Canon XA11 Camcorder (PAL)
Canon XA11 Camcorder (PAL)
Canon XA11 Camcorder (PAL)
Canon XA11 Camcorder (PAL)
Canon XA11 Camcorder (PAL)
Canon XA11 Camcorder (PAL)
Canon XA11 Camcorder (PAL)
Canon XA11 Camcorder (PAL)
Canon XA11 Camcorder (PAL)
Canon XA11 Camcorder (PAL)

Canon XA11 Camcorder (PAL)

The Canon XA11 is a feature packed lightweight camcorder with an HD CMOS Pro sensor and superb 20x optical zoom. The HD CMOS Pro Sensor combimed with Canon's powerful DIGIC DV4 image processor provides good low-light performance,wide dynamic range, and the ability to record Full HD video in 50P at 35Mbps.


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        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 XA11 can record more natural, beautiful images.

        Full HD video

        With Canon’s HD CMOS Pro Sensor and the powerful DIGIC DV4 Image Processor with improved low-light performance, the Canon XA11 captures Full HD video in 50P at 35Mbps with a wide dynamic range.

        Professional recording options

        The Canon XA11 can record in both AVCHD and MP4 formats, at multiple bit rates, and even simultaneously.

        • CODEC: AVCHD
        • HDMI Output: Yes
        • Maximum Video Resolution (recorded): 1920x1080
        • Recording Media: SD card
        • Sensor Size: 1/2.84 inch

        Image Sensor


        1/2.84 inch type HD CMOS Pro


        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


        Lens elements/groups


        Aperture blades

        8 Blade Circular Aperture

        Image stabilization system

        Dynamic IS and Powered IS, 5 Axis image stabilisation

        Digital zoom/Teleconverter

        2 x Tele Converter, x400 Digital Zoom

        Image Processor


        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


        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



        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.


        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


        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)

        28Mbps 50.00P,1920 x 1080, 24/17Mbps 1920 x 1080 50.00i/PF25
        5Mbps 1440 x 1080  50i/PF25
        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


        Frame Record

        YES.  2, 6 or 12 frames

        Pre Record (cache record)

        YES (3 seconds)

        Scan Reverse

        YES.  Vertical/horizontal/both



        16-bit 4ch or 2ch (48 kHz) linear PCM


        Audio limiter, Auto/manual settings via control dials on handle

        Microphone attenuation


        Microphone level meter


        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


        New white sampling system FAWB. Settings include auto, set 1, set 2, colour temperature
        setting and pre-set.


        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

        Countup system

        Regen, RecRun, Free Run, External, Hold

        Start value setting

        “00:00:00:00”, Set/Reset selectable


        Capacitive Touch Panel


        3.0-inch (7.5 cm)


        Approx. 460,000 dots

        Image quality adjustments




        Wave Form Monitor


        Focus Assist

        Peaking; Magnifying; Edge Monitor (using  waveform display)


        Yes. Colour selectable


        Yes. 70% or 100%


        On/Off ; Level (White/Grey), and Grid (White/Grey)

        Electronic View Finder (EVF)


        0.24-inch (0.61 cm),


        approx. 1.56 million dots,


        Vertical tilt, up to 45°

        Field of View Coverage


        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




        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)



        AV terminal

        3.5mm mini jack (output only for video and audio)

        DC input


        Remote Control Terminal


        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


        Supported Wi-Fi Functions


        Supported Browser for Remote Operation


        Remote Operation Control Features


        Live view image Resolution


        Authentication Systems




        GPS Information (Optional Accessory)

        Real-time display of Latitude, Longitude, Elevation, UTC and Satellite Reception



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


        Canon Battery Pack BP-820 (supplied)/BP-828,Canon Compact Power Adapter CA-570 (supplied with XA15/XA11)
        Canon Battery Charger CG-800E, Canon High speed HDMI cable HTC-100, Canon High speed HDMI cable HTC-100/ High speed HDMI cable HTC-100/S, Canon Stereo Video Cable STV-250N,Canon Interface Cable IFC-300PCU/S / IFC-400PCU, Canon Tele Converter TL-H58, Canon Wide Attachment WA-H58,
        Canon Soft Carrying Case SC-1000, SC-2000, Canon Wrist Strap WS-20, Canon Shoulder Strap SS-600/650, Canon PROTECT Filter 58 mm, Canon ND4-L Filter 58 mm, Canon ND8-L Filter 58 mm, Canon GPS Receiver GP-E2
        Canon Battery Video Light VL-10Li/VL-10LiII
        Canon Battery Pack BP-900 series (for VL-10Li/VL-10LiII)
        Canon Compact Power Adapter CA-910/920/930 (charges BP-900 series battery packs)
        Canon Car Battery Adapter CB-910/920 (for charging the BP-900 series)


        Power Consumption

        Max 4.9W (Approx.) MP4 recording, 35Mbps


        BP-820(supplied)BP-828 (Optional)

        Continuous Recording Time

        MP4 recording, 35Mbps: 145 Minutes (BP-820); 220 Minutes (BP-828)(approx.)

        Size and Weights


        Approx. 131 x 180 x 231 mm (approx. 5.2 x 7.1 x 9.1 in.)
        [Including lens hood, mic holder unit, and handle unit]

        Weight (camera only)

        XA15: Approx. 750 g (1.7 lb) XA11: Approx. 745 g (1.6 lb)

        Weight (fully equipped)

        XA15: Approx. 1140 g (2.5 lb)
        XA11: Approx. 1135 g (2.5 lb)
        Includes lens hood, mic holder unit, handle unit, BP-820, and 1 memory card

        Operating Temperature range

        Approx. -5 to 45°C, 60% (relative humidity)
        Approx. 0 to 40°C, 85% (relative humidity)

        • XA11
        • Handle Unit HDU-1
        • Lens Hood with Lens Barrier
        • Compact Power Adaptor CA-570
        • Mic Holder
        • Battery Pack BP-820

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