Panasonic NV-DCF50 (1998)
The Panasonic NV-DCF50 was a short lived digital camera, announced and marketed in Japan in 1998. Like it's predecessors it too featured a docking station and removeable flash unit. The camera was sold as a system set which meant that one could take images, play them back, utilize and print them. The camera was compatible with the Panasonic NV-MPX300C printer. The system could also be hooked up to a computer and TV set.
Some features of the camera were multi-shot continuous shooting at 0.3 second intervals, wide and zoom shooting, multi-playback functions, manual exposure correction and two step macro shooting with a focal length of about 27 and 14cm. An optional PC connection kit with dedicated software was also available for an extra $80! Yeah, shooting digital was expensive back then.
For the steep list price of $750 one would get the camera, the docking station, the flash unit, a charger, an exclusive battery pack, 8MB compact flash card and a soft case.
- Brand: Panasonic
- Model: NV-DCF50
- First mentioned: 1998
- Marketed: yes (in Japan only)
- MSRP: $750 list price
- Imager Type: 1.1MP 1/2.72" CCD
- Resolution: 1024x768
- External Storage: Compact Flash Card
- Lens: f=5mm /F2.8 fixed focus
- Shutter: 1/4s - 1/2,000s
- Aperture Range: F2.8
- LCD screen size: 2" TFT
- Size: 109.5 x 60 x 44.5mm
- Weight: 210 gr.
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