Canon C500 Mark II

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Impressive usability and imaging power combine in the EOS C500 Mark II customizable full-frame cinema camera.

The lightweight body comes equipped with Canon’s 5.9K full-frame CMOS sensor capable of over 15 stops of dynamic range. The newly developed DIGIC DV 7 Image Processor expands functionality and flexibility by enabling features such as 5.9K recording, internal recording of Canon Cinema Raw Light and Dual Pixel Autofocus.

The Cinema EOS C500 Mark II is the perfect expression of form and function, exceptionally adaptable to virtually any production with its modular design. Three expansion units and user changeable lens mounts enable operators to build their ideal cinema system.


• 5.9K Full Frame CMOS Sensor, with support for Super 35mm and Super 16mm crop modes

• User Changeable Lens Mounts which gives users freedom to use the lenses they desire

• Newly developed DIGIC DV 7 Image Processor, which powerfully processes high-resolution image data

• Canon Cinema RAW Light and XF-AVC Recording

• Proxy Recording

• Compatibility with EF and PL Lenses

• Anamorphic Lens Support

• Electronic Image Stabilization

• Modular Design with three available Expansion Units allows a high level of connectivity and interoperability

• 4.3” LCD Touch screen Monitor LM-V2

• Dual Pixel CMOS AF with support for Touch AF and Face Detection AF

• Canon Log 2 and 3 Support

• 4 Channel Audio Recording

• Support for Custom User LUTs


Sensor: Full-frame / Super 35mm (crop) / Super 16mm (crop); CMOS Sensor with DAF Technology

Total Pixels: Approx. 20.8 Megapixels (6062 x 3432)

Number of Effective Pixels: Approx. 18.69 Megapixels (5952 x 3140) when 4096 x 2160 or 2048 x 1080 is selected as the resolution; Approx. 17.52 Megapixels (5580 x 3140) when 3840 x 2160 or 1920 x 1080 is selected as the resolution

Lens Mount: EF models: Canon EF mount; EF lens group supported (including EF-S lenses), EF cinema lens group supported

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 (Light metering system selection, shift possible)

Shutter Setting: Speed, Angle, Clear Scan, Slow or Off mode selected; Either 1/3 or 1/4 steps selected as speed increment

Iris Setting: Can be set to 1/2-stop, 1/3-stop or Fine

(1) Push auto iris control, (2) Auto iris control

Lenses that support Auto Iris:

EF Lenses

EF-S 10–18mm f/4.5–5.6 IS STM

EF-S 18–55mm f/3.5–5.6 IS STM

EF-S 18–135mm f/3.5–5.6 IS STM

EF-S 55–250mm f/4–5.6 IS STM

EF 24–105mm f/3.5–5.6 IS STM

EF-S 18–135mm f/3.5–5.6 IS USM

EF-S 18–55mm f/4–5.6 IS STM

EF 70–300mm f/4–5.6 IS II USM

EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM

EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM


CN-E 18–80mm T4.4 L IS KAS S
CN-E 70–200mm T4.4L IS KAS S


CN7x17 KAS S/E1
CN7x17 KAS S/P1
CN20x50 IAS H/E1
CN20x50 IAS H/P1

ENG Broadcast Lenses:
2/3 mount lenses which allow for 12-pin communication using a B4 mount. The optional MO-4E or MO-4P B4 Adapter is required.
HJ14ex4.3B IASE S
HJ18ex7.6B IASE S
HJ24ex7.5B IASE S
HJ17ex7.6B IASE S
HJ22ex7.6B IASE S
CJ45ex9.7B IASE-V H
CJ45ex13.6B IASE-V H
CJ24ex7.5B IASE S
CJ14ex4.3B IASE S
CJ18ex7.6B IASE S

ISO: 1 step, 1/3 step settings: 100* – 160 – 25600 – 102400*

* When the sensitivity is expanded

ND Filter: 5 density settings (2, 4, 6, 8*, 10* stops)

* When expansion is selected


Focus Control:  Dual Pixel CMOS AF (DAF), Manual Focus, One-Shot AF, Continuous AF, AF- Boosted MF, Face Detection AF*

* Only lenses that support AF functions can be used in these modes

Focus Guide: Available; displays focus status or unfocused status using the AF signal. It is useful while MF or One-Shot AF is not being performed.

LCD Monitor: LM-V2 LCD Monitor

White Balance: AWB, Kelvin setting (setting range: 2000K–15000K), Daylight, Tungsten, Set (A/B)

Frame Rates:

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

Recording Media:

CFexpress Cards (2 slots): Recording of movies (Cinema Raw Light/XF-AVC), custom pictures, metadata

SD Card: Recording of movies (XF-AVC (proxy)), photos (JPEG), custom pictures, metadata, menus and other data

Compression Formats:

Video: (1) XF-AVC: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, (2) RAW: Cinema RAW Light

Audio: Linear PCM (24 bit – 48kHz; 4-channel recording)

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C500 MK II Camera

Lens Mount

Port Cap

EVF-V50 w/Eye Cup

Grip Unit

LCD Viewfinder

Viewfinder Cable

CG-A10 Dual Battery Charger w/AC Cable

(3) Canon BP-A60 Batteries

Microphone Holder

CFExpress Card Reader

USB 3.1 C to C Cable

USB 3.1 A to C Cable

Arri Baseplate

Arri WA-2 Shoulder Plate

VCT Quick Release Plate

Arri BPA-5 Bridge Plate Adapter

Arri Top Plate for C500 MK II

Arri CCH-4 Camera Handle w/(2) Screws

Arri MVB-1 Viewfinder Bracket

Arri MVB-1 Attachment Bracket

(2) 4” 15mm Aluminum Rods

Arri RMB-3 19mm Rod Bracket

19mm to 15mm Insert

Arri Monitor Bracket for C500 MK II

(2) 12” 15mm Steel Rods

XLR4 AC Power Supply w/AC Cable

XLR4 Extension Cable

HDMI A to A Cable