PTZ Cameras

Canon CR-X500

Capture incredible 4K UHD footage in a variety of conditions thanks to this weatherproof IP55 rated outdoor PTZ camera, boasting a 15x optical zoom and 12G-SDI connectivity.

  • Powerful 4K imagery

    A 1.0-type sensor and dual DIGIC DV6 processors delivers superb 4K UHD images. Adjust image quality settings such as Black Level, Gamma, Knee and White Balance for optimum quality.

  • 15x UHD optical or 30x Full HD zoom

    Capture all the detail thanks to a stabilised 15x zoom (25.5-382.5mm 35mm equivalent) that gets you close in 4K, and closer still in Full HD thanks to its 30x advanced zoom capability.

  • Robust and durable body

    Rated IP55 water and dust resistant with additional salt repellence to perform from -15° to +40°C and in 90% humidity, the fully sealed body also features an inbuilt wiper for a clear view.

  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF for ultimate sharpness

    The CR-X500 offers continuous AF within 80% of the sensor area. It’s a fast and accurate system ensuring flexible focus across a wide range of subjects including objects and people.

  • High quality connectivity

    Featuring a capable 12G-SDI output which can support 4K UHD up 60P at 4:2:2 10-bit, the CR-X500 produces incredible imagery and can seamlessly integrate into most workflows.

  • Precise control for exceptional footage

    The CR-X500 features an advanced drive mechanism which allows slow left and right panning down to 0.5°/s. The camera is also compatible with the RC-IP100 Controller via serial connection, ensuring it delivers the perfect shot.

  • HDR and Wide Colour Gamut for stunning results

    Capture and deliver powerful HDR imagery via Canon Log 3 or Wide Dynamic Range modes. Along with a BT.2020 wide colour space, it provides excellent flexibility.

  • 3 Axis Simultaneous Operation

    The CR-X500 is capable of Pan, Tilt and Zoom movements simultaneously when executing pre-sets, ensuring the movement of the camera is more fluid. The speed of all three movements are independently adjusted to ensure the Pan Tilt and Zoom all finish at the same time to deliver a truly professional experience.


  • 4K UHD

    1.0-type CMOS sensor for stunning quality

  • 15x optical zoom

    From wide-angle to telephoto

  • All weather construction

    IP55 rated dust and waterproof

  • Dual DV6 Processor

    Powerful image processing which guarantees fantastic results

  • Professional connectivity

    Supports 12G-SDI interface for video and RS-422 serial communication for control

  • Dual Pixel AF

    For smooth, fast and accurate focusing

  • Optical Image Stabilizer

    Exceptional stability for smooth PTZ operation

  • 3 Axis Simultaneous Operation

    Pan, Tilt and Zoom simultaneously to smoothly move from one shot to the next

Sensor Size

1 Inch-Type CMOS Sensor
1/2.3 Inch-Type CMOS Sensor
1 Inch-Type CMOS Sensor
1/2.3 Inch-Type CMOS Sensor

Optical zoom

15x Optical Zoom
20x Optical Zoom
15x Optical Zoom (30x Advanced)(1)*
20x optical zoom

Focussing System

Dual Pixel CMOS Auto Focus
Hybrid Auto Focus
Dual Pixel CMOS Auto Focus
Hybrid Auto Focus

Maximum resolution output

4K UHD 30p
4K UHD 30p
4K UHD 60p
4K UHD 30p


Outdoor (IP55 Water and Dust Resistant)
Outdoor (IP65 Water and Dust Resistant)

All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated. Subject to change without notice.

  1. * 30x advanced zoom in FHD

What’s in the box

  • CR-X500 Main Unit

  • Waterproof Tube

  • Control Connector

  • Ferrite Core

  • Important Information

  • Caution Leaflet

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