Canon EOS 30D specs

General

  • Depth
    2.9 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    8.2 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    magnesium alloy
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    8500000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    8200000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    APS-C (15.0 x 22.5 mm)
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.6
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC II
  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-1600, ISO 3200, ISO auto (100-400)
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, 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
    Faithful, Landscape, Monotone, Neutral, Portrait
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    daylight, flash, fluorescent, shade, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps 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)

Display

  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    13
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation, flash exposure bracketing, ratio control

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    Black
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, battery charger, body cap, neck strap, video cable

Lens System

  • Focus Adjustment
    Automatic, Manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    Automatic, Manual
  • Lens Brand
    Canon
  • Lens Included
    body only

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Frames
    Autofocus frame
  • Viewfinder Information
    Shutter speed, exposure compensation, AE lock, AF-in-focus, flash charge completion, red-eye reduction, aperture

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash, Microdrive
  • Image Storage
    Fine JPEG 3504 x 2336 - 3.6 MB
    Normal JPEG 3504 x 2336 - 1.8 MB
    Fine JPEG 2544 x 1696 - 2.2 MB
    Normal JPEG 2544 x 1696 - 1.1 MB
    Fine JPEG 1728 x 1152 - 1.2 MB
    Normal JPEG 1728 x 1152 - 0.6 MB
    RAW 3504 x 2336 - 8.7 MB

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    5 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    PC terminal, hot shoe
  • Status LCD Display Information
    aperture, autofocus mode, battery condition, drive mode, exposure compensation, film speed, flash mode, focus area, frame counter, manual focus mode, metering mode, photo quality, photos remaining, program, red-eye reduction, self-timer mode, shutter speed, white balance indicators
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, FE lock, RGB primary color filter, auto power save, backlight compensation, camera orientation detection, depth-of-field preview button, digital noise reduction, highlight point display, histogram display

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card

Shutter

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

Software

  • Type
    Canon Digital Photo Professional, Drivers & Utilities

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Canon BP-511A lithium ion - manufacturer-specific
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1390 mAh (included), 1 x Canon BP-511A Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1390 mAh (included)

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS 9.0 - 9.2, Apple Mac OS X 10.1, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows 98, MS Windows 98 SE, MS Windows ME, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, SVGA monitor, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon EOS
  • Model
    30D
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

CE System

  • Remote Control
    optional

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    SLR
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    5 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-1600, ISO 3200, ISO auto (100-400)
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC II
  • Special Effects
    Faithful, Landscape, Monotone, Neutral, Portrait
  • Flash Terminal
    PC terminal, hot shoe
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Canon EF-S
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, FE lock, RGB primary color filter, auto power save, backlight compensation, camera orientation detection, depth-of-field preview button, digital noise reduction, highlight point display, histogram display

Status LCD

  • Status LCD Display Illumination
    Yes

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, partial (9%), spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    35
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 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
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Shooting Programs
    close-up, landscape, night portrait, portrait mode, sports mode

Exposure Range

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

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Canon EF-S

White Balance

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

Auto Focus

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

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    8.2 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    APS-C (15.0 x 22.5 mm)
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    15.0 x 22.5 mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.6
  • Total Pixels
    8500000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    8200000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    2.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

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

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PictBridge support, direct print

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Field Coverage
    95%
  • Magnification
    0.9x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -3 to +1
  • Viewfinder Frames
    autofocus frame

CNET Labs' Benchmarks

  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    0.5
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    0.8
  • CNET Labs Raw shot to shot time
    0.5
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    3.1
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    0.5

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5.7 in
  • Depth
    2.9 in
  • Height
    4.2 in
  • Weight
    1.54 lbs, 24.69 oz

Service & Support

  • Type
    Limited warranty

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon