multi-connector A/V Cable
  • Remote Control & Remote Battery
  • Disc Cleaning Cloth
  • Instruction Manual
  • Quick Start Guide
  • 1-Year Parts & 90-Days Labor Warranty
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    Hitachi DZ-BD7 specs

    Sensor 5.3Mp 1/2.8" CMOS sensor
    Lens HD Lens (12 elements in 9 groups, 18 surfaces multicoated lens)
    Focal length=5.0-50mm
    Zoom 10x optical
    500x digital
    Filter Size 43mm
    System NTSC
    Format Video
    HDD: 30GB HDD (embedded) 1920 x 1080
    BD: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, 1920 x 1080
    DVD: MPEG-2, 720 x 480

    Still: JPEG (2400 x 1800, DCR/EXif 2.2)
    Audio 2 Channel Stereo Dolby Digital
    Image Stabilization (EIS) Electronic Image Stabilization
    Lux Not specified by manufacturer
    Recording Media Blu-ray disk (BD-RE/-R)
    30GB Hard Disk Drive
    DVD Disk (DVD-RAM/-RW/-R)
    Recording Time 30GB HDD
    HX: 4 hours HS: 8 hours

    Blu-ray Disk
    HX: 1 hour HS: 2 hours

    DVD Disk
    SX: 20 minutes SF: 30 minutes

    Display Type LCD
    Display Size 2.7"
    Viewfinder 0.2" color (approximately 200,000 pixels)
    Camera Features
    Manual Controls Focus, white balance, exposure
    Built-in Speaker Yes
    Built-in Mic Yes
    Accessory Shoe Yes
    Built-in Light/Flash Light - No
    Flash - Yes
    Digital Still Mode
    Still Recording Media SD/SDHC memory card
    Resolution 4.3MP
    Input/Output Connectors
    Inputs Microphone input
    Output HDMI
    Component video
    USB 2.0
    Composite A/V
    PC connection terminal (connected to PC USB port)
    Microphone Input Yes
    Headphone Jack No
    Languages English, Japanese, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Chinese (simplified)
    Compatible Operating Systems Windows XP, Vista
    Power Requirements Not specified by manufacturer
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 3.15 x 3.43 x 6.5" (80 x 87 x 165mm)
    Weight 1.4 lbs (630g) (without battery and disk)

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