Canon C300 50Mb/s Cinema Video Camera

$295.00$885.00

Canon C300 50Mb/s, 4:2:2, Format: MXF*

Description

What do you love about DSLR filmmaking: the access to a variety of lenses, a large sensor for shallow depth of field, or a modular, compact camera? If the answer is all of the above, rent the Canon C300 50Mb/s EF Cinema Video Camera today and get the best of DSLR camera features in one product. Designed inside and out for professional motion pictures, the Canon C300 stands up to a rigorous post production process to save you time and money. Rent it at a daily or weekly rate with ProGear Chicago today, or check out the Canon site for further reviews and tips.

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

 

Additional information

Days Needed

1 Day, 2 Days, Weekly, Weekend

Rental Rates

  • $295
  • $885

All Camera equipment rentals require insurance to protect not only our equipment, but also the renter.

Please provide a Certificate of Insurance to have on file prior to the pick up of your rental.

Includes

  • PSU
  • 3 Batteries
  • Charger
  • 64GB CF Cards x2
  • Card Reader
  • Zacuto Top Handle

Resources

Canon Digital Learning Center

Canon Website

Manual

Overview

  • 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

Specs

SpecificationDescription
Imaging
Image SensorCMOS Sensor Equivalent to 3-Perf Super 35mm

24.6 x 13.8mm Effective Size (6.4 x 6.4 µm Pixel Pitch)

Effective/Total PixelsApprox. 8.29 MP (3840 x 2160) / Approx. 9.84 MP (4206 x 2340)
Scanning SystemProgressive
FilterRGP Primary Color Filter (Bayer Array)
DSPDIGIC DV III
Lens MountEF
LCD Screen4″ diagonal, 1.23 megapixel color 16:9 rotatable LCD, 100% field of view
Adjust brightness, contrast, color, sharpness, and backlight (normal or bright)
A total of 27 display functions can be turned on and off
Viewfinder0.52″ diagonal, color 16:9 LCD, 1,555,000 dots, +2.0 to -5.5 diopter eye adjustment
100% field of view
Viewing angle can be adjusted up and down 60°
A total of 27 display functions can be turned on and off
Signal SystemNTSC/PAL
Compression8-bit MPEG-2 Long GOP (Canon XF codec)
Color Space4:2:2 at 50 Mb/s recording
Audio/Video
Recording Formats50 Mb/s (CBR) 4:2:2 422P@HL
1920 x 1080: 59.94i/29.97p/23.98p; 50i/25p; true 24p (24.00)
1280 x 720: 59.94p/29.97p/23.98p; 50p/25p; true 24p (24.00)

35 Mb/s (VBR) 4:2:0 MP@HL
1920 x 1080: 59.94i/29.97p/23.98p; 50i/25p
1280 x 720: 59.94p/29.97p/23.98p; 50p/25p

25 Mb/s (CBR) 4:2:0 MP@H14
1440 x 1080: 59.94i/29.97p/23.98p; 50i/25p

Recording MediaCF Card (Type 1 Only): 2x slots (Movie files); UDMA supported
SD Card: 1x slot: still images, custom picture data, clip metadata, and menu settings
Recording TimeWith 64 GB CompactFlash (CF) card (greater capacity is possible when both card slots are used):

25 Mb/s: 310 min
35 Mb/s: 225 min
50 Mb/s: 160 min
Up to 999 clips can be recorded per card

Audio RecordingLinear PCM; 2-channel; 16-bit; 48 kHz
Built-In MicrophoneNone
Audio Inputs2x XLR inputs (auto and manual level settings), switchable between mic/line
-12, -6, 0, or +12 dB XLR trimming
1x 3.5mm microphone jack
Channel Selection2-channel recording
Recording Levels-∞ to +18dB
Phantom PowerAvailable: +48V
Headphone Output Level16 settings; volume is muted at lowest setting
Tone1 KHz tone available; -12, -18, or -20 dB
Focusing SystemManual; autofocus system not available
Shutter/Exposure
Iris ControlIris dial located on camera body for use with EOS EF lenses with electronic iris control
Exposure ModesManual
GainManual: Normal setting -6 dB to 30 dB
Shutter ModesOFF, Speed, Angle, Slow Shutter, Clear Scan
Shutter Speed59.94i/59.94p: 1/60 to 1/2000 in 1/4 or 1/3 stops; SLS: 1/4, 1/8, 1/15, 1/30; CS: 59.94-250.70 Hz
29.97p: 1/30 to 1/2000 in 1/4 or 1/3 stops; SLS: 1/4, 1/8, 1/15; CS: 29.97-250.70 Hz
23.98p/24p: 1/24 to 1/2000 in 1/4 or 1/3 stops; SLS: 1/3, 1/6, 1/12; CS: 23.97-250.70 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: 50.00-250.70 Hz
25p: 1/25 to 1/2000 in 1/4 or 1/3 stops; SLS: 1/3, 1/6, 1/12; CS: 25.00-250.70 Hz
Shutter Angle59.94i/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
ISO Range320 to 80,000, 1-stop or 1/3-stop
Built-In ND FilterMechanical ND filter system with option of clear or 2, 4, or 6 stops
White BalanceAuto, manual, 2 custom (2000-15,000K in 100K increments), daylight (5400K), tungsten (3200K)
Exposure and Focus AidsPeaking (2 types), Zebra Pattern, Magnify, Edge Monitor Focus Assist, Black and White Mode
Recording
PlaybackIndex Displays: Index Display, Normal, “OK Mark” Index, “Check Mark” Index, “Shot Mark” Index, Expand Index, Photo Index
Clip Playback: Forward Search (5x, 15x, 60x), Reverse Search (5x, 15x, 60x), Forward Frame Advance, Reverse Frame Advance, Record Review, Clip Jump (Forward and Backward), Skip Playback
Playback Functions: Inter-Media Copy (Single Clip, All Clips, Last Clip); Clip Delete (Single Clip, All Clips, Last Clip)
Still Image Playback: Index, Single Playback, Erasure, Protect
Frame Rates50 Mb/s: 1920 x 1080
Record Rate: 1-30 fps (Playback Rate: 29.97p/23.98p/24.00p)
Record Rate: 1-25 fps (Playback Rate: 50i/25p)50 Mb/s: 1280 x 720
Record Rate: 1-60 fps (Playback Rate: 59.94p/29.97p/23.98p/24.00p)
Record Rate: 1-50 fps (Playback Rate:50p/25p)35 Mb/s: 1920 x 1080
Record Rate: 1-30 fps (Playback Rate: 29.97p/23.98p/24.00p)
Record Rate: 1-25 fps (Playback Rate: 50i/25p)35 Mb/s: 1280 x 720
Record Rate: 1-60 fps (Playback Rate: 59.94p/29.97p/23.98p/24.00p)
Record Rate: 1-50 fps (Playback Rate:50p/25p)25 Mb/s: 1440 x 1080
Record Rate: 1-30 fps (Playback Rate: 29.97p/23.98p)
Interval RecordingInterval can be set in 25 levels ranging from 1 second to 10 minutes (1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10/15/20/30/40/50 sec; 1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10 min)
NTSC 59.94i/29.97p/23.98p/24.00p: Selectable between 1, 3, 6, 9 frames
NTSC 59.94p: Selectable between 2, 6, 12 frames
PAL 50i/25p/50p: Selectable between 2, 6, 12 frames
Frame RecordNTSC 59.94i/23.98p/24.00p: Selectable between 1, 3, 6, 9 frames
NTSC 59.94p: Selectable between 2, 6, 12 frames
PAL 50i/25p/50p: Selectable between 2, 6, 12 frames
Pre-Record Buffer3 sec cache (video & audio)
Still Capture1920 x 1080 images captured to SD card
Custom Picture23 custom picture settings
A total of nine 9 customized pictures are available in the camera and up to 20 can be saved to an SD cardCustom pictures CP7, CP8 and CP9 ship with the following preset:
C7: Video.C – Intended for recording media for playback on consumer TVs. The setting minimizes noise in the dark areas and improves contrast by tightening up on black
C8: Cine.V – Suited for giving recorded media a film tone
C9: Cine.F – Used for when recorded media will be transferred to film
Custom Function9 total functions available
Assignable Buttons15; can be assigned from among 30 functions
Color BarsColor bars compliant with SMPTE, EBU, or ARIB standards can be selected
Dynamic RangeUp to 800% with Canon Log gamma and ISO 850 (+2.5 dB) and above
Minimum IlluminationFull Auto Mode : Not specified by manufacturerManual Mode: Not specified by manufacturer
Illumination CorrectionCompensates for each light fall-off of each lens. Lens-specific data stored in firmware
Video OutputsHD/SD-SDI: 1x BNC (output only), 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
NTSC 480i/PAL 576i: Compliant with SMTPE 259M
Embedded Audio: Compliant with SMTPE 272M
Time Code Standard: (VITC/LTC) SMTPE 12M
HD-SDI: (Compliant with SMTPE 292M)
1080i/720p: Compliant with SMTPE 292M
Embedded Audio: Compliant with SMTPE 299M
Time Code Standard: (VITC/LTC) SMTPE 12M

Composite: 1x BNC (same as above)

HDMI: 1x Type A

Headphone Connector3.5mm stereo mini-jack
GenlockBNC (input only)
Adjustment Range: -1023 to +1023
TimecodeBNC (input/output)
Drop Frame (DF) and Non-Drop Frame (NDF)
Time Code Modes: Regen, Record Run, Free Run, and External Source
SyncBNC connector (output)
HD tri-level signal (HD Sync)
HD-Y signals (HD-Y)
Black Burst signal
Composite
Remote2.5mm LANC-compatible terminal
Wi-FiWFT terminal for compatible Wi-Fi accessory
Power Supply7.4V DC (battery pack), 8.4V DC (DC input)
Physical
Operating TemperaturePerformance: 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C), 85% relative humidity
Operation: 23 to 113°F (-5 to 45°C), 60% relative humidity
Dimensions (W x H x D)EOS C300 + Thumb Rest: 5.2 x 7.0 x 6.7″ (133 x 179 x 171mm)
EOS C300 + Grip: 6.9 x 7.0 x 6.7″ (174 x 179 x 171mm)
Camera + Monitor: 7.3 x 9.8 x 7.4″ (185 x 249 x 187mm)
Camera + Handle + Monitor: 7.3 x 11.2 x 11.9″ (185 x 284 x 301mm)
Weight (Without Lens)EOS C300: 3.2 lb (1.43 kg)
Grip: 8.1 oz (230 g)
Monitor Unit: 1.4 lb (620 g)
Handle Unit: 6.3 oz (180 g)
Thumb Rest: 0.35 oz (10 g)
BP-955 Battery: 7.8 oz (220 g)
Attachment Fitting: 0.32 oz (9 g)
2x CF Cards (not included): 0.63 oz (18 g)
Measure Hook: 0.11 oz (3 g)
Body Cap, Camera Cover (either type): 0.63 oz (18 g)
EOS C300 with Grip, Monitor, BP-955 & 2x CF Cards: 5.6 lb (2.52 kg)
EOS C300 with Grip, Monitor, Handle, BP-955 & 2x CF Cards: 6.0 lb (2.70 kg)