NTSC Mini DV camcorder Canon GL2

Part of Canon's high-end, "prosumer" range, the GL2's features include three 1/4" CCDs, a fixed fluorite 20x zoom lens, and a portable formfactor. It has a 2.5" flip-out LCD display and 0.44" color viewfinder. It also has Canon's advanced accessory shoe, allowing on-camera lighting or a camera-mounted microphone. It has the ability to record in 480i60 as well as 480p30 onto standard MiniDV cassettes. The progressive scan output of this camera is obtained through Canon's proprietary frame mode processing of the GL2's interlaced sensor, as opposed to a more traditional progressive sensor[1]. Its operating weight, when batteries and tapes are included, is just under three pounds.