Canon XA55 4K Camcorder PAL

by Canon
In Stock $1870.00
Canon XA55 4K Camcorder PAL
8.29MP, 1" CMOS Sensor
Up to UHD 4K25 Video Recording
Mini-HDMI and 3G-SDI Output
Integrated 15x Optical Zoom Lens
Dual XLR and Mic/Line Audio Input
5-Axis Optical Image Stabilization
Dual-Pixel CMOS Autofocus Feature
Dual SD Relay and Simultaneous Recording
DIG!C DV 6 Processor



Sensor : 1.0-type CMOS
Filter : RGB Primary Colour Filter
Total Pixels : Approx. 13.4 MP
Effective pixels per sensor : Approx. 8.29 MP (3840 x2160)
Subject illumination range : Approx. 0.1 lx to 100,000 lx

Minimum illumination (PAL)
P Mode: Approx. 1.4 lx (shutter speed 1/25 sec., 50.00P; with auto slow shutter On)
Low Light Mode: Approx. 0.1 lx (shutter speed 1/2 sec.)


Zoom ratio : 15x optical
Focal length (35mm equivalent) : Approx. 25.5 to 382.5 mm
Minimum focus distance : 10 mm at wide end, 60 cm across entire zooming range
Aperture : f/2.8 - f/11 (AV Priority and Manual Modes)
Aperture blades : 9 blades
Filter diameter : 58mm

Image stabilization system :
Optical system (lens shift) + electronic stabilization
Dynamic, Standard, Powered, Off

ND filter
3 densities: turret switched, motor-driven.
ND 1/4, ND 1/16, and ND 1/64.

Focus control
MANUAL: Lens ring and touchscreen point selection (Focus Guide and Peaking assist functions), Focus Preset.
AUTOFOCUS: Touchscreen AF point selection, Face Detection and Tracking, Face Only AF.
(Continuous AF, AF-Boosted MF, AF Speed, AF Response, AF Frame size)

Focus System : Dual Pixel CMOS AF, Contrast AF

Digital zoom / Teleconverter : 300x Digital Zoom, 2x Digital Teleconverter


Type : DIGIC DV 6
Dynamic Range : 800% in Wide DR mode
Colour Sampling : YCC 4:2:0
Bit depth : 8-bit


Video storage media : SD/SDHC/SDXC card (2 card slots)
Type : Class U3 cards recommended

Recording time (64GB Card, approx.)
MP4: 150Mbps: 55 mins / 35Mbps: 220 mins
XF-AVC: 160 Mbps: 50 mins / 45 Mbps: 185 mins

Recording file system : FAT32/exFAT

Internal recording format (PAL)
XF-AVC: 3840 x 2160 (160Mbps) / 1920 x1080 (45 Mbps)
MP4: 3840 x 2160 (150Mbps) / 1920 x 1080 (35/17 Mbps)

External recording output (PAL)
SDI / HDMI output (Camera mode)
UHD recording mode: 1920 x 1080 25.00P YCC4:2:2 8-bit
Full HD recording mode: 1920 x 1080 50.00P / 25.00P; 1280 x720 50.00P YCC4:2:2 10-bit

External monitoring : SDI / HDMI (50.00i)

Recording frame rate (PAL)
MP4: 25.00P (UHD), 50.00P / 25.00P (Full HD)
XF-AVC: 25.00P (UHD), 50.00P / 50.00i / 25.00P (Full HD)

Slow/Fast motion (PAL)
3840 x 2160 / 25.00P: x2, x4, x10, x20, x60, x120, x600, x1200
1920 x 1080 / 50.00P: x2, x4, x10, x20, x60, x120, x600, x1200
1920 x 1080 / 25.00P: x0.5

Pre Recording function : Yes. 3 seconds
Still photos : JPEG up to 3840x2160


MP4: MPEG-2 AAC-LC (16-bit 2ch) / LPCM (16-bit 4ch)
XF-AVC: LPCM (24-bit 4ch)

Audio control :
Manual or Auto
Independent 2ch Line/Mic/Mic+48V input;
Independent level control per channel (-∞ to +18 dB);
Independent audio limiters (2 ch);
Input mic trimming


Type : Capacitive LCD touch panel
Size : 3.0-inch (7.5 cm, approx. 460,000 dots)
Waveform Monitor : No
Focus Assist : Dual Pixel Focus Guide / Peaking / Magnify

Selectable Peaking Colour: Red / Blue / Yellow

Zebra : 70% or 100% reference level
Markers : Grid (white/grey) and Level (white/grey)


Size : 0.24-inch, approx. 1.56 million dots
Correction lens : +2.0 to -5 dioptre


Audio Input :
XLR 3-pin jack (x2) with 48V phantom power, Line and Mic options on detachable handle, 3.5mm microphone input jack (Supply Voltage 2.4V DC), Built-in Mic

Headphone output : 3.5mm stereo mini jack
HDMI Output : HDMITM mini connector
USB : Mini-B, Hi-Speed USB, PTP class supported

SDI output : 3G-SDI with BNC connector

Time code : Superimposed on HDMI output signal (Camera Mode only)
Genlock : No
LAN : No
AV terminal : No
DC input : 3.4mm jack
Remote Control Terminal : 2.5mm mini jack


Battery : Canon Battery Pack BP-820 (supplied), BP-828 (optional)

Power Consumption (recording)
UHD / (150Mbps / 160Mbps) / 25.00P: Approx. 5W

Continuous Recording Time (approx.)
UHD / (150Mbps / 160Mbps) / 25.00p: 145 mins (BP-820) / 220 Mins (BP-828)
FHD / (35Mbps / 45Mbps) / 50.00p: 135 mins (BP-820) / 210 Mins (BP-828)

Dimensions : Approx. 109 x 91 x 214 mm (main body only)

Weight (camera only) : Approx. 970g

Operating Temperature range :
Approx. 0 to 40 oC, 85 % (relative humidity)
Approx. -5 to 45 oC, 60 % (relative humidity)

In the Box

Lens hood with barrier
Mic holder unit
Handle Unit HDU-3
Wireless Controller WL-D89
Lithium battery (CR2025)
Compact Power Adapter CA-570
Battery Pack BP-820
AC Cable
Lens Cap


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