Fire-wire port failed after 4 years. The screen folds neatly against the camera body when not in use. The lack of XLR inputs is agravating as well. Get the real one and save your aggravation. I was shooting the Ms Senior Nye county, Nevada Pageants and their other performances with a nice but home quality video camera that was Ok under perfect conditions but lacking under other.

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It’s light and durable and takes crisp video with quality color. A small, light and powerful video light for indoor and cameera use. Software did not come with the camera, possibly it is there.

The image is amazing and I think the sound tops it all. Kata Small Shoulder Bag Enjoy the convenience of this small shoulder canno, compatible with the following camcorders: This is my second one so that way my B roll is recorded exactly like my primary footage.

Of course, the headphone jack allows you to monitor the audio signal, but, more importantly, you can objectively judge the strength of the audio with the LCD level meters on the side of the camera. The audio portion of the digital video signal is recorded digitally. You seem to lose color and picture quality in that setting as well. This makes it a good option for those wandering in marginal parts of the world where more delicate electronics might not hold up.


A full-frame mirrorless camera with a catch. Rated 4 out of 5 by Pompy from A great starter with a huge push up This is a great camera. Save on Camcorders Trending price is based on prices over last canoh days.

Camcorder Effective Resolution Video Mode. Over-all pleased with performance.

Canon GL2 Specs – CNET

The lighting is just one example that you can adjust and it looks like a fully edited video right on the camera If you choose, you may first record the analog signal to DV tape, allowing you to create a high-quality master of your original. For serious hobbyists and professionals looking for a no-compromise fully manual camcorder that weighs in at less than three pounds, the 3-CCD GL2 is one of only a few cameras you must consider in your research.

An 8MB SD Card comes with the ccamera, storing up to 17 fine quality still pictures or 32 standard quality images. Besides impressing us overall as we shot in a number of different situations, our objective resolution tests show that this camera and lens is very definitely approaching the theoretical upper limits for Mini DV camcorders.

Canon GL2 Mini DV Camcorder Review

Mini DV is frowned upon now that HD is around, but this image quality is brilliant compared to most mini-dv cassette video cameras. Great Camcorder This camera, from the first time i saw it i loved it. Environmental Parameters Min Operating Temperature. Top Grip with Recording Controls In addition to the side hand grip, the GL2 features a top carrying handle, complete with a duplicate set of recording and zoom controls.


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The GL2 has three shooting modes: Workhorse camera with high quality and relatively low cost. See any errors on this page?

You have entered an incorrect email address! The professional L-Series lenses utilize Fluorite, a material which provides outstanding resolution, contrast and color reproduction, especially in lightweight, high-magnification lenses. Camera Specifications Print Standard.

If found in good used conditions on eBay, then the price is just unbeatable. I have used it to shoot three different independent projects and each time I am even more frusterated.

One thing with the camera the video screen turns upside down after a while when am watching from the back but when i push it all the way to the side of the camera it’s back to normal so i don’t know if i have to do something in the menu to fix it but the camera is a great piece and i look forward to using it to do all my videos for church and part time jobs.

You may also like. Those pictures are then transferred to computer via the GL2’s USB connection using software hl2 comes with the camcorder.