Canon prosumer camcorder offers low-cost HDV alternative

Government Video by Chuck Gloman HV20There has always been a divide between consumer equipment and professional gear, but Canon has produced a rather tempting prosumer camcorder that provides quality HD images at a surprisingly low price point. Weighing slightly more than a pound without battery, the HV20 is one small camcorder, though it includes a color viewfinder and a 2.7-inch widescreen flip-out LCD monitor. Its single CMOS sensor has more than 2 million active pixels (1920x1080) when shooting 1080i/60 HDV and more than 1.5 active pixels when shooting DV. read more...

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