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Canon MVX430 Digital Video Camera

Canon MVX430 Digital Video Camera

18 x Optical Zoom.GIF40 x Digital Zoom.GIF2.7 inch LCD.GIFThis camera has a Digital Image Stabiliser.GIFthis camera uses REAL WIDESCREEN technologywith Night modethis camera DOES NOT HAVE an ACCESSORY SHOE.GIFconnects via FireWire or USB.GIFuses Mini DV tapes.GIFuses Secure Digital (SD) cards.GIF

The Canon MVX430 Digital Video Camera combines an 18 x optical zoom with a 40 x digital zoom.  This camcorder features a selectable zoom speed to prevent jerky zooming, and records still shots and movies (lower quality) to Secure Digital Card.  The Canon MVX430 is stylish and compact, easy to use and has 10 programmed auto exposure modes.  This Video camera has been discontinued and is no longer available.  Click here for our current range of Digital Video Cameras.
What's In The Box?

Canon MVX430 Digital Video Camera
Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery (BP-208)
Battery Case
Coin Battery (CR1616)
Battery Charger (charges in camera)
USB Cable
AV Cable
Wireless Controller (WL-D85A) with battery
Software - Digital Video Solution Disk
Warranty Card - Canon Australia

To get started, DCW recommends....

 canon mini dv.JPG Media - Mini DV Tapes are available in 60 minute or 80 minute, and in single or packs of 5. 
Click through for Mini DV options.
Memory for Still Photos - We stock Secure Digital cards in a number of brands and speeds.  
Click through for Secure Digital Card options.
Card Reader - We recommend the use of a card reader for data transfer.  They're easy to use and you can leave the images to download and keep using your camera. 
Click through for Secure Digital Card Reader options.
CanBattBP208_sml.jpg Spare Battery - We carry genuine Canon Batteries for this camera.
(Click for Canon BP-208 Battery)
 cleaning cloth.JPG Cleaning and Screen Protection - We recommend the use of LCD Screen Protective Sheets, Lens Cleaning Cloths and Cleaning Kits. 
Click through for Cleaning and Protection options.

Take your photography to the next level with these Optional Accessories

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Canon Video
Camera Bags
Crumpler 1

million Bag
Crumpler 2

million Bag

Tele Conversion
Lens TL-H27

Wide Conversion
Lens WD-H27

Filter Set
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Firewire Cable
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Firewire Cable

Full Specifications of the Canon MVX430 Digital Video Camera (from Canon Australia)

Video system:   Mini DV/PAL
CCD Size / Type:   1/5-inch interlace CCD with complimentary filter
Pixels (Total / Effective):   1,330,000 / 690,000 (4:3 tape), 880,000 (16:9 tape), 1,000,000 (card)
LCD colour screen:   2.7-inch / approx. 123,000 pixels
Viewfinder:   0.33-inch TFT / approx. 113,000 pixels
Long Play mode:   Yes
Still image mode:   Yes - on memory card 1152 x 864 and 640 x 480
16:9 Wide Screen Mode   Yes - high resolution
Image Stabilizer:   Yes - Electronic Image Stabilizer
Optical Zoom:   18x
Digital Zoom:   720x / 72x
Focal length:   f/3.0-54mm (48.1 - 866mm in 35mm format in 4:3, 40.3 - 725mm in 35mm format in 16:9 (IS-off), 40.1 - 722mm in 35mm format on card)
Maximum aperture:   f/1.8
Minimum focusing distance:   10mm (wide end)
Filter size:   27mm
Autofocus:   TTL-Video signal sensing AF, manually adjustable
Recording programs:   Easy, P (Program), Portrait, Sports, Night, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Spotlight, Fireworks
Exposure metering:   Whole area/centre-weighted average photometry +128-segment evaluative photometry
Shutter speeds:    
  On tape: 1/25 - 1/2,000 second + 1/12.5 in low light, 1/6 - 1/500 in night mode;
  On card: 1/12.5 - 1/250 second + 1/2 - 1/250 in night mode

Auto white balance:   TTL 128 segments
Minimum subject illumination:   2.0 lux in night mode, 0 lux with white LED on
Night Mode:   Yes
Maximum shutter speed:   1/2,000 second
Exposure compensation:   Yes - ±11 steps correction is possible by moving the joystick to the right or left
Still Image Memory card recording:   Yes - JPEG 1152 x 864 pixels and 640 x 480
Movie recording on Memory card:   Yes - Motion JPEG 320 x 240 or 160 x120 pixels; 12.5 frames/sec.
Memory card compatibility:   Secure Digital (SD) and MultiMedia card (MMC)
DV terminal:   Yes, input and output, 4-pin connector compatible with IEEE1394
Other terminals:   Microphone input, AV in and output, USB 2.0 Full Speed port
Docking unit:   No
Digital effects:   Art, B & W (card only), Sepia, Mosaic, Ball, Cube, Wave, Colour Mask, Mirror
Digital fades:   Auto (black), Wipe, Corner Wipe, Jump, Flip, Puzzle, Zigzag, Beam, Tide (Tape only)
Multi-language Display:   Yes - 4 languages selectable (English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Thai)
Record search / review:   Yes
Audio system:   PCM Stereo 16/12 bit
Wireless controller:   WL-D85A
Direct Print / PictBridge:   Yes - to BubbleJet Direct, CP Direct and PictBridge compatible printers
Built-in Flash:   No
Accessory Shoe:   No
Print/Share Button:   Yes
Power supply:   7.4 volts DC (battery); 8.4 volts DC (DC in)
Operating temperature:   0-40° C
Dimensions (W x H x D):   55 x 77 x 109mm
Weight:   367g (body only)
Operating Platforms:  
  Window 98SE, Windows Me, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows XP (SP1, SP2)
  Mac OS X 10.2 to 10.4