Canon EOS C300 PL Cinema EOS Camcorder Body - PL Lens Mount The exceptional EOS C300 PL camera is designed to meet the demanding needs of cinema industry professionals for today's moviemaking.
This remarkable camcorder is infused with a host of features such as the unique Super 35mm Canon CMOS sensor, revolutionary Canon DIGIC DV III Image Processor and 50 Mbps 4:2:2. Designed with SMPTE HD production standards, its MPEG-2 codec is an internationally recognized standard compatible with major NLE applications while additional features such as Canon Log ensure seamless integration with existing production workflows, making post-production easy.
The Canon CMOS sensor has an active image size of 24.4 x 13.5mm and uses 3840 (H) x 2160 (V) photosites to perform the crucial optoelectronic transformation of digital imaging. The image sensor employs an innovative readout technique that delivers full bandwidth and individual RGB video components using proprietary circuits and architecture to deliver the highest image quality at the highest speeds, with low power consumption and minimal heat output. Working together, Canon's Super 35mm sensor and DIGIC DV III Image Processor achieve a remarkably high signal-to-noise ratio that enables recordings with great detail and dynamic range even in minimal light.
The EOS C300 PL offers compatibility with virtually every cinema lens in production today such as Canon's PL-mount cinema lenses. This stunningly simple to operate camera is designed to please cinematographers for any production large or small.
Linear PCM; 2-Channel; 16-Bit; 48kHz Built-in Microphone: None External Audio Inputs: 2 - XLR inputs (Auto and Manual level settings) Recording Channel Selection: Two channel recording XLR Mic Trimming: Available; -
Sensor Type: CMOS sensor (single-panel), equivalent to Super 35mm Sensor Size: 24.6 x 13.8mm effective screen size (6.4 x 6.4 micrometer pixel pitch) Scanning System: Progressive Number of Sensors: 1 Filter: RGB Pri
Approx. 8.29 megapixels (3840 x 2160)
Approx. 9.84 megapixels (4206 x 2340)
Max. Movie Recording Time
64GB Compact Flash (CF) card Greater capacity is possible when both are used.
Compensates for each lens' light fall-off. Lens specific data stored in firmware
BNC (input only)
BNC (output only), with embedded audio
BNC (input/output), Sync Out (BNC)
0.52-inch diagonal, color 16:9 rotatable LCD +2.0 to -5.5 diopter eye adjustment
LCD Screen (Monitor Unit)
4-inch diagonal, 1.23 megapixel color 16:9 rotatable LCD 100% field of view adj. brightness, contrast, color, sharpness and backlight
CF Card (Type 1 Only): 2 slots (Movie files); UDMA supported SD Card: 1 slot: Still images, Custom Picture Data, Clip Metadata and menu settings (Custom Picture Data and settings are not compatible with data from other Canon models)
EOS C300 PL + Thumb Rest: 5.2 x 7.0 x 7.0 in / 133 x 179 x 177mm EOS C300 PL + Grip: 6.9 x 7.0 x 7.0 in / 174 x 179 x 177mm Camera + Monitor: 7.3 x 9.8 x 7.4 in / 185 x 249 x 187mm Camera + Handle + Monitor: 7.3 x 11.2 x 11.9
Weight (not including lens)
3.6 lb / 1630g
Grip: 8.1 oz / 230g Monitor Unit: 1.4 lb / 620g Handle Unit: 6.3 oz / 180g Thumb Rest: 0.35 oz / 10g BP-955 Battery: 7.8 oz / 220g Attachment fitting: 0.32 oz / 9g CF Cards x 2: 0.63 oz / 18g<
Total Camera Weight
With Grip, Monitor, BP-955, 2@CF: 6.0 lb / 2720g With Grip, Monitor, Handle, BP-955, 2@CF: 6.4 lb / 2900g