EOS C500 (PL)

Camera
Image Sensor
Sensor Super 35mm type CMOS
System RGB primary colour filter (Bayer array)
Total Pixels Per Sensor 9.84 megapixel (4 206 x 2 340)
Effective Pixels Per Sensor 8.85 megapixel (4 096 x 2 160)
Minimum Illumination NTSC Mode 0.3 lx
[F1.2 lens , 24dB, 29.97P mode, shutter speed 1/30]
PAL Mode 0.25 lx
[F1.2 lens, 24dB, 25.00P mode, shutter speed 1/25]
Sensitivity NTSC:
F9
[1 920 x 1 080 / 59.94i , ISO640 (0dB), 2 000 lx, 89.9% reflection]
PAL: F10
[1 920 x 1 080 / 50.00i , ISO640 (0dB) , 2 000 lx, 89.9% reflection]
S/N Ratio NTSC:
54dB (Typical)
[1 920 x 1 080 / 29.97P, Canon Log base sensitivity ISO850 (Dynamic range 800%)]
PAL: 54dB (Typical)
[1 920 x 1 080 / 25.00P, Canon Log base sensitivity ISO850 (Dynamic range 800%)]
Dynamic Range During Normal shooting: 300%
With Canon Log gamma: 800%
(ISO 850 or above / gain 2.5dB or more)
Horizontal Resolution 1 000 TV lines or more (1 920 x 1 080i mode), depends on lens used.
Lens
Lens Mount PL mount
Focal Length As indicated for Canon Cinema Lenses and other PL mount lenses
Peripheral Illumination Correction No
ND Filter 3 glass filters in camera body: 2 stops; 4 stops; 6 stops. Operate via body or wireless control
Focus Control Manual via lens
Iris Control Manual via lens
Image Stabilization System No
Image Processor
Type DIGIC DV III
Recording
Video Storage Media 4K / 2K: External recording device required
HD: Type 1 Compact Flash memory cards (2 card slots)
Type CF card: UDMA4, 30Mbps or faster (40Mbps or faster for Fast / Slow recording)
Recording Time 64GB CF card: 160m (1 080 / 50i @ 50 Mbps)
Recording File Format 4K / 2K: Dependent on external recorder
HD: Material eXchange Format (MXF); OP-1a pattern
Recording Format 4K: RAW / HRAW, 10bit (4 096 x 2 160 / 3 840 x 2 160, Canon Log only)
2K: RGB 12 bit (2 048 x 1 080 / 1 920 x 1 080, 4:4:4, Canon Log only)
RGB 10 bit (2 048 x 1 080 / 1 920 x 1 080, 4:4:4, Canon Log only)
YCC 10 bit (2 048 x 1 080 / 1 920 x 1 080, 4:2:2, Canon Log only)
HD MPEG-2 Long GOP: 50Mbps CBR (4:2:2) MPEG-2 422@PHL
35Mbps VBR (4:2:0) MPEG-2 MP@HL
25Mbps CBR (4:2:0) MPEG-2 MP@H14
Recording Frame Rate 4K & 2K: 60Hz (NTSC) mode: 59.94p / 29.97p / 23.98p
50Hz (PAL) mode: 50.00p / 25.00p
24.00P mode: 24.00
HD: 50 Mbps: 1 920 x 1 080 / 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 24.00p, 23.98p;
1 280 x 720 / 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 24.00p, 23.98p.
35 Mbps: 1 920 x 1 080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p;
1 280 x 720 / 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p.
25 Mbps: 1 440 x 1 080 / 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p.
Slow / Fast motion* Yes (4K / 2K dependent on external recorder)
4K: RAW: 1 to 60fps
HRAW: 1 to 60fps , 62 to 120fps (in 2-fps increment)
2K:
2K RGB 444: 1 to 60fps
YCC 422: 1 to 60fps , 62 to 120fps (in 2-fps increment)
HD: 1 080p: 1-30fps in 1fps steps
720p: 1-60fps in 1fps steps
(available options may differ according to recording mode selected)
Interval Record Yes. 1, 2, 3, 6, 9 or 12 frames, 25 time intervals
(available options may differ according to recording mode selected)
Frame Record Yes. 1, 2, 3, 6, 9 or 12 frames
(available options may differ according to recording mode selected)
Pre Record (Cache Record) Yes (3s)
Relay Recording Yes (CF Card)
Double Slot (Simultaneous) Recording Yes (CF Card)
Scan Reverse Yes. Vertical, Horizontal, Both
HD to SD Conversion No
Internal Data Transfer Movie: Yes (CF card to CF card)
Photo Storage Media SD / SDHC memory card
Still Quality During video recording:
1 920 x 1 080
During playback: 1 920 x 1 080, 1 280 x 720
System
LCD
Size 10.1 cm , 100% view
Dots 1.23 million
Image Quality Adjustments Brightness, contrast, colour, sharpness, backlight, black & white
Adjustability Up / down / left / right according to camera configuration
Waveform Monitor Waveform Monitor and Vectorscope
Focus Assist Peaking; Magnifying; Edge Monitor (using waveform display)
Peaking Peaking 1, Peaking 2 (Colour, Gain, Frequency customisable for each)
Zebra Level 1; Level 2; Both
Output via HD-SDI or HDMI
Markers On / Off (Aspect ratio, Aspect marker, Safety Zone Area, Safety Zone, Grid, Horizontal, Centre)
EVF
Size 1.3 cm
Dots 1.55 million
Image Quality Adjustments Brightness, contrast, colour, sharpness, backlight, black & white
Adjustability Vertical tilt
Correction Lens + 2.0 to -5.5 diopters
Inputs / Outputs
Audio In XLR inputs with 48V phantom power (x2), 3.5mm microphone input jack
Headphone Output 3.5mm stereo jack
Video Monitor Output Yes (BNC, SD output only via Synch terminal)
HDMI Yes (Type A, output only)
IEEE 1394 (Firewire) No
USB No
HD / SD-SDI Output Yes 2x 3G-SDI (BNC, output only, embedded audio and time code)
2x 2K Monitor Output (BNC, output only)
1x HD / SD-SDI (BNC, output only, embedded audio and time code)
Time Code Yes (BNC, switchable input / output)
Genlock Yes (BNC, input only)
Synch Yes (BNC, output only, 5 modes: HD Sync, HD-Y, SD blackburst, SD composite, Off)
Component Out No
AV Terminal No
DC Input Yes
Remote Control Terminal 2.5mm mini jack
Wireless Control Terminal Yes (optional accessory required for wireless control)
Colour Bars EBU, SMPTE, ARIB
Misc
Tally Lamp Yes
Accessory Shoe Yes (cold shoe, 3 locations: top of body, top of handle, front of handle)
Custom Key Yes (15 assignable buttons; select from 30 functions)
Shoooting Functions
Exposure
Exposure Metering Manual exposure determined by shutter setting, iris setting, ISO / gain setting and ND filter setting
Exposure Compensation No
Auto Exposure Mode No
Push Auto Iris No
Exposure Lock No
Auto Gain Control Setting No
ISO Sensitivity 1-stop display:
320*1, 400, 800, [850]*2, 1 600, 3 200, 6 400, 12 800, 20 000
1/3rd stop display: 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, [850]*2, 1 000, 1 250, 1 600, 2 000, 2 500, 3 200, 4 000, 5 000, 6 400, 8 000, 10 000, 12 800, 16 000, 20 000*1
Gain Setting Normal:
-6dB, -3dB, 0dB, 3dB, 6dB, 9dB, 12dB, 15dB, 18dB, 21dB, 24dB, 30dB;
Fine: 0dB to 24dB (0.5dB increments)
Shutter Speed
Control Modes Off; Speed; Angle; Clear Scan (CS); Slow Shutter (SLS)
Shutter Speed 1/3 to 1/2 000 depending on frame rate and Shutter Control Mode
Shutter Angle 11.25° to 360° 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 Scan 59.94i/p: 59.94 - 250.27Hz
50i/p: 50 - 250.78Hz
29.97p: 29.97 - 250.27Hz
25p: 25 - 250.78Hz
23.98 / 24p: 23.98 - 250.27Hz
Custom Picture
Stored Configurations 9, including 2 presets (CINEMA and EOS Std)
Storage Medium SD / SDHC memory card (all customisation data and metadata), 20 Custom Pictures per card
Gamma 8 profiles
Canon Log Gamma Yes
Master Pedestal -50 to +50
Master Black -50 to +50 for each of R,G,B
Black Gamma Adjustable Level, Range and Point
Low Key Saturation -50 to +50 adjusts colour saturation in low brightness area
Knee Adjusts over exposure characteristic, start, slope, saturation
Sharpness Adjustment for Level, H Detail Freq., Coring, HV Detail Balance, Limit, Select, Knee Aperture and Level dependent sharpness
Noise Reduction Off, On (1 to 12)
Skin Detail Off, Low, Middle, High / Hue, Chroma, Brightness, Area, Y Level
Selective Noise Reduction Off, Low, Middle, High / Hue, Chroma, Brightness, Area, Y Level
Colour Matrix Phase, Gain and RGB adjustment, in tandem with Gamma selection
White Balance -50 to +50 white balance offset for R,G,B
Colour Correction Area selection / area revision of two areas
Setup Level -50 to +50 On/Off
Clip 100% IRE Limits output to 100% after setup adjustment
White Balance
Auto No
Preset Daylight (5 400K), Tungsten (3 200K), Kelvin (2 000K - 15 000K, 100K intervals), Set A, Set B
White Balance Shift Yes. -9 to +9 (Daylight and Tungsten only)
Black Balance
Black Balance Adjustment Yes
Time Code
Countup System Regen, RecRun, FreeRun, External, Hold (Drop frame available for some frame rates)
Start Value Setting "00:00:00:00", Set / Reset selectable
Audio
Recording 16bit 2ch (48 kHz) linear PCM
Control Independent limiters and auto / manual settings
Microphone Attenuation Yes
Microphone Level Meter Yes
Accessories
Supplied XF Utility and NLE Plug-ins, RAW Development software, Monitor Unit (LCD and XLR), Handle Unit, Tripod base adaptor plate, Shoulder strap, Eyecup, EVF cap, Battery Charger CG-940, Compact power adapter CA-940, Battery pack BP-955.
Optional Batteries BP-955, BP-975, Compact Power Adaptor CA-930 (battery charger only), Tripod Adapter TA-100, Wireless Controller WFT-E6.
Battery
Power Consumption 59.94Hz:
23.9w (4K) 12.4w MXF priority (24Hz)
50.00Hz: 22.9w (4K)
Continuous Recording Time Supplied BP-955: 90 m (maximum @ 4K 50.00Hz)
Optional BP-975:135 m(maximum @ 4K 50.00Hz)
Miscellaneous
Dimensions Body: 160 x 179 x 177mm
Body and monitor unit: 185 x 249 x187mm
Body, monitor unit and handle: 185 x 284 x 301mm
Detachable Handle Yes
Weight (Camera Only) 1 930 g
Weight (Fully Equipped) 2 995 g (monitor unit, handle unit, BP-955, 2x CF card)
Operating Temperature Range -5°C to +45°C, 60% relative humidity

Specifications are subject to change without notice.
   
* 4K RAW / 2K RGB 30fps / 4K HRAW / 2K YCC 60fps single 3G-SDI output. Frame rates above this require 2 x 3G-SDI output.
*1 320 and 20 000 are not 1-stop increments but represent highest and lowest supported ISO values.
*2 [850] = Lowest ISO sensitivty achieving 800% dynamic range with Canon Log function.