Hitachi DZHS500A DVD-HDD Hybrid Camcorder Kit

Hitachi DZHS500A DVD-HDD Hybrid Camcorder Kit

Hitachi DZHS500A DVD-HDD Hybrid Camcorder Kit

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Hitachi DZHS500A DVD-HDD Hybrid Camcorder Kit

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  • DZ-BP14SW Lithium-Ion Battery
  • 3 x DVD Discs
  • Camcorder Bag

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The Hitachi DZHS500A Hybrid Camcorder Kit records digital video and still images onto a 30GB hard drive and removable 8cm DVD-RAM, DVD-R/W and DVD+R discs. This results in images that you can play back thousands of times with virtually no degradation of picture quality. A 1/6" CCD captures video and stills in high-resolution recordings, while SD/MMC cards can store still images in 640 x 480 resolution.

Small and streamlined, the DZ-HS500A also boasts a 1-second start-up time, 16:9 recording mode, and a simplified menu system. With this camcorder, you can enjoy all the convenient benefits of both the hard drive and DVD format and top of the line features, all at entry-level prices.

This kit also includes a rechargeable DZ-BP14SW Lithium-ion battery pack, three DVD discs and a black camcorder bag.

1/6" CCD
The DZ-HS500A's single, 1/6" CCD captures video and still photos in outstanding clarity and color.
DVD-R/W, DVD+R 30GB Hard Drive
The DZ-HS500A allows you to record to a 30B hard drive, DVD-RAM, DVD-R/W and DVD+R.

With the DVD drive, you can record home movies directly to DVD, and then play them back on your home DVD player. Because DVD provides random, direct access to data, there's no rewinding and no fast-forwarding to play back what you've recorded.

You can also record to a built-in 30GB hard disk that gives you up to 25 hours. of recording time, depending on recording quality. Imagine, no more tapes or DVDs to buy, ever!
16:9 Widescreen Recording Mode
Use the camcorder's 16:9 mode to record movies in a widescreen aspect ratio; the same ratio used by the majority of big-screen motion pictures.
Electronic Image Stabilizer
A high-quality image stabilization system corrects camcorder shake instantly, so your videos always look smooth, steady, and natural.
Digital Still Mode
Capture still images in 640 x 480 resolution directly to your hard drive for easy access. The SD card slot makes it even easier to share your photos with friends and family.
PC and MAC Compatibility
The DZ-HS500A can connect to your computer via USB 2.0.
In the Box
Hitachi DZHS500A DVD-HDD Hybrid Camcorder Kit
  • Battery Pack (DZ-BP07PW)
  • AC Adapter/Charger (DZ-ACS3)
  • DC Power Cord
  • Power Cable
  • AV/S Output Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Lens Cap (with Lens Cap String)
  • Software CD-ROM
  • PC Connection Cable
  • Disc Cleaning Cloth
  • DZ-BP14SW Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
  • 3 x DVD Discs
  • Camcorder Bag
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    Specifications
    Camera
    Sensor 1/6" CCD, 340,000 Effective Pixel
    Lens Focal length=2.2-55mm
    f/stop: 2.0-4.1
    Zoom 30x Optical
    1500x Digital Zoom
    Filter Size 34mm
    Image Stabilization Electronic
    Lux 0.3 lux (Low Light mode)
    Recording
    System NTSC
    Format DVD-HDD
    Audio Dolby Digital Stereo
    Time Code Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Date & Time Yes
    A/V Dubbing Yes
    Display
    Viewfinder 0.2" Color TFT (approx. 200k Pixel
    LCD Monitor 2.7" Color TFT (approx. 120k Pixel)
    Conveniences
    Manual Controls Focus, White Balance
    Built-in Light No
    Built-in Mic Yes
    Built-in Speaker Yes
    Accessory Shoe No
    Titler Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Digital Effects Yes
    Fade Resistance Yes
    Tape Loading Side
    Digital Still Mode
    Resolution 640 x 480
    Card Slot SD
    Built-in Flash No
    Input/Output Connectors
    Line In Recording Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Inputs AV in
    Outputs AV out
    USB
    Edit Protocol Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Microphone Input No
    Headphone Jack No
    General
    Power Requirements Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Power Consumption 3.2W
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 2.7 x 3.6 x 5.2" (6.9 x 9.1 x 13.2cm)
    Weight 1.08 lb (490g)

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