Canon EOS 50D Specifications

Canon EOS 50D

Canon EOS 50D (with 17-85mm lens)

Part Number: 2807B012 Released: October 1, 2008

General

  • Depth
    2.9 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    15.1 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    magnesium alloy
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    15500000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    15100000 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
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Camera Flash

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

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Display

  • Type
    3" LCD display
  • Display Format
    920,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

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 )

Environmental Parameters

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

Lens System

  • Type
    Zoom lens - 5 x zoom - 17 - 85 mm - f/4.0-5.6 IS USM Canon EF-S
  • Lens Construction
    12 groups / 17 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    5 x
  • Lens Series
    IS USM Canon EF-S
  • Lens Aperture
    f/4.0-5.6
  • Min Focal Length
    17 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    85 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    28 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    13.8 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Max View Angle
    78.5 degrees
  • Group Qty
    12
  • Element Qty
    17
  • Filter Size
    67 mm
  • Lens Included
    EF-S 17-85mm IS lens
  • Features
    UD glass, Ultrasonic Motor (USM), aspherical lens, full-time manual focusing, internal focusing system

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.

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Information
    Shutter speed, AE lock, AF-in-focus, flash charge completion, red-eye reduction, aperture, white balance, high-speed sync indicator, flash compensation on/off, ISO sensitivity, memory card status

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, face detection, 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

  • Connector Type
    1 x composite video output
    1 x USB
    1 x HDMI
  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card

Shutter

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

Battery

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

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

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
  • Interfaces Provided
    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
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Canon EF
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, face detection, 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

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

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
    5.7 in
  • Height
    4.3 in
  • Weight
    1.61 lbs

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

Main Features

  • Image stabilizer feature
    Optical stabilization helps prevent blurry pictures, especially for handheld cameras at slow shutter speeds or when using high optical zoom.

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Where to Buy

Canon EOS 50D (with 17-85mm lens)

Part Number: 2807B012 Released: Oct 1, 2008

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