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  • CANON CONSUMER XF300 Canon XF300 Professional Full HD Camcorder
  • CANON CONSUMER XF300 Canon XF300 Professional Full HD Camcorder

Canon XF300 Professional Full HD Camcorder


  • MPEG-2 MXF recording to CF cards at up to 50Mbps (4:2:2)
  • 18x wide angle Canon L-series Zoom lens
  • 3 x 1/3 type Full HD Canon CMOS sensors
  • Records onto affordable Compact Flash cards
  • 10.1 cm LCD (1.23M dots); 1.3 cm (1.55M dots) EVF

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Exc VAT Price £2,690.00
Inc VAT Price £3,228.00
Cat no. XF300

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The Canon XF300 is a professional broadcast handheld camcorder with exceptional FullHD image quality, MPEG-2 MXF broadcast codec at 50Mb/s, an 18x zoom lens and also records onto affordable Compact Flash cards.

Ever since its release, the XF300 has been a workhorse for those working in the broadcast world shooting documentaries and factual programmes. With a vast NLE support, the broadcast quality codec combined with the ergonomic form factor and professional audio XLR inputs allows users to produce high qualit content for TV and the web.

Canon XF300 Features
  • MPEG-2 MXF recording to CF cards at up to 50Mbps (4:2:2)
  • Comprehensive NLE support
  • 18x wide angle Canon L-series lens
  • 3 x 1/3 type Full HD Canon CMOS sensors
  • Records onto affordable Compact Flash cards
  • 10.1 cm LCD (1.23M dots); 1.3 cm (1.55M dots) EVF
  • Variable frame rates
  • Detailed Features:
    Capture high quality HD to CF cards
    The XF300 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.

    Flexible editing
    Integrating seamlessly with existing workflows, movies shot on the XF300 are captured as industry-standard MXF files compatible with all major editing packages.

    18x wide-angle lens
    Drawing on Canon’s broadcast lens expertise – and informed by the feedback of professionals – the lightweight 18x L-series HD Video Lens delivers superb optical quality. Unique Ultra-Low Dispersion (Hi-UD) elements are used to prevent chromatic aberration. Separate rings offer independent control of Focus, Zoom and Iris (F1.6) – with full manual control available, end stops are provided for the focus and zoom rings.

    3x Full HD CMOS
    Full HD at 1920 x 1080 resolution is captured via three 1/3 type 2.07 Megapixel Full HD CMOS sensors – designed and manufactured by Canon in-house. High speed scanning minimises the effects of a rolling shutter.

    10.1 cm LCD and 1.3 cm EVF
    The 10.1 cm (4”) LCD screen can be positioned either side of the camera. Offering superior resolution (1.2M dots), the Focus Assist tool helps achieve sharp images. A built-in Waveform Monitor (WFM) helps verify exposure and other shooting parameters. Alternatively, a 1.3 cm (0.52”) Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) is available.

    Variable frame rate
    A wide range of frame rates is available, from 12 to 50 fps. This gives cameramen the freedom to alter the capture rate for addition
  • Image Device3 1/3" CMOS Sensors
    2.37MP (2.07MP effective) each
    Lens18x HD L Series Zoom
    4.1-73.8mm (29-527mm, 35mm equivalent)
    82mm Filter Diameter
    Horizontal ResolutionNot specified by manufacturer
    SensitivityNot specified by manufacturer
    Minimum Illumination4.5 lux (full AUTO mode, +21dB gain)
    0.8 lux (Manual mode, +33dB gain)
    Built-in FiltersNeutral Density 1/4, 1/16, 1/64
    Vertical SmearNot specified by manufacturer
    Video Recording SystemNTSC (PAL w/Mfr upgrade)
    Compression: MPEG-2 Long GOP
    Color Space: 4:2:2 (at 50Mbps recording)
    File Format: MXF
    Recording Modes:
    50Mbps (CBR) 4:2:2, 1920x1080, (60i/30p/24p),
    1280x720 (60p/30p/24p);
    35Mbps (VBR) 4:2:0, 1920x1080 (60i/30p/24p),
    1280x720 (60p/30p/24p);
    25Mbps (CBR) 4:2:0, 1440x1080 (60i/30p/24p)
    Frame Rates60i, 60p, 30p, 24p
    LCD Monitor4" Color, approx. 1,230,000 dots
    Viewfinder0.52" Color, approx. 1,555,000 dots
    Memory Card Slot(2) CF - video
    (1) SD - settings, stills, metadata
    Shutter SpeedMax 1/2000
    White BalanceAuto, Manual, Custom (2000K - 15000K in 100K increments), Daylight, Tungsten
    Gain SelectionNot specified by manufacturer
    Maximum Recording Time64GB Compact Flash (CF) card - Type 1
    (Greater capacity is possible when two cards are used. UDMA supported.)
    25Mbps: 310 minutes
    35Mbps: 225 minutes
    50Mbps: 160 minutes
    Input and Output ConnectorsComponent (x1 Output)
    Composite: 3.5mm A/V (x1 Output), BNC (x1 Output)
    HDMI: Standard Type A (x1 Output)
    Mic/Line: XLR (x2 Input)
    USB: Mini-B USB 2.0
    Headphone: 3.5mm Mini
    Power Requirements7.4VDC (Battery Pack)
    Power ConsumptionNot specified by manufacturer
    Operating Temperature32-104°F (0-40°C), 85% relative humidity
    Dimensions (WxHxD)6 x 9.3 x 15" (15.3 x 23.6 x 38.2 cm)
    Weight5.8 lbs (2.63kg)
  • Canon XF300 Professional Camcorder
  • Lens Hood
  • Eyecup
  • BP-955 7.4V Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (5200mAh)
  • CA-930 Compact Power Adapter
  • DC Cable
  • WL-D6000 Wireless Controller
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Component Cable
  • Utilities Disk
  • Reviews


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