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Canon XA40 Hire

The Canon XA40 is an ultra-compact, professional palm-sized 4K XA-series camcorder with a 20x optical zoom lens

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The Canon XA40 Professional Camcorder


Compact and efficient – XA 4K camcorder with UHD resolution and high magnification. The XA40 features a 1/2.3 - type CMOS Sensor along with DIGIC DV6 image processor. With Over Sampling HD processing this results in improved Full HD image quality. The XA40 features a lens with 20x optical zoom with 29.3mm wide angle.

Ultra-compact professional 4K UHD camcorder

The combination of a 4K 1/2.3 - type CMOS sensor and DIGIC DV6 image processor delivers high quality 4K UHD images, and superior Full HD images thanks to Over Sampling HD processing. Recordings in MP4 UHD 150Mbps at 25P and Full HD 35Mbps/17Mbps at 50P/25P are supported.

4K 20x optical zoom lens with wide angle

Capture the images you need with 20x Optical zoom with wide angle starting from 29.3mm. Consistency of imaging is ensured by a powerful 5-axis image stabilisation, whilst 3D realtime lens group structure support wide-angle zoom operation.

Infrared recording capability

The XA40 includes an Infrared Mode, allowing users to capture video in conditions with little to no ambient light. There is the option of recording in white or green mode.

Slow and Fast Motion recording

Work the way your project demands with continuous recording available in Slow and Fast motion modes in both UHD and Full HD, with a maximum speed of 1200x.

Lightweight and compact with professional features

The XA40 weighs less than 1.2kg with a 3.0-inch LCD touch screen provides intuitive control. The highly portable camcorder also support linear PCM 4-channel audio, with built-in stereo mic and two XLR terminals. Additionally, two SD memory card slots are provided for simultaneous or relay recording.


4K UHD / 25P

MP4 up to 150Mbps

High quality Full HD

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

Infrared mode

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

Linear PCM

2 x XLR terminals plus built-in mic

29.3 – 601mm

Wide-angle 4K zoom

5-Axis IS

Advanced optical and dynamic image stabilisation

3.0-inch touch screen

Easy focus point and camera control

Dual card slots

SD card simultaneous or relay recording

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Description Quantity
iM2500 Black Flight Case
NTG1 Shotgun Microphone with Softie
CA-570 Compact Power Adaptor
Short XLR Lead
Mains Lead
Lens Cap
Card Reader for UHS-I & UHS-II Cards
Microphone Holder Unit (inc. Screws)
Hireacamera USB Drive (Containing user manual)
Rubber Mic Grip Rings
Hand Strap
Handle Unit (HDU-1)
Extreme Pro 128GB SDXC (in camera)
XA40 Lens Hood
BP-820 Li-ion Battery