Canon XF205 HD Camcorder PAL

by Canon
In Stock $2700.00
Canon XF205 HD Camcorder PAL
The Canon XF205 is a compact, fully-featured camcorder that is suitable for traditional multi-camera productions as well as ENG/event style coverage and independent and documentary filmmaking.

1920 x 1080, 1/2.84" CMOS Sensor
20x Zoom with Zoom, Focus, Iris Rings
50Mbps MPEG-2 and 35Mbps MP4 Recording
4:2:2 Color Sampling
Dual CF and Single SDXC Card Slots
Dual XLR Inputs, 4-Channels of Audio
Orientable Hand Grip
HDMI, WiFi and Ethernet
HD-SDI, 3G-SDI, Time Code, Genlock

Specifications

Image Sensor

Sensor : 1/2.84 type HD CMOS Pro
Filter : RGB Primary Colour filter (Bayer array)
Total Pixels : 3.09 megapixels (2208 x 1398)
Effective pixels per sensor : 2.91 megapixels (2136 x 1362)

Lens

Zoom ratio : 20 x Optical
Focal length : 3.67 - 73.4mm (35mm equivalent: 28.8 - 576mm)
Minimum focus distance : 60cm (throughout zoom range), 10mm (Wide MACRO setting)
ND filter : Built-in gradation ND filter

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 :
Zoom Rocker - Variable speed/Fixed speed (Fast/Normal/Slow, 16 speed level settings available in each mode);
Grip zoom - Fixed speed (Fast/Normal/Slow, 16 speed level settings available in each mode)
Zoom Ring - As operation speed

Focus control : Manual control via focus ring, automatic (Instant AF, Medium AF, TV AF, Face Detection AF, Face Only AF), Push AF
Iris control : Ring control; Full Auto
Aperture range : f1.8 - f16
Filter diameter : 58mm
Lens elements/groups : 12/10
Aperture blades : 8 Blade Circular Aperture
Image stabilization system : Dynamic IS and Powered IS, 5 Axis image stabilisation
Digital zoom/Teleconverter : 1.5x; 3x; 6x

Image processor

Type : DIGIC DV 4

Recording

Video storage media :
Type 1 Compact Flash memory cards (2 card slots);
SD Card x 1
Dual Format recording, Double slot (simultaneous) recording and Relay (continuous) recording possible.
Type :
UDMA4, 30MB/s or faster (40MB/s or faster for Fast/Slow recording);
SD card Class 4 or higher, Class 6 and 10 recommended for 35Mbps MP4 recording
Recording time : 128GB CF card: Up to 320 mins (1080/50i @ 50 Mbps)
128GB SD Card: up to 8 Hours (MP4/50P @35Mbps)
Recording file format : Material eXchange Format (MXF) to CF card, MP4 to SD card

Recording format :
MPEG-2 Long GOP
50Mbps CBR (4:2:2) MPEG-2 422P@HL;
35Mbps VBR (4:2:0) MPEG-2 MP@HL;
25Mbps CBR (4:2:0) MPEG-2 MP@H14
MP4: MPEG-4/AVC/H.264
35/24/17/9/3 Mbps;
All modes variable bit rate, 4:2:0 colour sampling

Recording frame rate (PAL Mode) :
MXF
50Mbps : 1920 x 1080/50i, 25p; 1280 x 720/50p, 25p;
35Mbps : 1920 x 1080/50i, 25p; 1440 x 1080/50i; 1280 x 720/50p, 25p;
25Mbps : 1440 x 1080/50i, 25p
MP4 :
35/24Mbps 1920 x 1080: 50P/25P
17Mbps 1280 x 720: 50P
9 Mbps 1280 x 720: 25P
3Mbps 640 x 360: 25P

Slow/Fast motion :
YES (MXF recording only)
720p : 12, 15, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 32, 34, 37, 42, 45, 48, 50fps
1080p : 12, 15, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25fps
Interval record : YES MXF recording only. 2, 6 or 12 frames, 25 time intervals
Frame record : YES. 2, 6 or 12 frames
Pre Record (cache record) : YES (3 seconds)
Scan Reverse : YES. Vertical/horizontal/both
Photo storage media : SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card

Still quality :
During video recording 1920 x 1080 in 1920 x 1080 or 1440 x 1080 mode, 1280 x 720; 1280 x 720 mode
During playback 1920x1080

System

Panel -
Type : Capacitive Organic LED
Size : 8.77cm (3.5") Organic EL (OLED)
Dots : 1.23m (approx. equivalent)
Image quality adjustments : Brightness, contrast, colour, sharpness
Adjustable : Yes
Waveform Monitor : Yes, selectable on/off; Line, Line and Spot,Field, RGB, YPbPr
Focus Assist : Peaking; Magnifying; Edge Monitor (using waveform display)
Peaking : Peaking 1, Peaking 2 (Colour, Gain, Frequency customisable for each)
Zebra : Level 1; Level 2; Both, Output via HD-SDI or HDMI
Markers : On/Off (Aspect ratio, Safe area, Grid, Horizontal, Centre)

EVF -
Size : 1.15cm (0.45")
Dots : 1.23m (approx. equivalent)
Image quality adjustments : Brightness, contrast, colour, backlight,
Adjustable : Vertical tilt, up to 68o
Viewing Angle : 28.2o
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 : YES (BNC HD-SDI, output only)
HDMI : YES (HDMI(tm) mini connector, output only, 1080/50p output possible)
IEEE 1394 (Firewire) : NO
USB : YES (Mini-B, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, output only)
3G-HD/SD-SDI output : YES, selectable (BNC, output only, embedded audio and time code)
Time code : YES (BNC, switchable input/output)
Genlock : YES (BNC, Sync in/out selectable)
LAN : YES, Ethernet (1000BASE-T supported)
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 (x2)
Accessory shoe : YES (cold shoe)
Custom Button Assignment : YES (13 assignable buttons; select from 28 functions)
Rotating Side Grip : Yes. 120o angle of rotation in 15o increments
Custom Dial : NO

Shooting

Exposure -
Exposure metering : Standard (centre weighted), Spotlight, Backlight
Exposure compensation : -2 to +2 EV
Auto Exposure mode : Full Auto
Push Auto Iris : NO
Auto Gain Control setting : Full Auto/AGC Limit/Manual
Auto Gain Control limit : 3dB, 0dB, 3dB, 6dB, 9dB,12dB,15dB,18dB, 21dB,24dB, 27dB,33dB
Gain setting : -6dB / -3dB / 0dB/ 3dB / 6dB/ 12dB / 18dB / 24dB / 27dB /33dB / TUNE (0.5 dB increments from 0 to 27 dB).27dB maximum in Auto mode

Shutter speed -
Control Modes : Full Auto / Manual control (Auto; Speed; Angle; Clear Scan (CS); Slow Shutter (SLS); IR Slow Shutter)
Shutter speed : 1/18 to 1/2000 depending on frame rate
Shutter Angle : 11.25o to 360o depending on frame rate
Slow Shutter (SLS) : 1/3, 1/6, 1/12, 1/25 (depending on frame rate)
Clear Scan : 50i/p: 50 to 250.51Hz; 25p: 25 to 250.51Hz

Infrared -
Infrared shooting mode : YES (green or white)
Built-in IR lamp : YES

Custom Picture -
Stored Configurations : 9 (Including Wide DR)
Storage Medium : SD/SDHC memory card
Gamma : 6 preset profiles
Master Pedestal : -50 to +50
Master Black : -50 to +50 for each of R,G,B
Black Gamma : Adjustable height, width and apex
Low Key Saturation : -50 to +50 adjusts colour saturation in low brightness area
Knee : Adjusts over exposure characteristic (Automatic, Slope, Point, Saturation)
Sharpness : Adjustment for Detail level, Detail frequency, Coring, HV balance, Detail limit, Knee Aperture, Level Depend, Ingredient Ratio
Noise reduction : Off, Automatic, On (1 to 12)
Skin detail : Effect Level (Low, Middle, High), Hue, Chroma, Area, Y Level
Selective Noise Reduction : Effect Level (Low, Middle, High), Hue, Chroma, Area, Y Level
Colour matrix : Normal 1 -4, Cine 1 - 2, Wide DR Matrix and Hue -18 - +18, Colour Gain -50 - +50
White balance : -50 to +50 white balance offset for R,G,B
Colour correction : Area selection / area revision of two areas
Setup level : -50 to +50 On/Off
Clip 100% IRE : Limits output to 100% after setup adjustment
Wireless LAN standards : IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz band) / IEEE 802.11a/n (5GHz band)
Supported Wi-Fi Functions : Rec start/stop, 3 speed focus control, 3 speed zoom control, WB mode/adjust, Iris, Shutter,Colour Temperature,Assign Button,ND Auto/Off
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 in Full Auto Mode
Preset : A, B, Preset (Daylight, Tungsten), Colour Temperature

Time code -
Countup system : Regen, RecRun, FreeRun, External, Hold
Start value setting : "00:00:00:00", Set/Reset selectable

Audio -
Recording : 16-bit 4ch or 2ch (48 kHz) linear PCM
Control : Audio limiter, Auto/manual settings via control dials on handle
Microphone attenuation : YES
Microphone level meter : YES

In the Box

Lens Hood with Lens Cover
Lens Cap
Eyecup
Microphone Holder Unit
Set of Screws for Microphone Holder Unit
CA-930(A) Compact Power Adapter
AC Cable
DC Cable
BP-955 Battery Pack (with Terminal Cover)
WL-D6000 Wireless Controller
Lithium Battery for WL-6000
Canon XF205 Operation Manual

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