Canon Annonce la C300 MKII 4K à quelques jours du NAB

EOS C300 Mark II FSL 24-105 f4L GripC’est officiel depuis quelques minutes, la C300 MkII est annoncée à quelques jours de l’ouverture du NAB, curieuse tendance cette année alors que la plupart des constructeurs nous font saliver jusqu’a là dernière minute et l’ouverture du fameux salon à Las Vegas. Canon après avoir levé le voile sur un curieux bidule 4K doté d’un capteur 1pouces présente donc la relève de la C300.

Côté pedigree on annonce du 10bits 4:2:2 4K DCI ou Ultra HD avec 15 diaph de dynamique ! oh yeah !!!

Pour le codec il semblerai que ce soit un dérivé du H264 comme le XAVC de chez Sony ou le AVC Ultra de Panasonic, il a été baptisé “XF AVC Intra”. Le RAW sera disponible en enregistrement externe.

J’ai hâte d’en savoir plus et de vous présenter la chose au NAB.

En attendant voici la fiche technique officielle :

Sensor Super35mm type CMOS
System RGB primary colour filter (Bayer array)
Total pixels per sensor 9.84 megapixels
Effective pixels per sensor Approx. 8.85 megapixels when 4096 x 2160/2048 x 1080 resolution selectedApprox.8.29 megapixels when 3840 x 2160 or 1920 x 1080 resolution selected
Dynamic Range During normal shooting: 300%With Canon Log gamma: 800%

With Canon Log2 Gamma 1600%

(ISO 850 or above/gain 2.5 dB or more)

Horizontal Resolution Up to 1800 TV lines or more depends 0n shooting resolution and on lens used.
Lens Mount Canon EF Mount. EF with Cinema Lock or PL mount available (optional upgrade)
Focal length adjustment 3840 x 2160 or 1920 x 1080 resolution: Actual focal length x approx. 1.53 4096 x 2160 or 2048 x 1080 resolution: Actual focal length x approx. 1.46

As indicated for EF-S lenses and Canon cine zoom lenses

Peripheral illumination correction YES (dependent on lens used)
ND filter 6 glass filters in camera body: 2 stops; 4 stops; 6 stops,8 stops,10 stops¹. Operate via body, wireless control or via RC-V100 Remote Control Unit.
Focus control Via lens, wireless control or wired remote (dependent on lens used) One shot AF with EF Lensesincluding Cine Servo lens range².

(Not available with Manual Focus, CINEMA Zoom or Prime lenses).

Iris control Via body, grip, wireless control or wired remote. Push AI available with EF lens (Not available with CINEMA lenses) 1/2-stop, 1/3-stop or FINE control.

Possible to maintain constant F-number during zoom.

Image stabilization system Depends on lens used
Image Processor
Type Dual DIGIC DV5


Video storage media CFast 2.0™ and SD card supported. Simultaneous Recording to CFast2.0 and External Device possible
Recording time Depending on card used and resolution/ bit rate selected
Recording file format XF-AVC (Material eXchange Format (MXF))
Recording Standard Video Compression: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264Audio Recording: Linear PCM (16bit/24bit- 48kHz – 4ch)

File Format: XF-AVC (MXF)

Bit rate: Intra 410/225/220/110Mbps, LongGOP 50Mbps

Long GOP: 35 or 24 Mbps (for proxy recording on SD cards)

Recording format CFast 2.0™ Card Intraframe recordingResolution: 4096×2160/3840×2160/2048×1080/1920×1080 Signal configuration: YCC422 10bit/(*)RGB444 (12bit/10bit)

(*) Only with 2048×1080 or 1920×1080; 29.97P, 23.98P, 25.00P and 24.00P

Long GOP recording

Resolution: 2048×1080/1920×1080

Signal configuration: YCC422 10bit

Recording format SD Card Movies: Long GOP recording only (*) Resolution: 2048×1080/1920×1080

Signal configuration: YCC420 8bit Photo: JPEG

Resolution: 2048×1080/1920×1080

(*) Proxy recording using low bit rate

Recording frame rate 59.94 Hz: 59.94i/59.94P/29.97P/23.98P (Depending on resolution selected)50.00Hz: 50.00i/50.00P/25.00P (Depending on resolution selected

24.Hz: 24.00P

Slow/Fast motion 59.94Hz:59.94P2C (2048×1080/1920×1080) 1 to 60 FPS

2K CROP (*1)(2048×1080/1920×1080) max 120 FPS


4C (4096×2160/3840×2160) 1 – 30 FPS

2C (2048×1080/1920×1080) max 60 FPS**

2K CROP * (2048×1080/1920×1080) max 120 FPS **


4C (4096×2160/3840×2160 max 30 FPS

2C (2048×1080/1920×1080) max 120 FPS **

2K CROP * (2048×1080/1920×1080) max 120 FPS**



2C (2048×1080/1920×1080) 1 – 50 FPS

2K CROP * (2048×1080/1920×1080) max 100FPS **


4C (4096×2160/3840×2160) 1 – 25 FPS

2C (2048×1080/1920×1080) max 50 FPS **

2K CROP * (2048×1080/1920×1080) max 100FPScz**


4C (4096×2160/3840×2160) max 30 FPS

2C (2048×1080/1920×1080) max 60 FPS**

2K CROP * (2048×1080/1920×1080) max 100FPS**

Interval Record Yes
Frame Record YES
Pre Record (cache record) Yes
Relay Recording YES
Double Slot (simultaneous) Recording YES
Scan Reverse YES: Both / Vertical/ Horizontal /Off
HD->SD conversion NO
Internal Data Transfer YES. Clips can be copied from CFast2.0 to CFast2.0 card internally in Media Mode.
Photo storage media SD Card
Still quality 2048 x 1080/1920 x 1080


Size 4” (10.1 cm diagonal) color wide-screen LCD with 16:9 aspect ratio
Dots Approx. 1.23 million dots (854 x RGB x 480), 100% field of viewcoverage
Image quality adjustments Super High, High or Normal can be selected as the luminance adjustment. Others aresame as for the viewfinder.
Adjustable YES
Waveform Monitor YES
Focus Assist YES
Peaking YES
Zebra YES
Markers YES
Size 0.46” (1.18 cm on the diagonal), color organic EL display with a wide-screen 16:9 aspect ratio
Type Organic LED
Dots Approx. 1770,000 dots (1024 x RGB x 576)
Image quality adjustments Adjustment of the viewfinder brightness, contrast, color, sharpness and luminanceboosting (on/off) can be performed (using menu settings).
Adjustable YES
Correction lens +2.0 to -5.5 diopter
Audio in YES: 2x XLR input on monitor unit, 3.5mm input on Camera Body
Headphone output YES Output impedance 50Ω or less, Reference signal output level 50Ω or lessReference signal output level -∞ to -12 dBV (with 16Ω load, volume from MIN to MAX)
Video/Audio output MON., REC OUT terminals: BNC Jack Video[HD]: SMPTE 292, SMPTE 274 [3G]: SMPTE 424, SMPTE 425

Audio[HD]: SMPTE ST 299-1 [3G]: SMPTE ST 299-2

Output impedance 75Ω, Output signal level 0.8Vp-p

HDMI HDMI terminal (type A) Complies with HDMI specifications. Video/Audio output
IEEE 1394 (Firewire) NO
Time code BNC jack (input/output)
Genlock BNC jack (also serves as the SYNC OUT terminal) Signal level 1.0 Vp-p, Input impedance 10KΩ
Synch BNC jack (also serves as the SYNC OUT terminal) Signal level 1.0 Vp-p, Input impedance 10KΩ
LCD Monitor Input/Output VIDEO terminal Canon’s proprietary specifications (special 13-pin jack)AUDIO terminal Canon’s proprietary specifications (special 13-pin jack)
Component out NO
AV terminal NO
DC input YES
Remote Control Terminal 2.5mm mini jack
Wireless Control Terminal Via optional Wi-Fi adaptor
Colour Bars EBU, SMPTE, ARIB
Tally lamp YES
Accessory shoe YES (cold shoe, 3 locations: top of body, top of handle, front of handle)

Shooting functions

Exposure Control and Metering Manual, Push Auto Iris, Auto Iris (with compatible lenses). Metering Options (a) Standard (center-weighted metering),(b) Spotlight,(c) Backlight compensation
Exposure compensation 0.25 increments from ±0 to ±2.0.
Push Auto Iris YES (EF and EF-S lenses. Not available with EF Cinema Lenses.)
Exposure Lock Via Push AI Function
Auto Gain Control setting YES
ISO Sensitivity 1 Stop increments: [100], 160(*), 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, [51200, 102400][—] Displayed when ISO speed expansion is ON. (*) Displayed when ISO speed expansion is OFF.

1/3 stop increments:[100, 125], 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500,

3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 8000, 10000, 12800, 16000, 20000, 25600,

[32000, 40000, 51200, 64000, 80000, 102400]

Gain setting Normal: [-6dB, -3dB], -2dB(*), 0dB, 3dB, 6dB, 9dB, 12dB, 15dB, 18dB, 21dB, 24dB, 27dB,30dB, 33dB, 36dB, 39dB, 42dB, [45dB, 48dB, 51dB 54dB] [—] Displayed when ISO speed expansion is ON. (*) Displayed when ISO speed expansion is OFF.

Fine: Any value from -2dB to 24dB in 0.5dB increments can be set.

Shutter speed
Control Modes Off, Speed, Angle, Clear Scan, Slow
Shutter speed 59.94 HzOff: 59.94(i/P) : 1/60/29.98P: 1/30 24.00P 1/24

Speed: 1/1 – 1/2000

Clear Scan: 59.94 Hz mode: 23.98 Hz (lowest) to 250.37 Hz 24.00 Hz mode: 24.00 Hz (lowest) to 250.37 Hz

Note: The frequency will differ depending on the frame rate setting.

Slow: 59.94(i/P) 1/4, 1/8, 1/15, 1/30; 29.98P 1/4, 1/8, 1/15: 24.00P 1/3, 1/6, 1/12


Off: 50.00(i/P) 1/50; 25.00P 1/25

Speed:1/1 – 1/2000

Clear Scan: 24.00 Hz (lowest) to 250.40 Hz Note: The frequency will differ depending on the frame rate setting.

Slow: 50.00(i/P) 1/3, 1/6, 1/12, 1/25; 25.00P 1/3, 1/6, 1/12

Shutter Angle 59.94Hz/50.00Hz: 360.00, 240.00, 180.00, 120.00, 90.00, 60.00, 45.00, 30.00, 22.50, 15.00, 11.25
Focus Systems
AF Options Dependent on the interchangeable lens used and User Selected Mode. Dual Pixel CMOS AF (CMOS AF), Contrast AF
AF Modes One-Shot AF, Continuous AF and AF-Boosted MF are the available modes. All of these modes take effect when the AF/MF switch of the EF lens is at the AF setting
Face Detection AF Yes; Face Priority or Face Only
Dual Pixel CMOS AF Yes. Compatible with all EF Mount Lenses (Except Manual Focus Only models)
Custom Picture
Stored Configurations 7 presets: Canon Log 2 : C.Gamut (Cinema Gamut) Canon Log 2 : BT.2020/Canon Log 2 : DCI-P3

Canon Log 2 : BT.709

Canon Log: BT.2020 Gamut BT.709

Storage Medium Internal or SD card
Gamma Setting Options Canon Log 2/Canon Log/Wide DR/EOS Std.Normal 1 (STANDARD)/Normal 2 (4.0x)/Normal 3 (BT.709)Normal 4 (5.0x)
Colour Space Settings Cinema Gamut/BT.2020 Gamut/DCI-P3 Gamut/BT.709 Gamut
Colour Matrix Settings Neutral/Production Camera/Cinema EOS Original/Video/EOS Std./OFF
Customisable and protected settings YES
Black Gamma YES
Low Key Saturation YES
Knee YES
Sharpness YES
Noise reduction YES
Skin detail YES
Selective Noise Reduction YES
Colour matrix YES
White balance YES
Colour correction YES
Setup level YES
Press YES
Clip 100% IRE YES
White balance
Auto YES
Kelvin Range 2000K to 15000K, 100K intervals, Default 5500K
Preset Daylight/Tungsten
White Balance Shift Yes, -9 to +9 (Daylight or Tungsten Preset selected)
Black balance
Black balance adjustment YES
Time code
Countup system Regen, RecRun, FreeRun, External, Hold (Drop frame available for NTSC Mode)
Start value setting “00:00:00:00”, Set/Reset selectable
Recording 16-bit 2ch (48 kHz) linear PCM
Control Independent limiters and auto/manual settings
Microphone attenuation YES
Microphone level meter YES


Supplied Monitor Unit, Handle Unit, Thumbrest, WFT Attachment, Tripod Adaptor Base, Eye Cup, CVF Cap, Shoulder StrapBattery Charger CG-10, AC Adaptor CA-A10, AC Cable, Battery Pack BP-A30, hex wrench, hexagon screw set,

UN-5 Cable (X2)Lithium battery CR2025, Bracket

Optional (includes discontinued items) Canon Battery Pack BP-A30 (included with EOS C300 Mark II)/BP-A60Canon AC adapter CA-A10

Canon Battery Charger CG-A10

Canon Remote Controller RC-V100

Canon shoulder strap SS-1200 (provided with the EOS C300 Mark II)

Canon Tripod Adapter TA-100

Canon Tripod base TB-1

Canon Shooting Brace SBR-1000

Canon Wireless transmitter WFT-E6

Canon GPS Receiver GP-E1

Canon unit cable UN-5 (provided)/UN-10 (purchased separately)

Canon microphone adapter MA-400 (optional accessory)

Canon rod clamp RD-1 (purchased separately)

Battery Type BP-A30 (included),BP-A60 (optional)
Input Power Supply 14.4 V DC (battery pack), 16.7 V DC (DC IN)


Dimensions Approx. 149 x 183 x 183 mm (5.9 x 7.2 x 7.2 in) [EOS C300 Mark II + thumb rest]Approx. 190 x 183 x 187 mm (7.5 x 7.2 x 7.4 in) [EOS C300 Mark II + grip]

Approx. 190 x 265 x 226 mm (7.5 x 10.4 x 8.9 in)

[EOS C300 Mark II grip bracket handle unit]

Approx. 190 x 307 x 362 mm (7.5 x 12.1 x 12.8 in)

[EOS C300 Mark II grip bracket handle unit monitor unit]

Detachable handle YES
Operating Temperature range Approx. 0°C to 40°C, 85% (relative humidity)Approx. -5°C to 45°C, 60% (relative humidity)
All specifications are subject to change without notice
¹8 and 10 Stop ND selected via expansion option in menu
²CN7 x 17 KAS S/E1 or P1 depending on mount
Focus, Zoom and Iris via lens drive unit.
Functions above control via RC-V100 on EF mount only
Canon is an authorised licensee of the CFast 2.0™ trademark, which may be registered in various jurisdictions
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