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3.9 out of 10

Canon XL1

Just as Canon's Hi8 camcorders have set the standard time and ti Read more

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Overall 8
Design 8
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Performance 8

Canon XL1 Review

Bright Hub
20 May 2011
  • Summary: The Canon XL1 gained popularity thanks to its high profile uses in movies such as "28 Days Later.” While, over the years, cameras such as the Red have eclipsed the popularity of the Canon XL1 this Canon XL1 review looks at what value the camera still offers to independent filmmakers.
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The Digital Journalist
4 May 2010
  • Excerpt: Before I start what will be a very lengthy review of this camera, the first truly professional mini dv camcorder priced under $12,000, I think I should correct something I said to a member of the NPPA discussion list when he asked about it (I was in my first flush of enthusiasm). I said, "It's perfect." Well, I know I went overboard. Nothing in this world, with the possible exception of my boeuf bourguignon is "perfect.
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Overall 6

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23 March 2009