Power requirement

DC 12 V

Power consumption

Approx. 23 W (in the Record mode)


242 (W) x 233 (H) x 414 (D) mm (9-9/16" x 9-3/16" x 16-5/16")


3.7 kg (8.16 lbs.) (including viewfinder, microphone and tape)


Operating: 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage: -20°C to 60°C (-4F° to 140°F)
Operating: 30% to 80% RH
Storage: 85% RH or less

Camera section

Image pickup device

1/3" interline-transfer CCDs

Color separation optical system

F1.4, 3-color separation prism

Number of pixels

Total: Approx. 1,110,000 pixels

Color bars

HD:SMPTE HDTV color bars / EBU color bars

Sync system:

Internal sync (built-in SSG)

Lens mount

1/3" bayonet system

ND filter

+1/4ND, +1/16ND


0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18 dB, ALC

Electronic shutter:

Standard value: 59.94 Hz
Fixed values: 7.5-10,000 Hz, 11 steps (HDV HD60P/HDV HD30p;DV 60i mode:
6.25-10,000 Hz 11 steps (HDV HD50p/HDV HD25p mode: 6-10,000Hz, 12 steps (HDV
HD24p/DV 24p)
Variable scan: about 60 to 10,000Hz (HDV HD60p/HDV HD30p; DV60i/ about 50 to
10,000 Hz (HDV HD50p/HDV HD25p), about 24-10,000Hz (HDV 24p;DV24p)

VTR section (VIDEO)

Recording format:

720/24p, 720/25p, 720/30p, 720/50p, 720/60p, 480/24p, 480/60i


Video signal recording format:

HDV1 format, 8-bit, 19.7 Mbps


MPEG-2 video (profile & level: MP@H-14)

Video Format:

720/60p: 74.25/1.001 MHz (4:2:0 component), 720/50p:
74.25 MHz (4:2:0 component), 1080/60i: 74.25/1.001 MHz (4:2:0 component, up
conversion only), 1080/50i: 74.25 MHz (4:2:0 component, up conversion only)


Video signal recording format:

DV format, 8-bit, 25 Mbps


DV compression, 4:1:1 

VTR section (AUDIO)


Audio signal recording format:

MPEG1 Audio Layer II


Audio signal recording format:

16-bit (locked audio), 48 kHz PCM for 2 channels or
12-bit, 32 kHz PCM for 4 channels

Usable tape:

Mini DV tape

Tape speed:

18.831 mm/sec. 

Record/play time:

63 minutes (with an M-DV63PROHD tape)


Analog composite output:

1.0 V (p-p), 75 ohms, unbalanced (RCA)

Analog component output:

Y: 1.0 V (p-p), 75 ohms, unbalanced (BNC)
R-Y/B-Y: 0.7 V (p-p), 75 ohms, unbalanced (BNC)

Audio inputs:

Mic: -60 dBs, 3 kohms, balanced (XLR), +48 V output for phantom power supply
Line: +4 dBs, 10 kohms, balanced (XLR)

Audio outputs:

-8 dBs, low impedance, unbalanced (RCA)

Earphone jack:

-18 dBs to -60 dBs, 8-ohm impedance (stereo mini-jack x2)

IEEE1394 connector


Remote connector

DIN 6-pin

Accessories provided

Viewfinder x 1, Lens (Th16x5.5BRM) x 1, Microphone x 1, SD memory card x 1, ABTRIMPACPKG2 (Anton Bauer battery & charger)

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