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Old December 13th, 2013, 03:51 PM   #1
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Canon EOS C100 Cinema EOS

I read somewhere that this camera will actually follow focus and zoom like a regular camcorder? I have a Sony Z1u that I want to replace.......
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Old December 13th, 2013, 06:30 PM   #2
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Servo motor functionality for focus and zoom?

Dual Pixel AF?
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Old December 13th, 2013, 10:18 PM   #3
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Yeah, I want zoom and auto focus, rocker etc like a regular camcorder
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Old December 14th, 2013, 10:50 AM   #4
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Re: Canon EOS C100 Cinema EOS

It should autofocus with the new $500 update, but not sure if any power zooms exist beyond awkward motorized lens control units.

Perhaps something like the Sony EA50 has a suitable power zoom capability?
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Old December 14th, 2013, 08:31 PM   #5
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Follow focus. Yes, but only with the $500 upgrade or if you use the 17-55mm lens.

Servo zoom. No. Time to drop that habit.
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Old December 15th, 2013, 10:14 AM   #6
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Re: Canon EOS C100 Cinema EOS

Stephen, you may want to check out the B4-to-EF adaptor from optics wizard Mike Tappa.

You can attach an HD ENG lens (with 2x adaptor engaged) with its servo zoom, to your C100, but it's not AF. It's not cheap, but you're looking at at least $12k for a good new HD ENG lens. I've seen results from non-HD glass - not worth it. If you're restricted to SD lens budgets, buy an EX1 or XF300 instead.

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Old December 15th, 2013, 12:03 PM   #7
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You should stick to a camcorder style camera. Getting a cinema camera to act exactly like a ENG or camcorder is an expensive and bumpy road.

Sony has a couple new UltraHD camcorders coming out soon. These might serve you better since they are 4K and you will be ahead in resolution for the future. Of course you're getting a new TV right? :-D
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Old December 15th, 2013, 01:47 PM   #8
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Wasn't there a rumour of a motorised zoom lens to come from Canon at some point.
Or was that wishful thinking on my part?
It may not be cinematic but it is certainly what the customer wants on occasion.
And you get a lot more usable footage in a conference etc situation with a lanc and zoom on your camera.
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Old December 15th, 2013, 04:41 PM   #9
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I looked at this camera last year,
Canon XF300 Professional Camcorder 4457B001 B&H Photo Video

It has all the right stuff, CF card recording, better quality. Ofcourse, this decision is x2, so that means, two cameras, two zoom controllers, new batteries if I go away from the Sony, and more CF cards. But I know it's time to make the jump in quality.

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Old December 16th, 2013, 12:09 AM   #10
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It's the size of the S35 sensor thats makes a servo lens expensive to produce. Thats a big heavy lens that just would be out of reach for most people.
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Wasn't there a rumour of a motorised zoom lens to come from Canon at some point.
Or was that wishful thinking on my part?
It may not be cinematic but it is certainly what the customer wants on occasion.
And you get a lot more usable footage in a conference etc situation with a lanc and zoom on your camera.
Yes, Canon showed a future lens coming with a built-in motor/servo, much like the Fujinon Cabrio....my guess is sometime next year (1st half?)......

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Old December 16th, 2013, 06:34 PM   #12
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If Canon does produce a Cabrio counterpart it will probably be in the $40,000 range, just like the Cabrio series. There are a few ways to slice it, most of which have already been covered. 1)Sony FS700 w/ 18-200mm f/6.3 servo zoom lens $691 a month/12 months 2)Canon C100 w/ the MTF Services adapter and an HD broadcast 2/3" lens, no AF but great servo zoom, $229 a month/24 months for the camera, or traditional ENG camera like the new Sony PXW-Z100 4k ENG camera $5,494

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