XA 25

  • XA 25

Canon HD Video Lens (20x zoom, 26.8mm - 576mm, F1.8-2.8

Infrared Shooting Mode

SD/HD SDI – uncompressed video with embedded audio and time code support

Raising the standards of image quality for TV, commercial and independent movie production with powerful new components like the new DIGIC DV 4 image processor and an improved HD CMOS Pro sensor.

Wi-Fi capability with dual band

Professional Connectors

Full Manual Control

The camcorder offers dual band (5GHz and 2.4GHz) wireless support* Users can send signals from the camera reliably even when used in areas with increased signal interference, such as event venues. User will be able to remotely control camcorder shooting and playback functions via internet browser and it also enable FTP file transfer & media server capabilities via the camcorder. Professional connectors include HD / SD - SDI terminal for transmitting uncompressed video with embedded audio and time code support. Also included are 2x XLR inputs, a 3.5mm microphone input jack, a built-in, low-noise microphone and HDMI-out.

Large focus / zoom ring makes manual focusing and zooming easy via a focus / zoom selection switch. Custom key with assignable function allows users to choose between Tv / Av, Manual Exposure, Exposure lock and AGC limit. The 2 buttons on the LCD panel and 2 buttons, on the camcorder body (total 4) can be assigned with one each of these functions, Forced Backlight correction, Face only AF, Story Creator, Video Snapshot, Priority WB, AF / MF, OFF.

Specifications Dual Card Slots
Camcorder Type HD Flash Memory Camcorder
Recording Hours AVCHD
Memory capacity PAL: 50P 24Mbps 17Mbps 5Mbps
8GB 35mins 40mins. 1hr. 3hrs.
16GB 1hr.
15mins
1hr.
25mins.
2hrs.
5mins.
6hrs.
5mins.
32GB 2hrs.
30mins
2hrs.
55mins.
4hrs.
10mins.
12hrs.
15mins.
64GB 5hrs.
5mins
5hrs.
55mins.
8hrs.
20mins.
24hrs.
30mins.
MP4
Memory capacity 35Mbps 24Mbps 17Mbps 4Mbps 3Mbps
8GB 30mins 40mins. 1hr. 4hr.
20mins.
5hr.
40mins.
16GB 1hr. 1hr.
25mins.
2hrs.
5mins.
8hrs.
40mins.
11hrs.
25mins.
32GB 2hr. 2hrs.
55mins.
4hrs.
10mins.
17hrs.
20mins.
22hrs.
55mins.
64GB 4hr. 5hrs.
55mins.
8hrs.
20mins.
34hrs.
45mins.
45hrs.
55mins.
AVCHD & MP4 recording: SDHC Class 4 or higher-speed memory cards
50P recording: SDHC Class 6 or higher-speed memory cards
Monitor 3.5-inch widescreen OLED touch panel colour, approx. 1.23 million dots with dimmer setting
Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) 0.24-inch, approx. 1.56 million dot colour LCD monitor
Image Sensor 1/2.84-inch HD CMOS Pro sensor, approx. 3.09 megapixels, RGB primary colour filter
Microphone Stereo Condenser Microphone
Lens 20x optical zoom
Digital Zoom 400x (Movie mode only)
Lens Configuration 12 elements in 10 groups, 2 Aspherical lens used
Filter Diameter 58mm P0.75
Image Stabilizer Intelligent IS
AF System High-speed AF (Instant AF), Medium AF, Face Priority AF, Face-Only AF, Touch Focus, Manual focus Ring
Video Recording Specifications  
Video Recording Standards AVCHD (AC-3/H.264 standard): HD Recording only 1920 x 1080 / 1440 x 1080 recording supported
MP4 (AAC/H.264 standard): HD Recording only 1920 x 1080 / 1280 x 720 / 640 x360 recording supported
Effective Pixels 2136 x 1362
Audio Compression AVCHD: Dolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch)
MP4: MPEG-2 AAC-LC (2ch)
Shooting Modes Smart Auto, P, Tv, Av, M, Cinema, Portrait, Sports, Night, Low light, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Spotlight, Fireworks, Infrared
Shutter Speed Range Tv mode:
1/6 - 1/2000
P mode: 1/12.5 - 1/500
low light mode: 1/2 - 1/500
Minimum Illumination Approx. 0.1lx (low light mode)
Cinema Style Cinema-look filters
Image Effects Brightness, Contrast, Sharpness, Colour Depth
Relay Recording Supported
Double Slot Recording Supported
Recording Check Supported
Wi-Fi Specifications  
Ratings IEEE 802.11 b/g/n/a (2.4GHz / 5GHz* band), Wi-Fi authentication obtained. IEEE 802.11n recommended
* some countries do not support 5GHz band
Wi-Fi Settings Methods WPS (Wi-Fi Protected setup) (Push button system, PIN code system)
Manual setting
Search for access points
Connection Modes Infrastructure
Easy AP mode
Authentication Systems Open or shared key
WPA-PSK / WPA2-PSK
Encryption Systems WEP-64 / WEP-128
TKIP / AES
Wi-Fi Connection Service Camera Mode Wi-Fi remote - enables remote access of camcorder to be performed from web browser
Wi-Fi Connection Service Playback Mode Movie Uploader - Save and upload videos to YouTube or facebook via iOS device
Playback via browser - Camcorder contents can be played or downloaded via internet browser
Media Server - Camcorder videos can be viewed wirelessly via DLNA devices
FTP file transfer - enables data to be transferred to a FTP server
Still Image Recording Specifications  
Still Image Recording SD / SDHC / SDXC memory card, Built-in memory
Still Image Compression Exif Ver. 2.3 specifications satisfied
Compression method: JPEG
Recording Pixels In movie Rec Pause and Photo Mode: 1920 x 1080
Shooting Modes Smart Auto, M, P, Tv, Av, Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low light, Spotlight, fireworks, Infrared
Easy Operations Features  
Zoom Zoom lever
Navigation Touch based OLED panel
Extended Control Remote Control
Battery Rechargeable Intelligent lithium battery BP820
(Optional battery BP828 / 975 / 955 / 925)
Input / Output Terminals  
Video Out Mini HDMI, AV Cable
Analog Output Yes
Microphone Terminal Yes
Tally Lamp Supported
Infrared Mode Supported, with white or green light recording
HD / SD SDI HD-SDI: SMPTE 292M (1080i / 720p video), embedded audio (SMPTE 299M), TimeCode (SMPTE 12M)
SD-SDI: SMPTE 259M (576i video), embedded audio (SMPTE 272M), TimeCode (SMPTE 12M)
HDMI-Out Supported
Audio-In XLR (x2)
Physical Dimensions & Power  
Power Supply (Rated) 7.4 V DC (battery pack), 8.4 V DC (DC in)
Operating Temperature 0 - 40°C, 85% (relative humidity)
-5 - 45°C, 60% (relative humidity)
Dimensions Approx. 109 x 84 x 182mm (4.3 x 3.3 x 7.2in.)
Weight (Main Unit) Approx. 770g (1.7lb)