“The EOS C300 has received a fantastic response since it launched in November last year, and we’re delighted it’s been approved for use by the BBC,” said Kieran Magee, Director of Professional Marketing at Canon Europe Ltd. “By utilising the expertise in our video, broadcast, DSLR and lens groups, we’ve created a unique product that offers exceptional creative scope for videographers of all kinds. Its quality and versatility make it ideal for a number of different shooting purposes, and we’re looking forward to seeing how the BBC puts it to use.”
About the Canon EOS C300
A landmark model for Canon, the EOS C300 merges Canon’s heritage in sensor and lens design to create a compact, versatile camera that offers exceptional image quality alongside the flexibility to shoot in a wide range of different situations.
The EOS C300 offers a first-class specification including a newly-designed Super 35mm-equivalent CMOS sensor with approximately 8.29 million effective pixels. MPEG-2 Full HD (MPEG2 422@HL compliant) compression and 50 Mbps recording rate allows videographers to record directly to two CF memory cards, while 4:2:2 colour sampling provides enhanced gradation and finer detail, as well as reducing jagged edges at chroma edges.
As part of the wider EOS System, the EOS C300 is immediately compatible with Canon’s collection of over 60 EF lenses – providing videographers with an unrivalled range of creative options. Canon has also used its unrivalled heritage in lens design to create a new line of EF Cinema Lenses that are specifically designed for video use, each of which delivers outstanding 4K optical performance and compatibility with the Super 35mm-equivalent format.
More information about the EOS C300 can be found here:
EOS C300 Key features
• 8.3MP Super 35mm CMOS sensor; Full HD
• Interchangeable lens (EF mount)
• Compact, modular, lightweight
• 50Mbps MPEG-2 MXF to CF card
• High sensitivity, low noise
• Canon Log Gamma
• 24.00p for movie production
• Wi-Fi remote control
• Seamless workflow integration