Canon EOS 40D Review

 
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Model Name: Canon EOS 40D 
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Predecessor: Canon EOS 30D
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Successor: Canon 50D
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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
Size: 5.7 x 4.3 x 2.9 in.
(146 x 108 x 74 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon
Effective Megapixels: 10.1
Sensor Format: APS-C
Sensor size: 369.72mm2 (23.7mm x 15.6mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.10 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: 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)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 6.4
Video Capture
Can take movies: No
Movie Resolution:
Movie File Format:  
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF/EF-S
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
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
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
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 1600
Minimum ISO (native): 100
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, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Green Zone, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Action, Night Portrait, Flash Off
Self Timer: 10,2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: E-TTL II
Flash Guide Number: 13.0 m / 42.7 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent
Max Flash Sync: 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / CF2 / Microdrive
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: RAW, sRAW (14-bit CR2)
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: No
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): N3-type push-in terminal
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs): 0.23
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format): 14
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 0.28
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): Unlimited
Cycle Time Min Res (secs) 0.20
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 6.40
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): Unlimited
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.128
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.078
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.061
Shutter Lag (continuous auto): 0.153
Shutter Lag (notes): Full AF lag Live View Silent Mode 1 = 0.166s Full AF lag Live View Silent Mode 2 = 0.168s Full AF lag Live View Silent Mode disabled = 0.283s
Startup Time: 0.40
Shutdown Time: 0.30
Play -> Record Time: 0.30
Record -> Play Max Res Time: 0.70
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 3,102
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 (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View):  
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF): 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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