Canon XL Specifications

Canon XL

Canon XL2

Part Number: 9549A001 Released: January 1, 2006

General

  • Depth
    19.5 in
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV
  • Optical Sensor Type
    3CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, SP
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Interfaces Provided
    S-Video, composite video
  • Analog Video Format
    NTSC
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Optical Zoom
    20x
  • Video Recording Modes
    SP, LP
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    680 KP
  • Optical Sensor Type
    3CCD
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Display

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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    none

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    5.5 lux
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    low light, spotlight
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/15000 sec
  • White Balance
    Custom, automatic, presets
  • Shooting Programs
    Spotlight, low light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/15000 sec
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority
  • White Balance Presets
    Indoor, outdoor
  • Min Illumination
    5.5 lux

Environmental Parameters

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

Lens System

  • Lens System Mounting
    Canon XL
  • Optical Zoom
    20 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.6-3.5
  • Min Focal Length
    5.4 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    108 mm
  • Min Focus Distance
    0.8 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual, motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    72 mm
  • Lens Brand
    Canon
  • Features
    aspherical lens, built-in 1/32 neutral density filter, built-in 1/6 neutral density filter, fluorite glass, focus preset, zoom preset position
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Canon XL

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - LCD
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color

Additional Features

  • Features
    AE lock, accessories hot shoe, auto power save, backlight compensation, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction
  • DV input
    Yes
  • Additional Features
    Built-in speaker, backlight compensation, auto power save, digital noise reduction, date/time stamp, AE lock, accessories hot shoe
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon
  • Model
    XL2
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Min Illumination
    5.5 lux
  • Interfaces Provided
    S-Video, composite video
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Mini DV
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, SP
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Canon XL
  • Features
    AE lock, accessories hot shoe, auto power save, backlight compensation, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Canon XL

Audio Input

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

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    low light, spotlight

White Balance

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

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    680 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    3CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    8.5 mm (1/3")
  • Sensor Qty
    3

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    8.9 in
  • Height
    8.7 in
  • Weight
    7.72 lbs

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    2 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    5.1 cm
  • Display Format
    200,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camcorder Features

  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon