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Canon 2218C011 XA11 Compact HD Camcorder with Power Kit Pack

code: 2218C011
  • £914.00
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  • A compact, professional Full HD camcorder with high optical performance suited to News and Sports film production
  • High optical performance with 20x Optical zoom, which provides a highly versatile zoom range with the 35 mm equivalent of 226.8-576 mm
  • Featuring improved circular aperture, the XA11 can record more natural, beautiful images
  • Stream footage direct to an external recorder or a broadcast van with two XLR inputs, allowing two different channels to be selected with volumes adjustable independently
  • With the inclusion of Canon’s HD CMOS Pro Sensor and DIGIC DV4 Image Processor, the XA11 captures Full HD video in 50P at 35Mbps with wide dynamic range of 600%
  • The XA11 can record in both AVCHD and MP4 formats, at multiple rates and simultaneously with Dual SD card slots
  • Incorporates a headphone jack, optional GPS support and HDMI terminal
  • Suitable for shoots when both speed and mobility are critical, featuring a 3.0-inch touchscreen, 1.56 million dot tiltable EVF and a switchable zoom/focus lens ring
  • The XA11 Power Kit includes one extra BP-820 battery

Canon 2218C011 (XA11_Power_Kit, XA11-Power-Kit, xa11-power-kit) XA11 Compact HD Camcorder with Power Kit Pack

The XA11 is a compact, professional Full HD camcorder with superb optical performance. Suitable for News and Sports production, this camcorder is small enough to carry with ease, yet powerful enough to record important, high-level events. The XA11 incorporates an HD-SDI interface while the two XLR inputs allow two different channels to be selected with independently-adjusted volumes. The headphone jack allows you to monitor sound levels with optional GPS support to record location and time. Designed with a 3.0-inch touchscreen, tiltable EVF and a switchable zoom/focus lens ring, this professional camcorder remains compact and discreet – making it ideal for high-action shoots when both speed and mobility are essential.

Image Sensor


  • 1/2.84 inch type HD CMOS Pro


  • RGB Primary Colour filter (Bayer array)

Total Pixels

  • 3.09 megapixels (2208 x 1398)

Effective pixels per sensor

  • 2.91 megapixels (2136 x 1362)

Minimum illumination

  • Low Light Mode Approx. 0.1 Lx.
  • Auto Mode (Auto Slow Shutter selected Approx. 1.0Lx

Horizontal Resolution

  • 900 TV lines (External via SDI, XA15)


Zoom ratio

  • 20 x Optical

Focal Length

  • 3.67 - 73.4mm (35mm equivalent: 28.8 - 576mm) 1

Minimum focus distance

  • 60cm (throughout zoom range);
  • 10mm ( Wide MACRO setting)

ND filter

  • Built-in gradation ND filter

Zoom control

  • Zoom rockers on body and handle;
  • Selectable manual zoom/focus ring on lens;
  • Selectable High Speed and Soft Zoom modes available.

Zoom Speed

Zoom Rocker:

  • Variable speed/Fixed speed (Fast/Normal/Slow, 16 speed level settings available in each mode);

Grip zoom:

  • Fixed speed (Fast/Normal/Slow, 16 speed level settings available in each mode)
  • Zoom Ring: As operation speed

Focus control

  • Manual  control via focus ring, automatic (Instant AF, Medium AF, TV AF, Face Detection AF, Face Only AF), Push AF

Iris control

  • Ring control;  Full Auto

Aperture range

  • f1.8 - f16

Filter diameter

  • 58mm

Lens elements/groups

  • 12/10

Aperture blades

  • 8 Blade Circular Aperture

Image stabilization system

  • Dynamic IS and Powered IS, 5 Axis image stabilisation

Digital zoom/Teleconverter

  • 2 x Tele Converter, x400 Digital Zoom

Image Processor


  • DIGIC DV 4

Sampling accuracy

  • 4:2:0 AVCHD/MP4

Bit depth

  • 8 bit

Exposure Control

Exposure metering

  • Centre-weighted average metering: In the P, Av, Tv, Cinema, Portrait, Sports,
  • Low Light and IR modes
  • Segment evaluative metering: Snow, Beach, Sunset, Spotlight, Night modes
  • No metering: Fireworks; Fixed exposure [1/60 sec. (PAL: 1/50 sec.)],
  • M (manual exposure);

Exposure control

  • 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

Exposure Compensation

  • ± 12 steps, Displayed as EV value; 0  EV -  ±3.0 EV

Auto Exposure mode

  • Full Auto

Push Auto Iris

  • No

Gain Control setting

  • Full Auto/AGC Limit/Manual

Auto Gain Control limit

  • In manual exposure (P, Av, and Tv modes): 0-24 dB (in 1 dB increments),
  • In the Cinema mode: 0-18 dB (in 1 dB increments),
  • In the Wide DR mode: 6-24 dB (in 1 dB increments)

Gain setting

  • During M (manual) shooting: The gain can be set in 1 dB steps from 0 dB to 24 dB.
  • In the cinema mode: The gain can be set in 1 dB steps from 0 dB to 18 dB.
  • When Image Effects is set to “Look” and Wide DR is set, the lowest sensitivity is 6 dB


Control Modes

  • Full Auto / Manual control (Auto; Speed; Angle; Clear Scan (CS); Slow Shutter (SLS); IR Slow Shutter)

Shutter speed

  • 1/6  to 1/2000 depending on frame rate and operating mode

Clear Scan

  • No


  • Infrared shooting mode
  • YES (green or white)

Built-in IR lamp

  • YES, in handle unit


  • Stored Configurations
  • Cinema standard,  Vivid, Dream, Cool, Sepia, Old Movies, Memory
  • Wide DR, Highlight Priority

Storage Medium

  • SD/SDHC memory card

Colour Bars

  • YES (SMPTE or EBU), with 1KHz Tone (Tone via Audio Menu)


Video storage media

  • SD Card x 2
  • Dual Format recording, Double slot (simultaneous) recording and Relay (continuous) recording possible.


  • SD card Class 4 or higher, Class 6 & 10 recommended for 35Mbps MP4 recording

Recording time

  • 128GB SD Card:MP4: up to 8 Hours (50P @35Mbps)
  • AVCHD  up to 10 hours 10 Minutes (5p @28Mbps)

Recording file format

  • MPEG-4/AVC/H.264

Recording format

  • AVCHD: 28/24/17/5Mbps
  • MP4:  35/24/17/9/3 Mbps;
  • All modes variable bit rate, 4:2:0 colour sampling

Recording frame rate (PAL model)


  • 28Mbps 50.00P,1920 x 1080, 24/17Mbps 1920 x 1080 50.00i/PF25
  • 5Mbps 1440 x 1080  50i/PF25


  • 35Mbps 1920 x 1080: 50P
  • 24/17Mbps 1920 x 1080:25P
  • 8/4 Mbps   1280 x 720: 25P
  • 3Mbps    640 x 360: 25P

Slow/Fast motion

  • YES (MP4 recording Only)
  • 50.00P (35 Mbps) x2 17.5 Mbps
  • 25.00P (24 Mbps or 17 Mbps) x0.5, x2, x4, x10, x20, x60, x120, x1200

Interval Record

  • NO

Frame Record

  • YES.  2, 6 or 12 frames

Pre Record (cache record)

  • YES (3 seconds)

Scan Reverse

  • YES.  Vertical/horizontal/both



  • 16-bit 4ch or 2ch (48 kHz) linear PCM


  • Audio limiter, Auto/manual settings via control dials on handle

Microphone attenuation

  • YES

Microphone level meter

  • YES

Photo storage media

  • SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card

Still quality

  • During video recording: 1920 x 1080 in 1920 x 1080 or 1440 x 1080 mode,
  • 1280 x 720; 1280 x 720 mode
  • During playback:  1920x1080

White Balance


  • New white sampling system FAWB. Settings include auto, set 1, set 2, colour temperature setting and pre-set.


  • Six presets: [Daylight: approx. 5,400K], [Shade: approx. 8,000 - 8,500K],
  • [Cloudy: approx. 6,500K], [Tungsten (incandescent or halogen bulb): approx. 3,100K],
  • [Fluorescent H (3-wavelength fluorescent): approx. 7,000K],
  • [Fluorescent (white fluorescent): 5,000K]

Colour temperature

  • The colour temperature (Kelvin) setting ranges from 2,000K to 15,000K (in 100K steps).
  • WB cannot be selected in the SCN or AUTO mode. Auto adjustment range: 2,800K - 8,000K

Time code

Countup system

  • Regen, RecRun, Free Run, External, Hold

Start value setting

  • “00:00:00:00”, Set/Reset selectable



  • Capacitive Touch Panel


  • 3.0-inch (7.5 cm)


  • Approx. 460,000 dots

Image quality adjustments

  • Brightness


  • Yes

Wave Form Monitor

  • No

Focus Assist

  • Peaking; Magnifying; Edge Monitor (using  waveform display)


  • Yes. Colour selectable


  • Yes. 70% or 100%


  • On/Off ; Level (White/Grey), and Grid (White/Grey)

Electronic View Finder (EVF)


  • 0.24-inch (0.61 cm),


  • approx. 1.56 million dots,


  • Vertical tilt, up to 45°

Field of View Coverage

  • 100%

Correction lens

  • + 2.0 to -5 dioptre


Audio in

  • x2 XLR Input on Handle Unit. Line, Mic or 48V Phantom Power), 3.5mm microphone input jack

Headphone output

  • 3.5mm stereo jack


  • YES


  • YES (Mini-B, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, output only)

HD/SD-SDI output

  • YES, BNC, output only, Video, embedded audio and time code. (XA15 Only)


  • No

AV terminal

  • 3.5mm mini jack (output only for video and audio)

DC input

  • YES

Remote Control Terminal

  • No

Other Features

Tally lamp

  • YES in Handle Unit

Accessory shoe

  • YES (cold shoe)

Custom Button Assignment

  • YES 5 Assignable Buttons. Select from: Powered IS / BLC Always On / Face Only AF / Video Snapshot / WB Priority / Pre Rec / IR Light / Audio Output CH / [AF/MF] /Rec Review / Rec.Programs / BLC Always On / White balance / AGC Limit / Focus / Exposure / Audio Scene / Mic level / Zoom / Image Stabilizer / Image Effects / [Off]

Custom Dial

  • Yes. Tv/Av/Manual exposure/AGC Limit/Exposure/Off

Wireless LAN standards

  • None

Supported Wi-Fi Functions

  • None

Supported Browser for Remote Operation

  • None

Remote Operation Control Features

  • None

Live view image Resolution

  • None

Authentication Systems

  • None


  • None

GPS Information (Optional Accessory)

  • Real-time display of Latitude, Longitude, Elevation, UTC and Satellite Reception



  • Lens hood with barrier, Mic holder unit (w/ screw), Handle unit (HDU-1), Compact power adapter (CA-570), AC cord , Battery Pack BP-820


  • Canon Battery Pack BP-820 (supplied)/BP-828,Canon Compact Power Adapter CA-570 (supplied with XA15/XA11)
  • Canon Battery Charger CG-800E, Canon High speed HDMI cable HTC-100, Canon High speed HDMI cable HTC-100/ High speed HDMI cable HTC-100/S, Canon Stereo Video Cable STV-250N,Canon Interface Cable IFC-300PCU/S / IFC-400PCU, Canon Tele Converter TL-H58, Canon Wide Attachment WA-H58,
  • Canon Soft Carrying Case SC-1000, SC-2000, Canon Wrist Strap WS-20, Canon Shoulder Strap SS-600/650, Canon PROTECT Filter 58 mm, Canon ND4-L Filter 58 mm, Canon ND8-L Filter 58 mm, Canon GPS Receiver GP-E2
  • Canon Battery Video Light VL-10Li/VL-10LiII
  • Canon Battery Pack BP-900 series (for VL-10Li/VL-10LiII)
  • Canon Compact Power Adapter CA-910/920/930 (charges BP-900 series battery packs)
  • Canon Car Battery Adapter CB-910/920 (for charging the BP-900 series)


Power Consumption

  • Max 4.9W (Approx.) MP4 recording, 35Mbps


  • BP-820(supplied)BP-828 (Optional)

Continuous Recording Time

  • MP4 recording, 35Mbps: 145 Minutes (BP-820); 220 Minutes (BP-828)(approx.)

Size and Weights


  • Approx. 131 x 180 x 231 mm (approx. 5.2 x 7.1 x 9.1 in.)
  • [Including lens hood, mic holder unit, and handle unit]

Weight (camera only)

  • XA15: Approx. 750 g (1.7 lb) XA11: Approx. 745 g (1.6 lb)

Weight (fully equipped)

  • XA15: Approx. 1140 g (2.5 lb)
  • XA11: Approx. 1135 g (2.5 lb)
  • Includes lens hood, mic holder unit, handle unit, BP-820, and 1 memory card

Operating Temperature range

  • Approx. -5 to 45°C, 60% (relative humidity)
  • Approx. 0 to 40°C, 85% (relative humidity)

In the Box

  • Canon XA11 Camcorder
  • Lens hood with barrier
  • Mic holder unit (with screw)
  • HDU-1 handle unit
  • CA-570 compact power adapter
  • BP-820 battery pack x 2
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