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Panasonic Palmcorder PV-DV852 Specifications

Panasonic Palmcorder PV-DV852

Part Number: PVDV852

General

  • Depth
    7.8 in
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3.8"
  • Digital Zoom
    200 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, SP
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-4
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    S-Video, component video
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode, frame movie mode
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Digital Zoom
    200x
  • Digital Scene Transition
    Black fader
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3.8"
  • Optical Zoom
    10x
  • Video Recording Modes
    SP, LP
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    1.0 MP
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-4
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Manufacturer
    Panasonic

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    12 lux
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    hi-speed shutter, low light, portrait mode, sports mode, spotlight, surf & snow
  • Special Effects
    Gain-up, Mirror, Mix, Mosaic, Multi-Picture, Negative, Picture-in-Picture, Sepia, Solarization, Strobe, Trail, Wipe
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    fluorescent, halogen, outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/60 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/60 sec
  • Special Effects
    Wipe, Solarization, Negative, Sepia, Mosaic, Trail, Mirror, Gain-up, Mix, Picture-in-Picture, Multi-Picture, Strobe
  • White Balance
    Custom, automatic, presets
  • Shooting Programs
    Spotlight, portrait mode, hi-speed shutter, surf & snow, low light, sports mode
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, automatic, aperture-priority, shutter-priority
  • Min Illumination
    12 lux
  • White Balance Presets
    Fluorescent, outdoor, halogen

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    3.3 ft - 8 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    flash +/- compensation
  • Camera Flash
    Pop-up flash
  • Flash Modes
    Fill-in mode, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction
  • Features
    Flash +/- compensation

Display

  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Environmental Parameters

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

Lens System

  • Type
    Leica zoom lens - 10x zoom - 3.85 - 38.5 mm - f/1.8
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8
  • Min Focal Length
    3.85 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    38.5 mm
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    43 mm
  • Lens Brand
    Leica

Memory / Storage

  • Included Memory Card
    8 MB SD
  • Image Storage
    Fine JPEG 1280 x 960: 8 - with 8MB card
    Normal JPEG 1280 x 960: 14 - with 8MB card
    Economy JPEG 1280 x 960: 20 - with 8MB card
    Fine JPEG 640 x 480: 45 - with 8MB card
    Normal JPEG 640 x 480: 95 - with 8MB card
    Economy JPEG 640 x 480: 190 - with 8MB card
  • Video Capture
    MPEG-4 - 176 x 144 - 360 sec - with 8MB card
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - LCD
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color

Additional Features

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

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    zoom
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Stereo
  • Microphone Features
    Zoom

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)

Software

  • Type
    ArcSoft Panorama Maker, ArcSoft PhotoBase, ArcSoft PhotoImpression, ArcSoft PhotoPrinter, Drivers & Utilities
  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, ArcSoft PhotoImpression, ArcSoft PhotoBase, ArcSoft Panorama Maker, ArcSoft PhotoPrinter

Header

  • Brand
    Panasonic
  • Product Line
    Panasonic Palmcorder
  • Model
    PV-DV852
  • Localization
    English
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Min Illumination
    12 lux
  • Digital Zoom
    200 x
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-4
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    S-Video, component video
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, SP
  • Special Effects
    Gain-up, Mirror, Mix, Mosaic, Multi-Picture, Negative, Picture-in-Picture, Sepia, Solarization, Strobe, Trail, Wipe
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    analog to digital conversion with pass through, backlight compensation, built-in speaker, date/time stamp

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Audio Input

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

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    hi-speed shutter, low light, portrait mode, sports mode, spotlight, surf & snow

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    fluorescent, halogen, outdoor

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3.8"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    6.7 mm ( 1/3.8" )
  • Sensor Qty
    1

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3 in
  • Height
    3.4 in
  • Weight
    1.32 lbs

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    2.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Features
    display brightness control

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Service Included
    labor, parts
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year, 90 days

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Form Factor
    SD Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card Capacity
    8 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Camcorder Features

  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

General

  • Manufacturer
    Panasonic

Where to Buy

Panasonic Palmcorder PV-DV852

Part Number: PVDV852

Visit manufacturer site for details.