Canon Vixia HG2x Specifications

Canon Vixia HG2x

Canon Vixia HG20

Part Number: 3085B001 Released: September 15, 2008

General

  • Depth
    5.4 in
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Hard disk drive, flash card
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    3.3 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3.2"
  • Digital Zoom
    200 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, SP, XP+
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC DV II
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (SuperRange)
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • Effective Video Resolution
    2.07 MP
  • Digital Zoom
    200 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC DV II
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3.2"
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Print Standard
    Direct print, PictBridge support
  • Video Recording Modes
    SP, LP, XP+
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    2.76 MP
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    3.3 MP
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD
  • 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
    0.2 lux
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, program, manual, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, fireworks, night mode, portrait mode, snow, sports mode, spotlight, sunset
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, 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
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/2 sec
  • White Balance
    Custom, automatic, presets
  • Shooting Programs
    Spotlight, portrait mode, night mode, fireworks, sports mode, sunset, beach, snow
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority, Program, automatic, aperture-priority, shutter-priority
  • Min Illumination
    0.2 lux
  • White Balance Presets
    Fluorescent, cloudy, tungsten light, daylight, shade

Display

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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, red-eye reduction
  • Camera Flash
    Built-in flash

Lens System

  • Type
    12 x zoom lens - 4.8 - 57 mm - f/1.8-3.0
  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-3.0
  • Min Focal Length
    4.8 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    57 mm
  • 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
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color

Power

  • Batteries Included
    1

Memory / Storage

  • Internal Storage
    60 GB HDD
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 2048 x 1536
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
    JPEG 1440 x 1080
    JPEG 848 x 480
    JPEG 640 x 480, JPEG 1920 x 1080
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Additional Features

  • Additional Features
    Backlight compensation, RGB primary color filter, histogram display, accessories hot shoe, takes photos while movie recording, RGB primary color filter, accessories hot shoe, 24p Cinema Mode
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Features
    RGB primary color filter, 24p Cinema Mode, accessories hot shoe, backlight compensation, histogram display, takes photos while movie recording

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-807
  • Details
    1 x Canon BP-807 Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included ), 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Canon BP-807

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, PIXELA Image Mixer
  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, PIXELA Image Mixer

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon VIXIA
  • Model
    HG20
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Min Illumination
    0.2 lux
  • Digital Zoom
    200 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • High Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Camcorder Media Type
    flash card, hard disk drive
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC DV II
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, SP, XP+
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (SuperRange)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    RGB primary color filter, 24p Cinema Mode, accessories hot shoe, backlight compensation, histogram display, takes photos while movie recording

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (SuperRange)

Audio Input

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

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, program, manual, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, fireworks, night mode, portrait mode, snow, sports mode, spotlight, sunset

White Balance

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

Auto Focus

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

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.1 in
  • Height
    3 in
  • Weight
    16.4 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    3.3 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Video Mode)
    2.07 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Photo Mode)
    2.76
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3.2"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    7.9 mm ( 1/3.2" )
  • Sensor Qty
    1
  • Total Pixels
    3.3 megapixels

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

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Service Included
    parts and labor
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

Camera Memory

  • Internal Storage Type
    hard disk drive
  • Internal Storage Capacity
    60 GB
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Camera Specifications

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

Camcorder Features

  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    1920 x 1080, 1440 x 1080, 2048 x 1536, 640 x 480, 848 x 480
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Form Factor
    Canon BP-807
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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Canon Vixia HG20

Part Number: 3085B001 Released: Sep 15, 2008

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