Canon EOS C100 Specifications

CAMERA

Image Sensor

Sensor

Super35mm type CMOS

System

RGB primary colour filter (Bayer array)

Total pixels per sensor

9.84 megapixels

Effective pixels per sensor

8.29 megapixels

Minimum illumination

NTSC Mode 0.3 Lux
[F1.2 lens , 24 dB, 29.97P mode, shutter speed 1/30]
PAL Mode 0.25 Lux
[F1.2 lens, 24 dB, 25.00P mode, shutter speed 1/25]

Sensitivity

NTSC: F9
[1920x1080/59.94i , ISO640 (0dB), 2000 Lux, 89.9% reflection]
PAL: F10
[1920x1080/50.00i , ISO640 (0dB) , 2000 Lux, 89.9% reflection]

S/N Ratio

NTSC: 54dB (Typical)
[1920x1080/PF30, Canon Log base sensitivity ISO850 (Dynamic range 800%)]
PAL: 54dB (Typical)
[1920x1080/PF25, Canon Log base sensitivity ISO850 (Dynamic range 800%)]

Dynamic Range

During normal shooting: 300%
With Canon Log gamma: 800%
(ISO 850 or above/gain 2.5 dB or more)

Horizontal Resolution

Up to 1000 TV lines (1920 x 1080i mode), depends on lens used.

Lens

Lens Mount

Canon EF Mount, including EF-S and EF Cinema lens

Focal length

Equivalent to 1.53x the focal length of EF lenses

Peripheral illumination correction

YES (dependent on lens used)

ND filter

4 glass filters in camera body: Clear; 2 stops; 4 stops; 6 stops. Operate via dial on body.

Focus control*

Manual via lens; One-Shot AF; Continuous Autofocus (Canon lenses with 'stepping motor' (STM));¹
Continuous Dual Pixel CMOS Autofocus (DAF) mode (optional, additional cost)²
Wired RC-V100. AF not possible if using Cinema Zoom or Prime lenses.

Iris control

Via body, grip, remote control or Push Auto Iris control.
1/2-stop, 1/3-stop or FINE control.
Possible to maintain constant F-number during zoom.

Image stabilization system

Depends on lens used

Image Processor

Type

DIGIC DV III

RECORDING

Video storage media

SD/SDHC/SDXC card (2 card slots)

Recording time

64GB SD card: up to 5 hours, 55 minutes. ( 1920 x 1080 @24Mbps VBR)AVCHD

Recording file format

AVCHD

Recording format

MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
24 Mbps LPCM VBR (4:2:0);
24 Mbps VBR (4:2:0);
17 Mbps VBR (4:2:0);
7 Mbps VBR (4:2:0, 1440 x 1080).

Recording frame rate

59.94 Hz mode (NTSC): 60i/PF30/PF24/24p;¹
50.00 Hz mode (PAL): 50i/PF25.¹

Slow/Fast motion

NO

Interval Record

NO

Frame Record

NO

Pre Record (cache record)

YES (3 seconds)

Relay Recording

YES

Double Slot (simultaneous) Recording

YES

Scan Reverse

YES. Vertical or horizontal image inversion, or both.

HD->SD conversion

Yes (AVCHD to 9Mbps MPEG-2)¹

Internal Data Transfer

MOVIE: Yes (SD card to SD card)

Photo storage media

SD/SDHC memory card

Still quality

During video recording: 1920 x 1080;
During playback: 1920x1080

SYSTEM

LCD

Size

8.8 cm (3.5"), 100% view

Dots

922,000

Image quality adjustments

Brightness, contrast, colour, sharpness, backlight, black & white

Adjustable

Up/down/left/right according to camera configuration

Waveform Monitor

Waveform Monitor

Focus Assist*

Peaking;
Magnifying (25 points selectable);
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

0.61cm (0.24")

Dots

1.555 million

Image quality adjustments

Brightness, contrast, colour, sharpness, backlight, black & white

Adjustable

NO

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

NO

HDMI

YES (Type A, output only)

IEEE 1394 (Firewire)

NO

USB

YES (Mini-B, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed OUTPUT Only)

HD/SD-SDI output

NO

Time code

YES (Superimposed on HDMI Output signal)

Genlock

NO

Synch

NO

Component out

NO

AV terminal

YES (output only)

DC input

YES

Remote Control Terminal

2.5mm mini jack

Wireless Control Terminal

NO

Colour Bars

EBU, SMPTE, ARIB

Misc

Tally lamp

YES

Accessory shoe

YES (cold shoe, 2 locations: top of body, front of handle)

Custom key*

YES.
15 assignable buttons; select from 35 functions.
Side grip joystick functions assignable to alternative buttons.

SHOOTING FUNCTIONS

Exposure

Exposure metering

Manual:
Exposure determined by shutter setting, iris setting, ISO/gain setting and ND filter setting;
Push Auto Iris options:
(i) Standard (Centre-weighted metering)
(ii) Spotlight
(iii) Backlight (compensation)

Exposure compensation

YES. AE Shift function. +/-2, +/-1.5, +/-1.25, +/-1.0, +/-0.75, +/-0.5, +/-0.25, +/-0

Auto Exposure mode*

YES. Continuous Auto Iris (Canon lenses with 'stepping motor' (STM)).¹

Push Auto Iris

YES (EF and EF-S lenses. Not available with EF Cinema Lenses.)

Exposure Lock

NO

Auto Gain Control setting

NO

ISO Sensitivity*

1-stop display: 320¹, 400, 800, [850]², 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 20000, 25600, 51200, 80000
1/3rd stop display: 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, [850]², 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 8000, 10000, 12800, 16000, 20000, 25600, 32000, 40000, 51200, 64000,80000¹

Gain setting*

NORMAL: -6dB, -3dB, 0dB, 3dB, 6dB, 9dB, 12dB, 15dB, 18dB, 21dB, 24dB,27dB 30dB; Extended Range on: 33dB, 36dB, 39dB, 42dB
FINE: 0 dB to 24 dB (0.5 dB increments).

Shutter speed

Control Modes

Off; Speed; Angle; Clear Scan (CS); Slow Shutter (SLS)

Shutter speed

1/3 to 1/2000 depending on frame rate and Shutter Control Mode

Shutter Angle

11.25º to 360º 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

60i: 59.94 Hz - 250.27 Hz
PF30: 29.97 Hz - 250.27 Hz
24p/PF24: 23.98 Hz - 250.27 Hz
50i: 50.00 Hz - 250.78 Hz
PF25: 25.00 Hz - 250.78 Hz

Custom Picture

Stored Configurations

9, including 3 presets (CINEMA, Wide Dynamic Range (Wide DR) and EOS Std)

Storage Medium

SD/SDHC memory card (all customisation data and metadata), up to 20 Custom Pictures per card

Gamma

9 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 R Gain, B Gain

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

Wi-Fi & GPS Specifications

GPS Information (Optional Accessory)

Latitude/Longtitude/Elevation, Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

White balance

Auto

YES

Preset

Daylight (5400K), Tungsten (3200K), Kelvin (2000K-15000K, 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, Hold (Drop frame available for some frame rates), NDF only in 24P

Start value setting

“00:00:00:00”, Set/Reset selectable

Audio

Recording

16-bit 2ch (48 kHz) linear PCM when 24 Mbps LPCM selected
Dolby Digital AC3 when 24/17/7 Mbps selected

Control

Independent limiters and auto/manual settings

Microphone attenuation

YES, for built in microphone (in handle unit) and 3.5mm MIC jack

Microphone level meter

YES

ACCESSORIES

Supplied

Data Transfer Application, Handle Unit with microphone, Thumbrest, Grip, Tripod base adaptor plate, Shoulder strap, EVF cap, Battery Charger CG-930, Battery pack BP-955.

Optional

Batteries BP-955, BP-975, Compact Power Adaptor CA-930/CA-935, Tripod Adapter TA-100, Shooting Brace SBR-1000

Battery

Power Consumption

8.1w; VF + LCD, 24Mbps (NTSC mode)
7.3w; VF + LCD, 24Mbps (PAL mode)

Continuous Recording Time

Supplied BP-955: Approx. 285 minutes, 24Mbps, LCD + VF (50Hz mode)
Optional BP-975: Approx. 430 minutes, 24Mbps, LCD + VF (50Hz mode)

MISCELLANEOUS

Dimensions

Approx 135 x 170 x 129mm (thumbrest attached);
Approx 182 x 170 x 129mm (grip attached);
Approx 182 x 281 x 236mm (grip, monitor unit and handle attached)
Approx 142 x 281 x 236mm (thumbrest and handle unit)

Detachable handle

YES

Weight (camera only)

1020g

Weight (fully equipped)

Approx 1835g (grip, monitor unit, handle, hook, BP-955, 2x SD cards)

Operating Temperature range

Approx. 0°C to 40°C, (85% relative humidity)
Approx. -5°C to 45°C, (60% relative humidity)

Disclaimers

All specifications are subject to change without notice

* Firmware upgrades may be required to enable all camera features. Visit the Canon Support website for more information, or contact your local Canon representative.

Footnotes

Recording frame rate - ¹ PF modes recorded as interlaced video

HD->SD conversion - ¹ HD->SD conversion not possible for 24P recordings

ISO Sensitivity* - ¹ 320, 20000, and values above 20,000 are not 1-stop increments
² [850] = Base ISO sensitivity for Canon Log Gamma (800% dynamic range), above which highlight and shadow latitude remains consistent.

Focus control* - ¹ Some STM lenses may not support Continuous AF for video shooting. Contact your local Canon representative for more information.
² DAF upgrade is a paid-for option available at Canon Regional Competence Centres. Contact your local Canon representative for more information.

Auto Exposure mode* - ¹ Some STM lenses may not support Continuous AF for video shooting. Contact your local Canon representative for more information.