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Canon EOS C300 Mk II Camera Body with Dual Pixel CMOS AF - EF Mount

Canon
Abel Code: CN-0635C002
Mfr. Code: 0635C002
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Description
This 2nd generation Cinema EOS 4K Camera system with an EF Mount can be controlled via WiFi with a web browser. It offers improved features. The camera includes 4K/Full HD internal/external recording with 4K RAW output, plus a 10-bit Canon Log 2 Gamma.
Key Highlights
  • 4K/2K/Full HD Recording
  • 10-bit Canon Log 2 Gamma
  • 4K RAW Output
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Overview

Overview

The improved Canon EOS C300 Mark II Digital Cinema Camera with EF lens mount features a dynamic range of 15 stops, CFast recording technology, 4K/2K/Full HD internal and external recording with 4K RAW output, plus a new 10-bit Canon Log 2 Gamma. Canon also improved the Dual Pixel CMOS Autofocus along with an innovative focus assist engineering. This camera was remodeled with user input to enhance the user experience of studio motion picture applications, broadcast, indie productions, sports, and many more.

The Sensor

The redesigned camera boasts an 8.85 Megapixel Canon Super 35mm 16:9 CMOS image sensor. It supports up to 4K DCI recording with a maximum resolution of 4096x2160 pixels. Data from the 4K sensor, working with its dual Canon DIGIC DV5 image processors, delivers Over-Sampling HD Processing for reduced-moiré 2K (DCI)/Full 1080-60p HD recording and Dual-Pixel CMOS Autofocus.

The dual DIGIC DV5 image processors also help to reduce visual noise and enable high-sensitivity shooting at a maximum speed of ISO 102,400 (+54dB) for sharp, clear image capture using only ambient lighting. The EOS C300 Mark II camera also incorporates a trio of XF-AVC H.264 codecs to enable in-camera 4K (DCI) recording to dual CFast card slots and 2K/Full HD recording to an SD card slot. For external recording and monitoring, twin 3G-SDI outputs capable of 4K RAW output are included on the rear of the camera body. You can choose among multiple recording modes, resolutions, and frame rates to meet your individual production needs.

Each pixel in this CMOS imaging sensor also maintains a wide pixel pitch to maximize the amount of light which falls on each photo site. This enhances the sensitivity while also minimizing noise. It also supports ISO speeds of up to 102,400 for low-light imaging. This sensor reduces data-readout time to about half of what it was in the original EOS C300 Camera, which results in a significant reduction in rolling-shutter artifacts.

Autofocus

The Autofocus now includes an expanded focusing area and Face Detection when used in combination with Canon EF lenses. Each pixel in the camera's CMOS sensor is configured with two photodiodes. Two independent image signals can be detected at each photosite. By implementing phase-difference AF, smooth focusing is accomplished using Canon EF lenses with much higher speed and accuracy than was possible with previous technologies.

Canon expanded the DAF focusing area to approximately 80% (vertically) x 80% (horizontally). You can move the focus area using the convenient 4-direction key to provide you with a more manual control over Autofocus operation. This only functions when the Guide Area is within the Dual Pixel CMOS AF Range.

Face Detection AF on Canon EF lenses will recognize a face, focus on it, then follow that face when it moves.

One innovative feature of the enhanced AF allows you to confirm if you are focused in front of or behind the subject through visual observation. In this manner, quick and accurate manual focus can be achieved.

Lenses

The C300 Mark II is compatible with the full range of 100 Canon EF and EF-S photographic lenses, including specialty tilt-shift and fisheye models, plus Canon CN-E Cinema prime and zoom lenses, including the ENG-style Canon CINE-SERVO zooms. New Dual-Pixel CMOS AF capabilities of the EOS C300 Mark II are enabled by the AF motors in Canon EF lenses. The improved EF lens communication capabilities of the EOS C300 Mark II camera allow for the display of CN-E Cinema lens T-values, lens metadata acquisition, and chromatic aberration correction on the camera’s LCD Monitor/EVF/Output display.

Improvements

The Canon EOS C300 Mark II Digital Cinema Camera facilitates operation and creative freedoms, such as full manual control, an Ultra-High Resolution 1.77 Megapixel color OLED EVF with adjustable 60° tilting angle, a built in internal mono reference microphone, a removable hand grip, an improved camera handle extension with additional attachment points, plus both a removable LCD Monitor and a control panel with XLR inputs. The modular design of the EOS C300 Mark II camera accommodates many third-party accessories.

A new log gamma designated as Canon Log Gamma 2 was designed explicitly for the camera's 10-bit recording capabilities. The files produced using Log format are ideal for color correction and grading in post-production. Canon did this to produce a high level of creative freedom while minimizing degradation of image quality. When using Canon Log 2, the Cinema EOS C300 Mark II can provide a dynamic range up to 1600%.

Be sure to check out the images where a chart on Slow and Fast Motion recording has been provided for your reference.

Recording

The Canon EOS C300 Mark II employs CFast™ (CompactFast) 2.0 cards for in-camera 4K video recording. The camera features two CFast™ card slots. Each slot is protected by a convenient hinged cover. The camera also includes an SD card slot for HD and Proxy recording. The camera can simultaneously record 4K on two CFast™ (2.0) cards along with 2K proxy images on its SD card for off-line editing. Canon provided a chart to show the memory cards verified for the EOS C300 Mark II.

Ergonomics

This camera builds on the efficient ergonomic design of the original, while adding new advantages. Redesigned to maximize shooting comfort and the usability improvements asked for by users, the EOS C300 Mark II Digital Cinema Camera's modular design allows different components to be added or removed as needed to meet both the demands of a particular shooting environment and the comfort of the camera operator. In addition to the core body, the EOS C300 Mark II Digital Cinema Camera comes with a removable hand grip, improved low-angle camera handle extension with additional attachment points, and removable LCD monitor and control panel with XLR audio inputs.

Ultra-High Resolution OLED EVF

The EOS C300 Mark II Digital Cinema Camera features a 0.46 Inch 1.77 Megapixel color OLED EVF (Organic Light Emitting Diode Electronic ViewFinder). OLED technology increases the color reproducibility, contrast and response of the viewfinder, making camera operation and the judging of image characteristics seen in the viewfinder much easier. The EVF also offers 60º of tilt for more comfortable operation in a variety of positions.

Connectivity & Control

The C300 MK II arrives equipped with (2) 3G-SDI, a gunlock input, a timecode input/output, and an HDMI output. It also includes a remote terminal, a standard headphone jack, and both an audio and a video terminal to connect exclusively to a monitor.

The camera supports the Canon RC-V100 remote controller (sold separately) to enable adjustments to camera controls and image quality from a distance. It supports a variety of third-party LANC accessories.

You do not need a remote to achieve remove control though. Use a standard web browser on a WiFi capable device (your smart phone, laptop, tablet, etc.) to take dynamic control of your camera functionality. Canon added focus control functions. You can adjust – by touch – the focus area.

And if you prefer the manual life and wish to toss aside all this WiFi mumbo jumbo you can do that, too. The EOS C300 Mark II camera offers a fully manual yet still digital camera. You have full manual control of functions such as iris, shutter speed, gain, zoom, focus, and audio. You will also have access to Custom Picture Settings, Custom Functions, and Custom Display Options to tailor your camera to your precise needs.

What's in the Box

  • Canon Cinema EOS C300 Mark II Camcorder Body (EF Mount)
  • Monitor Unit
  • Handle Unit
  • Handle Bracket
  • Canon BP-A30 Battery Pack For EOS C300 Mark II
  • Canon CA-A10 AC Adapter For EOS C300 Mark II
  • Canon CG-A10 Battery Charger For EOS C300 Mark II (Dual Charger)
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Camcorder Body Cap
  • Expansion Unit Attachment
  • Hexagon Socket, Head Cap Screws (x10) with Allen Key
  • 2 x 50cm Cables for Monitor Unit
  • Measure Hook (x1)
  • Tripod Base (TB-1)
  • Thumb Rest
  • Viewfinder Cap
  • Eye Cup
Specifications

Specifications

Key Highlights

  • 4K/2K/Full HD Recording
  • 10-bit Canon Log 2 Gamma
  • 4K RAW Output
  • Dynamic Range of 15 Stops
  • Dual Pixel CMOS Autofocus
  • CFast recording

Camera Lens System

Camera Lens Mount:
Canon EF

Inputs & Outputs

SDI Output:
2 x 3G-SDI
Headphone Out:
Headphone Out (3.5mm) - 16 settings; volume is muted at lowest setting
Audio I/O:
Audio Input - 3.5mm microphone jack
Audio Output - Terminal

Monitors

Monitor Size:
Under 5.0" - 4" (10.16 cm) diagonal 1,230,000 dots
Monitor Type:
LCD - Rotating Color

Power

Power Input:
DC - 16.7 V DC (DC-IN)
Battery Pack - 14.4V DC

Recorders

Phantom Power:
Yes - +48V
Recorder Channel Count:
2-Channel
Sound Level:
-∞ to +18 dB
Built-in Microphone:
Monoaural Microphone

Recording

Compression:
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Recording Format:
RAW - 4K
External Record:
Yes - REC OUT terminal
Audio Tone:
1 KHz tone available; -12, -18, or -20 dB
Bit Rate:
35 or 24Mbps Long GOP (for proxy recording on SD cards)
410/310/225/ 210/160Mbps Intra-frame - COLOR SPACE: 4:2:2 (YCC) 10-bit & 4:4:4 (RGB) 12- or 10-bit* Only available with 2048 x 1080 or 1920 x 1080 at 29.97p, 23.98p, 25.00p, and 24.00p
50Mbps Long GOP
Special Rec. Functions:
Clip Playback - Forward Search (5x, 15x, 60x), Reverse Search (5x, 15x, 60x), Forward Frame Advance, Reverse Frame Advance, Record Review, Clip Jump (Forward and Backward), Skip Playback
include - Relay recording, double slot recording, custom picture settings, My Menu settings, customized functions, assignable buttons (1 to 11)
include - Relay recording, double slot recording, custom picture settings, My Menu settings, customized functions, assignable buttons (1 to 11)
Playback Clip Display - 3x4 (clip) index screen [Original, OK mark, check mark, shot mark, expand, proxy, photo (SD card) index displays available]
Playback Clip Information Displays - Clip metadata display, custom picture data display
Playback Edit Functions - Clip deletion, clip copying
Playback Functions - Inter-Media Copy (Single Clip, All Clips, Last Clip); Clip Delete (Single Clip, All Clips, Last Clip) Still Image Playback: Index, Single Playback, Erasure, Protect
Playback Index Displays - Index Display, Normal, "OK Mark" Index, "Check Mark" Index, "Shot Mark" Index, Expand Index, Photo Index
Playback Operations - Normal playback, fast forward (at speeds of 5x, 15x, 60x), fast reverse (at speeds of 5x, 15x, 60x), frame forward, frame reverse, forward skip, reverse skip, rec review
Fast & Slow Motion:
Available - Max. 120 fps supported, frame recording, pre-recording, interval recording

Sensor Specifics

Sensor Size:
Super 35mm
Sensor Type:
CMOS
Sensor Dynamic Range:
15 Stops
Gain:
Expanded - -6 to 54 dB
Normal - -2 dB to 44 dB
Sensor Resolution/Eff. Pixels:
24.6 x 13.8mm effective size / 6.4 x 6.4µm pixel pitch
Approx. 8.29 MP (3840 x 2160)
Approx. 8.85 Mp (4096 x 2160)

Special Features

General Notes:
1,170,000 dots
Aspect Ratio - 16:9
Audio Recording System - Linear PCM (16bit/24bit- 48 kHz - 4ch)
Filter - RGB primary color filter (Bayer array)
Input Details - GENLOCK terminal (also serves as SYNC OUT terminal), TIME CODE terminal (input output switching), REMOTE terminal, MIC terminal, AUDIO terminal
Limiter available
Output Details - MON terminal, REC OUT terminal, HDMI OUT terminal, headphones terminal, SYNC OUT terminal (also serves as GENLOCK terminal), TIME CODE terminal (input output switching), VIDEO terminal
Scanning System - Progressive
Shutter Angle - 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
Shutter Angle - 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
Total Pixels - Approx. 9.84 Mp (4206 x 2340)

Timecode

Timecode Options:
1 x Cable - BNC
Timecode Modes:
Rec run, free run, regeneration
Genlock:
Genlock Terminal - also serves as SYNC OUT terminal
To Drop or Not:
Count-up - Drop frame(*) or non-drop frame (*) Only in the 59.94 Hz mode

Viewfinders

EVF Display Size:
Up to 3.0" - 0.46" (1.32 cm) diagonal, color
Viewing Angle:
Angle Adjustment - Up and down 60°

Shipping

Width:
14 in
Height:
13.9 in
Length:
18.3 in
Weight:
18.6 lb
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