It appears we might know just a little extra in regards to the ‘accent shoe’ Canon has confirmed will probably be onboard its forthcoming EOS R3 mirrorless digital camera.

Earlier immediately, Canon unveiled its new XF605 skilled camcorder. That is the primary gadget to characteristic the corporate’s new ‘accent shoe,’ doubtless the exact same one we are able to count on to see within the EOS R3. Whereas Canon hasn’t instantly confirmed the multi-function shoe onboard the XF605 is similar we’ll see on the EOS R3, a brand new growth announcement from audio firm Tascam appears to all however verify as a lot.

It stays unknown what else the accent shoe onboard the XF605 and EOS R3 is able to at the moment.

Alongside the discharge of the XF605, Tascam introduced it’s growing – in collaboration with Canon, Fujifilm and Nikon – an XLR audio adapter that can make use of multi-function hotshoes.

Concerning the Canon mannequin particularly, Tascam says the ‘CA-XLR2d-C’ XLR adapter will have the ability to instantly transmit audio and obtain energy from the digital camera through a ‘cable-free system,’ suggesting each information and energy will have the ability to be transmitted via the hotshoe. Tascam notes ‘preliminary product compatibility’ consists of Canon’s unreleased EOS R3 and the brand new XF605.

The idea of a ‘multi-function shoe’ isn’t something new. However this is able to mark the primary time Canon has introduced such a characteristic to its EOS product line.

Practically as giant because the cameras themselves, the ‘CA-XLR2d-F’ will work via the digital hotshoe mounts onboard Fujifilm’s X-T4 and X-S10 mirrorless cameras.

Curiously sufficient, Tascam additionally mentions it’s growing a model of its XLR adapter for Fujifilm’s X-T4 and X-S10 mirrorless cameras that will even characteristic the power to switch audio and energy via the hotshot. It is a notable element contemplating we weren’t conscious, till now, that these Fujifilm cameras provided digital hotshoe mounts.