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Canon XH-G1S Camcorder 3CCD HDV High Definition Professional Camcorder with 20x HD Video Zoom Lens III

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  • Genuine Canon 20x HD video zoom lens with Professional L Series Fluorite; Independent Manual Focus. Zoom, and Iris Ring
  • Three 1/3-inch native 16:9 CCD with 1.67M pixels (1440 x 1080); 1080 HD resolution with choice of 60i, 30F, and 24F frame rates
  • Canon DIGIC DV II HD Image Processor
  • Complete Customization: Iimage adjustments, display adjustments, custom functions; Nine custom presets and two custom keys
  • 2.8-inch Widescreen LCD (207,000 Pixels) and 0.57-inch Color Widescreen EVF (269,000 Pixels)
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Product Description

Product Description

With the XH G1S, Canon continues to expand its offerings of high quality HDV camcorders. For the most demanding professional seeking a lightweight, handily-sized high performance camcorder, the XH G1S delivers. Industry standard HD-SDI, Genlock and Time Code IN/OUT, all SMPTE compliant, and a wide range of image parameter controls makes the XH G1S a leading choice in the category. Includes: XH G1S Camcorder with lens cap 1 Year Parts and Labor Limited Warranty CA-920 Compact Power Adapter WL-D5000 Wireless Controller DTC-1000 Component Cable Lens Hood SDC-32M SD Memory Card Two R6/AA Batteries AC Cable Tripod adapter base BP-950G Battery Pack STV-290N Stereo Video Cable IFC-300PCU USB Cable DC-920 Power Supply Coupler SS-1100 Shoulder Strap HDVM-E63PR Digital Video Cassette Eyecup External microphone holder adjustment band

From the Manufacturer

Canon XH-G1S Feature Summary:
  • HDV format
  • Genuine Canon 20x HD Video Zoom Lens with Professional L Series Fluorite
    Independent Manual Focus. Zoom, and Iris Ring
    Improved manual zoom (physical attributes and operation)
    Improved manual focus (physical shape of ring and responsiveness)-- Manual focus during zooming
    Improved Iris Ring (physical shape, limit selectable)
  • Canon Super-Range Optical Image Stabilizer
  • Three 1/3-inch Native 16:9 CCD with 1.67M Pixels (1440 x 1080)
  • 1080 HD Resolution with choice of 60i, 30F, and 24F Frame Rates
    HD-SDI (SMPTE 299M) and SD-SDI (SMPTE 277M) with embedded audio and time code
    Flags for 24F 2:3 pulldown added to HD-SDI stream
    SMPTE Time Code In & Out
    Genlock In
  • Canon DIGIC DV II HD Image Processor
  • Canon Instant AF System
  • Two built-in XLR Audio Terminals with line level and phantom power
    Simultaneous use of built-in microphone and XLR input
    Separate sensitivity settings for each channel
    Selectable XLR sensitivity (+12dB, +6 dB, 0 dB, -6 dB, -12 dB)
    Line output level switching
    Audio volume lock
  • +36dB Hypergain
    Fine tuning of Gain setting (0dB to 18dB in 0.5dB increments)
  • 6 Pin IEEE1394 terminal
  • Complete Customization- Image adjustments, Display Adjustments, Custom Functions
  • Nine custom presets and two custom keys
  • 2.8-inch Widescreen LCD (207,000 Pixels) and 0.57-inch Color Widescreen EVF (269,000 Pixels)
  • Remaining capacity displayed when using Focus Enhancements FS-CV HDD
  • External EVF Monitor Output Terminal (Component)
  • Seven Program AE Modes
  • SD Memory Card/MultiMediaCard Slot (for storing custom presets, custom functions, and photos)
    Custom Presets from XH G1, XH A1, XL H1S, and XL H1A can be shared with XH A1S/XH G1S)
  • Flash Accessory Shoe (Supports Canon EX Series Speedlites)
  • Optional Upgrade to add 50i/25F Frame Rates (Performed by Canon’s Factory Service Center)
  • 1 Year Parts and Labor Limited Warranty
Canon XH-G1S Highlights

Genuine Canon 20x HD Video Zoom Lens with Professional L Series Fluorite
  • Independent Manual Focus, Zoom, and Iris Ring
  • Zooming
    Responsive manual zoom ring (Slow, Normal, Fast)
    Weight of zoom ring has been increased
    Smooth starting and stopping of zoom
    Rotational angle of zoom between Tele and Wide is selectable (45, 60 or 90 degrees)
    16 Speed Power Zoom (Maximum and Minimum speeds have been expanded)
  • Focusing
    Manual focus is possible while zooming (in both Manual Focus and AF Modes)
    Four selectable focus preset speeds
    Responsive focus ring (Slow, Normal, Fast)
    Focus Limit (on/off)
    Push AF
  • Super-Range Optical Image Stabilizer
  • Two Built-in ND Filters (1/32, 1/16)
Canon DIGIC DV II HD Image Processor

Complete Customization
  • Selectable Frame Rates: 24F, 30F, 60i
    Optional Upgrade to add 50i/25F Frame Rates (Performed by Canon’s Factory Service Center)
  • Custom Presets (Image Adjustments) - Total 23 Items
    Gamma, Knee, Black, Master Pedestal (+/- 9 steps), Setup Level (+/-9 steps), Sharpness (+/-9 steps), Horizontal Detail, Horizontal/Vertical Detail Balance (+/-9 steps), Coring (+/- 9 steps), Noise Reduction 1, Noise Reduction 2, Color Matrix, Color Gain (+/- 50 steps), Hue (+/-9 steps), Master Red Gain (+-50 steps), Master Blue Gain (+-50 steps), Master Green Gain (+/- 50 steps), Six Color Matrixes (Each color matrix can be adjusted +/- 50 steps)
  • Display Adjustments (Customize the menu to suit personal needs) -- Total 22 Items / 40 sub-items
    Rec Programs, Camera Data 1 (F/stop and Shutter Speed), Camera Data 2 (Exposure, White Balance, Gain), Zoom, Focus, ND Filter, Image Effects, Focusing Assist (Peaking and Magnification), Customize (Custom Function and Custom preset), Video Recording Standard, DV Recording Mode, Frame Rate, Tape (Operation Mode, Time Code, DV Control), Tape Remainder (Normal, Warning, Off), Tape/Card (Ext. Control, Image Stabilization, Image Size/Quality), Light Metering (Spot AE Point and Light Metering), Card (Drive Mode, Flash, Card Remainder (Normal and Warning), Audio (Mic Mode, XLR, and DV Audio), Dew Condensation, Battery (Off, Normal, Warning), Wireless Remote (Off, Normal, Warning)
  • Custom Functions (Customize the camcorder’s operation) - Total 21 Items / 33 sub-items
    Shock-less White Balance/Gain, AE Response, High-Speed Zoom, Focus Ring Control, Button Operation, Rings Direction, Dials Direction, Focus Priority, Still Picture Record, Marker Levels (Marker Brightness), Focusing Assist B & W Gearing Mode, Subject Distance Unit, Zoom Indicator, Color Bars, 1kHz Tone, Wireless Remote, Power Save, Tally lamp, LED, Beep, Character Record
  • SD / SDHC Memory Card/MultiMediaCard Slot (for storing custom presets, custom functions, and photos)
  • Sharing of XL H1S, XL H1A, XH G1, and XH A1 Custom Preset files with XH A1S/XH G1S camcorders
  • Program AE Modes (Auto, Easy Recording, TV, AV, Manual, Spotlight, Night)
    Manual Mode is located next to OFF for easy access
  • Skin Tone Detail
  • Push AE (Usable in Manual Exposure Mode)
  • Gain Settings: -3dB, 0dB, +3dB, +6dB, +12dB, +18dB, +36dB
    Gain fine tuning in 0.5dB increments from 0dB to +18dB
  • AGC Limit
  • Iris Limit (Limits minimum iris setting to f/9.5)
  • Iris control using LANC (using optional ZR-2000)
  • Custom Preset files
    Store 9 Custom Presets files
    Store 20 Custom Presets files to a memory card
  • White Balance
    Auto, Indoor, Outdoor, Custom, Color Temperature Range (2000K to 15000K)
  • Color corrections (16 areas, 2 regions)
  • Selective Noise Reduction (apply NR to targeted color areas)
  • Numbers used for Menu selection bar (EVF SETUP/Skin detail/Color Correction)
  • Two Custom keys
  • Clear Scan (100 levels: 60 Hz -- 203.9 Hz)
Connections and Terminals
  • HD-SDI (SMPTE 299M) & SD-SDI (SMPTE 272M) with embedded audio and time code
  • Provides uncompressed 1.485 Gigabit output (1920 x 1080) with 4:2:2 color sampling
    Flags for 24F 2:3 pulldown added to HD-SDI stream
    SMPTE Time Code In & Out
  • Settings include: Drop Frame, Non-Drop Frame, Record-Run, Free-Run, and User Bit
    Genlock In
  • SD reference signal synchronization in Genlock HD mode
  • 6 Pin IEEE1394 terminal (provides stronger connection when outputting to external devices such as Hard Disk Drives. No power is provided by camcorder.)
  • Component Video Out
  • Composite Video In/Out (3.5mm)
  • BNC Video In/Out
  • LANC Terminal
  • Flash Accessory Shoe (Supports Canon EX Series Speedlites)
Audio System
  • Two Built-in XLR terminals (provides +48V Phantom power)
  • 3.5mm Microphone terminal
  • 3.5mm Headphone terminal (with a reinforced metal base)
  • Separate sensitivity settings for each XLR input channel (Line/Mic)
  • Simultaneous use of built-in microphone and XLR input
  • Two step switching for line output level
  • Higher sensitivity for XLR line input
  • XLR /microphone sensitivity selection +12dB/+6dB/0dB/-6dB/-12dB
  • Audio Limiter (on/off)
  • Automatic level control setting for both XLR channels can be set to link or remain independent to each other
  • Selectable audio modes for built-in microphone (Normal, Voice, Windscreen, Low Cut 1, Low Cut 2)
  • 1 kHz Reference Tone (-12dB, -18dB , -20dB)
  • LR/LL/RR/monaural selectable for monitor output
Monitoring
  • 2.8-inch Widescreen LCD (207,000 Pixels) and 0.57" Color Widescreen EVF (269,000 Pixels)
  • Aspect guides for industry-standard picture formats (4:3, 13:9, 14:9, 1.66:1, 1.75:1, 1.85:1, 2.35:1)
  • Horizontal, Center and Grid Markers
  • Remaining capacity displayed when using Focus Enhancements FS-CV HDD recorder
  • Zebra pattern (70% -100%, selectable in 5% increments)
  • Focusing Aides: Peaking (adjustable gain and frequency) Magnifying (can be recorded); Magnifying function is allocated to Photo button for easy access
  • External EVF monitor output terminal (component)- provides manual focus confirmation
  • Multi-language support (9 languages)
  • Custom Preset name display
  • Expanded Bitmap display area (85%)
  • ALL display
  • f/stop gray display
  • Histogram & EXIF display

Product Details

  • Item Weight: 10.3 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 11 pounds
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S. and to APO/FPO addresses. For APO/FPO shipments, please check with the manufacturer regarding warranty and support issues.
  • ASIN: B001JQLL4S
  • Item model number: 3235B001AA
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #73,816 in Camera & Photo (See Top 100 in Camera & Photo)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: November 24, 2003

Technical Details

  • Brand Name: Canon
  • Model: 3235B001AA
  • Optical zoom: 20 x

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