What year did the Canon gl2 come out?

Product information

Product Dimensions 12 x 5.5 x 5 inches
Is Discontinued By Manufacturer Yes
Date First Available October 2, 2001
Department Camcorders
Manufacturer Canon

Is the Canon XL2 still a good camera?

The Canon XL2 is the upgraded replacement model of the ground breaking XL1 camera. It is still the only prosumer camcorder to offer an interchangeable lens system….Canon XL2 Specs.

Signal System NTSC, 30 frames, 60 interlaced fields per second 30p and 24p record modes available
Weight 5.3 lbs 3.54 kg

How do I transfer videos from my Canon gl2 to my computer?

Use the USB cable and the Canon Digital Video Solution Disk software supplied with the camcorder.

  1. Connect the USB cable from the port on the camera to a USB port on the computer.
  2. “PC CONNECT [USB]” appears to indicate that the camcorder is connected to the PC with an USB cable.

Is Canon XA11 4K?

The Canon XA11 delivers impressive still image and video results. Being given the option to record footage in different ways is also a bonus. However, the camcorder only records in Full HD while others are already on 4K.

What is 3CCD video camera?

A three-CCD (3CCD) camera is a camera whose imaging system uses three separate charge-coupled devices (CCDs), each one receiving filtered red, green, or blue color ranges. The system is employed by high quality still cameras, telecine systems, professional video cameras and some prosumer video cameras.

How do I get video off my Canon gl2?

How do I use my Canon XA11 as a Webcam?

Step 1: Download the Webcam Utility and install, here. Step 2: Turn on your camera and change the mode dial to video to remove any framing lines. Step 3: Connect your camera to your computer via USB. Step 4: Start your conferencing software and select EOS Webcam Utility as your video source.

How long does Canon XA11 battery last?

4.750 hours
This battery lasts 4.750 hours. This battery is made with the info chip, which shows remaining battery duration on Canon LCD.

What does CMOS stand for in cameras?

Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
Like CCDs, CMOS(Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor) sensors are semiconductor image sensors that convert light into electrical signals. CMOS sensors are semiconductor light sensors like CCDs.

How do I transfer videos from my Canon camcorder to my computer?


  1. Turn on the computer.
  2. Make sure the camcorder is turned off.
  3. Connect the camcorder to the computer using the supplied USB cable.
  4. Plug the compact power adapter into an outlet or power strip and then connect it to the camcorder.
  5. Turn on the camcorder.
  6. Set the camcorder to playback mode.

How do I use my Canon camera as a HDMI?

  1. Insert a fully charged battery or an AC adapter (sold separately) into the camera or camcorder.
  2. Connect the side of the HDMI plug that looks like the one you use for your TV to your HDMI video capture card; then, plug in the USB cord from the capture device into the computer.

How many CCDs does the Canon GL2 have?

The GL2 has three shooting modes; Normal Movie Mode, Frame Movie Mode, and Digital Photo Mode which captures stunning 1.7 megapixel, images. The Canon GL2 has three CCDs, delivering outstanding picture quality, highly accurate color reproduction and a wide dynamic range with virtually no color noise.

How does Canon GL2 MiniDV digital camcorder work?

The GL2 maximizes the capability of the DV format by using a 3 CCD (charge-coupled device) system with a separate CCD for each primary color (red, green, blue). A beam-splitting prism separates light passing through the lens into individual color components and each is sent to its own CCD.

Where can I buy a Canon GL2 camera?

CANON U.S.A., INC Canon offers a wide range of compatible supplies and accessories that can enhance your user experience with you GL2 that you can purchase direct. Scroll down to easily select items to add to your shopping cart for a faster, easier checkout. Visit the Canon Online Store

What kind of Iris does the Canon GL2 have?

A six-blade circular iris, as found on Canon’s top-of-the-line XL1 and XL1S models, is used for professional exposure control, helping to deliver stunning video and still photos. The GL2 comes with the standard DV IEEE 1394 port (also known as FireWire) for a super-fast, lossless connection to a PC or other DV machines.