To echo the others here, i


To echo the others here, it makes a HUGE difference. With a 1CCD camcorder, you have one chip doing all the work. To make that happen, the chip has to split up duties – 1/4 of the chip reads red pixels, 1/4 of the chip reads blue pixels, and 1/2 the chip reads green pixels. As a result, images are dull and less crisp since the camera has to blend these back together. With a 3CCD setup, each pixel of your image can contain the entire images color values. Images are way crisper.

If you’re in the market for a used 3CCD cam, we’ve upgraded most of our gear and we have some canon GL-2’s we’re willing to sell. They’re in good shape, and we’ve enjoyed them.

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