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  • Canon XA11

Canon XA11

  • Brand: Canon
  • Product Code: XA11
  • $1,399.00

High Definition
Power Supply (rated)
7.4V DC (Battery Pack), 8.4V DC (DC IN)
Television System
Video Recording system
Compression: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
File Format: AVCHD Ver 2.0 Compliant (AVCHD Progressive), MP4
Audio Recording system
AVCHD: Linear PCM (2ch)* / Dolby Digital (2ch)
MP4: MPEG-2 AAC-LC (2ch)
* 28 Mbps or 24 Mbps video recording modes only; 16-bit resolution.
Image Sensor
1/2.84-inch CMOS, RGB Primary Color Filter
Total Pixels
Approx. 3.09 megapixels (2208 x 1398)
Effective Pixels
Approx. 2.91 megapixels (2136 x 1362)
Zoom Ratio: 20x Optical / 400x Digital
Focal Length: 3.67-73.4mm (35mm equivalent: 26.8-576mm with Standard IS/IS Off, 28.8-576mm with Dynamic IS)
Zoom Speed: Variable speed / Constant speed (16 levels); Fast, Normal or Slow
Max. F/Stop: f/1.8-2.8
Focusing System
Hybrid AF (TTL-video signal detection system and external phase difference metering system), Normal AF (TTL-video signal selection system), Face Only AF, Manual Focus
Hybrid AF Controls: Instant AF, Medium AF
Manual Exposure
Programmed AE
Auto Mode: Smart Auto
Manual Mode: P, Tv, Av, M (Manual Exposure), SCN (Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks)
Cinema Mode: P, Tv, Av, M
Max Shutter Speed
Minimum Focusing Distance
20mm (at wide end), 60cm (from lens front) across zooming range
White Balance
Auto, Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent H, Fluorescent), Color Temperature Settings (2,000-15,000K), Set (1/2)
Frame Rate
AVCHD: 60p, 60i, PF29.97, 24p
MP4: 60p, 30p, 24p
Minimum Illumination
P Mode: Approx. 1.2 lux (shutter speed 1/30 sec., with auto slow shutter on)
Low Light Mode: Approx. 0.1 lux (shutter speed 1/2 sec.)
Image Stabilization
Optical system (lens shift) + electronic stabilization
Control Modes: Dynamic IS, Powered IS*, Macro IS, Tripod Mode
IS Modes other than Intelligent IS: Standard IS, IS Off
* During Intelligent IS (Auto Mode), Powered IS can be set to On or Off.
Filter Diameter
0.24-inch TFT wide color LCD screen, approx. 1.56 million dots, 100% field of view
LCD Screen
3.0-inch LCD panel with AR surface treatment, approx. 460,000 dots, 100% field of view
Stereo (using electret condenser microphone)
Recording Media
2 SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slots
USB Terminal
mini-B receptacle and Hi-Speed USB supported (output only)
Video Terminal
3.5mm diameter 4-pole mini-jack (video/audio output only)
Accessory Shoe
Cold shoe
HDMI Terminal
HDMI mini connector
Microphone Terminal
3.5mm diameter stereo mini-jack, MIC/LINE switching possible
AV Mini Terminal/Headphone Terminal
3.5mm stereo mini-jack
Remote Control Terminal
2.5mm stereo mini jack (input only)
Handle Unit Terminals
Input Terminal: XLR 3 pin-jacks (2 systems), MIC/LINE switch possible (input only)
Shoe Terminal: Cold shoe
Operating Temperature range
For Performance: Approx. 0-40°C, 85% (relative humidity)
For Operation: Approx. -5-45°C, 60% (relative humidity)
Approx. 4.3 x 3.3 x 7.2 in. / 109 x 84 x 182mm (excluding lens hood, mic holder unit and handle unit)
Approx. 4.5 x 3.3 x 9.1 in. / 115 x 84 x 231mm (including lens hood; excluding mic holder unit and handle unit)
Approx. 5.2 x 7.1 x 9.1 in. / 131 x 180 x 231mm (including lens hood, mic holder unit and handle unit)
All dimensions exclude the grip belt.
Approx. 1.6 lbs. / 745g (body only)
Approx. 2.5 lbs. / 1135g (includes lens hood, mic holder unit, handle unit, Battery Pack BP-820 and 1 memory card)
Grip belt included for all values.
Recording Modes

Recording FormatBit RateResolutionFrame Rate
AVCHD28 Mbps (59.94P)*1,21920 x 108059.94P*3
24 Mbps*11920 x 108059.94i/PF29.97/23.98P*3
17 Mbps1920 x 108059.94i/PF29.97/23.98P*3
5 Mbps1440 x 108059.94i/PF29.97/23.98P*3
MP435 Mbps (59.94P)*21920 x 108059.94P
24 Mbps1920 x 108029.97P/23.98P*4
17 Mbps1920 x 108029.97P/23.98P*4
8 Mbps*21280 x 72059.94P
4 Mbps1280 x 72029.97P/23.98P*4
3 Mbps640 x 36029.97P/23.98P*4

*1 During audio recording, either linear PCM recording or standard recording (Dolby Digital) can be selected.
*2 Cannot be set in Cinema mode.
*3 In AUTO mode: 59.94i.
*4 In AUTO mode: 29.97P only. 

Maximum Recording Time

AVCHDRecording Mode
28 Mbps24 Mbps17 Mbps5 Mbps
8GB35 min.40 min.1 hr.3 hr.
16GB1 hr. 15 min.1 hr. 25 min.2 hr. 5 min.6 hr. 5 min.
32GB2 hr. 30 min.2 hr. 55 min.4 hr. 10 min.12 hr. 15 min.
64GB5 hr. 5 min.5 hr. 55 min.8 hr. 20 min.24 hr. 30 min.
128GB10 hr. 10 min.11 hr. 55 min.16 hr. 45 min.49 hr.
MP4Recording Mode
35 Mbps24 Mbps17 Mbps8 Mbps4 Mbps3 Mbps
8GB30 min.40 min.1 hr.2 hr. 10 min.4 hr. 20 min.5 hr. 40 min.
16GB1 hr.1 hr. 25 min.2 hr. 5 min.4 hr. 20 min.8 hr. 40 min.11 hr. 25 min.
32GB2 hr.2 hr. 55 min.4 hr. 10 min.8 hr. 40 min.17 hr. 20 min.22 hr. 55 min.
64GB4 hr.5 hr. 55 min.8 hr. 20 min.17 hr. 20 min.34 hr. 45 min.45 hr. 55 min.
128GB8 hr.11 hr. 55 min.16 hr. 45 min.34 hr. 45 min.69 hr. 30 min.91 hr. 55 min.

When AVCHD/MP4 recording has continued for 12 hours, it will automatically stop. A variable bit rate is applicable in each case.


Purchase a Canon XA11 and Receive a $100.00 Instant Rebate

Expires June 30, 2019

Whether recording in government halls, wedding venues, events or corporate environments, the XA11 Professional Camcorder delivers high performance and quality in a powerful, versatile and portable package.

An advanced HD CMOS Pro Image Sensor, the powerful DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor and a versatile 20x High Definition optical zoom lens with a focal length range of 26.8-576mm combine to produce Full HD content of incredible caliber. The Wide DR Gamma and Highlight Priority modes help ensure a natural range of tones and colors for realistic and eye-catching results.

Recorded video remains stable thanks to the XA11's reliable 5-axis image stabilization system. Two XLR terminals mean sophisticated and convenient audio recording on two separate channels. Ideal for a wide variety of applications, the XA11 can open new recording possibilities with its outstanding video quality in a powerful, versatile and portable package.

What's in the Box


Lens Hood (with Lens Barrier)

Battery Pack BP-820

Compact Power Adapter CA-570

Handle Unit HDU-1

Mic Holder