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CANON HV20 E "HDV" "PAL" MI...: Picture 1 regular
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About this item

The stylish Canon HV20 gives you the ultimate in HD video and digital photo quality with advanced features for the knowledgeable and demanding videographer. Its 10x optical zoom lens, 2.96 Megapixel CMOS image sensor and Canon's advanced DIGIC DVII image processor ensures meticulous detail and superior color reproduction. The 24p Cinema Mode brings "film-look" options to the HV20 owner as never before in this class.

With its HD and Standard Definition recording modes, you can make the move to HD without making your SD equipment obsolete. The HV20 is easy to use and delivers the high level of performance you expect from Canon. It's the premium quality High Definition camcorder that sophisticated and discerning videographers have been waiting for.

Key Features

  • The Image Quality of HD
  • HD Video Lens
  • True HD CMOS Sensor (1920 x 1080)
  • SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization
  • Instant AF (Auto Focus)
  • Brilliant Video
  • 24p Cinema Mode
  • Stunning Digital Photography
  • Edit and Share Your Video
  • HDMI and Accessory Shoe Terminals
  • Share Your Photos

Technical Specs

Image Sensor 1/2.7" CMOS Sensor, RGB Primary Color Filter
Maximum Recording Time SP: 80 min.
Zoom Ratio 10x Optical/200x Digital
Focal Length f=6.1-61mm
Zoom Speed Variable/3 Fixed Zoom Speeds
Max. F/Stop f/1.8-3.0mm (when tapes are used)
Filter Size 43mm
Focusing System Manual Focus Assist Functions: Magnifying, Peaking
Minimum Focusing Distance 10 mm (wide) /1m (tele)
Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H
SuperRange Optical (lens shift)
Instant AF, Through the Lens/Manual Focusing Possible
Viewfinder Widescreen 0.27" Color Viewfinder/ (Approx 123, 000 pixels)
LCD Screen 2.7" Widescreen LCD (Approx. 211, 000 pixels)
Recording Media High Definition miniDV (recommended) (63min.) or miniDV cassette
Number of Recording Pixels Approx. 2.96 Megapixels
Tape Recording: HD/DV (wide) mode: Approx 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080) DV (normal) mode: Approx 1.55 Megapixels (1440 x 1080)
Card Recording: 4:3 mode: Approx. 2.76 Megapixels (1920 x 1440) 16:9 mode: Approx. 2.07 Megapixels
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)
Microphone Terminal 3.5 mm Stereo Mini Jack
Memory Card 4:3 mode: Approx. 2.76 Megapixels (1920 x 1440)
16:9 mode: Approx. 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080)
Power Supply (Rated) Supplied CA-570 Compact Power Adapter
Supplied BP-2L13 Battery Pack
Dimensions (W x H x D) 3.5 x 3.2 x 5.4 in
Weight 1.2 lbs (not including lens and battery pack)
Warranty Canon 1 year warranty
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