Canon EOS 50D Specifications

Canon EOS 50D

Canon EOS 50D (body only)

Part Number: 2807B006

General

  • Depth
    7.4 cm
  • Sensor Resolution
    15.1 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    magnesium alloy
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    15500000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    14.9 x 22.3mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.6
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    EOS Integrated Cleaning System
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-12800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, multi-segment, partial (9%), spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    35
  • Exposure Modes
    E-TTL II program flash, aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, depth-of-field, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    close-up, landscape, night portrait, portrait mode, sports mode
  • Special Effects
    Custom Effect, Faithful, Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, shade, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-sync Speed
    1/250 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 1-20 ( ISO 100 )

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    13
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation
  • Flash Modes
    E-TTL, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction

Display

  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Display Format
    920,000 pixels

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    0 °C
  • Max Operating Temperature
    40 °C
  • Humidity Range Operating
    0 - 85%

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Lens System

  • Lens Included
    body only

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash
  • Image Storage
    Fine JPEG 4752 x 3168 - 5 MB
    Normal JPEG 4752 x 3168 - 2.5 MB
    Fine JPEG 3456 x 2304 - 3 MB
    Normal JPEG 3456 x 2304 - 1.6 MB
    Fine JPEG 2352 x 1568 - 1.7 MB
    Normal JPEG 2352 x 1568 - 0.9 MB
    RAW 4752 x 3168 - 20.2 MB
    RAW 3267 x 2178 - 12.6 MB

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second, 6.3 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, highlight point display, histogram display, Auto Lighting Optimizer, FE lock, LCD live view mode, RGB primary color filter, auto power save, camera orientation detection, depth-of-field preview button, digital image rotation

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card
  • Type
    HDMI, USB, composite video output
  • Qty
    1

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Information
    AE lock, AF-in-focus, white balance, ISO sensitivity, aperture, flash charge completion, flash compensation on/off, high-speed sync indicator, memory card status, red-eye reduction , shutter speed
  • Optical Viewfinder Field Coverage
    95%
  • Optical Viewfinder Magnification
    0.95x
  • Optical Viewfinder Dioptric Correction Range
    -3 to +1

Digital Camera

  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    15100000 pixels

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • X-sync Speed
    1/250 sec

Software

  • Type
    Canon Digital Photo Professional, Canon ImageBrowser, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon Remote Capture, Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.3 - 10.5, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, SVGA monitor, USB port

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Canon BP-511A
  • Details
    1 x Canon BP-511A Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1390 mAh ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Canon BP-511A

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon EOS
  • Model
    50D
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    SLR
  • SLR Enhanced Functionality
    Live View mode
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second, 6.3 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-12800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    12800
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • Special Effects
    Custom Effect, Faithful, Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Canon EF
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, highlight point display, histogram display, Auto Lighting Optimizer, FE lock, LCD live view mode, RGB primary color filter, auto power save, camera orientation detection, depth-of-field preview button, digital image rotation

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Canon EF

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, multi-segment, partial (9%), spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    35
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    E-TTL II program flash, aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, depth-of-field, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    close-up, landscape, night portrait, portrait mode, sports mode

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV 1-20
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 100

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, shade, tungsten light
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    14.6 cm
  • Height
    10.8 cm
  • Weight
    0.73 kg

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    15.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    14.9 x 22.3mm
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    14.9 x 22.3 mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.6
  • Total Pixels
    15500000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    15100000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    EOS Integrated Cleaning System

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    920,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Internal Storage Type
    none
  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PictBridge support, direct print

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Field Coverage
    95%
  • Magnification
    0.95x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -3 to +1

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Quality
    fine, normal
  • Image Resolution
    2352 x 1568, 3267 x 2178, 3456 x 2304, 4752 x 3168
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG, RAW
  • Image File Size
    0.9 MB, 1.6 MB, 1.7 MB, 12.6 MB, 2.5 MB, 20.2 MB, 3 MB, 5 MB

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Form Factor
    Canon BP-511A
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Capacity
    1390 mAh
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Where to Buy

Canon EOS 50D (body only)

Part Number: 2807B006

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