Sanyo VPC-C40 Review

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Model Name: Sanyo Xacti VPC-C40 
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Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
Model Number: VPC-C40 
Camera Format: Other 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $399.00
Street Price: $315.00
Date Available: 2006-01-31
Tripod Mount:  
Weight: 171g
Weight With Batteries? Yes 
Size: 69 x 108 x 34 mm
2.7 x 4.3 x 1.3 in
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3264x2448, 2288x1712, 1600x1200, 1200x1600, 640x480
Continuous-mode frames/second:  
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 176x144
Movie Frame Rate: 30.00, 0.00
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 4.23
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.7" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CCD 
Actual Pixels: 4.00 
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 220 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.80x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 10x max. 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 60 cm
0.4 - 23.6 in
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/3.7 (tele) - ??? 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Optical Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 1.8
LCD Resolution (pixels): 85,000
Max Playback Zoom: 51.00x
ISO Settings: 50, 100, 200, 400
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunny, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Sample 
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 1.8EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-Segment, Center-weighted, Spot 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync (Night View mode only) 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): 4
Flash Range Description: 10 cm 1.6 m (wide); 80 cm 1.5 m (tele) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software: Sanyo Software Pack 7.4 (Ulead PhotoExplorer 8.5 SE Basic, Ulead DVD MovieFactory 4.0 SE, Motion Director SE 1.1, QuickTime 6.5, USB driver) 
OS Compatibility: Windows, MacOS 
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary DB-L20 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary DB-L20 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
Notes & Features: Digital image stabiliser function is available in movie mode only. 


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