An improved design and higher resolution make this better than the original fly, but Both formats record data at 25 mbps. It’s even possible to capture fast, accurate focusing, even when following a moving subject. High Definition miniDV recommended 63min. Canon’s night mode does little to fix this, instead dropping the shutter to such a slow speed that you end up with video that looks like lazy stop-action animation. The only issue I noticed with this camera is that the built in mic picks up a lot of camera noise tape transport, zoom lens and handling noise.

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An improved design and higher resolution make this better than the original fly, but This small but rugged case can conveniently be carried by hand or via the comfortable shoulder strap, with each option providing added security and the shoulder strap method providing convenient hands-free transportation. Extensive testing in various lighting conditions shows us that the HV20 really is a Goliath in camcrder world cwmcorder David-sized camcorders.

And image cmcorder isn’t just for video; you can even use it for taking sharper, clearer digital photographs with your HV This small but rugged shoulder strap gives you added security with leather reinforced attachments and is convenient for hands free transportation.

It is getting harder to find computers that download firewire, but so far that option is available to me, so I am satisfied.

Use Spotlight mode when your child is on stage and in the spotlight — literally — and you want to make sure the exposure is right for them. Standard Definition or High Definition. The Image Quality of HD. We’ve changed, we promise.


The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. Use the battery charger to charge the battery packs. BP-2L14 Battery Pack Lithium-Ion batteries, unlike Nickel-Cadmium batteries, have no “memory effect” which can reduce the usable power of the battery over time. It plugs directly into a power outlet without a cable.

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This case can be conveniently carried by hand or via the comfortable shoulder strap, providing convenient hands-free protection. It is reasonably light and compact, and I have liked the fact that it uses tape because that prevents losing any whole files due to corruption of data.

Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Anyone who wants to transisition into high def and wants true 24p but does not have the money for an HVX, get this. An especially useful feature of recording with HDV videotape is the convenience of editing.

Best Video and Action Cameras for AV aperture priority mode lets you control depth of field by letting you choose the aperture. If you are looking for a ton of professional manual controls and shoot in low light areas this may not be for you but if you’re mobile and have good light camcorded HV20 is the perfect solution.



Trust your memories will be captured and saved in high-quality when you use this Canon HDV tape, recommended recording media for any Canon HDV camcorder. Actual prices are determined by individual dealers and may vary. This new system achieves focus instantaneously, reducing focus “hunting. It’s the second generation of a 4 generation consumer-level legendary line-up. Line up any horizontal lines in your shot — such as the horizon — to the marker and you can be sure your camcorder is level.

The images far surpass anything i have seen and shot myself with 24frame DV cameras.

Canon HV20 HDV Camcorder Review – Videomaker

Thanks to a continuing effort to make better video easier to create and you’ll find a host of features only available in a Canon camcorder. See your browser’s documentation for specific instructions.

As with oversaturation, most consumer camcorders artificially heighten the detail sharpness in an attempt to create better-looking detail. Will eventualy Date published: Once you finish recording, keep your camcorder hv0 all your accessories in this professional-looking soft carrying case. Sports mode stops the action with faster shutter speeds.

Directional Stereo Microphone DM Get near-professional quality sound for your movies with this shotgun stereo mic.