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As movie cameras became more and more sophisticated and computerized, the Canon 1014XL-S became the first super 8 camera with a CPU which allowed electronic sequence control. The world's first superimposed viewfinder display shows information only when necessary. Functions including automatic lap dissolve and interval shooting were also built-in to satisfy the growing needs of amateur and professional filmmakers. The Silicon Photo Cell, together with the five-blade iris diaphragm, produces highly precise images with wonderful bokeh.


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Camera specifications

canon 1014 XL-S

Type Sound/silent super 8 movie camera, double recording system with pulse signal possible.
Focal Length/Speed 6.5 - 65mm f/1.4 (17 elements in 13 groups). Spectra coating.
Zooming Ratio 10x
Focusing Manual (Front lens group rotating method), 1.2 m to infinity
Macro shooting Close distance shooting by turning the zooming/macro setting lever to "Macro" at wide-angle or telephoto end. Close-up shooting distance and the field of view when the focusing ring is set at infinity

Wide-angle macro: 250 mm from the film plane mark(100 mm from the lens top)/Field of view: 87 x 120 mm

Telephoto macro: 720 mm from the film plane mark (560 mm from the lens top)/Field of view: 33 x 46 mm
Zooming Power zooming: 2 speeds of H (Approx. 5 sec.) and L (Approx. 9 sec.)

Manual zooming with zooming ring (Clutch-switching system). Rotation angle: 130 degrees.
Filter Size 72 mm
Viewfinder Single-lens reflex type (built-in eye cup and eyepiece shutter)
Rangefinder Split-image rangefinder
Dioptric Adjustment -5 to +3 diopter
Viewfinder Information Aperture value, over/under exposure warnings, film end precaution/film end display (END mark)/film jam in the cartridge/battery power too low, manual aperture control (LED), sound recording level (LED) and footage indication needle.
Exposure Control TTL Servo AE with SPC (5 blades diaphragm)
Metering Range ISO 400, f/1.4, 9 fps, shutter opening at 220 degrees, without CCA filter - ISO 25, f/45, 36 fps, shutter opening at 150 degrees, with CCA filter (Tungsten type film)
Film Speed Automatic ISO setting by film cartridge:
Tungsten type film: ISO 25, 40, 64, 100, 160, 250 and 400
Daylight type film: ISO 16, 25, 40, 64, 100, 160 and 250
CCA Filter The CCA filter is automatically cancelled with loading of a daylight type film cartridge. Manual cancellation of the CCA filter is possible with the CCA filter switch.
AE Lock Possible
Exposure Compensation Six steps compensation: -1, -0.6, -0.3, 0, +0.3, +0.6 and +1 stops
Manual Aperture Control Power manual aperture control
Film Drive High performance micro motors
Filming Speed Sound cartridge: (1, 9 in silent shooting modus), 18 and 24 fps
Silent cartridge: 1, 9, 18 and 24 fps, instant slow motion (approx. 36 fps)
Footage Counter Counts up. Automatic resetting by unloading of a cartridge. Counts up for 0 - 50 ft and counts down for 200 - 0 sec.
Shutter Opening Two steps opening of 150 and 220 degrees (with automatic exposure compensation). Shutter blades are controlled by independent DC micro-motors.
Fading Automatic fading by variable shutter opening (220 - 0 degrees). Fading of both picture and sound, picture only or sound only is possible.
Lap Dissolve Simultaneous picture and sound dissolve with automatic rewinding mechanism (Rewinding approx. 90 frames) and automatic fading mechanism.
Flash Synchronization Synchronizes at single frame shooting.
Release System Magnet release system
Sound Magnetic recording system on Super 8 sound film. Double recording system with pulse signal synchronization is possible using a tape recorder.
Microphone 3.5 mm diameter mini jack. Input impedance: Approx. 5 K ohm. Usable microphone: Low impedance type. Minimum input sensitivity: -80 dB (0 dB=1 V)
Aux. Input 3.5 mm diameter mini jack. Minimum input impedance: Approx 50 K ohm. Usable microphone: Low impedance type. Minimum input sensitivity: -20 dB (0 dB=1 V)
Mixing Mixing of microphone input and aux. input is available.
Sound Monitor Monitoring is possible with the level meter, LED monitor indicator in the viewfinder and an earphone (8 ohm).
Audio Level Control Automatic level control (ALC). Manual recording or manual recording with limiter. The microphone attenuator can be set at 0 dB or -20 dB.
Sound Fading Available
Tone Control Normal or bass cut (100 Hz - 1K Hz -13 dB)
Self-timer Built-in. Either 10 sec. shooting with 10 sec. delay or 20 sec. shooting with 10 sec. delay.
Interval Timer Built-in. One frame shooting for every 1, 5, 20 or 60 sec.
Remote Control 2.5 mm diameter mini jack. Possible with a remote control switch or a remote switch on a microphone.
Power Source Six AA batteries. External power source can be used.
Battery Life Sufficient power for approx. 7 sound cartridges or approx. 10 silent cartridges (Under normal temperature, 18 fps)
Battery Check Battery check with a meter (Works as a level indicator also.)
Main Switch Two way switch of on and off
Grip Folding type. Contains batteries.
Others Cue light (red LED), accessory shoe (for boom microphone), exclusive external power pack jack and pulse-sync (8-pin DIN jack)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 59.5 x 113.5 x 264 mm
Weight 1990 g (Body only), 2100 g (incl. batteries)

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Updated: 20 March 2020
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