Specifications

Main Unit Specs

Standard Definition or High DefinitionHigh Definition
Power Supply (rated)7.4V DC (Battery Pack), 8.4V DC (DC-IN)
Video Recording systemCompression: 8 Bit MPEG-2 Long GOP
Color Space: 4:2:2
File Format: MXF and MP4
Recording Modes:
50Mbps MXF (CBR) 4:2:2: 1920x1080 (60i/30p/24p), 1280x720 (60p/30p/24p)
35Mbps MXF (VBR) 4:2:0: 1920x1080 (60i/30p/24p), 1440x1080 (60i), 1280x720 (60p/30p/24p)
25Mbps MXF (CBR) 4:2:0: 1440x1080 (60i/30p/24p)
35Mbps MP4: 1920x1080 (60p)
24Mbps MP4: 1920x1080 (30p/24p)
17Mbps MP4: 1280x720 (60p)
9Mbps MP4: 1280x720 (30p/24p)
3Mbps MP4: 640x360 (30p/24p)
Audio Recording system2/4-Channel, Linear PCM, 16-Bit, 48 kHz (MXF)
Image Sensor(1) 1/2.84-inch CMOS
Total PixelsApprox. 3.09 megapixels ( 2208 x 1398 )
Effective PixelsApprox. 2.91 megapxiels ( 2136 x 1362)
Maximum recording Time64 GB Compact Flash (CF) card
Greater capacity is possible when two cards are used.
25Mbps: 310 Minutes
35Mbps: 225 Minutes
50Mbps: 160 Minutes
LensCanon 20x HD L Series Zoom, 3.67 - 73.4mm (35mm equivalent 28.8 - 576mm), f/1.8-2.8
Focusing SystemTVAF plus External Phase Difference Metering Sensor, Autofocus (High Speeds AF, Medium AF, Normal AF, Face Priority, Face Only AF), Manual, Full Manual
Manual ExposureYes
Max Shutter Speed1/2000
Minimum Focusing Distance.39 inches/10mm (wide macro), 1.97 feet/60cm (entire zoom range)
White BalanceAuto, Custom (2,000K-15,000K in 100K increments), Daylight, Tungsten
Frame Rate60p, 60i, 30p, 24p (50p, 50i, 25p in PAL mode)
Minimum IlluminationFull Auto Mode: 2.9 lux (Shutter Speed: 1/60, Gain +27dB); Manual Mode: 0.1 lux (Shutter Speed: 1/4, Gain +33dB)
Genlock TerminalYes
HD/SD-SDI TerminalYes
Timecode TerminalsYes
Image StabilizationOptical system (lens shift system) + electrical compensation (image rotation, yaw and pitch compensation) Modes: (Standard IS, Powered IS, Dynamic IS, OFF)
Filter Diameter58mm
Viewfinder0.45-inch color widescreen, approx. 1,230,000 dots, approx. 100% field of view
LCD ScreenRotating 3.5-inch Wide Screen OLED Display (Approx. 1.23 million dots)
MicrophoneStereo electret condenser microphone
Recording MediaCF Card (2 slots) and SD card
SD Card (1 slot): MP4, still images, custom picture data, clip metadata, and menu settings
USB TerminalMini-B USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Video TerminalHDMI, A/V terminal 3.5mm mini-jack
Audio TerminalA/V terminal 3.5mm mini-jack, XLR 3-pin jack (2), HDMI, headphone jack
HDMI TerminalYes (Type A)
AV Mini Terminal/Headphone Terminal3.5mm stereo mini-jack
Operating Temperature range0 - 40° C, 32 - 104° F , 85% relative humidity
DimensionsApprox. 5.7 x 6.2 x 10.4 in. / 144 x 158 x 264mm (excluding lens hood, microphone holder unit, eye cup and grip belt)
Weight (not including lens hood and eyecup)Approx. 3.44 lbs. / 1560g
WeightApprox. 4.32 lbs. / 1960g (with lens hood, grip strap)