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Canon EOS C300
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Canon EOS C300 Camcorder

£9,091.00
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focus-numerique.fr Recommended tipa.com Technical Image Press Association Award
9.84MP 1.4kg CMOS Jul 2013
Total Megapixels 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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Canon EOS C300 Digital Cinema Camera
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19 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The reviewer at Focus-numerique.fr recommend this Canon camcorder and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Tipa.com gave this video camera a "Technical Image Press Association Award".

Average Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and studiodaily.com this video camera has an average expert rating of 75%.

Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Video Cameras

Medium total megapixels camcorders manufactured by Canon have excellent reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all camcorders (not just medium total megapixels camcorders) and found that Canon also has excellent reviews across its entire range.

Good Size

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that it was compact. Six years ago expert review site Studiodaily.com scored this camcorder 80 out of 100 and said “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 mentioned “The compact Full HD camera targeted a broad range of shoot”.

Reasonably Priced

One person wrote in their reviews that this camcorder was good value for money. Expert website Pcmag.com rated it 70 out of 100 and said in their Canon EOS C300 review “If you don't need HD-SDI or Genlock output, consider the C100 Mark II as a much more affordable alternative”.

Full HD HD Type

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

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The EOS C300 has an interchangeable lens, unlike most of the other video cameras of this spec and age which do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Very Large Display Diagonal

Camcorders that were released around the same time as the EOS C300 have display diagonals of between 1.5" and 4". The EOS C300 has one of the largest display diagonals (4 inches) amongst similar spec video cameras of this age.

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Has an HDMI

has an HDMI

The EOS C300 has an HDMI, as do most of the other camcorders of this type and age.

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Two Memory Slotss

The EOS C300 is a two memory slots video camera.

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SDHC Compatible Memory Cards

SDHC compatible memory cards

This camcorder supports an SD|SDHC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many comparable spec camcorders that were launched more than two years ago. SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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 DIGIC DV II image processor which is better than most comparable spec video cameras that were released around the same time as it. Most camcorders that were released more than two years ago have a BIONZ image processor. Across all medium total megapixels camcorders that came out around the same time as the EOS C300 the best image processor is DIGIC DV III and the worst is BIONZ.

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Fairly High Effective Megapixels (movie)

With an effective megapixels (movie) of 8.29 megapixels, the Canon EOS C300 has one of the higher effective megapixels (movie)s amongst medium total megapixels camcorders of this age. The average effective megapixels (movie) of medium total megapixels camcorders that came out more than two years ago is 4MP, and the effective megapixels (movie)s range from 0.49MP to 9.9MP.

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Very Large Viewfinder Screen Size

The viewfinder screen sizes of video cameras of a comparable spec and age to the EOS C300 range from 0.24" to 0.52". With a viewfinder screen size of 0.52 inches, the Canon EOS C300's viewfinder screen size is one of the largest amongst medium total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Built-In Display

The EOS C300 has a built-in display, as do most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for around the same time as the EOS C300.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This video camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many video cameras of this spec and age.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This video camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for around the same time as it.

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LCD Display

This video camera has an LCD display, which is typical of many camcorders of a comparable spec and age to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camcorder has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The EOS C300 does not have an image stabilizer. Most of the other video cameras of this age and type do have an image stabilizer.

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Not Full HD

Like most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years, the Canon EOS C300 is not Full HD.

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Pricey

After checking the price of 19 similar spec video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years they range in price from £24 to £9,954. We think that this video camera looks expensive compared to other similar spec video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

Not 3D

Like most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that came out more than two years ago, the Canon EOS C300 is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The EOS C300 does not have a night mode. Most of the other camcorders of this spec and age also do not have a night mode.

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Not Waterproof

Most video cameras of this age and spec are not waterproof. The Canon EOS C300 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

Most camcorders of a comparable type and age to the EOS C300 do not have a built-in projector. The Canon EOS C300 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in projector.

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Heavy

With a weight of 1.4 kilograms, the EOS C300 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to the EOS C300. Video cameras of a similar type and age to the EOS C300 have weights of between 76g and 3.3kg.

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1 Other reason to consider the Canon EOS C300

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Canon released the EOS C300.

Specification

Image Sensor
Total Megapixels
Sensor Type
Effective Megapixels (movie)
Lens System
Interchangeable Lens
Lens Mount Interface
Storage
Memory Slots
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Flash
Built-In Flash
Built-In Light
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D
Image Processor
Design
Colour of Product
Video
HD Type
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Maximum Video Resolution
Analog Signal Format System
Audio
Microphone Connectivity
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
DC-In Jack
Headphone Outputs
Headphone Connectivity
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

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...

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 0886c001, canon 0887c001
Barcodes 00013803143553, 00013803263251, 00013803263268, 04960999814155

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