EOS 30D

EOS Digital Cameras


Digital SLR
Item Code: 1234B004

Price reflects camera body only.

Specifications

Main Unit Specs

Type
TypeDigital AF/AE SLR
Recording MediaCompactFlash (CF) Card Type I & II
Image Format0.89 x 0.59 in./22.5 x 15.0mm (APS-C size sensor)
Compatible LensesCanon EF lenses (including EF-S lenses)
Lens MountCanon EF mount
Image Sensor
TypeHigh-sensitivity, high-resolution, single-plate, CMOS sensor
PixelsApprox. 8.20 megapixels
Total PixelsApprox. 8.50 megapixels
Aspect Ratio3:2 (Horizontal : Vertical)
Color Filter SystemRGB primary color filters
Low Pass FilterFixed position in front of the CMOS sensor
Recording System
Recording FormatJPEG, RAW and RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording provided. The RAW and JPEG images are saved as separate files in the CF card.
Image FormatJPEG, RAW, Canon .CR2
File Size(1) Large/Fine: Approx. 3.6MB (3,504 x 2,336) (2) Large/Normal: Approx. 1.8MB (3,504 x 2,336) (3) Medium/Fine: Approx. 2.2MB (2,544 x 1,696) (4) Medium/Normal: Approx. 1.1MB (2,544 x 1,696) (5) Small/Fine: Approx. 1.2MB (1,728 x 1,152) (6) Small/Normal: Approx. 0.6MB (1,728 x 1,152) (7) RAW: Approx. 8.7MB (3,504 x 2,336)
FoldersAutomatic folder creation/selection; up to 9,999 images per folder (new folder can be created with Manual reset option at any time)
File Numbering(1) Continuous numbering (2) Auto reset (3) Manual reset (new folder created, with file numbering reverting to 0001)
Color SpaceSelectable between sRGB and Adobe RGB
InterfaceUSB 2.0 Hi-Speed, NTSC/PAL for video output
White Balance
SettingsAuto, Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash), Manual (Custom, or user-set Color Temperature)
Auto White BalanceAuto white balance with the image sensor
Color Temperature CompensationWhite balance bracketing: +/- 3 stops in 1-stop increments
White balance correction: blue/amber bias +/- 9 magenta/green bias +/- 9 levels
When blue/amber bias and magenta/green bias set with White balance correction, white balance bracketing cannot be set to more than +/- 9 levels
Viewfinder
TypeEye-level SLR with fixed pentaprism
CoverageApprox. 95% horizontally and vertically (coverage against JPEG Large)
Magnification0.9x (-1 dpt with 50mm lens at infinity)
Eye PointApprox. 20mm
Dioptric Adjustment Correction-3.0 to +1.0 diopter
Focusing ScreenFixed, Precision Matte screen (non-interchangeable)
MirrorQuick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with lenses up to EF 600mm f/4L USM)
Viewfinder InformationAF (AF points, focus confirmation light), Exposure (shutter speed, aperture, spot metering circle, exposure level, AE lock, exposure compensation, AEB level, bulb, ISO speed), Flash (flash ready, red-eye reduction lamp on, high-speed sync, FE lock, FEB shooting, flash exposure compensation, insufficient flash warning during FE lock), White balance correction, Maximum burst, CF card full warning, CF card error warning, No CF card warning
Depth Of Field PreviewEnabled with depth-of-field preview button (with Speedlite 580EX, 430EX, MR-14EX or MT-24EX; pressing the depth-of-field preview button fires a modeling flash)
Eyepiece ShutterNone (eyepiece cover provided on strap)
Autofocus
TypeTTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor
AF Points9 AF points
AF Working RangeEV -0.5-18 (ISO 100 at 68°F/20°C)
Focusing ModesAutofocus: One-Shot AF, Predictive AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF (automatic switching between One-Shot/Predictive AI Servo AF); Manual Focus (MF)
AF Point SelectionAutomatic selection, Manual selection
Selected AF Point DisplaySuperimposed on viewfinder and LCD panel
AF Assist BeamIntermittent firing of built-in flash (must be manually raised in P, Tv, Av, M and A-DEP Exposure modes)
Exposure Control
Metering ModesMax. aperture TTL metering with 35-zone SPC
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 9% at center of viewfinder)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 3.5% at center of viewfinder)(
4) Center-weighted average metering
Metering RangeEV 1-20 (ISO 100 at 68°F/20°C with EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens)
ISO Speed RangeBasic Zone: automatically set by the camera; Creative Zone: equivalent to ISO 100-1,600 (in 1/3-stop increments, ISO speed can be expanded to ISO 100-3,200)
Exposure Compensation(1) User-set with multi-controller (2) AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing)
Bracketing range: +/- 2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
AE LockAuto: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved
User-set: Applied with AE lock button
Shutter Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled 1/8000 to 30 sec. (1/3- and 1/2-stop increments), X-sync at 1/250 sec.
Shutter durability: Approx. 100,000 exposures Soft-touch electromagnetic release; shutter "lag time" approx. 65 msec. 10 sec. delay, 2 sec. delay with C.Fn-12-1 (mirror lockup) Remote control with N3-type terminal
TypeVertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled
Shutter Speeds1/8000 to 30 sec. (1/3- and 1/2-stop increments), X-sync at 1/250 sec.
Shutter durability: Approx. 100,000 exposures
Shutter ReleaseSoft-touch electromagnetic release; shutter "lag time" approx. 65 msec.
Self Timer10 sec. delay, 2 sec. delay with C.Fn-12-1 (mirror lockup)
Remote ControlRemote control with N3-type terminal
Built in Flash
TypeAuto pop-up, retractable, built-in flash in the pentaprism
Guide Number43 ft./13m (ISO 100)
Recycling TimeApprox. 3 sec.
Flash Ready IndicatorFlash-ready indicator lights in viewfinder
Flash Coverage17mm lens focal length (equivalent to 27mm in 35mm format)
Flash Exposure Compensation+/-2 stops in 1/3- and 1/2-stop increments
External Speedlite
EOS Dedicated SpeedliteE-TTL II autoflash with EX Series Speedlites
PC TerminalProvided; not sensitive to flash polarity
Drive System
Drive ModesSingle, Continuous (high-speed approx. 5 fps / low-speed approx. 3 fps), Self-timer
Continuous Shooting SpeedHigh-speed approx. 5 fps / low-speed approx. 3 fps (at a shutter speed of 1/250 sec. or faster)
Maximum BurstJPEG: high-speed approx. 30 frames (Large/Fine)
RAW: high-/low-speed approx. 11 frames
RAW+JPEG: high-/low-speed approx. 9 frames
LCD Monitor
TypeTFT color, liquid-crystal monitor
Monitor Size2.5 in. diagonal with a viewing angle of approx. 170° vertically and horizontally
PixelsApprox. 230,000 pixels
Coverage100%
Brightness Control5 levels provided
Playback
Display FormatSingle image, 9-image index, Magnified zoom (approx. 1.5x to 10x), Auto play, Auto play right after shooting
Highlight AlertIn the single image (INFO) display mode, the areas with highlights containing no image information will blink
Image Protection and Erase
ProtectionA single image can be protected or unprotected
EraseA single image or all images stored in a CF card can be erased if they are unprotected
Menus
Menu CategoriesShooting menu: redPlayback
menu: blueSetup menu: yellow
LCD Monitor Language15 languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese)
Firmware UpdateEnabled by the user (in Creative Zone only)
Power Source
BatteryOne Lithium-Ion Battery Pack BP-511A/BP-514/BP-511/BP-512
Number of ShotsApprox. 1,100 (68°F/20°C, flash off), approx. 900 (32°F/0°C, flash off)
The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when a fully-charged Battery Pack BP-511A is used.
Battery CheckAutomatic
Power SavingProvided; power turns off after set time of 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30 min.
Back-up BatteryOne CR2016 Lithium Battery
Dimensions and Weight
Dimensions (W x H x D)5.7 x 4.2 x 2.9 in./144 x 105.5 x 73.5mm
Weight24.7 oz./700g (body only)
Operating Environment
Working Temperature Range32-104°F/0-40°C
Working Humidity Range85% or less