Canon HV20 $964.99 at CC - possibly 868.49 or cheaper if better coupon


Jun 28, 2005
$964.99 - Not the $879 dell had, but cheapest I've seen in a while.

Combine this with a AAA 10% coupon(AAA web site /CircuitCity) and it's 868.49 by my math. That's pretty smoking IMHO.

LCD Screen:2.7" Widescreen LCD (Approx. 211,000 pixels)
Recording Media: High Definition miniDV (recommended) (63min.) or miniDV cassette
HDMI Terminal: Type A (19 pins) 480i/ 480p/1080i Format Supported
Image Sensor: 1/2.7" CMOS Sensor, RGB Primary Color Filter
Total Pixels: 2,960,000 (Approx.)
Movies: HDV/DV (WIDE): 2,070,000 (Approx.)
DV (NORMAL): 1,550,000 (Approx.)
Still Images: 16:9 still images: 2,070,000 (Approx.)
4:3 still images: 2,760,000 (Approx.)
Maximum Recording Time: 80 min. (with an 80-min. cassette)
Focusing System:Manual Focus Assist Functions: Magnifying, Peaking
Manual Exposure
Programmed AE: Auto, Program, Av, Tv, CINE, Portrait, Sports, Night, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Spotlight, Fireworks
Supported Playback Modes: 1080/60i, 1080/24P, 1080/30F, 1080/24F
Max Shutter Speed: 1/2000 1/500 (card)
Minimum Focusing Distance: 10 mm (wide)/1m (tele)
White Balance: Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H
Image Stabilization: SuperRange Optical (lens shift)
AF System: Instant AF, Through the Lens/Manual Focusing Possible
Viewfinder: Widescreen 0.27" Color Viewfinder/(Approx 123,000 pixels)
Weight (not including lens and battery pack): 1.2 lbs
Dimensions (WxHxD): 3.5 x 3.2 x 5.4 in

Zoom Ratio: 10x Optical/200x Digital
Focal Length: f=6.1-61mm
Zoom Speed: Variable/3 Fixed Zoom Speeds
Max. F/Stop: f/1.8-3.0mm (when tapes are used)
Filter Size: 43mm

DV: 16 bit (2ch) 48 kHz
12 bit (4ch) 32 kHz
4ch synchronous recording not possible
HDV: MPEG1 Audio Layer II (2 ch)
(4-channel playback of tapes containing 4-channel recordings possible)