Canon recently introduced the Elura 40MC, a versatile digital camcorder that allows users to record to MiniDV, shoot XGA (1024×768) digital photos, and record short Motion-JPEG video clips. The camcorder features a 10x optical zoom, 200x digital zoom, a number of built-in special effects, and the ability to print directly to Canon’s CP-10 Card Photo Printer. The Elura 40MC will begin shipping around the end of May for US$999.