FOR SALE: Canon Optura Xi MINI-DV Camcorder

Garry Wellman

This camcorder is only about 5 months old. I am selling all my electronics pretty much. Please visit canon's site for more details..

I will throw in any extra Sony Premium DV tapes I have.. I know I have a few.

Asking $800

Full specs
Video input type Camcorder

Digital zoom 220

Effective sensor resolution 1,230,000 pixels

Gross sensor resolution 2,200,000 pixels

Optical sensor size 1/3.4"

Optical sensor type CCD

Min illumination 1.3 lux

Analog video format NTSC

Digital video input format MPEG-4

Image effects Art, Ball, Cube, Wave, Sepia, Mirror, Mosaic, Color Mask, Black & White

Image stabilizer Optical (Super Steady Shot)

Digital scene transition Beam, Tide, Zigzag, Black fader, Corner wipe, White fader, Window wipe, Fade trigger

Max shutter speed 1/2000 sec

Slow shutter modes 1/8sec

Shooting modes Frame movie mode, Digital photo mode

Shooting programs Spotlight, Night mode, Sand & snow, Stitch assist, Super night mode

White balance Custom, Presets, Automatic

White balance presets Indoor, Outdoor

Exposure modes Program, Automatic, Shutter-priority, Aperture-priority

Flash type Pop-up flash

Flash modes Auto mode, Fill-in mode, Flash OFF mode, Red-eye reduction

Webcam capability Yes
Lens System
Lens aperture F/1.6-1.9

Optical zoom 11

Lens system type Zoom lens

Min focal length 4.2 mm

Max focal length 47 mm

Filter size 46 mm

Equivalent 35mm focal length 43.7 - 489mm

Manual focus Manual, Automatic

Min focus range 0.8 in

Zoom adjustment Motorized drive
Memory / Storage
Media type Mini DV

Image storage Super-fine JPEG 1632 x 1224 : 3 - With 8MB card, Fine JPEG 1632 x 1224 : 5 - With 8MB card, Normal JPEG 1632 x 1224 : 10 - With 8MB card, Super-fine JPEG 1280 x 960 : 5 - With 8MB card, Fine JPEG 1280 x 960 : 9 - With 8MB card, Normal JPEG 1280 x 960 : 16 - With 8MB card, Super-fine JPEG 640 x 480 : 34 - With 8MB card, Fine JPEG 640 x 480 : 50 - With 8MB card, Normal JPEG 640 x 480 : 84 - With 8MB card

Flash memory 8 MB - SD memory card

Recording speed LP, SP
Viewfinder / Display
Display type LCD display - TFT active matrix - 3.5 in - Color

Display form factor Rotating

Display resolution 246,000 pixels

Viewfinder color support Color
Audio Input
Audio input type Microphone

Microphone type Built-in

Microphone operation mode Stereo

Microphone technology Electret condenser
Expansion / Connectivity
Connections 1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire/i.LINK), 1 x USB, 1 x Microphone, 1 x S-Video input / output, 1 x Headphones, 1 x Composite video/audio (input/output)

Expansion slots 1 SD Memory Card

Cables included 1 x USB cable, 1 x A/V cable, 1 x S-Video cable
Additional Features
Video input features DPOF support, Date/time stamp, Built-in speaker, Backlight compensation, RGB primary color filter, Analog to digital conversion with pass through

Remote control Remote control - Infrared

Software type Canon PhotoStitch, Canon ImageBrowser, Drivers & Utilities, Canon ZoomBrowser EX

Included accessories Lens hood, Camcorder shoulder strap
Battery type 1 x Camcorder battery - Rechargeable - Lithium ion

Mfr estimated battery life 110 min

Power supply included Power adapter - External
Physical Characteristics
Width 3.1 in

Depth 8.3 in

Height 3.5 in

Weight 25.6 oz