Canon XH A1S Full High Definition Professional Camcorder 1080i 3CCD HDV Video Camera - Black XH-A1S XH A1

The Canon XH-A1s is an updated version of the award-winning XHG1 HDV camcorder. The camera is geared towards the videographer on a budget who isn t willing to compromise any of the professional attributes of its big brother, the XL-H1. With the same high quality 1/3 CCDs, the camera yields an image both crisp and noise-free. The solid feeling is instantly apparent when operating the XH-A1s; despite its modest frame, the camera performs like a pro. Improvements over the previous model include higher quality zoom, focus and iris rings. Utilizing the highly efficient HDV compression format allows over an hour of high definition recording on a single miniDV tape! Featuring a 20x fluorite fixed lens, its superior optics gives professional level shooters ultimate image fidelity unmatched by the competition. Also included is the Instant AF auto-focus system, incorporating technology that helps reduce auto focus reaction time while increasing overall accuracy

Description

A compact and manouverable camcorder that delivers professional-quality HDV1080 recording, the XH A1s provides total user control with a comprehensive array of custom settings and presets True 1080 High Definition image capture in 50i or 25F frame rates. Optional 24F/30F/60i upgrade available. Genuine Canon High Definition L Series 20x Video Lens with Super Range Optical Image Stabiliser , Instant AF autofocus and simultaneous three-ring control. 3CCD imaging sensor system incorporating 3 x 1/3 1.67 Megapixel CCDs. Canon DiGIC DV II processor developed specifically for high definition. Improved ease of use, ergonomic and compact design with fold-away LCD screen and recessed battery compartment. Enhanced audio functionality 2 channel XLR audio input with adjustable levels control. Customisable advanced image control and handling characteristics.

Specifications

Signal System MiniDV HDV 1080i/60i, 1080i/30f, 1080i/24f Image Device 3 1/3 Native 16 9 CCDs at 1440 x 1080 (Interlaced) Lens 4.5-90mm (32.5-650mm; 35mm photo equivalent) 72mm Front Lens Filter Thread Horizontal Resolution 1080 Lines Sensitivity f/1.6-3.5mm Built-in Filters ND 1/6, 1/32 LCD Monitor 2.8 (207,000 Pixels) Viewfinder 0.57 (269,000 Pixels) Memory Card Slot Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Secure Digital (SD) MultiMedia Card (MMC) Shutter Speed Range 60i/30f 1/4, 1/8, 1/15, 1/30, 1/60, 1/100, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, 1/4000, 1/8000, 1/15000, CS (Clear Scan) 24f 1/3, 1/6, 1/12, 1/24, 1/48, 1/60, 1/100, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, 1/4000, 1/8000, 1/15000, CS (Clear Scan) Gain Selection -3, 0, 3, 6, 12, 18, 36dB (36dB, Camera Only) VTR Tape Format Mini DV Cassettes Tape Speed 18.8mm/s Maximum Recording Time 80 min Audio Signal Format HDV 2 Ch/MPEG-1 Audio Layer II DV-PCM 16-bit/48kHz 12-bit/32kHz Input and Output Connectors Audio XLR (x2 Input), BNC Video, Component Video, Composite Video, FireWire 6-Pin , Microphone 3.5mm, Headphones 3.5mm, LANC Terminal , General Power Requirements 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz Battery 7.4VDC Power Consumption 7.8W with Power Supply Operating Temperature 32-104F (0-40C) Dimensions (WxHxD) 6.4 x 7.6 x 15.5 (16.3 x 19.2 x 39.4cm) Weight 5.3 lbs (2.4kg)

Contents

CA-920 Compact Power Adapter DC-920 DC Coupler BP-950G Battery Pack SS-1100 Shoulder Strap WL-D5000 Wireless Controller Lens Hood HDVM-E63PR Digital Video Cassette SDC-32M SD Memory Card Eye Cup Two R6/AA Batteries Tripod Adapter Base AC Cable External Microphone Holder Adjustment Band

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