Canon EOS 30D Specifications

Canon EOS 30D

Canon EOS 30D (body only)

Part Number: 1234B004 Released: March 15, 2006

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
    15.0 x 22.5mm
  • 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

Display

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

Environmental Parameters

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

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

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

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)

Lens System

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

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    Black

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, metering mode, photo quality, photos remaining, program, red-eye reduction, self-timer mode, shutter speed, white balance indicators, battery condition, drive mode, exposure compensation, film speed, flash mode, focus area, frame counter, manual focus mode
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, histogram display, 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

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
  • Details
    1 x 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

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, histogram display, 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

CE System

  • Remote Control
    optional

Status LCD

  • Status LCD Display Illumination
    Yes

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Canon EF-S

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

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

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5.7 in
  • Height
    4.2 in
  • Weight
    24.69 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    8.2 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.0 x 22.5mm
  • 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

Service & Support

  • Type
    Limited warranty

Camera Memory

  • 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

  • Labs information
    All values are expressed in seconds. Please visit our <ref type="link" url="http://reviews.cnet.com/Labs/4520-6603 7-1014358-1.html">labs information page</ref> for information on how digital cameras are tested.
  • 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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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