Canon XA35 Professional Camcorder

Good condition

Canon XA35 Professional Camcorder

Good condition

SKU: 013222000110

Cat no: 37828

  • Newly designed ½.84-type 2.91 Megapixel HD CMOS Pro sensor
  • Enhanced sensitivity and signal to noise ration
  • Includes Wide DR and Highlight Priority Mode
  • Improved low light and infrared performance

Condition: Used

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£895.00 (ex vat) £1,074.00 (incl vat)

Canon XA35 Professional Camcorder

Second Hand:

  • Good condition
  • Mains and battery with camera

A compact, discrete and affordable professional camcorder with extensive controls
The compact all-in-one XA35 camcorder boasts a wide dynamic range and an HD/SD-SDI terminal - making it ideal for professional mobile news gathering and for journalists who need to capture content discreetly, especially in challenging high contrast lighting conditions.

Compact and lightweight, the XA35 is perfect for news gatherers and journalists who often need to record discreetly whilst on the move but don’t want to compromise on quality. The camera is also exceptionally easy to use, featuring extensive automatic functions, ideal for corporate and education environments.

Key Features

  • Wide 26.8 mm1, f/1.8-2.8 lens, 20x zoom with intelligent 5-axis OIS and Dynamic IS
  • 1/2.84” HD CMOS Pro sensor with improved sensitivity for enhanced low-light performance and lower noise
  • HD/SD-SDI output ideal for professional broadcast environments
  • Wide DR mode (600%) and Highlight Priority mode2 maintain highlight XA35 / shadow detail for a more natural image
  • Dual-format recording: Full HD AVCHD (28 Mbps) or MP4 (35 Mbps) to 2 x SD cards
  • Detachable handle with professional XLR inputs and built-in IR lamp
  • 8.77 cm (3.5”) OLED touchscreen for excellent resolution, contrast and colour reproduction
  • Fast and slow motion (x2 to x1200) with interval recording in MP4 mode
  • Built-in dual band Wi-Fi for remote control, file transfer/upload and browser preview

Product Specification


Image Sensor
Sensor: 1/2.84 type HD CMOS Pro
System: RGB primary colour filter
Total pixels per sensor: Approx. 3.09 megapixels
Effective pixels per sensor: Approx. 2.91 megapixels (2136 x 1362)
Minimum illumination (PAL Version):

  • Auto: 1.0 lux With Auto Slow Shutter selected Low Light
  • Mode: 0.1lux

Horizontal Resolution: 900 TV lines at highest image quality

Zoom ratio: 20x
Focal length: 26.8 – 576 mm (35 mm equivalent / 28.8 – 576 mm with Dynamic IS on)
Minimum focus distance: 60 cm (throughout zoom range); 10 mm (wide angle)
ND filter: Built-in gradation filter (Auto or Off)
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: Variable (body rocker only) or Constant speed (body and handle rocker; Fast / Normal / Slow, 16 speed level settings in each)
Focus control

  • Manual: Lens ring, Touchscreen OLED (touch Focus, Touch and Track), Focus Preset
  • Auto: FacePriorityAF/FaceOnlyAF/InstantAF/Medium AF / TV AF

Iris control: Custom dial; Touchscreen; Auto
Aperture range: f1.8 - f8
Filter diameter: 58mm
Lens elements / groups: 12 / 10
Aperture blades: 8 Blade Circular Aperture
Image stabilization system: Optical lens shift system (angle & vector movement detection) + electronic stabilisation;
4 modes: Intelligent (Auto), Dynamic, Standard, Powered

Image Processor
Type: DIGIC DV 4


Video storage media: SDXC / SDHC / SD memory card (2 card slots);
Dual Format recording, Double slot (simultaneous) recording and Relay (continuous) recording possible.1
Type: Class 6 (or higher) cards recommended for 1080 / 50P recording;
Class 4 (or higher) cards recommended for other Full HD recording
Recording time: 128 GB SDXC card:

  • 10 hrs 10 mins (AVCHD max. quality)1
  • 8 hrs 00 mins (MP4 max. quality)1
  • 91 hrs 55 mins (MP4 lowest quality)1

Recording file format: AVCHD Progressive (v2.0, high profile);
Recording format
AVCHD (all modes variable bit rate, 4:2:0 colour sampling):

  • 1920 x 1080: 50p (28 Mbps, linear PCM audio available);
  • 1920 x 1080: 50i/PF25 (24 Mbps, 17Mbps);
  • 1440 x 1080: 50i/PF25 (5 Mbps)

MP4 (all modes variable bit rate, 4:2:0 colour sampling):

  • 1920 x 1080: 50p (35 Mbps);
  • 1920 x 1080: 25P (24 Mbps, 17 Mbps);
  • 1280 x 720: 25P (4 Mbps);
  • 640 x 360: 25P (3 Mbps)

Slow/Fast motion: YES (MP4 HD mode only, x0.5/x2/x4/x10/x20/x60/x120/x1200
Interval Record: NO
Frame Record: NO
Pre Record (cache record): YES (3 seconds)
Scan Reverse: NO
HD->SD conversion: NO
Internal Data Transfer: MOVIE & STILLS: Yes (card to card)
Photo storage media: SDXC / SDHC / SD memory card
Still quality: During video recording or playback: 1920 x 1080 / 1280 x 720 / 640 x 360


Monitoring Panel
Type: Capacitive Organic LED
Size: 8.77 cm (3.5"), 100% view
Dots: 1.23 million-dot equivalent
Touch Screen: Yes. Touch and Drag operations supported
Image quality adjustments: Brightness, backlight, OLED colour balance
Adjustable: YES (270 degree rotation about horizontal axis)
Waveform Monitor: NO
Focus Assist: Peaking; Magnifying
Peaking: YES
Zebra: YES (70% or 100% reference level)
Markers: ON / OFF (Level, Grid)

Size: 0.61 cm (0.24"), 100% view
Dots: 1.56 million dots equivalent
Adjustable: YES (tiltable to 45 degrees)
Correction lens: + 2.0 to - 5.5 diopter

Audio in: XLR inputs with 48V phantom power (x2), 3.5 mm microphone input jack
Headphone output: 3.5 mm stereo jack
Video monitor output: NO
HDMI: YES (HDMI mini connector, output only,
IEEE 1394 (Firewire): NO
USB: YES (Mini-B, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, output only)
HD/SD-SDI output: YES (576i, 720P or 1080i, output only, embedded audio and time code)
Time code: YES (Superimposed on HDMI Output signal)
Genlock: NO
Component out: NO
AV terminal: 3.5 mm mini jack (output only for video and audio)
DC input: YES
Remote Control Terminal: 2.5 mm mini jack
Colour Bars: YES (SMPTE or EBU), with 1KHz Tone

Tally lamp: YES, in detachable handle
Accessory shoe: YES (cold shoe)
Custom key: YES (5 assignable buttons; select from 22 functions)
Custom Dial: YES (Shutter Priority (Tv), Aperture Priority (Av), Manual Exposure, exposure compensation, AGC limit)

Shooting Functions

Exposure metering: Centre-weighted average or segment evaluative (determined by shooting mode);

  • No metering: Fireworks mode, Fixed exposure (1/50 sec.)

Exposure compensation: -3 to +3 EV (12 steps); Backlight Correction available (Auto or always on)
Auto Exposure mode: Smart Auto, Face Detection AE; Manual control via Touch Exposure and Exposure Compensation functions.
Push Auto Iris: YES (via touchscreen)
Exposure Lock: YES. Touch Exposure available
Auto Gain Control setting: Auto / Manual
Auto Gain Control limit: 0 to 24dB, 1dB increments (0 to 18dB in Cinema Mode)
Gain setting: 0 to 24dB, 1dB increments (0 to 18dB in Cinema Mode)

Shutter Speed
Control Modes: Full Auto / Manual control (touchscreen LCD or control dial)
Shutter speed: 1/6 to 1/2000 (depending on Scene Mode and frame rate)
Slow Shutter (SLS): Yes. Auto On or Off
Clear Scan: NO

Infrared shooting mode: YES (green or white)
Built-in IR lamp: YES, in detachable handle

3D Shooting Assist
OIS Axis shift: NO
Focal Length Guide: NO

Shooting Modes
Program AE

  • M mode: P, Tv, Av, M (manual exposure)
  • SCN: (Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks);
  • Cinema mode: P, Tv, Av, M

Image Looks settings: Standard, Highlight Priority, Wide DR
Cinema Features: Cinema-Look Filter (9 options, including customisable 'Cinema Standard')
Image Effects: Brightness, Contrast, Sharpness, Colour Depth

Wi-Fi & GPS Specifications
Wireless LAN standards: IEEE 802.11b/g/n/a(2.4GHz or 5GHz band)
Supported Wi-Fi Functions: Remote Operation; Movie Uploader (YouTube and Facebook)3; Playback (in browser); Media Server; FTP File Transfer
Supported Browser for Remote Operation: Internet Explorer 8 or later, Safari (iOS), Safari (MacOS), Android standard browser
Remote Operation Control Features: Aperture, Focus, WB, shutter Speed, Gain, Exposure Compensation, Shooting Mode, Slot select, 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: Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten (incandescent lamps or halogen bulbs), Fluorescent H (3-wavelength type fluorescent), Fluorescent (white fluorescent)
Manual setting: Set 1, Set 2, Colour Temperature (2,000–15,000 K, 100K steps)

Time Code
Countup system: Regen / Rec Run / Free Run / Preset (Non-Drop Frame)
Start value setting: “00:00:00:00”, Set / Reset selectable


  • AVCHD: Linear PCM4 (2ch, 16 bit, 48 kHz) or Dolby Digital (AC-3 2ch, 48kHz)
  • MP4: MPEG-2 AAC LC (2 ch)

Audio controls include:

  • Independent 2ch Line/Mic/Mic+48V input;
  • Independent level control per channel (-∞ to +18 dB);
  • Independent audio limiters (2 ch);
  • Input mic trimming

Microphone attenuation: Auto / On / Off (20dB)
Microphone level meter: YES
Wind Screen: YES
Zoom Microphone: YES



  • Lens hood with barrier
  • Mic holder unit, Handle unit (HDU-1)
  • Wireless Controller (WL-D89)
  • Battery Pack BP-820
  • High Speed HDMI Cable (HTC100/S)
  • Compact Power unit CA- 570
  • AC Cable
  • Interface Cable (IFC-300PCU/S)
  • Stereo Video Cable (STV-250N)
  • PIXELA Data Import Utility Ver2.0


  • Canon Battery Pack BP-820 / BP-828
  • Canon Compact Power Adapter CA-570, Canon Battery Charger CG-800E / CG-800B, Canon HDMI cable HTC-100 / HTC-100 Canon Stereo Video Cable STV-250N, Canon Tele Converter TL-H58,
  • Canon Wide Attachment WA-H58,
  • Canon Wireless Microphone WM-V1,
  • Canon Soft Carrying Case SC-1000, SC-2000,
  • 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 (for charging BP-900 series)

Backup power supply: Lithium coin battery (built-in)
Power Consumption: Max Approx. 5.0W5 (AVCHD) / 5.1W (MP4)5
Continuous Recording Time:

  • Supplied BP-820: Approx. 145 minutes
  • Optional BP-828: Approx. 220 minutes



  • Approx. 109 x 84 x 182 mm (main body only)
  • Approx. 131 x 180 x 231 mm (fully equipped)

Detachable handle: YES
Weight (camera only): Approx. 770 g
Weight (fully equipped):
Approx. 1160 g
Operating Temperature range:

  • -5 to +45oC, 60% relative humidity
  • 0oC to +40oC, 80% relative humidity


  • 1) After 12 hours of continuous recording, camcorder will stop recording and re-start automatically. Simultaneous/Dual Format recording not available in 1080/50P modes.
  • 2) 5Ghz not available in Qatar, capability and functionality may vary by region
  • 3) iOS devices only, excludes MP4 1080/50P mode
  • 4) AVCHD 1080/50P mode only
  • 5) 28 Mbps / 35 Mbps recording, normal EVF brightness

Canon's European CPS programme is a completely free service that offers Canon professional photo and video users exclusive access to a range of benefits. These include access to CPS support at major events; a priority repair service; and local CPS support in selected European countries. Free back-up equipment loans during repair periods are also available, depending on the level of your CPS membership. Information about CPS is now available in 12 languages — to find out more please select your CPS territory/language from the drop down menu above.

The service operates on a three-tier basis to provide a programme that’s accessible, responsive and tailor-made to the needs of professional photographers. The appropriate level of CPS membership will be automatically assigned to you depending on the number of qualifying bodies and lenses that you registered with CPS.

For CPS Video membership videographers must own one qualifying Canon professional camcorder. For a full list of qualifying CPS Photo and CPS Video products please visit the link ‘view qualifying products’ here.

The countries that currently offer the European CPS programme are: Austria, Belgium, Croatia (Silver membership only), Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania (Silver membership only), Russia, Slovenia (Silver membership only), South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey (Silver membership only), the United Arab Emirates (Silver membership only), UK and the Ukraine (Silver membership only).

Professional photographers and videographers can also register for CPS membership in the following 23 countries: Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Iceland, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, and Slovakia. Although CPS repairs and loans are not available in these 23 countries all registered CPS members from these countries can take advantage of CPS repair and loan benefits when they travel to the 27 countries (named in the paragraph above) that do offer these services.

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