Canon ZR960 miniDV Camcorder

Canon Updated: 2009-03-05 RSS
Canon ZR960 miniDV Camcorder

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

Canon's entry-level digital camcorders are designed to deliver style, features and advanced technology at the most affordable price. Examples? How about our exclusive Genuine Canon 41x Advanced Zoom. It combines legendary Canon lens optics with our outstanding DIGIC DV Image Processor and a 680k Pixel CCD image sensor to deliver a full range of image quality. The ZR960 is specifically designed to make it easier to capture great video, with Image Stabilization, Quick Start, compatibility with optional Canon Lens Converters and Filters, a 2.7” Widescreen LCD with a Soft LCD video light, Joystick control, Level and Grid Markers and more.

The ZR960's microphone terminal also makes it particularly useful for educators and trainers to carefully capture audio from a specific source, or to easily record a live narration for your footage.

All this comes together to deliver brilliant video that you can easily share with family and friends. Easy to use, great looking and terrific value - it's the perfect choice for capturing all of life's precious memories.


* Canon Exclusive: Genuine Canon 41x Advanced Zoom
* Canon Exclusive: DIGIC DV Image Processor
* Quick Start
* Widescreen HR Recording
* Image Stabilizer
* 2.7" Widescreen LCD
* Compatible with Canon Lens Converters and Filters
* Brilliant Video, Easy Operation
* Perfect Exposures
* Microphone Terminal
* Share Your Videos
* Additional Features


Standard Definition or High Definition: Standard Definition
Television System: NTSC
Video Recording system: DV
Image Sensor: 1/6-inch CCD
Total Pixels: Approx. 680,000 pixels
Effective Pixels: tape: 16:9 - approx. 360,000 pixels (ADV.Z off);16:9 - approx. 450,000 pixels (ADV.Z on, wide);16:9 - approx. 360,000 pixels (ADV.Z on tele)
Tape Format: miniDV
Maximum recording time: SP: 80 min.; LP: 120 min. (80 min. cassette)
Lens: Zoom Ratio 41x Advanced Zoom; 37x Optical / 2000x Digital
Focal Length f = 2.6 - 96.2mm, (35mm equivalent: 45.8 - 1695mm, Advanced Zoom OFF, 16:9);Zoom Speeds 3 Fixed Zoom Speeds;Max F/Stop f/2.0 - 5.2
Focusing System: TTL (through the lens)
Programmed AE: Easy, Program, TV, Portrait, Sports, Night, Snow, Beach, Sunset,Spotlight, Fireworks
Max Shutter Speed: 1/2000
Record Search/Review: Yes
Minimum Focusing Distance: 10mm (wide) / 1m (tele)
White Balance: Auto, Daylight, Tungsten, Manual
Minimum Illumination: 1.3 lx (Night mode)
Image Stabilization: Electronic
Filter Diameter: 30.5mm
Viewfinder: .27-inch widescreen color LCD, approx. 123,000 dots
LCD Screen: 2.7-inch Widescreen color LCD, approx. 112,000 dots
Recording Media: miniDV cassette
DV Terminal: IEEE1394 (4 pin)
USB Terminal: None
Video Terminal: Composite (Output)
S-video Terminal: None
Audio: PCM 16-bit, 2ch (48 kHz)
HDMI Terminal: None
Microphone Terminal: 3.5 mm stereo mini-jack
AV Mini Terminal/Headphone Terminal: 3.5 mm 4-pole mini-jack, output only
Dimensions: 2.7 x 3.3 x 4.8 in (Not including grip belt)
Weight (not including lens and battery pack): 13.8 oz (390g)

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