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Outstanding, professional HD recordingCanon introduces an amazingly compact range of OUR HERITAGEhandheld professional HD video cameras. Setting new Canon’s HD Camcorder technology provides the ultimate in picture quality, thanks tobenchmarks in image quality and versatility, these precision engineering and knowledge builtfile-based camcorders are our first to employ an MPEG-2 up through more than 50 years at the leading edge of professional imaging. WithFull HD (4:2:2) recording codec – extending broadcast our unrivalled reputation in HD televisioncapabilities to all professional filmmakers. broadcast lenses, Canon’s optical know-how helps meet the demands of professional users everywhere.
The XF range incorporates four compact, ergonomic devices designed to meet the needs of a diversity of professional users.UNRIVALLED CAPABILITIES ERGONOMIC DESIGN THE XF RANGEThese are the very first professional Canon The XF range sets new standards in The XF300 and XF305 are ideally suitedcamcorders to employ an MPEG-2, 4:2:2, user-focused design. Each camcorder to freelance camera operators, broadcast50Mbps recording codec. This enables is perfectly balanced with the handgrip professionals, filmmakers, electronic newsoutstanding imaging quality and delivers positioned close to the centre of gravity, gatherers, and creative industrythe data rate expected by many broadcasters ideal for shooting either handheld or professionals who will appreciate anfor HD productions. setting up on tri pod. Control layout and affordable, forward thinking solution to theirSupport for industry standard MXF files, menu system have been completely film-making needs.alternative recording modes, and redesigned to make the XF range easy The XF100 and XF105 offer a similar levelcompatibility with all major NLE software to use whether you’re a novice or an of high quality recording thanks to anpackages, ensures seamless integration experienced professional. identical codec, but greater portability due towith existing workflows. their smaller size and reduced weight. For example, they’re great for “fly on the wall” footage and travel documentaries.
Exceptional image qualityUnique Canon technologies and know-how enable the XF range todeliver a new benchmark in imaging performance for handheldcamcorders. Native 1920x1080 Full HD image capture and 4:2:2 coloursampling enables exceptional detail and outstanding colour resolution.MPEG-2 FULL HD (4:2:2) COMPACTFLASH CARD RECORDINGRECORDING CODEC The MXF file is a wrapper for the MPEG-2 The XF Range uses non-proprietaryOffering a unique blend of broadcast image data stored inside, but has the advantage CompactFlash (CF) memory cards. CFquality, workflow integration and versatility, of being able to support metadata, as cards are fast, robust, widely available andthese are the first Canon camcorders to well as video and audio. relatively inexpensive enabling up to 160utilise an MPEG-2, 4:2:2 recording codec. Taking advantage of limitations in the minutes of 50Mbps footage to be storedA 50Mbps data rate, the minimum human visual system, 4:2:2 colour sampling on a single 64GB CF card.requirement for many HD broadcast provides twice the vertical colour resolution Each camcorder includes two cards slotsproductions, guarantees high levels of of 4:2:0 (used in HDV and other codecs). for continuous filming without interruptions.image quality – whilst keeping file sizes This enables better gradation, finer detail, Archiving video or ingesting for editing ismanageable to reduce storage and and smoother diagonals as well as helping effortless, simply connect a camcorder orarchiving costs. to remove the threat of jagged edges, CF Card reader to a computer to transferCanon have chosen to adopt the widely fringing and unwanted artefacts during your files.used, open-source Material eXchange chroma keying. XF100 and XF105 camcorders offer doubleFormat (MXF) to ensure integration with slot recording – recording on two cardsexisting workflows. simultaneously – for added security. UDMA certified CF cards with a write speed of at least 40MB/s are recommended for all recording modes. Please refer to Y B-Y(Pb) R-Y(Pr) cpn.canon-europe.com for the latest information on card compatibility. 4 4 4 4:4:4 Pixels with information 4 2 2 to be read 4:2:2 Pixels with Compact Fl information UDMA ash R 2:0 2:0 to be skipped 4 32GB 4:2:0 ct Flash R Compa UDMA Brightness Signal Colour Difference Signals 32GB 4:2:2 colour sampling stores twice as much colour information as 4:2:0.
CANON L-SERIES IMAGE STABILISATION DIGIC DV IIIHD VIDEO LENS Three Image Stabilisation modes are Designed specifically for Canon HDDrawing on decades of lens innovation plus supported. Complementing Standard camcorders, the next generation DIGIC DV IIIfeedback from professional users, the XF300 IS, a Dynamic IS is ideal for suppressing Image Processor ensures natural, lifelikeand XF305 incorporate Canon’s outstanding vibration while walking. The Powered IS colours with excellent black reproduction.new L-Series HD Video lens. Delivering function is used to steady images when Tonal gradations and shadow detail aresuperb optical quality from the wide to tele shooting at full tele-photo, providing captured with remarkable accuracy. Theends of the zoom, its lightweight design extremely strong shake correction for shots DIGIC DV III Image Processor enables Canonmakes it ideal for use in professional when the camcorder is stationary. Face Detection, which is ideal for tracking ahandheld devices. The zoom and focus rings face in a crowd. Additionally, DIGIC DV IIIhave physical end stops when used in works to minimize power consumption,manual mode, for fast, repeatable operation. resulting in longer battery life.An independent iris ring allows control ofaperture, while two rocker controls areavailable for manual zoom control. AUTOFOCUS MODESTechnology gleaned from Canon broadcast Canon’s unique Instant AF focusing systemlenses – never seen before in a camcorder – uses dual sensors to achieve ultra fast andhelps minimise chromatic aberration. This accurate autofocus. FULL HD CMOSHigh Index, Ultra-low Dispersion (Hi-UD) Newly developed for the XF range, Canon Fullglass is placed at the front of the lens and Face Detection enables immediate focusing with the added ability to select a face HD CMOS sensors provide native 1920x1080combines with UD and UA elements to image resolution with exceptional colourdeliver exceptional levels of detail. The new manually in scenes with more than one person. Sophisticated face tracking accuracy, a wide dynamic range and lowL-series lens also incorporates glass ND noise. Slow and fast motion shooting isfilters for 1/4, 1/16 and 1/64 reductions in maintains focus even when subjects turn their heads. supported, and these sensors scan at twicebright lighting conditions, and has a metal normal speed, minimising the skew effectsix-blade iris. often associated with rolling shutters. TheOffering superb optical capabilities but with XF300 and XF305 incorporate 3 CMOSa reduced zoom capacity, the XF100 and sensors for independent capture of RGBXF105 feature a fast, wide angle Canon HD colour information. XF100 and XF105Video Lens (F1.8, 30.4mm) with 10x include a single sensor with Bayeroptical zoom. pattern filter.
Compact yet extremely powerfulA host of innovative features and advanced recording capabilitiesare packed into these file-based devices. With a high resolution,user-friendly LCD and customisable external buttons, everything isdesigned with the user in mind.RECORDING VERSATILITY Recording Colour Image Frame EXTENSIVE CUSTOMISATION Bit Rate Sampling Resolution RatesThe XF range incorporates a number of (16:9) Custom Picturealternative shooting modes for seamless 50Mbps; 4:2:2 1920x1080 50i/25p Assume complete control over the lookworkflow integration. As well as the Constant Bit and feel of every shot. Custom Picture allows Rate (CBR)50Mbps data rate, 35Mbps and 25Mbps 1280x720 50p/25p users to fine tune more than 90 image4:2:0 recording modes enable simple parameters, including Gamma, Knee, 35Mbps; 4:2:0 1920x1080 50i/25pcompatibility with other HD workflows Variable Bit Rate Colour Matrix, Saturation, Sharpness, Masterand equipment (eg. HDV). (VBR) 1280x720 50p/25p Black, Skin Tone and more. Up to six Custom Pictures can be saved in 25Mbps; 4:2:0 1440x1080 50i/25pCREATIVE OPTIONS Constant Bit the camera, with three additional presetXF camcorders feature a range of Rate (CBR) configurations provided.Special Recording Modes to expandyour creative vision.Relay recording Slow and fast recordingContinuous recording is possible Choose from a variety of frame rates –thanks to the dual card slots. 12fps to 50fps – and immediately review footage on set at the correct speed.Pre-recordContinuously caches 3 seconds of 3D Shooting Assistcontent, appending it to the start of your XF105 and XF100 feature new 3D Shooting Gamma Curvesvideo when recording begins. Never Assist functions – OIS Axis Shift and Focal Six preset gamma curves are included in XFmiss the crucial moment again. Length Guide – to help you to precisely align camcorders – an easy way to give footage two camcorders during stereoscopic the required ‘look’.Interval recording 3D shooting.Interval recording – or time lapse – canbe used for unmanned shooting, for Infrared Shooting Mode Normal 2 & 3 & 4 Normal 1 Cine 1 Normal 1 Cine 2example the observation of daily weather XF105 and XF100 also include a newpatterns. A choice of 25 different intervals Infrared (IR) Shooting Mode. New lenscan be selected. coating provide twice the IR sensitivity of OUTPUT previous Canon professional camcorders. Normal 4 Normal 3 Normal 1 & 2 INPUT Recorded frame rate (fps) 12 15 18 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 30 32 34 37 42 45 48 5050Mbps 1920x1080 25p YES NO 1280x720 50p/25p YES35Mbps 1920x1080 25p YES NO 1280x720 50p/25p YES25Mbps 1440x1080 25p YES NO
CUSTOM FUNCTIONS, DISPLAY REFINED ERGONOMICS AND DESIGN Waveform monitorAND BUTTONS The XF305 and XF300 are designed from the A built-in Waveform Monitor (WFM)In addition to fine-tuning image set-up, ground up to maximise shooting comfort provides an analysis of image brightness toXF camcorder operation is also highly and usability. New users and users switching help set up your shot. Alternatively an RGBcustomisable. from other products will find the button Pareto chart can be used to display theCustom Functions can be used to configure layout, camera menu system and camera relative brightness of red, green and blueselected controls, for example iris ring controls familiar and easy to use out of the components.direction, and Custom Display allows precise box. The well balanced design allows thecontrol of information shown on the LCD operator to comfortably contol the camera Vectorscopescreen. One of 30+ functions can be and easily maintain a steady shot while The built-in vectorscope aids hue andassigned to 13 and 10 buttons respectively minimising arm fatigue. saturation balancing as well as offeringon the XF300- and XF100-series bodies. an additional check for white balance EASY OPERATION configuration (XF300-series only).STORE CAMERA SETTINGS High resolution LCD Edge FocusAll user-specific configurations (Custom Every XF camcorder features a high The Edge Focus function uses the WFMPicture, Function, Display and Buttons) can resolution LCD to help set up each shot. for fine-tuning focus – the larger the peaksbe saved to SD memory card and transferred The XF300 / XF305 models utilise a 10.1cm on the display, the more sharply edges areto other XF camcorders – ideal for matching screen with a superior resolution of 1.2M in focus.a particular visual style or ensuring multiple dots for unparalleled clarity. This foldout LCDcameras have the same set-up.* Up to 20 panel is positioned towards the front of the Image inversionCustom Picture configurations can be saved camcorders, underneath the carry handle. This enables captured images to be ‘flipped’to one SD card. It can be swivelled to the left or right for horizontally or vertically – ideal for creating maximum flexibility in all shooting filmic footage using 35mm lens adaptors. scenarios. The panel is also rotatable and can be angled 35 degrees further forward – ideal when operators are unable to position themselves directly behind the camcorder. The more compact XF100 and XF105 models incorporate a side-mounted 8.8cm LCD with 960k dot resolution.* Custom Picture files cannot be transferred between XF300-series and XF100-series camcorders.
XF300-series camcordersseries combine a broadcast-standard codec, Canon optical technology and intelligent shooting features for the very best HD image quality. The quality standard FEATURES The perfect blend of image quality, • Records MPEG-2 MXF files to CF • Variable frame rate recording connectivity, user customisation, Cards at up to 50Mbps (12-50 fps) straightforward workflow and (4:2:2 colour sampling) • DIGIC DV III image processor wide-ranging editing features, mark • Comprehensive NLE support; Canon the XF305 and XF300 out as the • HD-SDI, SDI and TimeCode output, file management utility supplied latest quality benchmark. Genlock input (XF305 only) • 18x wide angle Canon L-series • Independent audio control lens, with low dispersion and wide Highly versatile with XLR inputs aperture (F1.6 max) Portable and mobile, the XF305 • Extensive customisation: 30 functions and XF300 offer shoulder mounted • 3 x 1/3 type Full HD (1920 x 1080) assignable to 13 buttons production credentials in a hand-held Canon CMOS sensors device. The broad feature set and • Canon Professional Services • 10.1 cm LCD (1.23M dots) with adaptability of these camcorders video support focus assist and waveform monitor; allows users to shoot in almost any 1.3 cm (1.55M dots) EVF (100% view) situation and for any given purpose, from independent filmmaking to commercial broadcast.
1 CANON L-SERIES VIDEO LENS 4 CANON FULL HD 3CMOS SYSTEM 7 LCD SCREEN A newly-developed L-series Video Lens Using new Canon Full HD CMOS sensors, The 1.2M dot resolution 10.1 cm (4”) incorporates glass never seen before a 3CMOS array provides exceptional LCD screen can be positioned either side in a professional camcorder providing colour performance, low noise and high of the camera – for maximum flexibility outstanding image resolution. dynamic range. during shooting and review.2 CONTROL RINGS 5 INTELLIGENT BATTERY 8 PROFESSIONAL AUDIO Three separate rings on the lens barrel The intelligent battery features a ‘fuel Two XLR inputs and a built-in offer independent operation of Focus, gauge’ display that indicates remaining microphone can be used in any Zoom and Iris. End stops on the Focus charge – even when the battery is not in combination to capture 16-bit linear PCM and Zoom rings offer precise, predictable the camcorder. audio. Manual level controls are located manual control. Glass ND filters for 1/4, at the rear of the camera. 1/16 and 1/64 reductions in bright 6 ELECTRONIC VIEWFINDER lighting conditions are included. Offering 100% coverage, a 1.3 cm (0.52") 1.55M dot resolution EVF allows3 SHOOTING CONTROLS operators to monitor picture quality An extensive array of dedicated manual accurately. controls are at your fingertips, from Focus Assist tools to white balance, gain and lens set-up. 8 7 6 3 1 2 4 5 1 includes additional studio connectivity: 1 HD/SD-SDI output 2 2 Time code input/ output 3 Genlock input 3
The XF100 series offersseries outstanding image quality in a compact, versatile package, thanks to a broadcast-standard codec. Lightweight and compact FEATURES Delivering the incredible capabilities of • Records MPEG-2 MXF files to two CF • 8.8cm (3.5’’),, 920k dot LCD with Canon’s XF300 series, the XF100 and cards at up to 50Mbps (4:2:2 colour, waveform monitor; 0.6cm (0.24”), XF105 are designed for professionals simultaneous recording possible) 260k dot EVF seeking broadcast quality production from a lightweight, versatile palm-sized • Lightweight palm-sized design; • Variable frame rate recording video camera. pro audio functions include handle- • Infrared shooting mode, with built-in mounted XLR inputs IR lamp Small but powerful • 10x zoom Canon HD Video Lens • Extensive customisation: 34 functions (30.4mm, f1.8), with control ring XF100 and XF105 are the first compact assignable to 10 buttons and 8-blade iris video cameras to feature a 50Mbps, 4:2:2 • Canon Professional Services MPEG-2 codec. Packed with shooting • 1/3 type Full HD Canon video support features and customisation options, they CMOS sensor are designed for seamless integration into • Canon XF Utility and NLE plug-ins • HD-SDI, Timecode, Genlock terminals all sorts of projects and workflows from supplied and 3D Assist Functions education to broadcast. XF100 XF300 High performance in a more compact body
1 CANON HD VIDEO LENS 4 CANON FULL HD CMOS 7 LCD SCREEN A fast, 30.4 mm wide angle F1.8 lens The single 1/3-type 2.07MP sensor is an The 960k dot resolution, 8.8cm LCD with a 10 x optical zoom delivers adaptation of the high performance screen is mounted on the side of the outstanding quality images. sensors used in the XF300-series. camcorder and can be rotated to face A 1.5x/3x/6x digital teleconverter is Featuring a Bayer pattern filter, it the subject. also available. provides superb colour reproduction, high sensitivity and wide dynamic range. 8 PROFESSIONAL AUDIO2 LENS RING CONTROL Two XLR inputs, a mic jack or built-in A single lens ring offers precise control. 5 INTELLIGENT BATTERY microphone can be used to capture Focus, zoom or iris can be selected via a The intelligent battery features a ‘fuel 16-bit linear PCM audio. Manual 3-way switch. gauge’ display that indicates remaining controls are conveniently located on charge – even when the battery is not in the top handle. the camcorder.3 SHOOTING CONTROLS Key shooting functions such as gain 9 INFARED SHOOTING MODE and shutter speed are easily accessed, 6 ELECTRONIC VIEWFINDER A manual switch activates infrared mode. despite the small size of these Offering 100% coverage, a 0.6 cm Green or white light options can be camcorders. (0.24”) 0.26 M dot resolution EVF selected, according to the style required. allows operators to monitor picture quality accurately. 10 3D SHOOTING ASSIST 3D Shooting Assist modes are accessed and configured using the LCD screen and joystick interface. 8 6 5 2 2 7 4 1 10 9 3 1 2 includes additional studio connectivity: 1 HD/SD-SDI output 2 Time code/Genlock terminal (switchable)
Seamless software integrationAll XF camcorders are supplied with Canon’s XF Utility software for simpleclip management, and plug-ins for Apple Final Cut Pro and Avid MediaAccess.With industry standard MXF files, CompactFlash and a variety ofshooting modes, the XF range is designed for seamless integration withmajor file-based workflows. Grass Valley obe Ad Plug-ins NLE Post Production • On-air-ready • Final Cut Pro video contents • Apple / Avid • Editing • Avid Media Access • Premiere Pro • Playout • EDIUS Pro • Archive XF Utility • Basic playback • Backup • Metadata settingsXF UTILITY Key features NLE SOFTWARE COMPATIBILITYThis easy to use software is designed to • Back-up CF card contents (entire card) Canon MPEG-2 MXF files are supported byallow management of recorded clips where major NLE software manufacturers, • Transfer selected clips from CF cardfull-blown NLE software isn’t required. Both including Apple, Avid, Adobe and Grass to computerMac and Windows versions are supplied. Valley. • Playback clips in Full HD resolution Plug-ins for Adobe and Grass Valley software • Edit selected metadata fields are not supplied, but Canon MXF files are supported by these vendors. • Add ‘shot marks’ The following table details compatibility of • Copy clips back to CF card Canon MXF files with major NLE software. For the latest information on software compatibility visit cpn.canon-europe.comXF Utility System Requirements NLE Compatibility table PC MAC NLE Name Version Windows XP SP2, SP3 (32-bit only); Windows Vista SP1, 6.0.3 or later Mac OS X 10.4; Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard; Mac OS X 10.6 OS SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit); Final Cut Pro (Mac) Snow Leopard; Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit) 7.0 or later Intel Core series equivalent; Avid Media Composer 4.0.5 Intel processor; Intel Core 2 Duo 2.66 GHz or higher CPU Intel Core 2 Duo 2.66 GHz or higher recommended; SSE2 recommended; Not compatible with PowerPC processors Avid Media Access- or later compatible processor required compatible applications (Windows and Mac) NewsCutter 8.0.5 RAM 1GB or more; (2GB or more required for 64-bit Windows 7) 1GB or more or later Hard Disk 80 MB or more Space CS5 Premiere Pro (Windows) 1024 x 768; 1024 x 768; Premiere Pro (Mac) Display 16-bit colour (High Colour) or better 332,000 colours or better CS5 User interface: Japanese/English Languages Installer: Japanese / English / French / German / Italian / Spanish / Russian / Chinese (simplified) EDIUS Pro 5.5
CANON PROFESSIONAL Benefits: SERVICES VIDEO • 6 day repair turnaround For complete peace of mind, the XF range • Loan camcorder provided by Canon is provided with our outstanding CPS Video for repairs exceeding 6 business days support package. • Priority email support • Priority phone support For more information on Canon Professional Services and to apply for CPS Video membership please visit www.canon-europe.com/cps XF305 / XF300 XF105 / XF100Accessories BATTERY PACK BP-930 / 945 / 950G / 970G ✓ ✓ BP-925 ✓ ✓ BP-955 ✓ ✓ BP-975 ✓ ✓ BATTERY CHARGER CA-920 ✓ ✓ CA-930 ✓ ✓ DC COUPLERS DC-920 ✓ ✓ DC-930 ✓ ✓ DUAL BATTERY CHARGER CH-910 ✓ ✓ Battery Pack Wide Converter CAR BATTERY CHARGER BP-975 WD-H58W CB-920 ✓ ✓ WIDE ANGLE CONVERTER WA-H82 ✓ WD-H58W ✓ FILTER SET EOS 58mm filters ✓ TELE CONVERTER TL-H58 ✓ VIDEO LIGHT VL-10Li (requires BP-9XX ✓ ✓ series battery) VL-10Li II (requires BP-9XX ✓ ✓ series battery) Tele Converter Video Light REMOTE ZOOM CONTROLLER TL-H58 VL-10Li II ZR-2000 ✓ ✓ ZR-1000 ✓ ✓ CABLES DTC-1000 ✓ CTC-100 ✓ CTC-100/S ✓ STV-250N ✓ ✓ TRIPOD ADAPTOR TA-100 ✓ ✓ TB-1 ✓ ✓ SHOOTING BRACE SBR-1000 ✓ ✓ Zoom Remote Control ZR-2000
System Chart Battery Video Battery Video Light VL-10Li Light VL-10Li II Compact Power Adapter Battery Pack CA-910/920 Battery Pack BP-950G/970G/930/945/955/975 BP-900 Series Power Supply Coupler DC-920 (For CA-920/CB-920) Power Supply Coupler DC-905 Car Battery Adapter (For CA-910/CB-910) CB-910/920 Wireless Controller WL-D6000 Compact Power Adapter (CA-930) DC Cable Battery Pack DC-930 BP-950G/970G/930/945/955/975 Tripod Adapter TA-100 Tripod Base Zoom Remote Controller Wide Attachment TB-1 ZR-1000/2000 WA-H82 Stereo Video Cable USB Cable STV-250N Scart Adapter PC-A10 (PAL model only) D Terminal Component Video Cable DTC-1000 HDMI Cable Other video equipment such as cameras and VIDEO SWITCHER BNC Cable (available on the market) HD/SD SDI Terminal TC Terminal/GENLOCK Shoulder Strap Shooting Brace Terminal VIDEO 2 Terminal SS-XX SBR-1000Battery Video Battery Video Battery PackLight VL-10Li Light VL-10Li II BP-900 Series Compact Power Adapter Battery Pack CA-910/920 BP-950G/970G/930/945/925/955/975 Power Supply Coupler DC-920 (For CA-920/CB-920) Car battery adapter Power Supply Coupler DC-905 CB-910/920 (For CA-910/CB-910) Wireless Controller WL-D6000 Compact Power Adapter (CA-930) Battery Pack BP-950G/970G/930/945/955/975 DC cable DC-930 Tripod Adapter TA-100 Wide Converter Zoom Remote WD-H58W Controller ZR-1000/2000 Tripod Base TB-1 Stereo video cable USB Cable STV-250N Tele Converter TL-H58 Scart Adapter PC-A10 Component (PAL model only) Cable CTC-100/S HDMI cable (available on the market) BNC Cable (available on the market) Other video equipment such as HD/SD SDI connector TC terminal/GENLOCK cameras and VIDEO SWITCHER terminal Shoulder Strap Shooting Brace ND4L/ND8L ﬁlters SS-XX SBR-1000
Specifications IMAGE SENSOR EVF Sensor 1/3 type 3CMOS 1/3 type CMOS Size 1.3cm (0.52”) 0.61cm (0.24") System RGB Prism Bayer pattern filter Dots 1.55 million 260000 Total pixels per sensor 2.37 megapixels 2.37 megapixels Image quality Brightness, contrast, colour, sharpness, Brightness, contrast, colour, backlight, Effective pixels per sensor adjustments backlight, black & white black & white 2.07 megapixels 2.07 megapixels Minimum illumination Adjustable Vertical tilt Vertical tilt Full Auto (21dB gain), 50i/25p: 3.8 lux / Full Auto (24dB gain), 50i/25p: 3.8 lux / 3.3 lux 1.9 lux Correction lens + 2.0 to -5.5 diopters + 2.0 to -5.5 diopter Manual mode (33dB gain), 50i/25p: Manual mode (33dB gain), 50i/25p: 0.06 lux / 0.05 lux 1.3 lux / 0.7 lux INPUTS/OUTPUTS Horizontal Resolution 1000 TV lines or more (1920 x 1080i mode) 900 TV lines or more (1920 x 1080i mode) Audio in XLR inputs with 48V phantom power x 2 XLR inputs with 48V phantom power (x2); 3.5mm mic input jack LENS Headphone output 3.5mm stereo jack 3.5mm stereo jack Zoom ratio 18x 10x Video monitor output YES (BNC, composite Standard Definition NO Focal length 4.1 - 73.8mm (35mm equivalent: 29.3 - 4.25 - 42.5mm (35mm equivalent: 30.4 - video, output only) 527.4mm) 304mm) HDMI YES (Type A, output only) YES (Type A, output only) Minimum focus distance 1m; 20mm (MACRO) 60cm (throughout zoom range); 20mm IEEE 1394 (Firewire) NO NO (MACRO) USB YES (Mini-B, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, output only) YES (Mini-B, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, output only) ND filter 3 glass filters: 1/4, 1/16, 1/64 Built-in gradation filter (Auto or Off) HD/SD-SDI output YES (BNC, output only, embedded audio YES (BNC, output only, embedded audio Zoom control Ring, Rocker or Handle Ring, Rocker or Handle; Selectable and time code, XF305 only) and time code, XF105 only) Shockless Zoom mode Time code YES (BNC, switchable input/output, XF305 YES (BNC, switchable input/output, same Zoom speed Zoom Rocker: Variable speed/Fixed speed Zoom Rocker: Variable speed/Fixed speed only) terminal used for Genlock, XF105 only) (Fast/Normal/Slow, 16 speed level settings (Fast/Normal/Slow, 16 speed level settings Genlock YES (BNC, input only, XF305 only) YES (BNC, input only, same terminal used available in each mode); Handle zoom: available in each mode); Handle zoom: for Time code, XF105 only) Fixed speed (Fast/Normal/Slow, 16 speed Fixed speed (Fast/Normal/Slow, 16 speed level settings available in each mode) level settings available in each mode) Component out YES (D connector, output only) YES (output only) Focus control Manual ring or automatic (Instant AF, TV AF Ring control or automatic (Instant AF, AV terminal 3.5mm mini jack (output only for video and 3.5mm mini jack (output only for video and or Face Detection AF) Medium AF, TV AF, Face Detection AF, Face audio) audio) Only AF) DC input YES YES Iris control Manual ring; Full Auto; Push Auto Iris Ring control; Custom dial control; Full Auto Remote Control Terminal 2.5mm mini jack 2.5mm mini jack Aperture range f1.6 - f22 f1.8 - f22 Colour Bars Type 1/Type 2 (EBU/SMPTE) Type 1/Type 2 (EBU/SMPTE) Filter diameter 82mm 58mm Lens elements/groups 17/14 12/10 MISC Image stabilization Optical lens shift system (angle & vector Optical lens shift system (angle & vector Tally lamp YES (x2) YES (x2) system movement detection); 3 modes: Dynamic, movement detection); 3 modes: Dynamic, Standard, Powered Standard, Powered Accessory shoe YES (cold shoe) YES (cold shoe) Digital zoom 1.5X 1.5x; 3x; 6x Custom key YES (13 assignable buttons; select from YES (10 assignable buttons; select from 30 functions) 34 functions) Custom Dial YES (Iris, teleconverter, headphone volume, IMAGE PROCESSOR Face AF, IR Lamp control) Type DIGIC DV III DIGIC DV III EXPOSURE RECORDING Exposure metering Standard (centre weighted), Spotlight, Standard (centre weighted), Spotlight, Video storage media Type 1 Compact Flash memory cards Type 1 Compact Flash memory cards Backlight Backlight (2 card slots) (2 card slots); Double slot (simultaneous) Exposure range 50 - 100,000 lux 50 - 100,000 lux recording possible. Exposure compensation -2 to +2 EV (13 steps) -2 to +2 EV (13 steps) Type UDMA4, 30MB/s or faster (40MB/s or faster UDMA4, 30MB/s or faster (40MB/s or faster for Fast/Slow recording) for Fast/Slow recording) Auto Exposure mode Full Auto Full Auto Recording time 32GB CF card: Up to 80mins (1080/50i @ 32GB CF card: Up to 80mins (1080/50i @ Push Auto Iris Yes No 50 Mbps) 50 Mbps) Auto Gain Control setting Full Auto / AGC On / Manual Full Auto / AGC On / Manual Recording file format Material eXchange Format (MXF) Material eXchange Format (MXF) Auto Gain Control limit 3dB; 6dB; 9dB; 12dB; 15dB; 18dB; 3dB; 6dB; 9dB; 12dB; 15dB; 18dB; 21dB Recording format MPEG-2 Long GOP MPEG-2 Long GOP (OFF/21 dB) (OFF/24dB) 50Mbps CBR (4:2:2) MPEG-2 422@HL; 50Mbps CBR (4:2:2) MPEG-2 422@HL; Gain setting Assignable L, M, H switch positions (-6dB / Assignable L, M, H settings (-6dB / -3dB / 35Mbps VBR (4:2:0) MPEG-2 MP@HL; 35Mbps VBR (4:2:0) MPEG-2 MP@HL; -3dB / 0dB/ 3dB / 6dB/ 12dB / 18dB / 0dB/ 3dB / 6dB/ 12dB / 18dB / 24dB / 25Mbps CBR (4:2:0) MPEG-2 MP@H14 25Mbps CBR (4:2:0) MPEG-2 MP@H14 21dB / 33dB / TUNE (0.5 dB increments 33dB / TUNE (0.5 dB increments from 0 from 0 to 21 dB)) to 24 dB) Recording frame rate 50Mbps: 1920 x 1080/50i, 25p; 1280 x 50Mbps: 1920 x 1080/50i, 25p; 1280 x 720/50p, 25p; 720/50p, 25p; 35Mbps: 1920 x 1080/50i, 25p; 1280 x 35Mbps: 1920 x 1080/50i, 25p; 1280 x SHUTTER SPEED 720/50p, 25p; 720/50p, 25p; 25Mbps: 1440 x 1080/50i, 25p 25Mbps: 1440 x 1080/50i, 25p Control Modes 3 position switch: Full Auto / Manual joystick control (Auto; OFF (Full Auto) / ON / SEL (Auto; Speed; Speed; Angle; Clear Scan (CS); Slow Shutter Slow/Fast motion YES. YES. Angle; Clear Scan (CS); Slow Shutter (SLS)) (SLS); IR Slow Shutter) 720p: 12, 15, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 720p: 12, 15, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, Shutter speed 1/18 to 1/2000 depending on frame rate 1/18 to 1/2000 depending on frame rate 26, 27, 28, 30, 32, 34, 37, 42, 45, 48, 26, 27, 28, 30, 32, 34, 37, 42, 45, 48, 50fps 50fps Shutter Angle 11.25º to 360º depending on frame rate 11.25º to 360º depending on frame rate 1080p: 12, 15, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 1080p: 12, 15, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, Slow Shutter (SLS) 1/3, 1/6, 1/12, 1/25 1/3, 1/6, 1/12, 1/25 (depending on frame 25fps 25fps rate) Interval Record YES. 2, 6 or 12 frames, 25 time intervals YES. 2, 6 or 12 frames, 25 time intervals Clear Scan 50i/p: 50 to 251.15Hz; 25p: 25 to 50i/p: 50 to 249.46Hz; 25p: 25 to 251.15Hz 249.46Hz Frame Record YES. 2, 6 or 12 frames YES. 2, 6 or 12 frames Pre Record (cache record) YES (3 seconds) YES (3 seconds) WHITE BALANCE Scan Reverse YES. Up/down, left/right image inversion YES. Up/down, left/right, up/down/left/right image inversion Auto YES YES Photo storage media SD/SDHC memory card SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card Preset A, B, Preset (Daylight, Tungsten), A, B, Preset (Daylight, Tungsten), Colour Colour Temperature Temperature Still quality During video recording: 1920 x 1080; During video recording: 1920 x 1080; During playback: 1920x1080, 1280 x 720 During playback: 1920x1080, 1280 x 720 AUDIO Recording 16-bit 2ch (48 kHz) linear PCM 16-bit 2ch (48 kHz) linear PCM LCD Control Independent limiters and auto/manual Audio limiter, Auto/manual settings via Size 10.1 cm (4") 8.8cm (3.5") settings control dials on handle Dots 1.23 million 920000 Microphone attenuation YES YES Image quality Brightness, contrast, colour, sharpness, Brightness, contrast, colour, sharpness, Microphone level meter YES YES adjustments backlight, black & white backlight, black & white Adjustable Left/right switchable Yes (270 degree rotation about BATTERY horizontal axis) Backup power supply Lithium coin battery (built-in) Lithium coin battery (built-in) Waveform Monitor Waveform Monitor and Vectorscope Waveform Monitor Power Consumption 9.1 W2 (XF305) / 7.3 W3 (XF300) Focus Assist Peaking; Magnifying; Edge Monitor (using Peaking; Magnifying; Edge Monitor waveform display) (using waveform display) Continuous Recording Time Supplied BP-955: Approx. 260 mins1 (XF305)/295 mins2 (XF300) Optional Peaking Peaking 1, Peaking 2 (Colour, Gain, Peaking 1, Peaking 2 (Colour, Gain, BP-975: Approx. 405 mins1(XF305)/450 Frequency customisable for each) Frequency customisable for each) mins2 (XF300) Zebra Level 1; Level 2; Both Level 1; Level 2; Both; Output via HD-SDI (XF305) or HDMI Output via HD-SDI (XF105) or HDMI Markers On/Off (Aspect ratio, Aspect marker, Select On/Off (Aspect ratio, Safe area, Grid, MISCELLANEOUS area, Safe area, Grid, Horizontal, Centre) Horizontal, Centre) Dimensions Approx 180 x 192 x 394 mm Approx 139 x 191 x 268mm (including lens hood and microphone holder) Weight (camera only) Approx 2700g Operating Temperature -5ºC to +45ºC, 60% relative humidity -5ºC to +45ºC, 60% relative humidity rangeAll data is based on Canon’s standard testing methods. Specifications are subject to change without notice. TM and ®:All company and/or product names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective manufacturers in 1. 50Mbps CBR mode, HD-SDI off, using EVF.their markets and/or countries. 2. 50Mbps CBR mode, using EVF.