Canon HV20 HD Camcorder

by Canon
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Canon HV20 HD Camcorder
HDV1080i recording with a 1920x1080 Canon True HD CMOS sensor, Instant AF, DIGIC DV II and full connectivity: easily connect to an HD-ready TV set via HDMI to watch your movies in full quality.

Features

1920x1080 True HD CMOS (2.96MP)
Instant AF
10x optical zoom lens and Super Range OIS
DIGIC DV II
Cinema-style 25P shooting
HDV1080i with 25P shooting mode
Advanced digital photography
HDMI
LED video light and flash
AV input
Mic input, Advanced Accessory Shoe, PictBridge

Specifications

CCD
Type: 1/2.7" CMOS
Total pixels: 2.96 megapixel
Effective pixels:
HDV: Approx 2.07 megapixels
DV 16:9: Approx 2.07 megapixels
DV 4:3: Approx 1.55 megapixels
STILLS: 2.76 megapixel

LENS
Optical Zoom: 10x
Digital Zoom: 200x / 40x (selectable)
Focal length: 6.1 - 61mm
35mm Equivalent Focal Length:
HDV: Approx 43.6-436 mm
DV 16:9: Approx 43.6-436 mm
DV 4:3: Approx 53.0-530mm
CARD 4:3: Approx 40.0-400 mm
Maximum aperture:
MOVIE: f1.8 to f3.0
STILLS: f2.8 to f3.0
Minimum focusing distance: 10mm
Image Stabilizer: Super Range Optical IS
Filter diameter: 43mm
Wide Attachment: YES (WD-H43)

IMAGE PROCESSOR
Image Processor: DIGIC DV II

LCD
Screen size: 2.7" widescreen LCD
Pixels: 211,000 pixels
Manual adjustment: Brightness, Backlight

VIEWFINDER
Screen size: 0.27" widescreen colour LCD
Pixels: 123,000 pixels

MINIMUM ILLUMINATION
Minimum Lux.: Approx 0.2 lux (in Night Mode)
Night Mode: YES

FOCUS
Auto/Manual: YES (Instant AF)
Control: Dedicated focus mode button and control dial
Manual Focus Assist: Magnifying, Peaking

AE MODE
Program AE: Auto, Program(P), Av, Tv, CINE, Portrait, Sports, Night, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Spotlight, Fireworks

BACKLIGHT COMPENSATION
Backlight Compensation: YES

WHITE BALANCE
Type: TTL
Auto: YES
Set/Preset: YES (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Flourescent, Flourescent H)

SHUTTER SPEED
Maximum: 1/2000th sec
Slow: 1/2 sec

DIGITAL EFFECT
Fade: Auto Fade , Wipe
Effect: Black & White, Sepia, Art

IMAGE QUALITY ADJUSTMENT
Image Effects: Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Soft Skin Detail
Custom Functions: Brightness, Contrast, Sharpness, Color Depth

STILL IMAGE
Capture image size: 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1536, 1440 x 1080, 848 x 480, 640 x 480
Continuous shooting mode: YES (Normal and High-speed)
Auto Exposure Bracketing: YES
Simultaneous Photo Recording: YES
Selecting AF Frame Function: YES
Histogram: YES
Photo Button: YES

SELF TIMER
Self timer: 10 sec
2 sec with wireless remote

REC. REVIEW/REC. SEARCH
REC. review/REC. search: YES/NO

RECORDING MODE
LP mode: YES
Progressive Recording: 25P (HDV PF25 mode)
25P Cinema Mode (CINE effect mode): YES

SEARCH
Still image: NO
Date: YES

MEMORY CARD
Multi Media Card: NO
Secure Digital Card: YES (miniSD)
Movie Recording: NO

AUDIO
System:
HDV: MPEG1 Audio Layer II(Sampling frequency: 48 kHz)(Bit rate: 384 kbps)
DV: PCM digital recording (48 kHz, 16 bits or 32 kHz, 12 bits selectable)
Manual Rec. level control: YES
Audio Dubbing: NO

TERMINAL
Headphone: YES
Microphone: YES
USB: USB 2.0 Full Speed
DV: YES (In/Out)
Direct Print: YES (PictBridge)
Analogue-in: YES
AV: YES
S-video: NO
Component: YES
HDMI: YES
LANC: NO
Built-in charger: YES

ACCESSORY SHOE
Accessory shoe: YES

BUILT-IN FLASH
Built-in Flash: YES

PC CONNECTION KIT
Digital Video Solution Disk: YES (v24)
USB cable: YES

WIRELESS CONTROLLER
Wireless controller: YES

ANALOGUE DIGITAL CONVERTER
Analogue Digital Converter: YES

BATTERY PACK
Type: Lithium-Ion
Battery included in the kit: BP-2L13
Long life Battery: BP-2L14

DIMENSIONS
W x H x D: 88 x 80 x 138 mm
Weight: 535g

In the Box

BP-2L13 Battery Pack (with Terminal Cover)
CA-570 Compact Power Adapter
STV-250 N Stereo Video Cable
WL-D87 Wireless Controller
IFC-300PCU USB Cable
CTC-100 S Component Cable
Digital Video Solution Disc for Windows and Macintosh

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