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Canon XF300 Professional Digital Video Camera
Professional video perfection for the next
generation
The XF300 - Canon’s newest professional digital video camera
for event videographers, film makers and news gatherers - is
truly state of the art. Featuring a genuine Canon 18x HD video
lens, 3CMOS sensor system, and DiG!C DV III, the Canon XF300
records breathtaking Full HD video direct to CF cards. Designed
through feedback from professional camera operators, the XF300
is also very mobile, with excellent balance between operation
and weight.
Key Features
Delivering superior image quality
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MPEG-2 FULL HD 4:2:2 50Mbps codec
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1/3 inch 3CMOS Sensor System
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Genuine Canon 18x HD Video L-Series Lens
Compatible with industry standard formats
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Utilises MXF file format
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Plug-ins for Apple/Avid/Adobe*/Grass Valley*
for importing into NLE software
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Supports popular MPEG-2 4:2:2 workflows
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Includes Canon XF Utilities (Windows and Mac
OS)
* To be supported by NLE software
Functional design and layout
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Weight is balanced and evenly distributed
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Intuitive button and switch layout
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Zoom and Focus rings with rotational end
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Iris ring
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Large LCD screen
Expandable and customizable
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Dual CF Card slots
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XLR, HDMI, USB, Remote, AV, Video2,
Component, DC-in terminals
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23 ‘Custom Pictures’ presets
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Full customization over image parameters such
as colour, sharpness, gamma, etc
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Peaking, Zebra assist functions
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 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 270° rotation and Viewfinder
A freely rotating 270° (left and right), 35° (front), 4.0 inch
1.23MP HD LCD Panel with 100% coverage allows for
greater usability and mobility
Canon FULL High Definition Camera System
Canon’s complete FULL High Definition Video Camera System incorporates a HD
CMOS sensor (1920 x 1080), genuine Canon HD Video Lens & powerful DiG!C DV III
processor ensuring you get the best FULL HD filming results possible.
Subject to change without notice
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Canon XF300 Professional Digital Video Camera
XF300 Technical Specifications
Video System
Format Type
Sensor
Image Processor
Movie Compression System
File Format
Image Pixels
Effective Pixels
Lens
Optical Zoom
Focal Length (nominal)
Focal Length (35mm
equivalent)
F number
Filter Diameter
Focus Ring
Zoom Ring
Zoom Rocker
Iris Ring
Aperture leaves
Close up distance
Image Stabilizer
Zoom/focus preset function
One push AF function
ND filter
Filter diameter and pitch
Recording Specifications
50 Mbps CBR (4:2:2)
[422P@HL]
35 Mbps VBR (4:2:0)
[MP@HL]
25 Mbps CBR (4:2:0)
[MP@H14]
Control/Balance
Light Metering Method
Exposure Compensation
White Balance Mode
Illumination
Min Illumination
LCD / Viewfinder
View Screen / Pixels
Viewfinder (Colour)
Filming Models & Controls
Recording Modes
Special Recording Modes
Audio
Audio Data
Audio Level Metering
Wind Screen
Still Image Recording
Capture Size
Memory Card Type
Subject to change without notice
Movies: CF Card Type I only (2 Slots), UDMA4 recommended; Stills: SDHC/SD
Cards
1/3 inch 3CMOS
DiG!C DV III
MPEG-2 Long GOP 4:2:2 (50 Mbps)
MXF
1920 x 1080
18x
4.1 – 73.8mm
Approx. 29.3 – 527.4mm
f/ 1.6 – 2.8
82mm
Provided (electronic ring); either [AF/MF] mode with no rotational limit or
[FULL MF] mode with rotational limit and distance indicator can be
selected.
Provided (electronic ring). Focal length indicator, zoom limit provided.
Manual zoom/Power zoom.
One of three settings (Slow, Normal or Fast) can be selected for the
power zoom mode and, in each mode, either a variable speed (16 steps)
or fixed speed (16 steps) can be set.
Provided (electronic ring)
6 iris aperture leaves, material used: Metal (treated for immunity from
sunlight-induced burns)
1 m (entire zoom range), 20 mm with wide macro
Optical system (lens shift system adopted/Super range system support)
None
○ (Button operation)
3 steps of ND1 (ND: 1/4), ND2 (ND: 1/16), ND3 (ND: 1/64)
Material used: Glass (treated for immunity from sunlight-induced burns)
Ø 82 mm / P0.75 mm
1920 x 1080
PAL – 50i / 25P
1280 x 720
PAL – 50P / 25P
1920 x 1080
PAL – 50i / 25P
1280 x 720
PAL – 50P / 25P
1440 x 1080
PAL – 50i / 25P
Centre-weighted / Spot / Backlight Correction
±7steps
AWB, Set (2 positions). Preset (Daylight/Tungsten), Colour Temperature (2,000K
– 15,000K)
Included Accessories
Battery Pack BP-955
Power Supply Coupler DC-930
Power Adaptor CA-930
Wireless Controller WL-D6000
Eyecup
Shoulder Strap
Component Cable DTC-100
Canon XF Utility, Plug-in Disc
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Optional Accessories
ƒ Power Supply Coupler
- DC-930
ƒ Power Adaptor
- CA-920
ƒ Car Adaptor
- CB-920
ƒ Battery Packs
- BP-955
- BP-975
- BP-950G
- BP-970G
ƒ Shooting Brace
- SBR-1000
ƒ Tripod Adaptor
- TA-100
ƒ Zoom Remote Control
- ZR-2000
ƒ Video Light
- VL-10Li II
ƒ Tripod Base
- TB-1
ƒ Wide Lens Attachment
- WA-H82
ƒ Memory Cards – CF Cards
Type I (UDMA4 Supported), SD
Cards, SDHC Cards
3.8 Lux (shutter speed 1/50 sec), 0.05 Lux (shutter speed 1/3 sec)
4.0 inch 16:9 ratio wide screen LCD screen (1,230,000 dots), 100% coverage
Angle adjustment enabled with high, low angle support and self portrait
shooting possible
Brightness, contrast, colour, sharpness and backlight adjustment
0.52 inch 16:9 ratio wide screen LCD screen (1,555,000 dots), 100% coverage
Angle adjustment enabled.
+2.0 to -5.5 diopter, 3-lens configuration
Brightness, contrast, colour, sharpness and backlight adjustment
Auto / 50i / 25P
Frame Rec, Interval Rec, Slow & Fast Motion, Pre-Rec
Linear PCM (16-bit, 48KHz), 2-ch
Manual audio level VR metering & control
Wind Low-Cut setting x2
1920x1080
SDHC / SD slot
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Canon XF300 Professional Digital Video Camera
Power
Input Power Supply
Interface
Terminals
Operating Platforms
7.4 V DC (Battery Pack), 8.4 V DC (DC IN)
Input Signals:
XLR 3-pin jack
Output Signals:
HDMI (Type-A)
USB (mini-B, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed)
AV (3.5mm, 4-pole mini-jack)
Component
Headphone (3.5mm Stereo mini-jack)
Remote (2.5mm Stereo mini-jack)
Video2 terminal (BNC Connector)
Canon XF Utility PC: Windows XP SP2/SP3 (32-bit), Vista SP1/SP2 (32/64-bit), Windows 7
(32/64-bit)
Mac: OS X 10.4 to 10.6
General
Dimensions W x H x D
Weight exc. battery (g)
Subject to change without notice
153 x 236 x 382mm
Approx. 2,630g
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