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Canon EOS C100 Mark II Camera with Dual Pixel AF - EF Mount

Abel Code: CN-0202C002
Mfr. Code: 0202C002
Estimated to Ship – Contact Sales for Availability
Optimized for single shooters and compatible with Canon EF, EF-S, and EF-Mount CN-E cinema lenses. Features the Canon DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor, Dual Pixel CMOS AF and Face AF, simultaneous AVCHD and MP4 recording, plus built-in Canon Log LUT.
Key Highlights
  • Canon Super 35mm CMOS Sensor
  • Compatible with CN-E cinema lenses
  • Canon DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor


The Canon EOS C100 Mark II Camera improves upon its predecessor with added functionality. It is optimized for single shooters and compatible with the CN-E cinema lenses (Canon EF, EF-S, and EF-Mount). Canon added the DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor. The dual codec capability of the C100 MKII provides simultaneous AVCHD and MP4 recording, plus 59.95P capture and slow or fast motion recording. It also includes a Dual Pixel CMOS AF and Face Autofocus and built-in Canon Log LUTs. They even redesigned the 3.5-inch OLED panel which rotates 270 degrees. The EVF tilts and features a larger size eyecup.


The C100 Mark II is ideal for run-and-gun shooters or webcasting. Since it does not record 4K you will change out your memory cards and batteries less often. The compact size will help you pack the C100 and a lens in a backpack, carry-on baggage, or specially padded camera bag for fast setup at multiple locations.


Sensor & Recording

The Super 35mm Canon CMOS image sensor matches the sensor in other Canon EOS family cameras. The 8.3 megapixel sensor deploys two photodiodes to ensure high speed removal of accumulated charge to elevate the effective dynamic range. The four 1920x1080 HD video components (Red, Green, Green-Blue, and Blue) pre-process the image before sending it for advanced processing to the DIGIC DV 4 processor. The resulting components are sent to the AVCHD and MP4 codecs. The camera yields a maximum ISO speed of 102,400 and a wide dynamic range with up to 12 stops.


The AVCHD enables a 59.94p frame rate up to 28 Mbps (1920x1808 HD video) while the MP4 recording format delivers 35 Mbps. The professional AVCHD standard permits long recording of full HD in what Canon names a “smooth look” while the MP4 is desirable for webcast and social media publication. You can record either format or use the dual SD card slots in the Canon C100 MK II to record both formats simultaneously.


Record slow or fast motion effects when using the MP4 format. Your speeds can range from x0.4 to x2.5. View the handy graph in photos to compare recording frame rates in NTSC or PAL.

NOTE: Sound is not recorded. This feature functions in single-slot recording only.


Webcasters and YouTube content creators seeking small file sizes will appreciate the speed and convenience of C100 MK II’s MP4 conversion feature. Place an SD card in the Canon EOS C100 MK II camera’s main slot with an AVCHD or a MP4 recording. The C100 MK II can then convert that into a 3 Mbps (640x360) MP4 file on an SD card inserted into the secondary slot.



Dual Pixel Autofocus features not only a continuous AF setting, but also a lock setting. The lock permits you to change framing and retain focus. Of course, any AF type of functionality suits a single shooter following a moving subject or any fluid documentary-style setting.

NOTE: Dual Pixel CMOS AF will function in the center of the frame. Canon’s documentation also reminds you that it is also compatible with more than 100 Canon EF lenses.


The aptly named Face AF Mode will detect and then focus upon a human face. That way you can concentrate on composition and style.


OLED Display

Canon redesigned their OLED display. Its sturdy, hinged ability helps you stow the screen away when not in use such as with a viewfinder. The 3.5-inch 1.23 megapixel OLED display delivers the vivid colors and high contrast you’ve come to expect in an Organic Light-Emitting Diode display. When deployed, the flip-out screen opens 180-degrees to uncover both function keys and a joystick for the display menu. The easy-to-use interface enables fast changes in settings like aperture, shutter speed, ISO, ND, or white balance. The hinge allows for an additional setting where the OLED rests at 270-degrees against the side of the C100 MK II. This setting suits on-location live monitoring.

NOTE: Unless it has been fixed since this posting, you may need to use the EVF to view waveform instead of the display.


Color & Special Features

Utilize the built-in Canon Log LUT to produce color grading inside the C100 MK II.


Wirelessly transfer your video files and still images to a selected FTP server. This is ideal for news broadcasters as well as for backing-up files. It uses the 5GHz band and can transfer up to 100 files at a time.


Canon designed the EOS C100 MK II to include three start/stop record buttons. You will locate them on the front of the camera, on the removable pistol grip, plus the detachable top handle. You cannot miss them as they are bright red.


The ergonomic redesign of the C100 Mark II delivers indentations around control buttons, a comfortable pistol grip, and a recessed power switch to prevent accidental loss of power.


Create, save, and recall custom picture settings, camera functions, and display options on the C100 Mark II. It also features a screw-locking HDMI out with SMPTE time code for attaching recorders or camera monitors.


The removable top handle integrates a built-in tally light, stereo microphone, dual XLR audio inputs for stereo recording, plus a mic mount. You may wish to secure other audio components or accessories to the detachable top handle. Phantom power supply connected to the XLR inputs will assist you with powering additional accessories.


The Canon C100 MK II pairs well with the Zacuto Z-finder and host of other third-party accessories.



Canon C300 MK II Firmware Update

Canon has updated their firmware on the Canon C300 MK II Camera. Please be sure to read the step-by-step instructions Canon has conveniently included with their C300 MK II Firmware Update.

Firmware Version incorporates the following enhancements:

1.  Support for LCD monitor LM-V1 1,2 (separately sold) has been added. 

2.  Peripheral illumination/chromatic aberration correction has been added for the following lenses: 

  • EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 IS STM 
  • EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM
  • EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM 

NOTE 1: Your LA-V1 LCD Attachment Unit cannot be used to attach the LM-V1 to your EOS C300 MK II / EOS C300 Mark II PL cameras. 3rd party mounting options are required to use the monitor on this model camera. 

NOTE 2: When using the LM-V1 with the separately-sold WFT-E6 or WFT-E8 Wireless File Transmitter and GP-E1 GPS Receiver, please be sure to maintain space between the two accessories. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Remember to read the Important Notes from Canon in their PDF when you download the firmware update. There are things you will want to know so you can perform the update correctly and maintain your working camera.

What's in the Box

  • Canon EOS C100 Mark II Cinema EOS Camera with Dual Pixel CMOS AF (Body Only)
  • Grip
  • Lens Port Cap
  • EVF Cap
  • Handle Unit
  • Thumb Rest
  • Canon TB-1 Tripod Adapter Base


Key Highlights

  • Canon Super 35mm CMOS Sensor
  • Compatible with CN-E cinema lenses
  • Canon DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor
  • MP4 Conversion
  • Record button on removable pistol grip

Camera Lens System

Camera Lens Mount:
Canon EF - Compatible with EF, Canon EF-S and EOS EF Cinema lens systems
ND Filter:
3 densities (2 stops, 4 stops, 6 stops)

Inputs & Outputs

HDMI Output:
HDMI Type A - Video and Audio Output
Headphone Out:
Headphone Out (3.5mm)
Timecode In/Out:
Yes; through HDMI (Output Only) - HDMI (Type A); Video and Audio Output
Audio I/O:
2 x Audio Input - Balanced 3-pin XLR (Mic Level, Mic Level with phantom power and Line Level) on handle unit


Monitor Type:
Monitor Options:
Display Functions:
Waveform - 5 Modes (Line/Line+Spot/Field/RGB/YPbPr) Gain: 1x/2x
Vectorscope - 2 Modes (Spot/Normal); Gain: 1x/5x

Mount / Optical Lens Adapters

Lens Conversion Kit:
Yes - Mechanical ND filter system with option of clear, 2, 4, and 6 stops


Power Input:
Battery Pack - 7.4V
DC - 8.4V
Power Adapter:
Canon Compact Adapter CA-940 N (supplied)


Phantom Power:
Recorder Channel Count:
2-Channel - CH1/CH2: The CH1 signals are allocated to the L output channel, and the CH2 signals are allocated to the R output channel.


MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
System Frequency:
60Hz (NTSC)
50Hz (PAL)
Recording Format:
AVCHD - 28 Mbps & 24 Mbps Modes: Linear PCM; 2-Channel; 16-Bit; 48 kHz All Other Modes: Dolby Digital 2ch
MP4 - MPEG-4 AAC-LC; 2-Channel; 16-bit; 48 kHz 35-17 Mbps: 256 kbps Less than 4 Mbps: 128 kbps

Recording / Media

Media Type:
2 x SD - (Video, Still Images (JPEG), Custom Picture Settings [20 files], Menu Settings and other settings can be recorded). SD/SDHC/SDXC Supported

Sensor Specifics

Sensor Size:
Super 35 - Scanning System: Progressive
Sensor Type:


Timecode Modes:
Regen, Record Run, Free Run
To Drop or Not:
Drop Frame (DF)* or Non-Drop Frame (NDF) - *59.94(i/P>/29.97P mode in 59.94 Hz mode only


Camera Weight (Body):
2.5-5.0lbs - Approx. 2.5 lbs (1125g)
Camera Features:
Peaking - (white, red, yellow, blue)
EVF - Included
Black and White
Scan Reverse - Horizontal, vertical or both can be selected.
Custom Functions - Available, 8 total functions
Color Bars - Available; Color bars compliant with SMPTE, ARIB (59.94 Hz mode) & EBU/SMPTE (50.00 Hz mode)
Imaging Processor:
Time and Date:
Automatic Calendar range January 1st, 2014 through December 31, 2030 - selectable in American, Japanese and European Date formats.
World Clock:
UTC time setting - Setting range from -12:00 to +14:00
Korean - characters
Chinese - simplified
Iris/Aperture Range:
Lens Dependent - 1.0 to 91 in 1/2 or 1/3 stop increments - EF / EF-S lenses only. Canon Cinema EOS lenses are continuous manual.
Available (Standard Center Weighted, Spotlight, Backlight)
ISO Range:
320 to 102,400* in 1-step or 1/3 step increments - * When the sensitivity is expanded
Shutter/Camera Mode:
3 Modes: OFF; Speed; Angle; Slow Shutter - Clear Scan Speed setting can be set in 1/3 or 1/4 stop increments
Shutter Speed Range:
23.98p/PF24: 1/24 to 1/2000 in 1/4or 1/3 stops; SLS: 1/3, 1/6, 1/12; CS: 23.98 Hz - 250.51 Hz
50i: 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 - 250.51 Hz
59.94i/: 1/60 to 1/2000 in 1/4 or 1/3 stops; SLS: ¼, 1/8, 1/15, 1/30; CS: 59.94 Hz - 250.51 Hz
59.94i/: 1/60 to 1/2000 in 1/4 or 1/3 stops; SLS: ¼, 1/8, 1/15, 1/30; CS: 59.94 Hz - 250.51 Hz
PF25: 1/25 to 1/2000 in 1/4 or 1/3 stops; SLS: 1/3, 1/6, 1/12; CS: 25.00 Hz - 250.51 Hz
PF30: 1/30 to 1/2000 in 1/4 or 1/3 stops; SLS: ¼, 1/8, 1/15; CS: 29.97 Hz - 250.51 Hz
Autofocus Notes:
Available; AF is dependent on interchangeable lenses - (a) Dual Pixel CMOS AF (screen center) (b) TTL-Video Signal Sensing System (contrast detection system) when Face AF is selected
Iris Dial:
Manual, Push Auto Control, Auto Iris Control - Manual setting in 1/2-step increments, 1/3-step increments or fine; Push Auto Iris Control; Auto Iris Control
Exposure Mode:
Manual; Push Auto Iris Control; Auto Iris Control (STM lenses)
Camera Focus Settings:
Manual, One-Shot AF, Continuous AF, Face AF - One-Shot AF &vContinuous AF (Dual Pixel CMOS AF)


12 in
12 in
14.5 in
12.2 lb
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