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Canon EOS C500 Mark II

by Canon
SKU 51192
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Canon Eos C500 Mkii

Impressive usability and imaging power combine in the EOS C500 Mark II, the customizable full frame cinema camera that’s built for creative freedom.

The lightweight body comes equipped with Canon's 5.9K full-frame CMOS sensor capable of over 15 stops of dynamic range. The newly developed DIGIC DV 7 Image Processor expands functionality and flexibility by enabling features such as 5.9K recording, internal recording of Canon Cinema Raw Light and Dual Pixel Autofocus.

The Cinema EOS C500 Mark II is the perfect expression of form and function, exceptionally adaptable to virtually any production with its modular design. Three expansion units and user changeable lens mounts enable operators to build their ideal cinema system.

PM-V1 lens mount includes Cooke/i2 Technology Support

Glazer's SKU 51192
Manufacturer Canon
MFG SKU 3794C002
Product Specs

Image Sensing Device


Sensor: Full-frame / Super 35mm (crop) / Super 16mm (crop) CMOS Sensor with DAF Technology

Optional OLED Electronic Viewfinder EVF-V50 or EVF-V70 (sold separately)

White Balance

Total Pixels: Approx. 20.8 Megapixels (6062 x 3432)

AWB, Kelvin setting (setting range: 2000K–15000K / -20CC to +20CC), Daylight, Tungsten, Set (A/B)

Number of Effective Pixels: Approx. 18.69 Megapixels (5952 x 3140) When 4096 x 2160 or 2048 x 1080 is selected as the resolution Approx. 17.52 Megapixels (5580 x 3140)
When 3840 x 2160 or 1920 x 1080 is selected as the resolution

System Frequency Selection

Frame Rates:

59.94 Hz, 50.00 Hz, 24.00 Hz, 59.94 Hz mode: 59.94i/59.94P/29.97P/23.98P, 50.00 Hz mode: 50.00i/50.00P/25.00P, 24.00 Hz mode: 24.00P

Image Processing Platform

Image Processor: DIGIC DV 7 Image Processor

Recording Media

Lens Mount

CFexpressTM Cards (2 slots): Recording of movies (Cinema RAW Light/XF-AVC), custom pictures, metadata

EF-mount, EF-mount (cinema lock type), PL-mount

SD Card: Recording of movies (XF-AVC (proxy)), photos (JPEG), custom pictures, metadata, menus and other data


Compression Formats

Exposure Modes: (1) Manual exposure based on shutter setting, iris setting, ISO/gain setting and ND filter setting (2) Push auto iris control, auto iris control (Light metering system selection, shift possible)

Video: (1) XF-AVC: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, (2) RAW: Cinema RAW Light

Shutter Setting: Speed, Angle, Clear Scan, Slow or Off mode selected Either 1/3 or 1/4 steps selected as speed increment

Audio: Linear PCM (24 bit – 48kHz; 4-channel recording)

Time Code

Iris Setting: Can be set to 1/2-stop, 1/3-stop or Fine (1) Push auto iris control (2) Auto iris control

Count-up: Drop frame* or non-drop frame * Only in 59.94 Hz mode

Lenses that support Auto Iris:

Operation Mode: Rec Run, Free Run, Regeneration

EF Lenses*
EF-S 10–18mm f/4.5–5.6 IS STM
EF-S 18–55mm f/3.5–5.6 IS STM
EF-S 18–135mm f/3.5–5.6 IS STM
* Supported by EF lenses released in 2018 and later

EF-S 55–250mm f/4–5.6 IS STM EF 24–105mm f/3.5–5.6 IS STM EF-S 18–135mm f/3.5–5.6 IS USM

EF-S 18–55mm f/4–5.6 IS STM EF 70–300mm f/4–5.6 IS II USM EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM

CN-E 18–80mm T4.4 L IS KAS S CN-E 70–200mm T4.4L IS KAS S

EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM

CJ18ex7.6B IASE S
* 2/3" mount lenses which allow for 12-pin communication using B4 Mount (MO-4E or MO-4P B4 Adapter and Expansion Unit EU-V2 required)


CN7x17 KAS S/E1

CN7x17 KAS S/P1

CN20x50 IAS H/E1 CN20x50 IAS H/P1

ENG Broadcast Lenses* HJ14ex4.3B IASE S HJ18ex7.6B IASE S HJ24ex7.5B IASE S

HJ17ex7.6B IASE S HJ22ex7.6B IASE S CJ45ex9.7B IASE-V H

CJ45ex13.6B IASE-V H CJ24ex7.5B IASE S CJ14ex4.3B IASE S

Gamma: Canon Log 3, Canon Log 2, Wide DR, Normal 1, HDR-PQ, HDR-HLG

Color Space: Cinema, BT.2020, DCI-P3, BT.709

LUT: BT.709/BT.2020/DCI/ACESproxy/HDR-ST2084 and user LUTs

Other Features

Slow & Fast motion recording, pre-recording, relay recording, double slot recording, custom picture settings, color bar, peaking display, zebra display, My Menu settings, waveform monitor display, assignable buttons, key lock, marker display, enlarged display, custom display, control via Browser Remote, peripheral illumination correction, diffraction correction, built-in monaural microphone, fan control, geotagging


Input: MIC jack, INPUT terminal (1/2)*, REMOTE terminal (A), USB * Digital input (AES/EBU standards) supported

ISO: 1 step, 1/3 step settings: 100* – 160 – 25600 – 102400* * When the sensitivity is expanded

Output: HDMI, headphone jack, MON. terminal, SDI OUT terminal*, VIDEO terminal * 12G-SDI supported

Input/Output Control: TIME CODE terminal, expansion system terminal, expansion unit connector* * For the EVF-V50, EU-V1 or EU-V2 Expansion Units

ND Filter: 5 density settings (2, 4, 6, 8*, 10* stops) * When expansion is selected, Motorized drive

Focus Control/Assist

Power Supply

Focus Control: Dual Pixel CMOS AF (DAF), Manual Focus, One-Shot AF, Continuous AF, AF-Boosted MF, Face Detection AF (Only lenses that support AF functions can be used in these modes)

DC IN 12V jack (DC 11.5V–20V), Battery terminal (DC 14.4V), DC 12–20V (when using a V-mount battery with EU-V2)

Focus Guide: Available; displays focus status or unfocused status using the AF signal.

Dimensions (body only)

LCD Monitor

Dimensions (W x H x D): Approx. 6.0 x 5.8 x 6.6 in. (153 x 148 x 168mm)

LM-V2 LCD Monitor (included)
4.3-inch LCD with 16:9 aspect ratio (approx. 2.76 million dots)

Weight (body only)

Weight: Approx. 3.9 lb. (1750g)