accessory shoe

accessory shoe

n
(Photography) photog a bracket on top of a camera to which a flash unit or other accessory may be fitted
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Among the new features within the Canon HV20 HD Camcorder is an Advanced Accessory Shoe capable of accommodating such additional components as select external video lights or directional microphones.
In addition, the Optura 60 model comes with an Advanced Accessory Shoe, which allows certain Canon accessories to attach and be powered directly from the camera without wires or additional power.
When specific accessories compatible with the XL2 camcorder's Advanced Accessory Shoe are attached, the camcorder can exchange data and supply power directly to them.
Additionally, the DZ-MV580A offers a 10x optical zoom lens with 240x digital zoom expander and a hot accessory shoe for flash.
The unit features Aperture Priority (AP); shutter priority (TV); Zebra Pattern for creative exposure control; a manual focus ring; and an advanced accessory shoe for attaching an optional video light or directional microphone.
The Optura 20 and Optura 10 camcorders both offer an Advanced Accessory Shoe used for attaching an optional video light or microphone to be used without wires or additional power.
Advanced Accessory Shoe - The Advanced Accessory Shoe found on the ZR50 MC makes it possible for the camcorder to transmit power directly to accessories such as the Video Light VL-3 and Directional Stereo Microphone DM-50.