35mm vertical-travel focal plane shutter SLR (Single-Lens-Reflex) camera with multi-point autofocus (Eye Controlled Focus), auto exposure with built-in flash.
Canon EF Lenses
Canon EF Mount (electronic signal transfer system).
Fixed eye-level pentaprism with approximately 90% vertical and 92% horizontal coverage of actual picture area and 0.70x magnification with 50mm lens at infinity. Center and six outside focusing points controlled by eye movement.
Fixed New Laser-Matte screen with 7 focusing points.
Inside Image Area: Focusing points with superimposed display.Below Image Area: (from left to right) Eye Controlled Focus indicator; AE Lock / FE Lock symbol; flash ready signal; High- Speed Sync in use signal; flash exposure compensation indicator; shutter speed and aperture indicating LEDs (blinks at 2hz when setting is unsuitable), also present DEP 1 / DEP 2 information, Calibration (Cal 1 to 5, END-1 to 3); Exposure compensation scale / manual metering scale, Red- Eye Reduction lamp on / reduction progress indicator; in- focus indicator (blinks at 2hz when focus cannot be achieved).
Focusing Point Selection
Selected automatically by camera or manually by user. Focusing point selection via Eye Controlled Focus available.
(1) One-Shot AF (2) Predictive AF with AI Servo AF (3) AI Focus AF (4) Manual.
(1) AF activated by pressing the shutter button halfway. (2) Pressing AE Lock button.
AF Working Range
EV 1~ 18 (at ISO 100 with the standard chart).
EV 1~ 20 (ISO 100).
(1) Intelligent Program AE with variable shift (2) Shutter speed-Priority AE (3) Aperture-Priority AE (4) Depth-of-Field AE (DEP) (5) Full Auto (6) Programmed Image Control: Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports and Night Scene (7) Manual, (8) E-TTL Program Flash, (9) A-TTL Program Flash, (10) TTL Program Flash.
Up to 9 exposures can be preset. Automatically clears upon completion. All data based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.
(1) Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB) to +/-2 stops in 1/2 stop increments repeatable. May be used in Intelligent Program, Shutter- Priority, Apert re-Priority, Depth-of-Field, and Manual modes only. (2) User- set expos re compensation up to +/-2 stops, in 1/2 stop increments, with Quick Control Dial. (3) Flash Exposure.
Built-in, retractable TTL automatic flash; pops-up automatically when needed in low light/ backlight situations except when in Landscape, Sports or Creative Zone modes; manual pop- up (pull up by hand) in P, Av, Tv, M, modes.
43 (ISO 100, ft.)
Approximately two seconds.
Automatic take-up with a sprocketless system. Film is automatically advanced to the first frame when the camera back is closed.
Film Speed Setting
ISO 25-5000 automatically set in 1/3-stop increments according to DX code. Can also be set manually from ISO 6-6400 in 1/ 3-stop increments. High- speed infrared film cannot be used.
Choice of single frame or continuous shooting at approximately 4 fps (3.5 fps in AI Servo AF), with additive frame counter.
Film is automatically rewound at the end of the roll or after 36 exposures, with a mid-roll film rewind option. Choice of high-speed (5 seconds with 24 exposure roll) or silent rewind (13 seconds with 24 exposure roll) modes.
Two CR123A lithium batteries (6V) loaded through the camera grip bottom. Optional battery pack BP-300: Compatible with four AA batteries or two CR123A lithium batteries.
Automatic battery check when the Command Dial is released from OFF.
24 exposure rolls
No Flash Used
50% With Flash
100% With Flash
Normal Temperature 68°F / (20°C)
115 / (125)
33 / (38)
17 / (19)
Low Temperature -4°F / (-20°C)
65 / (70)
19 / (20)
9 / (10)
Size (W x H x D)
5.78 x 4.06 x 2.72 /146.7mm x 103mm x 69mm) ELAN 7E Date: 5.78"(W) x 4.06"(H) x 2.72"(D) /146.7mm(W) x 103mm(H) x 69mm(D)
20.3 oz / 575g ELAN 7E Date: 20.5 oz. / 580g (Add 1.12 oz. / 32g for two CR123A batteries)