The Canon MD225 Mini DV Digital Video Camera is the latest addition to Canon’s Standard Definition range and incorporates a 41x advanced optical zoom lens, 800k CCD image sensor and the powerful DiGIC DV II processor for outstanding image quality. It features ultra-fast start up at just 0.7 seconds, image stabilization, 2.7” widescreen LCD, Real Widescreen 16:9, an LCD Video Light and Mic input jack so you can use an external microphone. The MD225 has a comfortable and compact design and represents a great value entry-level camcorder that still boasts many powerful features.
Canon Australia says:
The MD225 is the easy to use video camera that gives great movies for your family to love. Perfect as in introduction to video cameras as the MD225 contains easy to use features such as Easy Mode, Quick Start & intuitive menu directions via joystick; you will become an instant expert. The stylish and compact design fits snugly in your hand and the powerful 41x zoom ensures you will always be right in the action in high resolution.
Amazing Canon Image Quality
Guaranteed image quality with Genuine Canon lens from the Worldwide No 1 in lenses.
Powerful 41x zoom that gives high quality detail even when fully zoomed
Brilliant playback on TV with high resolution recording in 16:9 Real Widescreen
Steady films with Image Stabilizer and choice of zoom speeds
Easy to Use
Buttons that are easy to access and quick to understand
Intuitive menu directions via joystick
Easy Mode recording, so the camera does all the hard work and you get brilliant movies every time
Never Miss a Moment
Video light to capture moments that would otherwise be missed due to dark situations
Fast & high magnification zoom, to quickly capture the action
Quick Start for instant recording in 0.7seconds
Additional Features to Explore
Choice of 10 different recording modes to get the best filming results in different situations
Microphone socket, enabling the use of specific microphones for different occasion, great for interviews
Selection of 4 effects and 2 fades for more fun and creative filming
Manually set exposure levels and select White Balance modes for specific filming control
Electronic Image Stabiliser – digitally compensates for vibration and hand-held movement for smoother, less jumpy images.
DiG!c DV Image Processor – high-speed image processor that produces high quality images.
Real Widescreen 16:9 – records in 16:9 aspect ratio so your videos will play on widescreen TV’s without being cropped or resized to fit.
Quick Start – simply flip out the LCD screen and the camera quickly powers up (0.7 seconds) so you won’t miss out on capturing those special moments.
LED Video Light – built-in light that can be used when shooting in low-light situations. Great for night time, birthday parties etc.
41x Advanced Zoom – allows you to zoom in to distant subjects without reducing image quality.
External Mic Jack – plug in an external microphone (sold separately) for better quality sound recording
MD225 Technical Specifications
1/6-inch CCD Interlace
SP / LP
Real Widescreen 16:9
Advanced / Optical / Digital
41x / 37x / 2000x
2.6 - 96.2mm
Mini Focusing Distance (mm)
10 (wide angle)
1/6 - 1/2,000 sec.
Auto / Manual / Forced Infinity
Light Metering Method
Centre-weighted average / All area average + Evaluative