Canon HR10

LEGRIA HD Camcorders

HR10

Canon HR10

True HD moviemaking – straight to DVD

The superb image quality of HD with the convenience of straight-to-DVD recording. The stylish HR10 benefits from the Canon HD Camera System and advanced features that make moviemaking easy.

  • Ultra-compact HD camcorder, recording to DVD (AVCHD)
  • Canon Full HD CMOS (2.96MP)
  • Instant AF
  • HD Video Lens with 10x optical zoom and Super Range OIS
  • DIGIC DV II
  • Multiangle Vivid LCD
  • Slim and compact
  • 25p Cinema Mode
  • Advanced photography
  • HDMI

High Definition movies on DVD

Combine the power of 1080i HD moviemaking with the convenience of recording directly to 8cm DVDs (-R/-RW/-R DL): the HR10 makes it easy to create stunning HD movies at home. Over an hour of HD video can be stored on a single Dual Layer DVD.

Canon Full HD CMOS

Canon’s Full HD CMOS video chip is developed and manufactured exclusively for Canon camcorders. A 2.96 Megapixel sensor captures High Definition images, using advanced noise reduction technology to provide sharper, cleaner video. A Bayer placement RGB Primary Colour Filter provides richer colours that are true-to-life.

Instant AF

Canon’s Instant AF is a hybrid focusing system that employs two sensors to achieve precise auto focusing at super fast speeds. Designed to reduce focusing errors and make shooting easier, Instant AF leaves you free to concentrate on capturing all of the action

Genuine Canon optics

The HR10’s 10x optical zoom lens - specially engineered for HD quality - gets you closer to the action. Canon’s Super Range Optical Image Stabilizer (OIS) helps the camcorder compensate for camera shake across the frequency range.

DIGIC DV II for HD

Canon’s advanced DIGIC DV II processor is designed to handle the increased image data of HD: record superb images with vivid colours.

Wide angle LCD

Share your movies with family and friends more easily on the HR10’s 2.7" Multiangle Vivid LCD screen. A wide 135 viewing angle is complemented by HCAR surface treatment, ensuring sharp images, vibrant colours and minimal screen reflection.

Slim and compact

The HR10 puts the power of HD moviemaking into the palm of your hand. Weighing just 530g, the camcorder is lightweight and stylishly compact; a long life battery and low power consumption allow you to keep on recording for extended periods.

25p Cinema Mode

25p Cinema Mode - the combination of genuine progressive shooting and special CINE image settings - gives your movies an authentically cinematic look and feel.

Advanced photography

The HR10 is a versatile camcorder that offers advanced digital photography features. Storing great photos to MiniSD card, a 2.07 Megapixel picture can even be taken while a video is being shot.

HDMI

An HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) connection is an easy way to watch your movies on an HD-ready TV set. You can also connect the camcorder to a compatible computer.

Product Specification

VIDEO SYSTEM

Recording Medium AVCHD DVD (-R/-RW/-R DL)
Type 1/2.7" CMOS
Total Pixels 2.96 megapixel
Effective Pixels MOVIE:
HD: Approx 2.07 megapixels
SD: 16:9: Approx 2.07 megapixels
SD: 4:3: Approx 1.55 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: Approx 43.6-436 mm
SD 16:9: Approx 43.6-436 mm
SD 4:3: Approx 53.0-530mm
CARD 16:9: Approx 43.6-436 mm
CARD 4:3: Approx 40.0-400 mm
Maximum Aperture MOVIE: f1.8 to f3.0
STILLS: f2.8 to f3.0
Minimum Focusing Distance 10mm
Image Stabilizer Super Range Optical IS
Filter Diameter 37mm
Wide Attachment YES (optional WD-H37C)

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: Joystick 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 NO

WHITE BALANCE

Type TTL
Auto YES
Set/Preset YES / 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, Colour Depth

CUSTOM KEY

Custom Key NO

STILL IMAGE

Capture Image Size 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1536, 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

RECORDING MODE

LP Mode 4 HD recording quality modes
3 SD recording quality modes
Progressive Shooting Mode YES
CINE Image Mode YES
Still Image NO
Date NO

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 NO
Microphone NO
USB 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 NO

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
Application Software Corel Application Disc
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-214
Long Life Battery BP-218
Longer Recording Time- a) HD: Approx 2h 25mins
SD: Approx 2h 50mins

DIMENSIONS

W x H x D 65 x 93 x 133 mm
Weight 530g