Cinema EOS System

Canon EOS C400

Specifications

Specifications

  • Full frame 6K BSI sensor

    Next-generation backside illuminated design maximises light sensitivity with 16 stops of dynamic range

  • Triple base ISO

    For optimal signal-to-noise ratio at 800 / 3200 / 12800 ISO

  • RF mount system

    Enhanced imaging system platform also adaptable to PL and EF mounts

  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF II

    Including EOS iTR AF X for tack-sharp auto focus across the full sensor

  • Cinema RAW Light

    Record 12-bit internally at LT, ST, and HQ for flexibility in post-production

  • XF-HEVC S, XF-AVC S, and XF-AVC

    Oversampled 4K 4:2:2 10-bit MP4 / MXF formats with detailed metadata

  • HDR

    Produce high dynamic range content with Canon Log 2 / 3, PQ, and HLG

  • 5-axis image stabilisation

    Combine Electronic IS with Optical IS for the most stable cinematic footage

  • Two card slots

    Record to CFexpress Type B or SD UHS-II

  • Professional I/O

    Extensive professional connectivity built in

  • Active cooling

    Quiet, efficient cooling for long recording times

  • Robust and compact

    Versatile design adaptable to your shooting style

Specifications in detail

Image Sensor

  • Sensor
    Full Frame Back-Side Illuminated (BSI) CMOS sensor
  • Filter
    RGB primary color filter (Bayer array)
  • Sensor Modes
    Full Frame / Super 35mm (Crop) / Super 16mm (Crop)
  • Total Pixels
    Approx. 26.67 megapixels (6202 x 4300)
  • Effective Pixels
    Approx. 19.05 megapixels (6008 x 3170): When 6000 x 3164 / 4096 x 2160 / 2048 x 1080 is selected as the resolution
    Approx. 17.86 megapixels (5633 x 3170): When 3840 x 2160 / 1920 x 1080 is selected as the resolution
  • Effective Sensor Screen Size
    Full Frame:
    38.4 x 20.2 mm (40.7 mm on the diagonal): When 6000 x 3164 / 4096 x 2160 / 2048 x 1080 is selected as the resolution
    36.0 x 20.2 mm (38.7 mm on the diagonal): When 3840 x 2160 / 1920 x 1080 is selected as the resolution
  • Dynamic Range
    Canon Log 2: 1600% / 16 stops (at ISO 800)
    Canon Log 3: 1600% / 14 stops (at ISO 800)
    Base ISO: 800 / 3200 / 12800

Image Processor

  • Type
    DIGIC DV7

Lens

  • Lens Mount
    Canon RF mount
    PL mount support via PL-RF Mount Adapter
    EF mount support via EF-EOS R Mount Adapter
  • Lens Magnification Factor
    Full Frame;
    4096 x 2160 or 2048 x 1080: Actual focal length x Approx. 1.06
    3840 x 2160 or 1920 x 1080: Actual focal length x Approx. 1.12

    Super 35mm (Crop);
    4096 x 2160 or 2048 x 1080: Actual focal length x Approx. 1.46
    3840 x 2160 or 1920 x 1080: Actual focal length x Approx. 1.54

    Super 16mm (Crop);
    2048 x 1080: Actual focal length x Approx. 2.92
    1920 x 1080: Actual focal length x Approx. 3.07
  • Digital Lens Correction
    Peripheral Illumination Correction
    Chromatic Aberration Correction
    Diffraction Correction
    Distortion Correction (RF lenses only)
  • ND Filter
    2, 4 or 6 Stops. Up to 10 stops via built in ND filter system (in extended mode)
  • Iris Control (EF Mount Lenses)
    1/2-stop, 1/3-stop or FINE control
    Auto Iris
  • Cooke /i Technology™ Support
    Only when equipped with Mount Adapter PL-RF
  • Anamorphic Lens Support
    x2.0 / x1.8 / x1.3
  • Image Stabilization System
    5-Axis Combination IS (Optical and Digital) with supported lenses
    Digital 5-Axis IS for non IS lenses.

Recording

  • Internal Recording Media
    1x CFexpress 2.0 (Type-B)
    1x SD Card (SD / SDHC / SDXC)1
  • Recording Time
    Cinema RAW Light LT: 6000 x 3164 576 Mbps: approx. 118 Mins
    Cinema RAW Light ST: 6000 x 3164 886 Mbps: approx. 77 Mins
    Cinema RAW Light HQ: 6000 x 3164 1800 Mbps: approx. 37 Mins
    XF-AVC: 4096 x 2160 500 Mbps: approx. 136 Mins
    XF-AVC S: 4096 x 2160 500 Mbps: approx. 136 Mins
    XF-HEVC S: 4096 x 2160 135 Mbps: approx. 505 Mins2
  • Recording Formats
    Cinema RAW Light (CRM), XF-AVC (MXF), XF-AVC S (MP4), XF-HEVC S (MP4)
  • Relay Recording
    Yes3
  • Double Slot (Simultaneous) Recording
    Yes
  • Simultaneous Recording in Multiple Formats
    Yes4
  • System Frequency / Frame Rates
    59.94 Hz mode (59.94P / 59.94i / 29.97P / 23.98P)
    50.00 Hz mode (50.00P / 50.00i / 25.00P)
    24.00 Hz mode (24.00P)
  • Cinema RAW Light Bit Rate / Bit Depth (PAL)
    12-bit Cinema RAW Light LT:
    FF / 6000 x 3164 / 50P [1160 Mbps]
    FF / 6000 x 3164 / 25P [576 Mbps]
    S35 / 4368 x 2304 / 50P [611 Mbps]
    S35 / 4368 x 2304 / 25P [306 Mbps]
    S16 / 2184 x 1152 / 50P [154 Mbps]
    S16 / 2184 x 1152 / 25P [77 Mbps]

    12-bit Cinema RAW Light ST:
    FF / 6000 x 3164 / 50P [1780 Mbps]
    FF / 6000 x 3164 / 25P [886 Mbps]
    S35 / 4368 x 2304 / 50P [939 Mbps]
    S35 / 4368 x 2304 / 25P [470 Mbps]
    S16 / 2184 x 1152 / 50P [236 Mbps]
    S16 / 2184 x 1152 / 25P [118 Mbps]

    12-bit Cinema RAW Light HQ:
    FF / 6000 x 3164 / 25P [1800 Mbps]
    S35 / 4368 x 2304 / 50P [1910 Mbps]
    S35 / 4368 x 2304 / 25P [954 Mbps]
    S16 / 2184 x 1152 / 50P [479 Mbps]
    S16 / 2184 x 1152 / 25P [240 Mbps]
  • XF-AVC Recording Bit Rate / Sampling (PAL / MXF)
    4:2:2 10-bit (Intra-frame):
    4096 x 2160 or 3840 x 2160 / 50P [1000 / 750 / 500 Mbps]
    4096 x 2160 or 3840 x 2160 / 25P [500 / 375 / 250 Mbps]
    2048 x 1080 or 1920 x 1080 / 50P [250 Mbps]
    2048 x 1080 or 1920 x 1080 / 50i [125 Mbps]
    2048 x 1080 or 1920 x 1080 / 25P [125 Mbps]

    4:2:2 10-bit (Long GOP):
    4096 x 2160 or 3840 x 2160 / 50P [250 Mbps]
    4096 x 2160 or 3840 x 2160 / 25P [150 Mbps]
    2048 x 1080 or 1920 x 1080 / 50P [50 Mbps]
    2048 x 1080 or 1920 x 1080 / 50i [50 / 25 Mbps]
    2048 x 1080 or 1920 x 1080 / 25P [50 Mbps]
  • XF-AVC S Recording Bit Rate / Sampling (PAL / MP4)
    4:2:2 10-bit (Intra-frame):
    4096 x 2160 or 3840 x 2160 / 50P [1000 / 750 / 500 Mbps]
    4096 x 2160 or 3840 x 2160 / 25P [500 / 375 / 250 Mbps]
    2048 x 1080 or 1920 x 1080 / 50P [250 Mbps]
    2048 x 1080 or 1920 x 1080 / 25P [125 Mbps]

    4:2:2 10-bit (Long GOP):
    4096 x 2160 or 3840 x 2160 / 50P [250 Mbps]
    4096 x 2160 or 3840 x 2160 / 25P [150 Mbps]
    2048 x 1080 or 1920 x 1080 / 50P [50 Mbps]
    2048 x 1080 or 1920 x 1080 / 25P [50 Mbps]

    4:2:0 8-bit (Long GOP):
    4096 x 2160 or 3840 x 2160 / 50P [150 Mbps]
    4096 x 2160 or 3840 x 2160 / 25P [100 Mbps]
    2048 x 1080 or 1920 x 1080 / 50P [35 Mbps]
    2048 x 1080 or 1920 x 1080 / 25P [35 Mbps]
  • XF-HEVC S Recording Bit Rate / Sampling (PAL / MP4)
    4:2:2 10-bit (Long GOP):
    4096 x 2160 or 3840 x 2160 / 50P [225 Mbps]
    4096 x 2160 or 3840 x 2160 / 25P [135 Mbps]
    2048 x 1080 or 1920 x 1080 / 50P [50 Mbps]
    2048 x 1080 or 1920 x 1080 / 25P [50 Mbps]

    4:2:0 10-bit (Long GOP):
    4096 x 2160 or 3840 x 2160 / 50P [150 Mbps]
    4096 x 2160 or 3840 x 2160 / 25P [100 Mbps]
    2048 x 1080 or 1920 x 1080 / 50P [35 Mbps]
    2048 x 1080 or 1920 x 1080 / 25P [35 Mbps]
  • Proxy Recording Bit Rate / Sampling (PAL)
    4:2:0 8-bit (Long GOP):
    2048 x 1080 or 1920 x 1080  [35 / 16 / 9 Mbps]
    1280 x 720 [6 Mbps]

    4:2:0 10-bit (Long GOP):
    2048 x 1080 or 1920 x 1080  [16 / 9 Mbps]5
  • Slow / Fast Motion
    6K RAW: up to 60FPS
    4K: up to 120FPS
    4.3K RAW (S35 Crop): up to 100FPS
    2K (S16 Crop): up to 180 FPS
    Dual Pixel CMOS AF unavailable when recording beyond 60FPS
  • Interval Record
    Yes
  • Frame Record
    Yes
  • Pre Record (Cache Record)
    3 Seconds6
  • Digital Tele-converter
    1.5x, 2x, 2.5x, 3x, Off
  • Photo Storage Media
    SD Card
  • Photo Recording Size
    4096 x 2160 / 3840 x 2160 / 2048 x 1080 / 1920 x 10807

System

  • Display Type
    3.5 inch LCD Touch Panel
  • Display Resolution
    approx. 2.76 million dots (1280 x RGB x 720)
  • Display Touch Screen Functions
    Focus Point Selection
    Touch Screen UI for Shooting Settings
  • OSD for Vertical Shooting
    Yes
  • Wave Form Monitor
    Yes (Line / Line + Spot / RGB Parade / YPrPb Parade)
  • False Colour Display (Exposure Indication)
    Yes (6 Colour Index)
  • Colour Bars
    SMPTE / EBU / ARIB
  • Peaking
    Peaking 1, Peaking 2 (Colour, Gain, Frequency customisable)
  • Zebra
    Level 1; Level 2; Both
  • Markers
    On / Off selectable: centre, horizontal / verstical, grid, aspect, safe area and user marker. Colour selectable

EVF

  • Built-In EVF
    No

Inputs / Outputs

  • Audio In
    2x Mini XLR 3-pin connector
    1x 3.5 mm stereo mini jack
    Built in Stereo microphones on camera body
  • Headphone Output
    1x 3.5mm stereo mini jack
  • Video Monitor Output
    1x 3G-SDI Output (BNC)
  • HDMI
    1x HDMI (Type-A)
  • USB
    1x USB-C Data Terminal (USB 3.2 Gen1)
  • SDI Output
    1x 12G-SDI Output (BNC)
  • Time Code
    1x DIN1.0 / 2.3 (Input / Output)
  • Genlock
    1x DIN1.0 / 2.3 (shared with Sync & Return)
  • Sync
    1x DIN1.0 / 2.3 (shared with Genlock & Return)
  • DC Input
    12V (4-pin XLR / 11.5-20V)
  • Multi-Accessory Shoe
    Yes (via camera body or top handle)
  • Remote Control Terminal
    1x 2.5 mm stereo mini jack
  • Lens Terminal
    1x 12-pin jack
  • Ethernet Terminal
    1x RJ45 Connector (1000BASE-T compatible)
  • Grip
    1x USB-C Terminal (for supplied Hand Grip only)
  • IP Streaming / FTP
    IP Streaming via Ethernet / Wi-Fi connection
    9 Mbps / 4 Mbps: 1920 x 1080 (59.94p / 59.94i / 50.00p / 50.00i)
    UDP / RTP / SRT / RTP+FEC / RTSP+RTP
  • User LUT Input
    Yes, in-built LUTs available for monitoring.
    Custom LUTs can be applied directly to internal recordings via Look File function (compatible with 17 or 33 grid .cube files)
  • Video Connector
    1x USB-C Terminal (for supplied LCD Monitor only)
  • Tally Signal
    Yes, via Wi-Fi or Ethernet using XC Protocol
  • Return Signal Input
    1x DIN1.0/2.3 (shared with Genlock & Sync)
  • Default Function Button Settings
    1. MAGN.
    2. PEAKING
    3. WFM
    4. S&F
    5. ISO / GAIN
    6. SHUTTER
    7. S&F FPS
    8. AUDIO STATUS
    9. WB
    10. SET WB
    11. FUNC
    12. (unassigned)
    13. AF LOCK
  • User Assignable Buttons
    13x (Body) / 3x (Hand Grip) / 2x (LCD Monitor)

Miscellaneous

  • Tally Lamp
    Yes, 2x
  • Custom Dial
    Yes, 3x
  • Software Application Support
    Cinema RAW Development
    XF Utility
    EOS VR Utility
    Remote Camera Control Application
    RAW Plugin for Avid Media Access
    RAW Plugin for Final Cut Pro
    XF Plugin for Avid Media Access
    EOS VR Plugin for Adobe Premiere Pro
    CV Metadata Plugin for Adobe After Effects
    Live Link Plugin for Unreal Engine
    CV Metadata Extraction Tool
    MP4 Join Tool
    HEVC Activator
  • Smartphone Application Support
    Canon Multi-Camera Control
    Content Transfer Professional
    Browser Remote Control

Exposure

  • Exposure Metering
    Standard / Spotlight / Backlight
  • Exposure Compensation
    AE shift function available. Target value (±8 steps from center)
  • Auto Exposure Mode
    Auto Iris / Auto ISO
  • Push Auto Iris
    Yes
  • Exposure Lock
    No
  • Auto Gain Control Setting
    Yes
  • ISO Sensitivity
    1-Stop Display:8
    100* / 160** / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 / 12800 / 25600 / 51200 / 102400*
    1/3-Stop Display:
    100* / 125* / 160 / 200 / 250 / 320 / 400 / 500 / 640 / 800 / 1000 / 1250 / 1600 / 2000 / 2500 / 3200 / 4000 / 5000 / 6400 / 8000 / 10000 / 12800 / 16000 / 20000 / 25600 / 32000 / 40000 / 51200 / 64000* / 80000* / 102400*

    *when ISO Extended Range is set to ON
    **when ISO Extended Range is set to OFF
  • Auto Focus System
    Dual Pixel CMOS AF II + EOS iTR AF X
  • AF Frame Sizes
    Full: approx. 100% (Vertical) x approx. 100% (Horizontal)
    Large Zone (Vertical): Video display range approx. 97% (Vertical) x 25% (Horizontal)
    Large Zone (Horizontal): Video display range approx. 43% (Vertical) x 76% (Horizontal)
    Zone: Video display range approx. 43% (Vertical) x 25% (Horizontal)
    Small Zone: Video display range approx. 15.9% (Vertical) x 11.8% (Horizontal)
  • Auto Focus Modes
    Continuous AF / One-Shot AF
  • Face Detection AF
    Yes (Eye / Face / Head / Body)
  • Animal Detection AF
    Yes (Dogs / Cats)
  • Focus Guide
    Yes, with compatible Canon lenses
  • Gain Setting
    -6dB*, -3dB*, -2dB**~48dB, 51dB*, 54dB* 9

    *when ISO Extended Range is set to ON
    **when ISO Extended Range is set to OFF

Shutter

  • Control Modes
    Speed / Angle / Clear Scan  / Slow Shutter
  • Shutter Speed
    1/1~1/2000 (total of 45 settings)
  • Shutter Angle
    11.25º to 360º depending on frame rate
  • Slow Shutter (SLS)
    1/3, 1/4, 1/6, 1/8, 1/12, 1/15, 1/25, 1/30 depending on frame rate
  • Clear Scan
    23.97 Hz~2000 Hz depending on sensor mode / frame rate

Custom Picture

  • Stored Configurations
    C1: Canon 709
    C2: Canon Log 2
    C3: Canon Log 3
    C4: BT.709 Wide DR
    C5: BT.709 Standard
    C6: PQ
    C7: HLG
    C8: EOS Standard
    C9: EOS Neutral
    C10: User10~User20
  • HDR-HLG Profile
    BT.2100: Corresponds to ITU-R BT.2100
    Vivid: Corresponds to Traditional Colour in ITU-R BT.2390
  • Colour Matrix
    Neutral: Accurate colour reproduction
    Production Camera: Colour reproduction for use in movie production
    Video: Colour reproduction with contrast for TV broadcasts.
  • Image Adjustment Parameters
    Master Pedestal
    Master Black
    Black Gamma
    Low Key Saturation
    Knee
    Sharpness
    Noise Reduction
    Skin Detail
    Colour Matrix Tuning
    White Balance
    Colour Correction

Wi-Fi & GPS Specifications

  • Wi-Fi (Optional Third Party Accessory)
    In-built (2.4 / 5GHz bands)
    Supporting 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • GPS Information (Optional Accessory)
    Only when equipped with GP-E2 GPS Receiver

White Balance

  • Auto
    Yes
  • Preset
    Daylight (5600K), Tungsten (3200K), Kelvin (2000K-15000K, 100K intervals), Set A, Set B
  • White Balance Shift
    -5 CC - +5 CC (Daylight / Tungsten)
    -20 CC - +20 CC (Kelvin)

Time Code

  • Count Up System
    Regen / RecRun / Free Run / External / Frame Count

Audio

  • Recording Format
    RAW / XF-AVC: Linear PCM (24-bit / 48 kHz, 4 channels)
    XF-AVC S / XF-HEVC S: Linear PCM (24-bit / 48 kHz, 4 channels) or MPEG2-AAC LC (16 bit 48kHz) 2 channels

Accessories

  • Supplied
    LCD Monitor
    LCD Attachment Unit
    MC-5U Monitor Cable
    Handle Unit
    Camera Grip
    BP-A60N Battery Pack
    CA-CP300 B Compact Power Adapter
    CG-A20 Battery Charger
    Microphone Holder
  • Optional
    BP-A60N / BP-A30N Battery Pack
    BP-A30 / BP-A60 Battery Pack
    CG-A20 / CG-A10 Battery Charger
    CA-CP300 B Compact Power Adapter
    MC-5U Monitor Cable
    PL-RF Mount Adapter
    EF-EOS R Mount Adapter
    EF-EOS R Control Ring Mount Adapter
    EF-EOS R Drop-In Filter Mount Adapter
    EF-EOS R 0.71x Mount Adapter
    Remote Camera Controller RC-V100
    Remote Camera Controller RC-IP100
    Remote Camera Controller RC-IP1000
    DM-E1D Multi-Function Shoe Directional Stereo Microphone
    OC-E4A Off-Camera Shoe Cord
    IFC-100U / IFC-400U Interface Cable
  • Third Party Accessories
    Tascam CA-XLR2d XLR Microphone Adapter

Power Source

  • Power Supply (Battery)
    BP-A60N (Supplied)
    BP-A30N / BP-A30* / BP-A60* (Optional) 10
  • Power supply (Mains)
    DC IN 12V terminal: DC 11.5V - 20V (4-pin XLR)
  • Power Consumption (Approx.)
    RAW ST, 6000x3164, 59.94P (32.5W)
    RAW ST, 4368x2304, 59.94P (3.4W)
    XF-AVC, 4096x2160, 59.94P (31.6W)
    XF-AVC, 2048x1080, 59.94P (29.7W)
  • Recording Time (Approx.)
    With supplied BP-A60N battery pack:
    RAW ST, 6000x3164, 59.94P: 155 Mins (Full Frame)
    RAW ST, 4368x2304, 59.94P: 165 mins (Super35)
    XF-AVC, 4096x2160, 59.94P: 160 mins (YCC422 10 bit)
    XF-AVC, 2048x1080, 59.94P: 170 mins (YCC422 10 bit)

Physical Specifications

  • Dimensions (Main Body Only)
    approx. 142 x 135 x 135 mm
  • Weight (Body Only)
    1540g
  • Weight (Accessories)
    LCD Monitor: Approx. 155 g (5.5 oz)
    LCD Attachment Unit: Approx. 260 g (9.2 oz)
    MC-5U Monitor Cable: Approx. 25 g (0.88 oz)
    Handle Unit: Approx. 300 g (10.6 oz)
    Camera Grip: Approx. 270 g (9.5 oz)
    BP-A60N Battery Pack: Approx. 465 g (1.0 lb)
    CA-CP300 B Compact Power Adapter: Approx. 219 g (7.7 oz)
    Battery Charger CG-A20: Approx. 145 g (5.1 oz)
    Microphone Holder + 2 screws: Approx. 60 g (2.1 oz)
  • Operating Temperature Range
    Approx. 0 to 40°C, (85% relative humidity)
    Approx. -5 to 45°C, (60% relative humidity)
  1. RAW Recording only available via CFexpress
  2. Based on 25P recording on a 512GB card at maximum bitrate
  3. Relay Recording not available during RAW or S&F Recording
  4. Simultaneous Recording may not be available during some S&F mode frame rates.
  5. Proxy recording available in XF-AVC, XF-AVC S and XF-HEVC S (depending on the main format selected)
  6. Pre Record not available during RAW Recording
  7. Depending on Sensor Mode and Format selected
  8. Available when Base ISO is set to Automatic
  9. Available when Base ISO is set to Automatic
  10. Multi-Accessory Shoe power supply and communication via LENS terminal are unavailable when using original BP-A30 / BP-A60 batteries