Tag: xa20

“New” compact camcorders from Canon

Canon has announced – rather mild – updates to its popular pair of ultra-compact camcorders, the XA20 and XA25: they’re called the XA30 and XA35. No...

Video Review: Sony PXW-X70 camcorder

Sony’s PXW-X70 camcorder might look like their top-end consumer model (the CX900) with a handle on top but it’s much more than that. The X70...

Best entry-level pro camcorder

In August last year, we wrote a guide to the best low-cost camcorder that could reasonably be classed as “professional”, notwithstanding that these days professionals...

Software update for Canon camcorders

Canon has released a firmware upgrade for its XA25, XA20 and HF-G30 camcorders. The software (which runs inside the camcorder itself) is now at version...

What Canon XA20/XA25 formats to use?

Answer: 1) They are, as you say, effectively the same but in a different wrapper. Some editing programs – notably Final Cut and Avid –...