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Canon DC220 DVD Digital Video Camera

Canon DC220 DVD Digital Video Camera

35 x Optical Zoom.GIF105 x Digital Zoom.GIF2.7 inch LCD.GIFThis camera has a Digital Image Stabiliser.GIFthis camera uses REAL WIDESCREEN technologywith Night modethis camera DOES NOT HAVE an ACCESSORY SHOE.GIFconnects via USB only.GIFuses DVDs.GIFuses Mini Secure Digital (SD) cards.GIF

Canon DVD DC220 Digital Video Camera is perfect for capturing family moments.  The affordable video camera comes with 35x zoom, 800k pixel CCD, DIG!C DV II processor and real widescreen recording for incredible images.  Digital zoom: up to 105X.  You'll also never miss a beat of your children growing up with ultra fast 0.7 second QuickStart, dual layered DVDs for longer recording times, a longer lasting battery, battery save mode and photo capture.  The Canon DC220 is the affordable and intuitive family video camera.  RRP $749. No longer available.

What's in the box?

Canon DC220 digital video camera
Battery Pack BP-208
Compact Power Adaptor CA-570
Video Cable (STV-250N)
Interface Cable (IFC-300PCU)
AC Cable
Canon Digital Video Solution Disc (Ver 25.0 for Win/Mac)
12 Month Warranty with Canon Australia

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Specifications of the Canon DC220 DVD Video Camera (from Canon Australia)


Video system:


DVD (8cm DVD-R DL, 8cm DVD-R, 8cm DVD-RW)

CCD Size/Type:


1/6-inch interlaced CCD with Complementary Colour Filter

Pixels (Total / Effective):


800k megapixels / 690,000 (4:3), 800,000 (still)

Optical zoom:



Digital zoom:


Up to 105/1000x (disk)

Image Stabilizer:


Electronic Image Stabilizer



Yes - high resolution Real 16:9 Widescreen

LCD colour screen:


2.7-inch real widescreen / approx. 123,000 pixels

Viewfinder colour screen:


0.27-inch real widescreen / approx 123,000 pixels

Recording Modes:



Still image mode:


Yes, on memory card and DVD disk 1024 x 768 and 640 x 480

Lens focal length:


2.6 - 91mm (49.8 - 1743mm in 35mm format) in 4:3

   (40.8 - 1428mm in 35mm format) in 16:9 (IS off)

   (45.3 - 1586mm in 35mm format) in 16:9 (IS on)



Includes high refraction glass and double sided aspherical lens

Maximum aperture:



Minimum focusing distance:


10mm (wide end); 1m (full zoom area)

Filter size:





DVD: Auto/Manual/Forced Infinity

  Card: Supported 9-point AiAF/Centre

Recording programs:


Auto, P (program), Tv, Portrait, Sports, Night, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Spotlight, Fireworks

Exposure metering:


Whole area/centre-weighted average photometry +128-segment evaluative photometry

Shutter speeds:


9 levels - 1/6 - 1/2,000 sec. plus 1/6 to 1/500 sec. in night mode

Auto white balance:


Auto, Daylight, Tungsten, SET

Minimum subject illumination:


2 lux in night mode

Maximum shutter speed:


1/2,000 second

Exposure compensation:


Yes - ±11 steps (± 2.75 EV) correction possible by moving joystick left or right. Exposure locked by pushing joystick upward.

Memory card recording:


Yes - JPEG 1024 x 768, 640 x 480 pixels;

Memory card compatibility:


Secure Digital memory card (Mini SD)



USB 2.0 High Speed terminal, Mini AV output

Digital effects:


Movie: Auto Fade, Wipe, Black & White, Sepia, Art, Mosaic

  Card: Black & White, Sepia

Digital fades:



Multi-language Display:


Yes - 17 languages supported: German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Turkish, Russian, Ukrainian, Arabic, Persian, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese

Record search / review:



Audio system:


Dolby Digital 2-channel (AC-3 2 ch)

Wireless controller:



Audio Dubbing:



Direct Print / PictBridge :


Yes - Direct and PictBridge compatible printers

Power supply:


7.4 volts DC (battery pack); 8.4 volts DC (DC IN),

Operating temperature:


0-40° C

Dimensions (W x H x D):


54 x 90 x 128mm (excluding protrusions)



405g (body only)

  All data based on Canon's Standard Test Method:

  Subject to change without notice:





The affordable & intuitive DVD video camera with 35x powerful zoom, ultra fast QuickStart, photo capture and high resolution real widescreen. Perfect for capturing family memories.

  • Powerful Canon 35x zoom lens
  • 800k pixel CCD and DiG!C DV II delivers superior results
  • Ultra fast QuickStart < 0.7seconds, so you never miss capturing an important memory
  • Real Widescreen recording and 2.7" Widescreen LCD
  • Photo Capture with 9-point AiAF to mini SD card, with PictBridge share technology
  • Contoured stylish design, easy operation with joystick and quick to reach rear button recording access

Canon's Formula for Outstanding Image Quality

  • Powerful 35x optical zoom focuses distant subjects to be viewed in crisp detail
  • Canon 35x zoom lens (2.6 - 91mm f/2.0-5.0) is equivalent to a 35mm lens of 44.6 - 1561mm
  • Image Stabilizer to eliminate hand held camera shake and selectable zoom speeds to prevent jerky zooming
  • Photo capture with 1024 x 768 still images with 9 point AiAF auto focus for impressive shots
  • 11 recording modes for all kinds of shooting conditions include Auto, P (Program), Tv, Portrait, Sports, Night, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Spotlight, and Fireworks

    Capture Family Moments
  • Film for longer with dual layered DVDs, longer lasting batteries of 100+ minutes of non stop recording and QuickStart battery save mode.
  • Ultra fast QuickStart mode allows you to never miss an important memory with startup taking less than 0.7s.
  • Print photos to any PictBridge compatible printer to share photos with your family.
  • Real Widescreen recording and viewing for breathtaking image quality.
  • Adjustable 2.7" LCD includes brightness and backlight adjustment for improved visibility.
  • Mini AV terminal for direct TV connection to show family moments direct from video camera.
  • Complete range of creative digital effects to create home movies & photo slideshows
  • Built in lens cover to protect from dust and scratches

    Advanced Simplicity: Intuitive Design
  • Canon unites powerful technology, imaging expertise and intuitive design so families can capture the most outstanding videos expertly with a simple touch of a button. Anyone from Grandpa to the kids can become an instant expert with the easy to use DC220.
  • Improved intuitive operation with joystick and LCD controls to control playback, focus, exposure, menu and many more options to make operation easy.
  • Various recording buttons and operations are at rear for simple one handed operation
  • MiniSD card slot for storage of still images to memory card
  • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed terminal for fast, convenient download

    Standard Kit Accessories + Software
  • Battery Pack (BP-208), Compact Power Adapter (CA-570), Stereo Video Cable (STV-250N), Interface Cable (IFC-300PCU), AC Cable, DVSD Software (Ver 25.0 for Win/Mac)

    Customise with Optional Accessories
    Battery Pack (BP-208), Car Battery Charger (CG300, Soft Carrying Cases (SC-2000, SC-200, SC-1000), DV Cable (CV-250F or CV-150F), Shoulder Strap (SS-900), Wrist Strap (WS-20), 8cm DVD-R DL Disk, 8cm DVD-R Disk

    Canon D220 site.