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Date 03.23.22
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Effective Pixels 4096x2160: when 4096 x 2160 or 2048 x 1080 is selected as the resolution (Approx. 8.85 megapixels)
3840 x 2160: when 3840 x 2160 or 1920 x 1080 is selected as the resolution (Approx. 8.29 megapixels)
Total Pixels
4206 x 2280; Approx. 9.6 megapixels
Sensor Type
Sensor Size Super 35mm
4K: 26.2 x 13.8 (29.6 mm diagonal)
UHD: 4K: 24.6 x 13.8 (28.2 mm diagonal)
Sensor Modes Super 35mm, Super 16mm(cropped)
Pixel Pitch
6.4 µm
Scanning System
Number of Sensors
RGB Primary Color Filter (Bayer Array)
Imaging Processor
DiG!C DV 7
Lens Mount
Default Mount: RF Mount
Zoom/Focus Preset
Not Available
Shockless Zoom
Not Available
Digital Teleconverter
Not Available
ND Filter
Mechanical ND filter system with option of clear, 2, 4, and 6 stops; 8 and 10 stops in extended mode
Peripheral Illumination Correction
Chromatic aberration Correction
Distortion Correction
Available (RF Lenses only)
Difraction Correction
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
(3) Auto ISO mode
Metering Modes
Standard, Spotlight and Backlight
Normal Setting -6dB to 54dB
Fine Setting -2dB to 54dB in 0.5 dB increments
100 to 102,400
Auto Gain Control (AGC)
Not Available
Shockless Gain
Not Available
Exposure Compensation/AE Shift
2.0 to +2.0 in 0.25 point intervals
Shutter Modes
3 Modes: OFF; Speed; Angle; Slow Shutter; Clear Scan
Speed Mode is selected in 1/3 or 1/4 stop increments
Shutter Speed Range
59.94Hz/24.00Hz: 1/12 to 1/2000
50.00Hz: 1/15 to 1/2000
Shutter Angle Settings
59.94Hz/50.00Hz/24.00Hz: 360, 240, 180, 120, 90, 60, 45, 30, 22.5, 15, 11.25
Iris Settings (EF)
Can be set to 1/2 stop, 1/3 stop or Fine.
(1) Push auto iris control
(2) Auto iris control (Compatible lens required)
Focus Control
Dual Pixel CMOS AF with EOSxITR
Focus Modes
Manual focus, Continuous AF, One-Shot AF, AF-Boosted MF, Face Detection AF
Only lenses that support AF functions can be used in AF modes
System Frequency
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
Mode Resolution Frame Rates
XF-AVC 4096x2160/
59.94p / 29.97p /
23.98p / 50.00p /
25.00p / 24.00p
59.94p / 29.97p /
23.98p / 50.00p /
25.00p / 24.00p
 1280x720  59.94p/50p
MP4 4096x2160 / 3840x2160 59.94p / 29.97p / 23.98p /
50.00p / 25.00p / 24.00p
2048x1080 / 1920x1080 59.94p / 29.97p / 23.98p /
50.00p / 25.00p / 24.00p/ 59.94i / 50i
1280x720 59.94p / 50p
Color Gamuts*
Cinema Gamut, BT.709, BT.2020
Gamma Curves*
BT.709, Wide DR, Canon Log 2, Canon Log 3, PQ, HLG

*Enabled for recording (including proxy) and output from each terminal
Video Compression Formats
XF-AVC: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (10bit, 8bit (proxy))
MP4(HEVC): H.265/HEVC (10bit)
MP4(H.264) : MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (8-bit)
Audio Recording System
XF-AVC: Linear PCM (24bit, 48kHz) 4-channel recording
MP4 (1) : MPEG-2 AAC LC (16-bit, 48 kHz, 2-channel)
MP4 (2) : Linear PCM (16-bit, 48 kHz, 4-channel)
SD Cards Approved by Canon Inc.
Model Manufacturer Capacity (GB) Speed Class
RP-SDZA64GAK Panasonic 64 C10/U3/V90
RP-SDZA128AK Panasonic 128 C10/U3/V90
PGSD128GBCKNA ProGrade 128 C10/U3/V90
AVP128SDMK2V90 Angelbird 128 C10/U3/V90
AVP256SDMK2V90 Angelbird 256 C10/U3/V90
Recording Time
  XF-AVC Intraframe
SD Card 410 Mbps 310 Mbps 160 Mbps
64 GB 19 Minutes 25 Minutes 50 Minutes
SD Card 260 Mbps 160 Mbps 50 Mbps
64 GB 30 Minutes 50 Minutes 160 Minutes
SD Card 35 Mbps 24 Mbps 17 Mbps
64 GB 229 Minutes 334 Minutes 472 Minutes



H.265 MP4



225 Mbps

170 Mbps

135 Mbps

100 Mbps

35 minutes

47 minutes

59 minutes

80 minutes

50 Mbps

35 Mbps

12 Mbps

9 Mbps

160 minutes

229 minutes

668 minutes

891 minutes


H.264 MP4


150 Mbps

35 Mbps

8 Mbps


53 minutes

229 minutes

1003 minutes


File Format SD Card x 2 slots
(Still Images (JPEG), Custom Picture Data, Clip Metadata, and menu settings); SD/SDHC/SDXC Supported
File Format XF-AVC: MXF (OP-1a)
File System
SDHC card: (up to 32 GB): FAT32
SDXC card (more than 32 GB): exFAT
File division unit: 4 GB for FAT32, none for exFAT
Maximum Clip Number
999 (per media)
Recording Format
Linear PCM; 4-Channel; 24-Bit; 48 kHz
Built-in Microphone
External Audio Inputs
2 Mini-XLR inputs (Auto and Manual level settings)
External microphone terminal: (3.5 mm diameter)
Recording Chanel Selection
Up to 4 channel audio recording is supported.
XLR Mic Trimming
Available; -12dB, -6 dB, 0dB or +12 dB
Recording Level Adjustment Range
- Infinity to +18dB
Phantom Power
Available; +48V
Headphone Adjustment
16 Settings; Volume is muted at lowest setting
Built-in Speaker
Available; Volume Adjustable
1KHz Tone
Available (off, -12, -18, or -20 dB)
Clip Display: 3x4 Index Display.
Clip Playback: Forward Search (x5, x15, x60), Reverse Search (x5, x15, x60), Forward frame Advance, Reverse Frame Advance, Record Review, Skip to next clip, skip to previous clip
Clip information Display: Clip Metadata display, custom picture settings
Playback Functions: Clip Delete
Photo Playback: index, single playback, delete, protect
Slow and Fast Motion Recording
Available; Records at a different frame rate then the playback rate allowing for fast and slow motion effects:
Sensor Mode Recording Mode Available Frame Rates
Super35 XF-AVC
 23.98P/24P: 12-120
 29.97P: 15-120
 25P/50P: 15-120
 59.94P: 15-120
Super16(Crop) XF-AVC
 23.98P/24P: 12-180
 29.97P: 15-180
 25P/50P: 15-180
 59.94P: 15-180
Super35 MP4
 23.98P/24P: 12-120
 29.97P/24P: 15-120
 25P/50P: 15-120
 59.94P: 15-120
Super16(Crop) MP4
 23.98P/24P: 12-120
 29.97P: 15-180
 25P/50P: 15-180
 59.94P: 15-180
Special Recording Functions
Relay Recording*; Double-Slot Recording**
* Not available during Slow Motion recording
** Not available in combination with slow and fast motion recording or relay recording
Photo Recording Mode
Available; Images captured to SD Card
Waveform Monitor
Available (HDR Compatible);
(a) Line display
(b) Line + spot: Line display over a red waveform in a red frame.
(c) Line select display
(d) RGB (parade)
(e) YPrPb (parade)

Output gain can be selected as either 1x or 2x. With gain set to 2x, the vertical axis (Y-position) offset value can be chosen.

When gamma is set to PQ, a PQ index (nits index) can be displayed. When gamma is set to HLG, an HLG index (0.01.0 relative index) can be displayed.
False Color
Exposure / Focus Aids
Peaking (2 types), Zebra Pattern, Magnify, Black and White Mode, Focus Guide
Frame Record
Not Available
Yes, 3 seconds cache (Audio and Video)
Time code
Drop Frame (DF) and Non-Drop Frame (NDF)
Time Code Modes
Regeneration, Record Run, Free Run and External Source
Auto White Balance (AWB)
White Balance
Kelvin Setting:
2,000K to 15,000K in 100K increment
-20CC to +20CC in 1 CC increments
White Balance Presets
Daylight (5,600K); Tungsten (3,200K), Custom A, Custom B
Auto Black Balance Available
Custom Picture Settings
20 Custom Picture settings
Custom pictures can be adjusted using the following settings and saved for later recall:
Gamma, Black, Black Gamma, Low Key Saturation, Knee, Sharpness, Noise Reduction, Skin Detail, Selective Noise Reduction, Color Matrix, White Balance, Color Correction, Setup Level
Custom Pictures can be saved to an SD card for later use or transferring between cameras
Custom Display
Yes; LCD panel and EVF information display can be customized
On Screen Markers
Available marker options include center, horizontal, grid, aspect, safety zone, and user marker.
With user markers, user can set their preferred size and position.
Markers can be displayed in yellow, blue, green, red, black, gray, or white.
Assign Buttons
13 total assignable buttons on body
Color Bars
Color bars compliant with SMPTE, EBU, or ARIB standards can be selected depending on system frequency selected
59.94 Hz: f/10 (2048x1080/59.94P) or f/14 (1920x1080/29.97P)
50.00 Hz: f/11 (2048x1080/50.00P) or f/16 (1920x1080/25.00P)
All values for ISO 800, 2000 lux, and reflectance rate of 89.9%
Dynamic Range
Canon Log 2: 1600% / 16+ stops (ISO 800)
Canon Log 3: 1600% / 14 stops (ISO 800)
3.5-inch (8.8 cm diagonal) color wide-screen LCD
Approx. 2,760,000 dots (1280 x RGB x 720),
Aspect Ratio
Field of View Coverage
Display Adjustments
Brightness, Contrast, Color, Sharpness, and Luminance
Time code In/Out
Yes; BNC Connector (Input and Output)
Yes (Type A)
Audio Input Terminal
2 Balanced 3-pin XLR (Mic Level, Mic Level with phantom power and Line Level)
3.5mm Microphone terminal
Headphone Jack
Available; 3.5mm stereo mini-jack
Remote Terminals
Remote A (Standard LANC Compatible or RC-V100)
Remote Control through WiFi/LAN Adapter
Remote Controller RC-V100 (Optional)
14.4V DC (Battery Pack)
Power Terminal
14.4 V DC (battery pack), 24.0 V DC (DC IN)
BP-A Series (BP-A30, BP-A60)
Compact Power Adapter
CA-CP200L (for Camera and Battery charger CG-A20)
GPS Receiver
GP-E2 with Interface cable IFC-40AB III / IFC-150AB III) Via USB-C
Wi-Fi Adapter / Ethernet Adapter
Type Brand Model Notes
Wi-Fi ASUS USB-AC68 Requires USB to USB-C adapter
ASUS USB-AC56 Requires USB to USB-C adapter
TP-LINK Archer T9UH Requires USB to USB-C adapter
Edimax EW-7822UAC Requires USB to USB-C adapter
  I-O DATA WN-AC867U DWA-182(C1)*
*Not compatible with DWA-182(D1)
Ethernet StarTech US1GC30W  
TP-Link UE300 Requires USB to USB-C adapter
Canon Mount Adapter EF-EOS R 0.71x
Canon Mount Adapter EF-EOS R
Canon Control Ring Mount Adapter EF-EOS R
Canon Drop-In Filter Mont Adapter EF-EOS R with Circular Polarizer Filter
Canon Drop-In Filter Mont Adapter EF-EOS R with Variable ND Filter
(Width x height x depth, excluding cable and grip belt)
Body Only: Approx. 130.2 x 160 x 115.9 mm
RF Camera body: Approx. 1.17 Kg (2.6 lbs)
Battery Pack BP-A30: Approx. 225 g (7.9 oz.)
Compact Power Adapter CA-CP200L: Approx. 290 g (10.2 oz.) *Not including AC cable
Battery Charger CG-A20: Approx. 145 g (5.10 oz.)
Mic holder unit: Approx. 56 g ( 2.0 oz.)
Body cap: Approx. 17 g (0.60 oz.)
Temperature and Humidity
Performance requirements: 0ºC to 40ºC, 85% (relative humidity)
Operating requirements: -5ºC to 45ºC, 60% (relative humidity)
Language Support
English, Japanese, Chinese, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Korean, Russian
Time and Date
Automatic Calendar range January 1st, 2020 through December 31, 2050
World Clock
World Clock support UTC time setting: Setting range from +14:00 to -12:00
Title For Users that Use the Continuous Recording Functions of Professional Camcorders and Digital Cinema Cameras
Advisory Type
Date 07.27.22
Title Firmware Notice: EOS C70: Firmware Version
Advisory Type
Date 12.07.21
Title Firmware Notice: EOS C70: Firmware Version
Advisory Type
Date 07.29.21
Title Firmware Notice: EOS C70: Firmware Version
Advisory Type
Date 03.23.22



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