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Camcorder (HMX-U20 Series) edit
Design
Color Black, Blue, Red, Silver
Choice of colors (exterior design) that a camcorder model is currently available in.
Type Pocket-sized Full HD Point-and-Shoot
Lens
Optical Zoom 3x
Range of magnification generated by lens movement, as measured in degrees exponential to the original.
Image Sensor
Image Stabilizer Hyper Digital
Technology that minimizes blur and unwanted picture shake caused by hand movement during recording.
No. of Pixels 14 Megapixels
Fixed number of pixels on camcorder's LCD screen, as measured in thousands (k).
Sensor Type CMOS
Form of chip that detects light captured by a camcorder lens. CMOS circuitry converts light to voltage.
Main Display
Device Type 2" Color LCD
Technology of camcorder display. A 2.7" Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) with touch screen usability.
No. of Pixels 154,000
Fixed number of pixels on camcorder's LCD screen, as measured in thousands (k).
Video Recording
Audio Channels 2
Audio Format AAC
Sound file type that a camcorder generates. AAC achieves higher sound quality than MP3.
Auto Focus Yes
Optical feature that uses a sensor, control system, and motor to automatically focus a camera's lens.
Auto White Balance Yes
Camera settings that auto-adjust in different light to ensure white objects appear white on screen.
Back Light Compensation Yes
Feature that helps prevent foreground objects from becoming silhouetted against bright backgrounds.
Built-in Microphone Yes
An internal microphone in a camcorder designed to record audio while video footage is being recorded.
Real Stereo Yes
Mode that distinguishes sound direction while recording to reproduce rich and dynamic sound.
Recording Format H.264
Compression standard that a camcorder uses to encode video. H.264 HD is used by Blu-Ray and YouTube.
Recording Quality Super Fine, Fine
Recording Resolution Full HD 1920x1080/30p
Number of pixels across and down that are used to capture video. More pixels, the sharper the image.
Resolution 3648 x 2736
Number of pixels across and down that are used to capture an image. More pixels, the sharper the photo.
Speaker Yes
Internal speaker in a camcorder designed to emit recorded audio during playback.
Volume Adjust Yes
Still Imaging
Format JPEG
File type that the photo mode of a camcorder generates for use on a computer.
Quality Super Fine
Overall appearance of the photos that a camcorder generates. Super Fine signifies premium quality.
Resolution 3648 x 2736
Number of pixels across and down that are used to capture an image. More pixels, the sharper the photo.
Audio Recording
Audio Format AAC
Sound file type that a camcorder generates. AAC achieves higher sound quality than MP3.
Built-in Microphone Yes
An internal microphone in a camcorder designed to record audio while video footage is being recorded.
Real Stereo Yes
Mode that distinguishes sound direction while recording to reproduce rich and dynamic sound.
Speaker Yes
Internal speaker in a camcorder designed to emit recorded audio during playback.
Volume Adjust Yes
System Memory
Built-in Memory SD Card Only
Ability for a camcorder to store media and data internally without a memory card inserted.
Storage Media
Card Slot SD/SDHC
Opening in which a flash memory card is inserted. SDHC cards store at least 4GB of removable memory.
Inputs and Outputs
Component Yes
Analog video connection that transmits information along two or three separate signals.
Composite Yes
Analog video connection that transmits audio and video information along a single signal.
USB 2.0 Yes
Universal Serial Bus. Interface standard for connecting peripherals to a computer. USB 2.0 is high-speed.
Weight
Product Weight (lb.) 0.245
Power
Battery Model SLB-10A
Model of battery the camcorder uses.
Running Time (min) 90
Duration of time that a fully powered camcorder can run before its battery needs to be recharged.
Compatability
Operating System XP, VISTA, 7, MAC OS
Functions
FF/FPS Yes
Fast Forward and Forward Playback Search functions that increase speed of playback by x2, x4, and x8.
Line Recording Yes
Ability to copy a camcorder's playable media by connecting it to a VCR or other recording device input.
Play/Still Yes
Slow Motion Yes
Mode that decreases playback speed in forward or reverse by x1/2, x1/4, and x1/8.
Stop Yes

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