Canon XF405 4K

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Offering broadcast quality UHD and Full HD capability into a handheld, lightweight body with a 1.0-Type CMOS sensor, a 15x 4K zoom lens and Dual Pixel CMOS AF, the XF405 produces outstanding clarity and sharpness. With the addition of a 100P high frame rate and network capability for FTP transfer and remote control, this camcorder is ideal for newsgathering, documentary or corporate use.

The XF405 supports UHD/50P MP4 and XF-AVC format (150Mbps) recording along with additional XF-AVC support coming via a firmware update in 2018. The XF405 offers 100P high frame rate recording, which brings stunning slow motion in Full HD. The combination of 1.0-Type CMOS sensor and dual DIGIC DV6 offers high image quality footage with clarity and detail with outstanding high sensitivity and low noise. “Wide DR” mode enables the user to shoot with an 800% wide dynamic range providing details in mid to high tone.

The XF405 features an ultra-wide 25.5mm along with high magnification 15x optical zoom in 4K. A 30x Advanced Zoom capability in Full HD mode without image deterioration. A 9-blade iris diaphragm allows the operator to shoot beautiful and natural ’bokeh’. An advanced 5 axis Image Stabilizer helps to reduce image distortion. XF405 features three built-in optical density (ND) filters of 1/4, 1/16 and 1/64 (2, 4 and 6 stops). A 0.8x Wide angle and 1.5x tele-converter for additional flexibility and coverage in 4K and Full HD.

The XF405 offers Dual Pixel CMOS AF, fast and accurate autofocusing in area of approx. 80% (vertically) x 80% (horizontally) of the image. The XF405 touch screen allows focus control and camera operation for an intuitive operation. Various AF options are offered including Face Priority AF and Face Only AF. The innovative Dual Pixel Focus Guide supports manual focus shooting by telling the focus position visually.

The XF405 gives you more mobility – FTP files transfer directly from the camcorder or wirelessly by built-in WiFi. Using the XF405’s built-in Wi-Fi, it is possible to control via a smartphone or tablet using a Browser Remote. Additionally, the camcorder is fully compatible with the Canon Remote Controller RC-V100. IP Streaming (Full HD).

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Included in Kit

2x Canon Batteries
1x Battery Charger
2x SanDisk 64GB SD Cards
1x SD Card Reader
1x SDI Cable
1x HDMI Cable
1x Headphones


Camera:Image Sensor:Sensor
1.0 – type CMOS

RGB Primary Colour Filter

Total pixels
13.2 MP

Effective pixels per sensor
8.29 MP

Subject illumination range
Approx. 0.1 lx 01 to 100,000 lx

Minimum illumination
Approx. 1.4 lx , P Mode(shutter speed 1/25 sec.) (50.00P; with auto slow shutter On), Low Light Mode: Approx. 0.1 lx (shutter speed 1/2 sec.)

Lens:Zoom ratio
15 x Optical

Focal length
Approx. 25.5 to 382.5 mm

Minimum focus distance
10 mm at wide end, 60 cm across entire zooming range

ND filter
3 densities: turret switched, motor-driven.
Each press of the ND button will switch the display between ND 1/4, ND 1/16, and ND 1/64.

Zoom control
Via Zoom Rocker Switch, Lens Control ring or Remote Control

Zoom speed
Selectable. Variable or constant speed. Fast, Normalor Slow speed.

Focus control
Manual via Lens Ring, Dual Pixel CMOS AF, Face Only, Face Priority

Iris control
Manual via Iris Control Dial, Auto

Aperture range
f/2.8 – f/11 (AV Priority and Manual Modes)

Filter diameter

Lens elements/groups
14 groups of 18 elements (double aspherical lenses and single Hi-UD lenses)

Aperture blades
9 Blades

Image stabilization system
Optical system (lens shift) + electronic stabilization Dynamic, Powered IS, Standard

Digital zoom/Teleconverter
Yes. 300 X Digital Zoom, 2 X Digital Teleconverter.

Image Processor:Type

Dynamic Range
12 stops (800%) in Wide DR mode

Sampling accuracy
YCC 4:2:0

Bit depth
8 bit

Recording:Video storage media

Class U3 recommended for recording at 150MBPS

Recording time (64GB Card, approx.)
150 Mbps: 55 Minutes. 35Mbps: 240 Mins

Recording file system

Internal Recording format
MP4 3840×2160 (150 Mbps) / 1920×1080 (35/17 Mbps)/1280×720 (8/4 Mbps) NTSC: 59.94P / 29.97P / 23.98P PAL: 50.00P / 25.00P

External Recording Output
SDI: XF405 Only NTSC:1920×1080 59.94P YCC422 10bit /1920×1080 29.97P YCC422 10bit PAL: 1920×1080 50.00P YCC422 10bit / 1920×1080 25.00P YCC422 10bit
HDMI: XF405 and XF400 NTSC: 3840×2160 59.94P YCC420 8bit / 1920×1080 59.94P YCC422 10bit / 3840×2160 29.97P YCC422 8bit / 1920×1080 29.97P YCC422 10bit PAL: 3840×2160 50.00P YCC420 8bit /1920×1080 50.00P YCC422 10bit / 3840×2160 25.00P YCC422 8bit / 1920×1080 25.00P YCC422 10bit

Recording frame rate (PAL Mode)

Slow/Fast motion
Yes.3840 x 2160: 50.00P x2, x4, x10, x20, x60, x120, x600, x1200 17.5 Mbps. 25.00P x0.5 180 Mbps 1920 x 1080/1280 x 720:50.00P x0.5, x2, x4, x10, x20, x60, x120, x600, x1200 70 Mbps. 25.00P x0.25, x0.5 140 Mbps

Interval RecordNoFrame RecordNoPre Record (cache record)
Yes. 3 Seconds

Scan Reverse

Still quality
3840×2160 / 1920×1080 / 1280×720 (Still image resolution is dependent on the video resolution)

Photo storage media
SD Card

MPEG-4 AAC-LC (16-bit 2CH) / LPCM (16-bit 4CH)

Manual or Auto

Reference Tone
1KHz, -12dB / -18dB / -20dB / Off

Microphone level metre

LCD Capacitive touch panel

3.5-inch (8.9 cm)

(approx. 1.56 million dots)


Focus Assist
Yes. Focus Guide Function in MF

Yes. Selectable Peaking Colour: Red / Blue / Yellow

Yes. 70%, 100%

Inputs/Outputs:Audio in
XLR 3-pin jacks (x2), balanced on Handle Unit. 3.5mm Stereo jack (unbalanced) on camera body

Headphone output
Yes. 3.5mm

Video monitor output


Yes. Min-B and Hi-Speed USB supported

SDI output
Yes. BNC Connector (XF405 only)

Time code
No. Timecode out via HDMI is possible


Auto White Balance:Setting
Auto, Manual

Infrared:Infrared shooting mode