Canon Vixia HF M30 Specifications

Canon Vixia HF M30

Canon Vixia HF M300 (silver)

Part Number: 4357B001 Released: March 25, 2010

General

  • Depth
    4.8 in
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Flash card
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Digital Zoom
    300 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC DV III
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Analog Video Format
    NTSC
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Dynamic SuperRange)
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Surround Sound
    5.1 channel surround sound ready, Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • Effective Video Resolution
    2.99 MP
  • Digital Zoom
    300 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC DV III
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Optical Zoom
    15 x
  • Print Standard
    Direct print, PictBridge support
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    3.31 MP
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    3.89 MP
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    0.4 lux
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, fireworks, underwater, low light, night mode, portrait mode, snow, sports mode, spotlight, sunset, surface
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), shade, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps
  • White Balance
    Custom, automatic, presets
  • Shooting Programs
    Spotlight, portrait mode, night mode, fireworks, low light, underwater, sports mode, sunset, beach, snow, surface
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Exposure Metering
    Evaluative, center-weighted, spot
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, automatic, aperture-priority, shutter-priority
  • White Balance Presets
    Cloudy, tungsten light, daylight, shade, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight)
  • Min Illumination
    0.4 lux

Display

  • Type
    2.7" LCD display
  • Display Format
    211,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode
  • Camera Flash
    Built-in flash

Lens System

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

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 2304 x 1296
    JPEG 2100 x 1575
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Additional Features

  • Additional Features
    Built-in speaker, backlight compensation, RGB primary color filter, histogram display, accessories hot shoe, Scene Detection Technology, Face Detection AF/AE, face-priority AF function, takes photos while movie recording, Video Snapshot mode, 24p Cinema Mode, Face Recognition
  • Built-in Light
    Yes
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Built-in Light
    Yes
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, Face Detection AF/AE, histogram display, takes photos while movie recording, Face Recognition, RGB primary color filter, Scene Detection Technology, Video Snapshot mode, accessories hot shoe, backlight compensation, built-in speaker, face-priority AF function

Connections

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

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Canon BP-808
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Canon BP-808

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Pixela ImageMixer 3SE
  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, Pixela ImageMixer 3SE

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon VIXIA
  • Model
    HF M300
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Min Illumination
    0.4 lux
  • Digital Zoom
    300 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • High Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Camcorder Media Type
    flash card
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC DV III
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Dynamic SuperRange)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, Face Detection AF/AE, histogram display, takes photos while movie recording, Face Recognition, RGB primary color filter, Scene Detection Technology, Video Snapshot mode, accessories hot shoe, backlight compensation, built-in speaker, face-priority AF function

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Dynamic SuperRange)

Audio Input

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

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, fireworks, underwater, low light, night mode, portrait mode, snow, sports mode, spotlight, sunset, surface

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), shade, tungsten light

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    2.7 in
  • Height
    2.4 in
  • Weight
    11.29 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    3.89 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Video Mode)
    2.99 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Photo Mode)
    3.31
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    6.4 mm ( 1/4" )
  • Sensor Qty
    1

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    2.7 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.9 cm
  • Display Format
    211,000 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Surround Sound
    5.1 channel surround sound ready, Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • Print Standard
    PictBridge support, direct print

Camcorder Features

  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Built-in Light
    Yes

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    2100 x 1575, 2304 x 1296
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Where to Buy

Canon Vixia HF M300 (silver)

Part Number: 4357B001 Released: Mar 25, 2010

MSRP: $679.99

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