/s/p/canon-6345b002.html
Phone: 973.335.4460 (ET)
You are not logged in
 

Canon EOS C500 Cinema EOS 
Camcorder Body (EF Lens Mount) - logo


Camcorder - ZGC Canon C500 Cinema EOS EFCamera


Canon EOS C500 Cinema EOS 
Camcorder Body (EF Lens Mount) - C500 FRONT
Canon EOS C500 Cinema EOS 
Camcorder Body (EF Lens Mount) - back
Canon EOS C500 Cinema EOS 
Camcorder Body (EF Lens Mount) - back side
.

Canon EOS C500 Cinema EOS Camcorder Body (EF Lens Mount)

Part #: 6345B002

Price:  $15,999




C500 Cinema EOS Camcorder Body EF

 Model # 6345B002

 Lowered pricing as of January 1, 2015


 Special financing offer

  • 1.99% financing for  36 month
  • 2.99% for 24 month Lease Program
  • Offer also available on select Canon lenses

                CALL US: 973-335-4460
                EMAIL: sales@zgc.com

 

 

The EOS C500 offers a Super 35mm, 8.85-megapixel CMOS image sensor, our DIGIC DV III Image Processor and an expansive range of recording and output options specifically for 4K, 2K and HD image acquisition.

Camera Features:

  • 4K RAW (4096 x 2160) Output
  • EF Lens Mount for Broad Compatibility
  • 8.8 Mp Super 35mm-Size CMOS Sensor
  •  Puts Out 2K, Quad HD & Full HD
  • 2x 3G-SDI Outputs
  • 50 Mb/s Proxy HD Recording to CF Card
  • 10-Bit 4K RAW at Up to 60p
  • 10-Bit 4K Half RAW at Up to 120p
  • 12-Bit 2K 4:4:4 Signal at Up to 60p
  • Canon Log Gamma



 

The Canon EOS C500 EF Cinema EOS Camcorder Body (EF Lens Mount) represents Canon's first foray into the world of 4K digital cinema production. Sharing a sensor with the earlier EOS C300 PL camera, the EOS C500 EF fulfills the potential of the large (Super 35mm-size), high-resolution (8.8 Mp effective) CMOS imager by offering full 4K RAW output via 3G-SDI.


The C500 EF also has a body type in common with the C300 PL. Featuring large, accessible buttons with ridges dividing them, the EOS C500 PL has been designed expressly for the craft of digital cinema. Its signal output is similarly appropriate: At rates up to 60 frames per second, the 10-bit 4K RAW data stream output can be recorded to an approved external device (sold separately) at full resolution. Using a format called 4K half RAW, which halves the horizontal resolution, you can capture up to 120 fps to the external recorder by using both of the C500 PL's 3G-SDI outputs.


The Canon EOS C500 EF integrates with time-tested feature film production workflows. As 4K RAW data is being recorded externally, you can record proxy files at 50 Mb/s to the camera's internal CF card so rough-cut or dailies editing can begin immediately after a scene is complete. For the widest latitude for color correction in post-production, the camera offers Canon's Log gamma mode, which results in excellent tonal reproduction in the highlight and lowlight regions of an image, and a greatly expanded dynamic range.


 


  Canon EOS C500 with EF Lens Mount
 To integrate easily into the working style and equipment array of film crews and production houses, the EOS C500 with a Canon EF lens mount is completely compatible with all of Canon's EF lenses, including compact primes, super telephotos, specialty tilt-shift, macro, and fisheye lenses – over 60 in all


Canon EF Cinema Lenses
Canon EF Cinema lenses (sold separately) are designed and engineered to meet or exceed the exacting standards of working professionals. Every Canon EF Cinema lens is designed to fulfill contemporary 4K production standards, surpassing the performance requirements of any HD imaging system. Zoom lenses feature large aspherical lens elements to achieve sharp, consistent images in every shooting situation. Geared inner focusing minimizes focus-induced changes in the angle of view, rendering focus breathing virtually zero. The 11-blade aperture diaphragms ensure smooth out-of-focus areas and beautiful bokeh – and innovative glass construction counteracts barrel expansion and contraction to avoid temperature-induced marking discrepancies. EF Cinema lenses provide markings on angled surfaces on both sides of the barrel, making it easy to read focus and aperture settings from behind or either side of the camera.  Control rings are designed to maintain the proper amount of resistance with consistent operating torque. EF Cinema lenses share uniform gear position, diameter and rotation angle as well as front lens diameters, enabling the film crew to quickly change to another Canon zoom or prime lens or compatible third-party accessories like matte boxes and rods without adjustments


Canon Super 35mm CMOS Sensor
Modeled on the Super 35mm 3-perf motion picture film standard, the Canon CMOS sensor has an effective resolution of 4096 x 2160. The image sensor employs an innovative readout technique that delivers full-bandwidth individual RGB video components without the need for any de-Bayering algorithms


RAW 4K Output
Using a single 3G-SDI output, the C500 PL is able to output a full 4K RAW (4096 x 2160-pixel) data stream in 10-bit color space, with full Bayer encoding and frame rates up to 60 fps. Using both of the camera's 3G-SDI outputs, the frame rate can jump as high as 120 fps, but with the horizontal resolution reduced by half and then interpolated back in


Canon Log Gamma
Shooting in Canon Log mode, cinematographers can set the camera exposure value using their customary light meter practices. This nonlinear transfer function is specifically designed to facilitate the post-production of digital images originating in Cinema EOS in a manner similar to the post-production of images digitally transferred from motion picture film (the contemporary DI process). By managing the disposition of quantization bits, Canon Log ensures excellent tonal reproduction within both highlight and low-light regions of a given digital image


Canon EOS C500 with PL Lens Mount
Designed to integrate into existing production setups, the EOS C500 PL is fully compatible with a wide variety of industry-standard PL-mount lenses, ensuring it will work seamlessly with trusted optics already in the filmmaker's possession. Compatibility with Canon's existing PL mount lenses means filmmakers can take advantage of the new optical designs Canon has developed for the cinema market


Canon Cinema EOS Lenses, Available in P L Mount
Some Canon Cinema EOS lenses (sold separately) are available in both PL and EF configurations. They're designed and engineered to meet or exceed the exacting standards of working professionals. Every Canon Cinema EOS lens is designed to fulfill contemporary 4K production standards, surpassing the performance requirements of any HD imaging system. Zoom lenses feature large aspherical lens elements to achieve sharp, consistent images in every shooting situation. Geared inner focusing minimizes focus-induced changes in the angle of view, rendering focus breathing virtually zero. The 11-blade aperture diaphragms ensure smooth out-of-focus areas and beautiful bokeh – and innovative glass construction counteracts barrel expansion and contraction to avoid temperature-induced marking discrepancies. Cinema EOS lenses provide markings on angled surfaces on both sides of the barrel, making it easy to read focus and aperture settings from behind or either side of the camera. Focus markings can be switched from standard labeling to metric. Control rings are designed to maintain the proper amount of resistance with consistent operating torque. Cinema EOS lenses share uniform gear position, diameter and rotation angle as well as front lens diameters, enabling the film crew to quickly change to another Canon zoom or prime lens or compatible third-party accessories like matte boxes and rods without adjustments


Designed with Filmmakers in Mind
With everything a cinematographer needs, the EOS C500 PL comes ready to produce. A logical layout of buttons and dials make operation simple. A lock switch turns off all controls except the recording button and function buttons. Small ridges between the buttons help prevent activating functions by mistake. A backlit display panel is great for low-light viewing. A tally lamp is clearly visible from the side or behind the camera


Comfortable Ergonomic Controls
The moment you pick up the EOS C500 PL, you'll feel right at home. Four separate start/stop buttons and 15 other customizable buttons distributed over the camera body mean quiet and intuitive access


Accommodating File-Based Production
The Cinema EOS system creates full HD proxy files in the internationally standardized Material eXchange Format (MXF), wrapping video and audio with metadata in a single file that maintains access to critical information throughout the production process


Specifications


 



 





Image Sensor1x CMOS sensor, equivalent to 3-perf Super 35mm
Effective Pixels Approx. 8.85 Mp (4096 x 2160)
FilterRGB primary color filter (Bayer array)
Lens MountEF
Output Formats4K: 10-bit RGB RAW at up to 60 fps
4K: 10-bit RGB Half RAW at up to 120 fps
2K: 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 at up to 60 fps
2K: 10-bit YCrCb 4:2:2 at up to 120 fps
QFHD: 1920 x 1080 RGB 4:4:4 12-bit or 10-bit at up 60 fps
QFHD: 1920 x 1080 YCrCb 4:2:2 10-bit at up to 120 fps
QFHD: 3840 x 2160 RGB RAW 10-bit at up to 60 fps
QFHD: 3840 x 1080 RGB Half RAW 10-bit at up to 120 fps
Proxy Video 8-bit MPEG-2 Long GOP (Canon XF codec)
4:2:2 at 50 Mb/s recording to CF card
Video Outputs3G-SDI: 2x BNC

  Code Description Price  

Featured Product
6345B002C500 Cinema EOS EF Camera$15,999

  Code Description Price  

 External Recorders eligible for $10,000 Instant rebate when purchased with C500 camera and Canon Compact Zoom lens
CD-ODYSSET7QConvergent Design Odyssey7Q OLED Monitor/Recorder -discontinuedCALL US! 
CD-Gemini-01Convergent Design Gemini 4:4:4 and 4:2:2 Recorder (SSD's must be ordered separately)$4,995
KI-PRO-QUADAJA Ki Pro Quad 4K/ Quad HD/ 2K / HD Recorder$3,995

 Canon Cinema Zoom Lenses eligible for Canon Instant Rebates
7622B002Canon CN-E15.5 -47mm T2.8 L S (EF Mount Lens)$23,275
7623B002Canon CN-E30-105mm T2.8 L S (EF Mount Lens)$23,275

 Canon Cinema Lenses
8325B001ABCanon CN-E14mm T3.1 L F (EF Mount Lens)$5,220
6569B001Canon CN-E24mm T1.5 L F (EF Mount Lens)$5,220
9139B001Canon CN-E35mm T1.3 L F (EF Mount Lens)$4,950
6570B001Canon CN-E50mm T1.3 L F (EF Mount Lens)$4,950
6571B001Canon CN-E85mm T1.3 L F (EF Mount Lens)$4,950
8326B001ABCanon CN-E135mm T2.2 L F (EF Mount Lens)$4,950

 Canon Cinema Zoom Lenses
6141B002Canon CN-E14.5-60mm T2.6 L S Wide Angle (EF Mount Lens)$42,750
6142B002Canon CN-E30-300mm T2.95-3.7 L S Telephoto (EF Mount Lens)$44,650

 CinoFlex Power Base Plate
TC300BODYIDX1CinoFlex Type C300 Body IDX Battery Mount$999

 Arri Light Weight Support
337370Arri Lightweight Support SET for Canon C100/ C300/ C500 (K0.60155.0)$605
337371Arri Lightweight Support BP-12 SET for Canon C100/ C300 /C500 (K0.60156.0)$1,930
337372Arri Lightweight Support BP-13 SET for Canon C100/ C300/ C500 (K0.60157.0)$1,930
337373Arri Arri Hand Grip SET for Canon EOS C100/C300/C500 (K0.60158.0) -DiscontinuedCALL US! 
337374Arri Adapter Plate for Canon C100/ C300 /C500 (K2.66173.0)$399

 Mattebox Systems
337104Arri MMB-2 Mini Mattebox Basic Unit with 114mm back (K0.66124.0)$650
337364Arri MMB-2 Double 4x5.650" 114mm clamp (K0.60153.0)$955

 Follow Focus Systems
MOV-302-0203Movcam MF-1 Mini Follow Focus- Single Sided Variable Lock$998
MOV-302-0204Movcam MF-2 Mini Follow Focus -Single Sided$727
337310Arri MFF-2 Standard Cine Kit 1 (K0.60148.0)$1,545
337340Arri MFF-2 Standard/ Hard Stop Cine 1 (K0.60151.0)$2,230

 Rain Cover
RS-C3500PortaBrace RS-C3500 Rain Slicker for Canon C300 Cameras$180

Technical Guide
CANON EOS C500 & 1DC

Product Update
GEMINI 4:4:4 NEW FIRMWARE - TECHINFO

Technical Guide
CANON 4K WORKFLOW DEVELOPMENT EOS C500

Product Update
CANON SPECIAL PROMOTIONS

Product Brochures & Additional Information
GEMINI 4:4:4 TO SUPPORT CANON C500 RAW - TECHINFO
CANON EOS C500 CAMERA - TECHINFO

  Code Description Price  

 SEE ALSO
6346B002C500 Cinema EOS PL Camera$15,999
5779B002C300 Cinema EOS Camera$11,499
5819B002C300 Cinema EOS Camera PL$11,999
5260B002EOS 5D Mark III Kit BODY$3,099
5260B009EOS 5D Mark III Kit EF24-105mm IS Kit$3,699

 

Anamorphic /i Lenses Canon CINE-SERVO Lens