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Item EOS 10D EOS 300D
Imaging Element/Effective Pixels CMOS/6.30 Megapixels
Effective Sensor Size 15.1 x 22.7mm
35mm Focal Length Equivalent Approx. 1.6x
Image Processor SLR - DIGIC
Recording Media/Quantity/Slot Type CF card/1 slot/Type I or II
Compatible File Formats FAT 16/32
Recording Formats RAW (CRW), JPEG
Maximum Resolution 3072 x 2048
Reduced Resolutions (JPEG only) 2048 x 1360, 1356 x 1024
RAW + JPEG Recording Yes/Selectable JPEG resolution/compression Yes/Middle Fine JPEG only
Color Space &
White Balance
User-Selectable Color Space Yes
sRGB or Adobe RGB
Processing Parameters
(Contrast, Sharpness, Saturation, Color Tone)/# of Increments
Yes / 5
# of preset WB settings Six
Manual Color Temperature Setting Range 2,800 ~ 10,000K
in 100K increments
WB Bracketing Range (JPEG only) ±3 steps
5 mireds per step
# of Focusing Points/Superimposed Display 7 / Yes
AF Working Range EV 0.5 ~ 18
Selectable AF Modes Yes No (Auto selected by exposure mode)
AF Point Registration/Assist Button Yes
Shooting Modes 12
Metering Zones 35
Metering Modes User selectable Auto-selected by exposure mode
Metering System Working Range EV 1 ~ 20
ISO Range/Extended 100 ~ 1600/3200 100 ~ 1600 / No
Shutter Speeds,
Framing Rate
Shutter Type Mechanical, all speeds electronically controlled
Shutter Speed Range/Maximum X-Sync Speed 1/4000 ~ 30 sec. & B/1/200
Maximum Frames Per Second/Burst Rate 3 fps / 9 frames 2.5 fps / 4 frames
External Flash Sync E-TTL Hot Shoe / PC Connector Yes / Yes Yes / No
Playback Monitor Size/Type/Pixel Count 2 in./LCD/118,000 1.8 in./LCD/118,000
Enlarged Playback/Scroll 2x~10x/Yes
LCD Monitor Brightness Adjustment Range 5 steps
Automatic Rotation for Vertical Shots Yes
Other Features Direct Printing / PictBridge Yes / Yes (after firmware update) Yes / Yes
Menu Languages 12
Camera Default Reset Yes
Custom Functions (Quantity/Settings) 17/61 No
LCD Panel Illumination Yes with dedicated button
Body Structure Body Cover/Chassis Magnesium Alloy/Stainless Steel Plastic/Stainless Steel
Power System Battery Compatibility BP-511 / BP-512
Shooting Capacity at 20C/68F 100% AE: 650
50% Flash: 500
100% AE: 600
50% Flash: 400
Dimensions & Weight Dimensions (WxHxD,mm) 149.7 x 107.5 x 75 142 x 99 x 72.4
Weight 790g/27.9 oz. 560g/19.7 oz.
Operating Temperature Range 0~40C/32~104F
Operating Humidity Range 85%

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