Panasonic SDR-SW20 Flash Camcorder Is Waterproof

Posted on Jul 7 2008 - 8:06am by Russ

Panasonic SDR-SW20

Gotta love the new flash based camcorders. No tapes, no hard drive… all digital and can really take a beating. Panasonic’s latest, the SDR-SW20 is a waterproof camcorder that will perform to 5-feet. You won’t be doing any deepwater exploration, but you can at least peep the girls in the swimming pool. The camera costs less than $349 and has the following specifications:

Product Features
  • Capture video to flash memory
  • Waterproof to 5 feet; Shockproof to 4 feet
  • 10x optical zoom
  • 2.7-inch LCD screen
  • Compatible with SD/SDHC memory cards

More details, pictures, and videos after the break.

Panasonic SDR-SW20 Panasonic SDR-SW20

Technical Details
  • Brand Name: Panasonic
  • Model: SDR-SW20
  • media_type: Flash Memory Unknown modifier
  • Lens Type: fixed
  • Optical zoom: 10
  • maximum_aperture_range: F/1.8-2.4 Unknown modifier
  • Shooting Modes: Digital photo mode
  • video_input: Camcorder Unknown modifier
  • Display Size: 2.7 inches
  • Optical Sensor Resolution: 0.35 MP
  • optical_sensor_technology: CCD Unknown modifier
  • optical_sensor_size: 1/6″ Unknown modifier
  • Viewfinder Type: LCD
  • Audio Input: Microphone
  • microphone_operation_mode: Stereo Unknown modifier
  • Height: 2.5 inches
  • Weight: 0.4 pounds
  • Depth: 4.5 inches
  • Width: 1.3 inches

2 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. SPressED July 7, 2008 at 10:41 am -

    poopy specs

  2. CamCam July 7, 2008 at 2:17 pm -

    Oregon Scientific makes a nearly indistructible 99 dollar helmet cam ATC2K that works under water and doesnt suck like this one. .35 Optical Sensor res makes me a sad panda.

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