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VIXIA HF M300

High Definition Camcorders
VIXIA HF M300

Flash Memory Camcorder
Item Code: 4357B001
Estimated Retail Price: $549.99

Specifications

Main Unit Specs

Standard Definition or High DefinitionHigh Definition
Power Consumption3.5W (LP Mode, LCD set to normal brightness)
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); Advanced Zoom ON: Approx. 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080)

Photo: 16:9 Approx. 2.99 Megapixels (2304 x 1296); 4:3 Approx. 3.31 Megapixels (2100 x 1575)
Maximum recording Time32GB SD memory card (not supplied)

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
LensZoom Ratio 15x Optical/18x Advanced Zoom/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 AESmart Auto, P, Av, Tv, Cine*, Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night Scene, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks, Underwater, Surface
Max Shutter SpeedMovie: 1/2000, Still image: 1/500
Focusing System10mm (wide) / 1m (tele)
White BalanceAuto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent H, Fluorescent, Manual
Frame Rate60i, 24p Progressive (records at 60i), 30p Progressive (records at 60i)
Minimum Illumination0.4 lx (Low Light mode)
Image StabilizationDynamic SuperRange Optical (lens shift) / Standard SuperRange Optical (lens shift) / Powered IS
Filter Diameter37mm
ViewfinderNone
LCD Screen2.7-inch Touch Panel Widescreen color LCD (Approx. 211,000 dots)
FlashBuilt-in
Recording MediaSD / SDHC memory card**
USB TerminalUSB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Video Terminalcomponent (output), composite (output)
AudioDolby Digital 2 channel (AC-3), 5.1-channel (with optional Canon SM-V1 5.1-Channel Surround Microphone)
Accessory Shoemini Advanced
Supplied Video Editing SoftwarePixela ImageMixer 3SE
HDMI TerminalHDMI Mini Connector (output), CEC and x.v.Color supported
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) Approx. 2.7 x 2.4 x 4.8in. (68 x 60 x 123mm)
Weight (not including battery pack and memory card)Approx. 11.3 oz. (320g)
WeightApprox. 13.4 oz. (380g) (including BP-808, memory card and grip belt)


* Movie mode only.

** 1920 x 1080 movie recording requires a Class 4 or higher 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.