Canon XA11 HD
Canon XA11 HD
A compact, professional Full HD camcorder with a powerful 20x optical zoom and wide dynamic range
A compact, professional Full HD camcorder with high optical performance
This compact, lightweight camcorder is small enough to stow away yet agile and powerful to record news events with versatility thanks to a high quality HD CMOS Pro sensor, a superb 20x optical zoom with high zoom ratio and professional interfaces for connectivity into existing workflows.
High optical performance
A Canon 20x optical zoom lens provides a highly versatile zoom range with the 35mm equivalent of 26.8-576mm. with an improved circular aperture, the XA15/XA11 can record more natural, beautiful images.
Stunning Full HD image quality
With Canon’s HD CMOS Pro Sensor and the powerful DIGIC DV4 Image Processor with improved low-light performance, the XA15/XA11 captures superb Full HD video in 50P at 35Mbps with Wide dynamic range of 600%.
Professional recording options
The XA15/XA11 can record in both AVCHD and MP4 formats, at multiple bit rates, and even simultaneously.
Easy operability and compact design
With a compact and discrete body, the XA15/XA11 is ideal for high-action shoots when both speed and mobility are essential. It features 3.0-inch touchscreen, 1.56 million dot tiltable EVF and a switchable zoom/focus lens ring.
|Sensor||1/2.84 inch type HD CMOS Pro|
|Filter||RGB Primary Colour filter (Bayer array)|
|Total Pixels||3.09 megapixels (2208 x 1398)|
|Effective pixels per sensor||2.91 megapixels (2136 x 1362)|
|Minimum illumination||Low Light Mode Approx. 0.1 Lx.
Auto Mode (Auto Slow Shutter selected Approx. 1.0Lx
|Horizontal Resolution||900 TV lines (External via SDI, XA15)|
|Zoom ratio||20 x Optical|
|Focal Length||3.67 - 73.4mm (35mm equivalent: 28.8 - 576mm)|
|Minimum focus distance||60cm (throughout zoom range);
10mm ( Wide MACRO setting)
|ND filter||Built-in gradation ND filter|
|Zoom control||Zoom rockers on body and handle;
Selectable manual zoom/focus ring on lens;
Selectable High Speed and Soft Zoom modes available.
|Zoom Speed||Zoom Rocker:
Variable speed/Fixed speed (Fast/Normal/Slow, 16 speed level settings available in each mode);
Fixed speed (Fast/Normal/Slow, 16 speed level settings available in each mode)
Zoom Ring: As operation speed
|Focus control||Manual control via focus ring, automatic (Instant AF, Medium AF, TV AF, Face Detection AF, Face Only AF), Push AF|
|Iris control||Ring control; Full Auto|
|Aperture range||f1.8 - f16|
|Aperture blades||8 Blade Circular Aperture|
|Image stabilization system||Dynamic IS and Powered IS, 5 Axis image stabilisation|
|Digital zoom/Teleconverter||2 x Tele Converter, x400 Digital Zoom|
|Type||DIGIC DV 4|
|Sampling accuracy||4:2:0 AVCHD/MP4|
|Bit depth||8 bit|
|Exposure metering||Centre-weighted average metering: In the P, Av, Tv, Cinema, Portrait, Sports,
Low Light and IR modes
Segment evaluative metering: Snow, Beach, Sunset, Spotlight, Night modes
No metering: Fireworks; Fixed exposure [1/60 sec. (PAL: 1/50 sec.)],
M (manual exposure);
|Exposure control||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
|Exposure Compensation||12 steps, Displayed as EV value; 0 EV - 3.0 EV|
|Auto Exposure mode||Full Auto|
|Push Auto Iris||No|
|Gain Control setting||Full Auto/AGC Limit/Manual|
|Auto Gain Control limit||In manual exposure (P, Av, and Tv modes): 0-24 dB (in 1 dB increments),
In the Cinema mode: 0-18 dB (in 1 dB increments),
In the Wide DR mode: 6-24 dB (in 1 dB increments)
|Gain setting||During M (manual) shooting: The gain can be set in 1 dB steps from 0 dB to 24 dB.
In the cinema mode: The gain can be set in 1 dB steps from 0 dB to 18 dB.
When Image Effects is set to Look and Wide DR is set, the lowest sensitivity is 6 dB
|Control Modes||Full Auto / Manual control (Auto; Speed; Angle; Clear Scan (CS); Slow Shutter (SLS); IR Slow Shutter)|
|Shutter speed||1/6 to 1/2000 depending on frame rate and operating mode|
|Infrared shooting mode||YES (green or white)|
|Built-in IR lamp||YES, in handle unit|
|Stored Configurations||Cinema standard, Vivid, Dream, Cool, Sepia, Old Movies, Memory
Wide DR, Highlight Priority
|Storage Medium||SD/SDHC memory card|
|Colour Bars||YES (SMPTE or EBU), with 1KHz Tone (Tone via Audio Menu)|
|Video storage media||SD Card x 2
Dual Format recording, Double slot (simultaneous) recording and Relay (continuous) recording possible.
|Type||SD card Class 4 or higher, Class 6 & 10 recommended for 35Mbps MP4 recording|
|Recording time||128GB SD Card:MP4: up to 8 Hours (50P @35Mbps)
AVCHD up to 10 hours 10 Minutes (5p @28Mbps)
|Recording file format||MPEG-4/AVC/H.264|
|Recording format||AVCHD: 28/24/17/5Mbps
MP4: 35/24/17/9/3 Mbps;
All modes variable bit rate, 4:2:0 colour sampling
|Recording frame rate (PAL model)||AVCHD:
28Mbps 50.00P,1920 x 1080, 24/17Mbps 1920 x 1080 50.00i/PF25
5Mbps 1440 x 1080 50i/PF25
35Mbps 1920 x 1080: 50P
24/17Mbps 1920 x 1080:25P
8/4 Mbps 1280 x 720: 25P
3Mbps 640 x 360: 25P
|Slow/Fast motion||YES (MP4 recording Only)
50.00P (35 Mbps) x2 17.5 Mbps
25.00P (24 Mbps or 17 Mbps) x0.5, x2, x4, x10, x20, x60, x120, x1200
|Frame Record||YES. 2, 6 or 12 frames|
|Pre Record (cache record)||YES (3 seconds)|
|Scan Reverse||YES. Vertical/horizontal/both|
|Recording||16-bit 4ch or 2ch (48 kHz) linear PCM|
|Control||Audio limiter, Auto/manual settings via control dials on handle|
|Microphone level meter||YES|
|Photo storage media||SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card|
|Still quality||During video recording: 1920 x 1080 in 1920 x 1080 or 1440 x 1080 mode,
1280 x 720; 1280 x 720 mode
During playback: 1920x1080
|Auto||New white sampling system FAWB. Settings include auto, set 1, set 2, colour temperature
setting and pre-set.
|Preset||Six presets: [Daylight: approx. 5,400K], [Shade: approx. 8,000 - 8,500K],
[Cloudy: approx. 6,500K], [Tungsten (incandescent or halogen bulb): approx. 3,100K],
[Fluorescent H (3-wavelength fluorescent): approx. 7,000K],
[Fluorescent (white fluorescent): 5,000K]
|Colour temperature||The colour temperature (Kelvin) setting ranges from 2,000K to 15,000K (in 100K steps).
WB cannot be selected in the SCN or AUTO mode. Auto adjustment range: 2,800K - 8,000K
|Countup system||Regen, RecRun, Free Run, External, Hold|
|Start value setting||00:00:00:00, Set/Reset selectable|
|Type||Capacitive Touch Panel|
|Size||3.0-inch (7.5 cm)|
|Dots||Approx. 460,000 dots|
|Image quality adjustments||Brightness|
|Wave Form Monitor||No|
|Focus Assist||Peaking; Magnifying; Edge Monitor (using waveform display)|
|Peaking||Yes. Colour selectable|
|Zebra||Yes. 70 or 100|
|Markers||On/Off ; Level (White/Grey), and Grid (White/Grey)|
|Electronic View Finder (EVF)|
|Size||0.24-inch (0.61 cm),|
|Dots||approx. 1.56 million dots,|
|Adjustable||Vertical tilt, up to 45|
|Field of View Coverage||100|
|Correction lens||+ 2.0 to -5 dioptre|
|Audio in||x2 XLR Input on Handle Unit. Line, Mic or 48V Phantom Power), 3.5mm microphone input jack|
|Headphone output||3.5mm stereo jack|
|USB||YES (Mini-B, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, output only)|
|HD/SD-SDI output||YES, BNC, output only, Video, embedded audio and time code. (XA15 Only)|
|AV terminal||3.5mm mini jack (output only for video and audio)|
|Remote Control Terminal||No|
|Tally lamp||YES in Handle Unit|
|Accessory shoe||YES (cold shoe)|
|Custom Button Assignment||YES 5 Assignable Buttons. Select from: Powered IS / BLC Always On / Face Only AF / Video Snapshot / WB Priority / Pre Rec / IR Light / Audio Output CH / [AF/MF] /Rec Review / Rec.Programs / BLC Always On / White balance / AGC Limit / Focus / Exposure / Audio Scene / Mic level / Zoom / Image Stabilizer / Image Effects / [Off]|
|Custom Dial||Yes. Tv/Av/Manual exposure/AGC Limit/Exposure/Off|
|Wireless LAN standards||None|
|Supported Wi-Fi Functions||None|
|Supported Browser for Remote Operation||None|
|Remote Operation Control Features||None|
|Live view image Resolution||None|
|GPS Information (Optional Accessory)||Real-time display of Latitude, Longitude, Elevation, UTC and Satellite Reception|
|Supplied||Lens hood with barrier, Mic holder unit (w/ screw), Handle unit (HDU-1), Compact power adapter (CA-570), AC cord , Battery Pack BP-820|
|Optional||Canon Battery Pack BP-820 (supplied)/BP-828,Canon Compact Power Adapter CA-570 (supplied with XA15/XA11)
Canon Battery Charger CG-800E, Canon High speed HDMI cable HTC-100, Canon High speed HDMI cable HTC-100/ High speed HDMI cable HTC-100/S, Canon Stereo Video Cable STV-250N,Canon Interface Cable IFC-300PCU/S / IFC-400PCU, Canon Tele Converter TL-H58, Canon Wide Attachment WA-H58,
Canon Soft Carrying Case SC-1000, SC-2000, Canon Wrist Strap WS-20, Canon Shoulder Strap SS-600/650, Canon PROTECT Filter 58 mm, Canon ND4-L Filter 58 mm, Canon ND8-L Filter 58 mm, Canon GPS Receiver GP-E2
Canon Battery Video Light VL-10Li/VL-10LiII
Canon Battery Pack BP-900 series (for VL-10Li/VL-10LiII)
Canon Compact Power Adapter CA-910/920/930 (charges BP-900 series battery packs)
Canon Car Battery Adapter CB-910/920 (for charging the BP-900 series)
|Power Consumption||Max 4.9W (Approx.) MP4 recording, 35Mbps|
|Continuous Recording Time||MP4 recording, 35Mbps: 145 Minutes (BP-820); 220 Minutes (BP-828)(approx.)|
|Size and Weights|
|Dimensions||Approx. 131 x 180 x 231 mm (approx. 5.2 x 7.1 x 9.1 in.)
[Including lens hood, mic holder unit, and handle unit]
|Weight (camera only)||XA15: Approx. 750 g (1.7 lb) XA11: Approx. 745 g (1.6 lb)|
|Weight (fully equipped)||XA15: Approx. 1140 g (2.5 lb)
XA11: Approx. 1135 g (2.5 lb)
Includes lens hood, mic holder unit, handle unit, BP-820, and 1 memory card
|Operating Temperature range||Approx. -5 to 45C, 60 (relative humidity)
Approx. 0 to 40C, 85 (relative humidity)
|All specifications subject to change without notice.|
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