The C300 has made Canon a serious contender in the digital filmmaking market. Featuring a unique Super 35mm CMOS sensor, revolutionary DIGIC DV III Image Processor and 50 Mbps 4:2:2 codec, the EOS C300 provides outstanding cinema quality movie capture, all in a lightweight, ergonomically pleasing design that is perfect for any type of production. Available in EF or PL mount.
 

Technical Specs

Imaging Sensor:

  • Total Pixels

4216 x 2340 pixels; Approx. 9.86 megapixels

  • Effective Pixels

3840 x 2460 pixels; Approx. 8.29 megapixels

  • Sensor Size & Type

Super 35; 24.6 x 13.8 (28.2 mm diagonal) CMOS

  • Imaging Processor

    • Digic DV III

  • Filter

    • RGB Primary Color Filter (Bayer Array)

Exposure:

  • Gain

    • Normal Setting: -6dB to 30dB TBD

    • Fine Setting: 0dB to 24dB in 0.5 increments

  • ISO

    • 320 to 20,000

  • Shutter Modes

    • OFF, Speed, Angle, Slow Shutter, Clear Scan

Internal Recording / Codec:

 

  • Compression

    • 8-Bit MPEG-2 Long GOP

  • Maximum Bit Rate

    • 50Mbps (CBR)

Recording Time:


 

  • Recording Media

    • CF Card: (Type 1 Only); 2 Slots (Movie Files); UDMA supported

    • SD Card: Still Images .JPEG, Custom Picture Data, Clip Metadata

  • File Format

    • MXF (OP-1a)

  • File System

    • FAT 32

Audio:

  • Recording Format

    • Linear PCM; 2-Channel; 16-Bit; 48 kHz

  • External Inputs

    • (2x) XLR Inputs (Auto & Manual Level Settings)

    • External Mic Terminal: 3.5mm Diameter

  • XLR Mic Trimming

    • Available; -12dB, -6dB, 0dB or +12dB

  • Phantom Power

    • Available; +48V

Input / Output

  • HD/SD SDI

    • HD 8-Bit 4:2:2 (YPbPr)

      • 1920x1080: 59.94i/50i/23.98/24.00

      • 1280x720: 59.94p/50p/23.98/24.00

    • SD 8-Bit 4:2:2 (YPbPr)

      • 640x480: 60i/50i

  • HDMI

    • HD 8-Bit 4:2:2 (YPbPr)

      • 1920x1080: 60i/59.94/50i

      • 1280x720: 60p/59.94p/50p

  • SD 8-Bit 4:2:2 (YPbPr)

    • 480: 59.94i

    • 576: 50i

Dimensions:

  • Approx. 6.9 x 7.0 x 6.7 in (174 x 179 x 171 mm)

  • Weight: Approx. 6.0lb (including monitor, handle, 2x CF card

  • Temperature

  • Performance Requirements: 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)

  • Operating Performance: 23°F to 113°F (-5°C to 45°C)

Our Kit

Our rental package includes:

  • Canon C300 Cinema EOS Camera Body (EF or PL Mount)

  • (3x) Canon BP-975 Battery Pack

  • Canon Battery Charger CG-940 w/ AC Cable

  • Compact Power Adapter CA-940 w/ AC Cable & Camera Cable

  • Canon C300 Monitor Unit

  • Canon C300 Handle Unit

  • (2x) 32g CF Cards

  • CF Card Reader

  • Arri C300 Adapter Plate w/ Arri Bridge Plate Adapter BPA-2 (For PL Mount)

  • Zacuto C300 Baseplate (For EF Mount)

  • Set of 15mm Rods

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