Canon GL2 Specifications

Canon GL2

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Canon GL2

Part Number: 7920A001 (Reviewed) Released: 15 July 2002

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
  • Horizontal Resolution
    525 dpi
  • 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
    100 x
  • Digital Scene Transition
    Overlap fader, window wipe, black fader, Black & white fader, horizontal wipe, fade trigger
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Interfaces Provided
    Component video, S-Video
  • Enclosure Color
    Black, silver
  • Optical Zoom
    20 x
  • 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

Environmental Parameters

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

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    0.37 lux, 6 lux
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    80
  • Exposure Modes
    Zebra pattern, Automatic, Manual, Program
  • Shooting Programs
    auto mode lock, sand & snow, spotlight, sports mode
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Art, Slim, Mirror, Stretch, Mosaic, Strobe, Sepia, Trail
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/15000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/60 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/60 sec
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Stretch, Slim, Strobe, Art, Black & White, Sepia, Mosaic, Trail, Mirror, Strobe
  • White Balance
    Custom, automatic, presets
  • Shooting Programs
    Sand & snow, spotlight, auto mode lock, sports mode, Sand & snow, spotlight
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/15000 sec
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    80
  • Exposure Metering
    Center-weighted, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority
  • White Balance Presets
    Indoor, outdoor
  • Min Illumination
    6 lux, 0.37 lux

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Display

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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    none

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    black, silver
  • Color Category
    black, silver

Lens System

  • Type
    Canon 20 x zoom lens - 4.2 - 84 mm - f/1.6-2.9
  • Lens Construction
    10 groups / 12 elements
  • 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, 39.5 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    0.4 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive, manual
  • Group Qty
    10
  • Element Qty
    12
  • Filter Size
    58 mm
  • Lens Brand
    Canon
  • Features
    aspherical lens, fluorite glass

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.44 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    180000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD - LCD
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size (metric)
    1.1 cm

Memory / Storage

  • Included Memory Card
    8 MB SD
  • Image Storage
    Fine JPEG 1488 x 1128 : 6 - with 8MB card
    Standard JPEG 1488 x 1128 : 10 - with 8MB card
    Fine JPEG 640 x 480 : 47 - with 8MB card
    Standard JPEG 640 x 480 : 93 - with 8MB card
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Additional Features

  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    AE/FE lock, AE lock, analog to digital conversion with pass through, accessories hot shoe, auto power save, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, sharpness control
  • DV input
    Yes
  • Additional Features
    Built-in speaker, auto power save, date/time stamp, AE/FE lock, analog to digital conversion with pass through
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    Hot shoe

Connections

  • Connector Type
    1 x microphone
    1 x headphones
    1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire/i.LINK)
    1 x S-Video input / output
    1 x composite video/audio (input/output)
    1 x Control-L (LANC)
    1 x USB
    1 x DC power input
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Type
    Control-L (LANC), DC power input, IEEE 1394 (FireWire/i.LINK), S-Video input / output, USB, composite video/audio (input/output), headphones, microphone
  • Qty
    1

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1500 mAh ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Run Time (Up To)
    120 min, 65 min

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities
  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities

Header

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

Video Input

  • Type
    camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Min Illumination
    0.37 lux, 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, Art, Slim, Mirror, Stretch, Mosaic, Strobe, Sepia, Trail
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black & white fader, black fader, overlap fader, fade trigger, window wipe, horizontal wipe
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    AE/FE lock, AE lock, analog to digital conversion with pass through, accessories hot shoe, auto power save, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, sharpness control

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Audio Input

  • Audio input type
    microphone
  • Microphone Form Factor
    detachable, built-in
  • Microphone technology
    electret condenser
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    80
  • Exposure Modes
    Zebra pattern, Automatic, Manual, Program
  • Shooting Programs
    auto mode lock, sand & snow, spotlight, sports mode

White Balance

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

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.6 in
  • Height
    5.4 in
  • Weight
    2.43 lbs, 2.65 lbs

Optical Sensor

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

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
  • Features
    display brightness 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
    8 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support

Camcorder Features

  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Quality
    fine, standard
  • Image Resolution
    1488 x 1128, 640 x 480
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG
  • Storage Capacity
    10 Ah, 17 Ah, 47 Ah, 32 Ah, 6 Ah, 93 Ah
  • Comments
    with 8MB card

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Capacity
    1500 mAh
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Where to Buy

Canon GL2

Part Number: 7920A001 Released: 15 Jul 2002

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