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Canon XL H Series HDV Camcorders
Canon XL H1S (with SDI), Canon XL H1A (without SDI). Also XL H1.


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Old December 1st, 2006, 09:08 AM   #1
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Originally Posted by Steve Rosen
Sure, if you can use the XL2's 16x manual on the H1 (which I do regularly) then the 20x will work fine on previous XL models... You will probably have to set the back focus manually though...

The 20x, although awkward to manually focus, is a pretty nice lens - some CA, which has been talked about often here, but not as bad as you might think from some of the posts - I just finished a commercial in SD that will be distributed nationally to Rape Crisis centers - I shot with the 20x in B&W and it is really pretty stunning. I was surprised at how good it looked (B&W often looks like crap in video).

Hi Steve.

Did you set up the camera to shoot B/W or correct in post. If the former, I would be interested to know your settings.

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Old December 1st, 2006, 09:24 AM   #2
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Split out as a separate topic from the "H1 lens backwards compatible?" thread.
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