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Canon EOS C300
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Canon EOS C300 Camcorder

£10,212.00
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focus-numerique.fr Recommended tipa.com Technical Image Press Association Award
9.84MP 1.4kg CMOS Jul 2013
Sensor Size Weight Sensor Type Interchangeable Lens Release Date
Leave No Story Untold A ground-breaking professional cine camera, EOS C300 fuses Canon's proven video technology and lens heritage with EOS creativity. Interchangeable EF lenses give unprecedented... More
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20 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

This camcorder was given a "Recommended" award by Focus-numerique.fr who concluded that this video camera was good.

One more expert review site wrote that this video camera was good. Tipa.com gave this Canon video camera a "Technical Image Press Association Award".

Average Expert Reviews

Two experts from sites including PC Mag and studiodaily.com have rated this camcorder on average 75 out of 100.

Canon Camcorders Have Excellent Reviews

Canon is one of the best video camera manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and Canon also has excellent reviews for its medium sensor size video cameras.

Good Size

A number of Canon EOS C300 owners who bought it concluded that it was compact. Expert website Studiodaily.com wrote “Compact portable lighting and versatile digital cameras have reduced crew sizes for film projects in most of the world as budgets have shrank”. Studiodaily.com also said “The compact Full HD camera targeted a broad range of shoot”.

Reasonably Priced

One Canon EOS C300 reviewer considered that this camcorder was good value for money. Two years ago Pcmag.com mentioned “If you don't need HD-SDI or Genlock output, consider the C100 Mark II as a much more affordable alternative” in their review of the Canon EOS C300.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this video camera is Full HD, which is typical of many video cameras of a comparable age and type to it.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The EOS C300 has an interchangeable lens, unlike most of the other similar spec video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the EOS C300 which do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Very Large Screen Size

The EOS C300 has a very large screen size (4 inches) compared to most of the other camcorders of this type and age. The smallest screen size of camcorders that are a similar age to the EOS C300 is 1.5", the largest is 4", and the average screen size is 2.8".

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Full HD

Like most of the other camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to the EOS C300, the EOS C300 is Full HD.

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Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

Like most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and spec to the EOS C300, the EOS C300 has an HDMI port.

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Two Memory Card Slots

The Canon EOS C300 is a two memory card slot video camera. Most of the other medium sensor size video cameras that were launched around the same time as the EOS C300 only have one memory card slot.

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SDHC Memory Card

SDHC memory card

The EOS C300 supports an SDHC memory card which is better than most medium sensor size video cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. Most video cameras of a similar type and age to it support an SD memory card. SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB. The worst memory card type of all video cameras that are a similar age to the EOS C300 is MicroSDXC and the best is SDXC.

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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DIGIC DV II Image Processor

The EOS C300 has a better image processor than most video cameras of this age and type. This video camera has a DIGIC DV II image processor, whereas most medium sensor size video cameras that are a comparable age to it have a BIONZ image processor. Across all video cameras of this age and spec the best image processor is DIGIC DV III and the worst is BIONZ.

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Very High Movie Megapixel Count

The average movie megapixel count of camcorders of this age and type is 3.8MP. At 8.29 megapixels, the EOS C300 has a very high movie megapixel count compared to most of the other camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as the EOS C300.

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Very Large Viewfinder Screen Size

The viewfinder screen size of the EOS C300 of 0.52 inches is one of the largest amongst camcorders that have been available for around the same time as the EOS C300. Medium sensor size video cameras that came out around the same time as the EOS C300 have viewfinder screen sizes of between 0.24" and 0.52", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.36".

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Has a Built-In Display

Like most of the other medium sensor size video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the EOS C300, the Canon EOS C300 has a built-in display.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This video camera supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium sensor size video cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This camcorder has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on video cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This video camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders of a comparable spec and age to it.

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LCD Display

This video camera has an LCD display, which is the most frequently found display on camcorders of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Most of the other camcorders of a similar type and age to the EOS C300 have an image stabiliser, however the EOS C300 does not have an image stabiliser.

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Pricey

We checked 23 camcorders of a comparable type and age and they range in price from £21 to £9,954. We think that this video camera looks expensive compared to other camcorders of a comparable type and age.

Not 3D Compatible

The EOS C300 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other camcorders of this spec and age are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other video cameras of this age and type, the EOS C300 does not have a night mode.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The Canon EOS C300 does not have a built-in projector. Most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to the EOS C300 also do not have a built-in projector.

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Not Waterproof

Most video cameras that have been around for a similar time to the EOS C300 are not waterproof. The EOS C300 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Heavy

Video cameras of this type and age have weights of between 76g and 2.8kg, and the average weight is 320g. At 1.4 kilograms, the Canon EOS C300 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other camcorders of this age and spec.

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1 Other reason to consider the Canon EOS C300

Released Over Three Years Ago

Canon released the EOS C300 over three years ago.

Specification

User Ratings
Image Sensor
Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Movie Megapixel Count
Lens System
Interchangeable Lens
Lens Mount Interface
Storage
Memory Card Slot
Memory Card
Storage Media Type
Focusing
Light Exposure
White Balance
Flash
Built-In Flash
Built-In Light
Shutter
Display
Screen Size
Built-In Display
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D Compatible
Image Processor
Design
Colour
Video
HD Type
Video Format
Video Resolution
Maximum Video Resolution
Analog Signal Format System
Still Image
Audio
Microphone Connection
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
DC-In Jack
Headphone Out Port
Headphone Socket
Networking
Battery
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Other Features
Projector
Technical Details
Technical Details

2 Awards

focus-numerique.fr Recommended tipa.com Technical Image Press Association Award

Expert Reviews

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18 November 2015

The Canon C300 was announced way back in 2011?the first in the company's Cinema EOS line-up?and its primary goal was to convince DSLR filmmakers to step up to a true digital motion picture camera.... Read more…

29 December 2014

The Canon EOS C300 camcorder is capable enough for use in broadcast environments, but if you don't need HD-SDI or Genlock output, consider the C100 Mark II as a much more affordable alternative...

27 April 2012

Since the Canon 5D Mark II emerged almost four years ago, many pro videographers on a budget have shot their material exclusively with DSLRs. They've loved every minute of it. But they've been... Read more…

27 April 2012

Please enable JavaScript to watch this video.Since the Canon 5D Mark II emerged almost four years ago, many pro videographers on a budget have shot their material exclusively with DSLRs. They've... Read more…

26 April 2012

Since the Canon 5D Mark II emerged almost four years ago, many pro videographers on a budget have shot their material exclusively with DSLRs. They've loved every minute of it. But they've been... Read more…

1 January 2011

Tipa.com

To implement the revolutionary C300, Canon called upon expertise from diverse fields including sensors, image processors and optics. The result is landmark video camera technology available in two... Read more…

13 March 2012

Le mariage d'un capteur Super 35 mm avec des optiques EF et un enregistrement MPeg-2 est une réussite. La C300 ne déçoit pas grâce à une sensibilité exemplaire et un piqué d'image tout...

Focus-numerique.fr

26 March 2012

Die Canon EOS C300 punktet mit dem derzeit besten Bild aller auf dem Markt befindlichen digitalen S35 Sensor Cams (Stand 03/20120) in der Klasse bis 20.000,- Euro wenn man die interne Aufzeichnung...

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