Canon’s DV and HDV cameras.
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The new FS-CF Pro DTE recorder provides additional features such as video playback on the unit’s color LCD, MPEG-4 proxy file generation, wireless metadata logging, and much more. The Focus Enhancements FS-CF and FS-CF Pro DTE recorders are ideal for professional cinematographers and videographers looking to upgrade their existing Canon HDV equipment to a seamless file-based workflow.
Here are some more views of the Canon G1 and A1 camcorders, from various angles. You can click on most of these to see a bigger version which will open up in a new browser window. You might notice that the camera body color is inconsistent throughout most of these images.
In brief… these two new Canon XH series HDV camcorders are the latest additions to Canon’s expanding line of High Definition video cameras. The XH series twins are smaller, lighter and less expensive than Canon’s flagship XL H1 camcorder; each delivers about the same performance as the XL H1 and they are nearly identical to each other with only one very important difference.
This page has been set up in anticipation of some of the most common frequently asked questions about the Canon XH G1 and XH A1 High Definition video camcorders.
The Canon XL2 replaces the XL1S, which is now out of production. Outwardly, the XL2 is fairly similar in appearance to the XL1S except for a few significant body styling changes. Inside, however, it’s an entirely new camcorder with all new circuits, components, image sensors and feature sets.
The Canon XL H1 does not replace the Canon XL2, which is still in production and will continue as Canon’s flagship 3CCD standard definition DV camcorder. What the XL H1 represents is an entirely new market for Canon as its first high definition video camera.
Here is a brief summary of the various XL mount lenses available for the Canon XL1 and XL1S. Remember that all XL lenses will mount to either camera. Personally I have not had the opportunity to check them all out for myself, but I have included links to user reviews where they exist (lens attachments such as wide-angle adapters, filters, matte boxes, etc. are not included..