Canon HG10

LEGRIA HD Camcorders

HG10

Canon HG10

Full HD 1080 movies straight to HDD – shoot more, enjoy more.

Make the most of the HG10’s HDD and store up to 15 hours of brilliant High Definition video. Lightweight, portable and packed with features, never worry about running out of recording space again.

Benefits

  • HD video straight to HDD (AVCHD)
  • Canon Full HD CMOS
  • HD Video Lens with 10x optical zoom and Super Range OIS
  • Instant AF
  • Store 15 hrs of video
  • DIGIC DV II
  • Navigation Control Dial
  • Quick Start and long life battery
  • Full connectivity
  • Software supplied

Full HD 1080 video recorded to HDD

The stylishly compact HG10 records High Definition (HD) movies straight to Hard Disk Drive (HDD). Storing more memories in Full HD 1080 quality (AVCHD), you’ll never run out of recording space.

Canon Full HD CMOS

Let HD movies bring memories to life. The HG10 uses a Canon Full HD CMOS video sensor, with advanced noise reduction technology and an RGB Primary Colour Filter - for sharp, noise-free video and vivid colours.

Canon HD Video Lens

Canon camcorders inherit the expertise of the world’s biggest maker of broadcast lenses. Incorporating a Super Range Optical Image Stabilizer, the HG10’s 10x optical zoom lens is specifically designed for HD - for unrivalled image quality.

Instant AF

Instant AF helps ensure movies and photos are always in focus. By using two sensors - one for speed, one for absolute accuracy - Instant AF makes shooting HD video easier and keeps digital photos free from blur. The Focus Assist function aids manual focusing.

15 hours of video, hundreds of photos

The extra capacity of an HDD lets you record for longer: store up to 15 hrs of HD video. The HG10 is also a fully-featured digital camera - 3.1MP photos are saved to MiniSD card.

DIGIC DV II for HD

DIGIC DV II is the HG10’s brain. Specifically designed by Canon for HD, it can shoot movies and still images at the same time. Video and photos are processed independently, ensuring that both appear in superb colour.

Intuitive controls

An intuitive Navigation Control Dial provides quick and easy access to key functions. Playing back video is effortless: scroll through a list of recordings or select a scene from the thumbnail menu to instantly review movies on the 2.7" Multiangle Vivid LCD screen.

Quick Start and extended battery life

At the push of a button, Quick Start powers up the camcorder from Standby mode almost instantly. The HG10’s battery provides over an hour of recording on a single charge.

All the connections you need

Capture enhanced audio with an external microphone and monitor sound recording more closely via the headphone jack; an Advanced Accessory shoe lets you attach a range of other peripherals. When you’ve finished recording, connect to a TV using HDMI or a PC via USB. PictBridge makes it easy to print photos.

Software

A supplied Corel Application Disc provides software for easy editing and management of AVCHD movies on a PC.

Product Specification

VIDEO SYSTEM

Recording Medium AVCHD HDD

RECORDING CAPACITY

Recording Capacity 40Gb - Up to 15 hours of video
Type 1/2.7" CMOS
Total Pixels 2.96 megapixel
Effective Pixels HD MOVIE: Approx 2.07 megapixels
STILLS: 2.76 megapixels
Filter RGB Primary Colour Filter
Optical Zoom 10x
Digital Zoom 200x / 40x (selectable)
Focal Length 6.1 - 61mm
35mm Equivalent Focal Length HD MOVIE: Approx 43.6-436 mm
STILL IMAGE 16:9: Approx 43.6-436 mm
STILL IMAGE 4:3: Approx 40.0-400 mm
Maximum Aperture HD MOVIE: f1.8 to f3.0
STILLS: f2.8 to f3.0
Minimum Focusing Distance 10mm
Image Stabilizer Super Range Optical IS
Filter Diameter 43mm
Wide Attachment YES (optional WD-H43)

IMAGE PROCESSOR

Image Processor DIGIC DV II
Screen Size 2.7" widescreen Multiangle Vivid LCD
Pixels 211,000 pixels
Manual Adjustment Brightness, backlight

VIEWFINDER

Screen Size 0.27" widescreen colour LCD
Pixels 123,000 pixels

MINIMUM ILLUMINATION

Minimum Lux. Approx 0.2 lux (in Night Mode)
Night Mode YES
Auto/Manual YES / YES
Control AUTO: Instant AF
MANUAL: Control dial interface
Manual Focus Assist Magnifying
Program AE 13:
Auto, Program(P), Av, Tv, CINE, Portrait, Sports, Night, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Spotlight, Fireworks

BACKLIGHT COMPENSATION

Backlight Compensation YES

WHITE BALANCE

Type TTL
Auto YES
Set/Preset YES (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Flourescent, Flourescent H)

SHUTTER SPEED

Maximum 1/2000th sec.
Slow 1/2 sec.

DIGITAL EFFECT

Fade Auto Fade , Wipe
Effect Black & White, Sepia, Art

IMAGE QUALITY ADJUSTMENT

Image Effects Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Soft Skin Detail
Custom Functions Brightness, Contrast, Sharpness, Color Depth

CUSTOM KEY

Custom Key NO

STILL IMAGE

Capture Image Size 2048 x 1536, 1920 x 1080, 1440 x 1080, 848 x 480, 640 x 480
Continuous Shooting Mode YES (Normal and High-speed)
Auto Exposure Bracketing YES
Simultaneous Photo Recording YES
Selecting AF Frame Function YES
Histogram YES
Photo Button YES

SELF TIMER

Self Timer 10 sec
2 sec with wireless remote

REC. REVIEW/REC. SEARCH

REC. Review/REC. Search YES/NO

RECORDING MODE

LP Mode 4 HD recording quality modes (HXP, XP, SP, LP)
Progressive Shooting Mode YES (25p)
CINE Image Mode YES
Still Image NO
Date YES

MEMORY CARD

Multi Media Card NO
Secure Digital Card YES (miniSD)
Movie Recording NO
System Dolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch), 48 kHz sampling frequency
Manual Rec. Level Control NO
Audio Dubbing NO

TERMINAL

Headphone YES
Microphone YES
USB YES (USB 2.0 Hi-Speed)
DV NO
Direct Print YES (PictBridge)
Analogue-in NO
AV YES
S-video NO
Component YES
HDMI YES
LANC NO
Built-in Charger YES

ACCESSORY SHOE

Accessory Shoe YES

QUICK START

Quick Start YES

BUILT-IN VIDEO LIGHT

Built-in Video Light YES

BUILT-IN FLASH

Built-in Flash YES

PC CONNECTION KIT

Digital Video Solution Disk YES (v27)
Application Software Corel Application Disc for PC
USB Cable YES

WIRELESS CONTROLLER

Wireless Controller YES

ANALOGUE DIGITAL CONVERTER

Analogue Digital Converter NO

BATTERY PACK

Type Lithium-Ion
Battery Included in the Kit BP-2L13
Long Life Battery BP-2L24H
Longer Recording Time- a) Approx 4h 05mins

DIMENSIONS

W x H x D 81 x 75 x 129mm
Weight 505g