Cinema EOS System

Canon EOS C70



  • 4K/120fps

    Super 35mm CMOS sensor with low noise

  • Dual Gain Output

    16+ stops of dynamic range

  • RF Mount

    Enhanced imaging system platform

  • Cinema RAW Light LT

    Cinema RAW Light LT (12-bit) recording up to 645Mbps

  • 4K (4:2:2 10-bit)

    Up to 4K 60P, 600Mbps internal recording, supporting ALL-I and Long GOP formats

  • MP4 (4:2:2 10-bit)

    Up to 225Mbps internal recording, supporting Long GOP format and HVEC

  • High Dynamic Range support

    SMPTE ST 2084 and ITU-R BT.2100 (HLG/PQ)

  • Dual SD Card Slots

    Pre-Rec. / Simultaneous Rec. / Relay Rec. / Mixed Codec Recording

  • Long duration recording

    Record 4K footage without limitations, thanks to an active cooling system.

  • Eye AF

    AF that recognises and tracks the subject’s eyes

  • Professional I/O interface

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

Specifications in detail

Image Sensor

  • Sensor
    Super 35mm Dual Gain Output (DGO) sensor
  • Filter
    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)

Image Processor

  • Type


  • Lens Mount
    Canon RF mount
    Compatible lenses1: All RF lenses and all EF lenses
    (includes EF-S lenses/EF cinema lenses)
  • Lens Magnification Factor
    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 0.71x Adapter there is no change to effective focal length
  • Peripheral Illumination Correction
  • Chromatic Aberration Correction
  • Distortion Correction
    Yes, RF Mount lenses only
  • Diffraction Correction
  • 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 Stabilization 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 Cinema RAW Light LT, XF-AVC or MP4 recording. Dual Slot recording.
    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
    Cinema RAW Light LT: 4096 x 2160: 645 Mbps 105 Mins
    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
    Cinema RAW Light (CRM)*: 12-bit RAW
    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

    * firmware available in March 2022
  • Relay Recording
  • Double Slot (Simultaneous) Recording
  • Simultaneous Recording in Multiple Formats
    Yes, in Dual Recording Mode
    Options Available: [Cinema RAW Light LT / 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)
  • Proxy Recording Bit Rate / Sampling (PAL)
    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
  • Frame Record
  • Pre Record (Cache Record)
    Yes, 3 seconds (XF-AVC recording only)
  • Scan Reverse
  • Digital Tele-converter
    1.5x, 2x, 2.5x, 3x, Off
  • HD > SD Conversion
  • Photo Storage Media
    SD/SDHC memory card
  • Photo Recording Size
    4096x2160 / 3840x2160 / 2048x1080 / 1920x1080


  • 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
  • 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

Inputs / Outputs

  • 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)
  • User LUT Input
    Yes, in-built LUTs/View Assist available for LCD/HDMI Monitoring. Custom LUTs can be applied directly to internal recordings via Look File function (compatible with 17 or 33 grid .cube files).
  • Default Function Button Settings
    1. White balance
    2. Set White Balance
    3. Peaking: All
    4. WFM: All
    5. DISP
    6. Zebra: All
    7. Push Auto Iris
    8. INDEX / Magnification
    9. FUNC
    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
  • Custom Dial
  • Smartphone Application Support
    Canon Multi-Camera Control / Browser Remote Control


  • Exposure Metering
    Manual exposure determined by shutter setting, iris setting, ISO/gain setting and ND filter setting, Push Auto Iris, Auto Iris
  • Exposure Compensation
  • Auto Exposure Mode
    Auto Iris with compatible lenses
  • Push Auto Iris
  • Exposure Lock
  • Auto Gain Control Setting
  • 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
    Whole Area; size equivalent to approx. 80% of sensor
    Selectable AF point over approx. 80% 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 Hz2 to 250.40 Hz

Custom Picture

  • Stored Configurations
    C1: BT.709 Wide DR
    C2: Canon Log 2
    C3: Canon Log 3
    C4: PQ
    C5: HLG
    C6: BT.709 Standard
    C7: EOS Standard
    C8: EOS Neutral
    C9: Canon 709
    C10 - C20: User Defined
  • Colour Matrix
    Neutral: Accurate colour reproduction
    Production Camera: Colour reproduction for use in movie production
    Video: Colour reproduction equivalent to C300/500
    EOS Standard: Reproduces the image quality and look of EOS DSLR picture styles set to [Standard]
    EOS Neutral: Reproduces the image quality and look of EOS DSLR picture styles set to [Neutral]
    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 (User Settings)
    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
  • Preset
    Daylight (5400K), Tungsten (3200K), Kelvin (2000K-15000K, 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

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
    Cinema RAW Light LT / 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

    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 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)
  • Third Party Accessories
    Wi-Fi Adapter, Ethernet Adapter (TBC)

Power Source

  • 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, 4096x2160/50.00P 175 Mins
    Super 16mm, 2048x1080/50.00P 205 Mins

Physical Specifications

  • Dimensions (Main Body Only)
    160 x 130 x 116 mm
  • Weight (Body Only)
    1190g (with grip belt and measure hook)
  • Weight (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)
  1. EF lenses are compatible with EF - EOS R Mount Adapter accessories
  2. The frequency will differ depending on the frame rate setting.