Canon has introduced a new camera that brings cinema-grade video capabilities to a typical full-frame mirrorless physique. The EOS R5C appears to be like a lot just like the EOS R5, which in flip seemed a lot like a Canon DSLR, nevertheless it’s a lot bulkier within the again. This is to accommodate an energetic cooling system so it could shoot for lengthy stretches with out overheating.
How lengthy? Properly, Canon says the cooling system permits the R5C to shoot as much as 8K/60fps indefinitely. This was a difficulty with the R5; it was marketed as with the ability to shoot 8K for about 20 minutes, and Canon later launched a firmware replace to enhance overheating issues. The R5C additionally helps 8K HDR recording in HLG and PQ codecs in addition to 4K/120fps recording in 4:2:2 10-bit coloration with out cropping the sensor.
As a stills camera, it’s basically similar to the R5 aside from the shortage of in-body picture stabilization. The total-frame sensor is 45 megapixels and you may shoot at 12fps with the mechanical shutter or 20fps with the digital shutter. The camera’s three-way energy change allows you to boot it up into picture or video modes, with the menus and button functionalities altering accordingly.
The EOS R5C can be launched in March for $4,499. That’s $600 dearer than the EOS R5, however then you definately’re virtually getting one other separate camera on the identical time. For some creators and producers, the all-in-one comfort may very well be value it.