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 To learn more please visit the Canon Developer Community site and register to download Canon’s SDKs.



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Type Fully automatic 35mm lens/shutter camera with built-in flash.
Zoom Range N/A
Lens 26mm, f/6 (3 elements in 3 groups.)
Type Fixed focus
Center 1-point AF N/A
Servo AF N/A
Standard 3.9-6.9 ft./1.2-2.1m
Type Reversed Galilean viewfinder
Dioptric Adjustment Green LED Light ON: Ready to Shoot.
Exposure Control Determined by film speed and AF distance.
Type Modes N/A
Recycling Time Approximately 6 seconds with new battery.
Flash Operating Range (ISO 100) (with ISO 400 color negative film):3.9-13.8ft. / 1.2-4.2m
Dial Types Modes Lamp type; lights in Flash AUTO and ON modes.
Film Speed Setting ISO 100 2nd 400 only, set automatically
Film Loading / Advance / Rewind Fully automatic. Mid-roll rewind possible.
Shutter Speeds (Electromagnetically controlled programmed shutter/aperture.) 1/250-1/40 sec
Self Timer Electronically controlled with 10-second delay.
Remote Control No
Type 2xAA (3V)Alkaline only
Capacity (24 Exp. rolls, 50 % Flash use) Approximately 18 rolls (24-exposure film), with 50% flash use.
Dimensions (W x H x D) 4.3 x 2.5 x 1.5in/109 x 64.3 x 37.2mm
All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.



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