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Canon XA40 Ultra-Compact Professional 4K Camcorder

code: 3666C006
  • £1,073.99
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  • 4K UHD / 25P - MP4 up to 150Mbps
  • 29.3 – 601mm - Wide-angle 4K zoom 
  • High quality Full HD - Uses the 4K UHD sensor to deliver superior Full HD images
  • 5-Axis IS - Advanced optical and dynamic image stabilisation 
  • Infrared mode - Capture high-quality video in conditions with little to no ambient light
  • 3.0-inch touch screen - Easy focus point and camera control
  • Linear PCM - 2 x XLR terminals plus built-in mic
  • Dual card slots - SD card simultaneous or relay recording

Canon 3666C006 (3666-C006, 3666/C006, 36-66-C0-06, 3666 C006) (xa40, XA-40) XA40 Ultra-Compact Professional 4K Camcorder

The XA40 features a 1/2.3-type CMOS Sensor along with DIGIC DV6 image processor delivering 4K UHD. Full HD image quality is improved thanks to Over Sampling HD Processing. The XA40 features a lens with 20x optical zoom with 29.3mm wide angle. 

Compact and efficient:

  • XA-series 4K camcorder with UHD resolution and high magnification. The XA40 features a 1/2.3’’ type CMOS Sensor along with DIGIC DV6 image processor delivering 4K UHD. Full HD image quality is improved thanks to Over Sampling HD Processing. The XA40 features a lens with 20x optical zoom with 29.3mm wide angle.

Ultra-compact professional 4K UHD camcorder:

  • The combination of a 4K 1/2.3” type CMOS sensor and DIGIC DV6 image processor delivers high quality 4K UHD images, and superior Full HD images thanks to Over Sampling HD processing. Recordings in MP4 UHD 150Mbps at 25P and Full HD 35Mbps/17Mbps at 50P/25P are supported.

4K 20x optical zoom lens with wide angle:

  • Capture the images you need with 20x Optical zoom with wide angle starting from 29.3mm. Consistency of imaging is ensured by a powerful 5-axis image stabilisation, whilst 3D real-time lens group structure support wide-angle zoom operation.

Infrared recording capability:

  • The XA40 includes an Infrared Mode, allowing users to capture video in conditions with little to no ambient light. There is the option of recording in white or green mode.

Slow and Fast Motion recording:

  • Work the way your project demands with continuous recording available in Slow and Fast motion modes in both UHD and Full HD, with a maximum speed of 1200x.

Lightweight and compact with professional features:

  • The XA40 weighs less than 1.2kg with a 3.0-inch LCD touch screen provides intuitive control. The highly portable camcorder also support linear PCM 4-channel audio, with built-in stereo mic and two XLR terminals. Additionally, two SD memory card slots are provided for simultaneous or relay recording.



  • 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)
  • Gain: 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: 20x
  • 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, Digital
  • Focus Control: Autofocus, Manual Focus


  • Shutter Speed: 1/ to 1/2000 sec
  • Built-In ND Filter: Yes
  • Built-In Microphone Type: Stereo
  • Recording Media: 2 x SD (Unspecified Type) UHS-I Card Slots


  • Broadcast System Compatibility: NTSC
  • 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: LCD
  • Screen Size: 3"
  • Touchscreen: Yes
  • Screen Resolution: 460,000 Dots


  • EVF Display Type: LCD
  • Screen Size: .24"
  • 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 / 0 to 40°C (Recommended)
  • Storage Temperature: 23 to 113°F / -5 to 45°C
  • Operating Humidity: 85%
  • Storage Humidity: 60%


  • Accessory Mount: 1 x Cold Shoe Mount
  • Tripod Mount: None
  • Dimensions: 7.2 x 4.3 x 3.3" / 18.29 x 10.92 x 8.38 cm (Without Protrusions), 9.1 x 4.5 x 3.3" / 23.11 x 11.43 x 8.38 cm (With Protrusions)
  • Weight: 1.6 lb / 726 g, (fully equipped) Approx. 1120g

In the box

  • 1x XA40 4K UHD Camcorder
  • 1x Lens Hood with Barrier
  • 1x Mic Holder Unit
  • 1x Handle Unit HDU-1
  • 1x Battery Pack BP-820
  • 1x Compact Power Adapter CA-570
  • 1x AC Cable
  • 1x Ferrite Core
  • 1x Lens Cap
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