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For fast, compact, and powerful performance specially suited for on-the-go Electronic News Gathering (ENG) production, corporate videos and higher education, Canon’s XA35 Professional Camcorder offers a remarkable combination of portability, image quality and I/O capability. Its HD/SD-SDI Terminal offers easy connectivity to broadcast vans, workstations and other digital cinema/TV hardware, helping to provide incredibly fast transfer of uncompressed video with timecode and audio embedded for rapid productions. Plus, with a Genuine Canon 20x High Definition Optical Zoom lens and a newly designed HD CMOS Pro Image Sensor with improved low-light performance, the XA35 captures superb Full HD 1920x1080 video. It features two new modes: Wide DR Gamma and Highlight Priority, which help to deliver an expansive range of colours and tones virtually consistent with how they’re seen by the naked eye. A new interval recording option rounds out the XA35’s ability to capture dramatic footage on the fly with fast motion of up to 1200x the original speed. All this makes for a camcorder that helps facilitate speedy, outstanding-quality video capture that can be ideal for broadcast news, sports events, documentaries and other fast-moving recording situations.

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Print Specs

  • What's in the Box
    • XA35

    • Lens Hood (with Lens Barrier)

    • Battery Pack BP-820

    • Compact Power Adapter CA-570

    • Handle Unit HDU-1

    • Wireless Controller WL-D89

    • High Speed HDM Cable HTC-100/S

    • USB Interface Cable IFC-300PCU/S

    • Stereo Video Cable STV-250N

    • PIXELA Data Import Utility Disk

  • Standard Definition or High DefinitionHigh Definition
  • Power Supply

    7.4 V DC (battery pack), 8.4 V DC (DC IN)

  • Recording/Codec

    MPEG4-AVC / H.264

  • AudioLinear PCM (2ch)*, Dolby Digital (2ch) / MPEG-2 AAC-LC (2ch)
    * 28 Mbps/24 Mbps video recording modes only; 16-bit resolution
  • Image Sensor

    1/2.84-inch CMOS, RGB Primary Color Filter

  • Effective Pixels

    Approx. 2.91 Megapixels (2136 x 1362)

  • Total Pixels

    Approx. 3.09 Megapixels (2208 x 1398)

  • LensZoom Ratio: 20x Optical / 400x Digital
    Focal Length: 3.67–73.4mm (35mm equivalent: 26.8-576mm with Standard IS/IS Off, 28.8-576mm with Dynamic IS)
    Zoom Speed:Variable speed / Constant speed (16 levels); Fast, Normal or Slow
    Max. F/Stop: f/1.8-2.8
  • Focusing SystemHybrid AF (TTL-video signal detection system and external phase difference metering system):
    Instant AF, Medium AF, Normal AF (TTL-video signal selection system), Face Only AF, Manual Focus
  • Max. Shutter Speed

    Movie: 1/2000 sec.

  • White Balance

    Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H

  • Frame RateAVCHD - 1080: 59.94P / 59.94i / PF29.97 / 23.98P
    MP4 - 1080: 59.94P / 29.97P / 23.98P; 720 and 360: 29.97P / 23.98P
  • Minimum IlluminationAuto Mode: Approx. 1.2 lux (shutter speed 1/30 sec. and with auto slow shutter on)
    Low Light Mode: Approx. 0.1 lux (shutter speed 1/2 sec.)
  • Viewfinder

    0.24- inch, TFT Widescreen color LCD (Equivalent to approx. 1.56 million dots; 100% field of view)

  • LCD Screen (Monitor Unit)

    3.5-inch OLED, Capacitive Touch Panel (Approx. 1.23 million dots)

  • Microphone

    3.5mm diameter stereo mini-jack, MIC/LINE switching possible

  • Recording Media

    2 SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slots

  • USB Terminal

    mini-B receptacle and Hi-Speed USB supported (output only)

  • Video Terminal

    3.5mm diameter 4-pole mini-jack (video/audio output only)

  • Audio Terminal

    3.5mm stereo mini-jack

  • HDMI Terminal

    HDMI OUT mini connector

  • AV Mini-terminal/Headphone Terminal

    3.5mm 4-pole mini-jack (video/audio output only)

  • Operating Temperature RangeApprox. -5 - 45°C, 60% relative humidity (operation)
    Approx. 0 - 40°C, 85% relative humidity (performance)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D)

    4.3 x 3.3 x 7.2 in. / 109 x 84 x 182mm (Not including lens hood, grip belt, microphone holder and handle unit)

  • Weight

    Approx. 1.7 lb. / 765g (includes grip belt)