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Model Name: Toshiba PDR-M81  Toshiba PDR-M81 
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General
Model Name: Toshiba PDR-M81  Toshiba PDR-M81 
Model Number: PDR-M81  PDR-M81 
Camera Format: Compact  Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No  No 
Retail Price: $799.00 $799.00
Street Price:    
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07 2007-02-07
Date Available: 2001-07-31 2001-07-31
Remote Control:    
Remote Control Type:    
Tripod Mount:    
Tripod Mount Material:    
Operating System: Windows, MacOS  Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 8.5 oz (240 g) 8.5 oz (240 g)
Weight With Batteries?    
Size: 107 x 71 x 47 mm
4.2 x 2.8 x 1.9 in
107 x 71 x 47 mm
4.2 x 2.8 x 1.9 in
Warranty in Months:    
Waterproof: No  No 
Image Capture
Model Name: Toshiba PDR-M81  Toshiba PDR-M81 
Image Resolution: 2400x1600, 1200x800, 720x480 2400x1600, 1200x800, 720x480
Movie Resolution: 320x240, 160x120  320x240, 160x120 
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Imaging Sensor (Megapixels): 4.00 4.00
Sensor Type:
Sensor Size (inches): 1/1.8"  1/1.8" 
Sensor Filter Type:    
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Focal Length Multiplier:    
Movie Audio: Yes  Yes 
Quality Levels: 3 3
Lens
Model Name: Toshiba PDR-M81  Toshiba PDR-M81 
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 98 mm 35 - 98 mm
Zoom Ratio: 2.80x 2.80x
Digital Zoom: Yes  Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 2.2x  2.2x 
Auto Focus: Yes  Yes 
Auto Focus Type:    
Auto Focus Assist Light? No  No 
Auto Focus Min Illum:    
Auto Focus Step:    
Manual Focus:    
Manual Focus Steps:    
Normal Focus Range: 80 cm to Infinity
32.7 in to Infinity
80 cm to Infinity
32.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 10 cm - Infinity
4.1 in - Infinity
10 cm - Infinity
4.1 in - Infinity
Min Macro Area:    
Min Aperture:    
Max Aperture: f/2.9 f/2.9
Aperture Range Description: f/2.9 (wide) / f4.8 (tele) - ???  f/2.9 (wide) / f4.8 (tele) - ??? 
Aperture Step Size:    
Lens Thread:    
Lens Thread Type:    
Display
Model Name: Toshiba PDR-M81  Toshiba PDR-M81 
Optical Viewfinder: Yes  Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real Image  Real Image 
Optical VF Accuracy:    
Monitor Viewfinder: Yes  Yes 
Monitor VF Accuracy:    
Monitor Size (inches): 1.5 1.5
Monitor Resolution:    
Monitor Type: Optical / LCD  Optical / LCD 
Touchscreen:    
Max Playback Zoom: 2x 2x
Exposure
Model Name: Toshiba PDR-M81  Toshiba PDR-M81 
ISO Settings: 100, 200, 400 100, 200, 400
ISO Rating Max: 400 400
Number of White Balance Settings:    
White Balance Settings:    
Manual White Balance:    
Longest Shutter Time: 15  15 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/1000  1/1000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.50 EV 0.50 EV
Metering Modes: 256 segment matrix and spot  256 segment matrix and spot 
Spot Metering: Yes  Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes  Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes  Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes  Yes 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 2 or 10
Flash
Model Name: Toshiba PDR-M81  Toshiba PDR-M81 
Internal Flash: Yes  Yes 
No of Flash Modes:    
Flash Modes:    
Flash Guide Number (Meters):    
Measured Flash Range, 100 ISO (feet):    
Flash Range Description: 0.8 - 3.0 meters at ISO 200  0.8 - 3.0 meters at ISO 200 
No of Flash "Pops":    
Ext Flash:    
Ext Flash Connection:    
Maximum Flash Sync:    
Image Storage
Model Name: Toshiba PDR-M81  Toshiba PDR-M81 
Usable Memory Types: SmartMedia  SmartMedia 
Other Memory Types:    
Memory Included (MB): 8.0 8.0
Uncompressed Format:    
CCD Raw Format: No  No 
Compressed Format: JPEG  JPEG 
Movie File Format: MotionJPEG AVI with PCM audio  MotionJPEG AVI with PCM audio 
Connectivity
Model Name: Toshiba PDR-M81  Toshiba PDR-M81 
Video Out: Yes  Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes  Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:    
External Connections: USB 1.1 USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC In  DC In 
Included Software: Sierra Imaging ImageExpert  Sierra Imaging ImageExpert 
OS Compatibility: Windows, MacOS  Windows, MacOS 
Performance Timing
Model Name: Toshiba PDR-M81  Toshiba PDR-M81 
Startup Time:    
Shutdown Time:    
Play -> Record:    
Record -> Play (max res):    
Record -> Play (min res):    
Shutter Lag, Full AF: 0.000 (T) 0.000 (T)
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:    
Shutter Lag, Prefocus:    
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:    
Cycle Time Max Res:    
Cycle Time Min Res:    
Buffer Frames, Max Res: 7 7
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 16.00 16.00
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 15 15
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 30 30
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 180 180
Download speed, KB/second:    
Power
Model Name: Toshiba PDR-M81  Toshiba PDR-M81 
Battery Form Factor: AA  AA 
Usable Battery Types:    
Batteries Included: 4 x AA 4 x AA
Battery Charger Included:    
CIPA Rating: Unknown Unknown
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Notes & Features: Price estimate based on conversion of Japanese projected price; US pricing will be 'under $1000'. Lens has 7 elements in 5 groups. Shutter speeds 1/2 - 15 seconds in manual mode only. Newly developed white balance system is claimed to offer more natural color. Compatible with SmartMedia to 128MB. Compliant with PRINT Image Matching. Lens made by Canon. Macro focus to 10cm at wide or 25cm at tele position. Auto exposure bracketing (three frames). Ability to copy/resize/rotate images in-camera. Specific button for image deletion allows last image deletion when in record mode. USB Mass Storage Class compliant (allows driverless connectivity on WinME, Win2000, MacOS 8.5+). Bundled with AA batteries, 8MB SmartMedia and USB interface kit in Japan; bundled with 8MB SmartMedia card, USB cable, serial cable, wrist strap, lens cap, soft carrying case, driver CD-ROM and Sierra Imaging's ImageExpert in the US. Optional AC adapter PDR-ACM1J available.  Price estimate based on conversion of Japanese projected price; US pricing will be 'under $1000'. Lens has 7 elements in 5 groups. Shutter speeds 1/2 - 15 seconds in manual mode only. Newly developed white balance system is claimed to offer more natural color. Compatible with SmartMedia to 128MB. Compliant with PRINT Image Matching. Lens made by Canon. Macro focus to 10cm at wide or 25cm at tele position. Auto exposure bracketing (three frames). Ability to copy/resize/rotate images in-camera. Specific button for image deletion allows last image deletion when in record mode. USB Mass Storage Class compliant (allows driverless connectivity on WinME, Win2000, MacOS 8.5+). Bundled with AA batteries, 8MB SmartMedia and USB interface kit in Japan; bundled with 8MB SmartMedia card, USB cable, serial cable, wrist strap, lens cap, soft carrying case, driver CD-ROM and Sierra Imaging's ImageExpert in the US. Optional AC adapter PDR-ACM1J available. 
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