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any good? - help please!

Discussion in 'Night Vision Optics and Illumination' started by suffolkshot, Jan 18, 2014.

  1. suffolkshot

    suffolkshot Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys...just been offered a canon dc230 camcorder...would it be ok for 30 yards airgun shooting, if I got a decent IR source? cheers...

    Specs -

    • Packaged Quantity 1.0
    • Product Type Camcorder
    • Camcorder Sensor Resolution 1.07 megapixels
    • Digital Zoom 100.0 x
    • Effective Photo Resolution 0.8 megapixels
    • Effective Sensor Resolution 1.07 megapixels
    • Camcorder Media Type DVD ( DVD-R DL (8 cm) ),
      DVD-R (8cm) ),
      DVD-RW (8 cm) )
    • Optical Sensor Size 1/6"
    • Optical Sensor Type CCD
    • Min Illumination 2.0 lux
    • Digital Video Format MPEG-2
    • Special Effects Monotone,
    • Image Stabilizer Electronic
    • Digital Scene Transition Wipe fader
    • Min Shutter Speed 0.16666667 sec
    • Max Shutter Speed 0.00050 sec
    • Shooting modes Digital photo mode
    • Shooting Programs Night mode,
      Portrait mode,
      Sports mode
    • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty 9
    • White Balance Presets,
    • Exposure Modes Program,
    • Image Recording Format JPEG
    • Widescreen Video Capture Yes
    • AV Interfaces Composite video/audio
    [h=2]Lens System[/h]
    • Type 35.0 x x Zoom lens - 2.6 mm - 91.0 mm - F/2.0-5.0
    • Lens aperture F/2.0-5.0
    • Features Built-in lens shield
    • Optical Zoom 35.0 x
    • Lens system type Zoom lens
    • Min focal length 2.6 mm
    • Max focal length 91.0 mm
    • Auto Focus AiAF
    • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera -1411.5 mm
    • Focus Adjustment Automatic
    • Min Focus Range 0.4 in
    • Zoom Adjustment Motorized drive
    [h=2]Additional Features[/h]
    • Low Lux / Night Mode Yes
    • Additional Features USB 2.0 compatibility,
      PictBridge support,
      Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording,
      Histogram display
    • Software Drivers & Utilities
    • Included Accessories Power adapter,
      Audio / video cable,
      USB cable
    • Viewfinder Type LCD
    • Viewfinder Diagonal Size 0.27 in
    • Viewfinder Resolution 123000.0 pixels
    • Type 2.7 in LCD display
    • Connector Type 1.0 x DC power input,
      1.0 x Composite video/audio output,
      1.0 x USB
    [h=2]Memory / Storage[/h]
    • Media type DVD
    • Memory Card Slot miniSD card
    • Image Storage JPEG 1152 x 864,
      JPEG 640 x 480
    • Video Recording Modes SP,
    • Supported Battery Canon BP-208
    • Supported Battery 1.0 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 850.0 mAh ( Included )
    [h=2]Audio Input[/h]
    • Audio input type Microphone
    • Microphone type Built-in
    • Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
    [h=2]Manufacturer Warranty[/h]
    • Service & Support 1 year warranty
    • Service & Support Details Limited warranty - Parts and labor - 1 year
    [h=2]Viewfinder / Display[/h]
    • Display Features Rotating
    • Resolution 123,000 pixels
    • Viewfinder Color Support Color
    [h=2]Physical Characteristics[/h]
    • Width 3.5 in
    • Depth 5.0 in
    • Height 2.1 in
    • Weight 14.3 oz
  2. weebster

    weebster Posting Addict

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    Nr Southampton,hampshire
    Not much use I'm afraid,what you need is a sony with nightshot and a 1/3rd sensor at least....pref ccd sensor

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