EOS Digital Cameras

Digital SLR
Item Code: 1901B004

Price reflects camera body only.


Digital AF/AE SLR

Recording Media
CF Card Type I and II and external media (USB v.2.0 hard drive, via optional Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E3A)

Image Format
0.87 x 0.58 in./22.2 x 14.8mm (APS-C size sensor)

Compatible Lenses
Canon EF, EF-S, TS-E, and MP-E lenses

Lens Mount
Canon EF mount

Back to TopImage Sensor

High-sensitivity, high-resolution, single-plate, CMOS sensor

Approx. 10.10 megapixels

Total Pixels
Approx. 10.50 megapixels

Aspect Ratio
3:2 (Horizontal : Vertical)

Color Filter System
RGB primary color filters

Low Pass Filter
Fixed position in front of the CMOS sensor

Back to TopRecording System

Recording Format
DCF 2.0 (Exif 2.21): JPEG, RAW and RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording possible. Multiple options for recording images on a memory card.

Image Format
JPEG, RAW (Canon CR2)

File Size

  1. JPEG/Large: Approx. 3.5MB (3,888 x 2,592)
  2. JPEG/Medium: Approx. 2.1MB (2,816 x 1,880)
  3. JPEG/Small: Approx. 1.2MB (1,936 x 1,288)
  4. RAW: Approx. 12.4MB (3,888 x 2,592)
  5. sRAW: Approx. 7.1MB (1,936 x 1,288)

Recording Functions
With the WFT-E3/E3A attached, image recording to the CF card and to USB external media connected tot he WFT-E3/E3A will be possible as follows:
(1) Standard
(2) Automatic switching of recording media
(3) Separate recordings according to image-recording quality
(4) Recording images having the same size

Backup Recording
Enabled with WFT-E3/E3A attached

File Numbering
Continuous numbering, Auto reset, Manual reset

Color Space
sRGB, Adobe RGB

Picture Style
Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Def. 1-3

Back to TopWhite Balance

Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom WB setting, user-set Color Temperature (2,500~10,000K)

Auto White Balance
Auto white balance, taken from imaging sensor

Color Temperature Compensation
White balance correction: ±9 stops in full-stop increments
White balance bracketing: ±3 stops in full-stop increments
*Blue/amber direction or magenta/green direction possible

Color Temperature Information Transmission

Back to TopViewfinder

Eye-level SLR with solid glass pentaprism

Approx. 95% horizontally and vertically

0.95x (-1 dpt with 50mm lens at infinity)

Eye Point
Approx. 22mm

Dioptric Adjustment Correction
-3.0 to +1.0 diopter

Focusing Screen
Interchangeable (2 types sold separately), Ef-A standard focusing screen provided

Quick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60)

Viewfinder Information
AF (AF points, focus confirmation light), Exposure (shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed, AE lock, exposure level, spot metering circle, exposure warning), Flash (flash ready, flash exposure compensation, high-speed sync, FE lock, red-eye reduction light), Image (monochrome shooting, maximum burst, white balance correction, CF card information)

Depth Of Field Preview
Enabled with depth-of-field preview button; possible in Live View Function

Back to TopAutofocus

TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor

AF Points
9 cross-type AF points, including center AF point; fully functional with f/5.6 or faster lenses

Additional high-precision, diagonal cross-type sensor at Center AF point, used with lenses f/2.8 or faster

AF Working Range
EV -0.5 ~18 (ISO 100 at 73°F/23°C)

Focusing Modes
Autofocus (One-Shot AF, Predictive AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF), Manual Focus (MF)

AF Point Selection
Automatic selection, Manual AF point selection

Selected AF Point Display
Superimposed red illumination in viewfinder; also visible on top or rear LCD panel when AF point select button is pressed

AF Assist Beam
Intermittent firing of built-in flash

Back to TopExposure Control

Metering Modes
35-zone TTL full aperture metering

  1. Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)
  2. Partial metering (approx. 9% of viewfinder)
  3. Spot metering (approx. 3.8% of viewfinder)
  4. Center-weighted average metering

Metering Range
EV 0-20 (ISO 100 at 73°F/23°C with EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)

ISO Speed Range
Equivalent to ISO 100-1600* (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments), ISO speed can be expanded to ISO 3200

* Standard output sensitivity. Recommended exposure index.

Exposure Compensation
Exposure Compensation (user-set): +/-3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-half increments

AE Lock
Auto: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved
Manual (user-set): By AE lock button in all metering modes

Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled 1/8000 to 30 sec. (1/3-stop increments), X-sync at 1/250 sec. Soft-touch electromagnetic release 10 sec. delay, 2 sec. delay Canon N3 type terminal

Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled

Shutter Speeds
1/8000 to 30 sec. (1/3-stop increments), X-sync at 1/250 sec.

Shutter Release
Soft-touch electromagnetic release

Self Timer
10 sec. delay, 2 sec. delay

Remote Control
Canon N3 type terminal

Back to TopBuilt in Flash

Auto pop-up, retractable, built-in flash in the pentaprism

Guide Number
13/43 (ISO 100 in meters/feet)

Recycling Time
Approx. 3 sec.

Flash Ready Indicator
Flash-ready indicator lights in viewfinder

Flash Coverage
17mm lens focal length (equivalent to 27mm in 35mm format)

FE Lock

Flash Exposure Compensation
±2 stops in 1/3- and 1/2-stop increments;

Can be set on EOS 40D body or with most EX-series speedlites

Back to TopExternal Speedlite

Zooming to Match Focal Length

Flash Metering
E-TTL II autoflash

Flash Exposure Compensation
±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments

FE Lock

External Flash Settings
Flash function settings, Flash C.Fn settings

PC Terminal

Back to TopDrive System

Drive Modes
Single, High-speed continuous, Low-speed continuous, and Self-timer (10 sec. or 2 sec. delay)

Continuous Shooting Speed
High speed: Max 6.5 shots/sec.
Low speed: Max 3 shots/sec.

Maximum Burst
JPEG (Large/Fine): Approx. 75; RAW: Approx. 17
RAW + JPEG (Large/Fine): Approx. 14
*Based on Canon's testing standards with 1GB CF card, high-speed continuous shooting, ISO 100, and Standard Picture Style
*Varies depending on the subject, CF card brand, image-recording quality, ISO speed, drive mode, Picture Style, etc.

Back to TopLive View Functions

Shooting Modes
(1) Live View shooting
(2) Remote Live View shooting (with a personal computer installed with EOS Utility)

Manual focus
Autofocus (Live View image interrupted for AF)

Metering Modes
Evaluative metering with the image sensor

Metering Range
EV 0 - 20 (at 23°C/73°F with EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)

Magnified View
Magnifiable by 5x or 10x at AF point

Grid Display

Exposure Simulation

Silent Shooting
Provided (Mode 1 and 2)

Back to TopLCD Monitor

TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor

Monitor Size
3.0 in.

Approx. 230,000 pixels

Approx. 100%

Brightness Control
7 levels provided

Interface Languages

Back to TopPlayback

Display Format
Single image, 4-image index, 9-image index, Jump, Magnified zoom (approx. 1.5x to 10x), Histogram, AF point display, Auto rotate, Rotate
Live View: View image before shooting on LCD monitor; live histogram and live simulation of exposure level possible with C.Fn IV-7-1

Highlight Alert
In the single image display and (INFO) display, over-exposed highlight areas will blink

Back to TopImage Protection and Erase

Single image or all images in the memory card can be protected or cancel the image protection

Single image, select images, all images in a CF card or unprotected images

Back to TopDirect Printing

Compatible Printers
PictBridge-compatible printers

Printable Images
JPEG images compliant to Design rule for Camera File System (DPOF printing possible) and RAW/sRAW images captured with the EOS 40D

Easy Print feature

Back to TopDPOF: Digital Print Order Format

Version 1.1 compatible

Back to TopDirect Image Transfer

Compatible Images
JPEG and RAW/sRAW images
*Only JPEG images can be transferred as wallpaper on the personal computer screen

Back to TopCustomization

Custom Functions
Total 24

Camera User Settings
Register under Mode Dial's C1, C2, and C3 positions

My Menu Registration

Back to TopPower Source

Single Battery Pack BP-511A, BP-514, BP-511, or BP-512
*AC power can be supplied via AC Adapter Kit ACK-E2
With Battery Grip BG-E2N or BG-E2 attached, size-AA batteries can be used

Battery Life
Number of shots (approx.):

Temperature Shooting Conditions
No flash 50% flash use
At 73° F/23° C 1100 800
At 32° F/0° C 950 700
*The above figures apply with a fully-charged Battery Pack BP-511A
*The figures above are based on CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) testing standards

Battery Check

Power Saving
Provided. Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30 min.

Date/Time Battery
One CR2016 coin-type lithium battery

Start-up Time
Approx. 0.15 sec.

Back to TopDimensions and Weight

Dimensions (W x H x D)
5.7 x 4.2 x 2.9 in./145.5 x 107.8 x 73.5mm

26.1 oz./740g

Back to TopOperating Environment

Working Temperature Range

Working Humidity Range
85% or less

Back to TopBattery Pack

For BP-511A
Rechargeable lithium-ion battery

Rated Voltage
7.4 V DC

Battery Capacity
1390 mAh

Dimensions (W x H x D)
38 x 21 x 55mm/1.5 x 0.8 x 2.2 in.

Approx. 82g/2.9 oz.

Back to TopBattery Charger

For CG-580

Compatible Battery
Battery Pack BP-511A, BP-514, BP-511, or BP-512

Recharging Time
BP-511A, BP-514: Approx. 100 min.
BP-511, BP-512: Approx. 90 min.

Rated Input
100 - 240 V AC (50/60 Hz)

Rated Output
8.4 V DC

Working Temperature Range
0°C - 40°C/32°F - 104°F

Working Humidity Range
85% or less

Dimensions (W x H x D)
91 x 67 x 31mm/3.6 x 2.6 x 1.2 in.

Approx. 115 g/4.1 oz.

Back to TopKit Lens

Angle of View
For EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Diagonal extent: 74°20' - 27°50'
Horizontal extent: 64°30' - 23°20'
Vertical extent: 45°30' - 15°40'

Lens Construction
11 elements in 9 groups

Minimum Aperture
f/22 - 36

Closest Focusing Distance
0.25m/0.82 ft. (from image sensor plane)

Maximum Magnification and Field of View
0.34x (at 55mm)

Filter Size


Diameter x Length
Approx. 68.5 x 70mm/2.7 x 2.8 in.

Approx. 200 g/7.1 oz.