Canon looks to set a standard in both quality and quantity at IBC with a series of new announcements including 5 camcorders, extended rear panel, 27″ reference monitor, 8K-capable Servo Cine lens, some firmware updates and new PTZ cameras.
There’s a lot to do here, so let’s start with a professional camera.
This is a 1/2.3″ sensor camera with no top handle capable of recording UHD up to 30p and FHD up to 60p. The machine has a fixed 20x optical zoom path, Canon’s hybrid AF system, 2 SD card slots and only records at Rec 709.
These cameras also shoot 4K UHD up to 30fps and FHD up to 60p with 20x optical zoom. But they do include a top handle with 2 XLR inputs, a built-in stereo microphone, and a 1/8” audio input. As in all Canon cameras in this line of fixed zoom lenses, any model number ending in 5 has an XLR. It also only records at Rec 709.
These cameras raise the ante sensor by 1” adding dual-pixel autofocus, Canon Log3 and Wide DR shooting modes.
The Vixia HF-G70 will sell for $1,249 while the XA60 and XA65 are priced at $1,799 and $2,299, all of which will ship in October 2022. The XA70 has a list price of $2499 with the XA75 at $2999. la. They will ship in November.
Continue, next we have EU-V3 Returns To Production For C300 Mk III and C500 Mk II
Small to medium-sized productions using these popular Canon camcorder models will find their capabilities expanded with this extended back similar to those offered by other manufacturers. before. For starters, it has a V-Lock battery holder and D-Tap power. With 12-pin output, it can power servo lenses and it can get external power via 4-pin power XLR. It can also provide 12V power output through a 4-pin hirose. Functions can be controlled via menus and consoles. And it has ethernet out. The Video Return Gateway also offers Genlock. It ships in late November 2022 for $2999.
Canon has previously updated the firmware for the XF605 and EOS C70 camcorders.
DP-V2730 27” 4K . Monitor
The 27” size provides a compact enough area to use in the video village or video village to edit sets for home editing projects but will produce 1000 nits of brightness and true BT.2020 gamut support. It supports 12G/6G/3G/HD/SD with 4 IO ports plus HDMI. Its quad or dual display support allows viewing of 3 SDI outputs of different color gamuts along with 1 HDMI output.
Canon is slated to ship in February 2023 for approximately $15,000.
CN8X15 IAS 15-120 Cine Servo Lens PL or EF . mount
This lens represents Canon’s first 8K servo and Canon’s widest cine servo glass to date. It also includes a built-in 1.5x extender and is the original super 35. When used on a full frame camera, its FOV is 1.5x.
Servo 15-120 goes beyond the data extension of the Cooke-I protocol by adding Zeiss/I protocols.
Shipping late November 2022 for $31,500.
CR-N700 4K . PTZ Camera
This fixed-lens 15x optical or 30x HD electronic zoom camera supports 4K-60p up to 4:2:2 10-bit with 12G-SDI output for 4K surveillance. Users can download the LUT and it supports both HLG and PQ HDR variants. Output support includes SRT, Free-D and includes NDI|HX license.
Canon positions this PTZ camera as a mid-range to high-end offering.
It includes an IR remote and also works with WiFi enabled tablets to provide full control. This app allows to control up to 20 cameras. The optional RC-IP100 Remote Camera Controller is a dedicated PTZ controller that features joystick and zoom control and can connect up to 100 remote cameras. Dual-pixel capability and eye-detection autofocus for fast and accurate focusing.
Target applications for the CR-N700 are concerts, events, or anywhere where 4K is required.
It ships at the end of December 2022 for $9699 / £9599 including VAT in the UK.