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Canon XH-A1 HD

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Canon XH-A1 HD

The Canon XH-A1 HD is a video camera that records on MiniDV Cassette with a recording time of up to 80 minutes on SP mode. The unit features a 20x Optical zoom lens with 4.5mm - 90mm (32.5mm - 650mm; 35mm photo equivalent) focal length, 16 Zoom Speeds, plus High Speed and variable zoom, f/1.6 (35mm equivalent) minimum aperture size, and a 72mm lens diameter. The Canon XH-A1 HD also supports Super-Range Optical image stabilization, and sports a 0.57 inch widescreen color viewfinder (wi…

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Canon XH-A1 HD

The Canon XH-A1 HD is a video camera that records on MiniDV Cassette with a recording time of up to 80 minutes on SP mode. The unit features a 20x Optical zoom lens with 4.5mm - 90mm (32.5mm - 650mm; 35mm photo equivalent) focal length, 16 Zoom Speeds, plus High Speed and variable zoom, f/1.6 (35mm equivalent) minimum aperture size, and a 72mm lens diameter. The Canon XH-A1 HD also supports Super-Range Optical image stabilization, and sports a 0.57 inch widescreen color viewfinder (with approximately 269,000 pixels support), a 2.8 inch Widescreen LCD (Approx. 207,000 pixels) screen, three Mode Instant AF (external sensor plus TTL), Manual Exposure, Programmed AE (Auto, Full Auto, Manual, Av, Tv, Night, Spotlight), White Balance Method (Outdoor, Indoor, Manual, Set (2x), Color Temperature (in degrees Kelvin)), and 3 - 1/3“ Native 16:9 CCDs (1440 x 1080) image sensor. The Canon XH-A1 HD records up to 1440 x 1080 at 1.56 Megapixels on high definition setting, and is able to capture still images at 1.47 megapixels. It supports 2-channel recording/MPEG1 Audio Layer II sound at 16 bit (48 kHz) or 12 bit (32 kHz) in MPEG1 Audio Layer II format. The Canon XH-A1 HD comes with a CA-920 Compact Power Adapter and BP-950G Battery Pack. It weighs 4.6 lb (2100g) (5.2 lb (2330g) - including hood, BP-950G, Cassette and memory card)) and measures 6.4 x 7.4 x 13.8 in (163 x 189 x 350 mm). The video camera supports two XLR (line/mic level) inputs with phantom power (+48V) connector, BNC Video, Component Video, Composite Video, IEEE1394, Mic terminal (3.5mm), Headphone terminal (3.5mm) and LANC terminal.

Features

The Canon XH-A1 HD combines the 3CCD, High Definition technology and is compatible with Canon 20x HD Video Professional L Series Fluorite Zoom Lens. It features 1/3“ Native 16:9 CCDs (1440 x 1080), DIGIC DV II image processing, Super-Range Optical Image Stabilization, Instant AF, still image recording and Shoot Assist Functions. The XH A1 provides users with the control and customization needed as well as the flexibility required as an ENG, commercial production and TV professional. The XH A1 allows users to customize image quality, camera functions and display settings through Manual Adjustment, Custom Functions and Custom Menu.

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