Out of 15 Ratings

Owner's of the Canon Camcorder ZR200 gave it a score of 3.6 out of 5. Here's how the scores stacked up:
  • Reliability

    3.71 out of 5
  • Durability

    3.71 out of 5
  • Maintenance

    3.43 out of 5
  • Performance

    3.79 out of 5
  • Ease of Use

    3.43 out of 5
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Video Recording System 2 rotary heads, helical scanning DV system (consumer digital VCR SD
system), digital component recording
Audio Recording System PCM digital sound: 16 bit (48 kHz/2 ch); 12 bit (32 kHz/4 ch)
Television System EIA standard (525 lines, 60 fields) NTSC color signal
Image Sensor 1/6-inch CCD, approx. 680,000 pixels
Effective pixels: tape approx. 340,000 pixels
card approx. 450,000 pixels
Tape Format Videocassettes bearing the “MiniDV” mark.
Tape Speed SP: 18.81 mm/s (0.74 ips), LP: 12.56 mm/s (0.49 ips)
Maximum Recording Time
(80 min. cassette)
SP: 80 min., LP: 120 min.
Fast Forward/Rewind Time Approx. 2 min. 20 sec. (with a 60 min. cassette)
LCD Screen 2.4-inch. TFT color, approx. 112,000 pixels
Viewfinder 0.33-inch. TFT color, approx. 113,000 pixels
Microphone Stereo electret condenser microphone
Lens ZR300: f=2.8-61.6 mm, f/1.6-3.6, 22x power zoom
35mm equivalent:
Tape: 4:3 recording: 53.5-1177 mm
16:9 recording : 44.2-972 mm
Card: 46.9-1032 mm
ZR200: f=2.8-56 mm, f/1.6-3.2, 20x power zoom
35mm equivalent:
Tape: 4:3 recording: 53.5-1070 mm
16:9 recording : 44.2-884 mm
Card: 46.9-938 mm
Lens Configuration 11 elements in 8 groups
Filter Diameter 28 mm
AF System TTL autofocus, manual focusing possible
Minimum Focusing Distance 1 m (3.3 ft.); 1 cm (0.39 in.) on maximum wide angle
White Balance Auto white balance, pre-set white balance (indoor, outdoor) or custom
white balance
Minimum Illumination 2.0 lx (using the Night mode)
Recommended Illumination More than 100 lx
Image Stabilization Electronic
Memory Card
Recording Media SD Memory Card, MultiMediaCard
Number of Recording Pixels Still image: 1024 x 768, 640 x 480 pixels
Movie: 320 x 240, 160 x 120 pixels, 15 frames/sec.
File Format Design rule for Camera File System (DCF), Exif 2.2* compliant, DPOF
* This camcorder supports Exif 2.2 (also called “Exif Print”). Exif Print is a standard for enhancing the
communication between camcorders and printers. By connecting to an Exif Print-compliant printer, the
camcorder’s image data at the time of shooting is used and optimized, yielding extremely high quality prints.
Image Compression Method Still image: JPEG (compression: Super Fine, Fine, Normal)
Movie: Video data: Motion JPEG, audio data: WAVE (monaural)