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Canon EOS C500 Mark II (Body Only)



  • High-speed image processing platform
  • Easily customise the camera to meet your shooting requirements
  • Internal recording of RAW data without the need for an external recorder
  • Full frame readout as well as Super 35mm and Super 16mm modes
  • Numerous discretionary extension units to suit various applications

* Order today for delivery in January 2020, financing options also available



In-Camera 5.9K Cinema RAW Light Recording

Engaging Cinema RAW Light, a video format that permits condensed file sizes while retaining video info, the EOS Canon C500 Mark II makes possible the internal recording of RAW data without the need for an external recorder. The Canon C500 camera also supports XF-AVC, a video format that proficiently records compressed video data.

Full Frame 5.9K CMOS Sensor

The EOS Canon C500 Mark II offers you a 38.1 x 20.1 mm full frame sensor. It allows full frame readout as well as Super 35mm and Super 16mm modes. The recently established DIGIC DV7 high-speed image processing platform makes possible 9K/60p, 4K/60p and 2K/210p recording.

Redefining Your Possibilities

Engaging a flexible design that lets you easily customise the camera to meet your shooting requirements, the camera features excellent expandability via extension units to enable an extensive range of video content productions.

Supports Two HDR Methods – When recording in XF-AVC (4:2:2 10 bit), select “HLG” or “PQ” with custom picture (CP) pre-set / gamma setting. HDR video can be recorded with just one choice on the menu.

Faster Focus With Touch Panel – When utilised with the LCD Monitor LM-V2 with touch panel support, the Dual Pixel CMOS AF offers sophisticated focusing with a solitary operator.

Anamorphic Lens Support – Anamorphic lenses allow one-of-a-kind visual expression and are maintained on both the EF/PL mount.

12G-SDI And HDMI Terminals – Featuring 12G-SDI and HDMI terminals for improved handling at shooting sites and other locations. This makes linking to a display or external recorder simpler.

Lightweight – Compact Body – At just 1,730 grams the C500 Mark II has a very expandable body which can be united with an assortment of shooting accessories.

Over-Sampling – Full Frame Recordable At XF-AVC 4K 60P/50P – Recording is allowed for high-quality 4K 60P / 50P oversampled from the 5.9K full-frame sensor. It records in the ALL-I format that enables both superior quality and simpler editing.

Full-Frame CMOS Sensor – The full-frame sensor supports readout at full size, as well as Super 35mm and Super 16 modes. In addition to full-frame lenses, it can be utilised with conventional Super 35mm lenses.

Dual Pixel CMOS AF – Pioneering AF technology that utilises a CMOS sensor with a structure that combines the functions of both imaging and phase difference AF.

60fps: 5.9K RAW | 60fps: 4K (Crop) | 120fps: 2K (Crop) – 60fps is offered when recording in 5.9K Cinema RAW Light. Detailed settings from 1fps to a maximum 120fps:2K (crop) are possible, realising more feeling in graphic expression.

CFexpress 2.0 Type B – CFexpress and SD cards (UHS-II) permit fast, simple transfer of superior image data and makes data assimilation easier.

Cinema RAW Light XF-AVC – Cinema RAW Light: 5.9K RAW 12 / 10 bit & XF-AVC: 4K YCC422 10 bit. Support for two file formats, allows card recording for simpler data assimilation and makes 4K & HDR recording more available.

DIGIC DV7 – The recently established DIGIC DV7 image processor boasting high data processing power while suppressing noise has been implemented.

5.9K Full Frame – The Canon C500 Mark II offers a 38.1mm x 20.1mm full-frame sensor and delivers wide reaching tonality greater than 15 stops.

Flexible Design With Amazing Customisation

  • Mount Kits: CM-V1 and PM-V1
  • OLED Electronic Viewfinder EVF-V50
  • Extension Units: EU-V1 and EU-V2

Discretionary Extension Units

EVF-V50 OLED – The 0.46” OLED viewfinder unit offers excellent perceptibility. Ideal for single-operator applications such as documentaries or outdoor interviews.

Extension Unit 1 – Allows remote manoeuvring of the camera. This is perfect for multi-camera shooting or different equipment such as gimbals, cranes and drones.

Extension Unit 2 – Adding numerous input and output terminals and attachment of a standard V-mount battery. CINE-SERVO or B4 lenses linked to the LENS terminal can be controlled from the camera.

Allows Numerous Discretionary Accessories

Shoulder Support Unit SU-15 – This sanctioned Canon shoulder rig is intended for improved stability and cosiness when shooting from the shoulder. Shoulder-Style Grip Unit SG-1 – The grip permits a 12-pin lens connector to allow power supply from the main body. Set REC, zoom and iris/aperture effortlessly from right in front of you.

OLED Viewfinder EVF-V70 – This high performance EVF delivers industry-standard operability and excellence worthy of a top-end cinema camera.

Operator Interchangeable Mounts – With discretionary mount kits (sold separately), operators can swap EF cinema lock mounts and PL mounts on their own.


Technical Specifications


  • Full-frame [38.1 x 20.1 mm]

Active pixels

  • 18.69 million pixels

Pixel pitch

  • 4 μm

Dynamic range

  • 15+ stop


  • EF mount
  • EF Cinema Lock / PL (optional; user interchangeable B4 (optional)

Recording format

  • RAW: 5.9K (FF), 4K (Crop) 59.95p / 50.00p (internal) | 2K (Crop) 59.94p / 50.00p (internal)
  • XF-AVC: 4K / 4K UHD / 2K / FHD 59.94p / 50.00p | 2K, FHD (Crop) 59.94p / 50.00p

Audio format

  • LPCM 4ch (16 bit, 24 bit (MXF only) / 48KHz)

Recording frame rate (max)

  • 9K, 4K, 4K (Crop), 2K:60 fps
  • 2K (Crop): 120 fps


  • 709 Normal, BT.709 Wide DR, CanonLog2, CanonLog3, PQ, HLG


  • 709 / BT.2020 / Cinema

Recording media

  • CFexpress 2.0 Type B x 2, SD Card x 1

ISO (with extension)

  • 160-25600 (100-102400)

Anamorphic lens support

  • De-squeeze: x1.3 / x2

Auto Focus

  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • Face-detection AF compatible lens
  • AF speed / response
  • AF boost MF

Manual Focus

  • Dual Pixel Focus Guide


  • 3”, approx. 2.76 million dot, touch panel


  • Optional: EVF-v70 / V50

IP streaming

  • Supported

Surround View / Aspect mask

  • 12G-SDI x 1, MON. (3G) x 1, HDMI, headphone, mic, VIDEO terminal, TC, Genlock, REMOTE (A), USB
  • With Extension Unit 2 (optional): SYNC OUT, Ethernet, REMOTE B, DC24V_OUT, Lens, INPUT 3/4, D-TAP


  • Clear, 2, 4, 6, 8*, 10* stop (5 densities) (*with extension)

Dimensions (body only

  • 6.0 x 5.8 x 6.6 in / 153 x 148 x 168 mm

Weight (body only)

  • 3.8 lbs. / 1730g

Included Accessories

  • LM-V2 LCD Monitor
  • Handle Unit
  • LA-V2 LCD Attachment Unit
  • UN-5 Cable
  • BP-A60 Battery Pack
  • GR-V1 Camera Grip
  • Battery Charger CG-A20
  • AC Adaptor CA-CP200B
  • Tape Measure Hook
  • Mic Holder
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Body Cap

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