Sony DCR-PC Specifications

Sony DCR-PC

Sony DCR-PC55 (Silver)

Part Number: DCRPC55/S Released: March 15, 2004

General

  • Depth
    2.8 in
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Advanced HAD CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/6"
  • Digital Zoom
    120 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG EX
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    S-Video, composite video
  • Analog Video Format
    NTSC
  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Super Steady Shot)
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Effective Video Resolution
    340 KP
  • Digital Zoom
    120 x
  • Digital Scene Transition
    Wipe fader, overlap fader, white fader, random, monotone fader, mosaic fader, black fader
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/6"
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video, S-Video
  • Enclosure Color
    Silver
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG EX
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    680 KP
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Advanced HAD CCD
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    5 lux
  • Exposure Metering
    matrix, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach & ski, landscape, 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
    1/3500 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/2 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/2 sec
  • Special Effects
    Still, Solarization, Sepia, Mosaic, Trail, Pastel, Monotone, Old Movie, Flash Motion, Luminance Key, Negative Art, Low Shutter Speed (LSS)
  • White Balance
    Custom, automatic, presets
  • Shooting Programs
    Spotlight, sunset & moon, landscape, portrait mode, beach & ski, sports mode
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/3500 sec
  • Exposure Metering
    Spot, matrix
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, automatic
  • White Balance Presets
    Indoor, outdoor
  • Min Illumination
    5 lux

Camera Flash

  • Type
    none

Display

  • Display Format
    123,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    silver
  • Color Category
    silver

Lens System

  • Type
    Carl Zeiss zoom lens - 10 x zoom - 2.3 - 23 mm - f/1.7-2.2
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.7-2.2
  • Min Focal Length
    2.3 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    23 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    44 m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Lens Brand
    Carl Zeiss

Memory / Storage

  • Video Capture
    320 x 240
    160 x 112
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Additional Features

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

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Stereo

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Package
  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Package

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FA50
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 680 mAh ( included )

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, IEEE 1394 port, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Handycam
  • Model
    DCR-PC55/S
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Min Illumination
    5 lux
  • Digital Zoom
    120 x
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG EX
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    S-Video, composite video
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV
  • 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, monotone fader, mosaic fader, overlap fader, random, white fader, wipe fader
  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Super Steady Shot)
  • Features
    accessories hot shoe, analog to digital conversion with pass through, backlight compensation, built-in speaker, 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

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    matrix, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach & ski, landscape, 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

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    680 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Video Mode)
    340 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Advanced HAD CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/6"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    4.2 mm ( 1/6" )
  • Sensor Qty
    1

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    1.8 in
  • Height
    3.9 in
  • Weight
    0.66 lbs

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    123,000 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Camcorder Features

  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony DCR-PC55 (Silver)

Part Number: DCRPC55/S Released: Mar 15, 2004

MSRP: $799.99

Visit manufacturer site for details.