Nikon Still Video Camera QV-1000C

Nikon QV-1000C

Nikon QV-1000C was Nikon’s first filmless camera, announced on August 26, 1988..

Nikon QV-1000C

Nikon QV-1000C

The QV-1000C is an analog black and white still video camera with a 380.000 pixel CCD sensor. Images are stored on a magnetic two inch video floppy disk. Technically, it’s not a digital camera.

The camera was only sold as a complete kit, containing the QV-1000C camera body, two lenses (QV Nikkor 10-40mm f/1.4 and QV Nikkor 11-120mm f/2) and a QV-1010T transmitter unit. It originally sold for approx. DM 35,000, or more than 2 million yen. In 1991, the US list price was $20,300.

Key Features
SLR-type monochrome electronic still video camera
Nikon QV mount (QV Nikkor 10-40mm f/1.4 and 11-120mm f/2 lenses)
2/3-in. 380,000-pixel monochrome CCD
ISO equivalent 400/800/1,600 sensitivity
FM recording standard recommended by ESCC
VF-10 video floppy disk

 

 

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