Canon XF205 Camcorder

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Boasting a compact, lightweight body design, the XF205 has advanced operability and expanded network connectivity, satisfying a wide range of professional shooting demands, from the production of broadcasting content such as news and documentaries, to wedding and other event videos.
The XF205 features a wide-angle 26.8mm (35mm film equivalent) 20x optical zoom lens incorporating Hi-UD (Hi Index Ultra Low Dispersion) glass lens elements that make reduced chromatic aberrations possible. Additionally, the lens is equipped with an eight-bladed circular aperture that employs the same EMD (Electro Magnetic Diaphragm) technology used in Canon EF lenses and creates natural, attractive blur characteristics. 
The XF205 supports two recording formats‹MXF, the standard file format used by broadcast stations, and MP4, which offers high versatility through its compatibility with various devices. Furthermore, the new camcorder achieves a compact, lightweight body with approximately 58% of the mass and volume of the XF305/XF300 models. 
In addition to its compact size, the XF205, like the XF305/XF300, includes three separate lens rings and is equipped with a handgrip that realises a 120º angle of rotation for outstanding operability to facilitate shooting in a variety of situations and from most any angle. Incorporating an Ethernet LAN terminal that makes possible a reliable wired connection in addition to supporting wireless LAN connectivity, the new Canon camcorder allows users to select the network connection method that best suits their needs. 
The XF205¹s enhanced network functionality provides users with increased shooting freedom and realises increased efficiency during electronic news gathering and other shooting situations in which speed plays a crucial role. Canon¹s CameraAccess plus app enables live viewing and remote operation using a smartphone or tablet device, as well as the real-time transfer of proxy data.* 
Main Unit Specs

Standard Definition or High Definition High Definition
Power Supply (rated) 7.4V DC (Battery Pack), 8.4V DC (DC-IN)
Video Recording system Compression: 8 Bit MPEG-2 Long GOP
Color Space: 4:2:2
File Format: MXF and MP4
Recording Modes:
50Mbps MXF (CBR) 4:2:2: 1920x1080 (60i/30p/24p), 1280x720 (60p/30p/24p)
35Mbps MXF (VBR) 4:2:0: 1920x1080 (60i/30p/24p), 1440x1080 (60i), 1280x720 (60p/30p/24p)
25Mbps MXF (CBR) 4:2:0: 1440x1080 (60i/30p/24p)
35Mbps MP4: 1920x1080 (60p)
24Mbps MP4: 1920x1080 (30p/24p)
17Mbps MP4: 1280x720 (60p)
9Mbps MP4: 1280x720 (30p/24p)
3Mbps MP4: 640x360 (30p/24p)
Audio Recording system 2/4-Channel, Linear PCM, 16-Bit, 48 kHz (MXF)
Image Sensor (1) 1/2.84-inch CMOS
Total Pixels Approx. 3.09 megapixels ( 2208 x 1398 )
Effective Pixels Approx. 2.91 megapxiels ( 2136 x 1362)
Maximum recording Time 64 GB Compact Flash (CF) card
Greater capacity is possible when two cards are used.
25Mbps: 310 Minutes
35Mbps: 225 Minutes
50Mbps: 160 Minutes
Lens Canon 20x HD L Series Zoom, 3.67 - 73.4mm (35mm equivalent 28.8 - 576mm), f/1.8-2.8
Focusing System TVAF plus External Phase Difference Metering Sensor, Autofocus (High Speeds AF, Medium AF, Normal AF, Face Priority, Face Only AF), Manual, Full Manual
Manual Exposure Yes
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000
Minimum Focusing Distance .39 inches/10mm (wide macro), 1.97 feet/60cm (entire zoom range)
White Balance Auto, Custom (2,000K-15,000K in 100K increments), Daylight, Tungsten
Frame Rate 60p, 60i, 30p, 24p (50p, 50i, 25p in PAL mode)
Minimum Illumination Full Auto Mode: 2.9 lux (Shutter Speed: 1/60, Gain +27dB); Manual Mode: 0.1 lux (Shutter Speed: 1/4, Gain +33dB)
Genlock Terminal Yes
HD/SD-SDI Terminal Yes
Timecode Terminals Yes
Image Stabilization Optical system (lens shift system) + electrical compensation (image rotation, yaw and pitch compensation) Modes: (Standard IS, Powered IS, Dynamic IS, OFF)
Filter Diameter 58mm
Viewfinder 0.45-inch color widescreen, approx. 1,230,000 dots, approx. 100% field of view
LCD Screen Rotating 3.5-inch Wide Screen OLED Display (Approx. 1.23 million dots)
Microphone Stereo electret condenser microphone
Recording Media CF Card (2 slots) and SD card
SD Card (1 slot): MP4, still images, custom picture data, clip metadata, and menu settings
USB Terminal Mini-B USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Video Terminal HDMI, A/V terminal 3.5mm mini-jack
Audio Terminal A/V terminal 3.5mm mini-jack, XLR 3-pin jack (2), HDMI, headphone jack
HDMI Terminal Yes (Type A)
AV Mini Terminal/Headphone Terminal 3.5mm stereo mini-jack
Operating Temperature range 0 - 40° C, 32 - 104° F , 85% relative humidity
Dimensions Approx. 5.7 x 6.2 x 10.4 in. / 144 x 158 x 264mm (excluding lens hood, microphone holder unit, eye cup and grip belt)
Weight (not including lens hood and eyecup) Approx. 3.44 lbs. / 1560g
Weight Approx. 4.32 lbs. / 1960g (with lens hood, grip strap)

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