Canon C70 4K Camcorder with PL mount

4K Super 35mm Dual Gain Output Sensor


Extremely compact and lightweight cinema camera with PL mount, though a native RF mount can be requested.  Compatible adapters to fit EF mount lenses are also available.



PL Mount, RF Mount

Sensor Size/Coverage


Media Standard


Capture Resolution

4K, HD

Extremely compact and lightweight cinema camera with PL mount, though a native RF mount can be requested.  Compatible adapters to fit EF mount lenses are also available.


  • 4K Super 35mm Dual Gain Output Sensor
  • Up to 120FPS in 4K
  • Internal 4:2:2 10 bit recording
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF with touch control and extensive shooting functions
  • High Dynamic Range with 16+ Stops
  • EOS ITR (Intelligent Face Tracking system)
  • XLR Inputs
  • Built in ND’s

Compact, Lightweight and Reliable

The EOS C70 features a new design, including a multi-function grip with 3 customisable dials and multi-directional joystick. The camera is built to be a tough and lightweight workhorse, thanks to the carbon fibre polycarbonate body. The compact design also enables it to be comfortably rigged to drones, gimbals, hand-held or shoulder rigs, as well as FPV helmets and vehicles.

A dual gain sensor that delivers more

On the DGO sensor, each pixel will read out the image with two different amplification levels, one high and one low, which will then be combined to make a single image. The higher amplification read-out is optimized to capture clean details in darker areas, while the lower amplification read-out is optimized to capture the details in brighter areas. Hence, when combined together at pixel-level accuracy, the details and the qualities on both the highlight, as well as the low light areas will be maintained and enhanced which enables the camera to achieve an impressive higher dynamic range of up to 16+ stops.

Native RF Mount, supplied with Vocas PL mount.

Whilst the Canon C70 is natively fitted with a large diameter RF mount, we supply this version with a Vocas PL mount to fit PL mount film lenses.

Versatile. Flexible. Reliable. Your new workhorse.

The EOS C70 uses design cues from other RF mount cameras from Canon, with additional controls, environmental protection and a convenient size to fit your production rig.

Dynamically different: the 4K Super 35mm sensor 

Equipped with a newly developed 4K Super 35mm sensor and DIGIC DV7 image processor, the EOS C70 delivers a high-resolution image with 16+ stops of Dynamic Range.

Multiple recording formats

Dual UHS-II SD card slots enable simultaneous or relay recording. XF-AVC supports ALL-I and Long-GOP, while MP4 recording offers further flexibility.

Pioneering autofocus technology

The EOS C70 features the renowned Dual Pixel CMOS AF (DPAF). Filmmakers can now benefit from accurate and reliable autofocus with subject tracking and face detection.

Professional and practical support functions

Keep your workflow smooth when shooting with the EOS C70 thanks to useful features such as Direct Touch Control, Auto ISO, Vertical shooting, as well as electronic Image Stabilizer.

Professional I/O Interface

Stay in control with customisable buttons, pro terminals, plus sophisticated audio controls and recording.

Image Sensor:
Sensor Super 35mm Dual Gain Output (DGO) sensor
System RGB primary colour filter (Bayer array)
Sensor Modes Super 35 mm / Super 16 mm (Crop)
Total Pixels Approx. 9.6 megapixels (4206 x 2280)
Effective Pixels Approx. 8.85 megapixels (4096 x 2160):
When 4096 x 2160 or 2048 x 1080 is selected as the resolution
Approx. 8.29 megapixels (3840 x 2160):
When 3840 x 2160 or 1920 x 1080 is selected as the resolution
Effective Sensor Screen Size Super 35 mm;
26.2 x 13.8 mm (29.6 mm on the diagonal):
When 4096 x 2160 or 2048 x 1080 is selected as the resolution
24.6 x 13.8 mm (28.2 mm on the diagonal):
When 3840 x 2160 or 1920 x 1080 is selected as the resolution
Dynamic Range Canon Log 2: 1600% / 16+ stops**
Canon Log 3: 1600% / 14 stops**
Wide DR: 800% (at ISO 400)
**At ISO800 / Dual Gain Output: On
Image Processor:
Lens Mount Canon RF mount
Compatible lenses: All RF lenses and all PL lenses
Lens Magnification factor (for EF Mount lenses) Super 35 mm;
4096 x 2160, or 2048 x 1080 resolution: Actual focal
length x approx. 1.460
3840 x 2160, or 1920 x 1080 resolution: Actual focal length x approx. 1.534
Super 16 mm (Cropped);
2048 x 1080 resolution: Actual focal length x approx. 2.920
1920 x 1080 resolution: Actual focal length x approx.3.069
If using Canon Mount Adapter EF-EOS R 0.71 X Adapter there is no change to effective focal length
Peripheral illumination correction Yes
Chromatic aberration correction Yes
Distortion correction Yes, RF Mount lenses only
Diffraction correction Yes
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
Anamorphic Lens Support Yes, x2.0 / x1.3
Image stabilisation system Yes. Function depending on lens used, Digital 5- Axis
IS for non IS lenses. Combination of Optical IS and
Digital IS to give combined 5-Axis IS. IS performance depends on lens used
Internal Recording Media SD card for XF-AVC or MP4 recording. Dual Slot
SD card also used for Photo Storage (1920 x 1080),
CP setting transfer and firmware update
High speed SD UHS-II cards recommended.
V90 standard recommended for all recording functions
Recording time SD card, 512GB Approx. XF-AVC / MXF: 4096 x 2160: 410 Mbps 156 Mins
MP4 (HEVC): 4096 x 2160: 225 Mbps 285 Mins
MP4: 4096 x 2160: 150Mbps 428 Mins
Recording Formats XF-AVC (MXF) ALL-I or Long GOP, 4:2:2 10-bit
MP4 H.265/HEVC, 4:2:2 10-bit
MP4 H.264, 4:2:0 8-bit
Relay Recording Yes
Double Slot (simultaneous) Recording Yes
Simultaneous recording in multiple formats Yes, in Dual Recording Mode
Options Available: [XF-AVC / MP4] [All-I / Long GOP]
[4:2:2 10-bit / 4:2:0 10-bit / 4:2:0 8-bit] [UHD / 2K / FHD]
System Frequency/ Frame Rates 59.94Hz mode (59.94P / 59.94i / 29.97P / 23.98P)
50.00Hz mode (50.00P / 50.00i / 25.00P)
24.00 Hz mode (24.00P)
XF-AVC Proxy Recording Bit Rate/ Sampling (PAL) to SD Card 2048 X 1080: 50.00P, 4:2:0 8-bit 35 Mbps/ 1920 x 1080
24 Mbps Long GOP
Slow/Fast motion 4K recording: up to 120FPS
2K (Crop) recording: up to 180 FPS
Audio recording at normal frame rate possible
Interval Record No
Frame Record No
Pre Record (cache record) Yes, 3 seconds (XF-AVC recording only)
Scan Reverse Yes
HD->SD conversion No
Photo storage media SD/SDHC memory card
Photo Recording Size 4096×2160 / 3840×2160 / 2048×1080 / 1920×1080
LCD Display:
Display Type 3.5 inch LCD Touch Panel
Display Resolution 3.5 inch LCD 2.76 million dots (1280 x 720 x RGB)
Display Touch Screen Functions Focus point selection, Shooting setting adjust,
Start/Stop recording (activated via Menu)
OSD for Vertical Shooting Yes, via menu or user assignable button
Wave Form Monitor Yes. LCD or external output via HDMI.
False Colour Display (Exposure Indication) Yes. LCD or HDMI
(Use of viewing LUT will affect false colour display)
Colour Bars SMPTE, EBU and ARIB
Peaking Peaking 1, Peaking 2
(Colour, Gain, Frequency customisable)
Zebra Level 1; Level 2; Both
Output via HDMI: Yes
Markers On/Off selectable: centre, horizontal, grid, aspect,
safety zone, rectangular and user marker.
Colour selectable, yellow, blue, green, red, black,grey or white
Built- In EVF No
Audio in Mini XLR 3-pin connector x2 , 3.5 mm stereo mini jack(input only)
Built in Stereo microphones on camera body
Headphone output 3.5 mm stereo mini jack (output only, Camera Body)
HDMI HDMI connector (type A) (output only)
USB Yes, Type C (USB 3.2 Gen1) Connection for optional
GPS Unit, or Third Party Wi-Fi, Ethernet adapters
Time code BNC / HDMI
DC input 24V DC IN
Remote Control Terminal REMOTE A connector 2.5 mm stereo mini-mini jack
(input only)
IP Streaming/FTP Yes. IP streaming requires third-party optional USB-C
to Ethernet converter and decoder transmission device.
FTP via FT server. Transfer of clips on SD card
(Media Mode)
Use LUT input YES. Available for LCD Monitoring, or applied direct
to recordings. Compatible with .CUBE LUT files
Default function button settings 1. White balance
2. Set White Balance
3. Peaking: All
4. WFM: All
6. Zebra: All
7. Push Auto Iris
8. INDEX / Magnification
10. One-Shot AF
11. (Unassigned)
12. AF lock
13. Audio Status
User Assignable Buttons 13 Assignable buttons (numbered) on camera body.
In excess of 80 options via the menu
Tally lamp Yes
Custom Dial Yes
Exposure metering Manual exposure determined by shutter setting, iris
setting, ISO/gain setting and ND filter setting, Push
Auto Iris, Auto Iris
Exposure compensation Yes
Auto Exposure mode Auto Iris with compatible lenses
Push Auto Iris Yes
Exposure Lock No
Auto Gain Control setting Yes
ISO Sensitivity 1-Stop Display: [100], 160(*), 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200,
6400, 12800, 25600, [51200, 102400]
Displayed when ISO speed expansion is ON.
(*) Displayed when ISO speed expansion is OFF
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 speed expansion is ON.
Auto Focus System Dual Pixel CMOS AF, Contrast AF. Face Priority, Face
Only and Tracking AF modes available
AF Frame Sizes Large; size equivalent to approx. 20% (vertical) x 25%
(horizontal) of the image display range
Small; size equivalent to approx. 20% (vertical) x 8%
(horizontal) of the image display range
Selectable AF point over 80% (approx.) of sensor.
Dual Pixel AF area approx. 60% when EF mount lens
fitted using EF-RF adapter
Auto Focus Modes One-Shot AF, Continuous AF and AF-Boosted MF. All
modes take effect when the AF/MF switch of the EF
lens is at the AF setting.
One-Shot AF, Continuous AF, AF-Boosted MF
Face Detection AF Face Priority or Face Only.
Focus Guide All compatible Canon RF, Canon EF lenses,
Canon Cine Servo Lenses
(EF Mount with EF-RF Mount adapter)
Gain setting [-6dB,-3dB], -2dB(*), 0dB, 3dB, 6dB, 9dB, 12dB, 15dB,
18dB, 21dB, 24dB, 27dB, 30dB, 33dB, 36dB, 39dB, 42dB,
[45dB, 48dB, 51dB, 54dB]
Displayed when ISO speed expansion is ON.
(*) Displayed when ISO speed expansion is OFF.
When ISO speed expansion is ON: between -2 dB
and 54 dB
When ISO speed expansion is OFF: Any value from
-2 dB to 42 dB in 0.5 dB increments can be set.
Control Modes Off; Speed; Angle; Clear Scan (CS); Slow Shutter (SLS)
Shutter speed 1 sec to 1/2000 depending on frame rate and Shutter
Control Mode, 39 setting options
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 24.00 Hz* to 250.40 Hz
(*) The frequency will differ depending on the frame rate setting.
Custom Picture:
Stored Configurations C1: BT.709 (BT.709 Wide DR / BT.709 Gamut)
C2: LOG2 (Canon Log 2 / Cinema Gamut)
C3: LOG3 (Canon Log 3 / Cinema Gamut)
C4: PQ (PQ / BT.2020 Gamut)
C5: HLG (HLG / BT.2020 Gamut)
USER06 to USER20 (BT.709 Wide DR / BT.709 Gamut)
*HLG is protected From BT.709.
Colour Matrix Neutral: Accurate colour reproduction
Production Camera: Colour reproduction for use in movie production
Video: Colour reproduction equivalent to C300/500
CP-OFF (for commercial cameras)
Master Pedestal -50 to +50
Master Black Adjustable for each channel RGB -50 to +50 plus
Master Black -50 to +50
Black Gamma Adjustable Level -50 to +50, Range -20 to +50 and
Point -20 to +50
Low Key Saturation Adjustable: -50 to +50
Knee Point -50 to +109, Slope -35 to +50,
Saturation -10 to +10
Sharpness Adjustment for Level, H Detail Freq., Coring, HV Detail
Balance, Limit, Select, Knee Aperture and Level
dependent sharpness
Noise reduction Off, On – Two Options: Spatial Filter (1-12) / Frame
Correlation (1-3)
Skin detail Off, Low, Middle, High / Hue, Chroma, Area,
Luminance. 32 steps
Selective Noise Reduction Off, Low, Middle, High / Hue, Chroma, Area, Luminance.
Colour matrix Phase, Gain and RGB adjustment, in tandem with
Gamma selection
White balance AWB, USER setting 01(setting range: 2000K to 15000K/
-20CC to+20CC), daylight, tungsten, settings (A/B)
Colour correction Area selection / area revision of two areas
Setup level -50 to +50 On/Off
Wi-Fi & GPS Specifications:
Wi-Fi (Optional Third Party Accessory) (1) WPS [Wi-Fi Protected Setup] (push-button system,
PIN code system)
(2) Manual setup
(3) Search for access points
Open system, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP-64, WEP-128,
TKIP, AES, Auto /manual
GPS Information (Optional Accessory) Latitude/Longitude/Elevation, Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)
White balance:
Auto YES
Preset Daylight (5400K), Tungsten (3200K), Kelvin (2000K15000K, 100K intervals), Set A, Set B
White Balance Matching Yes, for previous models
White Balance Shift YES. -9 to +9 (Daylight and Tungsten only)
Black balance:
Black balance adjustment YES
Time code:
Count up system Regen, RecRun, Free Run, External, Hold
(Drop frame available for some frame rates)
Start value setting” “00:00:00:00”, Set/Reset selectable
Recording Format XF-AVC: Linear PCM (24-bit / 48 kHz, 4 channels)
MP4: MPEG-2 AAC LC (16-bit, 48 kHz, 2-channel) /
Linear PCM (16-bit, 48 kHz, 4-channel)
Supplied Mic holder unit
Handle unit
Compact power adapter CA-CP200L
Battery Charger CG-A20 OTH
AC cable
Battery pack (BP-A30)
Other items: Includes camera cover, shoe adapter
knob, and microphone holder screws.
Optional Canon Battery Pack BP-A30 (provided with camera)/BP-A60
Canon Battery Charger CG-A10/CG-A20 (provided with camera)
Canon Remote Controller RC-V100
Canon Compact Power Adapter CA-CP200L(provided with camera)
Canon Shoulder Strap SS-1200(provided with camera)
Canon Shoulder Support Unit SU-15
Canon Tripod base TB-1
Canon GPS Receiver GP-E2
Canon RF lenses, EF lenses, EF cinema lenses,
and accessories designed for these lenses
Canon Mount Adapter EF-EOS R
Canon Control Ring Mount Adapter EF-EOS R
Canon Drop-In Filter Mount Adapter EF-EOS R
(w/ drop-in variable ND filter A and circular polarizing filter A)
(*) Canon Mount Adapter EF-EOS R 0.71x
(*) Canon EXTENDER RF 1.4x
(*) Canon EXTENDER RF 2x
(*) New products
Third Party Accessories: Wi-Fi Adapter, Ethernet Adapter
Dimensions (Main Body Only) 160 x 130 x 116 mm
Weight (Body Only) 1190g (with grip belt and measure hook)
Weight (with accessories) Approx. 1620 g (BP-A30, 2 SD cards, Handle Unit,
Microphone Holder, Grip belt, and Measure hook)
Operating Temperature range Approx. 0 to 40°C, (85% relative humidity)
Approx. -5 to 45°C, (60% relative humidity)
Power Supply (Battery) BP-A30 (Supplied) BP-A60 (Optional)
Power supply (Mains) Compact Power Adapter CA-CP200L: 24V DC
Power Consumption (Approx.) Max power consumption: 14.6W
Recording Time (Approx.) With supplied BP-A30 battery pack:
Super 35mm, 4096×2160/50.00P 175 Mins
Super 16mm, 2048×1080/50.00P 205 Mins
1 x Canon: C70 Camera Kit (EOS)
1 x Canon C70 Camera Body.
1 x Canon AF-EOS R 0.71x Adaptor
1 x Canon C70 Top Handle w/mic holder
1 x Cable D-Tap to Canon C70
1 x Wooden Camera Audio A-Box XLR to Mini XLR (144100) Canon C70
1 x Lens Adapter PL to EOS R mount
1 x Camera Port Cap PL
1 x Wooden Camera Canon C70 15mm Baseplate kit (288400)
1 x Wooden Camera Canon C70 15mm Baseplate (288400)
1 x Wooden Camera Canon C70 Baseplate top dovetail & loc'n screw
2 x 15mm, Support Rod 340mm
1 x Canon AC CA-CP200 L For XF-705/C70 Charger (24v 1.8A)
1 x AC Input Cable 13A(M) - Figure 8
1 x Wooden Camera Battery Mount for Canon C70 (288500)
1 x Wooden Camera Canon C70 Top Handle (282700)
2 x Battery Canon C200 / C300 II & III/ XF705 BP-A60 (Large)
1 x Battery Canon C200 / C300 II & III/ XF705 BP-A30 (Small)
2 x Audio Cable Mini XLR (M) to XLR(F) Cable
1 x Reader: SD Dual Slot Card reader USB-C (Angelbird)
1 x Data Cable USB-C to USB-C
1 x Data Connector USB to USB-C
1 x SD Dual Slot Card reader USB-C (Angelbird)
3 x SDXC 256GB 4K Memory Card 300MB/s UHS-II Angelbird
1 x Wooden Camera Canon C70 Top Plate (288200)
1 x Carry Strap
1 x Bag Soft Sachtler DR 3

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