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Canon XA40 Compact UHD 4K Camcorder

SKU #: 3666C002
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Canon XA40 Professional UHD 4K Camcorder

For fast performance in both capture and transmission, excellent for the dynamic world of Electronic News Gathering (ENG) as well as journalistic, documentary, corporate and higher education video production, look no further than the XA40 Professional Camcorder.

Featuring an advanced 4K UHD CMOS Pro Image Sensor, a powerful DIG!C DV 6 Image Processor and a phenomenal 20x High Definition optical zoom lens, the XA40 camcorder captures expansive, high-quality 4K UHD video. Dual SD card slots that are compatible with universal SD, SDHC and SDXC memory cards provide super-high capacity and ultra-fast data transfer.

The compact XA40 includes a detachable handle for low-angle shooting and portability. Functionality is further enhanced with the addition of XLR inputs and an external microphone holder when the handle is attached. Combining a lightweight design, a 1.56 million dot electronic viewfinder and a 3.0-inch capacitive touch panel LCD, the XA40 is comfortable to operate for extended periods of time and in numerous environments.

When there's no telling what or where the next story will be, the XA40 is ready to go. A remarkably versatile, powerful and compact camcorder, it delivers the quality, speed and connectivity to drive a 24-hour news workflow.


  • 8.29MP, 1 2/3" CMOS Sensor
  • Up to UHD 4K30 Video Recording
  • Mini-HDMI Output
  • Integrated 20x Optical Zoom Lens
Image Sensor:
1-Chip 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor
Sensor Resolution:
5352 x 3950 (21.14 MP)
Effective Sensor Resolution:
3840 x 2160 (8.29 MP)
0 to 24 dB (Native)
Signal to Noise Ratio:
3 dB
Minimum Illumination:
5 lux at 1/30 Shutter Speed | 0.3 lux at 1/2 Shutter Speed
White Balance Range:
2000 to 15,000K
Focal Length:
3.6 to 73.4mm
35mm Equivalent Focal Length:
29.3 to 601mm
Optical Zoom Ratio:
Maximum Aperture:
f/1.8 to 2.8
Minimum Focusing Distance:
Wide: 0.4" / 1.0 cm | Entire Zoom Range: 23.6" / 60.0 cm
Filter Size:
58 mm
Image Stabilization:
Optical and Digital
Focus Control:
Autofocus and Manual Focus
Shutter Speed:
1/ to 1/2000 sec
Built-In ND Filter:
Built-In Microphone Type:
Recording Media:
2 x SD (Unspecified Type) UHS-I Card Slots
Broadcast System Compatibility:
Recording Modes:
H.264/MP4: 3840 x 2160p at 23.98/24/29.97/30 fps (150 Mb/s) 1920 x 1080p at 23.98/24/29.97/30/59.94/60 fps (17 to 35 Mb/s) 1280 x 720p at 59.94/60 fps (8 Mb/s)
Audio Recording:
MP4: 2-Channel 16-Bit AAC Audio | MP4: 4-Channel 16-Bit LPCM Audio
Video Connectors:
1 x Mini-HDMI (HDMI 2.0) Output
Audio Connectors:
2 x 3-Pin XLR Mic/Line Level (+48 V Phantom Power) Input | 1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Stereo Headphone Input | 1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Stereo Mic Level Input
Other I/O:
1 x USB Mini-B | 1 x 2.5 mm
Display Type:
Screen Size:
Screen Resolution:
460,000 Dots
EVF Display Type:
Screen Size:
EVF Resolution:
1,560,000 Dots
Battery Type:
Canon BP-8 Series
Power Connectors:
1 x Proprietary (8.4 VDC)
Operating Temperature:
32 to 104°F
Storage Temperature:
23 to 113°F
Operating Humidity:
Storage Humidity:
Accessory Mount:
1 x Cold Shoe Mount
Tripod Mount:
7.2 x 4.3 x 3.3" (Without Protrusions) | 9.1 x 4.5 x 3.3" (With Protrusions)
1.6 lb
  • Canon XA40 Professional UHD 4K Camcorder
  • Canon CA-570 Compact AC Power Adapter
  • Canon BP-820 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (1780mAh)
  • Lens Hood with Lens Cover
  • Handle
  • Microphone Holder
  • Canon WL-D89 Wireless Controller
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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