Canon XA25 HD Camcorder




The Canon XA25 is an ultra-compact, entry-level professional camcorder with unparalleled performance. This camcorder combines outstanding image quality with dual-format recording and HS-SDI output in a compact form factor, making to ideal for professional broadcasting and web based content capture. Here at ATC we care and maintain all of our camera equipment to that the client receives only the best in product quality and reliability.

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Canon XA25 User Manual

Standard Definition or High Definition:
High Definition

Power Supply (rated):
7.4 V DC (battery pack), 8.4 V DC (DC IN)

Television System:

Video Recording system:
MPEG4-AVC / H.264
Audio Recording system:
Linear PCM (2ch)* / Dolby Digital (5.1ch when SM-V1 is used) * Feature supported only in the 28 Mbps/23.98 Mbps recording mode; resolution: 16 bits

Image Sensor:
1/2.84-inch CMOS, RGB Primary Color Filter

Total Pixels:
Approx. 3.09 Megapixels (2208 x 1398)

Effective Pixels:
Approx. 2.91 Megapixels (2136 x 1362)

Zoom Ratio: 20x Optical / 400x Digital
Focal Length: 3.67-73.4mm (35mm equivalent: 26.8-576mm without Dynamic IS; 28.8-576mm 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 detection system and external phase difference metering system): Instant AF, Medium AF; Normal AF (TTL-video detection system); Face Priority AF; Face Only AF; Manual Focus

Manual Exposure:
Programmed AE:
Smart Auto, P, Tv, Av, M (Manual exposure), SCN (Portrait, Sports, Night, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks) Cinema Mode: P, Tv, Av, M
Max Shutter Speed:
Movie: 1/2000 sec.
Minimum Focusing Distance:
20mm (wide end) / 60cm (across the entire zooming range)
White Balance:
Auto, Set 1, Set 2, Color Temperature (2,000K to 15,000K in 100K increments), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H
Frame Rate:
AVCHD – 1080: 59.94P / 59.94i / PF29.97 / 23.98P
MP4 – 1080: 59.94P / 29.97P / 23.98P; 720 and 360: 29.97P / 23.98P
Minimum Illumination:
1.2 lux
Low Light Mode: Approx. 0.1 lux (shutter speed 1/2 sec.)
Image Stabilization:
Dynamic SuperRange Optical System (Lens shift), Standard SuperRange Optical System (Lens shift), and electronic stabilization Following modes are available: Intelligent IS (AUTO mode), Dynamic IS, Powered IS, Macro IS, Tripod Mode
IS Modes other than Intelligent IS: Standard IS, IS Off
Filter Diameter:
0.24-inch, TFT Widescreen color LCD (Equivalent to approx. 1.56 million dots; approx. 100% field of view)
LCD Screen:
3.5-inch OLED, Capacitive Touch Panel (Approx. 1.23 million dots)
Recording Media:
2 SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slots
USB Terminal:
mini-B receptacle and Hi-Speed USB supported (output only)
Video Terminal:
Composite: A/V terminal 3.5mm mini-jack, output only; BNC terminal, output only
Audio Terminal:
XLR 3-pin jack (2ch), MIC/LINE switch possible (input only)
Accessory Shoe:
Cold Shoe
HDMI Terminal:
HDMI OUT mini connector
Microphone Terminal:
3.5mm stereo mini-jack
AV Mini Terminal/Headphone Terminal:
3.5mm 4-pole mini-jack (video/audio output only)
Headphone Terminal:
3.5mm stereo mini-jack
Remote Control Terminal:
2.5mm stereo mini jack (input only)
Operating Temperature Range:
23° to 113°F (-5° to 45°C) 60% relative humidity (operation) / 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C) 85% relative humidity (performance)
(W x H x D) 4.3 x 3.3 x 7.2 in. / 109 x 84 x 182mm (Not including lens hood, grip belt, microphone holder and handle unit)
Approx. 1.7 lb. / 770g (includes grip belt)