Video Performance* (12.0)*
The Canon XL H1 features three 1/3" CCDs. Each CCD has a gross pixel count of 1.67MP. The effective pixel count during HDV recording is 1.56MP. In standard definition (DV) recording in 16:9 the effective pixel count in the same, 1.56MP per CCD. In DV in 4:3, the effective pixel count is 1.17MP. HDV is recorded at 1080i (60 interlaced frames per second).