Canon EOS 40D Review

 
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Model Name: Canon EOS 40D 
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Photo Gallery URL: Photo Gallery
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: EOS 40D 
Camera Format: Pro SLR 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $1299.00
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2007-09-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 29.8 oz (844 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? No
Size: 5.7 x 4.3 x 2.9 in.
(146 x 108 x 74 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon 
Total Megapixels: 10.5
Effective Megapixels: 10.1 
Sensor Format: APS-C 
Sensor Size (dia.): 1.07"
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6
Color Filter Type: RGBG 
Self-Cleaning: Yes 
Sensor-shift Stabilized: No 
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3888 x 2592 (10.1 MP, 3:2),
2816 x 1880 (5.3 MP, Other),
1936 x 1288 (2.5 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW, sRAW (14-bit CR2) 
Video Capture
Movie Mode:  
Movie Resolution: n/a
Movie Frame Rate: n/a
Movie Audio: n/a 
Movie File Format: n/a 
Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF, EF-S 
Kit Lens: n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Aperture Range:  
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom:  
Digital Zoom Values:  
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: AF-dedicated CMOS Sensor, 9 cross-type AF points 
Face Detection: No 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical 
Viewfinder Type: SLR; eye-level pentaprism, interchangeable screen, 95%, 0.95x, 22mm relief, -3.0 to +1.0 diopter 
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 1600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, 3200 via custom function
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Kelvin 2,800K - 10,000K 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/8000
Bulb Mode: Yes 
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 35-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial, Spot (3.8%) 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Green Zone, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Action, Night Portrait, Flash Off 
Self Timer: 10,2 seconds
Time Lapse:  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: E-TTL II 
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 13.0 m / 42.7 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent 
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / CF2 / Microdrive 
Memory Included (MB):  
File System: FAT32 
DCF Compliant:  
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes 
NTSC/PAL Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes 
HD Video Out:  
HD Video Connection:  
Built-In Wi-fi: No 
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant:  
DPOF Compliant:  
Remote Control:  
Remote Control Type:  
Other Connection: N3-type push-in terminal 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP-511/A, BP-512; BG-E2N Battery Grip 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeble 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BP-511A Lithium-ion rechargeble
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 800
Software
Included Software: Digital Photo Professional 3.1, EOS Utility 2.1, ZoomBrowser EX 5.8 and ImageBrowser 5.8  
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista, Mac OS X. 
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Replaces EOS 30D - 10.1 MP, APS-C CMOS sensor - Single DIGIC III processor, 14-bit, Highlight Tone Priority mode - ISO 100-1600/3200 - 6.5fps, 75 JPEG, 17 RAW - Faster 9-point AF, all cross-type - Improved 0.95x, 0.95% viewfinder - 3-inch LCD with Live View function - Integrated Cleaning System with Self-Cleaning Sensor Unit, Dust Delete Data - Magnesium alloy body cover, weather-proofed - 100K actuation shutter Additionally offered in a kit version with Canon's EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM zoom lens at an estimated selling price of $1,499.00 

 


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