Greater than seven years after releasing the EOS C500, Canon has launched its next-generation Cinema EOS System digital camera, the EOS C500 Mark II. The brand new digital camera builds upon its predecessors with an in depth checklist of recent and improved options and expertise.
On the coronary heart of the EOS C500 Mark II is identical sensor discovered inside Canon’s EOS C700 digital camera, a5.9K full-frame 17:9 sensor, which Canon says presents greater than 15 stops of dynamic vary. Powered by Canon’s new Digic DV7 processor, the EOS C500 Mark II presents 5.9K inside Cinema RAW Mild and 4K 4:2:2 10-bit XF-AVC recording. Along with capturing 60 frames per second (fps) at 5.9K and 4K decision, the EOS C500 Mark II can shoot as much as 120 fps when dropped right down to a cropped 2K decision.
The EOS C500 Mark II additionally options Canon’s Twin Pixel autofocus expertise, which covers roughly 80-percent of the picture space on the sensors, and options user-changeable lens mounts with choices for EF, PL and Cine EF mount. By unscrewing 4 hex screws positioned on the skin of the lens mount, it’s now attainable to (comparatively shortly) swap from one mount to a different with out the necessity to ship it in or make it an enormous operation.
The digital camera, which weighs in at 1750g (3.86lbs), options built-in motorized ND filters at two, 4 and six-stop measurements that may be mixed to realize eight and ten cease ranges as nicely. Media could be recorded to the 2 CFExpress card slots in addition to an SD card slot for proxy media. Additionally new to a Canon EOS Cinema digital camera is a five-axis digital picture stabilizer.
The EOS C500 Mark II comes with the LCD LM-V2, a 4.3in touchscreen, in addition to a user-removable 0.46in 1.77-megapixel OLED digital viewfinder (EVF). Canon can also be providing two extension models that add extra connections and ports for added versatility.
Along with its new full-frame cinema digital camera, Canon additionally introduced the DP-V3120, a 4K HDR reference monitor. The huge machine delivers 2000-nit HDR output and 0.001-nit full-screen black ranges with a 2,000,000:1 distinction ratio. It options 4 12G-SDI inputs for each 4K and 8K workflows and includes a 17:9 side ratio, matching that of the EOS C500 Mark II.
The Canon EOS C500 Mark II is scheduled to be avaialble in December 2019 for an estimated retail worth of $15,999. The DP-V3120 is scheduled to be out there in November 2019 for a wallet-busting worth of $39,000. You could find out extra info on each merchandise by visiting Canon’s EOS Cinema website.
OWN, OPERATE, DOMINATE: EOS C500 MARK II 5.9K FULL FRAME CINEMA CAMERA DELIVERS VERSATILE, AFFORDABLE SOLUTIONS
New Cinema EOS Digital camera Contains a Person-Changeable Mount, Inside Cinema RAW Mild Recording and the Newly Developed DIGIC DV 7 Picture Processor
MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 5, 2019 – Opposite to standard perception, generally a sequel is best than the unique. That’s the case with the all-new Canon EOS C500 Mark II cinema digital camera at the moment introduced by Canon U.S.A. Inc., a frontrunner in digital imaging options. With its modular design, aggressive worth level and new options equivalent to a 5.9K Full Body CMOS sensor, user-changeable lens mounts, digital picture stabilization, inside cinema RAW gentle recordingand the brand new DIGIC DV 7 Picture Processor, the EOS C500 Mark II represents a daring leap ahead for Canon’s Cinema EOS system line. The number of meeting and lensing choices assist to make this digital camera preferrred for a broad vary of functions, from run-and-gun documentary capturing to dwell tv broadcasts and big-budget movies.
“As Canon’s place within the manufacturing trade has grown, now we have sought to ship new options that may carry out at an elite degree, whereas additionally sustaining aggressive pricing to assist proceed to take away the limitations of nice content material creation,” stated Kazuto Ogawa, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “The EOS C500 Mark II encompasses the newest Canon applied sciences and, when teamed with the just lately introduced Sumire Prime Cinema Lenses and DP-V3120 4K Reference Show, kinds an unimaginable input-to-output resolution.”
The EOS C500 Mark II includes a 5.9K full-frame sensor with 60p recording 5.9K and 4K (2K recording at 120p) and 15 stops of dynamic vary. As well as, the newly launched DIGIC DV 7 picture processor permits for extra fluid and environment friendly recording of 4K and HDR. Cinema Uncooked Mild, first launched within the standard EOS C200 cinema digital camera, helps to chop information dimension to about one-third to one-fifth of a Cinema RAW file, with out dropping grading flexibility.
For the primary time ever with a Canon digital camera, customers are capable of change the lens mount themselves with out the help from a Canon service middle. Prospects should buy the EOS C500 Mark II with a regular EF mount after which have the choice to buy both EF-lock or PL mounts. This function gives customers with the artistic freedom to pair the digital camera with the lenses that may present the specified search for every undertaking they work on.
Along with the changeable mounts, the brand new digital camera’s physique is sort of modular. Included are 13 equipment, equivalent to a 4.3-inch LCD monitor and the GR-V1 grip, and customers can select from a variety of extra equipment that permit them to configure the EOS C500 Mark II to their preferences. Non-compulsory equipment embody the EVF-V70 digital viewfinder, SU-15 shoulder assist unit and EU-V1 and EU-V2 growth models. The EU-V1 growth unit permits for gen-lock, sync out, distant use and ethernet connection, whereas EU-V2 growth unit options these capabilities plus a V-mount battery connection, two analog XLR audio ports and 24v DC Out.
Further options of the Canon EOS C500 Mark II embody:
- 4K and 2K 4:2:2 10-bit XF-AVC recording and 5.9k oversampling for 4K
- 2 CFexpress media card slots
- Compatibility with EF and PL lenses in addition to anamorphic and spherical lenses
- Twin Pixel CMOS AF with the flexibility for Contact and Face detection AF
- First Canon cinema digital camera with 5-axis digital picture stabilization, which could be utilized even with out using lens with IS functionally
- Assist for Canon Log 2 and three Gamma
- Four channel recording that helps Four XLR inputs with using the EU-V2 growth unit
- Person LUT permitting customers to add and apply customized LUTs
Pricing and Availability
The Canon Cinema EOS C500 Mark II is scheduled to be out there in December 2019 for an estimated retail worth of $15,999.00*. For extra info, together with accent costs and availability, please go to, cinemaeos.usa.canon.com.