Specifications

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Type
Digital, AF/AE single-lens reflex camera with built-in flash
Recording Media
CF Card Type I and II, UDMA-compliant CF cards, via external media (USB v.2.0 hard drive, via optional Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E5A)
Image Sensor Size
22.3 x 14.9 mm (APS-C size)
Compatible Lenses
Canon EF lenses including EF-S lenses (35mm-equivalent focal length is approx. 1.6x the lens focal length)
Lens Mount
Canon EF mount
Image Sensor
Type
High-sensitivity, high-resolution, large single-plate CMOS sensor
Pixels
Effective pixels: Approx. 18.0 megapixels
Total Pixels
Approx. 19.0 megapixels
Aspect Ratio
3:2 (Horizontal: Vertical)
Color Filter System
RGB primary color filters
Low-pass Filter
Fixed position in front of the CMOS sensor
Dust Deletion feature
(1) Automatic Sensor Cleaning
  • Removes dust adhering to the low-pass filter.
  • Self-cleaning executed automatically (taking 2 sec.) when power is turned on or off. Manual execution also possible (taking 6 sec.).
  • Low-pass filter has a fluorine coating.
(2) Dust Delete Data appended to the captured image
  • The coordinates of the dust adhering to the low-pass filter are detected by a test shot and appended to subsequent images.
  • The dust coordinate data appended to the image is used by the provided software to automatically erase the dust spots.
(3) Manual cleaning of sensor
Recording System
Recording Format
Design rule for Camera File System 2.0 and Exif 2.21
Image Type
Still: JPEG, RAW (14-bit, Canon original), sRAW, mRAW, RAW+JPEG
Video: MOV (Image data: H.264, Audio: Linear PCM)
File Size
(1) Large: Approx. 17.90 Megapixels (5,184 x 3,456)
(2) Medium: Approx. 8.00 Megapixels (3,456 x 2,304)
(3) Small: Approx. 4.50 Megapixels (2,592 x 1,728)
(4) RAW: Approx. 17.90 Megapixels (5,184 x 3,456)
(5) M-RAW: Approx. 10.10 Megapixels (3,888 x 2,592)
(6) S-RAW: Approx. 4.50 Megapixels (2,592 x 1,728)
Exact file sizes depend on the subject, ISO speed, Picture Style, etc.
Recording Functions
Images record directly to the CF card. With the WFT-E5A attached, image recording to the CF card and to the USB external media connected to the WFT-E5A will be possible as follows:

(1) Standard

  • No automatic switching of recording media.
(2) Automatic switching of recording media
  • When the current recording media becomes full, it switches to another recording media automatically and continues recording.
(3) Separate recording
  • Each recording media can be set to record a specific image-recording quality for each shot.
(4) Recording of identical images
  • Images can also be recorded at the same size to both recording media. (RAW+JPEG, M RAW+JPEG or S RAW+JPEG is possible).
(5) Backup to external recording media
  • Selected images, all images, and quick backup are possible.

Backup Recording
Enabled with WFT-E5A attached
File Numbering
Consecutive numbering, auto reset, manual reset.
Possible to create new folders and select folders in the CF card.
Color Space
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Picture Style
Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined 1-3
Image Processing
Type
Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature setting
Auto White Balance
Auto white balance with the image sensor
Color Temperature Compensation
White balance correction: ±9 mireds in 5 step increments
White balance bracketing: ±3 mireds in full-step increments
Blue/amber direction or magenta/green direction possible
Color Temperature Information Transmission
Provided
Viewfinder
Type
Eye-level pentaprism
Coverage
Approximately 100%
Magnification
Approx. 1.0x (-1m-1 with 50mm lens at infinity)/29.4° angle of view
Eyepoint
Approx. 22mm (from eyepiece lens center)
Built-in Dioptric Adjustment
-3.0 to +1.0m-1 (diopter)
Focusing Screen
Fixed
Mirror
Quick-return half mirror (transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60) with EF600mm f/4L IS USM or shorter lenses)
Viewfinder Information
AF information (AF points, focus confirmation light), Exposure information (Shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed, AE lock, exposure level, spot metering circle, exposure warning), Flash information (Flash-ready, flash exposure compensation, high-speed sync, FE lock, red-eye reduction light), Image information (Highlight tone priority, Monochrome shooting, maximum burst, white balance correction, CF card information), Composition information (Grid, electronic level), Battery check
Depth-of-Field Preview
Enabled with depth-of-field preview button
Autofocus
Type
TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor
AF Points
19-point all cross-type AF (f/2.8 at center: Dual Cross Sensor)
Metering Range
EV -0.5-18 (at 73°F/23°C, ISO 100)
Focusing Modes
(1) Autofocus
- One-Shot AF
- Predictive AI Servo AF
* For automatic AF point selection, the AF point to start the AI Servo II AF operation can be selected.
* For automatic AF point selection, the active AF point can be displayed.
- AI Focus AF (Switches between One-Shot AF and AI Servo II AF automatically)
(2) Manual focus (MF)
AF Point Selection
(1) Manual selection: Single point AF
(2) Manual selection: Spot AF
(3) Manual selection: AF point expansion
(4) Manual selection: Zone AF
(5) Automatic selection: 19 point AF
Selected AF Point Display
Indicated by transmissive LCD display in the viewfinder and on the LCD panel
AF-assist Beam
When an external EOS-dedicated Speedlite is attached to the camera, the AF-assist beam from the Speedlite will be emitted when necessary.
Exposure Control
Metering Modes
63-zone SPC TTL metering with selectable modes
  • Evaluative metering (linkable to any AF point)
  • Partial metering (approx. 9.4% of viewfinder at center)
  • Spot metering (approx. 2.3% of viewfinder at center)
  • Center-weighted average metering

Metering Range
EV 1-20 (at 73°F/23°C with EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Exposure Control
Program AE (Shiftable), Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Creative Auto, Full auto, Manual exposure, E-TTL II autoflash program AE
ISO Speed (Recommended Exposure Index)
Automatically set, ISO 100-6400 (in 1/3-stop or 1-stop increments)
Basic Zone modes: ISO 100-3200 set automatically
Extension settable (with C.Fn.I 3-1): ISO 12800
High Tone Priority settable: ISO 200-6400

Exposure Compensation
Manual: ±5 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments (AEB ±3 stops)
* Indicated up to ±3 stops on the LCD panel and in the viewfinder.
AE Lock
Auto: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved
Manual: By AE lock button
Shutter
Type
Vertical-travel, mechanical, Electronically-controlled, focal-plane shutter
Shutter Speeds
1/8000 to 1/60 sec., X-sync at 1/250 sec.
1/8000 to 30 sec., bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)
Shutter Release
Soft-touch electromagnetic release
Self-timer
10-sec. or 2-sec. delay
Built-in Flash
Type
Retractable, auto pop-up flash
Flash Metering
E-TTL II autoflash
Guide Number
12/39 (ISO 100, in meters/feet)
Recycling Time
Approx. 3 sec.
Flash-ready Indicator
Flash-ready icon lights in viewfinder
Flash Coverage
15mm lens angle of view (equivalent to approx. 24mm in 135 format)
FE Lock
Provided
Flash Exposure Compensation
±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
External Speedlite
Zooming to Match Focal Length
Provided
Compatible Flash
EX-series Speedlites
Flash Metering
E-TTL II autoflash
Flash Exposure Compensation
±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
FE Lock
Provided
External Flash Settings
Flash function settings, Flash C.Fn settings
PC Terminal
Provided
Drive System
Drive Modes
Single, High-speed continuous, Low-speed continuous, and Self-timer (10 sec. self-timer/remote control, or 2-sec. self-timer/remote control)
Continuous Shooting Speed
High-speed: Max. 8.0 shots/sec.
Low-speed: Max. 3.0 shots/sec.
Maximum Burst
JPEG (Large/Fine): approx. 94 (CF)/approx. 126 (UDMA CF)
RAW: approx. 15/approx. 15 (UDMA CF)
RAW+JPEG (Large/Fine): approx. 6 (CF/UDMA CF)
Based on Canon's testing standards with a 2GB CF card, high-speed continuous shooting, ISO 100 and Standard Picture Style.
Varies depending on the subject, CF card brand, image-recording quality, ISO speed, drive mode, Picture Style, etc.
Live View Functions
Shooting Modes
Still photo shooting and video shooting
Focusing
Quick mode (Phase-difference detection)
Live mode/Face detection Live mode (Contrast detection)
Face detection Live mode
Manual focusing (5x/10x magnification possible)
Metering Modes
Evaluative metering with the image sensor (still photos)
Center-weighted average metering (video)
Metering Range
EV 1-20 (at 73°F/23°C with EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Grid Display
Provided (Two-type grid displays)
Exposure Simulation
Provided
Silent Shooting
Provided (Mode 1 and 2)
LCD Monitor
Type
TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor
Monitor Size
3.0 in.
Dots
Approx. 920,000 dots (VGA)
Coverage
Approx. 100%
Viewing angle: 170°
Brightness Adjustment
Auto: Brightness adjusted automatically by the light sensor, Manual: 7 levels provided
Interface Languages
25 (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukraine, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese)
Image Playback
Display Format
Single image, Single image + Image-recording quality/shooting information, histogram, 4- or 9-image index, magnified view (approx. 1.5x-10x), rotated image (auto/manual), image jump (by 10/100 images, index screen, by shooting date, by folder), slide show (all images/selected by date/folder)
Highlight Warning
Provided (Overexposed highlights blink)
Image Protection and Erase
Protect
Single images can be erase-protected or not
Erase
Single image, check-marked images or all images in the CF card can be erased (except protected images)
Direct Printing
Compatible Printers
PictBridge-compatible printers
Printable Images
JPEG images compliant to Design rule for Camera File System (DPOF printing possible) and RAW/sRAW images captured with the EOS 7D
Easy Print feature
Provided
DPOF: Digital Print Order Format
DPOF
Version 1.1 compatible
Direct Image Transfer
Compatible Images
JPEG and RAW images
*Only JPEG images can be transferred as wallpaper on the personal computer screen
Customization
Custom Functions
Total 27
Camera User Settings
Register under Mode Dial's C1, C2 and C3 positions
My Menu Registration
Provided
Interface
USB Terminal
For personal computer communication and direct printing (USB 2.0 Hi-Speed)
Video Out Terminal
(1) Video OUT terminal: NTSC/PAL selectable
(2) mini-HDMI OUT terminal
Extension System Terminal
For connection to WFT-E5A
Power Source
Battery
One Battery Pack LP-E6
AC power can be supplied via AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6
With Battery Grip BG-E7 attached.
Number of Shots
Temperature Shooting Conditions
AE 100% AE 50%, FA 50%
At 73° F/23° C approx. 1000 approx. 800
At 32° F/0° C approx. 900 approx. 750
Live View shooting at 73°F/23°C approx. 230 approx. 220
Live View shooting at 32°F/0°C approx. 220 approx. 210

Battery Life
The above figures apply with a fully-charged Battery Pack LP-E6 without a Battery Grip
The figures above are based on CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) testing standards
Battery Check
Auto
Power Saving
Provided. Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30 min.
Date/Time Battery
One CR1616 lithium-ion battery
Start-up Time
Approx. 0.1 sec. (based on CIPA testing standards)
Dimensions and Weight
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Approx. 5.8 x 4.4 x 2.9 in./148.2 x 110.7 x 73.5mm
Weight
Approx. 28.9 oz./820g (body only)
Operating Environment
Working Temperature Range
32-104°F/0-40°C
Working Humidity Range
85% or less

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