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Software Development Kit
The Canon EOS Digital Camera Software Development Kit (EDSDK) enables developers to integrate select Canon cameras directly into their software application solutions, giving them access to remote camera control and communication functionality of the camera. There are two versions of the EDSDK compatible with Windows or Macintosh.
The Software Developer Kit is provided free of charge and can be found at https://developercommunity.usa.canon.com. To learn more please visit the Canon Developer Community site and register to download Canon’s SDKs.
SETUP & TROUBLESHOOTING
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|Type||Digital AF/AE SLR|
|Recording Media||Type I and II CF card|
|Image Format||22.7 x 15.1 mm (0.89 x 0.59 in.)|
|Compatible Lenses||Canon EF lenses.|
|Lens Mount||Canon EF mount|
|Type||High-sensitivity, high-resolution, single-plate, color CMOS|
|Pixels||Effective pixels: Approx. 6.3 megapixels|
|Total Pixels||Approx. 6.52 megapixels|
|Color Filter System||RGB primary color filter|
|Low Pass Filter||Located in front of the imaging element, non-removable|
|Recording Format||Design rule for Camera File system (JPEG) and RAW. Exif 2.2 compliant|
|Image Format||JPEG and RAW|
|File Size||1) Large/Fine: Approx. 2.5 MB (3072 x 2048), (2) Large/ Normal: Approx.1.3 MB (3072 x 2048), (3) Middle/Fine: Approx. 1.4 MB (2048 x 1360), (4) Middle/Normal: Approx. 0.7 MB (2048 x1360), (5) Small / Fine: Approx. 0.9 MB (1536 x 1024), (6) Small/ Normal: Approx. 0.5 MB (1536 x 1024), (7) RAW: Approx. 7.4 MB (3072 x 2048)|
|File Numbering||(1) Serial numbering, (2) Auto reset|
|Interface||USB Ver. 1.1|
|Settings||Auto, daylight, overcast, tungsten light, fluorescent light, flash, and manual (read off 18% gray card or white subject)|
|Type||SLR-type, eye-level viewfinder (with fixed pentaprism and no condenser lens)|
|Coverage||Approx. 95% vertically and horizontally with respect to the effective pixels|
|Dioptric Adjustment Correction||-3.0 - +1.0 diopter|
|Focusing Screen||Fixed, new laser matte screen|
|Mirror||Quick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with EF 600mm f/4 or shorter lens)|
|Viewfinder Information||AF points, partial metering circle, shutter speed, aperture, shots remaining, busy, CF card full, CF card error, no CF card, AElock, FE lock, exposure level, flash exposure compensation, flash ready, highspeed sync and AF/MF focus confirmation|
|Depth Of Field Preview||Enabled with depth-of-field preview button|
|Type||Multi-BASIS, TTL-CT-SIR (TTL secondary phase difference detection)|
|AF Working Range||EV 0.5-18 (at ISO 100)|
|Focusing Modes||One-Shot AF, Predictive AI Servo AF, One-Shot/Predictive AI Servo AF (D60 automatically selects One-Shot AF or AI Servo AF), Manual focusing (MF)|
|AF Point Selection||Automatic selection or manual selection|
|Selected AF Point Display||Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on LCD panel|
|AF Assist Beam||Incandescent lamp, maximum effective range 12.5 ft./3.8m|
|Metering Modes||TTL full aperture metering with 35-zone SPC. (1) Evaluative metering, (2) Partial metering at center (approx. 9.5% of viewfinder), (3) Centerweighted average metering|
|Metering Range||EV 2-20 (at normal temperature with 50mm f/1.4 lens at ISO 100) Exposure Control Systems: Program AE (shiftable), shutter-priority AE, aperture priority AE, depth-of-field AE, full auto, programmed image control modes (Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, and Night Scene), E-TTL flash AE, and manual|
|ISO Speed Range||Equivalent to ISO 100-1000|
|Exposure Compensation||Auto exposure bracketing (AEB): +/-2 stops in 1/2 or 1/3-stop incrementsManual: +/-2 stop in 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments|
|AE Lock||Auto: Operates in One-Shot AF mode evaluative metering when focus is achievedManual: By AE lock button in all metering modes|
|Type||Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically-controlled|
|Shutter Speeds||1/4000 to 30 sec. (1/3 and 1/2-stop increments), bulb, X-sync at 1/200 sec.|
|Shutter Release||Soft-touch electromagnetic release|
|Self Timer||Electronically-controlled 10-sec. delay|
|Remote Control||Remote control with N3 type contact|
Built in Flash
|Type||Auto pop-up, retractable, built-in flash in the pentaprism with serial control, E-TTL autoflash|
|Guide Number||12/39 (at ISO 100 in meters/feet)|
|Recycling Time||Approx. 3 sec.|
|Flash Ready Indicator||Flash-ready icon lights on in viewfinder|
|Flash Coverage||Up to 18mm lens angle of view (equivalent to 28mm in 35mm format)|
|EOS Dedicated Speedlite||E-TTL autoflash with EX series Speedlite|
|Drive Modes||Single frame, Continuous, self-timer|
|Continuous Shooting Speed||Approx. 3 fps (at 1/250 sec. or faster shutter speed) Max. burst during continuous shooting: 8 shots|
|Type||TFT color LCD monitor|
|Monitor Size||1.8 inches|
|Pixels||Approx. 114,000 pixels|
|Coverage||100% with respect to the effective pixels|
|Brightness Control||2-level (standard/brighter) adjustment provided|
|Display Format||(1) Single image with information(2) Single image(3) 9-image index(4) Magnified(5)Auto play|
|Highlight Alert||In the single image with information display mode, the highlight portions which do not contain image information will blink|
Image Protection and Erase
|Protection||A single image can be protected or unprotected|
|Erase||A single image or all images stored in a CompactFlash card can be erased if they are unprotected|
|Menu Categories||(1) Shooting Menus 
(2) PlaybackMenus 
(3) Setup Menus 
|LCD Monitor Language||English, Japanese, French, or German|
|Firmware Update||Updating by the user is possible|
|Battery||One Battery Pack BP-511 (lithium ion rechargeable battery)|
|Number of Shots|
Dimensions and Weight
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||5.9 x 4.2 x 3.0 in. / 149.5 x 106.5 x 75 mm|
|Weight||27.5 oz. / 780g|
|Working Temperature Range||0 - 40° C / 32-104° F|
|Working Humidity Range||85% or less|
EOS DIGITAL CAMERA LIMITED WARRANTY
For The U.S.A. And Canada Only
The limited warranty set forth below is given by Canon U.S.A., Inc. (Canon U.S.A.) in the United States or Canon Canada Inc., (Canon Canada) in Canada with respect to the Canon brand EOS Digital Camera (the “Product”) *, when purchased and used in the United States or Canada. The Product purchased with this limited warranty is the only EOS Digital Camera to which this limited warranty applies.
Canon U.S.A., Inc. and Canon Canada Inc. (collectively "Canon") warrant to the original end-user purchaser, when delivered in new condition in its original container, that the Product will be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use and service for a period of one (1) year from the date of original purchase. Product returned to a Canon repair facility and proven to be defective upon inspection will, at Canon’s sole discretion and without charge, be (a) repaired utilizing new, remanufactured, repaired and/or recycled parts; (b) exchanged for a new Product or; (c) exchanged for a refurbished Product, as determined by the Canon repair facility. Warranty exchange or replacement does not extend the original warranty period of the Product.
THIS WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER ANY ACCESSORIES. This limited warranty shall only apply if the Product is used in conjunction with compatible computer equipment and compatible software, as to which items Canon U.S.A. or Canon Canada, shall have no responsibility. Non-Canon brand equipment and software that may be distributed with the Product are sold "as is" and without warranty of any kind by Canon U.S.A. or Canon Canada, including any implied warranty regarding merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, and all such warranties are disclaimed. The sole warranty, if any, with the respect to such non-Canon brand items is given by the manufacturer or producer thereof.
This limited warranty covers all defects encountered in normal use of the Product, and does not apply in the following cases:
- Loss of or damage to the Product due to abuse, mishandling, improper packaging by you, alteration, accident, electrical current fluctuations, failure to follow operating, maintenance or environmental instructions prescribed in Canon U.S.A.'s or Canon Canada's user's manual or services performed by someone other than Canon U.S.A. or Canon Canada, or a Canon authorized service provider for the Product. Without limiting the foregoing, water damage, sand/corrosion damage, battery leakage, dropping the Product, scratches, abrasions or damage to the body, lenses or LCD display or damage to the any of the accessories mentioned in the first paragraph above will be presumed to have resulted from misuse, abuse or failure to operate the Product as set forth in the operating instructions
- Use of parts or supplies (other than those sold by Canon U.S.A. or Canon Canada) that cause damage to the Product or cause abnormally frequent service calls or service problems
- If the Product has had its serial number or dating altered or removed.
NO IMPLIED WARRANTY, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, APPLIES TO THE PRODUCT AFTER THE APPLICABLE PERIOD OF THE EXPRESS LIMITED WARRANTY STATED ABOVE, AND NO OTHER EXPRESS WARRANTY OR GUARANTY, EXCEPT AS MENTIONED ABOVE, GIVEN BY ANY PERSON OR ENTITY WITH RESPECT TO THE PRODUCT SHALL BIND CANON U.S.A. OR CANON CANADA (SOME STATES AND PROVINCES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU)..NEITHER CANON U.S.A. NOR CANON CANADA SHALL BE LIABLE FOR LOSS OF REVENUES OR PROFITS, INCONVENIENCE, EXPENSE FOR SUBSTITUTE EQUIPMENT OR SERVICE, STORAGE CHARGES, LOSS OR CORRUPTION OF DATA, OR ANY OTHER SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES CAUSED BY THE USE OR MISUSE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE EOS DIGITAL CAMERA, REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL THEORY ON WHICH THE CLAIM IS BASED, AND EVEN IF CANON U.S.A. OR CANON CANADA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL RECOVERY OF ANY KIND AGAINST CANON USA OR CANON CANADA BE GREATER IN AMOUNT THAN THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE PRODUCT SOLD BY CANON USA OR CANON CANADA AND CAUSING THE ALLEGED DAMAGE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, YOU ASSUME ALL RISK AND LIABILITY FOR LOSS, DAMAGE OR INJURY TO YOU AND YOUR PROPERTY AND TO OTHERS AND THEIR PROPERTY ARISING OUT OF USE OR MISUSE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE PRODUCT NOT CAUSED DIRECTLY BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF CANON USA OR CANON CANADA (SOME STATES AND PROVINCES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU). THIS LIMITED WARRANTY SHALL NOT EXTEND TO ANYONE OTHER THAN THE ORIGINAL PURCHASER OF THE PRODUCT, OR THE PERSON FOR WHOM IT WAS PURCHASED AS A GIFT, AND STATES YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY.
You may obtain technical support** for your Product as follows:
E-mail support via our Web site at www.canontechsupport.com
Telephone assistance from a Canon U.S.A. Customer Care representative free of charge during regular business hours at 1-800-OK-CANON (1-800-652-2666)
You may obtain technical support* for your Product as follows:
Telephone assistance from a Canon Canada Customer Care representative free of charge during regular business hours at 1-800-OK-CANON (1-800-652-2666)
When you call, have your Product serial number and your date of purchase available to expedite service. A Canon Customer Care representative will attempt to diagnose the nature of the problem and correct it over the telephone. If the problem cannot be corrected over the telephone, you will be asked to follow the applicable procedures for MAIL-IN SERVICE. Note that a dated proof of purchase is required at the time of service. This requirement will be satisfied by providing a copy of your dated bill of sale.
** Technical support program specifics subject to change without notice.
MAIL-IN SERVICE is a program under which your Product is repaired by a Canon U.S.A. or a Canon Canada authorized service center for the Product. Authorized service center information can be obtained by visiting www.canontechsupport.com (US customers only) or by contacting the Canon U.S.A., Customer Care Center or Canon Canada Customer Information Centre at 1-800-OK-CANON (1-800-652-2666). You will be given the name, address and phone number of an authorized service center.
It is your responsibility to properly package and send the defective Product, together with a copy of your dated proof of purchase, a complete explanation of the problem and a return address to the authorized service center at your expense. Do not include any other items with the defective Product. The Product covered by this limited warranty and proven to be defective upon inspection will be repaired and returned to you without charge by the authorized service center. Any Product received by the authorized service center that is not covered by the limited warranty will be returned unrepaired, or at the discretion of the authorized service provider, you may receive a written estimate of repair at such cost as the service center may establish from time to time.
This limited warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights, which vary from state to state (or province to province in Canada).
*The battery pack packaged with the Product carries a separate ninety (90) day limited warranty.
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