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The new DZ-BD70A is a single drive camcorder which can record approximately one hour of Full HD 1920x1080 video (two hours of HD 1440x1080 video) on an 8cm single-sided Blu-ray disc (BD-R and BD-RE). For even more recording flexibility the DZ-BD70A also allows video to be recorded in standard definition quality to DVD discs (DVD-R/-RW/-RAM). Lifelike image reproduction and rich, immersive color are a result of Hitachi's 5.3 mega pixel CMOS image sensor and HD quality 12-element lens system. Not only can the DZ-BD70A record high definition video to Blu-ray discs, it also comes with an SD card slot for storing digital still photos at 4.32 mega pixel max resolution. A unique Hitachi feature called Photo Capture allows users to search though recordings on a Blu-ray disc, grab any still frame of video and save it as a photo to the SD card slot in 2.1 mega pixel resolution.
Adding to the excitement for consumers will be the flagship DZ-BD7HA
Hybrid model, which incorporates Blu-ray disc recording capability
and a 30 gigabyte (GB) Hard Disk Drive (HDD). The integrated 30GB
HDD can record approximately four hours of Full HD1920x1080 video
(HX mode) or up to eight hours of HD 1440x1080 video (HS mode).
Also, with the simple push of a button, it can copy the contents
from HDD to BD within the camcorder itself, a major convenience
feature for on-the-go consumers who can now bypass external devices
(PCs, docking stations, etc.) altogether to quickly dub a highlight
reel. Easy editing functions such as split, delete and connect can
also be made right in the camcorder before using the 1-touch dubbing
function to burn Blu-ray disc copies.
"Hitachi introduced the world's first DVD camcorder in 2000 and once again we are very proud to introduce the next generation of high definition recording with the world's first Blu-ray disc camcorder." said Kevin Nascimben, Hitachi Canada Product Manager. "These 2 new Blu-ray camcorders represent the ultimate in full high definition video recording and flexibility. With the ability to record in high definition, standard definition and to 5 different disc formats plus hard drive, it provides consumers with valuable options and a "future-proof" solution when choose a camcorder. That a camcorder can have all these features and performance in such a compact, sleek design is pretty cool."
State-of-the-Art Blu-ray Camcorder Features Based on Hitachi
Simple and Innovative Designs - The new BD camcorders are also distinguished from conventional camcorders by a smooth-flowing, elegant and innovative design. The large-aperture lens expresses the camcorders' high quality. The sleek, round body is a unique Hitachi motif that is particularly eye-catching, especially for consumers with an appreciation of artful aesthetics. A portion of the camcorder is UV coated to protect the body from scratches and to maintain its luster.
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For more information on these new Blu-ray camcorders, visit
Hitachi Canada's website at:
Hitachi has a unique position in the marketplace by manufacturing and developing its own core technologies to provide consumers and businesses with optimal product performance in each of Hitachi's product categories.
For complete information on the products offered by Hitachi Canada Ltd. visit http://www.hitachi.ca/.
Hitachi, Ltd., (NYSE: HIT / TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 384,000 employees worldwide. Fiscal 2006 (ended March 31, 2007) consolidated revenues totaled 10,247 billion yen ($86.8 billion). The company offers a wide range of systems, products and services in market sectors including information systems, electronic devices, power and industrial systems, consumer products, materials and financial services. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at http://www.hitachi.com.
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