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  • Page 1 PUB. DIE-0504-000A Digital Cinema Camera Instruction Manual...
  • Page 2 Trademark Acknowledgements • SD, SDHC and SDXC Logos are trademarks of SD-3C, LLC. • Canon is an authorized licensee of the CFast 2.0™ trademark, which may be registered in various jurisdictions. • Microsoft and Windows are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
  • Page 3 Highlights of the Camera The Canon EOS C200 / EOS C200B Digital Cinema Camera is the latest camera in the highly-respected Cinema EOS line. Cinema EOS cameras are increasingly relied upon by industry professionals due to their state-of-the-art technology and the cameras’ high quality. The C200 / C200B continues that tradition by offering many features that will help you articulate your creative vision.
  • Page 4 Even while focusing manually, the Dual Pixel Focus Assistance functions Guide function (A 82) serves as a visual, intuitive The camera offers a number of assistance functions, guide that you can use to check if the image is in such as peaking and magnification (A 82), focus and the required adjustment, if it is not.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents 1. Introduction 9 Preparing Recording Media 47 Compatible Recording Media 47 About this Manual 9 Inserting a CFast Card 48 Conventions Used in this Manual 9 Removing a CFast card 48 Supplied Accessories 11 Inserting and Removing an SD Card 49 Names of Parts 12 Initializing Recording Media 50 LM-V1 LCD Monitor and LA-V1 LCD Attachment...
  • Page 6 White Balance 77 Special Recording Modes 111 Custom White Balance 77 Slow Motion Recording Mode 111 Color Temperature/Preset White Balance 78 Pre-recording Mode 112 Auto White Balance (AWB) 79 Frame Recording Mode 113 Interval Recording Mode 114 Adjusting the Focus 80 Manual Focus 81 Taking Photos 115 One-Shot AF 84...
  • Page 7 6. External Connections 139 8. Additional Information 171 Video Output Configuration 139 Menu Options 171 Recording Video Signal Configuration and Video Displaying the Status Screens 181 Output Configuration by Terminal 139 Troubleshooting 190 Playback Video Configuration and Video Output List of Messages 195 Configuration by Terminal 140 Handling Precautions and Safety Instructions 200 Connecting to an External Monitor or...
  • Page 9: Introduction

    Introduction About this Manual Thank you for purchasing the Canon EOS C200 / EOS C200B*. Please read this manual carefully before you use Troubleshooting the camera and retain it for future reference. Should the camera fail to operate correctly, refer to (A 190).
  • Page 10 About this Manual The arrow is used to abbreviate steps in Operating modes procedures. For a detailed explanation on how A shaded icon (like ) indicates that the function Using the Menus to use the menus, refer to described can be used in the operating mode shown (A 33).
  • Page 11: Supplied Accessories

    About the lens kit: At the time of purchase, the lens kit is supplied with a lens (model number is on the product box). Visit your local Canon website to download its instruction manual. Please note that the lens is also sold separately so the supplied accessories listed in that instruction manual differ slightly from the accessories supplied with the lens kit.
  • Page 12: Names Of Parts

    Names of Parts Names of Parts 16 17 18 19 1 Tape measure hook and focal plane mark 12 SHUTTER (shutter speed mode) button (A 67)/ 2 MAGN. (magnification) button (A 83)/ Assignable button Camera 6 (A 119) Assignable button Camera 1 (A 119) 13 CFast card slot cover switch 3 PEAKING button (A 83)/ 14 CFast access indicator...
  • Page 13 Names of Parts 1 INPUT 1 terminal (XLR) (A 98) 11 Screw holes for the microphone holder fixation 2 INPUT 2 terminal (XLR) (A 98) bolts 3 SDI terminal (A 139, 141) 12 MIC (microphone) terminal (A 98) 4 × (headphone) terminal (A 104) 13 Audio input selection switches for INPUT 1 and 5 USB terminal (A 108, 147) INPUT 2 (A 99)
  • Page 14 Names of Parts EF lens mount 1 Tally lamp (A 56) 6 EF-S lens mount index (A 37) 2 VIDEO terminal (A 28) 7 Lens release button (A 37) 3 PUSH AUTO IRIS (momentary automatic aperture) 8 EF lens lock pin (A 37) button (A 74)/ 9 EF lens contacts (A 37) Assignable button Camera 10 (A 119)
  • Page 15 Names of Parts 12 – (audio level) dials for CH1 (top) and CH2 1 Eye sensor (A 40) 2 Viewfinder (A 40, 41) (bottom) (A 101) 3 Dioptric adjustment lever (A 40) 13 SD card slot A (left) and B (right) covers (A 48) 4 Tally lamp (A 56) 14 SD card slots (A 49) 5 FUNC (main functions) button (A 66)/...
  • Page 16 Names of Parts 6 7 8 1 Tape measure hook 5 Screw hole for 3/8"-16 mounting screws (10 mm Use the hook to accurately measure the distance (0.39 in.) deep) (A 42) from the focal plane. 6 TB-1 Tripod Base 2 Accessory socket 7 Tripod socket for tripods with 0.95 cm (3/8 in.) For mounting accessories with 1/4"-20 screws...
  • Page 17: Lm-V1 Lcd Monitor And La-V1 Lcd Attachment Unit

    Names of Parts LM-V1 LCD Monitor and LA-V1 LCD Attachment Unit Supplied accessory for the C200; optional accessory for the C200B. 1 LCD panel with touch screen (A 40, 41) 7 DISP (display) button (A 57, 133)/ 2 FUNC (main functions) button (A 66)/ Assignable button Monitor 2 (A 119) 8 Í...
  • Page 18: Gr-V1 Camera Grip

    Names of Parts GR-V1 Camera Grip k At the time of purchase, the camera grip is pre-attached to the camera. 1 Control dial (A 70, 72) 6 Rosette 2 REC (start/stop recording) button (A 56) Compliant with ARRI rosettes. 3 Grip belt (A 44) 7 Lock screw (A 43) 4 Joystick (A 33)/SET button (A 33) 8 Grip attachment ring (A 43)
  • Page 19: Handle Unit

    Names of Parts HDU-2 Handle Unit 1 Screw holes for 1/4"-20 screws (6 mm (0.24 in.) 5 Rear accessory mount deep; 4 in total on the handle unit. Includes a screw hole for 1/4"-20 screws (8.8 mm 2 Front accessory mount (0.35 in.) deep) Includes a screw hole for 1/4"-20 screws (8.8 mm 6 Lock screw...
  • Page 20: 4K Workflow Overview

    4K Workflow Overview 4K Workflow Overview The following illustrates the typical 4K workflow for this camera. Operating modes: Recording Post-production Full-quality data HDMI OUT External 4K terminal recorder 4K recording (MP4 Full-quality data 4K RAW data Cinema Color CFast card grading Development 4K recording (RAW)
  • Page 21: Color Grading With The Aces Workflow

    4K Workflow Overview Color Grading with the ACES Workflow Post-production OpenEXR (ACES 1.0) data Cinema RAW Color grading Development CFast card Input ASC- Transform SDI terminal data Input SD card Transform ACESproxy Output Transform Output Inverse log ASC-CDL Transform On-set Color Grading ACESproxy: ACESproxy video data that is output from the SDI terminal when performing on-set color grading.
  • Page 22 4K Workflow Overview...
  • Page 23: Preparations

    Preparations Preparing the Power Supply You can power the camera using a battery pack or directly using the AC adapter. If you connect the AC adapter to the camera while a battery pack is attached, the camera will draw power from the power outlet. Using a Battery Pack You can power the camera using the supplied BP-A30 Battery Pack or the optional BP-A60 Battery Pack.
  • Page 24 Preparing the Power Supply Differentiating the Supplied Power Cords (for North America) The CA-A10 AC Adapter and CA-CP200B Compact Power Adapter each include a power cord. The plug for the CA-A10’s power cord has a socket with a straight side, while the plug for the CA-CP200B’s power cord has circular sockets.
  • Page 25 Preparing the Power Supply Attaching the Battery Pack 1 Set the Q switch to OFF. 2 Insert the battery pack all the way into the compartment as shown in the illustration and press it gently toward the left until it clicks. Removing the Battery Pack 1 Set the Q switch to OFF.
  • Page 26: Using A Power Outlet

    Preparing the Power Supply Checking the Remaining Battery Charge When the camera is turned on, you can check the approximate remaining battery usage time (in minutes) by looking at any recording/playback screen or the [Battery/Hour Meter] status screen (A 187). You can also check the approximate charge level on the battery pack itself.
  • Page 27: Turning The Camera On And Off

    Preparing the Power Supply Connecting the CA-A10 AC Adapter 1 Set the Q switch to OFF. 2 Connect the AC adapter’s DC plug to the DC IN terminal on the camera. • Align the cable so the red dot on the plug is facing •...
  • Page 28: Preparing The Handle Unit And Lcd Monitor

    Preparing the Handle Unit and LCD Monitor Preparing the Handle Unit and LCD Monitor By attaching the LA-V1 LCD Attachment Unit to the LM-V1 LCD Monitor , you can attach the LCD monitor to the HDU-2 Handle Unit or directly to the camera body itself. For details on adjusting the LCD monitor, refer to Using the LCD Monitor Adjusting the LCD Screen or Viewfinder (A 40) and...
  • Page 29 Preparing the Handle Unit and LCD Monitor 4 Rotate the LCD monitor mount 180° toward the handle unit. 5 Using the UN-5 Unit Cable , connect the camera’s VIDEO terminal to the LCD monitor’s VIDEO terminal. Supplied with the LM-V1. •...
  • Page 30 Preparing the Handle Unit and LCD Monitor 5 Attach the LCD monitor. • Use the socket for 1/4"-20 screws on the bottom of the LCD monitor. • Use the hex wrench to secure it firmly with the hex socket head bolt. 6 Rotate LCD attachment unit pivot A 180°...
  • Page 31: Date, Time And Language Settings

    Date, Time and Language Settings Date, Time and Language Settings Setting the Date and Time You will need to set the date and time on the camera before you can start using it. When the internal clock is not set, or if the settings were lost because the lithium button battery is depleted, the [Date/Time] screen will appear automatically with the time zone selected when you turn on the camera.
  • Page 32: Changing The Language

    Date, Time and Language Settings Changing the Language The camera’s default language is English. You can change it to German, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Korean or Japanese. Please note that some settings and screens will be displayed in English, regardless of the language setting. Operating modes: 1 Press the MENU button.
  • Page 33: Using The Menus

    Using the Menus Using the Menus Many of the camera’s functions can be adjusted from the menu that opens after pressing the MENU button. In mode, you can also register frequently used menu settings in a customized submenu (My Menu) for Menu Options easy access.
  • Page 34: Using The Customized Submenu (My Menu)

    Using the Menus 4 Push the joystick left/right to select the desired “page” number and then up/down to select the desired menu item. 5 Press the joystick. • Setting options will appear with a Ð mark next to the currently selected option. 6 Push the joystick up/down to select the desired setting option and then press the joystick.
  • Page 35 Using the Menus Rearranging Menu Settings 1 Open the My Menu [Move] screen. > [¥ My Menu] * > [Edit] > [Move] * Each My Menu set appears on a different page. Select the page that corresponds to the desired set. 2 Push the joystick to select the setting you want to move and then press the joystick.
  • Page 36: Preparing The Camera

    Preparing the Camera Preparing the Camera This section outlines the basic preparations for the camera such as attaching a lens and attaching the modular units to the camera: GR-V1 Camera Grip , thumb rest, eye cup , etc. Supplied accessory for the C200; optional accessory for the C200B. Configuring the Modular Units Your camera is nothing if not versatile and you can choose the configuration that best fits your needs and shooting conditions.
  • Page 37: Preparing The Lens

    Preparing the Camera • You can use the optional RD-1 Rod Clamp to use the camera with a commercially available viewfinder or other accessories with a ∅ 15 mm (0.59 in.) rod. RD-1 Rod Clamp (optional) Preparing the Lens As much as possible, attach and remove the lens quickly and in a clean environment free of dust. Refer also to the instruction manual of the lens used.
  • Page 38 EF lenses, visit your local Canon website. Operating modes: 1 Download the lens firmware update file from the Canon website and save it on an SD card. Insert the SD card containing the lens firmware update into SD card slot B.
  • Page 39 • If correction data is not available, the corresponding menu option will appear grayed out. Visit your local Canon website and check if there is correction data available for the lens you are using. If so, download the necessary update package and upgrade the camera’s firmware following the instructions supplied therein.
  • Page 40: Using The Lcd Monitor

    Preparing the Camera Using the LCD Monitor You can rotate and position the LCD monitor in a number of ways to match your shooting style. 1 Rotate the LCD monitor mount 90° toward the lens. • Make sure LCD attachment unit alignment mark (on LCD attachment unit pivot A) and –...
  • Page 41: Adjusting The Lcd Screen Or Viewfinder (K Only)

    Preparing the Camera IMPORTANT • Pointing the viewfinder lens at the sun or other strong light sources may cause damage to internal components. When you are not using the viewfinder, make sure to attach the viewfinder cap to the viewfinder. This will also protect the viewfinder from scratches and dirt.
  • Page 42: Using A Tripod

    Preparing the Camera Setting the Screen to Black & White The viewfinder and LCD screen display in color by default but you can set them to black & white. Even when the screen is black & white, onscreen text and icons will still be displayed in color. Operating modes: 1 Open the display selection menu for the viewfinder or LCD screen.
  • Page 43: Removing And Attaching The Gr-V1 Camera Grip

    Preparing the Camera Removing and Attaching the GR-V1 Camera Grip The camera grip comes originally attached to the C200; it is an optional accessory for the C200B. You can remove it and replace it with the thumb rest should the minimal configuration be necessary. Removing the Camera Grip 1 Set the Q switch to OFF.
  • Page 44: Attaching The Microphone Holder

    Preparing the Camera Adjusting the Grip Belt Adjust the grip belt so that you can reach the REC button on the camera grip with your index finger but still have a comfortable but secure grip. Attaching the Microphone Holder 1 Attach the microphone holder to the LCD attachment unit.
  • Page 45: Removing And Attaching The Terminal Covers

    Preparing the Camera Removing and Attaching the Terminal Covers You can remove the covers of the camera’s terminals to access them more easily. Removing the Terminal Covers Open the terminal cover and gently pull it straight out. Attaching the Terminal Covers Insert the connecting strip into the opening to attach the terminal cover.
  • Page 46: Using The Optional Evf-V70 Electronic Viewfinder

    Preparing the Camera Using the Optional EVF-V70 Electronic Viewfinder You can attach the optional EVF-V70 OLED Electronic Viewfinder (1920x1080 pixels) to the camera instead of the LCD monitor and use the buttons and dials on the EVF-V70 to operate the camera. Attaching the EVF-V70 also requires attaching the handle unit and optional CL-V2 Clamp Base.
  • Page 47: Preparing Recording Media

    The SD card is used also to save custom picture files and menu settings files. Compatible Recording Media The following types of memory card can be used with this camera. For the latest information about recording media tested for use with this camera, visit your local Canon website. CFast cards CFast 2.0-compliant cards.
  • Page 48: Inserting A Cfast Card

    Preparing Recording Media Inserting a CFast Card 1 Slide the CFast card slot cover switch in the direction of the arrow. • The CFast card slot cover will open. 2 Insert the CFast card straight, with the label facing the SD card slots, all the way into the slot.
  • Page 49: Inserting And Removing An Sd Card

    Preparing Recording Media Inserting and Removing an SD Card You can insert an SD card into SD card slot A or slot B. If you have two SD cards, you can use both slots. 1 Open the SD card slot cover. 2 Insert the SD card, with the label facing the right side of the camera (the side with the air intake vent), all the way into the SD card slot until it clicks.
  • Page 50: Initializing Recording Media

    Preparing Recording Media Initializing Recording Media The first time you use a recording media with this camera, initialize it first. You can also initialize a recording media to permanently delete all the data it contains. When initializing an SD card, you can select quick initialization, which clears the file allocation table but does not physically erase the stored data, or complete initialization, which deletes all data completely.
  • Page 51: Switching Between The Sd Card Slots

    Preparing Recording Media Switching Between the SD Card Slots The camera features two SD card slots, SD card slot A and SD card slot B. If both slots contain an SD card, you can switch between them as necessary. Operating modes: Press the SLOT SELECT button.
  • Page 52: Checking The Remaining Recording Time On Recording Media

    Preparing Recording Media Checking the Remaining Recording Time on Recording Media mode, the display on the upper left of the screen shows the recording media icons and the remaining recording time (in minutes) on each card (A 58). On the [Media] status screen (A 186), you can check the total space, and used space on each recording media.
  • Page 53: Adjusting The Black Balance

    Adjusting the Black Balance Adjusting the Black Balance You can have the camera adjust the black balance automatically when ambient temperature changes considerably or if there is a noticeable change in a true black video signal. Operating modes: 1 Attach the body cap to the lens mount. •...
  • Page 54 Adjusting the Black Balance...
  • Page 55: Recording

    Recording Recording Video Recording Audio This section explains the basics of recording clips*. For details on recording audio, refer to (A 96). Before making important recordings for the first time, make test recordings using the video configuration(s) you plan to use to check that the camera operates correctly. Should the camera fail to operate correctly, refer to Troubleshooting (A 190).
  • Page 56: Recording

    - Do not open the card slot cover of the card being accessed and do not remove the card. - Do not disconnect the power source or turn off the camera. • Be sure to save your recordings regularly (A 147), especially after making important recordings. Canon shall not be liable for any loss or corruption of data.
  • Page 57: Onscreen Displays

    Recording Video Locking the Controls in Recording Mode mode, you can set the Q switch to C Once in (key lock) to lock all the physical controls (buttons and switches) on the camera, save for the REC button*. This is useful in preventing settings from being changed due to inadvertently pressing one of the buttons.
  • Page 58 Recording Video Left side of the screen Icon/Display Description Custom Display Recording media status and estimated remaining recording time 2: [Remaining Rec Time] ; 0000 min CFast card status: in green - can record (RAW clips); in white - reading the CFast card;...
  • Page 59 Recording Video Top of the screen Icon/Display Description Custom Display Network functions: 2: [Network Functions] Network connection status: in white - function ready to be used; in yellow - connecting to or disconnecting from a network; in red - error has occurred. Double slot recording (A 51) 2: [Recording Mode] Recording operation:...
  • Page 60 Recording Video Icon/Display Description Custom Display è  é  Remaining battery charge 2: [Remaining Battery] ê  ë  The icon shows an estimate of the remaining charge. The remaining recording time is (in red) displayed, in minutes, next to the icon. 000 min •...
  • Page 61: Setting The Raw Clip File Name

    To set the user-defined field 1 Open the [User Defined] screen. > [Æ $ Recording/Media Setup] > [Metadata] > [User Defined] 2 Select [Change] and then press the joystick. • Select [Reset] and then press the joystick to reset the user-defined field to [CANON].
  • Page 62: Selecting The File Numbering Method

    Recording Video 3 Push the joystick up/down to select the first character and then press the joystick to move to the next. • Change the rest of the characters in the same way. Selecting the File Numbering Method MP4 clips and photos are automatically assigned consecutive numbers and stored on the SD card in folders. You can select the file numbering method to be used.
  • Page 63: Using The Fan

    Recording Video Using the Fan The camera uses an internal cooling fan to reduce the camera’s internal heat. In mode, you can change the fan’s operation mode and speed. In mode, the fan runs at all times but you can select its speed. Setting the Fan’s Operation in Mode Operating modes:...
  • Page 64: Video Configuration: Video Format

    Video Configuration: Video Format, System Frequency, Frame Rate and Resolution Video Configuration: Video Format, System Frequency, Frame Rate and Resolution With the following procedures you can set the video configuration used for main recording clips. Select the video format, system frequency, frame rate, resolution (frame size) and color sampling settings that best match your creative needs.
  • Page 65: Selecting The Resolution And Color Sampling Settings

    Video Configuration: Video Format, System Frequency, Frame Rate and Resolution Selecting the Resolution and Color Sampling Settings Operating modes: * For RAW clips, the resolution is set to 4096x2160 and cannot be changed. 1 Open the [Resolution/Color Sampling] submenu. > [Æ " Recording/Media Setup] > [Resolution/Color Sampling] 2 Select the desired option and then press the joystick.
  • Page 66: Changing Main Camera Functions With The Func Button

    Changing Main Camera Functions with the FUNC Button Changing Main Camera Functions with the FUNC Button You can adjust three main camera functions—shutter speed, white balance and ISO speed/gain—using the FUNC button (direct setting mode). This section will explain the basic operation of the direct setting mode. For specific details about the functions refer to the each function’s section: shutter speed (A 67), white balance (A 77), ISO speed/gain (A 69).
  • Page 67: Shutter Speed

    Shutter Speed Shutter Speed Set the shutter speed based on the recording conditions. For example, you may want to set slower shutter speeds in darker environments. The camera offers the following modes. You can also perform this function remotely using Browser Remote on a connected network device (A 158). Operating modes: [Speed]: Allows you to set the shutter speed (in fractions of a second).
  • Page 68: Changing The Shutter Speed Mode And Value

    Shutter Speed Changing the Shutter Speed Mode and Value You can also perform this function remotely using Browser Remote on a connected network device (A 158). 1 Open the shutter speed [Shutter Mode] submenu. > [v " Camera Setup] > [Shutter Mode] 2 Select the desired mode and then press the joystick.
  • Page 69: Iso Speed/Gain

    The minimum sensitivity needed to obtain the recommended dynamic range is ISO 400 / 6 dB gain (when the [Gamma] setting in the custom picture file (A 126) is set to [Canon Log] or [Wide DR]) or ISO 800 / 12 dB gain (when it is set to [Canon Log 3]).
  • Page 70: Using The Control Dial

    ISO Speed/Gain Using the Control Dial You can adjust the ISO speed or gain value using the control dial on the camera or that on the camera grip You will need to set in advance the function of one of the control dials to [ISO/Gain].
  • Page 71: Nd Filter

    ND Filter ND Filter Using the ND filter allows you to open up the aperture to obtain a shallower depth of field even when recording in bright surroundings. You can also use the ND filter to avoid the soft focus caused by diffraction when using small apertures.
  • Page 72: Adjusting The Aperture

    Adjusting the Aperture Adjusting the Aperture You can affect the brightness of your recordings or change the depth of field by adjusting the aperture. By default, the camera is set to manual aperture but, depending on the lens used, the camera offers 3 ways to adjust the aperture.
  • Page 73 Adjusting the Aperture Changing the aperture mode and value 1 Open the [Iris Mode] submenu. > [v ! Camera Setup] > [Iris Mode] • This setting is available only when an EF lens compatible with automatic aperture is attached to the camera. For non- compatible lenses, the aperture mode will be set to [Manual] and cannot be changed.
  • Page 74: Momentary Automatic Aperture - Push Auto Iris

    Adjusting the Aperture Momentary Automatic Aperture - Push Auto Iris During manual aperture, you can press the PUSH AUTO IRIS button to have the camera temporarily take control and automatically adjust the aperture for an optimal exposure. You can also perform this function remotely using Browser Remote on a connected network device (A 158).
  • Page 75: Exposure Compensation - Ae Shift

    Adjusting the Aperture Exposure Compensation - AE Shift Use AE shift to compensate the exposure that was set using automatic aperture, in order to darken or lighten the image. You can also perform this function remotely using Browser Remote on a connected network device (A 158). 1 Open the [AE Shift] submenu.
  • Page 76: Light Metering Mode

    Adjusting the Aperture Light Metering Mode Select the light metering mode to match the recording conditions. Using the appropriate setting will ensure that the camera obtains the most suitable exposure level when automatic aperture is used. 1 Open the [Light Metering] submenu. >...
  • Page 77: White Balance

    White Balance White Balance The camera uses an electronic white balance process to calibrate the picture and produce accurate colors under different lighting conditions. There are 4 methods of setting the white balance. You can also perform this function remotely using Browser Remote on a connected network device (A 158). Custom white balance: You can use a gray card or white object with no pattern to establish the white balance and set it to one of two custom white balance positions, ÅA or ÅB.
  • Page 78: Color Temperature/Preset White Balance

    White Balance Å 4 Press the button. • The Å A or Å B icon will flash quickly. • Make sure the gray card or white object fills the screen until the procedure is completed. • Once the icon stops flashing, the procedure is completed. The setting is retained even if you turn off the camera.
  • Page 79: Auto White Balance (Awb)

    White Balance Auto White Balance (AWB) The camera constantly adjusts the white balance automatically to achieve an optimal level. The camera will adjust the white balance if the light source changes. 1 Press the WB button. • The white balance mode icon will be highlighted in orange. •...
  • Page 80: Adjusting The Focus

    Adjusting the Focus Adjusting the Focus Depending on the lens used, the camera offers several ways to focus and incorporates Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology for advanced autofocus performance. Refer to the list of compatible lenses and functions that can be used (A 213).
  • Page 81: Manual Focus

    Adjusting the Focus Required settings on EF Cinema lenses To adjust the focus from the camera, you will need to change the focus mode using the controls on the lens. Required settings vary depending on the lens. Refer to the following table and the instruction manual of the lens used.
  • Page 82 Adjusting the Focus Using the Focus Assistance Functions In order to focus more accurately, you can use the following focus assistance functions: Dual Pixel Focus Guide, an onscreen guide that shows you if the picture is in focus; peaking, which creates a clearer contrast by emphasizing the outlines of the subject;...
  • Page 83 Adjusting the Focus • When the Dual Pixel Focus Guide function is used together with Face AF or tracking, the focus guide may not focus the main subject’s eyes correctly, depending on the direction in which the face is turned. Peaking The camera offers two peaking levels.
  • Page 84: One-Shot Af

    Adjusting the Focus One-Shot AF In this focus mode, you will focus manually in most situations but still have the option to have the camera focus automatically only once on the subject inside the AF frame that appears on the screen. You can also change the size and position of the AF frame.
  • Page 85: Continuous Af

    • When using autofocus with compatible EF lenses, you can change various aspects of the autofocus function with the following settings. Visit your local Canon website for the latest information. > [v $ Camera Setup] > [Apply AF Speed Limit] to select whether the selected AF speed is applied at all times or only while recording.
  • Page 86: Changing The Af Frame Size And Position

    - When an ISO speed or gain value in the extended range is selected (A 69). - When the [Gamma] setting in the custom picture file (A 126) is set to one of the Canon Log settings or [Wide DR].
  • Page 87: Face Detection

    Adjusting the Focus Face Detection When the face detection function is activated, the camera will detect people’s faces. When there are a number of people in the picture, one person will be determined to be the main subject but you have the option to select a different person as the main subject.
  • Page 88: Tracking A Specific Subject

    Adjusting the Focus NOTES NOTES • In certain cases, faces may not be detected correctly. Typical examples include: - Faces extremely small, large, dark or bright in relation to the overall picture. - Faces that are turned to the side, at a diagonal, partially hidden or upside-down. •...
  • Page 89: Zooming

    Zooming Zooming When an EF Cinema lens compatible with zooming or the optional PZ-E1 Power Zoom Adapter with a compatible EF lens is attached to the camera, you can use the joystick on the camera grip to operate the zoom. You can also zoom remotely using Browser Remote on a connected network device (A 158).
  • Page 90: Onscreen Markers And Zebra Patterns

    Onscreen Markers and Zebra Patterns Onscreen Markers and Zebra Patterns Using onscreen markers allows you to make sure your subject is correctly framed and is within the appropriate safe area. The zebra patterns help you identify areas that are overexposed. The onscreen markers and zebra pattern will not affect your recordings.
  • Page 91: Displaying Zebra Patterns

    Onscreen Markers and Zebra Patterns To set the aspect ratio 1 Select [Marker Aspect Ratio], select the desired option and then press the joystick • If you selected one of the preset aspect ratios, the rest of the procedure is not necessary. If you selected [Custom], continue the procedure to set the desired aspect ratio.
  • Page 92: Setting The Time Code

    Setting the Time Code Setting the Time Code mode, the camera generates a time code signal and records it with the recorded clips. The time code signal can be output from the SDI terminal and HDMI OUT terminal. In mode, the time code embedded in the clip being played back can be output from the SDI terminal.
  • Page 93: Selecting Drop Or Non-Drop Frame

    Setting the Time Code Setting the Time Code’s Initial Value If you set the time code mode to [Preset], you can set the initial value of the time code. 1 Open the [Set Time Code] submenu. > [B # System Setup] > [Set Time Code] 2 Select [Change] and then press the joystick.
  • Page 94 Setting the Time Code About the Time Code Display An icon may appear next to the time code depending on the operation. Refer to the following table. Icon Description The time code mode is set to [Regen.]. The time code mode is set to [Preset] and the running mode is set to [Rec Run]. The time code mode is set to [Preset] and the running mode is set to [Free Run].
  • Page 95: Setting The User Bit

    Setting the User Bit Setting the User Bit The user bit display can be selected from the date or the time of recording, or an identification code consisting of 8 characters in the hexadecimal system. There are sixteen possible characters: the numbers 0 to 9 and the letters A to F.
  • Page 96: Recording Audio

    Recording Audio Recording Audio The camera features 4-channel linear PCM and 2-channel MPEG-4 AAC-LC audio recording and playback. The sampling frequency is 48 kHz and the audio sampling bit depth is 16 bit. You can record audio using the INPUT terminals (commercially available microphones, analog line-in audio sources, AES/EBU digital audio sources), the MIC terminal (commercially available microphones) or the built-in monaural microphone An audio signal will also be output with the video signal from the SDI terminal and HDMI OUT terminal.
  • Page 97 Recording Audio Audio input selection Recorded audio channels/audio sources [Select CH1/ [Select CH3/ switches [CH2 Input] CH2 Input] CH4 Input] for INPUT 1 for INPUT 2 [INPUT [MIC Terminal] AES/EBU – – INPUT 1 terminal (digital audio) MIC terminal (L) MIC terminal (R) Terminals] [INPUT...
  • Page 98: Connecting An External Microphone Or External Audio Input Source To The Camera

    Recording Audio Connecting an External Microphone or External Audio Input Source to the Camera To each of the INPUT terminals you can attach commercially available microphones, digital audio sources (AES/ EBU), or analog line in sources with an XLR connector. To the MIC terminal you can attach commercially available condenser microphones with their own power supply, and a ∅...
  • Page 99: Setting The Audio Input Type For The Input 1/Input 2 Terminals

    Recording Audio Setting the Audio Input Type for the INPUT 1/INPUT 2 Terminals Using the INPUT 1/INPUT 2 terminals, you can record audio independently from a microphone or audio input source. On the camera, set the audio-related switches for the INPUT terminal you wish to use according to the type of audio input you INPUT 1/ INPUT 2...
  • Page 100: Selecting The Audio Input Source For Audio Channels

    Recording Audio Selecting the Audio Input Source for Audio Channels You can select the audio input source that will be recorded on CH1/CH2 or CH3/CH4, independently for each Audio Settings and Recorded Audio Channels pair of audio channels. For details refer to the table (A 96).
  • Page 101: Adjusting The Audio Recording Level

    Recording Audio Adjusting the Audio Recording Level You can set the audio recording level to automatic or manual adjustment, independently for each channel. Operating modes: Automatic Audio Level Adjustment for CH1 or CH2 Set the audio level switch of the desired channel to A (automatic) to CH1/CH2 let the camera automatically adjust that channel’s audio level.
  • Page 102: Advanced Audio Input Settings

    Recording Audio Audio Level Adjustment for CH3 or CH4 > [3 " Recording/Media Setup] > To adjust audio levels for CH3 and CH4, set [Audio Format (MP4)] to [LPCM 16 bit 4CH] in advance. 1 Open the [Audio Rec Level CH3], [Audio Rec Level CH4] or [Audio Rec Level CH3/CH4] submenu. >...
  • Page 103 Recording Audio 2 Select the desired level and then press the joystick. • You can select one of 5 sensitivity levels from –12 dB to +12 dB. Activating the Microphone’s Attenuator (INPUT Terminals) When the INPUT 1 or INPUT 2 switch is set to MIC or MIC+48V and the INPUT switch of the terminal is set to ANALOG, you can activate the external microphone’s attenuator (20 dB).
  • Page 104: Monitoring The Audio With Headphones

    Recording Audio Monitoring the Audio with Headphones × (headphone) terminal Connect headphones with a ∅ 3.5 mm stereo mini-plug to the × (headphone) terminal to monitor the recorded audio. NOTES NOTES > [¡ $ Audio • You can adjust the headphone volume with the >...
  • Page 105: Colors Bars/Audio Reference Signal

    Colors Bars/Audio Reference Signal Colors Bars/Audio Reference Signal You can have the camera generate color bars and a 1 kHz audio reference signal and output them from the , SDI terminal, HDMI OUT terminal and × (headphone) terminal VIDEO terminal, viewfinder only.
  • Page 106: Waveform Monitor

    Waveform Monitor Waveform Monitor The camera can display a simplified waveform monitor. You can select one of 6 types of monitors and also adjust the waveform amplification. Operating modes: Displaying the Waveform Monitor Press the WFM button. • The waveform monitor window will appear on the right of the screen.
  • Page 107 Waveform Monitor 8 Open the [WFM Y Position] submenu. > [A % Assistance Functions] > [WFM Y Position] 9 Select the desired percentage and then press the joystick. Options [Line]: Sets the waveform monitor to line display mode. [Line+Spot]: The waveform of the area in the red frame is displayed in red on top of the [Line] mode waveform.
  • Page 108: Recording Gps Information (Geotagging)

    Recording GPS Information (Geotagging) Recording GPS Information (Geotagging) When the optional GP-E2 GPS Receiver is connected to the camera’s USB terminal, the camera will automatically record the GPS information (longitude, latitude and altitude) to every recording you make (RAW clips, MP4 clips and photos). In mode, you can check if a clip contains GPS information on the [Clip Info] screen (A 137).
  • Page 109: Reviewing A Recording

    Reviewing a Recording Reviewing a Recording If you set an assignable button to [Review Recording] in advance, you can review all or part of the last clip recorded even with the camera set to mode. Operating modes: 1 Set an assignable button to [Review Recording] in advance (A 119). 2 Open the [Review Recording] submenu to set the review length.
  • Page 110: Simultaneous Recording Of Proxy Clips

    Simultaneous Recording of Proxy Clips Simultaneous Recording of Proxy Clips In addition to the primary clip recorded in RAW on a CFast card, you can simultaneously record the same scene as a proxy clip (in MP4 format) on an SD card. Because proxy clips are relatively smaller files, they are suitable for offline editing.
  • Page 111: Special Recording Modes

    Special Recording Modes Special Recording Modes The camera features the following special recording modes. Slow motion recording: This mode allows you to change the shooting frame rate to achieve a slow motion effect during playback. Pre-recording: The camera will start recording a few seconds before you press the REC button. This is especially useful when it is difficult to predict when to start recording.
  • Page 112: Pre-Recording Mode

    Special Recording Modes 4 Press the REC button again to stop recording. • The clip is recorded at the selected frame rate. • The tally lamp goes out and [SLOW STBY] appears at the top of the screen. 5 When you have finished recording, turn off the special recording mode. •...
  • Page 113: Frame Recording Mode

    Special Recording Modes Frame Recording Mode We recommend operating the camera remotely or stabilizing the camera, for example, on a tripod. Sound is not recorded in this mode. Activating and Configuring 1 Open the [Recording Mode] submenu. > [Æ ! Recording/Media Setup] > [Recording Mode] 2 Select [Frame Recording] and then press the joystick.
  • Page 114: Interval Recording Mode

    Special Recording Modes Interval Recording Mode Set the interval in advance. At each interval, the camera will record one frame. Sound is not recorded in this mode. Activating and Configuring 1 Open the [Recording Mode] submenu. > [Æ ! Recording/Media Setup] > [Recording Mode] 2 Select [Interval Recording] and then press the joystick.
  • Page 115: Taking Photos

    Taking Photos Taking Photos Photos are saved onto SD card B and their size depends on the video configuration currently in use. Resolution currently in use Photo size Approximate file size per image 4096x2160 2048x1080 930 KB 3840x2160 3840x2160 3,080 KB 1920x1080 1920x1080 880 KB...
  • Page 116: Photo Playback

    Photo Playback Photo Playback You can view the photos that you took with the camera. Photos can be played back only from SD card B. Operating modes: Displaying the [Photos] Index Screen Display the [Photos] index screen to view photos. 1 Set the switch to MEDIA.
  • Page 117: Deleting Photos

    Deleting Photos Deleting Photos You can delete a photo you no longer need. Photos can be deleted one at a time from the photo playback screen. Operating modes: The basic operation of the photo menu is identical to that of the clip menu (A 136). 1 Select the photo you wish to delete.
  • Page 118: Using The Optional Rc-V100 Remote Controller

    Using the Optional RC-V100 Remote Controller Using the Optional RC-V100 Remote Controller You can connect the optional RC-V100 Remote Controller to the camera’s REMOTE terminal in order to control the camera (including advanced recording functions) from a distance. The remote controller lets you turn the camera on, navigate the menus and remotely control the aperture and shutter speed, change picture-related settings like the knee and sharpness, and more.
  • Page 119: Customization

    Customization Assignable Buttons The camera offers a number of buttons to which you can assign various functions (assignable buttons). Assign often-used functions to the buttons you find most convenient, to personalize the camera to your needs and preferences. You can find 11 assignable buttons on the camera’s body, 2 assignable buttons on the LCD monitor and one assignable button on the camera grip .
  • Page 120: Using An Assignable Button

    Assignable Buttons 2 Select the desired function and then press the joystick. • The selected function will be assigned to the selected button. • If you selected one of the preset functions, the rest of the procedure is not necessary. If you selected [User Setting], continue the procedure to register a menu setting.
  • Page 121 Assignable Buttons Function name Description Ü [Backlight] Turns the [Backlight] light metering option on/off. – Ü [Spotlight] Turns the [Spotlight] light metering option on/off. – Ü [Zebra] Turns zebra patterns on/off. – [Zebra: VIDEO Output], Ü Turns zebra patters on/off on the respective screen/video output. –...
  • Page 122 Assignable Buttons Function name Description Enters the direct setting mode with the shutter speed highlighted and ready to be Ü [Shutter] – adjusted. Enters the direct setting mode with the ISO speed or gain value highlighted and Ü [ISO/Gain] – ready to be adjusted.
  • Page 123: Custom Picture Settings

    (A 126). The default setting is [BT.709]. [Preset]* [Gamma]* [Color Matrix]* Characteristics This setting uses Canon Log 3 gamma and presumes a workflow that includes post-production processing. [Canon Log 3] [Canon Log 3] [Neutral] This gamma curve keeps the characteristics of the [Canon Log] setting while expanding its dynamic range.
  • Page 124: Editing A Custom Picture File's Settings

    - There are also other LUTs available that can be applied for processing in post-production. For the latest information on available LUTs, please visit your local Canon website. • About changing custom picture related settings using the optional RC-V100 Remote Controller - If a protected custom picture file is selected on the camera, custom picture related settings cannot be changed using the remote controller.
  • Page 125: Renaming Custom Picture Files

    Custom Picture Settings Renaming Custom Picture Files 1 Select a custom picture file (A 123). 2 Open the [Rename] submenu. > [ ! Custom Picture/HDR] > [File] > [Rename] 3 To change the file name, select [Input] and then press the joystick. •...
  • Page 126: Available Custom Picture Settings

    [Neutral]: Reproduces neutral colors. [Production Camera]: Reproduces colors more suitable for motion picture production. [Cinema EOS Original]: Color matrix developed by Canon, designed to reproduce the 4K output of an EOS C500 camera using the BT.709 color space. [Video]: Reproduces the colors of an EOS C300/EOS C500 camera with no custom picture settings applied.
  • Page 127 –50 to 50 (±0) Increases or decreases the black level. Higher settings will make dark areas brighter but decrease contrast. When [Gamma] is set to one of the Canon Log settings, this setting has no effect on the picture. [Master Black Red], –50 to 50 (±0)
  • Page 128 0 (no slope), 1 (steep slope) to 3 (gradual slope) (1) These settings allow you to adjust the sharpness of only the areas above the knee point. When [Gamma] is set to one of the Canon Log settings or [Wide DR], these settings have no effect on the picture.
  • Page 129 –50 to 50 (±0) Adjusts the black level set by the [Black] > [Master Pedestal] setting. When [Gamma] is set to one of the Canon Log settings, this setting has no effect on the picture. [Over 100%] [Through], [Press], [Clip] Determines how the camera handles video signals exceeding 100%.
  • Page 130: Saving And Loading Camera Settings

    Saving and Loading Camera Settings Saving and Loading Camera Settings After you adjust settings in the various menus, you can save those settings in the camera or on SD card B. You can load those settings at a later date or on another C200 / C200B camera so that you can use that camera in the exact same way.
  • Page 131: Playback

    Playback Playback This section explains how to play back clips with the camera. For details on playing back clips using an external Connecting to an External Monitor or Recorder monitor, refer to (A 141). For details on viewing photos on the Viewing Photos SD card, refer to (A 116).
  • Page 132 Playback 1 Orange selection frame 6 Network icon 2 Clip identification (camera index, reel number Appears when transferring an MP4 clip to an FTP and clip number) (A 61) server. File name (A 62) 7 Clip number / Total number of clips 3 Recording date and time 8 Recording date (month and day only) and time 4 Clip thumbnail...
  • Page 133: Playing Back Clips

    Playback Playing Back Clips After you select a clip to play back from the index screen, you can control the playback with the buttons on the camera (play/pause/stop only) or with the joystick and onscreen joystick guide (A 135). 1 Move the orange selection frame to the clip you want to play back.
  • Page 134 Playback 1 High temperature warning (A 192) 10 Color depth / color sampling and resolution 2 Fan operation (A 63) (A 64) 3 Shutter speed (A 67) 11 Onscreen displays superimposed on video output 4 Joystick guide (A 135) (A 145) 5 Recording media 12 Audio level meter 6 7 SD card...
  • Page 135: Playback Controls

    Playback Playback Controls The following playback types are available using the onscreen joystick guide and any of the joysticks. Playback type Operation During playback, push the joystick up or down. Fast playback Repeat to increase the playback speed to approximately 5x  15x  60x the normal speed. Frame advance/reverse During playback pause, push the joystick up or down.
  • Page 136: Clip Operations

    Clip Operations Clip Operations Besides playing back a clip, you can perform other operations such as deleting a clip or displaying clip information. This is done through the clip menu, which contains different functions depending on the index screen. Refer to the following table for available functions and refer to the following pages for more details of the functions.
  • Page 137: Displaying Clip Information

    Clip Operations Displaying Clip Information Select [Display Clip Info] in the clip menu to display the selected clip’s information screen ([Clip Info] screen). Push the joystick left/right to switch to the previous/next clip. When you have finished, press the CANCEL button to return to the clip index screen.
  • Page 138 Clip Operations...
  • Page 139 External Connections Video Output Configuration The video signal output from the SDI terminal and HDMI OUT terminal, depends on the clip’s video configuration and on various menu settings. Recording Video Signal Configuration and Video Output Configuration by Terminal Refer to the following table for the video output configuration from each terminal, depending on the recording video configuration used.
  • Page 140 Video Output Configuration Playback Video Configuration and Video Output Configuration by Terminal Refer to the following tables for the video output configuration from each terminal, depending on the video configuration of the clip being played back. Operating modes: Clip’s video configuration Video output configuration SDI terminal HDMI OUT terminal...
  • Page 141: Connection Diagram

    Connecting to an External Monitor or Recorder Connecting to an External Monitor or Recorder When you connect the camera to an external device, be it a monitor (to monitor the recording or for playback) or an external video recorder (for recording), use the terminal on the camera that matches the one you wish to use on the monitor.
  • Page 142 Connecting to an External Monitor or Recorder Preparations for Connecting an External Monitor When using the SDI terminal, you can output various assistance displays (onscreen markers, magnification, onscreen displays) in order to check them also on an external monitor. Operating modes: 1 Open the [3G-SDI Mapping] submenu.
  • Page 143 Connecting to an External Monitor or Recorder Selecting the Output Signal in Mode When the camera is in mode, you can select the maximum resolution output from the HDMI OUT terminal. Operating modes: 1 Open the [HDMI Max Res.] submenu. >...
  • Page 144: Applying A Lut To Screens/Video Outputs

    ! Custom Picture/HDR] > [Gamma] settings. Available LUTs [Gamma] [LUT: BT.709] [LUT: HDR Assist. (1600%)] [LUT: HDR Assist. (400%)] [LUT: ACESproxy] Ü Ü Ü Ü [Canon Log 3] Ü [Canon Log] – – – [Wide DR] – – – –...
  • Page 145: Superimposing Onscreen Displays On Screens Video Outputs

    ! Custom Picture/HDR > Only when [ [Preset] is set to [Canon Log 3]. Available only for SDI output. NOTES • When you apply the [LUT: ACESproxy] LUT to the SDI terminal, it will output ACESproxy video data. Using a compatible monitor, you can perform on-set color grading and check the image after color correction as you continue shooting.
  • Page 146: Audio Output

    Audio Output Audio Output The camera can output audio from the SDI terminal, HDMI OUT terminal, × (headphone) terminal or speaker*. When recording with 4-channel audio, you can select which two channels of the 4 audio channels recorded with the clip will be output from the terminals and speaker. * Only monaural output is available for the speaker.
  • Page 147: Working With Clips On A Computer

    DPX, they will be ready for color grading. Alternatively, you can use the Canon RAW Plugin to easily use RAW clips unaltered (in RAW) directly from major non-linear editing (NLE) applications.
  • Page 148 Working with Clips on a Computer...
  • Page 149: Network Functions

    • Data transmitted over networks is not encrypted. • Canon shall not be liable for any loss of data or damage resulting from incorrect network configuration or settings. Additionally, Canon shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by the use of network functions.
  • Page 150: Connecting To A Wi-Fi Network

    Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network The camera is Wi-Fi certified and can connect to a Wi-Fi network using an external access point (wireless router) or can itself serve as a Wi-Fi access point. The camera can connect to wireless routers (access points) and network devices compliant with the 802.11a/b/g/n protocol and that are Wi-Fi certified (bear the logo shown on the right).
  • Page 151: Camera Access Point

    Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network Camera Access Point In this mode the camera itself serves as a wireless access point to which other Wi-Fi-enabled devices can connect. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the procedure. 1 Open the connection method selection submenu. >...
  • Page 152: Connecting In Infrastructure Mode

    Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network Saving the Configuration 1 Review the access point’s configuration and then press the joystick. • The first screen shows the type of connection and the access point’s SSID and channel. Push the joystick left/right to review additional settings before pressing the joystick. 2 To change the [Network Configuration Name], select [Input] and then press the joystick.
  • Page 153: Wi-Fi Protected Setup (Wps)

    Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) is the easiest way to set up a Wi-Fi access point. You can do simply by pushing a button (if the access point (wireless router) you want to connect to has a WPS button) or using a PIN code issued by the camera.
  • Page 154: Searching For Access Points

    Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network Searching for Access Points The camera will automatically detect access points in the vicinity. After you select the desired access point, you only need to enter the selected network’s password to connect the camera. For details about the access point’s network name (SSID) and password refer to the wireless router’s instruction manual or consult the network administrator in charge of the access point.
  • Page 155: Manual Setup

    Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network Manual Setup If you prefer, you can enter manually the details of the Wi-Fi network you want to connect to. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the procedure. 1 To enter the [SSID] (network name), select [Input] and then press the joystick. •...
  • Page 156: Connecting To A Wired (Ethernet) Network

    Connecting to a Wired (Ethernet) Network Connecting to a Wired (Ethernet) Network Connect the camera to a router or other device connected to a wired (Ethernet) network using a commercially available Ethernet cable. Use Category 5e, shielded twisted pair (STP) Ethernet cables compatible with Gigabit Ethernet (1000BASE-T) and with good shielding capability.
  • Page 157: Selecting A Network Connection

    Selecting a Network Connection Selecting a Network Connection You can save up to 4 network configuration profiles. If you just saved a new network configuration, it will already be automatically selected so follow this procedure to select a different configuration profile. 1 Open the [Connection Settings] screen.
  • Page 158: Browser Remote: Controlling The Camera From A Network Device

    On the Browser Remote screen, you can also check the remaining recording time on the recording media, power source levels and the camera’s time code. * For details about compatible devices, operating systems, Web browsers, etc., please visit your local Canon website. Setting Up Browser Remote You can set a unique camera identification code and designate the port that the Browser Remote application should use when accessing the camera through network.
  • Page 159: Starting Browser Remote

    (A 181). * A Web browser that supports JavaScript and is enabled to accept cookies is required. ** For details about compatible devices, operating systems, Web browsers, etc., please visit your local Canon website. Operating modes: Preparations on the camera 1 Set an assignable button to [Status] in advance (A 119).
  • Page 160 Browser Remote: Controlling the Camera from a Network Device 3 Enter the camera’s URL exactly as shown on the Browser Remote information screen. • Enter the URL you checked previously into the Web browser’s address bar. • While Browser Remote is correctly connected to the camera, the network connection indicator’s will turn on one by one and then turn off in an endless loop.
  • Page 161: Using Browser Remote

    Browser Remote: Controlling the Camera from a Network Device NOTES • The live view image will not be displayed in Browser Remote while color bars are displayed on the camera. • Depending on the network used and the strength of the Wi-Fi signal (for Wi-Fi connections), you may notice delays in the refreshing of the live view image and other settings.
  • Page 162 Browser Remote: Controlling the Camera from a Network Device 1 Live view screen Shows the camera’s live view image. When the live view image is not turned on, the camera ID and lens information will appear here. 2 Status indicators Wi-Fi connection indicator.
  • Page 163 Browser Remote: Controlling the Camera from a Network Device 13 Detailed camera settings panel (A 163) Touch one of the tabs at the bottom to select the camera settings you wish to adjust: [White Balance]: White balance mode and related settings. [Exposure]: Exposure related settings—aperture, shutter speed and ISO/speed gain.
  • Page 164 Browser Remote: Controlling the Camera from a Network Device To change exposure related settings Touch the [Exposure] tab in the detailed camera settings panel. 1 ND Filter buttons • To use the extended ND range options, touch [Extended Range On] or [Extended Range Off].
  • Page 165 Browser Remote: Controlling the Camera from a Network Device To adjust the focus and use focus-related functions Touch the [Focus] tab in the detailed camera settings panel. To use the following functions, make sure that the focus mode on the lens is set to automatic (A 80).
  • Page 166 Browser Remote: Controlling the Camera from a Network Device AF-Boosted MF 1 Touch the AF mode button and select [AF-Boosted MF]. • When the focus is in the manual adjustment range, a yellow focus frame will appear on the live view screen. •...
  • Page 167 Browser Remote: Controlling the Camera from a Network Device Tracking other subjects In addition to Face AF, you can have the camera track other moving subjects that are not faces and also combine the tracking function with one of the autofocus functions to let the camera focus on the desired subject automatically.
  • Page 168: Ftp File Transfer

    FTP File Transfer FTP File Transfer You can transfer MP4 clips from the camera to another device connected to the network, using the FTP protocol. The following explanations assume that the FTP server is on, ready and correctly configured. Operating modes: Preparations Before you can transfer proxy clips and photos to a connected device, you need to configure the FTP server settings and other settings related to the handling of folders and files.
  • Page 169: Transferring Clips (Ftp Transfer)

    FTP File Transfer Transferring Clips (FTP Transfer) After you record proxy clips to an SD card, you can transfer them to the FTP server. You can check the FTP- related settings on the status screens (A 181). Transferring a Single Clip 1 Connect the camera to the desired network (A 157).
  • Page 170 FTP File Transfer IMPORTANT • Observe the following precautions when transferring files. Failing to do so may interrupt the transfer and incomplete files may remain at the transfer destination. - Do not open the SD card slot cover. - Do not remove the power source or turn off the camera. •...
  • Page 171: Menu Options

    Additional Information Menu Options Using the Menus For details about how to select an item, refer to (A 33). A menu item’s location within a menu is indicated by the page number icon (! ", etc.) in the left column. For details about each function, see the reference page or the explanation accompanying the menu entry.
  • Page 172 [Preset] [Canon Log 3], [Canon Log], [BT.709], [Off] (A 123) [Gamma] [Canon Log 3], [Canon Log], [Wide DR], [Normal 1 (Standard)], [Normal 2 (x4.0)], (A 126) [Normal 3 (BT.709)], [Normal 4 (x5.0)] [Color Matrix] [Neutral], [Production Camera], [Cinema EOS Original], [Video], [Off]...
  • Page 173 [Reel Number], [Clip Number] [001] to [999], [Change], [Reset], [Cancel] (A 61) [User Defined] [CANON], [Change], [Reset], [Cancel], 5 characters, each: [A] to [Z], [0] to [9] (A 61) [Rec Command] [On], [Off] When this setting is [On] and you connect the camera to an external recorder, if you start or stop recording with the camera, the other device will also start or stop recording.
  • Page 174 Menu Options [¡ Audio Setup] menu Menu item Setting options and additional information [Select CH1/CH2 Input] [INPUT Terminals], [MIC Terminal], [Monaural Mic] (A 100) [CH2 Input] [INPUT 2], [INPUT 1] (A 100) [Select CH3/CH4 Input] [INPUT Terminals], [MIC Terminal], [Monaural Mic] (A 100) [CH1/CH2 ALC Link], [Linked], [Separated]...
  • Page 175 Menu Options [¢ Monitoring Setup] menu Menu item Setting options and additional information [LCD LM-V1 Brightness] –99 to +99 (±0) (A 41) [LCD LM-V1 Contrast] –99 to +99 (±0) (A 41) [LCD LM-V1 Color] –20 to +20 (±0) (A 41) [LCD LM-V1 Sharpness] 1 to 4 (2) (A 41)
  • Page 176 Menu Options Menu item Setting options and additional information % (l $) [OSD Output] [On], [Off] (A 145) [Custom Display 1] (A 57) [Light Metering], [On], [Off] [Custom Picture/HDR], [Focal Length], [ND Filter], [Focus Mode], [Key Lock], [White Balance], [AE Shift], [Exposure Bar], [Iris], [ISO/Gain], [Shutter], [Peaking], [Magnification], [LUT], [Lens]...
  • Page 177 Menu Options Menu item Setting options and additional information [Peaking 2] (A 83) [Color] [White], [Red], [Yellow], [Blue] [Gain] [Off], 1 to 15 (15) [Frequency] 1 to 4 (1) [B&W during Peaking] [On], [Off] (A 83) k [Magn.: VF+VIDEO Output], [On], [Off] (A 83) l [Magn.: VIDEO Output],...
  • Page 178 Menu Options [7 Network Settings] menu Menu item Setting options and additional information [Connection Settings] [1: (NONE)], [2: (NONE)], [3: (NONE)], [4: (NONE)] (A 157) [Activate] [Off], [Browser Remote] (A 158) [Browser Remote Settings] (A 90) [Port No.] 1 to 65535 ([80]) [Camera ID] Camera identifier up to 8 characters ([C200]) [FTP Transfer]...
  • Page 179 Menu Options [B System Setup] menu Menu item Setting options and additional information [Reset] [All Settings], [Camera Settings] , [Assignable Buttons] These settings reset the following camera settings to default values/settings. [All Settings]: All the camera’s settings except for the hour meter. [Camera Settings]: White balance, iris, ISO speed, gain, shutter speed, [v Camera Setup] settings and custom picture settings.
  • Page 180 Menu Options Menu item Setting options and additional information 1, 4 [LED] (A 57) [Tally Lamp (Front)], [On], [Off] [Tally Lamp (Rear)], These settings determine whether the following LEDs and indicators will illuminate. [CFast Access LED], [Tally Lamp (Front)], [Tally Lamp (Rear)]: The tally lamps on the camera. Note that regardless of this [SD Card Access LED], setting, when the camera is turned off, the tally lamps will illumiate in red momentarily after the (Ethernet)]...
  • Page 181 Displaying the Status Screens Displaying the Status Screens You can use the status screens to check the camera’s various settings. You can also output the status screens to an external monitor. Operating modes: 1 Set an assignable button to [Status] in advance (A 119). 2 Press the assignable button to open the status screens.
  • Page 182 Displaying the Status Screens [/ Data 1/2] Status Screen mode only) 1 Custom picture file name (A 123) 7 Sharpness settings (level, horizontal detail 2 Master pedestal (A 127) frequency, horizontal/vertical detail balance, limit 3 Master black RGB levels (A 127) and select) (A 128) 4 Black gamma settings (level, range and point) 8 Coring settings (level, offset and curve) (A 128)
  • Page 183 Displaying the Status Screens [Camera 1/4] to [Camera 4/4] Status Screens mode only) 1 ISO speed/Gain (A 69) 5 Automatic exposure (AE) Selected mode, extended range, ISO increment AE shift (A 75), AE response (A 74) and gain increment 6 White balance (A 77) 2 Aperture (A 72) Shockless white balance, auto white balance Iris increment, aperture correction while zooming...
  • Page 184 Displaying the Status Screens [Assignable Buttons 1/4] to [Assignable Buttons 4/4] Status Screens Current functions of the assignable buttons (A 119) 1 On the camera’s body 4 On the optional EVF-V70 Electronic Viewfinder 2 On the camera grip 5 On the optional RC-V100 Remote Controller 3 On the LCD monitor Supplied accessory for the C200;...
  • Page 185 Displaying the Status Screens [Audio] Status Screens When you set an assignable button to [Audio Status], the status screens are the same except that you can press the joystick to open the [¡ ! Audio Setup] menu. mode mode 1 Audio source input, audio level adjustment mode [CFast]: Settings used for clips recorded on the and audio level indicator for each audio channel CFast card.
  • Page 186 Displaying the Status Screens [Media] Status Screen 1 SD card A 6 Used (recorded) space 2 SD card B 7 Available space 3 CFast card Only for the SD card: For each: 8 Number of remaining photos 4 Visual bar: Approximate used/available space 9 SD/UHS speed class 5 Total space NOTES...
  • Page 187 Displaying the Status Screens [Recording] Status Screen ( mode only) 1 Resolution and color sampling (A 65) 5 Interval length for interval recording mode 2 Bit rate (A 64) (A 114) 3 Relay recording (A 51) 6 File numbering (A 62) 4 Special recording mode (A 111) [Metadata] Status Screen ( mode only)
  • Page 188 Displaying the Status Screens [Network 1/4] to [Network 3/4] Status Screens* * In mode, [Network 1/6] to [Network 3/6]. Connection settings of the current network connection (A 149) 1 Network configuration name (A 157) 4 Authentication and encryption method 2 Connection type 5 WEP index key 3 SSID (network name) 6 Wi-Fi frequency band and channel...
  • Page 189 Displaying the Status Screens [Network 4/6] and [Network 6/6] Status Screens ( mode only) FTP server settings (A 168) 1 FTP server (host) name 5 Port number 2 User name 6 Passive mode 3 Password protection* 7 Create new folders by transfer date 4 Destination folder on the FTP server 8 Handling of same-named files * The password itself will not be displayed.
  • Page 190: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting If you have a problem with your camera, refer to this section. Consult your dealer or a Canon Service Center if the problem persists. Power source The camera will not turn on or it turns off by itself.
  • Page 191 - The camera may become hot after using it continuously for long periods of time; this is not a malfunction. If the camera becomes unusually hot or it becomes hot after using it only for a short while, it may indicate a problem with the camera. Consult a Canon Service Center. Playback Cannot delete a clip.
  • Page 192 - The cooling fan may not be working properly. The camera will automatically turn off in approximately 10 minutes. Consult a Canon Service Center. appears on the screen. - The camera and lens cannot communicate normally. Clean the lens’s contacts and reattach the lens.
  • Page 193 Troubleshooting Sound is distorted or is recorded at lower levels. - When recording near loud sounds (such as fireworks, shows or concerts), sound may become distorted or it may not be recorded at the actual levels. Activate the microphone attenuator (A 103), or adjust the audio recording level manually.
  • Page 194 - The device, operating system or Web browser used may not be supported. For the latest information about supported systems, visit your local Canon Web site. - Enable JavaScript and cookies in your Web browser’s settings. For details, refer to the help modules or online documentation of the Web browser used.
  • Page 195 - This may be due to using a battery pack not recommended by Canon for use with this camera. - If you are using a battery pack recommended by Canon for use with this camera, there may be a problem with the battery pack or camera.
  • Page 196 Insert a card and close the card slot the cover. Fan error - The cooling fan may not be working properly. Consult a Canon Service Center. File name error - You attempted to record a clip while clip numbers are at their maximum value. Save your clips (A 147) and initialize the recording media (A 50) or delete all the clips (A 137).
  • Page 197 - The primary recording format is set to RAW and [Gamma] in the custom picture file is set to an option other than [Canon Log] or [Canon Log 3]. Under such conditions, there will be more noise on video recorded with proxy recording clips on the SD card and on video output from the SDI terminal.
  • Page 198 Network is not working correctly - There’s a hardware problem with the camera’s network related circuitry. Try turning the camera off and the on again. If the problem persists, consult a Canon Service Center. No access points found - The camera searched for active Wi-Fi networks (access points) in the area but none were found. Make sure the access point is working correctly and try connecting again.
  • Page 199 Troubleshooting Unable to connect to FTP server. - Could not connect to the FTP server. Check the FTP server settings (A 168). Unable to obtain an IP address - If you are not using a DHCP server, connect using the [Manual] option and enter the IP address using the [Manual] option (A 155).
  • Page 200 Handling Precautions and Safety Instructions Handling Precautions and Safety Instructions Be sure to read these instructions in order to operate the product safely. Follow these instructions to prevent injury or harm to the operator of the product or others. WARNING Denotes the risk of serious injury or death.
  • Page 201 If any of the above should get into the camera it may damage the camera and/or the lens. Consult a Canon Service Center as soon as possible. • Be careful to avoid dust and dirt particles accumulating on the lens or entering the camera. When you finish using the camera, make sure to attach the body cap to the lens mount and the lens cap and dust cap to the lens.
  • Page 202 Handling Precautions and Safety Instructions Battery Pack DANGER! Treat the battery pack with care. • Keep it away from fire (or it might explode). • Do not expose the battery pack to temperature higher than 60 °C (140 °F). Do not leave it near a heater or inside a car in hot weather.
  • Page 203 Recording Media • We recommend backing up the recordings on the recording media onto your computer. Data may be corrupted or lost due to defects or exposure to static electricity. Canon shall not be liable for lost or corrupted data.
  • Page 204 You can use the AC adapter to operate the camera and the battery charger to charge battery packs in any country/region with power supply between 100 and 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz. Consult a Canon Service Center for information on plug adapters for overseas use.
  • Page 205 Optional Accessories Optional Accessories The following optional accessories are compatible with this camera. The availability differs from area to area. CG-A20 Battery Charger BP-A30, BP-A60 CA-A10 AC Adapter CG-A10 Battery Charger and CA-CP200B Battery Pack Compact Power Adapter LM-V1 LCD Monitor LA-V1 LCD GR-V1 Camera Grip HDU-2 Handle Unit...
  • Page 206 Optional Accessories For our customers in the USA: Call or visit your local retailer/dealer for genuine Canon video accessories. You can also obtain genuine accessories for your Canon camera by calling: 1-800-828-4040, Canon U.S.A. Information Center. Use of genuine Canon accessories is recommended.
  • Page 207: Specifications

    1.09 cm (0.43 in.), approx. 1,555,000 dots. • Lens Mount Canon EF mount compatible with Canon EF lenses (including EF-S lenses and EF Cinema lenses) Lens multiplication factor for 35mm equivalent focal length (approximate): When the resolution is 4096x2160, 2048x1080: 1.460...
  • Page 208 • Sensor Sensitivity (ISO 800, 2000 lux, 89.9% reflection) 59.94 Hz: F10 (2048x1080 at 59.94P); 50.00 Hz: F11 (2048x1080 at 50.00P) • S/N Ratio (ISO 800, using Canon Log 3 gamma, HDMI output) 53 dB (typical, 3840x2160, at 29.97P (59.94 Hz) or 25.00P (50.00 Hz)) •...
  • Page 209 Specifications Terminals • SDI Terminal BNC jack, output only, 0.8 Vp-p / 75 Ω, unbalanced 3G-SDI: SMPTE 424, SMPTE 425, SMPTE ST 299-2 HD-SDI: SMPTE 292, SMPTE ST 299-1 Embedded audio, time code (VITC/LTC) HDR output (PQ), LUT (BT.709, ACESproxy) and supplemental displays (superimposed onscreen displays, magnification, waveform monitor) can also be output.
  • Page 210 Specifications • Dimensions (W x H x D) Camera unit only: 144 x 153 x 179 mm (5.7 x 6.0 x 7.0 in.) Configuration with camera grip: 178 x 153 x 204 mm (7.0 x 6.0 x 8.0 in.) Configuration with camera grip, handle unit, LCD monitor, LCD attachment unit and microphone holder: 335 x 275 x 275 mm (1.1 ft.
  • Page 211 Specifications LA-V1 LCD Attachment Unit Includes pivots that allow for rotation • Dimensions (W x H x D): 143 x 117 x 75 mm (5.6 x 4.6 x 3.0 in.) • Weight: Approx. 255 g (9.0 oz.) GR-V1 Camera Grip Modular unit can be attached at any of 24 positions (6º...
  • Page 212 Specifications BP-A30 Battery Pack • Battery Type Rechargeable lithium ion battery, compatible with Intelligent System • Rated Voltage: 14.4 V DC • Operating Temperature: 0 – 40 °C (32 – 104 °F) • Rated Battery Capacity: 3100 mAh / 45 Wh •...
  • Page 213 Following is a list of lenses compatible with this camera and the various functions that can be used depending on the lens. Depending on the lens’s purchase date, you may need to update the lens’s firmware to use these functions. For details, consult a Canon Service Center. Iris control from the camera...
  • Page 214 Reference Tables Reference Tables Approximate Recording Time on Recording Media Primary clips (CFast card) Bit rate → 1 Gbps CFast card capacity ↓ 64 GB 5 min. 128 GB 15 min. 256 GB 30 min. Primary/Proxy clips (SD card) Bit rate → 150 Mbps 35 Mbps SD card capacity ↓...
  • Page 215 Eye cup ......40 Camera settings ......130 Canon Log, Canon Log 3 (gamma curves) ..126 CFast card Fan .
  • Page 216 Focus ....... .80 AF-boosted MF ....84 Language .
  • Page 217 Shutter speed ......67 Slow motion recording mode ... . . 111 Peaking .
  • Page 218 B. If the Products are defective as a result of leaking batteries, sand, dirt or water damage; C. If defects or damages are caused by the use of parts or supplies (other than those sold by Canon USA) that cause damage to the Products or that cause abnormally frequent service calls or service problems;...
  • Page 219 B. If the Products are defective as a result of leaking batteries, sand, dirt or water damage; C. If defects or damages are caused by the use of parts or supplies (other than those sold by Canon Canada) that cause damage to the Products or that cause abnormally frequent service calls or service problems;...
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