HMX-F90BN/XAA
Design
Color
Black Color

Choice of colors (exterior design) that a camcorder model is currently available in.


Black
Type HD Memory Cam
Lens
Type F1.8 Schneider Lens
Optical Zoom
52x Optical Zoom

Range of magnification generated by lens movement, as measured in degrees exponential to the original.


52x
Digital Zoom
130x Digital Zoom

Range of pixel magnification a camera can generate, as measured in degrees exponential to the original.


130x
F Value
F Value: 1.8~4.9

Range of settings that control aperture (amount of light allowed to reach a camera's image sensor).


1.8~4.9
Focal Length-35mm Conversion f= 2.1 - 109.2 mm (35 mm Film Equivalent: 35.3~
Focal Length
Focal Length:f= 2.1 - 109.2 mm (35 mm Film Equivalent: 35.3 - 1838mm)

Distance from a lens to it's focal point. In digital cameras, focal length can change when zooming.


f= 2.1 - 109.2 mm (35 mm Film Equivalent: 35.3 - 1838mm)
0 Lux Recording Color Nite Shutter
Macro Wide / Tele Macro
Zoom Speed 5 seconds
Image Sensor
Image Stabilizer
Hyper DIS

Technology that minimizes blur and unwanted picture shake caused by hand movement during recording.


Hyper DIS
No. of Pixels
5M Pixel Image Sensor

Fixed number of pixels on camcorder's LCD screen, as measured in thousands (k).


5M
Effective Pixels 921k
Sensor Type
CMOS Image Sensor

Form of chip that detects light captured by a camcorder lens. CMOS circuitry converts light to voltage.


CMOS
Main Display
Device Type
Device Type: 2.7" LCD

Technology of camcorder display. A 2.7" Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) with touch screen usability.


2.7" LCD
No. of Pixels
Display No. of Pixels: 230K

Fixed number of pixels on camcorder's LCD screen, as measured in thousands (k).


230k
Bright Adjust Yes
Rotation Angle 90+270 deg.
Video Recording
Animated Thumbnail Yes
Auto Exposure Yes
Auto Focus
Auto Focus

Optical feature that uses a sensor, control system, and motor to automatically focus a camera's lens.


Yes
Auto Shutter Yes
Auto White Balance
White Balance: Auto available

Camera settings that auto-adjust in different light to ensure white objects appear white on screen.


Yes
Back Light Compensation
Back Light Compensation

Feature that helps prevent foreground objects from becoming silhouetted against bright backgrounds.


Yes
Built-in Microphone
Built-in Microphone

An internal microphone in a camcorder designed to record audio while video footage is being recorded.


Yes
Color Nite Shutter On(1/30)/Off
Digital Special Effects Off, Black & White, Sepia, Negative, Noir, Western, Dazzle
Edit
Edit: Memory Format, Delete a file, Delete selected files, Delete all files, Protect a file, Protect selected files, Protect all files

High-feature mode that enables videos to be edited directly on the camera, without a computer.


Memory Format, Delete a file, Delete selected files, Delete all files, Protect a file, Protect selected files, Protect all files
Index Thumbnail View Yes
Low Light Sensitivity (lux)
Low Light Sensitivity (lux): 15 Lux (1/30 sec)

Minimum amount of light a camcorder needs to produce a quality recording. Dark twilight is roughly 3 lux.


15 Lux (1/30 sec)
Manual Exposure Yes
Manual Focus Yes
Manual White Balance Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Fluorescent / Tungsten / Custom
Recording Format
H.264 BP Recording Format

Compression standard that a camcorder uses to encode video. H.264 HD is used by Blu-Ray and YouTube.


H.264 BP
Recording Resolution
PAL: HD (1,280 x 720 25p) SD : (720 x 576 50p)

Number of pixels across and down that are used to capture video. More pixels, the sharper the image.


PAL: HD (1,280 x 720 25p) SD : (720 x 576 50p)
Recording Time (hrs) 1.6
Resolution
Recording Resolution: 1280 x 720/30p
720 x 480/60p, 16:9
720 x 480/60p, 4:3

TV Out : 1920 x 1080/30p (HDMI)
720 x 480/60i, 16:9 (Composite)
720 x 480/60i, 4:3 (Composite)

TV Out : 1920 x 1080/30p (HDMI)

Number of pixels across and down that are used to capture an image. More pixels, the sharper the photo.


1280 x 720/30p
720 x 480/60p, 16:9
720 x 480/60p, 4:3

TV Out : 1920 x 1080/30p (HDMI)
720 x 480/60i, 16:9 (Composite)
720 x 480/60i, 4:3 (Composite)
Scene Mode Auto, Sports, Portrait, Spotlight, Beach & Snow, Food, Waterfall
Shooting Guideline Yes
Slow Shutter Mode (LSS)
Slow Shutter Mode (LSS): C.Nite

Feature that decreases shutter speed to allow more exposure when shooting in low light conditions.


C.Nite
Smart Auto Night, White, Indoor, Macro, Landscape, Portrait, Night Portrait
Speaker
Mono Speakers

Internal speaker in a camcorder designed to emit recorded audio during playback.


Mono
Video File Format H.264
Video Still Capture
Video Still Capture

Technology that scans frames during recording to optimize the video for use as still images.


Yes
White Balance
White Balance: Auto/Daylight/Cloudy/Fluorescent/Tungsten/Custom

Camera settings that adjust for different light to ensure white objects appear white in photographs.


Auto/Daylight/Cloudy/Fluorescent/Tungsten/Custom
Still Imaging
Format
JPEG Still Image Format

File type that the photo mode of a camcorder generates for use on a computer.


JPEG
Quality
Still Image Quality: Super Fine

Overall appearance of the photos that a camcorder generates. Super Fine signifies premium quality.


Super Fine
Recordable Media
Recordable Media: SD Card

Formats onto which a camcorder can record. Built-in memory provides internal storage; cards are external.


SD Card
Resolution
Still Image Resolution: 1696 x 954 (16:9) 1.6M / 1280 x 720 (16:9) 0.9M / 1600 x 1200 (4:3) 1.9M / 800 x 600 (4:3) SVGA

Number of pixels across and down that are used to capture an image. More pixels, the sharper the photo.


1696 x 954 (16:9) 1.6M / 1280 x 720 (16:9) 0.9M / 1600 x 1200 (4:3) 1.9M / 800 x 600 (4:3) SVGA
Audio Recording
Audio Format
Audio Format: AAC

Sound file type that a camcorder generates. AAC achieves higher sound quality than MP3.


AAC
Built-in Microphone
Built-in Microphone

An internal microphone in a camcorder designed to record audio while video footage is being recorded.


Yes
Built-in Speaker
Speaker Audio Recording available

Internal speaker in a camcorder designed to emit recorded audio during playback.


Yes
Channels
2 Channel Stereo

Number of circuit paths through which a camcorder can record audio. 2 channels provides stereo sound.


2
PC Decorder Yes
PC Encorder Yes
Real Stereo
Real Stereo available

Mode that distinguishes sound direction while recording to reproduce rich and dynamic sound.


Yes
Sampling Rate (kHz)
Sampling Rate: 48 KHz

Frequency at which an analog audio signal is measured while digitized. 48kHz is a broadcast standard.


48 KHz
Volume Adjust Yes
Storage Media
Card Slot
Storage Card Slot: SD, SDHC, SDXC

Opening in which a flash memory card is inserted. SDHC cards store at least 4GB of removable memory.


SD, SDHC, SDXC
Bundled Software
Intelli-Studio Yes
Features
Function Beep Yes
HDMI 1080 Video Up Scaling Yes
Lens Cover
Manual Lens Cover

A cover for the lens.


Yes
My Clip In Camera Editing Yes
Power LED
Blue Power LED

Small Light-Emitting Diode (LED) indicating that a camcorder's power is ON.


Yes
Recharging Indicator Yes
Tripod Screw Yes
Inputs and Outputs
Composite
Composite

Analog video connection that transmits audio and video information along a single signal.


Yes
HDMI
HDMI

High-Definition Multimedia Interface. Industry standard for transmitting HD video between components.


Yes
USB 2.0
USB 2.0 Interface

Universal Serial Bus. Interface standard for connecting peripherals to a computer. USB 2.0 is high-speed.


2
Dimensions
Product Dimensions (W x H x D) 2.12" x 2.22" x 4.68"
Shipping Dimensions (W x H x D) 6.69" x 5.51" x 3.46"
Weight
Product Weight (lb.) 0.48 lb.
Shipping Weight (lb.) 1.25 lb.
Power
USB Battery Charging Yes
Battery Model
Battery Model: IA-BP105R Battery

Model of battery the camcorder uses.


IA-BP105R
Power Supply AC adaptor
Compatability
Operating System Window7 / Vista / XP SP2
Functions
Continous Shot Yes
Delete All Yes
Delete Selected Yes
FF/FPS
FF/FPS

Fast Forward and Forward Playback Search functions that increase speed of playback by x2, x4, and x8.


Yes
Frame Advance
me Advance

Function that enables users to view individual frames of a video. Pressing the button advances one frame.


Yes
Multi Display Yes
PB All Yes
Play/Still Yes/Yes
Protect All Yes
Protect Selected Yes
Record Pause Yes
Repeat Yes
REW/RPS
REW / RPS available

Rewind and Reverse Playback Search functions that increase speed of reverse playback by x2, x4, and x8.


Yes
Slide Show
Slide Show

Function that plays back a sequence of photo images at intervals. Can include transitions and music.


Yes
Smart BGM Yes
Stop Yes
Time Lapse Recording 1/3/5/10/15/30 sec
Rec Limit: 24/48/72/Unlimited
Software
Compatible OS
Compatible OS: Microsoft windows Vista or XP ( Service Pack 2)

Types of PC operating systems (OS) that a camcorder requires to run software or interface properly.


Microsoft windows Vista or XP ( Service Pack 2)
System Requirements CPU: Intel Pentium4, 3.0GHz or higher
AMD Athlon FX, 2.6GHz or higher
RAM: 512MB(1GB or higher recommended)
Vide Card: nVIDIA Geforce 7600GT or higher
Display: 1024x768, 16bit color or higher
DirectX: DirectX 9.0 or higher