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VIXIA HF R52

High Definition Camcorder
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Overview

Connect to the World in Spectacular HD

Compact, easy, and powerfully equipped with built-in Wi-Fi®, the VIXIA HF R52 is all the camcorder you need to preserve and share special moments both big and small. With the mega-sized 57x Advanced Zoom, you'll capture great shots from anywhere without intruding on the action. At the long end of the zoom, and even when you're shooting while walking, the camcorder's SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer helps ensure steady video with beautiful clarity. The 3.28 Megapixel Full HD CMOS Image Sensor and DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor capture bright, sharp 1920 x 1080 Full HD video that will take your breath away. Record up to 12 hours of video on the 32GB internal flash drive, and enjoy extra storage capacity by recording directly to a removable SD card. Improved built-in Wi-Fi®* with the new CameraAccess plus app makes it easier than ever to share recorded video or live stream it on your Android™ or iOS® device**, and even control the camcorder remotely. And now, whether you're at home or away, you can use Wi-Fi® and your mobile device to remotely monitor a wide 200° area by connecting the VIXIA HF R52 to the optional new Camera Pan Table. Experience blur-free 1080/60p recording in MP4 (35 Mbps), and AVCHD Progressive (28 Mbps) that captures children, pets and other moving subjects with smooth, precise definition; Dual Recording lets you record in both formats simultaneously, and built-in downconversion creates easy-to-share MP4 files for the web. Advanced Baby Mode is a must for parents, making it super easy to capture the daily growth and development of up to three children, and automatically achieve the best quality in any situation without fussing with settings. Controlling the camcorder is fast and fun with an intuitive interface and 3.0-inch capacitive touch panel LCD, and a high capacity battery pack lets the memory-making go on and on.
 

Features

57x Advanced Zoom
You won't miss any of the action when shooting video with the VIXIA HF R52 camcorder and its impressive 57x Advanced Zoom range. Long-range shooting allows you to create videos with dynamic variety, and is less likely to disrupt the action you're shooting. It's perfect for formal ceremonies, animals in the wild, candid family videos and more. Advanced Zoom, available in manual mode, has been achieved with more efficient use of the effective imaging area. It takes the camcorder's telephoto power from 32.5mm all the way to 1,853mm (35mm equivalent) for extraordinary flexibility in shooting. For more convenient shooting and better creative control over your videos, the camcorder offers continually variable Zoom Speed settings, with 15 levels available.

3.28 Megapixel Full HD CMOS Image Sensor
The VIXIA HF R52 camcorder is equipped with a 3.28 Megapixel Full HD CMOS Image Sensor to capture your memories in true 1920 x 1080 resolution. Canon's advanced, high-resolution HD CMOS Image Sensor features extra sensitivity that delivers beautifully lifelike Full HD video with natural color, even in low light. On-chip noise reduction brings bright clarity to every frame. Video is rich, clear and amazingly detailed anywhere you view it, even when played back on a large HDTV.

DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor
The VIXIA HF R52 incorporates the latest and most advanced Canon HD Image Processor, the DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor, for exceptional imaging performance. The DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor captures more light, for brighter, noise-free images even in dark scenes. Dramatically increased processing power lets you record in both AVCHD and easy-to-share MP4 formats simultaneously with the VIXIA HF R52 camcorder's Dual Recording. It also enables the built-in transcoding from AVCHD to MP4.

Record to Internal Flash Drive or SD Memory Card
The camcorder's internal 32GB Flash Drive holds up to 12 hours of crisp, high-definition video safely and securely. With no moving parts, flash memory technology is perfectly able to withstand camcorder jolts or drops. You can also record to a removable SD memory card, making it easy to share your video with friends and family. Conveniently sized and readily available, SD cards give you up to 64GB (24 hours) of recording capacity for a combined capacity of 96GB or 36 hours. For added flexibility, you can even backup your video directly to an external hard drive by using the optional UA-100 USB Adapter.

MP4 (35 Mbps) or AVCHD Progressive (28 Mbps) Recording
The VIXIA HF R52 gives you the highest quality recording, whether you're capturing MP4 or AVCHD files. 1080/60p recording captures twice the amount of information as 60i, and with images captured at a rate of 60 frames per second, diagonal noise is eliminated so even fast moving subjects show up crisply with motion and patterns clearly recorded. This greater sense of detail and faithful rendering of moving edges, plus enhanced color and fine tonal gradation, gives your video everything Full HD has to offer.

Main Unit Specs

Standard Definition or High DefinitionHigh Definition
Television SystemNTSC
Video Recording systemAVCHD/MPEG-4
Image Sensor1/4.85-inch CMOS, RGB Primary Color Filter
Total PixelsApprox. 3.28 Megapixels
Effective PixelsVideo: Approx. 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080)
Photo: Approx. 2.07 Megapixels (1920 x 1080)
Maximum recording Time

32GB SD Memory Card in AVCHD:*
LP (1440 x 1080) 12 hours 15 minutes**
FXP (1920 x 1080) 4 hours 10 minutes**
MXP (1920 x 1080) 2 hours 55 minutes**
NTSC 60p (1920 x 1080) 2 hours 30 minutes**

32GB SD Memory Card in MP4:
4Mbps (1280 x 720): 17 hrs. 20 min.
17Mbps (1920 x 1080): 4 hr. 10 min.
24Mbps (1920 x 1080): 2 hr. 55 min.
35Mbps (1920 x 1080): 2 hr. 20 min.

* When recording has continued for 12 hours, it will automatically stop and then start.
** Variable bit rate

LensZoom Ratio: 57x Advanced*/32x Optical/1140x Digital
*Manual mode/Cinema Mode only
Focal Length: 2.8-89.6mm
35mm Film Equivalent:: Optical Zoom: 38.5-1232mm / Advanced Zoom Off: 38.5-1232mm / Advanced Zoom On: 32.5-1853mm
Zoom Speed: Variable / 3 Fixed Zoom Speeds; Max. F/Stop: f/1.8-4.5
Focusing SystemTTL (Through The Lens)
Manual ExposureAvailable
Programmed AESmart Auto, Manual Mode*1, Cinema Mode*2, Baby Mode
*1P, SCN*3
*2Cinema Standard, Vivid, Cool, Nostalgia, Sepia, Old Movies, Dramatic B&W
*3Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks
Max Shutter SpeedMovie: 1/2000 sec.
Still Image: 1/500 sec.
Minimum Focusing DistanceAuto mode: 10mm (AF linkage: WIDE end), 1m in intermediate zoom range, approx. 50 cm at TELE end
All other modes: 10mm (WIDE end), 1m across entire zooming range (from edge of lens). However, approx. 50cm at tele macro setting established at this time (automatic movement to TELE end)
White BalanceAuto, Daylight, Tungsten, Manual
Frame RateNTSC:
AVCHD: 60i/PF30/60P
MP4: 24P/30P/60P
Minimum IlluminationNTSC: 5 lux
Low Light mode: 0.4 lux
Image StabilizationOptical System (Lens-shift system) + electronic stabilization

Intelligent IS in Auto/Baby mode:

Dynamic IS (default)
Powered IS
Macro IS
Tripod Mode

IS Modes other than Intelligent IS; Dynamic IS and Powered IS settings can be made manually in Manual*1/Cinema Mode:

Standard IS
IS Off

*Angle detection and sensor-based movement vector detection (hybrid supported)
*1P, SCN*2
*2Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks)

Filter DiameterNot Supported
ViewfinderNot Available
LCD Screen3.0-inch Capacitive Touch Panel Widescreen Color LCD (Approx. 230,000 dots)
Recording MediaBuilt-in 32 GB memory and 1 additional SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slot
* Use of Class 4 or above (4, 6 or 10) memory cards is recommended for recording MXP or FXP (1920 x 1080 pixel recording) movies. For other recording formats, a Class 2 or higher card is recommended. Also, movie (AVCHD/MP4) recording requires cards with 128MB of memory or more.
USB Terminalmini-AB: Hi-Speed USB supported
Video TerminalComposite (output)
AudioAVCHD Satisfied: Dolby Digital AC3 (2 Channel)
MP4 Satisfied: MPEG-2 AAC-LC (2 Channel)

Sampling Frequency: 48 KHz
Accessory ShoeNot Available
Supplied Video Editing SoftwareNot Available
HDMI TerminalAvailable; Mini connector (output only)
Microphone Terminal3.5mm diameter stereo mini-jack
AV Mini Terminal/Headphone Terminal3.5mm diameter 4 pole mini-jack (video/audio output only)
Operating Temperature range23° to 113°F (-5° to 45°C); 60% relative humidity / 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C); 85% relative humidity (performance)
Dimensions2.1 x 2.2 x 4.6 in. / 53 x 57 x 116mm (Not including grip belt)
WeightApprox. 8.3 oz. / 235g (Body, not including grip belt)
Approx. 10.1 oz. /285g (Including Battery BP-718, memory card, and grip belt)
VIXIA HF R52 Contents
VIXIA HF R52 Contents
  • VIXIA HF R52
  • Battery Pack BP-718
  • Compact Power Adapter CA-110
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-300PCU
  • Mini-HDMI Cable HTC-100


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Disclaimer
* Initial setup is required.
** Compatible with iOS version 5/6/7 or Android version 2.3/4.0/4.1/4.2 for select devices. Operations not guaranteed with all versions of the supported OS. MP4 35 Mbps and AVCHD 28 Mbps recordings are not supported for this function.