Professional Camcorders

About XL1S

Digital Camcorder
Item Code: 7046A001


Main Unit Specs

Power Supply (rated)7.2 V DC
Power Consumption (While recording AF="ON")8.7 W (approx., recording with the AF turned on)
Television SystemEIA standard (525 lines, 60 fields) NTSC color
Video Recording system2 rotary heads, helical scanning systemDV system (Consumer digital VCR SD system) Digital component recording
Audio Recording systemPCM digital sound; 16- bit (48 kHz/2ch); 12 bit (32 kHz/ 2 from 4 ch); 12-bit (32 kHz/4 ch simultaneous)
Image Sensor3 CCD 1/3" Pixel Shift (charge coupled devices)
Tape FormatVideocasettes bearing the MiniDV mark
Tape SpeedSP: 3/4 ips (18.81 mm/sec); LP 1/2 ips (12.56 mm/sec).
Maximum Recording Time (with an 80-min. cassette)SP: 80 minutes (with an 80-min cassette); LP: 120 minutes (with an 80 minute cassette)
Fast Forward/Rewind Time2 min. 20 sec (with a 60 min cassette)
LensXL interchangeable lens system; (supplied: f/1.6-2.6, 5.5-88mm)
Focusing SystemTTL autofocus, manual focusing possible
Minimum Illumination2 lx (using XL 5.5-88mm lens and slow shutter at 1/8 of a second.)
Recommended IlluminationMore than 100 lx
Filter Diameter72mm (XL lens)
Viewfinder0.7" color LCD (approx. 180,000 pixels)
MicrophoneStereo electret condenser microphone
DV TerminalSpecial 4-pin connector (based on IEEE 1394)
Video TerminalRCA jack1 Vp-p/75 ohms unbalanced synchronized load
S-video Terminal4-pin mini DIN' 1Vp-p (Y signal); 0.286 Vp-p (C signal)
Audio TerminalRCA jack (L,R); 2 sets -4dBM(47kohms load)/3kohms or less, unbalanced
Microphone Terminal3.5mm stereo mini-jack 59dBV (with 600 ohms mic)/ 600 ohms
Input LevelsRCA jack (L,R); 2 sets - 11 dBV/47k ohms (LINE), unbalanced; 35dBV/600 ohms (MIC ATT), unbalanced; 55 dBV/600 ohms (MIC), unbalanced
Operating Temperature range32- 104° F (0-40° C)
Dimensions8 3/4 x 8 7/16 x 16 5/16 in (223mm x 214mm x 415mm)
Weight (not including lens and battery pack)3 lbs/11 15/16 oz approx. (1.7 kg)
Weight6 lbs 4 7/8 oz approx. (2.86 kg)