The ultra-compact, mountable AG-HCK10 HD camera head (POVCAM) teams with the AG-HMR10 AVCCAM handheld recorder to offer a low-cost Full HD camera recording system for a wide range of applications. Connected to the HMR10 recorder with a detachable cable, the HCK10 captures 1920 x 1080 high definition video using three 1/4.1" 3.05 megapixel 3-MOS imagers for recording by the HMR10 recorder in the AVCHD format, which provides double the recording time and higher quality than older MPEG-2 compression used in HDV formats.The camera head features a 12X optical zoom lens with 10X digital zoom,(up to 120X), optical image stabilizer (O.I.S.), a built-in 2-channel microphone and a range of advanced tuning functions, including matrix, knee point, adjustable detail and chroma, white balance and zebra settings. Iris, focus and zoom are remotely controlled by the HMR10 recorder. It is powered by the HMR10 recorder.AG-HCK10 Features:Sleek, pocket-sized design (2.1" W x 2.2" H x 4.8" D)Allows POV-style image capture from a long distanceFeatures 1/4" 20 socket for easy mounting (when mounted upside down, camera image automatically flips to appropriate angle)Optical Image Stabilizer (OIS) function ensures shots remain clear while walking or zoomingDynamic Range Stretch (DRS) feature suppresses blocked shadows and blown highlightsSlow shutter and synchro scan functionsColor control and skin tone detail functionsCine-like Gamma Curves (seven different gamma modes)HD focus assist functions and slow shutter and synchro scanIt has endless point-of-view applications for use in nature observation, video production, newsgathering, law enforcement, surveillance, sports, healthcare, education and much more.43mm lens filter size (lens options available)Weight: approximately .61 poundCables are detachable (from recorder and from camera head) for total flexibilityThe cable connecting the HCK10 to the HMR10 is required. Available optional cables include a 9-foot, 8-inch cable (model AG-C20003G), and the optional 65-foot cable (model AG-C20020G) for longer distances.