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Canon LEGRIA HFM56 – HFM506 – HD Camcorder


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Enjoy shooting movies with the LEGRIA HF M56, which features Canon’s Full HD CMOS PRO sensor for exceptional quality. With Wi-Fi connectivity it’s even easier to share superb movies anytime, anywhere.


  • Wi-Fi with MP4 support
  • Canon HD CMOS PRO sensor
  • Optical Intelligent IS
  • Audio Scene Select
  • 10x HD Video lens, iris diaphragm
  • Store direct to external HDD
  • 8GB memory, SDXC slot
  • Creative cinematic features
  • 7.5cm touch screen
  • Smart Auto, Face Detection, Instant AF
Create professional quality video – share anywhere, anytime with Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi with MP4 support
In-built Wi-Fi lets you effortlessly share your creations to social networking sites and view your videos on DNLA certified TVs and iOS devices. Support for MP4 format ensures quick transfer times of HD movies.Canon HD CMOS PRO sensor
The HD CMOS PRO sensor is designed and made by Canon for its professional camcorders. The light gathering area of the pixels is 160% bigger than conventional CMOS sensors, delivering a wider dynamic range and advanced low-light performance.

Optical Intelligent IS
Intelligent IS is the perfect solution to combat camera shake. It automatically detects the scene and selects exactly the right optical Image Stabilizer settings from 4 modes to counteract movement and prevent blur. It ensures sharp, detailed videos in every situation – leaving you free to concentrate on shooting.

Audio Scene Select
It’s simple to make your movies sound as good as they look, with Audio Scene Select and a high-sensitivity, built-in zoom microphone. Just select from 5 scene modes and audio settings are optimised automatically.

Canon HD Video lens
A high-quality, Canon HD Video lens with 10x optical zoom features an iris diaphragm for soft background blurring.

Store direct to external HDD
Copy movies direct from the inbuilt memory or SDXC card slot to an external hard drive. Just follow the easy on-screen menus for simple storage.

8GB memory, SDXC card slot
An in-built 8GB Dual Flash memory lets you store over 3 hours of Full HD movies. Record even longer with the SDXC card slot.

Creative cinematic features
Use Story Creator to develop your video skills and effortlessly create memorable short videos with a story – just choose a theme and follow the in-built scene suggestions. Inspire your creativity with Cinema-Look Filters and add fun effects to your movies without a PC using Touch Decoration.

Fingertip control
Operation is easy with a high-resolution 7.5cm (3.0”) gesture-based Touch-screen LCD, which gives you intuitive fingertip control of shooting and playback functions.

Effortless shooting
Creating high-quality movies is effortless with Smart Auto. Fully automatic, it intelligently selects shooting settings from 38 scenes. Face Detection optimises the settings for great people shots and Instant AF ensures fast and accurate focusing.

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