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canon xf305 professional pal camcorder.3
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Canon XF305 Professional PAL Camcorder

Rating: 5/5
USD 2,499.00


Product Highlights

  • 3x Native 1920 x 1080 CMOS Sensors
  • 50 Mb/s MPEG-2 Recording
  • 4:2:2 Color Sampling
  • 50p, 50i, 25p
  • MXF File Format
  • Dual CF Card Slots
  • 18x HD L-Series Zoom
  • Multiple Bit Rates, Resolutions
  • Dual XLR Inputs
  • HD/SD-SDI, SMPTE Time Code, Genlock

Image Device

  3x 1/3" CMOS Sensors
2.37 Mp (2.07 Mp effective)
RGB prism system
Lens 18x optical zoom
1.5x digital zoom
4.1-73.8mm (29.3-527.4mm, 35mm equivalent)
17 elements in 14 groups
82mm filter diameter
Horizontal Resolution 1000 TV lines or more (1920 x 1080i mode)
Focusing System Ring control or automatic (Instant AF, Medium AF, TV AF, Face Detection AF)
Zoom Ring, Rocker or Handle control.
Zoom Rocker: Variable speed/Fixed speed (16 speed level settings available)
Handle zoom: Fixed speed (16 speed level settings available)
Iris f/1.6-22; ring control; Push Auto Iris; Full Auto
Minimum Illumination Not specified by manufacturer
Built-in Filters Neutral Density (3 glass filters: 1/4, 1/16, 1/64)
Minimum Focus Distance 20mm (wide macro), 1 m (entire zoom range)
Video Recording System Compression: MPEG-2 Long GOP
Color Space: 4:2:2 (at 50 Mb/s recording)
File Format: MXF

Recording Modes:
50 Mb/s CBR (4:2:2), MPEG-2 422P@HL: 1920 x 1080/50i, 25p; 1280 x 720/50p, 25p
35 Mb/s VBR (4:2:0), MPEG-2 MP@HL: 1920 x 1080/50i, 25p; 1280 x 720/50p, 25p
25 Mb/s CBR (4:2:0), MPEG-2 MP@H14: 1440 x 1080/50i, 25p

Audio Recording Format 2-channel, PCM digital recording, 16-bit; 48 kHz
Audio Control Independent limiters and auto/manual settings
Frame Rates 50i, 25p (all resolutions); 50p (1280 x 720 resolution only)
Slow & Quick Motion Function 720p: 12, 15, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 32, 34, 37, 42, 45, 48, 50 fps
1080p: 12, 15, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 fps
Image Stabilization SuperRange Optical (Lens Shift) with angle & vector movement detection
3 modes: Standard, Powered, Dynamic
LCD Monitor 4" (10.1 cm) color, approx. 1.23 million dots
Set brightness, contrast, color, sharpness, backlight, black & white
Adjustable left/right position
Viewfinder 0.52" (1.3 cm) color, approx. 1.55 million dots
Set brightness, contrast, color, backlight, black & white
Adjustable vertical tilt
+2.0 to -5.5 diopter
Microphone Yes, with attenuation and level meter
Memory Card Slot CF Card Type 1: 2 slots (movie files only); UDMA4, 30 MB/s or faster (40 MB/s or faster for Fast/Slow recording)
SD/SDHC/SDXC Card: still images, custom picture data, clip metadata, custom settings
Still Picture Resolution During video recording: 1920 x 1080
During playback: 1920 x 1080, 1280 x 720
Scan Reverse Up/down, left/right, up/down/left/right image inversion
Exposure Metering: Standard (center-weighted), Spotlight, Backlight
Range: 50-100,000 lux
Compensation: -2 to +2 EV (14 steps)
Full Auto Mode
Shutter Modes 3 Position Switch: OFF (Full Auto) / ON / SEL (Auto; Speed; Angle; Clear Scan (CS); Slow Shutter (SLS))
Shutter Speed 1/18 to 1/2000 depending on frame rate
Slow Shutter: 1/3, 1/6, 1/12, 1/25 depending on frame rate
Shutter Angle 11.25° to 360° depending on frame rate
Clear Scan 50i/p: 50-251.15 Hz
25p: 25-251.15 Hz
White Balance Auto, Manual, A, B, Daylight, Tungsten
-50 to +50 white balance offset for R,G,B
Time Code Countup Setting: Regen, RecRun, FreeRun, External, Hold
Start Value Setting: "00:00:00:00", Set/Reset selectable
Gain Selection Assignable L, M, H settings (-6 dB / -3 dB / 0 dB / 3 dB / 6 dB / 12 dB / 18 dB / 21 dB / 33 dB / TUNE (0.5 dB increments from 0 to 21 dB))
Automatic Gain Control Setting: Full Auto; AGC On; Manual
Limit: 3 dB; 6 dB; 9 dB; 12 dB; 15 dB; 18 dB (Off/21 dB)
Custom Picture Stored Configurations: 9 (3 factory presets)
Storage Medium: SD/SDHC memory card (all customization data and metadata)
Gamma: 6 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 color 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 8)
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
Color Matrix: -50 to +50 6-way matrix, Gain, Phase
White Balance: -50 to +50 white balance offset for R,G,B
Color Correction: Area selection / area revision of two areas
Setup Level: -50 to +50 On/Off
Press: On / Off
Clip 100% IRE: Limits output to 100% after setup adjustment
Maximum Recording Time Not specified by manufacturer
Input and Output Connectors HD/SD-SDI: BNC (x1 Output)
Component: D Connector (x1 Output)
Composite: 3.5mm mini jack (x1 Output); BNC (x1 Output)
HDMI: Standard Type A (x1 Output)
Time Code: BNC (x1 switchable Input/Output)
Genlock: BNC (x1 Input only)
Mic/Line: XLR 3-pin (x2 Input) with 48V phantom power (x2 Input); 3.5mm stereo (x1 Input)
USB: Mini-B USB 2.0 (x1 Output)
Headphone: 3.5mm Mini (x1 Output)
Remote Control Terminal: LANC (2.5mm) (x1 Input)
Tally x2 lamps
Accessory Shoe Hot shoe (EOS flash units supported)
Power Requirements 7.2V DC (Battery Pack)
Power Consumption 9W
Battery Recording Time Approx. 165 minutes
Battery Backup Lithium coin battery (built-in)
Operating Temperature 23 to 113°F (-5 to 45°C), 60% relative humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD) Approx. 7.1 x 7.6 x 15.5" (18.0 x 19.2 x 39.4 cm)
Weight Approx. 6.0 lb (2.7 kg) - camera only
Packaging Info
Package Weight 13.7 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 17.9 x 11.7 x 9.6"