Canon XF305

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Canon XF305

The XF305, one of Canon’s first file-based professional camcorders, combines an MPEG-2, 50Mbps, 4:2:2 codec with a Canon L-series lens and 3 Full HD CMOS sensors for superb HD video stored on CF card.

Description

Canon XF305

Capture high quality HD to CF cards

The XF305 records MPEG-2 MXF (Media eXchange Format) files – up to 1920 x 1080 Full HD at 50Mbps (4:2:2) – to CompactFlash (CF) memory cards. CF media is inexpensive and widely available: dual card slots allow filming to continue without interruption.

Technical Specifications

CAMERA
Image Sensor
Sensor
1/3 type 3CMOS

System
RGB Prism

Total pixels per sensor
2.37 megapixels

Effective pixels per sensor
2.07 megapixels

Minimum illumination
Full Auto (21dB gain), 50i/25p: 3.8 lux / 3.3 lux

Manual mode (33dB gain), 50i/25p: 0.06 lux / 0.05 lux

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;

20mm (MACRO)

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);

Handle zoom:

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. Digital Teleconverter option

Image Processor
Type
DIGIC DV III

RECORDING
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 422P@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; 1440 x 1080/50i: 1280 x 720/50p, 25p;¹

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: 1920×1080, 1280 x 720

SYSTEM
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
YES (BNC, output only, embedded audio and time code)

Time code
YES (BNC, switchable input/output)

Genlock
YES (BNC, input only)

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)

SHOOTING 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

Wi-Fi & GPS Specifications
GPS Information (Optional Accessory)
Latitude/Longtitude/Elevation, Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

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

ACCESSORIES
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, Canon Lens Hood LH-V1, GP-E2 GPS receiver

Battery
Backup power supply
Lithium coin battery (built-in)

Power Consumption
9.1W¹

Continuous Recording Time
Supplied BP-955: Approx. 260 minutes¹

Optional BP-975: Approx. 405 minutes¹

Dimensions
Approx 180 x 192 x 394 mm

Weight (camera only)
2670g

Weight (fully equipped)
2980g

Operating Temperature range
-5ºC to +45ºC, 60% relative humidity

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