Canon XF105 HD Professional Camcorder

The Canon XF105 HD Professional Camcorder is a compact, fully featured handheld video camera that imports nearly all the features and functionality of the 3-chip Canon XF305 into a smaller, single sensor form factor. The camcorder is equipped with a built-in and newly developed Canon 10x HD video lens that provides a 35mm-equivalent zoom range of of 30.4 to 304mm.

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The Canon XF105 professional video camera offers stunning, crisp image quality with FULL HD MPEG-2 4:2:2 at 50Mbps in an impressive compact design.

With it’s Optical Image Stabiliser and Instant Auto Focus, the wide angle 10x Optical Zoom lens allows you to quickly capture outstanding movies in any situation. Recording at 1920 x 1080 resolution at 24p, 30p, or 60i to readily available Compact Flash cards with an industry standard MXF format, the XF105 is the ultimate compact professional video camera in multi-camera environments.



Canon Native 1920 x 1080 CMOS Image Sensor

Newly designed and manufactured exclusively by Canon, the XF105 includes a native 1/3″, 1920 x 1080 CMOS image sensor, producing crisp Full HD video recording with minimal noise.

Canon DIGIC DV III Image Processor

The XF105 features Canon’s DIGIC DV III Image Processor, which provides enhanced shading, lifelike tonal gradations, new custom picture settings, and lower power consumption. The DIGIC DV III is also the high-speed engine which powers Genuine Canon Face Detection. On-the-go videographers will appreciate it’s subjects-tracking ability amongst a crowd of people.

Record to Compact Flash Cards

The XF105 records to cost-effective and readily available Compact Flash (CF) cards. The camcorder features two CF card slots and offers versatile recording functions including relay recording, hot swapping, file copy & backup, and pre-record.

HD-SDI Output, Genlock & SMPTE Timecode

The Canon XF105 camcorder provides complete creative freedom when it comes to inputs and outputs. It features industry standard HD-SDI output and a genlock/time code terminal (BNC style), making it suitable for multi-camera or 3D productions. Other inputs include:

  • HDMI Output
  • Component Video Output
  • Composite Video Output (3.5mm Terminal)
  • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Terminal
  • Remote Control Terminal (compatible with LANC protocol)


Audio System

A stereo microphone is built into the XF105, as are two XLR audio inputs with +48V phantom power and a 3.5mm microphone input terminal. The built-in microphone provides exceptional audio in fast-paced situations while the XLR inputs and microphone input terminal provide connectivity to external microphones. In addition the XLR inputs allow the use of other professional audio devices. The built-in microphone and an external microphone can be used simultaneously.

Audio is recorded in 16-bit PCM format at 48kHz for amazing quality and fidelity. And both the built-in microphone and XLR inputs have the option for automatic or full manual gain control. To prevent variations in the recorded audio level, the dial can also be locked.

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