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Canon EOS C300

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Quick Overview

Compact, modular camera designed specifically for cinematography applications, featuring Canon's unique Super 35mm CMOS sensor, revolutionary Canon DIGIC Image Processor, and 50Mbps 4:2:2 recording, EF-mount. New Canon Super 35mm CMOS Sensor Canon DIGIC DV III Image Processor Canon XF Codec Fully Compatible with New & Existing EF-mount Lenses Ergonomics & Design CF Memory Card Recording Multiple Recording Formats and Advanced Recording Connectivity Full Manual Control and Focusing Aids WFT Wireless Remote Control over Wi-Fi

Product Description

Bringing Canon's expertise and decades of experience designing sensors, lenses, image processing and design to the world of motion picture capture, the Canon EOS C300 Video camera has been designed to meet the demanding needs of cinema industry professionals, providing a modular, portable and eminently adaptable system of cameras, lenses and accessories built for moviemaking in the 21st century. Featuring a unique Super 35mm Canon CMOS sensor, revolutionary Canon DIGIC DV III Image Processor and 50 Mbps 4:2:2 codec, the EOSC300 provides outstanding cinema quality movie capture. Compact, modular and compatible with Canon's existing line-up of EF and new EF Cinema lenses as well as accessories from third parties, the stunningly simple to operate Canon EOS C300 Camcorder is designed to please cinematographers for any production large and small, on location or in the studio, from shoestring to Hollywood budgets. The EOS C300 Canon offers compatibility with virtually every cinema lens in production today, while its compact and modular design and compatibility with third-party accessories enable it to meet virtually any production need while keeping costs down. Designed with SMPTE HD production standards, its MPEG-2 codec is an internationally recognized standard compatible with major NLE applications while additional features such as Canon Log ensure seamless integration with existing production workflows, making post-production easy. And with an entire support infrastructure designed to help you get the most from your equipment before, during and after production, the EOS C300 is ready to go to work.



What's in the Box

EOS C300 Body (with Grip/Camera cover R-F-3)
Monitor unit
Handle unit
Battery Pack BP-955 (also available as optional accessory)
Battery Charger CG-940 (also available as optional accessory)
Compact Power Adapter CA-940 (also available as optional accessory)
Eye Cup
Viewfinder Cap
Thumb rest
Tripod base TB-1
WFT Attachment
Measuring Hook
AC Cable x2
DC Cable (for CA-940)
Shoulder Strap SS-1200
XF Utilities Disc Ver. 3.0

Specifications

Standard Definition or High Definition
High Definition

Power Supply (rated)
7.4V DC (battery pack), 8.4V DC (DC-IN)

Recording/Codec
Signal System: NTSC and PAL
Compression: 8 Bit MPEG-2 Long GOP
Color Space: 4:2:2 at 50Mbps recording
Maximum Bit Rate: 50Mbps (CBR)
Canon Log Gamma: Available
File Format: MXF (OP-1a)

Recording Options:
50Mbps (CBR) 4:2:2 422P@HL
1920x1080: 59.94i/29.97p/23.98p; 50i/25p; True 24 (24.00)
1280x720: 59.94i/29.97p/23.98p; 50p/25p; True 24 (24.00)

35Mbps (VBR) 4:2:0 MP@HL
1920x1080: 59.94i/29.97p/23.98p; 50i/25p
1280x720: 59.94p/29.97p/23.98p; 50p/25p

25Mbps (CBR) 4:2:0 MP@H14
1440x1080: 59.94i/29.97p/23.98p; 50i/25p

Audio
Linear PCM; 2-Channel; 16-Bit; 48kHz
Built-in Microphone: None
External Audio Inputs: 2 - XLR inputs (Auto and Manual level settings)
Recording Channel Selection: Two channel recording
XLR Mic Trimming: Available; -12dB, -6 dB, 0dB or +12dB
Recording Level Adjustment Range: - Infinity to +18dB
Phantom Power: Available: +48V
Headphone Adjustment: 16 Settings; Volume is muted at lowest setting
1KHz Tone: Available: -12, -18 or -20 dB

Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS sensor (single-panel), equivalent to Super 35mm
Sensor Size: 24.6 x 13.8mm effective screen size (6.4 x 6.4 micrometer pixel pitch)
Scanning System: Progressive
Number of Sensors: 1
Filter: RGB Primary Color Filter (Bayer Array)
Imaging Processor: DIGIC DV III

Effective Pixels
Approx. 8.29 megapixels (3840 x 2160)

Total Pixels
Approx. 9.84 megapixels (4206 x 2340)

Max. Movie Recording Time
64GB Compact Flash (CF) card
Greater capacity is possible when both are used.

25Mbps: 310 minutes
35Mbps: 225 minutes
50Mbps: 160 minutes

Lens
Interchangeable: EF mount

Focusing System
Manual; Autofocus system not available

Max. Shutter Speed
1/2000 sec

ISO Range
320 to 20,000, 1-stop or 1/3-stop

ND Filter Settings
Mechanical ND filter system with option of clear, 2 stops, 4 stops, and 6 stops

White Balance
Auto, Manual, 2 Custom (2000K - 150,00K in 100K increments), Daylight, Tungsten

Frame Rate
NTSC: 59.94P, 59.94i, 29.97P, 23.98P
PAL: 50P, 50i, 25P
Film: 24P

Minimum Illumination
Full AUTO mode: TBA lux
Manual mode: TBA lux

Illumination Correction
Compensates for each lens' light fall-off. Lens specific data stored in firmware

Genlock Terminal
BNC (input only)

HD/SD-SDI Terminal
BNC (output only), with embedded audio

Timecode Terminals
BNC (input/output), Sync Out (BNC)

Viewfinder
0.52-inch diagonal, color 16:9 rotatable LCD
+2.0 to -5.5 diopter eye adjustment

LCD Screen (Monitor Unit)
4-inch diagonal, 1.23 megapixel color 16:9 rotatable LCD
100% field of view
adj. brightness, contrast, color, sharpness and backlight

Microphone
None built-in

Recording Media
CF Card (Type 1 Only): 2 slots (Movie files); UDMA supported
SD Card: 1 slot: Still images, Custom Picture Data*, Clip Metadata and menu settings
*Custom Picture Data and settings are not compatible with data from other Canon models

USB Terminal
N/A

Video Terminal
Same as HD/SD-SDI Terminal

Audio Terminal
XLR 3-pin jack (2), Switchable between MIC/LINE

HDMI Terminal
Yes (Type A), output only

AV Mini-terminal/Headphone Terminal
3.5mm stereo mini-jack

WFT Terminal
For compatible Wi-Fi Accessory

Operating Temperature Range
Performance: 32°-104°F / 0°-40°C, 85% (relative humidity)
Operation: 23°-113°F / -5°-45°C, 60% (relative humidity)

Dimensions (W x H x D)
EOS C300 + Thumb Rest: 5.2 x 7.0 x 6.7 in / 133 x 179 x 171mm
EOS C300 + Grip: 6.9 x 7.0 x 6.7 in / 174 x 179 x 171mm
Camera + Monitor: 7.3 x 9.8 x 7.4 in / 185 x 249 x 187mm
Camera + Handle + Monitor: 7.3 x 11.2 x 11.9 in / 185 x 284 x 301mm

(not including lens hood, eyecup, grip belt)

Weight (not including lens)
Main Unit:
EOS C300: 3.2 lb / 1430g

Grip: 8.1 oz / 230g
Monitor Unit: 1.4 lb / 620g
Handle Unit: 6.3 oz / 180g
Thumb Rest: 0.35 oz / 10g
BP-955 Battery: 7.8 oz / 220g
Attachment fitting: 0.32 oz / 9g
CF Cards x 2: 0.63 oz / 18g
Measure hook: 0.11 oz / 3g
Body Cap, Camera Cover (either type): 0.63 oz / 18g

EOS C300 w/:
Grip, Monitor, BP-955, 2@CF 5.6 lb / 2520g
Grip, Monitor, Handle, BP-955, 2@CF 6.0 lb / 2700g

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