EOS C300 Mk II

The following compatible memory cards, data rates, and recording time information has been extracted from the Canon C300 Mk II 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 C300 Mk II Compatible Memory Cards

The following table shows all compatible memory cards for the Canon C300 Mk II camera.

Card Make Type Model Size
CFast 2.0
SanDisk
Extreme PRO
SDCFSP-256G-xxxD (*1) (*2) 525MB/s 256GB
SDCFSP-128G-xxxD (*1)(*2) 525MB/s 128 GB
SDCFSP-064G-xxxD (*1)(*2) 525MB/s 64 GB
SDCFSP-128G-xxxA (*1) 515MB/s 128 GB
SDCFSP-128G-xxxB (*1) 515MB/s 128 GB
SDCFSP-064G-xxxB (*1) 515MB/s 64 GB
SONY
G Series
CAT-G128(*2) 128GB
CAT-G64(*2) 64GB
Lexar
3500x
Discontinued
256GB
128GB
64GB

*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 : http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/17370

Lexar : http://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.

Data Rates and Approximate Recording Times

The following table shows the approximate recording times of the Canon C300 Mk II camera using various recording formats, memory card types and memory card sizes.

Resolution &
colour sampling
Bit rate &
compression
Approximate Recording Time in Minutes using 128GB CFast
4096×2160 YCbCr 4:2:2, 10 bit 410 Mbps, Intra-frame 40
3840×2160 YCbCr 4:2:2, 10 bit 410 Mbps, Intra-frame 40
2048×1080
1920×1080
RGB 4:4:4, 12 bit 225 Mbps, Intra-frame 75
RGB 4:4:4, 10 bit 210 Mbps, Intra-frame 80
YCbCr 4:2:2, 10 bit 310 Mbps, Intra-frame 50
160 Mbps, Intra-frame 105
50 Mbps, Long GOP 335

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