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Canon XA15 Compact HD Camcorder
Canon XA15 Compact HD Camcorder

Canon XA15 Compact HD Camcorder

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SoundPro Item: 138390
MPN: 2217C002
MSRP: $2,500.00
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For fast performance in both capture and transmission, excellent for the dynamic world of Electronic News Gathering (ENG) as well as journalistic, documentary, corporate and higher education video production, look no further than the XA15 Professional Camcorder.

Featuring an advanced HD CMOS Pro Image Sensor, a powerful DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor and a phenomenal 2x High Definition optical zoom lens, the XA15 camcorder captures expansive, high-quality Full HD video. Its HD/SD-SDI terminal lets it quickly and reliably transmit uncompressed video with timecode and audio embedded directly to broadcast vans and workstations. Combining a lightweight design, a 1.56 million dot electronic viewfinder and a 3.-inch capacitive touch panel LCD, the XA15 is comfortable to operate for extended periods of time and in numerous environments.

When theres no telling what or where the next story will be, the XA15 is ready to go. A remarkably versatile, powerful and compact camcorder, it delivers the quality, speed and connectivity to drive a 24-hour news workflow.

Canon XA15 Features

  • Genuine Canon 20x High Definition Optical Zoom Lens
  • Advanced HD CMOS Pro Image Sensor with Impressive Low-light Performance
  • Full HD 1920x1080 Recording Capabilities
  • HD/SD-SDI Output
  • Outstanding Image Reproduction
  • 3.0-inch LCD Capacitive Touchscreen with Tiltable Electronic Viewfinder
  • XA15 Compact HD Camcorder1
  • Lens Hood (with Lens Barrier)1
  • Battery Pack BP-8201
  • Compact Power Adapter CA-5701
  • Handle Unit HDU-11
  • Mic Holder 1
  • Standard Definition or High Definition High Definition
  • Power Supply (rated) 7.4V DC (Battery Pack), 8.4V DC (DC IN)
  • Television System NTSC
  • Video Recording system
    • Compression: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
    • File Format: AVCHD Ver 2.0 Compliant (AVCHD Progressive), MP4
  • Audio Recording system
    • AVCHD: Linear PCM (2ch)* / Dolby Digital (2ch)
    • MP4: MPEG-2 AAC-LC (2ch)
    • * 28 Mbps or 24 Mbps video recording modes only; 16-bit resolution.
  • Image Sensor 1/2.84-inch CMOS, RGB Primary Color Filter
  • Total Pixels Approx. 3.09 megapixels (2208 x 1398)
  • Effective Pixels Approx. 2.91 megapixels (2136 x 1362)
  • Lens
    • Zoom Ratio: 20x Optical / 400x Digital
    • Focal Length: 3.67-73.4mm (35mm equivalent: 26.8-576mm with Standard IS/IS Off, 28.8-576mm with Dynamic IS)
    • Zoom Speed: Variable speed / Constant speed (16 levels); Fast, Normal or Slow
    • Max. F/Stop: f/1.8-2.8
  • Focusing System
    • Hybrid AF (TTL-video signal detection system and external phase difference metering system), Normal AF (TTL-video signal selection system), Face Only AF, Manual Focus
    • Hybrid AF Controls: Instant AF, Medium AF
  • Manual Exposure Available
  • Programmed AE
    • Auto Mode: Smart Auto
    • Manual Mode: P, Tv, Av, M (Manual Exposure), SCN (Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks)
    • Cinema Mode: P, Tv, Av, M
  • Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec.
  • Minimum Focusing Distance 20mm (at wide end), 60cm (from lens front) across zooming range
  • White Balance Auto, Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent H, Fluorescent), Color Temperature Settings (2,000-15,000K), Set (1/2)
  • Frame Rate
    • AVCHD: 60p, 60i, PF29.97, 24p
    • MP4: 60p, 30p, 24p
  • Minimum Illumination
    • P Mode: Approx. 1.2 lux (shutter speed 1/30 sec., with auto slow shutter on)
    • Low Light Mode: Approx. 0.1 lux (shutter speed 1/2 sec.)
  • HD/SD-SDI Terminal BNC jack (output only)
  • Image Stabilization
    • Optical system (lens shift) + electronic stabilization
    • Control Modes: Dynamic IS, Powered IS*, Macro IS, Tripod Mode
    • IS Modes other than Intelligent IS: Standard IS, IS Off
    • * During Intelligent IS (Auto Mode), Powered IS can be set to On or Off.
  • Filter Diameter 58mm
  • Viewfinder 0.24-inch TFT wide color LCD screen, approx. 1.56 million dots, 100% field of view
  • LCD Screen 3.0-inch LCD panel with AR surface treatment, approx. 460,000 dots, 100% field of view
  • Microphone Stereo (using electret condenser microphone)
  • Recording Media 2 SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slots
  • USB Terminal mini-B receptacle and Hi-Speed USB supported (output only)
  • Video Terminal 3.5mm diameter 4-pole mini-jack (video/audio output only)
  • Accessory Shoe Cold shoe
  • HDMI Terminal HDMI™ mini connector
  • Microphone Terminal 3.5mm diameter stereo mini-jack, MIC/LINE switching possible
  • AV Mini Terminal/Headphone Terminal 3.5mm stereo mini-jack
  • Headphone Terminal 3.5mm stereo mini-jack
  • Remote Control Terminal 2.5mm stereo mini jack (input only)
  • Handle Unit Terminals
    • Input Terminal: XLR 3 pin-jacks (2 systems), MIC/LINE switch possible (input only)
    • Shoe Terminal: Cold shoe
  • 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 3.3 x 7.2 in. / 109 x 84 x 182mm (excluding lens hood, mic holder unit and handle unit)
    • Approx. 4.5 x 3.3 x 9.1 in. / 115 x 84 x 231mm (including lens hood; excluding mic holder unit and handle unit)
    • Approx. 5.2 x 7.1 x 9.1 in. / 131 x 180 x 231mm (including lens hood, mic holder unit and handle unit)
    • All dimensions exclude the grip belt.
  • Weight
    • Approx. 1.7 lbs. / 750g (body only)
    • Approx. 2.5 lbs. / 1140g (includes lens hood, mic holder unit, handle unit, Battery Pack BP-820 and 1 memory card)
    • Grip belt included for all values.

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Canon XA15 Compact HD Camcorder

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