It appears we could know a bit extra in regards to the ‘accent shoe’ Canon has confirmed can be onboard its forthcoming EOS R3 mirrorless digital camera.

Earlier right now, Canon unveiled its new XF605 professional camcorder. That is the primary system to characteristic the corporate’s new ‘accent shoe,’ seemingly 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 identical we’ll see on the EOS R3, a brand new improvement 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 presently.

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

Relating to the Canon mannequin specifically, 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 knowledge and energy will have the ability to be transmitted by way of 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 massive because the cameras themselves, the ‘CA-XLR2d-F’ will work by way of 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 can even characteristic the flexibility to switch audio and energy by way of the hotshoe. It is a notable element contemplating we weren’t conscious, till now, that these Fujifilm cameras supplied digital hotshoe mounts.