About Professional camcorders

Designed for astute video camera professionals, Canon’s range of professional camcorders houses the most cutting-edge video technology in the market. Matching up to your every demand, it’s a professional camcorder that sees eye to eye.
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DIGIC DV II HD Imaging Processor

DIGIC DV II HD Imaging Processor
Engineered by Canon and designed specifically for HD, the latest generation DIGIC DV III image processor combines a new 3CMOS sensor system that delivers optimal image quality at a blazing speed of 50 Mbps for data recording. The adoption of MPEG-2 Full HD (MPEG-2 4:2:2P@HL compliant) compressions enables the recording of 1920 x 1080 pixel full high-definition video.

Shooting assist functions

Shooting assist functions
Every cameraman needs a capable assistant, so let Canon be yours. With multiple features such as marker display, focus assist options, zebra pattern and colour bars, a Canon professional camera helps you to shoot better, silently and steadily.

Total image control

Total image control
Shoot scenes exactly the way you see it with detailed image adjustment functions such as colour correction, skin tone detail, hue adjustment, gain assist and auto exposure. Getting it right the first time also reduces the post-production work later on. With such precise tailoring options, it gives you the total creative control and freedom to be your best in every environment.

Reliable crew

Reliable crew
You can count on a Canon professional camcorder. A full line of professional, high quality HDV solutions are yours at ultra high speed and with vivid image reproduction. With a robust system, long battery life and easy grip controls, it's your highest performing crew member.

Flexible views

Flexible views
The Interchangeable XL Lens Mount system offers you the added flexibility of using Canon's range of interchangeable HD Video Lenses for more creative expression. Furthermore, by using the EF Adaptor XL, each professional camcorder becomes compatible with any of Canon's photographic EF Lenses (L-series only) for more precise image captures.

Canon HD video zoom lens

Canon HD video zoom lens
Experience Canon's world-renowned lens technology in HD quality. Using fluorite glass and SR multi-coating, each HD Video Zoom Lens produces superior image quality with excellent contrast and minimal chromatic aberration. Features a new manual iris ring in 1/16-stop increments for exceptional exposure control and two in-built Neutral Density filters for added image control even when shooting under bright conditions.

Super Range Optical Image Stabilizer

Super Range Optical Image Stabilizer
Our Super Range Optical Image Stabilizer ensures perpetually steady videos. Gyroscopic sensors detect even the slightest camera shake, which is then automatically compensated for using a Vari-Angle Prism. No matter the tilt or vibration and at any focal length, all you'll capture are steady scenes.