DV D C A M CO R D E R
RECORD DIRECT TO DVD
The DC50 digital camcorders deliver all the convenience and
functionality of DVD technology by letting you record directly to
DVDs. With DVDs, you can easily locate scenes without having to
rewind or fast-forward. You never have to worry about losing
precious memories, because your DVD camcorder will automatically
record on blank disc space. Also, you can create playlists of your
favorite scenes, and even do some quick editing right in your
camcorder. The DC50 records to 3" DVD-R/-RW discs that can store
up to 60 minutes of video (120 minutes on a double-sided disc) and
are compatible with most DVD players. It also records to DVD-R DL
discs that can store up to 108 minutes of video. Plus, with its lower
power consumption, you get even longer operating time.
CANON OPTICAL IMAGE QUALITY AND
The name Canon is synonymous with optical
excellence around the world. That's why
Canon's expertise in designing lenses for
photography and broadcast television goes into every camcorder
lens we make. So it's no surprise that the DC50 gives you video and
photos that are clear and rich with color and detail. You also get
great optical performance with the DC50's built-in, Super-Range
Optical Image Stabilizer. It corrects for a wide range of camera
motion and lets you shoot rock-steady video — even when you're at
maximum telephoto without a tripod, or shooting while panning and
zooming, or shooting from a moving car. Not only that, but the
DC50's 10x Optical Zoom Lens and 200x Digital
Zoom give you an impressive zoom range.
CONVENIENCE IN A COMPACT SIZE
You get all the performance of Canon's top-of-the-line DVD
camcorder, in a sleek, stylish and compact design. It's
easy to carry — no matter where your life takes you.
The Height of
he DC50 is at the top of Canon's
impressive line of DVD camcorders.
It combines the convenience and
functionality of DVD technology,
unsurpassed optical brilliance, a
5.39 Megapixel sensor and an array
of advanced features — all in a stylish,
compact and easy-to-use design.
The DC50's powerful 5.39 Megapixel CCD makes it one of the
highest resolution camcorders you'll find in its price range,
delivering 3.7 Megapixel resolution videos. With its RGB Primary
Color Filter, you get incredible detail and vivid, true-to-life color that
rivals a 3CCD camcorder. Plus, the DC50 offers Canon's exclusive
DIGIC DV II, the next generation of Canon's exclusive DIGIC DV signal
processing technology ensuring optimal image quality. You will
see improved color reproduction, especially in skin tones and dark
and light scenes. Your images will also be crystal clear thanks to a
hybrid noise reduction system. image processor which processes
video and photos differently for exceptional color and clarity.
The Horizontal Marker feature gives you a horizontal line in your
viewfinder to help you keep your camcorder level, and a marker
to help center your subject. And the Grid Marker helps you compose
the perfect shot. Plus, Smooth Zoom Control ensures smooth,
steady zooms automatically — for professional looking video.
STUNNING DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
A wide variety of photo features transform your DC50 into a powerful
5 Megapixel digital still camera. Just like an advanced digital
camera, the DC50 lets you choose the metering mode that's right
for your subject, whether it's Portrait, Sports, Night, Snow, Beach,
Sunset, Spotlight, Fireworks. You also get Progressive Photo for
sharp, detailed images. The DC50's Joystick lets you control your
exposure under difficult lighting conditions — you can meter
on your subject and lock your exposure,
or you can compensate by adjusting
your exposure by up to 11 stops.
You can even adjust your
exposures with precision, using
the DC50's histogram display.
Plus, the DC50's 9-point AiAF
function ensures sharp focus
no matter where your subject
is in the frame.