|The Canon VIXIA HV40 is one of the latest additions to Canon's large family of HD camcorders. For those seeking the ultimate in HD video quality, Canon bring a host of Canon Exclusive features you won't find anywhere else - from Canon's own 2.96 full HD CMOS image sensor and advanced DIGIC DV II image processor, delivering breathtaking detail and the best in color reproduction, to SuperRange optical image stabilization and instant auto focus to give you the ultimate control demanded by high definition. With the genuine Canon 10x HD video zoom lens and a host of other advanced features the VIXIA HV40 is sure to be your choice in high definition camcorders. If you wish to continue to use your existing standard definition equipment, the VIXIA HV40 has both SD and HD recording modes.The VIXIA HV40 is easy to use and delivers the high level of performance you've come to expect from Canon. Canon's vast experience with photographic and broadcast television cameras brings you the optical excellence, advanced image processing, superb performance, and the latest in technological advancements you expect. The VIXIA HV40 is the premium quality high definition video tape camcorder for sophisticated and discerning videographers.|
|Expanded Product Features|
- Canon HD camera system
The LEGRIA HV40 inherits all the benefits of the Canon HD camera system from its award-winning predecessor, the HV30. The unique combination of a genuine Canon HD video lens, a Full HD CMOS sensor and the DIGIC DV II processor delivers superb HDV1080i (High Definition Video), recorded to tape.
- Instant AF
Even slight focusing errors show up in HD footage. The LEGRIA HV40 employs instant AF, Canon's unique hybrid auto focus system, to achieve pin-sharp focus at speed.
- 10x zoom and super range OIS
A genuine Canon HD video lens with a 10x optical zoom is constructed to the most exacting standards - drawing on Canon's expertise in broadcast lens manufacture. A super range optical image stabilizer compensates for vibrations across the frequency range, combating camera shake.
- Custom key and assignable control dial
The LEGRIA HV40 gives moviemakers more manual control over shooting variables. A custom key lets you choose what function you'd like to assign to the manual control dial: choose to control features such as focus, exposure, or audio level.
- Cinematic 25p shooting
The LEGRIA HV40 gives you the option of true 25p (progressive) shooting. It is combined with a special CINE image mode, shoot movies that have the look and feel of traditional film. 25p also provides improved low light performance.
- Simultaneous photo shooting
Thanks to DIGIC DV II, shoot 2.07-megapixel photos and video simultaneously, with photos stored to MiniSD card. A range of dedicated photo features is available, including a one-push histogram for monitoring brightness levels. It's easy to print photos on any PictBridge compatible printer.
|UPC||0013803113006, 13803113006, 4960999637181|
|Media Type||Mini DV (HDV)|
|Optical Sensor Qty||1|
|Lens System |
|Lens Type||Zoom lens|
|Lens Filter Size||43 mm|
|Lens System Features||Aspherical Lens, Built-in lens shield|
|Auto Focus type||TTL contrast detection|
|Max Shutter Speed||1/2000 sec|
|Min Illumination||0.2 lux|
|Min Shutter Speed||1/2 sec|
|Exposure Metering||Center-Weighted, Evaluative, Spot|
|Exposure Modes||Aperture-Priority, Automatic, Manual, Program, Shutter-Priority|
|Flash Type||Built-in flash|
|Flash Modes||Auto Mode, Fill-in Mode, OFF mode, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Synchro|
|Memory / Storage|
|Supported Flash Memory||miniSD Card|
|Viewfinder Diagonal Size||0.27"|
|Screen Details||LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2.7" - color|
|Microphone Type||Microphone - built-in - stereo|
|Microphone Operation Mode||Stereo|
|Connector Types||1 x HDMI, 1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire/i.LINK), 1 x USB, 1 x component video output, 1 x composite video/audio output, 1 x headphones, 1 x microphone|
|Expansion Slot||1 x miniSD|
|System Requirements for PC Connection|
|Operating System Supported||Apple Mac OS X 10.2 - 10.4, MS Windows 2000 SP4, MS Windows 98 SE, MS Windows ME, MS Windows XP SP2|
|Battery Form Factor||Manufacturer specific|
|Battery Manufacturer||Canon BP-2L13|
|Effective Still Resolution||2.8 MP|
|Effective Video Resolution||2.1 MP|
|Digital Video Format||MPEG-2|
|Still Image Format||JPEG|
|Additional Features||24p Cinema Mode, 25p Cinema Mode, Auto Power Save, Brightness Control, Contrast Control, DV Input, Direct Print, Histogram Display, PictBridge Support, RGB Primary Color Filter, Saturation Control, Sharpness Control, Takes Photos While Movie Recording, USB 2.0 Compatibility, accessories hot shoe, progressive scanning|
|High Definition Video Support||1080p|
|Widescreen Video Capture||Yes|
|Shooting Modes||Digital Photo Mode|