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Canon XA55 4K UHD Compact Digital Video Camera

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XA55
  • 8.29MP, 1" CMOS Sensor
  • Up to UHD 4K30 Video Recording
  • Mini-HDMI and 3G-SDI Outputs
  • Integrated 15x Optical Zoom Lens
  • Dual XLR and Mic/Line Audio Input
  • 5-Axis Optical Image Stabilization
  • Dual SD Relay and Simultaneous Recording
  • DIG!C DV 6 Processor
  • 3" Touchscreen LCD, Tiltable Viewfinder

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Canon XA55 4K UHD Compact Digital Video Camera

Canon XA55 4K UHD Compact Digital Video Camera

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The XA55's optics include an integrated 15x HD optical zoom and a nine-bladed circular iris for more natural highlights, and Wide DR gamma support for low-light recording. The camera's pro-style features include Dual Pixel and Contrast autofocus, fast- and slow-motion recording, full manual control, optical and electronic image stabilization, a 3" touchscreen LCD, user-assignable buttons, infrared mode, and a DIG!C DV 6 image processor with high sensitivity and low noise. The XA55 also has display monitoring features such as zebra, color bars, and test tone and a built-in neutral density filter mechanism offering ND4, ND16, and ND64 options.

 

The camera records UHD 4K30 and Full HD 1080p60 captured to dual SD card slots and outputs to mini-HDMI and 3G-SDI ports. The dual SD card slots allow for automatic switching from one card to another, as well as simultaneous recording to both. The camera can output up to 1920 x 1080p 10-bit 4:2:2 video at 59.94 fps via its mini-HDMI and 3G-SDI outputs. On the audio side, the XA55 features up to four channels of LPCM audio with manual/automatic recording levels, two XLR inputs with phantom power, and a 3.5mm stereo mini input. It features a built-in stereo microphone as well as a headphone jack. The camera's functions can also be controlled by the separately available RC-V100 remote control.

Specifications

General
Face Detection
No
Microphone
Stereo (using electret condenser microphone)
Image Device
1-Chip 1" CMOS Sensor
Lens
8.3 to 124.5mm
Horizontal Resolution
Approx. 13.4 megapixels (4268 x 3148)
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.
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.)
Built-in Filters
Mechanical Filter Wheel with 2 Stop (1/4), 4 Stop (1/16), 6 Stop (1/64) ND Filters
Minimum Focus Distance
10mm at wide end, 60cm across entire zooming range
Video Recording System
H.264/MP4 4:2:0 8-Bit: 3840 x 2160p at 23.98/24/29.97/30 fps 1920 x 1080p at 23.98/24/29.97/30/59.94/60 fps (35 to 45 Mb/s) 1280 x 720p at 59.94/60 fps (8 Mb/s) XF-AVC 4:2:0 8-Bit: 3840 x 2160p at 23.98/24/29.97/30 fps 1920 x 1080p at 23.98/24/29.97
Panoroma Mode
No
Audio Recording Format
MP4: MPEG-2 AAC-LC (16-bit 2ch) / LPCM (16-bit 4ch) XF-AVC: LPCM (24-bit 4ch)
Frame Rates
60p, 30p, 24p
Image Stabilization
Yes
LCD Monitor
3.0" wide LCD and AR surface treatment (approx. 460,000 dots)
Viewfinder
0.24" TFT wide color LCD, approx. 1.56 million dots, approx. 100% field of view
Memory Card Slot
SD/SDHC/SDXC Card (2 slots)
Shutter Speed
1/2000 sec.
White Balance
Auto, Preset (Daylight, Tungsten), Color Temperature Settings (2,000-15,000K), Set (1/2)
Input and Output Connectors
3.5mm stereo mini-jack, HDMI mini connector, 3G-SDI terminal, 3.5mm stereo mini-jack, XLR 3-pin jack (2 channels, provided on the handle unit), HDMI mini connector, headphone jack, 3G-SDI terminal, HDMI mini connector, 3.5mm stereo mini-jack
Power Requirements
Canon BP-8 Series
Dimensions
21.34 x 10.92 x 9.14 cm
Product Weight
1.0000
Brands
Canon
Wi-Fi Enabled
No
External Battery Charger
No
HDR Mode
No
Landing Gear/Legs Included
No

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