He advised that you should buy a cheaper video camera to do those types of tasks. Camera Specifications Print Standard. You can turn the display on or off at will, and you can decide which data you want to display. All the features it has is all that i wanted, especially not using the tape and recording to a pc and having full control over your recording. The full frame images are free from time lag blur.

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High Resolution Color Viewfinder Your shooting experience with the GL2 is enhanced by a high-resolution color viewfinder. Camcorder Effective Resolution Video Mode. In addition to its enhanced quality, the camera incorporates a built-in digital photo mode for capturing crisp photos up to x pixels.

Compleme nts and thank you to ebay for making this easy. As a broadcasting major, I’ve been fortunate enough to be able to try out several different cameras by different manufacturers, Sony, Panasonic, JVC. It’s hard to download to your computer. I bought this camera for a couple months now but haven’t been able to use it because i had to order the other part of the power cord to go into the camera and am working on a portable power pack because i need it for mobile use.

Pixel Shift This feature solves common shooting dilemmas by using a signal processing technique called Pixel Shift, which has been used in professional grade video cameras for many years.


Low light quality isn’t the best but average. Connects 2 XLR style microphones.

Technical Specification

Digital recordings are almost immune to signal problems, and result in the highest quality picture and audio. Exposure Parameters Exposure Metering. This tape allows the recording of minutes of video in SP mode and minutes in LP mode.

It records both light and sound in digital format, so editing is as easy or not as you’re used to. Get to Know Us.

CNET may get a commission from these offers. If you are pro, semi-pro or want to do something creative – this is not your camera probably not even ccanon for home movies – if you are gonna spend the money, get the DVX B.

If I had it to do over, i’d buy that. If I were the designer, I would have added some alternative storage media like an sd card which is able to record video.

Canon GL2 Camcorder – Black/Silver

Remote Control The GL2’s full-function wireless remote control will work at distances up to 16 feet 4. The image stabilization is another plus.

Lithium ion – manufacturer-specific. Digital Stills You can turn your Cankn into a still camera by switching to 1. These range from additional power sources and microphones to lights and cables.


I purchased this camera to use as a project cam for our church. Quality comparative to that of a modern DVD or handheld standard definition camcorder.

GL2 – Canon Camera Museum

Everything previous to that was using an average home mini dv camera. This is unobtainable with conventional optical glass. Though it’s small enough to carry around and doesn’t cost much more than a top-of-the-line consumer camcorder, the GL2 produces such high-quality results that it could be used as a broadcast video camera.

This version of the 4: Learn more about Amazon Prime. The features on the camera are pretty easy to find and use and the manual controls are awesome!

The GL2 does not permanently superimpose this data over your video, g2. I bought this camera under “like new” conditions which came with this camera, camera bag, extra batteries and a ton of tapes.

Top Grip with Recording Controls In addition to the side cnon grip, the GL2 features a top carrying handle, complete with a duplicate set of recording and zoom controls. See all Used offers. I would buy this camera again