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The flagship LEGRIA HF G30 camcorder packs high-specification optics, sensor and stabiliser plus Wi-Fi connectivity into a compact body, ideal for enthusiasts who want to match their creativity with professional quality videos.

Discontinued

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Specifications

Sensor

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Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Size 1/2.84 Inch
Effective Pixels 2.07 Megapixels
Total Pixels 3.09 Megapixels
Filter Bayer pattern filter

Processor

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Processor Type DIGIC DV 4
Face Detection Technology YES

Still Image

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Capture image size 1920 x 1080 (not Cinema mode)
Simultaneous Photo Recording YES
Photo Button Touchscreen LED

Video System

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Recording Formats AVCHD/MP4
Simultaneous recording possible
Recording Medium SDXC/SDHC/SD memory cards (2 slots);
Double slot recording possible
Relay recording possible
Max Recording Time* Variable total, depending on memory card size¹
64GB SDXC card: 24hrs 30mins²³ (not supplied)
Focal Length 3.67 - 73.4mm (35mm equivalent without Dynamic IS/28.8-576mm with Dynamic IS)
Optical Zoom 20x
Digital Zoom 400x
Maximum f/number f/1.8 - f/2.8 (8 Blade Circular Aperture)
Minimum focusing distance 10mm
Image Stabilisation Yes
Image Stabilisation Type Optical Image Stabiliser , Intelligent IS with advanced dynamic mode
Filter diameter 58mm
Wide Attachment optional WA-H58

Focusing

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Auto/Manual YES / YES
Control AUTO: Face Detection AF/Face Only AF/Instant AF/Medium AF/TV AF
MANUAL: Lens ring, Touchscreen LED, Focus Preset
Manual Focus Assist YES (Magnification, Peaking)

Shutter

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Shutter Speed 1/2000th sec.
Shutter Speed Slow 1/2 sec.

Creative Features

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Creative Features Cinema-Look Filters

AE Mode

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Smart AUTO YES (38 scenes)
Program AE AUTO;
M mode: P, Tv, Av, M (manual exposure), SCN (Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks);
Cinema mode: P, Tv, Av, M
Zebra YES

Image Quality Adjustment

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Custom Functions Brightness, Contrast, Sharpness, Colour Depth

Backlight Compensation

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Backlight Compensation YES (automatic or user control)

White Balance

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White Balance Type FAWB
Auto YES
Set/Preset YES: Set 1, Set 2, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Colour Temperature

Viewfinder

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Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal) 100% view
Screen size 0.61cm (0.24")
Viewfinder Pixels 1,560,000 dots

Screen

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Screen Type Organic LED touch screen
Touch Screen YES - Capacitive type Organic LED panel
Screen Pixels 1,230,000 dots
Manual adjustment Brightness

Recording Mode

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Recording mode Four AVCHD recording quality modes¹
50P: 1920 x 1080, 28Mbps²
50i/PF25: 1920x1080, 24Mbps²
50i/PF25: 1920x1080, 17Mbps²
50i/PF25: 1440x1080, 5Mbps
Five MP4 quality recording modes
50p: 1920 x 1080, 35Mbps²
25p: 1920 x 1080,
Progressive shooting mode YES (25p)
Slow and Fast Motion Recording MP4 Mode only (2x Fast/ 0.5 Slow)
Pre REC YES with assigned button
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

Wi-Fi Function

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Remote Control & Streaming Wi-Fi remote and sharing functions (supports 5Ghz¹ AND 2.4Ghz)
optional addon Yes
GPS Support GP-E2 reciever

Custom Control

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Custom Control YES : control dial plus 5 assignable buttons

Other Features

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

Interface

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Headphone YES
Microphone YES
USB YES (Mini-B, Hi-Speed USB - Output only)
Video Output AV
Component YES (output only)
HDMI YES (HDMI™ Mini Connector Output Only)
Built-in charger YES
Wireless controller YES

PC Connection Kit

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Application software YES
USB cable YES
Easy Web Upload YES
Convert to MP4 Yes

Minimum Illumination

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Minimum Lux. 1 lux
Night Mode Low Light (0.1 lux)
Auto Gain Control limit adjustment YES

Storage

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Storage Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
Movie Recording YES
Internal Data Transfer MOVIE: Yes (card A to B)
STILLS: Yes (card A to B)

Power Source

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Batteries Lithium Ion BP-820
Battery life 3hrs 10mins
Intelligent Battery System YES
Long life Battery BP-828
Longer recording time 4hrs 55mins¹

Physical Specifications

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Dimensions (WxHxD) 115 x 84 x 231mm (with lens hood)
Camera Weight 900g
Barcode 4960999977737
Max Recording Time ¹ Class 6 or hiher 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
Recording Mode ¹ Variable bit rate used in all recording modes
² Class 6 or hiher 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
Longer recording time** ¹ Normal LCD brightness and optional long life BP

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