Canon just announced a series of new firmware updates for their Cinema EOS camera line including the C300 Mark II and the C100 Mark II, as well as the 4K hybrid XC10 and the broadcast workhorse XF305 in addition to the CN7x17 servo zoom and the DP-V2410 4K reference display.
Canon Announces CN-E18-80mm T4.4 L IS KAS S - an Affordable Lightweight Cine Zoom with Optional Servo Unit
Canon just announced the CN-E18-80mm T4.4 L IS KAS S - an affordable lightweight Cine Zoom with an Optional Servo Unit for video professionals and enthusiasts on a budget. The new lightweight servo zoom complements the existing CN7x17 and CN20x50 cine zoom, but at a much more affordable price point.
Great news for all C300 Mark II both current and future owners - the camera has now been officially certified for EBU Tier 1 HD and Tier 2 4K Classification for professional broadcast work. The BBC and other leading broadcasters in the UK and Europe often use the EBU classifications when selecting cameras for jobs, and now that the C300 MK II is officially on the list with the impressive 15 stops dynamic range and a wealth of on-board codecs, owner-operators can rest assured their camera has been officially tested.