Ready for the challenge.
Huge storage capacity -over 45 hours - and Full HD image quality combine in
the HG21. Keep on recording for longer, then easily share your movies on an HD
TV, a computer or over the web.
45 hours of movies
Shoot up to 45 hours of HD movies to the 120Gb Hard Disk Drive (HDD) with the
HG21 you're ready for any challenge.
With Canon's Dual Recording system, store movies straight to internal HDD, ideal
when there is no external media to hand. Alternatively, shoot straight to
easy-to-share SDHC memory cards and simply hand them to friends.
1920x1080 Full HD
Record 1920x1080 Full HD video that is perfectly matched to the resolution of
Full HD TVs. Five recording quality options are available: at the highest MXP
setting HD movies are captured at 24 Mbps the maximum possible data rate, for
maximum possible image quality.
Canon HD Camera System
The unique technologies of the Canon HD Camera System give the HG21 a big
quality advantage. This unique combination a Canon HD Video Lens with 12x
optical zoom, a 3.3 MP Canon Full HD CMOS sensor, and the powerful DIGIC DV II
processor delivers superb HD movies.
Instant AF and Super Range Optical Image Stabilizer
Canon's Instant AF combines two kinds of auto focusing to achieve absolute HD
clarity at speed. Super Range OIS helps keeps your shots steady, especially when
25p Cinema Mode allows you to achieve a stylish filmic look. 11 Program AE modes
offer complete creative control.
A microphone input connection lets you attach an external microphone, for
greater control over sound recording. Manual audio controls microphone
attenuation control, audio level meters and audio level control are available
to help achieve perfect audio quality.
Multiangle Vivid LCD and EVF
A 2.7" Multiangle Vivid LCD screen displays a wide colour gamut and reduces
glare, making it easy to preview movies. A wide 135-degree viewing angle lets
everyone to gather round. Alternatively, shoot using the widescreen colour EVF.
A mini Advanced Accessory Shoe is compatible with a wide range of accessories.
It's simple to playback HD video connect to an HD TV via HDMI or component
output. With HDMI you can even control the camcorder's playback functions using
an external remote, thanks to CEC support.
PIXELA ImageMixer 3 SE software helps you manage, edit and share HD movies
even convert them to different file formats. You can also burn video to a Blu-ray
disc: one Dual Layer Blu-ray disc holds up to 50GB of files.