Canon Announces EOS 1 C, C-500!
Canon has announced the EOS 1 C, described as the EOS 1 DX on video crack. It has a full frame 18 MP full frame sensor,ISO 100-51,200 (expandable to 50-204,800, 24,600 for video), but the big news is capable of 8-Bit 4:2:2 4K Video-Recording at 24fps, 1080P @ 24/25/30/50/60fps, it can do 14 fps stills and has the same 61 AF points. The price is a whopping $15,000. I don’t know anyone that wouldn’t want these capabilities, but is it worth the price, you decide.
Canon has also announced a new C series, the C-500 it is a C-300 on steroids. It is capable of 10-Bit 4:4:4 Recording @ 4K 60FPS and 10-Bit 4:4:4 Recording @ “Half-Raw” 4096×1080 @ 120FPS, Quad-HD Support (4096×2960, 3840×2160, 2048×1080, 1920×1080),it uses dual CF slots. The price is $32,000. Canon is also announcing new Cinema Lenses too. All this is very cool, especially if you have Deep Pockets, for the rest of us it will be a cool rental someday!