Canon EOS C300

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

What You Need To Know

  • It has two CompactFlash card slots and an SD/SDHC/SDXC slot

Basic Specs

Camera type Professional video
Sensor size Super 35
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 8.29 megapixels
Supported media CompactFlash (CF Type I), CompactFlash (CF Type II), SD, SDHC, SDXC
Multiple card slots Yes

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Tech Specs

Also Known As...
Alias EOS C300 PL (PL Mount), EOS C300 (EF Mount)
Pricing (body only)
Price at launch 15999 $
Hardware
Camera type Professional video
Width 5.2 inches
Height 7 inches
Depth 6.7 inches
Weight 3.2 pounds
Color Black
Sensor
Sensor size Super 35
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 8.29 megapixels
Controls
Minimum ISO 320
Maximum ISO 20000
Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds) 2000
Slowest shutter speed (1/n) 24 seconds
Display
Size 4 inches
Resolution 1230000 dots
Built-in viewfinder Yes
Video
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
Software
Supported video formats MPEG-2, HD-SDI
Lens
Interchangeable Yes
Supported mounts Canon EF, PL Mount
Storage
Supported media CompactFlash (CF Type I), CompactFlash (CF Type II), SD, SDHC, SDXC
Multiple card slots Yes
Audio
Microphone input Yes
Ports
Video out Yes
Connection(s) HDMI, 3.5mm stereo audio, XLR, BNC, Timecode in/out
Battery
Model BP-9
Removable Yes
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