Product Code: 4455B006AA

Canon XF305 Professional Camcorder

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Manufacturer Code: 4455B006AA
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Canon XF305 Professional Camcorder:
Canon XF305 Professional Camcorder is a professional Camcorder that features 50Mbps MPEG-2 4:2:2 recording to Compact Flash (CF) cards for unsurpassed image quality and efficient, robust workflow at an affordable price. It is ideally suited to match the requirements of electronic newsgathering crews, independent filmmakers, documentary producers, event videographers and military agencies. It utilizing file-based MPEG-2 compression with an MXF File Wrapper ensures the widest compatibility with existing industry infrastructure, metadata and non-linear editing (NLE) systems. The 4:2:2 color sampling provides ultra-fine transitions in tone and color for maintaining the highest quality image for use in advanced post production.

It is incorporating industry-standard HD-SDI output, genlock input and SMPTE time code input/output terminals makes the Canon XF305 perfectly matched for live application and multi-camera shooting. The XF305 also offers multiple recording bit rates, resolutions and variable frame rates to expand your creative flexibility, and allow you to work in virtually any production environment. The complete customization over the image, display and operation makes the XF305 a camcorder that can be tailored to fit your individual needs.

Canon XF305 Professional Camcorder File Based 3 Full HD Sensors MPEG -2 50 Mbps

Features: Canon XF305 Professional Camcorder File Based 3 Full HD Sensors MPEG -2 50 Mbps

  • The XF305, one of Canons first file-based professional camcorders, combines an MPEG-2, 50Mbps, 4:2:2 codec with a Canon L-series lens and 3 Full HD CMOS sensors for superb HD video stored on CF card
  • The XF305 records MPEG-2 MXF (Media eXchange Format) files - up to 1920 x 1080 Full HD at 50Mbps (4:2:2) - to CompactFlash (CF) memory cards. CF media is inexpensive and widely available: dual card slots allow filming to continue without interruption
  • Integrating seamlessly with existing workflows, movies shot on the XF305 are captured as industry-standard MXF files compatible with all major editing packages
  • Drawing on Canons broadcast lens expertise - and informed by the feedback of professionals - the lightweight 18x L-series HD Video Lens delivers superb optical quality
  • Unique Ultra-Low Dispersion (Hi-UD) elements are used to prevent chromatic aberration. Separate rings offer independent control of Focus, Zoom and Iris (F1.6) - with full manual control available, end stops are provided for the focus and zoom rings
  • Full HD at 1920 x 1080 resolution is captured via three 1/3 type 2.07 Megapixel Full HD CMOS sensors - designed and manufactured by Canon in-house
  • High speed scanning minimises the effects of a rolling shutter
  • The 10.1 cm (4) LCD screen can be positioned either side of the camera
  • Offering superior resolution (1.2M dots), the Focus Assist tool helps achieve sharp images
  • A built-in Waveform Monitor (WFM) helps verify exposure and other shooting parameters
  • Alternatively, a 1.3 cm (0.52) Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) is available
  • A wide range of frame rates is available, from 12 to 50 fps
  • This gives cameramen the freedom to alter the capture rate for additional creative flexibility
  • HD-SDI output is the industry standard, outputting uncompressed Full HD with embedded audio and Timecode
  • Genlock In and Timecode In/Out allow the XF305 to be used in a multi-camera shoot
  • Audio can be captured via twin XLR inputs and also with the front-mounted stereo microphone
  • Twenty-six Custom Picture options can be adjusted to achieve the perfect look
  • These can be stored in-camera - via SD card - and settings can even be transferred between camcorders

Specifications:Canon XF305 Professional Camcorder File Based 3 Full HD Sensors MPEG -2 50 Mbps

  • Image Device 3 1/3" CMOS Sensors
  • 2.37MP (2.07MP effective) each
  • Lens 18x HD L Series Zoom
  • 4.1-73.8mm (29-527mm, 35mm equivalent)
  • f/1.6-2.8
  • 82mm Filter Diameter
  • Horizontal Resolution Not specified by manufacturer
  • Sensitivity Not specified by manufacturer
  • Minimum Illumination 4.5 lux (full AUTO mode, +21dB gain)
  • 0.8 lux (Manual mode, +33dB gain)
  • Built-in Filters Neutral Density 1/4, 1/16, 1/64
  • Vertical Smear Not specified by manufacturer
  • Video Recording System NTSC (PAL w/Mfr upgrade)
  • Compression: MPEG-2 Long GOP
  • Color Space: 4:2:2 (at 50Mbps recording)
  • File Format: MXF
  • Recording Modes:
  • 50Mbps (CBR) 4:2:2, 1920x1080, (60i/30p/24p),
  • 1280x720 (60p/30p/24p);
  • 35Mbps (VBR) 4:2:0, 1920x1080 (60i/30p/24p),
  • 1280x720 (60p/30p/24p);
  • 25Mbps (CBR) 4:2:0, 1440x1080 (60i/30p/24p)
  • Frame Rates 60i, 60p, 30p, 24p
  • LCD Monitor 4" Color, approx. 1,230,000 dots
  • Viewfinder 0.52" Color, approx. 1,555,000 dots
  • Memory Card Slot (2) CF - video
  • (1) SD - settings, stills, metadata
  • Shutter Speed Max 1/2000
  • White Balance Auto, Manual, Custom (2000K - 15000K in 100K increments), Daylight, Tungsten
  • Gain Selection Not specified by manufacturer
  • Maximum Recording Time 64GB Compact Flash (CF) card - Type 1
  • (Greater capacity is possible when two cards are used. UDMA supported.)
  • 25Mbps: 310 minutes
  • 35Mbps: 225 minutes
  • 50Mbps: 160 minutes
  • Input and Output Connectors HD/SD-SDI: BNC (x1 Output)
  • Component (x1 Output)
  • Composite: 3.5mm A/V (x1 Output), BNC (x1 Output)
  • HDMI: Standard Type A (x1 Output)
  • Mic/Line: XLR (x2 Input)
  • USB: Mini-B USB 2.0
  • Headphone: 3.5mm Mini
  • Genlock: BNC (x1 Input)
  • Timecode: BNC (x1 Input, x1 Output)
  • LANC
  • Power Requirements 7.4VDC (Battery Pack)
  • Power Consumption Not specified by manufacturer
  • Operating Temperature 32-104F (0-40C), 85% relative humidity
  • Dimensions (WxHxD) 6 x 9.3 x 15" (15.3 x 23.6 x 38.2 cm)
  • Weight 5.8 lbs (2.63kg)

Kit Contents
Canon XF305 Professional Camcorder File Based 3 Full HD Sensors MPEG -2 50 Mbps
Manufacturer's Warranty
User Operating Instructions Manual

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