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 35mm
Zoom Range 4.2x
Lens 38-155mm f/4.8-11.7
Type 7-zone, 3-point; Passive; Autofocus;(selects 3 points from 7)
Center 1-point AF Yes (via Buttons)
Servo AF Yes(Action Mode)
Standard 2 ft/0.6m to infinity
Macro Mode 1.6 ft/0.5m to infinity
Type Real-image type 84% coverage
Dioptric Adjustment Yes-2.5,+0.5
Exposure Control Program AE
Type Modes Zoom Light Guide/7-mode
Recycling Time Approx 5.5 seconds
Flash Operating Range (ISO 100) W:2-12.1 ft./0.6-3.7mT:2.5-6.9ft/0.75 -2.1m
Dial Types Modes Best Shot Dial (Auto, Action, Night-scene,Portrait, Close-up, Spot, Personal)
Film Speed Setting ISO 25-3200 set automatically
Film Loading / Advance / Rewind Fully automatic, mid-roll rewind
Continuous Shooting Yes (Action Mode)
Shutter Speeds W:1/790 -2 sec T: 1/790- 2 sec
Self Timer Electronically controlled, 10 sec. delay
Remote Control Optional (RC-5)Caption model only
Type One CR123A (3v)
Capacity (24 Exp. rolls, 50 % Flash use) 18 rolls
Dimensions (W x H x D) 4.4 x 2.3 x 1.9 in./112 x 59.5 x 48.3mm


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