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EOS C100

Cinema EOS Cameras

Cinema EOS Camera
Item Code: 6340B002


Back to TopImaging Sensor

Effective Pixels
3840 x 2160 pixels; Approx. 8.29 megapixels

Total Pixels
4206 x 2340 pixels; Approx. 9.86 megapixels

Sensor Type

Sensor Size
Super 35; 24.6 x 13.8 (28.2 mm diagonal); 6.4 µm cell pitch

Scanning System

Number of Sensors

RGB Primary Color Filter (Bayer Array)

Imaging Processor
Digic DV III

Back to TopLens System

Interchangeable Lens System
EF-mount for compatibility with EF, EF-S and EOS EF Cinema lens systems.

Zoom/Focus Preset

Shockless Zoom

Digital Teleconverter

ND Filter
Mechanical ND filter system with option of clear, 2, 4, and 6 stops

Iris Dial
Manual setting in 1/2-step increments, 1/3-step increments or fine
Push auto iris control

Peripheral Illumination Correction

Back to TopExposure and Metering

Exposure Modes
Manual; Push Auto Iris Control (metering system selection/AE shift possible)

Metering Modes
Available (Standard Center Weighted, Spotlight, Backlight)

Normal Setting -6dB to 30 dB TBD
Fine Setting 0dB to 24 dB in 0.5 dB increments

320 to 80,000 in 1/3 stop increments

Auto Gain Control (AGC)

Shockless Gain

Exposure Compensation/AE Shift

Shutter Modes
3 Modes: OFF; Speed; Angle; Slow Shutter; Clear Scan
Speed setting can be set in 1/2 or 1/3 stop increments

Shutter Speed Range
59.94i/: 1/60 to 1/2000 in 1/4 or 1/3 stops; SLS: ¼, 1/8, 1/15, 1/30; CS: 59.94 Hz - 250.27 Hz

PF30: 1/30 to 1/2000 in 1/4 or 1/3 stops; SLS: ¼, 1/8; CS: 29.97 Hz - 250.27 Hz

23.98p/PF24: 1/24 to 1/2000 in 1/4or 1/3 stops; SLS: 1/3, 1/6, 1/12; CS: 23.97 Hz - 250.27 Hz

50i: 1/50 to 1/2000 in 1/4 or 1/3 stops; SLS: 1/3, 1/6, 1/12 1/25; CS: 50.00 Hz - 250.78 Hz

PF25: 1/25 to 1/2000 in 1/4 or 1/3 stops; SLS: 1/3, 1/6, 1/12; CS: 25.00 Hz - 250.78 Hz

Shutter Angle Settings
59.94i: 360, 240, 216, 180, 120, 90, 60, 45, 30, 22.5, 15, 11.25

PF30: 360, 240, 216, 180, 120, 90, 60, 45, 30, 22.5, 15, 11.25

23.98p/PF24: 360, 345.6, 288, 240, 180, 172.8, 144, 120, 90, 86.4, 72, 60, 45, 30, 22.5, 15, 11.25

50i: 360, 300, 240, 180, 150, 120, 90, 60, 45, 30, 22.50, 15, 11.25

PF25: 360, 300, 240, 180, 150, 120, 90, 60, 45, 30, 22.50, 15, 11.25

Iris (Aperture) Range
Lens Dependent

Back to TopFocus

Focus Settings
Manual; One-Shot AF

Autofocus System
Available; AF is dependent on interchangeable lenses

TTL-Video Signal Sensing System

AF Modes
One-Shot AF

* The focusing operation is disabled at shutter speeds slower than 1/8 in 59.94 Hz mode and 1/6 in 50 Hz mode

Back to TopRecording/Codec

MPEG-4 AVC/H.264

Maximum Bit rate

Recording Options
Recording Options



Frame Rate

24 Mbps LPCM

1920 x1080



24 Mbps

1920 x1080



17 Mbps

1920 x1080



7 Mbps

1440 x1080



Recording Time

Card capacity (SD Card)

Bit rate (VBR)



24 Mbps*

17 Mbps

7 Mbps


10 minutes

15 minutes

35 minutes


20 minutes

30 minutes

1 hour 10 minutes


30 minutes

45 minutes

1 hour 45 minutes


40 minutes

1 hour

2 hours 20 minutes


1 hour 5 minutes

1 hour 30 minutes

3 hours 35 minutes


1 hour 25 minutes

2 hour 5 minutes

4 hours 45 minutes


2 hours 55 minutes

4 hours 10 minutes

9 hours 35 minutes


5 hours 55 minutes

8 hours 20 minutes

19 hours 10 minutes

*Same for 24 Mbps LPCM Recording

Note: If recording is performed continuously for 12 hours the recording will stop. It will not restart automatically.

Recording Media
SD Card x2 (Video, Still Images (JPEG), Custom Picture Data*, Clip Metadata, and menu settings); SD/SDHC/SDXC Supported; MMC Cards are not supported
*Custom Picture Data and settings is not compatible with data from others Canon models

File Format

File System
FAT 32

Maximum Clip Number
999 (per media)

Back to TopAudio

Recording Format
24 Mbps Mode: Linear PCM; 2-Channel; 16-Bit; 48 kHz
All Other Modes: Dolby Digital AC3

Built-in Microphone
Stereo Microphone built in to Handle Unit

External Audio Inputs
2 - XLR inputs (Auto and Manual level settings)

External microphone terminal: (3.5 mm diameter)

Recording Channel Selection
This is used to set the allocation of the audio channels:

CH1/CH2: The CH1 signals are allocated to the L output channel, and the CH2 signals are allocated to the R output channel.

CH1/CH1: The CH1 signals are allocated to the L output channel, and the CH1 signals are allocated to the R output channel.

CH2/CH2: The CH2 signals are allocated to the L output channel, and the CH2 signals are allocated to the R output channel.

ALL CH/ALL CH: Signals obtained by mixing the CH1 and CH2 signals are allocated to the L and R output channels.

XLR Mic Trimming
Available; -12dB, -6 dB, 0dB, +6dB or +12 dB


Recording Level Adjustment Range
- Infinity to +18dB, Automatic

Separate controls for internal and externally connected microphones.

Phantom Power
Available; +48V

Headphone Adjustment
16 Settings; Volume is muted at lowest setting

Built-in Speaker
Yes; 16 level settings

1KHz Tone
Available; -12, -18, or -20 dB

Back to TopFeatures and Performance

Index Displays: Index Display 3x4, Normal, "OK Mark" Index, "Check Mark" Index, "Shot Mark" Index, Expand Index, Photo Index

HD Clip Playback: Normal, Forward Search (x5, x15, x60), Reverse Search (x5, x15, x60), Forward frame Advance, Reverse Frame Advance, Record Review, Forward Skip, Reverse Skip

SD Clip Playback: Normal Playback

Playback Functions: Inter-media Copy (Single Clip, All Clips); Clip Delete (Single Clip, All Clips, Last Clip)

HD -> SD Conversion (SD Format: MPEG-2; 9 Mbps)

Still Image Playback: index, single playback, erasure, protect

Slow and Fast Motion Recording
Not Available

Special Recording Functions
Relay Recording; Double-Slot Recording

Photo Recording Mode
Available; Images captured to SD Card; Images can be captured during Record, Pause and Playback modes.

Waveform Monitor
Available; 2 Modes (Standard and RGB Component)


Exposure/Focus Aids
Peaking (2 types), Zebra Pattern*, Magnify, Edge Monitor Focus Assist, Black and White Mode

Interval Record

Frame Record

Yes, 3 seconds cache (Audio and Video)

Scan Reverse
Available (Horizontal, vertical, or both can be selected)

Time code
Drop Frame (DF)* or Non-Drop Frame (NDF)

*NTSC-60i, PF30, and PF24 modes only

Time Code Modes
Regen, Record Run, Free Run

Auto White Balance (AWB)

White Balance Presets
AWB, Daylight (5,400K); Tungsten (3,200K); Kelvin; Set A; Set B

White balance shift is available within Presets (-9 to +9)

Custom Picture Settings

A total of nine 9 Customized Pictures are available in the camera and up to 20 can be saved to an SD card

Custom pictures can be adjusted using the following settings and saved for later recall:

Gamma, Black, Black Gamma, Low Key Saturation, Knee, Sharpness, Noise Balance, Color Correction, Setup Level

Custom Pictures CP7, CP8 and CP9 ship with the following preset:

C7: EOS Standard - The image quality obtained when "Standard" is selected as the picture style on an EOS DSLR.

C8: Wide DR - The video setting applies a gamma setting (Wide DR Gamma) which can achieve a wide dynamic range while maintaining color values suitable for video without the need for post production processing

C9: Cinema - Applies Canon Log Gamma and Color Matrix. This setting is ideal when post-production image processing is planned.

Custom Functions
Available, 9 total functions

Custom Display
Available; LCD panel and EVF information display can be customized

Total of 27 display and icons that can be turned on and off

Assign Buttons
15; Can be assigned functions as desired

Color Bars
Available; Color bars compliant with SMPTE, EBU, or ARIB standards can be selected.

Minimum Subject Illumination
59.94 Hz Mode: 0.3 Lux

(f/1.2 lens, 24 dB, 29.97p, 1/30s)

50.00 Hz Mode: 0.25 Lux

(f/1.2 lens, 24 dB, 25.00p, 1/25s)

F9 (2000 lux, ISO 640/0 dB, 89.9% Reflection, in 1080/59.94i mode)

F10 (2000 lux, ISO 640/0 dB, 89.9% Reflection, in 1080/50i mode)

S/N Ratio
59.94 Hz Mode: 54db (Typical)

(1920x1080/27.97P, Canon Log, ISO 850)

50.00 Hz Mode: 54dB (Typical)

(1920x1080/25.00p, Canon Log, ISO 850)

Dynamic Range
During Normal Shooting: 300%

*With Canon Log Gamma or Wide DR Gamma: 800%

*ISO 850 or above - gain 2.5dB or above

Back to TopEVF

0.24-inch Color (1,555,000 pixels - 960x540)

Viewing Angle Adjustment

Diopter Adjustment Range
+2.0 to -5.5

EVF Adjustments
Brightness, Contrast, Color, and Backlight

Back to TopLCD Monitor

Rotating 3.5 inch Wide Screen Color LCD Display (922,000 pixels - 640x480) on camera body

Display Adjustments
Brightness, Contrast, Color, Sharpness, and Backlight (Normal or Bright)

Back to TopInput/Output

Time code In/Out
Output through HDMI

Yes (Type A)

Audio Input Terminal
2 - Balanced 3-pin XLR (Mic Level, Mic Level with phantom power and Line Level) on handle unit

3.5mm Microphone terminal on main body

Headphone Jack
Available; 3.5mm stereo mini-jack

Remote Terminals
Available (Fully LANC Compatible)


Back to TopPower

Power Terminal
Battery Pack: 7.4V

DC in: 8.4V

BP-9 Series

Compact Power Adapter
CA-930 (Supplied)

Back to TopAccessories

Tripod Adapter
Canon TA-100

Tripod Adapter Base
Canon TB-1

Zoom Remote Controller
Canon ZR2000

Wi-Fi Adapter

Back to TopOther

C100 (Body plus Thumb Rest):

Approx. 5.3(w) x 6.7(h) x 5.1d(d) in. (135(w) x 170(h)h x 129(d)d mm)

C100 (Body plus Grip):

Approx. 7.2(w) x 6.7(h) x 5.1(d) in. (182(w) x 170(h) x 129(d) mm)

C100 (Body plus Thumb Rest and Handle Unit):

Approx. 5.6(w) x 11.1(h) x 9.3(d) in. (142(w) x 281(h) x 236(d) mm)

D160 PL (Body plus Grip and Handle Unit):

Approx. 7.2(w) x 11.1(h) x 9.3(d) in. (182(w) x 281(h) x 236(d) mm)

Main Unit Weight
C100 Body: Approx. 2.2 lb. / 1020 g (excluding thumbrest)

Grip: Approx. 8.1 oz. / 230 g
Handle Unit: Approx. 12.7 oz. / 360 g
BP-955 Battery: 7.8 oz / 220 g
SD Cards x 2: 0.14 oz / 4 g
Body Cap : Approx. 0.6 oz / 17 g
Thumbrest : Approx. 0.35 oz / 10 g

Total Equipped Weight
C100: Approx. 4.0 lb. (1835 g)

(Weight includes the Grip, hook, Handle Unit, BP-955, 2x SD cards.)

C100: Approx. 3.3 lb. (1475 g)

(Weight includes the Grip, hook, BP-955, 2x SD cards.)

Temperature and Humidity
Performance requirements: 0°C to 40°C, 85% (relative humidity)

Operating requirements: -5°C to 45°C, 60% (relative humidity)

Language Support
English, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Russian, Korean

Time and Date
Automatic Calendar range January 1st, 2010 through December 31, 2035 selectable in American, Japanese and European Date formats.

World Clock
World Clock support - UTC time setting: Setting range from +14:00 to - 12:00