Digital SLR Cameras

Item Code: 0296B002

Price reflects camera body only.


Main Unit Specs

TypeDigital AF/AE SLR
Recording MediaCompactFlash (CF) Card Type I and II
Image Format1.41 x 0.94 in./35.8 x 23.9mm
Compatible LensesCanon EF lenses (except EF-S lenses)
Lens MountCanon EF mount
Image Sensor
TypeHigh-sensitivity, High-resolution, Single-plate CMOS Sensor
PixelsApprox. 12.8 megapixels
Total PixelsApprox. 13.3 megapixels
Aspect Ratio3:2 (Horizontal : Vertical)
Color Filter SystemRGB primary color filters
Low Pass FilterFixed position in front of the image sensor
Recording System
Recording FormatJPEG, RAW and RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording provided. Backup image recording enabled (Same image recordable on CF card standards)
Image FormatJPEG, RAW
File Size(1) Large/Fine: Approx. 4.6MB (4,368 x 2,912) (2) Large/Normal 2.3MB (4,368 x 2,912) (3) Medium/Fine: Approx. 2.7MB (3,168 x 2,112) (4) Medium/Normal: Approx. 1.4MB (3,168 x 2,112) (5) Small/Fine: Approx. 2.0MB (2,496 x 1,664) (6) Small/Normal: Approx. 1.0MB (2,496 x 1,664) (7) RAW: Approx. 12.9MB (4,368 x 2,912)
FoldersFolder creation/selection enabled
File Numbering(1) Continuous numbering (2) Auto reset (3) Manual reset
Color SpaceSelectable between sRGB and Adobe RGB
Picture StyleStandard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined 1, 2, 3
InterfaceHi-Speed USB (Print/PTP/PC connect, selectable)
Video output (NTSC/PAL)
White Balance
SettingsAuto, Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy/Twilight/Sunset, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash), Manual (Custom, Color Temperature)
Auto White BalanceAuto white balance with the image sensor
Color Temperature CompensationWhite balance bracketing: +/-3 stops in full-stop increments
White Balance Correction: Blue/Amber bias +/- 9 levels
Magenta/Green bias +/- 9 levels

Blue/Amber bias and Magenta/Green bias cannot be set together during White Balance Bracketing
Color Temperature Information TransmissionProvided
TypeEye-level SLR with fixed pentaprism
CoverageApprox. 96% horizontally and vertically (coverage against JPEG Large)
Magnification0.71x (-1 dpt with 50mm lens at infinity)
Eye Point20mm
Dioptric Adjustment Correction-3.0 to +1.0 diopter
Focusing ScreenStandard focusing screen: Ee-A
MirrorQuick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with EF 600mm f/4 or shorter lens)
Viewfinder InformationAF (AF points, focus confirmation light), Exposure (shutter speed, aperture, spot metering circle, exposure level, AE lock, exposure compensation, AEB level), 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, 550EX, 430EX, MR-14EX, or MT-24EX, pressing the depth-of-field preview button fires a modeling flash)
Eyepiece ShutterNone (eyepiece cover provided on strap)
TypeTTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS Sensor
AF Points9 AF points (plus 6 invisible Supplemental AF points)
AF Working RangeEV -0.5-18 (at ISO 100 at 20°C/68°F)
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 SelectionManual selection, Automatic selection
Selected AF Point DisplaySuperimposed in viewfinder and indicated on LCD screen
AF Assist BeamEmitted by the dedicated Speedlite
Exposure Control
Metering ModesMax. aperture TTL metering with 35-zone SPC
(1) Evaluative metering (link to all AF points)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 8% of viewfinder)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 3.5% of viewfinder)
(4) Center-weighted average metering
Metering RangeEV 1-20 (at 68°F/20°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens, ISO 100)
ISO Speed RangeEquivalent to ISO 100-1600 (in 1/3-stop increments), ISO speed can be expanded to ISO 50 and 3200
Exposure Compensation(1) Manual, (2) AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing)Bracketing range: ±2 stops in 1/2- or 1/3-stop increments
AE LockAuto: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved
Manual: By AE lock button
Shutter Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically-controlled 1/8000 to 30 sec. (1/3-stop increments), X-sync at 1/200 sec. Soft-touch electromagnetic release 10 sec. delay 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-stop increments), X-sync at 1/200 sec.
Shutter ReleaseSoft-touch electromagnetic release
Self Timer10 sec. delay
Remote ControlRemote control with N3 type terminal
External Speedlite
EOS Dedicated SpeedliteE-TTL II autoflash with EX-series Speedlite
Zooming to Match Focal LengthProvided
Flash Exposure Compensation±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
FE LockProvided
PC TerminalProvided
Drive System
Drive ModesSingle, Continuous (approx. 3 fps), Self-timer
Continuous Shooting SpeedApprox. 3 fps (at 1/250 sec. or faster for all recording quality settings)
Maximum BurstJPEG: Approx. 60 frames (JPEG/Large)
RAW: Approx. 17 frames
RAW+JPEG: Approx. 12 frames
LCD Monitor
TypeTFT color liquid-crystal monitor
Monitor Size2.5 in.
PixelsApprox. 230,000
Coverage100% for JPEG images
Brightness Control5 levels provided
Interface Languages15
Display FormatSingle image, 9-image index, Magnified zoom (approx. 1.5x to 10x), Auto play, Auto play right after shooting, Rotated, Jump
Highlight AlertIn the single image (INFO) mode, the highlight portions containing no image information will blink
AF Point DisplayEnabled
HistogramBrightness, RGB
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
Direct Printing
Compatible PrintersCP Direct, Bubble Jet Direct, and PictBridge-compatible printers
Printable ImagesJPEG images (DPOF printing possible)
Easy Print featureProvided
DPOF: Digital Print Order Format
DPOFVersion 1.1 compatible
Custom Functions21 Custom Functions with 57 settings
Register Basic Camera SettingsUnder Mode Dial's setting
Sound Recording
Recording MethodsNone
File FormatN/A
Recording TimeN/A
Power Source
BatteryOne Battery Pack BP-511A/BP-514/BP-511/BP-512
Battery LifeApprox. 800 (68°F/20°C), approx. 400 (32°F/0°C)
* The above figures comply with CIPA standard and apply when a fully-charged Battery Pack BP-511A is used.
Battery CheckAutomatic
Power SavingProvided. Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30 min.
Date/Time BatteryOne CR2016 Lithium Battery
Dimensions and Weight
Dimensions (W x H x D)6.0 x 4.4 x 3.0 in./152 x 113 x 75mm
Weight28.6 oz./810g (Body only. Battery: 2.9 oz./82g)
Operating Environment
Working Temperature Range32-104°F/0-40°C
Working Humidity Range85% or less
Battery Pack
TypeFor BP-511A
Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Rated Voltage7.4 V DC
Battery Capacity1390 mAh
Dimensions (W x H x D)38 x 21 x 55mm/1.5 x 0.8 x 2.2 in.
WeightApprox. 82g/2.9 oz.
Battery Charger
TypeFor CG-580
Compatible BatteryBattery pack BP-511A, BP-514, BP-511, or BP-512
Recharging TimeBP-511A, BP-514: Approx. 100 min.
BP-511, BP-512: Approx. 90 min.
Rated Input100 - 240 V AC
Rated Output8.4 V DC
Working Temperature Range0°C - 40°C/32°F - 104°C
Working Humidity Range85% or less
Dimensions (W x H x D)91 x 67 x 31mm/3.6 x 2.6 x 1.2 in.
WeightApprox. 115/4.0 oz.