A versatile 4K Super 35mm Cinema EOS System camera



Highly Versatile Cinema EOS System

The next generation EOS C300 Mark III incorporates Canon’s newly developed 4K Super 35mm DGO sensor, with 4K 120P Slow motion, High Dynamic Range and Dual Pixel CMOS AF into the same body as the EOS C500 Mark II.

Technical Specifications

Image Sensor
Super 35mm CMOS sensor

RGB primary colour filter (Bayer array)

Sensor Modes
Super 35 mm / Super 16 mm (Crop)

Total Pixels
Approx. 9.6 megapixels (4206 x 2280)

Effective Pixels
Approx. 8.85 megapixels (4096 x 2160): When 4096 x 2160 or 2048 x 1080 is selected as the resolution
Approx. 8.29 megapixels (3840 x 2160): When 3840 x 2160 or 1920 x 1080 is selected as the resolution

Effective Sensor Screen Size
Super 35 mm;
26.2 x 13.8 mm (29.6 mm on the diagonal): When 4096 x 2160 or 2048 x 1080 is selected as the resolution
24.6 x 13.8 mm (28.2 mm on the diagonal): When 3840 x 2160 or 1920 x 1080 is selected as the resolution

Dynamic Range
Canon Log 2: 1600% / 16+ stops**
Canon Log 3: 1600% / 14 stops**
Wide DR: 800% (at ISO 400)
**At ISO800/Dual Gain Output: On

Image Processor

Lens Mount
Canon EF Mount. User changeable to EF Mount with Cinema Lock or PL Mount
B4 mount lens via adapter accessory (EF or PL)

Lens Magnification factor (for EF Mount lenses, including Cinema Primes)
Super 35 mm;
4096 x 2160 (RAW), 4096 x 2160, or 2048 x 1080 resolution: Actual focal length x approx. 1.460
3840 x 2160 or 1920 x 1080 resolution: Actual focal length x approx. 1.534

Super 16 mm (Cropped);
2048 x 1080 resolution: Actual focal length x approx. 2.920
1920 x 1080 resolution: Actual focal length x approx. 3.069

Changeable Lens Mount
Yes, User changeable to EF with Cinema Lock or PL Mount

Peripheral illumination correction
Yes (dependent on lens used)

ND filter
Up to 10 stops via built in ND filter system (in extended mode)

Focus control
EF Mount: Via lens, wireless control or wired remote (dependent on lens used)
PL Mount: Only Cine Servo lenses

Iris control (EF mount lenses)
Via body, grip, wireless control or wired remote.
1/2-stop, 1/3-stop or FINE control.
Possible to maintain constant F-number during zoom.

Cooke/I Technology Support
Yes (PL Mount only after mount change)

Anamorphic Lens Support
Yes, x2.0/x1.3

Image stabilization system
Optical depending on lens used, Digital 5-Axis IS for non IS lenses. Combination of Optical IS and Digital IS to give combined 5-Axis IS

Internal Recording
CFexpress card x2 for Cinema RAW Light or XF-AVC/MXF, SD card for XF-AVC Proxy recording
SD card also used for Photo Storage (Up to 4096 x 2160), CP setting transfer and firmware update.

Recording time (Cfexpress card, 512GB) Approx.
Cinema RAW Light: 4096 X 2160: 1 Gbps: 64 Mins
2048 X 1080: 250 Mbps 256 Mins
XF-AVC/MXF: 4096 X 2160: 810 Mbps 79 Mins / 410 Mbps 156 Mins
2048 X 2160: 310 Mbps 207 Mins / 160 Mbps 401 Mins
Recording Formats
Cinema RAW Light (CRM), XF-AVC (MXF) ALL-I or Long GOP

System Frequency/Frame rates
59.94Hz mode (59.94P / 59.94i / 29.97P / 23.98P)
50.00Hz mode (50.00P / 50.00i / 25.00P)
24.00Hz mode (24.00P)

Cinema RAW Light Bit Rate/Bit Depth (PAL)
4096 X 2160: 50.00P, 1 Gbps 10-bit/25.00P, 1Gbps 12-bit
2048 X 1080: 50.00P, 250Mbps 10-bit/25.00P 250 Mbps 12-bit

XF-AVC Recording Bit Rate/ Sampling (PAL)
4096 X 2160/3840 X 2160: 50.00P YCC 4:2:2 10-BIT 810 Mbps/25.00P YCC 4:2:2 10-bit 410 Mbps
2048 X 1080/1920 X 1080: 50.00P YCC 4:2:2 10-BIT 310 Mbps/25.00P YCC 4:2:2 10-bit 160 Mbps

XF-AVC Proxy Recording Bit Rate/ Sampling (PAL) To SD Card
2048 X 1080: 50.00P, YCC 4:2:0 8-bit 35 Mbps/25.00P, YCC 4:2:0 8-bit 24 Mbps Long GOP

Slow/Fast motion
Cinema RAW Light: 4096 x 2160: 12 – 120 FPS / 2048 x1080 / 12 -120 FPS
XF-AVC: 4096 x 2160: 12 – 120 FPS / 2048 x1080 / 1920 x 1080 (2K/Super 16mm) 12 ‑ 180 FPS
Proxy files: Recorded at same frame rate

Interval Record

Frame Record

Pre Record (cache record)
Yes, 3 seconds

Relay Recording

Double Slot (simultaneous) Recording

Scan Reverse

HD->SD conversion

Photo storage media
SD/SDHC memory card

Photo Recording Size
4096×2160 / 3840×2160 / 2048×1080 / 1920×1080

Wave Form Monitor
Yes. Via MON.1/2, VIDEO or HDMI Terminals (Not available from SDI Out 1 -4)
Line Display/Line and Spot/Line Select/Field Display/RGB Display/YPrPb. HDR PQ/HLG output supported.

False Colour Display (Exposure Indication)
Yes. Via MON.1/2, VIDEO or HDMI Terminals

Colour Bars
SMPTE, EBU and ARIB colour bars available. See the menu.

Peaking 1, Peaking 2 (Colour, Gain, Frequency customisable)

Level 1; Level 2; Both
Output via HD-SDI or HDMI
On/Off selectable: center, horizontal, grid, aspect, safety zone, and rectangular marker. Colour selectable, yellow, blue, green, red, black, gray or white.

Built- In EVF

Optional EVF Accessory
Yes. OLED Electronic Viewfinder, EVF-V50 or EVF-V70

Audio in
XLR 3-pin connector x2, 3.5 mm stereo mini jack (input only)
Input 1 and 2 on camera body. Additional 2x 3-Pin XLR on optional Expansion Unit EU-V2 (Input 3 and 4)

Headphone output
3.5 mm stereo mini jack (output only, Camera Body).

Video monitor output
MON.: BNC jack, (output only, Camera Body).

HDMI connector (type A) (output only, Camera Body).

Yes, Input only, Camera Body. (GP-E2 connection)

SDI output
BNC jack 1 x 12G-SDI Out (output only, Camera Body).

Time code
BNC jack (input/output, Camera Body).

Yes with optinal Expansion Unit EU-V1 and EU-V2. BNC jack (input only/also serves as SYNC OUT connector)

BNC jack (output only/also serves as GENLOCK connector)

Component out

AV terminal

DC Output
Yes, with optional EU-V2. DC 24V 2A jack Fischer 3-pin jack (output only),
D-Tap connection, 50W maximum

DC input
XLR 4-pin jack

Remote Control Terminal
REMOTE A connector 2.5 mm stereo mini jack (input only)
REMOTE B connector Round 8-pin jack (for RS-422) with optional EU-V1 or EU-V2

Wireless Control Terminal

Lens terminal
Yes, with optional EU-V2. 12-pin jack

Ethernet terminal
Yes, with optional EU-V1 and EU-V2. Ethernet connector (RJ45) (supports 1000 BASE-T)

IP Streaming
Yes. Via Ethernet connection. Wi-Fi capability (TBC). 9 Mbps/4 Mbps: 1920 X 1080 (59.94p/59.94i/ 50.00p/50.00i) optional EU-V1 or EU-V2 required

User Viewing LUT input

Video connector
Canon’s proprietary specification (special 13-pin jack) for LM-V2 Monitor or optional EVF-V70 viewfinder or LM-V1 monitor

Tally lamp

Custom Dial

Exposure metering
Manual exposure determined by shutter setting, iris setting, ISO/gain setting and ND filter setting, Push Auto Iris, Auto Iris

Exposure Compensation

Auto Exposure mode
Auto Iris with compatible lenses

Push Auto Iris
Yes EF model all compatible lenses, PL Version compatible Canon Cine Servo lenses only with 12-pin connection on optional EU-V2

Exposure Lock

Auto Gain Control setting

ISO Sensitivity
1-Stop Display: [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 Display: [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]
[—] When ISO speed expansion is ON.

Auto Focus System (EF Mount)
Dual Pixel CMOS AF, Contrast AF

AF Frame Sizes (EF Mount)
Large; size equivalent to approx. 20% (vertical) x 25% (horizontal) of the image display range
Small; size equivalent to approx. 20% (vertical) x 8% (horizontal) of the image display range
Selectable AF point over 80% horizontal/80% vertical (approx.) of sensor

Auto Focus Modes (EF Mount)
One-Shot AF, Continuous AF and AF-Boosted MF. All modes take effect when the AF/MF switch of the EF lens is at the AF setting.
One-Shot AF, Continuous AF, AF-Boosted MF

Face Detection AF (EF Version Only)
Face Priority or Face Only.

Focus Guide
EF version: All compatible Canon EF lenses, Canon Cine Servo Lenses

Gain setting
[-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.
When ISO speed expansion is ON: between -2 dB and 54 dB
When ISO speed expansion is OFF: Any value from -2 dB to 42 dB in 0.5 dB increments can be set.

Control Modes
Off; Speed; Angle; Clear Scan (CS); Slow Shutter (SLS)

Shutter speed
1 sec to 1/2000 depending on frame rate and Shutter Control Mode, 39 setting options

Shutter Angle
11.25º to 360º depending on frame rate

Slow Shutter (SLS)
1/3, 1/4, 1/6, 1/8, 1/12, 1/15, 1/25, 1/30 depending on frame rate

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

Custom Picture
Stored Configurations
C1: BT.709 (Wide DR / BT.709 Gamut)
C2: LOG2 (Canon Log 2 / Cinema Gamut)
C3: LOG3 (Canon Log3/Cinema Gamut
C4: PQ (PQ / BT.2020 Gamut)
C5: HLG (HLG/ BT.2020 Gamut)
USER5 to USER20 (Wide DR / BT.709 Gamut)

Colour matrix
Neutral: Accurate colour reproduction
Production Camera: Colour reproduction for use in movie production
Video: Color reproduction equivalent to C300/500 CP-OFF (for commercial cameras)

Master Pedestal
-50 to +50

Master Black
Adjustable for each channel RGB -50 to +50 plus Master Black -50 to +50

Black Gamma
Adjustable Level -50 to +50, Range -20 to +50 and Point -20 to +50

Low Key Saturation
Adjustable: -50 to +50

Point -50 to +109, Slope -35 to +50, Saturation -10 to +10

Adjustment for Level, H Detail Freq., Coring, HV Detail Balance, Limit, Select, Knee Aperture and Level dependent sharpness

Noise reduction
Off, On (1 to 12)

Skin detail
Off, Low, Middle, High / Hue, Chroma, Area, Luminance. 32 steps

Selective Noise Reduction
Off, Low, Middle, High / Hue, Chroma, Area, Luminance.

Colour matrix
Phase, Gain and RGB adjustment, in tandem with Gamma selection

White balance
AWB, USER setting (setting range: 2000K to 15000K/ -20CC to
+20CC), daylight, tungsten, settings (A/B)

Colour correction
Area selection / area revision of two areas

Setup level
-50 to +50 On/Off

Wi-Fi & GPS Specifications
Wi-Fi (Optional Accessory)
(1) WPS [Wi-Fi Protected Setup] (push-button system, PIN code system)
(2) Manual setup
(3) Search for access points
Open system, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP-64, WEP-128, TKIP, AES, Auto /manual

GPS Information (Optional Accessory)
Latitude/Longitude/Elevation, Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

White Balance

Daylight (5400K), Tungsten (3200K), Kelvin (2000K-15000K, 100K intervals), Set A, Set B

White Balance Matching
Yes, for previous models

White Balance Shift
Yes. -9 to +9 (Daylight and Tungsten only)

Black balance
Black balance adjustment

Time code
Count up system
Regen, RecRun, Free Run, External, Hold (Drop frame available for some frame rates)

Start value setting
“00:00:00:00”, Set/Reset selectable

Linear PCM (24-bit / 48kHz), 4 channels

Camera Grip GR-V1, Thumb rest, Mic holder unit [w/ M4 screw], LCD Monitor LM-V2,
LCD Attachment Unit LA-V2, Handle unit, Shoulder strap SS-1200, Battery Charger CG-A20,
Compact power adapter CA-CP200B, AC cable, Battery pack (BP-A60),
Extension System Attachment Bracket, Unit Cable UN-5,
Other: Stopper, Hex Wrenches (M4 and M3), Hex Socket Head Bolt (1/4 in.),
Hex Socket Head Bolt (M3)

Canon Battery Pack BP-A30/BP-A60 (provided with camera)
Canon Battery Charger CG-A10/CG-A20 (provided with camera)
Canon Remote Controller RC-V100
Canon Compact Power Adapter CA-CP200B (provided with camera)
Canon Shoulder Strap SS-1200 (provided with camera)
Canon Tripod base TB-1
Canon Wireless Transmitter WFT- E9*
Canon GPS Receiver GP-E2
Canon Unit Cable UN-5 (provided)/UN-10 (purchased separately)
Canon OLED Electronic View Finder EVF-V50/EVF-V70 Canon Extension unit 1: EU-V1
Canon Extension unit 2: EU-V2
Canon EF Cinema Lock Mount Kit CM-V1
Canon PL Mount Kit PM-V1
Canon B4 Mount Adapter MO-4E/MO-4P
Canon LCD Monitor LM-V2 (included)/LM-V1
Canon LCD Attachment Unit LA-V2 (included)/LA-V1
Canon Camera Grip GR-V1 (included)
Canon Shoulder Support Unit SU-15
Canon Shoulder Style Grip Unit SG-1
Canon Clamp Base CL-V2
Canon Rod Clamp RD-1
Canon Handle Unit HDU-2
Canon 8-pin Remote Cable RR-10/RR-100
Canon EF/EF cinema lens group, Canon PL cinema lens group, and accessories
designed for these lenses
(*) New products

Third Party Accessories
V-Lock battery

Dimensions (Main Body Only)
153x148x168mm (WxHxD)

Weight (body only)
Approx. 1,750g

Weight (Accessories)
Extension unit 1: EU-V1: Approx.114 g Extension unit 2: EU-V2: Approx. 652 g
OLED Electronic View Finder: EVF-V50: Approx.170 g
EF Cinema Lock Mount Kit CM-V1:Approx. 170 g *Not including cap
PL Mount Kit PM-V1: Approx. 345 g *Not including cap
MO-4E: Approx. 230 g MO-4P: Approx. 248 g
CFexpress card: Approx. 8 g (0.28 oz.) Clamp Base: CL-V2:Approx. 120 g (4.2 oz.)

Operating Temperature range
Approx. 0 to 40°C, (85% relative humidity)
Approx. -5 to 45°C, (60% relative humidity)

Power Supply
BP-A60 (Supplied), BP-A30 (Optional) V-Lock with EU-V2, 11V – 20V, Mains 4-pin XLR

Power Consumption
RAW: (4096×2160)
Super 35mm 1Gbps, 31.0W
Super 16mm 250Mbps, 28.7W

XF-AVC: (4096×2160)
Super 35mm 810Mbps, 31.0W
Super 16mm 310Mbps, 28.7W

Recording time
Super 35mm: 130 minutes
Super 16mm: 140 minutes
via supplied BP-A60 Battery