The C500 offers a 4K/2K acquisition platform with a workflow to match for the video and motion-picture industries, suitable for all types of productions with an aim at the television and cinema markets. It expands upon the ergonomics of the C300 with a larger 8.85-megapixel CMOS image sensor, DIGIC DV III Image Processor, and an expansive range of recording and output options specifically for 4K and 2K image acquisition.

Add the Odyssey 7Q Raw Recorder to ease the workflow and as a playback option.

Technical Specs

IMAGING SENSOR:

  • Total Pixels: 4206 x 2340 (Approx. 9.84 Megapixels)
  • Effective Pixels: 4206 x 2160 (Approx. 8.85 Megapixels)
  • Sensor Size & Type: Super 35mm, 26.2 x 13.8 (29.6mm 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

EXTERNAL RECORDING:

INTERNAL RECORDING / CODEC:

COMPRESSION: 8-Bit MPEG-2 Long GOP
MAXIMUN BIT RATE: 50Mbps (CBR)

RECORDING TIME:

RECODING 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)
      • 480: 59.94i
      • 576: 50i BNC Connector, output only
  • 3G SDI
    • (2x) BNC
    • Output Modes: RAW (10-Bit); RGB 4:4:4 (10-Bit/12-Bit);YCC 4:2:2 (10-Bit)
    • Frame Rates: 23.98p/24.00p/25.00p/29.97p/59.94p/50p
  • Video Monitor Out
    • (2x) BNC
    • Resolution: 2048x1080 / 1920x1080
    • Frame Rates: 23.98p/24.00p/25.00p/29.97p/30p/59.94p/50p/60p
    • Color Space: YPbPr 10-Bit
  • 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. 6.3 x 7 x 7in (160 x 179 x 177mm)
  • Weight: Approx. 6.6lb (including monitor, handle, 2x CF cards)
  • 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 C500 PL Cinema EOS Camera Kit
  • (3) Canon BP-975 Battery Pack
  • Canon Battery Charger CG-940 w/ AC Power Cable
  • Compact Power Adapter CA-940
  • Canon C500 Monitor Unit
  • Canon C500 Handle Unit
  • (2) 32g CF card
  • CF Card Reader
  • Arri C300 Adapter Plate
  • Arri Bridge Plate Adapter BPA-2

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