HG10 camcorder specifications

Article ID: ART124012 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


HG10 camcorder specifications


HG10 Specifications


Recording System


Video Compression: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Audio Compression: Dolby Digital 2ch
Television System High Definition Video 1080/60i1
Image Sensor 1/2.7-inch CMOS, approx. 2,960,000 pixels

Effective pixels: Movies approx 2,070,000 pixels
Still Images 16:9 approx. 2,070,000 pixels
4:3 approx 2,760,000 pixels

Recording Media 40GB hard disk drive (non removeable)
Maximum Recording Time (approx.) HXP: 5 hr. 30 min., XP 9 hr. 30 min., SP 11 hr. 30 min., LP 15 hr.
LCD Screen 2.7-inch. wide, 16:9 aspect ratio TFT color, approx. 211,000 pixels
Viewfinder 0.27 in., wide, TFT color, approx. 123,000 pixels
Microphone Stereo electret condenser microphone
Lens f=6.1-61 mm, F/1.8-3.0, 10x power zoom

35 mm equivalent: Movies: 43.6-436 mm
Still images (LW): 43.6-436 mm
Still images (L, M, S): 40.0-400 mm

Lens Configuration 11 elements in 9 groups
Filter Diameter 43mm
AF System Autofocus (TTL + external distance sensor when set to [INSTANT AF]), manual focus available
Minimum Focusing Distance 1 m (3.3 ft.); 1 cm (0.39 in.) on maximum wide angle
White Balance Auto white balance, preset white balance (DAYLIGHT, SHADE, CLOUDY, TUNGSTEN, FLUORESCENT, FLUORESCENT H) or custom white balance
Minimum Illumination 0.2 lx ([NIGHT] recording program (SCN), Shutter speed at 1/2)
3 lx (Auto mode, Auto slow shutter [ON], Shutter speed at 1/30)
Recommended Illumination More than 100 lx
Image Stabilization Optical
1 Recordings made with the [PF24] frame rate are converted and recorded on the hard disk as 60i.

Memory Card

Recording media MiniSD memory card*
Size of Images on the Card 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1536, 1440 x 1080, 640 x 480 pixels
Simultaneous recording: 1920 x 1080, 848 x 480 pixels
File Format Design rule for Camera File system (DCF), Exif 2.2** compliant, DPOF compliant
Image Compression Method JPEG compression (Super Fine, Fine, Normal)
*The camcorder's operations have been tested with MiniSD memory cards up to 2 GB. Performance cannot be guaranteed for all memory cards.

**The camcorder supports Exif 2.2 (also called "Exif Print"). Exif Print is a standard for enhancing the communication between camcorders and printers. By connecting to an Exif Print-compliant printer, the camcorder?s image data at the time of shooting is used and optimized, yielding extremely high quality prints.

Input/Output Terminals

AVout/phones Terminal Ø3.5 mm minijack (output only)
Video: 1 Vp-p/75 ohms unbalanced
Audio: output: -10dBV (47 kohms load/3 kohms or less)
input: -10dBV/40 kohms or more
USB Terminal

mini-B (USB 2.0 High-Speed)

Comp. Out Terminal

Luminance (Y): 1 Vp-p/75 ohms
Chrominance (PB/PR (CB/CR)): +/-350 mVp-p
1080i (D3) / 480i (D1) compatible

HDMI Terminal HDMI type C connector (19 pins). output only
Mic. Terminal Ø3.5 mm stereo minijack
-57 dBV (with 600 ohm microphone)/5k ohms or more


Power supply (rated) 7.4 V DC (battery pack), 8.4 V DC (compact power adapter)
Power consumption 4.4 W (viewfinder), 4.6 W (LCD screen, normal brightness)
Operating temperature 32 - 104o F (0 - 40o C)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 3.2 x 3.0 x 5.1 in. (81 x 75 x 129 mm) excluding the grip belt
Weight (camcorder body only) 1.1 lb. (505 g)

CA-570 Compact Power Adapter

Power supply 100 - 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption 17 W
Rated output 8.4 V DC, 1.5 A
Operating temperature 32o - 104o F (0o - 40o C)
Dimensions 52 x 90 x 29 mm (2.1 x 3.5 x 1.1 in.)
Weight 135 g (4.8 oz.)

BP-2L13 Battery Pack

Battery type Rechargeable lithium ion battery
Rated voltage 7.4 V DC
Operating temperature 32o - 104o F (0o - 40o C)
Battery capacity 1,200 mAh
Dimensions 1.3 x 1.0 x 1.8 in. (33.3 x 25.8 x 45.2 mm)
Weight 2.1 oz. (60 g)



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