Canon has announced up-coming professional products that include four new camcorders, the CR-N700 PTZ remote camera, a lens, a reference display and modular expansion unit.

Canon’s new video camcorders, clockwise from top left: HF-G70, XA-60, XA-75, XA-70. (Source: Canon.)

The new camcorders will suit a wide range of productions, including documentary, corporate events or education, where the ability to record 4K footage with advanced autofocus and face detection functionality plus HD UVC Streaming via USB-C will be key requirements. The HF G70  and XA-60 feature a 4K UHD 1/2.3-type CMOS sensor, 20x zoom lens Hybrid AF and oversampled HD Processing and will be available in October. The XA-60  adds the DIGIC DV6 processor, 40x digital zoom, Dual XLR audio input with 4-channel audio recording, Infra Red Shooting support and HDMI output and upgrades the USB-C port to USB Video Class (UVC) support.

Scheduled for release in November, the XA-70  and XA-75  camcorders have 1 inch Type CMOS sensors and DIGIC DV6 processors for 4K UHD recording. They are equipped with 15x optical zoom lenses with 40x digital zoom and include DUAL Pixel CMOS AF and face tracking, Dual XLR audio input with 4-channel audio recording, Infra Red Shooting and USB Video Class (UVC) support. The XA-75 also provides 3G-SDI and HDMI output.

The new CN8x15 IAS S E1/P1 lens is designed for Super 35mm cameras used in cinema and broadcast productions. (Source: Canon.)

Launching alongside these camcorders is a suite of products for broadcast and live production, including the CR-N700, CN8x15 IAS S E1/P1, EU-V3 and DP-V2730. Canon’s latest PTZ camera, the CR-N700, is a 4K60P 4:2:2 10 bit PTZ camera with 12G-SDI connectivity, designed for high-end broadcast production. The CN8x15 IAS S E1/P1, EU-V3 and new Cinema EOS firmware update will enable Canon’s high-end cinema cameras, the EOS C300 Mark III and EOS C500 Mark II, to work smoothly within live production workflows. Canon also today launches the DP-V2730 27inch reference display, which bolsters Canon’s line-up of 4K monitors to offer a range of solutions.

Full details can be found on Canon’s website via the links provided in this announcement.