Canon EOS C300 Cinema Camera

The Canon EOS C300 Cinema Camera includes features such as an ISO range of 320 – 20000, Mechanical ND Filter system (Clear, 2, 4, 6 stops), and 2 x Balanced 3-pin XLR Audio Inputs… to only name a few!

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Canon C300 EF-Mount

Product Description

The Canon EOS C300 Cinema Camera combines cutting edge technology in a lightweight, compact modular design, and provides seamless integration into postproduction workflows. Designed with filmmakers in mind, the EOS C300 are reliable in the studio and rugged on location – no matter how far your assignment or imagination takes you.

Camera Hire offers a selection of Canon CN-E Cinema Prime or Carl Zeiss CP.2 Primes that work wonderfully with the C300.

The EOS C300 Interchangeable-Lens Digital Video Camcorder (from Canon)

The Canon EOS C300 is an all new digital video camcorder available in two models: the EOS C300, equipped with an EF lens mount for compatibility with the wide array of more than 60 lenses that make up Canon’s current interchangeable EF lens line-up. The camcorder features a Super 35 mm-equivalent approximately 8.29-megapixel CMOS sensor ideally suited for digital cinematography.

A landmark model for Canon, the EOS C300 merges Canon’s heritage in sensor and lens design to create a compact, versatile camera that offers exceptional image quality alongside the flexibility to shoot in a wide range of different situations.

Canon C300 Specifications

  • Sensor Type: CMOS (single-panel), equivalent to Super 35mm
  • ND Filter: Mechanical ND filter system with option of clear, 2 stops, 4 stops and 6 stops
  • ISO 320 to 20000
  • Shutter Speed Range:
    59.94i/59.94p: 1/60 to 1/2000 in 1/4 or 1/3 stops; SLS: 1/4, 1/8, 1/15, 1/30; CS: 59.94 Hz – 250.70 Hz
    29.97p: 1/30 to 1/2000 in 1/4 or 1/3 stops; SLS: 1/4, 1/8, 1/15; CS: 29.97 Hz -250.70 Hz
    23.98p/24p: 1/24 to 1/2000 in 1/4or 1/3 stops; SLS: 1/3, 1/6, 1/12; CS: 23.97Hz – 250.70 Hz
    50i/50p: 1/50 to 1/2000 in 1/4 or 1/3 stops; SLS: 1/3, 1/6, 1/12, 1/25; CS:50.00 Hz – 250.70 Hz
    25p: 1/25 to 1/2000 in 1/4 or 1/3 stops; SLS: 1/3, 1/6, 1/12; CS:25.00 Hz -250.70 Hz
  • Shutter Angle Settings:
    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
    23.98p/24p: 360, 345.6, 288, 240, 180, 172.8, 144, 120, 90, 86.4, 72, 60, 45, 30, 22.5, 15, 11.25
    50i/50p: 360, 300, 240, 180, 150, 120, 90, 60, 45, 30, 22.50, 15, 11.25
    25p: 360, 300, 240, 180, 150, 120, 90, 75, 60, 45, 30, 22.50, 15, 11.25

Inputs / Outputs

  • HD/SD SDI (with embedded audio):
    HD 4:2:2(YCbCr) 1920 x 1080: 60i/50i, 1280 x 720: 60p/50p;
    SD 4:2:2 (YCbCr) 640 x 480: 60i/50i. BNC Connector, output only
  • HDMI (Type A)
  • Audio Input: 2 x Balanced 3-pin XLR (Mic Level, Mic Level with phantom power and Line Level)
  • 3.5mm Microphone input
  • Headphone Jack: 3.5mm stereo mini-jack

Recommended Memory Cards for use with the Canon C300

The following chart shows EOS C300 compatible CF Cards.

ManufacturerProduct nameCapacityModel numberNominal Speed
SanDisk*ExtremePro64GBSDCFXP-064G-J91x600 (90MB/s)
32GBSDCFXP-032G-J91
16GBSDCFXP-016G-J91
Extreme32GBSDCFX-032G-J61x400 (60MB/s)
16GBSDCFX-016G-J61
8GBSDCFX-008G-J61
Hagiwara
SYS-COM*
Z III8GBHPC-CF8GZ3U5x300 (45MB/s)
4GBHPC-CF4GZ3U5
Lexar*Professional x30016GBLCF16GBERBJP300x300 (45MB/s)
8GBLCF8GBERBJP300
4GBLCF4GBERBJP300
Professional x60016GBLCF16GBCRBJP600x600 (90MB/s)
8GBLCF8GBCRBJP600
Delkin Devices**CombatFlash32GBDDCFCOMBAT-32GBx625 (91MB/s)
16GBDDCFCOMBAT-16GB
8GBDDCFCOMBAT-8GB
Transcend**600x CompactFlash Card32GBTS32GCF600x600 (90MB/s)
16GBTS16GCF600

Features:

  • Super 35mm-Size CMOS Sensor
  • EF Lens Mount for Broad Compatibility
  • Canon XF Codec - 4:2:2 50 Mb/s MPEG-2
  • 1920 x 1080i60 & True 24p Recording
  • Rotating 4", 1.23 Mp LCD Monitor
  • HD-SDI Output, XLR Inputs
  • Dual CF Card Slots
  • Timecode I/O, Genlock In & Sync Out
  • Canon Log Gamma
  • Modular Design: Removable Grip & Monitor