Canon XA11 Compact Pro Camcorder, Power kit

Product Description

Canon XA11 Compact Pro Camcorder, Power kit A compact, professional Full HD camcorder with a powerful 20x optical zoom and wide dynamic range. This compact, lightweight camcorder is small enough to stow away yet agile and powerful to record news events with versatility thanks to a high quality... read more

Canon XA11 Compact Pro Camcorder, Power kit 


A compact, professional Full HD camcorder with a powerful 20x optical zoom and wide dynamic range.

This compact, lightweight camcorder is small enough to stow away yet agile and powerful to record news events with versatility thanks to a high quality HD CMOS Pro sensor, a superb 20x optical zoom with high zoom ratio and professional interfaces for connectivity into existing workflows.

  • 20x Optical zoom: 26.8mm wide angle zoom lens with fast f/1.8-f/2.8 circular aperture
  • Full 1080 HD
  • High performance enabled by DIGIC DV4
  • HD CMOS PRO: Great low light performance and sensitivity
  • Circular aperture for beautiful background bokeh
  • WIDE DR Gamma: 600% dynamic range with no need for post production
  • Efficient and simple workflows using MP4 files at 50P/35Mbps
  • AVCHD progressive recording

High optical performance

A Canon 20x optical zoom lens provides a highly versatile zoom range with the 35mm equivalent of 26.8-576mm. with an improved circular aperture, the XA15/XA11 can record more natural, beautiful images.

Stunning Full HD image quality

With Canon’s HD CMOS Pro Sensor and the powerful DIGIC DV4 Image Processor with improved low-light performance, the XA15/XA11 captures superb Full HD video in 50P at 35Mbps with Wide dynamic range of 600%.

Professional recording options

Can record in both AVCHD and MP4 formats, at multiple bit rates, and even simultaneously.

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MPN: 2218C011

Barcode: 8714574657134


Image Sensor

  • Sensor: 1/2.84 inch type HD CMOS Pro
  • Filter: RGB Primary Colour filter (Bayer array)
  • Total Pixels: 3.09 megapixels (2208 x 1398)
  • Effective pixels per sensor: 2.91 megapixels (2136 x 1362)
  • Minimum illumination: Low Light Mode Approx. 0.1 Lx. / Auto Mode (Auto Slow Shutter selected Approx. 1.0Lx
  • Horizontal Resolution: 900 TV lines (External via SDI, XA15)


  • Zoom ratio: 20 x Optical
  • Focal length: 3.67 - 73.4mm (35mm equivalent: 28.8 - 576mm)
  • Minimum focus distance: 60cm (throughout zoom range); 10mm ( Wide MACRO setting)
  • ND filter: Built-in gradation ND filter
  • Zoom control: Zoom rockers on body and handle; Selectable manual zoom/focus ring on lens; Selectable High Speed and Soft Zoom modes available.
  • Zoom Speed: Zoom Rocker - Variable speed/Fixed speed (Fast/Normal/Slow, 16 speed level settings available in each mode); Grip zoom - Fixed speed (Fast/Normal/Slow, 16 speed level settings available in each mode) Zoom Ring - As operation speed
  • Focus control: Manual  control via focus ring, automatic (Instant AF, Medium AF, TV AF, Face Detection AF, Face Only AF), Push AF
  • Iris control: Ring control;  Full Auto
  • Aperture range: f1.8 - f16
  • Filter diameter: 58mm
  • Lens elements/groups: 12/10
  • Aperture blades: 8 Blade Circular Aperture
  • Image stabilisation system: Dynamic IS and Powered IS, 5 Axis image stabilisation
  • Digital zoom/Teleconverter: 2 x Tele Converter, x400 Digital Zoom

Image Processor

  • Type: DIGIC DV 4
  • Sampling accuracy: 4:2:0 AVCHD/MP4
  • Bit depth: 8 bit

Exposure Control

  • Exposure metering
  • Centre-weighted average metering: In the P, Av, Tv, Cinema, Portrait, Sports,
  • Low Light and IR modes
  • Segment evaluative metering: Snow, Beach, Sunset, Spotlight, Night modes
  • No metering: Fireworks; Fixed exposure [1/60 sec. (PAL: 1/50 sec.)],
  • M (manual exposure);
  • Exposure control: AUTO mode: Smart Auto, Manual mode: P, Tv, Av, M (manual exposure), SCN (Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks) Cinema mode: P, Tv, Av, M
  • Exposure Compensation: ± 12 steps, Displayed as EV value; 0  EV -  ±3.0 EV
  • Auto Exposure mode: Full Auto
  • Push Auto Iris: No
  • Gain Control setting: Full Auto/AGC Limit/Manual
  • Auto Gain Control limit: In manual exposure (P, Av, and Tv modes): 0-24 dB (in 1 dB increments), In the Cinema mode: 0-18 dB (in 1 dB increments), In the Wide DR mode: 6-24 dB (in 1 dB increments)
  • Gain setting: During M (manual) shooting: The gain can be set in 1 dB steps from 0 dB to 24 dB. In the cinema mode: The gain can be set in 1 dB steps from 0 dB to 18 dB. When Image Effects is set to “Look” and Wide DR is set, the lowest sensitivity is 6 dB


  • Control Modes: Full Auto / Manual control (Auto; Speed; Angle; Clear Scan (CS); Slow Shutter (SLS); IR Slow Shutter)
  • Shutter speed: 1/6  to 1/2000 depending on frame rate and operating mode
  • Clear Scan: No


  • Infrared shooting mode: YES (green or white)
  • Built-in IR lamp: YES, in handle unit


  • Stored Configurations: Cinema standard,  Vivid, Dream, Cool, Sepia, Old Movies, Memory Wide DR, Highlight Priority
  • Storage Medium: SD/SDHC memory card
  • Colour Bars: YES (SMPTE or EBU), with 1KHz Tone (Tone via Audio Menu)


  • Video storage media: SD Card x 2, Dual Format recording, Double slot (simultaneous) recording and Relay (continuous) recording possible.
  • Type: SD card Class 4 or higher, Class 6 & 10 recommended for 35Mbps MP4 recording
  • Recording time: 128GB SD Card:MP4: up to 8 Hours (50P @35Mbps) / AVCHD  up to 10 hours 10 Minutes (5p @28Mbps)
  • Recording file format
  • MPEG-4/AVC/H.264
  • Recording format: AVCHD: 28/24/17/5Mbps / MP4:  35/24/17/9/3 Mbps; / All modes variable bit rate, 4:2:0 colour sampling
  • Recording frame rate (PAL model)
  • AVCHD: 28Mbps 50.00P,1920 x 1080, 24/17Mbps 1920 x 1080 50.00i/PF25, 5Mbps 1440 x 1080  50i/PF25 / MP4:35Mbps 1920 x 1080: 50P, 24/17Mbps 1920 x 1080:25P, 8/4 Mbps   1280 x 720: 25P, 3Mbps    640 x 360: 25P
  • Slow/Fast motion: YES (MP4 recording Only), 50.00P (35 Mbps) x2 17.5 Mbps, 25.00P (24 Mbps or 17 Mbps) x0.5, x2, x4, x10, x20, x60, x120, x1200
  • Interval Record: NO
  • Frame Record: YES.  2, 6 or 12 frames
  • Pre Record (cache record): YES (3 seconds)
  • Scan Reverse: YES.  Vertical/horizontal/both


  • Recording: 16-bit 4ch or 2ch (48 kHz) linear PCM
  • Control: Audio limiter, Auto/manual settings via control dials on handle
  • Microphone attenuation: YES
  • Microphone level meter: YES
  • Photo storage media: SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
  • Still quality: During video recording: 1920 x 1080 in 1920 x 1080 or 1440 x 1080 mode, 1280 x 720; 1280 x 720 mode / During playback:  1920x1080

White Balance

  • Auto: New white sampling system FAWB. Settings include auto, set 1, set 2, colour temperature
  • setting and pre-set.
  • Preset: Six presets: [Daylight: approx. 5,400K], [Shade: approx. 8,000 - 8,500K], [Cloudy: approx. 6,500K], [Tungsten (incandescent or halogen bulb): approx. 3,100K], [Fluorescent H (3-wavelength fluorescent): approx. 7,000K], [Fluorescent (white fluorescent): 5,000K]
  • Colour temperature: The colour temperature (Kelvin) setting ranges from 2,000K to 15,000K (in 100K steps).  WB cannot be selected in the SCN or AUTO mode. Auto adjustment range: 2,800K - 8,000K

Time code

  • Count up system: Regen, RecRun, Free Run, External, Hold
  • Start value setting: “00:00:00:00”, Set/Reset selectable


  • Type: Capacitive Touch Panel
  • Size: 3.0-inch (7.5 cm)
  • Dots: Approx. 460,000 dots
  • Image quality adjustments: Brightness
  • Adjustable: Yes
  • Wave Form Monitor: No
  • Focus Assist: Peaking; Magnifying; Edge Monitor (using  waveform display)
  • Peaking: Yes. Colour selectable
  • Zebra: Yes. 70% or 100%
  • Markers: On/Off ; Level (White/Grey), and Grid (White/Grey)

Electronic View Finder (EVF)

  • Size: 0.24-inch (0.61 cm),
  • Dots: approx. 1.56 million dots,
  • Adjustable: Vertical tilt, up to 45°
  • Field of View Coverage: 100%
  • Correction lens: + 2.0 to -5 dioptre


  • Audio in: x2 XLR Input on Handle Unit. Line, Mic or 48V Phantom Power), 3.5mm microphone input jack
  • Headphone output: 3.5mm stereo jack
  • USB: YES (Mini-B, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, output only)
  • HD/SD-SDI output: YES, BNC, output only, Video, embedded audio and time code. (XA15 Only)
  • LAN: No
  • AV terminal: 3.5mm mini jack (output only for video and audio)
  • DC input: YES
  • Remote Control Terminal: YES

Other Features

  • Tally lamp: YES in Handle Unit
  • Accessory shoe: YES (cold shoe)
  • Custom Button Assignment: YES 5 Assignable Buttons. Select from: Powered IS / BLC Always On / Face Only AF / Video Snapshot / WB Priority / Pre Rec / IR Light / Audio Output CH / [AF/MF] /Rec Review / Rec.Programs / BLC Always On / White balance / AGC Limit / Focus / Exposure / Audio Scene / Mic level / Zoom / Image Stabilizer / Image Effects / [Off]
  • Custom Dial: Yes. Tv/Av/Manual exposure/AGC Limit/Exposure/Off
  • Wireless LAN standards: None
  • Supported Wi-Fi Functions: None
  • Supported Browser for Remote Operation: None
  • Remote Operation Control Features: None
  • Live view image Resolution: None
  • Authentication Systems: None
  • Encryption: None
  • GPS Information (Optional Accessory): Real-time display of Latitude, Longitude, Elevation, UTC and Satellite Reception


  • Supplied: Lens hood with barrier, Mic holder unit (w/ screw), Handle unit (HDU-1), Compact power adapter (CA-570), AC cord , Battery Pack BP-820


  • Power Consumption: Max 4.9W (Approx.) MP4 recording, 35Mbps
  • Battery: BP-820(supplied) / BP-828 (Optional)
  • Continuous Recording Time: MP4 recording, 35Mbps: 145 Minutes (BP-820); 220 Minutes (BP-828)(approx.)

Size and Weights

  • Dimensions: Approx. 131 x 180 x 231 mm [Including lens hood, mic holder unit, and handle unit]
  • Weight (camera only): Approx. 745 g
  • Weight (fully equipped): XA11: Approx. 1135 g

MPN: 2218C011

Barcode: 8714574657134


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  • Full HD 1080p video camera
  • 600% dynamic range and infrared shooting mode
  • Advanced image stabilisation that corrects roll and tilt.
  • HDMI, Mini USB compatible, 3.5mm mini jack
  • f/1.8-2.8 zoom lens with up to 20x zoom
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