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Canon XF Series HD Camcorders
Canon XF305, XF205 and XF105 (with SDI), Canon XF300, XF200 and XF100 (without SDI).


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Old October 5th, 2010, 02:42 PM   #16
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How does this translate to better image?
As others have said, there's a lot more to it than just CCD vs CMOS. One thing you may find interesting is the review of both cameras by an expert:

BBC R&D White Paper WHP034 - Alan Roberts

http://thebrownings.name/WHP034/pdf/...Canon-XHG1.pdf

http://thebrownings.name/WHP034/pdf/Canon_XF300-305.pdf

In progressive mode, the XF300 has far less aliasing than the XH-A1. This is because of the special way that the XH-A1 sensor was read out in frame mode (which gives you a truly progressive image, but at the cost of more aliasing and less resolution).
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