Canon XF605

Canon launches the XF605 professional 4K camcorder equipped with a 1.0-type CMOS sensor and DIGIC DV7 processor and a 15x 4K L-series optical zoom lens with 30x Advanced Zoom in Full HD.

It is a camera capable of working at 4K 60p / 50p, 4: 2: 2, 10-bit and Full HD with a high frame rate of up to 120p in a small form factor. Activated by a sensor 1.0 type CMOS and a processor DIGIC DV 7, this camera performs at the highest level demanded by today's professionals.

The XF605 offers a variety of custom image options, which can be adjusted to meet different needs and offer greater flexibility in post-production or on location, including HDR (HLG / PQ), Canon Log3, and user-created LOOK files.

Canon XF605Employing the same 5-axis image stabilization system used in Canon's XF and XA series, the XF605 produces continuous footage, even in dynamic shooting scenarios. Presents four stabilization options (IS), accessible by combining different settings in Standard, Dynamic and Powered IS, allowing users to select the most suitable and effective IS operation for the work environment.

With a objective High-magnification 4K L-series, the XF605 can work with 15x optical zoom in 4K and 30x advanced zoom in Full HD, ideal for recording subjects from a distance.

The XF605 employs the fast and accurate Dual Pixel CMOS Autofocus System from Canon, which means that for the first time an XF-series camcorder has Canon's Eye AF (eye-tracking) function and EOS iTR AF X intelligent head detection and tracking function. This advanced system is capable of maintaining sharp focus on an individual, even when moving away from the camera. A new Direct Touch user interface allows users to quickly and intuitively select the subjects to focus on, as well as control on-screen settings, menu navigation, and playback.

Canon XF605

Versatile and simple

The XF605, which is approximately 10% smaller and 600 grams lighter than the XF705, weighs about 2 kilograms. A comfortable and easy-to-use handheld camera that takes the effort out of shooting on the move. Designed with the solo worker in mind, it combines portability along with a new multi-function accessory shoe, designed to extend the capabilities of the XF605 with future accessories.

The first of them is the aadapter for microphones High Definition XLR CA-XLR2d-C, from TEAC. This adapter allows you to assign XLR inputs to the XF605's four audio channels, providing greater flexibility when recording sound. The camcorder also responds to the increase in live streaming over the last year, with IP streaming capability compatible with multiple protocols, remote control for multi-camera operations along with Canon's range of PTZ cameras and the addition of UVC for use as a simple webcam via USB-C.

With two SD card slots and multiple recording options, you can record in different file formats, resolutions, color samples, and proxies simultaneously on separate cards. It also makes it possible for images to be reproduced simultaneously over different 12G-SDI and HDMI connections, which can be transmitted on any combination of monitors, broadcast and recording systems, to function in both live and pre-recorded workflows.

Ideal for shooting on the go, the XF605 is compatible with the new app Content Transfer Mobile (CTM) from Canon, which allows users to edit news metadata before and after capture and import recorded images from camera to mobile, enabling instant transfer to broadcast station servers, for example.

Canon 10x16 KAS S

Lens 10 × 16 KAS S

Another first from Canon is the 10 × 16 KAS S lens that meets the demand for high-resolution 8K productions in sports and documentaries. The 10 × 16 KAS S, which expands the series of 1.25 ”8K broadcast camera lenses Ultra-high-resolution cameras from Canon, including the UHD-Digisuper 51 and the 7 × 10.7 KAS S, offer impeccable optical performance in a compact package.

Constructed with special glass elements such as fluorite, Hi-UD lenses, and large diameter aspherical lenses, the 10 × 16 KAS S helps reduce chromatic aberrations, spherical aberrations, and other defects that decrease image quality.

With a weight of only 2,94 kilos, the 10 × 16 KAS S has been designed with great precision to achieve 8K performance in a portable and durable lens. With a 10x optical zoom rangeFrom 16mm to 160mm, and a constant f / 2.8 aperture, this lens provides consistent image quality throughout its entire range of focal lengths, from wide to tele. Along with the full range of Canon 4K broadcast lenses, the addition of the 10x16 KAS S to the 8K broadcast lens range meets current industry demands and supports future production needs.

XF605 Main Features

  • 1.0-type CMOS sensor and DIGIC DV7 processor
  • 4K UHD 60p/50p 4:2:2, a 10 bits, en XF-AVC y MP4
  • 15x 4K L-Series Optical Zoom Lens with 30x Advanced Zoom in Full HD
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF, with Eye AF and EOS iTR AF X
  • Compatible with HDR PQ and HLG formats
  • Simultaneous recording versatility, including proxies
  • Professional connections including 12G-SDI, HDMI, XLR inputs, Ethernet, Wi-Fi, USB-C and others
  • CTM application, for easy file transfer to mobile phones and news metadata editing

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For • 18 Aug, 2021
• Section: In depth, Capture