Canon DC420 DVD Camcorder

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Canon DC420 DVD Camcorder

Around the world, the name Canon means optical excellence, advanced image processing and superb performance. And Canon digital video camcorders are no exception.

If your choice of recording media is DVD, you'll find a family of capable and technologically sophisticated DVD camcorders built with the Canon know how which you've come to expect in all our products.

Affordable, sleek and easy-to-operate, the Canon DC420 gives you the convenience of DVD technology, along with our exclusive Canon 48x Advanced Zoom - a feature only possible with our industry-leading optical technology. It also boasts our advanced DIGIC DV II Image Processor, a 1.07 Megapixel CCD, SD card image storage capability, Quick Start, now linked with the LCD panel, and Joystick Control. We have also made the DC420 compatible with lens-mounted Canon optical accessories to further enhance your creative choices. Add to that the long recording time available thanks to its high capacity battery and low power consumption and you'll see that the DC420 makes it simpler than ever to capture and share all the unforgettable moments of your life.


Standard Definition or High Definition: Standard Definition
Power Consumption: 2.2w (SP Mode, LCD Screen ON)
Television System: NTSC
Video Recording system: DVD VIDEO
Image Sensor: 1/6-inch CCD
Total Pixels: Approx. 1.07 megapixels
Effective Pixels: Disc: 16:9 - approx. 550,000 pixels (ADV.Z off);16:9 - approx. 710,000 pixels (ADV.Z on, wide);16:9 - approx. 410,000 pixels (ADV.Z on tele);card: approx. 800,000 pixels
Maximum recording time: Single Layer Disc: 1.4 GB - LP (3 Mbps): 60 minutes;SP (6 Mbps): 30 minutes;XP (9 Mbps): 20 minutes
Dual Layer Disc 2.8 GB - LP (3 Mbps): 108 minutes;SP (6 Mbps): 54 minutes;XP (9 Mbps): 36 minutes
Lens: Zoom Ratio 48x Advanced Zoom (16:9 mode), 37x Optical / 2000x Digital
Focal Length f = 2.6 - 96.2mm, (35mm equivalent: 47.1 - 1743mm, Advanced OFF, 16:9);Zoom Speed Variable, 3 Fixed Zoom Speeds;Max. F/Stop f/2.0-5.0
Focusing System: TTL (through the lens)
Programmed AE: Easy, Program, Tv, Portrait, Sports, Night, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Spotlight, Fireworks
Max Shutter Speed: Movie: 1/2000, Still Image: 1/500
Minimum Focusing Distance: 10mm (wide), 1 m (tele)
White Balance: Auto, Daylight, Tungsten, Manual
Minimum Illumination: 1.7 lx (Night mode)
Image Stabilization: Electronic
Filter Diameter: 30.5mm
Viewfinder: 0.27-inch widescreen color LCD (approx. 123,000 dots)
LCD Screen: 2.7-inch widescreen color LCD (approx.112,000 dots)
Recording Media: DVD-R / -RW / -R DL
USB Terminal: USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Video Terminal: composite (output)
Audio: Dolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2 ch)
HDMI Terminal: None
Microphone Terminal: None
Dimensions: (W x H x D) 2.6 x 3.5 x 4.8 in. (66 x 90 x 123 mm)
Weight (not including lens and battery pack): 13.4 oz. (380g)
Weight (fully loaded): 15.2 oz. (430g)

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