The Canon XA30 is a lightweight pro camcorder offering total convenience for those who need to pick up and film immediately. A 2.91-Megapixel CMOS Pro sensor enables Full HD video capture, with Dual SD slots picking up the recording load.
20x zoom wide angle Canon HD video lens
Capture superb quality footage thanks to the XA30’s stunning and versatile 26.8mm1 wide angle lens. A 20x zoom gets you up close to the action, while Dynamic Optical Image Stabilisation compensates for shake in 5 directions to provide ultra-steady images. f/1.8 maximum aperture, an 8-blade iris and EDM technology enable beautiful ‘bokeh’ effects.
Improved 1/2.84” HD CMOS Pro sensor
The newly developed Canon HD CMOS Prosensor achieves an effective pixel count of approximately 2.91 megapixels to deliver stunning Full HD picture quality. With increased sensitivityand an improved signal-to-noise ratio, low light images in particular appear cleaner with reduced noise.
Flexible new image settings
Two new picture settings help you achieve even more impressive results. Wide DR mode gives you a 600% dynamic range, resulting in bright images with high contrast that retain detail in both highlight and shadow areas, without the need for post-production. Highlight Priority mode reproduces footage with more natural tones, richer colours and detail particularly in areas of high brightness2perfect for scenes with bright skies and reflective surfaces.
8.77cm (3.5”) OLED touchscreen and tiltable EVF
Despite its compactsize, the XA30 provides high-quality monitoring. An easy-to-use OLED touch screen with a 1.23 million dot resolution offers faster response times and superior definition, contrast and colour reproduction comparedto LCD equivalents. A 0.61cm (0.24”) 1.56 million dot EVF can tilt up to 45° – easily accommodatinga range of shooting positions.
Versatile dual-format recording
AVCHD video can be recorded at up to 28Mbps in 1080/50P; while for maximum quality, select the 35Mbps 1080/50P MP4 recording mode. The two SDXC/SDHC memory card slots allow for simultaneous recording1of high-quality HD and lower resolution MP4 files for easier file transfer – ideal when a quick turn-around of footage is needed. Fast and slow motion recording options with interval recording (x2 to x1200) are available in MP4 modes.
The XA30 features comprehensive audio control. Two XLR terminals provide professional connectivity, while high quality linear PCM and Dolby Digital recording options come as standard.2 A built-in microphone and 3.5mm input jack offer extra choice and flexibility.
The XA30 can easily be used at night or in low ambient light conditions thanks to the improved sensor sensitivity andbright infrared light source built into the handle – making it ideal for the wildlife videographer.
Built-in Wi-Fi, expandable for GPS
Transfer footage wirelessly using an iOS phone or tablet, or via FTP at up to 150 Mbps3. Remotely control camera functions through a Wi-Fi enabled device with no need for separate apps. Location data can be recorded using an optional GPS accessory.
Compact, lightweight body
With its detachable handle, this discreet and highly portable camera is ideal for shooting in sensitive or confined environments. Its lightweight body reduces fatigue during extended periods of hand-held filming.