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Audio Recording system
Effective pixels (movie): approx. 3,500,000 pixels (4:3)
approx. 2,990,000 pixels (16:9 IS* OFF)
approx. 2,740,000 pixels (16:9 IS* ON)
Effective pixels (still image): approx. 4,000,000 pi
Maximum recording Time
(double sided: 2.8GB) XP: 40min., SP. 60min., LP: 120min.
Weight (not including lens and battery pack)
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Drivers & Downloads
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CANON CONSUMER DIGITAL VIDEO EQUIPMENT LIMITED WARRANTY FOR THE UNITED STATES
The warranty set forward below is given by Canon U.S.A., Inc with respect to equipment purchased in the United States. The limited warranty is only effective upon presentation of your Bill of Sale or other proof of purchase.
Canon consumer DVD equipment is warranted under normal, non-commercial, personal use, against defective materials or workmanship as follows.
Parts - Defective parts will be exchanged for new parts or comparable rebuilt parts for a period of ONE YEAR from the date of original purchase, except for a defective Video Head, which will be exchanged for a period of three months from the date of purchase.
Labor - For a period of ONE- YEAR from the date of original purchase, labor will be provided free of charge by our factory service centers or designated service facilities located in the United States.
When returning equipment under this warranty you must pre-pay the shipping charges, and you must enclose the Bill of Sale or other proof of purchase with a complete explanation of the problem. During your ONE-YEAR warranty period, repairs will be made and the equipment return-shipped to you free of charge. After your warranty period is over, you will be given an estimate of the cost of repair and an opportunity to approve or disapprove of the repair expense before it is incurred. If you approve, repairs will be made and the equipment return-shipped to you (shipping charges apply) If you disapprove, we will return-ship the equipment at no charge to you.
Non-Canon brand peripheral equipment and software which may be distributed with Canon DVD camcorders are sold "AS IS" without warranty of any kind by CUSA, including any implied warranty regarding merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The sole warranty with respect to such non-Canon brand items is given by the manufacturer or producer thereof.
CUSA shall have no responsibility under this limited warranty for use of Canon DVD Camcorders in conjunction with incompatible peripheral equipment and incompatible software.
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This limited Warranty covers all defects encountered in normal use of the equipment and does not apply in the following cases:
- Loss or damage to the equipment due to abuse, mishandling, accident, improper maintenance, or failure to follow operating instructions.
- If the equipment is defective as a result of leaking batteries, sand, dirt or water damage.
- If defects or damages are caused by the use of unauthorized parts or by service other than our authorized agent.
- If the equipment is used for commercial or industrial use.
This Limited warranty does not cover cabinet (exterior finish), DVD discs. nor does it apply to equipment purchased outside, the United States. This warranty does not cover units sold to rental firms, military operations, hotels, schools, hospitals or for other commercial, industrial, or institutional applications. These uses are covered only by such specific warranty as Canon may issue with such sales.
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Compatible Supplies & Accessories
Canon offers a wide range of compatible supplies and accessories that can enhance your user experience with you DC40 that you can purchase direct. Scroll down to easily select items to add to your shopping cart for a faster, easier checkout. Visit the Canon Online Store
Battery Charger CG-300
Battery Pack BP-208
CA-570 Compact Power Adapter
This compact adapter powers your camera from an AC power supply and charges your batteries on the camera. This allows for uninterrupted recording of your special events and keeps your batteries ready to go.
Canon FS-H37U 37MM Filter Set
DVD Camcorder Starter Kit Plus
DVD Starter Kit
Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
The Canon IFC-400PCU USB Interface Cable enables you to transfer your camera pictures to a computer fast. The cable connects to your camera and to the USB port on your PC or MAC Computer. Comes standard with the EOS 1Ds Mark III, 1D Mark IV, 1D Mark III, 1Ds Mark II, 1D Mark II N, 1D Mark II, 5D Mark II, 7D, 5D, 50D, 40D, 30D, 20D, 10D, Digital Rebel XTi, Digital Rebel XT and Digital Rebel. Please see Compatibility tab for compatible models.
Kata Small Shoulder Bag
Enjoy the convenience of this small shoulder bag, compatible with the following camcorders: DC100, DC40, GL2, VIXIA HF S10 Dual Flash Memory, VIXIA HF S100 Flash Memory, VIXIA HF S11 Dual Flash Memory, VIXIA HF11 Dual Flash Memory, VIXIA HF20 Dual Flash Memory, VIXIA HF200 Flash Memory, VIXIA HG20 Hard Disk Drive, VIXIA HG21 Hard Disk Drive, ZR800, ZR800 miniDV Refurbished
MTC-100 MULTI-AV CABLE
Professional Video Bag SC-A1000
The Canon Professional Video Bag provides ample storage and protection for your camcorder and accessories. This case can be conveniently carried by hand or via the comfortable shoulder strap, providing convenient hands-free protection.
SC-2000 Soft Carrying Case
Protect your camcorder with the professional-quality SC-2000 Soft Carrying Case, featuring secure compartments for filters and extra battery packs.
SC-A30 Genuine Leather Carrying Case
Once you finish recording, keep your camcorder and all your accessories in this professional-looking, genuine leather soft carrying case.
SC-A50 Genuine Leather Carrying Case
When you are finished shooting with your camcorder, keep it in its own case along with all of your accessories. The SC-A50 Soft Carrying Case, the professional-looking option, is made with genuine leather.
SC-A60 Genuine Leather Carrying Case
Once you finish recording, keep your camcorder and all your accessories in this professional-looking soft carrying case.
STV-250N Mini Plug to RCA
Used to connect to a TV or VCR.
Shoulder Strap SS-200
Shoulder Strap SS-600
Shoulder Strap SS-650
This small but rugged shoulder strap gives you added security with leather reinforced attachments and is convenient for hands free transportation.
Soft Case SC-A70
Soft Case SC-A75
This small but rugged case can conveniently be carried by hand or via the comfortable shoulder strap, with each option providing added security and the shoulder strap method providing convenient hands-free transportation.
Soft Case SC-A80
Fits most Canon Consumer Camcorders with large front-zippered pockets, two carrying straps with overlapping grip and a removable shoulder strap.
Tele Converter TL-H37
For those times when you're far from the action, but want to capture everything like you're right there, the TL-H37 Tele Converter increases the focal length of your lens by 1.5X.
Wide Conversion Lens for 37mm filter diameter which optimized for High Definition camcorders.
Wide Converter WD-H37C
A 0.7x wider perspective is achieved