What memory cards can I use to record movies?

Article ID: FAQ100147 | Date published: 05/29/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


You can use the following types of commercially available Secure Digital (SD) cards with this camcorder.
As of December 2011, the movie recording function has been tested using SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards made by Panasonic, Toshiba and SanDisk. For the latest information on cards that can be used, visit your local Canon Web site.

Memory card type
SD memory card,

SDHC memory card,

SDXC memory card
SD Speed Class*1
Capacity128 MB or larger.*2
For cards that cannot record, please contact the card's manufacturer.
*1: When using an SD memory card without a speed class rating, you may not be able to record movies, depending on the memory card used.
*2: SD memory cards with a capacity of 64 MB or smaller cannot be used to record movies.

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.
We recommend using memory cards rated SD Speed Class 4, 6 or 10.

Note on SDXC Memory Cards



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