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|Standard Definition or High Definition||4K Ultra High Definition|
|Power Supply (rated)||7.4V DC (Battery Pack), 8.4V DC (DC IN)|
|Video Recording system||Compression: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
File Format: MP4
3840 x 2160 : 29.97p/23.98p
1920 x 1080 : 59.94p/29.97p/23.98p
1280 x 720 : 59.94p
File Format XF-AVC
3840 x 2160 : 29.97p/23.98p
1920 x 1080 : 59.94p/ 59.94i/29.97p/23.98p
|Audio Recording system||MP4: MPEG-2 AAC-LC (16-bit 2CH) / LPCM (16-bit 4CH)
XF-AVC: LPCM (24-bit 4CH)
|Image Sensor||1.0-inch CMOS|
|Total Pixels||Approx. 13.4 megapixels (4268 x 3148)|
|Effective Pixels||Approx. 8.29 megapixels (3840 x 2160)|
|Lens||Canon 15x Zoom, 8.3-124.5mm (35mm equivalent 25.5-382.5mm), f/2.8-4.5|
|Focusing System||Dual Pixel CMOS AF, Contrast AF
The detection range for CMOS AF is approx. 80% (vertical) x 80% (horizontal) of the entire field of view.
|Max Shutter Speed||1/2000|
|Minimum Focusing Distance||10mm at wide end, 60cm across entire zooming range|
|White Balance||Auto, Preset (Daylight, Tungsten), Color Temperature Settings (2,000-15,000K), Set (1/2)|
|Frame Rate||60p, 30p, 24p|
|Minimum Illumination||P Mode: Approx. 1.7 lux (shutter speed: 1/30 sec., 60p with auto slow shutter on)
Low Light Mode: Approx. 0.1 lux (shutter speed: 1/2 sec.)
|Image Stabilization||Optical system (lens shift) + electronic stabilization (Image rotation and camcorder movements in the yaw and pitch directions are electronically corrected.)
Modes: Dynamic IS, Powered IS, Standard IS, IS Off
|Viewfinder||0.24-inch TFT wide color LCD, approx. 1.56 million dots, approx. 100% field of view|
|LCD Screen||3.0-inch wide LCD and wide view angle, wide color range supported and AR surface treatment (Approx. 460,000 dots)|
|Microphone||Stereo (using electret condenser microphone)|
|Recording Media||SD/SDHC/SDXC Card (2 slots): MP4/XF-AVC movies/photos.
UHS-I standard supported
Menu settings can also be recorded.
|USB Terminal||mini-B receptacle and Hi-Speed USB, PTP class supported (output only)|
|Video Terminal||HDMI™ connector, 3G-SDI terminal|
|Audio Terminal||3.5mm stereo mini-jack, XLR 3-pin jack (two channels, provided on the handle unit), HDMI™ mini connector, headphone jack, 3G-SDI terminal|
|HDMI Terminal||HDMI™ mini connector|
|AV Mini Terminal/Headphone Terminal||3.5mm stereo mini-jack|
|Operating Temperature range||For Performance: Approx. 0-40° C, 85% (relative humidity)
For Operation: Approx. -5-45° C, 60% (relative humidity)
|Dimensions||Approx. 4.3 x 3.6 x 8.4 in. / 109 x 91 x 214mm
excluding lens hood, mic holder unit, handle unit and battery pack
Approx. 4.9 x 3.6 x 10.4 in. / 125 x 91 x 265mm
including lens hood and Battery Pack BP-828;
excluding mic holder unit and handle unit
Approx. 5.5 x 8.5 x 10.4 in. / 140 x 216 x 265mm
including lens hood, Battery Pack BP-820, mic holder unit and handle unit
All dimensions exclude the grip belt.
|Weight (not including lens hood and eyecup)||Approx. 2.1 lbs. / 975g (body only, grip belt included)|
CANON DIGITAL VIDEO EQUIPMENT LIMITED WARRANTY
FOR THE UNITED STATES
The limited warranty set forth below is given by Canon U.S.A., Inc. ('Canon USA') with respect to Canon Consumer Digital Video Equipment (the 'Equipment') purchased in the United States. This limited warranty is only effective upon presentation of your Bill of Sale or other proof of purchase. The Equipment is warranted under normal, non-commercial, personal use, against defective materials or workmanship as follows: Parts: Defective parts will be exchanged for new parts or comparable rebuilt parts for a period of ONE YEAR from the date of original purchase, except for a defective Video Head, which will be exchanged for a period of three months from the date of purchase. Labor: For a period of ONE YEAR from the date of original purchase, labor will be provided free of charge by our factory service centers or designated service facilities located in the United States. When returning Equipment under this warranty, you must pre-pay the shipping charges, and you must enclose the Bill of Sale or other proof of purchase with a complete explanation of the problem. During the ONE-YEAR warranty period, repairs will be made and the Equipment will be return-shipped to you free of charge. For repairs after the warranty period is over, you will be given an estimate of the cost of repair and an opportunity to approve or disapprove of the repair expense before it is incurred. If you approve, repairs will be made and the Equipment will be return-shipped to you. (shipping charges apply). If you disapprove, we will return-ship the equipment at no charge to you.
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Canon USA shall have no responsibility under this limited warranty for use of the Equipment in conjunction with incompatible peripheral equipment and incompatible software. In order to obtain warranty service, contact the authorized Canon retail dealer from whom you purchased the Equipment or call the CANON INFORMATION CENTER AT 1—800-OK-CANON). You will be directed to the nearest service facility for your Equipment.
This Limited Warranty covers all defects encountered in normal use of the Equipment and does not apply in the following cases:
- Loss or damage to the Equipment due to abuse, mishandling, accident, improper maintenance, or failure to follow operating instructions;
- If the Equipment is defective as a result of leaking batteries, sand, dirt or water damage;
- If defects or damages are caused by the use of unauthorized parts or by service other than by Canon USA's factory service centers or authorized service facilities;
This Limited Warranty does not cover cabinet (exterior finish), video cassette tape, head cleanings, nor does it apply to Equipment purchased outside the United States. This warranty does not cover units sold to rental firms, military operations, hotels, schools, hospitals or for other commercial, industrial, or institutional applications. These uses are covered only by such specific warranty as Canon may issue with such sales. This Limited Warranty does not apply to accessories or consumables for the Equipment, which are sold “AS IS”, without warranty of any kind by Canon USA. Please retain this warranty card and your Bill of Sale as a permanent record of your purchase. This card is most important in order to be sure you are contacted right away should there be a safety inspection, modification or product recall under applicable laws or regulations.
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System Frequency Change
Thank you for using Canon products.
Canon is offering System Frequency Change service for professional camcorders. Interested parties can call our support centers to make arrangements for this service.
For the models listed below an optional feature upgrade is available for customers who wish to have the ability to change the system frequency setting between 59.97Hz and 50.00 Hz. For more information about what frame-rates and settings are available for your model, please download the appropriate leaflet below.
XA11, XA15, XA20, XA25, XA30, XA35, XA40, XA45, XA50, XA55
XF100, XF105, XF200, XF205, XF300, XF305, XF400, XF405
This service is available for a $500 fee, not including shipping and taxes.
*All pricing is subject to change
Switching the System Frequency
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Contact Information for Inquiries
Canon Customer Support Center
Phone: 1-855-CINE-EOS (toll free), 1-855-246-3367
For additional support options: pro.usa.canon.com/support
This service supports both standard and high dynamic range (HDR) workflows, and ensures your device meets industry standard specifications (SMPTE, DCI, and ITU).*
What to Expect
Our Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) certified professionals will travel to your site to ensure that any calibration is tailored specifically to your viewing environment. During a calibration session, several key image quality elements will be measured including: white point, grayscale, primary and secondary color chromaticity, luminance and gamma.
For added flexibility, our team can perform calibrations on virtually any type of display technology. Whether it be a consumer grade PC monitor or professional reference display, our service helps ensure your panel is operating to the best of its ability.
Additionally, to remove any ambiguity of your display’s performance, clients will also be provided with detailed pre and post calibration reports.
Canon’s Color Calibration Service offers one-time calibrations, recurring service contracts, and customized training. For more information or to request a free consultation, please fill out the form below.
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