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Canon VIXIA HF G30 High Definition Camcorder / Mfr. No.: 8454B001

Canon VIXIA HF G30 High Definition Camcorder / Mfr. No.: 8454B001
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The flagship of Canon's VIXIA Series of consumer camcorders, the VIXIA HF G30 offers numerous professional-quality features, including a Genuine Canon 20x HD Video Lens and 8-Blade Circular Aperture for superb video quality and natural, beautiful background blur. And new Dynamic SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization helps ensure your subjects are virtually blur-free. The HD CMOS Pro Image Sensor and DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor work in tandem to capture a large dynamic range and reduce noise. The new DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor also enables recording in MP4 up to 35 Mbps and AVCHD up to 28 Mbps - and even simultaneously with Dual Recording thanks to two high-capacity SDXC-compatible memory card slots. Slow- and Fast-Motion recording is available in MP4 format between 40% and 250% of the original speed.

Built-in Wi-Fi® technology lets you share video files easily by sending them wirelessly to your PC or favorite social network using familiar internet browsers, smartphones or tablets. Remote control of key camcorder functions is also available via Wi-Fi® functionality from a web browser. An optional accessory adds GPS location data to video files.

A 3.5-inch OLED Touch Panel Display helps ensure fast and easy camcorder control, while a tiltable electronic viewfinder and joystick streamline critical focus adjustment. Flexible image quality, control and display options make for intuitive, speedy and comfortable operation, no matter what your chosen shooting style.

Newly designed Genuine Canon 20x HD Video Lens (35mm equivalent: 26.8mm – 576mm) with 8-Blade Circular Aperture and Manual Focus Ring delivers exceptional image quality with smooth backgrounds and precise control.

The VIXIA HF G30 features a Genuine Canon 20x HD Video Lens offering a 35mm equivalent of 26.8mm–576mm with a minimum object distance of just 23.6 inches (60cm). As with all Canon high definition video lenses, aspherical lens technology is used to achieve low chromatic aberration with high resolution while maintaining compact dimensions. Super spectra coating technology lowers flare and ghosting.

The VIXIA HF G30 breaks new ground with its 8-Blade Circular Aperture, which reduces the "starburst" effect found in camcorders with non-circular apertures. The result is that points of light in out-of-focus areas, usually the background of your shot, are beautifully circularly blurred, creating a more authentic and artistic feel. The professional touch of a manual focus ring allows accurate and precise control. For extra flexibility, the manual focus ring can be easily set to control zoom instead.

  • Newly designed Genuine Canon 20x HD Video Lens (35mm equivalent: 26.8mm-576mm) with 8-Blade Circular Aperture and Manual Focus Ring delivers exceptional image quality with smooth backgrounds and precise control.
  • 1080/60p recording in MP4 (35 Mbps) and AVCHD Progressive (28 Mbps) for high-quality capture of moving subjects; Slow- and Fast-Motion recording; plus Native 24p recording.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi® technology (Dual Band 5 GHz/2.4 GHz) allows you to wirelessly share your images and video or send to a PC. Upload virtually anywhere on your iOS® device with the free Canon Movie Uploader app and Wi-Fi® Remote enables remote control of camcorder settings and operations.
  • New Canon 2.91 Megapixel HD CMOS Pro Image Sensor and new DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor provide high sensitivity and wide dynamic range for exceptional imaging performance.
  • 3.5-inch OLED Touch Panel Display (approx. 1,230,000 dots) and joystick offer fast and easy control, plus a Tilt Electronic Viewfinder (approx. 1,560,000 dots).
  • Record pristine high-definition video directly to two memory card slots (SDHC/SDXC compatible) while Relay Recording offers extended recording time.
  • Dual Recording allows simultaneous movie recording in MP4 and AVCHD formats. Built-in downconversion creates MP4 files for easy sharing on the web.
  • SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization (with Dynamic Image Stabilization) features five-axis correction that corrects a full range of motion.
  • High-capacity battery included.
  • Linear PCM audio recording2 and Audio Scene Select enable easy operation and setup for outstanding audio.
  • Compatible with optional Canon WM-V1 Wireless Microphone.
  • Advanced Display Features allow you to obtain an exceptional level of image control.
  • A Mini Advanced Accessory Shoe expands the versatility of the camcorder.

What's in the Box

  • VIXIA HF G30 Camcorder
  • Lens Hood (with Lens Barrier)
  • Battery Pack BP-820
  • Compact Power Adapter CA-570
  • Wireless Controller WL-D89
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-300PCU
  • Stereo Video Cable STV-250N
  • Mini HDMI Cable HTC-100/S

Bundled CD ROMs:

  • Pixela Data Import Utility Disc
  • Photo Applications / Audio Disc
  • VIXIA HF G20

General Information

ManufacturerCanon, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number8454B001
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.usa.canon.com
Product LineVIXIA
Product ModelHF G30
Product NameVIXIA HF G30 High Definition Digital Camcorder
Product TypeDigital Camcorder

Display & Graphics

Screen Size3.5"
Display Screen TypeOLED
TouchscreenYes
Display Resolution1230000 Pixel
Number of Image Sensors1
Image Sensor Size1/2.84"
Image Sensor TypeHD CMOS Pro
Effective Image Resolution2.9 Megapixel
Effective Video Resolution2.9 Megapixel
Total Camcorder Resolution3.1 Megapixel
Aspect Ratio16:9

Image

Image FormatsJPEG
Maximum Image Resolution1920 x 1080

Video

Video FormatsMPEG-2
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate60 fps
Maximum Video Lines1080
Progressive ScanYes
Interlaced ScanYes
Video SystemNTSC

Audio

Audio ChannelsStereo
Audio FormatsAC3
Sound SystemDolby Digital
Microphone TechnologyElectret Condenser

Lens

Focal Length3.67 mm to 73.40 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)26.80 mm to 576 mm
Aperture Rangef/1.8 to 2.8
Optical Zoom20x
Digital Zoom400x
Image StabilizationElectronic
Filter Attachment Diameter58 mm
Focus ModesManual

Exposure

Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Aperture Priority AE
  • Shuuter Priority AE
  • Manual
White Balance Modes
  • Auto
  • Set 1
  • Set 2
  • Color Temperature (2,000K to 15,000K in 100K Increments)
  • Daylight
  • Shade
  • Cloudy
  • Tungsten
  • Fluorescent
  • Fluorescent H
Minimum Illumination0.1 lux
Longest Shutter Speed1/2 Second
Shortest Shutter Speed1/2000 Second

Viewfinder

Viewfinder TypeElectronic

Storage

Recording MediaMemory Card
Recording FormatsFull HD

Memory

Memory Card SupportedSDHC

Network & Communication

Wireless LANYes

Built-in Devices

Built-in DevicesMicrophone

Interfaces/Ports

HDMIYes
USBYes

Battery Information

Battery Built-inNo
Battery IncludedYes
Battery Model SupportedBP-820
Battery RechargeableYes

Physical Characteristics

Height3.3"
Width4.3"
Depth7.2"
Weight (Approximate)1.69 lb

Miscellaneous

Package Contents
  • VIXIA HF G30 High Definition Digital Camcorder
  • Lens Hood (with Lens Barrier)
  • Battery Pack BP-820
  • Compact Power Adapter CA-570
  • Wireless Controller WL-D89
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-300PCU
  • Stereo Video Cable STV-250N
  • Mini HDMI Cable HTC-100/S
  • Software CD ROMs
FeaturesAccessory Shoe
Certifications & StandardsFCC
Green CompliantYes
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityREACH

Warranty

Limited Warranty1 Year