Sony MVC-FD81 (1998)

Introduced by Sony on 1998-08-25. This Mavica was equipped with MPEG recording functionality and voice memo function. A 60 second movie could be recorded on one 3.5" Floppy Disk. Furthermore the camera had a 3x optical zoom lens and several recording functions like sepia, negative, b/w andsoforth. The 2x disk drive speed could record an XGA image in 5 seconds (lame now but quite an improvement back then). 
 
Initial production was set at 5,000 units per month.
 
 

Specifications

  • Brand: Sony
  • Model: MVC-FD81
  • First mentioned: 1998
  • Marketed: yes
  • MSRP: $899
  • Imager Type: 0.85MP 1/3" CCD
  • Resolution: 1024x768
  • Internal Storage: -
  • External Storage: 3.5" Floppy Diskette
  • Lens: F2.0 - F2.1 /f= 5.2-15.6 mm
  • Shutter: electronic shutter
  • Aperture Range: F2.0 - F2.1
  • LCD screen size: 2.5" TFT
  • Size: 140.5 x 104.5 x 61mm
  • Weight: 540 gr.
  • Remarks: -

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