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The EOS C300 is Canon's first foray into digital cinema and is equipped with Canon's DIGIC DV III image processor, a 9.84-megapixel CMOS sensor (8.29-megapixel effective) capable of Super 35 format, and your choice of 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 50, and 59.94 fps recording at ISOs ranging from 320 all the way up to 20,000. The EOS C300 has two XLR inputs for audio and can shoot 160 minutes of video onto a 64GB CF card running at a 50Mbps bitrate at 1080p.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: January 2012
  • Price at launch: $15,999.00


  • Alias: EOS C300 PL (PL Mount), EOS C300 (EF Mount)

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  • Price at launch: 15999 $

Pricing (body only)

  • Camera type: Professional video
  • Width: 5.2 inches
  • Height: 7 inches
  • Depth: 6.7 inches
  • Weight: 3.2 pounds
  • Color: Black


  • Sensor size: Super 35
  • Sensor type: CMOS
  • Effective pixels: 8.29 megapixels


  • Minimum ISO: 320
  • Maximum ISO: 20000
  • Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds): 2000
  • Slowest shutter speed (1/n): 24 seconds


  • Size: 4 inches
  • Resolution: 1230000 dots
  • Built-in viewfinder: Yes


  • Video capture: Yes
  • Max. resolution: 1080p
  • Standard framerate(s): 25, 50, 59.94, 29.97, 23.98
  • Slow motion framerate: 59.94 FPS
  • Continuous AF: Yes


  • Supported video formats: MPEG-2, HD-SDI


  • Interchangeable: Yes
  • Supported mounts: Canon EF, PL Mount


  • Supported media: CompactFlash (CF Type I), CompactFlash (CF Type II), SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Multiple card slots: Yes


  • Microphone input: Yes


  • Video out: Yes
  • Connection(s): HDMI, 3.5mm stereo audio, XLR, BNC, Timecode in/out


  • Model: BP-9
  • Removable: Yes


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