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Canon MV430i

Canon MV430i
alaAverage 3.5

9 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Canon MV430i. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the image quality. There are some mixed reviews about the portability. Some have doubts about the color.

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A great all-round camera - Advantages: Didital in, Digital out, Compact - Disadvantages: none

Aug, 2002

Product Specifications

The MV 430i's 10x optical and 200x digital zoom, along with image stabilization technology, lets you get that perfect shot under almost any condition. Ergonomic controls allow you to toggle quickly and easily between fully automatic or manual exposure settings. The MV 430i's dual shooting modes give you either full-motion video, or more than 700 still images on a single mini-DV cassette. In addition, the MV 430i features MultiMediaCard and Secure Digital (SD) memory card technology for easy storage and transfer of still images. Capture hundreds of still images directly onto postage-stamp-sized cards and send them to your PC, where you can print the images or share them with your friends and colleagues via e-mail or on the Web.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Run Time (Up To):8.5hour(s)

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Auto mode lock / Night mode / Portrait mode / Sand & snow / Sports mode / Spotlight

Flash Memory

Form Factor:MultiMediaCard
Storage Capacity:8MB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon MV

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8
Max Focal Length:42mm
Min Focal Length:4.2mm
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens


Color:Metallic silver

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:340Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:540Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/4"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):6.4 mm ( 1/4 ) / 6.4 mm ( 1/4" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Scene Transition:Fade trigger / Horizontal wipe / Mosaic fader / Vertical wipe
Digital Zoom:200
Media Type:Mini DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Art / Monotone / Mosaic / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:LCD