Saturday, May 26, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Google Takes The Lead Over Amazon in Smart Speaker Market
FBI Says Reboot Your Router to Stop Malware Infecting 500k Devices
ASUS Chromebox 3 Series Coming in July
U.S. to Impose Fine, New Management to ZTE to Keep it in Business
Facebook Keeps Working on In-house Chip Designs
AMD Increased GPU Market Share in Q1
Seagate's New VR Power Drive Adds Capacity and Extends Battery Life of the HTC VIVE Focus VR Headset
Samsung Should Pay Apple $539 million in Patent Retrial
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > Panason...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, September 15, 2005
Panasonic Launches SD Memory Card Based 3-CCD Digital Video Cameras


The Panasonic 3-CCD digital video cameras SDR-S100 and SDR-S300 are able to record MPEG2 pictures onto SD Memory Cards.

The SD Memory Card based S100 and S300 offer the mobility and convenience of a tape-less video camera, while they also feature three CCDs (charge-coupled devices), the MEGA O.I.S. (optical image stabilizer) and MPEG2 Engine to deliver high picture quality.

The two models are the first products to utilize Panasonic's proprietary integrated platform for next-generation consumer electronic devices. "With this platform, the cameras simultaneously combine less power consumption, higher performance and compactness," said Mr. Naruo Yoshikawa, General Manager of Camcorder Category, Panasonic AVC Networks Company.

By adopting the postage-stamp sized SD Memory Card, Panasonic has succeeded in making the digital video cameras more compact, lightweight and mobile. The card also increases connectivity with other AV products. The S100 measures 49.9 ? 96.7 ? 80.4 mm and weighs 242 g without the battery, making it the smallest and lightest 3-CCD video camera to date.



In addition, the SD Memory Card reduces warm-up time, allowing a start-up of amazing 1.5 seconds. The card also makes recording easy - the cameras automatically find blank memory areas to stop users accidentally recording over images.

The two models can record video and still images in the widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio. Even after shooting, they offer the convenience of high-speed data transfer without using a cable. For example, when the SD Memory Card is popped into a card slot on the DVD recorder, the video data can be transferred to the hard disk drive eight times faster than normal speeds. Once the video is saved on the DVD recorder, it can be enjoyed on a large-screen VIERA TV with family and friends. When used with the included USB2.0 high-speed cable, the pictures (LP mode) can be transferred 22 times faster to the PC for editing.

The 3-CCD system, commonly used in professional video cameras, is employed to capture each of the primary colors of light, red, green and blue, for color accuracy.

Panasonic's MEGA O.I.S. (optical image stabilizer) detects and suppresses handshakes, promising foolproof pictures. They feature the Leica Dicomar lens that captures clear and crisp images with detail and contrast.

The S100 and S300 feature a large 2.8-inch LCD. They are identical except that the S300 has a more rugged design with carbon reinforced polymer used for the grip and LCD exterior.

They come with a 2-gigabyte SD Memory Card which can hold about 100 minutes of MPEG2 video (LP mode) or 1,280 3.1-megapixel (2,048 ? 1,512) still pictures (fine mode).

The SDR-S100 will be available in Japan on October 15 and SDR-S300 on November 15. Pricing has not yet been announced.


Previous
Next
Samsung and B&O Coopearate On New Mobile Phone Concept        All News        Canon Color Management System Enchances Windows Vista Colors
Canon Launches HDV version of the XL1     Consumer Electronics News      Portable, Flat Panel Speakers from Pioneer

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Panasonic Develops 8K Global Shutter Technology Using Organic-Photoconductive-Film CMOS Image Sensor
Panasonic Toughbook CF-20 Gets Performance Boost
Panasonic Debuts HDR10+ OLED TVs, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players and New Technics Turntables at CES
Toyota and Panasonic to Start Study on Automotive Prismatic Battery Business
Panasonic Develops System to Protect Cyber Attacks in Connected Cars
Panasonic Develops a "Makeup Design Tool" That Lets You Use Create Digital Professional Makeup
Sony Unveils 4K HDR Palm-style Camcorders with Phase-detection AF
Panasonic - Technics Audio and Video Products at IFA
Panasonic Technology Detects and Predicts a Driver's Level of Drowsiness
Panasonic Releases Tiny 512Gb SSD in Japan
Panasonic DMP-UB30 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Debuts in Japan
Panasonic Announces the Toughbook 33 2-in-1 Detachable Laptop

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .