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Canon EOS D30 Digital SLR

Canon's first digital SLR packs 3 megapixels of CMOS sensor into a speedy, compact body! (Smallest/lightest digital SLR as of August, 2000)

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 8/27/2000

Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Canon EOS D30


Model Name:

Canon EOS D30 
Model Number: EOS D30 
Camera Format: SLR 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $2999.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2015-06-27
Date Available: 2000-10-31
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: N3 connector 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System: Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 26.5 oz (750 g)
Weight With Batteries? checked 
Size: 5.9 x 4.2 x 3.0 in.
(150 x 107 x 75 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2160x1440, 1440x960
Movie Resolution:  
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 3.11
CCD Size (inches): APS-C 
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer: Canon CMOS 
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.60
Movie Audio: No 
Quality Levels:  
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Digital Zoom: No 
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Wide-area AF with 3 selectable focusing points 
Auto Focus Assist Light? No 
Auto Focus Min Illum: 1.0000
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Min Macro Area:  
Min Aperture:  
Max Aperture:  
Aperture Range Description:  
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type: Lens Threads 
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: SLR type, eye-level pentaprism 
Optical VF Accuracy: 96%
LCD Viewfinder: No 
LCD VF Accuracy: n/a
LCD Size (inches): 1.8
LCD Resolution: 127,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
ISO Settings: 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
ISO Rating Max: 1600
Number of White Balance Settings: 7
White Balance Settings: 7 types, including auto, preset and custom 
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time: 30 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/4000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Matrix (35 Segment), Center Weighted, Spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 10 seconds
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 4
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Red-Eye reduction, Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): 12
Flash Range Default ISO (meters):  
Flash Range Description: Flash range is 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: Yes 
Ext Flash Connection:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1, CompactFlash Type 2 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 16.0
Uncompressed Format: Other 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Compressed Format: JPEG 
Movie File Format:  
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable:  
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection:  
Included Software: Canon Solutions software disk; Adobe Photoshop LE 
OS Compatibility: Mac OS, Win95, Win98, Win NT 
Performance Timing
Startup Time: 3.400 seconds
Shutdown Time: 0.001 seconds
Play -> Record: 0.300 seconds
Record -> Play (max res): 3.000 seconds
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.195 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 0.195 seconds
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus: 0.153 seconds
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.153 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res: 1.000 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res:  
Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 2.660
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res:  
Download speed, KB/second: 257.00
Battery Form Factor: Custom 
Usable Battery Types: BP-511 litium-ion battery 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BP-511 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features:  
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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