SHARP VL-Z1U Digital Viewcam Camcorder

SHARP Updated: 2007-10-25
SHARP VL-Z1U Digital Viewcam Camcorder

The VL-Z1U Digital camcorder is a one-handed solution that features an integrated rotational pivot point in the center of the unit for ease-of-use and more comfort while recording. This unique body design leads to a smaller camcorder and allows total flexibility while recording. The VL-Z1U Digital camcorder incorporates CG Silicon™ LCD screen technology for a high-resolution image during playback and when framing subjects. CG Silicon LCD technology from Sharp is a new solution in size and resolution for high style digital applications.


2.5" Advanced CG Silicon™ LCD Screen
provides higher resolution and less power consumption than standard LCD screens. In addition, its performance in bright sunlight is superior.

225º Angle Rotation (Swivel Grip)
allows you to easily shoot difficult angles and easily handle the Viewcam when recording. The swivel grip provides increased hand comfort.

10x Optical / 500x Digital Zoom Lens
The 10x optical zoom lens produces a true-to-life accurate image using lens groups, and the 500x digital zoom allows for image capture at a much larger distance.

is provided in addition to the CG Silicon LCD screen for even more flexibility when recording.

i.Link (1394) Digital Video Interface
will allow the user to transfer both digital video and audio to a PC for editing as well as control the camcorder remotely.

Low Reflective View Screen:2.5" CG Silicon™ LCD
Zoom Optical/Digital:10x/500x
Zoom Microphone Terminal:No
Built-in Flash:No
i.Link (IEEE1394) Port:Yes
USB Digital PC Interface:No
CCD Sensor:680,000
SD Memory Card:No
225º Free Angle / Self Record:Yes
Digital Image Stabilization:Yes
Playback with Sound:Yes
Digital Zoom Ratio Selection:Yes
Gain Up/ Backlight Compensation:Yes
Remote Control:No
AV Terminal (Analog input):Out
Quick Return:Yes
Edit Search:Yes
Digital Picture Effects:Yes
Iris/White Balance Lock:Yes
Auto/Manual Focus:Yes
CG Silicon View Screen Brightness/Color Control:Yes
Battery/Tape Remaining Display:Yes
Two Audio Track/Record (12/16 bit):Yes
Power Saving LCD Off Function / Standby Mode:Yes
16:9 Record Mode:Yes
SP/LP Record Mode:Yes
Lens:10x (F 1.8, f =3.8 - 38mm)
(w x h x d):3 1/4" x 3 15/64" x 4"
Weight (lbs.):1.05
Battery (Lithium-Ion):Yes (BT-L226U)
AC Adapter:Yes
USB PC Drivers:No
Remote Battery:No
A/V Cables:Yes
USB Cable:No
Lens Cap:Yes