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Canon XLH1S 3-CCD High Definition MiniDV Camcorder

The Canon XL H1S is a High Definition Camcorder. It has all the features that have made the XL Series a favorite of independent filmmakers, corporate and event shooters, in addition to broadcast and news markets. To complement these features, the Canon XL H1S has added an even higher level of customization options and capabilities which will make it an even more useful creative partner for the demanding professional. Industry-standard connections and terminals along with a wider range of image control settings and options are combined with the new Genuine Canon 20x HD Video Zoom Lens III with Professional L Series Fluorite. To back up that superb lens are three 1/3" Native 16:9 CCD with 1.67M Pixels (delivering a full 1440 x 1080) and Canon's exclusive DIGIC DV II HD Image Processor. The XL H1S is the compelling choice for anyone seeking to produce the best in high definition video. Canon XLH1S 3-CCD High Definition MiniDV Camcorder Features Genuine Canon 20x HD Video Zoom Lens III with Professional L Series Fluorite: The Genuine Canon 20x HD Video Zoom Lens III with Professional L Series Fluorite is the latest in a long and distinguished line of industry-leading lenses from Canon Canon interchangeable XL Lens Mount Independent Manual Focus, Zoom and Iris Ring Zooming: Responsive manual zoom ring with three settings (Slow, Normal, Fast) Increased weighting of zoom ring for smoother control Smooth zoom start and stop Selectable rotational angle of zoom between Wide and Tele (45°, 60° or 90°) Zoom Grip Lever has 16 zoom levels. Maximum and minimum speeds have been expanded. Handle Zoom Lever can be set to any of 3 speeds Focusing: Manual focus capability during zoom (in both Manual Focus and AF Modes) Selectable response on focus ring (Slow, Normal, Fast) Focus Limit (On/Off) Four selectable focus preset speeds Push AF Super Range Optical Image Stabilizer Two built-in ND Filters (1/32, 1/6) Three 1/3" Native 16:9 CCD with 1.67M Pixels (1440 x 1080): Building on the superior image quality of the industry-leading XL Series, the XL H1S is built around a 3 CCD system with separate native 16:9 CCDs for red, green and blue Canon DIGIC DV II HD Image Processor: The latest generation of Canon's exclusive DIGIC DV signal processing technology, the DIGIC DV II HD Image Processor delivers the optimal image quality possible for both HD video and still images Complete Customization: One of the hallmarks of the XL Series has been the vast range of adjustments, control functions and features to customize the camcorder to fit the user's exact needs Image Adjustments: Gamma, Knee, Black, Master Pedestal (+/- 9 steps), Setup Level (+/- 9 steps), Sharpness (+/- 9 steps), Horizontal Detail, Horizontal/Vertical Detail Balance (+/- 9 steps), Coring (+/- 9 steps), Noise Reduction 1, Noise Reduction 2, Color Matrix, Color Gain (+/- 50 steps) Menu Display Adjustments: Rec Programs, Camera Data 1 (f/stop and Shutter Speed), Camera Data 2 (Exposure, White Balance, Gain), Zoom, Focus, ND Filter, Image Effects, Focusing Assist (Peaking and Magnification), Customize (Custom Function and Custom Preset), Video Recording Standard Custom Operation Functions: Shockless White Balance/Gain, AE Response, High-Speed Zoom, Focus Ring Control, Button Operation, Rings Direction, Dials Direction, Focus Priority, Still Image Recording, Marker Level (Marker Brightness), Focusing Assist, B&W Gearing Mode SDHC Memory Card/MultiMediaCard Slot (for storing custom presets, custom functions and photos) Sharing of XL H1S Custom Preset files with additional Canon XL H1S camcorders, as well as Canon XL H1A, XH A1 and XH G1 camcorders (XL H1 files may be shared with XL H1S, but XL H1 cannot read XL H1S files) Program AE Modes (Auto, Full Auto, TV, AV, Manual, Spotlight, Night), with Manual Mode located next to OFF for easier access Skin Detail Push AE (Usable in Manual Exposure Mode) Gain Settings (-3dB, 0dB, +3dB, + 6dB, +12dB, +18dB, +36dB, with fine tuning in 0.5dB increments from 0dB to +18dB) AGC Limit Iris Limit (Limits minimum iris setting to f/9.5) Iris control using LANC (while using optional ZR-2000) Custom Preset files Store 9 Custom Preset files on the XL H1S Store 20 Custom Preset files to a memory card White Balance Auto, Set (2), Preset (outdoor/indoor), Color Temperature (2,000 K to 15,000 K) Color corrections (16 areas, 2 regions) Selective Noise Reduction (enables application of NR to targeted color areas) Numbers used for Menu selection bar (EVF SETUP/Skin detail/Color correction) Two Custom keys Clear Scan (100 levels: 60.1 Hz - 203.9 Hz) HD-SDI/SD-SDI Out, Genlock In, Timecode In & Out: For the professional videographer, the XL H1S gives you the capabilities you need - no matter what the job, no matter what the facilities. Multi-camera shoots are no problem using Genlock synchronization or SMPTE Time Code input and output Industry-Standard Connection Terminals (BNC Style): HD-SDI & SD-SDI Output with embedded audio and time code HD-SDI: Video Standard: SMPTE 292M, Embedded Audio Standard: SMPTE 299M, Time code Standard: SMPTE RP 188 (LTC) SD-SDI: Video Standard: SMPTE 259M, Embedded Audio Standard: SMPTE 272M, Time code Standard: SMPTE RP 188 (LTC). The HD-SDI Output provides 1.485 Gbps signal at 1920x1080 resolution with 4:2:2 color sampling and embedded audio and time code SMPTE Time Code Input & Output Terminals Genlock Input (HD or SD reference signal synchronization in Genlock HD mode) 6-Pin IEEE 1394 terminal, providing a more rugged connection when using external devices Component Video Out LANC Terminal Flash Accessory Shoe, supporting Canon EX Series Speedlites Audio System: The audio features of the XL H1A are designed to further enhance the flexibility and level of customization you expect from a Canon XL Series camcorder Two Built-in XLR terminals providing +48V Phantom power 3.5 mm Microphone terminal 3.5 mm Headphone terminal, with reinforced metal base Separate sensitivity settings for each XLR input channel (Line/Mic) Simultaneous use of the built-in microphone and XLR input Two-step switching for line output level Higher sensitivity for XLR line input XLR/microphone sensitivity selection range, +12dB/+6dB/0dB/-6dB/-12dB Audio Limiter (On/Off) Choice of setting in automatic level control for both XLR channels for link or non-link (independent) of channels when both are set to microphone or line 1 kHz Reference Tone (-12dB, -18dB, -20dB) LR/LL/RR/monaural selectable for monitor output Monitoring: In order to provide a high level of information to the XL H1S user, Canon has added new monitoring features to the comprehensive list available in the XL H1S. All together, they can significantly enhance the user's control over the video footage they create 2.4" Widescreen combination EVF/LCD Monitor (215,000 Pixels): Adjustable brightness, contrast, color and sharpness as well as Black & White mode. Comfortable shooting for any operator: Viewfinder is adjustable from front to back and side to side Aspect guides for industry-standard picture formats (4:3, 13:9, 14:9, 1.66:1, 1.75:1, 1.85:1, 2.35:1) Horizontal, Center and Grid Markers Remaining capacity displayed when using Focus Enhancements HDD Zebra pattern (70% -100%, selectable in 5% increments) Focusing Aides Peaking (adjustable gain and frequency) Magnifying, which can be recorded; Magnifying function is allocated to Photo button for easy access External monitor output, through the B/W viewfinder terminal to the component terminal of a larger monitor for manual focus confirmation. Multi-language support (9 languages) Custom Preset name display SDI bitmap display ALL display f/stop gray display Histogram & EXIF display Operation: In keeping with the Canon XL Series, the XL H1S provides the level of operating convenience demanded by professional users in the field Memory cards can be formatted in the camcorder Color bar selection capability (two types each for NTSC & PAL) To avoid accidental operation, the responsiveness of the buttons controlling shutter, zoom, focus, PUSH AF, AE LOCK, WB SET, AE shift dial, REC REVIEW, DE SEL, DE ON, End-Search and Gain Set can be set. Letterbox format supported when signals are converted during playback Default write & protect Marker color specification Frame grab compatibility to SD/SDHC memory card during shooting or playback (1920 x 1080)

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The Canon XL H1S is a High Definition Camcorder. It has all the features that have made the XL Series a favorite of independent filmmakers, corporate and event shooters, in addition to broadcast and news markets. To complement these features, the Canon XL H1S has added an even higher level of customization options and capabilities which will make it an even more useful creative partner for the demanding professional.

Industry-standard connections and terminals along with a wider range of image control settings and options are combined with the new Genuine Canon 20x HD Video Zoom Lens III with Professional L Series Fluorite. To back up that superb lens are three 1/3" Native 16:9 CCD with 1.67M Pixels (delivering a full 1440 x 1080) and Canon's exclusive DIGIC DV II HD Image Processor. The XL H1S is the compelling choice for anyone seeking to produce the best in high definition video.

Canon XLH1S 3-CCD High Definition MiniDV Camcorder Features
Genuine Canon 20x HD Video Zoom Lens III with Professional L Series Fluorite: The Genuine Canon 20x HD Video Zoom Lens III with Professional L Series Fluorite is the latest in a long and distinguished line of industry-leading lenses from Canon
Canon interchangeable XL Lens Mount
Independent Manual Focus, Zoom and Iris Ring
Zooming: Responsive manual zoom ring with three settings (Slow, Normal, Fast)
Increased weighting of zoom ring for smoother control
Smooth zoom start and stop
Selectable rotational angle of zoom between Wide and Tele (45°, 60° or 90°)
Zoom Grip Lever has 16 zoom levels. Maximum and minimum speeds have been expanded. Handle Zoom Lever can be set to any of 3 speeds
Focusing: Manual focus capability during zoom (in both Manual Focus and AF Modes)
Selectable response on focus ring (Slow, Normal, Fast)
Focus Limit (On/Off)
Four selectable focus preset speeds
Push AF
Super Range Optical Image Stabilizer
Two built-in ND Filters (1/32, 1/6)
Three 1/3" Native 16:9 CCD with 1.67M Pixels (1440 x 1080): Building on the superior image quality of the industry-leading XL Series, the XL H1S is built around a 3 CCD system with separate native 16:9 CCDs for red, green and blue
Canon DIGIC DV II HD Image Processor: The latest generation of Canon's exclusive DIGIC DV signal processing technology, the DIGIC DV II HD Image Processor delivers the optimal image quality possible for both HD video and still images
Complete Customization: One of the hallmarks of the XL Series has been the vast range of adjustments, control functions and features to customize the camcorder to fit the user's exact needs
Image Adjustments: Gamma, Knee, Black, Master Pedestal (+/- 9 steps), Setup Level (+/- 9 steps), Sharpness (+/- 9 steps), Horizontal Detail, Horizontal/Vertical Detail Balance (+/- 9 steps), Coring (+/- 9 steps), Noise Reduction 1, Noise Reduction 2, Color Matrix, Color Gain (+/- 50 steps)
Menu Display Adjustments: Rec Programs, Camera Data 1 (f/stop and Shutter Speed), Camera Data 2 (Exposure, White Balance, Gain), Zoom, Focus, ND Filter, Image Effects, Focusing Assist (Peaking and Magnification), Customize (Custom Function and Custom Preset), Video Recording Standard
Custom Operation Functions: Shockless White Balance/Gain, AE Response, High-Speed Zoom, Focus Ring Control, Button Operation, Rings Direction, Dials Direction, Focus Priority, Still Image Recording, Marker Level (Marker Brightness), Focusing Assist, B&W Gearing Mode
SDHC Memory Card/MultiMediaCard Slot (for storing custom presets, custom functions and photos)
Sharing of XL H1S Custom Preset files with additional Canon XL H1S camcorders, as well as Canon XL H1A, XH A1 and XH G1 camcorders (XL H1 files may be shared with XL H1S, but XL H1 cannot read XL H1S files)
Program AE Modes (Auto, Full Auto, TV, AV, Manual, Spotlight, Night), with Manual Mode located next to OFF for easier access
Skin Detail
Push AE (Usable in Manual Exposure Mode)
Gain Settings (-3dB, 0dB, +3dB, + 6dB, +12dB, +18dB, +36dB, with fine tuning in 0.5dB increments from 0dB to +18dB)
AGC Limit
Iris Limit (Limits minimum iris setting to f/9.5)
Iris control using LANC (while using optional ZR-2000)
Custom Preset files
Store 9 Custom Preset files on the XL H1S
Store 20 Custom Preset files to a memory card
White Balance Auto, Set (2), Preset (outdoor/indoor), Color Temperature (2,000 K to 15,000 K)
Color corrections (16 areas, 2 regions)
Selective Noise Reduction (enables application of NR to targeted color areas)
Numbers used for Menu selection bar (EVF SETUP/Skin detail/Color correction)
Two Custom keys
Clear Scan (100 levels: 60.1 Hz - 203.9 Hz)
HD-SDI/SD-SDI Out, Genlock In, Timecode In & Out: For the professional videographer, the XL H1S gives you the capabilities you need - no matter what the job, no matter what the facilities. Multi-camera shoots are no problem using Genlock synchronization or SMPTE Time Code input and output
Industry-Standard Connection Terminals (BNC Style): HD-SDI & SD-SDI Output with embedded audio and time code
HD-SDI: Video Standard: SMPTE 292M, Embedded Audio Standard: SMPTE 299M, Time code Standard: SMPTE RP 188 (LTC)
SD-SDI: Video Standard: SMPTE 259M, Embedded Audio Standard: SMPTE 272M, Time code Standard: SMPTE RP 188 (LTC). The HD-SDI Output provides 1.485 Gbps signal at 1920x1080 resolution with 4:2:2 color sampling and embedded audio and time code
SMPTE Time Code Input & Output Terminals
Genlock Input (HD or SD reference signal synchronization in Genlock HD mode)
6-Pin IEEE 1394 terminal, providing a more rugged connection when using external devices
Component Video Out
LANC Terminal
Flash Accessory Shoe, supporting Canon EX Series Speedlites
Audio System: The audio features of the XL H1A are designed to further enhance the flexibility and level of customization you expect from a Canon XL Series camcorder
Two Built-in XLR terminals providing +48V Phantom power
3.5 mm Microphone terminal
3.5 mm Headphone terminal, with reinforced metal base
Separate sensitivity settings for each XLR input channel (Line/Mic)
Simultaneous use of the built-in microphone and XLR input
Two-step switching for line output level
Higher sensitivity for XLR line input
XLR/microphone sensitivity selection range, +12dB/+6dB/0dB/-6dB/-12dB
Audio Limiter (On/Off)
Choice of setting in automatic level control for both XLR channels for link or non-link (independent) of channels when both are set to microphone or line
1 kHz Reference Tone (-12dB, -18dB, -20dB)
LR/LL/RR/monaural selectable for monitor output
Monitoring: In order to provide a high level of information to the XL H1S user, Canon has added new monitoring features to the comprehensive list available in the XL H1S. All together, they can significantly enhance the user's control over the video footage they create
2.4" Widescreen combination EVF/LCD Monitor (215,000 Pixels): Adjustable brightness, contrast, color and sharpness as well as Black & White mode. Comfortable shooting for any operator: Viewfinder is adjustable from front to back and side to side
Aspect guides for industry-standard picture formats (4:3, 13:9, 14:9, 1.66:1, 1.75:1, 1.85:1, 2.35:1)
Horizontal, Center and Grid Markers
Remaining capacity displayed when using Focus Enhancements HDD
Zebra pattern (70% -100%, selectable in 5% increments)
Focusing Aides Peaking (adjustable gain and frequency) Magnifying, which can be recorded; Magnifying function is allocated to Photo button for easy access
External monitor output, through the B/W viewfinder terminal to the component terminal of a larger monitor for manual focus confirmation.
Multi-language support (9 languages)
Custom Preset name display
SDI bitmap display
ALL display
f/stop gray display
Histogram & EXIF display
Operation: In keeping with the Canon XL Series, the XL H1S provides the level of operating convenience demanded by professional users in the field
Memory cards can be formatted in the camcorder
Color bar selection capability (two types each for NTSC & PAL)
To avoid accidental operation, the responsiveness of the buttons controlling shutter, zoom, focus, PUSH AF, AE LOCK, WB SET, AE shift dial, REC REVIEW, DE SEL, DE ON, End-Search and Gain Set can be set.
Letterbox format supported when signals are converted during playback
Default write & protect
Marker color specification
Frame grab compatibility to SD/SDHC memory card during shooting or playback (1920 x 1080)

$145
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$145
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Arri Alexa Plus

The Allrounder The ALEXA Plus adds integrated wireless remote control, the ARRI Lens Data System (LDS), additional outputs, lens synchronization for 3D, and built-in position and motion sensors. It shares ALEXA's image performance, simplicity of operation, reliability in extreme environments and versatility of workflow, and is available either as part of a complete camera package or as an upgrade for the original ALEXA. An advanced electronics side cover permits real-time wired or wireless remote control of camera REC/STOP and lens functions like focus and aperture, using either ARRI hand controllers such as the Wireless Compact Unit (WCU-3) or cmotion's modular cvolution system. The lens mount of the Plus model incorporates LDS contacts, allowing lens data and depth of field to be displayed in the viewfinder or on monitors, and making speed/iris ramps easier. Lens metadata can be recorded using ProRes, HD-SDI or ARRIRAW.

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The Allrounder
The ALEXA Plus adds integrated wireless remote control, the ARRI Lens Data System (LDS), additional outputs, lens synchronization for 3D, and built-in position and motion sensors. It shares ALEXA's image performance, simplicity of operation, reliability in extreme environments and versatility of workflow, and is available either as part of a complete camera package or as an upgrade for the original ALEXA.

An advanced electronics side cover permits real-time wired or wireless remote control of camera REC/STOP and lens functions like focus and aperture, using either ARRI hand controllers such as the Wireless Compact Unit (WCU-3) or cmotion's modular cvolution system.

The lens mount of the Plus model incorporates LDS contacts, allowing lens data and depth of field to be displayed in the viewfinder or on monitors, and making speed/iris ramps easier. Lens metadata can be recorded using ProRes, HD-SDI or ARRIRAW.

$357
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$357
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EPIC ushers in the next generation of digital cinema, featuring a 5K Mysterium sensor capable of capturing 1 to 120 frames per second at full resolution. From fashion spreads to 3D IMAX features, EPIC has crossbred elite photography with unrivaled cinema capability—all in a camera the size of a DSLR. In challenging lighting conditions, EPIC makes it easy to adapt with its ability to reach up to 18 stops of dynamic range with HDRx. Remarkable technology packed into a 5lb body - with EPIC, less is more.

$375
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GoPro camera is used by professional athletes, sports filmmakers, and core enthusiasts. The HD HERO2: Outdoor Edition is the advanced GoPro camera. Wearable and gear mountable, waterproof to 60-m, capable of capturing professional full 170o wide angle 1080p video and 11 mega pixel photos at a rate of 10 photos per second, the HD HERO2 is the versatile camera. It is simply the small, light, powerful HD camera for capturing and sharing immersive videos and photos of your favorite activities.

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GoPro camera is used by professional athletes, sports filmmakers, and core enthusiasts. The HD HERO2: Outdoor Edition is the advanced GoPro camera. Wearable and gear mountable, waterproof to 60-m, capable of capturing professional full 170o wide angle 1080p video and 11 mega pixel photos at a rate of 10 photos per second, the HD HERO2 is the versatile camera. It is simply the small, light, powerful HD camera for capturing and sharing immersive videos and photos of your favorite activities.

$15
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GoPro - HERO6 Black 4K Action Camera

Shoot breathtaking scenes in Ultra HD with this GoPro HERO6 Black action camera. Its 60 fps frame rate provides high-quality 4K video capture, and its 5.0GHz Wi-Fi band enables fast wireless transfer of high-resolution media files to a mobile device. Record GPS data, speed and other active stats with this GoPro HERO6 Black action camera via the Quik mobile app. Features Capture high-quality 4K 60 fps video Also features 1080p resolution with 240 fps recording for ultrasharp, clear footage. Touch controlled zoom LCD display Gives you a clear view of the action you’re recording and allows you to zoom in 2x. Capture stunning 12.0MP photos and burst photos up to 30 fps Take high-resolution photographs suitable for cropping and enlarging, or hold the shutter button down for burst shooting up to 30 frames per second (fps). Electronic image stabilizer Minimizes shake and vibration distortion to keep footage steady. Voice Control Enjoy hands-free control of your GoPro. HDR photo Allows you to capture dynamic scenes that have vibrant, natural color with bright details. Built-in GPS Captures your path, speed, elevation gain and more. You can add your stats to your videos in Quick app. Built-in dual microphone system with advanced wind noise reduction Provides a rich soundscape and automatically filters out wind noise, capturing more of the sounds you care about. Rugged and water-resistant design Allows your use camcorder without additional housing at depth up to 33ft. Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth make it easy to edit, watch and share Use the GoPro app (download required) to wirelessly transfer, watch and edit photos or video, and share them online.

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Shoot breathtaking scenes in Ultra HD with this GoPro HERO6 Black action camera. Its 60 fps frame rate provides high-quality 4K video capture, and its 5.0GHz Wi-Fi band enables fast wireless transfer of high-resolution media files to a mobile device. Record GPS data, speed and other active stats with this GoPro HERO6 Black action camera via the Quik mobile app.

Features
Capture high-quality 4K 60 fps video
Also features 1080p resolution with 240 fps recording for ultrasharp, clear footage.

Touch controlled zoom LCD display
Gives you a clear view of the action you’re recording and allows you to zoom in 2x.

Capture stunning 12.0MP photos and burst photos up to 30 fps
Take high-resolution photographs suitable for cropping and enlarging, or hold the shutter button down for burst shooting up to 30 frames per second (fps).

Electronic image stabilizer
Minimizes shake and vibration distortion to keep footage steady.

Voice Control
Enjoy hands-free control of your GoPro.

HDR photo
Allows you to capture dynamic scenes that have vibrant, natural color with bright details.

Built-in GPS
Captures your path, speed, elevation gain and more. You can add your stats to your videos in Quick app.

Built-in dual microphone system with advanced wind noise reduction
Provides a rich soundscape and automatically filters out wind noise, capturing more of the sounds you care about.

Rugged and water-resistant design
Allows your use camcorder without additional housing at depth up to 33ft.

Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth make it easy to edit, watch and share
Use the GoPro app (download required) to wirelessly transfer, watch and edit photos or video, and share them online.

$100
per day
$100
per day

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