VIXIA HF20

High Definition Camcorders
VIXIA HF20

Dual Flash Memory Camcorder
Item Code: 3535B001

Specifications

Main Unit Specs

Standard Definition or High DefinitionHigh Definition
Television SystemNTSC
Video Recording systemMPEG4-AVC / H.264
Image Sensor1/4-inch CMOS, RGB Primary Color Filter
Total PixelsApprox. 3.89 Megapixels
Effective PixelsVideo: Approx. 2.99 Megapixels
(2304 x 1296) / Still Image: 16:9: Approx. 2.99 Megapixels
(2304 x 1296), 4:3 Approx. 3.31 Megapixels (2100 x 1575)
Maximum recording Time32GB internal Flash drive
LP (5 Mbps) 12 hours 15 minutes
SP (7 Mbps) 9 hours 35 minutes
XP+ (12 Mbps) 5 hours 45 minutes
FXP (17 Mbps) 4 hours 10 minutes - Allows 1920 x 1080 Full HD Recording
MXP (24 Mbps) 2 hours 55 minutes - Allows 1920 x 1080 Full HD Recording
LensZoom Ratio 15x Optical / 300x Digital
Focal Length f=4.1- 61.5mm (35mm equivalent: 39.5 - 592.5mm)
Zoom Speed Variable / 3 Fixed Zoom Speeds
Max. F/Stop f/1.8-3.2
Focusing SystemInstant AF, Face Priority AF, TTL (through the lens)
Manual ExposureYes
Programmed AEAUTO, P, Av, Tv, Portrait, Sports, Night, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Spotlight, Fireworks
Max Shutter SpeedMovie: 1/2000, Still image: 1/500
Focusing System10mm (wide) / 1m (tele)
White BalanceAuto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Manual
Frame Rate60i, 24p Progressive (records at 60i), 30p Progressive (records at 60i)
Minimum Illumination0.4 lx (Night mode)
Image StabilizationSuperRange Optical (lens shift)
Filter Diameter37mm
ViewfinderNone
LCD Screen2.7-inch Multi-Angle Vivid widescreen color LCD (Approx. 211,000 dots)
FlashBuilt-in
Recording MediaInternal Flash drive (32GB) or SDHC Memory Card
USB TerminalUSB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Video Terminalcomponent (output), composite (output)
AudioDolby Digital 2 channels (AC-3 2 ch)
Accessory Shoemini Advanced
Supplied Video Editing SoftwarePixela ImageMixer 3SE
HDMI TerminalHDMI Mini Connector (output), CEC and x.v. Color
Microphone Terminal3.5 mm stereo mini-jack
AV Mini Terminal/Headphone Terminal3.5 mm 4 pole mini-jack (video/audio output only)
Dimensions(W X H X D) 2.8 x 2.4 x 4.9 in. (70 x 62 x 124mm)
Weight (not including lens and battery pack)12.0 oz. (340g)
Weight14.1 oz. (400g)
1920 x 1080 movie recording requires a Class 4 or Class 6 memory card. For other recording formats, a Class 2 or higher card is recommended. Also, movie recording requires cards with 128MB of memory or more. Cards made by Toshiba, SanDisk or Matsushita are recommended. No particular restrictions apply for still images.