The Canon 514XL-S (introduced in 1976) is a compact sound super 8 movie camera and was Canon's first sound camera. It became a long-selling hit because of the sophisticated sound system which has manual and automatic audio level controls. Unfortunately sound cartridges aren't available anymore, but you can still use this camera to record sound externally because it's more quiet than non-sound cameras.
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|Lens||Focal Length/Speed: 9 - 45mm f/1.4
Zooming Ratio: 5x
Focusing: Manual, 1.2 m to infinity
|Zooming||Power zooming (Approx. 8 sec.) and manual zooming|
|Filter size||43 mm|
|Viewfinder||Single-lens reflex type|
|Viewfinder Information||Aperture value
Film transport indicator
Battery check/film end
Recording level indication
|Exposure Control||TTL Servo EE with a CdS exposure meter
Automatic aperture setting
|Metering Range||ISO 250, f/1.4, 18 fps - ISO 25, f/32, 24 fps|
|Film Speed||Automatic ISO setting
Tungsten type film: ISO 40, 160 and 250
Daylight type film: ISO 25, 100 and 160
|CCA Filter||Built-in Color Conversion filter A. Can be manually and automatically cancelled with loading of a daylight type film cartridge|
|Manual Aperture Control||Exposure is fixed while the EE lock lever is pressed down for exposure compensation|
|Filming Speed||18, 24 fps and single frame (silent cartridge only)|
|Shutter opening||220 degrees|
|Remote Control||2.5 mm diameter mini jack. Remote control is enabled with a remote control switch|
|Power Source||Six AA batteries in the handle|
|Weight||1390 g (Body only), 1495 g (incl. batteries)|
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|Rare Unused Canon 514xl S Canosound 8mm||06/2020||$499.99|
|Nearmint Canon 514 Xl S Canosound Film||05/2020||$272.26|
|Near Mint Canon 514 Xl S Canosound||05/2020||$221.83|
|N Mint Canon 514xl S Canosound 8mm Movie||05/2020||$279.99|
|Canon 514 Xl S Canosound Movie Camera||05/2020||$100.00|
|Excl Canon 514 Xl S Canosound Cine Film||05/2020||$226.87|
|Canon 514xl S Canosound Movie Camera 8mm||05/2020||$125.50|
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