Canon Vixia HF M52 Black Flash Memory Camcorder, Model HFM52
Small and light with a sleek new design, the VIXIA HF M52 camcorder has 32GB
of internal memory to record up to 12 hours of stunning HD video. Image quality
is unsurpassed, thanks to the camcorder's newly designed, professional-level
Canon HD CMOS Pro Image Sensor. The high-sensitivity sensor provides outstanding
resolution, better low-light performance, and beautiful, natural detail in both
shadow and highlight areas. Intelligent IS and SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization
designed for the Genuine Canon 10x HD Video Lens make every scene clear and
steady, and new built-in features make it easy to give your videos added creativity.
Operation is fun and simple with a Flat Touch Panel LCD you'll control with
your fingertips. This camcorder has the flexibility you crave: enjoy the convenience
of recording in AVCHD or MP4 format to the internal flash drive or to a removable
SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card. And now with built-in Wi-Fi™, you can immediately
upload video directly to YouTube™, Facebook™ or your own home computer. Upload
video anywhere with your iPhone™, iPad™ or iPod Touch™, and enjoy wireless viewing
on your DLNA™-compatible TV.
- A Genuine Canon 10x HD Video Lens with SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization
provides unsurpassed, professional-looking image quality.
- Record up to 12 hours of crisp high-definition video to a 32GB internal
flash drive or directly to a removable SD memory card (SDHC/SDXC compatible);
Relay Recording automatically switches video recording to the memory card
when the internal drive becomes full.
- Choose to record in AVCHD for the highest quality viewing on an HDTV
or archiving, or in MP4 format for easy sharing with mobile devices or cloud
- Built-in Wi-Fi allows you to wirelessly transfer video directly to
online sharing sites such as YouTube and Facebook; to a PC or upload virtually
anywhere by using your iPhone™, iPad™, or iPod Touch™ and enjoy wireless viewing
on your DLNA compatible TV or through other DLNA devices.
- Intelligent IS automatically chooses from four different modes to
optimize image stabilization for the shooting condition.
- Audio Scene Select enables easy operation and setup for outstanding
audio that complements the pristine image quality.
- 3.0-inch Flat Touch Panel LCD with a new graphical user interface
(GUI) offers fast and easy control right at your fingertips.
- Smart AUTO makes shooting great videos easy by intelligently selecting
the best settings from 38 predefined situations including Auto Tele Macro
that provides spectacular close-ups and the dramatic look of a video shot
with shallow depth-of-field.
- Cinema-Look Filter offers nine different built-in filters to create
video with a variety of professional cinematic looks and Touch Decoration
allows you to superimpose and record a variety of fun and exciting images
for a creative flair.
- Story Creator provides a list of suggested scenes that have improved
shooting tips to help you produce your own masterpiece.
- 24p Cinema Mode provides the look and feel of a Hollywood movie and
30p Progressive is ideal for clips intended to be posted on the web.
- Microphone terminal with manual audio level control, and headphone
terminal provide exceptional flexibility.
- Standard Definition or High Definition: High Definition
- Television System: NTSC
- Video Recording system: AVCHD/MPEG4
- Image Sensor: 1/3-inch HD CMOS PRO, RGB Primary Color Filter
- Total Pixels: Approx. 2.37 Megapixels
- Effective Pixels
- Video: Approx. 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080)
- Photo: Approx. 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080)
- Maximum recording Time:
- 32 GB Internal Flash Drive in AVCHD:
- LP (5Mbps): 12 hours 15 minutes
- SP (7Mbps): 9 hours 35 minutes
- XP+ (12Mbps): 5 hours 45 minutes
- FXP (17Mbps) - Allows 1920 x 1080 recording: 4 hours 10 minutes
- MXP (24Mbps) - Allows 1920 x 1080 recording: 2 hours 55 minutes
- 32 GB Internal Flash Drive in MP4:
- 4Mbps: 16 hours 55 minutes
- 9Mbps: 7 hours 40 minutes
- Zoom Ratio: 10 Optical/200x Digital*
- Focal Length: 6.1-61mm
- 35mm equivalent
- Optical Zoom: 43.4-436mm (in both movies and photos)
- Zoom Speed:
- Variable / 3 Fixed Zoom Speeds
- Max F/Stop: f/1.8-3.0
- *Movie mode only
- Max. F/Stop: f/2.0 - 5.2
- Focusing System: TTL (Through The Lens) + Instant AF
- Manual Exposure: Yes
- Programmed AE: Auto, Manual*1, Cinema Mode*2
- *1 P, Tv, Av, SCN*3
- *2 P, Tv, Av
- *3 Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight,
Fireworks, Underwater, Surface
- Max Shutter Speed
- Movie: 1/2000 sec.
- Still image: 1/500 sec.
- Minimum Focusing Distance: When tele macro is in effect: 10 mm to
8 (wide end), 1 m to 8 (intermediate zooming range), 40 cm to 8 (tele end)
When tele macro is not in effect: 10 mm to 8 (wide end), 1 m to 8 (entire
- White Balance: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent
- Minimum Illumination: NTSC: 1.2lx 0.1 lx (Low Light mode, 1/2 sec
- Image Stabilization:
- Optical System (Lens-shift system) Intelligent IS in Auto mode:
- Dynamic IS (default)
- Powered IS
- Macro IS
- Tripod Mode
- IS Modes other than Intelligent IS; Dynamic IS and Powered IS settings
can be made manually in Manual/Cinema Mode:
- Filter Diameter: 43mm P0.75
- LCD Screen: 3.0-inch Widescreen Color Touch Panel LCD (Approx. 230,000
- Recording Media: Built-in 32 GB memory and 1 additional SD/SDHC/SDXC
memory card slot**
- USB Terminal: mini-AB: Hi-Speed USB supported
- Video Terminal: Component (output), Composite (output)
- Audio: AVCHD: Dolby Digital AC3 (2 Channel) MP4: MPEG-2 AAC-LC (2
- Supplied Video Editing Software:
- Video Browser Editing Disc
- ImageBrowser Disc
- Network Utility Disc
- HDMI Terminal: Available; Mini connector, CEC, x.v. Color supported
- Microphone Terminal: 3.5 mm dia. stereo mini-jack
- AV Mini Terminal/Headphone Terminal: 3.5 mm dia. 4 pole mini-jack
(video/audio output only)
- Operating Temperature range:
- 23° to 113° F, 60% relative humidity
- 32° to 104° F, 85% relative humidity (performance)
What's In The Box:
- VIXIA HF M52 Camcorder
- Battery Pack BP-718
- Stylus Pen
- Compact Power Adapter CA-110
- USB Cable IFC-300PCU/S
- HDMI Cable HTC-100/S
- Bundled CD-ROMs:
- Pixela Video Browser / Network Utility Software Disc
- ImageBrowser EX / Image Mix / Music Data Disc
- Height: 2.7"
- Width: 2.5"
- Depth: 4.8"
With Battery: 12.9 oz
- Shipping: 2 lbs
- Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts
- Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above
- Use of Class 4 or above (4, 6 or 10) memory cards is recommended for recording
MXP or FXP (1920 x 1080 pixel recording) movies. For other recording formats,
a Class 2 or higher card is recommended. Also, movie (AVCHD/MP4) recording
requires cards with 128MB of memory or more.