Canon EOS C100 Announced at $8,000

Canon announced the EOS C100 digital video camera this morning, and those resistant to DSLR video are surely rejoicing. This camera takes the large sensor andinterchangeablelens features from DSLRs and puts them in to a package clearly designed for the video professional. In order to save you time, I've put together a list of all the features you care about in the C100 and bolded those not found in traditional DSLRs. Unfortunately, Canon didn't include every frame rates available.

Key Features

  • 1920 x 1080
  • Super 35mm CMOS sensor
  • AVCHD/H.264 (4:2:0)
  • Reduced rolling shutter artifacts in 60i
  • ISO 320-20,000
  • 3.5 inch LCD
  • High resolution electronic viewfinder
  • Built in ND Filters
  • Dual XLR input
  • Locking HDMI out
  • Uncompressed video out through HDMI
  • EF lens mount
  • Zebra stripes
  • Dual SD card slots for simultaneous or overflow recording
  • Upfront aperture, shutter and ISO control

The Canon C100 is set to be released in November of 2012 with a list price of $8,000. See below for the full press release.

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Mike Wilhelm
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