Power requirements:

DC 7.2 V

Power consumption:

Approx.17 W (in the Record mode)


9-1/4" (W) x 9-1/8" (H) x 12-3/8" (D)/235 (W) x 232 (H) x 315 (D) mm


6.9 lbs./3.1 kg (including lens (Th16x5.5BRMU),viewfinder,battery,microphone and tape)


Operating:32°F to 104°F/0°C to 40°C
Storage:-4F° to 140°F/-20°C to 60°C


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 total pixels:

Approx.1,110,000 pixels

Color bars:

SMPTE type

Sync system:

Internal sync (built-in SSG)

Lens mount:

1/3" bayonet system

ND filter:



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 HD30p/HDV SD60p/DV 60i mode)
  • 6 - 10,000 Hz,12 steps (HDV HD24p/ DV 24p mode)
  • Variable scan:60.2 to 1,998.0 Hz (HDV HD30p/HDV SD60p/DV 60i mode),
  • 48.12 to 1,998.0 Hz (HDV 24p/DV 24p mode)

Dynamic range:

300% or more

VTR section [Video]

Recording format:


Video Format [HDV]:

Video signal recording format:

HDV720p format,8-bit,19.7 Mbps


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

Sampling Frequencies:

480/60p: 27 MHz (4:2:0 component), 576/50p: 27 MHz (4:2:0 component), 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:

18.8 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 (RCA)
PB/PR:0.7 V (p-p),75 ohms,unbalanced (RCA)

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:

-6 dBs,low impedance,unbalanced (stereo mini-jack)
-17 dBs to -60 dBs,8-ohm impedance (stereo mini-jack x2)
Earphone jack



Accessories provided

Battery ,,AC cable x 1,

(BN-V428) x 1

AC adapter/battery charger

(AA-P30) x 1

DC cable

x 1

Audio cable

x 1

Lens ,

(Th16x5.5BRM) x 1


x 1

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