- Canon EOS C500 Mark II Cinema Camera - EF Mount
Canon EOS C500 Mark II Cinema Camera - EF Mount
The EOS C500 Mark II's modular design enables it to be paired with optional extension units to provide multi-camera support from a Genlock interface, or two additional XLR inputs, or an electronic viewfinder (EVF) unit.
The large full frame sensor provides many benefits such as 15+ stop dynamic range latitude, high light sensitivity range of ISO 100-102400, and no cropping on full frame lenses.
Other Standout features of the Canon C500 Mark II include: up to 10-stop neutral density from a built in ND filter system; two CFexpress and one SD card slots; 2K crop 120fps recording; Canon Log 2/3 recording; HDR PQ or HLG; 4K 4:2:2 10-bit XF-AVC at up to 810Mbps; Full Frame 5.9K 12-bit 50P Cinema RAW Light at 2.1Gbps; and XF-AVC proxy recording.
- Full Frame 5.9K 12-bit 50P Cinema RAW Light at 2.1Gbps
- Full frame 20.8 megapixel sensor
- Built in ND filter system
- Two CFexpress and one SD card slots
- Canon Log 2/3 recording
- High Dynamic Range (HDR) support
- 4K 4:2:2 10-bit XF-AVC at up to 810Mbps
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Full frame 20.8 35mm full frame sensor
The Canon EOS C500 Mark II Cine camera features a large 35mm full frame sensor to provide 15+ stops of dynamic range latitude, a high light sensitivity range of ISO 100-102400, and no cropping on full frame lenses.
5.9K internal RAW video recording at 59.94P
The large sensor in the C500 II enables the cine video camera to record Full Frame RAW 5.9K 12-bit video internally. Available video frame rates include 59.94P, 59.94i, 50P, 50i, 29.97P, 25P, 24P, and 23.98P (RAW only available on progressive (P) frame rates).
- Up to 10-stop neutral density from a built in ND filter system
- Two CFexpress and one SD card slots
- Canon Log 2/3 recording
- High Dynamic Range (HDR) support: SMPTE ST 2084 and ITU-R BT.2100 (HLG)
- 4K 4:2:2 10-bit XF-AVC at up to 810Mbps
- Full Frame 5.9K 12-bit 50P Cinema RAW Light at 2.1Gbps
- XF-AVC proxy recording
- Dual Pixel autofocus
- BNC jack 1 x 12G-SDI Out
- Two XLR 3-pin connectors, One 3.5 mm stereo mini jack (input only)
- Headphone output: 3.5 mm stereo mini jack
- Anamorphic lens support
Full Frame CMOS sensor
RGB primary colour filter (Bayer array)
Full Frame / Super 35 mm (Crop) / Super 16 mm (Crop)
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
Canon Log 2: 1600% / 15+ stops
Canon Log 3: 1600% / 14 stops
Wide DR: 800% (at ISO 400)
Canon EF Mount. B4 mount lens via adapter accessory (EF or PL)
Lens Magnification factor (for EF Mount lenses, including Cinema Primes)
5952 X 3140/4096 X 2160/2048 X 1080: x1.00
3840 X2160/1920 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)
Up to 10 stops via built in ND filter system (in extended mode)
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
Image stabilization system
Optical depending on lens used
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
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
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)
Pre Record (cache record)
Yes, 3 seconds
Double Slot (simultaneous) Recording
Photo storage media
SD/SDHC memory card
Photo Recording Size
Approx. 930 KB at 2048x1080; Approx. 880 KB at 1920x1080
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
SMPTE, EBU and ARIB colour bars available. See the menu.
Peaking 1, Peaking 2 (Colour, Gain, Frequency customisable)
On/Off selectable: center, horizontal, grid, aspect, safety zone, and rectangular marker. Colour selectable, yellow, blue, green, red, black, gray or white.
Built- In EVF
Optional EVF Accessory
Yes. OLED Electronic Viewfinder, EVF-V50 or EVF-V70
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)
3.5 mm stereo mini jack (output only, Camera Body).
Video monitor output
MON.: BNC jack, (output only, Camera Body).
HDMI connector (type A) (output only, Camera Body).
Yes, Input only, Camera Body. (GP-E2 connection)
BNC jack 1 x 12G-SDI Out (output only, Camera Body).
BNC jack (input/output, Camera Body).
Ye with optinal Expansion Unit EU-V1 and EU-V2. BNC jack (input only/also serves as SYNC OUT connector)
BNC jack (output only/also serves as GENLOCK connector)
Yes, with optiional EU-V2. DC 24V 2A jack Fischer 3-pin jack (output only),
D-Tap connection, 50W maximum
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, with optional EU-V2. 12-pin jack
Yes, with optional EU-V1 and EU-V2. Ethernet connector (RJ45) (supports 1000 BASE-T)
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
Canon’s proprietary specification (special 13-pin jack) for LM-V2 Monitor or optional EVF-V70 viewfinder or LM-V1 monitoror
Manual exposure determined by shutter setting, iris setting, ISO/gain setting and ND filter setting, Push Auto Iris, Auto Iris
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
Auto Gain Control setting
1-Stop Display: , 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,
[---] 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.
EF version: All compatible Canon EF lenses, Canon Cine Servo Lenses
[-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.
Off; Speed; Angle; Clear Scan (CS); Slow Shutter (SLS)
1 sec to 1/2000 depending on frame rate and Shutter Control Mode, 39 setting options
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
24.00 Hz* to 250.40 Hz
(*) The frequency will differ depending on the frame rate setting.
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.
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)
BT.2100: Corresponds to ITU-R BT.2100
Vivid: Corresponds to Traditional Colour in ITU-R BT.2390
-50 to +50
Adjustable for each channel RGB -50 to +50 plus Master Black -50 to +50
Adjustable Level -50 to +50, Range -20 to +50 and Point -20 to +50
Low Key Saturation
Adjustable: -50 to +50
Point -50 to +109, Slope -35 to +50, Saturation -10 to +10
Adjustment for Level, H Detail Freq., Coring, HV Detail Balance, Limit, Select, Knee Aperture and Level dependent sharpness
Off, On (1 to 12)
Off, Low, Middle, High / Hue, Chroma, Area, Luminance. 32 steps
Selective Noise Reduction
Off, Low, Middle, High / Hue, Chroma, Area, Luminance.
Phase, Gain and RGB adjustment, in tandem with Gamma selection
AWB, USER setting 01(setting range: 2000K to 15000K/ -20CC to
+20CC), daylight, tungsten, settings (A/B)
Area selection / area revision of two areas
-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)
Daylight (5400K), Tungsten (3200K), Kelvin (2000K-15000K, 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 adjustment
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
Linear PCM (24-bit / 48kHz), 4 channels
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)
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 Wireless Transmitter WFT- **(T.B.D)
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
Dimensions (Main Body Only)
Weight (body only)
Operating Temperature range
Approx. 0 to 40°C, (85% relative humidity)
Approx. -5 to 45°C, (60% relative humidity)
BP-A60 (Supplied), BP-A30 (Optional) V-Lock with EU-V2, 11V - 20V, Mains 4-pin XLR
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