Sony Handycam DCR-PC8E - camcorder - Mini DV Series Specifications

Sony Handycam DCR-PC8E - camcorder - Carl Zeiss - Mini DV

Part Number: DCR-PC8E.CEEJ

General

  • Depth
    3.8 in
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Digital Zoom
    120 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, SP
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Interfaces Provided
    S-Video, component video
  • Analog Video Format
    PAL
  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Super Steady Shot)
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Effective Video Resolution
    400 KP
  • Digital Zoom
    120 x
  • Digital Scene Transition
    Overlap fader, random, bounce fader, monotone fader, horizontal wipe, mosaic fader, black fader
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Interfaces Provided
    Component video, S-Video
  • Enclosure Color
    Silver
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    SP, LP
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    800 KP
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    0 lux
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach & ski, landscape, low light, portrait mode, sports mode, spotlight, sunset & moon
  • Special Effects
    Flash Motion, Low Shutter Speed (LSS), Still, Trail, Luminance Key, Monotone, Mosaic, Negative Art, Old Movie, Pastel, Sepia, Solarization
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/3 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/3 sec
  • White Balance
    Custom, automatic, presets
  • Special Effects
    Still, Solarization, Sepia, Mosaic, Trail, Pastel, Monotone, Old Movie, Flash Motion, Luminance Key, Negative Art, Low Shutter Speed (LSS)
  • Shooting Programs
    Spotlight, sunset & moon, landscape, portrait mode, beach & ski, low light, sports mode
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Exposure Metering
    Center-weighted, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, automatic
  • White Balance Presets
    Indoor, outdoor
  • Min Illumination
    0 lux

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Display

  • Type
    2.5" LCD display
  • Display Format
    123,200 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Camera Flash

  • Type
    none

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.7-2.2
  • Min Focal Length
    3.3 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    33 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    42 m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    30 mm
  • Lens Brand
    Carl Zeiss
  • Features
    low dispersion glass

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    silver
  • Color Category
    silver

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.44 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    113000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD - LCD
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size (metric)
    1.1 cm

Additional Features

  • DV input
    Yes
  • Additional Features
    Built-in speaker, backlight compensation, digital noise reduction, date/time stamp, analog to digital conversion with pass through
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Flash Terminal
    Hot shoe
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    analog to digital conversion with pass through, backlight compensation, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction

Connections

  • Type
    Control-L (LANC), DC power input, IEEE 1394 (FireWire/i.LINK), S-Video input / output, composite video/audio (input/output), headphones, microphone
  • Qty
    1

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 700 mAh ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Run Time (Up To)
    125 min

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Handycam
  • Model
    DCR-PC8E
  • Localization
    English
  • Country Kits
    Europe
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Min Illumination
    0 lux
  • Digital Zoom
    120 x
  • Interfaces Provided
    S-Video, component video
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, SP
  • Special Effects
    Flash Motion, Low Shutter Speed (LSS), Still, Trail, Luminance Key, Monotone, Mosaic, Negative Art, Old Movie, Pastel, Sepia, Solarization
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader, bounce fader, horizontal wipe, monotone fader, mosaic fader, overlap fader, random
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Super Steady Shot)
  • Features
    analog to digital conversion with pass through, backlight compensation, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Super Steady Shot)

Audio Input

  • Audio input type
    microphone
  • Microphone Form Factor
    built-in
  • Microphone technology
    electret condenser
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach & ski, landscape, low light, portrait mode, sports mode, spotlight, sunset & moon

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    2.3 in
  • Height
    4.1 in
  • Weight
    1.1 lbs

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    800 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Video Mode)
    400 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    6.4 mm ( 1/4" )
  • Sensor Qty
    1

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    2.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Display Format
    123,200 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Service Included
    parts and labor
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

Camcorder Features

  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Capacity
    700 mAh
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Handycam DCR-PC8E - camcorder - Carl Zeiss - Mini DV

Part Number: DCR-PC8E.CEEJ

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