Canon XF 705 Professional Camcorder

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Short Movie: Wonderland

Published on Sep 12, 2018

Learn more about the video’s featured Canon XF 705 Professional Camcorder:

Watch and discover the beautiful imagery captured on the versatile new XF705 Professional Camcorder. Our new flagship pro camcorder internally records 4K UHD 60p 4:2:2 10-bit video to an SD card, and is Canon's first camcorder to incorporate the H.265/HEVC codec. It is ideal for documentary, event/concert production, and news.

Behind the Scenes: Wonderland

Watch a behind the scene feature of the making of ‘Wonderland’ – short movie featuring the versatile new XF705 Professional Camcorder. The movie showcases many features including HDR recording directly to SD cards, 12G-SDI connection, image stabilization and so much more.


Introducing the Canon XF705 Professional Camcorder

Get to know Canon’s new XF705 Professional Camcorder which puts impressive 4K UHD recording capabilities into a compact and portable design. It is the first Canon camcorder to adopt the H.265/HEVC codec, which improves the efficiency of 4K data handling. The XF705 delivers the power professionals need to capture news, documentaries, sports and other events.

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  • ziggy53ziggy53 Still learnin'still lovin Super Moderators Posts: 22,691 moderator

    Canon XF705 Specifications


    Standard Definition or High Definition
    4K Ultra High Definition

    Power Supply (rated)
    14.4V DC (Battery Pack), 24.0V DC (DC IN)

    Video Recording system
    Compression: H.265/HEVC or MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
    Color Sampling: 4:2:2 (10-bit) or 4:2:0 (8-bit)
    File Format: MXF

    Recording Modes:
    XF-HEVC 160 Mbps/110 Mbps: 3840x2160 (60p/30p/24p)
    XF-HEVC 60 Mbps/45Mbps: 1920x1080 (60p/30p/24p)
    XF-AVC 45 Mbps: 1920x1080 (60p/30p/24p)

    Audio Recording system
    LPCM (24-bit 4ch), 48 kHz

    Image Sensor
    1.0-inch CMOS

    Total Pixels
    Approx. 13.4 megapixels (4268 x 3148)

    Effective Pixels
    Approx. 8.29 megapixels (3840 x 2160)

    Maximum recording Time

    32GB card
    160 Mbps: 25 min.
    110 Mbps: 35 min.
    60 Mbps: 65 min.
    45 Mbps: 90 min.

    64GB card
    160 Mbps: 50 min.
    110 Mbps: 75 min.
    60 Mbps: 140 min.
    45 Mbps: 185 min.

    128GB card
    160 Mbps: 105 min.
    110 Mbps: 150 min.
    60 Mbps: 280 min.
    45 Mbps: 375 min.

    256GB card
    160 Mbps: 210 min.
    110 Mbps: 305 min.
    60 Mbps: 565 min.
    45 Mbps: 755 min.

    A variable bit rate is applicable in each case.

    Canon 15x Zoom, 8.3-124.5mm (35mm equivalent 25.5-382.5mm), f/2.8-4.5

    Focusing System
    Dual Pixel CMOS AF, Contrast AF
    The detection range for CMOS AF is approx. 80% (vertical) x 80% (horizontal) of the entire field of view.

    Manual Exposure

    Max Shutter Speed

    Minimum Focusing Distance
    10mm at wide end, 60cm across entire zooming range

    White Balance
    Auto, Preset (Daylight, Tungsten), Color Temperature Settings (2,000–15,000K), Set (1/2)

    Frame Rate
    60p, 30p, 24p

    Minimum Illumination
    P Mode: Approx. 1.7 lux (shutter speed: 1/30 sec., 60p with auto slow shutter on)
    Low Light Mode: Approx. 0.1 lux (shutter speed: 1/2 sec.)

    Genlock Terminal

    Timecode Terminals

    Image Stabilization
    Optical system (lens shift) + electronic stabilization
    (Image rotation and camcorder movements in the yaw and pitch directions are electronically corrected.)
    Modes: Dynamic IS, Powered IS, Standard IS, IS Off

    Filter Diameter

    0.46-inch wide color OLED display, approx. 1.77 million dots, approx. 100% field of view

    LCD Screen
    4.0-inch wide LCD and wide view angle, wide color range supported (Approx. 1.23 million dots)

    Stereo (using electret condenser microphone)

    Recording Media
    SD/SDHC/SDXC Card (2 slots): XF-HEVC/XF-AVC movies and photos. Menu settings can also be recorded.
    USB Terminal
    mini-B receptacle and Hi-Speed USB supported (output only)

    Video Terminal
    3.5mm stereo mini-jack, HDMI™ mini connector, 12G-SDI terminal

    Audio Terminal
    3.5mm stereo mini-jack, XLR 3-pin jack (two channels), HDMI™ mini connector, headphone jack, 12G-SDI terminal

    HDMI Terminal
    HDMI™ mini connector

    AV Mini Terminal/Headphone Terminal
    3.5mm stereo mini-jack

    Operating Temperature range
    For Performance: Approx. 0-40° C, 85% (relative humidity)
    For Operation: Approx. -5-45° C, 60% (relative humidity)

    Approx. 6.4 x 8.3 x 14.9 in. / 162 x 210 x 378mm (excluding lens hood, mic holder unit and eyecup)
    Approx. 7.5 x 10.2 x 17.0 in. / 191 x 258 x 433mm (including lens hood, eyecup and mic holder unit)

    Approx. 5.86 lbs. / 2660g (including grip belt; excluding hood, eyecup and shoulder pad)

    12G-SDI Terminal

    Ethernet Terminal
    Ethernet connector (RJ-45) (supports 1000BASE-T)

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