Modify your browser’s settings to allow Javascript to execute. Fortunately, you can disable the power-save mode on the camera, so that the camera will not shut off automatically during extensive pauses on a shoot, whether or not a tape is inserted. Standard Definition or High Definition. The Fluorite lens precisely controls components of light, providing an excellent balance of these three critical ingredients of picture quality. In really quite environments, the in stock microphone picks up sounds from the tape mechanism but not a problem when there is sufficient ambient sound. On top of that, because it records both video and audio as digital data, this information can be transferred – without any loss of picture or audio quality – to a computer for editing, then transferred back to DV tape, without a reduction in either picture or audio quality. This can be eliminated by adjusting the scanning frequency setting on the camcorder.

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The mode dial on the GL1 that allowed you to switch from automatic to manual modes with a single spin has been replaced with an only slightly less convenient push-and-turn on-screen menu. Canon Optura Camdorder Camcorders. Trade In Your Gear for Cash.

This delivers spectacular clarity — perfect for those who need to grab high-quality images from videos for making prints, adding website content, or sending images over the Internet. If I had it to do over, i’d buy that. Rated 2 out of 5 by Evander from Students filmmakers beware! The image stabilization is another plus. No Longer Available Update Location close.

Canon GL2 Camcorder – Black/Silver

I have been extr emely into filming theatre lately, and this rig was perfect for what I needed. Canon’s Professional L-Series lenses utilize Fluorite, a material which provides outstanding resolution, contrast, and color reproduction- especially in lightweight, high-magnification lenses.


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With two channels of balanced XLR inputs via an optional adapter: Sony VX series Date published: Besides impressing us overall as we shot in a number of different situations, our objective resolution tests show that camcordrr camera and lens is very definitely approaching the theoretical upper limits for Mini DV camcorders.

The GL2’s price tag in comparison with other models makes it an almost flawless contender.

Data Code The DV standard calls for the automatic recording of date and time, shutter speed, exposure settings and other key camera data on the tape as you shoot. Compleme nts and thank you to ebay for making this easy. With gp2 depth of almost mm, the case will also hold a range of other accessories in its base, making the package completely versatile. Special Effects This feature offers you a variety of scene transition effects, producing smooth, ca,corder dissolve and wipe transitions between scenes as you record.

Canon has improved a broadcast technology to create a new form of Pixel Shift technology, producing higher picture quality than that of camcorders using CCDs with almost twice the number of pixels. Mini DV is frowned upon now that HD is around, but this image quality is brilliant compared to most mini-dv cassette video cameras. As far as i can tell, everything works.

The CH holds two battery packs and can charge them one after the other.

Canon GL2 Mini DV Camcorder Review – Videomaker

The MiniDV format makes professional quality video affordable. Top Grip with Recording Controls Ccanon addition to the side hand grip, the GL2 features a top carrying handle, complete with a duplicate set of recording and zoom controls.


It records both light and sound in digital format, so editing is as easy or not as you’re used to. Optical Sensor Size metric. The lack of Bl2 inputs is agravating as well.

Canon GL2 Specs – CNET

Digital copies of digital videos are indistinguishable from the original, which makes editing and image manipulation so much easier and of higher quality than that delivered by analog video technology.

Standard Definition or High Definition.

A full-frame mirrorless camera with a catch. Once the batteries are charged, the CH, with batteries in place, can be clipped to your belt and then connected directly to a Canon Digital Camcorder.

Use when recording or dubbing audio. You can turn the canln on or off at will, and you can decide which data you want to display. Canon has improved a broadcast camvorder to create a new form of Pixel Shift technology, producing higher picture quality than that of camcorders using CCDs with almost twice the number of pixels. The camocrder clever new control is the programmable CSTM custom key, which you can set to toggle on and off 11 possible options, including image stabilization and zebra stripes.

Great Camcorder This camera, from the first time i saw it i loved it.

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