Discontinued - Please see the new Canon C300 Mark II
Canon's Cutting edge technology in a lightweight, compact modular design with seamless integration into postproduction workflows. The EOS C300 EF and C300 PL were designed with filmmakers in mind.
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The powerful EOS C300 EF and EOS C300 PL cameras are centred on Canon’s unique Super 35mm CMOS sensor, revolutionary Canon DiG!C DV III Image Processor and 50Mbps 4:2:2 codec writing out to dual CF cards. Compact and lightweight, modular in design, the EOS C300 is compatible with Canon’s new EF Cinema lenses and over 60 existing EF lenses for amazing creative expression. While the EOS C300 PL features an industry standard PL mount and is compatible with Canon’s new PL Cinema lenses. The EOS C300 and EOS C300 PL are reliable in the studio and rugged on location – no matter how far your assignment or imagination takes you. Key Features Outstanding Image Quality 8.3 Megapixel Super 35mm equivalent CMOS sensor Shallow Depth-of-Field High Sensitivity, Low Noise High Dynamic Range DiG!C DV III Image Processor Supressing Moiré and Retaining Resolution Reduced rolling shutter artefacts Preventing Jaggies Mechanical ND filter Lens Versatility EF Model : over 60 existing Canon EF lenses can be used plus the newly developed EF-mount Cinema lenses in a zoom or prime series PL Model : Industry standard PL lenses including Canon’s new Cinema Zoom PL lenses Optimal Workflow for HD Movie File Format Internationally standardised format - MXF Highly versatile, MPEG-2 Long GOP 4:2:2 codec Class-leading, image quality - 50 Mbps Recording Media Records to common and affordable CF cards No need for dedicated card readers Industry Standard Terminals HD/SD-SDI, GENLOCK, Time code, XLR Mobility, Versatility, Expendability and Modular Design 1920x1080 at 60i, 50i, 30P, 25P, 24P and True 24.00P, and 1280x720 at 60P, 50P, 30P, 25P, 24P and True 24.00P Highly-expandable, modular design Dustproof, splash-resistant specifications Wireless remote operation control option Multi-angle control panel Button layout for access from many angles Incredible Image Detail Newly designed Canon Super 35mm imaging sensor allows for Full HD capture without interpolation. High Image Quality Even in Low Light A remarkably high signal-to-noise ratio that lets you record with great detail and up to 12 stops of dynamic range for quality, usable footage in low light conditions at high ISO settings. Canon Log Shoot in a much wider variety of conditions, environments, and lighting set-ups knowing that the full range exposure latitude is available in the post process. Ultimate Creativity in Lenses Ability to film using over 60 existing Canon EF lenses including creative lenses like Fisheye, or the newly developed Cinema lenses in either EF or PL mount. Compatibility with Accessories and Workflow Compatible with major third-party shooting accessories like matte boxes, support rods, geared control rings and knobs for follow focus. Seamless integration into post-production workflows. Wireless Control Easy-to-control using common devices, such as smartphones, tablet computers, or notebooks using the wireless file transmitter, WFT-E6. Modular Design Modular design for superb mobility and expandability.
Sensor Size 24.6 x 13.8 mm effective screen size (6.4 x 6.4 ?m pixel pitch)
Effective Pixels 3840 x 2160 pixels; Approx. 8.29 megapixels Total Pixels 4216 x 2340 pixels; Approx. 9.84 megapixels
Scanning System Progressive
Filter RGB Primary Color Filter (Bayer Array)
Imaging Processor DiG!C DV III Lens System Interchangeable Lens System EOS C300 : EF mount for compatibility with over 60 EF Canon lenses. EOS C300PL: PL mount for compatibility with a wide variety of lens systems. ND Filter Mechanical ND filter system with option of clear, 2 stops, 4 stops and 6 stops
Iris Ring Iris Dial located on camera body for use with EOS EF Lenses with electronic Iris control
Peripheral Illumination Correction Available on EOS C300 (EF Mount only) Exposure and Metering Exposure Modes Manual
Manual Gain Normal Setting -6dB to 30dB
ISO 320 to 20000
Shutter Modes OFF; Speed; Angle; Slow Shutter; Clear Scan
Shutter Speed Range 59.94i/59.94p: 1/60 to 1/2000 in 1/4 or 1/3 stops; SLS: 1/4, 1/8, 1/15, 1/30; CS: 59.94 Hz - 250.70 Hz 29.97p: 1/30 to 1/2000 in 1/4 or 1/3 stops; SLS: 1/4, 1/8, 1/15; CS: 29.97 Hz -250.70 Hz 23.98p/24p: 1/24 to 1/2000 in 1/4or 1/3 stops; SLS: 1/3, 1/6, 1/12; CS: 23.97Hz - 250.70 Hz 50i/50p: 1/50 to 1/2000 in 1/4 or 1/3 stops; SLS: 1/3, 1/6, 1/12, 1/25; CS:50.00 Hz - 250.70 Hz 25p: 1/25 to 1/2000 in 1/4 or 1/3 stops; SLS: 1/3, 1/6, 1/12; CS:25.00 Hz -250.70 Hz
Shutter Angle Settings 59.94i/59.94p: 360, 240, 216, 180, 120, 90, 60, 45, 30, 22.5, 15, 11.25 29.97p: 360, 240, 216, 180, 120, 108, 90, 60, 45, 30, 22.5, 15, 11.25 23.98p/24p: 360, 345.6, 288, 240, 180, 172.8, 144, 120, 90, 86.4, 72, 60, 45, 30, 22.5, 15, 11.25 50i/50p: 360, 300, 240, 180, 150, 120, 90, 60, 45, 30, 22.50, 15, 11.25 25p: 360, 300, 240, 180, 150, 120, 90, 75, 60, 45, 30, 22.50, 15, 11.25
NTSC 480i/PAL 576i Compliant with SMTPE 259M
Embedded Audio Compliant with SMTPE 272M
Time Code Standard (VITC/LTC) SMTPE 12M
HD-SDI Compliant with SMTPE 292M
1080i/720p Compliant with SMTPE 292M
Embedded Audio Compliant with SMTPE 299M
Time Code Standard (VITC/LTC) SMTPE 12M
Time code In/Out Yes; BNC Connector (Input and Output)
Genlock Yes; BNC Connector
Adjustment range -1023 to +1023
Synch Out Yes, BNC Connector; HD tri-level signal (HD Sync); HD-Y signals (HD-Y); Black Burst signal; Composite
HDMI Yes (Type A)
Audio Input Terminal 2 - Balanced 3-pin XLR (Mic Level, Mic Level with phantom power and Line Level)
Available; 3.5mm stereo mini-jack
3.5mm Microphone terminal
Remote Terminal Available (Fully LANC Compatible) Power Power Terminal DC in on camera (no need for "Dummy Battery")
Battery BP-9 Series
Compact Power Adapter CA-940 Optional Accessories
Tripod Adapter Canon TA-100
Battery Battery Pack BP-955, BP-975 (with open cover), Battery Charger CG-940, Compact Power Adapter CA-940
Wi-Fi Adapter Canon WFT-E6 General Specifications
Dimensions (W x H x D) EOS C300 (Body plus Thumb Rest): Approx. 133 x 179 x 171mm EOS C300 (Body plus Grip): Approx. 174 x 179 x 171mm EOS C300 PL (Body plus Thumb Rest): Approx. 133 x 179 x 177mm EOS C300 PL (Body plus Grip): Approx. 174 x 179 x 177mm EOS C300 + Monitor Unit: Approx. 185 x 249 x 187mm EOS C300 + Handle Unit + Monitor Unit: Approx. 185 x 284 x 301mm
Main Unit Weight EOS C300 Body: Approx. 1430g (Grip: Approx. 230 g) EOS C300 PL Body: Approx. 1630g (Handle Unit: Approx. 180g)
Temperature and Humidity Performance requirements: 0?C to 40?C, 85% (relative humidity) Operating requirements: -5?C to 45?C, 60% (relative humidity)
Language Support English, Japanese, Chinese, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Russian
Time and Date Automatic Calendar range January 1st, 2010 through December 31, 2031 selectable in American, Japanese and European Date formats.
World Clock World Clock support - UTC time setting: Setting range from +14:00 to -12:00 Note: This machine satisfies the test requirements for powder dust, ozone, TVOC, styrene and benzene emissions. Further information in relation to emissions data, return of spare parts or consumables or any specific further information regarding this product can be made available upon request from Technical Services on 0800 222 666 (NZ) or 13 13 83 (AU)
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