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The EOS C300 is designed to meet the demanding needs of cinema industry professionals. Featuring a unique Super 35mm Canon CMOS sensor, revolutionary Canon DIGIC DV III Image Processor and 50 Mbps 4:2:2 codec, the C300 provides outstanding cinema quality capabilities in a compact, modular design. Adhering to SMPTE HD production standards, the C300’s 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.

  • New Canon Super 35mm CMOS Sensor employs an innovative readout technique that delivers full bandwidth individual RGB video components without the need for any delayering algorithms.
  • The Canon DIGIC DV III Image Processor uses proprietary circuits and architecture to deliver the highest image quality at the highest speeds.
  • Canon XF Codec creates digital files robust enough for major post-production, and delivers the highest image quality in the C300.
  • Dual CF Memory Card slots make the C300 ideal for cost efficiency and reliability.
  • The WFT Wireless Remote Control uses Wi-Fi® to send commands to your camera wirelessly, putting the freedom of mobility in the palm of your hands.

$21,000.00 MSRP

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Print Specs

  • 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
  • Standard Definition or High Definition

    High Definition

  • Power Supply
    • 7.4V DC (battery pack),
    • 8.4V DC (DC-IN)
  • Recording/Codec
    • Signal System: NTSC and PAL 
    • Compression: 8 Bit MPEG-2 Long GOP 
    • Colour 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 Colour 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 colour 16:9 rotatable LCD
    • 100% field of view
    • Adj. brightness, contrast, colour, 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
    • 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
  • * This device has not been authorized as required by the rules of the Federal Communications Commission. This device is not and may not be offered for sale or lease or sold or leased, until authorization is obtained.