Canon VIXIA HF M4 Specifications

Canon Vixia HF M400 (Black)

Part Number: 5118B001 Released: March 15, 2011

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    2.37 Mpix
  • Effective Video Resolution
    2.07 Mpix
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    2.07 Megapixel
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Flash card
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Digital Zoom
    200 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    XP+
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC DV III
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Dynamic SuperRange)
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    composite video/audio
  • Digital Zoom
    200 x
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Min Illumination
    0.1 lux
  • Analog Video Format
    NTSC
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD
  • Image Stabiliser
    optical (Dynamic SuperRange)
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/2 sec
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Shooting Programs
    night mode
  • White Balance
    custom
  • White Balance Presets
    fluorescent light (cool white)
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    0.1 lux
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    night mode
  • White Balance
    custom
  • White Balance Presets
    fluorescent light (cool white)
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/2 sec

Lens System

  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    43.6 - 436mm mm
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Min Focus Range
    0.4 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    43 mm
  • Features
    built-in lens shield
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-3.0
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Type
    zoom lens
  • Min Focal Length
    6.1 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    61 mm
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Filter Size
    43 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    43.6 - 436mm mm
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Min Focus Distance
    0.4 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive

Additional Features

  • Self Timer Delay
    2 sec
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Additional Features
    Story Creator
  • Features
    Story Creator
  • Type
    Pixela Video Browser
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable

Display

  • Resolution
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    Folding

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    zoom

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    Pixela Video Browser

Memory / Storage

  • Camcorder Media Type
    flash card
  • Video Recording Modes
    XP+
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD 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

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Canon BP-808
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 890 mAh ( 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
    2.9 in
  • Depth
    5.2 in
  • Height
    2.8 in
  • Weight
    12.3 oz

Environmental Parameters

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

Viewfinder / Display

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

Physical Characteristics

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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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Canon Vixia HF M400 (Black)

Part Number: 5118B001 Released: Mar. 15, 2011
MSRP: $649.99 Low Price: $599.95 See all prices