Canon Introduces XH A1S And XH G1S Camcorders

Posted: Nov 6 2008, 11:00am CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 11:30am CDT, in News | Portable Devices


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Canon has announced two new professional camcorders called the XH A1S and the XH G1S that promise greater control over video recordings. Both the cameras use HDV tapes for recording and feature Canon 20x HD Video lenses with manual zoom and focus that can be in manual mode or automatic mode at the same time.

Other features of the cameras include SuperRange Optical image Stabilization (OIS). The cameras can also record to an external HDD using the FS-CV DTE recorder. The difference between the two cameras is that the XH G1S uses the Genlock synchronization input for multi-camera setups. The A1S will retail for $3999 and the G1S will retail for $6999. Both cameras will be available in December.

“HDV tape format continues to be the most cost-effective medium for high-quality high definition video capture and storage,” noted Yuichi Ishizuka, senior vice president and general manager, Consumer Imaging Group, Canon U.S.A. “With the new XH A1S and XH G1S HD camcorders, professional user-requested refinements have been incorporated to provide even easier on-camera usability and operation.”

Via Canon

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