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- 20x Optical Zoom
- 2.91 megapixels 1/2.84 type advanced HD CMOS PRO Sensor
- 3.5" (8.77cm) Organic LED touch screen, 100% view
- Wide DR Gamma (600%) Mode
- Intelligent 5-axis OIS and Dynamic IS
- XLR Audio Inputs with Manual Controls
- AVCHD and MP4 formats
- Built-in Dual Band Wi-Fi
- GPS Capable
- SDXC/SDHC/SD memory card
- 2 Years Genuine Warranty from Canon Australia
The combination of compactness and pro video factors makes the XA30 Professional Camcorder standout from many other camcorders. Its 2.91 megapixels 1/2.84 type advanced HD CMOS PRO Sensor and 20x Optical Zoom very much fits on shooting events to documentary films. The camera records up to 1920x1080 video at 23.98p, 29.97p, 59.94p, and 59.94p rates in AVCHD and MP4 formats storable to SDXC/SDHC/SD memory card. It offers Wide DR Gamma (600%) mode that compresses high brightness areas and intelligent 5-axis OIS and Dynamic IS to enhance the optical image stabilization. The XLR Audio Inputs with Manual Controls enables full control of the video’s audio. XA30 also features 3.5" (8.77cm) Organic LED touch screen, 100% view, Built-in Dual Band Wi-Fi and is GPS Capable.
Product Features in Detail
20x zoom wide angle Canon HD video lens
Capture superb quality footage thanks to the XA30’s stunning and versatile 26.8mm¹ wide angle lens. A 20x zoom gets you up close 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.
Improved 1/2.84" HD CMOS Pro sensor
The newly developed Canon HD CMOS Pro sensor achieves an effective pixel count of approximately 2.91 megapixels to deliver stunning Full HD picture quality. With increased sensitivity and an improved signal-to-noise ratio, low light images in particular appear cleaner with reduced noise.
Flexible new image settings
Two new picture settings help you achieve even more impressive results. Wide DR mode gives you a 600% dynamic range, resulting in bright images with high contrast that retain detail in both highlight and shadow areas, without the need for post-production. Highlight Priority mode reproduces footage with more natural tones, richer colours and detail particularly in areas of high brightness² perfect for scenes with bright skies and reflective surfaces.
8.77cm (3.5") OLED touchscreen and tiltable EVF
Despite its compact size, the XA30 provides high-quality monitoring. An easy-to-use OLED touch screen with a 1.23 million dot resolution offers faster response times and superior definition, contrast and colour reproduction compared to LCD equivalents. A 0.61cm (0.24”) 1.56 million dot EVF can tilt up to 45° - easily accommodating a range of shooting positions.
Versatile dual-format recording
AVCHD video can be recorded at up to 28Mbps in 1080/50P; while for maximum quality, select the 35Mbps 1080/50P MP4 recording mode. The two SDXC/SDHC memory card slots allow for simultaneous recording³ 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 with interval recording (x2 to x1200) are available in MP4 modes.
The XA30 features comprehensive audio control. Two XLR terminals provide professional connectivity, while high quality linear PCM and Dolby Digital recording options come as standard.⁴ A built-in microphone and 3.5mm input jack offer extra choice and flexibility.
The XA30 can easily be used at night or in low ambient light conditions thanks to the improved sensor sensitivity and bright infrared light source built into the handle – making it ideal for the wildlife videographer.
Built-in Wi-Fi, expandable for GPS
Transfer footage wirelessly using an iOS phone or tablet, or via FTP at up to 150 Mbps⁵. Remotely control camera functions through a Wi-Fi enabled device with no need for separate apps. Location data can be recorded using an optional GPS accessory.
Compact, lightweight body
With its detachable handle, this discreet and highly portable camera is ideal for shooting in sensitive or confined environments. Its lightweight body reduces fatigue during extended periods of hand-held filming.
¹ 35mm equivalent
² Monitor brightness settings may need to be increased
³ Simultaneous recording not available in 1080/50P recording modes
⁴ Linear PCM audio available in AVCHD 28Mbps recording mode only
⁵ Wireless internet access point required for FTP file transfer
Included in the Box
Canon XA30 Professional Camcorder
Lens Hood (with Lens Barrier)
BP-820 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (1780mAh)
CA-570 Compact AC Power Adapter
Top Handle Unit
WL-D89 Wireless Controller
STV-250N Stereo Video Cable
Software CD with PIXELA Data Import Utility Disk
2 Years Genuine Warranty from Canon Australia
The Canon XA30 Professional Camcorder comes with 2 Years Genuine Warranty from Canon Australia.
Our products are sourced from authorised Australian suppliers and therefore come with genuine Australian warranty.
Camera Warehouse does not ‘Grey Import’ products or participate in 'Grey Market' or 'Parallel Import' activities.
IMAGE SENSOR Sensor 1/2.84 type HD CMOS Pro System RGB primary colour filter Total pixels per sensor Approx. 3.09 megapixels Effective pixels per sensor Approx. 2.91 megapixels (2136 x 1362) Minimum illumination (PAL Version) Auto: 1.0 lux With Auto Slow Shutter selected Low Light Mode: 0.1 lux Horizontal Resolution 900 TV lines at highest image quality LENS Zoom ratio 20x Focal length 26.8 - 576mm (35mm equivalent / 28.8-576mm with Dynamic IS on) Minimum focus distance 60cm (throughout zoom range); 10mm (wide angle) ND filter Built-in gradation filter (Auto or Off) Zoom control Zoom rockers on body and handle; Selectable manual zoom/focus ring on lens; Selectable High Speed and Soft Zoom modes available Zoom speed Variable (body rocker only) or Constant speed (body and handle rocker; Fast/Normal/Slow, 16 speed level settings in each) Focus control MANUAL: Lens ring, Touchscreen OLED (touch Focus, Touch and Track), Focus Preset AUTO: Face Priority AF / Face Only AF / Instant AF / Medium AF / TV AF Iris control Custom dial; Touchscreen; Auto Aperture range f1.8 - f8 Filter diameter 58mm Lens elements/groups 10-Dec Aperture blades 8 Blade Circular Aperture Image stabilization system Optical lens shift system (angle & vector movement detection) + electronic stabilisation; Up to 400x; 4 modes: Intelligent (Auto), Dynamic, Standard, Powered Digital zoom Built-in 2x Digital Teleconverter (cannot be used with Digital Zoom) IMAGE PROCESSOR Type DIGIC DV 4 RECORDING Video storage media SDXC/SDHC/SD memory card (2 card slots); Dual Format recording, Double slot (simultaneous) recording and Relay (continuous) recording possible.1 Type Class 6 (or higher) cards recommended for 1080/50P recording; Class 4 (or higher) cards recommended for other Full HD recording Recording time 128GB SDXC card: 10hrs 10mins (AVCHD max. quality)1 8hrs 00mins (MP4 max. quality)1 91hrs 55mins (MP4 lowest quality)1 Recording file format AVCHD Progressive (v2.0, high profile); MP4 AVCHD (all modes variable bit rate, 4:2:0 colour sampling): 1920x1080: 50p (28Mbps, linear PCM audio available); 1920x1080: 50i/PF25 (24Mbps, 17Mbps); 1440x1080: 50i/PF25 (5Mbps) Recording format MP4 (all modes variable bit rate, 4:2:0 colour sampling): 1920x1080: 50p (35Mbps); 1920x1080: 25P (24Mbps, 17Mbps); 1280x720: 25P (4Mbps); 640x360: 25P (3Mbps) Slow/Fast motion YES (MP4 HD mode only) x0.5/x2/x4/x10/x20/x60/x120/x1200 Interval Record NO Frame Record NO Pre Record (cache record) YES (3 seconds) Scan Reverse NO HD->SD conversion NO Internal Data Transfer MOVIE & STILLS: Yes (card to card) Photo storage media SDXC/SDHC/SD memory card Still quality During video recording or playback: 1920 x 1080/1280 x 720/640 x 360 SYSTEM Monitoring Panel Type Capacitive Organic LED Size 8.77cm (3.5"), 100% view Dots 1.23 million-dot equivalent Touch Screen Yes. Touch and Drag operations supported Image quality adjustments Brightness, backlight, OLED colour balance Adjustable YES (270 degree rotation about horizontal axis) Waveform Monitor NO Focus Assist Peaking; Magnifying Peaking YES Zebra YES (70% or 100% reference level) Markers ON/OFF (Level, Grid) CVF Size 0.61cm (0.24"), 100% view Dots 1.56 million dots equivalent Adjustable YES (tiltable to 45 degrees) Correction lens + 2.0 to -5.5 diopter INPUTS / OUTPUTS Audio in XLR inputs with 48V phantom power (x2), 3.5mm microphone input jack Headphone output 3.5mm stereo jack Video monitor output NO HDMI YES (HDMITM mini connector, output only, IEEE 1394 (Firewire) NO USB YES (Mini-B, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, output only) HD/SD-SDI output NO Time code YES (Embedded in SDI output; superimposed on HDMI Output signal) Genlock NO Component out NO AV terminal 3.5mm mini jack (output only for video and audio) DC input YES Remote Control Terminal 2.5mm mini jack Colour Bars YES (SMPTE or EBU), with 1KHz Tone MISC Tally lamp YES, in detachable handle Accessory shoe YES (cold shoe) Custom key YES (5 assignable buttons; select from 22 functions) Custom Dial YES (Shutter Priority (Tv), Aperture Priority (Av), Manual Exposure, exposure compensation, AGC limit) SHOOTING FUNCTIONS EXPOSURE Exposure metering Centre-weighted average or segment evaluative (determined by shooting mode); No metering: Fireworks mode, Fixed exposure (1/50 sec.) Exposure compensation -3 to +3 EV (12 steps); Backlight Correction available (Auto or always on) Auto Exposure mode Smart Auto, Face Detection AE; Manual control via Touch Exposure and Exposure Compensation functions Exposure Lock YES (via touchscreen) Auto Gain Control setting YES. Touch Exposure available Auto Gain Control limit Auto / Manual ISO Sensitivity 0 to 24dB, 1dB increments (0 to 18dB in Cinema Mode) Gain setting 0 to 24dB, 1dB increments (0 to 18dB in Cinema Mode) SHUTTER SPEED Control Modes Full Auto / Manual control (touchscreen LCD or control dial) Shutter speed 1/6 to 1/2000 (depending on Scene Mode and frame rate) Slow Shutter (SLS) Yes. Auto On or Off Clear Scan NO INFARED Infrared shooting mode YES (green or white) Built-in IR lamp YES, in detachable handle 3D SHOOTING ASSIST OIS Axis Shift NO Focal Length Guide NO SHOOTING MODES Smart AUTO YES Program AE AUTO; M mode: P, Tv, Av, M (manual exposure), SCN (Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks); Cinema mode: P, Tv, Av, M Image Looks settings Standard, Highlight Priority, Wide DR Cinema Features Cinema-Look Filter (9 options, including customisable 'Cinema Standard') Image Effects Brightness, Contrast, Sharpness, Colour Depth WI-FI & GPS SPECIFICATIONS Wireless LAN standards IEEE 802.11b/g/n/a(2.4GHz or 5GHz band) 2 Supported Wi-Fi Functions Remote Operation; Movie Uploader (YouTube and Facebook)3; Playback (in browser); Media Server; FTP File Transfer Supported Browser for Remote Operation Internet Explorer 8 or later, Safari (iOS), Safari (MacOS), Android standard browser Remote Operation Control Features Aperture, Focus, WB, shutter Speed, Gain, Exposure Compensation, Shooting Mode, Slot select, Start/Stop Recording Live view image Resolution Camera setting mode: 680 x 383; Simplified setting: 284 x 160 Authentication Systems Open/WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK Encryption WEP64, WEP128, TKIP, AES GPS Information (Optional Accessory) Latitude/Longtitude/Elevation, Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) WHITE BALANCE Auto YES Preset 6: Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten (incandescent lamps or halogen bulbs), Fluorescent H (3-wavelength type fluorescent), Fluorescent (white fluorescent) Manual setting Set 1, Set 2, Colour Temperature (2,000–15,000 K, 100K steps) TIME CODE Countup system Regen/Rec Run/Free Run/Preset (Non-Drop Frame) Start value setting “00:00:00:00”, Set/Reset selectable AUDIO Recording AVCHD: Linear PCM4 (2ch, 16 bit, 48 kHz) or Dolby Digital (AC-3 2ch, 48kHz) MP4: MPEG-2 AAC LC (2 ch) Control Audio controls include: Independent 2ch Line/Mic/Mic+48V input; Independent level control per channel (-∞ to +18 dB); Independent audio limiters (2 ch); Input mic trimming Microphone attenuation Auto/On/Off (20dB) Microphone level meter YES Wind Screen YES Zoom Microphone YES (customisable frequency response and directivity) ACCESSORIES Supplied Lens hood with barrier, Mic holder unit, Handle unit (HDU-1), Wireless Controller (WL-D89), Battery Pack BP-820, High Speed HDMI Cable (HTC100/S), Compact Power unit CA-570, AC Cable, Interface Cable (IFC-300PCU/S), Stereo Video Cable (STV-250N), PIXELA Data Import Utility Ver2.0 Optional Canon Battery Pack BP-820/BP-828, Canon Compact Power Adapter CA-570, Canon Battery Charger CG-800E/CG-800B, Canon HDMI cable HTC-100, Canon Stereo Video Cable STV-250N, Canon Tele Converter TL-H58, Canon Wide Attachment WA-H58, Canon Wireless Microphone WM-V1, Canon Soft Carrying Case SC-1000, SC-2000, Wrist Strap, WS-20, Canon PROTECT Filter 58 mm, Canon ND4-L Filter 58 mm, Canon ND8-L Filter 58 mm, Canon GPS Receiver GP-E2, Canon Battery Video Light VL-10Li/VL-10LiII (Model A/B only), Canon Battery Pack BP-900 series (for VL-10Li/VL-10LiII), Canon Compact Power Adapter CA-910/920/930 (for charging BP-900 series) Backup power supply Lithium coin battery (built-in) Power Consumption Max Approx. 5.0W5 (AVCHD) / 5.1W (MP4) 5 Continuous Recording Time Supplied BP-820: Approx. 145 minutes5 Optional BP-828: Approx. 220 minutes5 MISCELLANEOUS Dimensions Approx. 109 x 84 x 182 mm (main body only) Approx. 131 x 180 x 231 mm (fully equipped) Detachable handle YES Weight (camera only) Approx. 765 g Weight (fully equipped) Approx. 11 g Operating Temperature range -5 to +45ºC, 60% relative humidity 0ºC to +40ºC, 80% relative humidityDisclaimersAll specifications are subject to change without noticeFootnotesVideo storage media - ¹ After 12 hours of continuous recording, camcorder will stop recording and re-start automatically. Simultaneous/Dual Format recording not available in 1080/50P modes.Recording time - ¹ After 12 hours of continuous recording, camcorder will stop recording and re-start automatically. Simultaneous/Dual Format recording not available in 1080/50P modes.Wireless LAN standards - ¹ 5Ghz not available in Qatar, capability and functionality may vary by regionSupported Wi-Fi Functions - ¹ iOS devices only, excludes MP4 1080/50P modeRecording - ¹ AVCHD 1080/50P mode onlyPower Consumption - ¹ 28Mbps / 35Mbps recording, normal EVF brightnessContinuous Recording Time - ¹ 28Mbps / 35Mbps recording, normal EVF brightness
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