New Firmware & Features for Canon C100, C300 and C500

Canon announces firmware updates for EOS C500, EOS C300, EOS C100 and improvements to Cinema RAW Development software London, UK, 3rd April 2013 – Canon has today announced the development of firmware updates for three of its ground-breaking Cinema EOS System cameras, as well as a selection of new functions for its Cinema RAW Development (CRD) software. The upgrades are the latest to be developed in response to feedback from imaging professionals, demonstrating Canon’s continued commitment to supporting the needs of the professional video community. Following the release of the upgrades, the EOS C500, EOS C300 and EOS C100 will …

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Canon Brings 4K To The Cinema EOS Lineup With 2 New Cameras – C500 and EOS-1D C + Lenses

In the week proceeding the 2012 NAB show in Las Vegas, Canon have unveiled two brand new Cinema EOS cameras that take their new line right into the world of 4k video capture.  The C500 will build on the platform that the C300 launched on back in November 2011 but offer RAW 4k recording via 3G HD-SDI output and up to 120fps at 10 bit and 60fps at 12 bit. Back then I interviewed one of the technical developers from Canon and it was immediately obvious that this was just the beginning for them.  I don’t think that anyone would

Canon’s New EF Cine Lenses Up For Order

As well as Canon’s new EOS C300 camera being made available for order today, B&H also have new Cinema EOS lenses that will be a perfect compliment for this camera. Last week at CES I had some hands on time with the new zooms and they are meticulously constructed, a joy to use. Canon CN-E 14.5-60mm T2.6 L S Cinema Zoom Lens with EF Mount Canon CN-E 14.5-60mm T2.6 L SP Cinema Zoom Lens with PL Mount Canon CN-E 30-300mm T2.95-3.7 L S EF Mount Cinema Zoom Lens Canon CN-E 30-300mm T2.95-3.7 L SP PL Mount Cinema Zoom Lens

Canon Drops Price For C300 And Opens Pre-Orders For Jan 30th Shipping

We thought they might, we hoped they might…… and they did.  Canon have just announced that their new flagship digital cinema camera, the EOS C300, will launch at a price of $15,999.  This is $4000 less than they originally told people, due largely in part to the backlash of the film making community.  Only 18 stores will be stoking the C300 and you can bet that there will be a HUGE rush to get these in the early stages.  If your company is considering purchasing one then I would urge you to place a pre-order with B&H Photo HERE.  You

10 Things You May Not Know About The Canon EOS C300 & Future Of Cinema EOS

I did a post similar to this on the recently announced EOS 1DX which people seemed to enjoy so here we are again with another one.  This time I was able to have a short conversation with Erik Allin from Canon today , who works out of their Hollywood branch and was a technical specialist in the research of the C300.  The chat turned up a couple of new interesting pieces of information that I’ve added here. 1 – EF Cine Primes – 3 announced, 2 more in the pipeline Whilst the two zoom lenses are identical to the PL

Canon Launches New Range Of EOS Cine Lenses With EF Mount

Alongside the launch of the new EOS C 300 video camera, Canon have also addressed peoples concerns with using regular EF lenses on these cameras for shooting video professionally.  EF lenses were not designed with manual focus in mind and they can prove tricky to use when critical focus is necessary.

Those problems have now been addressed though with this new lineup which features a true cine style of long focus throw and detailed lens markings with distances as well as a manual aperture. All resolve to 4K:

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