Canon GL2 Brochure & Specs

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  • Page 1 Create Your Vision 3CCD DIGITAL VIDEO CAMCORDER
  • Page 2: Features

    Achieve Super High Resolution in Video and Still Image Recording 3CCD The GL2 maximizes the capability of the DV format by using a 3 CCD system assigning a separate CCD to each primary color (red, green, blue). A beam-splitting prism precisely separates the light passing through the lens into individual color components, and each is sent to its own CCD.
  • Page 3: 16:9 Aspect Ratio

    16:9 wide screen TV. 3 Shooting Modes The GL2 has three shooting modes to accommodate any of your recording needs. Normal Movie Mode By merging Canon’s superior lens quality with 3 CCDs, the GL2 delivers stunning resolution and color reproduction - some of the best images outside of a TV studio.
  • Page 4: High Performance

    *An 8MB SD Memory Card is supplied with the camcorder. Gain Control As well as automatic gain, the GL2 has settings for: 0dB, +6dB, +12dB, +18dB* for creative control in any shooting condition. *card camera mode: 0dB, +6dB, +12dB...
  • Page 5 Canon's 35mm SLR cameras. In the TV mode, select a shutter speed from 1/8 to 1/15,000* of a second and the GL2 will automatically set a matching aperture. In the AV mode, select an aperture from f/ 1.6 to f/8** and the GL2 automatically sets a matching shutter speed.
  • Page 6 Clear Scan The GL2 can be adjusted to match the frequency of a CRT monitor, allowing you to record it without rolling black bars. SMPTE Color Bars...
  • Page 7 The GL2 the camera to your shooting uses a "drop-frame" system preferences or environment. that is frame accurate.
  • Page 8 GL2 Nomenclature D.E. (digital effects) SELECT button ND FILTER button Stereo microphone FOCUS A/M button Audio LCD panel D.E. (digital effects) ON/OFF button EXPOSURE dial WHITE BALANCE SELECT button WHITE BALANCE START/STOP button Advanced accessory shoe Strap attachment bar Zoom control...
  • Page 9 Viewfinder Cassette compartment cover Carrying handle Grip belt Tripod socket STOP/INDEX SCREEN button PLAY/PAUSE button REC PAUSE button REW/card- button AUDIO DUBBING button FF/card+ button Viewfinder focusing lever DC5V terminal MIC terminal LOCK lever Focus ring MENU button SELECT dial REMOTE terminal USB terminal DV terminal...
  • Page 10: Power Sources

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