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XM2
DIGITAL VIDEO CAMERA
HIGH PERFORMANCE 3CCD DV
CAMERA WITH 20X ZOOM FOR
ADVANCED MOVIE MAKING
KEY SELLING FEATURES
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Advanced 3CCD camera system with Super Pixel Shift delivering exceptional image quality
High magnification Canon L-series 20x fluorite zoom lens for outstanding resolution and colour
Professional level manual audio control, gain control, zebra pattern and colour bar
High quality 1.68 Megapixel still image capture, removable memory card and USB interface
SHORT DESCRIPTION
The XM2 uses an advanced 3CCD camera system and high resolution Canon 20x zoom lens to deliver exceptional
image quality. With professional level manual audio control and 1.68 Megapixel still image capture using
removable memory card and USB interface the XM2 is ideal for enthusiast and professionals.
HIGH PERFORMANCE OPTICS
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Powerful and high resolution Canon 4.2-84mm f/1.6-2.9 lens 20x optical / 100x digital zoom
Canon L-series 20x zoom lens equivalent to 39.5-790mm in 35mm format, ideal for many types of film making
Advanced Canon optical design including 1 x fluorite and 2 x Aspherical elements for outstanding colour
quality and low image distortion
Optical Image Stabilizer eliminates handheld picture shake even when shooting at longer focal lengths
SUPER HIGH IMAGE QUALITY
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3 x ¼ inch 440,000 pixel CCDs and RGB primary colour filter delivering approx. 540 TV lines of resolution
High resolution 1.68 Megapixel still images (1488 x 1128 pixels) on removeable SD / MMC memory card
Super Pixel Shift (horizontal and vertical) technology increasing sampling points for superior image quality,
improved low light performance and minimal vertical smear
Fast USB interface and Canon software for downloading, archiving, viewing and printing still images
POWERFUL FEATURES AND AUDIO CONTROL
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Automatic or manual L/R audio control with level meter and optional MA-300 Microphone Adapter for use
with professional level XLR terminal equipped balanced microphones
Adjustable 5 level Zebra Pattern for overexposure warning, Clear Scan Mode for recording monitors and
screens, EBU Colour Bar for accurate colour when editing, variable Gain Control settings for light level
adjustment, 16:9 Viewfinder Marker for recording in widescreen and Interval Timer recording
Pro-level Image Quality Control including Colour Gain, Hue, Sharpness and Black Level adjustment
DV and analogue in/out allowing analogue to digital conversion, loss-less duplication and non-linear editing
HUGE RANGE OF STANDARD ACCESSORIES AND SOFTWARE
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8 MB SD Memory Card SDC-8M, Wireless Controller WL-D77A, Compact Power Adapter CA-920, DC Coupler
DC-920, Battery Pack BP-915, S-video Cable S-150, Stereo Video Cable STV-250N, USB Interface Cable IFC300PCU, Shoulder Strap SS-650, Lens Hood, Large Eye Cup
Comprehensive software bundle on supplied Canon Digital Video Solution Disk Ver. 3.0 including
ZoomBrowser EX (PC), Image Browser (Mac) and Photorecord (PC/Mac)
OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES
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Wide Converter WD-58H, Zoom Remote Controller ZR-100, System Case HC-4100, Shoulder Strap SS-650,
Directional Microphone DM-50, Video Light VL-3, Microphone Adapter MA-300, Canon EX-series Speedlites,
BP-900 series Battery Packs, Car Battery Adapter CB-920 and Dual Battery Holder CH-910
CANON XM2 SPECIFICATIONS
<Camera>
Video system
Mini DV/PAL
CCD size
¼- inch 3CCD
Pixels/Effective
Colour Separation
470,000 (total), 440,000 (effective)
Prism and dichroic filter
Exposure Modes
Easy Recording, Auto mode, Spotlight mode, Surf & Snow mode, TV mode, AV mode, Manual Mode
Shooting Modes
Motion Video (normal video and frame video) and Still Image
Light Metering
Minimum Illumination
Shutter Speeds
Gain
AE Level Shift
White Balance
Viewfinder
Centre-weighted and whole area average photometry + 80-segment evaluative photometry
1 lux (during 1/6-second slow shutter)
1/50 to 1/16,000 second
0 dB, 6dB, 12 dB and 18 dB
+/- 6 levels in 0.25 stops
Auto, Set, Preset (indoor/outdoor), Systems (TTL 80 segments)
0.44-inch TFT colour LCD, approx. 180,000 pixels RGB delta arrangement
LCD
2.5-inch TFT colour LCD, approx. 200,000 pixels
Lens
20x lens f=4.2 to 84mm F1.6 to 2.9
<Lens>
Image Stabilisation
Autofocus
Manual Focus
Optical Image Stabilisation and angular velocity sensing
TTL TV-AF system
Yes – using focus ring
<Recorder>
Long Play
Audio
16-bit 2-channel, 12-bit 4-channel
< Interface terminals>
Microphone
Yes, input (3.5mm stereo mini-jack)
Headphone
Yes, output (3.5mm stereo mini-jack)
DV Terminal
S Terminal
AV Terminal
Editing terminals
USB port
Yes, input and output (IEEE 1394 compatible)
Yes, input and output (4-pin Mini DIN)
φ 3.5mm input and output
LANC terminal (2.5mm mini mini-jack)
Mini-B (5-pin connector)
<General>
Wireless Controller
Power Supply Voltage
Power Consumption
DC 7.2 V
Approx. 4.8 W (using EVF), approx. 5.7 W (LCD monitor)
Operating Temperature
0 to 40º C
Dimensions (W x H x D)
118 x 136 x 306mm
Continuous Recording Time
Weight (camera only)
Weight (fully equipped)
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WL-D77A
120 minutes (using LP mode)
Approx. 1.12 kg
Approx. 1.27 kg (includes BP-915, lens hood, lens cap, DVM-E30 and lithium button battery)
All data based on Canon’s Standard Test Method.
Subject to change without notice.
Canon Australia Pty Ltd, 1 Thomas Holt Drive North Ryde NSW 2113
Phone: 1800 816 001 Fax: 02 9887 4484 ABN: 66 005 002 951
www.canon.com.au
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