What memory cards have been verified to work with the camcorder? (VIXIA HF R50/R52/R500)
Article ID: FAQ100027 | Date published: 05/29/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015
 

Answer

Movies and photos can be recorded to memory cards.

Cards verified for use with the camcorder

The cards listed in the following table have been verified for movie recording.
Memory CardCapacity
Manufacturer
TypeSD Speed Class4GB8GB16GB32GB64GB128GB
SanDiskStandard type SDHC *1CLASS 4YesYesYesYes

Ultra 30MB/s SDHCCLASS 6YesYesYesYes

Extreme 30MB/s SDHCUHS1/CLASS 10YesYes



Extreme 45MB/s SDHCUHS1/CLASS 10

YesYes

Ultra SDXC *1CLASS 4



Yes
Ultra 30MB/s SDXCCLASS 6



Yes
Extreme Pro 95Mb/s SDXCUHS1/CLASS 10



Yes
Extreme 45MB/s SDXCUHS1/CLASS 10




Yes
PanasonicStandard type SDHC*1CLASS 4YesYesYes


Up to 20MB/s SDHC*1CLASS 4


Yes

SDHC Memory CardCLASS 6YesYesYesYes

High speed type SDHCCLASS 10YesYesYesYes

Ultra High speed, UHS-I SDHCUHS1/CLASS 10
YesYesYes

TOSHIBAHight speed type SDHC*1CLASS 4YesYesYesYes

Black label Class10 SDHCCLASS 10YesYesYesYes

Next generation UHC serials SDHCUHS1/CLASS 4
YesYesYes

EXCERIA Type1 SDHCUHS1/CLASS 10
Yes



EXCERIA Type2 SDHCUHS1/CLASS 10

YesYes

EXCERIA Type2 SDXCUHS1/CLASS 10



Yes
*1 The following message appears when the card is initialized; 'To record video on this memory card, it is recommended to use a video quality setting other than [60P Recording]'. However In highest video quality mode (MP4:35Mbps / AVCHD:60P), recording until the card is full has been confirmed to be possible.

IMPORTANT
  • This information does not guarantee all memory card operations.
  • SDXC Memory Cards
-You can use SDXC memory cards with this camcorder. When using memory cards with other devices, such as digital recorders, computers and card readers, make sure that the external device is compatible with SDXC cards. For more information on compatibility, contact the computer, operating system or memory card manufacturer.
-If you use an SDXC memory card with a computer OS that is not SDXC-compatible, you may be prompted to format the memory card. In such case, cancel the operation to prevent data loss.
-After repeatedly recording, deleting and editing scenes (fragmented memory), it will take longer to write data on the memory and recording may stop. Save your recordings and initialize the memory.

Compatible Memory cards

You can use the following types of commercially available Secure Digital (SD) cards with this camcorder. We recommend using memory cards rated CLASS 4, 6 or 10.*1
Memory card type:
SD memory card
SDHC memory card
SDXC memory card
SD Speed Class *2 , , ,
Capacity128 MB or more *3
Please contact the manufacturer regarding memory cards that will not record.
*1 To record movies with a video quality of 60P or 35 Mbps, we recommend using memory cards rated CLASS 6 or 10.
*2 When using an SD memory card rated CLASS 2 or without a Speed Class rating, you may not be able to record movies, depending on the memory card used.
*3 Movies cannot be played back from a 64 MB or smaller memory card. Use a recommended memory card

NOTE
About the Speed Class:
Speed Class is a standard that indicates the minimum guaranteed data transfer speed of memory cards. When you buy a new memory card, look for the Speed Class logo on the package.


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