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Canon C300 MK1



Signal System: NTSC and PAL

Compression: 8 Bit MPEG-2 Long GOP

Color Space: 4:2:2 at 50Mbps recording

Maximum Bit Rate: 50Mbps (CBR)

Canon Log Gamma: Available

File Format: MXF (OP-1a)


Recording Options:

50Mbps (CBR) 4:2:2 422P@HL

1920×1080: 59.94i/29.97p/23.98p; 50i/25p; True 24 (24.00)

1280×720: 59.94i/29.97p/23.98p; 50p/25p; True 24 (24.00) 35Mbps (VBR) 4:2:0 MP@HL

1920×1080: 59.94i/29.97p/23.98p; 50i/25p

1280×720: 59.94p/29.97p/23.98p; 50p/25p 25Mbps (CBR) 4:2:0 MP@H14

1440×1080: 59.94i/29.97p/23.98p; 50i/25p



Linear PCM; 2-Channel; 16-Bit; 48kHz

Built-in Microphone: None

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

Recording Channel Selection: Two channel recording

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

Recording Level Adjustment Range: – Infinity to +18dB

Phantom Power: Available: +48V

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

1KHz Tone: Available: -12, -18 or -20 dB


Image Sensor

Sensor Type: CMOS sensor (single-panel), equivalent to Super 35mm

Sensor Size: 24.6 x 13.8mm effective screen size (6.4 x 6.4 micrometer pixel pitch)

Scanning System: Progressive

Number of Sensors: 1

Filter: RGB Primary Color Filter (Bayer Array)

Imaging Processor: DIGIC DV III


Effective Pixels

Approx. 8.29 megapixels (3840 x 2160)


Total Pixels

Approx. 9.84 megapixels (4206 x 2340)


Max. Movie Recording Time

64GB Compact Flash (CF) card

Greater capacity is possible when both are used.

25Mbps: 310 minutes

35Mbps: 225 minutes

50Mbps: 160 minutes



Interchangeable: EF mount


Focusing System

Manual; Autofocus system not available


Max. Shutter Speed

1/2000 sec


ISO Range

320 to 20,000, 1-stop or 1/3-stop


ND Filter Settings

Mechanical ND filter system with option of clear, 2 stops, 4 stops, and 6 stops


White Balance

Auto, Manual, 2 Custom (2000K – 150,00K in 100K increments), Daylight, Tungsten


Frame Rate

NTSC: 59.94P, 59.94i, 29.97P, 23.98P

PAL: 50P, 50i, 25P

Film: 24P


Minimum Illumination

Full AUTO mode: TBA lux

Manual mode: TBA lux


Illumination Correction

Compensates for each lens’ light fall-off. Lens specific data stored in firmware


Genlock Terminal

BNC (input only)

BNC (output only), with embedded audio


Timecode Terminals

BNC (input/output), Sync Out (BNC)



0.52-inch diagonal, color 16:9 rotatable LCD

+2.0 to -5.5 diopter eye adjustment


LCD Screen (Monitor Unit)

4-inch diagonal, 1.23 megapixel color 16:9 rotatable LCD

100% field of view

adj. brightness, contrast, color, sharpness and backlight



None built-in


Recording Media

CF Card (Type 1 Only): 2 slots (Movie files); UDMA supported

SD Card: 1 slot: Still images, Custom Picture Data*, Clip Metadata and menu settings

*Custom Picture Data and settings are not compatible with data from other Canon models


Video Terminal

Same as HD/SD-SDI Terminal


Audio Terminal

XLR 3-pin jack (2), Switchable between MIC/LINE


HDMI Terminal

Yes (Type A), output only


AV Mini-terminal/Headphone Terminal

3.5mm stereo mini-jack


WFT Terminal

For compatible Wi-Fi Accessory


Operating Temperature Range

Performance: 32°-104°F / 0°-40°C, 85% (relative humidity)

Operation: 23°-113°F / -5°-45°C, 60% (relative humidity)


Dimensions (W x H x D)

EOS C300 + Thumb Rest: 5.2 x 7.0 x 6.7 in / 133 x 179 x 171mm

EOS C300 + Grip: 6.9 x 7.0 x 6.7 in / 174 x 179 x 171mm

Camera + Monitor: 7.3 x 9.8 x 7.4 in / 185 x 249 x 187mm

Camera + Handle + Monitor: 7.3 x 11.2 x 11.9 in / 185 x 284 x 301mm

(not including lens hood, eyecup, grip belt)


Weight (not including lens)

Main Unit:

EOS C300: 3.2 lb / 1430g

Canon C300 operation manual