The black Canon VIXIA HF R500 Full HD Camcorder records Full
HD 1920 x 1080p video directly to a removable SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card.
It also supports 2.07MP still image capture. The HF R500 features a
3.28MP Full HD CMOS image sensor and a DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor. It
employs a Canon HD video lens with 57x Advanced Zoom and SuperRange
Optical Image Stabilization. For easy recording and instant playback,
the camera has a 3" capacitive LCD touch panel display as well. Designed
with all levels of users in mind, the HF R500 has a laundry list of
features including MP4 and AVCHD independent or dual simultaneous
recording, an advanced Baby Mode, Intelligent IS, Smart AUTO, a higher
capacity battery for longer shooting sessions, and much more.
connectivity to your HDTV or high-resolution monitor, the HF R500 is
equipped with a mini-HDMI output. For improved audio monitoring and
recording, the HF R500 has a headphone output and a microphone input.
The headphone jack also doubles as the analog audio/video output on the
camera. If you want to give your home videos an interesting cinematic
feel, you can employ one the HF R500's seven Cinema-Look filters before
you start shooting. You can also add one of these filters after you've
finished recording. Each filter is adjustable as well, so you can dial
in the perfect cinematic look for each recording. The HF R500's other
main features include Video Snapshot, Genuine Canon Face Detection, a
30p Progressive shooting mode and a 24p Cinema shooting mode.