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Firmware: Canon Cinema EOS C300 & C300 Mark II

By Canon Rumors | December 15, 2016

Firmware: Canon Cinema EOS C300 & C300 Mark II

The long awaited firmware for the Cinema EOS C300 and Cinema EOS C300 Mark II has been released.

Please be sure to download the appropriate firmware for your Cinema EOS C300, as there is a version for cameras with and with Duel Pixel AF.

All of the firmware links are after the break.

Canon Cinema EOS C300 (with the Dual Pixel CMOS AF Feature Upgrade applied) v.2.1.8.1.00
Firmware Version 2.1.8.1.00 incorporates the following enhancements:

  1. With the CN7x17 KAS S/E1 *1, CN-E18-80mm T4.4 L IS KAS, or CN20x50 IAS H/E1 ¹ attached, the following functions are available:
    • Autofocus using Dual Pixel CMOS AF is possible (with the exception of CN20x50 IAS H/E1)
    • Metadata, such as the model name and focal distance of the lens attached, can be acquired and displayed on the camera. ²
    • Peripheral illumination correction is supported.²
    • Aperture can be adjusted manually by operating the camera’s Control Dial.²
    • Settings can be made so that the zoom can be operated using the joystick on the grip unit of the camera.
    • The zoom/focus*2/iris*2 can be operated using the separately-sold RC-V100 Remote Controller.
    • The focus and iris can be operated via Wi-Fi Remote.²
    • The automatic aperture and Push Auto Iris functions can be used.
  2. Support for the WFT-E8 has been added.
  3. Support for peripheral illumination correction when the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM is attached has been added.

*1 The firmware of the lenses also need to be updated.
*2 For CN7x17 KAS S/E1, support has already been provided in Firmware Version 2.1.7.1.00 or later.

Download Canon EOS C300 Firmware Version 2.1.8.1.00
 
Canon Cinema EOS C300 / EOS C300 PL Firmware v.1.1.8.1.00
Firmware Version 1.1.8.1.00 incorporates the following enhancements:

For EOS C300 EF only

  1. With the CN7x17 KAS S/E1 *1, CN-E18-80mm T4.4 L IS KAS, or CN20x50 IAS H/E1¹ attached, the following functions are available:
    • Metadata, such as the model name and focal distance of the lens attached, can be acquired and displayed on the camera.²
    • Peripheral illumination correction is supported.²
    • Aperture can be adjusted manually by operating the camera’s Control Dial.²
    • Settings can be made so that the zoom can be operated using the joystick on the grip unit of the camera.
    • The zoom/focus*2/iris*2 can be operated using the separately-sold RC-V100 Remote Controller.
    • The focus and iris can be operated via Wi-Fi Remote.²
    • The automatic aperture and Push Auto Iris functions can be used.
  2. Support for peripheral illumination correction when the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM is attached has been added.

For EOS C300 EF/PL

  1. Support for the WFT-E8 has been added.

*1 The firmware of the lenses also need to be updated.
*2 For CN7x17 KAS S/E1, support has already been provided in Firmware Version 1.1.7.1.00 or later.

Download Canon Cinema EOS C300 / EOS C300 PL Firmware v.1.1.8.1.00

Canon EOS C300 Mark II / EOS C300 Mark II PL Firmware Version 1.0.6.1.00
Firmware Version 1.0.6.1.00 incorporates the following fixes and enhancements:

  1. Support for the OLED Electronic Viewfinder EVF-V70 *1 has been added.
  2. Shutter Angle Priority has been added. A constant shutter angle can now be maintained, regardless of any other camera settings being changed.
  3. Support for the WFT-E8 has been added.
  4. Zebra Range Expanded Below 65%.
    • The range of the Zebra 1 setting has been expanded to between 5% (±5%) and 95% (±5%) in steps of 5%.
    • The range of the Zebra 2 setting has been expanded to between 5% and 100% in steps of 5%.
  5. Built-in Mic Audio Off
    • The internal microphone on the camera body can now be turned off.
  6. In Browser Remote, the focus guide frame can now be displayed.
  7. 2K Crop Audio Recording
    • Audio can now be recorded when the camera is set in 2K crop mode.
  8. Support for CFast cards (VPG130) has been added.²
  9. Support for peripheral illumination & chromatic aberration when the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM lens is attached, has been added.
  10. Metadata related to the XF-AVC range has been corrected.
    • The range of Canon Log/Log2/Log3 has been corrected to full range.
  11. The quality of autofocus has been enhanced.
  12. The operation reliability after changing the recording mode has been enhanced.

*1 When using the EVF-V70, magnification and the function to display the camera’s live view image on the Browser Remote screen cannot be used while recording.
*2 For detailed information about CFast cards that have been verified to work with this camera, please visit Canon’s Web site.

Download Canon EOS C300 Mark II / EOS C300 Mark II PL Firmware Version 1.0.6.1.00

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