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Old March 2nd, 2004, 08:32 PM   #1
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New for Canon in 2004?

Aside from the 20 point & shoot digicams, is there any info on what's coming from Canon in terms of DV cameras? New XL, or GL???? HDV---- anything??

3 months into the new year and not much has been said......wondering what's up Canon's sleeve this year- if anything at all!
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Old March 2nd, 2004, 08:41 PM   #2
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Regarding HDV, it should be kept in mind that the format was only recently agreed upon by the consortium of manufacturers a few months ago. The process of turning a design concept into a camcorder ready for the marketplace usually takes 12 - 18 months. So I would not expect very many HDV models this year at all, if any. Hope this helps,
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Old March 2nd, 2004, 10:44 PM   #3
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Just from the different sites I've seen and tidbit here and there, canon keeps pretty tight lipped about that stuff.

Chances are low for something new in the 2-4k cam range coming out soon.

However, Christmas season may be a different story.

In any case. most manufacturers who have announced new cameras will have all their products out by early spring or summer.

If you need somehting now, theres a lot to pick from. If you can wait, then wiat :)
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