Canon EOS C700

Canon EOS C700

Robust and highly capable primary 4K camera with maximum image quality and flexibility


Canon EOS C700

Flexible, robust and highly capable primary 4K camera

A flexible, robust and highly capable primary 4K camera for drama, independent film and documentary that is configurable for multiple production workflows, including support for HDR monitoring.

Technical Specifications

Image Sensor
Super 35mm type CMOS

RGB primary colour filter (Beyer array)

Total pixels per sensor
Approx. 11.54 megapixels (4622 x 2496)

Effective pixels per sensor
4096 x 2160/2048 x 1080: Approx. 8.85 Mp
3840 x 2160/1920 x 1080:Approx 8.29 Mp

Dynamic Range
Canon Log 2/Canon Log 3: 1600% (ISO 800 or higher)
With Canon Log/Wide DR: 800% (ISO 400 or higher)

Image Processor
Triple DIGIC DV 5

Lens Mount
Canon EF Mount with Cinema Lock/ PL Mount (Cooke/i Technology compatible)
depending on version
B4 mount lens via adapter accessory (EF orPL)

Lens Magnification factor (for EF Mount lenses, including Cinema Primes)
4096 x 2160 or 2048 x 1080: focal length x approx. 1.460
3840 x 2160 or 1920 x 1080: focal length x approx. 1.534
B4 adapter attached: focal length x approx 1.3 (1.2947) (Full HD/1920 x 1080)
PL Mount version: No magnification factor for Canon Cinema Zooms

Changeable Lens Mount
Yes, via Service Centre. Ef to PL or PL to EF options.1

Peripheral illumination correction
YES (dependent on lens used)

ND filter
Up to 10 stops via built in ND filter system

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

Iris control
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)

Anamorphic Lens Support

Image stabilization system
Depends on lens used

RAW Recording options
1. Capture Drive, CDX-36150: 4096 x 2160, 12bit/10bit, Canon Log 2 applied
4.5K up to 100fps, 4.5K cinescope up to 120FPS,
Crop 2K max 240 fps
ProRes 422HQ, 4K /QFHD 10bit. 2K / FHD: ProRes 422 HQ 10 bit 120 fps, ProRes 4444 XQ 12 bit 60 fps, ProRes 4444 12 bit 60 fps
2. External device via 3G-SDI: 4096 x 2160, 12bit/10bit, Canon Log 2 applied

Internal Recording
CFast 2.0™ card x 2 for XF-AVC or Pro Res recording, SD card for XF-AVC Proxy recording SD card also used for Photo Storage (1920 x 1080) and firmware update, including firmware updates for CODEX CDX-36150

Recording time (64Gb CFast 2.0™card)
XF-AVC – Intra: 810 Mbps, 10 Mins 160 Mbps, 50 Mins.
XF-AVC Long GOP 50Mbps: 165 Mins
ProRes: 4K,ProRes422HQ 10Mins. 2K ProRes4444 25 Mins (25.00P)

Recording Formats
Canon RAW .RMF, XF-AVC Intra, XF-AVC Long GOP. XF-AVC Proxy
ProRes, Apple Quick File Format 4444XQ/4444/422HQ/422

Recording Frame Rate
4K RAW: up to 60P (up to 120P to CDX-361502). Max 240P (2K Cropped)

XF-AVC Recording Bit Rate/ Sampling (50Hz Mode) To CFast 2.0™ Card
4096×2160/3840×2160: YCC422 10 bit,
2048×1080/1920×1080: RGB444 12 bit RGB444 10 bit , YCC422 10 bit ,
1920×1080: YCC422 10 bit 50Mbps Long GOP

4096 x2160/3840×2160: YCC422 10 bit
2048 x1080/1920×1080: RGB444 12 bit, RGB444 10 bit , YCC422 10 bit

Bit rates (dependnding on recording mode):
810/440/410/310/225/210/170/160/ 90Mbps Intra-frame
50 Mbps Long GOP

ProRes Recording Bit Rate/ Sampling (50Hz Mode)
CODEX CDX-36150: 4K/QFHD: ProRes 422 HQ 10 bit 60 fps
2K/FHD: ProRes 422 HQ 10 bit 120 fps,
ProRes 4444 XQ 12 bit 60 fps,
ProRes 4444 12 bit 60 fps,
Crop 2K/FHD: ProRes 422 HQ 10 bit 240 fps

CFast 2.0™ Card: 4096×2160 YCC422 10bit/3840×2160 YCC422 10bit
2048×1080 YCC422 10bit/1920×1080 YCC422 10bit
2048×1080 RGB444 12bit/1920×1080 RGB444 12bit
Bit rates: ProRes4444/ ProRes422HQ /ProRes422

XF-AVC Proxy Recording Bit Rate/ Sampling (50Hz Mode) To SD Card
2048×1080 YCC420 8 bit/1920×1080 YCC420 8 bit
Bit Rate: 24/35Mbps Long GOP

Slow/Fast motion
Yes. 1 – 240 FPS depending on setting

Interval Record

Frame Record

Pre Record (cache record)

Relay Recording

Double Slot (simultaneous) Recording

Scan Reverse

HD->SD conversion

Photo storage media
SD/SDHC memory card

Photo Recording Size
Approx. 930 KB at 2048×1080; Approx 880 KB at 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/RGBDisplay/YPrPb

False Colour Display (Exposure Indication)
Yes. Via MON.1/2, VIDEO or HDMI Terminals (Not available from SDI Out 1 -4)

Colour Bars
SMPTE, EBU and ARIB color 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 (Aspect ratio, Aspect marker, Safety Zone Area, Safety Zone, Grid, Horizontal, Centre)

Built- In EVF

Optional EVF Accessory
Yes. OLED Electronic ViewFinder, EVF-V70

Display Panel
Control Display
3.0-inch (7.66cm on the diagonal) colour liquid crystal, approx. 1.036 million dots

Audio in
XLR 3-pin connector x2 , 3.5 mm stereo mini jack (input only)

Headphone output
3.5 mm stereo mini jack (output only)

Video monitor output
MON.1/MON.2: BNC jack , output only

HDMI connector (type A) (output only)


SDI output
BNC jack (4 lines, output only)

Time code
BNC jack (input/output)

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
DC 24V 2A jack Fisher 3-pin jack (output only),
DC 12V 2A jack LEMO 2-pin jack (output only)

DC input
XLR 4-pin jack

Remote Control Terminal
REMOTE A connector 2.5 mm stereo mini-mini jack (input only)
REMOTE B connector Round 8-pin jack (for RS-422)

Wireless Control Terminal
Yes, for WFT-E6B.WFT-E8

Lens terminal
12-pin jack

Ethernet terminal
Ethernet connector (RJ45) (supports 1000 BASE-T)

CTRL terminal
Canon’s proprietary specifications, LEMO 7-pin jack

Video connector (For EVF)
Canon’s proprietary specifications (special 13-pin jack, output only)

Tally lamp

Custom Dial

Shooting functions
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

Push Auto Iris
Yes EF model all compatible lenses, PL Version compatible Canon Cine Servo lenses only

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 Version Only)
Dual Pixel CMOS AF, Contrast AF

AF Frame Sizes (EF Version Only)
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

Auto Focus Modes (EF Version Only)
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.
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
PL Version: Compatible 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.

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

Shutter speed
1/1 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
Canon Log 3 : C.Gamut (Canon Log 3/ Cinema Gamut/Neutral)
Canon Log 3 : BT.2020 (Canon Log 3/ BT.2020 Gamut/Neutral)
Canon Log 3 : DCI-P3 (Canon Log 3/ DCI-P3 Gamut/Neutral)
Canon Log 3 : BT.709 (Canon Log 3/ BT.709 Gamut/Neutral)
Canon Log 2 : C.Gamut (Canon Log 2/ Cinema Gamut/Neutral)
Canon Log 2 : BT.2020 (Canon Log 2/ BT.2020 Gamut/Neutral)
Canon Log 2 : DCI-P3 (Canon Log 2/ DCI-P3 Gamut/Neutral)
Canon Log 2 : BT.709 (Canon Log 2/ BT.709 Gamut/Neutral)
Canon Log (Canon Log / BT.709 Gamut/Cinema EOS Original)
BT.2020 (Wide DR/BT.2020 Gamut/Neutral)
BT.709 (Wide DR/ BT.709 Gamut/Neutral)
Main Settings: Canon Log 3,Canon Log 2, Canon Log, Wide DR, Normal 1(Standard),
Normal 2 (x4.0),Normal 3 (BT.709), Normal 4 (x5.0)
Colour Space: BT.709 Gamut, BT.2020 Gamut, DCI-P3 Gamut,Cinema Gamut
Colour Matrix: Neutral, Production Camera, Cinema EOS Original, Video, Off

Storage Medium
SD/SDHC memory card (all customisation data and metadata), up to 20 Custom Pictures per card

Master Pedestal
-50 to +50

Master Black
-50 to +50 for each channel , R,G,B

Black Gamma
Adjustable Level, Range and Point

Low Key Saturation
-50 to +50 adjusts colour level in low brightness area

Adjusts over exposure characteristic, start, slope, saturation

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
-50 to +50 for R and B colours

Colour correction
Area selection / area revision of two areas

Setup level
-50 to +50 On/Off

Clip 100% IRE
Limits output to 100% after setup adjustment

Wi-Fi & GPS Specifications
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 Shift
YES. -9 to +9 (Daylight and Tungsten only)

Black balance
Black balance adjustment

Time code
Countup system
Regen, RecRun, FreeRun, External, Hold (Drop frame available for some frame rates)

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

Internal & Capture Drive recording: linear PCM 48 KHz, 24-bit, 4-ch
RAW (SDI OUT): linear PCM 48 KHz, 16-bit, 2-ch
Digital input available following two-channel (XLR), analog input, AES3 standards (48 kHz/24-bit/2-ch).

Mic holder unit, Clamp base, Handle unit, Extension unit attachment fittings, Base legs x4
Allen key (1/4″), Allen key (M4), Reinforcing plate, Measuring hook x2 Lithium battery(CR2025)

(including those not currently for sale)
Canon Remote Controller RC-V100,Canon Wireless Transmitter WFT-E6 / WFT-E8,Canon GPS Receiver GP-E1, Canon Unit Cable UN-5/UN-10,Canon 8-pin Remote Cable RR-10 / RR-100
Canon B4 Mount Adapter MO-4E / MO-4P, Canon OLED Electronic View Finder EVF-V70, Canon Remote Operation Unit OU-700,Canon Shoulder Support Unit SU-15, Canon Shoulder Style Grip Unit SG-1, Canon Remote Operation Unit Cable UC-V75/UC-V1000

Third Party Accessories
Codex CDX-36150 (Codex Recorder for EOS C700)
V-Mount battery

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

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