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Canon XA55 UHD 4K30 Camcorder with Dual-Pixel Autofocus

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Canon XA55 UHD 4K30 Camcorder with Dual-Pixel Autofocus
Key Features
  • 8.29MP, 1" CMOS Sensor
  • Up to UHD 4K30 Video Recording
  • Mini-HDMI and 3G-SDI Outputs
  • Integrated 15x Optical Zoom Lens
The Canon XA55 Professional UHD 4K Camcorder is a compact, lightweight camera featuring UHD 4K capture, a 1" CMOS sensor, two XLR audio inputs, and one mini-HDMI, and one BNC 3G-SDI output which fits right into the ENG category for documentary or journalism-style productions.
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Canon XA55 Overview

The Canon XA55 Professional UHD 4K Camcorder is a compact, lightweight camera featuring UHD 4K capture, a 1" CMOS sensor, two XLR audio inputs, and one mini-HDMI, and one BNC 3G-SDI output which fits right into the ENG category for documentary or journalism-style productions.

The XA55's optics include an integrated 15x HD optical zoom and a nine-bladed circular iris for more natural highlights, and wide DR gamma support for low-light recording. The camera's pro-style features include Dual Pixel and Contrast autofocus, fast- and slow-motion recording, full manual control, optical and electronic image stabilization, a 3" touchscreen LCD, user-assignable buttons, infrared mode, and a DIG!C DV 6 image processor with high sensitivity and low noise. The XA55 also has display monitoring features such as zebra, color bars, and test tone and a built-in neutral density filter mechanism offering ND4, ND16, and ND64 options.

The camera records UHD 4K30 and Full HD 1080p60 captured to dual SD card slots, and outputs to mini-HDMI and 3G-SDI ports. The dual SD card slots allow for automatic switching from one card to another, as well as simultaneous recording to both. The camera can output up to 1920 x 1080p 10-bit 4:2:2 video at 59.94 fps via its mini-HDMI and 3G-SDI outputs. On the audio side, the XA55 features up to four channels of LPCM audio with manual/automatic recording levels, two XLR inputs with phantom power, and a 3.5mm stereo mini input. It features a built-in stereo microphone as well as a headphone jack. The camera's functions can also be controlled by the separately available RC-V100 remote control.

Features

  • 8.29MP, 1" CMOS sensor
  • Integrated 15x optical zoom lens
  • 5-axis optical image stabilization
  • Dual-pixel CMOS autofocus feature
  • UHD 4K30 fps, HD 59.97 fps recording
  • Dual XLR, 3.5mm mic/line audio inputs
  • MP4 recording
  • DIG!C DV 6 processor
  • Two SD memory card slots
  • Mini-HDMI and 3G-SDI outputs
  • 1/4"-20 tripod mounting thread
UPC: 013803317107

Canon XA55 Specs

Imaging
Sensor ResolutionActual: 13.4 Megapixel (4268 x 3148)
Effective: 8.29 Megapixel (3840 x 2160)
Sensor Type1"-Type CMOS Sensor
Image StabilizationOptical in Integrated Lens
Digital
Built-In ND FilterMechanical Filter Wheel with 2 Stop (1/4), 4 Stop (1/16), 6 Stop (1/64) ND Filters
Minimum Illumination1.7 Lux at 1/30 Shutter Speed
0.1 Lux at 1/2 Shutter Speed
Lens
Focal Length8.3 to 124.5mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 25.5 to 382.5mm)
Optical Zoom Ratio15x
Maximum Aperturef/2.8 to 4.5
Minimum Focus DistanceWide: 0.4" / 1.0 cm
Entire Zoom Range: 23.6" / 60.0 cm
Filter Size58 mm
Focus ControlAutofocus
Manual Focus
Built-In Microphone TypeStereo
Audio RecordingMP4: 2-Channel 16-Bit AAC Audio
MP4: 4-Channel 16-Bit LPCM Audio
XAVC: 4-Channel 24-Bit LPCM Audio
IP StreamingYes
Media/Memory Card SlotDual Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I)
Video I/O1 x Mini-HDMI (HDMI 2.0) Output
1 x BNC (3G-SDI) Output
Audio I/O2 x XLR 3-Pin Mic/Line (+48 V Phantom Power) Input
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Headphone Input
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Microphone Input
Power I/O1 x Proprietary (8.4 VDC) Input
Other I/O1 x USB Mini-B Output
1 x 2.5 mm Sub-Mini Input
Size3.0"
Resolution460,000 Dot
Display TypeArticulating LCD
Environmental
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C (Recommended)
Storage Temperature23 to 113°F / -5 to 45°C
Operating Humidity85%
Storage Humidity60%
Battery TypeCanon BP-8 Series
Tripod Mounting Thread1/4"-20 Female
Accessory Mount1 x Cold Shoe Mount
Dimensions (W x H x D)8.4 x 4.3 x 3.6" / 21.3 x 10.9 x 9.1 cm (Without Protrusions)
10.4 x 4.9 x 3.6" / 26.4 x 12.4 x 9.1 cm (With Protrusions)
10.4 x 8.5 x 5.5" / 26.4 x 21.6 x 14 cm (With Protrusions)
Packaging Info
Package Weight6.61 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)14.3 x 11.9 x 10.4"

Canon XA55 Reviews

two weeks in my church

By Radosav
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-10-03

I just got it two weeks ago. and so far great job B&H.

Love it

By Eric
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-10-24

This is a great quality camera for professional Video shots for TV shows and more.

Great Value

By Thomas
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-04-17

This is an entry level pro camera. We had a “sudden” need to start streaming our church services. This camera has performed flawlessly. The video quality is excellent, and the capacity is good (over 1 hour on a 128G SD card). We have gotten lots of compliments on the quality of our livestreams and video posts.

Upgraded and LOVE THE PICTURE

By Paul
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-06-21

Church live streaming works great with a GORGEOUS PICTURE! We sold our XA30 to upgrade to the XA55. We have used it for 2 weeks now and my volunteers love this camera. They all prefer this over the XA45 as well. We are purchasing another one Fall of 2021.

great cam

By Anonymous
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-11-17

I am working with this camcorder for past 3 to 4 months , but i am facing problem when the recording starts the recording starts to become reddish while recording then i will stop recording and again start then it will be ok . is this problem from lighting in the studio

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