Canon CR-N500


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A dynamic PTZ camera aimed at live productions and video streaming, the CR-N500 boasts a 1.0-type 4K UHD sensor, Dual Pixel CMOS AF, plus 15x optical zoom, smooth pan and tilt as well as image stabilization to capture content in superb detail.

Powerful 4K imagery

The 1.0-type CMOS Sensor and DIGIC DV6 processor work in unison to deliver exceptional 4K UHD/30p image quality as well as upscaled Full HD/60p images thanks to oversampled HD processing.

Stabilised 15x Optical Zoom to get closer

Canon’s advanced 4K optics make sure greater detail is captured, and flexibility assured, with a 15x optical zoom (25.5-382.5mm 35mm equivalent), providing a wide-angle to telephoto field of view. Canon’s advanced four-axis image stabilisation ensures high-quality image capture.

IP Streaming and Control to transform your production

A comprehensive range of IP control and streaming protocols1 up to 4K UHD 30p such as NDI | HX2, RTMP, RTP/ RTSP, RTMPS, Canon’s XC Protocol and Standard Communication) are included, making the CR-N500 an ideal solution for new or existing systems.

Excellent imagery in low light

The CR-N500 produces high-quality imagery with low noise, even with a minimum illumination of 1.5 lux. The large 1.0- type CMOS sensor and the DIGIC DV6 processor ensure the image quality retains its integrity even in the most challenging of lighting conditions.

Dual Pixel CMOS AF keeps it sharp

The CR-N500 features Canon’s renowned Dual Pixel CMOS Auto Focus system which provides extremely quick and accurate focus via multiple modes.

Extensive Connectors for ease of use

The CR-N500 features a host of connections to ensure the ultimate flexibility, including a 3G-SDI video output, full-sized HDMI port (supporting 4K UHD 30p at 4:2:2 10-bit), professional XLR audio inputs, as well as a PoE+ LAN port to allow for easy system integration.

Smooth and precise control

The CR-N500 is equipped with a high-precision drive mechanism enabling fine adjustments of the Pan and Tilt movement and speed ensuring the perfect shot. Compatible with the RC-IP100 and Remote Camera Control Application controllers, the CR-N500 is also compatible with selected third-party controllers.

HDR Imagery, with versatile image quality adjustments

Achieve stunning HDR imagery with Canon Log 3 and Wide Dynamic Range Support. Both technologies ensure the best HDR imagery can be achieved for applications where postproduction or a quick turnaround is required. The in-built image adjustment settings also ensure flexible and bespoke imagery to colour match with other cameras.

Seamless High Quality 4K Video Streaming

With the free-of-charge3 Webcam Driver4, you can enjoy seamless video streaming in up to 4K 30p with a maximum of 5 selected Canon PTZ Cameras5 via a simple ethernet connection. Compatible with most conferencing platforms and applications which require UVC, this Windows OS software is a virtual USB driver which allows an easy video streaming integration, ideal for such as video conferencing and online lectures.

Accurate Auto Tracking6

Unlock the potential to automatically track the main speaker with face detection as they move on stage. Achieve your ideal tracking setup with multiple adjustments, such as composition size, tracking sensitivity, exclusion zones, priority display area and more.

1 Supports 4K UHD signal over IP at 29.7p, 4:2:0 8-bit. Supports 4K UHD signal over HDMI at 29.97p, 4:2:2 10-bit

2 NDI is a registered trademark of NewTek, Inc. in the United States and other countries

3 A third-party license may be required

4 Software available in June 2022

5 Applicable only to the CR-N500, CR-N300 and CR-X300

6 Auto Tracking app: paid license required.

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