Shooting Modes - Video Mode / 2.0 Megapixel Photos / Photo Mode / MPEG-4 Movie Mode
The Optura Xi allows you to record both video and digital photos to tape. You can also save 2.0 Megapixel High Resolution Photos and MPEG-4 movies to a MultiMediaCard or SD Memory Card.
Video Mode delivers smooth, full-motion video for playback on your TV. You also can transfer the video onto your computer to view, edit, post on the Internet, or send to friends.
2.0 Megapixel Photos
The Optura Xi's offers unparalleled digital photo quality in a camcorder. Taking full advantage of the robust, high resolution CCD, Canon's exclusive DIGIC DV processing chip, and the industry's best optics, the Optura Xi captures life-like photos with brilliant color.
Photos are saved on the removable storage card. The picture size in this mode is 1632 x 1224 pixels.
Just press the photo button to capture more than 1,000 still pictures, each with 6 seconds of sound, on a single 80 minute videocassette.
MPEG-4 Movie Mode
It's easy to record MPEG-4 video clips with audio that are perfect for sending to friends and family via e-mail, dropping into a presentation, or for posting on the Web. Using the supplied 8MB SD Memory card, you can record up to 2 minutes at 352 x 288 pixels or up to 6 minutes at 176 x 144 pixels.