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Canon XA15 Compact HD Camcorder

  • Vendor: Canon
  • Product Type: Cameras

A powerful, yet compact camcorder for the cameraman on-the-go! Incorporating a genuine Canon 20x High Definition optical zoom lens, the new, advanced HD CMOS Pro Image Sensor with improved low-light performance and a large 3.0-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen with tilt able electronic viewfinder. The final piece in the image chain is Canon's Digic DV 4 image processor. This high-speed image-processing engine powers Canon's Dynamic IS (Image Stabilization) mode reducing image distortion over traditional up-down, left-right image stabilization by adding correction for camera roll in three axes. The power of the Digic DV 4 allows the camera to simultaneously encode your video to two different codecs and bit rates, allowing you to have web-ready versions of your master footage available as soon as you stop recording.

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 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 captures superb Full HD video in 50P at 35Mbps with Wide dynamic range of 600%.

Professional recording options

The XA15 can record in both AVCHD and MP4 formats, at multiple bit rates, and even simultaneously.

Easy-to-operate and compact design

With a compact and discrete body, the XA15 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.

Professional interfaces

The XA15 provides various interfaces including two XLR inputs for high quality audio, headphone jack, optional GPS support, HDMI terminal and an HD-SDI interface

For further information check out the Canon website

Image Sensor 1-Chip 1/2.84" CMOS Sensor
Sensor Resolution 3.09 MP
Effective Sensor Resolution 2.91 MP
Minimum Illumination 0.1 lux
Focal Length 3.7 to 73.4mm
35mm Equivalent Focal Length 28.8 to 576mm
Optical Zoom Ratio 20x
Maximum Aperture f/1 to 8
Minimum Aperture f/16
Minimum Focusing Distance Entire Zoom Range: 23.6" / 60.0 cm
Macro: 0.4" / 1.0 cm
Filter Size 58 mm
Shutter Speed 1/6 to 1/2000 sec
Recording Media 2 x SDXC Card Slots
Broadcast System Compatibility NTSC
Recording Modes
AVCHD: 1920 x 1080p at 23.98/29.97/59.94 fps (17 to 28 Mb/s)
1920 x 1080i at 59.94 fps (24 Mb/s)
Audio Recording 4-Channel 16-Bit 48 kHz
Video Connectors 1 x 1/8" (3.5 mm) TRRS A/V (Composite) Output
1 x BNC (HD-SDI) Output
1 x HDMI Output
Audio Connectors 2 x 3-Pin XLR Mic/Line Level Input
1 x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Stereo Input
Other I/O 1 x 2.5 mm LANC Control Input
1 x USB Mini-B
Screen Size 3"
Touchscreen Yes
Screen Resolution 460,000 Dots
EVF Screen Size .24"
EVF Resolution 1,560,000 Dots
Power Consumption 4.9 W
Operating Temperature -5 to 45°C (23 to 113°F)
Dimensions 13.21 x 18.03 x 23.11 cm (5.2 x 7.1 x 9.1")
Weight 750 g (1.7 lb)