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Canon XA40 4K UHD Professional Camcorder

  • Vendor: Canon
  • Product Type: Cameras

With it's rugged and durable design, exceptional image quality and impressive list of features, the XA40 is a must have for the professional broadcaster. With its high quality 1/2.3-inch image sensor, the XA40 is capable of 4K resolution 25p video, while its superbly constructed lens features a versatile 20x optical zoom, starting at a 29.3mm wide angle equivalent.The lens has been constructed using an 8-blade circular aperture, resulting in more natural appearing and beautiful highlights. Thanks to the built-in 5-axis Image Stabilisation, your shots will remain smooth and free from bumps and grinds, even as you utilise the portability of the unit and walk while you film.

1/2.3-inch 4K CMOS Image Sensor

To capture the resolution required for 4K 30p video, the camera uses a 1/2.3-inch CMOS which works with the DIGIC DV 6 image processor to create a better-looking image. 4K sensor data is processed using an oversampling HD processing function to produce high-definition results that are sharper than regular Full HD footage. There’s even a built-in infrared mode allows the capture of images even in extremely dark lighting. 

XLR Audio Inputs and Detachable Handle

In addition to the excellent zoom range, and compact portable body design the XA40 features professional audio functionality. Dual XLR inputs can provide +48V power for condensers mics and each input can be manually and independently adjusted. The removable top handle with the audio interface also offers an additional zoom rocker, record button and mic clip. 

Simultaneous Recording with Dual SD Card Slots

Professionals will love that the Canon pro video camcorder has dual SD slots with support for simultaneous recording to create an instant backup of footage as your filming. This provides peace-of-mind in the event of a card failure making it an essential feature for working professionals. 

For further information check out the Canon website

Image Sensor 1-Chip 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor
Sensor Resolution 352 x 3950 (21.14 MP)
Effective Sensor Resolution 3840 x 2160 (8.29 MP)
Gain 0 to 24 dB (Native)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 3 dB
Minimum Illumination 5 lux at 1/30 Shutter Speed
0.3 lux at 1/2 Shutter Speed
White Balance Range 2000 to 15,000K
Focal Length 3.6 to 73.4mm
35mm Equivalent Focal Length 29.3 to 601mm
Optical Zoom Ratio 20x
Maximum Aperture f/1.8 to 2.8
Minimum Focusing Distance Wide: 0.4" / 1.0 cm
Entire Zoom Range: 23.6" / 60.0 cm
Filter Size 58 mm
Image Stabilization Optical
Focus Control Autofocus
Manual Focus
Shutter Speed 1/1 to 1/2000 sec
Built-In ND Filter Yes
Built-In Microphone Type Stereo
Recording Media 2 x SD (Unspecified Type) UHS-I Card Slots
Recording Modes
H.264/MP4: 3840 x 2160p at 23.98/24/29.97/30 fps (150 Mb/s)
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/24/29.97/30/59.94/60 fps (17 to 35 Mb/s)
1280 x 720p at 59.94/60 fps (8 Mb/s)
Audio Recording MP4: 2-Channel 16-Bit AAC Audio
MP4: 4-Channel 16-Bit LPCM Audio
Video Connectors 1 x Mini-HDMI (HDMI 2.0) Output
2 x 3-Pin XLR Mic/Line Level (+48 V Phantom Power) Input
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Stereo Headphone Input
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Stereo Mic Level Input
Other I/O 1 x USB Mini-B
1 x 2.5 mm
Display Type LCD
Screen Size 3"
Touchscreen Yes
Screen Resolution 460,000 Dots
EVF Display Type LCD
EVF Resolution 1,560,000 Dots
Battery Type Canon BP-8 Series
Power Connectors 1 x Proprietary (8.4 VDC) Input
Operating Temperature 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -5 to 45°C (23 to 113°F)
Operating Humidity 85%
Storage Humidity 60%
Accessory Mount 1 x Cold Shoe Mount
Tripod Mount none
Dimensions 18.29 x 10.92 x 8.38 cm / 7.2 x 4.3 x 3.3" (Without Protrusions)
23.11 x 11.43 x 8.38 cm / 9.1 x 4.5 x 3.3" (With Protrusions)
Weight 726 g (1.6 lb