Canon Legria HF-G26 Camcorder (PAL)
The Canon Legria HF-G26 is a Full HD camcorder made to satisfy video enthusiasts’ creative needs. Taking filmmaking to the next level, the compact and easily portable LEGRIA HF G26 offers a 28.8mm wide-angle lens with 20x optical zoom, great optics, low-light capability and 8-blade circular aperture, which can create beautiful circular bokeh effects. Video enthusiasts and filmmakers alike can capture exceptional Full HD 50p footage for all creative pursuits with the simple, yet powerful, Canon Legria G26.
- 20x optical zoom
- Full HD 1080P
- DIGIC DV4
- Optical wide-angle lens
- 8-bladed circular aperture
- Wide DR Gamma
- Highlight Priority
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Cutting-edge features for precise, high-quality footage
With a range of cutting-edge features, the LEGRIA HF G26 assures precise and high-quality shooting in the most challenging of conditions. The Intelligent Image Stabiliser (IS) compensates for 5 axes of camera movement, which is crucial for steady filming whilst on the move and capturing shake-free smooth footage even at extreme zoom, thanks to Powered IS. To support Full HD clarity, the LEGRIA HF G26 features Instant Autofocus for the rapid and precise identification of the subject position and distance. Capturing pin sharp Full HD video has never been easier.
Using the three-position switch, users can easily alternate between Manual, Auto and Cinema modes without changing individual settings. With up to 20x optical zoom, the LEGRIA HF G26 enables the creative capture of video from wide shots to extreme close ups, capturing even distant subjects in brilliant Full-HD quality. Using a Wide Dynamic Range of 600 per cent and Highlight Priority looks, the LEGRIA HF G26 records Full HD 50p at 35Mbps delivering high-quality footage, while evenly distributing tones and managing areas of brightness. This produces beautiful video footage straight from the camcorder.
The combination of a 2.91MP 1/2.84-Type HD CMOS Pro sensor and DIGIC DV4 processor delivers incredible light sensitivity, contrast and wide dynamic range without compromising Full 1080p HD. This allows filmmakers to capture content in conditions with light as low as 0.1 lux, ideal for video enthusiasts capturing nighttime documentaries. Similarly, the LEGRIA HF G26 offsets overexposure in bright conditions with its built-in ND Filter reducing the amount of light that reaches the sensor.
Easy operation and compact designThe customisable settings empower video enthusiasts to mould the LEGRIA HF G26 to their own shooting preferences; perfect for those committed to shooting in a specific style. With highly responsive and state-of-the-art controls, the LEGRIA HF G26 is a compact, simple-to-use, hand-held device that is perfect for capturing on the go. Fitted with a professional grade zoom rocker, lens ring with fingertip light sensitivity and custom dial and buttons, the LEGRIA HF G26 provides content creators with maximum artistic control when shooting.
A highly responsive 3.0-inch capacitive touch screen ensures the image can be framed perfectly, with the ability to adjust tracking, focus and exposure for a high-quality outcome. For full visibility when capturing footage, especially in bright conditions, aspiring film makers can adjust the 1.56 million dot electronic tilting viewfinder up to 45° for low-angle shooting and to reduce glare. This is particularly useful for video enthusiasts capturing content in variable lighting conditions, such as whilst travelling or on outdoor shooting locations. This simple operation, and compact design, make the LEGRIA HF G26 suited for moments when mobility and speed are essential.
Simple workflow, advanced recording
Whether simply distributing the stunning 1080p/50 footage straight from the video camera or editing later, the LEGRIA HF G26 unlocks choice and workflow flexibility. Simultaneous AVCHD and MP4 recording gives you the freedom to capture Full HD resolution up to 35Mbps MP4/28Mbps AVCHD and as low as 3Mbps MP4/5Mbps AVCHD. With several advanced recording options, such as slow and fast capture with a maximum speed of 1200x, the LEGRIA HF G26 provides reassurance that you will never miss a moment.
A dependable companion for any filming, the LEGRIA HF G26 delivers peace of mind with dual SD card slots for continuous shooting and thorough back up. The LEGRIA HF G26 boasts a HDMI terminal for a range of advanced interfaces, including connectivity to a 3.5mm headphone and 3.5mm mic jack, plus Mini Advanced Shoe input. The built-in headphone output with 16 volume settings for accuracy and the microphone input, both enhance audio functionality to support video enthusiasts recording interviews and vlogs. With this extensive range of features, content creators can confidentially fulfill their creative needs.
- LEGRIA HF G26
- Lens Hood with Lens Barrier
- Compact Power Adaptor CA-570
- Battery Pack BP-820
MP4 / AVCHD
•SDXC / SDHC / SD (2 slots)
•Double slot recording
Max Recording Time
Variable total, depending on memory card size
64GB SDXC card: 24hrs 30mins, (not supplied)
1/2.84 Type Advanced HD CMOS PRO
Effective Pixels: Movie
Effective Pixels: Still
2.07 megapixels (16:9)
RGB Primary Colour Filter
3.67 - 73.4mm
35mm Equivalent Focal Length
•26.8 - 576 (without Dynamic IS) •28.8 - 576 (with Dynamic IS)
f1.8 - f2.8
8 Blade Circular Diaphragm
Minimum focusing distance
Optical Image Stabiliser, Intelligent IS
Optional TL-H58 (not included)
Wide Attachment Accessory
Optional WD-H58 (not included)
Wide Attachment Included
Included cap, plus integrated cover on lens hood
DIGIC DV 4
Face Detection Technology
3" (7.5cm), 100% view
460,000 dots equivalent
Colour balance, brightness standard/high
External HDD Storage
Direct storage to external HDD
0.24" (0.61cm), 100% view
1.56m dots equivalent
Low Light (0.1 lux)
Auto Gain Control Limit Adjustment
Yes / Yes
•Face Detection AF
•Face Only AF
Manual Focus Assist
Slow Motion Recording
Fast Motion Recording
2x, 4x, 10x, 20x, 60x, 120x, 1200x
Yes, select from 2, 4, or 8 seconds
Yes, Cinema Standard, Vivid, Dream, Cool, Sepia, Old Movies, Memory
•P, Tv, Av, M
•Scenes - Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks
•P, Tv, Av, M
Yes (auto or user controlled)
Set 1, Set 2, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Colour Temperature
Auto Adjustment Range
2,800K to 8,000K
Image Quality Adjustment
Standard, Wide DR, Highlight Priority
Brightness, Contrast, Sharpness, Colour Depth
5 buttons plus dial
Capture Image Size
1920x1080 (not cinema mode)
Simulaneous Photo Recording
Rec. Review/Rec. Search
MP4 and AVCHD
•1920x1080 50p 28Mbps
•1920x1080 50i/25p 24Mbps 17Mbps
•1440x1080 50i/25p 5Mbps
•1920x1080 50p 35Mbps
•1920x1080 25p 24Mbps, 17Mbps
•1280x720 50p 8Mbps
•1280x720 25p 4Mbps
•640x360 25p 3Mbps
Progressive Shooting Mode
Slow and Fast Motion Recording
Multi Directional Inverted
Yes (during recording)
Colour Bars and Test Tone
Rec Run/Free Run
Secure Digital Card
SD / SDHC / SDXC
Internal Data Transfer
Yes, card A to B
Stereo Electret Condenser Mic
Dolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch) 5.1ch surround sound (via Optional SM-V1 microphone)
Audio Scene Select
YES (customisable frequency response and directionality)
Manual Rec. Level Control
•Mic Wind Screen, Mic Attenuate, Mic Frequency Response, Directionality
•Mic Attenuate, Mic Low Cut,
Internal mic with external input
Yes (Mini B, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed)
Yes (output only)
Yes (HDMI Mini Connector: v1.3, output only, CEC supported)
YES ( cold shoe and mini Advanced Accessory Shoe)
PC Connection Kit
Intelligent Battery System
Battery Included in the Kit
Max Recording Time (Included Battery)
Long Life Battery
Longer Recording Time
W x H x D
115 x 84 x 231mm (with lens hood)
880g (with lens hood, battery, and card)
PRODUCT WARRANTY INFORMATION
1. What warranty comes with the goods purchased ?
All products excluding batteries sold by Orms are covered by a minimum of a one year local warranty, reckoned from the date of purchase, to protect you against manufacturing defects.
Canon IXUS, PowerShot compact cameras are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty
Canon DSLR and Mirrorless cameras are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.
Canon video cameras including Legria and X-series are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty.
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SIGMA & TAMRON LENSES
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LEXAR & SANDISK MEMORY CARDS
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USED GEAR PURCHASED FROM ORMS
All used gear sold by ORMS is supplied with a 6 Month Warranty.
2. My product has gone faulty, now what ?
Please contact our service division straight away on 021 - 469 1962 and notify them of the fault. You may also e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org
1. If a product is defective / faulty, ORMS will replace the product within a 10 day period deemed from the date of receiving the product. ORMS will also cover the shipping costs within the borders of South Africa.
2. During the warranty period, Orms will arrange collection of the faulty item, facilitate the repair and then ship the product back to the customer, bearing all risks and costs.
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