EOS C700


A flexible, robust and highly capable primary 4K camera for drama, independent film and documentary that is configurable for multiple production?workflows.

Up to 4.5K recording with CODEX Recorder

Access additional codecs when using the Canon dedicated CODEX Recorder CDX-36150, including up to 4.5K at up to 100fps and 4.5K cinescope up to 120fps. (May require a firmware update.)

Efficient workflow

Supports SMPTE ST.2084 monitoring and ACES 1.0, plus internal ProRes/XF-AVC recording. RAW and ProRes footage is captured externally using the Canon dedicated CODEX Recorder CDX-36150 and other capable third party devices.

Flexible intuitive operation

Intuitive operation, accurate autofocus, built-in 10-stop ND, plus optional wired or wireless WiFi control.


Product Specification



Image Sensor


Super 35mm type CMOS


RGB primary colour filter (Beyer array)

Total pixels per sensor

Approx. 11.54 megapixels (4622 x 2496)

Effective pixels per sensor

4096 x 2160/2048 x 1080: Approx. 8.85 Mp?
3840 x 2160/1920 x 1080:Approx 8.29 Mp

Dynamic Range

Canon Log 2/Canon Log 3: 1600% (ISO 800 or higher)?
With Canon Log/Wide DR: 800% (ISO 400 or higher)

Image Processor


Triple DIGIC DV 5


Lens Mount

Canon EF Mount with Cinema Lock/ PL Mount (Cooke/i Technology compatible)?
depending on version?
B4 mount lens via adapter accessory (EF orPL)

Lens Magnification factor (for EF Mount lenses, including Cinema Primes)

4096 x 2160 or 2048 x 1080: focal length x approx. 1.460?
3840 x 2160 or 1920 x 1080: focal length x approx. 1.534?
B4 adapter attached: focal length x approx 1.3 (1.2947) (Full HD/1920 x 1080)?
PL Mount version: No magnification factor for Canon Cinema Zooms

Changeable Lens Mount

Yes, via Service Centre. Ef to PL or PL to EF options.1

Peripheral illumination correction

YES (dependent on lens used)

ND filter

Up to 10 stops via built in ND filter system

Focus control

EF Mount:Via lens, wireless control or wired remote (dependent on lens used)?
PL Mount: Only Cine Servo lenses

Iris control

Via body, grip, wireless control or wired remote.?
1/2-stop, 1/3-stop or FINE control.?
Possible to maintain constant F-number during zoom.

Cooke/I Technology Support

YES (PL Mount only)

Anamorphic Lens Support


Image stabilization system

Depends on lens used


RAW Recording options

1. Capture Drive, CDX-36150: 4096 x 2160, 12bit/10bit, Canon Log 2 applied?
??????????????????????????????????????????????? 4.5K up to 100fps, 4.5K cinescope up to 120FPS,?
??????????????????????????????????????????????? Crop 2K max 240 fps?
ProRes 422HQ, 4K /QFHD 10bit. 2K / FHD: ProRes 422 HQ 10 bit 120 fps, ProRes 4444 XQ 12 bit 60 fps, ProRes 4444 12 bit 60 fps?
2. External device via 3G-SDI: 4096 x 2160, 12bit/10bit, Canon Log 2 applied

Internal Recording

CFast 2.0? card x 2 for XF-AVC or Pro Res recording, SD card for XF-AVC Proxy recording SD card also used for Photo Storage (1920 x 1080) and firmware update, including firmware updates for CODEX CDX-36150

Recording time (64Gb CFast 2.0?card)

XF-AVC - Intra: 810 Mbps, 10 Mins 160 Mbps, 50 Mins.?
XF-AVC Long GOP 50Mbps: 165 Mins?
ProRes: 4K,ProRes4322HQ 10Mins. 2K ProRes4444 25 Mins (25.00P)

Recording Formats

Canon RAW .RMF, XF-AVC Intra, XF-AVC Long GOP. XF-AVC Proxy?
ProRes, Apple Quick File Format 4444XQ/4444/422HQ/422

Recording Frame Rate

4K RAW: up to 60P (up to 120P to CDX-361502). Max 240P (2K Cropped)

XF-AVC Recording Bit Rate/ Sampling (50Hz Mode) To CFast 2.0? Card

4096x2160/3840x2160: YCC422 10 bit,?
2048x1080/1920x1080: RGB444 12 bit RGB444 10 bit , YCC422 10 bit ,?
1920x1080: YCC422 10 bit 50Mbps Long GOP?

4096 x2160/3840x2160: YCC422 10 bit?
2048 x1080/1920x1080: RGB444 12 bit, RGB444 10 bit , YCC422 10 bit?
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Bit rates (dependnding on recording mode):?
810/440/410/310/225/210/170/160/ 90Mbps Intra-frame?
50 Mbps Long GOP

ProRes Recording Bit Rate/ Sampling (50Hz Mode)

CODEX CDX-36150: 4K/QFHD: ProRes 422 HQ 10 bit 60 fps?
????????????????????????????? ?? 2K/FHD: ProRes 422 HQ 10 bit 120 fps,?
?????????????????????????????????????????????? ProRes 4444 XQ 12 bit 60 fps,?
????????????????????????????????????????? ???? ProRes 4444 12 bit 60 fps, ??
??????????????????????????? ???? Crop 2K/FHD: ProRes 422 HQ? 10 bit 240 fps?

CFast 2.0? Card: 4096x2160 YCC422 10bit/3840x2160 YCC422 10bit?
???????????????????????????? 2048x1080 YCC422 10bit/1920x1080 YCC422 10bit?
???????????????????????????? 2048x1080 RGB444 12bit/1920x1080 RGB444 12bit?
Bit rates: ProRes4444/ ProRes422HQ /ProRes422

XF-AVC Proxy Recording Bit Rate/ Sampling (50Hz Mode) To SD Card

2048x1080 YCC420 8 bit/1920x1080 YCC420 8 bit?
Bit Rate: 24/35Mbps Long GOP

Slow/Fast motion

Yes. 1 - 240 FPS depending on setting

Interval Record


Frame Record


Pre Record (cache record)


Relay Recording


Double Slot (simultaneous) Recording


Scan Reverse


HD->SD conversion


Photo storage media

SD/SDHC memory card

Photo Recording Size

Approx. 930 KB at 2048x1080; Approx 880 KB at 1920x1080


Wave Form Monitor

Yes. Via MON.1/2, VIDEO or HDMI Terminals (Not available from SDI Out 1 -4)?
Line Display/Line and Spot/Line Select/Field Display/RGBDisplay/YPrPb

False Colour Display (Exposure Indication)

Yes. Via MON.1/2, VIDEO or HDMI Terminals (Not available from SDI Out 1 -4)

Colour Bars

SMPTE, EBU and ARIB color bars available. See the menu.


Peaking 1, Peaking 2 (Colour, Gain, Frequency customisable)


Level 1; Level 2; Both?
Output via HD-SDI or HDMI


On/Off (Aspect ratio, Aspect marker, Safety Zone Area, Safety Zone, Grid, Horizontal, Centre)


Built- In EVF


Optional EVF Accessory

Yes. OLED Electronic ViewFinder, EVF-V70

Display Panel

Control Display

3.0-inch (7.66cm on the diagonal) colour liquid crystal, approx. 1.036 million dots


Audio in

XLR 3-pin connector x2 , 3.5 mm stereo mini jack (input only)

Headphone output

3.5 mm stereo mini jack (output only)

Video monitor output

MON.1/MON.2: BNC jack , output only


HDMI connector (type A) (output only)



SDI output

BNC jack (4 lines, output only)

Time code

BNC jack (input/output)


BNC jack (input only/also serves as SYNC OUT connector)


BNC jack (output only/also serves as GENLOCK connector)

Component out


AV terminal


DC Output

DC 24V 2A jack Fisher 3-pin jack (output only),?
DC 12V 2A jack LEMO 2-pin jack (output only)

DC input

XLR 4-pin jack

Remote Control Terminal

REMOTE A connector 2.5 mm stereo mini-mini jack (input only)?
REMOTE B connector Round 8-pin jack (for RS-422)

Wireless Control Terminal

Yes, for WFT-E6B.WFT-E8

Lens terminal

12-pin jack

Ethernet terminal

Ethernet connector (RJ45) (supports 1000 BASE-T)

CTRL terminal

Canon?s proprietary specifications, LEMO 7-pin jack

Video connector (For EVF)

Canon?s proprietary specifications (special 13-pin jack, output only)


Tally lamp


Custom Dial


Shooting functions


Exposure metering

Manual exposure determined by shutter setting, iris setting, ISO/gain setting and ND filter setting, Push Auto Iris, Auto Iris

Exposure Compensation


Auto Exposure mode

Auto Iris

Push Auto Iris

Yes EF model all compatible lenses, PL Version compatible Canon Cine Servo lenses only

Exposure Lock


Auto Gain Control setting


ISO Sensitivity

1-Stop Display: [100], 160(*), 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, [51200,102400]?
[---] Displayed when ISO speed expansion is ON.?
(*) Displayed when ISO speed expansion is OFF?
1/3 Stop Display: [100,125], 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500,?
3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 8000, 10000, 12800, 16000, 20000, 25600,?
[32000,40000,51200,64000, 80000,102400]?
[---] When ISO speed expansion is ON.

Auto Focus System (EF Version Only)

Dual Pixel CMOS AF, Contrast AF

AF Frame Sizes (EF Version Only)

Large; size equivalent to approx. 20% (vertical) x 25% (horizontal) of the image display range?
Small; size equivalent to approx. 20% (vertical) x 8% (horizontal) of the image display range?
Selectable AF point over 80% (approx.) of sensor

Auto Focus Modes (EF Version Only)

One-Shot AF, Continuous AF and AF-Boosted MF are the available modes. All of these modes take effect when the AF/MF switch of the EF lens is at the AF setting.?
One-Shot AF?
Continuous AF?
AF-Boosted MF

Face Detection AF (EF Version Only)

Face Priority or Face Only.

Focus Guide

EF version: All compatible Canon EF lenses, Canon Cine Servo Lenses?
PL Version: Compatible Canon Cine Servo lenses

Gain setting


[-6dB,-3dB], -2dB(*), 0dB, 3dB, 6dB, 9dB, 12dB, 15dB, 18dB, 21dB, 24dB, 27dB, 30dB, 33dB, 36dB, 39dB, 42dB, [45dB,48dB,51dB,54dB]?
[---] Displayed when ISO speed expansion is ON.?

(*) Displayed when ISO speed expansion is OFF.?
When ISO speed expansion is ON: between -2 dB and 54 dB?
When ISO speed expansion is OFF: Any value from -2 dB to 42 dB in 0.5 dB increments can be set.


Shutter speed

Control Modes

Off; Speed; Angle; Clear Scan (CS); Slow Shutter (SLS)

Shutter speed

1/1 to 1/2000 depending on frame rate and Shutter Control Mode, 39 setting options

Shutter Angle

11.25? to 360? depending on frame rate

Slow Shutter (SLS)

1/3, 1/4, 1/6, 1/8, 1/12, 1/15, 1/25, 1/30 depending on frame rate

Clear Scan

24.00 Hz* to 250.40 Hz?
(*) The frequency will differ depending on the frame rate setting.

Custom Picture

Stored Configurations

Canon Log 3 : C.Gamut (Canon Log 3/ Cinema Gamut/Neutral)?
Canon Log 3 : BT.2020 (Canon Log 3/ BT.2020 Gamut/Neutral)?
Canon Log 3 : DCI-P3 (Canon Log 3/ DCI-P3 Gamut/Neutral)?
Canon Log 3 : BT.709 (Canon Log 3/ BT.709 Gamut/Neutral)?
Canon Log 2 : C.Gamut (Canon Log 2/ Cinema Gamut/Neutral)?
Canon Log 2 : BT.2020 (Canon Log 2/ BT.2020 Gamut/Neutral)?
Canon Log 2 : DCI-P3 (Canon Log 2/ DCI-P3 Gamut/Neutral)?
Canon Log 2 : BT.709 (Canon Log 2/ BT.709 Gamut/Neutral)?
Canon Log (Canon Log / BT.709 Gamut/Cinema EOS Original)?
BT.2020 (Wide DR/BT.2020 Gamut/Neutral)?
BT.709 (Wide DR/ BT.709 Gamut/Neutral)?
Main Settings: Canon Log 3,Canon Log 2, Canon Log, Wide DR, Normal 1(Standard),?
Normal 2 (x4.0),Normal 3 (BT.709), Normal 4 (x5.0)?
Colour Space: BT.709 Gamut, BT.2020 Gamut, DCI-P3 Gamut,Cinema Gamut?
Colour Matrix: Neutral, Production Camera, Cinema EOS Original, Video, Off

Storage Medium

SD/SDHC memory card (all customisation data and metadata), up to 20 Custom Pictures per card

Master Pedestal

-50 to +50

Master Black

-50 to +50 for each channel , R,G,B

Black Gamma

Adjustable Level, Range and Point

Low Key Saturation

-50 to +50 adjusts colour level in low brightness area


Adjusts over exposure characteristic, start, slope, saturation


Adjustment for Level, H Detail Freq., Coring, HV Detail Balance, Limit, Select, Knee Aperture and Level dependent sharpness

Noise reduction

Off, On (1 to 12)

Skin detail

Off, Low, Middle, High / Hue, Chroma, Area, Luminance. 32 steps

Selective Noise Reduction

Off, Low, Middle, High / Hue, Chroma, Area, Luminance.

Colour matrix

Phase, Gain and RGB adjustment, in tandem with Gamma selection

White balance

-50 to +50 for R and B colours

Colour correction

Area selection / area revision of two areas

Setup level

-50 to +50 On/Off

Clip 100% IRE

Limits output to 100% after setup adjustment

Wi-Fi & GPS Specifications

GPS Information (Optional Accessory)

Latitude/Longitude/Elevation, Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

White balance




Daylight (5400K), Tungsten (3200K), Kelvin (2000K-15000K, 100K intervals), Set A, Set B

White Balance Shift

YES. -9 to +9 (Daylight and Tungsten only)

Black balance

Black balance adjustment


Time code

Countup system

Regen, RecRun, FreeRun, External, Hold (Drop frame available for some frame rates)

Start value setting

?00:00:00:00?, Set/Reset selectable



Internal & Capture Drive recording: linear PCM 48 KHz, 24-bit, 4-ch?
RAW (SDI OUT): linear PCM 48 KHz, 16-bit, 2-ch?
Digital input available following two-channel (XLR), analog input, AES3 standards (48 kHz/24-bit/2-ch).



Mic holder unit, Clamp base, Handle unit,? Extension unit attachment fittings, Base legs x4?
Allen key (1/4"), Allen key (M4), Reinforcing plate, Measuring hook x2 Lithium battery(CR2025)


(including those not currently for sale)?
Canon Remote Controller RC-V100,Canon Wireless Transmitter WFT-E6 / WFT-E8,Canon GPS Receiver GP-E1, Canon Unit Cable UN-5/UN-10,Canon 8-pin Remote Cable RR-10 / RR-100?
Canon B4 Mount Adapter MO-4E / MO-4P, Canon OLED Electronic View Finder EVF-V70, Canon Remote Operation Unit OU-700,Canon Shoulder Support Unit SU-15, Canon Shoulder Style Grip Unit SG-1, Canon Remote Operation Unit Cable UC-V75/UC-V1000

Third Party Accessories

Codex CDX-36150 (Codex Recorder for EOS C700)?
V-Mount battery


Operating Temperature range

Approx. 0?C to 40?C, 85% (relative humidity)?
Approx. -5?C to 45?C, 60% (relative humidity)

All specifications are subject to change without notice

  1. Lens Mount Exchange is a payable option and must be carried out in a Canon Service Centre or Authorised Service Centre. Users changing from PL to EF Mount option can also have Dual Pixel AF acticvated at the same time. Changing from EF to PL mount will result in the loss of Dual Pixel AF capability.
  2. Firmware upgrades may be required to enable all camera features. Visit the Canon Support website for more information, or contact your local Canon representative.