Canon EOS C300
A Canon EOS C300
|Type||Digital cinema camera|
|Image sensor type||CMOS|
|Image sensor size||24.6 x 13.8 mm|
|Maximum resolution||1920 x 1080|
|Storage||CompactFlash (CF) (Type I or Type II)|
|Frame rate||1-30fps (1080p)
|Battery||Canon BP-955 (included)
Canon BP-975 (optional)
3.5mm stereo headphone monitor
XLR (2 channel)
3.5mm mic jack
Sync out (3D)
|Weight||3.2lbs/1.45kg (EF mount)
3.6lbs/1.63kg (PL mount)
The EOS C300 is a digital cinema camera in the Cinema EOS range. It was announced by Canon on November 3, 2011. The camera is offered with the option of Canon EF or Arri PL mounts, and has been available since January 2012.
In September 2015 Canon released an updated version, the Canon EOS C300 Mark II.
Vincent Laforet was given access to a prerelease version of the EOS C300 to shoot the short film Möbius. In addition, the C300 was used along with other Canon EOS dSLRs (such as an infrared-modified Canon EOS 5D Mark II) on the short film When You Find Me, directed by Bryce Dallas Howard and produced by her father Ron Howard.
- 8.3mp 3840x2160 Super-35 CMOS sensor (QFHD resolution)
- DIGIC DV III Processor
- Canon XF Codec
- Dual Compact Flash Slots
- Exposure and focus are both manual only
- Uses existing BP-955 and BP-975 batteries
- Sold as a system, including LCD monitor / XLR audio unit, side grip, and top handle.
- Availability: Jan. 2012
- Price: appx. $16,000 USD
- A Star Is Born: Canon Launches New Digital Cinema Camera For High-Resolution Motion Picture Production, Canon U.S.A., Inc., 2011-11-03, retrieved 2011-11-03
- A Star is Born: Canon Launches New Digital Video Camcorder for High-Resolution Motion Picture Production, Canon Global press release
- Mobius - 1080p HQ, Vimeo
- 3 Years later… “Mobius” and the Canon C300 / C300PL, Vincent Laforet's Blog
- Ron and Bryce Howard's Canon C300 "When you find me" project Imagin8ion, planet5D
- Canon U.S.A. And Ron Howard Select Eight Winners From 96,362 Photo Entries For 'Project Imagin8ion', Canon U.S.A.
- Canon’s 30-Minute C300 Short ‘When You Find Me’, NoFilmSchool
- Canon EOS C300 & C300 PL Announced, Canon Rumors
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