Canon launches next generation Cinema EOS System camera

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Canon Middle East today launched the EOS C300 Mark III, its next generation Cinema EOS System camera with a new Super 35mm 4K CMOS DGO (Dual Gain Output) sensor, modular design and the ability to record in multiple formats.

Canon also revealed the CN10X25 IAS S – a versatile, 8K-capable 25mm-250mm 10x power zoom CINE-SERVO lens with exceptionally broad focal length range and capabilities to extend up to 375mm using its built-in 1.5x optical extender. In addition to this, it announces new firmware updates for its professional display monitors and Cinema EOS System cameras – enhancing functionality, compatibility and workflow.

Binoj Nair, Marketing Director B2C Business Unit, Canon Middle East comments “The EOS C300 range has always been a successful offering to the cinematic industry. We pride ourselves in listening to the floating demands, concerns and needs of the filmmakers, and thus, not only implementing but exceeding their expectations. This camera along with the lens provides a dynamic range with a superb image sensor technology, a combination that it is set to be a true game changer for creative filmmaking.”

EOS C300 Mark III
Building on the coveted 2015-launched EOS C300 Mark II, the EOS C300 Mark III showcases Canon’s excellence in moving image innovation. With a new DGO sensor that enhances HDR output exceeding 16-stops of dynamic range, configurable design – similar to that of the EOS C500 Mark II launched last year – and ability to record up to 120fps in 4K Cinema RAW Light or XF-AVC – the camera is suitable for various productions. Such features make the EOS C300 Mark III the perfect choice for those looking to produce everything from documentaries and commercials to corporate videos and dramas. Its creation, along with the new  CN10X25 IAS S, is Canon’s direct response to producing kit that meets the growing industry demand for high-end content across all genres.

EOS C300 Mark III Key Features:

  • New Super 35mm 4K CMOS DGO (Dual Gain Output) sensor
  • 16+ stops of dynamic range
  • 4K 120P high-speed supported
  • Multiple internal recording options:
    • 4K Cinema RAW Light 10-bit or 12-bit
    • 2K RAW recording in Super 16mm Crop, 10-bit or 12-bit
    • XF-AVC (MXF) recording, 4:2:2 10-bit ALL-I or LongGOP
    • Up to 120P 4K RAW or XF-AVC recording, up to 180P in Super 16mm crop 2K/FHD.
  • User changeable lens mount (EF, PL or EF Cinema Lock)
  • Flexible, modular design with optional expansion modules and EVF

CN10X25 IAS S
With outstanding optics and compact and lightweight design, the versatile 4K and 8K-capable CN10X25 IAS S CINE-SERVO lens meets multiple production needs. Thanks to its wide focal length range, ability to be configured for both broadcast and cinema productions, and compatibility with Super 35mm and Full Frame[i] sensor cameras – it’s ideal for professionals looking to filming high-quality productions across a wide range of genres such as drama, commercials, sports and documentary. For these reasons, the lens makes a great pairing with the likes of the new EOS C300 Mark III.

CN10X25 IAS S Key Features:

  • 4K and 8K camera-compatible image quality
  • 25mm wide angle and 10x high-power zoom
  • Internal 1.5x extender
  • Detachable drive unit
  • Interchangeable EF and PL mount
  • Compliant with wide-ranging communication standards with a lens-to-camera communication function for added experience

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