The Canon 32GB VIXIA HF G20 Full HD Camcorder (Refurbished) shoots 1920 x 1080 Full HD video at 60i, in native 24p and 30p. With the 24p frame rate option, you can give your footage a cinematic look. Using Cinema-Looks filters you can boost that film look with multiple built-in adjustable filters. This HF G20 is refurbished and is missing the stylus, software CD (software is downloadable), and an AV cable that was included with the original camera. It includes all the other accessories as a new camera. It features a genuine Canon 10x HD video lens with an 8-blade iris, for more professional-looking video and stills. It has a 30.4 to 304mm (35mm equivalent) focal length. The camcorder is also equipped with a Canon HD CMOS Pro image sensor that supports improved low-light performance and a wide dynamic range.
The HF G20 (Refurbished) has 32GB of built-in memory that supports up to 12 hours of HD video. It also features two SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slots that can be used for relay recording, which automatically switches video recording to the memory card when the internal drive becomes full. The camera features Dynamic SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization as well. Other features of the HF G20 include a 3.5" touch panel LCD, a 0.24" color viewfinder, a 58mm filter diameter, and Smart Auto function.
The HF G20 (Refurbished) has several professional shooting functions as well. These include custom key and dial, composition aids, and advanced controls such as manual exposure, aperture priority, and shutter priority. It also supports Audio Scene Select and a highly adjustable internal microphone. For more professional audio, the HF G20 has headphone and microphone jacks. It has HDMI and USB connectivity as well. Plus, the Mini Advanced Accessory Shoe supports the attachment of a variety of shooting aids, including lights and microphones.
Genuine Canon 10x HD Video Lens with 8-Blade Iris
DIGIC DV III Image Processor
24 Mb/s Recording
Canon HD CMOS Pro Image Sensor
HD Video Resolution
Better Low-Light Performance (1.2 Lux)
Wide Dynamic Range
Internal 32GB Memory & Dual SDXC Memory Card Slots
Dynamic SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization
3.5" Touch Panel LCD Screen
0.24" Color Electronic Viewfinder
Smart AUTO & Auto Tele Macro
Increased Audio Adjustability
Audio Scene Select
Pro-Style Lens Hood & Eye Cup
100% View Ratio
Versatile Display Features
Native 24p Progressive Mode
Accessories to Get the Most from Your Camcorder
Professional Shooting Assist Functions
Shooting with Pro Features
Custom Key & Dial
- Tv / Av: Adjust shutter speed (Tv mode) or aperture (Av mode), as needed. In this mode, the key has no effect.
- Manual exposure: When manual control is selected, the dial can adjust aperture, shutter speed, or gain. The key is used to select items to adjust, such as aperture or other settings.
- Exposure Lock can be set on or off as can the AGC Limit.
Focus & Exposure Aids
Level & Grid Marker Composition Aids
Either color bars or color bars and test tone can be selected and recorded using a menu. The color bars comply with the SMPTE standard. -12 dB, -18 dB, or -20 dB can be selected as the test tone.
The white balance control has six available presets settable through a variety of day and artificial light conditions (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent H, Fluorescent), as well as two manual white balance settings. Color temperature may also be manually set from 2000K to 15,000K, in 100K increments, for more precise adjustment.
Gain may be manually set from 0 dB to 24 dB in 1 dB increments. Additionally, Auto Gain Control Limit allows you to set the maximum gain limit for the image sensor's sensitivity. With this function, brightness and noise can be balanced as required, and image quality can be maximized in low-light situations.
The zoom speed, as controlled by the rocker and handle controls, is selectable, with a choice of variable or 16 fixed speeds, with fast/normal/slow settings for greater control while zooming in various situations.