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Canon XF305 Professional Camcorder

Canon
Abel Code: CN-XF305
Mfr. Code: 4454B001
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Description
The Canon XF305 Professional Camcorder features 50Mbps MPEG-2 4:2:2 recording to Compact Flash (CF) cards.
Key Highlights
  • Record to Compact Flash Cards
  • Compatible with major NLE Sofware
  • 3x Canon Native CMOS Sensors
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Overview

Overview

The Canon XF305 Professional Camcorder records 50Mbps MPEG-2 4:2:2 to Compact Flash (CF) cards. This affordable camcorder is suited to news gathering or ENG work, independent filmmakers on a low budget, documentary producers, and event videographers. It also suits corporate branding departments.

Canon listened to the needs of the production community when the XF305 was released. The combination of recording MPEG-2 4:2:2 50Mbps onto CF cards now provides excellent image quality and an efficient, robust workflow at an affordable price. The camera is lightweight with a form factor which sits easily in the hand. 

Canon utilized file-based MPEG-2 compression with an MXF File Wrapper to ensure the widest compatibility with existing industry infrastructure, metadata, and non-linear editing (NLE) systems. 4:2:2 color sampling provides ultra-fine transitions in tone and color for maintaining the highest quality image for use in advanced post production. The 50 Mbps the MPEG-2 format is widely accepted by major television networks across the United States.

A Genuine Canon 18x HD L-Series lens, along with three Canon native 1920 x 1080 CMOS Image Sensors, delivers pristine image quality.

The XF305 incorporates industry-standard HD-SDI output, genlock input and SMPTE time code input/output terminals makes the Canon XF305 perfectly matched for live application and multi-camera shooting.

The XF305 also offers multiple recording bit rates, resolutions and variable frame rates to expand your creative flexibility, and allow you to work in virtually any production environment. Complete customization over the image (paint settings), display and operation makes the XF305 a camcorder that can be tailored to the needs of different professionals.

Recording & MPEG-2 Compression

MPEG-2 compression is both highly reliable and versatile. Developed by the Moving Pictures Expert Group (MPEG), it is one of the most widely used compression schemes in the industry for camera acquisition, over the air broadcast, cable and Satellite TV. Canon’s adaptation of MPEG-2 for the XF305 Professional Camcorder, named the Canon XF Codec, ensures the widest compatibility with existing industry infrastructure and non-linear editing (NLE) systems. As well, by using an MXF file wrapper, video and audio can be wrapped in a single file along with important metadata.

The XF305 supports the highest HD quality with Full HD 1920x1080 resolution, up to 50Mbps bit rate and 4:2:2 color sampling.

4:2:2 color sampling provides twice the color resolution of HDV and other codecs that use 4:2:0 color sampling. 4:2:2 provides ultra-fine transitions in tone and color and maintains the highest quality image for use in post production processes such as chroma keying, color grading, advanced compositing and effects.

The codec’s 50Mbps constant bit rate provides the bandwidth needed to capture the XF305’s superior resolution and color in spectacular detail.

Record to CF Cards

Unlike other camcorders which use proprietary memory systems, the XF305 Professional Camcorder records to cost effective Compact Flash (CF) cards. The camcorder features two CF card slots and offers versatile recording functions.

  • Relay Recording - When one CF card becomes full, the camcorder automatically switches video recording to the other CF card.
  • HOT Swapping - Media can be replaced without turning off the camcorder. And while recording, the other card can be removed without interruption.
  • File Copy & Backup - Files may be copied from one card to the next – ideal for backing up when on location.
  • Pre-Record (a.k.a. Cache) - Perfect for news crews and live event shooters, the camcorder continuously buffers approximately three seconds of video in memory. When the Record button is pressed, recording begins and the contents of buffer memory are added, so you never miss an important shot.

CF Card Capacities & Bit Rates

2GB: @ 50Mbps: 5 minutes, @ 35Mbps: 5 minutes, @ 25Mbps: 10 minutes

4GB: @ 50Mbps: 10 minutes, @ 35Mbps: 10 minutes, @ 25Mbps: 20 minutes

8GB: @ 50Mbps: 20 minutes, @ 35Mbps: 25 minutes, @ 25Mbps: 40 minutes

16GB: @ 50Mbps: 40 minutes, @ 35Mbps: 55 minutes, @ 25Mbps: 80 minutes

32GB: @ 50Mbps: 80 minutes, @ 35Mbps: 110 minutes, @ 25Mbps: 155 minutes

64GB: @ 50Mbps: 160 minutes, @ 35Mbps: 225 minutes, @ 25Mbps: 310 minutes

128GB: @ 50Mbps: 320 minutes, @ 35Mbps: 445 minutes, @ 25Mbps: 625 minutes

File-based recording facilitates workflow by reducing transfer times when moving video to non-linear editing (NLE) systems. Additionally, metadata can be input at image acquisition. Imagery may be reviewed immediately after recording to ensure every shot is captured and logged correctly.

Canon has tested quite a few Compact Flash Cards which it deems as compatible with the XF305. Below they are sorted by capacity, for your convenience:

4GB

  • Hagiwara SYS-COM ZIII HPC-CF4GZ3U5
  • Lexar Professional x300 LCF4GBERBJP300

8GB

  • SanDisk Extreme SDCFX-008G-J61
  • Hagiwara SYS-COM ZIII HPC-CF8GZ3U5
  • Lexar Professional x300 LCF8GBERBJP300
  • Lexar Professional x600 LCF8GBCRBJP600
  • Delkin Devices CombatFlash DDCFCOMBAT-8GB

16GB

  • SanDisk Extreme SDCFX-016G-J61
  • SanDisk Extreme PRO SDCFXP-016G-J91
  • Lexar Professional x300 LCF16GBERBJP300
  • Lexar Professional x600 LCF16GBCRBJP600
  • Delkin Devices CombatFlash DDCFCOMBAT-16GB
  • Transcend 600x CompactFlash Card TS16GCF600

32GB

  • SanDisk Extreme SDCFX-032G-J61
  • SanDisk Extreme PRO SDCFXP-032G-J91
  • Delkin Devices CombatFlash DDCFCOMBAT-32GB
  • Transcend 600x CompactFlash Card TS32GCF600

64GB 

  • SanDisk Extreme PRO SDCFXP-064G-J91

NOTE: SanDisk and Hagiwara SYS-COM are fully operational in all modes, per Sony. Lexar becomes fully operational in all modes with Firmware Version 1.0.1.0 upgrade. Both Delkin Devices and Transcend CF Cards are NOT operational when you use slow motion modes. Please also note that Canon makes no representations or warranties with respect to any third part accessory or product mentioned herein.

Major NLE Software Compatibility

Canon’s XF Codec is supported by the industry’s leading manufacturers: Adobe, APPLE, Avid and Grass Valley. This ensures the widest compatibility with existing infrastructure and non-linear editing (NLE) Software.

Non-Linear Editing Software (NLEs)

Adobe CS5 (or later) - available in both Windows (when specified as an MXF file) or Mac

Apple Final Cut Pro 6.0.3 (or later) - available only in Mac (please select a ProRes422 option instead of Native in the Transcode To/Target Format column or it will not function using any of these configurations, per Sony's notice:

  • 50Mbps 4:2:2 (1280x720) 30P,
  • 50Mbps 4:2:2 (1280x720) 25P, OR
  • 50Mbps 4:2:2 (1280x720) 24P

NOTE: In the Log and Transfer window, relay clips (clips recorded spanning two or more CF cards) are not handled as one clip but are instead treated and ingested as separate, independent clips. Also, when ingesting clips with Native selected in the "Transcode To' ["Target Format"] column, a name other than Canon will appear in the Compressor field. However, the clips will be correctly ingested.

Avid Media Composer 4.0.5 (or later)* - available in both Windows or Mac

AvidNewsCutter 8.0.5 (or later)* - available in both Windows or Mac

* Clips that were recorded using the 50Mbps (4:2:2), 1280x720, 24P video configuration cannot be used with Avid Media Composer 4.0.5/5.0.0 &; NewsCutter 8.0.5/9.0.0. Also, Clips recorded using the 25Mbps (4:2:0), 1440x1080, 30P video configuration will be treated by Avid Media Composer 4.0.5/5.0.0 &; NewsCutter 8.0.5/9.0.0 as 60i clips. To edit as a 30P project, please use clips recorded using the 50Mbps (4:2:2),30P, or 35Mbps (4:2:0), 30P video configurations. 

NOTE: When linking MXF files using the Link to AMA File(s) menu option, a name other than Canon may appear in the Video properties. However, the clips will be correctly linked.

Avid Media Composer 6.0 - available in both Windows or Mac

Avid NewsCutter 10.0 for 64-bit OS - available in both Windows or Mac

EDIUS Pro 5.5 (or later) - available only in Windows

Canon 18x HD L-Series Lens

Inspired by the same high level of optical precision used in Canon broadcast and photographic lenses, the Canon XF300 Professional Camcorder incorporates a Genuine Canon 18x HD L-Series lens that features a wide and impressive zoom range of 29.3 – 527.4mm (35mm equivalent). The lens incorporates High Index – Ultra-low Dispersion (HI-UD), Ultra-low Dispersion (UD) and aspherical elements to minimize chromatic aberration while delivering a resolution of 1,000 TV lines.

In Full Manual Mode, the lens features mechanical stops for both the zoom and focus systems. Mechanical (Hard) end stops ensure that repeatable and dependable focus and zoom can be achieved when manually turning the lens barrel. These mechanical stops also allow for compatibility with many third-party remote camera controllers that require end stops in order to calibrate themselves. Additionally, display distance indicators on the lens barrel allow the operator to easily set the desired focus distance and move between focus points while recording. 

For enhanced versatility and durability, the lens is equipped with three built-in glass, neutral density (ND) filters (1/4, 1/16 and 1/64) and a six-blade metal aperture iris. 

  • SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization with three modes: Standard, Dynamic and Powered
    • Standard: lens shift is controlled so that the maximum compensation angle is constant from wide angle through telephoto
    • Dynamic: stabilization changes throughout the zoom range to minimize more pronounced shaking; this is especially useful at wide-angle focal lengths when walking
    • Powered: vibration is suppressed at the telephoto end of the range, where shake is most apparent due to high magnification
  • Instant AF: when shooting high definition video, sharp focus becomes more critical than ever. Canon's proprietary Instant AF system combines an external AF sensor with Canon's legendary auto focus system for fast and accurate focus
    • Together, the two sensors reduce focusing time - even in low-light, low contrast, or high brightness situations - and improve focusing performance on difficult subjects
    • The XF300 gives you a choice of two AF modes for different shooting applications:
      • Normal AF: changes focus at a speed that appears natural and doesn't distract the viewer
      • Instant AF: changes focus as rapidly as possible and is designed for applications in which quick focus is more important than other considerations
  • Optional Canon WA-H82 Wide Attachment (0.8X): optically MATCHED for the XF300’s HD lens, the WA-H82 Wide Attachment increases wide angle capability to approximately 24mm (35mm equivalent), while maintaining the versatility of a 4X zoom range

NOTE: Instant AF is not possible with the WA-H82.

3x Canon Native (1920 x 1080) CMOS Image Sensors 

Designed and manufactured exclusively by Canon, the XF305 incorporates (3) native 1920 x 1080 CMOS Image Sensors, which deliver outstanding Full HD video recording with minimal noise. These 1/3" sensors enable a compact lens and body design, for greater mobility and quick shooting.

Canon DIGIC DV III Image Processor

The XF305 Professional Camcorder features Canon's powerful DIGIC DV III Image Processor, which provides enhanced shading, life-like tonal gradations, new custom picture settings and lower power consumption. DIGIC DV III is also the high-speed engine which powers Genuine Canon Face Detection. You will appreciate the ability to track one subject in a crowd of people.

HD-SDI Output & Timecode

Aside from providing the professional user with complete control over the image, the Canon XF305 also provides complete creative freedom when it comes to inputs and outputs. This camcorder features industry standard HD-SDI output, genlock input and timecode input/output terminals (BNC style), making it ideally suited for multi-camera or 3-D productions.

  • HD-SDI Output
    • Provides an uncompressed, 1.485 Gbps signal (1920x1080) with 4:2:2 color sampling and embedded audio and time code
    • Video Standard: SMPTE 292M (1080i) SMPTE 296M (720p)
    • Embedded Audio Standard: SMPTE 299M
    • Time code Standard: SMPTE 12M
  • SD-SDI Output
    • Video Standard: SMPTE 259M (480i)
    • Embedded Audio Standard: SMPTE 272M
    • Time code Standard: SMPTE 12M 
  • HDMI Output
  • Component Video Output
  • Composite Video Output (BNC & 3.5mm)
  • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Terminal
  • Remote Control Terminal Compatible (with LANC protocol)
  • SMPTE Time Code Input/Output Terminal
    • This terminal allows SMPTE time code to be shared with an external device (such as a DAT recorder) or from camera to camera
  • Genlock Input
    • Genlock input enables synchronization of a multi-camera, live switched production environment in the studio or on location. When shooting HD, it can accept either an SD (blackburst) or HD (tri-level) sync signal.

Recording Bit Rates, Frame Rates, & Formats

Multiple recording modes, resolutions, and frame rates help enhance the XF305 Professional Camcorder with creative flexibility so you can work with this camera in virtually any production environment.

  • Variable Frame Rates: Choose between 60i, 60p, 30p and 24p settings to achieve the look you desire.
    • 60p (available in 720p Mode Only) - in addition to the standard interlaced frame rate of 60i, the XF305 is able to capture at 60p. 60p is rapidly becoming the standard for fast-action sports.
    • 30p - the ideal frame rate for video viewed on the Internet; it is also an excellent choice for frame grabbing during playback
    • 24p - matches the frame rate of a traditional film camera giving the same cadence and temporal motion
  • Optional 50i/50p/25p Frame Rate Upgrade: for added versatility, XF305 can be customized to record in both 60i/50i, 60p/50p, and 24p/25p [this optional upgrade must be performed by a Canon Factory Service Center]
  • Slow Motion & Fast Motion: allows the XF305 to record a different frame rate than the playback frame rate which results in either a fast or slow motion effect during playback.
    • Since the camera is recording real frames and modifying the playback rate, there is no quality loss and maximum image quality is maintained
    • In 1080 mode, fast motion is supported up to 2.5x the normal rate and as slow as 1/2.5x
    • In 720 mode, fast motion is supported up to 5x the normal rate and as slow as 1/1.25x
  • Interval Recording
    • With this feature, users can program the camera to record a specified number of frames at specified intervals
    • The technique can be used to observe natural phenomena over extended periods, making it ideal for time-lapse applications
    • The interval can be set in 25 levels ranging from 1 second to 10 minutes
    • 60i/30p - Selectable between 1, 3, 6, and 9 frames
    • 24p/60p - Selectable between 2, 6, and 12 frames
  •  Frame Recording
    • This setting allows a specified number of frames to be recorded (ideal for projects such as stop motion animation)
    • 60i/30p - Selectable between 1, 3, 6, and 9 frames
    • 24p/60p - Selectable between 2, 6, and 12 frames

Camera Body Ergonomics

In additional to all the technical abilities Canon placed inside this small camcorder, they also spent time on the ergonomics of the camera body which you will appreciate on long shoot days.

The XF305 is designed from the ground up to maximize handheld shooting comfort and usability. You will find the camera well balanced with the handgrip positioned closer to the optical access near the camera’s center of gravity. This allows the operator to easily maintain a steady shot while minimizing arm fatigue. Controls are placed so that the XF305 camcorder feel like a natural extension of your body.

You will also note that Canon retained the button layout, camera menu system, and camera controls which you have become familiar with so that you can operate the camcorder out of the box due to an operational and control organization which conforms to industry standards.

LCD Monitor & High-Resolution EVF

A 4.0" 1.23-megapixel LCD monitor provides critical focus setting status and covers approximately 100% field of view. The display is freely rotating, able to open on both the right and left side of the camera body. The display also features an additional 35º of forward movement past normal position. The large range of movement makes the display adjustable for easy viewing even in the most difficult shooting positions. The flexibility and fluidity of movement also makes the display less susceptible to accidental damage if bumped during recording, when compared to a more rigid design.

The LCD includes several focus assist functions to provide feedback or modify settings:

Edge Monitor Focus Assist System - A red and green monitor is shown at the bottom of the LCD Display. Three red focus check areas are shown across the display. The green waveform reveals overall focus of the image while the red waveform shows the focus status of the focus check boxes. Through this dynamic focus feedback, you can intuitively tune focus in a scene and quickly change the zone of focus.

Peaking / Magnify - Two peaking modes and a magnify focus assist function are available in standby and record mode (LCD monitor and EVF), making it extremely easy for the XF305 operator to check and confirm critical focus.

The XF305 Professional Camcorder features a 0.52-inch, 1.55 Megapixel Color EVF and approximately 100% field of view coverage for comfortable viewing and accurate judgment of composition, focus, and color. The angle of the viewfinder is adjustable for additional user comfort. Use the EVF as a cheek pad to ensure three points of contact with the camera when in handheld configurations to ensure maximum stability.

Custom Settings

The XF305 delivers full manual control of all camera functions into the users hands so you can adapt to technical and artistic challenges on set or location. You can tailor certain functions as well with Canon's Customer Picture Settings, Custom Functions, and Custom Display Options. Save your custom settings to an SD memory card for easy setup on either the XF305 or the XF300.

Custom Picture Settings

You can manually set an extensive variety of image quality adjustments and store them as 9 different presets. The adjustments include:

  • Gamma
  • Black Level
  • Black Gamma
  • Low Key Saturation
  • Knee
  • Sharpness
  • Noise Reduction
  • Skin Detail
  • Selective Noise Reduction
  • Color Matrix
  • White Balance
  • Color Correction
  • Setup Level

Custom Functions

Fine-tune the XF305's operation with Custom Functions. This allows the camcorder to match your shooting style. You can also access common functions with 13 customizable control buttons on the camcorder body.

A total of 12 unique items can be adjusted with Custom Functions, including:

  • Shockless Gain
  • Shockless White Balance
  • AE Response
  • Iris Limit
  • Iris Ring Direction
  • Focus Ring Control
  • Character Record

Custom Display

Identifies 32 display items to create a custom LCD/EVF to suit your specific needs. Items that can be selected include: ZOOM Position, Audio Level, Remaining Record Time, Exposure, Object Distance, Time Code and more.

Workflow

Smooth and efficient workflow is an essential part of the production process. Canon’s XF Codec is supported by the industry’s leading manufacturers: Adobe, Apple, Avid and Grass Valley. This ensures the widest compatibility with existing infrastructure and non-linear editing (NLE) software.

  • Compact Flash Cards
    • Understanding that accessibility to media is an important part of any file-based workflow, the Canon XF300 Professional Camcorder records to cost-effective Compact Flash (CF) cards, not proprietary media
  • MXF Wrapper
    • The XF300 uses Material Exchange Format (MXF) for its file structure -an internationally standardized container format for the exchange of video and audio material
    • Using the MXF format, video and audio can be wrapped into a single file along with important metadata
    • With MXF, the XF305 will not only benefit from the highest level of compatibility with NLE systems, but also with high-end network systems used by many networks and production studios 
  • Bundled Canon XF Utility Software
    • Compatible for use on both MAC and Windows platforms, Canon’s XF Utility software provides a simplified first step in the process of managing and playing back your clips
    • Additionally, the software can manage lists of clips in a number of display formats, as well as tag, add and edit metadata; it also serves as an efficient means of backing up media

Audio System

A stereo microphone is incorporated into the XF305 Professional Camcorder, as are two XLR audio inputs with +48V phantom power. The built-in microphone provides exceptional audio in fast-paced situations while the XLR inputs provide Connectivity to external microphones, and other professional audio devices. If you choose, the built-in microphone and XLR input can be used simultaneously.

Audio is recorded in 16-bit PCM format at 48 kHz for amazing quality and fidelity. And both the built-in microphone and XLR inputs have the option for automatic or full manual gain control. To prevent variations in the recorded audio level, the dial can also be locked.

The XF305 also includes a 3.5mm headphone terminal with 16 volume settings for accurate audio monitoring.

Additional Features

Waveform Monitor & Vectorscope - Videographers depend on these features to confirm accurate exposure and color levels during the capture process. Typically only found on expensive external units, the Canon XF305 Professional Camcorder has a waveform monitor and vectorscope built right into the camera. The waveform monitor shows a detailed view of overall image brightness and RGB components. The onboard vectorscope provides real-time image hue and saturation analysis, making it easy to check color balance and see the result of white balance adjustments.

Intelligent Battery System - The XF305 Professional Camcorder is compatible with Canon’s new BP-955 and BP-975 Intelligent Lithium-ion batteries. These batteries communicate remaining running time (down to the minute) and wear data back to the camcorder, so the user is well-informed at all times. On the outside of the battery, four LED lamps allow battery life to be viewed quickly when in the field.

Additionally, the camcorder is compatible with existing Canon BP-900 series batteries. Batteries can also be inserted and removed while the supplied AC power cable is connected.

Photo Capture - For applications such as storyboarding, continuity, and publicity shots, the XF305 offers the ability to capture 1920 x 1080 still images. Photos may be captured to an SD memory card during the time of recording or frame grabbed during playback.

Color Bars with Reference Tone - Two types of color bars can be selected:

  • Type 1 (SMPTE compliant) or Type 2 (ARIB compliant)
  • 1 kHz Reference Tone: -12dB, -18dB, 20dB or OFF

Support for 9 Languages - German, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Russian, English, Chinese (simplified), and Japanese.

 

What's in the Box

  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Utilities Disk
  • DTC-1500 Component Cable
  • SS-1200 Shoulder Strap
  • WL-D6000 Wireless Controller
  • DC-930 DC Cable
  • CA-930 Compact Power Adapter
  • BP-955 Intelligent Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (5200mAh)
  • Eyecup
  • Lens Hood
  • Canon XF305 Professional Camcorder
Specifications

Specifications

Key Highlights

  • Record to Compact Flash Cards
  • Compatible with major NLE Sofware
  • 3x Canon Native CMOS Sensors
  • Customizable functions & buttons
  • Includes 18x HD L-Series Canon Lens

Batteries

Battery Chemistry:
Li-Ion / Lithium-ion
Battery Compatibility:
Canon Camcorder - BP-955, BP-975, BP-900 series (can insert and remove BP-900 while supplied AC power is connected)
Battery Features:
Intelligent Battery - communicate remaining running time (down to the minute) and wear data back to the camcorder
4 x Battery Life LEDs

Connectors

Output Connector/Port:
Timecode - BNC (input/output)
Input Connector/Port:
Genlock - BNC (input only)

Inputs & Outputs

HDMI Output:
HDMI Type A
Headphone Out:
1 x Headphone Out (3.5mm)
USB:
Mini-B USB 2.0 Hi-Speed

Lens Characteristics

Prime or Zoom:
Zoom
Lens Options:
Image Stabilization - SuperRange Optical (Lens Shift) Modes: Standard, Powered, Dynamic, Off
Filter Thread Size:
82mm
Minimum Focus Distance:
20mm (wide macro), 1m (entire zoom range)

Monitors

Display Functions:
Waveform - Green
Focus Assist - Red Focus Check
2 x Peaking
Magnify
Viewing Angle:
approx. 100% field of view

Physical

Product Weight:
5.9lb - approx. 2,670 g - includes grip belt, but not lens hood and eyecup
6.6lb - approx. 2,980 g (includes grip belt, lens hood, BP-955, CF Card (x1) and SD card/not including eyecup)
Product Dimensions (WxDxH):
9.3 x 15.0 x 6.0" (236 x 382 x 153mm) - not including lens hood, eyecup, grip belt

Recorders

Built-in Microphone:
Stereo Microphone - Stereo electret condenser microphone

Recording

Recording Format:
MPEG-2 Long GOP - 50Mbps (CBR) 4:2:2, 1920x1080, (60i/30p/24p), 1280x720 (60p/30p/24p)
Max Record Time:
128GB Compact Flash (CF) card - Greater capacity is possible when two cards are used.
25Mbps - 625 minutes
35Mbps - 445 minutes
50Mbps - 320 minutes
Pre-Record Cache:
Yes

Sensor Specifics

Sensor Size:
3 x 1/3"
Sensor Type:
CMOS
Sensor Resolution/Eff. Pixels:
(1920 x 1080 pixels) Approx. 2.07 megapixels

Software / Apps / Plugins

Supported Applications:
Compatible with NLE Software - Canon XF Utility Software (for Mac and Windows)
Software/App Notes:
Compatible with Non-Linear Editing Software (NLEs) - Adobe CS5, Apple Final Cut Pro 6.0.3, Avid Media Composer 4.0.5, AvidNewsCutter 8.0.5, Avid Media Composer 6.0, Avid NewsCutter 10.0 for 64-bit OS, EDIUS Pro 5.5. Please see full details in product overview. (max length

Special Features

General Notes:
Audio Recording system - 2-Channel, PCM digital recording, 16-Bit; 48kHz
Frame Rate Details - 60i, 60p, 30p, 24p (50i, 50p and 25p optional upgrade available through Canon Factory Service Center)
Lens Included - Canon 18x HD L Series Zoom, 4.1-73.8mm (35mm equivalent 29.3 - 527.4mm), f/1.6-2.8
Minimum Illumination - Full AUTO mode: 4.5 lux (Shutter speed 1/60, Gain +21dB); Manual mode: 08 lux (Shutter speed 1/4, Gain +33dB), (when 60i is selected)
Recording Functions on CF Cards - Relay recording, Hot Swap, File Copy & Backup, Pre-Record (a.k.a. cache)

Temperature

Relative Humidity:
85%
Operating Temperature:
32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)

Viewfinders

EVF Imagery:
Color
Viewing Angle:
Adjustable

Shipping

Width:
12.5 in
Height:
10.5 in
Length:
19 in
Weight:
13.45 lb
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