PTZ Cameras

Canon CR-N500

With a 15x optical zoom and 4K UHD shooting capabilities with built-in intelligent Auto Tracking, the CR-N500 offers precise control and seamless IP streaming, even in low light conditions.

Specifications

  • 4K UHD

    1.0-type CMOS sensor for stunning quality

  • 15x Optical Zoom

    From wide-angle to telephoto

  • DIGIC DV6 Processor

    Powerful image processing for fantastic results

  • Supports major IP streaming and control protocols

    RTMP/RTMPS, NDI|HX*, RTP/RTSP, SRT, FreeD and Canon’s XC Protocol

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

  • Dual Pixel AF

    For smooth, fast and accurate focusing

  • Optical Image Stabilizer

    Exceptional stability for smooth PTZ operation

  • Auto Tracking

    Free with latest firmware, take advantage of Auto Tracking App RA-AT001(Lite) to follow a subject automatically. A paid version (RA-AT001) unlocks extra versatility.

  • Auto Loop functionality

    Programme repeated camera pan, tilt and zoom movements on a loop via an additional paid application

UPGRADE YOUR CONTENT WITH A NEW FIRMWARE UPDATE

Download our latest Firmware to get the free Auto Tracking App RA-AT001(Lite)*. A paid version (RA-AT001) unlocks extra versatility.

*Free Auto Tracking App RA-AT001(Lite) available via new FW, 1.5.0 or later. Paid license is necessary for full functionality of auto tracking

  • Auto Tracking

    Auto Tracking Application RA-AT001. Unlock the potential to track the main speaker with head/face detection as they move around the stage, automatically. Optimise production efficiency for lectures, corporate events, houses of worship, live performances and broadcast.

  • Auto Loop

    Auto Loop Application RA-AL001. Programme repeated camera pan, tilt, and zoom movements to track repeated live action, consistently and accurately. Capture footage of live events and musical performances with style.

Canon CR-N500 PTZ Camera

Main features of CR-N500

With a 15x optical zoom and 4K UHD shooting capabilities, the CR-N500 offers precise control and seamless IP streaming, even in low light conditions.

  • RESOLUTION

    Powerful 4K Imagery

  • OPTICAL ZOOM

    Stabilised 15x Optical Zoom

  • INTEGRATION

    IP Streaming and Control

  • AUTOFOCUS

    Dual Pixel CMOS AF

  • PROCESSOR

    1.0-type CMOS sensor and DIGIC DV6

  • CONNECTIVITY

    Extensive Connectors

Sensor Size

1 Inch-Type CMOS Sensor
1/2.3 Inch-Type CMOS Sensor
1 Inch-Type CMOS Sensor
1/2.3 Inch-Type CMOS Sensor

Optical zoom

15x Optical Zoom
20x Optical Zoom
15x Optical Zoom (30x Advanced)(1)*
20x optical zoom

Focussing System

Dual Pixel CMOS Auto Focus
Hybrid Auto Focus
Dual Pixel CMOS Auto Focus
Hybrid Auto Focus

Maximum resolution output

4K UHD 30p
4K UHD 30p
4K UHD 60p
4K UHD 30p

Indoor/Outdoor

Indoor
Indoor
Outdoor (IP55 Water and Dust Resistant)
Outdoor (IP65 Water and Dust Resistant)

All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated. Subject to change without notice.

  1. * 30x advanced zoom in FHD

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 over sampled 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.

Powerful 4K imagery

IP Streaming and Control to transform your production

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

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

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.

IP Streaming and Control to transform your production
Dual Pixel CMOS AF keeps it sharp

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.

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Dual Pixel Focus Guide

Provides a visual representation whether the subject is in focus when focus is manually operated.

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Face Priority/ Face only AF

Detects faces automatically and tracks the focus of the selected subject.

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Touch AF

Working with the Remote Camera Control Application software, users can select an object they would specifically like to focus on.

Accurate 4K Auto Tracking*

Unlock the potential to track the main speaker with face/header detection as they move around the stage, automatically. Capable of multiple adjustments, settings such as composition size, tracking sensitivity, exclusion zones, priority display area and more mean the ideal tracking set-up can be easily achieved.

*Free Auto Tracking App RA-AT001(Lite) available via new FW, 1.5.0 or later. Paid license is necessary for full functionality of auto tracking

Auto Tracking Software
Auto Loop frames

Intelligent Auto Loop*

Programme repeated camera pan, tilt and zoom movements to track repeated live action, consistently and accurately thanks to Canon’s advanced drive mechanism. Experience the flexibility of programming movements with the ability to initialise a loop back and forth, meaning no camera operator is required. Five automatic movement routes can be registered and are easy to create or customise thanks to an easy setting UI.

*Requires paid licence

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 controller and Remote Camera Control Application controllers, the CR-N500 is also compatible with selected third-party controllers.

Controller Smooth and precise control

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.

HDR Imagery, with versatile image quality adjustments

Seamless High Quality 4K Video Streaming

With the free of charge* Webcam Driver, you can enjoy seamless video streaming in up to 4K 30p with maximum 5 selected Canon PTZ Cameras** 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 video conferencing and online lectures.

* A third party license may be required
** Applicable only to the CR-N500, CR-N300 and CR-X300

What’s in the box

What’s in the box

  • CR-N500 Camera

  • Ceiling Plate (with fittings)

  • Safety Wire

  • Camera-to-mount Safety Wire

  • AC Adapter

  • Remote Control (WL-N01)

  • Batteries

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