CANON LAUNCHES NEW EOS C300 MARK III, BOASTING 4K/120P HIGH FRAME RATE RECORDING

Published by Lavinesh @ 22/04/2020

EOS C300 Mark III With CN-E85mm T1.3 L F attached

Canon Marketing Malaysia Sdn. Bhd (Canon) announced the release of its brand-new video production Cinema EOS System, the EOS C300 Mark III, which produces a high dynamic range by adopting a newly developed sensor that supports 4K/120p high frame rate recording. They have also launched the CN10x25 IAS S/E1 (EF mount) and the CN10x25 IAS S/P1 (PL mount), the new models of CINE-SERVO lenses that achieve 8K optical performance, high-magnification 10x zoom and have a 1.5x extender built into the lens body.

CN10x25 IAS S/E1 (EF mount) & CN10x25 IAS S/P1 (PL mount)

Albert Mah, Head of Imaging Communication Products Division of Canon Marketing Malaysia, said, "These products are built and designed with filmmakers, videographers, and videography enthusiasts in mind. The EOS C300 Mark III can shoot 4K/60p footage with extremely high dynamic range and low noise in DGO Mode. It also allows users to customize the camera according to their shooting environment and be able to adapt to fit into a large variety of production scenarios.

 

Then added, "On top of that, the CN10x25 IAS S/E1 (EF mount) and the CN10x25 IAS S/P1 (PL mount) CINE-SERVO lenses are designed with Canon's unique optical technology, making them compatible with 8K cameras. The lenses also have a removable drive unit with the same operability as a broadcast lens, providing a wide range of needs from broadcast content production to video production."

The C300 Mark III is a successor to the EOS C300 Mark II that was released in September 2015, utilizing a similar modular design that allows users to customize the camera to their shooting environment, catering to a large variety of production scenarios. With the newly developed 4K Super 35mm CMOS Dual Gain Output sensor (DGO sensor), the Canon C300 Mark III produces high precision focusing accuracy required during 4K recordings.

 

In addition to a lightweight design, the new CINE-SERVO lenses models, the CN10x25 IAS S/E1 (EF mount) and the CN10x25 IAS S/P1 (PL mount)  optical performance compatible with 8K cameras from the center of the frame to the periphery across the entire 10x zoom range. This statement holds even when engaging the built-in 1.5x extender, ensuring that 8K optical performance is never compromised.

 

The Canon EOS C300 Mark III camera is priced at RM50,899 while the CN10x25 IAS S/E1 (EF mount) and the CN10x25 IAS S/P1 (PL mount) CINE-SERVO lenses will be retailing at RM165,999 each in July 2020.