The Canon GL2 digital video camcorder uses the standard MiniDV cassette, producing the highest quality video possible from non-broadcast equipment. And since it is optical, there is no loss of image quality inevitable with electronic image stabilizers. It is exactly the same with digital video. Ratings and Reviews Write a review. I love the ability to adapt many option when in manual or user preference mode. Digital Faders When you start recording, the scene gradually fades in from a black screen. The green signal is then sampled more frequently to extract the maximum picture detail from the video signal.

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I have been extr emely into filming theatre lately, and this rig was perfect for what I needed. The GL2’s gk2 tag in comparison with other models makes it an almost flawless contender. The mode dial on the GL1 that allowed you to switch from automatic to manual modes with a single spin has been replaced with an only slightly less convenient push-and-turn on-screen menu.

Canon GL2 Camcorder – Black/Silver

Above all, however, it’s just a great camera. Time Code The GL2 records a time code signal along with the video signal. The stable action camera.

In this segment, we It’s optical zoom 20x plus the 2x teleconverter are absolutely essential to me. A true full-frame 4K mirrorless camera.


Save my name, email, and website czmera this browser for the next time I comment. This page requires Javascript. It will charge one battery at a time. I admit that you can’t get a true 24p film look from the camera, but it does make a very nice picture.

Canon GL2 Mini DV Camcorder Review

The Gl2 is great for it’s size, weight, simplicity and picture quality for a prosumer camera. I only have two minor complaints about the camera, the first is that the top zoom control is pretty stiff so you have to press down hard to make it respond. Show More Show Less. Weight not including lens and battery pack.

Enjoy the convenience of this small shoulder bag, compatible with the following camcorders: You seem to lose color and picture quality in that setting camra well. Where to Buy See All. While it is a nice camera with a beautiful picture, do NOT buy this if you wish to make independent movies.

Perhaps is not Full HD definition quality p but if you know how to work your camera and your editing, you get great professional broadcasting results. I was very excited ca,era see such an affordable camera seem so awesome.

I purchased this camera to use as a project cam for our church. All the goodness of the Hero4 Black and Silver mixed in with a whole new bag of tricks. This is menu-selectable and electronically squeezes the image being recorded to tape.


Shutter Max Shutter Speed. Take advantage of up to 7 hours and 30 minutes of uninterrupted power with the optional BPG power pack.

I plaln to buy another GL2 to use as back up. An 8MB SD Card comes with the camcorder, storing up to 17 fine quality still pictures or 32 standard quality images. Camcorder Slow Shutter Modes. Cahon your browser’s settings to allow Javascript to execute.

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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.

Instead, this data remains hidden until you select it for display gp2 playback or editing. Standard Definition or High Definition. Lithium ion – manufacturer-specific.