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Canon VIXIA HF R62 High Definition Camcorder / Mfr. No.: 0278C004AA

Canon VIXIA HF R62 High Definition Camcorder / Mfr. No.: 0278C004AA
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Vendor Number: 0278C004AA
Vendor: Canon
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Zoom Freely, Shoot Creatively

Outstanding image quality, zoom power that lets you shoot without interrupting the action, enhanced wireless connectivity and sophisticated capabilities: the VIXIA HF R62 camcorder has everything you need to capture special memories and express your creativity through videography. Even at the long end of the huge 57x (32.5-853mm) Advanced Zoom, and even if you're shooting while walking, video is clear and steady thanks to the camcorder's SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer, while Framing Assistance helps you find and keep your subjects in the frame. Built- in Wi-Fi® and NFC make it easy to share images and video right away, transfer clips and images to other devices, live stream video, control the camcorder remotely, and connect to Canon's image management solution, the optional Connect Station CS100. You can record up to 12 hours of video to the 32GB internal flash drive or directly to a removable SD memory card. The camcorder's Canon 3.28 Megapixel Full HD CMOS Sensor and DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor capture lifelike video at 1920 x 1080 resolution; even fast-moving subjects are rendered with outstanding smoothness thanks to 1080/60p recording in MP4 (35 Mbps) and AVCHD Progressive (28 Mbps). Dual Recording lets you record in MP4 and AVCHD simultaneously, while built-in down conversion creates MP4 files for easy online sharing. Get creative with newly enhanced Slow & Fast Motion and Touch Decoration. Document the daily development of up to three children effortlessly with Advanced Baby Mode. Shooting and other operations are super intuitive using the camcorder's big 3.0-inch capacitive touch panel LCD, and a high-capacity battery keeps the fun going even longer.

57x Advanced Zoom

You won't miss any of the action when shooting video with the VIXIA HF R62 camcorder and its impressive 57x Advanced Zoom range. Long-range shooting allows you to create videos with dynamic variety, and is less likely to disrupt the action you're shooting. It's perfect for formal ceremonies, animals in the wild, candid family videos and more. Advanced Zoom, available in manual mode, has been achieved with more efficient use of the effective imaging area. It takes the camcorder's telephoto power from 32.5mm all the way to 1,853mm (35mm equivalent) for extraordinary flexibility in shooting. For more convenient shooting and better creative control over your videos, the camcorder offers continually variable Zoom Speed settings, with 15 levels available.

SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization

Canon's sophisticated SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer corrects camera shake instantly, so even handheld video taken at long focal lengths is sharp and steady. Providing continuous adjustment throughout the entire zoom range to correct a broad range of motion, with extra compensation applied at wide-angle focal lengths, the Dynamic Image Stabilization system on the VIXIA HF R62 camcorder stabilizes rotational camera shake. Controlling rotational camera shake – horizontal, vertical and roll axis – helps ensure smooth, distortion-free video, even when you're walking while shooting.

  • 57x (32.5-1853mm) Advanced Zoom and SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer helps provide outstanding, steady video.
  • Canon 3.28 Megapixel Full HD CMOS Image Sensor.
  • DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor captures video at 1920 x 1080 resolution and helps provide outstanding imaging performance.
  • Record up to 12 hours of video to a 32GB internal flash drive or directly to a removable SD memory card.
  • 1080/60p recording in MP4 (35 Mbps) and AVCHD Progressive (28 Mbps) helps ensure high quality capture of moving subjects.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi® allows you to easily share your images and video.
  • Compatibility with optional Camera Pan Table CT-V1 enables you to remotely pan the camcorder up to 200-degrees left to right from a compatible smart device via Wi-Fi®connectivity.
  • Dual Recording allows you to simultaneously record movies in MP4 and AVCHD format. Built-in downconversion creates MP4 files for easy sharing on the web.
  • 3.0-inch capacitive touch panel LCD offers fast, easy and intuitive controls.
  • Advanced Baby Mode selects the optimal camcorder settings for helping to capture your baby's daily growth with ease.
  • High capacity BP-727 battery pack helps facilitate extended shooting time so you can capture important moments.
  • Framing Assistance function reduces the zoom magnification when the user loses sight of a subject during zooming, thereby making it easier for the user to zoom in on the subject again.
  • NFC (Near Field Communication) support allows users to easily transfer the content contained inside the camcorder with a compatible Android™ device or the Canon Connect Station CS100.
  • Live Streaming allows users to record and view live video on your compatible Android™ or iOS® device and even control your camcorder from a remote location.
  • File Lock Function helps to safeguard against mistakenly deleting files from the camcorder.
  • Slow & Fast motion recording allows you to record fast motion at up to 1200x and with slow motion at 1/2x.
  • Camera Window software is available as a downloaded application, which can make transferring and viewing images and videos on your camcorder fast and easy when using a compatible mobile device.

What's in the Box

  • VIXIA HF R62 Camcorder
  • Battery Pack BP-727
  • Compact Power Adapter CA-110
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-300PCU/S
  • Mini-HDMI Cable HTC-100

Main Unit Specs

Standard Definition or High Definition High Definition
Television System NTSC
Video Recording system AVCHD/MPEG-4
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

32GB SD Memory Card in AVCHD*:
LP (1440 x 1080)**: 12 hours 15 min.
FXP (1920 x 1080)**: 4 hours 10 min.
MXP (1920 x 1080)**: 2 hours 55 min.
NTSC 60p (1920 x 1080)**: 2 hours 30 min.

32GB SD Memory Card in MP4*:
4Mbps (1280 x 720): 17 hrs. 20 min.
17Mbps (1920 x 1080): 4 hr. 10 min.
24Mbps (1920 x 1080): 2 hr. 55 min.
35Mbps (1920 x 1080): 2 hr. 20 min.

* When recording has continued for 12 hours, it will automatically stop and then start.
** Variable bit rate

Lens Zoom Ratio
57x Advanced* / 32x Optical / 1140x Digital 
*Manual mode/Cinema Mode only 

Focal Length

35mm Film Equivalent: 
Optical Zoom: 38.5-1232mm 
Advanced Zoom Off: 38.5-1232mm 
Advanced Zoom On: 32.5-1853mm

Zoom Speed
Variable / 3 Fixed Zoom Speeds; Max. F/Stop: f/1.8-4.5
Focusing System TTL (Through The Lens)
Manual Exposure Available
Programmed AE

Smart AUTO, P, SCN *1, Cinema Mode*2, Baby Mode

*1 Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks
*2 Cinema Standard, Vivid, Cool, Nostalgia, Sepia, Old Movies, Dramatic B&W

Max Shutter Speed Movie: 1/2000 sec.
Still Image: 1/500 sec.
Minimum Focusing Distance Auto mode: 10mm (AF linkage: WIDE end), 1m in intermediate zoom range, approx. 50 cm at TELE end
All other modes: 10mm (WIDE end), 1m across entire zooming range (from edge of lens). However, approx. 50cm at tele macro setting established at this time (automatic movement to TELE end)
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Tungsten, Manual
Frame Rate NTSC:
AVCHD: 60i/PF30/60P
MP4: 24P/30P/60P
Minimum Illumination NTSC: 5 lux
Low Light mode: 0.4 lux
Image Stabilization Optical System (Lens-shift system) + electronic stabilization

Intelligent IS in Auto/Baby 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 P/SCN*1/Cinema Mode:

Standard IS
IS Off

*Angle detection and sensor-based movement vector detection (hybrid supported) 
*1Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks

Filter Diameter 43mm diameter
Viewfinder Not Available
LCD Screen 3.0-inch Capacitive Touch Panel Widescreen Color LCD (Approx. 230,000 dots)
Recording Media Built-in 32 GB memory and 1 additional SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slot
* 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. Recording in Slow and Fast Motion at 1/2x speed requires a memory card of class 6 or higher. 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.
USB Terminal mini-AB: Hi-Speed USB supported
Video Terminal Composite (output)
Audio AVCHD Satisfied: Dolby Digital AC3 (2 Channel)
MP4 Satisfied: MPEG-2 AAC-LC (2 Channel)

Sampling Frequency: 48 KHz
Accessory Shoe Not Available
Supplied Video Editing Software Not Available
HDMI Terminal Available; Mini connector (output only)
Microphone Terminal 3.5mm diameter stereo mini-jack
AV Mini Terminal/Headphone Terminal 3.5mm diameter 4 pole mini-jack (video/audio output only)
Operating Temperature range 23° to 113°F (-5° to 45°C) 60% relative humidity 
32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C) 85% relative humidity (performance)
Dimensions 2.1 x 2.3 x 4.6 in. / 53 x 58 x 116mm (Not including grip belt)
Weight Approx. 8.5 oz. / 240g (Body, not including grip belt)
Approx. 10.9 oz. / 310g (Including Battery BP-727, memory card, grip belt)
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