Canon Digital Video Technology
Full HD Lens-to-Screen — Record video at Full HD
1920 x 1080 resolution with no loss of detail. So
your memories are preserved in stunning clarity...
and ready for playback on your HDTV.
FULL HD RECORDING
(1920 X 1080)
Canon High Definition camcorders not only
capture images in Full HD, but record and
output at 1920 x 1080 as well, so you get
Full HD from lens to screen. Because this meticulous level of
detail is fully supported by the unmatched quality of Genuine
Canon Optics and processing technologies, Canon camcorders
offer an HD experience like no other.
HARD DISK DRIVE (HDD)
HDD camcorders record video directly to an internal hard
disk drive, letting you record hours of video so you never
miss the action. There's no need for tapes or disks. You'll
VIXIA HG21/VIXIA HG20 feature HDD technology
record footage with ultimate quality, and find it easy to view and
access your clips on the LCD screen, your computer or TV.
24p CINEMA MODE/
1920 x 1080
30p PROGRESSIVE MODE
Achieve a professional film look with 24p
Cinema Mode—a combination of two features
which can be used independently or together. The
first feature offers a movie film frame rate of 24p,
while the second adjusts the color and tonal characteristics to
evoke the look and feel of a big-screen movie. 30p Progressive
Mode, once exclusive to pro-level camcorders, delivers clarity
to fast-action subjects like news and sports, and is the perfect
frame rate for clips intended to be posted on the web.
30p Progressive Mode is great for fast action subjects
Now you can capture true widescreen
16:9 video with stunning image quality from
any distance—all the way up to 48x. Canon's exclusive
Advanced Zoom system combines Genuine Canon Optics
with Canon's proprietary DIGIC DV Image Processor to let you
seamlessly zoom both wide and long, retaining optical quali-
ty throughout the zoom range.
RGB PRIMARY COLOR FILTER
Both video footage and photos benefit from
an RGB Primary Color Filter. The filter separates
light into its red, green and blue color components.
The resulting images are vibrant with vivid, true-to-life color
that takes all your movies and still images to the next level.
PROGRAM AE MODE
Program AE Mode automatically opti-
mizes exposure for a variety of different con-
ditions and subjects. These modes make it easy to get the
best possible image quality, and include; Program, Portrait,
Sports, Night, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Spotlight and Fireworks.
Advanced Zoom — Canon's exclusive Advanced Zoom
system gives you the flexibility to shoot wide panoramic shots or
to zoom up-close up to 48x without any loss in image quality.
Don't miss any more great shots while
waiting for your camcorder to power up!
Canon's Quick Start button puts your camcorder in standby
mode, considerably reducing power
consumption to preserve battery life.
Another touch of the button puts you
back in recording mode in under a sec-
ond, ready to capture more great footage.
Quick Start — When the LCD is flipped, the monitor shows the image
instantly ready to record. (VIXIA HF/HG and FS Series)