Canon XL-2 Suggested settings for Transfer to Film
or Use with DVFilm Maker and Atlantis
Settings marked in red are the most important. Other settings
may be varied if you have a studio-quality monitor (>500 lines
resolution) to check the results. Omitted settings are up to the
user to determine for best results.
Frame Rate = 24P
Shutter = 1/48th. 1/60th sec may also be used, but only to reduce flicker with florescent
or arc lighting in 60Hz countries (like the USA). Use 1/50th sec
for florescent/arc lights in 50Hz countries (Europe).
Program AE (Auto Exposure) = OFF
Aspect Ratio = 16:9 (for transfer to 35mm)
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