VIXIA HG21

High Definition Camcorders
VIXIA HG21

Hard Disk Drive Camcorder
Item Code: 2704B001

Specifications

Main Unit Specs

Standard Definition or High DefinitionHigh Definition
Power Consumption3.8 W (SP Mode)
Image Sensor1/3.2" CMOS Sensor, RGB Primary Color Filter
Total PixelsApprox. 3.3 Megapixels
Effective PixelsVideo: Approx. 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080)
Still Image: Approx. 2.76 Megapixels (1920 x 1440)
Maximum recording Time120GB Internal Hard Disk Drive
LP (5 Mbps) 45 hours 55 minutes
SP (7 Mbps) 36 hours
XP+ (12 Mbps) 21 hours 40 minutes
FXP (17 Mbps) 15 hours 45 minutes
MXP (24 Mbps) 11 hours 05 minutes
Greater recording time is possible by adding an SDHC Memory Card
LensZoom Ratio 12x Optical/200x Digital
Focal Length f=4.8 - 57mm
Zoom Speed Variable/3 Fixed Zoom Speeds
Max. F/Stop f/1.8-3.0mm
Filter Size 37mm
Focusing SystemInstant AF, Through the Lens/Manual Focusing Possible
Manual ExposureYes
Programmed AEAuto, Program, Av, Tv, CINEMA, Portrait, Sports, Night, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Spotlight, Fireworks
Max Shutter Speed1/2000, 1/500 (card)
Auto Date/TimeYes
Record Search/ReviewYes
Focusing System10mm (wide) / 1m (tele)
White BalanceDaylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Flourescent, Flourescent H, Auto, Manual
Minimum IlluminationNight Mode .2 lx (shutter 1/2 sec.)
Image StabilizationSuperRange Optical (lens shift)
Viewfinder.27" (approx. 123,000 pixels)
LCD Screen2.7" Multi-Angle Vivid Widescreen LCD (approx. 211,000 pixels)
MicrophoneBuilt-In, 3.5mm stereo mini jack, Mini Advanced Accessory Shoe
FlashBuilt-In
Recording MediaInternal Hard Disk Drive (120GB) or SD/SDHC Memory Card
USB Terminalmini B, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed supported
Video Terminalcomponent (output), composite (output)
AudioDolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch)
Accessory Shoemini Advanced
Supplied Video Editing SoftwarePixela ImageMixer 3SE
HDMI TerminalType C 480i / 480p / 1080i Format Supported
Microphone Terminal3.5 mm Stereo mini-jack
AV Mini Terminal/Headphone Terminal3.5 mm 4 pole mini-jack
Operating Temperature range32° - 104° F (0° - 40° C) relative humidity
Dimensions(WxHxD) 3.1 x 3.0 x 5.5 in. (80 x 77 x 139 mm)
Weight (not including lens and battery pack)1.1 lbs. (490g)
Weight1.2 lbs. (540g) (BP-807, including memory card)
Note: 1920 x 1080 movie recording requires a Class 4 or Class 6 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.