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The Canon XA20 is superb professional video camera built for filmmaking and videography. It features a Full HD 1920 x 1080 CMOS sensor that's capable of capturing videos at different frame rates up to 59.94p even at low-light. The HD Video Lens has a wide angle 20x Optical zoom that brings you closer to the action. Another feature is its 8-bladed circular aperture that condenses highlights in a more natural way. It also features its DIGIC DV 4 image processor, which is a high-speed processing engine that is supported by the Intelligent IS to reduce image distortion in different shooting scenarios. The processor is able to record in 28Mbps AVCHD or 35Mbps Mp4 format. The XA20 has a 3.5” OLED Touchscreen panel and an electronic viewfinder that accommodates different shooting positions. This video camera features Instant Auto Focus and modes for exposure, white balance, shutter speed and many more. Physical features include the high-quality integrated mic and the two XLR inputs that provide professional connectivity. It also has Wi-Fi connectivity that lets you transfer your videos wirelessly to your iOS and android devices. A remote function can also be enabled via the Wi-Fi device. Dual-recording can also be done with the two SD Card slots in which the image processor records simultaneously two codecs of videos to each of the SD cards.
Product Features in Detail
20x zoom wide angle Canon HD Video Lens
Capture more than ever thanks to the XA20’s stunning new 26.8mm wide angle lens. A 20x zoom gets you closer to the action, while Dynamic Optical Image Stabilisation compensates for shake in 5 directions to provide ultra-steady images. f/1.8 maximum aperture, an 8-blade iris and EDM technology enable beautiful ‘bokeh’ effects.
8.77cm (3.5”) OLED touchscreen and tiltable EVF
Despite its compact size, the XA20 provides high-quality monitoring. An OLED touch screen with a 1.23 million dot resolution offers better response times, definition, contrast and colour reproduction than LCD equivalents. A 0.61cm (0.24”) 1.56 million dot EVF can tilt up to 45° to accommodate different shooting positions.
XA20 features comprehensive audio control. Two XLR inputs provide professional connectivity, whilst linear PCM and Dolby Digital recording options are available². A built-in microphone and 3.5mm input jack are also available.
Built-in Wi-Fi, GPS compatibility
Transfer footage wirelessly via an iOS phone or tablet, or via FTP at up to 150 Mbps³. Remotely control camera functions through a Wi-Fi enabled device – no apps required. Location data can be recorded using an optional GPS accessory.
1/2.84” HD CMOS Pro sensor
With an effective pixel count of approximately 2.91 megapixels, the new Canon HD CMOS sensor delivers stunning picture quality – even in low light – as well as outstanding dynamic range and realistic colour reproduction.
A next-generation DIGIC DV 4 processor expands your options. AVCHD video can be recorded at up to 28Mbps in 1080/50P, whilst for maximum quality a 35Mbps 1080/50P MP4 recording mode is available. Inclusion of two SDXC/SDHC memory card slots allows simultaneous recording¹ of high-quality HD and lower resolution MP4 files for easier file transfer – ideal when a quick turn-around of footage is needed. Fast and slow motion recording options are available in MP4 modes.
Thanks to the infrared light source built into the handle, this camera can easily be used at night or in low ambient light conditions – ideal for the wildlife videographer.
Compact, lightweight body
This discreet camera is ideal for shooting in sensitive or confined environments and its lightweight body reduces fatigue during extended periods of hand-held filming.
Focus and Exposure Aids
In order to enhance focusing capability, the XA20 provides Focus Assist. It includes amplification, which helps in capturing your subject in razor-sharp focus. It works by providing a 2x magnification of your subject, which is automatically stopped when you start recording. It also has color peaking, which shows the shooting objects focused areas in actual colors.
The XA20 gives the ability to capture high quality still images. Photos may be taken to an SD card while shooting video, as well as “frame grabbed” during playback.
Smart Battery Feature
The XA20 is compatible with most Canon Intelligent Lithium-ion batteries. These batteries can communicate to the unit and tell the remaining power time down to the minute so the user knows how to utilize the remaining energy.
Canon Dynamic and Intelligent Image Stabilization
The XA20 offers an advanced optical image stabilization system suited for reducing image blur in a wide variety of shooting situations and the Dynamic Mode, which provides electronic correction of roll and tilt. The different image stabilization options can be selected manually, or the Intelligent IS system detects and identifies the proper stabilization mode depending on the situation.
Included in the Box
The Canon XA20 Full HD Camcorder comes with 12 months warranty with Canon Australia.
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