Digital SLR Cameras

Digital SLR Camera
Item Code: 8068A008


Main Unit Specs

TypeDigital AF/AE SLR
Recording MediaType I or II CF Card
Image Format35.8 x 23.8mm (1.4 x 1 in.)
Compatible LensesCanon EF Lenses
Lens MountCanon EF Mount
Image Sensor
TypeHigh-sensitivity, high-resolution, large single-plate CMOS sensor
PixelsEffective pixels: Approx. 11.1 megapixelsTotal pixels: Approx. 11.4 megapixels
Aspect Ratio3:2
Color Filter SystemRBG primary color filter
Low Pass FilterLocated in front of the CMOS sensor, non-removable
Recording System
Recording FormatDesign rule for Camera File system (except Color Matrix 4) and RAW
Image FormatJPEG, RAW (12 bit)
File SizeRAW & JPEG:1) Large/Fine: approx. 4.1 MB (4064 x 2704 pixels)
2) Large/Normal: approx. 1.7MB (4064 x 2704 pixels)
3) Small/Fine: approx. 1.4MB (2032 x 1352 pixels)
4) RAW: approx. 11.4MB (4604 x 2704 pixels)
* Exact file sizes depend on the subject and ISO speed.
FoldersFolder creation and selection is possible
File Numbering1) Consecutive numbering2) Auto reset3) Manual reset
InterfaceIEEE 1394 (with dedicated cable)
White Balance
SettingsAuto, daylight, shade, overcast, tungsten light, fluorescent light, flash, custom, color temperature setting, personal white balance (Total 10 settings)
Auto White BalanceHybrid auto white balance with the CMOS sensor and a dedicated, external sensor
Color Temperature CompensationWhite balance bracketing: +/-3 stops in full-stop increments
TypeGlass pentaprism
CoverageApprox. 100% vertically and horizontally with respect to the effective pixels
Magnification0.7x (-1 diopter with the 50mm lens at infinity)
Eye Point20mm
Dioptric Adjustment Correction-3.0 - +1.0 diopter
Focusing ScreenInterchangeable (9 types), Standard focusing screen: Ec-CIII
MirrorQuick-return half mirror (Transmission:Reflection ratio of 37:63, no mirror cut-off with the EF 1200mm f/5.6 or shorter lens)
Viewfinder InformationAF information (AF points, focus confirmation light), exposure information (shutter speed, aperture, manual exposure, metering range, ISO speed, exposure level, exposure warning), flash information (flash ready, FP flash, FE lock, flash exposure level), JPEG format, number of remaining shots, CF Card information
Depth Of Field PreviewEnabled with depth-of-field preview button
Eyepiece ShutterBuilt-in
TypeTTL-AREA-SIR with a CMOS sensor
AF Points45 AF points (Area AF)
AF Working RangeEV 0-18 (at ISO 100)
Focusing ModesOne-Shot AF, Al Servo AF, Manual focusng (MF)
AF Point SelectionAutomatic selection, manual selection, home position (switched to registered AF point)
Selected AF Point DisplaySuperimposed in viewfinder and indicated on top LCD panel
AF Assist BeamAF-assist beam is emitted by the dedicated Speedlite
Exposure Control
Metering ModesTL full aperture metering with 21-zone SPC1) Evaluative metering (linkable to any AF point)2) Partial metering (approx. 8.5% of viewfinder at center)3) Spot metering- Center spot metering (approx. 2.4% of viewfinder at center)- AF point-linked spot metering (approx. 2.4% of viewfinder)- Multi-spot metering (Max 8 spot metering entries)4) Centerweighted average metering
Metering RangeEV 0-20 (at 20°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens, ISO 100)
ISO Speed RangeEquivalent to ISO 100-1250 (in 1/3-stop increments), ISO speed can be expanded to ISO 50 with C.Fn 3-1
Exposure CompensationAuto exposure bracketing (AEB): +/-3 stops in 1/3-stop increments
AE LockAuto: Operates in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achievedManual: By AE lock button in all metering modes
Shutter Electronically-controlled, focal-plane shutter 1/8000 to 30 sec. (1/3-stop increments), bulb, X-sync at 1/250 sec. Soft-touch electromagnetic release 10-sec. or 2-sec. delay remote control with N3 type contact
TypeElectronically-controlled, focal-plane shutter
Shutter Speeds1/8000 to 30 sec. (1/3-stop increments), bulb, X-sync at 1/250 sec.
Shutter ReleaseSoft-touch electromagnetic release
Self Timer10-sec. or 2-sec. delay
Remote Controlremote control with N3 type contact
External Speedlite
EOS Dedicated SpeedliteE-TTL autoflash with EX series Speedlite
PC TerminalProvided
Drive System
Drive ModesSingle/Continuous
Continuous Shooting SpeedApprox. 3 fps
Maximum Burst10 shots. The maximum shots per burst depends on the subject, shooting mode, and ISO speed.
LCD Monitor
TypeTFT color LCD monitor
Monitor Size2.0 inches
PixelsApprox. 120,000
Coverage100% with respect to effexctive pixels
Brightness ControlAdjustable to one of five levels
Display Format1. Single image with information2. Single image3. Four image index4. Nine image index5. Magnified view (P.Fn-30)
Highlight AlertIn display formats 1 and 2 above, any overexposed highlight areas will blink in the image display.
Image Protection and Erase
ProtectionErase protection of one image, all images in a folder, or all images in the CF Card can be applied or cancelled.
Sound Recording
Recording MethodsThe voice narration recorder with the built-in microphone is attached to the image.
File FormatWAV
Recording TimeMax 30 sec. per recording
Menu Categories1. Recording menu2. Playback menu3. Set-up menu4. Custom/Personal Functions menu
LCD Monitor LanguageJapanese, English, French, German, Spanish
Firmware UpdateUpdate possible by the user
Power Source
BatteryOne Ni-MH pack NP-E3. AC power can be supplied via the AC adapter and DC coupler.
Number of ShotsAt 20°C/68°F: Approx. 600At 0°C/22°F: Approx. 450. These figures apply when a fully-charged Ni-MH Pack NP-E3 is used.
Battery CheckAutomatic
Power SavingProvided. Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, or 30 min.
Back-up BatteryOne CR2025 lithium battery
Dimensions and Weight
Dimensions (W x H x D)156 x 157.6 x 79.9 mm / 6.1 x 6.2 x 3.1in
Weight1265g / 44.6 oz. (body only; battery: 335g / 11.8 oz.)
Operating Environment
Working Temperature Range0 - 45°C/ 32 - 113°F
Working Humidity Range85% or lower