Canon XC15
Specifications

Canon XC15

Key Features

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UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution

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Full HD

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Over Sampling HD processing for sharper images

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Capture both highlight and shadow detail to grade as required

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Capture both highlight and shadow detail without the need to grade

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Captures a wide dynamic range for both highlight and shadow detail

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Capture frame rates at 24.00P

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XF-AVC 4:2:2

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Built-in Wave Form Monitor for detailed exposure evaluation

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Automatically tracks and focuses on faces

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Comfortable handling from various positions

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Advanced image processing and camera performance

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Built-in WiFi for easy remote control

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Specifications in detail

Camera

Image Sensor

Sensor

1.0 Type CMOS

System

Bayer pattern filter

Total pixels per sensor

13.36MP (4224 x 3164)

Effective pixels per sensor

Video Mode: approx. 8.29MP (3840 x 2160); Stills mode: approx.12MP (4000 x 3000)

Minimum illumination

AUTO MODE: PAL
50.00i: Approx. 5.32 lux (at 1/50 sec. shutter speed)
25.00P: Approx. 2.68 lux (at 1/25 sec. shutter speed)
Manual Mode PAL
50.00i/25.00P: Approx. 0.05 lux (shutter speed 1/2 sec.)

Horizontal Resolution

1700 lines or more (4K Recording), 900 lines or more (Full HD recording)

Lens

Zoom ratio

10x optical

Focal Length

Video Mode: 8.9 - 89mm (27.3-273mm 35mm equivalent)
Stills Mode: 4:3 - 24.1 -241mm,/ 3:2 - 25 - 250mm, /16:9 - 27.3 - 273mm (approx.)

Minimum focus distance

50cm across entire zoom range; approx. 8cm at wide macro setting

ND filter

Yes, single density built-in. 1/8 (3-step) equivalent

Zoom control

Manual. 35mm conversion markers provided

Focus control

AF, Face detection and tracking, Push AF, AiAF (Photo Mode) Manual focus ring
Touch Focus Function.

Iris control

Auto, manual via control wheel

Aperture range

f/2.8 - f/5.6 (W-T)

Filter diameter

58mm

Lens elements/groups

12 Groups of 14 elements

Aperture blades

8 blade diaphragm. Mechanical shutter built in.

Image stabilization system

Optical (lens shift) + electronic stabilisation.
Movie Mode IS options: Dynamic IS1, Standard IS, Powered IS

Digital zoom

No Digital Zoom. 2 x Digital Teleconverter via assignable button

Image Processor

Type

DIGIC DV 5

Sampling accuracy

YCC 4:2:2 (4K or Full HD, XF-AVC/MXF)

Bit depth

8-bit

Recording

Video storage media

4K: CFast 2.0™ card, VPG130 supported. Full HD/Photo: SD card (Class 10 recommended for 50Mbps)

Capacity

Depends on card used

Recording time

Depends on card capacity. 4K: CFast 2.0TM 64GB approx. 25 min @305Mbps.
Full HD 64GB SD card approx. 170 min @50Mbps

Recording file format

Material eXchange Format (MXF)

Recording format

Video Format: XF-AVC. Compression Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264

Recording frame rate (PAL model)

CFast 2.0TM Card:
4K(3840 x 2160) Recording; 25.00P/24.00P (305Mbps or 205Mbps)
Full HD Recording (1920 x 1080) 50Mbps: 50.00P; 35Mbps at 50.00i/25.00P/24.00P
HDMI Out:
4K(3840 x 2160) Recording; 25.00P/24.00P (305Mbps or 205Mbps)
Full HD Recording (1920 x 1080) 50Mbps: 50.00P; 35Mbps at 50.00i/25.00P/24.00P
1280 x 720: 50/35 Mbps; 100P

Slow/Fast motion

Yes: 1/4x - 1200x speed2. Frame rate 25.00P

Interval Record

Yes, Photo Mode only

Frame Record

No.

Pre Record (cache record)

Yes, in Full HD mode to SD card only. 5 Second pre-record time

Scan Reverse

No

HD->SD conversion

No

Internal Data Transfer

No

Photo storage media

SD card

Still Image quality

8.29 - 12Mp depending on format

System

Monitor Panel

Monitoring Panel Type

Capacitive touch screen LCD

Size

3-Inch /7.66cm

Dots

approx. 1,030,000

Image quality adjustments

Brightness, Backlight

Adjustable

Yes. 2-axis parallel hinge mechanism

Waveform Monitor

Yes

View Assist Function

Yes, when High Brightness Priority selected in CP menu

Focus Assist

Magnification. Area selectable via touch screen

Peaking

Yes, Red, blue or yellow selectable

Zebra

Yes. 70% or 100%, selectable

Markers

Yes. Horizontal or grid markers white or grey

EVF

Size

No EVF. Optical loupe viewfinder attachment for LCD screen supplied

Inputs/Outputs

Audio in

Built-in stereo microphone, 3.5mm stereo mini jack external microphone,
2 x XLR via Microphone Adapter MA-400

Audio Connection

Canon 13-pin connector for Microphone Adapter MA-400

Headphone output

3.5mm Stereo mini jack

Video monitor output

No

HDMI

Yes. Output only

HDMI Video Output (Playback Mode)

PAL
4K movie playback: 3840x2160/25.00P; 1920x1080/50.00P/50.00i; 720x576/50.00P
HD movie playback: 1920x1080/50.00P/50.00i; 720x576/50.00P

USB

Yes mini-B, Hi-speed, Output only

HD/SD-SDI output

No

Time code

Yes, via HDMI

Genlock

No

Component out

No

AV terminal

No

DC input

Yes

Remote Control Terminal

No

Colour Bars

Yes. PAL Model: EBU/SMPTE. Can be output via HDMI

Misc

Tally lamp

Yes

Accessory shoe

Yes, Coldshoe

Custom key

No

Custom Dial

No

Shooting functions

Exposure

Exposure metering

Movie mode: Standard, spotlight, backlight
Photo mode: Evaluative, centre-weighted, spot

Exposure Compensation

-2.0 - +2.0 stops in 1/3 stop increments (photos) and 1/4 stop increments (movies)

Custom Picture Settings

Video Mode: Standard, Cinema EOS Std., Neutral, Production
Camera, Color Matrix off, Canon Log, EOS Std., Wide DR, Cinema EOS
Std., high-brightness priority, user settings (1/2)
Photo Mode: Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Fidelity
setting, Sepia, Monochrome, Clear, Autumn Leaves, user settings (1/2)

Auto Exposure mode

AUTO/Programmed AE (P)/Shutter-priority AE (Tv)/Aperture-priority (Av) / Manual Exposure (M)/SCN (Portrait /Sports /Night Scene /Snow /Beach /Sunset /Low Light / Spotlight / Fireworks)

Exposure Lock

Yes (in compatible modes)

Auto Gain Control setting

Yes.

Auto Gain Control limit

28.5dB

ISO Sensitivity

Movie /Photo: ISO 160 - 20000
Movie Mode with Canon Log or Wide DR selected: 500 to 20000

Gain setting

0.0 - 42.0dB
At the fine gain setting: Any setting in a 0.5 increment between 0.0 dB and 42.0 dB
Movie Mode with Canon Log or Wide DR selected: 9.0 dB (8.5 dB at fine gain setting) to 42.0 dB

Shutter speed

Control Modes

Manual, Shutter Priority AE (Tv), Auto Slow Shutter On/Off

Shutter speed

Movie Mode: 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6 to 1/2000 sec. (in 1/4-step increments)
Photo Mode: 0.5 sec., 0.4 sec., 0.3 sec., 1/4 - 1/2000 sec. (in 1/3-step increments)

Shutter Angle

Yes

Slow Shutter (SLS)

Yes

Clear Scan

No

Infrared

Infrared shooting mode

No

Built-in IR lamp

No

Wi-Fi & GPS Specifications

Wireless LAN standards

IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz band) / IEEE 802.11a/n (5GHz band* )
*5GHz band not available in Qatar

Supported Wi-Fi Functions

Photo Mode: Playback (in browser) from SD card; Download and save images to user terminal device via web browser.

Supported Browser for Remote Operation

Internet Explorer, Safari (iOS), Safari (Mac OS),
Android standard browser

Remote Operation Control Features

Aperture, Focus, WB, Shutter Speed, ISO/Gain, Shooting Mode, Start/Stop Recording

Live view image Resolution

Camera setting mode: 680 x 383; Simplified setting: 284 x 160

Authentication Systems

Open/WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK

Encryption

WEP64, WEP128, TKIP, AES

GPS Information (Optional Accessory)

Latitude/Longitude/Elevation, Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

White balance

Auto

Yes

Preset

6 Presets: Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten (incandescent lamps or halogen bulbs), Fluorescent H (3-wavelength type fluorescent), Fluorescent (white fluorescent)

Shockless WB

Yes

Manual setting

Set 1, Set 2 (Default 5,500K)

Time code

Countup system

Regen/Rec Run/Free Run/Preset (Non-Drop Frame)

Start value setting

“00:00:00:00”, Set/Reset selectable

Audio

Recording

Linear PCM (2ch, 16 bit, 48 kHz)

Audio Settings (Movie Mode)

Built-in Mic Wind Screen: Auto High/Auto Low/Off
Internal mic attenuator: Auto / On / Off
Built-in Mic Frequency: Response: Normal, low-range boosting, low-range cutting, mid-range boosting, low and high-range boosting
Built-in Mic Directionality: Monaural/Normal/Wide/Zoom: MIC Att. Auto/On/Off: MIC Low Cut. On/Off: Audio limiter, On/Off: Audio compressor: High/Low/Off

Accessories

Supplied

Lens hood, (Loupe) Viewfinder Unit, Microphone Adapter MA-400 , Battery Pack LP-E6N, High Speed HDMI Cable (HTC100/S), Compact Power unit CA-945, Unit Cable UN5, AC Cable, Interface Cable (IFC-300PCU/S), Shoulder Strap

Optional

Canon Battery Charger LC-E6/LC-E6E, Remote Controller (RC-6)
GPS receiver GP-E2,  Canon DM-E1 Microphone, Unit Cable UN-5/UN-10
Canon PROTECT Filter 58 mm, Canon ND4-L Filter 58 mm, Canon ND8-L Filter 58 mm, Compact Power Adapter CA-946

Battery

Battery Type

LP-E6N (7.2v,1865 mAh) supplied

Power Consumption

Approx. Max. Recording: 6.0W3/Playback: 4.1W

Continuous Recording Time

Approx.: 110 mins (maximum) / 75 mins(typical)

Miscellaneous

Dimensions

Approx. 128 x 102 x122mm (body only)
Approx. 132 x 221 x 238mm (with viewfinder unit, MA400 and lens hood)

Weight (camera only)

Approx. 955g Body Only, approx 1590g fully equipped

Weight (fully equipped)

Approx. 1040g (with lens hood, battery, CFast 2.0™ card and SD card)

Operating Temperature range

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

Specifications are given for PAL version of the camera. NTSC version available in appropriate regions

All specifications are subject to change without notice

  1. Dynamic Image Stabiliser not available when recording in 4K or using Slow & Fast Motion mode
  2. In 4K rec. mode 1/4 x and 1/2 x speed not possible to CFast 2.0 ™ card. Full HD to SD card, 1/4 x rec format is 1280 x 720.
  3. Depending on capabilities of external recording device.