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Canon XL H1S FHD Professional Camcorder Traditional Film 2081B006AA

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Canon XL H1S FHD Professional Camcorder Traditional Film

With a complete range of professional specifications, the Canon XL H1S offers versatile HD recording: for broadcast quality images, whether in the studio or in the field.

Professional HD quality

The XL H1S provides broadcast-quality 1080i High Definition. Choose 50i shooting for ultra-crisp realism; opt for 25F to give movies the look of traditional film.

3CCD shooting

The 1/3” 1.67 Megapixel 3CCD system delivers unparalleled image quality in the camcorders class.

HD Video Lens

The 20x L-series HD Video Lens features separate focus, zoom and iris rings, offering complete manual control. Each can be operated separately and simultaneously – the sensitivity of the focus ring can also be customised. A Fluorite lens element corrects chromatic aberrations; a Vari-angle Prism Optical Image Stabilizer (VAP OIS) helps to ensure steady footage. The XL interchangeable lens mount adds to the versatility of XL H1S, allowing a range of lenses to be used.

HDV and uncompressed HD

For fieldwork, choose to record High Definition Video to tape media (HDV). For studio-based productions, the XL H1S exports the highest quality 1920x1080 uncompressed HD with embedded audio, via HD-SDI.

Multi-camera shoots

The XL H1S has Gen lock input and Time code input/output connections: the industry standard for multi-camera shoots.

HD processing

The unique DIGIC DV II image processor is optimised for the increased data stream of HD. Advanced noise reduction technology delivers images with superb colour over a wide tonal range. Split path processing allows still image and video signals to be handled separately – ensuring that each appears at their best.

Full control over images

A complete range of image adjustment functions – including gain and matrix settings – give moviemakers total control. A special CINE mode matches the characteristics of film, for video that is suited to direct transfer. Custom settings can be stored to SD/MMC card and even shared with Canon XH series camcorders.


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Spread your payments

At Direct TVs we understand that whether you're replacing a broken product or upgrading an old one it can be a lot of money to save. We're happy to announce that if you spend £99 or more we can offer you credit over 6 or 12 months, and if you want a bit longer to pay we offer a 24-month option.

To apply for finance it's really simple, here's our 4-step process

  • Choose your product and add to basket
  • Select PayPal Credit in the basket
  • Complete the easy application
  • Choose your delivery date

It really is as easy as that! In less than 10 minutes you can have your confirmed delivery date.

Credit Options Available

We want our credit options to be simple for you to understand, that's why we've created a list of all options available depending on the price of your product. Simply enter the amount you want to apply for on finance and click calculate, then you'll be given a list of the options available.

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    17.9% APR

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This represents the typical costs of using a PayPal Credit limit, not including instalment offers. The rate of interest that applies to your order is defined by the option you select, we offer plenty of credit options that are interest free and you will not pay interest on at all. This example is based on your using PayPal Credit in future purchases either from us or other retailers.


Am I eligible for finance?

The short answer is, you probably are! Our credit provider carries out credit checks and has a few requirements for offering finance but please make sure you meet these simple requirements

  • Your order is £99 or more
  • You are 18 years or older
  • You are a UK resident, and have been for more than 3 years
  • You can make regular direct debit payments
  • You are in regular employment, or permanently live with a spouse who is in regular employment
  • Have a credit/debit card in your name that is registered to your current address
  • You have a good credit history, and have received no CCJs

How long does it take to apply?

That depends how fast you can type! There are no lengthy applications to complete, you're just asked a few short questions and you can get an instant decision.

What details should I have to hand?

You don't need much - if you already have a PayPal account then usually you'll just have a few questions to answer, if you don't have a PayPal account you just need to register with them.

What if I am declined for finance?

When you're applying for finance you always need to remember that there is a possibility you will be declined. This can often be caused by one of a number of reasons, but usually it will be caused by a negative credit score or a default on an existing loan. We've done our best to make it as easy as possible for our customers that aren't successful in applying to continue their order and pay by Credit Card, Debit Card, PayPal Wallet or Bank Transfer - it really is as simple as clicking "complete my order using a different method". And as always, if you have any concerns please do get in touch.

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