The digital filmmaker's camcorder outstanding image quality and genuine
Successor to the award-winning HV20, the HV30 derives all the benefits of
the Canon HD Camera System - Canon HD Lens, Full HD CMOS sensor and DIGIC DV II
processor - for outstanding HDV1080i images.
The dramatic Canon VIXIA HV30 is the latest in our offering of HD camcorders,
incorporating advanced features to bring knowledgeable and demanding
videographers the ultimate in HD video and digital photo quality.
The VIXIA HV30 is packed with Canon Exclusive features you won't find anywhere
else. Our own Full HD CMOS sensor and advanced DIGIC DV II image processor
deliver breathtaking detail and the best in color reproduction. SuperRange
Optical Image Stabilization and Instant Auto Focus gives you the shot control
High Definition demands. With the Genuine Canon 10x HD video zoom lens and a
host of other advanced features the VIXIA HV30 is sure to be your choice in High
Definition camcorders. And, with its HD and Standard Definition recording modes,
you can make the move to HD without making your SD equipment obsolete.
All this is possible thanks to the vast experience Canon has with photographic
and broadcast television cameras with optical excellence, advanced image
processing, superb performance, and the latest in technological advancements.
Canon has long been a leader in bringing advanced features to its products,
taking advantage of our superiority in optics and image processing.
The VIXIA HV30 is easy to use and delivers the high level of performance you've
come to expect from Canon. It's the next step in premium quality High Definition
camcorders for which sophisticated and discerning videographers have been
Canon HD Camera System
The HV30 inherits the HV20's Canon HD Camera System the unique combination of
a genuine Canon HD Video Lens, a 2.96MP Full HD CMOS sensor and the DIGIC DV II
processor. Designed and manufactured by Canon, these components integrate
seamlessly to deliver superb HDV1080i (High Definition Video) images, recorded
Focusing in HD can be difficult, since even slight errors are noticeable. The
HV30 employs a unique hybrid system called Instant AF for extremely fast,
accurate auto focusing making it easier to capture pin sharp HD pictures.
Canon HD Video Lens
A 10x optical zoom lens, specially engineered for HD video, inherits Canon's
extensive expertise in broadcast lens manufacture. With Canon's Super Range
Optical Image Stabilizer, all kinds of camera shake are compensated for.
An Advanced Accessory Shoe lets moviemakers adapt the camcorder to their needs
a range of peripherals can be added to suit any shooting situation. Manual audio
controls allow sound recording to be finely controlled; an HDMI output jack is
the quickest way to connect to a compatible HD TV or computer.
Multiangle Vivid LCD
The HV30 features Canon's advanced 2.7" Multiangle Vivid LCD screen. Making it
easier to monitor recording when shooting from particularly high or low angles,
it has a wide 135-degree viewing angle. HCAR surface treatment ensures sharp
images, a wider range of vibrant colours and reduced screen reflection.
Cinema-style 25p shooting
For ambitious moviemakers, the HV30 features true 25p (progressive) shooting.
Allied to a dedicated CINE image mode, movies have the look and feel of film.
25p shooting also offers improved low-light performance, increasing shooting
options even further.
Shoot for longer
The HV30 is compatible with Canon's optional high capacity battery (BP-2L24H)
extending shooting times and cutting out the need to carry spares.
Digital photos are stored to MiniSD card. Advanced photo features includes a
one-push histogram display to monitor brightness levels. Split path processing
allows simultaneous video and 2.07MP still capture. Print photos directly on
PictBridge compatible printers.
Via an AV input connection, analogue footage (including old home movies) can be
transferred to digital tape for safekeeping.