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Canon XA40

Canon XA40



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The XA40 features a 1/2.3 - type CMOS Sensor along with DIGIC DV6 image processor. With Over Sampling HD processing this results in improved Full HD image quality. The XA40 features a lens with 20x optical zoom with 29.3mm wide angle.

Ultra-compact professional 4K UHD camcorder

The combination of a 4K 1/2.3 - type CMOS sensor and DIGIC DV6 image processor delivers high quality 4K UHD images, and superior Full HD images thanks to Over Sampling HD processing. Recordings in MP4 UHD 150Mbps at 25P and Full HD 35Mbps/17Mbps at 50P/25P are supported.

4K 20x optical zoom lens with wide angle

Capture the images you need with 20x Optical zoom with wide angle starting from 29.3mm. Consistency of imaging is ensured by a powerful 5-axis image stabilisation, whilst 3D realtime lens group structure support wide-angle zoom operation.

Infrared recording capability

The XA40 includes an Infrared Mode, allowing users to capture video in conditions with little to no ambient light. There is the option of recording in white or green mode.

Slow and Fast Motion recording

Work the way your project demands with continuous recording available in Slow and Fast motion modes in both UHD and Full HD, with a maximum speed of 1200x.

Lightweight and compact with professional features

The XA40 weighs less than 1.2kg with a 3.0-inch LCD touch screen provides intuitive control. The highly portable camcorder also support linear PCM 4-channel audio, with built-in stereo mic and two XLR terminals. Additionally, two SD memory card slots are provided for simultaneous or relay recording.

Image Sensor  
Sensor 1/2.3-type CMOS 
Filter RGB Primary Colour Filter 
Total Pixels Approx. 21.14MP 
Effective Pixels Approx. 8.29 MP (3840 x 2160) 
Subject illumination range Approx. 0.3 lx to 100,000 lx 
Minimum illumination (PAL) P Mode: Approx. 4.2 lx (shutter speed 1/25 sec with auto slow shutter On)
Low Light Mode: Approx. 0.3 lx (shutter speed 1/2 sec.) 
Zoom ratio 20x optical 
Focal length (35mm equivalent) Approx. 29.3 - 601mm Standard IS/IS Off 
Minimum focusing distance 10 mm at wide end, 60 cm across entire zooming range 
Aperture f/1.8 - 2.8 (AV Priority and Manual Modes) 
Aperture blades 8 blades 
Filter diameter 58mm 
Image stabilization system Optical system (lens shift) + electronic stabilization
Dynamic, Standard, Powered, Off 
ND filter Built-in gradation filter (Auto or Off) 
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 Variable (body rocker only) or Constant speed (body and handle rocker; Fast/Normal/Slow, 16 speed level settings in each) 
Focus control MANUAL: Lens ring and touchscreen point selection (Magnify and Peaking assist functions), Focus Preset.
AUTOFOCUS: Touchscreen AF point selection, Face Detection and Tracking, Touch and Track, Face Only AF.
(Instant AF, Medium AF, Normal AF) 
Focus System Hybrid AF, Normal AF 
Iris control Touchscreen, Auto 
Digital zoom/Teleconverter 400x Digital Zoom, 2x Digital Teleconverter 
Image Processor  
Type DIGIC DV 6 
Colour Sampling YCC 4:2:0 
Bit depth 8-bit 
Video storage media SD/SDHC/SDXC card (2 card slots) 
Type Class U3 cards recommended 
Recording time (64GB Card, approx.) 150Mbps: 55 mins / 35Mbps: 240 mins  / 17Mbps: 495 mins 
Recording file system FAT32/exFAT 
Internal recording format (PAL) MP4:  3840 x 2160 (150Mbps) / 1920 x 1080 (35/17 Mbps) 
External recording output (PAL) HDMI output (Camera mode):
UHD recording mode: 1920 x 1080 25.00P YCC4:2:2 8-bit
Full HD recording mode: 1920 x 1080 50.00P/25.00P; 1280 x720 50.00P YCC4:2:2 10-bit 
External monitoring HDMI (50.00i) 
Recording frame rate (PAL) 25.00P (UHD), 50.00P/25.00P (Full HD) 
Slow/Fast motion (PAL) 3840 x 2160 / 25.00P: x2, x4, x10, x20, x60, x120, x600, x1200
1920 x 1080 / 50.00P: x2, x4, x10, x20, x60, x120, x600, x1200
1920 x 1080 / 25.00P: x0.5 
Pre Recording function Yes. 3 seconds 
Still photos JPEG up to 3840x2160
(Still image resolution is dependent on the video resolution) 
Photo storage media SD Card 
Recording MPEG-2 AAC-LC (16-bit 2ch)  /  LPCM (16-bit 4ch) 
Audio control Manual/Auto
Independent 2ch Line/Mic/Mic+48V input;
Independent level control per channel (-8 to +18 dB);
Independent audio limiters (2 ch);
Input mic trimming 
Reference Tone 1KHz, -12dB / -18dB / -20dB / Off 
Microphone attenuation Auto/On/Off (20dB) 
Microphone level meter Yes 
Monitoring Panel  
Type Capacitive LCD touch panel 
Size 3.0-inch (7.5 cm, approx. 460,000 dots) 
Wave Form Monitor No 
Focus Assist Peaking / Magnify 
Peaking Selectable Peaking Colour: Red / Blue / Yellow 
Zebra 70 or 100 reference level 
Markers Grid (white/grey) and Level (white/grey) 
Size 0.24-inch, approx. 1.56 million dots 
Correction angle +2.0 to -5 dioptre 
Audio Input XLR 3-pin jack (x2) with 48V phantom power, Line and Mic options on detachable handle, 3.5mm microphone input jack (Supply Voltage 2.4V DC), Built-in Mic 
Headphone output 3.5mm stereo mini jack 
USB Mini-B, Hi-Speed USB, PTP class supported 
SDI output No 
Time code Superimposed on HDMI output signal (Camera Mode only) 
Genlock No 
AV terminal No 
DC input 3.4mm jack 
Remote Control Terminal 2.5mm mini jack 
Exposure metering Centre-weighted average or segment evaluative (determined by shooting mode)
No metering: Fireworks mode, Fixed exposure (1/50 sec.) 
Exposure Compensation Highlight AE, Exposure lock, Auto backlight compensation, Exposure compensation amount shown as 3 when locked (12 increments) or 2 in AUTO (8 increments). 
Exposure Lock Yes. 
Auto Gain Control setting Auto / Manual 
Auto Gain Control limit 0 - 24dB (1dB increments) 
Shutter Speed  
Control Modes Auto, P, Tv, Manual 
Shutter speed 1/6 - 1/2000 sec
(1/2 - 1/500 sec in Low Light mode) 
Slow Shutter (SLS) 50.00P:
Auto slow shutter On: 1/25 to 1/500 sec.
Auto slow shutter Off: 1/50 to 1/500 sec.

Auto slow shutter On: 1/12.5 to 1/500 sec. (Display is 1/12)
Auto slow shutter Off: 1/25 to 1/500 sec. 
Clear Scan No 
White Balance  
Auto Yes 
Preset Daylight (Approx. 5,600K), Tungsten (Approx. 3,200K) 
Manual setting Colour Temperature range: 2,00015,000K
Default value for Set 1 and Set 2: 5,600K 
Shooting Modes  
Program AE AUTO Mode
Manual Mode: P, Tv, Av, M (manual exposure), SCN (Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks) 
Infrared shooting mode Yes (green or white) 
Built-in IR lamp Yes, in detachable Handle Unit.
Wavelength: 850nm (near-Infrared) 
Looks settings Standard
(Adjustment: Sharpness, Contrast, Colour Depth) 
Wi-Fi & GPS Specifications  
wifi No 
GPS Information (Optional Accessory) Location (Latitude/Longitude/Altitude), Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), Satellite reception.
(requires the optional GPS Receiver GP-E2) 
Tally lamp Yes, in detachable Handle Unit 
Colour Bars (PAL) Yes. SMPTE or EBU, with 1KHz Tone 
Accessory shoe Yes (cold shoe) 
Assignable Buttons 5 assignable Buttons:  Assignable to (AF/MF) / Face Only AF / Magnification / BLC Always On / Powered IS / Auto Acquire WB / WB Priority / IR Light/ Pre REC / Review Recording / PHOTO / Monitor Channels / Menu / Off 
Custom Dial Tv / Av / M / AGC Limit / Exposure Compensation / Off 
Time code  
Countup system Regen / Rec Run / Free Run / Preset (Non-Drop Frame) 
Time Code out Via HDMI out. Superimposed on output, Camera Mode only 
Supplied Lens hood with barrier, Mic holder unit, Handle Unit HDU-1, Battery Pack BP-820, Compact Power Adapter CA-570, AC Cable, Ferrite core, Lens Cap 
Optional (Includes items not currently on sale) Canon Battery Pack BP-820/BP-828, Canon Compact Power Adapter CA-570 (included with camera), Canon Battery Charger CG-800E/CG-800, Canon HDMI cable HTC-100/HTC-100S, Canon Tele Converter TL-H58, Canon Wide Attachment WA-H58, Canon Soft Carrying Case SC-1000/SC-2000, Canon Shoulder Strap SS-600/SS-650, Wrist Strap WS-20, Canon PROTECT Filter 58mm, Canon ND4-L Filter 58mm, Canon ND8-L Filter 58mm, Canon GPS Receiver GP-E2, Canon Remote Controller RC-V100, 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 (for charging BP-900 series), Canon Interface Cable IFC-300PCU/S / IFC-400PCU 
Battery Pack Canon Battery Pack BP-820 (supplied), BP-828 (optional) 
Power Consumption (recording) UHD/150Mbps:  Approx. 4.1W (25.00P) 
Continuous Recording Time (approx.) UHD/150Mbps/25.00p: 175 mins (BP-820) / 270 Mins (BP-828)
FHD/35Mbps/50.00p: 175 mins (BP-820) / 270 Mins (BP-828) 
Size and Weights  
Dimensions Approx. 109 x 84 x 182 mm (main body only)
Approx. 131 x 180 x 231 mm
(Including lens hood, BP-820, mic holder unit, and handle unit) 
Weight (camera only) Approx. 730g 
Weight (fully equipped) Approx. 1120g 
Operating Temperature range -5 to +45C, 60 relative humidity
0C to +40C, 85 relative humidity 

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