Canon GL2 specs

Model
  • Canon GL2
    Canon GL2 7920A001

General

  • Depth
    12 in
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV
  • Optical Sensor Type
    3CCD with Pixel Shift
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Digital Zoom
    100 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, SP
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Interfaces Provided
    S-Video, component video
  • Analog Video Format
    NTSC
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Video Head Qty
    2
  • Camcorder Slow Shutter Modes
    1/15sec, 1/30sec, 1/8sec
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode, frame movie mode
  • Effective Video Resolution
    380 KP
  • Digital Zoom
    100x
  • Digital Scene Transition
    Black & white fader, horizontal wipe, fade trigger
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Enclosure Color
    Black, silver
  • Optical Zoom
    20x
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support
  • Video Recording Modes
    SP, LP
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    410 KP
  • Optical Sensor Type
    3CCD with Pixel Shift
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    6 lux
  • Exposure Modes
    Zebra pattern, Automatic, Manual, Program
  • Shooting Programs
    auto mode lock, sand & snow, sports mode, spotlight
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Slim, Stretch, Strobe
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/15000 sec
  • White Balance
    Custom, automatic, presets
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Stretch, Slim, Strobe
  • Shooting Programs
    Sand & snow, spotlight, auto mode lock, sports mode
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/15000 sec
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority
  • White Balance Presets
    Indoor, outdoor
  • Min Illumination
    6 lux

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Camera Flash

  • Type
    none

Display

  • Display Format
    200,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    black, silver
  • Color Category
    black, silver
  • Included Accessories
    DC coupler, IR remote control, S-Video cable, USB cable, audio / video cable, camcorder shoulder strap, eyepiece, lens hood, power adapter with battery charger

Lens System

  • Type
    Canon zoom lens - 20x zoom - 4.2 - 84 mm - f/1.6-2.9
  • Optical Zoom
    20 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.6-2.9
  • Min Focal Length
    4.2 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    84 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    40 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    0.4 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual, motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    58 mm
  • Lens Brand
    Canon
  • Features
    fluorite glass

Memory / Storage

  • Included Memory Card
    8 MB SD
  • Image Storage
    Fine JPEG 1488 x 1128: 17 - with 8MB card
    Standard JPEG 1488 x 1128: 32 - with 8MB card
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.44 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    180000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - LCD
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.44"
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    180,000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color

Additional Features

  • DV input
    Yes
  • Additional Features
    Built-in speaker, auto power save, date/time stamp, sharpness control, analog to digital conversion with pass through, AE lock, accessories hot shoe
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Flash Terminal
    Hot shoe
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    AE lock, accessories hot shoe, analog to digital conversion with pass through, auto power save, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, sharpness control

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Lithium ion - manufacturer-specific
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1500 mAh (included)

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities
  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon
  • Model
    GL2
  • Localization
    English
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    Professional camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Min Illumination
    6 lux
  • Digital Zoom
    100 x
  • Interfaces Provided
    S-Video, component video
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, SP
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Slim, Stretch, Strobe
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black & white fader, fade trigger, horizontal wipe
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    AE lock, accessories hot shoe, analog to digital conversion with pass through, auto power save, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, sharpness control

Audio Input

  • Audio input type
    microphone
  • Microphone Form Factor
    detachable
  • Microphone technology
    electret condenser

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Modes
    Zebra pattern, Automatic, Manual, Program
  • Shooting Programs
    auto mode lock, sand & snow, sports mode, spotlight

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/15000 sec

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    410 KP
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Video Mode)
    380 KP
  • Optical Sensor Type
    3CCD with Pixel Shift
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    6.4 mm (1/4")
  • Sensor Qty
    3 CCD

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    2.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Display Format
    200,000 pixels

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Form Factor
    SD Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card Capacity
    8 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support

Camcorder Features

  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.6 in
  • Depth
    12 in
  • Height
    5.4 in
  • Weight
    2.65 lbs

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Service Included
    parts and labor
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon