Canon LEGRIA HF G40#1005C012

Powerful and versatile. High-quality videos and full manual control in a handheld camcorder.

Highlights

  • Quick touchscreen access to essential functions
  • Manual or automatic control for your convenience
  • Versatile lens and optical zoom for every shot or angle

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Overview

Unveil your creativity and artistry with a handheld camcorder that embraces the quality of professional filmmaking. Shoot with a versatile wide-angle lens and 20x optical zoom. Enjoy advanced creative features while switching easily between modes and movie-style filters.

Benefits

  • Quick touchscreen access to essential functions
  • Manual or automatic control for your convenience
  • Versatile lens and optical zoom for every shot or angle
  • Shoot professional quality videos in any light
  • Full auto, manual and cinema modes and movie-style filters

What's in the box

  • Battery Pack BP-820
  • Stereo Video Cable
  • Lens Hood with Barrier
  • USB Cable
  • High-Speed HDMI Cable
  • Documentation
  • Canon LEGRIA HF G40
  • Compact Power Adapter CA-570
  • Wireless Controller WL-D89

Specifications

Canon LEGRIA HF G40

Product specification

RECORDING

Specification Details
RECORDING MEDIUM SDXC/SDHC/SD memory cards (2 slots);Double slot recording possibleRelay recording possible
REMOTE CONTROL & STREAMING Yes
TIME CODE Rec Run/Free Run

FILE TYPES- MOVIE SIZE & FRAME RATE

Specification Details
MOVIE SIZE & FRAME RATE: FULL HD AVCHD 1920x1080 50p 28Mbps 1920x1080 50i/25p 24Mbps 17Mbps 1440x1080 50i/25p 5Mbps MP4 1920x1080 50p 35Mbps 1920x1080 25p 24Mbps, 17Mbps
MOVIE SIZE & FRAME RATE: HD 1280x720 25p 4Mbps

BATTERY SPEC

Specification Details
INTELLIGENT BATTERY SYSTEM Yes
BUILT-IN BATTERY CHARGER Yes
BATTERY INDICATOR Yes
LONG LIFE BATTERY BP-828
LONGER RECORDING TIME 4hrs 55mins

MINIMUM ILLUMINATION

Specification Details
AUTO GAIN CONTROL LIMIT ADJUSTMENT Yes
NIGHT MODE Low Light (0.1 lux)

AE MODE

Specification Details
PROGRAM AE Auto, Manual Mode: •P, Tv, Av, M •Scenes - Portrait, Sports, SNow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks Cinema Mode: •P, Tv, Av, M
ZEBRA Yes

VIDEO SYSTEM

Specification Details
RECORDING FORMATS AVCHD/MP4Simultaneous recording possible

SHOOTING

Specification Details
IMAGE EFFECTS Standard, Wide DR, Highlight Priority
CUSTOM FUNCTIONS Brightness, Contrast, Sharpness, Colour Depth

SHUTTER SPEED 2

Specification Details
MAXIMUM 1/2000 sec
SLOW 1/2 sec

INPUTS/OUTPUTS

Specification Details
WIRELESS CONTROL TERMINAL Yes
MICROPHONE Yes
HEADPHONE Yes

COLOUR VIEW FINDER

Specification Details
ADJUSTABLE No

IMAGE SENSOR

Specification Details
FILTER TYPE Bayer pattern filter
IMAGE SENSOR TYPE 1/2.84 Type Advanced HD CMOS PRO
EFFECTIVE PIXELS: STILL IMAGES 2.07 megapixels (16:9)
EFFECTIVE PIXELS: MOVIE 2.91MP (2136x1362)

STILL IMAGE

Specification Details
SIMULTANEOUS PHOTO RECORDING Yes
CAPTURE IMAGE SIZE 1920x1080 (Not cinema mode)
PHOTO BUTTON Touchscreen LED

SYSTEM 2

Specification Details
COLOUR BARS AND TEST TONE Yes
TRIPOD MOUNT Yes

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS

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PRODUCT DIMENSIONS (WxHxD) Approx. 115 x 84 x 231 mm
PRODUCT WEIGHT INPUT-1 900 g
PRODUCT WIDTH 115 mm
PRODUCT DEPTH 231
PRODUCT HEIGHT 84
PRODUCT WEIGHT NOTES - 1 with lens hood and battery
PRODUCT WEIGHT Approx. 900 g (with lens hood and battery)

VIEWFINDER

Specification Details
VIEWFINDER INFORMATION 1.56m dots equivalent
SCREEN SIZE 0.61cm (0.24"), 100% view
ELECTRONIC VIEWFINDER Yes

CREATIVE FEATURES

Specification Details
SLOW/FAST MOTION RECORDING 1/2x, 2x, 4x, 10x, 20x, 60x, 120x, 1200x
CREATIVE FEATURES Cinema-Look Filters
CINEMA-LOOK FILTERS Yes

INTERFACE & SOFTWARE

Specification Details
PLAYBACK VIA BROWSER Yes
MEDIA SERVER Yes
MOVIE UPLOADER Yes
WEB SERVICE Yes

PORTS AND CONNECTORS

Specification Details
AV TYPE Output Only
AV Yes (output only)

SHOOTING MODES

Specification Details
PROGRESSIVE SHOOTING MODE Yes

GENERAL FEATURES

Specification Details
CUSTOM FUNCTIONS Brightness, Contrast, Sharpness, Colour Depth
FILE LOCK Yes
FRAMING ASSIST No
QUICK START Yes
BACKLIGHT COMPENSATION Yes (automatic or user control)

RECORDING MODE

Specification Details
VIDEO SNAPSHOT 2, 4, or 8 seconds
PRE REC Yes

CAMERA FUNCTION

Specification Details
CUSTOMIZABLE CONTROL control dial plus 5 assignable buttons

LENS

Specification Details
MAXIMUM APERTURE f1.8 to f2.8 (8 Blade Circular Aperture)
MAXIMUM APERTURE f/1.8-2.8
MINIMUM FOCUSING DISTANCE 10mm
FOCAL LENGTH 3.67 - 73.4mm, 26.8 - 576mm (35mm equivalent without Dynamic IS/28.8-576mm with Dynamic IS)
OPTICAL ZOOM 20x
DIGITAL ZOOM 400x
TELECONVERTER ATTACHMENT Optional TL-H58
WIDE ATTACHMENT Optional WA-H58
LENS COVER Included cap, plus integrated cover on lens hood
IMAGE STABILIZER Optical Image Stabiliser, Intelligent IS with advanced dynamic mode

IMAGE PROCESSING

Specification Details
MOVIE RECORDING MEMORY CARD Yes
MAXIMUM RECORDING TIME Variable total, depending on memory card size 64GB SDXC card: 24hrs 30mins (Not supplied)

POWER SOURCE

Specification Details
BATTERY INDICATOR Yes

AUDIO

Specification Details
AUDIO SCENE SELECT
MANUAL RECORDING LEVEL CONTROL Yes
CONTROL Built in: Mic Wind Screen, Mic Attenuate, Mic Frequency Response, Directionality Input Jack: Mic Attenuate, Mic Low Cut
MICROPHONE LEVEL METER Yes
WIND SCREEN On built in mic
AUDIO MIX Internal mic with external input
AUDIO SYSTEM Dolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch) 5.1ch surround sound (via Optional SM-V1 microphone)
ZOOM MICROPHONE Yes (customisable frequency response and directionality)
MICROPHONE TYPE Stereo Electret Condenser Mic

IMAGE PROCESSOR

Specification Details
Type DIGIC DV IV
FACE DETECTION TECHNOLOGY Yes

MONITORING PANEL

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SCREEN TYPE-TOUCH TECHNOLOGY Capacitive type
SCREEN TYPE-MECHANISM Vari-angle
TOUCH EXPOSURE Yes
MANUAL ADJUSTMENT Colour balance, brightness standard/high

WHITE BALANCE

Specification Details
AUTO WHITE BALANCE Yes
SET/PRESET TYPE Set 1, Set 2, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Colour Temperature

FOCUSING

Specification Details
MANUAL FOCUS Yes / Yes
TOUCH FOCUS Yes
FOCUS CONTROL Auto: •Face Detection AF •Face Only AF •Instant AF •Medium AF •TV AF Manual: •Lens Ring •Touchscreen LCD •Focus Preset
MANUAL FOCUS ASSIST Peaking, Magnification

Foot Notes

Specification Details
Foot Note
  • 1. Max Recording Time: Class 6 or higher SDHC card recommended for 50P recording, Class 4 or higher SDHC card rcommended for 24Mbps/17Mbps modes, Class 2 or higher SDHC card
  • ² Lowest Mbps recording mode
  • ³ Recording for more than 12 hours continuously is not possible
  • 2. Wireless Bands: 5GHz band not supported in Qatar and Indonesia
  • 3. Recording Mode: Variable bit rate used in all recording modes
  • ² Class 6 or higher SDHC card recommended for 50P recording, Class 4 or higher SDHC card rcommended for 24Mbps/17Mbps modes, Class 2 or higher SDHC card recommended for other recording modes, Memory card not supplied
  • 4. Longer Recording Time: Normal LCD brightness and optional long life BP
  • 5. Disclaimers: Specifications are subject to change without notice
  • 1. Max Recording Time: Class 6 or higher SDHC card recommended for 50P recording, Class 4 or higher SDHC card rcommended for 24Mbps/17Mbps modes, Class 2 or higher SDHC card
  • ² Lowest Mbps recording mode
  • ³ Recording for more than 12 hours continuously is not possible
  • 2. Wireless Bands: 5GHz band not supported in Qatar and Indonesia
  • 3. Recording Mode: Variable bit rate used in all recording modes
  • ² Class 6 or higher SDHC card recommended for 50P recording, Class 4 or higher SDHC card rcommended for 24Mbps/17Mbps modes, Class 2 or higher SDHC card recommended for other recording modes, Memory card not supplied
  • 4. Longer Recording Time: Normal LCD brightness and optional long life BP
  • 5. Disclaimers: Specifications are subject to change without notice

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