Canon XF300 Professional Digital Video Camera
- Product Info
Check out the Canon XF300 Professional Digital Video Camera's Key Features
- Genuine Australian Canon 2 Year Warranty
- Peace of Mind Purchase Guarantee (bottom of page)
- MPEG-2 MXF recording to CF cards at up to 50Mbps (4:2:2)
- Comprehensive NLE support
- 18x wide angle Canon L-series lens
- 3 x 1/3 type Full HD Canon CMOS sensors
- 10.1 cm LCD (1.23M dots); 1.3 cm (1.55M dots) EVF
- Variable frame rates
The XF300 - Canon's newest professional digital video camera for event videographers, film makers and news gatherers - is truly state of the art. Designed through feedback from professional camera operators, the XF300 is also very mobile, with excellent balance between operation and weight.
The Canon XF300 Professional Camcorder 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. The XF300 utilises file-based MPEG-2 compression with an MXF File Wrapper and a 4:2:2 color sampling.
A newly developed Genuine Canon 18x HD L-Series Lens along with three Canon native 1920 x 1080 CMOS Image Sensors delivers pristine image quality.
The XF300 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. And complete customization over the image, display and operation makes the XF300 a camcorder that can be tailored to fit your individual needs.
Achieve unrivalled image quality
The combo of Canon's 3CMOS sensor system, DiG!C DV III image processor and HD L lens deliver a superior imaging performance.
Utilise MPEG-2 Long-GOP/MXF files
This camera boasts a codec powerful enough to unleash the image quality of its lens and image sensor to gain the professional advantage.
Choose a camera with high performance focus at any distance
This camera features large HD L lens, 18x optical zoom with centre resolution of 1,000 TV lines and AF control linked to face detection technology.
Enjoy refined ergonomics, balance and weight distribution
Designed to make the most of hand-held mobility with enhanced and intuitive controls, you'll shoot in comfort.
A portable cinema camera that just keeps going
With relay recording across two card slots, film all you need without interruption or draining your media.
Stay in control with a 4-inch, 1.23-Megapixel HD LCD panel
This camera's large, perfectly positioned LCD panel rotates to the left and right giving you greater flexibility and control.
The Canon story began in the late 1930s in Tokyo, Japan and the company has been specializing in the manufacture of imaging and optical products ever since. The company has continued to grow into one of the leading worldwide specialists in digital cameras and camcorders. With such a rich history of producing quality imaging products, you know you can trust Canon for all your photographic and filming needs. We stock a huge range of Canon digital cameras like DSLR, compact and mirrorless as well as lenses, video cameras, cases and accessories.
Peace of Mind Purchase Guarantee & Declaration of Warranty
This product is supplied directly via Canon Australia and enjoys the FULL benefits of the 'CANON - 2 YEARS AUSTRALIAN WARRANTY'. (You may also be entitled to other consumer warranties as provided by the Australian Consumer Guarantee and these entitlements are not limited by this warranty). Should this product fail, you have the option of contacting the manufacturer / supplier directly.
We are a FULLY AUTHORISED Australian retailer for Canon Australia.
This product will be shipped from our Sydney Warehouse and direct pickups are welcomed. This product is NOT DROP SHIPPED from overseas.
- Tech Specs
Image Sensor Sensor 1/3 type 3CMOS System RGB Prism Total pixels per sensor 2.37 megapixels Effective pixels per sensor 2.07 megapixels Horizontal Resolution 1000 TV lines or more (1920 x 1080i mode) Lens Zoom ratio 18x Focal length 4.1 - 73.8mm (35mm equivalent: 29.3 - 527.4mm) Minimum focus distance 1m;
ND filter 3 glass filters: 1/4, 1/16, 1/64 Zoom control Ring, Rocker or Handle Zoom speed Zoom Rocker:
Variable speed/Fixed speed (16 speed level settings available);
Fixed speed (16 speed level settings available)
Focus control Manual ring or automatic (Instant AF, TV AF or Face Detection AF) Iris control Manual ring; Full Auto; Push Auto Iris Aperture range f1.6 - f22 Filter diameter 82mm Lens elements/groups 17/14 Image stabilization system Optical lens shift system (angle & vector movement detection);
3 modes: Dynamic, Standard, Powered
Digital zoom 1.5X Image Processor Type DIGIC DV III
Video storage media Type 1 Compact Flash memory cards (2 card slots) Type UDMA4, 30MB/s or faster (40MB/s or faster for Fast/Slow recording) Recording time 32GB CF card: Up to 80mins (1080/50i @ 50 Mbps) Recording file format Material eXchange Format (MXF) Recording format MPEG-2 Long GOP
50Mbps CBR (4:2:2) MPEG-2 422@HL;
35Mbps VBR (4:2:0) MPEG-2 MP@HL;
25Mbps CBR (4:2:0) MPEG-2 MP@H14
Recording frame rate 50Mbps: 1920 x 1080/50i, 25p; 1280 x 720/50p, 25p;
35Mbps: 1920 x 1080/50i, 25p; 1280 x 720/50p, 25p;
25Mbps: 1440 x 1080/50i, 25p
Slow/Fast motion YES.
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. 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. Up/down, left/right image inversion Photo storage media SD/SDHC memory card Still quality During video recording: 1920 x 1080;
During playback: 1920x1080, 1280 x 720
LCD Size 10.1 cm (4") Dots 1.23 million Image quality adjustments Brightness, contrast, colour, sharpness, backlight, black & white Adjustable Left/right switchable Waveform Monitor Waveform Monitor and Vectorscope 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, Aspect marker, Select area, Safe area, Grid, Horizontal, Centre) EVF Size 1.3cm (0.52") Dots 1.55 million Image quality adjustments Brightness, contrast, colour, sharpness, backlight, black & white Adjustable Vertical tilt Correction lens + 2.0 to -5.5 diopters Inputs/Outputs Audio in XLR inputs with 48V phantom power x 2 Headphone output 3.5mm stereo jack Video monitor output YES (BNC, composite Standard Definition video, output only) HDMI YES (Type A, output only) IEEE 1394 (Firewire) NO USB YES (Mini-B, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, output only) HD/SD-SDI output NO Time code NO Genlock NO Component out YES (D connector, output only) AV terminal 3.5mm mini jack (output only for video and audio) DC input YES Remote Control Terminal 2.5mm mini jack Colour Bars Type 1/Type 2 Misc Tally lamp YES (x2) Accessory shoe YES (hot shoe, EOS Flash units supported) Custom key YES (13 assignable buttons; select from 30 functions)
Exposure Exposure metering Standard (centre weighted), Spotlight, Backlight Exposure range 50 - 100,000 lux Exposure compensation -2 to +2 EV (14 steps) Auto Exposure mode Full Auto Push Auto Iris YES Auto Gain Control setting Full Auto / AGC On / Manual Auto Gain Control limit 3dB; 6dB; 9dB; 12dB; 15dB; 18dB; (OFF/21 dB) Gain setting Assignable L, M, H switch positions (-6dB / -3dB / 0dB/ 3dB / 6dB/ 12dB / 18dB / 21dB / 33dB / TUNE (0.5 dB increments from 0 to 21 dB)) Shutter speed Control 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 Shutter Angle 11.25º to 360º depending on frame rate Slow Shutter (SLS) 1/3, 1/6, 1/12, 1/25 Clear Scan 50i/p: 50 to 251.15Hz;
25p: 25 to 251.15Hz
Custom picture Stored Configurations 9 Storage Medium SD/SDHC memory card (all customisation 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 colour saturation in low brightness area Knee Adjusts over exposure characteristic, start, slope, saturation Sharpness Adjustment for Detail level, Detail frequency, Coring, HV balance, Detail limit, Detail select, Knee aperture and Level dependent sharpness Noise reduction Off, Automatic, On (1 to 8) Skin detail Off, Low, Middle, High / Hue, Chroma, Brightness Selective Noise Reduction Off, Low, Middle, High / Hue, Chroma, Brightness Colour matrix -50 to +50 hue and gain R,G,B, in tandem with Gamma selection 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 White balance Auto YES Preset A, B, Preset (Daylight, Tungsten) Time code Countup system Regen, RecRun, FreeRun, External, Hold Start value setting “00:00:00:00”, Set/Reset selectable Audio Recording 16-bit 2ch (48 kHz) linear PCM Control Independent limiters and auto/manual settings Microphone attenuation YES Microphone level meter YES
Supplied XF Utility and NLE Plug-ins, Shoulder strap, Eyecup, Component cable DTC-1000, Battery pack BP-955, DC lead DC-930, Compact power adapter CA-930, Wireless controller WL-D6000. Optional Wide Attachment WA-H82, Batteries BP-930, BP-945, BP-950G, BP-970G, BP-955, BP-975, Compact Power Adapter CA-920, Compact Car adapter CB-920, Shoulder Brace SBR-1000, Tripod Adapter TA-100, Zoom Remote Control, Video Light VL-10Li II, Tripod Base TB-1. Battery Backup power supply Lithium coin battery (built-in) Power Consumption 9W Continuous Recording Time Supplied BP-955:
Dimensions Approx 180 x 192 x 394 mm Weight (camera only) Approx 2700g Operating Temperature range -5ºC to +45ºC, 60% relative humidity
- In The Box
- XF300 Camcorder
- Lens Cap
- Lens Hood
- Battery Pack BP-955
- Compact Power Adapter CA-930
- DC Cable DC-930
- Wireless Controller WL-D6000
- Shoulder Strap SS-1200
- Component Cable DTC-1500
- Canon XF Utilities Disc
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