XL2 first real life impression - Page 3 at DVinfo.net

Go Back   DV Info Net > Canon EOS / MXF / AVCHD / HDV / DV Camera Systems > Canon HDV and DV Camera Systems > Canon XL and GL Series DV Camcorders

Canon XL and GL Series DV Camcorders
Canon XL2 / XL1S / XL1 and GL2 / XM2 / GL1 / XM1.


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old August 24th, 2004, 11:11 AM   #31
New Boot
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: TN
Posts: 5
Wow, the footages look lovely. I'm gladed I sold my XL1s.
Jon Pumin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 25th, 2004, 02:56 AM   #32
RED Code Chef
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Holland
Posts: 12,514
The footage seems to be gone now?
__________________

Rob Lohman, visuar@iname.com
DV Info Wrangler & RED Code Chef

Join the DV Challenge | Lady X

Search DVinfo.net for quick answers | Buy from the best: DVinfo.net sponsors
Rob Lohman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 25th, 2004, 05:15 AM   #33
Trustee
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Posts: 1,727
Yeah all but the first one was gone when I checked this afternoon.

Aaron
__________________
My Website
Meat Free Media
Aaron Koolen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 25th, 2004, 03:45 PM   #34
Regular Crew
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Alexandria, VA
Posts: 95
Incredible footage on both day and night.

I like the music on the night footage, very smooth
Allan Phan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 26th, 2004, 12:06 PM   #35
Major Player
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Conway, NH
Posts: 574
Johnnie,
A couple of lens-related question for you: was the autofocus "solid"? In other words, did it do a lot of hunting or was it able to lock onto a subject in low light and hold focus? Also, were there any back focus issues that you noticed? Any focus drifting?
Bill Edmunds is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 26th, 2004, 12:32 PM   #36
Regular Crew
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Vienna/Austria
Posts: 187
Hi Bill,
Sorry,coming from the ENG world I never use the auto focus and did not bother with it with the XL2.
No back focus issues that I noticed in the short time the camera was with me.

Regards
Johnnie
Johnnie Behiri is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 26th, 2004, 12:35 PM   #37
Major Player
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Conway, NH
Posts: 574
<<<-- Originally posted by Johnnie Behiri : Hi Bill,
Sorry,coming from the ENG world I never use the auto focus and did not bother with it with the XL2.
No back focus issues that I noticed in the short time the camera was with me.

Regards
Johnnie -->>>
I understand. My vision is getting poor and I really need autofocus for some situations, alas.
Bill Edmunds is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 27th, 2004, 09:04 PM   #38
New Boot
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 21
Battery brick

Does anyone happen to know what battery brick and holder was used on the test camera in the picture?
Spencer Lum is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 27th, 2004, 10:22 PM   #39
Skyonic New York
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: NYC
Posts: 614
Johnnie,

Did you use the noise reduction option on the night shoots?...it is impossible to tell if there is noise the compressed clips

on the preproduction model i tested the noise reduction worked well, even if it did soften the image a bit...

http://emptyloft.com/xl2/noisereduction.bmp
Robert Mann Z. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 27th, 2004, 10:31 PM   #40
Regular Crew
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Vienna/Austria
Posts: 187
Robert,

I did not use the noise reduction option on the night shoots.
Noise levels on the original footage is incredibly low.

Johnnie
Johnnie Behiri is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 29th, 2004, 07:46 PM   #41
Regular Crew
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: RTP, NC
Posts: 66
The footage is still there. The files have just been renamed to .wmv instead of .xwmv. Just copy the shortcut and paste it in without the "x".

I'm not selling my DVX100 anytime soon, but that night footage is pretty amazing and I can't wait to see more of what the XL2 can do. Competition is a great thing.
Sean R Allen is offline   Reply
Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

Professional Video
(800) 833-4801
Portland, OR

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY

Z.G.C.
(973) 335-4460
Mountain Lakes, NJ

Abel Cine Tech
(888) 700-4416
N.Y. NY & L.A. CA

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > Canon EOS / MXF / AVCHD / HDV / DV Camera Systems > Canon HDV and DV Camera Systems > Canon XL and GL Series DV Camcorders

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

 



Google
 

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:13 AM.


DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2017 The Digital Video Information Network