Canon Caters To Filmmakers With 4K-Capable EOS-1D C Camera

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News Posted: Thu, Apr 12 2012 1:28 PM
DSLRs aren't just for taking photos any longer. The past few years, more and more movie makers have been switching to DSLRs to shoot video, and Canon has gained tons of business because of this shift. But instead of letting folks repurpose their existing shooters, the company is catering specifically to the needs of filmmakers. Hence, the introduction of the newest addition in the Cinema EOS product line. The EOS-1D C DSLR provides video recording at 4K (4096 x 2160-pixel) or Full HD (1920 x 1080-pixel) resolution to support high-end motion picture, television production and other advanced imaging applications. Equipped with an 18.1-megapixel full-frame 24mm x 36mm Canon CMOS sensor, the camera records 8-bit 4:2:2 Motion JPEG 4K video to the camera's CF memory card at 24 frames-per-second (fps) or Full HD 1920 x 1080 video at selectable frame rates from 24p to 60p, making it possible for next-generation visual expression with even higher image-quality and resolution performance.


An optional Super 35 crop setting enables cinematographers to match the industry-standard imaging format and angle of view achieved by traditional motion picture cameras. This enables video footage from the EOS-1D C camera to more closely match the look of footage from other cameras in multi-camera shooting environments. Other useful video-related features on the EOS-1D C DSLR include a built-in headphone jack for real-time audio monitoring, and the ability to view the camera's LCD even when the HDMI port is connected to an external monitor. The EOS-1D C camera uses the same LP-E4N battery pack as the EOS-1D X, and it can also be powered by an optional AC Adapter Kit.


The Canon EOS-1D C digital SLR camera is scheduled to be available within 2012 at a suggested retail price of $15,000. Better hope your movie budget is high!
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realneil replied on Thu, Apr 12 2012 9:00 PM

It's priced way out of my league,....but Lordy, I do want it.

That's a friggin' awesome camera.

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mhenriday replied on Sat, Apr 14 2012 8:27 AM

The world is fair, Neil - we poor people at least get to drool over the specs !...

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detnight replied on Sun, Apr 15 2012 6:40 PM

wow, makes my canon T3i look like an old manual SLR

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