- 20x Optical Zoom and 400x Digital Zoom
- 2.91 megapixels 1/2.84 type advanced HD CMOS PRO Sensor
- 3.5" (8.8cm) Organic LED touch screen, 100% view
- SM-V1 microphone
- Intelligent IS with advanced dynamic mode
- F1.8 to F2.8 (8 Blade Circular Aperture)
- AVCHD and MP4 formats
- SDXC/SDHC/SD memory card
- Wide DR Gamma
- Control settings remotely and share with Wi-Fi
- Simultaneous recording of AVCHD and MP4
- Full manual control
- Instant AF; Face Detection
- 2 Years Genuine Warranty from Canon Australia
Shoot your videos like a pro with Canon’s Legria HF G40 Video Camera and see how perfect your shots can be. With 2.91 megapixels 1/2.84 type advanced HD CMOS PRO Sensor, 20x Optical Zoom and 400x Digital Zoom, you can accommodate the videos in its most detailed imaging. The stabiliser and control settings can be remotely shared via Wi-Fi. Rolled into one compact body, this camcorder is perfect for video enthusiasts who want to complement their creativity with professional quality videos. With the Intelligent IS with advanced dynamic mode, you can say goodbye to blurry images. The cam records videos in AVCHD and MP4 format simultaneously and can be saved to the SDXC/SDHC/SD memory cards for future use. Video review can be shared through its 3.5" (8.8cm) Organic LED touch screen with 100% view and voices and third party sound are recorded via the SM-V1 microphone. Once you grab the Legria HF G40 Video Camera, you’ll be in full manual control while focusing to a particular object can be made in an instant thanks to the Instant AF; Face Detection. As for the Wide DR Gamma, it compresses high brightness areas flawlessly and offers an expanded dynamic range of 600%.
Product Features in Detail
Professional video quality
Capture outstanding high bitrate AVCHD 1080p video with variable frame rates in any light thanks to an extensive range of professional features and manual controls. These include a high sensitivity 1/2.84 type CMOS PRO sensor, a large 8-bladed aperture, Wide DR and Highlight Priority modes and powerful optical image stabilisation.
Versatile handheld shooting
The LEGRIA HF G40 offers great versatility in a compact handheld design. Capture broad landscapes and detailed close ups with the bright 20 x wide angle f/1.8 zoom lens and simultaneously record in both AVCHD and MP4 format. A high resolution, tilting viewfinder allows use in tight spaces and from many awkward angles.
Wi-Fi allows remote shooting via your smart device with control of shutter speed, focus and exposure. A wide range of advanced connections include mic and headphone sockets, direct HDMI and AV out, a Mini Advanced Shoe and tripod mount, USB and dual SD card slots. Geo-tagging is also available via optional accessory.
Quick custom control
Enjoy fast access to essential functions thanks to intuitive touchscreen menus and touch-autofocus with focus recall. A switchable zoom/focus ring plus customisable function buttons and dial, which keep your most used controls to hand, speed up operation so you don’t miss a shot.
Switch between full auto, manual and Cinema mode, which lets you quickly shoot creative footage with movie-style filters that can be applied during or after recording. Get dramatic effects with slow motion and timelapse recording and capture great audio. Selectable focus speed adds to your creativity.
VIDEO SYSTEMRecording FormatsMP4 / AVCHDRecording MediumSDXC / SDHC / SD (2 slots) Double slot recording Relay recordingMax Recording TimeVariable total, depending on memory card size¹ 64GB SDXC card: 24hrs 30mins²³ (not supplied) SENSORType1/2.84 Type Advanced HD CMOS PROTotal Pixels3.09MP (2208x1398)Effective Pixels: Movie2.91MP (2136x1362)Effective Pixels: Still2.07 megapixels (16:9)FilterRGB Primary Colour Filter LENSOptical Zoom20xDigital Zoom400xFocal Length3.67 - 73.4mm35mm Equivalent Focal Length26.8 - 576 (without Dynamic IS) 28.8 - 576 (with Dynamic IS)Maximum Aperturef1.8 - f2.8Aperture Type8 Blade Circular DiaphragmMinimum focusing distance10mmImage StabilizerOptical Image Stabiliser, Intelligent ISFilter diameter58mmTeleconverter AttachmentOptional TL-H58Wide Attachment AccessoryOptional WD-H58 (not included)Wide Attachment IncludedNoLens CoverIncluded cap, plus integrated cover on lens hood IMAGE PROCESSORImage ProcessorDIGIC DV 4Face Detection TechnologyYes SCREENScreen size3.5" (8.77cm), 100% viewVari-AngleYesPixels1.23m dots equivalentTouchscreenYes - Capacitive type Organic LED panelTouch TrackingYesTouch FocusYesTouch ExposureYesManual adjustmentColour balance, brightness standard/high WI-FI FUNCTIONWireless Bands2.4GHz / 5GHz¹Remote Control & StreamingYesMovie UploaderYesPlayback via browserYesMedia ServerYesWeb ServiceYes GPS SUPPORTGPS SupportYes (via accessory GP-E2, not included) EXTERNAL HDD STORAGEDirect storage to external HDDNo VIEWFINDERScreen Size0.24" (0.61cm), 100% viewPixels1.56m dots equivalent MINIMUM ILLUMINATIONMinimum Lux.1 luxNight ModeLow Light (0.1 lux)Auto Gain Control Limit AdjustmentYes FOCUSAuto/ManualYes / YesControlAuto: Face Detection AF, Face Only AF, Instant AF, Medium AF, TV AF Manual: Lens Ring, Touchscreen LCD, Focus PresetManual Focus AssistPeaking, Magnification CREATIVE FEATURESSlow Motion Recording1/2 speedFast Motion Recording2x, 4x, 10x, 20x, 60x, 120x, 1200xVideo SnapshotYes, select from 2, 4, or 8 secondsTouch DecorationsNoStory CreatorNoCinema-Look FiltersYes, Cinema Standard, Vivid, Dream, Cool, Sepia, Old Movies, Memory AE MODESmart AutoYesProgram AEManual Mode: P, Tv, Av, M Scenes - Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks Cinema Mode: P, Tv, Av, MZebraYes BACKLIGHT COMPENSATIONBacklight CompensationYes (auto or user controlled) WHITE BALANCETypeFAWBAutoYesSet/PresetSet 1, Set 2, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Colour TemperatureAuto Adjustment Range2,800K to 8,000K SHUTTER SPEEDMaximum1/2000 secSlow1/6 sec IMAGE QUALITY ADJUSTMENTImage EffectsStandard, Wide DR, Highlight PriorityCustom FunctionsBrightness, Contrast, Sharpness, Colour Depth CUSTOM CONTROLCustom Control5 buttons plus dial STILL IMAGECapture Image Size1920x1080 (not cinema mode)Simulaneous Photo RecordingYesPhoto ButtonTouchscreen LED REC. REVIEW/REC. SEARCHRec. ReviewYes RECORDING MODERecording FormatMP4 and AVCHDRecording ModeAVCHD¹² 1920x1080 50p 28Mbps 1920x1080 50i/25p 24Mbps 17Mbps 1440x1080 50i/25p 5Mbps MP4¹² 1920x1080 50p 35Mbps 1920x1080 25p 24Mbps, 17Mbps 1280x720 25p 4Mbps 640x360 25p 3MbpsProgressive Shooting Mode50p, 25pSlow and Fast Motion RecordingYesMulti Directional InvertedYesVideo SnapshotYes (during recording)Pre RECYesColour Bars and Test ToneOff/EBU/SMPTETimecode SupportRec Run/Free Run MEMORY CARDSecure Digital CardSD / SDHC / SDXCMovie RecordingYesInternal Data TransferYes, card A to B AUDIOMicrophone TypeStereo Electret Condenser MicSystemDolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch) 5.1ch surround sound (via Optional SM-V1 microphone)Audio Scene SelectYesZoom MicrophoneYes (customisable frequency response and directionality)Manual Rec. Level ControlYesAudio AdjustmentsBuilt in: Mic Wind Screen, Mic Attenuate, Mic Frequency Response, Directionality Input Jack: Mic Attenuate, Mic Low CutAudio MixInternal mic with external input TERMINALHeadphoneYesMicrophoneYesUSBYes (Mini B, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed)AVYes (output only)ComponentNoHDMIYes (HDMI Mini Connector: v1.3, output only, CEC supported)Built-in ChargerYesMemory CardYesDC InYesTripod MountYes ACCESSORY SHOEAccessory ShoeYes ( cold shoe and mini Advanced Accessory Shoe) PC CONNECTION KITApplication SoftwareYesUSB CableYes WIRELESS REMOTE CONTROLWireless Remote ControlYes BATTERY PACKTypeLithium IonIntelligent Battery SystemYesBattery Included in the KitBP-820Max Recording Time (Included Battery)3hrsLong Life BatteryBP-828Longer Recording Time4hrs 35mins¹ DIMENSIONSW x H x D115 x 84 x 231mm (with lens hood)Weight900g (with lens hood and battery)
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- In the Box
Canon Legria HF G40 Video Camera
Compact Power Adapter CA-570
Wireless Controller WL-D89
Battery Pack BP-820
Stereo Video Cable
Lens Hood with Barrier
High-Speed HDMI Cable
2 Years Genuine Warranty from Canon Australia
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