Product Highlights
  • 21.14MP 1/2.84" CMOS Sensor
  • HD 4K30 Video Recording
  • DIGIC DV6 Image Processor
  • Optical system (lens shift) + electronic Stabilization
  • 3" LCD Touchscreen
  • 1.56 million dot EVF Viewfinder
  • 20x / 400x Optical / Digital Zoom
  • 15x Zoom, 8.3-124.5mm lens
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Overview

XA40

For fast performance in both capture and transmission, excellent for the dynamic world of Electronic News Gathering (ENG) as well as journalistic, documentary, corporate and higher education video production, look no further than the XA40 Professional Camcorder.

Featuring an advanced 4K UHD CMOS Pro Image Sensor, a powerful DIG!C DV 6 Image Processor and a phenomenal 20x High Definition optical zoom lens, the XA40 camcorder captures expansive, high-quality 4K UHD video. Dual SD card slots that are compatible with universal SD, SDHC and SDXC memory cards provide super-high capacity and ultra-fast data transfer.

The compact XA40 includes a detachable handle for low-angle shooting and portability. Functionality is further enhanced with the addition of XLR inputs and an external microphone holder when the handle is attached. Combining a lightweight design, a 1.56 million dot electronic viewfinder and a 3.0-inch capacitive touch panel LCD, the XA40 is comfortable to operate for extended periods of time and in numerous environments.

When there's no telling what or where the next story will be, the XA40 is ready to go. A remarkably versatile, powerful and compact camcorder, it delivers the quality, speed and connectivity to drive a 24-hour news workflow.

What's Included

XA40 Professional Camcorder
Lens Hood (with Lens Barrier)
BP-820 Battery Pack
CA-570 Compact Power Adapter
Handle Unit
Mic Holder

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Product Specifications

XA40

Standard Definition or High Definition 4K Ultra High Definition
Power Supply (rated) 7.4V DC (Battery Pack), 8.4V DC (DC IN)
Television System NTSC
Video Recording system Compression: MPEG-4 
File Format: MP4
Audio Recording system MP4: MPEG-2 AAC-LC (2ch)
LPCM (4ch), not available during 1280x720 recording)
Image Sensor 1/2.84-inch CMOS, RGB Primary Color Filter
Total Pixels Approx. 21.14 megapixels
Effective Pixels Approx. 8.29 megapixels (3840 x 2160)
Lens Zoom Ratio: 20x Optical / 400x Digital
Focal Length: 3.67-73.4mm (35mm equivalent: 29.3-601mm with Standard IS/IS Off, 30.6-612mm with Dynamic IS)
Zoom Speed: Variable speed / Constant speed (16 levels); Fast, Normal or Slow
Max. F/Stop: f/1.8-2.8
Focusing System Hybrid AF (TTL-video signal detection system and external phase difference metering system), Normal AF (TTL-video signal selection system), Face Only AF, Manual Focus
Hybrid AF Controls: Instant AF, Medium AF
Manual Exposure Available
Programmed AE Auto Mode: Smart Auto
Manual Mode: P, Tv, Av, M (Manual Exposure), SCN (Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks)
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec.
Minimum Focusing Distance 10mm (at wide end), 60cm (from lens front) across zooming range
White Balance Auto, Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent H, Fluorescent), Color Temperature Settings (2,000-15,000K), Set (1/2)
Frame Rate 4K UHD: 30p, 24p
FHD: 60p, 30p, 24p
Minimum Illumination P Mode: Approx. 1.2 lux (shutter speed 1/30 sec., with auto slow shutter on)
Low Light Mode: Approx. 0.1 lux (shutter speed 1/2 sec.)
Image Stabilization Optical system (lens shift) + electronic stabilization
Control Modes: Dynamic IS, Powered IS*, Macro IS, Tripod Mode
IS Modes other than Intelligent IS: Standard IS, IS Off

* During Intelligent IS (Auto Mode), Powered IS can be set to On or Off.
Filter Diameter 58mm
Viewfinder 0.24-inch TFT wide color LCD screen, approx. 1.56 million dots, 100% field of view
LCD Screen 3.0-inch LCD panel with AR surface treatment, approx. 460,000 dots, 100% field of view
Microphone Stereo (using electret condenser microphone)
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)
Accessory Shoe Cold shoe
HDMI Terminal HDMI™ mini connector
Microphone Terminal 3.5mm diameter stereo mini-jack, MIC/LINE switching possible
AV Mini Terminal/Headphone Terminal 3.5mm stereo mini-jack
Headphone Terminal 3.5mm stereo mini-jack
Remote Control Terminal 2.5mm stereo mini jack (input only)
Operating Temperature range For Performance: Approx. 0-40°C, 85% (relative humidity)
For Operation: Approx. -5-45°C, 60% (relative humidity)
Dimensions Approx. 4.3 x 3.3 x 7.2 in. / 109 x 84 x 182mm (excluding lens hood, mic holder unit and handle unit)
Approx. 4.5 x 3.3 x 9.1 in. / 115 x 84 x 231mm (including lens hood; excluding mic holder unit and handle unit)
Approx. 5.2 x 7.1 x 9.1 in. / 131 x 180 x 231mm (including lens hood, mic holder unit and handle unit)
All dimensions exclude the grip belt.
Weight
(not including lens hood and eyecup)
Approx. 1.6 lbs. (730g) (body only)
Approx. 2.5 lbs. (1120g) (includes lens hood, mic holder unit, handle unit, Battery Pack BP-820 and 1 memory card)

* Grip belt included for all values.
Handle Unit Terminals Input Terminal: XLR 3 pin-jacks (2 systems), MIC/LINE switch possible (input only)
Shoe Terminal: Cold shoe

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Canon XA 40 Video Camcorder

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