Canon DM-XM2 Reviews
Product Type: Canon digital camcorders
Description:Model ID 7921A008 / Canon DM-XM2 - Camcorder - 470 Kpix - optical zoom: 20 x - Mini DV - black, silver / The new Canon XM2 camcorder has ... more
Canon DM-XM2 ... the latest technology and many useful sound and picture adjustments and enhancements to cater for a variety of shooting situations and preferences. Its highly sensitive 3CCD unit achieves 540 lines horizontal resolution and super low light performance. A new Super Pixel Shift provides a wider dynamic range for movies, reducing vertical smear, and gives 1.7 mega-pixel high-resolution digital photos. The camcorder's professional L-Series fluorite lens provides 35mm and broadcast TV quality. It can deliver extremely sharp images and high magnification with less color aberrations. An Optical Image Stabilizer keeps the image steady with no loss of quality. And video recordings made with the Canon XM2 will sound as good as they look with the 'Direction Accurate' microphone giving accurate stereo ambiance and less mechanical background noise. The microphone frequency has three modes to match recording conditions (normal, voice, windscreen). Manual adjustments on the XM2 include buttons for color and light adjustment, such as Color Phase, Color Gain, Camera Sharpness and Setup Level. Other features are Zebra Pattern, to indicate overexposure, Interval Timer, to record at selected times, and Clear Scan, to record a CRT monitor. A Custom Key can be used to assign functions used frequently. The new Canon XM2 digital camcorder is the ideal choice for recording broadcast or web content, making educational videos or registering an event like a wedding.
Newest Review: ... with the lens I think it is important to note here that the success of the Canon lens is well known in stills cameras. The ... more
Price Comparison for Canon DM-XM2
Customer Canon DM-XM2 Reviews (1)
by - written on 10/05/07 (Very useful, 4043 readings)
The Canon XM2 is the middle child of the camcorder world. Often sighted as too expensive by true amateur ‘point-and-shoot’ users, yet overlooked by the budding Spielberg who leap straight to it’s older brother the Canon XL2. So is this camera a stop gap in the pricing war, or are there other reasons to consider? If you're looking to get high quality picture definition from your camcorder then nothing short of 3CCD will do, and the XM2 delivers. When a camera records an image, it does so by using a light sensor behind the lens that takes the place of the film in traditional cameras. By focusing the light on this sensor an image can be recorded, but the size of ... Read the complete review
Technical Details for Canon DM-XM2
Technical specs for this product will be available shortly.