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EOS C500 Mark II

Highly Modular with Full-frame 5.9K RAW video recording

The EOS C500 Mark II is an advanced and compact digital cinema camera with a 5.9K full-frame sensor and a brand new image processing platform. Its modular design allows users to freely and easily customise the camera to meet their shooting needs. The outstanding expandability and mobility permits video content production of various range.

The dynamic range of up to 15+ stops allows a greater freedom in creative expression. EOS C500 Mark II has the newly developed DIGIC DV 7 high-speed image-processing platform that allows for high-quality 4K 50P / 60P recording, oversampled from the 5.9K full-frame sensor. It records in the XF-AVC Intra format that offers both outstanding quality and ease of editing.

  • 5.9K Full Frame sensor
  • 4K at 50P/60P with 4:2:2 sampling
  • Cinema RAW Light and XF-AVC Intra Frame records to CFExpress Type B Cards
  • Extension units for additional functionality to suit user needs (sold separately)
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF with Dual Pixel Focus Guide
  • Supports HLG and PQ standards
  • Lightweight, modular design for user optimisation

Features

Equipped with a 5.9K Full-Frame Sensor and Internal Cinema RAW Light 

The EOS C500 Mark II is equipped with a 5.9K full-frame sensor with a 17:9 aspect ratio—developed specifically for cinema use—that realises a dynamic range of up to 15+ stops1, allowing for greater freedom in creative expression. The newly developed DIGIC DV 7 high-speed image-processing platform allows for high-quality 4K 50P / 60P recording, oversampled from the 5.9K full-frame sensor.

The internal Cinema RAW Light recording feature allows for reduced file sizes while retaining the flexibility of a RAW format. The camera also supports XF-AVC, a video format that efficiently records compressed video data.

In a first for Canon cinema cameras and video camcorders, both Cinema RAW Light and XF-AVC intra record to CFExpress Type B cards, allowing for flexibility without the need to change media. Additionally, the camera supports the HDR standards HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma), which is ideal for broadcast and live streaming, and PQ (Perceptual Quantization), which is suitable for movie production and distribution online.

A Modular, Compact Digital Cinema Camera 

The EOSC500 Mark II outstanding expandability facilitates a wide range of video content productions, from movies and television dramas—which demand extremely high image quality—to news and documentary, where mobility is paramount. From special shooting needs such as single operator style, multi-camera, gimbal and drone to full-scale cinema camera operation, these enhanced expandability options allow the EOS C500 Mark II to support a wide range of shooting needs.

The camera’s lightweight body is significantly smaller than even the EOS C500, yet can be combined with a variety of shooting accessories: from eletronic viewfinders to camera grips and extension units. Users can change the lens mount of the EOS C500 Mark II from an EF mount to an EF Cinema lock mount or PL mount by themselves using a mount kit (sold separately) to match their shooting environment. 

Enhanced, User-Friendly Features 

Other features include Video IS, 4 channel audio and a large 4.3” LCD monitor with a more user-friendly touch panel. Ergonomic improvements have also been made, with new tool-less screws making it easier to attach and remove accessories, while the LCD features also support more efficient HDR shooting. Dynamic range can be set to 400% or 1600%, and a more accurate LCD monitor provides an improved rendition of the image for the user.

The EOS C500 Mark II also offers 12G-SDI and HDMI terminals for better handling at shooting sites and other locations, making connecting to a display or external recorder easier.

All prices above are recommended retail price in SGD, unless otherwise stated.