Canon HV40 HD Camcorder PAL

by Canon
Canon HV40 HD Camcorder PAL


Standard Definition or High Definition
Power Consumption : 4.3 W
Television System : PAL
Video Recording system : MPEG2
Image Sensor : 1/2.7-inch CMOS, RGB Primary Color Filter
Total Pixels : Approx. 2.96 Megapixels

Effective Pixels :
Tape: HD/DV (16:9) mode: Approx 2.07 Megapixels (1920x1080)
DV (4:3) mode: Approx 1.55 Megapixels (1440 x 1080)
Card: (16:9) mode: Approx. 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080), (4:3) mode: Approx. 2.76 Megapixels (1440 x 1080)

Tape Format : HDV / DV

Maximum recording time :
SP: 80 minutes, HDV, DV
LP: 120 minutes DV

Lens Zoom Ratio : 10x Optical / 200x Digital
Focal Length : f=6.1-61mm (35mm equivalent: 43.6 - 436mm)
Zoom Speed : Variable / 3 Fixed Zoom Speeds
Max. F/Stop : f/1.8-3.0mm (when tapes are used)

Focusing System :
instant AF, TTL (through the lens)
Manual Exposure : Yes
Programmed AE
Auto, Program, Av, Tv, CINE, Portrait, Sports, Night, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Spotlight, Fireworks

Max Shutter Speed :
Movie: 1/2000,
Still image: 1/500

Auto Date/Time : Yes
Record Search/Review : Yes
Minimum Focusing Distance : 10 mm (wide) / 1m (tele)
White Balance : Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Manual
Frame Rate : 60i, Native 24p Progressive (records at 24p), 24p Progressive (records at 60i), 30p Progressive (records at 60i)

Minimum Illumination : 0.2 lx (Night Mode)
Image Stabilization : SuperRange Optical (lens shift)
Filter Diameter : 43mm
Viewfinder : Widescreen 0.27-inch Color Viewfinder / (Approx. 123,000 dots)
LCD Screen : 2.7-inch Widescreen LCD (Approx. 211,000 dots)
Recording Media : High Definition Mini DV (recommended) (63 min) or MiniDV cassette
USB Terminal : USB 2.0 Full Speed
Video Terminal component (output), composite (output)
Audio :
DV: 16 bit (2ch) 48 kHz 12 bit (4ch) 32 kHz 4ch synchronous recording not possible HDV: MPEG1 Audio Layer II (2 ch) (4-channel playback of tapes containing 4-channel recordings possible)

HDMI Terminal : HDMI Type A (19 pins) Connector (output)
Microphone Terminal : 3.5 mm stereo mini-jack
AV Mini Terminal/Headphone Terminal : 3.5 mm 4 pole mini-jack (video/audio input and output)

In the Box

VIXIA HV40 Camcorder
Battery Pack BP-2L13
Compact Power Adapter CA-570
Wireless Controller WL-D87
Component Cable CTC-100/S
Stereo Video Cable STV-250N
USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
Digital Video Solution Disk