Canon XA40 Professional UHD 4K Camcorder
- 8.29 Megapixels
- 1 2/3" CMOS Sensor
- Up to UHD 4K30 Video Recording
- Mini-HDMI Output
- Integrated 20x Optical Zoom Lens
- Dual XLR and Mic/Line Audio Input
- Dual SD Relay and Simultaneous Recording
- DIGIC DV 6 Processor
- 3" Touchscreen LCD
- Tiltable Viewfinder
The Canon XA40 Professional UHD 4K Camcorder is a lightweight and compact camera featuring UHD 4K capture, a 1" CMOS sensor, two XLR audio inputs and one mini-HDMI output which fits right into the ENG category for documentary or journalism-style productions.
The XA40's optics include an integrated 20x HD optical zoom and an eight-bladed circular iris for more natural highlights. The camera's professional style features include Hybrid, Normal, Face Only, Manual Focus, Instant and Canon's Medium autofocus. This camera also features fast and slow motion recording, full manual control, optical and electronic image stabilisation, a 3" touchscreen LCD, user-assignable buttons, infrared mode and a DIGIC DV 6 image processor with high sensitivity and low noise. The XA40 also has display monitoring features such as colour bars, zebra and test tone.
The camera records UHD 4K30 and Full HD 1080p60 captured to dual SD card slots and outputs to a mini-HDMI port. The dual SD card slots allow for automatic switching from one card to another, as well as simultaneous recording to both. The XA40 can output up to 1920 x 1080p 10-bit 4:2:2 video at 59.94fps via its mini-HDMI output. On the audio side of the camera, the XA40 features four channels of LPCM audio with manual/automatic recording levels, a 3.5mm stereo mini input and two XLR inputs with phantom power. This cameras also features a built-in stereo microphone as well as a headphone jack.
Slow and Fast Motion Recording
The camera allows you to work in the way that any of your projects demand with continuous recording available in both Slow and Fast motion modes in both UHD and Full HD with a maximum speed of 1200x.
4K 20x Optical Zoom Lens with Wide Angle
Capture the images that you want and need with 20x optical zoom with wide angle starting from 29.3mm. Consistent of imaging is ensured by the powerful 5-axis image stabilisation, whilst 3D real-time lens group structure support wide-angle zoom operation.
Ultra-Compact Professional 4K UHD Camcorder
The combination of a 4K 1 2/3"-type CMOS sensor and DIGIC DV 6 image processor delivers high quality 4K UHD images and superior Full HD images thank to Over Sampling HD processing. Recordings in MP4 UHD 150Mbps at 25p and Full HD 35Mbps/17Mbps at 50P/25P are supported.
Infrared Recording Capability
The XA40 included an Infrared Mode, that allows users to capture video in conditions with little to no ambient light, this is the option of recording in white or green mode also.
Lightweight and Compact with Professional Features
The XA40 weights less than 1.2kg with 3.0-inch LCD touchscreen 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.