Friday, 13 April 2012

Canon EOS-1D C: Specs, Features and Review of Digital SLR 4K video capture

Canon announced its promised 4k capable DSLR, the EOS-1D C - a digital SLR camera targeting the motion picture, television and high resolution production industries which can capture 4k (4096 x 2160 pixel) video at up to 24p without downscaling.

Canon EOS-1D C, Digital Camera

Newest Addition to the Canon Cinema EOS-1D C Product Line Combines the Convenient Form Factor of a Digital SLR Camera with Full HD and 4K Video Recording up to 4096 x 2160-Pixel Resolution.

Canon's D-SLR, the EOS-1D C, is clearly targeted at professional cinematographers it offers the same still capabilities as the 1D X, including the new focus system and sensitivity through ISO 204,800, the camera can only jump up to ISO 25,600 in video mode.

The camera, which shares the majority of its specifications with the still-awaited EOS 1D X, can also capture 1080p60 or 50p or output it uncompressed over its HDMI connector. The camera can also record 1080p video at selectable frame rates, varying from 24 through 60 frames per second.

The camera includes expanded ISO up to 24600 while reducing noise in low light. Furthermore, cinematographers can use an optional Super 35 crop to match the look of traditional motion picture cameras.

The Canon s D-SLR 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.

Key Features of Canon EOS-1D C:
  • 4k movies
  • 1080p at 50/60fps; Canon Log Gamma
  • 18 MP Full Frame CMOS
  • Uncompressed HDMI output
  • Up to 12fps stills; 14fps mode
  • ISO range 100-25600
  • 61 point AF system
  • Dual DIGIC 5+ processors
  • EF lens compatible
  • Clear View II 8.1cm (3.2") LCD
Specifications of Canon EOS-1D C:
  • Body type: Large SLR
  • Max resolution: 5184 x 3456
  • Other resolutions: 4608 x 3072, 3456 x 2304, 2592 x 1728
  • Image ratio w:h: 3:2
  • Effective pixels: 18.1 megapixels
  • Sensor photo detectors: 19.3 megapixels
  • Sensor size: Full frame (36 x 24 mm)
  • Sensor type: CMOS
  • Processor: Dual Digic 5+
  • Digital zoom: No
  • Manual focus: Yes
  • Number of focus points: 61
  • Articulated LCD: Fixed
  • Screen size: 3.2"
  • Screen dots: 1,040,000
  • Touch screen: No
  • Screen type: Clear View II TFT LCD
  • Live view: Yes
  • Format: MPEG-4, H.264
  • Microphone: Mono
  • Speaker: Mono
  • Resolutions: 4096 x 2160 (24 fps), 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (60, 50 fps)
  • HDMI: Yes (Mini)
  • Wireless: Optional
  • Battery: Lithium-Ion LP-E4N
Canon EOS-1D C Digital Camera Photos:

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