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Canon EOS C100 Super 35mm CMOS Sensor Digital Camera


Bringing together the reowned technology of Canon CMOS sensors, DIGIC DV III Image processor, and EF lens compatibility
  • 8.3MP Super 35mm CMOS sensor
  • Full HD 1920 x 1080
  • High-sensitivity recording from ISO 320 to ISO 20000
  • 24Mbps AVCHD to SD cards
  • Excellent low light performance with very low noise

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Canon EOS C100
Versatile, compact storytelling for the modern video professional

An affordable professional video production camera offering a unique combination of professional Full HD imaging, compact design and lens versatility, the user-friendly the EOS C100 is ideally configured for single person use and ideal, but not limited to corporate video productions, weddings, music videos, live events, webcasts, documentaries, and/or low-budget short form narrative drama.

  • 8.3MP Super 35mm CMOS sensor;
  • Full HD 1920x1080
  • High-sensitivity recording from ISO 320 to ISO 20000
  • Excellent low light performance with very low noise
  • 24Mbps AVCHD to SD cards
  • Automatic shooting functions
  • Interchangeable EF lenses
  • Canon Log Gamma
  • Compact, modular, lightweight
  • Professional audio
  • Seamless workflow integration
  • CPS video support
  • Clean HDMI Output - 8 bit 4:2:2

  • Designed for video professionals that find themselves all too often in a single shooter situation, the EOS C100 has a built-in stereo microphone, One Shot Auto Focus, Push Auto Iris, and the most compact body of the entire Cinema EOS product line.

    Whether covering weddings, sports, or shooting documentaries where long recording times are a must, the EOS C100 will back you up with dual slot or relay recording to standard SD cards. Approximately 85% the size of the EOS C300, this tiny 2.2 lb. camera makes the most of its mobile shooting capabilities as it allows users to configure its accessory parts to the main body in accordance with recording needs.

    At the heart of the EOS C100 is the same large Super 35mm 16:9 CMOS sensor used in the EOS C300. This unique Canon sensor produces exceptional depth of field characteristics, and has a high sensitivity to light with very low noise levels. Expand creative expression with 26 Custom Picture settings for customizing camera color and tonal response. Also, the EOS C100 has nine enhanced gamma modes including Canon Log and introduces Wide DR, a completely new gamma based on Rec. 709, with a wide dynamic range similar to Canon Log, smooth gradation, and requiring practically no post-production processing.

    The EOS C100 utilizes the very popular AVCHD codec utilizing MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 compression technology, and as a result, will have near universal support when it comes to desktop editing.

    SensorSuper35mm type CMOS
    SystemRGB primary colour filter (Bayer array)
    Total pixels per sensor9.84 megapixels
    Effective pixels per sensor8.29 megapixels
    Minimum illuminationNTSC Mode 0.3 Lux
    [F1.2 lens , 24 dB, 29.97P mode, shutter speed 1/30]
    PAL Mode 0.25 Lux
    [F1.2 lens, 24 dB, 25.00P mode, shutter speed 1/25]
    SensitivityNTSC: F9
    [1920x1080/59.94i , ISO640 (0dB), 2000 Lux, 89.9% reflection]
    PAL: F10
    [1920x1080/50.00i , ISO640 (0dB) , 2000 Lux, 89.9% reflection]
    S/N RatioNTSC: 54dB (Typical)
    [1920x1080/PF30, Canon Log base sensitivity ISO850 (Dynamic range 800%)]
    PAL: 54dB (Typical)
    [1920x1080/PF25, Canon Log base sensitivity ISO850 (Dynamic range 800%)]
    Peripheral illumination correctionYES (dependent on lens used)
    ND filter4 glass filters in camera body: Clear; 2 stops; 4 stops; 6 stops. Operate via dial on body
    Focus controlVia lens or by using ONE-SHOT AF mode.
    Iris controlVia body, grip, remote control or Push Auto Iris control.
    1/2-stop, 1/3-stop or FINE control.
    Possible to maintain constant F-number during zoom.
    Image stabilization systemDepends on lens used
    Video storage mediaSD/SDHC/SDXC card (2 card slots)
    Recording time64GB SD card: up to 5 hours, 55 minutes. ( 1920 x 1080 @24Mbps VBR)AVCHD
    Recording file formatAVCHD
    Recording formatMPEG-4 AVC/H.264
    24 Mbps LPCM VBR (4:2:0);
    24 Mbps VBR (4:2:0);
    17 Mbps VBR (4:2:0);
    7 Mbps VBR (4:2:0, 1440 x 1080).
    Recording frame rate59.94 Hz mode (NTSC): 60i/PF30/PF24/24p;¹
    50.00 Hz mode (PAL): 50i/PF25.¹
    Slow/Fast motionNo
    Interval RecordNo
    Frame RecordNo
    Pre Record (cache record)Yes (3 seconds)
    Relay RecordingYes
    Double Slot (simultaneous) RecordingYes
    Scan ReverseYes. Vertical or horizontal image inversion, or both.
    HD->SD conversionYes (AVCHD to 9Mbps MPEG-2)¹
    Internal Data TransferMOVIE: Yes (SD card to SD card)
    Photo storage mediaSD/SDHC memory card
    Still qualityDuring video recording: 1920 x 1080;
    During playback: 1920x1080
    Size8.8 cm (3.5"), 100% view
    Image quality adjustmentsBrightness, contrast, colour, sharpness, backlight, black & white
    AdjustableUp/down/left/right according to camera configuration
    Waveform MonitorWaveform Monitor
    Focus AssistPeaking; Magnifying; Edge Monitor (using waveform display)
    PeakingPeaking 1, Peaking 2 (Colour, Gain, Frequency customisable for each)
    ZebraLevel 1; Level 2; Both Output via HD-SDI or HDMI
    MarkersOn/Off (Aspect ratio, Aspect marker, Safety Zone Area, Safety Zone, Grid, Horizontal, Centre)
    Image quality adjustmentsBrightness, contrast, colour, sharpness, backlight, black & white
    Correction lens+ 2.0 to -5.5 diopters
    Audio inXLR inputs with 48V phantom power (x2), 3.5mm microphone input jack
    Headphone output3.5mm stereo jack
    Video monitor outputNo
    USBYes (Mini-B, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed OUTPUT Only)
    HD/SD-SDI outputNo
    Time codeYes (Superimposed on HDMI Output signal)
    Component outNo
    AV terminalYes (output only)
    DC inputYes
    Remote Control Terminal2.5mm mini jack
    Wireless Control TerminalNo
    Colour BarsEBU, SMPTE, ARIB
    Tally lampYes
    Accessory shoeYes (cold shoe, 2 locations: top of body, front of handle)
    Custom keyYes (15 assignable buttons; select from 35 functions)
    Exposure meteringManual:
    Exposure determined by shutter setting, iris setting, ISO/gain setting and ND filter setting;
    Push Auto Iris options:
    (i) Standard (Centre-weighted metering)
    (ii) Spotlight
    (iii) Backlight (compensation)
    Exposure compensationYES. AE Shift function. +/-2, +/-1.5, +/-1.25, +/-1.0, +/-0.75, +/-0.5, +/-0.25, +/-0
    Auto Exposure modeYes (Push Auto Iris)
    Push Auto IrisYes
    Exposure LockNo
    Auto Gain Control settingNo
    ISO Sensitivity1-stop display: 320¹, 400, 800, [850]², 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 80000 1/3rd stop display: 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, [850]², 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 8000, 10000, 12800, 16000, 80000¹
    Gain settingNORMAL: -6dB, -3dB, 0dB, 3dB, 6dB, 9dB, 12dB, 15dB, 18dB, 21dB, 24dB, 30dB; FINE: 0 dB to 24 dB (0.5 dB increments).
    Control ModesOff; Speed; Angle; Clear Scan (CS); Slow Shutter (SLS)
    Shutter speed1/3 to 1/2000 depending on frame rate and Shutter Control Mode
    Shutter Angle11.25º 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 Scan60i: 59.94 Hz - 250.27 Hz
    PF30: 29.97 Hz - 250.27 Hz
    24p/PF24: 23.98 Hz - 250.27 Hz
    50i: 50.00 Hz - 250.78 Hz
    PF25: 25.00 Hz - 250.78 Hz
    Stored Configurations9, including 3 presets (CINEMA, Wide Dynamic Range (Wide DR) and EOS Std)
    Storage MediumSD/SDHC memory card (all customisation data and metadata), up to 20 Custom Pictures per card
    Gamma9 profiles
    Canon Log GammaYes
    Master Pedestal-50 to +50
    SharpnessAdjustment for Level, H Detail Freq., Coring, HV Detail Balance, Limit, Select, Knee Aperture and Level dependent sharpness
    Noise reductionOff, On (1 to 12)
    Skin detailOff, Low, Middle, High / Hue, Chroma, Brightness, Area, Y Level
    Selective Noise ReductionOff, Low, Middle, High / Hue, Chroma, Brightness, Area, Y Level
    Colour matrixPhase, Gain and RGB adjustment, in tandem with Gamma selection
    White balance-50 to +50 R Gain, B Gain
    Colour correctionArea selection / area revision of two areas
    Setup level-50 to +50 On/Off
    Clip 100% IRELimits output to 100% after setup adjustment
    PresetDaylight (5400K), Tungsten (3200K), Kelvin (2000K-15000K, 100K intervals), Set A, Set B
    White Balance ShiftYes. -9 to +9 (Daylight and Tungsten only)
    Black balance adjustmentYes
    Count up systemRegen, RecRun, FreeRun, Hold (Drop frame available for some frame rates), NDF only in 24P
    Start value setting“00:00:00:00”, Set/Reset selectable
    Recording16-bit 2ch (48 kHz) linear PCM when 24 Mbps LPCM selected Dolby Digital AC3 when 24/17/7 Mbps selected
    ControlIndependent limiters and auto/manual settings
    Microphone attenuationYes, for built in microphone (in handle unit) and 3.5mm MIC jack
    Microphone level meterYes
  • Data Transfer Application
  • Handle Unit with microphone
  • Thumbrest, Grip
  • Tripod base adaptor plate
  • Shoulder strap, EVF cap
  • Battery charger CG-930
  • Battery pack BP-955
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