Featuring an advanced HD CMOS Pro Image Sensor, a powerful DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor and a phenomenal 20x High Definition optical zoom lens, the XA15 Professional Camcorder captures expansive, high-quality Full HD video. Its HD/SD-SDI terminal lets it quickly and reliably transmit uncompressed video with timecode and audio embedded directly to broadcast vans and workstations. Combining a lightweight design, a 1.56 million dot electronic viewfinder and a 3.0-inch capacitive touch panel LCD, the XA15 is comfortable to operate for extended periods of time and in numerous environments, from Electronic News Gathering (ENG) to journalistic video production and more.
The XA15 Professional Camcorder features a Genuine Canon 20x HD Zoom Lens that provides a highly versatile zoom range with 35mm equivalent of 26.8576mm, and a minimum object distance of just 23.6 inches (60cm). The impressive image quality is enhanced by an 8-blade Circular Aperture design which helps create smooth out-of-focus areas. An endless-type focus and zoom control includes user-programmable direction and sensitivity modes.
The XA15 Professional Camcorder features a 1/2.84-inch, 2.91 Megapixel HD CMOS Pro Image Sensor that captures approximately 2136×1362 pixels. Thanks to the sensor’s high sensitivity, the XA15 helps provide vivid, accurate recording through an excellent signal-to-noise ratio. Its low-luminance noise rating of +3 dB allows capture of clear images with incredible detail even in low light.