Canon launches the EOS C500 Mark II

Canon launched its next version of Cinema EOS System camera – the EOS C500 Mark II. It is created by expertise and technical knowledge by Canon’s innovative products, and built on the basis of Cinema EOS System, the EOS C500 Mark II is a small and easy to carry 5.9K Full Frame camera. The EOS C500 Mark II’s Full Frame sensor is powered by Canon’s new DIGIC DV 7 processor. Supporting 5.9K internal Cinema RAW Light and 4K 4:2:2 10bit XF-AVC recording, this camera enables professionals to explore Full Frame, cinematic image. It is the first camera in the range with the ability to record 5.9K Cinema RAW Light onto new, faster storage media and CFexpress card slots. Providing professionals with greater flexibility and efficiency and recording of the same file format is also possible to dual CFexpress card slots. The compact size of the camera provides cinematographers with unique creative freedom. With its flexible, modular design, professionals can configure the camera with different expansion units to suit production demand. The EOS C500 Mark II is the first Cinema EOS System camera to feature a user interchangeable lens-mount for EF Cinema Lock, and PL, giving professionals a wide variety of lens selection. It is also the first Cinema EOS System camera to support Electronic Image Stabilisation. The EOS C500 Mark II supports user LUTs, allowing cinematographers to apply or create their own LUTs. Loading them onto the camera for precise-look monitoring, cinematographers can also apply various LUTs for each time period. With the added LUT button, professionals have greater flexibility. The EOS C500 Mark II also includes high frame rate recording up to 50/60 fps in 5.9K resolution with the Cinema RAW Light codec.