Canon DC40 camcorder is now available in the UK. The High Resolution 4.29 megapixel Canon DC40 camcorder, records true widescreen video straight to DVD with advanced digital photography. The Canon DC40 camcorder combines powerful shooting functionality with beautiful styling, the camcorder offers more curves than a Russ Meyer T&A flick, and has been ergonomically designed to improve shooting accuracy.
Canon DC40 camcorder features
- True 16:9 widescreen shooting, with a High Resolution 2.7” widescreen colour LCD and wide colour viewfinder
- 10x optical zoom lens with Electronic Image Stabiliser (EIS)
- DIGIC DV dual path processing, optimising colour performance for both video and stills
- Advanced digital photography functions, capturing still images to MiniSD card, including: built-in flash, Hi-Speed USB image transfer, PictBridge direct printing and one-push Print/Share button
- Super Night Mode for low-light video recording
- Supplied imaging software
With 4.29 Megapixel imaging, the Canon DC40 camcorder sets new standards: a High Resolution DVD camcorder that effortlessly combines style and substance.
The Canon DC40 camcorder is optimised for High Resolution true 16:9 widescreen recording, meaning the footage The Canon DC40 camcorder records is suitable for playback on the very latest Widescreen TV sets. The Canon DC40 camcorder’s High Resolution, wide colour LCD screen and full colour viewfinder ensure footage can be viewed during recording exactly as it would appear on a widescreen television. The Level Marker, provided on the LCD, is the best way to keep the horizon line perfectly in position, ensuring high impact panoramic shots every time. For playback on normal televisions, 4:3 shooting is available and easily selected with the push of a single button. Images recorded in widescreen can also be watched on a normal TV in letterbox format.
Perpetual curve design
The Canon DC40 camcorder’s voluptuous perpetual curve design reflects the natural ease-of-shooting that consumers have come to expect from DVD.
To provide effortless handheld shooting, the body of the camcorder is conceived around a single, cylindrical shape. Ergonomically moulded as a curvaceous flowing curve, the Canon DC40 camcorder is a natural fit in the hand, with controls grouped around the mode dial and positioned for intuitive and easy operation.
The Canon DC40 camcorder measures 60 x 87 x 126mm.
DIGIC DV for video and stills
The DIGIC DV image processor provides separate processing paths for video and still images, saved to ultra-compact MiniSD card. With DIGIC DV, the Canon DC40 camcorder guarantees optimal colour reproduction for each: together with a range of advanced digital photography functions, such as dedicated flash for stills and one-push direct printing, the Canon DC40 camcorder is a high-capacity, multi-purpose digital imaging tool.
Canon DC40 camcorder availability
The DC40 will be available from April 2006.