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Old Dec 15, 2008, 2:27 PM   #1
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Thanks to you, DonalDuck for posting some very excellent photos from the Canon SX-1-

They look very good. How physically big is the actual imager used in the Canon SX-1? It seems to be in sort of direct competition with the newly introduced Panasonic G-1. Do you believe that is true?

I will be very interested in following the development of the Canon SX-1 and its potential introduction in the USA. What is the Canon SX-1 selling for right now in continental Europe?

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When I took these pictures, I got SX1 one hour before :-) .. now I'm printing manual in suitable size .. reading tomorrow. I think, SX1 is an excellent camera with a lot of good features. Especially hd video with extreme 43 mbps - more thencamcorders have. Quality is equal with hd camcorders - SX1 sensor size is bigger than in most camcorders. Stereo is also included (hehe, same video bitrate like 6x expensive 5DMkII which has only MONO sound).

Size of SX1 sensor is 1/2.3", that are 9.13mm x 6.83mm, while size of Lumix G1 sensor is 4xas large... 17.3mm x 13.0 mm ( I love my G1 also - best "DSLR" I ever had)

Astonishing is SX1's image stablisation, incredible to take a picture freehand at full 560mm tele length with 80x zoom (20x optical, 4x digital). On the 28mm wide picture you cannot see these birds, they are too small - sitting right side near brown boat house.





SX1 is selling fine in Europe, most dealers are sold out, even amazon :-) I paid ~ 480 € for my SX1, Canon-price is 576 €.

Of course you cannot compare EVF SX1/G1, G1's EVF has 1.440.000 pixels, SX1 "only" 148.000 - but both cameras have movable displays - and this is a big plus.

Size of both cameras is nearly the same :-)


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Old Dec 15, 2008, 8:32 PM   #6
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from vimeo you can - if you are logged in - download the 1920x1080 original video - right side, bottom

http://www.vimeo.com/2535747

youtube doesn't look good :roll:even in hd

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nm9sKoMUzVc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jebsazLCCvM



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for SX1 you can use the original Canon remote (for shutter, zoom, ...) or an universal remote for different brands of cameras (Nikon, Minolta, Sony, Olympus, Pentax, Canon, Canon G/S/Pro).

distance ~ 5-7 meters max.



SX10cannot use remote, because it has no remote sensor :blah:




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oouuuhhh, I'll burn my lens




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nice are zoom features of SX1, you even have 28x, 40x, 46x aaaaand 80x optical zoom,
but you cannot combine this values with digital zoom. max is always 80x.
using safety zoom means fewer pixels.

of course you can use 80x (digital) zoom with video






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Hi DonalDuc-

Many thanks for the information. The price of the Canon SX-1 is below the price of the Panasonic G-1, at least here in the USA where the G-1 is selling for $(US) 750 to 799.00.

Its a shame that the Canon SX-1 uses a much lesser quality EVF.

Thanks again.

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