New Professional Camcorder | Canon

Camcorder ideally suited to match the requirements of electronic newsgathering (ENG) crews, independent filmmakers, documentary producers, event videographers and military agencies.
Canon continues to innovate and develop image acquisition products for the most demanding professional. 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.

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.

Specs Canon XF300
Standard Definition or High Definition
Power Supply (rated): 7.4V DC (battery pack)
Image Sensor (3) 1/3-inch CMOS
Total Pixels Approx. 2.37 megapixels (2044 x 1160 pixels) each x 3
Effective Pixels: Approx. 2.07 megapixels (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Maximum recording Time 64GB Compact Flash (CF) card
Greater capacity is possible when two cards are used.
25Mbps: 310 minutes, 35Mbps: 225 minutes, 50Mbps: 160 minutes
Lens: Canon 18x HD L Series Zoom, 4.1-73.8mm (35mm equivalent 29.3 - 527.4mm), f/1.6-2.8

High Definition Camcorder | Professional Camcorder

The Canon XF305 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. It is ideally suited to match the requirements of electronic newsgathering (ENG) crews, independent filmmakers, documentary producers, event videographers and military agencies.

Utilizing file-based MPEG-2 compression with an MXF File Wrapper ensures the widest compatibility with existing industry infrastructure, metadata and non-linear editing (NLE) systems. And 4:2:2 color sampling provides ultra-fine transitions in tone and color for maintaining the highest quality image for use in advanced post production.

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.

Incorporating industry-standard HD-SDI output, genlock input and SMPTE time code input/output terminals makes the Canon XF305 perfectly matched for live application and multi-camera shooting.

HDV Camcorder | Canon

Canon continues to expand its offerings of high quality HDV camcorders, The Canon camcorders XH G1S For the most demanding professional seeking a lightweight, handily-sized high performance camcorder, the XH G1S delivers. Industry standard HD-SDI, Genlock and Time Code IN/OUT, all SMPTE compliant, and a wide range of image parameter controls makes the XH G1S a leading choice in the category.

Starting with the superb Canon Genuine Canon 20x HD lens with Professional L Series Fluorite, the XH G1S adds 3CCDs, each of which is at 1440 x 1080 pixels. It also means you can be sure that your shooting in the field will be the best it can be with Canon’s SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization. It corrects for a wide range of camera movement and vibration, and combined with Instant AF (Auto Focus) you’ll get ultra-quick, accurate focus. The DIGIC DV II HD image processor finishes the picture with improved color reproduction and noise reduction - for a final result that delivers excellent image quality.
To further ensure that your vision is realized, the XH G1S gives you features that let you make manual adjustments to fine-tune your video- the ultimate in total image control. For those situations in which you need to let your camcorder take care of exposure and image controls, the automatic settings on the XH G1S will expertly assist you.
You’ll find flexibility, versatility and capability in the extensive array of features and optional accessories of the XH G1S. It is bound to meet and exceed your highest expectations.