If you are looking to be able to combine the power of a high definition camcorder that has a vast selection of various advanced features within a tightly compacted easily maneuverable design, then the Canon XH G1 is what youre looking for.
This camcorder allows for use of HD-SDI/SD-SDI enable ability along with embeddable time codes and audio. SMPTE Time code in/out, as well as Genlock input are also featured.
Should you choose to purchase the Canon XH G1, you would be able to use a professional L-series 20x HD-video zoom lens to better capture your true vision from any distance. The Canon XH G1s optics system provides only the highest in optical quality. The Canon XH G1 provides its user with amazing resolution, vibrant contrast and brilliant color reproduction. Also featured, is a UD, or ultra-low dispersion lens. This allows for the ultimate in chromatic aberration reduction, reducing it to its absolute minimum.
The Canon XH G1 also allows you to have absolute and total control of the customization of your footage. While using the Canon XH G1 you will be able to customize the camera functions, display settings, as well as image quality. You will be able to do this through custom functions, automatic presets, or manual adjustment. This superior level of customization makes sure that the XH G1 fits into your individual personal or professional needs. You will be able to save all of your individual settings to memory so that you can retrieve them easily at a later date or download them into other camcorders that you use regularly.
All in all, the Canon XH G1 offers a wide enough range of functions coupled with the compact size and versatility to allow it to be perfect for virtually any use. Once you become familiar with all of the features and settings, you are almost sure to produce high quality of amazing videos and still photography every time.
Power Requirements: 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz 7.4 DC
Power Consumption: 7.8W with Power Supply
Dimensions: 6.4″ x 7.4″ x 13.8″
Weight: 5.2 lbs.
Image Sensor: 3 1/3 inch Native 16:9 CCDs at (1440 x 1080)
Signal system: Mini DV HDV: 1080i/60i, 1080i/30f, 1080i/24f
Lens: Zoom Ratio: 20x Optical; Focal Length: 4.5mm – 90mm (32.5mm – 650mm; 35mm photo equivalent); Zoom Speed: 16 Zoom Speeds, plus High Speed and variable; Max. F/Stop: f/1.6 – 35mm; Filter Size: 72mm
Horizontal resolution: 1080 lines
Minimum illumination: 0.4 lux (60i/30f mode, manual mode, gain 18 DB, F1 .6, one fourth shutter)
Image Stabilization: Super-Range Optical
Sensitivity: f/1.6-3.5 mm
Viewfinder: Widescreen .57″ Color Viewfinder (Approx 269,000 pixels)
LCD monitor: 2.8 inches (207,000 pixels)
Microphone Terminal: 2 XLR (line/mic level) inputs with phantom power (+48v)
Built-In Filters: ND: 1/6, 1/32
Memory Card Slot: SDHC; SD; MMC