Q20 Camcorder

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One Button Easy Operation

With so many built-in advanced features, it’s comforting to know that you don’t need to be a rocket scientist to know how to use them. The Q20 was designed to help you shoot Full HD videos quickly and easily through a number of easy-to-use features. Many of the confusing buttons that are typically found on standard camcorders are eliminated. You can turn it on simply by flipping open the LCD screen. Then twisting and opening the LCD screen will automatically set to Playback mode.

Switch Grip 2.0 Either Hand

Switch grip gives you the freedom to get the shot one-handed, using either hand.

Art Time Lapse Recording

Stills taken at preset intervals can be put together to create a video that speeds up the slow passage of time. You’ll never miss a beautiful sunset again.

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HDMI

Get superior picture and sound from your HD source. The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is a digital connection that can transmit HD video and audio over a single cable.

Features and specifications are subject to change without prior notification

Specifications Download Product Manual

  • Type

    Full HD SwitchGrip Camcorder

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

    20x

  • No. of Pixels
    Fixed number of pixels on camcorder's LCD screen, as measured in thousands (k).

    5.1M

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

    JPEG

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

    2944x1656 (4.9M)
    1920x1080 (2M)

  • Built-in Memory
    Ability for a camcorder to store media and data internally without a memory card inserted.

    None

Full Specifications

Design

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

    Black

  • Type

    Full HD SwitchGrip Camcorder

Lens

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

    20x

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

    40x

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

    1.8(W) ~ 3.9(T)

  • Focal Length-35mm Conversion

    38.4mm ~ 768mm

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

    2.6mm ~ 52mm

  • Macro

    Wide / Tele

Image Sensor

  • No. of Pixels
    Fixed number of pixels on camcorder's LCD screen, as measured in thousands (k).

    5.1M

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

    1/4’ (effect 1/6.3”) BSI CMOS

Main Display

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

    2.7” WVGA Touchscreen LCD

  • No. of Pixels
    Fixed number of pixels on camcorder's LCD screen, as measured in thousands (k).

    230K

  • Bright Adjust

    Yes

  • Rotation Angle

    90+180 deg.

Stabilization

  • OIS Duo

    Yes

Video Recording

  • Auto Exposure

    Yes

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

    Yes

  • Auto Shutter

    Yes

  • Back Light Compensation
    Feature that helps prevent foreground objects from becoming silhouetted against bright backgrounds.

    Yes

  • Digital Special Effects

    Off, Black & White, Sepia, Negative, Art, Ghost, Noir, Western, Dazzle

  • Low Light Sensitivity (lux)
    Minimum amount of light a camcorder needs to produce a quality recording. Dark twilight is roughly 3 lux.

    Auto: 5Lux (1/30sec)
    C.Nite: 3Lux (1/15sec)

  • Manual Exposure

    Yes

  • Manual Focus

    Yes

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

    H.264 HP

  • Recording Quality

    Super Fine

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

    720x480/60P

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

    Full HD i (1920x1080/60i)
    Vertical HD(1920x1080/30p)
    HD p (1280x720/60p) SD D1 (720x480/60P)

  • Shooting Guideline

    Yes

  • Smart Auto

    Auto, Night, Backlight, Portrait, White, Landscape, Macro, Bluesky, Natural Green, Sunset

  • Video File Format

    MP4

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

    Auto/Daylight/Cloudy/Fluorescent/Tungsten/Custom

Still Imaging

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

    JPEG

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

    2944x1656 (4.9M)
    1920x1080 (2M)

Audio Recording

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

    AAC

System Memory

  • Built-in Memory
    Ability for a camcorder to store media and data internally without a memory card inserted.

    None

Storage Media

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

    Compatible with SDXC / SDHC / SD Card

Features

  • Function Beep

    Yes

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

    Blue

  • Recharging Indicator

    Orange while charging, no LED when fully charged

Inputs and Outputs

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

    Yes

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

    Yes

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

    Yes

Functions

  • Continous Shot

    Yes

  • Delete All

    Yes

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

    Yes

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

    Yes

  • Divide

    Yes

  • Like It

    Yes

  • PB All

    Yes

  • Play/Still

    Yes

  • Protect All

    Yes

  • Protect Selected

    Yes

  • Record Pause

    Yes

  • Repeat

    Yes

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

    Yes

  • Skip

    Yes

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

    Music (5 Background Music)

  • Slow Motion
    Mode that decreases playback speed in forward or reverse by x1/2, x1/4, and x1/8.

    Yes

  • Smart BGM

    Yes

  • Time Lapse Recording

    - Normal
    - Jumping
    - Zooming
    - Panning
    - Zooming+Panning
    - Night
    - Reverse(playback)

Software

  • System Requirements

    Intel Core2Duo 1.66Ghz 1GB RAM, 2GB HDD, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2

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Q20 Camcorder

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