Manufacturer’s Description

Small and light with a sleek new design, the VIXIA HF M500 camcorder's image quality is unsurpassed, thanks to the camcorder's newly designed, professional-level Canon HD CMOS Pro Image Sensor. The high-sensitivity sensor provides outstanding resolution, better low-light performance, and beautiful, natural detail in both shadow and highlight areas. Intelligent IS and SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization designed for the Genuine Canon 10x HD Video Lens make every scene clear and steady, and new built-in features make it easy to give your videos added creativity. Operation is fun and simple with a Flat Touch Panel LCD you'll control with your fingertips. This camcorder has the flexibility you crave: enjoy the convenience of recording video in either AVCHD or MP4 format or to a removable SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card.

The Specs

Video Recording
Minimum Lux Rating 0.1 lux
Video Capture Format Full HD
Additional Specifications
Progressive Scan Yes
Green Compliance RoHS|WEEE|REACH
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent) 43.40 mm to 436 mm
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Exposure Control Program AEAperture Priority AEShutter Priority AEManual
Total Camcorder Resolution 2.4 Megapixel
Effective Image Resolution 2.1 Megapixel
Interlaced Scan Yes
Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
Battery Built-in No
Battery Model Supported BP-718
Effective Video Resolution 2.1 Megapixel
Product Line VIXIA
White Balance Modes AutoDaylightShadeCloudyTungstenFluorescent HFluorescent
Maximum Video Lines 1080
Battery Include Yes
Microphone Technology Electret Condenser
normalized-Height 63.5
Product Model HF M500
Product Series M
Brand Name Canon
normalized-Digital Zoom 200
Quick Glance
Product Type Palm Held Camcorder
Interface Connection A/V Input|Accessory Shoe|Component Video|HDMI|USB - Universal Serial Bus
normalized-Weight 10.90
LCD Screen Size 3 in
Recording Media Memory Card
Image Stabilization Optical|Electronic
normalized-Optical Zoom 10
Maximum Video Capture Resolution 1920 x 1080
Power Source Rechargeable Battery (unspecified)
Warranty Information 1 Year Limited
Weight 10.90 oz
Height 2.5 in
Width 2.7 in
Depth 4.8 in
Image Processor
Image Sensor CMOS
Image Sensor Quantity 1
Image Sensor Size 1/3"
More Info
General Features
Additional Features Touch Screen
Lens Features
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent) 43.4-436mm
Optical Zoom 10 X
Focal Length 6.10 mm to 61 mm
Digital Zoom 200x
Filter Diameter 43 mm

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