Canon HV20 Specifications

Canon HV20

Part Number: 2059B001 (Reviewed) Released: January 31, 2007

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    2.96 pixels
  • Effective Video Resolution
    2.07 pixels
  • Digital Zoom
    200 x
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    2.76 Megapixel
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    3.1 pixels
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV (HDV)
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.7"
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Image Stabiliser
    optical
  • Faders
    black fader, wipe fader
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Audio Signal Format
    MPEG1 Audio Layer II, PCM
  • AV Interfaces
    composite video/audio, D4, composite video/audio
  • Video Recording Modes
    SP, LP
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Print Standard
    Direct print, PictBridge support
  • Image Stabilizer
    Optical
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, Composite video/audio, D4
  • Digital Scene Transition
    Wipe fader, black fader
  • Width
    3.5 in
  • Depth
    5.4 in
  • Height
    3.2 in
  • Weight
    1.19 lbs
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, SP
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Carrying Case

  • Included Accessories
    IR remote control, USB cable, audio / video cable, component video cable, power adapter

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    0.2 lux
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, fireworks, night mode, portrait mode, snow, sports mode, spotlight, sunset
  • Special Effects
    Art, Black & White, Low Sharpening, Neutral, Sepia, Skin Detail, Soft, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, fluorescent light (warm white), shade, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/2 sec
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps

Display

  • Display Format
    211,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash

Lens System

  • Type
    10 x zoom lens - 6.1 - 61 mm - f/1.8-3.0
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Min Focus Range
    0.4 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    43 mm
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-3.0
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Min Focal Length
    6.1 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    61 mm
  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    miniSD Card
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV (HDV)
  • Memory Card Slot
    miniSD card

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD
  • Viewfinder Colour Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.27 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    123000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD - LCD
  • Image Aspect Ratio
    16:9

Power

  • Batteries Included
    1

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Additional Features

  • Built-in Light
    Yes
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, RGB primary color filter, accessories hot shoe, analog to digital conversion with pass through, auto power save, brightness control, histogram display, sharpness control, takes photos while movie recording
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • DV input
    Yes

Connections

  • Connector Type
    1 x HDMI
    1 x headphones
    1 x microphone
    1 x USB
    1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire/i.LINK)
    1 x composite video/audio (input/output)
    1 x component video output
    1 x DC power input
  • Memory Card Slot
    miniSD card

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities

Battery

  • Technology
    Lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Canon BP-2L13
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

Audio Input

  • Audio input type
    microphone
  • Microphone Form Factor
    built-in

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.5 in
  • Depth
    5.4 in
  • Height
    3.2 in
  • Weight
    1.19 lbs

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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