Canon EOS C700 GS PL Mount 4K Camera - 1789C003

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Canon EOS C700 GS PL Mount 4K Camera - 1789C003

A flexible, robust and highly capable primary 4K camera for drama, independent film and documentary that is configurable for multiple production workflows including support for HDR monitoring. This is the global shutter version.



  • Super 35mm Global Shutter CMOS Sensor
  • PL Mount
  • Up to 14 Stops of Dynamic Range
  • 4K up to 60 fps, 2K/HD up to 240 fps
  • Proxy Recording to SD Cards
  • Selectable Gamma and Log Curves
  • XF-AVC and ProRes Recording to CFast 2.0
  • Intuitive User Interface
  • Raw Recording Option



Flexible, robust and highly capable primary 4K camera

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

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. More…

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.

Versatile and configurable

Extensive lens support includes anamorphic, EF, PL, and B4; modular design with Shoulder Support Unit and EVF.

Superb 4K performance, colour

Stunning internal 4K recording at up to 810Mbits/sec, up to 15 stops of latitude and high frame rates.

Built to endure production

Robust construction, power outputs and powerful V-lock battery support, ideal for broadcast and movie industries to endure broadcast and movie production. 


Image Sensor
Sensor  Super 35mm type CMOS
System 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
 Type 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 or PL) 
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 
 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   No
Anamorphic Lens Support   Yes
Image stabilization system  Depends on lens used 
 RAW Recording options  1. Capture Drive, CDX-36150: 4096 x 2160, 12bit/10bit, Canon Log 2 applied
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 ProRes recording, SD card for XF-AVC Proxy recording 
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: TBC 
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-36150*). Max 240P
(2K Cropped) 
XF-AVC Recording Bit Rate/ Sampling (50Hz Mode) To CFast 2.0™ Card  50P: 4096x2160/3840x2160: 
  • YCC422 10 bit, 810Mbps Intra-frame;
  • 2048x1080/1920x1080:
  • RGB444 12 bit 440Mbps Intra-frame
  • RGB444 10 bit 410Mbps Intra-frame, YCC422 10 bit
  • 310Mbps Intra-frame,
  • 50Mbps Long GOP
50i: 1920x1080 YCC422 10 bit 50Mbps Long GOP

25P: 4096x2160/3840x2160:
  • YCC422 10 bit 410Mbps Intra-frame
  • 2048x1080/1920x1080:
  •  RGB444 12 bit 225Mbps Intra-frame
  • RGB444 10 bit 210Mbps Intra-frame, YCC422 10 bit
  • 160Mbps Intra-frame
  • 50Mbps Long GOP 
ProRes Recording Bit Rate/Sampling (50Hz Mode) To CFast 2.0™ Card 50P/25P: 4096x2160/ 3840x2160: 
  • YCC422 10 bit ProRes422HQ
  • 2048x1080/1920x1080:
  • RGB444 12 bit ProRes4444XQ /ProRes4444 
  • YCC422 10 bit: ProRes422HQ/ProRes422 
XF-AVC Proxy Recording Bit Rate/ Sampling (50Hz Mode) To SD Card 50P: 2048x1080/1920x1080: YCC420 8 bit/35Mbps Long GOP
50i: 1920x1080: YCC420 8 bit/ 24Mbps Long GOP
25P: 2048x1080/1920x1080: YCC420 8 bit/ 24Mbps Long GOP 
Slow/Fast motion Yes. 1 - 240 FPS depending on setting
Interval Record No
Frame Record No
Pre Record (cache record) No
Relay Recording  Yes
Double Slot (simultaneous) Recording Yes
Scan Reverse  Yes
HD->SD conversion No
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
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 Peaking 1, Peaking 2 (Colour, Gain, Frequency customisable)
Zebra  Level 1; Level 2; Both
Output via HD-SDI or HDMI 
Markers On/Off (Aspect ratio, Aspect marker, Safety Zone Area, Safety Zone, Grid, Horizontal, Centre)
 Built- In EVF   No
 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 HDMI connector (type A) (output only)
SDI output BNC jack (4 lines, output only)
Time code BNC jack (input/output)
Genlock BNC jack (input only/also serves as SYNC OUT connector)
Synch  BNC jack (output only/also serves as GENLOCK connector)
Component out No
AV terminal No
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  Yes
 Custom Dial  Yes 
Exposure metering  Manual exposure determined by shutter setting, iris setting, ISO/gain setting and ND filter setting, Push Auto Iris, Auto Iris 
 Exposure compensation Yes 
Auto Exposure mode  Auto Iris 
 Push Auto Iris   Yes EF model all compatible lenses, PL Version compatible Canon Cine Servo lenses only
Exposure Lock  No 
Auto Gain Control settings Yes
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 11.25º to 360º 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  Preset:
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) 
Stored Configurations 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 
Knee Adjusts over exposure characteristic, start, slope, saturation 
Sharpness 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
GPS Information
(Optional Accessory) 
Latitude/Longitude/Elevation, Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)
White Balance
Auto Yes
Preset  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 Yes 
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
Recording 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 (48kHz/24-bit/2-ch). 
Supplied 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)
Optional (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)
IDX V-Mount battery 
Operating Temperature range Approx. 0 to 40°C, 85% (relative humidity)
Approx. -5 to 45°C, 60% (relative humidity) 
* Firmware upgrades may be required to enable all camera features. Visit the Canon Support website for more information, or contact your local Canon representative.
 All specifications are subject to change without notice
 Note: Specifications above relate to the C700 and C700 PL models only


  • EOS C700
  • Body cap
  • Handle unit
  • Clamp base
  • Microphone holder
  • Bottom surface feet x 4
  • Measuring hook x 2
  • Extension unit attachment
  • Hexagonal wrenches x 2
  • Reinforcing plate
  • Button battery