Manufacturer’s Description

Powerful capture and versatile use make the DCR-HC38 MiniDV Handycam the ideal camcorder for any occasion. No matter where you are, the 40x optical/2000x digital zoom always lets you be right in the middle of the action. Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens and Super SteadyShot built-in image stabilization make every frame perfect. And the 2.5 touch panel LCD monitor makes sure you see it all, no matter what environment you']re in. For dimly lit areas, the NightShot Plus feature keeps your video bright and clear as day.

The Specs

General Features
Additional Features Fader Function|Viewfinder
Warranty Information 1 Year Limited
Image Processor
Image Sensor Size 1/6"
Image Sensor CCD
Image Sensor Quantity 1
More Info
Video Recording
Video Capture Format DV
Minimum Lux Rating 5 lux
Additional Specifications
Video Broadcast Standards NTSC (analog)
normalized-Digital Zoom 2000
Max Aperture 1.8 1/f
normalized-Number of Image Sensor Pixels 0.68
Focus Features Auto Focus|Manual Focus|Spot Focus
Special Effects 16:9 Wide Screen TV Effect|Black and White|Mosaic|Negative Art|Pastel|Sepia|Solarization
Included Components AC Adapter|Battery
Exposure Settings Auto Exposure|Manual Exposure
Frequency Band On Screen Zoom and Record ControlsEasy Handycam ButtonBattery InformationMulti-Language Menu
White Balance Auto|Manual|Preset Modes
Product Series DCR
Effective Video Resolution 0.3 Megapixel
normalized-Height 86.36
Product Model DCR-HC38
Total Camcorder Resolution 0.7 Megapixel
Audio Support PCM|Stereo
Minimum Shutter Speed 60 1/f
Effective Image Resolution 0.3 Megapixel
Maximum Shutter Speed 4000 1/f
Maximum Video Lines 500
Brand Name Sony
Number of Scene Modes 9
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Max Focal Length 76 mm
Min Focal Length 1.9 mm
Total Pixels 680000
Product Line Handycam
Height 3.4 in
Width 2.5 in
Weight 15.87 oz
Depth 4.6 in
Quick Glance
LCD Screen Size 2.5 in
Interface Connection 1 x Audio/Video Out|1 x i.Link|1 x USB|1 x S-Video Out|1 x DC Power In
normalized-Weight 15.87
Recording Media Tape Media|MiniDV
normalized-Optical Zoom 40
Image Stabilization Electronic
Lens Features
Digital Zoom 2000x
Filter Diameter 30 mm
Optical Zoom 40 X
Power Source InfoLithium

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