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Canon-xa20.33844028
9.1 out of 10

Canon XA20

The XA20 is a compact, “run-and-gun” HD camcorder with an impres Read more

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Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
Standard Definition or High Definition
High Definition
Power Supply (rated)
7.4 V DC (battery pack), 8.4 V DC (DC IN)
Television System
NTSC
Video Recording system
MPEG4-AVC / H.264
Audio Recording system
Linear PCM (2ch)* / Dolby Digital (5.1ch when SM-V1 is used) * Feature supported only in the 28 Mbps/23.98 Mbps recording mode; resolution: 16 bits
Image Sensor
1/2.84-inch CMOS, RGB Primary Color Filter
Total Pixels
Approx. 3.09 Megapixels (2208 x 1398)
Effective Pixels
Approx. 2.91 Megapixels (2136 x 1362)
Lens
Zoom Ratio : 20x Optical / 400x Digital Focal Length : 3.67-73.4mm (35mm equivalent: 26.8-576mm without Dynamic IS; 28.8-576mm with Dynamic IS) Zoom Speed : Variable speed / Constant speed (16 levels); Fast, Normal or Slow Max. F/Stop : f/1.8-2.8
Focusing System
Hybrid AF (TTL-video detection system and external phase difference metering system): Instant AF, Medium AF; Normal AF (TTL-video detection system); Face Priority AF; Face Only AF; Manual Focus
Manual Exposure
Available
Programmed AE
Smart Auto, P, Tv, Av, M (Manual exposure), SCN (Portrait, Sports, Night, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks) Cinema Mode: P, Tv, Av, M
Max Shutter Speed
Movie: 1/2000 sec.
Minimum Focusing Distance
20mm (wide end) / 60cm (across the entire zooming range)
White Balance
Auto, Set 1, Set 2, Color Temperature (2,000K to 15,000K in 100K increments), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H
Frame Rate
NTSC: AVCHD - 1080: 59.94P / 59.94i / PF29.97 / 23.98P MP4 - 1080: 59.94P / 29.97P / 23.98P; 720 and 360: 29.97P / 23.98P
Minimum Illumination
1.2 lux Low Light Mode: Approx. 0.1 lux (shutter speed 1/2 sec.)
Genlock Terminal
Not available
HD/SD-SDI Terminal
Not available
Image Stabilization
Dynamic SuperRange Optical System (Lens shift), Standard SuperRange Optical System (Lens shift), and electronic stabilization Following modes are available: Intelligent IS (AUTO mode), Dynamic IS, Powered IS, Macro IS, Tripod Mode IS Modes other than Intelligent IS: Standard IS, IS Off
Filter Diameter
58mm
Viewfinder
0.24-inch, TFT Widescreen color LCD (Equivalent to approx. 1.56 million dots; approx. 100% field of view)
LCD Screen
3.5-inch OLED, Capacitive Touch Panel (Approx. 1.23 million dots)
Recording Media
2 SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slots
USB Terminal
mini-B receptacle and Hi-Speed USB supported (output only)
Video Terminal
Composite: A/V terminal 3.5mm mini-jack, output only
Audio Terminal
XLR 3-pin jack (2ch), MIC/LINE switch possible (input only)
Accessory Shoe
Cold Shoe
HDMI Terminal
HDMI OUT mini connector
Microphone Terminal
3.5mm stereo mini-jack
AV Mini Terminal/Headphone Terminal
3.5mm 4-pole mini-jack (video/audio output only)
Headphone Terminal
3.5mm stereo mini-jack
Remote Control Terminal
2.5mm stereo mini jack (input only)
Operating Temperature range
23° to 113°F (-5° to 45°C) 60% relative humidity (operation) / 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C) 85% relative humidity (performance)
Dimensions
(W x H x D) 4.3 x 3.3 x 7.2 in. / 109 x 84 x 182mm (Not including lens hood, grip belt, microphone holder and handle unit)
Weight
Approx. 1.7 lb. / 765g (includes grip belt)
AVCHD
Recording Mode
MP4
Recording Mode
Release Date
First seen
5 April 2013