Canon launches flagship full-frame Cinema EOS camera

New camera capable of recording up to 5.9K, delivering ultimate creative freedom and quality

Canon Australia today announces its flagship full-frame Cinema EOS camera, the C700 FF. Featuring a newly developed, next-generation Canon full frame 38.1 mm x 20.1mm CMOS sensor, the camera is capable of recording up to 5.9K, delivering ultimate creative freedom and quality. The EOS C700 FF also supports multi-format recording, shooting with EF, PL and anamorphic lenses. When using EF lenses, the C700 FF supports Canon’s innovative autofocus (AF) system, Dual Pixel CMOS AF, which is ideal for full frame format shooting.

New sensor technology, sensor modes & recording formats

The newly developed full frame 38.1mm x 20.1mm CMOS sensor, designed for high-end production, enables filmmakers to capture filmic images with unprecedented low noise versus smaller sensors, natural skin tones, shallow depth-of-field, and a broad ranging tonality that exceeds 15-stops of dynamic range. This provides freedom and flexibility in grading and post production, as well as in the capture of HDR images. The newly designed sensor also allows the user to explore different sensor modes including full frame, Super 35mm and Super 16mm, while recording in a wide range of versatile formats including ProRes, XF-AVC (internally to CFast cards) and Canon’s uncompressed Cinema RAW.

Using the dedicated CODEX CDX-36150 (available separately from supplier), the EOS C700 FF can record 5.9k 12/10-bit RAW, with 4K and 2K RAW 12-bit options available, as well as shooting ProRes 4K. For high frame rate shooting, the EOS C700 FF can shoot up to 60fps (5.9K), 72fps (4K crop) and at up to 168fps (2K crop). Using the 5.9K oversampling processing, the camera is also able to deliver a higher quality 4K and 2K image with reduced moiré and noise versus cameras equipped with smaller sensors.

Lens options and design

The C700 FF is available in both EF mount and PL mount, compatible with Canon’s extensive range of EF series and Cinema lenses. Thanks to the vertical 20.1 mm sensor size, the C700 FF also enables users to shoot with anamorphic lenses. Using the Canon EF lens system, users can benefit from the full sensor size while shooting, as well as Canon’s innovative Dual Pixel CMOS AF, which ensures focusing by locking onto and tracking a moving subject; critical in higher-resolution recordings.

The EOS C700 FF is also compatible with existing Canon EOS C700 accessories, including the EVF-V70 viewfinder, the MO-4E/ MO-4P B4 mount adapter and the OU-700 remote operation unit.


The new Canon C700 FF ships from July 2018 with pricing set by dealers.

EOS C700 FF Key Features

  • 9K full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 15-stops of dynamic range
  • Various sensor modes, including full frame, Super 35mm and Super 16mm
  • Accurate and reliable Dual Pixel CMOS AF system with Canon EF mount
  • Supports multiple recording formats, including Canon Cinema RAW, ProRes and XF-AVC

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Other Anouncements

CN-E20mm T1.5 L F – a wide-angle lens perfect for high-quality cinematic productions. This lens enables the straightforward capture of 4K images and enhances the current cine prime lens range.

Other features include:

  • Perfect for nature documentaries: The CN-E20mm T1.5 L F captures 4K footage in low light and allows you to produce natural blur effects, enabling a three-dimensional bokeh effect with a deeper depth of field.
  • Superb optomechanical build and durability: With a large diameter aspheric lens and low dispersion glass, the CN-E20mm T1.5 L F takes clear images every time.
  • 35mm full-frame shooting: You can expand your shooting opportunities with the CN-E20mm T1.5 L F, as this lens has an image circle, allowing you to capture premium quality footage with confidence.

The DP-V2421 and the DP-V171 – an expansion of Canon’s industry-leading range of 4K reference monitors. These monitors are both 12G-SDI capable, and include an extensive firmware update.

Both monitors have:

  • HDR image check and production support: Including HDR capable waveform monitor, HDR capable false colour function and HDR Range Adjustment function, you will be able to ensure your images are perfect for 4K production.
  • 12G-SDI capabilities: There are four 12G-SDI inputs on each monitor, which can deliver 4K 50P transmission through a single cable, meaning you can reduce your installation complexity and save on studio space.
  • Firmware update: With the addition of an HDR brightness monitoring function, the display can show the luminance value on a selected part of the screen, allowing you to confirm a detailed luminance value and change during HDR production. The update will also allow you to control the screen from a PC.

Unique features of each device include:

Canon DP-V2421

  • 24-inch 4k HDR reference display: This display achieves over 1,200 cd/m2 high luminance and the deep black, making it suitable for versatile applications.
  • Supports XYZ, RGB, YCbCr and ICtCp formats.

Canon DP-V171

  • 17-inch 4K UHD Professional Display: This is designed for studio monitoring or outside broadcast (OB) vans.
  • Robust and compact for high mobility.

Local availabilities:

  • The C700 FF will be shipping from July 2018
  • The Canon CN-E20 T1.5 L F will ship from June 2019
  • The Canon DP-V2421 and DP-V1711 will be available in Australia from June 2018




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