Canon VIXIA HF M4 Specifications

Canon Vixia HF M400 (Black)

Part Number: 5118B001 Released: March 15, 2011

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    2.9 in
  • Depth
    5.2 in
  • Height
    2.8 in
  • Weight
    12.34 oz
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Flash card
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Digital Zoom
    200 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    FXP, LP, MXP, SP, XP+
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC DV III
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    2.37 pixels
  • Effective Video Resolution
    2.07 pixels
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    2.07 Megapixel
  • Analogue Video Format
    NTSC
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Dynamic SuperRange)
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader, wipe fader
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Surround Sound
    5.1 channel surround sound ready, Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • Video Recording Modes
    SP, LP, FXP, MXP, XP+
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Print Standard
    PictBridge support
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    0.1 lux
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, surface, underwater, fireworks, low light, night mode, portrait mode, snow, sports mode, spotlight, sunset
  • 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
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/2 sec

Carrying Case

  • Included Accessories
    HDMI cable, IR remote control, USB cable, audio / video cable, pen stylus, power adapter

Display

  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    Folding

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    23 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    113 °F

Lens System

  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    43.6 m
  • 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
  • Features
    built-in lens shield
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Min Focal Length
    6.1 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    61 mm
  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Video Capture
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 24Mbps - require SDHC Class 4 or higher
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 17Mbps - require SDHC Class 4 or higher
    1440 x 1080 - 12Mbps
    1440 x 1080 - 7Mbps
    1440 x 1080 - 5Mbps
  • Camcorder Media Type
    flash card
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Additional Features

  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, accessories hot shoe, brightness control, built-in speaker, face detection, saturation control, sharpness control, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology, Auto Backlight Compensation, Pre-Rec function, RGB primary color filter, Relay Recording, Story Creator, Touch & Track technology, Touch Decoration, Video Snapshot mode
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    sensitivity control, zoom

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, Pixela Transfer Utility, Pixela Video Browser

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Canon BP-808
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 890 mAh ( included )

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Audio Input

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

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    2.9 in
  • Depth
    5.2 in
  • Height
    2.8 in
  • Weight
    12.34 oz

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Where to Buy

Canon Vixia HF M400 (Black)

Part Number: 5118B001 Released: Mar 15, 2011

MSRP: $649.99

See manufacturer website for availability.