High Performance - Canon GL2 Brochure & Specs

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DV format
Whether your need is broadcast production or simply the very
best picture quality, the Mini DV format delivers more than 540
lines of horizontal resolution – nearly a 25% improvement in
picture quality over the best analog formats. The tape formulation
is advanced to last longer and even withstand repeated use
without failure, virtually eliminating drop out,
delivering higher output and less noise.
USB Terminal*
Allows high speed transfer of
memory card data to computers
mounting the USB terminal. By using
the USB cable and software
provided, you can process and
organize still images on your PC. The
camcorder functions as a memory
card reader/writer. Bundled software:
ZoomBrowser EX (Windows) /
ImageBrowser (Macintosh). You can easily download, browse,
archive and retouch still images. Automatically resize images and
attach them to e-mail, arrange them for printing, and add text
anywhere on the page.

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IEEE1394 DV Terminal
The GL2 is equipped with a DV IN/OUT terminal
that conforms to IEEE1394. It takes just a single
digital cable to transfer or copy your videos in pure
digital form to your DV compatible computer or another Canon
DV camcorder. Once you've transferred video images to your
computer, you can edit your movies, stream then over the
Internet, or post them on your Web site. Also, you can print them
out on a Canon color printer, transfer them back to your Canon
camcorder and archive them on a Mini DV cassette, or create a
dubbing master.
SD Memory Card and MultiMediaCard*
The GL2 expand video possibilities by using an SD (Secure
Digital) Memory Card or a MultiMediaCard in addition to a Mini
DV cassette. These ultra-small and ultra-light media record, store
and manage still images, as well as allow easy transfer of still
images to a PC with the camcorder. You can add a title made by
yourself on the currently recording image on the cassette.
*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

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