Canon 7D Review

 
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Model Name: Canon EOS 7D 
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Canon EOS 7D
General
Model Number: 7D 
Camera Format: Pro SLR 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $1699.00
Street Price: $1337.24
Date Available: 2009-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes (Metal)
Weight: 51.7 oz (1,467 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? Yes
Size: 5.8 x 4.4 x 2.9 in.
(148 x 111 x 74 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon 
Total Megapixels: 19.0
Effective Megapixels: 18.0 
Sensor Format: APS-C 
Sensor Size (dia.): 1.06"
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6
Color Filter Type: RGBG 
Self-Cleaning: Yes 
Sensor-shift Stabilized: No 
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
3888 x 2592 (10.1 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, 14-bit RAW, MRAW, SRAW  
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes 
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30p/25p/24p, 60p/50p, 60p/50p
Movie Audio: Yes 
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264)  
Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF, EF-S  
Kit Lens: Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 45 - 216 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.80x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 36 (T)  
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: No 
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Filter Thread: 72mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Phase-Detection: AF-dedicated CMOS Sensor, 19 cross-type AF points, f/2.8 rotated cross center point  
Face Detection: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical 
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; fixed eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 1.0x mag., 22mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter  
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, H=12800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Kelvin 2500K - 10,000K  
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/8000
Bulb Mode: Yes 
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial (9.4%), Spot linked to active AF point (2.3%)  
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Creative Auto, 3 Custom User Settings  
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds
Time Lapse: No 
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: E-TTL II  
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 12.0 m / 39.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent  
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe, PC Sync 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / CF2 
Memory Included (MB):  
File System:  
DCF Compliant: Yes 
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes 
NTSC/PAL Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
HD Video Out: Yes 
HD Video Connection: HDMI 
Built-In Wi-fi:  
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes 
DPOF Compliant: Yes 
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired or Wireless 
Other Connection: N3-type push-in terminal, HDMI mini out, external microphone jack, extension system terminal for WFT-E5A wireless file transmitter  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary  
Usable Battery Types: LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeble  
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeble
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 800
Software
Included Software: Canon Solutions Disc version 21.0 (EOS Utility, ZoomBrowser EX/ImageBrowser, Digital Photo Professional.Picture Style Editor, Movie Edit Task, PhotoStitch, Memory Card utility, WFT Utility, Original Data Security Tool  
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP2/SP3 / Vista, Mac OS X 10.4-10.5  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 8 fps continuous mode, all new 19-point AF system, built-in flash can be wireless master, dual-axis electronic level.  

 


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