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Canon EOS C100MK II with 17-55 Lens Kit (EF-S Mount)

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Canon EOS C100MK II with 17-55 Lens Kit (EF-S Mount)
Key Features
  • Super 35mm 8.3MP CMOS Sensor + EF Mount
  • 1920x1080p 59.94/50/29.97/25/23.98
  • Built-In Dual Pixel CMOS AF Hardware
  • AVCHD + MP4 Recording
This bundle of the Canon C100 Mark II Cinema EOS Camera with Dual Pixel CMOS AF and the Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens provides you with a camera and a zoom lens. The camera accepts both Canon EF and EF-S lenses to cover its Super 35mm sensor. The camera works with all Canon autofocus lenses, and incorporates Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology for faster and more accurate autofocussing with Canon AF lenses.
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Canon C100 Mark II Overview

This bundle of the Canon C100 Mark II Cinema EOS Camera with Dual Pixel CMOS AF and the Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens provides you with a camera and a zoom lens. The camera accepts both Canon EF and EF-S lenses to cover its Super 35mm sensor. The camera works with all Canon autofocus lenses, and incorporates Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology for faster and more accurate autofocussing with Canon AF lenses.

The Mark II camera features face detection AF, MP4 recording, additional frame rates when recording in AVCHD, and slow and fast motion options when recording in MP4. The 17 to 55mm zoom lens covers the APS-C/Super 35mm format sensors and has an aperture range of f2.8 to 22. It features optical image stabilization, a circular iris, and a minimum focus distance of 1.2 feet. The UD and aspheric elements provide a sharp clear image.

Canon EOS C100 Mark II Cinema EOS Camera with Dual Pixel CMOS AF (Body Only)

The Canon EOS C100 Mark II Cinema EOS Camera with Dual Pixel CMOS AF is Canon's updated version of the C100 designed for event videographers, documentarians, and independent filmmakers. It incorporates the continuous autofocus function compatible with all Canon autofocus lenses, using Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology. This new feature provides faster and more accurate autofocusing to assist users when operating with small crews.

The Mark II also adds a variety of upgraded features including face detection AF, MP4 recording, additional frame rates when recording in AVCHD and slow & fast motion options when recording in MP4. The Mark II also has an additional microphone on the camera body for recording sound when the top handle is removed. It incorporates a 3.5" OLED display with increased resolution, and the EVF is now almost twice as large as on the original C100 and tilts as well. The Mark II supports GPS, and features built-in wireless functionality. The HDMI output supports timecode, as does the original C100, but it also supports Canon Log LUT.

The EOS C100 Mark II uses the same Super 35mm Canon CMOS sensor as its big brother, the C300, but uses a Digic DV 4 processor. With an EF lens mount, the camera is compatible with the full range of Canon EF, EF-S, and EF Cinema lenses. This is particularly useful for DSLR shooters who have already invested in Canon lenses. The camera uses the AVCHD codec to record 1080p video up to 24 Mbps. It supports dual SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards which, thanks to the efficient AVCHD codec, allows you to record nearly three hours of HD video on a single 32GB card. For professional applications, you can also record clean, uncompressed 4:2:2 video with embedded timecode via the HDMI output.

The ergonomic design of the EOS C100 Mark II is streamlined to support one-person shoots. Weighing only 2.2 pounds in its basic configuration, the camera's flexible modular design supports a variety of shooting styles. Additional features such as One-Shot AF and Push Auto Iris allow operators to spend less time checking camera settings and more time capturing cinematic footage.

Dual Pixel CMOS AF Technology
The Continuous AF (Autofocus) function for all autofocus lenses, using Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology. A new AF Lock setting also lets you change the image framing while holding the desired focus. This feature is ideal for users who regularly shoot with smaller crews, who shoot moving subjects, or who want smoother, more natural-looking autofocus.

Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology features a CMOS sensor that consists of an array of pixels that each feature two separate photodiodes. By continuously comparing their outputs during AF mode, phase-difference autofocus helps ensure non-blurred images and smooth focus transitions even when the talent and/or camera are moving. The new feature places a high priority on maintaining sharp focus while providing a natural, smooth autofocus movement with select Canon EF lenses - including newer-generation STM lenses - which offer even smoother and quieter operation.
Continuous Recording
The continuous, nonstop recording function allows you to create In and Out points in the footage every time the START/STOP button is pressed. At this time, the continuous recording function is compatible with Grass Valley's EDIUS Pro 7 software.
320 to 102,400 ISO Range
With an extended ISO range from 320 to 102,400, the EOS C100 Mark II is even more sensitive to light than its predecessor. This lets you shoot usable footage during low-light and night shoots, even when using available or ambient lighting as your main light source. Being able to operate under lower light levels means you can work quickly with smaller crews and resources, ideal for low-budget and independent filmmakers.
Menu Navigation via Camera Buttons
Internal camera menus are now controllable from buttons on the camera body. While previously a removable joystick was the only way to control the internal menus, now buttons on the rear of the camera under the built-in monitor can be used. This lets you access the menus when the side grip is removed.
Viewfinder Magnification Location Shift
Manually move the center of the camera's magnification viewing area to one of 25 different locations throughout the image frame using the joystick. Now camera operators can easily check focus even on subjects that are located away from the center of the image frame.
Record Button Lock
The Key Lock setting now makes it possible to lock all operations, including the record button. This helps to prevent accidental operation during a critical shoot by the operator inadvertently pressing a wrong button
Super 35mm 8.3MP CMOS Sensor
The Super 35mm-sized sensor provides an angle-of-view and depth of field that equivalent to that of traditional Super 35mm film. With a native resolution of 8.3MP and a wider pixel pitch than conventional professional camcorders, the sensor offers enhanced sensitivity and reduced noise in low light environments.
DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor
Designed and built by Canon for the highest HD RGB processing, the DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor uses proprietary circuits and architecture to deliver the highest image quality at the highest speeds, with low power consumption and minimal heat output. It processes the RGB representations that originate in the single CMOS sensor of the camera into three channels (Red, Blue, and Green) to maintain the rich resolution and clean color fidelity formerly possible only in three-chip sensor designs.
Low Light Sensitivity
Working together, the Super 35mm sensor and DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor achieve a high signal-to-noise ratio that enables recordings with great detail and dynamic range even in minimal light.
Canon Log Gamma and Wide DR Gamma
Canon Log records an image with subdued contrast and sharpness, which preserves a high dynamic range and presupposes color grading in post production. Canon Log Gamma emphasizes rich gradients from mid-range to highlights, resulting in 12-stops of dynamic range. At ISO 850 and above, Canon Log Gamma enables 5.3 stops of latitude above optimal exposure (and 6.7 stops below), broadening the available dynamic range in color grading.

Wide DR Gamma yields wide dynamic range by suppressing brightness while maintaining gradations, but is designed to produce finished-looking images without requiring any color grading in post-production.
EF Lens Mount with EF Contacts
The camera is fully compatible with Canon's renowned EF mount lenses. Even specialty lenses, such as Canon's 24mm f/3.5L II tilt shift lens or the 8-15mm f/4L Ultra-Wide Zoom fisheye lens. When shooting with EF lenses, the camera features peripheral illumination correction, which automatically compensates for light fall-off in the corners of the image.
Multiple Recording Modes and Frame Rates in AVCHD
The camera supports AVCHD bit rates up to 24 Mbps (LPCM) at a maximum resolution of 1920x1080. Frame rates of 59.94p, 50p, 59.94i, 50i, 24p, 25p, PF30, and PF24 are all available to meet the needs of your production workflow. It supports relay recording of long takes between dual SD cards or can write video to both cards for redundancy in the event of SD card failure. Pre REC mode buffers approximately three seconds before the tally light activates.
Multiple Recording Modes and Frame Rates in MP4
The C100 Mark II supports recording in 1920 x 1080p recording to MP4, at multiple frame rates, and also supports 720p and 640 x 360 frame sizes.
Uncompressed HDMI Out with Timecode & Canon Log LUT Support
Outputting an uncompressed signal via HDMI. This signal can superimpose timecode and the 2:3 pulldown marker, which means an external recorder and converter can process the HDMI output as an SDI signal. External recorders provide an instant back-up and help to streamline post-production workflows. The HDMI output also supports Canon Log LUT output.
Compact and Ergonomic Design
Designed with the solo shooter in mind it is 85% the size of the Canon C300, and it is based on a mobile core design that allows additional accessories to be attached depending on the situation. Strip the camera down for a "run-and-gun" style, or complement the camera with the full range of camera-mounted accessories. With a compact body, you can even shoot dual-camera 3D without an over-sized and cumbersome rig. Its light weight reduces user fatigue and allows even elaborate rigging systems to remain mobile enough for a single operator. The removable accessory hand grip rotates 360 degrees for comfortable shooting positions, while customizable hardware buttons allow the camera to fit your own personal shooting preferences.
Removable Top Handle with XLR Inputs and Stereo Microphone
Including a top mounted handle unit, which features two XLR connectors and a microphone shock mount. XLR connections offer a high quality audio input for professional grade microphones and facilitate 2 channel 48kHz linear PCM (24 Mbps) audio recordings.
High Resolution EVF and Integrated OLED Display
Accurately check focus, composition, and exposure with the 1.23 million dot-equivalent 0.45" electronic viewfinder with 100% coverage. The built-in 3.5" 1.23MP equivalent OLED panel tilts 100 degrees for flexibility when composing tough perspective shots and rotates 180 degrees to protect the screen when not in use. Use the LCD display to review footage or to view the camera's waveform monitor.
AVCHD or MP4 File Based Recording to SD Cards
The camera records video to SDHC/SDXC cards using AVCHD, a high-efficiency codec that has quickly become a standard in both the professional and consumer video markets. Maximum bit-rate is 24 Mbps. Video files greater than 2GB are split into multiple files while recording, which are automatically joined together upon import using Canon Data Import. AVCHD video is widely supported across NLE systems and is the standard codec for Blu-Ray.

The camera records using the MP4 codec, and can record in fast motion (25% faster) or slow motion (40% slower) in MP4 recording mode.
Full Manual Control and Focusing Aids
The camera offers complete manual control of each aspect of the recording process. Create and recall custom picture settings, camera functions, and display options. The camera also features several powerful and intuitive focusing aids in both the EVF and LCD monitor that make it easy to confirm critical focus distance; Peaking Modes and Magnify Focus Modes are available while in standby or while recording. Additionally, the LCD features Edge Monitor Display; green waveform display the overall focus of the scene and red waveform provide focus feedback of the three focus check boxes visible on the LCD monitor.
One Shot AF and Push Auto Iris
One-Shot AF executes focus adjustments with a dedicated button, and the Push Auto Iris button automatically adjusts the aperture of the lens to quickly and easily maintain proper exposure. Both of these functions can be accessed even when operating in manual mode.
Built-In ND Filters
In excessively bright environments neutral density filters are often required to avoid over exposure, without compromising desirable shutter and aperture settings. It features built-in ND filters in three densities, which make for four ND configurations (OFF, 2 stops, 4 stops, 6 stops). The built-in ND filters are deployed via a manual dial.
Remote Terminal
Remotely control the camera via its LANC-compatible remote terminal. Remote operation allows for single-person operation even in creative rigging situations.
Additional Features
  • Waveform monitor; standard and RGB modes
  • Exposure/Focus aids: Peaking, Zebra, Magnify, Edge Monitor Focus Assist, Black and White Mode
  • Drop Frame (DF) or Non-Drop Frame (NDF) Timecode
  • Timecode modes: Regen, Record Run, Free Run
  • Nice Customized Picture Profiles available in camera and up to 20 can be saved to an SD card
  • Custom picture profiles can be adjusted using the following settings: Gamma, Black, Black Gamma, Low Key Saturation, Knee, Sharpness, Noise Balance, Color Correction, Setup Level
  • 15 assignable function buttons
  • SMPTE, EBU, or ARIB standard color bars can be selected
Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens

A tremendously flexible standard zoom for APS-C-format DSLRs, the EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM from Canon pairs the 27.2-88mm equivalent focal length range with a bright f/2.8 constant maximum aperture. Benefitting this design is a sophisticated optical layout, which includes both Ultra-Low Dispersion glass and aspherical elements to significantly reduce chromatic and spherical aberrations for improved clarity and sharpness throughout the zoom range. A Super Spectra coating has also been applied to individual elements to suppress flare and ghosting for increased contrast when working in bright environments.

Beyond the optical attributes, this 17-55mm is also characterized by its advanced three stop-effective Image Stabilizer system to minimize the appearance of camera shake. Also complementing handling is a sophisticated ring-type USM, which provides quick, quiet, and accurate autofocus performance along with full-time manual focus override.

Versatile wide-angle to portrait-length zoom is designed for APS-C-format Canon EF-S-mount DSLRs and offers a 27.2-88mm equivalent focal length range.
Bright constant f/2.8 maximum aperture affords consistent illumination throughout the zoom range and also affords greater control over depth of field for working with selective focus techniques.
Two Ultra-Low Dispersion glass elements noticeably reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations for high clarity and color fidelity.
Three aspherical elements minimize spherical aberrations and distortions for improved sharpness and accurate rendering.
Super Spectra coating has been applied to individual elements to minimize ghosting and flare for greater contrast and color neutrality when working in strong lighting conditions.
An Optical Image Stabilizer helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake by up to three shutter speed stops to better enable working in low-light conditions and with slower shutter speeds.
A ring-type Ultrasonic Motor (USM), along with an internal focusing design and optimized focusing algorithms, is employed to deliver fast, precise, and quiet autofocus performance as well as full-time manual focus override.
Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing out of focus quality that benefits the use of shallow depth of field and selective focus techniques.
UPC: 013803064445

Canon EOS C100 Mark II Cinema EOS Camera with Dual Pixel CMOS AF (Body Only) Specs

Key Specs
Lens Mount
Canon EF
Sensor Resolution
Actual: 9.84 Megapixel (4206 x 2340)
Effective: 8.29 Megapixel (4096 x 2160)
Image Sensor
24.6 x 13.8 mm (Super35) CMOS
ISO Sensitivity Range
320 to 102,400
Internal Recording Modes
AVCHD 4:2:0 8-Bit
1920 x 1080p from 23.98 to 60.00 fps [28 Mb/s]
MP4
1920 x 1080p from 23.98 to 60.00 fps [35 Mb/s]
Media/Memory Card Slot
Dual Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC
Video I/O
1x HDMI Output
Mobile App Compatible

*As of June, 2023: Check with manufacturer for the most up-to-date compatibility
Battery Type
Canon BP-9 Series
Imaging
Lens Mount
Canon EF
Lens Communication
Yes, with Autofocus Support
Sensor Resolution
Actual: 9.84 Megapixel (4206 x 2340)
Effective: 8.29 Megapixel (4096 x 2160)
Image Sensor
24.6 x 13.8 mm (Super35) CMOS
Built-In ND Filter
Mechanical Filter Wheel with 2-Stop (1/4), 4-Stop (1/16), 6-Stop (1/64) ND Filters
Capture Type
Stills & Video
Exposure Control
Shutter Type
Electronic Rolling Shutter
Shutter Speed
1/2000 to 1/3 Second
ISO Sensitivity Range
320 to 102,400
Gain
-6 to 30 dB (Expanded)
0 to 24 dB (Native)
Shutter Angle
11.25 to 360°
Video Capture
Internal Recording Modes
AVCHD 4:2:0 8-Bit
1920 x 1080p from 23.98 to 60.00 fps [28 Mb/s]
MP4
1920 x 1080p from 23.98 to 60.00 fps [35 Mb/s]
Sensor Crop Modes
Super35 / APS-C
Fast-/Slow-Motion Support
Yes
Broadcast Output
NTSC/PAL
Audio Recording
2-Channel 16-Bit 48 kHz
IP Streaming
No
Interface
Media/Memory Card Slot
Dual Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC
Video I/O
1x HDMI Output
Audio I/O
2x XLR 3-Pin (+48 V Phantom Power) Input
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Input
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Headphone Output
Power I/O
1x Barrel Input
Other I/O
1x 2.5 mm Sub-Mini (LANC) Control Input
1x Mini-USB
Wireless
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Mobile App Compatible

*As of June, 2023: Check with manufacturer for the most up-to-date compatibility
Monitor
Display Size
3.5"
Resolution
1,230,000 Dot
Display Type
Articulating OLED
Viewfinder
Type
Built-In Electronic (LCD)
Size
0.24"
Resolution
960 x 540 (1,560,000 Dot)
Diopter Adjustment
-5.5 to +2
Focus
Focus Type
Auto and Manual Focus
Focus Mode
Automatic, Manual Focus
Environmental
Operating Temperature
32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
General
Battery Type
Canon BP-9 Series
Accessory Mounting Thread
1x 1/4"-20
1x
Dimensions (W x H x D)
7.2 x 11.1 x 9.3" / 18.2 x 28.1 x 23.6 cm
Weight
3.2 lb / 1.5 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
12.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
14.5 x 12 x 12"

Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens Specs

Focal Length
17 to 55mm (35mm Equivalent: 27.2 to 88mm)
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8
Minimum Aperture
f/22
Lens Mount
Canon EF-S
Lens Format Coverage
APS-C
Angle of View
78° 30' to 27° 50'
Minimum Focus Distance
1.15' / 35 cm
Maximum Magnification
0.17x
Optical Design
19 Elements in 12 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
7, Rounded
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
Yes
Filter Size
77 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
3.29 x 4.35" / 83.5 x 110.6 mm
Length at Maximum Extension
5.55" / 141 mm
Weight
1.42 lb / 645 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.855 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
8.5 x 5.4 x 5.4"

Canon C100 Mark II Reviews

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Does this have internal audio?

Does this have internal audio?
Asked by: Casey
yes all the canon cameras have an omni directional mic built into the camera
Answered by: Sean
Date published: 2020-06-10

Hi! Does this come with a WFT attachment?

Hi! Does this come with a WFT attachment?
Asked by: Gloria
The camera does not do WiFi file transfer, but does have built in WiFi for Canons free WiFi app that can control the camera and settings. The app that controls the camera is very useful. No need for a wired remote. Respectfully: David P.
Answered by: David
Date published: 2020-05-16

How good is autofocus If I'm using any of my many ...

How good is autofocus If I'm using any of my many EF lenses like my 50mm L prime lens on this camera?
Asked by: Stuart
Canon's Dual Pixel CMOS AF offers a great performance. However if you shooting with a 50mm prime lens at F/1.4 or F/1.8 it may hunt a bit. With shallower depth of field it is hard to focus, even for an auto focus system with video.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2020-03-24

Can I power Canon C100 II with 7.2v or 7.4v?

Can I power Canon C100 II with 7.2v or 7.4v?
Asked by: Oudom
sorry, I mean. can I use V-lock plate that DC output 7.2v or 7.4v or 8v for Canon c100 II. its hard to find exact 8.4V
Answered by: Oudom
Date published: 2019-05-18

Good camera bag for the C100 mark lol

Good camera bag for the C100 mark lol
Asked by: Tokunbo
Depends on the job. I pack mine in a pelican case with other bodies and lenses, or in a cinestyle production bag for smaller jobs.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-04-22

does the c100mk2 dual pixel autofocus face track ...

does the c100mk2 dual pixel autofocus face track like the dpaf function in the canon dslrs? i know on my canon sl2, you go into video mode and use the dpaf and the box will follow the face or object that was focused. does the c100 dpaf focus square follow the subject or does the subject need to stay in the middle of the frame and then re-compose? thanks in advance. thumbs up.
Asked by: Rob
The functionality your referring to is face detection AF. On the C100MKII this is supported, but only with a few specific STM lenses.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-03-19

Will Canon 100-400mm IS I auto focus on C100 Mark ...

Will Canon 100-400mm IS I auto focus on C100 Mark II?
Asked by: Karthik
Yes it will. The Canon EF 100–400mm f/4.5–5.6L IS USM is on Canon's list of lenses compatible with the Dual Pixel CMOS AF System.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2019-02-20

What is the difference between the EF and EF-S ...

What is the difference between the EF and EF-S lenses that come with the kit?
Asked by: Justin
B&H # CAC100AF2242 comes with the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS. It has a longer telephoto range of the two and is an L quality lens, which is Canon's highest quality. B&H # CAC100AF2E17 comes with the EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8, it is a bid wider, but does not get as telephoto. It is also faster at F/2.8 instead of F/4.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2019-01-29
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