Canon Vixia HF M30 Specifications

Canon Vixia HF M30

Part Number: 4355B001 (Reviewed) Released: March 25, 2010

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Product Type
    Camcorder - 1080p
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    3.89 pixels
  • Effective Video Resolution
    2.99 pixels
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    3.31 Megapixel
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Flash card, Flash card
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    3.89 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Optical Zoom
    15 x
  • Digital Zoom
    300 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC DV III
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (SuperRange)
  • Auto Focus
    TTL
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-4
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • Print Standard
    Direct print, PictBridge support
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Digital Zoom
    300 x
  • Total Pixels
    3.89 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Min Illumination
    0.4 lux
  • Analogue Video Format
    NTSC
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-4
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (SuperRange)
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, sunset, surface, underwater, cine, fireworks, low light, night scene, portrait mode, snow, sports mode, spotlight
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (warm white), shade, tungsten light
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    0.4 lux
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, sunset, surface, underwater, cine, fireworks, low light, night scene, portrait mode, snow, sports mode, spotlight
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (warm white), shade, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec

Lens System

  • Type
    15 x zoom lens - 4.1 - 61.5 mm - f/1.8-3.2
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    39.5 - 592.5mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Min Focus Range
    0.4 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    37 mm
  • Features
    built-in lens shield
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-3.2
  • Optical Zoom
    15 x
  • Type
    zoom lens
  • Min Focal Length
    4.1 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    61.5 mm
  • System
    TTL
  • Filter Size
    37 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    39.5 - 592.5mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Min Focus Distance
    0.4 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    built-in flash

Additional Features

  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Additional Features
    24p Cinema Mode, takes photos while movie recording, touch-screen control, RGB primary color filter, accessories hot shoe, RGB primary color filter, face detection, histogram display, takes photos while movie recording, histogram display, takes photos while movie recording, histogram display
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, takes photos while movie recording, touch-screen control, RGB primary color filter, accessories hot shoe, RGB primary color filter, face detection, histogram display, takes photos while movie recording, histogram display, takes photos while movie recording, histogram display
  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Pixela ImageMixer 3SE
  • Included Accessories
    IR remote control, USB cable, audio / video cable, component video cable, power adapter

Display

  • Type
    2.7" LCD display
  • Resolution
    211,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    rotating

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Connections

  • Connector Type
    1 x component video output
    1 x composite video/audio output
    1 x HDMI
    1 x microphone
    1 x USB
    1 x headphones
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, Pixela ImageMixer 3SE

Memory / Storage

  • Camcorder Media Type
    flash card
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card
  • Internal Storage
    8 GB flash, 8 GB flash
  • Included Memory Card
    8 GB, 8 GB

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Miscellaneous

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

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Canon BP-808, Canon BP-808
  • Details
    1 x Canon BP-808 Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included ), 1 x Canon BP-808 Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

Audio Input

  • Audio input type
    microphone
  • Microphone Form Factor
    built-in
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    2.7 in
  • Depth
    4.8 in
  • Height
    2.4 in
  • Weight
    11.3 oz

Viewfinder / Display

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

Physical Characteristics

  • Width
    2.7 in
  • Depth
    4.8 in
  • Height
    2.4 in
  • Weight
    11.3 oz

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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Canon Vixia HF M30

Part Number: 4355B001 Released: Mar 25, 2010
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