Canon ME20F-SH Specifications

CAMERA

Sensor

35mm Full Size CMOS Sensor

Filter

RGB Primary Colour Filter (Bayer array)

Effective pixels per sensor

Approx. 2.26MP (2000 x 1128)

Minimum illumination

0.0005 lux or less( Gain 75dB, f/1.2, 29.97P, 50 IRE)

Horizontal Resolution

Depends on the lens used.

Lens Mount

Canon EF mount with Cinema Lock

ND filter

Yes, 2 density (1/8, 3 stops or 1/64 , 6 stops) Manually selected electronic control

Focus control

Manual Focus using lens or via RC-V100 Remote Control; One Shot AF via assignable button

Iris control

Manual; 1/2 stop increments. Push Auto Iris via assignable button. Auto (combined function combining Iris, Gain, Shutter and ND filter operation)

Aperture range

Depending on selected lens

Filter diameter

Depending on selected lens

Image stabilization system

Depending on selected lens

Digital Tele Converter

Yes : X2/ X4 tele converter

Type

DIGIC DV 4

Sampling accuracy

YbCbCr 422 via 3G/HD-SDI; RGB 444, YCbCr 444, YCbCr 422 via HDMI

Bit depth

10 bit (8 bit effective)

RECORDING

Video storage media

External Recording Device

Recording file format

Depending on External Device

Recording frame rate

3G/HD-SDI Output: 1920x1080: 59.94P/59.94i/50P/50i/29.97P/25P/23.98P


1280x720: 59.94P/50P/29.97P/25P/23.98P


HDMI Output: 1920x 1080: 59.94P/59.94i/50P/50i/29.97PsF/25PsF


1280x720: 59.94P/50P


640x480: 59.94P

Slow/Fast motion

No

Interval Record

No

Frame Record

No

Pre Record (cache record)

No

Scan Reverse

No

Custom Picture Options

Nine Custom Picture options: Canon Log, Wide DR, EOS Standard, CP1 - CP6 . User customisable settings: Black, Black Gamma, Knee, Sharpness, Noise Reduction, White Balance. Adjustable for Chroma Key performance¹

HD->SD conversion

No

SYSTEM

Automatic Exposure Settings

Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Auto Gain Control (AGC)¹

Audio in

3.5mm stereo mini jack, plug-in power mic supported

Headphone output

No

Video monitor output

Yes, 3G/HD-SDI (BNC) OSD output compatible, HDMI.

HDMI

Yes. Output only,

USB

No

3G/HD-SDI output

Yes, X2; Output 1 OSD compatible, Output 2 Clean output only.

Time code

No

Genlock

Yes, input only, BNC

Component out

No

AV terminal

No

DC input

Yes. 4-Pin XLR, 2-Pin connection. Input voltage 11 - 17V

Lens Terminal

Yes, 12-pin connector¹

Remote Control Terminal

Yes, x2: Remote A: 2.5mm mini jack/Remote B: Circular 8-pin . Both utilise Canon Unique Protocol.

Memory Card connector

Yes, microSD card (for firmware update only, no recording capability)

Colour Bars

Yes, SMPTE, EBU and ARIB depending on system frequency

Tally lamp

No

Custom key

No

User Assigned Functions

Yes, 4 buttons.


Assignable items:One-Shot AF / Push Auto Iris / ABB /AE Shift + / AE Shift - / Bar / Set WB /Tele-converter / Infrared / External Rec / Custom Picture /


Camera Mode A/M. These items work with the RC-V100 remote controller.

Custom Dial

No

SHOOTING FUNCTIONS

Exposure metering

Backlight, Standard, Spotlight

Exposure compensation

Yes: ±2.0, ±1.75, ±1.50, ±1.25, ±1.0,±0.75, ±0.50, ±0.25 or ±0

Exposure Lock

No

Auto Gain Control setting

Yes , OFF (75dB) or value from 36dB to 75 dB (in 3 dB increments)

ISO Sensitivity

Maximum in excess of ISO 4,000,000 equivalent at -75dB

Dynamic Range

Canon Log/Wide DR mode: 800%/12 stops at +9.0dB (Approx. ISO2300)

Gain setting

0dB to -75dB in 3dB intervals.

Control Modes

Manual 1/4 stop increments, Auto (combined function combining Iris, Gain, Shutter and ND filter operation)

Shutter speed

1/3 sec - 1/2000 sec depending on recording mode and system frequency

Shutter Angle

No

Slow Shutter (SLS)

No

Scan Reverse

Yes

Clear Scan

No

Infrared shooting mode

Yes: IR Cut-out filter, electrically operated.

Built-in IR lamp

No

Auto

YES

Preset

Daylight/Tungsten

Shockless WB

Yes, via Custom Function Menu

Manual setting

Set A, Set B (Default 5,500K)Kelvin ( 2000K - 15000K)

Countup system

No

Start value setting

No

Recording

Linear PCM 48 kHz 16-bit digital conversion, 2 channels

ACCESSORIES

Supplied

2-pin Power Connector

Optional

RC-V100 remote Control Unit, Tripod Adapter RB-1, RS-422 8-pin remote cables RR-10 (10m)/ RR-100 (100m)


AC-E19 Compact Power Adapter

Operating Voltage

DC: 11 - 17V via 4-pin XLR or 2pin connector

Power Consumption

Approx 12W (Body Only),

MISCELLANEOUS

Dimensions

102mm x 116mm x 113mm (W xH x D) 4.0 x 4.6 x 4.4 inches

Weight (camera only)

Approx. 1.1 kg (2.4 lbs)

Operating Temperature range

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

Disclaimer

All specifications are subject to change without notice

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All specifications are subject to change without notice

Footnote

¹ Connector activation may require firmware update

¹ Firmware upgrades may be required to enable all camera features. Visit the Canon Support website for more information, or contact your local Canon representative.

¹ Firmware upgrades may be required to enable all camera features. Visit the Canon Support website for more information, or contact your local Canon representative.

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¹ Connector activation may require firmware update

¹ Firmware upgrades may be required to enable all camera features. Visit the Canon Support website for more information, or contact your local Canon representative.

¹ Firmware upgrades may be required to enable all camera features. Visit the Canon Support website for more information, or contact your local Canon representative.