C500 MK II
  • C500mkii
Canon Cinema EOS C500 Mark II EF 5.9K Full Frame Digital Cinematography Camcorder

Canon Cinema EOS C500 Mark II EF 5.9K Full Frame Digital Cinematography Camcorder with EF Lens Mount, 512GB CF Express Card & Card Reader. Canon EOS C500 MARK II
New generation Cinema EOS System with 5.9K Full Frame sensor in a compact body, delivers breathtaking image quality with Canon colour science. Newly developed technologies ensure great flexibility and reliability for all cinematographers.
Breathtaking Full Frame image quality
Canon’s own developed 5.9K full frame CMOS sensor delivers an immersive cinematic look combined with natural, smooth skin-tones and faithful colour reproduction with Canon colour science. The sensor also provides 15+ stop latitude with a wide colour space, perfect for High Dynamic Range productions.
High quality and efficient recording formats
The EOS C500 MARK II features a newly developed DIGIC DV 7 image processor which enables Cinema RAW Light recording internally at 5.9K, as well as supporting recording of Canon’s XF-AVC format in 4K 4:2:2 10-bit. Simultaneous recording of the same file format is possible to the dual CFexpress card slots,... 

Recording Media: CFexpress, SD card
Resolution: 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1080, 2048 x 2160, 4096 x 2160, 5952 x 3140
Video Resolution: 5.9K
Lens Mount: Canon EF
Maximum Video Resolution (recorded): 5952 x 3140
Sensor Resolution (Mega Pixels): 18.69 MP
Sensor Size: Full Frame
Sensor Type: CMOS
Weight: 0-2kg
  • 5.9K Full Frame CMOS sensor
  • Immersive Full Frame look with faithful colour reproduction
  • Internal 5.9K Cinema RAW Light recording
  • Efficient RAW file onto CFexpress
  • 4K 4:2:2 10-bit
  • Up to 810Mbps internal recording
  • Dual CFexpress slots
  • Simultaneous or relay recording
  • High Dynamic Range support
  • SMPTE ST 2084 and ITU-R BT.2100 (HLG)
  • Pioneering Autofocus Technology
  • Accurate and reliable, with touch screen control
  • DIGIC DV7 Image Processor - to power the advanced features of the camera
  • 12G-SDI terminal - Deliver 4K signal via single cable



IMAGE SENSOR
Sensor Full Frame CMOS sensor
System RGB primary colour filter (Bayer array)
Sensor Modes Full Frame / Super 35 mm (Crop) / Super 16 mm (Crop)
Total Pixels Approx. 20.8 megapixels (6062 x 3432)
Effective Pixels (Full Frame Mode) Approx. 18.69 megapixels (5952 x 3140): 5952 x 3140
or 4096 x 2160 or 2048 x 1080 selected resolution
Approx. 17.52 megapixels (5580 x 3140): 3840 x 2160
or 1920 x 1080 selected resolution
Effective Sensor Screen Size 38.1 x 20.1 mm (43.1 mm on the diagonal): 5952 x 3140, 4096 x 2160 or 2048 x 1080 selected resolution
35.7 x 20.1 mm (41.0 mm on the diagonal): W 3840 x 2160 or 1920 x 1080 selected resolution
Dynamic Range Canon Log 2: 1600% / 15+ stops
Canon Log 3: 1600% / 14 stops
Wide DR: 800% (at ISO 400)


IMAGE PROCESSOR
Type DIGIC DV7
LENS
Lens Mount Canon EF Mount. B4 mount lens via adapter accessory (EF or PL)
Lens Magnification factor (for EF Mount lenses, including Cinema Primes) Full Frame: 5952 X 3140/4096 X 2160/2048 X 1080:x1.00
3840X2160/1920 X 1080: x1.056
Super 35MM (Crop):
4096 X 2160/2048 X 1080: x1.460
3840 X 2160/1920 X 1080: x1.534
Super 16mm (Crop):
4096 X 2160/2048 X 1080: x2.920
3840 X 2160/1920 X1080: x3.069
Changeable Lens Mount Yes, User changeable to EF with Cinema Mount or PL
Peripheral illumination correction YES (dependent on lens used)
ND filter Up to 10 stops via built in ND filter system (in extended mode)
Focus control EF Mount: Via lens, wireless control or wired remote (dependent on lens used)
PL Mount: Only Cine Servo lenses

Iris control (EF mount lenses) Via body, grip, wireless control or wired remote.
1/2-stop, 1/3-stop or FINE control.
Possible to maintain constant F-number during zoom.
Cooke /i Technology Support Yes (PL Mount only after mount change)
Anamorphic Lens Support Yes, x2.0/x1.3
Image stabilisation system Optical depending on lens used


RECORDING
Internal Recording CFexpress card x2 for Cinema RAW Light or XF-AVC/MXF, SD card for XF-AVC Proxy recording, SD card also used for Photo Storage (1920 x 1080), CP setting transfer and firmware update.
Recording time (CFexpress card, 512GB) Approx. Cinema RAW Light: 5952 X 3140: 2.1Gbps: 30 Mins
4096 X 2160: 1 Gbps: 65 Mins
2048 X 1080: 250 Mbps 270 Mins

XF-AVC/MXF:
4096 X 2160: 810 Mbps 80 Mins/410 Mbps 165 Mins
2048 X 2160: 310 Mbps 215 Mins/160 Mbps 425 Mins
Recording Formats Cinema RAW Light (CRM), XF-AVC (MXF)
System Frequency/ Frame Rates 59.94Hz mode (59.94P / 59.94i / 29.97P / 23.98P), 50.00Hz mode (50.00P / 50.00i / 25.00P), 24.00 Hz mode (24.00P)
Cinema RAW Light Bit Rate/Bit Depth (PAL) 5952 X 3140: 50.00P, 2.1Gbps 10-bit/25.00P,
2.1 Gbps 12-bit
4096 X 2160: 50.00P, 1 Gbps 10-bit/25.00P,
1Gbps 12-bit
2048 X 1080: 50.00P,
250Mbps 10-bit/25.00P 250 Mbps 12-bit
XF-AVC Recording Bit Rate/ Sampling (PAL) 4096 X 2160/3840 X 2160: 50.00P YCC 4:2:2 10-BIT 810
Mbps/25.00P YCC 4:2:2 10-bit 410 Mbps
2048 X 1080/1920 X 1080: 50.00P YCC 4:2:2 10-BIT 310
Mbps/25.00P YCC 4:2:2 10-bit 160 Mbps
All Intra Frame
XF-AVC Proxy Recording Bit Rate/ Sampling (PAL) To SD Card 2048 X 1080: 50.00P, YCC 4:2:0 8-bit 35 Mbps/25.00P,
YCC 4:2:0 8-bit 24 Mbps Long GOP
Slow/Fast motion Yes, Cinema RAW Light 5952 x 3140/4096 x 2160:
1 -60 FPS/2048 x1080 (2K Crop) 1 -120FPS
XF-AVC:
4096 x 2160/3840 x 2160 (810/410 Mbps)
1 - 60 FPS (Full Frame/Super 35mm Crop)
2048x1080/1920x1080
1 - 60 FPS (Full Frame/Super 35mm Crop)
1 - 120 FPS (Super 16mm Crop)
Interval Record No
Frame Record No
Pre Record (cache record) Yes, 3 seconds
Relay Recording Yes
Double Slot (simultaneous) Recording Yes
Scan Reverse Yes
HD->SD conversion No
Photo storage media SD/SDHC memory card
Photo Recording Size Approx. 930 KB at 2048x1080; Approx. 880 KB at 1920x1080


SYSTEM
Wave Form Monitor Yes. Via MON.1/2, VIDEO or HDMI Terminals
(Not available from SDI Out 1 -4)
Line Display/Line and Spot/Line Select/Field
Display/RGB Display/YPrPb. HDR PQ and HDR-HLG
output supported.
False Colour Display (Exposure Indication) Yes. Via MON.1/2, VIDEO or HDMI Terminals
Colour Bars SMPTE, EBU and ARIB colour bars available. See the menu.
Peaking Peaking 1, Peaking 2 (Colour, Gain, Frequency customisable)
Zebra Level 1; Level 2; Both, Output via HD-SDI or HDMI
Markers On/Off selectable: center, horizontal, grid, aspect, safety zone, and rectangular marker. Colour selectable, yellow, blue, green, red, black, gray or white.


EVF
Built- In EVF No
Optional EVF Accessory Yes. OLED Electronic Viewfinder, EVF-V50 or EVF- V70


INPUTS/OUTPUTS
Audio in XLR 3-pin connector x2 , 3.5 mm stereo mini jack (input only)
Input 1 and 2 on camera body. Additional 2x 3-Pin
XLR on optional Expansion Unit EU-V2 (Input 3 and 4)
Headphone output 3.5 mm stereo mini jack (output only, Camera Body).
Video monitor output MON.: BNC jack , (output only, Camera Body).
HDMI HDMI connector (type A) (output only, Camera Body).
USB Yes, Input only, Camera Body. (GP-E2 connection)
SDI output BNC jack 1 x 12G-SDI Out (output only, Camera Body).
Time code BNC jack (input/output, Camera Body).
Genlock Yes with optional Expansion Unit EU-V1 and EU-V2. BNC jack (input only/also serves as SYNC OUT connector)
Synch BNC jack (output only/also serves as GENLOCK connector)
Component out No
AV terminal No
DC Output Yes, with optiional EU-V2. DC 24V 2A jack Fischer 3-pin jack (output only), D-Tap connection, 50W maximum
DC input XLR 4-pin jack
Remote Control Terminal REMOTE A connector 2.5 mm stereo mini-mini jack (input only) REMOTE B connector Round 8-pin jack (for RS-422) with optional EU-V1 or EU-V2
Wireless Control Terminal Yes
Lens terminal Yes, with optional EU-V2. 12-pin jack
Ethernet terminal Yes, with optional EU-V1 and EU-V2. Ethernet connector (RJ45) (supports 1000 BASE-T)
IP Streaming Yes. Via Ethernet connection. Wi-Fi capability TBC) 9 Mbps/4 Mbps:1920 X 1080 (59.94p/59.94i/50.00p/50.00i) optional EU-V1 or EU-V2 required
User Viewing LUT input YES
Video connector Canon’s proprietary specification (special 13-pin jack) for LM-V2 Monitor or optional EVF-V70 viewfinder or LM-V1 monitor
MISC.
Tally lamp Yes
Custom Dial Yes


EXPOSURE
Exposure metering Manual exposure determined by shutter setting, iris setting, ISO/gain setting and ND filter setting, Push Auto Iris, Auto Iris
Exposure compensation Yes
Auto Exposure mode Auto Iris with compatible lenses
Push Auto Iris Yes EF model all compatible lenses, PL Version compatible Canon Cine Servo lenses only with 12-pin connection on optional EU-V2
Exposure Lock No
Auto Gain Control setting Yes
ISO Sensitivity 1-Stop Display: [100], 160(*), 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200,
6400, 12800, 25600, [51200,102400]
[---] Displayed when ISO speed expansion is ON. (*)
Displayed when ISO speed expansion is OFF
1/3 Stop Display: [100,125], 160, 200, 250, 320, 400,
500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500,
3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 8000, 10000, 12800, 16000,
20000, 25600, [32000,40000,51200,64000, 80000,102400]
[---] When ISO speed expansion is ON.
Auto Focus System (EF Mount) Dual Pixel CMOS AF, Contrast AF
AF Frame Sizes (EF Mount) Large; size equivalent to approx. 20% (vertical) x 25%
(horizontal) of the image display range
Small; size equivalent to approx. 20% (vertical) x 8%
(horizontal) of the image display range
Selectable AF point over 80% (approx.) of sensor
Auto Focus Modes (EF Mount) One-Shot AF, Continuous AF and AF-Boosted MF. All modes take effect when the AF/MF switch of the EF lens is at the AF setting. One-Shot AF, Continuous AF, AF-Boosted MF
Face Detection AF (EF Version Only) Face Priority or Face Only.
Focus Guide EF version: All compatible Canon EF lenses, Canon Cine Servo Lenses
Gain setting [-6dB,-3dB], -2dB(*), 0dB, 3dB, 6dB, 9dB, 12dB, 15dB, 18dB, 21dB, 24dB, 27dB, 30dB, 33dB, 36dB, 39dB, 42dB, 45dB,48dB,51dB,54dB] [---] Displayed when ISO speed expansion is ON. (*) Displayed when ISO speed expansion is OFF. When ISO speed expansion is ON: between -2 dB and 54 dB When ISO speed expansion is OFF: Any value from -2 dB to 42 dB in 0.5 dB increments can be set.


SHUTTER
Control Modes Off; Speed; Angle; Clear Scan (CS); Slow Shutter (SLS)
Shutter speed 1 sec to 1/2000 depending on frame rate and Shutter Control Mode, 39 setting options
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 24.00 Hz* to 250.40 Hz (*) The frequency will differ depending on the frame rate setting.


CUSTOM PICTURE
Stored Configurations BT.709 (Wide DR / BT.709 Gamut), LOG (Canon Log 2 / Cinema Gamut), HDR-PQ (HDR-PQ / BT.2020 Gamut), HDR-HLG (HDR-HLG / BT.2020 Gamut), USER5 to USER20 (Wide DR / BT.709 Gamut)* From BT.709, HDR-HLG is protected.
Colour Matrix Neutral: Accurate colour reproduction, Production Camera: Colour reproduction for use in movie production, Video: Color reproduction equivalent to C300/500 CP-OFF (for commercial cameras)
HDR-HLG Profile BT.2100: Corresponds to ITU-R BT.2100 Vivid: Corresponds to Traditional Colour in ITU-R BT.2390
Master Pedestal -50 to +50
Master Black Adjustable for each channel RGB -50 to +50 plus
Master Black -50 to +50
Black Gamma Adjustable Level -50 to +50, Range -20 to +50 and Point -20 to +50
Low Key Saturation Adjustable: -50 to +50
Knee Point -50 to +109, Slope -35 to +50, Saturation -10 to +10
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, Area, Luminance. 32 steps
Selective Noise Reduction Off, Low, Middle, High / Hue, Chroma, Area, Luminance.
Colour matrix Phase, Gain and RGB adjustment, in tandem with Gamma selection
White balance AWB, USER setting 01(setting range: 2000K to 15000K/
-20CC to +20CC), daylight, tungsten, settings (A/B)
Colour correction Area selection / area revision of two areas
Setup level -50 to +50 On/Off


WI-FI & GPS SPECIFICATIONS
Wi-Fi (Optional Accessory) 1) WPS [Wi-Fi Protected Setup] (push-button system,
PIN code system)
(2) Manual setup
(3) Search for access points
Open system, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP-64, WEP-128,
TKIP, AES, Auto /manual
GPS Information (Optional Accessory) Latitude/Longitude/Elevation, Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)


WHITE BALANCE
Auto YES
Preset Daylight (5400K), Tungsten (3200K), Kelvin (2000K15000K, 100K intervals), Set A, Set B
White Balance Matching Yes, for previous models
White Balance Shift YES. -9 to +9 (Daylight and Tungsten only)


BLACK BALANCE
Black balance adjustment YES


TIME CODE
Count up system Regen, RecRun, Free Run, External, Hold (Drop frame available for some frame rates)
Start value setting “00:00:00:00”, Set/Reset selectable


AUDIO
Recording Linear PCM (24-bit / 48kHz), 4 channels


ACCESSORIES
Supplied Camera Grip GR-V1, Thumb rest, Mic holder unit
[w/ M4 screw], LCD Monitor LM-V2,
LCD Attachment Unit LA-V2, Handle unit, Shoulder
strap SS-1200, Battery Charger CG-A20,
Compact power adapter CA-CP200B, AC cable,
Battery pack (BP-A60), Extension System Attachment
Bracket, Unit Cable UN-5, Other: Stopper,
Hex Wrenches (M4 and M3), Hex Socket Head Bolt
(1/4 in.), Hex Socket Head Bolt (M3)
Optional Canon Battery Pack BP-A30/BP-A60 (provided with camera)
Canon Battery Charger CG-A10/CG-A20 (provided with camera)
Canon Remote Controller RC-V100
Canon Compact Power Adapter CA-CP200B (provided with camera)
Canon Shoulder Strap SS-1200 (provided with camera)
Canon Tripod base TB- 1
Canon GPS Receiver GP-E2
Canon Unit Cable UN-5 (provided)/UN-10 (purchased separately)
Canon OLED Electronic View Finder EVF-V50(*)/EVF-V70
* Canon Extension unit 1: EU-V1
* Canon Extension unit 2: EU-V2
* Canon EF Cinema Lock Mount Kit CM-V1
* Canon PL Mount Kit PM-V1
Canon B4 Mount Adapter MO-4E/MO-4P
Canon LCD Monitor LM-V2 (included)/LM- V1
Canon LCD Attachment Unit LA-V2 (included)/LA-V1
Canon Camera Grip GR-V1 (included)
Canon Shoulder Support Unit SU- 15
Canon Shoulder Style Grip Unit SG-1
Canon Clamp Base CL-V2
Canon Rod Clamp RD-1
Canon Handle Unit HDU- 2
Canon 8-pin Remote Cable RR-10/RR-100
Canon EF/EF cinema lens group, Canon PL cinema lens group, and accessories designed for these lenses (*) New products
Third Party Accessories V-Lock battery


MISCELLANEOUS
Dimensions (Main Body Only) Approx. 153x148x168mm (WxHxD)
Weight (Body Only) Approx. 1,730g
Operating Temperature range Approx. 0 to 40°C, (85% relative humidity), Approx. -5 to 45°C, (60% relative humidity)
Power Supply BP-A60 (Supplied), BP-A30 (Optional) V-Lock with EU-V2, 11V - 20V, Mains 4-pin XLR