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Canon XA10

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Standard Definition or High Definition
High Definition
Power Supply (rated)
7.4 V DC (battery pack), 8.4 V DC (DC IN)
Television System
Video Recording system
MPEG4-AVC / H.264
Audio Recording system
2-Channel, Dolby Digital (AC-3)
Image Sensor
1/3-inch CMOS, RGB Primary Color Filter
Total Pixels
Approx. 2.37-megapixels
Effective Pixels
Video : Approx. 2.07-megapixels (1920 x 1080) Photo : 16:9 Approx. 2.07-megapixels (1920 x 1080)
Maximum recording Time
64GB internal flash drive* LP (5Mbps) 24 hours 30 minutes SP (7Mbps) 19 hours 10 minutes XP+ (12Mbps) 11 hours 30 minutes FXP (17Mbps) 8 hours 20 minutes - Allows 1920 x 1080 Full HD Recording MXP (24Mbps) 5 hours 55 minutes - Allows 1920 x 1080 Full HD Recording
Zoom Ratio : 10x Optical/40x/200x Digital (Movie) Focal Length : f-4.25-42.5mm (35mm equivalent 30.4-305 35mm) Zoom Speed : Variable, Constant: Fast, Normal, Slow (16 steps in each mode) Max. F/Stop : f/1.8-2.8
Focusing System
TVAF plus External Phase Difference Metering Sensor, Autofocus (Instant AF, Medium AF, Normal AF, Face Priority AF, Manual
Manual Exposure
Programmed AE
Smart Auto, P, Tv, Av, M (Manual exposure), Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night Scene, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks
Max Shutter Speed
Minimum Focusing Distance
20mm (wide macro) / 60cm (entire zoom range)
White Balance
Auto, Set 1, Set 2, Custom (2,000K to 15,000K in 100K increments), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Manual
Frame Rate
60i, Native 24p (records at 24p), 24p Progressive (records at 60i), 30p Progressive (records at 60i)
Minimum Illumination
Auto mode 1.5 lux (with auto slow shutter selected - shutter speed 1/30) Low Light mode: 0.1 lux (shutter speed 1/2 sec.)
Image Stabilization
SuperRange Optical (Lens Shift): 4 modes: Standard, Powered, Dynamic, Off
Filter Diameter
.24-inch, color widescreen, Approx. 260,000 dots, Approx. 100% field of view
LCD Screen
3.5-inch High Resolution Touch Panel Widescreen Color LCD, Approx. 922,000 dots, Approx. 100% field of view
Recording Media
Internal flash drive (64GB) or SD / SDHC / SDXC memory cards (2 slots) **
USB Terminal
Mini-B USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Video Terminal
Component: Output only; Composite: A/V terminal 3.5mm mini-jack, output only
Audio Terminal
XLR 3-pin jack (2), Switchable between MIC/LINE, 3.5mm stereo mini-jack
Accessory Shoe
HDMI Terminal
HDMI Mini Connector (output), CEC, x.v.Color, and 1080p output supported
Microphone Terminal
3.5 mm stereo mini-jack
AV Mini Terminal/Headphone Terminal
3.5 mm 4 pole mini-jack (video/audio output only)
Remote Control Terminal
Yes (compatible with LANC protocol)
Operating Temperature range
Approx. -5° to 45° C, 60% relative humidity / Approx. 0° to 40° C, 85% relative humidity (performance)
(W x H x D) 3.0 x 3.0 x 6.3-inch (77 x 77 x 161mm) (excludes lens hood, mic holder unit, handle, and grip strap, but includes eyecup; 5.1 x 7.0 x 8.0-inch (130 x 177 x 205mm) (including lens hood, mic holder unit, handle, and eyecup but excludes grip strap)
Approx. 1.7 lbs. (775 g) [Including lens hood, mic holder unit, and handle unit (and grip belt); but excluding lens cap.] Approx. 1.8 lbs. (820 g) [Including BP-808 Battery, memory card (x1), lens hood, mic holder unit and handle (and grip belt); but excluding lens cap.]
Release Date
First seen
11 January 2011