The HV10 High Definition Camcorder is the world's smallest and lightest* HDV camcorder on the market. It's designed for the sophisticated and demanding videographer looking for a truly portable HD camcorder with a wide array of features. With its 10x optical zoom, 2.96 Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor, Super-Range Optical Image Stabilization, Instant Auto Focus and DIGIC DV II technology, the HV10 combines excellent optical quality with advanced functionality. Its digital photographic capabilities are impressive. And because it's compatible with Standard Definition recording, you can still use your SD equipment.
* as of August, 2006
1920 x 1080 High Definition resolution video, from Canon's CMOS image sensor with RGB Primary Color Filter system.
Advanced image processing and features with Super-Range Optical Image Stabilization, Instant AF Focusing System and the DIGIC DV II image processor.
The same optical quality that's at the heart of every Canon camera and video camera -- and the reason why the name Canon is synonymous with optical image quality around the world.