The DSR-PD150 provides high quality acquisition in the DVCAM component digital format, as well as in DV, allowing up to forty minutes recording on one tape Mini DVCAM tape or over a full hour in the DV mode. It is suited for Event Videography and Video Journalist applications. This compact camcorder features three newly developed 1/3 inch 380K pixel CCDs that allow two scanning modes: 480 progressive (for still) or interlaced (for video). These new CCDs also provide high quality acquisition with increased resolution and sensitivity at reduced noise and vertical smear. The DSR-PD150 also features complete Professional Audio functions with two built-in XLR inputs.
It features a built-in slot for a flash memory card or MemoryStick for still image storage. Up to 988 JPEG pictures can be stored in one 64 MB MemoryStick. The stored images can be mixed or keyed to the live image allowing logo insertion and/or mix effects. The built-in electronic zoom lens features Autofocus and SuperSteadyShot with a high MTF 12X high MTF quality optical lens with manual Zoom, Focus and Iris control.
A high resolution (500 lines) B&W viewfinder and a color swing out bright color LCD panel are included to make shooting a breeze. A software package for logo generation and included USB port adapter are standard.