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introduced 1995

With 6 million pixels on an area CCD, this is a top-notch digital camera. 340 megabytes of memory allows 53 high quality images to be stored. The camera is well suited for catalogue and pamphlet work work whcih requires high image quality. It is also ideal for press photographers working for newpapers or magazines. The camera is compatible with 40 EF lenes and has the same high precision, reliability, and incomparable durability of the EOS-1N.

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Type
Type:
focal-plane shutter multi-mode single-shot AF SLR digital camera with 36-bit colour (RGB each 12 bits). Imaging element size: 18.4mm (H) x 27.6mm (W). 6 megapixel CCD (3,060 horizontal x 2,036 vertical pixels). Maximum continuous shooting at 0.6 fps in 2-frame bursts, then followed by 1 frame per 8 sec (shutter speed at 1/250 sec, or faster).
Compatible lenses: Canon EF lenses (focal length increases by approx. 1.3x)
Lens mount: EF mount
AF system: TTL phase detection. AF modes: One-shot AF and predictive AI Servo AF. Cross-type BASIS for the AF sensor. Five focusing points selectable automatically or manually. AF operating range: EV 0.3-18.3 (at ISO 80)
Shutter: vertical-travel, metal focal-plane electronic shutter. 30 sec-1/8000 sec, B. X-sync at 1/250 sec. (German-lock socket and hot shoe). Shutter speed can be set in 1/3-, 1/2-, or whole-stop increments. Built-in electronic self-timer (with countdown indicator on LCD panel).
Viewfinder: Fixed eye-level pentaprism. 0.72x magnification and virtually 100% coverage. New laser Matte screen is standard. Eight interchangeable focusing screens. Built-in dioptric adjustment from -3 to +1 diopters. 20mm eye relief.
Viewfinder information: five focusing points at center, fine spot metering circle, image area frame, shutter speed and aperture (in 1/2- or 1/3- stop increments depending on custom function setting), AE lock, manual, flash ready, exposure compensation, exposure level scale, exposure level display (dots and bars), in-focus indicator and other indications.

Exposure control
Metering and exposure control:
composite SPC for TTL full-aperture metering (16-zone evaluative metering, 15.3% partial metering at center, 3.9% fine spot metering at center, 6% spot metering at focusing point, and centerweighted averaging) with shutter speed-priority AE, aperture-priority AE, depth-of-field AE, intelligent program AE, and metered manual. AE lock is automatic when focus is achieved in one-shot AF and evaluative metering mode. Manual AE lock enabled with AE lock button in all metering modes. Exposure compensation: 3EV (in 1/3- stop increments). Metering range (ISO 80, 50mm f/1.4): evaluative or partial metering: EV 0.3-20.3, fine spot metering: EV 3.3-20.3. Imaging element sensitivity: Equivalent to ISO 50-100 (colour model) or ISO 200 (B & W model).

Other specifications
External LCD:
on camera top: focus mode, shutter speed, calculated amount, exposure mode, custom function setting. metering mode, frame counter, exposure compensation scale, exposure compensation level, and other indications. On camera back: Remaining frame count, battery indicator, disk, audio recording level indicator. SCSI indicator, and Delete indicator.
Image storage medium: PCMCIA-ATA tpye I, II, III PC card.
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mage file size: 6MB when stored. 18MB (8 bits) or 36MB (12 bits) when finished. Image storage capacity: approx. 53 frames on a 340MB hard disk card.
Interface: SCSI interface built-in.
Audio recording: built-in microphone can record (telephone quality) up to 25 sec. of annotations per shot, for up to 99 shots.
Power source: built-in Ni-MH battery pack (rechargable in 1 hour, for maximum 200 shots per charge).
Dimensions & weight: 162 x 89 x 212mm, 1800g (with battery).

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