Canon GL2

The followup to the GL1, Canon's GL2 prosumer camera supports MiniDV tape or MMC/SD card, features a 20x optical zoom lens a stereo mic, and uses 3 CCDs.

  • Status: Available
  • Price at launch: $2,799.00

Basic Specs

Camera type Professional video
Sensor size Other
Sensor type 3CCD
Articulating / hinged screen Yes
Supported media SD, MiniDV

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Camera type Professional video
Width 12.05 inches
Height 5.35 inches
Depth 4.65 inches
Weight 2.76 pounds
Color Gray / Black
Sensor
Sensor size Other
Size 1/4"
Sensor type 3CCD
Controls
Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds) 15000
Display
Size 2.5 inches
Articulating / hinged screen Yes
Built-in viewfinder Yes
Video
Video capture Yes
Max. resolution 480p
Standard framerate(s) 25, 30
Continuous AF Yes
Lens
Widest aperture / f-stop 1.6
Optical zoom 20 x
Digital zoom 100 x
Combined zoom 120 x
Storage
Supported media SD, MiniDV
Audio
Built-in microphone Yes
Microphone input Yes
Ports
Video out Yes
Connection(s) Accessory shoe, 3.5mm stereo audio, S-Video, FireWire
Battery
Model BP-915
Removable Yes
Bundled accessories
Bundled accessories SS-650 Shoulder Strap, WL-D77 Wireless Controller, Lens Hood
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