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The Canon EOS C100 Digital Video Camera is the latest addition to the Cinema EOS family, bringing together the renowned technology of Canon CMOS sensors, DIGIC DV III Image Processor, and EF lens compatibility in a smaller, lighter body. Modular and compatible with a host of Canon and third-party accessories, the EOS C100 brings true cinema quality to independent event videographers and video production organizations.

The EOS C100 sports the Super 35mm Canon CMOS Sensor and Canon DIGIC DV III Image Processor of the C300 and records at 24Mbps using an AVCHD codec for easy integration in existing production workflows. Operability and customization make the EOS C100 an ideal camera for one-person operation while providing expanded professional capabilities such as HDMI output with embedded Time Code, support for external recorders, remote operation, and complete manual control over both video and audio recording.

Pair the powerful and portable EOS C100 with the full range of Canon EF, EF-S and EF Cinema lenses, from fish-eye to macro to super telephoto, and make this expanded vista your new starting point on your cinematic adventure.

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  • What's in the Box
    • EOS C100 Body (with Grip/Camera cover R-F-3)

    • Handle unit

    • Battery Pack BP-955 (also available as optional accessory)

    • Battery Charger CG-930

    • Compact Power Adapter CA-930 (also available as optional accessory)

    • Thumb rest

    • Tripod base

    • AC Cable x1

    • DC Cable (for CA-930)

    • Shoulder Strap SS-1200

    • Data Import Utility Ver. 1.0

  • Standard Definition or High DefinitionHigh Definition
  • Power Supply7.4 V DC (battery pack: BP-955), 8.4 V DC (DC IN)
  • Recording/CodecSignal System: NTSC and PAL
    Compression: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
    Colour Space: 4:2:0
    Maximum Bit Rate: 24Mbps
    Canon Log Gamma: Available
    File Format: AVCHD
  • Recording Options

    24Mbps LPCM

    • 1920x1080: 60i/PF30/PF24/24p; 50i/PF2


    • 1920x1080: 60i/PF30/PF24/24p; 50i/PF25


    • 1920x1080: 60i/PF30/PF24/24p; 50i/PF25


    • 1440x1080: 60i/PF30/PF24/24p; 50i/PF25
  • Audio24 Mbps Mode: Linear PCM; 2-Channel; 16-Bit; 48 kHz

    All Other Modes: Dolby Digital AC3

    Built-in Microphone: L/R

    External Audio Inputs: 2 - XLR inputs (Auto and Manual level settings)

    External microphone terminal: (3.5 mm diameter)

    Recording Channel Selection:

    This is used to set the allocation of the audio channels:

    CH1/CH2: The CH1 signals are allocated to the L output channel, and the CH2 signals are allocated to the R output channel.

    CH1/CH1: The CH1 signals are allocated to the L output channel, and the CH1 signals are allocated to the R output channel.

    CH2/CH2: The CH2 signals are allocated to the L output channel, and the CH2 signals are allocated to the R output channel.

    ALL CH/ALL CH: Signals obtained by mixing the CH1 and CH2 signals are allocated to the L and R output channels.

    XLR Mic Trimming: Available; -12dB, -6 dB, 0dB, +6dB or +12 dB

    Recording Level Adjustment Range: - Infinity to +18dB

    Phantom Power: Available; +48V

    Headphone Adjustment: 16 Settings; Volume is muted at lowest setting

    1KHz Tone: Available: Available; -12, -18, or -20 dB
  • Image SensorSensor Type: CMOS sensor (single-panel) equivalent to Super 35mm

    Sensor Size: 24.6 x 13.8 (28.2 mm diagonal); 6.4 ?m cell pitch

    Scanning System: Progressive

    Number of Sensors: 1

    Filter: RGB Primary Colour Filter (Bayer Array)

    Imaging Processor: DIGIC DV III
  • Effective PixelsApprox. 8.29 megapixels (3840 x 2160)
  • Total PixelsApprox. 9.84 megapixels (4206 x 2340)
  • Max. Movie Recording Time(1) Recording media: SD/SDHC/SDXC card
    (2) Number of slots: 2
    Note: Movie and photo recording is enabled. Also, custom pictures (20 files) and settings of data such as menus can be recorded.
    Recording media operation results: A list of cards that can be used for recording will be provided separately.
    Clips of 59.94 Hz and 50.00 Hz modes cannot be stored together on a single media device.
    The maximum continuous recording time is 12 hours. When this time has elapsed, recording will stop automatically. When continuous recording is performed, data is divided up in 2 GB files. When 50 files are recorded for 1 clip, recording will stop automatically.
  • LensInterchangeable: EF mount for compatibility EF, EF-S and EOS Cinema lens systems (non-PL).
  • Focusing SystemManual; One-Shot AF
    Autofocus system is available; AF is dependent on interchangeable lenses
  • Max. Shutter Speed1/2000 sec.
  • ISO Range3200 to 20,000 in 1-step and 1/3-step increments
  • ND Filter SettingsMechanical ND filter system with option of clear, 2, 4, and 6 stops
  • White BalanceAWB, Kelvin setting (setting range: 2000K to 15000K), daylight, tungsten, set A, set B
  • Frame RateNTSC: 60i, 30p, 24p
    PAL: 50i, 25p
  • Minimum Illumination59.94 Hz: 0.3 lux
    50 Hz: 0.25 lux
  • Illumination CorrectionAvailable
  • Genlock TerminalN/A
  • HD/SD-SDI TerminalN/A
  • Timecode TerminalsN/A
  • Viewfinder0.24-inch (0.61 cm diagonal) colour wide-screen LCD with 16:9 aspect ratio
    Equivalent to approx. 1.555 million dots (960 x RGB x 540), 100% field of view ratio
  • LCD Screen (Monitor Unit)3.5-inch (8.8 cm diagonal) colour wide-screen LCD with 16:9 aspect ratio
    Equivalent to approx. 922,000 dots (640 x RGB x 480), 100% field of view ratio
  • MicrophoneStereo (electret condenser microphone)
  • Recording MediaSD Card x2 (Video, Still Images (JPEG), Custom Picture Data*, Clip

    Metadata, and menu settings); SD/SDHC/SDXC Supported; MMC Cards are not supported

    *Custom Picture Data and settings is not compatible with data from others Canon models
  • USB Terminalmini-B, Hi-Speed USB
  • Video Terminal3.5 mm 4-pole mini jack out only
  • Audio Terminal2 - Balanced 3-pin XLR (Mic Level, Mic Level with phantom power and Line Level) in Handle unit
  • HDMI TerminalYes (Type A) Time code can be superimposed
  • AV Mini-terminal/Headphone Terminal3.5mm stereo mini-jack
  • WFT TerminalN/A
  • Operating Temperature RangePerformance requirements: 0°C to 40°C, 85% (relative humidity)
    Operating requirements: 0°C to 45°C, 60% (relative humidity)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D)C100 (Body plus Thumb Rest):
    Approx. 5.3 x 6.7 x 5.1 in (135 x 170 x 129 mm)

    C100 (Body plus Grip):
    Approx. 7.2 x 6.7 x 5.1 in (182 x 170 x 129 mm)

    C100 (Body plus Thumb Rest plus handle):
    Approx. 5.6 x 11.1 x 9.3 in (142 x 281 x 236 mm)

    C100 (Body plus Grip plus handle):
    Approx. 7.2 x 11.1 x 9.3 in (182 x 281 x 236 mm)

  • WeightMain Unit:
    C100 Body: Approx. TBA lb. / TBA g

    Grip: Approx. 8.1 oz. / 230 g
    Handle Unit: Approx. TBA oz. / TBA g
    BP-955 Battery: 7.8 oz / 220g
    SD Cards x 2: 0.14 oz / 4g