Canon C700 Compatible Memory Cards, Data Rates, and Recording Times

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The following compatible memory cards, data rates, and recording time information has been extracted from the Canon C700 website and/or camera manual. All information is subject to change, and all data rates and recording times are approximate values. Bit rates and recording times will vary depending on the content being captured.

 

Canon C700 Compatible Memory Cards

The following table shows all compatible memory cards for the Canon C700 camera.

C700 Compatible CFast 2.0 Memory Cards

Notes
*1 Verify the letter that appears at the end of the model number. The “xxx” portion in the model numbers represents a 3-character region code.
*2 Compatible with Video Performance Guarantee 130 (VPG-130).

IMPORTANT
Proper operation cannot be guaranteed for all recording media.
In some cases, it may take longer to write data on the Cfast card and recording may stop. To avoid this, we recommend that users regularly fully format and refresh their card using the "Cfast Full Format and Refresh Tool" available from the link below.

SanDisk: https://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/17370

Lexar: https://www.lexar.com/support/downloads

If the card is inserted into a camera with a different firmware version, a message recommending to initialize the card may be displayed. In such case, back up the clips recorded on the card and then initialize it with the camera.

 

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Canon C700 Data Rates and Approximate Recording Times

The following table shows the approximate XF-AVC recording times using various sizes of CFast 2.0 memory cards.

Canon C700 Data Rates and Approximate Recording Times for XF-AVC

Notes
¹The camera uses a variable bit rate (VBR). Intra-frame options compress the image after analysing each frame separately and are more appropriate for editing. Long GOP options compress the image after analysing also changes across a group of pictures and offer better compression (smaller data size).

 

The following table shows the approximate ProRes recording times using various sizes of CFast 2.0 memory cards.

Canon C700 Data Rates and Approximate Recording Times for ProRes