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Canon Vixia HF R300 Black Flash Memory Camcorder - HF R300

Abt Model: HFR300 | UPC Code: 013803145281
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Canon Vixia HF R300 Black Flash Memory Camcorder, Model HFR300

Experience the compact, easy-to-use camcorder that captures breathtaking Full HD video while offering impressive zooming power and exciting new creative options. Superb imaging is ensured with a new, more sensitive Canon 3.28 Megapixel Full HD CMOS Image Sensor and Canon's exclusive DIGIC DV III Image Processor. Video is steady and clear even at the large end of the 51x Advanced Zoom, thanks to SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization and Intelligent IS. The VIXIA HF R300 is equipped with flexible features to suit your shooting and sharing needs, and a new interface makes the large Flat Touch Panel LCD simpler than ever. Record in AVCHD or MP4 format to a removable SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card. And with Cinema-Look Filters and Touch Decoration, you can be sure that your videos express yourself like never before.


  • Genuine Canon HD Video Lens with 51x Advanced Zoom and SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization deliver an impressive range, while offering exceptionally steady video.

  • Improved Canon 3.28 Megapixel Full HD CMOS Image Sensor and DIGIC DV III Image Processor capture videos at 1920 x 1080 resolution and provide the ultimate in color and imaging performance.

  • Record Full HD video directly to a removable SD memory card (SDHC/SDXC compatible) for fast and easy sharing of your memories.

  • 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 applications.

  • Intelligent IS automatically chooses from four different modes to optimize image stabilization for the shooting condition.

  • 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: 1/4.85-inch CMOS, RGB Primary Color Filter
  • Total Pixels: Approx. 3.28 Megapixels
  • Effective Pixels
    • Video: Approx. 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080)
    • Photo: Approx. 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080)
  • Maximum recording Time:
    • 64 GB SDXC Memory Card (not supplied).
      • LP (5Mbps): 24 hours 30 minutes
      • SP (7Mbps): 19 hours 10 minutes
      • XP+ (12Mbps): 11 hours 30 minutes
      • FXP (17Mbps) - Allows 1920 x 1080 recording: 8 hours 20 minutes
      • MXP (24Mbps) - Allows 1920 x 1080 recording: 5 hours 55 minutes
    • MP4:
      • 4Mbps: 33 hours 55 minutes
      • 9Mbps: 15 hours 25 minutes
  • Lens
    • Zoom Ratio: 51x Advanced*/32 Optical/1020x Digital
    • Focal Length: 2.8-89.6mm
    • 35mm equivalent
      • Optical Zoom: 38.5-1232mm
      • Advanced Zoom Off: 38.5-1232mm
      • Advanced Zoom On: 33.9-1729mm
    • Zoom Speed:
      • Variable/ 3 Fixed Zoom Speeds
      • Max. F/Stop: f/1.8-4.5
  • Focusing System: TTL (Through The Lens)
  • Manual Exposure: Yes
  • Programmed AE: Smart Auto, M Mode*1, Cinema Mode*2
    • *1 P, SCN*3,
    • *2 P only
  • Max Shutter Speed
    • Movie: 1/2000 sec.
    • Still image: 1/500 sec.
  • Minimum Focusing Distance:
    • Auto mode: 10 mm (AF linkage: WIDE end), 1 m in intermediate zoom range, approx. 50 cm at TELE end
    • All other modes: 10 mm (WIDE end), 1 m across entire zooming range (from edge of lens) However, approx. 50 cm at tele macro setting established at this time (automatic movement to TELE end)
  • White Balance: Auto, Daylight, Tungsten, Manual
  • Minimum Illumination:
    • NTSC: 5 lx,
    • 0.4 lx in Low Light Mode (shutter speed 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:
      • Standard IS
      • IS Off
      • * Angle detection and sensor-based movement vector detection (hybrid supported)
  • Filter Diameter: Not Supported
  • View Finder: Not Available
  • LCD Screen: 3.0-inch Widescreen Color Touch Panel LCD (Approx. 230,000 dots)
  • Recording Media: 1 SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slot*
  • USB Terminal: mini-AB: Hi-Speed USB supported
  • Video Terminal: Component (output), Composite (output)
  • Audio:
    • AVCHD Satisfied: Dolby Digital AC3 (2 Channel)
    • Sampling Frequency: 48 KHz
  • Accessory Shoe Not Available
  • Supplied Video Editing Software:
    • Video Browser Editing Disc
    • ImageBrowser Disc
    • Transfer 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 R300 Camcorder
  • Battery Pack BP-709
  • Compact Power Adapter CA-110
  • Stylus Pen
  • 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

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 2.2"
  • Width: 2.1"
  • Depth: 4.5"

Approximate Weight:

    With Battery: 9.9 oz
  • Shipping: 2 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor


  1. 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.
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Key Features
3.0-Inch Flat Touch Panel LCD With A New Graphical User Interface/ A Genuine Canon 51x HD Video Lens With SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization/ Improved Canon 3.28 Megapixel Full HD CMOS Image Sensor/ 24p Cinema Mode/ Intelligent IS/ Smart AUTO/ Cinema-Look Filter/ Microphone Terminal With Manual Audio Level Control/ Black Finish
More reasons to buy the Canon HF R300 from Abt Electronics
  • is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Canon HF R300 is Brand New.
  • The Canon HF R300 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
Storage TypeFlash Memory
LCD Screen Size (inches)3.0"
Total Pixel CountApprox. 2.38 Megapixels
Effective Pixel CountApprox. 2.07 Megapixels
Optical Zoom32x
Digital Zoom1020x
Night ModeYes
Image StabilizationYes
White BalanceAuto, Daylight, Tungsten, Manual
Built In Video LightNo
Mic InputYes
Digtial Still CameraYes
Effective Pixel Count for Still2.07 Megapixels
Still Image FormatsJPEG
Computer ConnectivityYes
Included Removeable MemoryNo
Weight With Battery (pounds)9.9 oz
Width (inches)2.1"
Height (inches)2.2"
Depth (inches)4.5"
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
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