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Canon HV40
5.9 out of 10

Canon HV40

Canon VIXIA HV40 The Vixia HV40 was launched by Canon in Mar Read more

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Overall 6
6.0

Solid camcorder, but ...

Maine Writer "David", Amazon
15 November 2012
  • Summary: It records in 1080i, not 1080p, and the packaging and literature make it a bit confusing. Sound recording is its weakest point, and you'd best spring for an external microphone. I like the fact that it records at 24P for a more "filmic" look.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good Camcorder, Mediocre Ergonomics

CD/Book Junkie, Amazon
21 November 2009
  • Summary: I read a ton of reviews from various sources before buying this camcorder, but I wish I had also gone to a store and held it in my hand. I agree with other reviewers that there is a lot to like about the unit, such as good picture quality, a viewfinder and good battery life.
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Overall 6
6.0

Motor noise is flaw

JDB, Amazon
3 November 2009
  • Summary: I ordered this camera to replace an aging Sony SD Mini DV unit. I returned it because the motor produces a distinct, pulsating whine that is clearly audible on the recorded audio.
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Overall 6
6.0

Video freeze

VideoSteve, Amazon
12 January 2011
  • Summary: I have had the Canon HV 40 for approx 3.5 weeks. I am pleased with the picture in terms of quality and clarity. However on using Sony HDV tapes , purchased at the same time, the playback will sometimes feeze with a sound interuption. This according to the manual is symptons of a dirty video head.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great Camera but the price!!!

Jill Stevens, Amazon
17 September 2009
  • Summary: strange how this very same camera can be bought in the US for just £416!!! Wonder what magic extra features are added during those few extra miles from China? Perhaps it's the plug that makes all the difference in price :)
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Overall 6
6.0

Great video but build quality concerns

A. Lodey, Amazon
3 July 2009
  • Summary: We bought the HV40 as a replacement for our ageing Sony TRV330e, plumping for dv tape as we're hopeless at making time to edit captured video to disk. After much agonising and having already purchased a Canon digital camera we decided that the best option would be the HV40 rather than the HV30 on...
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Overall 6
6.0

Устаревшая модель

mikhmu, Onliner
1 October 2013
  • Summary: Снимал пару раз этой камерой. Скажу так: эта камера морально устарела. Картинка в помещении шумная и серая. Стабилизатор не держит картинку, вес камеры малый и все трясется. Да и звук - просто кошмарный.
  • Pros: Малый вес, надежность
  • Cons: Звук, "слепая", слаьый стабилизатор.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 2
2.0
Sound quality 10
10

La sustituta de la HV30: ¿merece la pena?

shandowee, Ciao
7 September 2010
  • Summary: Lo mejor de la reciente aparición de la Canon HV40 en el mercado es la considerable bajada de precio de su antecesora, la HV30 Realmente las funciones y configuración utilizadas por el nuevo dispositivo de Canon no difieren en nada sustancial y menos en el contexto del tipo de usuario que en mi...
  • Pros: Muy pocas en relación con su antecesora, la HV30
  • Cons: aún sale cara
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Overall 6
6.0

Una cebolla es mejor

Gonzalo, quesabesde.com
8 May 2010
  • Excerpt: Imposible conectarla a un PC o a un Mac. Lo he probado todo y no hay manera de hacer una conexión. Cómo es de imagen? Lo desconozco, de sonido?, pues lo mismo. O sea, que me da igual cómo sean lasimágenes porque no se descargan
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Overall 6
6.0

Canon - wie immer ein Kompromiss bei HDV

Stephan Göllner, Amazon
27 September 2009
  • Summary: Wer sich die Canon HV40 zulegen möchte, sollte die negativen Eigenschaften dieser Kamera kennen, die sich besonders im Bereich Ton darstellen. Das eingebaute Stereomikrofon ist nicht gekapselt und hat die Öffnung auf der Oberseite der Kamera.
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