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Canon HF S20

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Canon Vixia HF S20

The Canon Vixia HF S20 is a high definition camcorder that supports a 32 GB internal flash drive and two SD memory card slots. It also supports NTSC system output, and MPEG-4 and H.264 video recording system via its 1/2.6-inch CCD sensor with RGB primary color filter. The Canon VIXIA HF S20 supports up to 8.59 megapixel image capture, 16:9 (still image) aspect ratio, up to 3264 x 1840 image and video resolution, still image capture function, supports up to 32 GB memory storage via…

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Canon Vixia HF S20

The Canon Vixia HF S20 is a high definition camcorder that supports a 32 GB internal flash drive and two SD memory card slots. It also supports NTSC system output, and MPEG-4 and H.264 video recording system via its 1/2.6-inch CCD sensor with RGB primary color filter. The Canon VIXIA HF S20 supports up to 8.59 megapixel image capture, 16:9 (still image) aspect ratio, up to 3264 x 1840 image and video resolution, still image capture function, supports up to 32 GB memory storage via SDHC memory card slot (not included) with a second card support for higher capacity, 10x Optical/200x Digital zoom, f=6.4-64 mm, (35mm equivalent: 43.5 – 435 mm) focal length, f/1.8-3.0 aperture range, instant/face priority/TTL (through the lens) focusing system, Programmed AE options, 1/2000 (movie)/1/500 (still photos) shutter speed, 10mm (wide) / 1m (tele) minimum focusing distance, white balance adjustments, Dynamic SuperRange Optical (lens shift)/Standard SuperRange Optical (lens shift)/Powered IS Image Stabilization, a 3.5-inch High Resolution Touch Panel Widescreen Color LCD (Approx. 922,000 dots) display and the following connectivity: USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, component (output), composite (output) video terminal, Dolby Digital 2 channel (AC-3) audio, 5.1-channel (with optional Canon SM-V1 5.1-Channel Surround Microphone), mini advanced accessory shoe, 3.5 mini stereo jack, 3.5 mm 4-pole mini-jack (video/audio output only), HDMI Mini Connector (output) (CEC and x.v.Color supported) and headphone (input). The Canon VIXIA HF-S20 measures 3.0 x 2.9 x 5.5 inch and weighs 1.1 lbs (510g) (including BP-808 and memory card).

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The Canon Vixia HF S20 features an internal 32 GB flash memory as well as two SD memory card slots that allow users to record high definition video. Supporting Relay Recording, the camcorder automatically switches video recording from one SD memory card to the other it becomes full. Having a flash memory/SD card memory slot also means that the camcorder supports optimized response time, because there are no moving parts. The flash memory also allows for low power consumption rate that gives users a longer period of recording time; and shock-resistance properties that protects data that is recorded and saved on the flash memory. The camcorder also features Genuine Canon 10x HD Video Lens with 1/2.6” 8.59-megapixel Full HD CMOS Image Sensor that captures video at 1920 x 1080 resolution and photos. It also supports Canon’s DIGIC DV III Image Processor built-in 1.7x Digital Tele-converter that captures images in Full HD, and records and outputs at 1920 x 1080 as well. Other features on the camcorder include Dynamic SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization which provides continuous adjustment throughout the entire zoom range to correct a broad range of motion, such as recording when one is walking; Touch and Track which tracks the focus and exposure on any subject- people, pets, vehicles and more; Genuine Canon Face Detection technology that focuses up to 35 faces automatically, Smart Auto which detects and analyzes faces, brightness, color, distance, and movement, then automatically selects the correct settings for the scene; Advanced Video Snapshot which allows users to record a series of short video clips or select favorite clips while in Playback Mode, and blend in favorite background music to create a movie (a recording time of 2, 4, or 8 seconds can be selected); an integrated 8.0 megapixel digital camera; HD-to-SD Downconversion which allows users to convert recorded high definition video to standard definition files while preserving the original HD video and selectable frame rates to match both lifestyle and creative vision such as Native 24p Mode, 24p Cinema Mode and 30p Frame Mode.

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