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Canon EOS C300 Mark II 4K Digital Cinema Camera

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Canon announced the 4K (4,096 × 2,160 dot) digital cinema camera, “EOS C300 Mark II”. Canon EOS C300 Mark II Digital Cinema Camera is an evolutionary 2nd generation Cinema EOS 4K camera system with improved features including 4K/2K/Full HD internal and external recording (including 4K RAW output) and a new 10-bit Canon Log 2 Gamma.

Canon EOS C300 Mark II Key features

Canon 8.85 Megapixel Super 35mm CMOS Sensor

Canon 8.85 Megapixel Super 35mm CMOS Sensor

Canon 8.85 Megapixel Super 35mm CMOS Sensor

Canon EOS C300 Mark II Digital Cinema Camera integrates an 8.85 Megapixel Super 35mm 16:9 CMOS sensor that supports 4K (DCI) recording with a maximum resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels. It also enable over sampling HD processing for 2K (DCI) and Full HD1080/60p recording by fully utilizes the image data delivered by 4K CMOS sensor.

This sensor also reduces data-readout time to about half of the original EOS C300 Camera, which results in a significant reduction in rolling-shutter artifacts.

Dual DiG!C DV 5 Image Processors

Dual DiG!C DV 5 Image Processors

Dual DiG!C DV 5 Image Processors

Canon EOS C300 Mark II Digital Cinema Camera’s re-designed imaging system includes dual DiG!C DV 5 image processors, which work together with the 35 CMOS sensor and XF-AVC codec to enable a wide variety of image quality and feature improvements.

These features include 15 stops of dynamic range, dual pixel CMOS AF, canon Log 2 recording, simultaneous 4K and HD proxy recording, and 2K/Full HD frame rates of up to 120 fps.

Internal CFast 4K Recording Technology

CFAST Recording Times

CFAST Recording Times

Canon EOS C300 Mark II Digital Cinema Camera comes with next-generation mass-storage media CFast (CompactFast) 2.0 cards for 4K video recording. With two CFast card slots protected by a convenient hinged cover.

The EOS C300 Mark II also includes an SD card slot for HD and Proxy recording, which can simultaneously record 4K on CFast cards along with 2K proxy images on its SD card for off-line editing.

Canon Log Gamma 2/ACES/Rec. 2020 Support

Canon EOS C300 Mark II Digital Cinema Camera features a new log gamma designated as Canon Log Gamma 2, which was designed explicitly for the camera’s 10-bit recording capabilities. When using Canon Log 2, the Cinema EOS C300 Mark II can provide a dynamic range up to 1600%.

Dual Pixel CMOS AF Technology

Canon EOS C300 Mark II Digital Cinema Camera features the newest generation in Canon Dual Pixel CMOS AF Technology. It offer smooth focusing with higher speed and accuracy than was possible with previous technologies.

Canon XF-AVC Codec

Canon EOS C300 Mark II Digital Cinema Camera incorporates the new Canon XF-AVC codec that allows 4K image data to be recorded internally onto CFast (2.0) cards. Easy to record high quality compressed 4K images in the camera body without the need for external recorders. If uncompressed RAW recording is needed, the EOS C300 can output its signal through dual 3G-SDI outputs to an external recorder.

Slow- and Fast-Motion Recording (Up to 120 fps)

The EOS C300 Mark II Digital Cinema Camera features shooting speeds ranging from 1 fps (for time-lapse filming) to its highest speed of 120 fps (in 2K/Full HD), made possible for creative digital filmmaking.

Multiple Recording Modes (HD/2K/4K)

Work in any production environment with multiple recording modes, resolutions and frame rates.

Fully Compatible with New and Existing EF-Mount Lenses

Canon EOS C300 Mark II Digital Cinema Camera fully compatible with the full range of more than 100 Canon EF and EF-S photographic lenses and Canon’s 4K CN-E Cinema prime and zoom lenses.

Ultra-High Resolution OLED EVF with Adjustable Viewing Angle

The EOS C300 Mark II Digital Cinema Camera features a 0.46 Inch, 60º of tilt 1.77 Megapixel color OLED EVF (Organic Light Emitting Diode Electronic View Finder). With the OLED technology, it will improve contrast and response of the viewfinder, making camera operation and the judging of image characteristics seen in the viewfinder much easier.

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