In standby mode the camcorder consumes only about half the power used when recording, saving energy when you are using a battery pack. The Grid Marker feature helps you compose your shot by lining up the image to the grid. Hard Disk Drive recording also delivers true random-access play. Focus Assist Function The image quality of high definition demands a properly focused subject. The camcorder supports 1,920-by-1,080 resolution at 24p Cinema Mode 24 frames per second , 30p Progressive Mode 30 fps , and, of course, 1080i-though I suggest that you stick with progressive modes.
Consult a Canon Service Center. Simply put: this baby is in the top ranks of 2008 consumer camcorders. The joystick lets you control play, stop, fast forward and rewind functions during playback. Getting the shots you want, when you want them, will be easier than ever. This was where we found our menu, the gatekeeper for most of our functions, including the presets: portrait, sports, night, snow, beach, sunset, spotlight and fireworks. This mars an otherwise near-flawless interface implementation. This includes inspection and replacement as necessary of all common wear items.
A Peaking function also helps, by emphasizing image contours. The hard disk is a high-precision device. It also has the added benefit of taking away any worries about not having enough recording media with you, so you're more likely to be able to capture all those future memories as they happen. For other recording formats, a Class 2 or higher card is recommended. Cards made by Toshiba, SanDisk or Matsushita are recommended.
With Easy, the only adjustment you can make is the zoom which is fine for most users saving family memories or nice vacations. Auto mode automatically sets the exposure, letting you concentrate on your subject. To get that data squeezed onto the little hard drive in the camera, the video needs to be compressed. Menu 92 Setup Menus 101 Trouble? The SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization manages to handle the task very well, even under extremely harsh movement. It's even possible to capture fast, accurate focusing, even when following a moving subject.
Hard Disk Drive recording also delivers true random-access play. Sports mode stops the action with faster shutter speeds. The default setting is New York. Peaking gives you a visible outline of where the correct focus on your subject is located. You can even choose from two different colors for the grid.
In addition, the Bayer Placement Pattern delivers sharp high definition images with true-to-life color reproduction. For details about how to select an item, refer to Using the Menus page. In addition, the zoom lever gives far greater control over your zoom than is possible with a traditional rocker switch. As a general rule, select a larger photo size for higher quality. This helps in capturing your subject in razor sharp focus.
The Bad Wind filter not as dependable as previous Canon models; manual focus pretty useless. Exif Print is a standard for enhancing the communication between camcorders and printers. We found the menu itself very easy to navigate, and it turned out to be very intuitive. No scenes - There are no scenes in the recording media selected. Press Select the press to open the setup menus. There are five quality settings in all, which I find excessive.
And, Fireworks mode records brilliant images of another tough subject: the holiday fireworks display. And Fireworks mode records brilliant images of another tough subject: the holiday fireworks display. Manual control of audio levels also lets you set the exact balance you need for the situation. Focus Assist Function The image quality of high definition demands a properly focused subject. For added flexibility, these settings can be used together or independently. The video shot outdoors was outstanding, pretty close to the 1080P output of the —which is no small achievement. Our efficient, prompt service comes from factory authorized training.