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The Canon XF205  is a compact, versatile user-friendly camera that is suitable for single and multi-camera productions, events and independent documentary film-making. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, the user-friendly lightweight design makes this camera the perfect option for any event that needs to be filmed and recorded.

The camera features a 1/2.84″ CMOS sensor that captures 1920 x 1080 video at various frame rates up to 59.94p, including a 24p mode for a more cinematic feel. The integrated Canon 20x HD Optical zoom lens has a 35mm equivalent zoom range of 26.8 to 576mm and features an 8-bladed iris to render highlights in a more natural manner. Individual gear rings for focus, zoom, and iris on the lens itself provide you with a natural way to make manual adjustments.

The XF205 features 4-channels of audio with manual/automatic record levels with two XLR inputs and a built-in on-camera microphone. The built-in hand grip features 120° of rotation, making it easier to find a comfortable shooting position.

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Canon Xf205 Specs


1/2.84" CMOS Sensor

Resolution: 1920 x 1080

Total Pixels: 3.09 Mp

Effective Pixels: 2.91 Mp

RGB Primary Color Filter

Compatible with NTSC


Zoom Range: 20x Optical

35mm Equivalent: 26.8 to 576mm (28.8 to 576mm with Dynamic IS)

OLED Viewscreen

Pixel Count: Approximately 1.5MP


0.45" Color EVF

Pixel Count: Approximately 1.5MP

Media Card Slots

2 x Compact Flash

1 x SDXC

Video Recording System

Compression: 8 Bit MPEG-2 Long GOP

Color Space: 4:2:2

File Format: MXF and MP4

Recording Modes:

50Mbps MXF (CBR) 4:2:2: 1920x1080 (60i/30p/24p), 1280x720 (60p/30p/24p)

35Mbps MXF (VBR) 4:2:0: 1920x1080 (60i/30p/24p), 1440x1080 (60i), 1280x720 (60p/30p/24p)

25Mbps MXF (CBR) 4:2:0: 1440x1080 (60i/30p/24p)

35Mbps MP4: 1920x1080 (60p)

24Mbps MP4: 1920x1080 (30p/24p)

17Mbps MP4: 1280x720 (60p)

9Mbps MP4: 1280x720 (30p/24p)

3Mbps MP4: 640x360 (30p/24p)

Codec / Format Support


1080i 59.94i

1080p 23.98/29.97


1080p 23.98/29.97/59.94


2/4-Channel, Linear PCM, 16-Bit, 48 kHz (MXF)



Audio: 2 x XLR 3-pin female, 1 x 3.5mm mini jack

Genlock: 1 x BNC


HDMI: 1 x HDMI connector


3G-SDI: 1 x BNC

Timecode: 1 x BNC