Canon XL-H1S: HD camcorder
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|Optical zoom ratio||20|
|Type of memory card||SD|
|Type of memory card||SDHC|
|Screen size (Inches)||2.4|
Also known as: Canon XL H1SCamcorders Buying Guide
Professional 1080i HD production with XL versatility.
The XL H1 supports HDV and HD production at 1080i, DV production with SD and offers professional versatility with a range of production options and frame rates (50i and 25f).
With built-in high quality HD-SDI output, Gen lock input and Time code input/output, the XL H1 can be integrated into a professional studio environment and used as part of a multi camera shoot.
New precision lens for HD quality
Specially developed for HD quality, a new 38.9-778mm (in 35mm photography) 20x HD VIDEO lens features a Fluorite element to correct chromatic aberrations and a Vari-angle Prism Optical Image Stabilizer (VAP OIS). New multi-coating (SR coating) dramatically reduces ghosting and flare. The XL H1 inherits the revolutionary XL interchangeable lens mount system and has a preset function with new memory backup that remembers focus and zoom points even when a lens has been detached.
Highest resolution for HDV*
With 1/3" 1.67 Megapixel 3CCD and new DIGIC DV II processor, the XL H1 boasts the highest resolution in the HDV class*. In conjunction with the 20x HD VIDEO lens, the XL H1 delivers outstanding true-to-life video.
*As of September 15, 2005
Boosted digital cinema functions
Total CINE control includes new Gamma and Color Matrix settings that are suited to direct transfer, by matching the characteristics of film.
Full control over images
The XL H1 features an expanded range of precise advanced image control functions, full manual shooting controls and Focus Assist (Magnifying, Peaking). Custom presets can be stored to SD/MMC card.
High quality audio
The XL H1 features 4 channel recording with XLR audio line level input support and Audio Lock (DV only) for the synchronisation of audio and footage.
Customized 60i/30f/24f video (optional)
The XL H1 can be purchased with both NTSC and PAL shooting modes directly from Canon, making a full range of video capture options including 60i, 50i, 30f, 25f and 24f available to users.
New ‘CONSOLE’ image control and storage software (optional)
New CONSOLE software for PC allows remote control of the XL H1 and manages the recording and playback of HDV and DV data.
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