Canon EOS 1000D full UK specification, as supplied by Canon Europe

EOS 1000D Specifications


Type: Digital, single-lens reflex, AF/AE camera with built-in flash

Recording media: SD memory card, SDHC memory card

Image sensor size: 22.2 mm x 14.8 mm

Compatible lenses: Canon EF lenses (including EF-S lenses) (35mm-equivalent focal length is approx.1.6 times the lens focal length)

Lens mount: Canon EF mount

Image Sensor

Type: High-sensitivity, high-resolution, large single-plate CMOS sensor

Pixels: Effective pixels: Approx. 10.10 megapixels

Total pixels: Approx. 10.50 megapixels

Aspect ratio: 3:2

Color filter system: RGB primary color filter

Low-pass filter: Located in front of the image sensor, non-removable

Dust deletion feature: (1) Automatic sensor cleaning

(2) Manual cleaning of sensor

(3) Dust Delete Data appended to the captured image

Recording System

Recording format: Design rule for Camera File System 2.0

Image type: JPEG, RAW (12-bit Canon original)


simultaneous recording: Provided

File size: (1) Large/Fine : Approx. 3.8 MB (3888 x 2592 pixels)

(2) Large/Normal : Approx. 2.0 MB (3888 x 2592 pixels)

(3) Medium/Fine : Approx. 2.3 MB (2816 x 1880 pixels)

(4) Medium/Normal : Approx. 1.2 MB (2816 x 1880 pixels)

(5) Small/Fine : Approx. 1.3 MB (1936 x 1288 pixels)

(6) Small/Normal : Approx. 0.7 MB (1936 x 1288 pixels)

(7) RAW : Approx. 9.8 MB (3888 x 2592 pixels)

* Exact file sizes depend on the subject, ISO speed, Picture Style, etc.

File numbering: Consecutive numbering, auto reset, manual reset

Image Processing

Color space: sRGB, Adobe RGB

Picture Styles: Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Def. 1 – 3

White balance: Auto, daylight, shade, cloudy, tungsten, white fluorescent light, flash, custom

Color temperature

compensation: White balance correction: ±9 stops in full-stop increments

White balance bracketing: ±3 stops in full-stop increments

* Blue/amber direction or magenta/green direction possible

Color temperature

information transmission: Provided

Noise reduction: Noise reduction for long exposures

High ISO speed noise reduction

Automatic image

brightness correction: Auto Lighting Optimizer

Add original image

verification data: Provided (Verified by Original Data Security Kit OSK-E3)


Type: Eye-level pentamirror

Coverage: Vertical/Horizontal approx. 95%

Magnification: Approx. 0.81x (-1 m-1 with 50mm lens at infinity)

Eyepoint: Approx. 21 mm (from eyepiece lens center)

Built-in dioptric adjustment: -3.0 – +1.0 m-1 (dpt)

Focusing screen: Fixed, Precision Matte

Mirror: Quick-return half mirror (Transmission:reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with EF600mm f/4L IS USM or shorter lenses)

Viewfinder information: AF information (AF points, focus confirmation light), exposure information (shutter speed, aperture, AE lock, exposure level, ISO speed, exposure warning), flash information (flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure compensation), monochrome shooting, white balance correction, maximum burst, memory card information

Depth-of-field preview: Enabled with depth-of-field preview button


Type: TTL secondary image-registration, phase detection

AF points: 7 AF points

Metering range: EV 0.5 – 18 (at 23°C/73°F, ISO 100)

Focus modes: One-Shot AF, AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF, Manual focusing (MF)

AF point selection: Automatic selection, manual selection

Selected AF point display: Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on LCD monitor

AF-assist beam: Small series of flashes fired by built-in flash

Effective range: Approx. 4.0 m/13.1 ft. at center, approx. 3.5 m/11.5 ft. at periphery

Exposure Control

Metering modes: 35-zone TTL full-aperture metering

? Evaluative metering (linkable to any AF point)

? Partial metering (approx. 10% of viewfinder at center)

? Center-weighted average metering

Metering range: EV 1 – 20 (at 23°C/73°F with EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)

Exposure control: Program AE (Full Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Flash Off, Program), shutter-priority AE, aperture-priority AE, depth-of-field AE, manual exposure, E-TTL II autoflash

ISO speed (Recommended

Exposure Index): Basic Zone modes: ISO 100 – 800 set automatically

Creative Zone modes: ISO 100 – 1600 (in 1-stop increments), Auto

Exposure compensation: Manual: ±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments (can be combined with AEB)

AEB: ±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments

AE lock: Automatic: When focus achieved with evaluative metering and One-Shot AF

Manual: By AE lock button


Type: Electronically-controlled, focal-plane shutter

Shutter speeds: 1/4000 sec. to 1/60 sec., X-sync at 1/200 sec.

1/4000 sec. to 30 sec., bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode.)

Shutter release: Soft-touch electromagnetic release

Self-timer: 10-sec. or 2-sec. delay or 10-sec. delay plus continuous shooting

Built-in Flash

Type: Retractable, auto pop-up flash

Flash metering: E-TTL II autoflash

Guide No.: 13/43 (ISO 100, in meters/feet)

Recycle time: Approx. 3 sec.

Flash-ready indicator: Flash-ready icon lights in viewfinder

Flash coverage: 17mm lens angle of view

Flash exposure compensation: ±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments

FE lock: Provided

External Speedlite

Compatible flash: EX-series Speedlites

Flash metering: E-TTL II autoflash

Flash exposure compensation: ±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments

FE lock: Provided

External flash settings: Flash function settings, Flash C.Fn settings

Zooming to match lens

focal length: Provided

Drive System

Drive mode: Single shooting, continuous shooting, self-timer (10-sec., 2-sec., multiple shots)

Continuous shooting speed: JPEG: Max. approx. 3 shots/sec.

RAW: Max. approx. 1.5 shots/sec.

RAW+JPEG (Large/Fine): Max. approx. 1.5 shots/sec.

Maximum burst: JPEG (Large/Fine): Approx. 514, RAW: Approx. 5,

RAW+JPEG (Large/Fine): Approx. 4

* Based on Canon?s testing standards with a 2GB SD memory card, ISO 100, and Standard Picture Style

* Varies depending on the subject, memory card brand, image-recording quality, etc.

Live View Functions

Shooting modes: (1) Live View shooting

(2) Remote Live View shooting

(with a personal computer installed with EOS Utility)

Focusing: Manual focus

Autofocus (Quick mode, Live mode)

Metering modes: Evaluative metering with the image sensor

Metering range: EV 0 – 20 (at 23°C/73°F with EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)

Grid display: Provided

Exposure display: Simulated exposure displayed in real-time

LCD Monitor

Type: TFT color liquid-crystal monitor

Monitor size: 2.5 in.

Dots: Approx. 230,000

Coverage: Approx. 100%

Brightness adjustment: 7 levels provided

Interface languages: 20

Image Playback

Display format: Single image, single image + image-recording quality, shooting information, histogram, 4- or 9-image index, magnified view (approx. 1.5x – 10x), rotated image, image jump (by 1/10/100 images, or shooting date)

Highlight alert: Provided (Overexposed highlights blink)

Image Protection and Erase

Protect: Single images can be erase-protected or not

Erase: Single image, checkmarked images, or all images in the card can be erased (except protected images) at one time

Direct Printing

Compatible printers: PictBridge-compatible printers

Printable images: JPEG image compliant to Design rule for Camera File System (DPOF printing possible)

Easy Print feature: Provided

Digital Print Order Format

DPOF: Version 1.1 compatible

Direct Image Transfer

Compatible images: JPEG and RAW images

* Only JPEG images can be transferred as wallpaper on the personal computer screen


Custom Functions: Total 12

My Menu registration: Provided


USB terminal: For personal computer communication and direct printing (Hi-Speed USB)

Video OUT terminal: NTSC/PAL selectable

Remote control terminal: For Remote Switch RS-60E3

Power Source

Battery: Battery Pack LP-E5 (Quantity 1)

* AC power can be supplied via AC Adapter Kit ACK-E5

* With Battery Grip BG-E5, size-AA batteries can be used

Battery life: [Number of shots ? approx.]

Temperature Shooting Conditions

No Flash 50% Flash Use

At 23°C / 73°F 600 500

At 0°C / 32°F 500 400

* With fully-charged Battery Pack LP-E5

* The figures above are based on CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) testing standards

Battery check: Auto

Power saving: Provided. Power turns off after 30 sec., 1, 2, 4, 8, or 15 min.

Date/time backup battery: Built-in secondary battery

Startup time: Approx. 0.1 sec. (Based on CIPA testing standards)

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions (W x H x D): 126.1 x 97.5 x 61.9 mm / 5.0 x 3.8 x 2.4 in.

Weight: Approx. 450 g / 15.9 oz. (body only)

Operation Environment

Working temperature range: 0°C – 40°C / 32°F – 104°F

Working humidity: 85% or less

Battery Pack LP-E5

Type: Rechargeable lithium ion battery

Rated voltage: 7.4 V DC

Battery capacity: 1080 mAh

Dimensions (W x H x D): 36 x 14.7 x 53.1 mm / 1.4 x 0.6 x 2.1 in.

Weight: Approx. 50 g / 1.8 oz. (excluding protective cover)

Battery Charger LC-E5

Compatible battery: Battery Pack LP-E5

Recharging time: Approx. 2 hours

Rated input: 100 – 240 V AC (50/60 Hz)

Rated output: 8.4 V DC / 700 mA

Working temperature range: 0°C – 40°C / 32°F – 104°F

Working humidity: 85% or less

Dimensions (W x H x D): 67 x 26 x 87.5 mm / 2.6 x 1.0 x 3.4 in.

Weight: Approx. 80 g / 2.8 oz.

Battery Charger LC-E5E

Compatible battery: Battery Pack LP-E5

Power cord length: Approx. 2 m / 6.6 ft.

Recharging time: Approx. 2 hours

Rated input: 100 – 240 V AC (50/60 Hz)

Rated output: 8.4 V DC / 700 mA

Working temperature range: 0°C – 40°C / 32°F – 104°F

Working humidity: 85% or less

Dimensions (W x H x D): 67 x 26 x 87.5 mm / 2.6 x 1.0 x 3.4 in.

Weight: Approx. 75 g / 2.6 oz.

EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Angle of view: Diagonal extent: 74°20? – 27°50?

Horizontal extent: 64°30? – 23°20?

Vertical extent: 45°30? – 15°40?

Lens construction: 11 elements in 9 groups

Minimum aperture: f/22 – 36

Closest focusing distance: 0.25 m / 0.82 ft. (From image sensor plane)

Max. magnification: 0.34x (at 55 mm)

Field of view: 207 x 134 – 67 x 45 mm / 8.1 x 5.3 – 2.6 x 1.8 in.

(at 0.25 m)

Image Stabilizer: Lens shift type

Filter size: 58 mm

Max. diameter x length: Approx. 68.5 x 70 mm / 2.7 x 2.8 in.

Weight: Approx. 200 g / 7.1 oz.

Hood: EW-60C

Case: LP814

* All specifications above are based on Canon?s testing standards.

* The camera?s specifications and exterior are subject to change without notice.

* If a problem occurs with a non-Canon lens attached to the camera, consult the respective lens maker.

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