- Canon XA40 Professional UHD 4K Camcorder
Canon XA40 Professional UHD 4K Camcorder
The Canon XA40 Professional UHD 4K Camcorder is an ultra-compact camcorder with incredible features such as its powerful DIGIC DV 6 Processor to output spectacular 4K @ 30fps video footage and 8.29MP images with its 1/2.3” CMOS Sensor.
Core features to this powerful Canon XA40 Professional UHD 4K Camcorder includes an impressive 20x optical zoom with 29.3mm wide-angle; infrared recording capability; slow and fast motion video recording; a colour sampling of YCC 4:2:0; 2 card slots that’s capable of reading SD/SDHC/SDXC cards (Class U3 cards are recommended); a capacitive LCD touch screen monitor with a size of 3-inches; x2 XLR 3-pin jacks with 48V phantom power, line and Mic options that can be found on the detachable handle – providing a 3.5mm microphone input jack, and a built-in mic; and Optical Image – 5-Axis Stabilisation to provide smooth, and stabilised video footage.
- 8.29MP, 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor
- Up to UHD 4K30 Video Recording
- Mini-HDMI Output
- Integrated 20x Optical Zoom Lens
- Dual XLR and Mic/Line Audio Input
- Dual SD Relay and Simultaneous Recording
- DIG!C DV 6 Processor
- 3" Touchscreen LCD, Tiltable Viewfinder
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4K UHD Video Recording
With an impressive 1/2.3 – type CMOS Sensor along with the DIGIC DV6 image processor – its guaranteed that the XA40 Professional UHD 4K Camcorder will deliver astonishing and high quality 4K UHD video, and full HD images which is all thanks to Oversampling HD processing. Supported video recordings can be done in MP4 UHD 150Mbps at 25fps and Full HD 35Mbps/ 17Mbps at 50/25fps.
Get Closer with the 4K 20x Zoom Lens
The XA40 Professional UHD 4K Camcorder is equipped with a powerful 4K 20x Optical Zoom lens with a wide-angle starting from 29.3mm. The lens also ensures that smooth video footage is achieved by a powerful 5-Axis image stabilisation.
Infrared Video Recording
The XA40 Professional UHD 4K Camcorder from Canon permits you to recording in Infrared Mode, a mode that allows you to capture video in conditions with little to no ambient light. The mode allows you to record wither in white or green mode.
Slow and Fast Motion Video Recording
An Ultra-Compact Video Camcorder that’s built with powerful features to recording exciting video footage. You enabled to recording video in Slow and Fast motion modes – in both UHD and Full HD format, with a maximum speed of 1200x.
Lightweight Construction Built with Powerful Features.
A variety of powerful features has been added to this lightweight Canon XA40 Professional UHD 4K Camcorder that weighs less than 1.2kg. Featuring a 3.0-inch LCD touch screen monitor to provide intuitive control when recording or when wanting to change settings; also supports PCM 4-channel audio, providing a built-in stereo mic and two XLR terminals; and 2 SD Memory Card Slots are provided for relay or simultaneous video recording.
- Canon XA40 Professional UHD 4K Camcorder
- CA-570 Compact AC Power Adapter
- BP-820 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (1780mAh)
- Lens Hood with Lens Cover
- Microphone Holder
RGB Primary Colour Filter
Approx. 8.29 MP (3840 x 2160)
Subject illumination range
Approx. 0.3 lx to 100,000 lx
Minimum illumination (PAL)
P Mode: Approx. 4.2 lx (shutter speed 1/25 sec with auto slow shutter On)
Low Light Mode: Approx. 0.3 lx (shutter speed 1/2 sec.)
Focal length (35mm equivalent)
Approx. 29.3 - 601mm Standard IS/IS Off
Minimum focusing distance
10 mm at wide end, 60 cm across entire zooming range
f/1.8 - 2.8 (AV Priority and Manual Modes)
Image stabilization system
Optical system (lens shift) + electronic stabilization
Dynamic, Standard, Powered, Off
Built-in gradation filter (Auto or Off)
Zoom rockers on body and handle;
Selectable manual zoom/focus ring on lens;
Selectable High Speed and Soft Zoom modes available.
Variable (body rocker only) or Constant speed (body and handle rocker; Fast/Normal/Slow, 16 speed level settings in each)
MANUAL: Lens ring and touchscreen point selection (Magnify and Peaking assist functions), Focus Preset.
AUTOFOCUS: Touchscreen AF point selection, Face Detection and Tracking, Touch and Track, Face Only AF.
(Instant AF, Medium AF, Normal AF)
Hybrid AF, Normal AF
400x Digital Zoom, 2x Digital Teleconverter
DIGIC DV 6
Video storage media
SD/SDHC/SDXC card (2 card slots)
Class U3 cards recommended
Recording time (64GB Card, approx.)
150Mbps: 55 mins / 35Mbps: 240 mins / 17Mbps: 495 mins
Recording file system
Internal recording format (PAL)
MP4: 3840 x 2160 (150Mbps) / 1920 x 1080 (35/17 Mbps)
External recording output (PAL)
HDMI output (Camera mode):
UHD recording mode: 1920 x 1080 25.00P YCC4:2:2 8-bit
Full HD recording mode: 1920 x 1080 50.00P/25.00P; 1280 x720 50.00P YCC4:2:2 10-bit
Recording frame rate (PAL)
25.00P (UHD), 50.00P/25.00P (Full HD)
Slow/Fast motion (PAL)
3840 x 2160 / 25.00P: x2, x4, x10, x20, x60, x120, x600, x1200
1920 x 1080 / 50.00P: x2, x4, x10, x20, x60, x120, x600, x1200
1920 x 1080 / 25.00P: x0.5
Pre Recording function
Yes. 3 seconds
JPEG up to 3840x2160
(Still image resolution is dependent on the video resolution)
Photo storage media
MPEG-2 AAC-LC (16-bit 2ch) / LPCM (16-bit 4ch)
Independent 2ch Line/Mic/Mic+48V input;
Independent level control per channel (-∞ to +18 dB);
Independent audio limiters (2 ch);
Input mic trimming
1KHz, -12dB / -18dB / -20dB / Off
Microphone level meter
Capacitive LCD touch panel
3.0-inch (7.5 cm, approx. 460,000 dots)
Wave Form Monitor
Peaking / Magnify
Selectable Peaking Colour: Red / Blue / Yellow
70% or 100% reference level
Grid (white/grey) and Level (white/grey)
0.24-inch, approx. 1.56 million dots
+2.0 to -5 dioptre
XLR 3-pin jack (x2) with 48V phantom power, Line and Mic options on detachable handle, 3.5mm microphone input jack (Supply Voltage 2.4V DC), Built-in Mic
3.5mm stereo mini jack
HDMITM mini connector
Mini-B, Hi-Speed USB, PTP class supported
Superimposed on HDMI output signal (Camera Mode only)
Remote Control Terminal
2.5mm mini jack
Centre-weighted average or segment evaluative (determined by shooting mode)
No metering: Fireworks mode, Fixed exposure (1/50 sec.)
Highlight AE, Exposure lock, Auto backlight compensation, Exposure compensation amount shown as ±3 when locked (±12 increments) or ±2 in AUTO (±8 increments).
Auto Gain Control setting
Auto / Manual
Auto Gain Control limit
0 - 24dB (1dB increments)
Auto, P, Tv, Manual
1/6 - 1/2000 sec
(1/2 - 1/500 sec in Low Light mode)
Slow Shutter (SLS)
Auto slow shutter On: 1/25 to 1/500 sec.
Auto slow shutter Off: 1/50 to 1/500 sec.
Auto slow shutter On: 1/12.5* to 1/500 sec. (*Display is 1/12)
Auto slow shutter Off: 1/25 to 1/500 sec.
Daylight (Approx. 5,600K), Tungsten (Approx. 3,200K)
Colour Temperature range: 2,000–15,000K
Default value for Set 1 and Set 2: 5,600K
Manual Mode: P, Tv, Av, M (manual exposure), SCN (Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks)
Infrared shooting mode
Yes (green or white)
Built-in IR lamp
Yes, in detachable Handle Unit.
Wavelength: 850nm (near-Infrared)
(Adjustment: Sharpness, Contrast, Colour Depth)
Wi-Fi & GPS Specifications
GPS Information (Optional Accessory)
Location (Latitude/Longitude/Altitude), Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), Satellite reception.
(requires the optional GPS Receiver GP-E2)
Yes, in detachable Handle Unit
Colour Bars (PAL)
Yes. SMPTE or EBU, with 1KHz Tone
Yes (cold shoe)
5 assignable Buttons: Assignable to (AF/MF) / Face Only AF / Magnification / BLC Always On / Powered IS / Auto Acquire WB / WB Priority / IR Light/ Pre REC / Review Recording / PHOTO / Monitor Channels / Menu / Off
Tv / Av / M / AGC Limit / Exposure Compensation / Off
Regen / Rec Run / Free Run / Preset (Non-Drop Frame)
Time Code out
Via HDMI out. Superimposed on output, Camera Mode only
Lens hood with barrier, Mic holder unit, Handle Unit HDU-1, Battery Pack BP-820, Compact Power Adapter CA-570, AC Cable, Ferrite core, Lens Cap
Optional (Includes items not currently on sale)
Canon Battery Pack BP-820/BP-828, Canon Compact Power Adapter CA-570 (included with camera), Canon Battery Charger CG-800E/CG-800, Canon HDMI cable HTC-100/HTC-100S, Canon Tele Converter TL-H58, Canon Wide Attachment WA-H58, Canon Soft Carrying Case SC-1000/SC-2000, Canon Shoulder Strap SS-600/SS-650, Wrist Strap WS-20, Canon PROTECT Filter 58mm, Canon ND4-L Filter 58mm, Canon ND8-L Filter 58mm, Canon GPS Receiver GP-E2, Canon Remote Controller RC-V100, 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 (for charging BP-900 series), Canon Interface Cable IFC-300PCU/S / IFC-400PCU
Canon Battery Pack BP-820 (supplied), BP-828 (optional)
Power Consumption (recording)
UHD/150Mbps: Approx. 4.1W (25.00P)
Continuous Recording Time (approx.)
UHD/150Mbps/25.00p: 175 mins (BP-820) / 270 Mins (BP-828)
FHD/35Mbps/50.00p: 175 mins (BP-820) / 270 Mins (BP-828)
Size and Weights
Approx. 109 x 84 x 182 mm (main body only)
Approx. 131 x 180 x 231 mm
(Including lens hood, BP-820, mic holder unit, and handle unit)
Weight (camera only)
Weight (fully equipped)
Operating Temperature range
-5 to +45ºC, 60% relative humidity
0ºC to +40ºC, 85% relative humidity
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1. What warranty comes with the goods purchased ?
All products excluding batteries sold by Orms are covered by a minimum of a one year local warranty, reckoned from the date of purchase, to protect you against manufacturing defects.
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2. My product has gone faulty, now what ?
Please contact our service division straight away on 021 - 469 1962 and notify them of the fault. You may also e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org
1. If a product is defective / faulty, ORMS will replace the product within a 10 day period deemed from the date of receiving the product. ORMS will also cover the shipping costs within the borders of South Africa.
2. During the warranty period, Orms will arrange collection of the faulty item, facilitate the repair and then ship the product back to the customer, bearing all risks and costs.
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