Canon's first Professional file-based HD Video Camera Versatile file-based recording, direct to readily available CF Cards allowing easy integration in to standardized workflows
Super fast processing with 1/3 inch 3CMOS Sensor System
A low noise system supporting slow and fast motion shooting and faster scanning reducing rolling shutter skews
Super Range Optical Image Stabilizer and Instant AF
Dynamic, Powered, and Normal image stabilization settings. Instant AF with Face Detection technology
New HD L Lens: 29.3 - 527.4mm f/1.6 - f/2.8 with 18x Optical Zoom
Equipped with a large L series Lens with a centre resolution of 1,000 TV lines, offers enhanced resolution at all zoom levels
Industry standard MXF format support
Material Exchange Format (MXF) is an established international standard which enables the use of metadata in broadcasting and other applications
MPEG-2 FULL HD (4:2:2) recording codec
This newly developed Canon XF codec enables high quality imaging and audio performance with up to 50Mbps data recording
4.0 inch LCD with 270ø rotation and Viewfinder
A freely rotating 270 degree (left and right), 35 degree (front), 4.0 inch 1.23MP HD LCD Panel with 100% coverage allows for greater usability and mobility
Canon continues to innovate and develop image acquisition products for the most demanding professional. The Canon XF300 Professional Camcorder features 50Mbps MPEG-2 4:2:2 recording to Compact Flash (CF) Cards for unsurpassed image quality and efficient, robust workflow at an affordable price. It is ideally suited to match the requirements of electronic newsgathering (ENG) crews, independent filmmakers, documentary producers, event videographers and military agencies.
Utilizing file-based MPEG-2 compression with an MXF File Wrapper ensures the widest compatibility with existing industry infrastructure, metadata and non-linear editing (NLE) systems. And 4:2:2 color sampling provides ultra-fine transitions in tone and color for maintaining the highest quality image for use in advanced post production.
A newly developed Genuine Canon 18x HD L-Series Lens along with three Canon native 1920 x 1080 CMOS Image Sensors delivers pristine image quality.
The XF300 also offers multiple recording bit rates, resolutions and variable frame rates to expand your creative flexibility, and allow you to work in virtually any production environment. And complete customization over the image, display and operation makes the XF300 a camcorder that can be tailored to fit your individual needs.