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Canon XF Series HD Camcorders
Canon XF305, XF205 and XF105 (with SDI), Canon XF300, XF200 and XF100 (without SDI).

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Old February 8th, 2013, 02:42 AM   #1
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XF300/305 replacement soon?

I've owned a Canon XF300 since they became available & I'm very happy with it, especially it's ability to withstand the rigours of shooting in the marine world.
I was wondering when we can expect Canon to produce a new model to replace the XF300/305, or do they think the EOS C500 is its successor? I'm afraid I'm not fond of the stills camera form factor for shooting video.
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Old February 14th, 2013, 06:39 PM   #2
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Re: XF300/305 replacement soon?

It will probably be a while yet. Unfortunately most of the video world seems to be concentrating on getting lightning to strike a second time and are focusing on cinema type cameras. Those of us who just need a good video camera for a good price are kind of getting left in the dark.
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