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The XH A15 by Canon is a professional-caliber camcorder that the company says is tailored for those seeking quality performance in a smaller, lighter package. With three CCD sensors, each at 1440 x 1080 resolution, the XH A15 is optimized for Full HD 1080p video capture. The 20x optical zoom lens utilizes what Canon refers to as Professional L Series Flourite and also includes image stabilization.

Description

  • Status: Discontinued
  • Price at launch: $3,999.99

Availability

  • Camera type: Professional video
  • Width: 15.51 inches
  • Height: 7.56 inches
  • Depth: 6.42 inches
  • Weight: 4.71 pounds
  • Color: Black
  • Internal image stabilization: Yes

Hardware

  • Sensor size: 1/3"
  • Sensor type: 3CMOS
  • Effective pixels: 1.56 megapixels

Sensor

  • Size: 2.8 inches
  • Resolution: 207000 dots
  • Articulating / hinged screen: Yes
  • Built-in viewfinder: Yes

Display

  • Video capture: Yes
  • Max. resolution: 1080p
  • Standard framerate(s): 24, 30, 60
  • Continuous AF: Yes

Video

  • Supported video formats: HDV, DV

Software

  • Focal length (wide): 4.5 mm
  • Focal length (telephoto): 90 mm
  • Widest aperture / f-stop: 1.6

Lens

  • Supported media: SD, MiniDV

Storage

  • Built-in microphone: Yes
  • Microphone input: Yes

Audio

  • Video out: Yes
  • Connection(s): USB, 3.5mm stereo audio, AV Multi, XLR

Ports

  • Model: BP-950G
  • Removable: Yes

Battery

HDVM-E63PR Digital Video Cassette, Component Cable DTC-1500, DTC-1000 Component Cable, STV-290N Stereo Video Cable, SDC-32M SD Memory Card, WL-D5000 Wireless Controller

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