Canon LEGRIA HF G40 Full HD Camcorder

Enjoy outstanding image quality and professional level control, versatile and easy to use

Canon LEGRIA HF G40 Full HD Camcorder

Canon LEGRIA HF G40 Full HD Camcorder

Enjoy outstanding image quality and professional level control, versatile and easy to use

SKU: 1005C012AA

Cat no: 18188

  • Express your creativity with professional quality video
  • Excellent versatility in a handheld design
  • Designed for advanced shooting and connectivity
  • Enjoy custom control with quick access to functions
  • Quickly capture all the action in creative footage
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£732.50 (ex vat) £879.00 (incl vat)

Canon LEGRIA HF G40 Full HD Camcorder


Enjoy outstanding image quality and professional level control with the LEGRIA HF G40. Versatile and easy to use with outstanding optics, an HD CMOS PRO sensor and Wide Dynamic Range mode in a compact handheld body.

Professional video quality
Capture outstanding high bitrate AVCHD 1080p video with variable frame rates in any light thanks to an extensive range of professional features and manual controls. These include a high sensitivity 1/2.84 type CMOS PRO sensor, a large 8-bladed aperture, Wide DR and Highlight Priority modes and powerful optical image stabilisation.

Versatile handheld shooting
The LEGRIA HF G40 offers great versatility in a compact handheld design. Capture broad landscapes and detailed close ups with the bright 20 x wide angle f/1.8 zoom lens and simultaneously record in both AVCHD and MP4 format. A high resolution, tilting viewfinder allows use in tight spaces and from many awkward angles.

Advanced connectivity
Wi-Fi allows remote shooting via your smart device with control of shutter speed, focus and exposure. A wide range of advanced connections include mic and headphone sockets, direct HDMI and AV out, a Mini Advanced Shoe and tripod mount, USB and dual SD card slots. Geo-tagging is also available via optional accessory.

Quick custom control
Enjoy fast access to essential functions thanks to intuitive touchscreen menus and touch-autofocus with focus recall. A switchable zoom/focus ring plus customisable function buttons and dial, which keep your most used controls to hand, speed up operation so you don’t miss a shot.

Creative footage
Switch between full auto, manual and Cinema mode, which lets you quickly shoot creative footage with movie-style filters that can be applied during or after recording. Get dramatic effects with slow motion and timelapse recording and capture great audio. Selectable focus speed adds to your creativity.

Key Features

  • 8-Bladed Circular Aperture
  • Full HD
  • Capture both highlight and shadow detail
  • Wide Angle Lens
  • 20x Optical Zoom
  • Optical Intelligent IS
  • DIGIC Processing Power
  • Wi-Fi remote and easy sharing

Benefits

  • Express your creativity with professional quality video
  • Excellent versatility in a handheld design
  • Designed for advanced shooting and connectivity
  • Enjoy custom control with quick access to functions
  • Quickly capture all the action in creative footage

Product Specification



Video System
Recording Formats MP4 / AVCHD
Recording Medium SDXC / SDHC / SD (2 slots)
Double slot recording
Relay recording
Max Recording Time Variable total, depending on memory card size¹
64GB SDXC card: 24hrs 30mins²³ (not supplied)

Sensor
Type 1/2.84 Type Advanced HD CMOS PRO
Total Pixels 3.09MP (2208x1398)
Effective Pixels: Movie 2.91MP (2136x1362)
Effective Pixels: Still 2.07 megapixels (16:9)
Filter RGB Primary Colour Filter

Lens
Optical Zoom 20x
Digital Zoom 400x
Focal Length 3.67 - 73.4mm
35mm Equivalent Focal Length 26.8 - 576 (without Dynamic IS)
28.8 - 576 (with Dynamic IS)
Maximum Aperture f1.8 - f2.8
Aperture Type 8 Blade Circular Diaphragm
Minimum focusing distance 10mm
Image Stabilizer Optical Image Stabiliser, Intelligent IS
Filter diameter 58mm
Teleconverter Attachment Optional TL-H58
Wide Attachment Accessory Optional WD-H58 (not included)
Wide Attachment Included No
Lens Cover Included cap, plus integrated cover on lens hood

Image Processor
Image Processor DIGIC DV 4
Face Detection Technology Yes

Screen
Screen size 3.5" (8.77cm), 100% view
Vari-Angle Yes
Pixels 1.23m dots equivalent
Touchscreen Yes - Capacitive type Organic LED panel
Touch Tracking Yes
Touch Focus Yes
Touch Exposure Yes
Manual adjustment Colour balance, brightness standard/high

Wi-Fi Function
Wireless Bands 2.4GHz / 5GHz¹
Remote Control & Streaming Yes
Movie Uploader Yes
Playback via browser Yes
Media Server Yes
Web Service Yes

GPS Support
GPS Support Yes (via accessory GP-E2, not included)

External HDD Storage
Direct storage to external HDD No

Viewfinder
Screen Size 0.24" (0.61cm), 100% view
Pixels 1.56m dots equivalent

Minimum Illumination
Minimum Lux. 1 lux
Night Mode Low Light (0.1 lux)
Auto Gain Control Limit Adjustment Yes

Focus
Auto/Manual Yes / Yes
Control Auto: Face Detection AF, Face Only AF, Instant AF, Medium AF, TV AF
Manual: Lens Ring, Touchscreen LCD, Focus Preset
Manual Focus Assist Peaking, Magnification

Creative Features
Slow Motion Recording 1/2 speed
Fast Motion Recording 2x, 4x, 10x, 20x, 60x, 120x, 1200x
Video Snapshot Yes, select from 2, 4, or 8 seconds
Touch Decorations No
Story Creator No
Cinema-Look Filters Yes, Cinema Standard, Vivid, Dream, Cool, Sepia, Old Movies, Memory

AE Mode
Smart Auto Yes
Program AE Manual Mode: P, Tv, Av, M
Scenes - Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks
Cinema Mode: P, Tv, Av, M
Zebra Yes

Backlight Compensation
Backlight Compensation Yes (auto or user controlled)

White Balance
Type FAWB
Auto Yes
Set/Preset Set 1, Set 2, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Colour Temperature
Auto Adjustment Range 2,800K to 8,000K

Shutter Speed
Maximum 1/2000 sec
Slow 1/6 sec

Image Quality Adjustment
Image Effects Standard, Wide DR, Highlight Priority
Custom Functions Brightness, Contrast, Sharpness, Colour Depth

Custom Control
Custom Control 5 buttons plus dial

Still Image
Capture Image Size 1920x1080 (not cinema mode)
Simulaneous Photo Recording Yes
Photo Button Touchscreen LED

Rec. Review/Rec. Search
Rec. Review Yes

Recording Mode
Recording Format MP4 and AVCHD
Recording Mode AVCHD¹²
1920x1080 50p 28Mbps
1920x1080 50i/25p 24Mbps 17Mbps
1440x1080 50i/25p 5Mbps
MP4¹²
1920x1080 50p 35Mbps
1920x1080 25p 24Mbps, 17Mbps
1280x720 25p 4Mbps
640x360 25p 3Mbps
Progressive Shooting Mode 50p, 25p
Slow and Fast Motion Recording Yes
Multi Directional Inverted Yes
Video Snapshot Yes (during recording)
Pre REC Yes
Colour Bars and Test Tone Off/EBU/SMPTE
Timecode Support Rec Run/Free Run

Memory Card
Secure Digital Card SD / SDHC / SDXC
Movie Recording Yes
Internal Data Transfer Yes, card A to B

Audio
Microphone Type Stereo Electret Condenser Mic
System Dolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch) 5.1ch surround sound (via Optional SM-V1 microphone)
Audio Scene Select Yes
Zoom Microphone Yes (customisable frequency response and directionality)
Manual Rec. Level Control Yes
Audio Adjustments Built in: Mic Wind Screen, Mic Attenuate, Mic Frequency Response, Directionality
Input Jack: Mic Attenuate, Mic Low Cut
Audio Mix Internal mic with external input

Terminal
Headphone Yes
Microphone Yes
USB Yes (Mini B, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed)
AV Yes (output only)
Component No
HDMI Yes (HDMI Mini Connector: v1.3, output only, CEC supported)
Built-in Charger Yes
Memory Card Yes
DC In Yes
Tripod Mount Yes

Accessory Shoe
Accessory Shoe Yes ( cold shoe and mini Advanced Accessory Shoe)

PC Connection Kit
Application Software Yes
USB Cable Yes

Wireless Remote Control
Wireless Remote Control Yes

Battery Pack
Type Lithium Ion
Intelligent Battery System Yes
Battery Included in the Kit BP-820
Max Recording Time (Included Battery) 3hrs
Long Life Battery BP-828
Longer Recording Time 4hrs 35mins¹

Dimensions
W x H x D 115 x 84 x 231mm (with lens hood)
Weight 900g (with lens hood and battery)

Disclaimers
Specifications are subject to change without notice

Footnotes
Max Recording Time - ¹ Class 6 or higher SDHC card recommended for 50P recording, Class 4 or higher SDHC card rcommended for 24Mbps/17Mbps modes, Class 2 or higher SDHC card
² Lowest Mbps recording mode
³ Recording for more than 12 hours continuously is not possible

Wireless Bands - ¹ 5GHz band not supported in Qatar and Indonesia

Recording Mode - ¹ Variable bit rate used in all recording modes
² Class 6 or higher SDHC card recommended for 50P recording, Class 4 or higher SDHC card rcommended for 24Mbps/17Mbps modes, Class 2 or higher SDHC card recommended for other recording modes, Memory card not supplied

Longer Recording Time - ¹ Normal LCD brightness and optional long life BP

This product includes:

  • Canon LEGRIA HF G40
  • Compact Power Adapter CA-570
  • Wireless Controller WL-D89
  • Battery Pack BP-820
  • Stereo Video Cable
  • Lens Hood with Barrier
  • USB Cable
  • High-Speed HDMI Cable
  • Documentation

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