This is the 'little' and lighter sister of the Canon 1014 XLS and was introduced at the same time. Both models have the same basic functions, only the lens is a 8x zoom lens and the overlap function applied in the 1014XL-S is not available in this model. Some say the 814 XLS has a sharper lens. If you have a tight budget, this is the camera you definitely want.
Very well built, bright and big viewfinder, sleek and ergonomically designed.
|Lens||Focal Length/Speed: 7 - 56mm f/1.4
Zooming Ratio: 8x
Focusing: Manual, 1.2 m to infinity
Macro Shooting: close distance and close-up
Wide-angle macro: 240 mm from the film plane mark
Field of view: 82.2 x 115 mm
Telephoto macro: 660 mm from the film plane mark
Field of view: 36 x 50 mm
|Zooming||Power zooming: Two speeds of H (approx. 5 sec.) and L (approx. 9 sec.)
Manual zooming with zooming ring. Rotation angle: approx. 130 degrees.
|Filter Size||62 mm|
|Viewfinder||Type: Single-lens reflex type with built-in eye cup and eyepiece shutter|
|Viewfinder info||Aperture value, over/under exposure, film end precaution/film end display (END mark)/film jam/battery power too low, manual aperture control (LED), footage indication.|
|Exposure Control||TTL Servo AE with SPC (Five blades iris diaphragm)|
|Metering Range||ISO 400, f/1.4, 9 fps, shutter opening at 220 degrees, without CCA filter - ISO25, 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. Manual cancellation is possible.|
|Exposure Compensation||Six steps compensation: -1, -0.6, -0.3, 0, +0.3, +0.6 and +1 stops|
|Film Drive||High performance micro DC motors|
|Filming Speed||Sound cartridge: 1, 9 in silent mode only, 18 and 24 fps
Silent cartridge: 1, 9, 18 and 24 fps, instant slow motion (approx. 36 fps)
|Shutter||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.|
|Flash Synchronization||Synchronizes at single frame shooting.|
|Sound Recording System||Magnetic recording system on Super 8 sound film (sound cartridges are discontinued). Double recording system with pulse signal synchronization is possible using an external recorder.|
|Timer||Built-in self-timer: 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.|
|Power Source||Six AA batteries for all camera operation. External power source can be used.|
|Battery life||Sufficient power for approx. 7 sound cartridges or approx. 10 silent cartridges (18 fps)|
|Extra||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 252.5 mm|
|Weight||1890 g (Body only), 2000 g (Including batteries)|
814XL-S manual: Download here the Canon 814XL-S manual (PDF, 7 mb.)
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