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Canon VIXIA HF S30 Black Flash Memory Camcorder - HF S30

Abt Model: HFS30 | UPC Code: 013803133745
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Stunning Image Quality/ Dynamic SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization With Powered IS/ Instant Auto Focus/ 3.5" High Resolution Touch Panel LCD Screen/ Genuine Canon Face Detection/ Easy Websharing/ 8 Megapixel Camera/ Black Finish
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Canon VIXIA HF S30 Black Flash Memory Camcorder - HFS30

Canon's VIXIA HF S30 Flash Memory Camcorder boasts a sophisticated feature set, with a 32GB internal flash drive and two SDXC-compatible SD memory card slots. It truly blurs the line between consumer and professional. Canon's superlative proprietary imaging technologies help deliver video and 8.0-megapixel photos with incredible detail and lifelike color. Features such as Relay Recording make capturing every shot opportunity easier while Touch & Track allows you to achieve sharp focus and precise exposure for any subject, simply by touching the generous 3.5" High Resolution (922,000 dot) Touch Panel LCD. Native 24p Mode perfectly matches the frame rate of film. And 5.1-Channel Surround Sound* ensures your audio complements the stunning realism of your video.

Features:

  • Flash Memory
  • Stunning Image Quality
  • Dynamic SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization with Powered IS
  • Instant AF
  • 3.5" High Resolution Touch Panel LCD Screen
  • Smart Auto
  • Touch & Track
  • Genuine Canon Face Detection
  • Advanced Video Snapshot
  • Easy Web Sharing
  • 8.0-megapixel Camera
  • Native 24p Mode / 24p Cinema Mode / 30p Frame Mode

Package Content:

  • VIXIA HF S30 Camcorder
  • Battery Pack BP-808
  • Compact Power Adapter CA-570
  • Wireless Controller WL-D89
  • USB Cable IFC-400PCU
  • Stereo Video Cable STV-250N
  • Component Cable CTC-100/S
  • Bundled CD ROMs:
    • Pixela Video Browser Software Disc
    • Pixela Transfer Utility Disc
    • Photo Applications / Music Disc

Specifications:

  • Standard Definition or High Definition: High Definition
  • Power Consumption (While recording AF="ON"): 4.0 W (LP Mode, LCD at normal brightness)
  • Television System: NTSC
  • Video Recording System: MPEG4-AVC / H.264
  • Image Sensor: 1/2.6-inch CMOS, RGB Primary Color Filter
  • Total Pixels: Approx. 8.59 Megapixels
  • Effective Pixels:
    • Video: Approx. 6.01 Megapixels (3264 x 1840)
    • Photo: 16:9 Approx. 6.01 Megapixels (3264 x 1840)
      4:3 Approx. 8.02 Megapixels (3264 x 2456)
  • Maximum Recording Time:
    • 32GB internal flash drive. Recording time based on internal flash memory only. Greater capacity is possible when SD memory cards are also used (2 card slots).
    • LP (5Mbps) 12 hours 15 minutes
    • SP (7Mbps) 9 hours 35 minutes
    • XP+ (12Mbps) 5 hours 45 minutes
    • FXP (17Mbps) 4 hours 10 minutes - Allows 1920 x 1080 Full HD Recording
    • MXP (24Mbps) 2 hours 55 minutes - Allows 1920 x 1080 Full HD Recording
  • Lens
    • Zoom Ratio: 10x Optical/200x Digital
    • Focal Length: f-6.4-64mm (35mm equivalent 43.5-435mm)
    • Zoom Speed: Variable / 3 Fixed Zoom Speeds
    • Max. F/Stop: f/1.8-3.0
  • Focusing System: Instant AF, Face Priority AF, TTL (through the lens)
  • Manual Exposure: Yes
  • Programmed AE: Smart Auto, P, Av, Tv, Cine*, Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night Scene, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks
  • Max Shutter Speed: Movie: 1/2000, Photo: 1/500
  • Minimum Focusing Distance: 10mm (wide) / 1m (tele)
  • White Balance: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Manual
  • Frame Rate: 60i, Native 24p (records at 24p), 24p Progressive (records at 60i), 30p Progressive (records at 60i)
  • Minimum Illumination: 0.3 lx (Low Light mode)
  • Image Stabilization: Dynamic SuperRange Optical (lens shift) / Standard SuperRange Optical (lens shift) / Powered IS
  • Filter Diameter: 58mm
  • Viewfinder: .27-inch, approx. 123,000 dots
  • LCD Screen: 3.5-inch High Resolution Touch Panel Widescreen Color LCD (Approx. 922,000 dots)
  • Flash: Built-in
  • Recording Media: Internal flash drive (32GB) or SD / SDHC / SDXC memory cards (2 slots) **
  • USB Terminal: USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
  • Video Terminal: component (output), composite (output)
  • Audio: Dolby Digital 2 channel (AC-3), 5.1-channel (with optional Canon SM-V1 5.1-Channel Surround Microphone)
  • Accessory Shoe: mini Advanced
  • Supplied Video Editing Software: Pixela Video Browser
  • HDMI Terminal: HDMI Mini Connector (output), CEC and x.v.Color supported
  • Microphone Terminal: 3.5 mm stereo mini-jack
  • AV Mini Terminal/Headphone Terminal: 3.5 mm 4 pole mini-jack (video/audio output only)
  • Remote Control Terminal: Yes (compatible with LANC protocol)

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Width: 3"
  • Height: 2.9"
  • Depth: 5.8"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 1.1 lbs
  • Shipping: 4 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturers Warranty(authorized online retailer): 1 Year Parts and Labor

* Optional Canon SM-V1 5.1-Channel Surround Microphone required

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Storage TypeFlash Memory
LCD Screen Size (inches)3.5"
ViewfinderYes
Total Pixel Count8.59 Megapixels
Effective Pixel Count6.01 Megapixels
Manual FocusingNo
Optical Zoom10x
Digital Zoom200x
Night ModeYes
Image StabilizationYes
White BalanceAuto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Manual
Built In Video LightYes
Mic InputYes
Max Recording Time With BatteryLP (5Mbps) 12 hours 15 minutes, SP (7Mbps) 9 hours 35 minutes, XP+ (12Mbps) 5 hours 45 minutes, MXP (24Mbps) 2 hours 55 minutes
Digtial Still CameraYes
Effective Pixel Count for Still8.02 Megapixels
Still Image FormatsJPEG
Computer ConnectivityYes
Included Removeable MemoryNo
Weight With Battery (pounds)1.1
Width (inches)3"
Height (inches)2.9"
Depth (inches)5.8"
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
  

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Canon VIXIA HF S30 Black Flash Memory Camcorder
 
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5.0

Great Camcorder

By Josh the Dad

from South Beloit, IL

About Me Casual User

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Pros

  • Easy to Use
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Great Picture Quality
  • Large Clear LCD

Cons

    Best Uses

    • HD Shooting
    • Home Movies
    • Movies/Short Films
    • Travel
    • Weddings/Events

    Comments about Canon VIXIA HF S30 Black Flash Memory Camcorder:

    Great camcorder. I used it for the first time a my sons basketball game and the image stabilization and picture quality!

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    5.0

    Great Camera

    By Web Eb

    from Whittier, CA

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Good in Low Light
    • Great Picture Quality
    • Great Zoom
    • Large Clear LCD

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Movies

      Comments about Canon VIXIA HF S30 Black Flash Memory Camcorder:

      Like using viewfinder in bright outdoor situations. Don't have to worry about adjusting audio level. Low light quality is good. Variable zoom is user friendly. Very satisfied with overall performance.

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