Canon 32GB VIXIA HF G20 Full HD Camcorder

Canon 32GB VIXIA HF G20 Full HD Camcorder Advanced Kit

Canon 32GB VIXIA HF G20 Full HD Camcorder Advanced Kit

B&H # CAHFG20K2 (B&H Kit)
Discontinued

Product Highlights

  • 10x Optical Zoom Canon HD Lens
  • Captures 1080p HD Video & 2MP Photos
  • 1/3" 2.37 MP CMOS Sensor
  • 32GB Internal Memory & Two SD Card Slots
  • 8-Blade Iris Shoots Soft Background Blur
  • Shot Setup Monitoring Features
  • 3.5" Widescreen Touch LCD & Viewfinder
  • Includes On-Camera Light & Shotgun Mic
  • Includes SDHC Card, Battery Pack, Tripod
  • Includes Other Accessories
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With Advanced Kit

Canon HF-G20 overview

  • 1Description

This Canon 32GB VIXIA HF G20 Full HD Camcorder Advanced Kit from B&H includes and a VIXIA HF G20 Full HD camcorder, an extra battery (in addition to the one that comes with the camcorder), a tripod, an on-camera light and many other accessories.

The camcorder is designed with pro-level imaging capabilities for advanced enthusiasts. The sensor captures 1920 x 1080 HD resolution video and photos, and numerous monitoring tools, such as Waveform, will enable you to set up your shots with the best focus and exposure possible. The sensor is capable of performing well in low light, so you'll be able to capture clear images even in locations that aren't well lit. You have a choice of several frame rates to select from in shooting video. One of these is 24p, which will give your footage more of a cinematic look. The integrated lens will go well with this look, as it features an 8-blade iris that opens up almost fully circular to make your out-of-focus backgrounds appear soft and smooth. The camcorder features 32GB of internal memory and can also save to memory cards. The internal memory will support up to 12 hours of HD video.

For more information on the camcorder and all the accessories, please click on the links below.

  • Canon 32GB VIXIA HF G20 Full HD Camcorder

    The Canon 32GB VIXIA HF G20 Full HD Camcorder 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. The HF G20 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 - 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 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 you can use 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 has a number of professional shooting functions as well. These include custom key and dial, composition aids and advanced control like 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 attachment of a variety of shooting aids including lights and microphones.

    Genuine Canon 10x HD Video Lens with 8-Blade Iris
    The VIXIA HF G20 features a Genuine Canon 10x HD Video Lens with a 30.4-304mm (35mm equivalent) focal length. It delivers a versatile wide angle of view and professional-looking background images thanks to an 8-blade iris. The professional touch of a dedicated manual focus ring allows accurate and precise control. Combined with Canon's Exclusive HD CMOS Pro image sensor, it captures video with Full HD resolution, superb low-light performance and a wide dynamic range.
    DIGIC DV III Image Processor
    Canon's DIGIC DV III Image Processor provides realistic color and sophisticated noise reduction for better low-light performance. It is also the high-speed engine that powers a variety of Canon technologies including Smart Auto, Touch & Track, Genuine Canon Face Detection and Cinema-Look Filters.
    24Mbps Recording
    You will also find that lifelike tone and detail are captured thanks to 24Mbps recording, which offers the highest bit rate in AVCHD. The VIXIA HF G20 not only captures images in Full HD, but records and outputs at 1920 x 1080 as well, so you get Full HD from lens to screen.
    Canon HD CMOS Pro Image Sensor
    The Canon HD CMOS Pro image sensor is a professional-level 1/3" native 1920 x 1080 image sensor which delivers Full HD video resolution, improved low-light performance and a wide dynamic range. Plus, unlike image sensors found in competitive consumer camcorders, the HD CMOS Pro image sensor uses fewer pixels, which are significantly larger and more sensitive, resulting in optimized video performance.
    HD Video Resolution (800 Vertical & 900 Horizontal TV Lines)
    Since the effective number of pixels of HD CMOS Pro is equal to 1920 x 1080, resizing is eliminated, allowing Full HD video to be captured and recorded with professional precision.
    Better Low-Light Performance (1.2 lux)
    Because each individual pixel is larger and more sensitive, each one is capable of capturing more light, allowing high quality video to be achieved even in dimly lit conditions. The sensitivity of the HD CMOS Pro image sensor is approximately 20% better than the HD CMOS Pro image sensor found in the 2011 VIXIA HF G10 camcorder.
    Wide Dynamic Range
    A larger pixel area also allows more light to be stored, resulting in 280% improvement in dynamic range (versus Canon's 2010 VIXIA HF S-series camcorders) for exceptional reproduction of both highlights and shadows. Skin tones are captured in a finer gradation, and stable gamma and Auto Exposure control is also achieved resulting in a more lifelike images.
    Internal 32GB Memory & Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Slots
    Record up to 12 hours of crisp high-definition video to the 32GB internal flash drive or directly to two SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slots. Relay Recording automatically switches video recording to the memory card when the internal drive becomes full. Plus, when the first memory card becomes full, the second automatically takes over, so there's no need to worry about running out of recording time during an important event. With SDXC memory card compatibility, you'll have up to 256GB of additional storage capacity and faster data transfer speeds.
    Dynamic SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization
    The VIXIA HF G20 features Canon's Dynamic SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer, which provides continuous adjustment throughout the entire zoom range to correct a broad range of motion. Extra compensation is applied at wide-angle focal lengths to eliminate the unwanted shaking that is common when walking. The system corrects camera shake instantly, so even when you're shooting handheld video at the long end of the zoom, the image is steady and smooth.
    Intelligent IS
    Intelligent IS makes it easier to shoot clear, sharply focused video, even in situations that typically cause camera shake. The Intelligent IS system analyzes the shooting situation for you, and then automatically switches to the image stabilization method best able to produce sharp, steady video. Four IS systems cover the gamut of shooting situations. Dynamic IS corrects minor movement and the shaking caused by walking while shooting. Macro IS delivers perfectly steady close-up shots. Powered IS comes into play when you're using the camcorder's powerful zoom. It helps correct camera shake that can occur in telephoto shots. There's even a Tripod Mode that stops IS when the camcorder is stationary.
    3.5" Touch Panel LCD Screen (922,000 dots)
    This large, 922,000 dot screen provides approximately 100% coverage of your shooting scene. It delivers bright color combined with touch panel control for faster and easier menu navigation. You'll also have Touch & Track, which allows you to get precise focus and exposure on any subject - whether it's people, pets or vehicles. Just select your choice right on the touch panel LCD. The additional Touch Decoration feature allows you to decorate your video with interesting effects as well.
    0.24" Color Electronic Viewfinder ( 260,000 dots)
    For your convenience, the VIXIA HF G20 is also equipped with a 0.24", 260,000 dot color viewfinder which provides approximately 100% coverage, for use when shooting in very bright outdoor light conditions that may make it difficult to see the LCD display.
    Smart AUTO & Auto Tele Macro
    Smart AUTO takes care of all the details so you can focus on shooting. The system recognizes 38 shooting situations based on numerous factors, and then automatically chooses the optimal settings for the situation. With Tele Macro, the VIXIA HF G20 automatically zooms the lens to the telephoto end and sets the minimum object distance to approximately 1.3' (from 3.3') giving you the opportunity to shoot spectacular close-ups with the dramatic look of shallow depth-of-field.
    Cinema-Look Filters
    This feature offers a choice of seven varied built-in adjustable filters, which give the look of a variety of cinematic styles by compensating for the color, gamma and other aspects of the image's quality. The looks can be previewed in the LCD display while shooting, and also applied post-capture for additional convenience and versatility. Choose from Cinema Standard, Dream, Old Movies, Vivid, Cool, Nostalgic, Dramatic Black-and-White, Memory or Sepia. The brightness of each filter can be adjusted low, medium or high, for even greater control. When Cinema Standard is selected, color depth, softening, and contrast can also be adjusted.
    Touch Decoration
    You'll also be able to use the touch panel for Touch Decoration. This feature lets you superimpose select decorations onto the images on your LCD and then records the images, complete with the additions. You may add animation effects, handwritten and stamp messages or insert a still image to give your video a truly individual look.
    Increased Audio Adjustability
    The VIXIA HF G20 camcorder's microphone has updated elements that increase clarity at medium and low frequencies, so even faint sounds are recorded clearly. Three microphone positions let you adjust recording to suit the position of the zoom or your subjects: front for monaural recording; regular for normal stereo effect; and rear for a wider, more enhanced stereo effect. Frequency response characteristics can be adjusted for the scene with several options. You can balance all frequencies for normal recording, emphasize low frequencies for impactful live music recording, attenuate low frequencies to reduce ambient noise, emphasize mid frequencies to focus on voices, or emphasize low and high frequencies to record live music with balanced lows and highs.
    Audio Scene Select
    Audio Scene Select offers five modes that automatically optimize settings based on the recording situation, making it easier to record realistic, immersive audio in a range of situations.
    Pro-Style Lens Hood & Eye Cup
    The VIXIA HF G20 camcorder includes a large lens hood that shuts out unwanted flare from external light sources, and incorporates a lens barrier that eliminates the need for a lens cap. The hood can be attached even when using a Canon filter. The large, comfortable eye cup is the same as that used on Canon's XA 10 professional model, and is designed to improve visibility by blocking out extra light.
    100% View Ratio
    The VIXIA HF G20 is designed with a 100% view ratio, which affords optimum visibility so you'll get exactly the shot you want.
    Versatile Display Features
    Videographers with exacting needs will appreciate the VIXIA HF G20's range of functions designed to assist in pinpoint focus adjustment and exposure control. Color peaking, zebra pattern, waveform/edge monitor, SMPTE color bars and an audio test tone are all available.
    Pre-Rec
    The Pre-Record feature places your VIXIA HF G20 camcorder in a stand-by "pre-roll" mode. With this feature the camcorder continuously records three seconds of video to memory before you even press the record button. When you start recording, the additional video is recorded too. This makes it easier to capture the exact moment you want without missing anything.
    Quick Start
    The Quick Start function gets you up and shooting whenever a great scene happens. Simply open the LCD panel and the camcorder powers on.
    Native 24p Progressive Mode
    The VIXIA HF G20 features the Native 24p Progressive Mode, which allows 24 frames per second to be captured and recorded (instead of the standard 60i) - a must for serious filmmaking work.
    Story Creator
    Story Creator assists you in the process of creating an organized and sophisticated video. Choose one of five different themes - Travel, Kids and Pets, Party, Ceremony or Blog - and the camcorder provides a list of suggested scenes to shoot. After capturing your video, Story Creator helps you categorize and rate your scenes, making it easy to review, select and play back your favorites.
    Video SnapShot
    Video Snapshot lets you record a series of short video clips - or you can select your favorite clips while in Playback Mode - and blend in your favorite background music to create a personal movie. Video Snapshot on the VIXIA HF G20 allows selectable recording time (2, 4, or 8 seconds). Additionally, audio from an external source such as an MP3 player can be played along with the Snapshot movie, and playback can be controlled from that source.
    Instant AF
    Canon's Instant AF focusing system uses an external sensor, in combination with Canon's autofocus system, to help significantly decrease the time it takes to find focus - even in low-light conditions. This system achieves focus instantaneously, reducing focus "hunting." This is feature really helps in high brightness or night shooting situations. In addition, with Instant AF it's possible to capture fast, accurate focusing even when following a moving subject. Medium AF is also available. It is softer and smoother than Instant AF, but still faster than manual focusing. The camcorder has a Face Priority AF option as well.
    Accessories Get the Most from Your Camcorder
    Canon offers a wide range of accessories that inspire your creativity and productivity alike. Canon's optional WM-V1 Wireless Microphone allows you to record high-quality audio without wires from up to 164' away (50m), making it ideal for ceremonies and recitals. For the ultimate home theater experience, the optional 5.1-channel Surround Sound Microphone SM-V1 uses five distinct pickup sensors to capture sound from all directions, making your home movies sound more lifelike. The optional Canon WD-H58W Wide Converter is optically matched for the VIXIA HF G20's HD lens. It provides a magnification factor of 0.8x, increasing wide-angle capability to approximately 24mm (35mm equivalent).

    Professional Shooting Assist Functions

    Shooting with Pro Features
    To provide an exceptional level of control over the components of the video you shoot with the VIXIA HF G20, you will find a range of shooting assist functions normally only available to professional videographers.
    Custom Key & Dial
    A Custom Key and Dial feature allows you to assign functions to an easily accessible key and adjust the settings with a control dial. They include:

    Tv/Av: Use the dial to 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. Select items to adjust, such as aperture or other settings, with the key.

    Exposure Lock can be set on or off as can the AGC Limit.

    Focus & Exposure Aids
    The VIXIA HF G20 also features Focus Assist. It includes enlargement, which helps in capturing your subject in focus. It works by providing a 2x magnification of your subject, which is automatically cancelled when you start recording. Also included is color peaking, which shows your subject's focused areas in actual colors. With Canon's Edge Monitor Focus Assist system, a green monitor is shown at the bottom of the LCD Display. The green waveform shows overall focus of the image, and the height rises to indicate the area in focus. Through this dynamic focus feedback, you can intuitively tune focus in a scene and quickly change the zone of focus. There is also a waveform monitor built right into the camera, which shows a detailed view of overall image brightness. And, enhanced zebra pattern (70% or 100%) indicates 'blown out' or high brightness areas to help you set the proper exposure.
    Level & Grid Marker Composition Aids
    With the Level Marker feature, it's easy to keep your camcorder level for more professional looking shooting. Line up any horizontal lines in your shot - such as the horizon - to the marker and you can be sure your camcorder is level. The Grid Marker helps you compose your shot accurately, by referencing a grid in your viewfinder. Depending on the background color of your shot, you can choose between two different colors for better viewing contrast.
    Advanced Control
    The VIXIA HF G20 features full manual exposure, as well as aperture priority (Av), and shutter priority (Tv) modes.

    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. -12dB, -18dB or -20dB 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 0dB to 24dB in 1dB 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.

    UPC: 013803206432
  • Ruggard Onyx 45 Camera/Camcorder Shoulder Bag

    Designed for the photographer and videographer alike, the black with yellow trim Onyx 45 Camera/Camcorder Shoulder Bag from Ruggard is designed to hold an advanced camera and lens or camcorder with an attached battery and lens hood up to 9.5" in length along with multiple accessories. A durable, weather-resistant nylon shell protects your gear from unwanted elements while high-density foam padding helps prevent damage from accidental impact. For added protection and organization, three included touch-connect dividers securely hold your camera and additional gear in place.

    Small accessories like a spare battery or cleaning cloth can be slipped into either of the two zippered side pockets or the front slip pocket. In addition, four memory card pockets and an another slip pocket are conveniently located under the opening flap of the bag. Carry your gear by way of the top padded grab handle with an integrated mesh underside for added comfort when carrying by hand. Or, take advantage of the removable 1" wide shoulder strap that can be adjusted from 28" at its shortest length to 53" at its longest length to accommodate a variety of heights and carrying preferences.

    UPC: 847628571723
  • Watson BP-819 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1750mAh)

    The Watson BP-819 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack works with the same cameras as the Canon BP-819. This replacement battery pack features a capacity of 1750mAh, 7.4V of output power, and 12.95 watt-hours. Small and lightweight, lithium-ion batteries can be charged or discharged at any time without developing memory effects.

    Compatible Cameras
    Canon
    • HF-10
    • HF-100
    • HF-11
    • HF-20
    • HF-200
    • HF-21
    • HF-G10
    • HF-G20
    • HF-M30
    • HF-M300
    • HF-M306
    • HF-M31
    • HF-M32
    • HF-M36
    • HF-M40
    • HF-M400
    • HF-M406
    • HF-M41
    • HF-M46
    • HF-S10
    • HF-S100
    • HF-S11
    • HF-S20
    • HF-S200
    • HF-S21
    • HF-S30
    • HG-20
    • HG-21
    • Legria HF-M306
    • XA10
    • XA10 HD
    UPC: 847628540552
  • SanDisk 16GB Ultra UHS-I SDHC Memory Card (Class 10)

    Record Full HD 1080p video with this Class 10 compliant 16GB Ultra UHS-I SDHC Memory Card from SanDisk. With enhanced data read speeds of up to 80 MB/s this Ultra SDHC memory card is designed to suit the needs of compact and mid-range point and shoot cameras. You can also save and store a variety of files such as music, movies, documents and more. The writable label found on the card allows you to write down what is saved to the card while the built-in write protect switch helps to prevent accidental data loss. This card, as with most SanDisk cards, comes shock, temperature, x-ray, magnet, and waterproof to take your files with you nearly anywhere you go.

    Class 10 performance for Full HD Video (1080p)
    Read speeds up to 80 MB/s
    Writable label for easy identification and organization
    Engineered with UHS-I bus architecture
    This SD memory card comes shock, temperature, x-ray, magnet, and waterproof proof
    UPC: 619659136451
  • Tiffen 58mm UV Protector Filter

    The Tiffen 58mm UV Protector Filter is a general use, clear filter that helps to absorb ultraviolet light and reduce the bluish cast of daylight. This filter is especially useful when photographing at high altitudes or around bodies of water. No additional coloration or contrast is provided, allowing you to pair this filter with others.

    The UV filter is also useful as a general protective filter to leave on lenses at all times. Filters help to reduce dust and moisture from reaching your lens element and provide additional protection in case of drops or situations where scratching could occur.

    Tiffen filters are made using ColorCore technology; a process that involves laminating the filter substrate between 2 pieces of optical glass, grinding flat to a tolerance of 1/10,000th of an inch, then mounting to precision metal rings.

    Absorbs some ultraviolet light and reduces bluish cast of daylight.
    Clear filter provides no additional coloration or contrast, allowing you to pair this filter with others.
    General protection filter reduces dust, moisture, and scratches from reaching lens elements.
    UPC: 049383099416
  • Magnus VT-300 Video Tripod with Fluid Head

    The Magnus VT-300 Video Tripod with Fluid Head is a lightweight and portable tripod system for shooting stable videos with DSLRs, small camcorders, and any other cameras up to 15 lb.

    A built-in fluid effect video head pans a full 360°, tilts up and down, and features independent pan and tilt locks for fixed-position shots. A pan bar and a snap-in quick-release camera plate are included. The quick-release plate features a 1/4" camera mounting screw, a registration pin, and an anti-skid mounting surface.

    A center-column raises or lowers at the turn of a hand crank to let you fine-tune a height without adjusting the tripod legs. A mid-level spreader keeps the legs steady when you adjust the tripod, and it locks to keep the legs secure once you've set the tripod in position. Both the center-column and spreader are integrated. The maximum height of the tripod with the center-column raised is 64.3".

    The tripod legs extend at two leg stages at the release of flip-locks. The legs feature replaceable rubber feet that provide grip on hard or slippery surfaces. An internal bubble level will help you position the tripod evenly on uneven ground. A carry case with a shoulder strap is included and will let you conveniently carry the tripod over your shoulder when you're travelling about.

    Portable Video Tripod System
    • Supports any camera up to 15 lb
    • Built-in pan/tilt fluid effect video head
    • Pans 360° and tilts up and down
    • Independent pan and tilt locks
    • Pan bar and quick-release camera plate included
    • Integrated center-column
    • Integrated mid-level spreader
    • Flip-lock leg locks
    • 64.3" maximum height
    • Replaceable rubber feet
    • Internal bubble level
    • Carry case with shoulder strap included
    UPC: 847628547704
  • Vello CB-510 Dual Shoe Bracket with Silicon Rubber Grip

    The Vello CB-510 Dual Shoe Bracket with Silicon Rubber Grip is a side bracket that attaches to the bottom of your camera and provides two cold shoes, one on top and one on the side, for attaching lights and other accessories. An included dual-purpose thumbscrew enables mounting the bracket along with a camera onto a tripod, fluid head, ball head or other gear. The thumbscrew features a 1/4" stud on top and a 1/4" female thread underneath. A silicon rubber grip will serve as an effective handle when you use this bracket solely with a camera, and as a pan handle when you mount it on a tripod.

    The two shoe mounts will let you light your subjects from the side and will also free up your camera's shoe mount. The bracket is 4.5" wide, 5" in height, and is compatible with most camcorders and DSLRs. The thumbscrew is adjustable 2.5" along the width.

    Note: A TTL cord is strongly recommended when using a flash combined with a DSLR. The bracket might not sufficiently support a typical hot shoe flash attached directly.

    Camera & Tripod Mount Bracket
    • Attaches to the bottom of a camera and provides a cold shoe on top and one on the side
    • A dual-purpose thumbscrew enables mounting the bracket with a camera onto a tripod
    • Features a silicon rubber grip handle
    • Compatible with most camcorders and DSLRs
    UPC: 847628568921
  • Genaray LED-2100 36 LED Compact On-Camera Light

    The Genaray LED-2100 36 LED Compact On-Camera Light will light up 25' with a 65° wide beam angle at 5600K daylight color temperature. The light will serve you best indoors and outdoors at night. (Consider adjusting surrounding light sources, your camera's white balance settings, and other associated variables to balance well with the daylight color output.) A diffuser is built in to soften the light output, so that your subjects will be lit gently and with little contrast from area to area. The light is stackable horizontally and vertically, so if you require more light, just connect additional units to the integrated shoe mounts on the top and sides, or snap them off for less light.

    The light runs on a lithium-ion battery, and two are included along with a universal wall charger. Each battery lasts an hour, so you can charge one while using the other.

    A cold shoe is integrated for mounting to a camera, and inside the shoe is a 1/4" thread for attaching onto stands and rigs. You also get an off-center bracket for attaching the light on the side of a camera, a thread adapter for mounting on Sony's proprietary AIS shoe mount, and a European plug adapter for the charger.

    Key Features
    • 40W equivalent intensity lights up 25 feet in 5600K daylight color temperature
    • 65° beam angle
    • Built-in diffuser will light your subjects gently
    • Stackable vertically and horizontally with additional units
    • Integrated cold shoe with 1/4" thread inside
    Included Accessories
    • Two one-hour batteries to be used interchangeably
    • Universal wall charger to charge one battery while using the other
    • European plug adapter for the charger
    • Off-center bracket for attaching the light on the side of a camera
    • Thread adapter for Sony's proprietary AIS shoe mount
    UPC: 639767567862
  • Azden SGM-990+i Shotgun Microphone for Cameras and Mobile Devices

    The SGM-990+i Shotgun Microphone for Mobile Device Recording from Azden is designed for capturing audio in several environments like meetings, weddings, and more. It is compatible with smartphones and tablets with a TRRS headset jack, and can be used on video camcorders, DSLR cameras, or field recorders to pick up your sound.

    The SGM-990+i shotgun microphone features a supercardioid pickup pattern. It is built with a 2-position switch that allows you to select a long or short pickup pattern. The mic has a frequency response of 150 Hz to 18 kHz, and a pickup range of 35'. It is powered by one alkaline AAA battery.

    Furthermore, the electret condenser microphone is equipped with a coiled cable that terminates to a 1/8" mini-jack connector, making it compatible with several cameras, field recorders, and mobile devices. The mic includes a windscreen, and shockmount mic holder.

    Supplied interface cable allows you to record audio to your iPhone 3/4/5/6, iPad (3rd generation and newer), Samsung Galaxy S 3/4/5, Galaxy Tab 3 and most Android devices.
    Supercardioid pickup pattern focuses straight ahead, picks up your subject more clearly, and reduces side noise
    2-position switch allows you to change the pickup pattern from Long to Short
    Included shockmount mic holder isolates the microphone from vibrations in your camera or boompole
    3.5mm audio connection plugs into your DSLR or camcorder's audio input jack to record live audio directly into your camera, or field recorder
    UPC: 095528511442
In the Box
  • BP-808 Lithium-Ion Battery
  • CA-570 Compact AC Power Adapter
  • WL-D89 Wireless Controller
  • 6' HDMI Male to Mini HDMI Male Cable (Ver. 1.3)
  • Lens Hood (with Lens Barrier)
  • Stylus Pen
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-300PCU
  • Stereo Video Cable STV-250N
  • Bundled CD-ROMs (PIXELA Video Browser & Photo Applications / Audio Disc)
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    • Canon 32GB VIXIA HF G20 Full HD Camcorder
      Camera
      Sensor 1/3" CMOS
      Color Filter RGB
      Sensor Resolution 2,370,000 MP
      Effective Pixels 2,070,000 MP
      Optics
      Focal Length 4.25 - 42.5mm
      35mm-Equivalent Focal Length 30.4 - 304 
      Maximum Aperture f/1.8 - f/2.8
      Minimum Focusing Distance 0.8" / 2.0 cm
      Zoom Optical: 10x
      Digital: 40x
      Digital: 200x
      Filter Size 58 mm
      Recording
      System NTSC
      Recording Media x Internal Flash Memory (32 GB Maximum)
      x SD/SDHC/SDXC
      x SD/SDHC/SDXC
      Recording Time Internal Flash Memory 32 GB
      AVCHD LP (1440 x 1080, 5 Mbps): 12.3 hours
      AVCHD SP (1440 x 1080, 7 Mbps): 9.6 hours
      AVCHD XP+ (1440 x 1080, 12 Mbps): 5.8 hours
      AVCHD FXP (1920 x 1080, 17 Mbps): 4.2 hours
      AVCHD MXP (1920 x 1080, 24 Mbps): 2.9 hours
      Video Format 1920 x 1080i at 60 fps (AVCHD)
      1920 x 1080p at 24/30 fps (AVCHD)
      1440 x 1080p (AVCHD)
      Still Image Resolution JPEG: 2.07 Megapixel, 1920 x 1080
      Channels 2.0-Channel Stereo
      Audio Format Dolby Digital AC3
      Display
      Display Type LCD
      Touchscreen Yes
      Screen Size 3.5"
      Exposure Control
      Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second ()
      Features
      Image Stabilization Optical & Digital
      Lux 1.2 (NTSC Auto Mode with auto slow 1/30 sec shutter speed selected)
      .1 (Low Light Mode with 1/2 sec shutter speed)
      Built-In Mic Yes
      Built-In Speaker Yes
      Built-In Light/Flash Light - No
      Flash - No
      Accessory Shoe Mini Hot
      Tripod Mount 1/4"
      Input/Output Connectors
      Inputs 1 x LANC Terminal for Remote
      Outputs 1 x Mini-HDMI (Type C) (output only)
      1 x USB Mini-B (Hi-Speed USB supported)
      1 x Composite Video
      1 x Component Video
      1 x A/V Mini Terminal / Headphone Terminal (4 pole mini-jack)
      Microphone Input Yes
      Headphone Jack Yes
      General
      Battery Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
      Charging Method AC Adapter
      Operating Temperature 23 to 113°F / -5 to 45°C
      Humidity: 60%
      32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
      Humidity: 85%
      Dimensions (W x H x D) 3.0 x 3.1 x 6.3" / 7.6 x 7.9 x 16.0 cm not including lens hood and grip belt
      Weight 1.27 lb / 576.06 g including lens hood and grip belt
      1.36 lb / 616.88 g including battery BP-808, one memory card, lens hood and grip belt
      Packaging Info
      Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.5 x 7.3 x 6.7"
    • Ruggard Onyx 45 Camera/Camcorder Shoulder Bag
      Material Weather-resistant nylon shell
      High-density foam padding
      Metal D-rings
      Type of Closure Zippers
      Exterior Dimensions 7.5 x 10.0 x 6.0" (19.0 x 25.4 x 15.2 cm)
      Interior Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5 x 6.0" (19.0 x 24.0 x 15.2 cm)
      Tripod Holder No
      Carrying/Transport Options Padded top handle
      Removable, adjustable shoulder strap
      Strap Length 28.0 - 53.0" (71.1 - 134.6 cm)
      Weight 1.0 lb (454.0 g)
      Packaging Info
      Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.0 x 8.0 x 6.0"
    • Watson BP-819 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1750mAh)
      Capacity (Wh) 12.95 Wh
      Amp-Hours 1750 mAh
      Maximum Output Voltage 7.4 VDC
      Chemistry Lithium-Ion
      Dimensions (W x H x D) 2.0 x 1.2 x 1.5" / 5.0 x 3.0 x 3.8 cm
      Weight 2.8 oz / 79 g
      Packaging Info
      Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.2 x 3.1 x 1.5"
    • SanDisk 16GB Ultra UHS-I SDHC Memory Card (Class 10)
      Card Type SDHC
      Storage Capacity 16 GB
      Speed Class 10
      Bus Interface Speed UHS Class I
      Data Transfer Read Speed 80 MB/s Maximum
      Write Speed 10 MB/s Minimum
      Durability Magnet-Proof, Shockproof, Temperature Extremes, Waterproof, X-Ray Proof
      Operating Temperature -13 to 185°F/ -25 to 85°C
      Storage Temperature -40 to 185°F/ -40 to 85°C
      Built-in Write-Protect Switch Yes
      Packaging Info
      Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.3 x 4.0 x 0.1"
    • Tiffen 58mm UV Protector Filter
      Filter Type UV
      Filter Factor 1 (+0 Stop)
      Shape Circle
      Circular Size 58 mm
      Front Accessory Thread / Bayonet 58 mm
      Packaging Info
      Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 3.5 x 2.9 x 0.6"
    • Magnus VT-300 Video Tripod with Fluid Head
      Load Capacity 15 lb (6.8 kg)
      Maximum Height 64.3" with center column fully extended (163 cm)
      52" with center column lowered (132 cm)
      Minimum Height 25" (63.5 cm)
      Folded Length 26.5" (67.3 cm)
      Video Head Built-in pan and tilt video
      Independent pan and tilt locks
      Pans full 360°
      Tilt -90 to 85°
      Camera Plate Quick-release plate with 1/4" camera mounting screw
      Center Column Integrated center-column with geared friction control
      Spreader Integrated locking mid-level spreader
      Leg Stages/Sections 2/3
      Leg Lock Type Flip-lock
      Leveling Bubble Yes, non-illuminated
      Spiked Feet No
      Material Aluminum
      Weight 4.5 lb (2 kg)
      Packaging Info
      Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 27.0 x 5.1 x 5.1"
    • Vello CB-510 Dual Shoe Bracket with Silicon Rubber Grip
      Dimensions 4.5" wide (11.4 cm)
      5" in height (12.7 cm)

      The thumbscrew slot begins 0.5" into the width and reaches 3" down (1.3 cm / 7.6 cm)
      Packaging Info
      Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.5 x 6.2 x 0.2"
    • Genaray LED-2100 36 LED Compact On-Camera Light
      Light Intensity 40 W equivalent
      Color Temperature 5600K daylight
      Lighting Range 25 ft (7.6 m)
      Beam Angle 65°
      Mount Type Integrated cold shoe with 1/4"-20 thread inside it
      (Off-center camera mounting bracket included)
      Batteries Two lithium-ion batteries each with a 700 mAh capacity equivalent to competition's 1000 mAh capacity
      These batteries replace Olympus Li-40B and Li-42B batteries
      Dimensions 2.9 x 2.3 x 1.2" (7.3 x 5.8 x 3 cm)
      Weight .11 lb (50 g)
      Packaging Info
      Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.5 x 7.0 x 2.5"
    • Azden SGM-990+i Shotgun Microphone for Cameras and Mobile Devices
      Analog Performance
      Sound Field Mono
      Transducer Electret Condenser
      Polar Pattern Cardioid, Supercardioid
      Pattern Selection Switched
      Frequency Range 150 Hz to 18 kHz
      Signal to Noise Ratio 40 dB 
      Maximum SPL 100 dB SPL
      Impedance Cardioid: 660 Ohms @ 1 kHz
      Supercardioid: 1.7 kOhms @ 1 kHz
      Sensitivity Cardioid: 72 dB at 1 kHz
      Supercardioid: 55 dB at 1 kHz
      General
      Output Connectors 1 x 1/8" (3.5 mm) TRS
      Battery Type 1 x AAA
      Length 7.0" / 177.80 mm
      Diameter 0.7" / 17.78 mm
      Weight 2.1 oz / 60 g
      Packaging Infoceftxwcbvdba
      Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.5 x 4.0 x 1.9"

    Canon HF-G20 reviews

    32GB VIXIA HF G20 Full HD Camcorder is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 100.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simply Awesome! I needed a small backup camcorder that was good in low light and produced good images. Decided to take a chance on the Vixia HF G20. Absolutely no regrets. The low light performance is just awesome! The image quality is surprisingly good, and you have full manual control over iris, shutter speed, gain, and white balance. The image stabilizer is unbelievably good. It feels really good in my hand while shooting. The only problem I have with it is the placement of the HDMI port; it is right under the hand grip, which makes it difficult to get handheld shots while hooked up to an ATEM Television Studio. I love this camera and wouldn't hesitate to buy another.
    Date published: 2013-09-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good camcorder I've had this camcorder for over a year now and I would buy it again. It is very good in low light and ex on sunny days. The lens shade and lens cap work together very well and were well thought out by Canon. I took it to Ecuador when I first bought it and the footage is stunning. The camcorder focuses very well in low and good lighting. I liked the built in hard drive, as well the 2 memory card slots. Not to say there isn't better camcorders out today, but video cameras are always going to improve so don't waste time looking for the perfect one.
    Date published: 2015-11-15
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from I will stick with Canon camcorder. I had the Vixia HF S100 that was stolen. I still preferred the Canon camcorder and that was why I purchased the G20 on 09/20/2015. Because I had experiences with the S100, it didn't take me that much time to learn how to use this unit and of course, it works better than the S100. I have used the internal memory to record movie and not yet used the external SDHC card for recording, but I don't think the performance will be different i.e. crisp video. I am still waiting for the response from the Canon Support about why I can't transfer the movie to my desk top with the software and why I can't customize the Audio equalizer, though.
    Date published: 2015-10-07
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Start-Up Camcorder I am breaking into videography, and want to eventually produce shorts and also do documentaries. I am a photographer with a DSLR camera, so I am also learning to shoot quality video using my existing equipment. The Vixia G20 is a great way to begin, and in my opinion supplements what I am doing and learning with my DSLR. Both have advantages and disadvantages. This camera's has great features, including an HDMI out, quality images in high def, is simple to use (auto focuses), and does well in relatively low light. It doesn't have the functionality of a higher end camcorder or a huge sensor, but as I said is a great way to begin.
    Date published: 2014-06-06
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from G20 camcorder Thus far I am really enjoying this camcorder. Like a kid who just received a new toy I did not get into reading the instructions. I just dived in and used it straight out of the box. In short, the camera is easy to use. Now that I am use to it i am starting to discover all of the additional functions that are available. I purchased this camera mainly for youtube videos and I love it. (---------------------This was done before I sat down and learned about the cinema function. So, if you are looking for a camcorder that is easy to use, feels good in your hand, and can shoot great video in low light, I would pull the trigger.
    Date published: 2015-09-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for my uses I use this product for video depositions. While the activity demands very little of the camera's overall functionality, it checks off the boxes I need it to nicely. Shoots in AVCHD and records timestamping metadata; records to TWO SDXC Memory cards at the same time or one after the other (one original, one backup for me), and has a mic in, fade in, AWB, remote, etc. Pop on an XLR adapter and you're ready to go. Internal Memory can record up to 12 hours in SD. With a 64gb Card, you can go 24 hours. If you choose to record one after the other, 48 hours. All told, the picture quality is excellent, and the ease-of-use is HIGH. 10/10 for the product Working As Intended.
    Date published: 2016-01-31
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Purchased 30 days ago Like camera Very nice image quality, menu control are pretty stright forward if you take the time of going through the menu and instructions. I use from inside shooting to ouside as with all camcorders tripod essential. Overall I like using it and it is small and easy to carry around for general use. Disappointed in the software as the principal way to remove video from the camera, slow. Don't like under continuous recording it appears to break up into segments the video. Overall not unhappy with the purchase.
    Date published: 2015-04-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is my second I have used a G20 to shoot concert videos for two years. (I have separate audio recording equipment). I just bought a second, I liked the first one so well. Video quality is excellent, and low-light performance is very good. I have two minor complaints: 1) the external mike connector only works with narrow plugs, not standard ones. I don't use this feature very much, though. 2) The diopter setting for the eye-level viewfinder is tricky and sometimes gets jarred out of adjustment.
    Date published: 2015-12-20
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