Canon XA65

A 1/2.3-Type CMOS 4K pro camcorder. With advanced autofocus, 20x optical zoom plus 5-axis stabilisation, 3G-SDI, HDMI out and UVC 1 Streaming, it’s a versatile workhorse.


  • 4K UHD / 25P

    MP4 up to 150Mbps and XF-AVC up to 160Mbps

  • 20x optical zoom

    Wide-angle 29.3 – 601mm 4K zoom (35mm equivalent)

  • Over Sampling HD Processing

    Uses the 4K UHD sensor to deliver superior Full HD images

  • Optical IS

    Advanced optical and dynamic image stabilisation over 5-axis

  • Infrared

    Capture high-quality video in conditions with little to no ambient light with IR mode

  • Touch Screen

    Easy focus point and camera control via 3.5-inch touch screen

  • 4-channel audio

    Linear PCM and 2 x XLR terminals plus built-in mic

  • Double slot

    Dual slots for simultaneous or relay recording via SD card

  • USB-C

    Video livestream output via Mac or PC 1 Also compatible with Canon’s GP-E2 GPS receiver

Introducing the XA65

A 1/2.3-Type CMOS 4K camcorder with 20x optical zoom and 5-axis stabilisation, Advanced Hybrid AF, 3G-SDI plus USB-C output for UVC Livestreaming 1 .

Compact professional 4K UHD camcorder

Capture stunning 4K UHD and superior Full HD images thanks to a 4K 1/2.3" type CMOS sensor and DIGIC DV6 image processor. Over Sampling HD processing delivers Full HD images from the 4K sensor.

4K 20x optical zoom lens

The Canon lens covers a 29.3mm wide angle (35mm equivalent) plus a powerful 612mm reach with Dynamic IS. A digital zoom boosts to 800x with 5-axis image stabilisation.


Fast, precise focusing with face detection

Adjustable focusing speeds and advanced Hybrid AF system give fast and precise focusing. Use the 3.5-inch LCD display to set focus by touching the AF point required. Face Detection AF and Face Tracking are available while Manual Focus is set via the focus/zoom ring.

XF-AVC and MP4 for flexible recording

Choose from XF-AVC or MP4 recording formats. Record XF-AVC 4K UHD 160Mbps at 25P, plus Full HD 45Mbps at 50P/50i/25P. For smaller files, record MP4 4K 150Mbps at 25P and Full HD 35Mbps or 17Mbps at 50P/25P.


Multiple shooting functions

Output options include 3G-SDI, simultaneous backup and relay recording via dual SD card and Infrared mode. For specialist capture, record Slow Motion in Full HD 0.5x or Fast Motion in 4K/Full HD up to 1200x. Colour match with other Canon cameras via the custom picture menu.

Livestream and more

Stream HD footage via UVC 1 over a computer or add a date and time stamp with OSD recording. Two XLR terminals on a detachable handle plus 4-channel linear PCM bring pro audio options.


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