PTZ Cameras

Canon CR-N500

With a 15x optical zoom and 4K UHD shooting capabilities, the CR-N500 offers precise control and seamless IP streaming, even in low light conditions.

Specifications

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    4K UHD

    1.0-type CMOS sensor for stunning quality

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    15x Optical Zoom

    From wide-angle to telephoto

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    DIGIC DV6 Processor

    Powerful image processing for fantastic results

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    Supports major IP streaming and control protocols

    RTMP/RTMPS, NDI|HX*, RTP/RTSP, SRT, FreeD and Canon’s XC Protocol

    * NDI is a trademark or registered trademark of NewTek Inc. in the United States and other countries

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    Dual Pixel AF

    For smooth, fast and accurate focusing

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    Optical Image Stabilizer

    Exceptional stability for smooth PTZ operation

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Main features of CR-N500

With a 15x optical zoom and 4K UHD shooting capabilities, the CR-N500 offers precise control and seamless IP streaming, even in low light conditions.

  • Powerful 4K Imagery

    RESOLUTION

    Powerful 4K Imagery

  • Stabilised 15x Optical Zoom

    OPTICAL ZOOM

    Stabilised 15x Optical Zoom

  • IP Streaming and Control

    INTEGRATION

    IP Streaming and Control

  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF

    AUTOFOCUS

    Dual Pixel CMOS AF

  • 1.0-type CMOS sensor and DIGIC DV6

    PROCESSOR

    1.0-type CMOS sensor and DIGIC DV6

  • Extensive Connectors

    CONNECTIVITY

    Extensive Connectors

Sensor Size

1 Inch-Type CMOS Sensor

1/2.3 Inch-Type CMOS Sensor

1 Inch-Type CMOS Sensor

1/2.3 Inch-Type CMOS Sensor

Optical zoom

15x Optical Zoom

20x Optical Zoom

15x Optical Zoom (30x Advanced)(1)*

20x optical zoom

Focussing System

Dual Pixel CMOS Auto Focus

Hybrid Auto Focus

Dual Pixel CMOS Auto Focus

Hybrid Auto Focus

Maximum resolution output

4K UHD 30p

4K UHD 30p

4K UHD 60p

4K UHD 30p

Indoor/Outdoor

Indoor

Indoor

Outdoor (IP55 Water and Dust Resistant)

Outdoor (IP65 Water and Dust Resistant)

All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated. Subject to change without notice.
  1. * 30x advanced zoom in FHD

Powerful 4K imagery

The 1.0-type CMOS Sensor and DIGIC DV6 processor work in unison to deliver exceptional 4K UHD/30p image quality as well as upscaled Full HD/60p images thanks to over sampled HD processing.

Stabilised 15x Optical Zoom to get closer

Canon’s advanced 4K optics make sure greater detail is captured, and flexibility assured, with a 15x optical zoom (25.5-382.5mm 35mm equivalent), providing a wide angle to telephoto field of view. Canon’s advanced four-axis image stabilisation ensures high quality image capture.

Powerful 4K imagery

IP Streaming and Control to transform your production

A comprehensive range of IP control and streaming protocols up to 4K UHD 30p (such as NDI|HX*, RTMP, RTP/RTSP, RTMPS, SRT, FreeD and Canon’s XC Protocol) are included, making the CR-N500 an ideal solution for new or existing systems.

* NDI is a trademark or registered trademark of NewTek, Inc. in the United States and other countries

Excellent imagery in low light

The CR-N500 produces high quality imagery with low noise, even with a minimum illumination of 1.5 lux. The large 1.0-type CMOS sensor and the DIGIC DV6 processor ensure the image quality retains its integrity even in the most challenging of lighting conditions.

IP Streaming and Control to transform your production
Dual Pixel CMOS AF keeps it sharp

Dual Pixel CMOS AF keeps it sharp

The CR-N500 features Canon’s renowned Dual Pixel CMOS Auto Focus system which provides extremely quick and accurate focus via multiple modes.

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Dual Pixel Focus Guide

Provides a visual representation whether the subject is in focus when focus is manually operated.

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Face Priority/ Face only AF

Detects faces automatically and tracks the focus of the selected subject.

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Touch AF

Working with the Remote Camera Control Application software, users can select an object they would specifically like to focus on.

Extensive Connectors for ease of use

The CR-N500 features a host of connections to ensure the ultimate flexibility, including a 3G-SDI video output, full-sized HDMI port (supporting 4K UHD 30p at 4:2:2 10-bit), professional XLR audio inputs, as well as a PoE+ LAN port to allow for easy system integration.

Smooth and precise control

The CR-N500 is equipped with a high-precision drive mechanism enabling fine adjustments of the Pan and Tilt movement and speed ensuring the perfect shot. Compatible with the RC-IP100 controller and Remote Camera Control Application controllers, the CR-N500 is also compatible with selected third-party controllers.

Controller Smooth and precise control

HDR Imagery, with versatile image quality adjustments

Achieve stunning HDR imagery with Canon Log 3 and Wide Dynamic Range Support. Both technologies ensure the best HDR imagery can be achieved for applications where postproduction or a quick turnaround is required. The in-built image adjustment settings also ensure flexible and bespoke imagery to colour match with other cameras.

HDR Imagery, with versatile image quality adjustments

Seamless High Quality 4K Video Streaming

With the free of charge* Webcam Driver**, you can enjoy seamless video streaming in up to 4K 30p with maximum 5 selected Canon PTZ Cameras*** via a simple ethernet connection. Compatible with most conferencing platforms and applications which require UVC, this Windows OS software is a virtual USB driver which allows an easy video streaming integration, ideal for video conferencing and online lectures.

* A third party license may be required
** Software available in June 2022
*** Applicable only to the CR-N500, CR-N300 and CR-X300

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What’s in the box

What’s in the box

  • CR-N500 Camera

  • Ceiling Plate (with fittings)

  • Safety Wire

  • Camera-to-mount Safety Wire

  • AC Adapter

  • Remote Control (WL-N01)

  • Batteries

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