Canon XA15 Professional Full HD Camcorder
Good things often come in small packages Designed to meet the needs of video professionals in the fields of news gathering, documentary, filmmaking and corporate...
Type :Camcorder & Camera Peripherals
Good things often come in small packages
Designed to meet the needs of video professionals in the fields of news gathering, documentary, filmmaking and corporate video production, the XA15 fuse a precision Canon optical zoom lens with an advanced HD CMOS Pro image sensor and a DIGIC DV 4 processor to deliver exceptional footage.
The camera features a 1/2.84", 1920 x 1080 CMOS sensor that captures video at various frame rates up to 59.94p, including a 24p mode for a more cinematic feel. The integrated Canon 20x HD Optical zoom lens has a 35mm equivalent zoom range of 26.8 to 576mm and features an 8-bladed iris to render highlights more naturally.
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 Canon XA15 can record more natural, beautiful images. The Canon 20x optical zoom lens gives the 35mm equivalent zoom range of 26.8-576mm and features a circular aperture for smooth background blur.
In addition to a tilting 0.24-inch TFT LCD electronic viewfinder, the Canon XA15 comes armed with a multi-position 3.0-inch 460,000 dot display panel. Offering a wide viewing angle over 80 degrees, the monitor is touchscreen enabled. Not only does this allow menu and function settings to be selected quickly, it enables the focus point to be set and repositioned while recording.
At the heart of the camera is a 1/2.84 Type HD CMOS Pro imaging sensor, technology that the XA15 and XA11 share with the Canon XA35 and XA30. Tried and tested the powerful DIGIC DV4 Processor enables optimum picture quality. Also, the Canon XA15 captures superb Full HD video in 50p at 35 Mbps with a Wide dynamic range of 600%.
Professional audio features
The Canon XA15 provides twin XLR inputs on the handle – enabling the connection of external, professional-standard microphones – as well as a 3.5mm stereo jack. With support for 48V phantom power, full control is possible in both Auto and Manual modes. Audio supports the XA15’s richly detailed images comes in the form of two-channel recording via the internal microphone. A variety of processing presets can be selected to optimise the signal according to the shooting environment, including Speech, Forest, and Birds and Natural Music.
- Full HD 1920 x 1080 AVCHD or MP4 at 50p/25p
- Recording time of up to eight hours (50p/35Mbps MP4) and 10 hours 10 minutes (50p/28Mbps AVCHD) using a 128GB card
- 1/2.84 Type HD CMOS Pro sensor (2.91 effective megapixels)
- 20x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 28.8-576mm)
- 8-bladed circular aperture with a range of f/1.8 - f/16
- 5-axis digital stabilisation
- DIGIC DV 4 processor
- Wide DR Gamma mode (600% dynamic range)
- HD/SD-SDI output (XA15 only)
- Two XLR audio inputs with phantom power
- Dual SD card slots
- Slow and Fast Motion modes, plus Interval Recording mode
- 3.0-inch 460,000 dot LCD touchscreen
- 0.24-inch tilting EVF
What's in the Box?!
**The only difference between the Canon XA11 and the Canon XA15 is that the XA15’s HD/SD-SDI terminal enables the camera to be easily integrated into a broadcasting workflow.