Canon XF400 / XF405
A 1.0-Type CMOS sensor professional compact 4K UHD camcorder with 15x zoom lens ideal for newsgathering, documentary and corporate use.
Offering high quality UHD and Full HD capability, a 1.0-Type CMOS sensor, 15x 4K zoom lens plus Dual Pixel CMOS AF and a 100P high frame rate, the XF405/XF400 is ideal for newsgatherers looking for a small, light camcorder with network capability for FTP transfer plus remote control.
Accurate and reliable autofocus
Dual Pixel CMOS AF offers improved performance and control with minimal effort thanks to an expanded focusing area covers approx. 80% (vertically) x 80% (horizontally) of the image on the screen.
High quality 4K lens with 15x zoom
A powerful 4K lens captures maximum detail from your subjects and offers outstanding flexibility with a 25.5mm-wide angle-of-view along with a 15x zoom, increasing to 30x Advanced Zoom in FHD.
4K UHD/50P recording on SD cards with high frame rates
The XF405/XF400 supports UHD/50P MP4 format (150Mbps) recording along with additional XF-AVC* support.?
* May require firmware update
Network capability with FTP transfer and IP streaming*
The XF405/XF400 boasts Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity, allowing fast and convenient transfer of files direct from the camcorder to external workflow environments.?
*IP Streaming coming with planned firmware update in 2018
Flexible remote-control options
Control the camera wirelessly via a smartphone or tablet with Browser Remote, or use a Canon RC-V100 wired remote controller for full camera control.
Compact and lightweight body, professional operability
One of the smallest and lightest camcorders in its class, the XF405/XF400 is robust and responsive with professional levels of control and connectivity, with the XF405 additionally having a 3G-SDI output. With Dual SD card slots the XF405/XF400 can be relied upon for extended shooting times thanks to relay or simultaneous recording.
1.0 - Type CMOS
RGB Primary Colour Filter
Effective pixels per sensor
Subject illumination range
Approx. 0.1 lx to 100,000 lx
Minimum illumination(PAL/50.00Hz Mode)
Approx. 1.4 lx , P Mode(shutter speed 1/25 sec.) (50.00P; with auto slow shutter On), Low Light Mode: Approx. 0.1 lx (shutter speed 1/2 sec.)
15x Optical (30x Advanced Zoom in Full HD)
Approx. 25.5 to 382.5 mm
Minimum focus distance
10 mm at wide end, 60 cm across entire zooming range
3 densities: turret switched, motor-driven.?
ND 1/4, ND 1/16, and ND 1/64.
Via Zoom Rocker Switch, Lens Control ring or Remote Control
Selectable. Variable or constant speed. Fast, Normal or Slow speed.
Manual via Lens Ring, Dual Pixel CMOS AF, Face Only, Face Priority
Manual via Iris Control Dial, Auto
f/2.8 - f/11 (AV Priority and Manual Modes)
14 groups of 18 elements (double aspherical lenses and single Hi-UD lenses)
Image stabilization system
Optical system (lens shift) + electronic stabilization Dynamic, Powered IS, Standard
Yes. 300 X Digital Zoom, 2 X Digital Teleconverter.
Dual DIGIC DV6
12 stops (800%) in Wide DR mode
Standard, Wide DR, Monochrome
Video storage media
Class U3 recommended for recording at 150MBPS
Recording time (64GB Card, approx.)
150 Mbps: 55 Minutes. 35Mbps: 240 Mins
Recording file system
MP4 3840x2160 (150 Mbps) / 1920x1080 (35/17 Mbps) / 1280x720 (8/4 Mbps)?
NTSC: 59.94P / 29.97P / 23.98P?
PAL: 50.00P / 25.00P depending on recording resolution selected?
NTSC: 3840 x 2160: 59.94P/ 29.97P/ 23.98P?
1920 x 1080: 59.94P/ 59.94i/29.97P/23.98P/120P?
1280 X 720: 59.94P/29.97P?
PAL: 3840?2160: 50.00P/25.00P?
External Recording Output
SDI: XF405 Only?
NTSC: 1920x1080 59.94P YCC422 10bit /1920x1080 29.97P YCC422 10bit?
PAL: 1920x1080 50.00P YCC422 10bit / 1920x1080 25.00P YCC422 10bit?
HDMI: XF405 and XF400?
NTSC: 3840x2160 59.94P YCC420 8bit / 1920x1080 59.94P YCC422 10bit / 3840x2160 29.97P YCC422 8bit / 1920x1080 29.97P YCC422 10bit?
PAL: 3840x2160 50.00P YCC420 8bit /1920x1080 50.00P YCC422 10bit / 3840x2160 25.00P YCC422 8bit / 1920x1080 25.00P YCC422 10bit
Recording frame rate (PAL model)
3840 x 2160: 50.00P: x2, x4, x10, x20, x60, x120, x600, x1200?
1920 x 1080: 50.00P: x0.5, x2, x4, x10, x20, x60, x120, x600, x1200?
25.00P: x0.25, x0.5?
1280 x 720: 50.00P/8Mbps: x2, x4, x10, x20, x60, x120, x600, x1200?
Pre Record (cache record)
Yes. 3 Seconds
3840x2160 / 1920x1080 / 1280x720?
(Still image resolution is dependent on the video resolution)
Photo storage media
MPEG-4 AAC-LC (16-bit 2CH) / LPCM (16-bit 4CH)
Manual or Auto
1KHz, -12dB / -18dB / -20dB / Off
Microphone level meter
LCD Capacitive touch panel
3.5-inch (8.9 cm)
(approx. 1.56 million dots)
Yes. Focus Guide Function in MF
Yes. Selectable Peaking Colour: Red / Blue / Yellow
Yes. 70%, 100%
Yes. Horizontal (grey) / Horizontal (white) / Grid (grey) / Grid (white)
approx. 1.56 million dots
+2.0 to -5 diopter
XLR 3-pin jacks (x2), balanced on Handle Unit. 3.5mm Stereo jack (unbalanced) on camera body
Video monitor output
Yes. Mini-B and Hi-Speed USB supported
Yes. BNC Connector (XF405 Only)
No. Timecode out via HDMI is possible
Yes. Ethernet connector (RJ45) (supports 1000 BASE-T)
Yes. 3.4mm Jack
Remote Control Terminal
Yes. 2.5mm mini jack
Centre-weighted average metering: In the AUTO, P, Av, Tv, Portrait, Sports, Low Light and IR modes Segment evaluative metering: Snow, Beach, Sunset, Spotlight, Night modes?
No metering: Fireworks; Fixed exposure [1/60 sec. (PAL: 1/50 sec.)], M (manual exposure)
Highlight AE, Exposure lock, Auto backlight compensation, Exposure compensation amount shown as ?3 when locked or ?2 in AUTO (?8 increments).
Auto Exposure mode
P, Tv, Av, SCN (Portrait, Sports, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Night, Low Light, Spotlight, Fireworks)
Auto Gain Control setting
Auto Gain Control limit
In manual exposure (P, Av, and Tv modes): 0-29 dB (in 1 dB increments)?
Not wide DR mode, not S&F x 1/4: 0-29 dB (in 1 dB increments)?
Not wide DR mode, S&F x 1/4: 9-29 dB (in 1 dB increments)?
Wide DR mode, not S&F x 1/4: 9-29 dB (in 1 dB increments)?
Wide DR mode, S&F x 1/4: 18-29 dB (in 1 dB increments)
M (Manual) shooting,?
Not wide DR: 0-39 dB (1 dB increments)?
Wide DR: 9 - 39 dB (1 dB increments)
Daylight: 5,600 K, Tungsten: 3,200, Default value for set 1,?
set 2: 5,600 K Colour temperature (Kelvin) setting ranges from 2,000 K to 15,000 K.
Manual, Tv, Auto, P Mode
Shutter speed (PAL)
1/2 - 1/2000 sec
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.
Infrared shooting mode
Built-in IR lamp
Yes, in Handle Unit
EBU / SMPTE (PAL); SMPTE / ARIB (NTSC)
Custom Button Assignment
Yes. 5 assignable buttons. Powered IS / BLC Always On / Face Only AF / WB Priority / Pre Rec / IR Light / Audio Output CH / Focus Guide / [AF/MF] / Rec Review / Enlarged Display / PHOTO / Off
Yes. [Av / Tv / M] / Exposure Compensation / AGC Limit / Off
Wireless LAN standards
IEEE802.11b/g/n/a (2.4 GHz/5 GHz)
Supported Wi-Fi Functions
Browser Remote (Camera Mode)/FTP file transfer (Media Mode)
Supported Browser for Remote Operation
Internet Explorer 8 or later, Safari (iOS 9 or 10), Safari (MacOS), Android standard browser Andoid 4.4 - 6.0
Remote Operation Control Features
1) Aperture (including ND control) (2) Focus The amount by which the focus is driven toward NEAR and toward FAR can each be controlled in 3 steps. (3) White balance (4) Shutter speed (5) Gain (6) Exposure compensation (7) Shooting mode (8) Zooming and SLOT SELECT control can be exercised. The free memory remaining on the media, time code, remaining battery charge, etc. can be checked. Live View.
Live view image Resolution
Camera setting mode: 680 x 383?
Simplified setting mode: 284 x 160
When Wi-Fi has been set manually in the XF405/XF400 select?
?Open Encoding,? ?Open WEP,? ?Shared key/WEP?, ?WPA, WPA2-PSK,? or ?WPA2-PSK AES.??
(*) At the WPS setting stage, the settings are established automatically according to the authentication and encryption systems set at the access point.
GPS Information (Optional Accessory)
Location (latitude, longitude and altitude) as well as the GPS?
information while using Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) can be added to MP4 movies and photos. Also, based on this information, the satellite data acquisition status can be checked in camera mode.
Rec Run / Free Run
Start value setting
00:00:00:00 - 23:59:59:29 (PAL 23:59:59:24)
DF / NDF
User BIT Type
Setting (00 00 00 00 - FF FF FF FF) / Time / Date
Lens hood with barrier, Mic holder unit (w/ screw), Handle unit, Wireless Controller (WL-D89), Lithium battery (CR2025), AC adapter (CA-946), Battery Pack BP-828, AC Cable, Lens Cap
Optional Accessories (Includes items not currently on sale)
Canon Battery Pack BP-820/BP-828?
Canon AC Adapter CA-946 (included with XF405/XF400)?
Canon Battery Charger CG-800/CG-800E, Canon High speed HDMI cable HTC-100, Canon High speed HDMI cable HTC-100/ High speed HDMI cable HTC-100/S, 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-600/650?
Canon PROTECT filter 58 mm, Canon ND4-L filter 58 mm?
Canon ND8-L filter 58 mm, 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
The asterisks (*) indicate new accessories.
8.4W (MP4, 3840 x 2160, 50.00P Panel in use)
Canon Battery Pack BP-828 (supplied) BP-820 (Optional)
Continuous Recording Time
BP-828: 125 mins (MP4, 3840 x 2160, 50.00P Panel in use)
Approx. 150 x 216 x 267 mm (approx. 5.9 x 8.5 x 10.5 in.)?
[Including lens hood, BP-828, mic holder unit, and handle unit]
Weight (camera only)
XF405: 1150g(2.5 lb) XF400: 1145g (2.5lb)
Weight (fully equipped)
XF405:1670g (3.7lb) XF400: 1665g (3.7lb)?
Camera, Lens Hood, Handle Unit, BP-828 batery, 1 SD card
Operating Temperature range
Approx. 0 to 40 ?C, 85 % (relative humidity)?
Approx. -5 to 45 ?C, 60 % (relative humidity)