Sony CCD-TR83 Handycam
(160-8408)                 Specifications              Faxback Doc. # 31275

SYSTEM

Video Recording System:....................................Two rotary heads
                                                 Helical scanning FM system
Audio Recording System:.............................Rotary heads, FM system
Video Signal:.....................................NTSC color, EIA standards
Usable Cassette:.................................8 mm video format cassette
                                                            (standard 8 mm)
Tape Speed:
   SP mode:...........................Approx. 19/32 inches (1.43 cm)/second
   LP mode:............................Approx. 5/16 inches (0.72 cm)/second
                                                            (playback only)
Recording Time:
   SP mode:................................................2 hours (P6-120)
Playback Time
   SP mode:................................................2 hours (P6-120)
   LP mode:................................................4 hours (p6-120)
Fastforward/Rewind Time:.............................Approx. 6 min. 30 sec.
                                                                   (P6-120)
Image Device:...................................CCD (Charge Coupled Device)
Viewfinder:..................................................See the table.
Lens:........................................................See the table.
Focal Distance:..............................................See the table.
Color Temperature:.....................................................Auto
Minimum Illumination:........................................See the table.
Illumination Range:..........................................See the table.
Recommended Illumination:.................................More than 100 lux

INPUT AND OUTPUT CONNECTOR

Video Output:..................................Phono jack, 1 Vp-p, 75 ohms,
                                                  unbalanced, sync negative
Audio Output:...............................Phono jacks (2: stereo L and R)
                                     327 mV, (at output impedance 47k ohms)
                                             impedance less than 2.2 k ohms
RFU DC OUT:........................................Special minijack, DC 5 V
Headphones Jack:............................................Stereo minijack
LANC Control Jack:............................Stereo mini-minijack (2.5 mm)
MIC Jack:..........................................Stereo minijack, 0.388mV
                                         low impedance with 2. to 3.0 V DC,
                                       output impedance 6.8 k ohms (3.5 mm)

GENERAL

Power Requirements:.............................On battery mounting surface
                                                       6.0 V (battery pack)
                                                   7.5 V (AC power adaptor)
Average Power Consumption:...................................See the table.
Installation:......................................Vertically, horizontally
Operating:..................32 degrees Fahrenheit to 104 degrees Fahrenheit
Temperature:......................(0 degrees Celsius to 40 degrees Celsius)
Storage:...................-4 degrees Fahrenheit to +140 degrees Fahrenheit
Temperature:...................(-20 degrees Celsius to +60 degrees Celsius)
Dimensions:..................................................See the table.
Mass:........................................................See the table.
Microphone:.....................Electret condenser microphone, stereo type.

AC POWER ADAPTOR

Power Requirements:...............................110 - 240 V AC*, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption:...........................................See the table.
Output Voltage
   DC OUT:...................................................See the table.
   Battery Charge Terminal:......................10 V, 1.1 A in charge mode
Application:............................Sony battery packs NP-55, NP-80/80D
                                      NP-77H, NP-68, NP-66H, NP-C65, NP-60D
Operating:..................32 degrees Fahrenheit to 104 degrees Fahrenheit
Temperature:......................(0 degrees Celsius to 40 degrees Celsius)
Storage:...................-4 degrees Fahrenheit to +140 degrees Fahrenheit
Temperature:...................(-20 degrees Celsius to +60 degrees Celsius)
Dimensions:..................................................See the table.
Mass:........................................................See the table.

*  Canadian Standard Association (CSA) certifies 120 V AC only.

Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. 

SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CCD-TR36

Viewfinder:......................................................monochrome
Lens:...................................................................12x
Focal Distance:........................7/32 - 2 5/8 inches  (5.4 - 64.8 mm)
                                      1 9/16 - 18 1/2 inches  (39 - 468 mm)
Minimum Illumination:...............................................0.8 lux
Illumination Range:..................................0.8 lux to 100,000 lux
Average Power Consumption:............................................5.1 W
Dimensions (Approx.):..........................4 1/2 x 4 3/8 x 8 1/8 inches
                                                       (114 x 110 x 206 mm)
Mass (Approx.):.........................................1 lb 15 oz  (890 g)
                                                       2 lb 7 oz  (1,110 g)

SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CCD-TR73


Viewfinder  ........................................................  color
Lens  ................................................................  12x
Focal Distance  .....................  7/32 - 2 5/8 inches  (5.4 - 64.8 mm)
                                      1 9/16 - 18 1/2 inches  (39 - 468 mm)
Minimum Illumination  ............................................  0.8 lux
Illumination Range  ...............................  0.8 lux to 100,000 lux
Average Power Consumption  .........................................  5.3 W
Dimensions (Approx.)  .......................  4 1/2 x 4 3/8 x 8 1/4 inches
                                                       (114 x 110 x 209 mm)
Mass (Approx.)  ......................................  1 lb 15 oz  (890 g)
                                                       2 lb 7 oz  (1,110 g)

SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CCD-TR76

Viewfinder  ........................................................  color
Lens  ................................................................  12x
Focal Distance  .....................  7/32 - 2 5/8 inches  (5.4 - 64.8 mm)
                                      1 9/16 - 18 1/2 inches  (39 - 468 mm)
Minimum Illumination  ............................................  0.8 lux
Illumination Range  ...............................  0.8 lux to 100,000 lux
Average Power Consumption  .........................................  5.3 W
Dimensions (Approx.)  .......................  4 1/2 x 4 3/8 x 8 1/4 inches
                                                       (114 x 110 x 209 mm)
Mass (Approx.)  ......................................  1 lb 15 oz  (890 g)
                                                       2 lb 7 oz  (1,110 g)

SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CCD-TR83

Viewfinder  ...................................................  monochrome
Lens  ......................................................  24x (Digital)
                                                              12x (Optical)
Focal Distance  .....................  7/32 - 2 5/8 inches  (5.4 - 64.8 mm)
                                      1 9/16 - 18 1/2 inches  (39 - 468 mm)
Minimum Illumination  ..............................................  3 lux
Illumination Range  .................................  3 lux to 100,000 lux
Average Power Consumption  .........................................  5.7 W
Dimensions (Approx.)  .......................  4 1/2 x 4 3/8 x 8 1/8 inches
                                                       (114 x 110 x 206 mm)
Dimensions (Approx.)  .......................  4 1/2 x 4 3/8 x 8 1/4 inches
                                                       (114 x 110 x 209 mm)
Mass (Approx.)  .............................................  2 lb (900 g)
                                                        2 lb 7 oz (1,120 g)

SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CCD-TR93

Viewfinder  ........................................................  color
Lens  ......................................................  24x (Digital)
                                                              12x (Optical)
Focal Distance  .....................  7/32 - 2 5/8 inches  (5.4 - 64.8 mm)
                                      1 9/16 - 18 1/2 inches  (39 - 468 mm)
Minimum Illumination  ..............................................  3 lux
Illumination Range  .................................  3 lux to 100,000 lux
Average Power Consumption  .........................................  5.9 W
Dimensions (Approx.)  .......................  4 1/2 x 4 3/8 x 8 1/4 inches
                                                       (114 x 110 x 209 mm)
Mass (Approx.)  .............................................  2 lb (900 g)
                                                        2 lb 7 oz (1,120 g)

NOTES ON SPECIFICATIONS

LENS:  Combined power zoom lens, filter diameter 2 1/8 inches (37mm),
       TTL autofocus system, inner focus wide macro system.

FOCAL DISTANCE:  9/32 - 3 1/8 inches (6.5 - 78 mm) when recording the
                 CCD-TR83/TR93 only.

                 When converted to a 35 mm still camera 1 7/8 - 22
                 1/4 inches (47 - 564 mm) when recording on the
                 CCD-TR83/TR93 only.

MINIMUM ILLUMINATION:  F 1.8

AVERAGE POWER CONSUMPTION:  Figures given are during camera
                            recording.

DIMENSIONS:  Figures given are in the following order: w x h x d.

MASS:  The first figure given excludes the battery pack, lithium
       battery, cassette and shoulder strap.

       The second figure given includes the battery pack NP-55, 
       lithium battery CR2025, cassette P6-120, and shoulder strap.


SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE AC POWER ADAPTOR AC-V25A

Power Consumption  ..................................................  17 W
Output Voltage  .............................................  7.5 V, 1.5 A
Dimensions (Approx.)  .....................  4 1/8 x 1 15/16 x 2 1/2 inches
                                                         (103 x 49 x 63 mm)
Mass (Approx.)  ............................................  11 oz (320 g)

SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE AC POWER ADAPTOR AC-V25B

Power Consumption  ..................................................  17 W
Output Voltage  .............................................  7.5 V, 1.5 A
Dimensions (Approx.)  .....................  4 1/8 x 1 15/16 x 2 1/2 inches
                                                         (103 x 49 x 63 mm)
Mass (Approx.)  ............................................  10 oz (300 g)

SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE AC POWER ADAPTOR AC-V25C

Power Consumption  ..................................................  18 W
Output Voltage  .............................................  7.5 V, 1.6 A
Dimensions (Approx.)  .....................  4 1/8 x 1 15/16 x 2 1/2 inches
                                                         (103 x 49 x 63 mm)
Mass (Approx.)  ............................................  10 oz (300 g)

SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE AC POWER ADAPTOR AC-V15

Power Consumption  ..................................................  18 W
Output Voltage  .............................................  7.5 V, 1.6 A
Dimensions (Approx.)  .........................  6 5/8 x 1 11/16 x 3 inches
                                                         (166 x 43 x 75 mm)
Mass (Approx.)  ...........................................  15 oz  (420 g)

OUTPUT VOLTAGE:  Figures given are with DC OUT in operating mode.

DIMENSIONS:  Figures given are given in w x h x d order, including
             projecting parts and controls.

ATTACHING THE SHOULDER STRAP

Attach the supplied shoulder strap to the hooks for the shoulder strap.


(YO/SP 3/13/96)

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