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Toshiba PDR-M71

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 08/24/2001

Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Toshiba PDR-M71


Model Name:

Toshiba PDR-M71 
Model Number: PDR-M71 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $499.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available:  
Remote Control: No 
Remote Control Type: n/a 
Tripod Mount:  
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System:  
Weight: 8.5 oz (240 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 4.2 x 2.8 x 1.9 in.
(107 x 71 x 47 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2048x1536, 1024x768, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 320x240, 160x120
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 3.20
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.8 inch 
CCD Filter Type:  
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels: 3
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 98 mm
Zoom Ratio: 2.80x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 2.2x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type:  
Auto Focus Assist Light? No 
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps: 3
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Min Macro Area:  
Min Aperture: f/8.0
Max Aperture: f/2.9
Aperture Range Description: f/2.9 (wide) / ??? (tele) - f/8.0 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread: 52 mm
Lens Thread Type: Body Threads w/ adapter 
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real Image 
Optical VF Accuracy:  
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy:  
LCD Size (inches): 1.5
LCD Resolution: 120,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Max Playback Zoom: 2.00
ISO Settings: 100, 200, 400
ISO Rating Max: 400
Number of White Balance Settings: 6
White Balance Settings: Auto, 5 preset 
Manual White Balance:  
Longest Shutter Time: 15 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/1000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.50 EV
Metering Modes: Multi, Spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 2 or 10
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 5
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Sync 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 3.0
Flash Range Description: 0.8 - 3.0 meters (2.6 - 9.8 feet) 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash:  
Ext Flash Connection:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SmartMedia 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 8.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG (Exif 2.1) 
Movie File Format: AVI (QuickTime) 
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software: Image Expert, USB driver, QuickTime 4.0 viewer 
OS Compatibility:  
Performance Timing
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record:  
Record -> Play (max res):  
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:  
Shutter Lag, Prefocus:  
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res:  
Cycle Time Min Res:  
Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 15.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 60.00
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 180.00
Download speed, KB/second:  
Battery Form Factor: AA 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline 
Batteries Included: 4 x Alkaline AA
Battery Charger Included: No 
More Information
Notes & Features: German recommended price is DM 1,699. Lens manufactured by Canon. Compatible with SmartMedia to 128MB. Complies with PRINT Image Matching, Epson's technology for color matching. Has 16MB internal RAM buffer. Can record 16 thumbnail images in 1 larger image. Movie mode (resolution unspecified) is up to 5 minutes per clip. Auto exposure bracketing mode takes multiple images with different exposure settings. Histogram feature allows exposure of images to be checked after capture. Manual focus mode has 3 presets - 1 meter, 3 meters or infinity. Comes bundled with 8MB SmartMedia card, USB and serial cables, wrist strap, lens cap, soft carrying case and software CD-ROM. Optional accessories include AC adapter PDR-ACM1E and PDR-AR52 52mm filter adapter. 
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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