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Canon XA50 1.0-Type CMOS Sensor Compact 4K Camcorder

code: 3669C007
  • £1,605.00
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  • 4K UHD / 25P XF-AVC up to 160Mbps / MP4 up to 150Mbps
  • 1.0-type CMOS sensor 
  • 25.5 – 382.5mm Ultra-wide angle 4K zoom
  • 5-Axis IS - Advanced optical and dynamic image stabilization
  • Autofocus - Accurate and reliable, with face detection 
  • High quality - Full HD Uses the 4K UHD sensor to deliver superior Full HD images
  • Professional codec - For the efficient recording of high-quality 4K and Full HD footage
  • Infrared mode - Capture high-quality video in conditions with little to no ambient light

Canon 3669C007 (366-9C0-07, 36/69C/007, 3669 C007, 36-69-C0-07) (xa50, XA-50) XA50 1.0-Type CMOS Sensor Compact 4K Camcorder

The highly compact and lightweight XA50 offers high quality 4K UHD image quality with beneficial features such as Dual Pixel CMOS AF, Canon 15x optical zoom lens and advanced FullHD image quality driven by utilising outstanding Over Sampling HD Processing. 

The highly compact and lightweight XA50 offers high quality 4K UHD image quality with beneficial features such as Dual Pixel CMOS AF, Canon 15x optical zoom lens and advanced Full HD image quality driven by utilising outstanding Over Sampling HD Processing.

1.0-type CMOS sensor:

  • Large CMOS sensor for beautiful Bokeh with high sensitivity and low noise. The camera also benefits from enhanced Full HD image quality with Over Sampling HD processing, whilst the Wide DR setting allows a wide dynamic range to be captured.

High quality 4K 15x zoom lens:

  • Optimise the quality of your images with an ultra-wide 25.5mm 4K 15x optical zoom with Super HD lens elements to minimise chromatic aberrations. There is an advanced 5-axis image stabilization to cope with filming on the move or when shooting handheld.

Fast and precise Dual Pixel CMOS AF:

  • The XA50 incorporates Dual Pixel CMOS AF for fast and accurate autofocusing in approximately 80% (vertically and horizontally) of the sensor. Face detection AF and Touch tracking operation enable seamless focus control for intuitive operation. A Dual Pixel Focus Guide provides a graphical interface to aid manual focusing.

XF-AVC and MP4 recording to SD cards:

  • The XA50 supports multi-format recording capabilities including XF-AVC and MP4. It records XF-AVC 4K UHD 160Mbps up to 25P, plus Full HD 45Mbps at 50P/50i/25P. It is also possible to record MP4 4K 150Mbps at 25P and Full HD 35Mbps at 50P/25P. Slow and Fast motion recording are also possible in 4K/Full HD up to 1200x.

Compact and lightweight with professional functions:

  • Powerful functionality includes an Infrared mode – allowing users to capture video in conditions with little to no ambient light – and simultaneous backup and relay recording with dual SD card slots. Other features include professional audio support with two XLR terminals and 4-channel linear PCM, and low power consumption for an extended battery life.

Camera Image Sensor

  • Sensor: 1.0-type CMOS
  • Filter: RGB Primary ColourFilter
  • Total Pixels: Approx. 13.4 MP
  • Effective Pixels Per Sensor: Approx. 8.29 MP (3840 x2160)
  • Subject Illumination Range : Approx. 0.1 lx to 100,000 lx
  • Minimum Illumination (PAL): P Mode: Approx. 1.4 lx (shutter speed 1/25 sec., 
  • 50.00P; with auto slow shutter On) , Low Light Mode: Approx. 0.1 lx (shutter speed 1/2 sec.)


  • Zoom Ratio: 15x Optical
  • Focal Length (35mm Equivalent): Approx. 25.5 to 382.5 mm Standard IS/IS Off
  • Minimum Focus Distance 10 mm at wide end, 60 cm across entire zooming range
  • Aperture: f/2.8 -f/11 (AV Priority and Manual Modes)
  • Aperture Blades: 9 blades
  • Filter Diameter 58mm
  • Image Stabilisation System: Optical system (lens shift) + electronic stabilization Dynamic, Standard, Powered, Off
  • ND Filter: 3 densities: turret switched, motor-driven., ND 1/4, ND 1/16, and ND 1/64.
  • Zoom Control: Zoom rockers on body and handle; Selectable manual zoom/focus ring on lens;
  • Wireless controller; Selectable High Speed mode available.
  • Zoom Speed: Variable (body rocker only) or Constant speed (body rocker, handle rocker and wireless controller; Fast/Normal/Slow, 16 speed level settings in each)
  • Focus Control: MANUAL: Lens ring and touchscreen point selection (Focus Guide and Peaking assist functions), Focus Preset, AUTOFOCUS: Touchscreen AF point selection, Face Detection and Tracking, Face Only AF.(Continuous AF, AF-Boosted MF, AF Speed, AF Response, AF Frame size)
  • Focus System: Dual Pixel CMOS AF, Contrast AF
  • Iris Control: Touchscreen, Auto
  • Digital Zoom/Teleconverter: 300x Digital Zoom, 2x Digital Teleconverter

Image Processor

  • Type: DIGIC DV6
  • Dynamic Range: 800% in Wide DR mode
  • Colour Sampling: YCC 4:2:0
  • Bit Depth: 8-bit


  • Video Storage Media: SD/SDHC/SDXC card (2 card slots)
  • Type: Class U3 cards recommended
  • Recording time (64GB Card, approx.): MP4: 150Mbps: 55 mins / 35Mbps: 220 mins XF-AVC: 160 Mbps: 50 mins / 45 Mbps: 185 mins
  • Recording File System: FAT32/exFAT
  • Internal Recording Format (PAL): XF-AVC: 3840 x 2160 (160Mbps) / 1920 x1080 (45 Mbps)MP4: 3840 x 2160 (150Mbps) / 1920 x 1080 (35/17 Mbps)
  • External Recording Output (PAL): SDI* / HDMI output (Camera mode) UHD recording mode: 1920 x 1080 25.00P YCC4:2:2 8-bit Full HD recording mode: 1920 x 1080 50.00P/25.00P; 1280 x720 50.00P YCC4:2:2 10-bit, *SDI output with XA55 only
  • External Monitoring: SDI* / HDMI (50.00i),  SDI output with XA55 only
  • Recording Frame Rate (PAL): MP4: 25.00P (UHD), 50.00P/25.00P (Full HD)XF-AVC: 25.00P (UHD), 50.00P/50.00i/25.00P (Full HD)
  • Slow/Fast Motion (PAL): 3840 x 2160 / 25.00P: x2, x4, x10, x20, x60, x120, x600, x1200, 1920 x 1080 / 50.00P: x2, x4, x10, x20, x60, x120, x600, x1200, 1920 x 1080 / 25.00P: x0.5
  • Pre Recording Function: Yes. 3 seconds.
  • Still Photos: JPEG up to 3840x2160 (Still image resolution is dependent on the video resolution)
  • Photo Storage Media: SD Card


  • Recording: MP4: MPEG-2 AAC-LC (16-bit 2ch) / LPCM (16-bit 4ch), XF-AVC: LPCM (24-bit 4ch)
  • Audio Control: Manual or Auto, Independent 2ch Line/Mic/Mic+48V input; Independent level control per channel (-∞ to +18 dB);Independent audio limiters (2 ch);Input mic trimming
  • Reference Tone: 1KHz, -12dB / -18dB / -20dB / Off
  • Microphone Attenuation: On/Off (20dB)
  • Microphone Level Meter: Yes
  • System Monitoring Panel
  • Type: Capacitive LCD touch panel
  • Size: 3.0-inch (7.5 cm, approx. 460,000 dots)
  • Waveform Monitor: No
  • Focus Assist: Dual Pixel Focus Guide / Peaking / Magnify
  • Peaking : Selectable Peaking Colour: Red / Blue / Yellow
  • Zebra: 70% or 100% reference level
  • Markers: Grid (white/grey) and Level (white/grey)


  • Size: 0.24-inch, approx. 1.56 million dots
  • Correction Lens: +2.0 to -5 dioptre


  • Audio Input: XLR 3-pin jack (x2) with 48V phantom power, Line and Mic options on detachable handle, 3.5mm microphone input jack (Supply Voltage 2.4V DC), Built-in Mic
  • Headphone Output: 3.5mm stereo mini jack
  • HDMI Output: HDMITMmini connector
  • USB: Min-B, Hi-Speed USB, PTP class supported
  • SDI Output: 3G-SDI with BNC connector
  • Time Code: Superimposed on HDMI output signal (Camera Mode only)
  • Genlock: No
  • LAN: No
  • AV Terminal: No
  • DC Input: 3.4mm jack
  • Remote Control Terminal: 2.5mm mini jack
  • Shooting Functions Exposure
  • Exposure Metering: Centre-weighted average or segment evaluative (determined by shooting mode)
  • No metering: Fireworks mode, Fixed exposure (1/50 sec.)
  • Exposure Compensation: Highlight AE, Exposure lock, Auto backlight compensation, Exposure compensation amount shown as ±3 when locked or ±2 in AUTO (±8 increments).
  • Exposure Lock: Yes.
  • Auto Gain Control Setting: Auto / Manual
  • Auto Gain Control Limit: Wide DR Mode selected: 9 -38dB, (1 dB increments) Wide DR Mode Off: 0 -38 dB, (1 dB increments)

Shutter Speed

  • Control Modes: Auto, P, Tv, Manual
  • Shutter Speed (PAL): 1/6 - 1/2000 sec, (1/2 -1/500 sec in Low Light mode)
  • Slow Shutter (SLS): 50.00P: Auto slow shutter On: 1/25 to 1/500 sec., Auto slow shutter Off: 1/50 to 1/500 sec., 25.00P: Auto slow shutter On: 1/12.5* to 1/500 sec., (*Display is 1/12), Auto slow shutter Off: 1/25 to 1/500 sec.
  • Clear Scan: No

White Balance

  • Auto: Yes
  • Preset: Daylight (Approx. 5,600K), Tungsten (Approx. 3,200K(
  • Manual Setting: Colour Temperature Range: 2,000-15,000K, Default value for Set 1 and Set 2: 5,600K

Shooting Modes

  • Program AE: AUTO Mode, Manual Mode: P, Tv, Av, M (manual exposure), SCN (Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks)
  • Infrared Shooting Mode: Yes (green or white)
  • Built-in IR Lamp: Yes, in detachable Handle Unit. Wavelength: 850nm (near-Infrared)
  • Look Settings: Standard, Neutral, Wide DR, Monochrome, (Adjustment: Sharpness, Contrast, ColourDepth)

Wi-Fi & GPS Specifications

  • Wi-Fi: No
  • GPS Information (Optional Accessory): Location (Latitude/Longitude/Altitude), Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), Satellite reception, (requires the optional GPS Receiver GP-E2)


  • Tally Lamp: Yes, in detachable Handle Unit
  • Colour Bars (PAL): Yes. SMPTE or EBU, with 1KHz Tone
  • Accessory Shoe: Yes (cold shoe)
  • Assignable Buttons: Only AF / Magnification / Focus Guide / BLC Always On / Powered IS / Auto Acquire WB / WB Priority / IR Light / Pre REC / Review Recording / PHOTO / Monitor Channel / Menu / Off
  • Custom Dial: Av / Tv / M / AGC Limit / Exposure Compensation / Off

Time Code

  • Count Up System: Regen / Rec Run / Free Run / Preset (Non-Drop Frame)
  • Time Code Out: Via HDMI out. Superimposed on output, Camera Mode only
  • Accessories
  • Supplied: Lens hood with barrier, Mic holder unit, Handle Unit HDU-3, Wireless Controller WL-D89, Lithium battery (CR2025), Compact Power Adapter CA-570, Battery Pack BP-820, AC Cable, Lens Cap
  • Optional (Includes items not currently on sale): Canon Battery Pack BP-820/BP-828, Canon AC Adapter CA-570 (included with camera ), Canon Battery Charger CG-800/CG-800E, Canon HDMI cable HTC-100/HTS-100S, Canon Wireless Controller WL-D89, Canon Tele Converter TL-U58, Canon Wide Attachment WA-U58, Canon Soft Carrying Case SC-1000/SC-2000, Canon Wrist Strap WS-20, Canon Shoulder Strap SS-600/SS-650, Canon PROTECT filter 58mm, Canon ND4-L filter 58mm, Canon ND8-L filter 58mm, Canon GPS Receiver GP-E2, Canon Remote Controller RC-V100, Canon Battery Video Light VL-10Li/VL-10LiII, Canon Battery Pack BP-900 series (for VL-10Li/VL-10LiII), Canon Compact Power Adapter CA910/920/930 (charges BP-900 series battery packs), Canon Car Battery Adapter CB-910/920 (for charging the BP-900 series), Canon Interface Cable IFC-300PCU/S / IFC-400PCU


  • Battery Pack: Canon Battery Pack BP-820 (supplied), BP-828 (optional)
  • Power Consumption (Recording): UHD/(150Mbps/160Mbps)/25.00P: Approx. 4.8W
  • Continuous Recording Time (Approx.): UHD/(150Mbps/160Mbps)/25.00p: 150 mins (BP-820) / 230 Mins (BP-828), FHD/(35Mbps/45Mbps)/50.00p: 140 mins (BP-820) / 215 Mins (BP-828)

Size and Weight

  • Dimensions: Approx. 109 x 91 x 214 mm (main body only)Approx. 140 x 216 x 265 mm(Including lens hood, BP-820, mic holder unit, and handle unit)
  • Weight (Camera Only): Approx. 960g
  • Weight (Fully Equipped): Approx. 1435g (Including lens hood, BP-820, mic holder unit, handle unit and one memory card)
  • Operating Temperature Range: Approx. -5 to 45 °C, 60 % (relative humidity)

In the box

  • 1x XA50 4K UHD Camcorder
  • 1x Lens Hood with Barrier
  • 1x Mic Holder Unit
  • 1x Handle Unit HDU-3
  • 1x Wireless Controller WL-D89
  • 1x Lithium Battery (CR2025)
  • 1x Compact Power Adapter CA-570
  • 1x Battery Pack BP-820
  • 1x AC Cable
  • 1x Lens Cap
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