XL2

High Definition Camcorders
XL2

About XL2


Digital Camcorder
Item Code: 9549A001

Specifications

Main Unit Specs

Standard Definition or High DefinitionStandard Definition
Power Supply (rated)7.2V DC (battery pack)
Power Consumption (While recording AF="ON")7.1W (recording with AF, 20x zoom XL 5.4-108 L IS mounted)
Television SystemEIA standard (525 lines, 60 fields) NTSC color signal
Video Recording systemTwo rotating heads, helical scan azimuth recording, DV System (Consumer digital VCR SD system) digital component recording
Audio Recording systemPCM digital recording: 16 bit (48 kHz/2 channels); 12 bit (32 kHz/4 channels) Synchronous 4-channel recording is possible
Image SensorSize 1/3", approx. 680,000 pixels (total), Progressive Scan CCD x3 (charge-coupled device) with horizontal pixel shift
Total Pixels16:9 target area: approx. 460,000 pixels (962 x 480) x3 CCD, 0.289" diagonal

4:3 target area: approx. 350,000 pixels (720 x 480) x3 CCD, 0.236" diagonal
Tape FormatVideo cassettes bearing the MiniDV mark
Tape SpeedSP: 0.74 ips (18.81mm/second), LP; 0.49 ips (12.56 mm/seco
Maximum Recording Time (with an 80-min. cassette)SP; 80 min.
Maximum recording TimeLP; 120 min.
Fast Forward/Rewind TimeApprox. 2 minutes and 20 seconds (using 60-minute tape)
Lens MountXL interchangeable lens system
Focusing SystemTTL autofocus. Manual focusing possible (20x zoom XL 5.4-108mm L IS installed)
Minimum Focusing Distance20mm (Wide macro), 1m (entire zoom range): (20x zoom XL 5.4-108mm L IS installed)
Minimum Illumination60i, 1/60 shutter speed = 5.5 lux; 30P, 1/30 shutter speed = 6.5 lux; 24P, 1/48 shutter speed = 10 lux
Recommended IlluminationMore than 100 lx
Filter Diameter72mm (XL lens)
Viewfinder2.0-inch TFT color LCD; Approx. 200,000 pixels, RGB delta configuration
MicrophoneStereo electric condenser microphone
DV Terminal4-pin connector (complies with IEEE1394); input/output switching
Video TerminalRCA pin jack; input/output switching/BNC jack; input/output switching 1 Vp-p/75 ohms unbalanced
Output LevelsMax. -10 dBv (for 47 kohm load)/3 kohm unbalanced
S-video Terminal4-pin mini-DIN; input/output switching 1 Vp-p/75 ohms (Y signal), 0.286 Vp-p/75 ohms (C signal)
Audio TerminalRCA pin jack (L/R) 2 systems; input/output switching
AudioAuto Mode, Gain 18dB
Microphone Terminal3.5mm stereo mini-jack unbalanced -55 dBv (Auto), -67 dBv (Manual/Vol Max)/600 ohms
Input LevelsDuring input; Min. -10 dBv/47 kohms unbalanced
Operating Temperature range32-104° F (0-40° C)
Dimensions8.9 x 8.7 x 19.5 in. (225 x 220 x 496mm)
Weight (not including lens and battery pack)5.3 lbs. (2410g)
Weight7.8 lbs. (3545g)