Canon unloaded a ton of news this morning. Apart from specifically releasing specifications for the EOS 1D C (Cine) DSLR and the C500, they're also apparently working on a few other things, including four lenses and other 4K cameras -- the C300 was definitely just the beginning. Full specs and tons of photos after the jump!
Canon EOS 1D C:
- 18MP Full-Frame Sensor (5184x3456 pixels)
- ISO 100-51,200 (expandable from 50-204,800 -- 25,600 for Video)
- 8-Bit 4:2:2 4K Video-Recording at 24fps, 1080P @ 24/25/30/50/60fps
- Clean HD via HDMI
- Canon Log Gamma support
- Super35mm Crop Option
- EF and EF Cinema Lens Compatibility
- Dual CF Card Slots
- 14FPS (stills)
- 61 AF Points
This is a 1D X on video crack; and you pay for it. What do you think? Does this seem like a dream for the deep-pocketed?
- 10-Bit 4:4:4 Recording @ 4K 60FPS
- 10-Bit 4:4:4 Recording @ "Half-Raw" 4096x1080 @ 120FPS
- Quad-HD Support (4096x2960, 3840x2160, 2048x1080, 1920x1080)
- Records 1080P to Dual CF Cards
- External Recorder Required for Higher Resolutions
- Canon Log Gamma Support
- Expected Price: $32,000
Canon 15.5-47mm T2.8 L and 30-105mm T2.8 L Cinema lenses were also announced in both PL and EF mounts. A C100 is still expected, but Canon's dedication to the video market is ever-increasing.
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