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  • SKU: XF705

Canon XF705 4K Video Camera - DISCONTINUED

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Enabling rich visual expression via outstanding 4K image quality and HDR recording

The Canon XF705 4K 1" Sensor XF-HEVC H.265 Pro Camcorder uses the highly efficient H.265 codec, offering up to UHD 4K60 4:2:2 10-bit capture in a compact, ergonomic form. Its 1" CMOS sensor and dual DIGIC DV 6 processors provide high sensitivity and low noise for natural-looking images.

Camera features include 1080p rates up to 120 fps, 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 outputs, internal ND filters, and dual XLR audio inputs. The Canon XF705 incorporates a 15x HD optical zoom with up to 30x Advanced Zoom, a nine-bladed iris for rounded highlights, a 4" touchscreen LCD, and five-axis optical image stabilization.

Imaging features include Dual-Pixel Autofocus (DPAF), Wide Dynamic Range Gamma, and both HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) and PQ (Perceptual Quantization) HDR recording for impressive latitude. The camera records to dual SDXC card slots and includes genlock, timecode, Ethernet, and RS-422 ports. On the audio side, the XF705 features four channels of LCPM audio with manual/automatic recording levels, and dual XLR inputs.

Built-in Wi-Fi allows you to control the camera's functions via browser and transfer proxy files. Camera control is also available using the included WL-D6000 remote.


  • Form Factor: Handheld
  • HDMI Output: Yes
  • Lens/Mount: Integrated Zoom Lens
  • Maximum Video Resolution (recorded): 3840x2160
  • Recording Media: SDXC
  • SDI Output: Yes

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Sensor 1.0-type CMOS
Filter RGB Primary Colour Filter
Total pixels 13.4 MP
Effective pixels per sensor 8.29 MP
Subject illumination range Approx. 0.1 lx to 100,000 lx
Minimum illumination(PAL/50.00Hz Mode) 1.5 lux (with Custom Picture Preset Normal 1: BT.709, full auto mode, shutter speed 1/30 sec)
Zoom ratio 15 x Optical (UHD Mode) 30 x Advanced Zoom Mode (FHD Only)
Focal length 8.3 to 124.5 mm
35mm equivalent:Approx. 25.5 -382.5 mm
Dynamic IS Mode: Approx. 28.3 -424.6 mm
Minimum focus distance 10 mm at wide end, 60 cm across entire zooming range
ND filter 3 densities: turret switched, motor-driven.ND 1/4, ND 1/16, and ND 1/64.
Zoom control Via Zoom Rocker Switch, Lens Control Ring or Remote Control
Zoom speed Selectable. Variable or constant speed. Fast, Normal or Slow speed.
Focus control Dual Pixel CMOS AF, Face Only, Face Priority, One-Shot AF, AF boosted MF, Focus Assist feature, Manual via Lens Ring
Iris control Manual via Iris Control Ring, Auto, Push Auto Iris
Aperture 9-blade Iris, Max f/2.8 -4.5
Filter diameter 58mm
Lens elements/groups 14 groups of 18 elements (double aspherical lenses and single Hi-UD lenses)
Image stabilization system Optical system + Electronic StabilisationPowered IS/Dynamic/Standard Mode/IS Off
Digital zoom/Teleconverter Yes. 300 X Digital Zoom, 1.5/3.0/6.0 X Digital Teleconverter.
Image Processor Type Dual DIGIC DV6
Dynamic Range 12-stops (800%) in Canon Log3 or Wide DR mode
Sample Depth XF-HEVC: 4:2:2 10-bit, XF-AVC: 4:2:0 8-bit
Custom Picture Settings Preset: Normal 1 : BT.709 (Normal 1 (STANDARD) / BT.709 / Video)
Normal 1 : BT.2020 (Normal 1 (STANDARD) / BT.2020 / Video)
WideDR : BT.709 (Wide DR / BT.709 / Video)
WideDR : BT.2020 (Wide DR / BT.2020 / Video)
PQ : BT.2020 (PQ / BT.2020 / Video)
HLG : BT.2020 (HLG / BT.2020 / Video)
Canon Log 3 : BT.709 (Canon Log 3 / BT.709 / Neutral)
Canon Log 3 : BT.2020 (Canon Log 3 / BT.2020 / Neutral)
Gamma: PQ/HLG (HLG Equivalent to BT.2100, Vivid equivalent to BT.2390)
CANON LOG3/WIDE DR/NORMAL 1(STANDARD/NORMAL2 (x4.0)/NORMAL3 (BT.709)/NORMAL 4 (x5.0)Colour Space: BT.2020/BT.709
Custom Picture setting adjustments Black: Master Pedestal 0 ±50/Master Black Red 0 ±50/Master Black Blue 0 ±50
Black Gamma: Level 0 ±50/Range -20 -0 -+50/Point -20 -0 -+50
Low Key Satur: Activate On / Off/Level 0 ±50
Knee: Activate On / Off/Automatic On / Off/Slope -35 -0 -+50/Point +50-95 -+109/Saturation 0 -±10
Sharpness: Level -10 -0 -+50/Detail Frequency 0 -±8/Coring Level -30 -0 -+50/HV Detail Bal. 0 -±8/Limit 0 -±50
Noise Reduction: Level Off / Auto / 1 -12
Skin Detail: Effect Level Off / Low / Middle / High/Hue 0 -±16/Chroma 0 -16 -+31/Area 0 -16 -+31/Y Level 0 -16 -+31
White Balance: R Gain 0 -+50/B Gain 0 -+50
Colour Matrix Tuning: Gain 0 -±50/Phase 0 -±18(R-G) / (R-B) / (G-R) / (G-B) / (B-R) /(B-G) 0 -±50
Colour Correction
Select Area Area A / Area B / Area A&B / Off
Area (A/B) Setting Phase (0 -31)/Area (A/B) Setting Chroma (0 -16 -31)/Area (A/B) Setting Area (0 -16 -31)/Area (A/B) Setting
Y level (0 -16 -31)Area (A/B) Revision Level (0 -±50)
Area (A/B) Revision Phase (0 -±18)Other Functions
Over 100 % Through / Clip / Press
High Dynamic Range Recording Yes via Custom Picture Menu. PQ and HLG standards supported.
Simultaneous HDR and SDR recording supported (HDR to SD card, SDR to External device).
HDR -SDR Gain Control Yes, ±7.5dB adjustment to HDR or SDR signal as required.
Video storage media SD/SDHC/SDXC card, 2 card slots
Recording Type Class U3 recommended for recording at 160MBPS
Recording time (64GB Card, approx.) XF-HEVC; 160 Mbps: 50 Minutes. 60 Mbps: 140 Mins, 45 Mbps,185 Mins.
Recording file system FAT32/exFAT
Recording file format MXF
Internal Recording format XF-HEVC: H.265/HEVC
Resolution 3840 x 2160 / 1920 x 1080Colour sampling YCC 4:2:2 10-bit
Bit rate: 3840 x 2160: 160 Mbps /110 Mbps (Long GOP)1920 x 1080: 60 Mbps /45 Mbps(Long GOP)
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Colour sampling YCC 4:2:0 8-bit
Bit rate 45 Mbps (Long GOP)
External Recording Output(Varies according to Recording Option selected) XF-HEVC: Camera mode
3840 x 2160: 59.94P/50.00P/29.97P/25.00P
1920 x1080: 59.94P/50.00P/29.97P/25.00P
PsF:1920 x1080: 59.94i/50.00i
1920 x1080 (12G-SDI) 29.97PsF/25.00PsF
1920 x1080 (HDMI) 59.94i/50.00i
1920x1080 (23.98P)
PsF ---1920x1080 (59.94i)
Simultaneous Recording Options 1. SD Card + SD Card: Relay or Simultaneous recording
2. SD Card + External device: 4K (Internal) 2K (External)/HDR (Internal), SDR (External)
Recording frame rate (PAL Mode) 50.00P/25.00P
Slow motion (PAL/50.00Hz Mode) Yes
1920 x 1080: 50.00P: x0.5/25.00P: x0.25. Max bit rate 180 Mbps
Pre Record (cache record) Yes. 3 seconds
Scan Reverse No
Still Image quality 1920 x1080 JPEG DCF Exif. Ver 2.3
Photo storage media SD Card. (Photo Function assigned to Assignable Button)
Audio Recording Linear PCM: 24-bit / 48 kHz / 4 channels (4.5 Mbps)
EBU/AES3 Standard; 48kHz/24-bit/2-ch
Audio Control Manual or Auto
Reference Tone 1KHz, -12dB / -18dB / -20dB / Off
Microphone level meter Yes
Display LCD Capacitive touch panel
Size 4-inch (10.1 cm)
Dots Approx. 1.23 million dots
Adjustable Yes
Touch Screen Focus Point Selection Yes. AF point selection, Face AF subject selection. Manual Focus: Focus Assist Reference Point Selection
Focus Assist Yes. Focus Guide Function in MF
Peaking Yes. Selectable Peaking Colour: Red / Blue / Yellow
Zebra Yes. 70%, 100%
Markers Yes. Horizontal (grey) / Horizontal (white) / Grid (grey) / Grid (white)
CVF Type Wide Screen Organic EL display
Size 0.46-inch
Dots approx. 1.77 million dots
Adjustable Yes
Viewing Angle 100%
Correction lens +2.0 --5 dioptre
Audio in XLR 3-pin jacks (x2), balanced on Handle Unit. 3.5mm Stereo jack (unbalanced) on camera body
Headphone output Yes. 3.5mm
Video monitor output No
USB Yes. Min-B and Hi-Speed USB supported
SDI output Yes. BNC Connector
[HD]: SMPTE ST 292
[3G]: SMPTE ST 424, 425
[6G]: SMPTE ST 2081
[12G]: SMPTE ST 2082
Audio: SMPTE ST 299
Output Impedance: 75 O
Output Signal Level: 0.8 Vp-p
Time code Yes, BNC selectable in/out. Timecode out via HDMI is possible
Genlock/Sync Yes. BNC. Function selected via menu
LAN Yes. Ethernet connector (RJ45) (supports 1000 BASE-T)
DC input Yes. 3.4mm Jack
Remote Control Terminal Yes, 2. Remote A: 2.5mm mini-mini jack/Remote B 8-pin jack (for RS-422)
IP Streaming Capability Yes, Third-party HEVC-IP decoder required
IP Streaming Output MPEG2-TS, HEVC/H.265; 3840 x 2160, 16
HEVC/H.265; 1920 x 1080, 9Mbps/4Mbps:
MPEG2-TS, AVC/H.264; 1920 x 1080, 9Mbps/4Mbps: 59.94i/50.00i
Exposure metering Standard (centre-weighted metering), Spotlight and Backlight .
The Standard setting is used in the FULL AUTO mode.
Exposure compensation Centre ±8 levels (±2.0, ±1.75, ±1.5, ±1.25, ±1.0, ±0.75, ±0.5, ±0.25, ±0)AE Response function via the menu.
Wave Form Monitor Yes
Auto Exposure mode Full Auto Mode
Auto Gain Control setting Yes
Auto Gain Control limit -6 dB -OFF / 33 dB (1 dB increments)
Gain setting Gain L/M/H
System Frequency 59.94kHz (NTSC)/50.00kHz (PAL). User selectable.
White Balance Setting Auto, Manual
Preset Daylight:5600 K (Initial value: 5600 K / ±0 CC) Adjustable range: 4300 K -8000 K / -5 CC -+5 CC
Tungsten: 3200 K (Initial value: 3200 K / ±0 CC) Adjustable range: 2700 K -3700 K / -5 CC -+5 CC
Colour Temperature Setting: Adjustable range: 2000 K -15000 K / -20 CC -+20 CC Initial value: 5600 K / ±0 CC
Set A / Set B
Shutter Speed Control Modes Auto, manual, Clear Scan, Slow, Angle ,Off
Shutter speed (PAL) 1/2 -1/2000 sec (depending on shooting option selected).
Shutter Angle Yes; 11.25°-360.00°(depending on shooting option selected).
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
25.00P: 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 Yes
Infrared shooting mode Yes
Built-in IR lamp Yes, in Handle Unit
Tally lamp Yes
Custom Button Assignment Yes. 14 assignable buttons (Camera Mode), 82 assignable functionsvia menu.
Wireless LAN standards IEEE802.11b/g/n/a (2.4 GHz/5 GHz)
Supported Wi-Fi Functions Browser Remote. (Camera Mode) FTP file transfer (Media Mode)
Encryption Open Encoding, Open WEP, Shared key/WEP, WPA, WPA2-PSK, or WPA2-PSK AES.
Supported Browser for Remote Operation Internet Explorer 8 or later, Safari (iOS 9 or 10), Safari (MacOS),
Android standard browser Android 4.4 -6.0
Remote Operation Control Features Aperture, ND control, Focus, focus adjustment, White balance
Shutter speed, Gain, Exposure compensation, Shooting mode, Zoom, Slot selection.
The free memory remaining on the media, time code, remaining battery charge, etc. can be checked. Live View.
Live view image Resolution Camera setting mode: 680 x 383
Simplified setting mode: 284 x 160
Power Consumption 50.00P: 3840x2160 XF-HEVC/160Mbps:-Approx. 20.8W (Recording), 18.1W (Playback)
50.00P: 1920x1080 XF-AVC/45Mbps:-Approx. 18.8W (Recording), 15.8W (Playback)
Battery Pack 14.4 V DC, BP-A30 (Supplied), BP-A60 (Optional)
Continuous Recording Time (approx.) 50.00P: 3840x2160 XF-HEVC/160Mbps:-Approx. 125 Mins (Maximum), 65 Minutes (Typical)
50.00P: 1920x1080 XF-AVC/45Mbps:-Approx. 135 Mins (Maximum), 80 Mins (Typical)
Mains Power 24V DC (Compact Power Adapter CA-CP200L, supplied)
Dimensions Approx. 191 x 258 x 433 mm (Approx. 7.5 x 10.2 x 17.0 in) [Including lens hood, eyecup and mic holder unit]
Weight (camera only) Approx. 2,600 g (including grip belt)