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  • Page 1 PUB. DIE-0524-000A 4K Camcorder Instruction Manual...
  • Page 2 COPYRIGHT WARNING: Unauthorized recording of copyrighted materials may infringe on the rights of copyright owners and be contrary to copyright laws. Trademark Acknowledgements • SD, SDHC and SDXC Logos are trademarks of SD-3C, LLC. • Microsoft and Windows are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
  • Page 3 Highlights of the XF705 The Canon XF705 4K Camcorder is a high-performance camcorder whose advanced functionality and versatile usability make it the perfect choice for a variety of 4K productions. The following are just some of the functions featured in the camcorder.
  • Page 4 SD card to restore all the (A 74). In addition to continuous AF, AF-boosted menu settings or replicate them on another XF705 MF lets you focus manually most of the way and let camcorder (A 129).
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents 1. Introduction 9 3. Recording 41 About this Manual 9 Recording Video 41 Conventions Used in this Manual 9 Preparing to Record 41 Supplied Accessories 10 Recording 42 Onscreen Displays 44 Names of Parts 11 Setting the Clip File Name 48 Camcorder 11 Using the Fan 49 WL-D6000 Wireless Controller 18...
  • Page 6 Dynamic IS or Standard IS 83 Recorded 107 Powered IS 83 Using Metadata 108 Onscreen Markers and Zebra Patterns 85 Setting a User Memo Created with Canon XF Displaying Onscreen Markers 85 Utility 108 Displaying Zebra Patterns 86 Entering Slate Information About the...
  • Page 7 4. Customization 117 6. External Connections 143 Assignable Buttons 117 Video Output Configuration 143 Changing the Assigned Function 117 Recording Video Signal Configuration and Video Assignable functions 118 Output Configuration by Terminal 143 Custom Picture Settings 121 Connecting to an External Monitor 145 Selecting Custom Picture Files 121 Using the SDI Terminal 145 Editing a Custom Picture File’s Settings 121...
  • Page 8 8. Photos 179 Taking Photos 179 Photo Numbering 179 Playing Back Photos 181 Displaying the [Photos] Index Screen 181 Viewing Photos 181 Deleting Photos 182 Deleting a Single Photo 182 Deleting All the Photos 182 9. Additional Information 183 Menu Options 183 Displaying the Status Screens 195 Troubleshooting 204 List of Messages 209...
  • Page 9: Introduction

    Introduction About this Manual Thank you for purchasing the Canon XF705. Please read this manual carefully before you use the camcorder and retain it for future reference. Should the camcorder fail to operate correctly, refer to Troubleshooting (A 204). Conventions Used in this Manual •...
  • Page 10: Supplied Accessories

    Supplied Accessories Supplied Accessories The following accessories are supplied with the camcorder. Shoulder Pad* Lens Hood with Lens Barrier Microphone Holder CA-CP200 L Compact Power Adapter (incl. power cord) CG-A20 Battery Charger BP-A30 Battery Pack Eye Cup Viewfinder Cap (incl. terminal cover) Lens Cap* SS-1200 Shoulder Strap WL-D6000 Wireless Controller...
  • Page 11: Names Of Parts

    Names of Parts Names of Parts Camcorder 10 11 12 13 14 1 Air intake vent (A 49) 9 SHUTTER (shutter speed mode) switch (A 53) Focal plane mark 10 PUSH AUTO IRIS (momentary automatic aperture) 3 ZOOM SPEED (zoom speed of the handle's zoom button (A 60) rocker) switch (A 71) 11 GAIN switch (A 57)
  • Page 12 Names of Parts 3 4 5 9 10 111213 17 18 1 ND FILTER +/– buttons (A 58) 13 AGC (automatic gain control) switch (A 56) 2 PUSH AF (momentary autofocus) button (A 77) 14 SLOT SELECT (SD card selection) button 3 FOCUS (focus mode) switch (A 74) (A 35, 132) 15 –...
  • Page 13 Names of Parts 9 10 1 Strap mount (A 31) 7 Screw holes for the microphone holder fixation 2 INPUT 2 (audio input selection) switch (A 98) bolts (A 28) 3 ANALOG (analog audio source selection) switch 8 Exhaust ventilation outlet (A 49) for INPUT 2 (A 98) 9 INPUT 1 terminal (XLR) (A 97) 4 Grip belt (A 31)
  • Page 14 Names of Parts 22 23 24 25 14 Ò (play/pause) button (A 133)/ 1 Built-in stereo microphone (A 95) 2 Accessory shoe Assignable button Camera 9 (A 117) 15 Ù (skip forward) button (A 135)/ For attaching accessories such as the optional VL-10Li II Battery Video Light.
  • Page 15 Names of Parts 1 Attachment sockets for the optional TA-100 Tripod 3 Screw hole for 1/4"-20 mounting screws Adapter (A 32) (8.8 mm (0.35 in.) deep) (A 32) 2 Mounting sockets and screw hole for the shoulder 4 Screw hole for 3/8"-16 mounting screws pad (A 32) (10 mm (0.39 in.) deep) (A 32)
  • Page 16 Names of Parts 1 Microphone lock screw (A 97) 7 MIRROR (invert the displayed image) button 2 Microphone holder (A 97) (A 29) 3 Microphone cable clamp (A 97) 8 Lens barrier (A 41) 4 Air intake vent (A 49) 9 Assignable button Camera 14 (A 117) 5 Front tally lamp (A 42) 6 Remote sensor (A 38)/...
  • Page 17 Names of Parts 1 Viewfinder (A 28, 30) 14 Joystick and SET button (A 25) 2 Eye sensor (A 28) 15 CANCEL button (A 25) 3 Eye cup (A 29) 16 INPUT 2 terminal (XLR) (A 97) 4 LCD panel with touch screen (A 29, 30) 17 SDI terminal (A 143, 145) 5 Dioptric adjustment lever (A 28) 18 TIME CODE terminal (A 93, 94)
  • Page 18: Wl-D6000 Wireless Controller

    Names of Parts WL-D6000 Wireless Controller 1 Record enable button: When you use the START/ 9 START/STOP (start/stop recording) button STOP button or ZOOM buttons, you must press (A 42) this button simultaneously with the desired button. 10 ZOOM T/W buttons (A 71) 11 á/â/à/ß...
  • Page 19: Preparations

    Preparations Preparing the Power Supply You can power the camcorder using a battery pack or directly using the compact power adapter. If you connect the compact power adapter to the camcorder while a battery pack is attached, the camcorder will draw power from the power outlet.
  • Page 20 Preparing the Power Supply • We recommend charging the battery pack in temperatures between 10 ºC and 30 ºC (50 ºF and 86 ºF). Outside the temperature range of 0 ºC to 40 ºC (32 ºF to 104 ºF), charging will not start. •...
  • Page 21: Using A Power Outlet

    Preparing the Power Supply Removing the Battery Pack 1 Set the Q switch to OFF. 2 Holding down the BATTERY RELEASE button, slide the battery pack up and then pull it out. Checking the Remaining Battery Charge When the camcorder is turned on, you can check the approximate remaining battery usage time (in minutes) by looking at any recording/playback screen or the [Battery/Hour Meter] status screen (A 201).
  • Page 22: Turning The Camcorder On And Off

    Preparing the Power Supply Turning the Camcorder On and Off The camcorder has two operating modes: CAMERA ( ) mode for making recordings and MEDIA ( mode for playing back recordings. To turn the camcorder on/off Press and hold the button on the Q switch and set the switch to ON to turn on the camcorder in mode.
  • Page 23: Date, Time And Language Settings

    Date, Time and Language Settings Date, Time and Language Settings Setting the Date and Time You will need to set the date and time on the camcorder before you can start using it. When the internal clock is not set, or if the settings were lost because the built-in backup battery is depleted, the [Date/Time] screen will appear automatically with the time zone selected when you turn on the camcorder.
  • Page 24: Changing The Language

    Date, Time and Language Settings Changing the Language The camcorder’s default language is English. You can change it to German, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Korean or Japanese. Please note that some settings and screens will be displayed in English, regardless of the language setting. Operating modes: 1 Press the MENU button.
  • Page 25: Using The Menus

    Using the Menus Using the Menus Many of the camcorder’s functions can be adjusted from the menu that opens after pressing the MENU button. mode, you can also register frequently used menu settings in a customized submenu (My Menu) for easy access.
  • Page 26: Using The Customized Submenu (My Menu)

    Using the Menus 3 Push the joystick up/down to select the desired menu item and then press SET. • Setting options will appear with a Ð mark next to the currently selected option. • Some menu items may have an additional submenu level. Select the desired submenu and press SET to display the setting options.
  • Page 27 Using the Menus Rearranging Menu Settings 1 Select [Move]. > [¥ My Menu]* > [Edit] > [Move] * Each My Menu set appears on a different page. Select the page that corresponds to the desired set. 2 Push the joystick up/down to select the setting you want to move and then press SET. •...
  • Page 28: Preparing The Camcorder

    Preparing the Camcorder Preparing the Camcorder This section outlines the basic preparations for the camcorder, such as attaching the microphone holder and lens hood and adjusting the LCD screen and viewfinder. Attaching the Microphone Holder Unit Use the supplied screws to attach the microphone holder unit to the handle.
  • Page 29: Using The Lcd Screen

    Preparing the Camcorder Attaching and Removing the Eye Cup Eye cup Attach the eye cup so that it covers the rubber rim of the viewfinder unit. To remove the eye cup, pull it gently in a “peeling off” motion from the bottom up. •...
  • Page 30: Adjusting The Lcd Screen Or Viewfinder

    Preparing the Camcorder Adjusting the LCD Screen or Viewfinder You can adjust the brightness, contrast, color, sharpness, and luminance level of the LCD screen and viewfinder independently of each other. These adjustments will not affect your recordings. Operating modes: 1 Open the setup menu page for the LCD screen or viewfinder. >...
  • Page 31: Adjusting The Grip Belt

    Preparing the Camcorder Adjusting the Grip Belt Adjust the grip belt so that you can reach the grip zoom rocker with your index and middle fingers, and the REC button with your thumb. IMPORTANT • Be careful not to drop the camcorder when adjusting the grip belt. Attaching the Shoulder Strap Pass the ends through the strap mounts and adjust the length of the strap.
  • Page 32: Removing The Shoulder Pad

    Preparing the Camcorder Removing the Shoulder Pad The shoulder pad comes originally attached to the camcorder. You can remove it if you prefer a different configuration. Use a Phillips head ("crosshead") screwdriver to remove the screw as shown in the illustration and remove the shoulder pad.
  • Page 33: Using Sd Cards

    Compatible SD Cards The following types of SD card can be used with this camcorder. For the latest information about SD cards tested for use with this camcorder, visit your local Canon Web site. SD card type: SD cards SDHC cards...
  • Page 34: Inserting And Removing An Sd Card

    Using SD Cards Inserting and Removing an SD Card 1 Open the card slot cover. 2 Insert the SD card, with the label facing the viewfinder, all the way into the card slot until it clicks. • To remove the SD card, make sure the access indicator is off and then push the card once to release it.
  • Page 35: Initializing An Sd Card

    Using SD Cards Initializing an SD Card Initialize SD cards when you use them with this camcorder for the first time. You can also initialize a card to permanently delete all the recordings it contains. Operating modes: 1 Select [Initialize Media]. >...
  • Page 36: Relay Recording And Double Slot Recording

    Using SD Cards Relay Recording and Double Slot Recording The camcorder features two convenient recording methods that can be used when both SD card slots contain a card: relay recording and double slot recording. Relay recording: This function allows you to continue recording on the other card without interruption when the card you are using becomes full.
  • Page 37: Recovering Clips

    Using SD Cards Recovering Clips Some actions, such as suddenly turning off the camcorder or removing the SD card while data is being recorded, can cause data errors in the recorded clip. Operating modes: 1 Open the index screen with the clip you wish to recover (A 131). 2 Select the desired clip (a clip with a yellow icon instead of a thumbnail image) and then press SET to open the clip menu.
  • Page 38: Remote Operation Of The Camcorder

    Remote Operation of the Camcorder Remote Operation of the Camcorder The camcorder can be operated remotely in a number of different ways with varying degrees of control. First, you can use the supplied wireless controller as described below. You can also connect an optional RC-V100 Remote Controller for maximum control of your recordings at a professional level.
  • Page 39: Using The Optional Rc-V100 Remote Controller

    Using the Optional RC-V100 Remote Controller Using the Optional RC-V100 Remote Controller You can connect the optional RC-V100 Remote Controller to the camcorder’s REMOTE A terminal or REMOTE B terminal in order to control the camcorder (including advanced recording functions) from a distance. The remote controller lets you turn on the camcorder, navigate the menus and change settings, control the aperture and shutter speed, change some custom picture settings, and more.
  • Page 40 Remote Cable, check the serial number of the RC-V100. If the serial number starts with “01 xxxx” (where xxxx represents other digits), you will need to update the remote controller’s firmware. Canon will perform this feature upgrade, and requires that the remote controller be sent to an accredited Canon Service Center.
  • Page 41: Recording

    Recording Recording Video This section explains the basics of recording clips*. For details on recording audio, refer to Recording Audio (A 95). Before making important recordings for the first time, make test recordings using the video configuration(s) you plan to use to check that the camcorder operates correctly. Should the camcorder fail to operate correctly, refer to Troubleshooting (A 204).
  • Page 42: Recording

    - Do not open the card slot cover of the card being accessed and do not remove the card. - Do not disconnect the power source or turn off the camcorder. • Be sure to save your recordings regularly (A 151), especially after making important recordings. Canon shall not be liable for any loss or corruption of data.
  • Page 43 LCD screen and viewfinder. - When the [Gamma] setting in the custom picture file is set to a setting other than [Canon Log 3], the camcorder will produce an image that approximates the look of video displayed on a compatible monitor correctly configured.
  • Page 44: Onscreen Displays

    Recording Video Onscreen Displays Refer to this section for an explanation of the various screen displays that appear in mode. You can use the custom display function ( 189) to turn off individual onscreen displays if they are not required. The menu >...
  • Page 45 Recording Video Left side of the screen Icon/Display Description Custom Display Key lock (A 43) 1: [Key Lock] è  é  Remaining battery charge 2: [Remaining Battery]   ê ë The icon shows an estimate of the remaining charge. The remaining recording (in red) time is displayed, in minutes, next to the icon.
  • Page 46 Recording Video Top of the screen Icon/Display Description Custom Display Network type, network function and connection status (A 160). 2: [Network Functions] Icons shown in white - function ready to be used; in yellow - connecting to or disconnecting from a network; in red - an error has occurred. Double slot recording (A 36) 2: [Recording Mode] Recording operation:...
  • Page 47 Recording Video Bottom of the screen Icon/Display Description Custom Display 00 00 00 00 User bit (A 91) 2: [User Bit] A001C001 to Z999D999 Clip identification. Includes the camera index, reel number and clip number 2: [Reel/Clip Number] components of the clip file name (A 48). GPS signal (A 110): continuously on - satellite signal acquired;...
  • Page 48: Setting The Clip File Name

    Recording Video Setting the Clip File Name The camcorder allows you to change several settings that determine the file name of the recorded clips. Personalize the clip file name according to your preferences or organizational conventions to create files that are easier to identify and organize.
  • Page 49: Using The Fan

    > [Æ " Recording/Media Setup] > [Metadata] > [User Defined] 2 Select [Change] and then press SET. • To reset the user-defined field to [CANON], select [Reset] instead. 3 Push the joystick up/down to select the first character and then press SET to move to the next.
  • Page 50: Video Configuration: Video Format, System

    Video Configuration: Video Format, System Frequency, Frame Rate, Resolution and Bit Rate Video Configuration: Video Format, System Frequency, Frame Rate, Resolution and Bit Rate With the following procedures you can set the video configuration used when recording clips. Select the video format, system frequency, frame rate, resolution (frame size) and color sampling settings that best match your creative needs.
  • Page 51: Selecting The Resolution And Color Sampling Settings

    Video Configuration: Video Format, System Frequency, Frame Rate, Resolution and Bit Rate Selecting the Resolution and Color Sampling Settings For XF-AVC clips, the resolution is set to 1920x1080 and cannot be changed. Operating modes: 1 Select [Resolution/Color Sampling]. > [Æ ! Recording/Media Setup] > [Resolution/Color Sampling] 2 Select the desired option and then press SET.
  • Page 52: Changing Main Functions With The Func Button

    Changing Main Functions with the FUNC Button Changing Main Functions with the FUNC Button You can adjust three main functions—shutter speed, white balance and gain—using the FUNC button (direct setting mode). This section will explain the basic operation of the direct setting mode. For specific details about the functions refer to the each function’s section: shutter speed (A 53), white balance (A 65), gain (A 56).
  • Page 53: Shutter Speed

    Shutter Speed Shutter Speed Set the shutter speed based on the recording conditions. For example, you may want to set slower shutter speeds in darker environments. The camcorder offers the following modes. Operating modes: OFF: The camcorder uses a standard shutter speed based on the frame rate.
  • Page 54 Shutter Speed Available shutter speeds The available shutter speeds vary depending on the system frequency and frame rate used. System frequency/Frame rate Shutter speed mode 59.94 Hz 50.00 Hz 59.94i/59.94P 29.97P 23.98P 50.00i/50.00P 25.00P 1/60 1/30 1/24 1/50 1/25 Automatic 1/60 to 1/2000 1/30 to 1/2000 1/24 to 1/2000...
  • Page 55: Changing The Shutter Speed Value

    Shutter Speed Changing the Shutter Speed Value When the shutter speed mode is set to a mode other than OFF or automatic, you can set the shutter speed manually as a speed value, angle or clear scan frequency. You can also perform this function remotely using Browser Remote on a connected network device (A 162, 168).
  • Page 56: Gain

    > [v " Camera Setup] > [Gain L]/[Gain M]/[Gain H] > [Mode] setting. **The available range will vary depending on the [Gamma] setting in the custom picture file (A 124). [Wide DR], [Canon Log 3]: 2.5 dB to 33.0 dB [PQ]: –2.0 dB to 33.0 dB...
  • Page 57: Selecting The Gain Level

    Gain Selecting the Gain Level You can set beforehand 3 gain levels and then select quickly which one to apply simply by changing the position of the GAIN switch. 1 Set the AGC switch to OFF. 2 Set the GAIN switch to the position you want to adjust (L, M or H).
  • Page 58: Nd Filter

    ND Filter ND Filter Using the ND filter allows you to open up the aperture to obtain a shallower depth of field even when recording in bright surroundings. You can also use the ND filter to avoid the soft focus caused by diffraction when using small apertures.
  • Page 59: Aperture

    Aperture Aperture You can affect the brightness of your recordings or change the depth of field by adjusting the aperture. For example, use a small aperture value for a shallow depth of field that isolates the subject in focus and nicely blurs the background.
  • Page 60: Momentary Automatic Aperture - Push Auto Iris

    Aperture Momentary Automatic Aperture - Push Auto Iris During manual aperture, you can press the PUSH AUTO IRIS button to have the camcorder temporarily take control and automatically adjust the aperture for an appropriate exposure. 1 Set the IRIS switch to M. 2 Press and hold the PUSH AUTO IRIS button.
  • Page 61: Iris Limit

    Aperture • You can operate the iris ring even the camcorder's controls are locked (A 43). • When an optional RC-V100 Remote Controller is connected to the camcorder, you can adjust the aperture with the remote controller’s IRIS dial. At default settings, turn the dial right to open up the aperture and left to close the aperture.
  • Page 62: Light Metering Mode

    Aperture Light Metering Mode Select the light metering mode to match the recording conditions. Using the appropriate setting will ensure that the camcorder obtains the most suitable exposure level when the shutter speed, gain and aperture are adjusted automatically or when using push auto iris. 1 Select [Light Metering].
  • Page 63: Gamma Curve And Main Color Settings

    [HLG] compliant with the HLG standard defined by ITU-R BT.2100. [Canon Log 3 : BT.2020] [BT.2020 Gamut] These settings use Canon Log 3 gamma and presume a [Canon Log 3] [Neutral] workflow that includes post-production processing. [Canon Log 3 : BT.709] [BT.709 Gamut]...
  • Page 64 Gamma Curve and Main Color Settings 4 Select the desired setting and then press SET. • To select the gamma curve, color space or color matrix individually, select [Off] and continue the procedure with step 5. To use one of the preset settings as is, the rest of the procedure is not necessary. 5 Select [Gamma].
  • Page 65: White Balance

    White Balance White Balance The camcorder uses an electronic white balance process to calibrate the picture and produce accurate colors under different lighting conditions. There are 4 methods of setting the white balance. You can also perform this function remotely using Browser Remote on a connected network device (A 162, 167).
  • Page 66: Auto White Balance (Awb)

    White Balance Auto White Balance (AWB) The camcorder constantly adjusts the white balance automatically to achieve an appropriate level. The camcorder will adjust the white balance if the light source changes. Set the AWB switch to ON. • The camcorder will adjust the white balance automatically. •...
  • Page 67: Adjusting White Balance Settings

    White Balance Adjusting White Balance Settings When the white balance mode is set to ¼, É (preset white balance) or È (color temperature), you can change the color temperature and CC value (color compensation along the green/magenta gradation). 1 Select one of the white balance modes that can be adjusted. Adjustment ranges Adjustment range White balance mode...
  • Page 68: Zooming

    Zooming Zooming You can operate the zoom (optical zoom 15x) using the zoom rocker on the grip or the one on the handle. You can also use the zoom ring on the lens, the zoom buttons on the supplied wireless controller or Browser Remote on a connected network device (A 162, 170).
  • Page 69: Selecting The Zoom Controls

    Zooming Selecting the Zoom Controls Set the ZOOM switch to the desired position to select the physical controls you want to use to operate the zoom. Options RING: Turn the zoom ring to zoom. ROCKER (other controls): Use the grip zoom rocker, handle zoom rocker, supplied wireless controller or a remote controller connected to one of the camcorder's REMOTE terminals to zoom.
  • Page 70 Zooming Grip zoom rocker: Approximate zoom speeds (time required to zoom end-to-end) [v & Camera Setup] > [v % Camera Setup] > [Zoom Speed Level] [Grip Zoom Speed] [Constant Speed] [Low] [Normal] [High] [1] (slowest) 4 min 38 sec 2 min 1 min [Constant] [16] (fastest)
  • Page 71: Using The Handle Zoom Rocker

    Zooming Using the Handle Zoom Rocker You can set the zoom speed of the handle zoom rocker using the ZOOM SPEED switch and the menu. 1 Set the ZOOM switch to ROCKER. 2 Move the zoom rocker toward to zoom out (wide- angle) and toward to zoom in (telephoto).
  • Page 72 Zooming Zoom speeds for remote operation Accessory Zoom speed Wireless controller (supplied) Constant zoom speed. See the following table. Variable speed: The greater the angle at which the RC-V100’s ZOOM dial is rotated from the center, RC-V100 Remote Controller (optional) the faster the zoom.
  • Page 73: Using Optional Conversion Lenses

    Using Optional Conversion Lenses Using Optional Conversion Lenses You can use the following optional conversion lenses with this camcorder. Before you attach a conversion lens, perform the procedure below to optimize the autofocus and minimum object distance for the particular accessory.
  • Page 74: Adjusting The Focus

    Adjusting the Focus Adjusting the Focus The camcorder offers the following ways to focus and incorporates Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology for advanced autofocus performance. You can also adjust the focus remotely using Browser Remote on a connected network device (A 162, 169). Manual focus: Turn the focus ring on the lens to adjust the focus.
  • Page 75 Adjusting the Focus Using the Focus Assistance Functions In order to focus more accurately, you can use the following focus assistance functions: Dual Pixel Focus Guide, an onscreen guide that shows you if the picture is in focus; peaking, which creates a clearer contrast by emphasizing the outlines of the subject;...
  • Page 76 Adjusting the Focus Peaking The camcorder offers two peaking levels. 1 Press the PEAKING button. • The peaking icon (J or K) appears on the left of the screen and the outlines in the image will be emphasized, depending on the focus. •...
  • Page 77: Push Af

    Adjusting the Focus Push AF Press and hold the PUSH AF button. The camcorder will focus automatically using the highest AF speed and AF response as long as you hold the PUSH AF button pressed down. NOTES NOTES • The focus will be locked in the following cases. >...
  • Page 78: Continuous Af

    - Fast moving subjects - Subjects with a repetitive pattern - When the [Gamma] setting in the custom picture file (A 124) is set to [Canon Log 3] or [Wide DR]. - When using small apertures. - When subjects at different distances appear inside the AF frame.
  • Page 79: Changing The Af Frame Size And Position

    Adjusting the Focus Changing the AF Frame Size and Position By default, when autofocus is used, the camcorder focuses on a subject at the center of the screen and no AF frame is displayed. You can select to display an AF frame and change its size and position to focus on a specific area or subject.
  • Page 80 Adjusting the Focus 4 Select the desired option and then press SET. • (face priority) or (face-only AF) appears on the left of the screen. 5 Point the camcorder at the subject. • All detected faces will have a face detection frame. The main subject will be indicated with a face detection frame with small arrows (white in AF mode, gray in MF mode).
  • Page 81: Tracking A Specific Subject

    Adjusting the Focus Tracking a Specific Subject You can have the camcorder track other moving subjects that are not faces and also combine the tracking function with one of the autofocus functions to let the camcorder focus on the desired subject automatically. When no AF Frame is Displayed When [AF Frame] is set to [Automatic] (A 79), you can simply use the touch screen to start tracking a subject.
  • Page 82: Focus Limit And Macro Shooting

    Adjusting the Focus Focus Limit and Macro Shooting By default, the camcorder’s focus range allows macro shooting. You can activate the focus limit to restrict the focus range. The focus range (1 cm (0.39 in.; at full wide-angle) to ) will be limited to 60 cm (2 ft.) to (throughout the entire zoom range).
  • Page 83: Image Stabilization

    Image Stabilization Image Stabilization Use the image stabilizer to compensate for camcorder shake in order to achieve steadier shots. The camcorder offers the following IS modes. Select the one that best suits your needs. Dynamic IS Ä: Dynamic IS compensates for a higher degree of camcorder shake, such as when shooting while walking, and is more effective as the zoom approaches full wide angle.
  • Page 84 Image Stabilization • When using Dynamic IS, the angle of view will be narrower. • If you set an assignable button to [Image Stabilizer] (A 117), you can press the button to turn the image stabilizer on and off.
  • Page 85: Onscreen Markers And Zebra Patterns

    Onscreen Markers and Zebra Patterns Onscreen Markers and Zebra Patterns Using onscreen markers allows you to make sure your subject is correctly framed and is within the appropriate safe area. The zebra patterns help you identify areas that are overexposed. The onscreen markers and zebra pattern will not affect your recordings.
  • Page 86: Displaying Zebra Patterns

    Onscreen Markers and Zebra Patterns To set the aspect ratio 1 Select [Marker Aspect Ratio]. > [A % Assistance Functions] > [Marker Aspect Ratio] 2 Select the desired option and then press SET. • If you selected one of the preset aspect ratios, the rest of the procedure is not necessary. If you selected [Custom], continue the procedure to set the desired aspect ratio.
  • Page 87 Onscreen Markers and Zebra Patterns NOTES NOTES > [A # Assistance Functions] > [Zebra: LCD], [Zebra: VF], [Zebra: SDI] and • You can use the [Zebra: HDMI] settings to turn the zebra pattern on and off separately on the LCD screen, viewfinder and external monitors connected to the respective terminals.
  • Page 88: Setting The Time Code

    Setting the Time Code Setting the Time Code mode, the camcorder generates a time code signal and records it with the recorded clips. The time code signal can be output from the SDI terminal, HDMI OUT terminal and TIME CODE terminal. In mode, the time code embedded in the clip being played back can be output from the SDI terminal.
  • Page 89: Selecting Drop Or Non-Drop Frame

    Setting the Time Code Setting the Time Code’s Initial Value If you set the time code mode to [Preset], you can set the initial value of the time code. 1 Select [Set Time Code]. > [B # System Setup] > [Set Time Code] 2 Select [Change] and then press SET.
  • Page 90 Setting the Time Code About the time code display An icon may appear next to the time code depending on the operation. Refer to the following table. Icon Description The time code mode is set to [Regen.]. The time code mode is set to [Preset] and the running mode is set to [Rec Run]. The time code mode is set to [Preset] and the running mode is set to [Free Run].
  • Page 91: Setting The User Bit

    Setting the User Bit Setting the User Bit The user bit display can be selected from the date or the time of recording, or an identification code consisting of 8 characters in the hexadecimal system. There are sixteen possible characters: the numbers 0 to 9 and the letters A to F.
  • Page 92: Synchronizing With An External Device

    Synchronizing with an External Device Synchronizing with an External Device Using Genlock synchronization, you can synchronize this camcorder’s video signal to that of an external video device. Similarly, using an external time code signal, you can synchronize this camcorder’s time code to the external signal.
  • Page 93: Time Code Signal Input

    Synchronizing with an External Device 5 Push the joystick up/down to select the first digit and press SET to move to the next. • Change the rest of the digits in the same way to adjust the H phase to the desired level (–1023 to 1023). •...
  • Page 94: Reference Video Signal Output

    Synchronizing with an External Device Reference Video Signal Output After changing the G-LOCK/SYNC terminal’s function to [HD Sync Output], you can output the camcorder’s video signal as a reference sync signal (HD tri-level signal) to synchronize an external device to this camcorder. The reference video signal output will have the same frequency as the signal output from the SDI terminal.
  • Page 95: Recording Audio

    Recording Audio Recording Audio The camcorder features 4-channel linear PCM audio recording and playback. The sampling frequency is 48 kHz and the audio sampling bit depth is 24 bit. You can record audio using the INPUT terminals (commercially available microphones, analog line-in audio sources, AES/EBU digital audio sources), the MIC terminal (commercially available microphones) or the built-in microphone.
  • Page 96 Recording Audio Audio input selection Recorded audio channels/audio sources [Select CH1/ [Select CH3/ switches [CH2 Input]* CH2 Input]* CH4 Input]* INPUT 1 INPUT 2 [INPUT AES/EBU – [MIC Terminal] – INPUT 1 terminal (digital audio) MIC terminal (L) MIC terminal (R) Terminals] [INPUT [INPUT...
  • Page 97: Connecting An External Microphone Or External Audio Input Source To The Camcorder

    Recording Audio Connecting an External Microphone or External Audio Input Source to the Camcorder To each of the INPUT terminals you can attach commercially available microphones, digital audio sources (AES/ EBU), or analog line in sources with an XLR connector. To the MIC terminal you can attach commercially available condenser microphones with their own power supply, and a ...
  • Page 98: Setting The Audio Input Type For The Input 1/Input 2 Terminals

    Recording Audio Setting the Audio Input Type for the INPUT 1/INPUT 2 Terminals Using the INPUT 1/INPUT 2 terminals, you can record audio independently from a microphone or audio input source. On the camcorder, set the audio-related switches for the INPUT terminal you wish to use according to the type of audio input you wish to use.
  • Page 99: Adjusting The Audio Recording Level

    Recording Audio 2 Select the desired option and then press SET. Options [INPUT 2]: Records audio to each channel separately. Audio input into INPUT 1 is recorded to CH1, while audio input into INPUT 2 is recorded to CH2. [INPUT 1]: Audio input into INPUT 1 is recorded to both channels.
  • Page 100 Recording Audio Manual Audio Level Adjustment for CH1 and/or CH2 You can set the audio level for each channel manually CH1/CH2 – from – to +18 dB. (audio level) switches 1 Set the – (audio level) switch of the desired channel to M (manual).
  • Page 101: Advanced Audio Input Settings

    Recording Audio NOTES NOTES • We recommend using headphones when adjusting the audio level. If the input level is too high, audio may become distorted even if the audio level indicator shows an appropriate level. • If you set an assignable button to [Audio Level Indicator] (A 117), you can press the button to turn the onscreen audio level indicator on and off.
  • Page 102 Recording Audio Microphone Sensitivity (INPUT Terminals) If you selected [INPUT Terminals] as the audio input for an audio channel (A 95), one of the INPUT switches is set to ANALOG, and the corresponding ANALOG switch is set to MIC or MIC+48V, you can select the external microphone’s sensitivity.
  • Page 103: Monitoring The Audio With Headphones

    Recording Audio Monitoring the Audio with Headphones Connect headphones with a  3.5 mm stereo mini-plug to the × (headphone) terminal to monitor the recorded audio. NOTES NOTES > • You can adjust the headphone volume with the [¡ % Audio Setup]* > [Headphone Volume] setting. If you set an assignable button to [Headphones +] or [Headphones –] (A 117), you can press the button to adjust the headphone volume without using the menu.
  • Page 104: Colors Bars/Audio Reference Signal

    Colors Bars/Audio Reference Signal Colors Bars/Audio Reference Signal You can have the camcorder generate color bars and a 1 kHz audio reference signal and output them from the SDI terminal, HDMI OUT terminal and × (headphone) terminal*. * Audio reference signal only. Operating modes: Color Bars The camcorder offers 3 types of color bars (SMPTE, EBU or ARIB).
  • Page 105: Waveform Monitor

    Waveform Monitor Waveform Monitor The camcorder can display a simplified waveform monitor on the LCD screen, viewfinder and external monitors (SDI terminal or HDMI OUT terminal). Operating modes: Displaying the Waveform Monitor Press the WFM button to display the waveform monitor. •...
  • Page 106 Waveform Monitor 8 Select [Y Position]. > [A $* Assistance Functions] > [Waveform Settings] > [Y Position] 9 Select the desired percentage and then press SET. * Appears on page ! in mode. Options for [Type] [Line]: Sets the waveform monitor to line display mode. [Line+Spot]: The waveform of the area in the red frame is displayed in red on top of the [Line] mode waveform.
  • Page 107: Adding Marks To Clips While Recording

    Adding Marks to Clips while Recording Adding Marks to Clips while Recording When recording clips, you can flag an important shot in a clip by adding a “shot mark” (!). You can also add an OK mark ($) or check mark (%) to the entire clip to flag clips you want to set apart. You can also add an delete shot marks (A 141), $ marks and % marks (A 139) in mode.
  • Page 108: Using Metadata

    Setting a User Memo Created with Canon XF Utility Before you can add a user memo, you must first install Canon XF Utility (A 151). Next, create the user memo and save it to an SD card. Once you insert the card in the camcorder and select the user memo, it will be added to clips you record after that.
  • Page 109: Entering Slate Information About The Recording

    Using Metadata Entering Slate Information About the Recording You can enter scene and take information to help identify the recording later on. 1 Select [Scene] or [Take]. > [3 " Recording/Media Setup] > [Metadata] > [Scene] or [Take] 2 Select [Change] and then press SET. •...
  • Page 110: Recording Gps Information (Geotagging)

    GPS information (longitude, latitude and altitude) to every recording you make (clips and photos). For photos only, the UTC (coordinated universal time) date and time will be recorded as well. You can later use this GPS information to organize and search clips using Canon XF Utility (A 151). In mode, you can check if a clip contains GPS information on the [Clip Info] screen (A 138).
  • Page 111 Recording GPS Information (Geotagging) • Do not place cables connected to the SDI terminal or HDMI OUT terminal near the GPS receiver as doing so may interfere with the GPS signal. • The GPS information recorded with clips corresponds to the location at the start of the recording. •...
  • Page 112: Reviewing A Recording

    Reviewing a Recording Reviewing a Recording If you set an assignable button to [Review Recording] in advance, you can review all or part of the last clip recorded even with the camcorder set to mode. Operating modes: 1 Set an assignable button to [Review Recording] in advance (A 117). 2 To set the review length, select [Review Recording].
  • Page 113: Special Recording Modes

    Special Recording Modes Special Recording Modes The camcorder features the following special recording modes. Slow motion recording: This mode allows you to change the shooting frame rate to achieve a slow motion effect during playback. Pre-recording: The camcorder will start recording a few seconds before you press the REC button. This is especially useful when it is difficult to predict when to start recording.
  • Page 114: Pre-Recording

    Special Recording Modes 4 Press the REC button again to stop recording. • The clip is recorded at the selected frame rate. • The tally lamps go out and [SLOW STBY] appears at the top of the screen. 5 When you have finished recording, turn off the special recording mode. •...
  • Page 115 Special Recording Modes • About the time code when pre-recording is activated: - The time code of the clip will start a few seconds before the REC button was pressed. - The time code will be recorded with the running mode set to [Free Run]. - If the time code mode was set to [Regen.], or to [Preset] with [Rec Run] running mode, the time code running mode will be changed automatically to [Free Run] when pre-recording is activated.
  • Page 116: Infrared Recording

    Infrared Recording Infrared Recording You can use the infrared mode to record in very dark situations using available infrared light. You can also use the camcorder's infrared light to make the recordings even brighter, and select the color for the brighter areas in the picture (white or green).
  • Page 117: Customization

    Customization Assignable Buttons The camcorder offers a number of buttons to which you can assign various functions (assignable buttons). Assign often-used functions to the buttons you find most convenient, to personalize the camcorder to your needs and preferences. You can find 14 assignable buttons on the camcorder’s body. The optional RC-V100 Remote Controller offers 4 additional assignable buttons that can be used when it is connected to the camcorder.
  • Page 118: Assignable Functions

    Assignable Buttons 2 Push the joystick up/down to select the desired function and then press SET. • The selected function will be assigned to the selected button. • If you selected one of the preset functions, the rest of the procedure is not necessary. If you selected [User Setting], continue the procedure to register a menu setting.
  • Page 119 Assignable Buttons Function name Description Changes the color of bright areas in the infrared picture between white and Ü [IR Rec Color] – green. > [v ( Camera Setup] > [IR Light] is set to [Toggle], Only when Ü [IR Light] –...
  • Page 120 Assignable Buttons Function name Description Enters the direct setting mode with the white balance mode highlighted and Ü [White Balance] – ready to be adjusted. Ü Ü [Status] Displays the status screens. Ü Ü [Audio Status] Displays the [Audio] status screens. Opens the most recently opened [/ ! Custom Picture] submenu.
  • Page 121: Custom Picture Settings

    (A 123). Only SD card B can be used to save and load custom picture files. NOTES • Custom picture files are exclusively compatible for use only with XF705 camcorders. Operating modes: Selecting Custom Picture Files Select a custom picture file to apply its settings to your recordings or to edit, rename, protect, or transfer it.
  • Page 122: Resetting Custom Picture Files

    Custom Picture Settings 6 Open the [Other Settings] submenu. > [/ ! Custom Picture] > [Other Settings] 7 Select a custom picture setting and then press SET. 8 Change the setting to the desired level and then press SET. • Refer to Available Custom Picture Settings (A 125) for details on the various settings. •...
  • Page 123: Copying Custom Picture Files

    Custom Picture Settings Copying Custom Picture Files You can transfer custom picture files between the camcorder and SD card B. Copying a File from the Camcorder to SD Card B 1 Insert a card into the camcorder’s SD card slot B. 2 Select a custom picture file (A 121).
  • Page 124: Available Custom Picture Settings

    For XF-HEVC clips: [Normal1 : BT.709], [Normal1 : BT.2020], [Wide DR : BT.709], [Wide DR : BT.2020], [PQ : BT.2020], [HLG : BT.2020], [Canon Log 3 : BT.2020], [Canon Log 3 : BT.709], [Off] For XF-AVC clips: [Normal1 : BT.709], [Wide DR : BT.709], [Canon Log 3 : BT.709], [Off] The camcorder offers a number of preset color settings (combinations of color space, gamma curve and color matrix).
  • Page 125 When [Gamma] is set to [Canon Log 3], this setting is not available. [Master Black Red], –50 to 50 (±0) [Master Black Blue] These settings correct the color cast in blacks. When [Gamma] is set to [Canon Log 3], these settings are not available. [Black Gamma]* [Level] –50 to 50 (±0)
  • Page 126 [On], [Off] Set this setting to [On] to enable the adjustment of the knee point with the following settings. When [Gamma] is set to [Wide DR], [PQ], [HLG] or [Canon Log 3], the [Knee] settings are not available. [Automatic] [On], [Off] Set this setting to [On] to enable the automatic adjustment of the [Knee] settings.
  • Page 127 Custom Picture Settings Menu items Setting options and additional information [Noise Reduction]* [Level] [Automatic],1 (lowest level) to 12 (highest level), [Off] Reduces the amount of noise that appears in the image. [Skin Detail]* [Effect Level] [High], [Middle], [Low], [Off] [Hue] –16 to 16 (±0) [Chroma], [Area], [Y Level] 0 to 31 (16)
  • Page 128 [Over 100%] [Through], [Press], [Clip] Determines how the camcorder handles video signals exceeding 100%. When [Gamma] is set to [PQ], [HLG] or [Canon Log 3], this setting is not available. [Through]: Leave the signal unchanged. [Clip]: Clip the signal at 100%.
  • Page 129: Saving And Loading Camcorder Settings

    Only SD card B can be used to save and load camcorder settings files. You can load those settings at a later date or on another XF705 camcorder so that you can use that camcorder in the same way. Operating modes: Saving Camcorder Settings 1 To save the camcorder’s settings on an SD card, insert a card into the camcorder’s SD card slot B.
  • Page 130 Saving and Loading Camcorder Settings...
  • Page 131: Playback

    Playback Playback This section explains how to play back recordings with the camcorder. For details on playing back recordings using an external monitor, refer to Connecting to an External Monitor (A 145). Operating modes: Clip Index Screen When you set the camcorder to mode, an index screen will appear.
  • Page 132: Switching Index Screens

    Playback 1 Key lock (A 43) 10 Index screen currently displayed (A 132) 2 Shot mark (A 107, 141) 11 Network connection (A 160) / 3 $ mark/% mark (A 107, 139) FTP transfer (A 177) 4 Orange selection frame 12 Clip number / Total number of clips 5 Custom picture file embedded (A 123) 13 Recording date (month and day only) and time...
  • Page 133: Playing Back Clips

    LCD screen and viewfinder. - When the [Gamma] setting in the custom picture file is set to a setting other than [Canon Log 3], the camcorder will produce an image that approximates the look of video displayed on a compatible monitor correctly configured.
  • Page 134: Onscreen Displays

    Playback Onscreen Displays 9 10 1 Key lock (A 43) 9 Frame rate (A 50) 2 Fan operation (A 49) and temperature warning 10 Custom picture file embedded (A 123) 11 $ mark/% mark (A 107, 139) (A 206) 3 Joystick guide (A 135) 12 Time code (A 88) 4 Jump interval setting (A 135) 13 Clip number / Total number of clips...
  • Page 135: Playback Controls

    Playback Playback Controls When you play back a clip, operate the buttons on the camcorder, the joystick and joystick guide or the supplied wireless controller. You can press the DISP button to show/hide the joystick guide. Refer to the following table. Available playback types Playback type Operation...
  • Page 136: Adjusting The Volume

    Playback Adjusting the Volume × (headphone) Built-in speaker terminal You can use headphones or the built-in speaker to listen to the audio during normal playback. When you connect headphones to the × (headphone) terminal, the speaker will be muted. The audio signal will also be output from the SDI terminal and HDMI OUT terminal.
  • Page 137: Clip Operations

    Clip Operations Clip Operations Besides playing back a clip, you can perform other operations from the clip menu, such as deleting a clip or displaying clip information. Refer to the following table for available functions and refer to the following pages for more details of the functions.
  • Page 138: Displaying Clip Information

    Clip Operations Displaying Clip Information Select [Display Clip Info] in the clip menu to display the selected clip’s information screen ([Clip Info] screen). Push the joystick left/right to switch to the previous/next clip. When you have finished, press the CANCEL button to return to the clip index screen.
  • Page 139: Adding $ Marks Or % Marks

    Clip Operations Adding $ Marks or % Marks You can add an OK mark ($) or check mark (%) to a clip during playback or from the index screen. Adding an $ Mark or % Mark during Playback To add an $ mark or % mark to a clip during playback or playback pause, you must first set an assignable button to [Add $ Mark] or [Add % Mark] in advance.
  • Page 140: Deleting Clips

    Clip Operations Copying All the Clips 1 Select [Copy All Clips]. > [3 ! Recording/Media Setup] > [Clips] > [Copy All Clips] 2 Select [OK] and then press SET. • The clips are copied to the other SD card. While clips are being copied, you can press SET to interrupt the operation.
  • Page 141: Adding And Deleting Shot Marks

    Clip Operations Adding and Deleting Shot Marks You can add shot marks to shots in a clip you want to set apart. Adding Shot Marks during Playback To add a shot mark to a clip during playback or playback pause, you must first set an assignable button to [Add Shot Mark] in advance.
  • Page 142 Clip Operations...
  • Page 143: External Connections

    External Connections Video Output Configuration The video signal output from the SDI terminal and HDMI OUT terminal, depends on the clip’s video configuration and on various menu settings. Recording Video Signal Configuration and Video Output Configuration by Terminal Refer to the following table for the video output configuration from each terminal, depending on the recording video configuration used.
  • Page 144 Video Output Configuration > [ Recording/Media Setup] > [Rec Format]. B " > [ System Setup] > [SDI/HDMI Scan Mode]. B " > [ System Setup] > [SDI/HDMI Max Res.]. > [B " System Setup] > [SDI Output] is set to [Off], the output signal will change automatically depending on When the capabilities of the external monitor.
  • Page 145: Connecting To An External Monitor

    Connecting to an External Monitor Connecting to an External Monitor When you connect the camcorder to an external monitor (to monitor the recording or for playback), use the terminal on the camcorder that matches the one you wish to use on the monitor. Then, select the video signal output configuration (A 143).
  • Page 146: Using The Hdmi Out Terminal

    Connecting to an External Monitor Using the HDMI OUT Terminal The digital signal that is output from the HDMI OUT terminal includes the video signal and audio signal. You can output also the time code signal and some assistance displays (onscreen displays, markers, etc.) in order to check them also on an external monitor.
  • Page 147: Applying A Lut To Screens/Video Outputs

    Applying a LUT to Screens/Video Outputs Applying a LUT to Screens/Video Outputs While recording using special gamma curves, you can apply a LUT to the image displayed on the LCD screen, viewfinder and external monitors (SDI terminal or HDMI OUT terminal). When a LUT is applied, the displayed image will look as if a standard gamma curve were used, making it easier to check the image on the display device used.
  • Page 148 – – [HLG] [BT.709 Gamut] – – – – [BT.2020 Gamut] – – – – [Canon Log 3] [BT.709 Gamut] – – – – Custom picture Available LUTs [Wide DR : [Wide DR : [HLG : [HDR Assist.] [Gamma] [Color Space] [PQ : BT.2020]...
  • Page 149: Adjusting The Color Quality For Hlg Output

    > [¢ # Monitoring Setup] > [Range: SDI] (SDI terminal) or [Range: HDMI] (HDMI OUT terminal) 2 Select [During Canon Log 3 Output] or [During HDR Output] and then press SET. 3 Select the desired option and then press SET.
  • Page 150: Audio Output

    Audio Output Audio Output The camcorder can output audio from the SDI terminal, HDMI OUT terminal, × (headphone) terminal or speaker*. You can select which two channels of the 4 audio channels recorded with the clip will be output from the HDMI OUT terminal, headphones and speaker.
  • Page 151: Working With Clips On A Computer

    Saving Clips to a Computer Use Canon XF Utility to save and organize clips on a computer. You can use the Canon XF plugins to easily use clips directly from non-linear editing (NLE) software made by Avid. To be able to use XF-HEVC clips in Canon XF Utility or the Canon XF plugins, you will need to download and install also the Canon XF-HEVC Decoder.
  • Page 152 Working with Clips on a Computer...
  • Page 153: Network Functions

    • Data transmitted over networks is not encrypted. • Canon shall not be liable for any loss of data or damage resulting from incorrect network configuration or settings. Additionally, Canon shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by the use of network functions.
  • Page 154: Connecting To A Wi-Fi Network

    Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network The camcorder is Wi-Fi certified and can connect to access points (wireless router, etc.) and network devices compliant with the 802.11a/b/g/n protocol and that are Wi-Fi certified (bear the logo shown on the right). The Wi-Fi connection's functionality and applicable restrictions may vary depending on the Wi-Fi network used.
  • Page 155: Camera Access Point

    Initially, basic settings for a Camera Access Point connection (network name (SSID): [XF705-xxxx_Canon0C], password: [12345678]) are already saved under network configuration profile [1:]. You can use the default settings to connect immediately to the camcorder or follow the procedure below if you wish to change the settings.
  • Page 156: Connecting In Infrastructure Mode

    Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network Saving the Configuration 1 Review the access point’s configuration and then press SET. • Push the joystick left/right to review all the information before pressing SET. 2 Enter a name for the new network configuration profile. [Input] >...
  • Page 157: Searching For Access Points

    Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network WPS using a PIN code 1 After you select [WPS: PIN Code], the camcorder will generate and display an 8-digit PIN code on the screen. 2 Enter the PIN code into the wireless router’s WPS (PIN code) setup screen. •...
  • Page 158: Manual Setup

    Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network Manual Setup If you prefer, you can enter manually the details of the Wi-Fi network you want to connect to. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the procedure. 1 Enter the access point's SSID (network name). [Input] >...
  • Page 159: Connecting To A Wired (Ethernet) Network

    Connecting to a Wired (Ethernet) Network Connecting to a Wired (Ethernet) Network Connect the camcorder to a router or other device connected to a wired (Ethernet) network using a commercially available Ethernet cable. Use Category 5e or better, shielded twisted pair (STP) Ethernet cables compatible with Gigabit Ethernet (1000BASE-T) and with good shielding capability.
  • Page 160: Selecting A Network Connection

    Selecting a Network Connection Selecting a Network Connection You can save up to 4 network configuration profiles. If you just saved a new network configuration, it will already be automatically selected so follow this procedure to select a different configuration profile. 1 Select [Connection Settings].
  • Page 161: Changing Network Settings

    Changing Network Settings Changing Network Settings You can check and, if necessary, edit the settings of the currently selected network configuration profile even after the initial setup. Changing settings manually requires more advanced knowledge of Wi-Fi and network settings. 1 Select [Connection Settings]. >...
  • Page 162: Browser Remote: Controlling The Camcorder From A Network Device

    On the Browser Remote screen, you can also check the remaining recording time on the card, remaining battery charge and the camcorder’s time code. * For details about compatible devices, operating systems, Web browsers, etc., please visit your local Canon website. Setting Up Browser Remote You can set a unique camcorder identification code and designate the port that the Browser Remote application should use when accessing the camcorder through the network.
  • Page 163: Starting Browser Remote

    (A 202). * A Web browser that supports JavaScript and is enabled to accept cookies is required. ** For details about compatible devices, operating systems, Web browsers, etc., please visit your local Canon website. Operating modes: Preparations on the Camcorder 1 Activate Browser Remote on the camcorder.
  • Page 164: Using Browser Remote

    Browser Remote: Controlling the Camcorder from a Network Device Language selection Camcorder ID Network connection indicator 5 Select the language for Browser Remote. • Touch [H] and select the desired language from the list. The language selected applies mainly to the metadata screen and to messages displayed in the application. The application's buttons are displayed in English only, regardless of the language selected.
  • Page 165 Browser Remote: Controlling the Camcorder from a Network Device The Main Remote Recording Screen [v] ([Full]/[Camera] user only) When using a computer, tablet and other devices with larger screens, this screen offers all the controls available for operating the camcorder remotely via Browser Remote. 15 16 * Onscreen display/indication only.
  • Page 166 Browser Remote: Controlling the Camcorder from a Network Device 1 Live view screen Shows the camcorder’s live view image. When the live view image is not turned on, the camcorder ID will appear here. NOTES • The live view image will not be displayed in Browser Remote in the following cases. - While the color bars are displayed.
  • Page 167 Browser Remote: Controlling the Camcorder from a Network Device 11 [REC] button Touch the button to start recording. While recording, the center of the button turns red. Touch the button again to stop recording. 12 Card selection and approximate remaining recording time The currently selected SD card is indicated with a Ð...
  • Page 168 Browser Remote: Controlling the Camcorder from a Network Device 4 [AWB Lock] button When auto white balance is activated, touch the button to lock the current white balance settings and keep them when you change the subject. To adjust the color temperature or color compensation (CC) value 1 Select a white balance setting other than [ ], [ÅA] or [ÅB].
  • Page 169 Browser Remote: Controlling the Camcorder from a Network Device To adjust the focus and use focus related functions Touch the [Focus] tab in the detailed camcorder settings panel. 1 Focus mode button 2 [Face Det. & Tracking] button 3 [Focus Guide] (Dual Pixel Focus Guide function) button 4 Tracking buttons 5 Manual focus buttons Manual focus...
  • Page 170 Browser Remote: Controlling the Camcorder from a Network Device To adjust the zoom 1 Touch the [Zoom] tab in the detailed camcorder settings panel. Manual zoom 2 Touch one of the fixed zoom position buttons on the [Tele] side to zoom buttons in or one of the buttons on the [Wide] side to zoom out.
  • Page 171 Browser Remote: Controlling the Camcorder from a Network Device 2 GPS information To enter the altitude: Touch inside the [Altitude] text box and enter the desired value. To enter the latitude: Touch inside one of the text boxes under [Latitude] and enter (from left to right) the degrees, minutes and seconds values.
  • Page 172 Browser Remote: Controlling the Camcorder from a Network Device The Basic Screen [ ] ([Full] user only) When using a smartphone or other device with a smaller screen, this screen offers only a small live image screen for final confirmation, zoom controls and the [REC] button to start and stop recording.
  • Page 173: Ip Streaming

    * Only 2 channels. During 4-channel audio recording, you can select which two channels to stream over IP. **This can be a dedicated video transfer device or decoder software on a computer. For details about compatible decoders, please visit your local Canon Web site. Configuration of video streamed over IP...
  • Page 174: Streaming Video Over Ip

    IP Streaming Receiver Settings 1 Select [IP Streaming Settings]. > [ ! Network Settings] > [IP Streaming Settings] 2 Select [Dest. IP Address] and enter the IP address assigned to the decoder. • Push the joystick up/down to select a value for the first field of the address and then press SET to move to the next field.
  • Page 175 IP Streaming • After streaming video continuously for 24 hours, the camcorder will stop the IP streaming momentarily and then restart it automatically.
  • Page 176: Ftp File Transfer

    FTP File Transfer FTP File Transfer You can transfer clips from the camcorder to another device connected to the network, using the FTP protocol. The following explanations assume that the FTP server is on, ready and correctly configured. Operating modes: FTP Server and Transfer Settings Before you can transfer clips to a connected device, you need to configure the FTP server settings and other settings related to the handling of folders and files.
  • Page 177: Transferring Clips (Ftp Transfer)

    FTP File Transfer Transferring Clips (FTP Transfer) Transferring a Single Clip 1 Select the desired network (A 160). • Use an Infrastructure connection (A 154) or Ethernet connection (A 159). • With Ethernet connections, connect the camcorder to the desired network using an Ethernet cable. 2 Select the desired clip and then press SET to open the clip menu.
  • Page 178 FTP File Transfer...
  • Page 179: Photos

    Photos Taking Photos You can record photos to SD card B (only) when the camcorder is in record standby mode. The photo size is the same, regardless of the video configuration currently in use. Resolution currently in use Photo size Approximate file size per image 3840x2160, 1920x1080 1920x1080...
  • Page 180 Taking Photos Options [Reset]: Photo numbers will restart from 100-0001 every time you insert a new card. If a card already contains previous recordings, photo numbers will continue from the number following that of the last photo on the card. [Continuous]: Photo numbers will continue from the number following that of the last photo recorded with the camcorder.
  • Page 181: Playing Back Photos

    Playing Back Photos Playing Back Photos You can view the photos you recorded on SD card B. Operating modes: Displaying the [Photos] Index Screen 1 Set the camcorder in mode (A 22). 2 Open the [Photos] index screen (A 132). Viewing Photos 1 Move the orange selection frame to the desired photo.
  • Page 182: Deleting Photos

    Deleting Photos Deleting Photos You can delete photos you are not interested in keeping. Operating modes: Deleting a Single Photo 1 Display the photo to be deleted or select it in the [Photos] index screen (A 132) and then press SET.
  • Page 183: Additional Information

    Additional Information Menu Options For details about how to select an item, refer to Using the Menus (A 25). A menu item’s location within a menu is indicated by the page number icon (! ", etc.) in the left column. For details about each function, see the reference page or the explanation accompanying the menu entry.
  • Page 184 Menu Options Menu item Setting options and additional information [AWB Response] [High], [Normal], [Low] (A 66) [AF Mode] [AF-Boosted MF], [Continuous] (A 77, 78) [AF Frame] [Automatic], [Large], [Small] (A 79) [AF Frame Position] [Selectable], [Center Frame] (A 79) [AF Speed] [High], [Normal], [Low] (A 78) [AF Response]...
  • Page 185 Menu Options [/ Custom Picture] menu ( mode only) Menu item Setting options and additional information [Preset], [Gamma], Refer to the tables in the Custom Picture Settings section: [Color Space], [Color Matrix], Preset Color Settings (A 63), Available Custom Picture Settings (A 124 - 128). [HLG Color], [Activate Other Settings], [Other Settings]...
  • Page 186 (A 48) [Reel Number], [Clip Number] [001] to [999] (A 48) [User Defined] User defined text string up to 5 characters ([CANON]) (A 48) [Scene], [Take] Scene description up to 16 characters / Take description up to 8 characters (A 109)
  • Page 187 Menu Options [¡ Audio Setup] menu Menu item Setting options and additional information [Select CH1/CH2 Input], [INPUT Terminals], [MIC Terminal], [Built-in Mic] (A 98) [Select CH3/CH4 Input] [CH2 Input] [INPUT 2], [INPUT 1] (A 98) [CH1/CH2 ALC Link], [Linked], [Separated] (A 100) [CH3/CH4 ALC Link] [Speaker Volume]...
  • Page 188 (A 149) [Gain for HDRSDR Conv.] –7.5 dB to +7.5 dB (–3.0 dB) (A 149) [Range: SDI] (A 149) [During Canon Log 3 Output] [Full Range], [Narrow Range] [During HDR Output] [Full Range], [Narrow Range] [Range: HDMI] (A 149) [During Canon Log 3 Output]...
  • Page 189 Menu Options Menu item Setting options and additional information [OSD Output: SDI] [On], [Off] (A 146) [OSD Output: HDMI] [Custom Display 1] (A 44) [Light Metering], [On], [Off] [Custom Picture] [Zoom Indicator] [Bar], [Numerical] [Zoom Position], [Always On], [Normal], [Off] [Grip Zoom Speed: User], [Object Distance] [ND Filter]...
  • Page 190 Menu Options Menu item Setting options and additional information " [Peaking: LCD], [Peaking: VF], [On], [Off] (A 76) [Peaking: SDI], [Peaking: HDMI] [Peaking] [Peaking 1], [Peaking 2] (A 76) [Peaking 1] (A 76) [Color] [White], [Red], [Yellow], [Blue] [Gain] [Off], 1 to 15 (8) [Frequency] 1 to 4 (2) [Peaking 2]...
  • Page 191 [Browser Remote Settings] (A 162) [Port No.] 1 to 65535 ([80]) [Camera ID] Camcorder identifier up to 8 characters ([XF705]) [Users Settings] [One User (Full)], [Two Users (Camera/Meta)] [Full: User Name], User name up to 8 characters [Camera: User Name],...
  • Page 192 Menu Options Menu item Setting options and additional information [FTP Transfer Settings] (A 176) [FTP Server] Server name up to 32 characters [FTP: User Name] User name up to 32 characters [FTP: Password] Password up to 32 characters [Destination Folder] Destination folder’s path up to 152 characters (Default is the root folder [/]) [Port No.] 1 to 65535 ([21])
  • Page 193 Menu Options Menu item Setting options and additional information " [SDI/HDMI Max. Res.] [3840x2160], [1920x1080] (A 145, 146) [SDI Output] [On], [Off] (A 145) [3G-SDI Mapping] [Level A], [Level B] (A 145) [SDI/HDMI Scan Mode] [P], [PsF (Forced 1080i)] (A 143) [G-LOCK/SYNC Term.] [HD Sync Output], [Genlock Input] (A 92, 94)
  • Page 194 Menu Options Menu item Setting options and additional information [Review Recording] [Entire Clip], [Last 4 sec] (A 112) [Reset Hour Meter] – The camcorder has two “hour meters” – the first keeps track of total operation time and the second keeps track of operation time since the last time the second hour meter was reset with this function.
  • Page 195: Displaying The Status Screens

    Displaying the Status Screens Displaying the Status Screens You can use the status screens to check the camcorder’s various settings. You can also output the status screens to an external monitor. Operating modes: 1 Press the STATUS button to open the status screens. •...
  • Page 196 Displaying the Status Screens [Gamma/Color Space/Color Matrix] and [SDR Gain/Range] Status Screens mode only) Gamma curve, color space, color matrix (A 124), SDR gain and range (A 149) used for recordings, video output and displays 1 [SD CARD]: Settings used for clips recorded on 4 HLG color (A 149) >...
  • Page 197 Displaying the Status Screens [Camera 1/4] to [Camera 4/4] Status Screens mode only) 1 Automatic exposure (AE) 7 Focus (A 74) AE shift (A 61), AE response (A 183) AF mode, AF frame size and position, AF speed, 2 Aperture limit (A 59) AF response and focus limit 3 Shutter speed increment (A 55) 8 Zoom (A 68)
  • Page 198 Displaying the Status Screens [Audio] Status Screens mode mode 1 Audio source input, audio level adjustment mode [SD Card]: Settings used for clips recorded on the and audio level indicator for each audio channel card. (A 95) [SDI], [HDMI]: Settings used for audio output from 2 Audio channels output from the headphones/ the respective terminal.
  • Page 199 Displaying the Status Screens [Media] Status Screen 1 SD card A/SD card B 5 Available space 6 SD/UHS speed class For each: 2 Visual bar: Approximate used/available space Only for SD card B: 3 Total space 7 Number of remaining photos 4 Used (recorded) space NOTES •...
  • Page 200 Displaying the Status Screens [Recording] Status Screen ( mode only) 1 Resolution and color sampling (A 51) 4 Special recording mode (A 113) 2 Bit rate (A 51) 5 Photo numbering (A 186) 3 Relay recording (A 36) 6 Clip numbering (A 48) [Metadata 1/2] and [Metadata 2/2] Status Screens ( mode only) 1 User memo (A 108)
  • Page 201 Displaying the Status Screens [Battery/Hour Meter] Status Screen 1 Remaining recording time 4 Total operation time (A 194) 2 Remaining recording time indicator 5 Operation time since using [Reset Hour Meter] 3 Battery life indicator (A 194) [Network 1/6] to [Network 3/6] Status Screens Connection settings of the current network connection (A 153) 1 Network configuration name 5 WEP index key...
  • Page 202 Displaying the Status Screens [Network 4/6] and [Network 5/6] Status Screens ( mode) Browser Remote settings (A 162) 1 Camcorder settings (A 162) 3 User settings* (A 162) 2 Browser Remote's URL * Only default passwords will be displayed. If a password was changed, the status screen will show only that the field is password protected.
  • Page 203 Displaying the Status Screens [Network 4/6] to [Network 6/6] Status Screens ( mode) FTP settings (A 176) 1 FTP server settings 2 FTP transfer settings (destination server, user name and password*) (destination folder, port number, passive mode, new folder creation and dealing with same- named files) * The status screen will show only that the field is password protected.
  • Page 204: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting If you have a problem with your camcorder, refer to this section. Consult your dealer or a Canon Service Center if the problem persists. Power source The camcorder will not turn on or it turns off by itself.
  • Page 205 - The camcorder may become hot after using it continuously for long periods of time; this is not a malfunction. If the camcorder becomes unusually hot or it becomes hot after using it only for a short while, it may indicate a problem with the camcorder. Consult a Canon Service Center. Playback Cannot delete a clip.
  • Page 206 - The fan may not be working properly. The camcorder will automatically turn off in approximately 10 minutes. Consult a Canon Service Center. Picture and Sound The peaking/magnification/zebra pattern/waveform monitor/B&W image does not appear on the screen.
  • Page 207 Troubleshooting Cards and Accessories Cannot insert the SD card. - The card you are trying to insert is not facing the correct direction. Turn it over and insert it. Cannot record on the SD card. - A compatible card must be used (A 33). - Initialize the card (A 35) when you use it with the camcorder for the first time.
  • Page 208 - The device, operating system or Web browser used may not be supported. For the latest information about supported systems, visit your local Canon Web site. - Enable JavaScript and cookies in your Web browser’s settings. For details, refer to the help modules or online documentation of the Web browser used.
  • Page 209: List Of Messages

    - You attached a battery pack that is not recommended by Canon for use with this camcorder. - If you are using a battery pack recommended by Canon for use with this camcorder, there may be a problem with the battery pack or camcorder.
  • Page 210 - The file control information is corrupted or there was an encoder error. Turn the camcorder off and then on again. Then, remove the card being used and reinsert it. Alternatively, replace the card. If this does not solve the problem, consult a Canon Service Center. SD Card A / SD Card B: Check the data.
  • Page 211 Network functions malfunction. - There’s a hardware problem with the camcorder’s network related circuitry. Try turning the camcorder off and then on again. If the problem persists, consult a Canon Service Center. No access points found - The camcorder searched for active Wi-Fi networks (access points) in the area but none were found. Make sure the access point is working correctly and try connecting again.
  • Page 212 Troubleshooting Reached the end of the adjustment range - This message appears on the screen of the connected device. When focusing with Browser Remote, this message will appear when a focus adjustment would push the focus out of the lens’s available range. Some files could not be transferred.
  • Page 213: Safety Instructions And Handling Precautions

    Safety Instructions and Handling Precautions Safety Instructions and Handling Precautions Be sure to read these instructions in order to operate the product safely. Follow these instructions to prevent injury or harm to the operator of the product or others. WARNING Denotes the risk of serious injury or death.
  • Page 214 If any of the above should get into the camcorder it may damage the camcorder and/or the lens. Consult a Canon Service Center as soon as possible. • Be careful to avoid dust and dirt particles accumulating on the lens or entering the camcorder. When you finish using the camcorder, make sure to remove the lens hood and attach the lens cap to the lens.
  • Page 215 • We recommend backing up the recordings on the SD card onto your computer. Data may be corrupted or lost due to card defects or exposure to static electricity. Canon shall not be liable for lost or corrupted data. • Do not touch or expose the terminals to dust or dirt.
  • Page 216 Safety Instructions and Handling Precautions Built-in Rechargeable Lithium Battery The camcorder has a built-in rechargeable lithium battery to keep the date/time and other settings. The built-in lithium battery is recharged while you use the camcorder; however, it will discharge completely if you do not use the camcorder for about 3 months.
  • Page 217: Maintenance/Others

    You can use the compact power adapter to operate the camcorder and the battery charger to charge battery packs in any country/region with power supply between 100 and 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz. Consult a Canon Service Center for information on plug adapters for overseas use.
  • Page 218: Optional Accessories

    TA-100 Tripod Adapter IFC-400PCU USB Cable For our customers in the USA: Call or visit your local retailer/dealer for genuine Canon video accessories. You can also obtain genuine accessories for your Canon camcorder by calling: 1-800-828-4040, Canon U.S.A. Information Center.
  • Page 219 • The tele-converter cannot be used together with the supplied lens hood. WA-U58 Wide Attachment • The wide attachment cannot be used together with the supplied lens hood. This mark identifies genuine Canon video accessories. When you use Canon video equipment, we recommend Canon-brand accessories or products bearing the same mark.
  • Page 220: Specifications

    Specifications Specifications XF705 System • Recording System Clips: XF-HEVC Video compression: H.265 / HEVC Audio format: Linear PCM, 24 bit, 48 kHz, 4 channels File format: XF-AVC Video compression: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264 Audio format: Linear PCM, 24 bit, 48 kHz, 4 channels File format: Photos: DCF (Design rule for Camera File system), compatible with Exif Ver.
  • Page 221 Specifications • Shutter Speed Automatic, speed (normal or fine increments), angle, clear scan, slow shutter, off • Iris: Manual, push auto iris, automatic aperture • Gain: –6.0 dB to 33.0 dB, normal (3.0-dB) or fine (0.5-dB) increments • ND Filter: Built-in (Off, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64), motor operated •...
  • Page 222 Specifications Terminals • SDI Terminal BNC jack, output only, 0.8 Vp-p / 75 , unbalanced HD-SDI: SMPTE 292, SMPTE ST 299-1 3G-SDI: SMPTE 424, SMPTE 425, SMPTE ST 299-2 6G-SDI: SMPTE ST 2081 12G-SDI: SMPTE ST 2082 Embedded audio, time code (VITC/LTC) Supplemental displays (superimposed onscreen displays, peaking, zebra pattern, magnification, waveform monitor) can also be output.
  • Page 223 Specifications • Dimensions (W x H x D) Camcorder body only: 162 x 210 x 378 mm (6.4 x 8.3 x 14.9 in.) Camcorder body with lens hood, microphone holder and eye cup: 191 x 258 x 433 mm (7.5 x 10.2 x 17.0 in.) All dimensions are approximate.
  • Page 224: Reference Tables

    Reference Tables Reference Tables Approximate Recording Time on an SD Card Approximate times, for reference only, based on a single recording that continues until the card is full. SD card capacity Resolution and bit rate 32 GB 64 GB 128 GB 256 GB 3840x2160, 160 Mbps 25 min.
  • Page 225 Reference Tables Video configuration Battery pack Usage conditions Video format, BP-A30 BP-A60 Frame rate resolution and bit rate (supplied) (optional) XF-AVC clips Recording (maximum) 135 min. 280 min. 59.94P Recording (typical) 80 min. 165 min. Playback 155 min. 325 min. 1920x1080, 45 Mbps Recording (maximum) 135 min.
  • Page 226: Index

    Canon Log 3 (gamma curve) ...63, 124 Canon XF Utility (download) ....151 Face detection ......79 Check marks (%) .
  • Page 227 Focus ....... .74 AF-boosted MF ....77 Key lock .
  • Page 228 PIN code connection mode (WPS) ..157 Specifications ......220 Playback Status screens .
  • Page 229 B. If the Equipment is defective as a result of leaking batteries, sand, dirt or water damage; C. If defects or damages are caused by the use of parts or supplies (other than those sold by Canon USA) that cause damage to the Equipment or that cause abnormally frequent service calls or service problems;...
  • Page 230 Parts: Defective parts will be exchanged for new parts or comparable rebuilt parts for a period of ONE YEAR from the date of original purchase. Labor: For a period of ONE YEAR from the date of original purchase, labor will be provided free of charge by Canon Canada's factory service center or designated service facilities located in Canada.
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