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    Canon XL2 announced Today -24p HD 16:9

    CANON XL2 16:9 Native 24P HD Camcorder



    Specifications

    GENERAL

    Power Supply
    11 to 17 VDC

    Power Consumption
    32 Watts (without VF, SAVE REC MODE);
    38 Watts typical operating conditions

    Operating Temperature
    32F to 104F (0C to 40C)

    Operating Humidity
    Less than 85%

    Weight
    About 9.5 lbs. (4.3 kg)
    About 15.4 lbs. (7.0 kg) in operation

    Dimensions (W x H x D)
    5-1/4" x 8" x 12-5/16" (132 x 204 x 313 mm)


    CAMERA SECTION

    CCD Elements
    2/3" IT 3-CCD 16x9 Native

    Frame Rates:

    12p, 24p, 30p, 60p, 80p, 120p

    Picture Elements
    1,000,000 pixels

    Optical Filters
    CC: Cross, 3200k, 4300k, 6300k
    ND: CLEAR, 1/4ND, 1/16ND, 1/64ND

    Quantization
    10 bits

    Processing
    74MHz

    Gain
    Programmable: -3/0/+3/+6/+9/+12/+18/+24/+30 dB

    Super Gain
    +18/+24/+30/+36 dB

    Shutter Speed
    1/100, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000 and 1/2000 sec.

    Syncro Scan Shutter
    1/60.0 to 1/251.3 sec.

    Sensitivity
    ASA 1000; 2000 Lux at F11 (89.9% reflection)

    Minimum Illumination
    1.3 Lux (F1.4, +30 dB gain)

    Video S/N
    54 dB (typical)

    Horizontal Resolution
    700 TV lines at center

    Registration Error
    Less than 0.03% (whole zone, without lens distortion)

    Geometric Distortion
    Below measurable limit

    Lens Mount
    2/3" Bayonet type

    Viewfinder
    AJ-HVF27 (optional)


    VTR SECTION

    Recording Format
    DVCPRO HD (720p, 59.94Hz)

    Tape
    1/4" DVCPRO HD cassette tape

    Tape Speed
    135.280 mm/s

    Recording Time
    Max. 46 minutes using AJ-HP46LP

    FF/REW Time
    About 3 minutes using AJ-HP46LP


    VIDEO

    Sampling Frequency
    Y: 74 MHz, Pb/Pr: 37 MHz

    Quantization
    8 bits

    Error Correction
    Reed-Solomon product code

    Compression Ratio
    6.7:1

    Bit Rate
    100 Mbps

    Video Band
    Y: 20 MHz, Pb/Pr: 10 MHz


    AUDIO

    Sampling Frequency
    48 kHz (sync. with video)

    Quantization
    16 bits/sample

    Frequency response*
    20 Hz to 20 kHz, 1.0 dB (reference level)

    Dynamic range*
    More than 85 dB (1 kHz, AWTD)

    Distortion*
    Within 0.08% (1 kHz, reference level)

    Wow & Flutter*
    Below measurable limit

    Head room*
    20 dB

    APRIL FOOLS ha ha ha



    #2
    Re: Canon XL2 announced Today

    bwhahaha! the second i saw that post, i was 99.9% sure it was an april fools joke! i'm prepared for today... ;D

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      #3
      Re: Canon XL2 announced Today -24p HD 16:9

      Holy... you had me for a sec. lol I was thinking they actually pulled something outta their butts... yeah right.

      time to go clean up my chair.. :
      www.kylestauffer.com

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        #4
        Re: Canon XL2 announced Today -24p HD 16:9

        ha ha... believe it or not that photo is a real Canon video camera.. from the 80s

        The specs are mostly of the Panasonic HD cam

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          #5
          Re: Canon XL2 announced Today -24p HD 16:9

          Whooaaa, I knew that picture looked familiar ;D
          Raconteur...

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            #6
            Re: Canon XL2 announced Today -24p HD 16:9

            :o

            I wasnt prepared for April Fools! But then again, I didn't care!

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              #7
              Re: Canon XL2 announced Today -24p HD 16:9

              I remembered that camera from a guy on e-bay selling one otherwise I might of bitten good try Jarred! ;)

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                #8
                Re: Canon XL2 announced Today -24p HD 16:9

                I kind of asked for that, didn't I? ;D
                ..
                The AU-EVA1 Book - The DVX200 Book - The UX180 & UX90 Book - Lighting For Film & TV - Sound For Film & TV

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                  #9
                  Re: Canon XL2 announced Today -24p HD 16:9

                  Heh, I actually sat there and read all the specs thinking WOW...
                  UrbanMouse.com

                  2013 Narrative Reel


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                    #10
                    Re: Canon XL2 announced Today -24p HD 16:9

                    Hehehe....man, I was gonna flip.
                    Mike Donis
                    Toronto, Ontario Canada

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                      #11
                      Re: Canon XL2 announced Today -24p HD 16:9

                      heh heh.. Sorry I had to do it :

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                        #12
                        Re: Canon XL2 announced Today -24p HD 16:9

                        :P :P

                        Nice "Poisson d'avril"

                        (french expression for April Fools=April fish)
                        "You can learn more from looking at a shadow than you can by looking at the light. You can tell the direction, the softness, the intensity, and the fill-to-key ratio by looking into the shadows... Shadow is what gives you contrast and contrast is what gives you shape and drama." W.R.

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                          #13
                          Re: Canon XL2 announced Today -24p HD 16:9

                          Holy !@#&*!

                          I did not know i had a HD cam 10 years ago...and sold it and bought a SD cam...

                          ...that old L1 was fun though...

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                            #14
                            Re: Canon XL2 announced Today -24p HD 16:9

                            I was in awe after going through the specs.....


                            until I read the last line there!! He he he! ROTFL!!

                            "And so long as the irresponsible explore unknown lands, we need never fear..."&&- The Irresponsible Captain Tylor

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                              #15
                              Re: Canon XL2 announced Today -24p HD 16:9

                              Same thing here !! Awesome, Jarred !!

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