*1 "DSR-570WS" refers to both the
DSR-570WS (NTSC model) and DSR-570WSP (PAL
*2 "DSR-390" refers to both the
DSR-390 (NTSC model) and DSR-390P (PAL
*3 "CCU-D50" refers to both the
CCU-D50 (NTSC model) and CCU-D50P (PAL
1/2-inch type Power HAD CCD
The DSR-390 is equipped with three
1/2-inch type Power HAD CCDs, each with a high density of 380,000
pixels (NTSC)/430,000 pixels (PAL). These extremely
high-performance 1/2-inch type CCDs provide an outstanding
sensitivity of F13 (at 2000 lx, 3200 K), a remarkable
signal-to-noise ratio of 65 dB (NTSC)/62 dB (PAL), and a low
vertical smear level of -115 dB.
Individual cover for audio control switches
An individual cover for the audio control
switches allows audio input selections to be made while the main
camera control area is kept concealed.
flick of a switch, the Hyper Gain function enables shooting in the
dark by drastically boosting the electronic gain. Using the
Viewfinder (VF) Menu system, the Hyper Gain level can be set to a
maximum of 42 dB for the DSR-570WS, or 36 dB for the DSR-390. This
allows shooting in as low as 0.25 lx and 0.4 lx
of eight camera-setup files are provided and displayed by the
Viewfinder Menu system. The five factory preset files –
Standard, High Saturation, Fluorescent, Film-like and S-VHS/VHS
– allow operators to instantly setup the camera to match
particular shooting conditions. For instance, by selecting the
Film-like mode, camera settings including camera gamma and color
matrix are automatically setup to give the output a film-like look.
In addition to these five factory settings, three user files are
available to customize camera parameters for frequently used
shooting environments. With the SetupNavi™ function, the user
files and factory-preset files can also be stored on the VAUX
portion of a DVCAM tape.
The DSR-390 is a high-quality
DVCAM camcorder designed specifically for 4:3 aspect ratio
acquisition. With its three high-performance 1/2-inch type Power
HAD™ CCDs, it boasts a high resolution of 800 TV lines and
packs the same functionality as the DSR-570WSPL.