- Canon XF705 4K Camcorder
Canon XF705 4K Camcorder
Canon introduces the latest professional Canon XF705 4K Camcorder, being the company’s flagship model in the XF series. Packed with a variety of advanced features and functions – you can now record beautiful 4K UHD video footage at 50P 4:2:2 10-bit XF-HEVC. Powering the Canon XF705 is a large 8.29MP 1.0-type sensor to achieve improved noise performance, sensitivity with more cinematic depth of field and a Dual DIGIC DV6 processor to ensure astonishing image quality with superb levels of detail.
Boastful features of this high-resolution camcorder includes an advanced 12G-SDI and IP streaming; precise and reliable smooth autofocus; a 4-inch touchscreen control that allows better control and to perform focus point selection over 80% vertical or horizontal of the imaging area; Face Detection and tracking; 9-blade iris; Dual Pixel CMOS Autofocus and Guide, a wide-angle L-series lens with 15x zoom incorporated in the Canon XF705, with brilliant optics to create astonishing 4K UHD; dual SD card slots; built-in ND filters and infrared recording.
- 1" CMOS Sensor, 13.4MP
- UHD 4K up to 60 fps, 1080p to 120 fps
- H.265/HEVC Codec, 4:2:2 10-bit Colour
- 15x Optical Zoom, 30x Digital
- Dual-Pixel CMOS Autofocus Feature
- HDR Recording, Canon Log 3, Wide DR
- 12G-SDI & Mini HDMI Outputs
- Optical and Digital Stabilization
- Dual XLR Inputs, 4-Channel LPCM Audio
- 2 x SDXC Memory Card Slots
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Large 8.29MP 1.0-Type SensorThe Canon XF705 4K Camcorder features a large 8.29MP 1.0-Type sensor that contributes to achieving enhanced noise performance, sensitivity and added cinematic depth of field, and combined with the powerful Dual DIGIC DV6 processors – superb image quality and superior levels of detail will be achieved.
L-Series Lens, producing High-Quality
Producing only the greatest of image quality with supplied L-Series Lens, featuring the red ring on it which has long time shown Canon’s professional level of lenses for build, robustness and outstanding image quality, including the use of Super UD and aspherical lens elements that contributes effectively to the reduction of suppress aberrations.
Wide Angle 15x Optical Zoom
A powerful lens with a wide focal length of 25.5mm and a 15x optical zoom, also offering a 30x Advanced Zoom when shooting in FHD, performs exceptionally well in low-light conditions, and capturing maximum detail from your subjects.
5-Axis In Body Image Stabilisation
The XF705 from Canon utilises both optical and dynamic option to perform well in conjunction, to provide an effective 5-axis image stabilisation. What does means, is that the user will have all the confidence when filming on the move or when shooting handheld to achieve smooth motion.
Dual Pixel CMOS Autofocus
Canon has packed a powerful Dual Pixel CMOS Autofocus feature in the Canon XF705, which is sensor based, phase detection autofocus technology – leading to smooth, high-performance focus tracking and achieving rapid autofocus. With the unique Canon-developed technology that utilises two photo diodes per pixel for autofocus and then combines them for recording high-quality video. Additionally, this also enables precise focus to be maintained, even when shooting moving subjects, which is vital for 4K UHD capture.
4-inch Touchscreen Control and Object Tracking
The Canon XF705 Camcorder incorporates a built-in 4-inch touchscreen that allows you to achieve 80% vertical or horizontal of the imaging area with focus point selection. In addition, moving subjects will be tracked in the frame when selected.
Impressive 4K/50 4:2:2 10-bit Support with HEVC
The brand-new Canon XF705 4K Camcorder makes use of the new recording format that uses H.265/HEVC in an MXF container. Achieve a newer encoding technology that is about two times as efficient as mainstream H.264/AVC. The Canon XF705 camcorder is capable of recording astonishing 4K UHD 50P 4:2:2 10-bit files directly to the SD card when using XF-HEVC format.
Numerous Recording Formats
Besides recording in just the XF-HEVC format, the Canon XF705 Camcorder is also capable of recording in UHD XF-AVC and Full HD/50 XF-AVC (and MP4), to compliment the workflow.With planned firmware update.
Record Internal using Hybrid Log-Gamma or Perceptual QuantizationYou can record HDR files instantly and direct to SD cards, by either using Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) or Perceptual Quantization (PQ).
Simultaneous HDR Production with SDR Output
The Canon XF705 4K Camcorder is skilled enough of outputting an SDR signal at the same time while recording an HDR file internally to an SD card, ensuring simultaneous HDR/SDR production. During the simultaneous HDR/SDR recording, you can adjust the gain on the SDR signal compared to the HDR exposure level to provide correct exposure levels for both signals on output.
Canon Log 3/BT.2020 Supported
Besides recording in the standard HDR with HLG/PQ, the Canon XF705 also allows you to record in Canon Log 3, which is perfect for post-production as you can then extract the colours exactly the way you want them – perfect for creative workflows.
Simple Setup to Achieve 4K UHD/50P HDR Output
With both 12G-SDI and HDMI interfaces featuring on the Canon XF705, you can output 4K UHD/50P HDR image data by only making use of one cable, making the setup so much simpler.
IP Streaming in 4K UHD and FTP transfer
The Canon XF705 features a built-in Ethernet port and HEVC/H2.265 support, enabling 4K UHD/50P HDR images with HDR data, that includes Message/Mastering Display Colour Volume. Additionally, send recorded files directly over the Internet with FTP transfer.
Other Features Include:
- Face Detection and Tracking
- Dual Pixel Focus Guide
- Autofocus Tuning
- 3 Independant Rings, widely spaced for accurate control over focus, zoom - with a 90 Degree mechanical stop from wide to telephoto, and iris.
- 9-Blade Iris
- Analogue XLR interfaces and 4ch Audio
- Dual SD Card Slot
- Built-in ND Filters, including ND 1/4, ND 1/16, ND 1/64.
- Infrared Recording
- Canon XF705 HD Camcorder
1.0-Inch type CMOS
Effective pixels per sensor
Minimum illumination(PAL/50.00Hz Mode)
Approx. 1.3 lux (with 1/25 sec. shutter speed)
15 x Optical (UHD Mode) 30 x Advanced Zoom Mode (FHD Only)
8.3 to 124.5 mm.
Approx. 25.5 - 382.5 mm
Dynamic IS Mode: Approx. 28.3 - 424.6 mm
Minimum focus distance
10 mm at wide end, 60 cm across entire zooming range
3 densities: turret switched, motor-driven. ND 1/4, ND 1/16, and ND 1/64.
Via Zoom Rocker Switch, Lens Control Ring or Remote Control
Selectable. Variable or constant speed. Fast, Normal or Slow speed.
Dual Pixel CMOS AF, Face Only, Face Priority, One-Shot AF, AF boosted MF, Focus Assist feature, Manual via Lens Ring,
Manual via Iris Control Ring, Auto, Push Auto Iris
9-blade Iris, Max f/2.8 - 4.5
14 groups of 18 elements (double aspherical lenses and single Hi-UD lenses)
Image stabilization system
Optical system + Electronic Stabilisation
Powered IS/Dynamic/Standard Mode/IS Off
Yes. 300 X Digital Zoom, 1.5/3.0/6.0 X Digital Teleconverter.
Dual DIGIC DV6
800% in Canon Log3 / Wide DR Gamma
Custom Picture Settings
Normal 1 : BT.709 (Normal 1 (STANDARD) / BT.709 / Video)
Normal 1 : BT.2020 (Normal 1 (STANDARD) / BT.2020 / Video)
WideDR : BT.709 (Wide DR / BT.709 / Video)
WideDR : BT.2020 (Wide DR / BT.2020 / Video)
PQ : BT.2020 (PQ / BT.2020 / Video)
HLG : BT.2020 (HLG / BT.2020 / Video)
Canon Log 3 : BT.709 (Canon Log 3 / BT.709 / Neutral)
Canon Log 3 : BT.2020 (Canon Log 3 / BT.2020 / Neutral)
Gamma: PQ/HLG/CANON LOG3/WIDE DR/NORMAL 1(STANDARD/NORMAL2 (x4.0)/NORMAL3 (BT.709)/NORMAL 4 (x5.0)
Colour Space: BT.2020/BT.709
Custom Picture setting adjustments
Black: Master Pedestal 0 ± 50/Master Black Red 0 ± 50/Master Black Blue 0 ± 50
Black Gamma: Level 0 ± 50/Range -20 - 0 - +50/Point -20 - 0 - +50
Low Key Satur: Activate On / Off/Level 0 ± 50
Knee: Activate On / Off/Automatic On / Off/Slope -35 - 0 - +50/Point +50- 95 - +109/Saturation 0 - ±10
Sharpness: Level -10 - 0 - +50/Detail Frequency 0 - ±8/Coring Level -30 - 0 - +50/HV Detail Bal. 0 - ±8/Limit 0 - ±50
Noise Reduction: Level Off / Auto / 1 - 12
Skin Detail: Effect Level Off / Low / Middle / High/Hue 0 - ±16/Chroma 0 - 16 - +31/Area 0 - 16 - +31/Y Level 0 - 16 - +31
White Balance: R Gain 0 - +50/B Gain 0 - +50
Colour Matrix Tuning: Gain 0 - ±50/Phase 0 - ±18
(R-G) / (R-B) / (G-R) / (G-B) / (B-R) /(B-G) 0 - ±50
Select Area Area A / Area B / Area A&B / Off
Area (A/B) Setting Phase (0 - 31)/Area (A/B) Setting Chroma (0 - 16 - 31)/Area (A/B) Setting Area (0 - 16 - 31)/Area (A/B) Setting
Y level (0 - 16 - 31)
Area (A/B) Revision Level (0 - ±50)
Area (A/B) Revision Phase (0 - ±18)
Over 100 % Through / Clip / Press
High Dynamic Range Recording
HLG / PQ supported
SD/SDHC/SDXC card (2 card slots)
Class U3 recommended for 160/110 Mbps recording
Recording time (64GB Card, approx.)
Recording time (XF-HEVC , approx.)
45 Mbps : 185 min.
60 Mbps : 140 min.
110 Mbps : 75 min.
160 Mbps : 50 min.
45 Mbps : 375 min.
60 Mbps : 280 min.
110 Mbps : 150 min.
160 Mbps : 105 min.
45 Mbps : 755 min.
60 Mbps : 565 min.
110 Mbps : 305 min.
160 Mbps : 210 min.
Recording file system
Recording file format
Resolution 3840 x 2160 / 1920 x 1080
Colour sampling YCC 4:2:2 10-bit
Bit rate: 3840 x 2160: 160 Mbps /110 Mbps (Long GOP)
1920 x 1080: 60 Mbps /45 Mbps(Long GOP)
XF-AVC: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Colour sampling YCC 4:2:0 8-bit
Bit rate 45 Mbps (Long GOP)
External Recording Output
(Varies according to Recording Option selected)
XF-HEVC: Camera mode
3840 x 2160: 59.94P/50.00P/29.97P/25.00P
1920 x1080: 59.94P/50.00P/29.97P/25.00P
PsF:1920 x1080: 59.94i/50.00i
1920 x1080 (12G-SDI) 29.97PsF/25.00PsF
1920 x1080 (HDMI) 59.94i/50.00i
PsF --- 1920x1080 (59.94i)
Simultaneous Recording Options
1. SD Card + SD Card: Relay or Simultaneous recording
2. SD Card + External device: 4K (Internal) 2K (External)/HDR (Internal), SDR (External)
Recording frame rate (PAL model)
Slow/Fast motion (PAL/50.00Hz Mode)
1920 x 1080: 50.00P: x0.5/25.00P: x0.25. Max bit rate 180 Mbps
Pre Record (cache record)
Yes. 3 Seconds
Still Image quality
1920 x1080 JPEG DCF Exif. Ver 2.3
Photo storage media
SD Card. (Photo Function assigned to Assignable Button)
Linear PCM: 24-bit / 48 kHz / 4 channels (4.5 Mbps). EBU/AES3 Standard; 48kHz/24-bit/2-ch
Manual or Auto
1KHz, -12dB / -18dB / -20dB / Off
Microphone level meter
LCD Capacitive touch panel
4-inch (10.1 cm)
Approx. 1.23 million dots
Touch Screen Focus Point Selection
Yes. AF point selection, Face AF subject selection. Manual Focus: Focus Assist Reference Point Selection
Yes. Focus Guide Function in MF
Yes. Selectable Peaking Colour: Red / Blue / Yellow
Yes. 70%, 100%
Yes. Horizontal (grey) / Horizontal (white) / Grid (grey) / Grid (white)
Wide Screen Organic EL display
approx. 1.77 million dots
+2.0 - -5 dioptre
XLR 3-pin jacks (x2), balanced on Handle Unit. 3.5mm Stereo jack (unbalanced) on camera body
Video monitor output
Yes. Min-B and Hi-Speed USB supported
Yes. BNC Connector.
[HD]: SMPTE ST 292
[3G]: SMPTE ST 424, 425
[6G]: SMPTE ST 2081
[12G]: SMPTE ST 2082
Audio: SMPTE ST 299
Output Impedance: 75 Ω
Output Signal Level: 0.8 Vp-p
Yes. BNC. (IN/OUT)
Yes. BNC. Function selected via menu
Yes. Ethernet connector (RJ45) (supports 1000 BASE-T)
Yes. 3.4mm Jack
Remote Control Terminal
REMOTE A : 2.5 mm stereo mini-mini jack (input only)
REMOTE B : Round 8-pin jack (for RS-422)
IP Streaming Capability
IP Streaming Output
MPEG2-TS, HEVC/H.265; 3840 x 2160, 16 Mbps/9Mbps/59.94P/29.97P/50.00P/25.00P
HEVC/H.265; 1920 x 1080, 9Mbps/4Mbps: 59.94P/29.97P/50.00P/25.00P
MPEG2-TS, AVC/H.264; 1920 x 1080, 9Mbps/4Mbps: 59.94i/50.00i
Standard (centre-weighted metering), Spotlight and Backlight . The Standard setting is used in the FULL AUTO mode.
Centre ±8 levels (±2.0, ±1.75, ±1.5, ±1.25, ±1.0, ±0.75, ±0.5, ±0.25, ±0)
AE Response function via the menu.
Wave Form Monitor
Auto Exposure mode
Full Auto Mode
Auto Gain Control setting
Auto Gain Control limit
-6 dB - OFF / 33 dB (1 dB increments)
59.94kHz (NTSC)/50.00kHz (PAL). User selectable.
Daylight:5600 K (Initial value: 5600 K / ±0 CC) Adjustable range: 4300 K - 8000 K / -5 CC - +5 CC
Tungsten: 3200 K (Initial value: 3200 K / ±0 CC) Adjustable range: 2700 K - 3700 K / -5 CC - +5 CC
Colour Temperature Setting: Adjustable range: 2000 K - 15000 K / -20 CC - +20 CC Initial value: 5600 K / ±0 CC
Set A / Set B
Auto, manual, Clear Scan, Slow, Angle ,Off
Shutter speed (PAL)
1/2 - 1/2000 sec (depending on shooting option selected).
Yes; 11.25° - 360.00° (depending on shooting option selected).
Slow Shutter (SLS)
50.00P: Auto slow shutter On: 1/25 to 1/500 sec. Auto slow shutter Off
1/50 to 1/500 sec
25.00P: 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.
Infrared shooting mode
Built-in IR lamp
Yes, in Handle Unit
EBU / SMPTE (PAL); SMPTE / ARIB (NTSC)
Custom Button Assignment
Yes. 14 assignable buttons (Camera Mode), 82 assignable functions via menu.
Wireless LAN standards
IEEE802.11b/g/n/a (2.4 GHz/5 GHz)
Supported Wi-Fi Functions
Browser Remote. (Camera Mode) FTP file transfer (Media Mode)
Open Encoding, Open WEP, Shared key/WEP, WPA, WPA2-PSK, or WPA2-PSK AES.
Supported Browser for Remote Operation
Internet Explorer 8 or later, Safari (iOS 9 or 10), Safari (MacOS), Android standard browser Android 4.4 - 6.0
Remote Operation Control Features
Aperture, ND control, Focus, focus adjustment, White balance, Shutter speed, Gain, Exposure compensation, Shooting mode, Zoom, Slot selection. The free memory remaining on the media, time code, remaining battery charge, etc. can be checked. Live View.
Live view image Resolution
Camera setting mode: 680 x 383
Simplified setting mode: 284 x 160
GPS Information (Optional Accessory)
Location (latitude, longitude and altitude) as well as the GPS
information while using Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) can be added to MP4 movies and photos. Also, based on this information, the satellite data acquisition status can be checked in camera mode.
Rec Run / Free Run
Start value setting
00:00:00:00 - 23:59:59:29 (PAL 23:59:59:24)
DF / NDF
User BIT Type
Setting (00 00 00 00 - FF FF FF FF) / Time / Date
Lens cap, Lens hood with barrier, Mic holder unit (with screws), Shoulder strap (SS-1200), Wireless Controller, (WL-D6000),
Lithium battery (CR2025), Compact Power Adapter (CA-CP200L), AC cable, Battery Pack BP-A30, Battery Charger (CG-A20)
Optional Accessories (Includes items not currently on sale)
Canon Battery Pack BP-A30/BP-A60
Canon Battery Charger CG-A10/CG-A20
Canon Compact Power Adapter CA-CP200L
Canon Wireless Controller WL-D6000
RC-V100 Remote Control Unit
Canon Tele Converter TL-U58
Canon Wide Attachment WA-U58
Canon Shoulder Strap SS-1200
Canon PROTECT filter 58 mm
Canon ND4-L filter 58 mm
Canon ND8-L filter 58 mm
Canon GPS Receiver GP-E2
Canon Remote Controller RC-V100
Tripod Adapter TA-100
Canon Interface Cable IFC-300PCU/S / IFC-400PCU
Approx. 20.8 W (3840x2160 XF-HEVC 160Mbps recording)
14.4 V DC, BP-A30 (Supplied), BP-A60 (Optional)
Continuous Recording Time
Approx. 125 min with BP-A30(3840x2160 XF-HEVC 160Mbps recording)
Approx. 255 min with BP-A60(3840x2160 XF-HEVC 160Mbps recording)
24V DC (Compact Power Adapter CA-CP200L, supplied)
Approx. 191 x 258 x 433 mm / 7.5 x 10.2 x 17.0 in. (including lens hood, eyecup and mic holder unit)
Weight (camera only)
Operating Temperature range
Approx. 0 to 40 °C, 85% (relative humidity), Approx. -5 to 45 °C, 60% (relative humidity)
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