EOS 20Da

EOS Digital SLR Cameras
Item Code: 0639B018


Main Unit Specs

TypeDigital, single-lens reflex, AF/AE camera with built-in flash
Recording MediaType I and II CF card
Image Format22.5mm x 15.0mm
Compatible LensesCanon EF and EF-S lenses (35mm-equivalent focal length is equal to approx.1.6 times the marked focal length.)
Lens MountCanon EF mount
Image Sensor
TypeHigh-sensitivity, high-resolution, single-plate CMOS sensor
PixelsApprox. 8.25 megapixels (3520x2344)
Total PixelsApprox. 8.50 megapixels (3600x2360)
Aspect Ratio3:2
Color Filter SystemRGB primary color filter
Low Pass FilterLocated in front of the image sensor, non-removable
Recording System
Recording FormatJPEG (except when Adobe RGB is set) supporting Design rule for Camera File system and RAW
Image FormatJPEG and RAW (12-bit)
File Size(1) Large/Fine: Approx. 3.6 MB (3504x2336 pixels)
(2) Large/Normal: Approx. 1.8 MB (3504x2336 pixels)
(3) Medium/Fine: Approx. 2.2 MB (2544x1696 pixels)
(4) Medium/Normal: Approx. 1.1 MB (2544x1696 pixels)
(5) Small/Fine: Approx. 1.2 MB (1752x1168 pixels)
(6) Small/Normal: Approx. 0.6 MB (1752x1168 pixels
(7) RAW (3504x2336 pixels): 8.7MB RAW + Small/Normal: Approx. 9.3 MB RAW + Small/Fine: Approx. 9.9 MB RAW + Medium/Normal: Approx. 9.8 MB RAW + Medium/Fine: Approx. 10.9 MB RAW + Large/Normal: Approx. 10.5 MB RAW + Large/Fine: Approx. 12.3 MB * Exact file sizes depend on the subject and ISO speed.
File NumberingConsecutive numbering, auto reset
Color SpacesRGB, Adobe RGB
Two sets of standard parameters plus up to three sets of custom processing parameters (4 items with 5 settings each) as well as monochrome photography with custom parameters can be set.
White Balance
SettingsAuto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash, Manual Color Temperature Setting and Custom
Auto White BalanceVia image sensor data
Color Temperature Compensation+/- 9 steps in 1-step increments
TypeEye-level pentaprism
CoverageApprox. 95% vertically and horizontally (Coverage against JPEG Large)
Magnification0.9x (-1 dpt. with 50mm lens at infinity)
Eye Point20mm
Dioptric Adjustment Correction-3.0 - +1.0 dpt.
Focusing ScreenFixed, Precision Matte screen
MirrorQuick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60. No mirror cut-off with lenses up to EF 600mm f/4)
Viewfinder InformationAF (AF points, focus confirmation light), exposure (shutter speed, aperture value, manual exposure, AE lock, exposure compensation amount, AEB level, partial metering area), flash (flash ready, red-eye reduction lamp on, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure compensation), warnings (exposure warning, improper FE lock warning, CF card full warning, CF card error warning, no CF card warning, busy), maximum burst for continuous shooting, shots remaining.
Depth Of Field PreviewEnabled with depth-of-field preview button
TypeTTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS Sensor (TTL CrossType secondary image registration)
AF Points9
AF Working RangeEV 0.5-18 (at 20° C, ISO 100)
Focusing ModesOne-Shot AF, Predictive Al Servo AF, AI Focus AF, Manual focus (MF)
AF Point SelectionAutomatic selection, Manual AF point selection
Active AF Point IndicatorSuperimposed in viewfinder and indicated on LCD panel
AF Assist BeamIntermittent firing of built-in flash
Effective RangeApprox. 4.0m/13.1 ft. at center, approx. 3.5m/11.5 ft. off-center
Exposure Control
Metering RangeEV 1-20 (at 20° C with 50mm f/1.4 lens, ISO 100)
ISO Speed RangeBasic Zone modes: Automatic
Exposure CompensationAEB: +/-2 stops in 1/2- or 1/3 stop increments
AE LockAuto: Applied when focus is achieved in the One Shot AF mode with evaluative metering. Manual: Applied with AE lock button
Shutter Vertical-travel focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled 1/8000 - 30 sec. (1/2- or 1/3-stop increments), bulb, X-sync at 1/250 sec. Soft-touch electromagnetic release 10 sec. delay N3-type remote control
TypeVertical-travel focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled
Shutter Speeds1/8000 - 30 sec. (1/2- or 1/3-stop increments), bulb, X-sync at 1/250 sec.
Shutter ReleaseSoft-touch electromagnetic release
Self Timer10 sec. delay
Remote ControlN3-type remote control
Built in Flash
TypeAuto pop-up E-TTL II autoflash (retractable)
Guide Number13 (ISO 100m), 43 (ISO 100 ft.)
Recycling TimeApprox. 3 sec.
Flash Ready IndicatorFlash-ready indicator lights in viewfinder
Flash Coverage17mm lens angle covered
Flash Exposure Compensation+/-2 stops in 1/2- and 1/3 stop increments
External Speedlite
EOS Dedicated SpeedliteE-TTL II autoflash set with EX-series Speedlites
PC TerminalProvided
Drive System
Drive ModesSingle frame, Continuous, Self-timer
Continuous Shooting SpeedApprox. 5 fps (at 1/250 sec. or faster speeds)
Maximum Burst23 shots (Large/Fine JPEG) or 6 shots (RAW or RAW+JPEG)
LCD Monitor
TypeTFT color liquid-crystal monitor
Monitor Size1.8 in.
PixelsApprox. 118,000 pixels
CoverageApprox. 100% for JPEG images
Brightness Control5 levels
Display FormatSingle image, 9-image index, Magnified zoom, Auto play, Auto play right after shooting
Highlight AlertIn the single image and single image (Info) modes, any overexposed highlight areas with no image information will blink
Image Protection and Erase
ProtectionSingle images can be protected or unprotected
Menu CategoriesShooting menu: Red
Playback menu: Blue
Setup menu: Yellow
LCD Monitor Language12 languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, and Japanese)
Firmware UpdateUpdate possible by the user
Power Source
BatteryOne Battery Pack BP-511A/BP-511/BP-512/BP-514AC power can be supplied via the optional DC coupler.
Battery LifeAt 68° F / 20° C: 650 (No Flash), 500 (50% Flash Use), At 32° F / 0° C: 500 (No Flash), 400 (50% Flash Use). These figures apply when a fully-charged Battery Pack BP-511A/BP-511/BP-512/BP-514 is used.
Battery CheckAutomatic
Power SavingProvided. Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, or 30 min
Dimensions and Weight
Dimensions (W x H x D)5.7 x 4.2 x 2.8 in. / 144 x 105.5 x 71.5mm
Weight24.2 oz / 685 g (body only)
Operating Environment
Working Temperature Range32 - 104° F / 0 - 40° C
Working Humidity Range85% or lower