Canon EOS C70

Canon EOS C70

Discover new dimensions in filmmaking with the Canon RF-mount Cinema EOS System.


Canon EOS C70

The EOS C70 is a new generation RF Mount Cinema EOS System camera featuring Canon’s 4K Super 35mm DGO sensor. With 4K 120P Slow Motion, High Dynamic Range and Dual Pixel CMOS AF in a compact body, it takes the RF System into a brand-new era.

Technical Specifications

Super 35mm Dual Gain Output (DGO) 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)
Image Processor
Lens Mount
Canon RF mount
Compatible lenses1: All RF lenses and all EF lenses
(includes EF-S lenses/EF cinema lenses)
Lens Magnification Factor
Super 35 mm;
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

If using Canon Mount Adapter EF-EOS R 0.71x Adapter there is no change to effective focal length
Peripheral Illumination Correction
Chromatic Aberration Correction
Distortion Correction
Yes, RF Mount lenses only
Diffraction Correction
ND Filter
2, 4 or 6 Stops. Up to 10 stops via built in ND filter system (in extended mode)
Iris Control (EF Mount Lenses)
1/2-stop, 1/3-stop or FINE control
Anamorphic Lens Support
Yes, x2.0 / x1.3
Image Stabilization System
Yes. Function 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. IS performance depends on lens used
Internal Recording Media
SD card for XF-AVC or MP4 recording. Dual Slot recording.
SD card also used for Photo Storage (1920 x 1080), CP setting transfer and firmware update
High speed SD UHS-II cards recommended. V90 standard recommended for all recording functions
Recording Time2
XF-AVC / MXF: 4096 x 2160: 410 Mbps 156 Mins
MP4 (HEVC): 4096 x 2160: 225 Mbps 285 Mins
MP4: 4096 x 2160: 150Mbps 428 Mins
Recording Formats
XF-AVC (MXF) ALL-I or Long GOP, 4:2:2 10-bit
MP4 H.265/HEVC, 4:2:2 10-bit
MP4 H.264, 4:2:0 8-bit
Relay Recording
Double Slot (Simultaneous) Recording
Simultaneous Recording in Multiple Formats
Yes, in Dual Recording Mode
Options Available: [XF-AVC / MP4] [All-I / Long GOP] [4:2:2 10-bit / 4:2:0 10-bit / 4:2:0 8-bit] [UHD / 2K / FHD]
System Frequency / Frame Rates
59.94Hz mode (59.94P / 59.94i / 29.97P / 23.98P)
50.00Hz mode (50.00P / 50.00i / 25.00P)
24.00 Hz mode (24.00P)
XF-AVC Proxy Recording Bit Rate / Sampling (PAL) to SD Card
2048 X 1080: 50.00P, 4:2:0 8-bit 35 Mbps/ 1920 x 1080 24 Mbps Long GoP
Slow/Fast Motion
4K recording: up to 120FPS
2K (Crop) recording: up to 180 FPS
Audio recording at normal frame rate possible
Interval Record
Frame Record
Pre Record (Cache Record)
Yes, 3 seconds (XF-AVC recording only)
Scan Reverse
HD > SD Conversion
Photo Storage Media
SD/SDHC memory card
Photo Recording Size
4096×2160 / 3840×2160 / 2048×1080 / 1920×1080
Display Type
3.5 inch LCD Touch Panel
Display Resolution
3.5 inch LCD 2.76 million dots (1280 x 720 x RGB)
Display Touch Screen Functions
Focus point selection, Shooting setting adjust, Start/Stop recording (activated via Menu)
OSD for Vertical Shooting
Yes, via menu or user assignable button
Wave Form Monitor
Yes. LCD or external output via HDMI.
False Colour Display (Exposure Indication)
Yes. LCD or HDMI (Use of viewing LUT will affect false colour display)
Colour Bars
Peaking 1, Peaking 2 (Colour, Gain, Frequency customisable)
Level 1; Level 2; Both
Output via HDMI: Yes
On/Off selectable: centre, horizontal, grid, aspect, safety zone, rectangular and user marker. Colour selectable, yellow, blue, green, red, black, grey or white.
Built-In EVF
Inputs / Outputs
Audio In
Mini XLR 3-pin connector x2 , 3.5 mm stereo mini jack (input only)
Built in Stereo microphones on camera body
Headphone Output
3.5 mm stereo mini jack (output only, Camera Body)
HDMI connector (Type A) (output only)
Yes, Type C (USB 3.2 Gen1) Connection for optional GPS Unit, or Third Party Wi-Fi, Ethernet adapters
Time Code
DC Input
Remote Control Terminal
REMOTE A connector 2.5 mm stereo mini-mini jack (input only)
IP Streaming / FTP
Yes. IP streaming requires third-party optional USB-C to Ethernet converter and decoder transmission device.
FTP via FT server. Transfer of clips on SD card (Media Mode)
Use LUT Input
YES. Available for LCD Monitoring, or applied direct to recordings. Compatible with .CUBE LUT files
Default Function Button Settings
1. White balance
2. Set White Balance
3. Peaking: All
4. WFM: All
6. Zebra: All
7. Push Auto Iris
8. INDEX / Magnification
10. One-Shot AF
11. (Unassigned)
12. AF lock
13. Audio Status
User Assignable Buttons
13 Assignable buttons (numbered) on camera body. In excess of 80 options via the menu
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
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
Dual Pixel CMOS AF, Contrast AF. Face Priority, Face Only and Tracking AF modes available
AF Frame Sizes
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% (approx.) of sensor.
Dual Pixel AF area approx. 60% when EF mount lens fitted using EF-RF adapter
Auto Focus Modes
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
Face Priority or Face Only.
Focus Guide
All compatible Canon RF, Canon EF lenses, Canon Cine Servo Lenses (EF Mount with EF-RF Mount adapter)
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 Hz3 to 250.40 Hz
Custom Picture
Stored Configurations
C1: BT.709 (BT.709 Wide DR / BT.709 Gamut)
C2: LOG2 (Canon Log 2 / Cinema Gamut)
C3: LOG3 (Canon Log 3 / Cinema Gamut)
C4: PQ (PQ / BT.2020 Gamut)
C5: HLG4 (HLG / BT.2020 Gamut)
USER06 to USER20 (BT.709 Wide DR / BT.709 Gamut)
Colour Matrix
Neutral: Accurate colour reproduction
Production Camera: Colour reproduction for use in movie production
Video: Colour 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 – Two Options: Spatial Filter (1-12) / Frame Correlation (1-3)
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 (User Settings)
Phase, Gain and RGB adjustment, in tandem with Gamma selection
White Balance
AWB, USER setting 01(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 Third Party 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
Recording Format
XF-AVC: Linear PCM (24-bit / 48 kHz, 4 channels)
MP4: MPEG-2 AAC LC (16-bit, 48 kHz, 2-channel) / Linear PCM (16-bit, 48 kHz, 4-channel)
Mic holder unit
Handle unit
Compact power adapter CA-CP200L
Battery Charger CG-A20 OTH
AC cable
Battery pack

Other items: Includes camera cover, shoe adapter knob, and microphone holder screws.
Canon Battery Pack BP-A30 (provided with camera)/BP-A60
Canon Battery Charger CG-A10/CG-A20 (provided with camera)
Canon Remote Controller RC-V100
Canon Compact Power Adapter CA-CP200L (provided with camera)
Canon Shoulder Strap SS-1200 (provided with camera)
Canon Shoulder Support Unit SU-15
Canon Tripod base TB-1
Canon GPS Receiver GP-E2
Canon RF lenses, EF lenses, EF cinema lenses,
and accessories designed for these lenses
Canon Mount Adapter EF-EOS R
Canon Control Ring Mount Adapter EF-EOS R
Canon Drop-In Filter Mount Adapter EF-EOS R
(w/ drop-in variable ND filter A and circular polarizing filter A)
Third Party Accessories
Wi-Fi Adapter, Ethernet Adapter (TBC)
Power Source
Power Supply (Battery)
BP-A30 (Supplied) BP-A60 (Optional)
Power supply (Mains)
Compact Power Adapter CA-CP200L: 24V DC
Power Consumption (Approx.)
Max power consumption: 14.6W
Recording Time (Approx.)
With supplied BP-A30 battery pack:
Super 35mm, 4096×2160/50.00P 175 Mins
Super 16mm, 2048×1080/50.00P 205 Mins
Physical Specifications
Dimensions (Main Body Only)
160 x 130 x 116 mm
Weight (Body Only)
1190g (with grip belt and measure hook)
Weight (Accessories)
Approx. 1620 g (BP-A30, 2 SD cards, Handle Unit, Microphone Holder, Grip belt, and Measure hook)
Operating Temperature Range
Approx. 0 to 40°C, (85% relative humidity)
Approx. -5 to 45°C, (60% relative humidity)