Canon XH A1S Specifications

Canon XH A1S

Part Number: 3238B001

General

  • Depth
    15.5 in
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV (HDV)
  • Optical Sensor Type
    3CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC DV II
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Audio Signal Format
    MPEG1 Audio Layer II, PCM
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video/audio
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (SuperRange)
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Effective Video Resolution
    1.56 MP
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC DV II
  • Audio Signal Format
    MPEG1 Audio Layer II, PCM
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Optical Zoom
    20x
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    2.0 MP
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    1.67 MP
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Optical Sensor Type
    3CCD
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Camera Flash

  • Type
    none

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Display

  • Display Format
    207,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    0.3 lux
  • Exposure Metering
    evaluative
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    128
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    night mode, spotlight
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Skintone
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/16000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/3 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/3 sec
  • White Balance
    Custom, automatic, presets
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Skintone
  • Shooting Programs
    Spotlight, night mode
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/16000 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    128
  • Gain Selection
    +12 dB, +18 dB, +3 dB, +6 dB, 0 dB, -3 dB, +36 dB
  • Exposure Metering
    Evaluative
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority
  • Min Illumination
    0.3 lux
  • White Balance Presets
    Indoor, outdoor

Lens System

  • Type
    Zoom lens - 20x zoom - 4.5 - 90 mm - f/1.6-3.5
  • Optical Zoom
    20 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.6-3.5
  • Min Focal Length
    4.5 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    90 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    32.5 m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual, motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    72 mm
  • Features
    UD glass, built-in 1/32 neutral density filter, built-in 1/6 neutral density filter, fluorite glass

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    Black

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.57 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    269000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - LCD
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.57"
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    269,000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color

Memory / Storage

  • Included Memory Card
    16 MB SD
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Additional Features

  • DV input
    Yes
  • Additional Features
    Backlight compensation, sharpness control, analog to digital conversion with pass through, histogram display, AE lock, accessories hot shoe, brightness control
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Features
    AE lock, accessories hot shoe, analog to digital conversion with pass through, backlight compensation, brightness control, histogram display, sharpness control

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Canon BP-950G
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon
  • Model
    XH A1S
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Min Illumination
    0.3 lux
  • High-Definition Video Support
    1080i
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video/audio
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV (HDV)
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC DV II
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Skintone
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (SuperRange)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    AE lock, accessories hot shoe, analog to digital conversion with pass through, backlight compensation, brightness control, histogram display, sharpness control

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (SuperRange)

Audio Input

  • Audio input type
    microphone
  • Microphone Form Factor
    built-in
  • Microphone technology
    electret condenser

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    evaluative
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    128
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    night mode, spotlight

White Balance

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

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    1.67 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Video Mode)
    1.56 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Photo Mode)
    2
  • Optical Sensor Type
    3CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    8.5 mm (1/3")
  • Sensor Qty
    3

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    6.4 in
  • Height
    7.6 in
  • Weight
    5.29 lbs

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    2.8 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.1 cm
  • Display Format
    207,000 pixels
  • Features
    contrast control

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

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

Camera Memory

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

Camcorder Features

  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Pro Camcorder Features

  • Audio Signal Format
    MPEG1 Audio Layer II, PCM
  • Gain Selection
    +12 dB, +18 dB, +3 dB, +36 dB, +6 dB, 0 dB
  • Features
    zebra pattern

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Where to Buy

Canon XH A1S

Part Number: 3238B001

MSRP: $3,999.00

Visit manufacturer site for details.