Canon VIXIA HF20 Dual Flash Memory High Definition Camcorder

BH #RBCHF20 • MFR #3535B005AA
Key Features
  • 32GB Internal Flash Memory
  • SDHC Memory Card
  • 3.89Mp 1/4" CMOS Sensor
  • Canon 15x HD Video Lens
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Canon's VIXIA HF20 Dual Flash Memory High Definition Camcorder provides you with 12 hours of true 1920 x 1080 HD recording to its 32GB internal memory along with the option to record extra footage to SDHC memory cards. The camera captures clean, clear video and stills thanks to the 3.89Mp CMOS sensor and the DIGIC DV III Image Processor, while the 2.7" Multi-Angle Widescreen LCD, SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer and 15x HD Video Lens also enhance your video making endeavors.

The HF20 also features Face Detection and Video Snapshot Mode among other convenient functions for the casual home movie maker. For those looking to capture video with a film-look, the camera offers the 24p Cinema mode and 30p progressive mode for action or sports footage. In addition, higher quality audio can be captured by utilizing the external microphone terminal.

The HF20 offers HD recording to convenient, lightweight media and useful functions for the casual shooter and the aspiring film-maker alike.

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Canon HF20 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Dual Flash Memory
  • 3Image Sensor & DIGIC DV III
  • 4Canon 15x HD Video Lens
  • 52.7" Multi-Angle Vivid Widescreen LCD
  • 63.3Mp Digital Stills
  • 7SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization
  • 8Creative Control & Workflow Features

Canon's VIXIA HF20 Dual Flash Memory High Definition Camcorder provides you with 12 hours of true 1920 x 1080 HD recording to its 32GB internal memory along with the option to record extra footage to SDHC memory cards. The camera captures clean, clear video and stills thanks to the 3.89Mp CMOS sensor and the DIGIC DV III Image Processor, while the 2.7" Multi-Angle Widescreen LCD, SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer and 15x HD Video Lens also enhance your video making endeavors.

The HF20 also features Face Detection and Video Snapshot Mode among other convenient functions for the casual home movie maker. For those looking to capture video with a film-look, the camera offers the 24p Cinema mode and 30p progressive mode for action or sports footage. In addition, higher quality audio can be captured by utilizing the external microphone terminal.

The HF20 offers HD recording to convenient, lightweight media and useful functions for the casual shooter and the aspiring film-maker alike.

Dual Flash Memory

Record up to 12 hours of video to the 32GB internal flash memory. Expand your recording time by using an optional SDHC memory card.

Image Sensor & DIGIC DV III

Capture vivid color and clean images with the 3.89Mp Full HD CMOS sensor. Along with the DIGIC DV III Image Processor you'll see excellent color reproduction, reduced image noise and great low light recordings.

Canon 15x HD Video Lens

The 15x HD Video Lens captures landscapes and tight shots easily, while providing 4 fixed zoom speeds for fluid transitions. The Super Spectra Coating keeps flare and ghosting at bay while the lens' aspheric design cuts down on aberration and boosts resolution.

2.7" Multi-Angle Vivid Widescreen LCD

The multi-angle widescreen LCD gives you a generous display on which to compose and playback your shots, not to mention the ability to shoot from more angles. The hard coat Anti-Reflection surface reproduces color accurately with reduced glare and enhanced contrast.

3.3Mp Digital Stills

Capture 3.3Mp digital photos to SDHC memory cards and enjoy special functions that make shooting easier, like the Histogram Display, scene modes and auto focus. You can also simultaneously capture still images while shooting video or capture stills from already recorded footage.

SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization

Canon's Optical Image Stabilizer corrects for hand shake, moving subjects and the inevitable slight bump. SuperRange Gyro and image sensors also correct for a wider range of incidents such as body sway and recording in a moving car as well as ensuring no loss in image quality.

Creative Control & Workflow Features

  • Microphone and headphone terminals
  • Built-in flash for stills indoors or in low light
  • HDMI for watching videos on HDTV with just one cable
  • Pre-record: Camera records 3 seconds of video before you press record
  • Mini Advanced Accessory Shoe for attaching Canon lights and microphones
  • 24Mbps recording allows for recording of the highest quality AVCHD video
  • Face Detection: sharp focus and accurate exposures of everyone in the scene
  • Video Snapshot Mode: Capture a series of 4 second video clips - add music background
  • 24p Cinema Mode gives your videos a "film-look" - enhanced when used with the CINE setting
  • 30p Progressive Mode great for action or sports footage or video that will be uploaded to the Internet

Canon HF20 Specs

Camera
Optics
Sensor3.89MP 1/4" CMOS, RGB Primary Color Filter
Sensor1/4"
LensGenuine Canon 15x HD Video Lens
Focal length=4.1-61.5mm
F/Stop=1.8-3.2
Zoom15x Optical
300x Digital
Filter Size37mm
Optics
Recording
SystemNTSC
FormatMPEG4-AVC / H.264
Zoom: 15x
: 300x
Filter Size37 mm
AudioDolby Digital 2 channels (AC-3 2 ch)
Recording
Image StabilizationSuperRange Optical (lens shift)
Lux0.4 lux (Night mode)
Recording Media32GB Built-in flash memory
SD/SDHC memory card (not included)
Recording Media (32 Maximum)
Recording Time32GB Internal Flash Memory
LP: 12 hours, 15 minutes
SP: 9 hours, 35 minutes
XP+: 5 hours, 45 minutes
FXP: 4 hours, 10 minutes (allows 1920 x 1080 full HD recording)
MXP: 2 hours, 55 minutes (allows 1920 x 1080 full HD recording)
Recording Time GB
LP: 12 hours, 15 minutes
XP+: 5 hours, 45 minutes
FXP: 4 hours, 10 minutes (allows 1920 x 1080 full HD recording)
MXP: 2 hours, 55 minutes (allows 1920 x 1080 full HD recording)
Display
Display TypeMulti-Angle Vivid widescreen color LCD
Still Image Support
3.3 MP
Display Size2.7" (Approx 211,000 dots)
ViewfinderN/A
Channels2.0-Channel
Camera Features
Display
Manual ControlsExposure, Focus
Built-in SpeakerYes
Built-in MicYes
Screen Size2.7"
Accessory Shoemini Advanced
Built-in Light/FlashFlash - yes
Digital Still Mode
Still Recording MediaSDHC memory card
Resolution16:9=Approx 2.99Mp (2304 x 1296)
4:3=Approx 3.31Mp (2100 x 1575)
Input/Output Connectors
Inputs3.5mm stereo mini-jack
OutputUSB 2.0
HDMI Mini
Component
Composite
3.5mm 4 pole mini-jack
Microphone InputYes
Headphone JackYes
General
Features
LanguagesNot specified by manufacturer
Compatible Operating SystemsNot specified by manufacturer
Lux.4 (Night Mode)
Power Requirements100-240VAC, 50/60Hz
Dimensions (WxHxD)2.8 x 2.4 x 4.9" (70 x 62 x 124mm)
Weight12 oz (340g)
Built-In Light/FlashLight -
Flash -
Tripod Mount1/4"
Input/Output Connectors
Inputs1 x
Outputs1 x
1 x
1 x
1 x
1 x
General
Power Adapter100 - 240 , 50 / 60Hz
Dimensions (W x H x D)2.8 x 2.4 x 4.9" / 71.1 x 61.0 x 124.5 mm
Weight12.00 oz / 340.20 g
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