Canon EOS 50D 15.1MP Digital SLR Camera

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Canon EOS 50D 15.1MP Digital SLR Camera

The Canon EOS 50D conquers any gap between the amateur and the seasoned pro with an impeccable mix of high speed and quality. It includes an APS-C measured 15.1-megapixel CMOS sensor for huge pictures, new DIGIC 4 Image Processor for exceptional detail and prevalent color reproduction, and enhanced ISO capacities up to 12800 for relentless shooting even in the dimmest circumstances. It highlights a refined 3.0-creep Clear View LCD (920,000 spots) screen, high performance Live View Function with Face Detection Live mode, in addition to various new programmed Image Correction settings and HDMI yield for review pictures on a HDTV. Get the EOS 50D and you'll encounter genuine advanced motivation!

The 50D is quick, shoots with VERY, VERY little commotion, and offers the finest determination you'll experience. on the off chance that you are an extraordinary novice or functioning as a picture taker on an expert level. In that capacity, you need the best device you can discover inside a $1500.00 spending plan, the 50D permits you accomplishment with cash to save.

The Canon upgrade to the uncontrollably prevalent full casing EOS 5D is here, and it's better than anyone might have expected. The Canon EOS 50D Digital SLR Camera has a dazzling 21.1-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor with DIGIC 4 Image Processor, an inconceivable ISO Range of 100-6400 (expandable up to ISO L: 50, H1: 12800 along with H2: 25600), or more EOS advancements such as Auto Lighting Optimizer and Peripheral Illumination Correction. It bolsters Live View shooting, Live View HD recordings, and that's only the tip of the iceberg. It can shoot up to 3.9 frames per second, has 9 AF focuses in addition to 6 AF help focuses, another 98% scope viewfinder, a 3.0-crawl Clear View LCD (920,000 specks/VGA) and a tough form. Full-Frame shooters celebrate!

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Type Digital, single-lens reflex, AF/AE camera with built-in flash
Recording Media CF Card Type I and II, UDMA-compliant CF cards, via external media (USB v.2.0 hard drive, via optional Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E3A)
Image Sensor Size 22.3mm x 14.9mm
Compatible Lenses Canon EF lenses (including EF-S lenses) (35mm-equivalent focal length is approx. 1.6x 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. 15.10 megapixels
Total Pixels Total pixels: Approx. 15.50 megapixels
Aspect Ratio 3:2 (Horizontal: Vertical)
Color Filter System RGB primary color filters
Low-pass Filter Fixed position in front of the CMOS sensor
Dust Deletion feature (1) Automatic sensor cleaning
(2) Manual cleaning of sensor
(3) Dust Delete Data appended to the captured image
Recording Format Design rule for Camera File System 2.0
Image Type JPEG, RAW (14-bit, Canon original), sRAW, RAW+JPEG
File Size Large/Fine: 5.0MB (4752 x 3168 pixels)
Large/Nomal: 2.5MB (4752 x 3168 pixels)
Medium/Fine: 3.0MB (3456 x 2304 pixels)
Medium/Normal: 1.6MB (3456 x 2304 pixels)
Small/Fine: 1.7MB (2352 x 1568 pixels)
Small/Normal: 0.9MB (2352 x 1568 pixels)
RAW: 20.2MB (4752 x 3168 pixels)
RAW+Large/Fine: 20.2+5.0MB (4752 x 3168 pixels)
sRAW 1: 12.6MB (3267 x 2178 pixels)
sRAW 1+Large/Fine: 12.6+5.0MB (3267 x 2178 pixels)
sRAW 2: 9.2MB
sRAW 2+Large/Fine: 9.2+5.0MB(2376 x 1584)
Recording Functions (1) Standard
(2) Automatic switching of recording media
(3) Separate recordings according to image-recording quality
(4) Recording images having the same size (All with the WFT-E3A attached, image recording to the CF card and to the USB external media connected to the WFT-E3A)
Backup Recording Enabled with WFT-E3A attached
File Numbering Consecutive numbering, auto reset, manual reset. Possible to create new folders and select folders in the CF card
RAW + JPEG Simultaneous Recording Provided (sRAW+JPEG also possible)
Color Space sRGB, Adobe RGB
Picture Style Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Def. 1-3
Image Processing Type Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature setting
Auto White Balance Auto white balance with the image sensor
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 Info Transmission Provided
Viewfinder Type Eye-level pentaprism
Coverage Vertical/Horizontal approx. 95%
Magnification Approx. 0.95x (-1m-1 with 50mm lens at infinity)
Eyepoint Approx. 22mm (from eyepiece lens center)
Built-in Dioptric Adjustment -3.0 to +1.0m-1 (diopter)
Focusing Screen Interchangeable (Ef-D: Grid lines, Ef-S {point of Focus), Ef-A standard focusing screen provided
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, ISO speed, AE lock, exposure level, spot metering circle), Flash information (flash ready, flash exposure compensation, High-speed sync, FE lock, Red-eye reduction light), Image information (Highlight tone priority, monochrome shooting, maximum burst, white balance correction, CF card information)
Depth-of-Field Preview Enabled with depth-of-field preview button
Autofocus Type TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor
AF Points 9 (Cross-type)
Metering Range EV 0.5-18 (at 73F/23C, ISO 100)
Focusing Modes Auto, One-Shot AF, Predictive 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 panel
AF-assist Beam Small series of flashes fired by built-in flash
Effective range: Approx. 13.1 ft./4.0m at center, approx. 11.5 ft./3.5m at periphery
Metering Modes 35-zone TTL full-aperture metering
Evaluative metering (linkable to any AF point)
Partial metering (approx. 9% of viewfinder at center)
Spot metering (approx. 3.8% of viewfinder at center)
Center-weighted average metering
Metering Range EV 1-20 (at 73F/23C with EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Exposure Control Program AE (Shiftable), Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Depth-of-field AE, Creative Auto, Full auto, Programmed image control modes (portrait, landscape, close-up, sports, night portrait, flash off), Manual exposure, E-TTL II autoflash program AE
ISO Speed (Recommended Exposure Index) Automatically set, ISO 100-6400 (in 1/3-stop or 1-stop increments)
Basic Zone modes: ISO 100-3200 set automatically
Extension settable (with C.Fn.I-3-1): ISO 12800
High Tone Priority settable: ISO 200-1600
Exposure Compensation Manual: 3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments (can be combined with AEB)
AE Lock Auto: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved
Manual: By AE lock button
Shutter Type Vertical-travel, mechanical, Electronically-controlled, focal-plane shutter
Shutter Speeds 1/8000 to 1/60 sec., X-sync at 1/250 sec
1/8000 to 30 sec., bulb (Total shutter speed range
Shutter Release Soft-touch electromagnetic release
Self-timer 10-sec. or 2-sec. delay
Remote Control Remote control with N3-type terminal
Built-in Flash Type Retractable, auto pop-up flash
Flash Metering E-TTL II autoflash
Guide Number 13/43 (ISO 100, in meters/feet)
Recycling Time Approx. 3 sec.
Flash-ready Indicator Flash-ready icon lights in viewfinder
Flash Coverage 17mm lens angle of view
FE Lock Provided
Flash Exposure Compensation Up to 2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
Zooming to Match Focal Length Provided
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
Drive Modes Single, High-speed continuous, Low-speed continuous and Self-timer (10 sec. or 2 sec. delay)
Continuous Shooting Speed High-speed: Max. 6.3 shots/sec.
Low-speed: Max. 3 shots/sec.
Maximum Burst JPEG (Large/Fine): approx. 60 (CF)/approx. 90 (UDMA CF)
RAW: approx. 16
RAW+JPEG (Large/Fine): approx. 11
Based on Canon's testing standards with a 2GB CF card, high-speed continuous shooting, ISO 100 and Standard Picture Style
Varies depending on the subject, CF card brand, image-recording quality, ISO speed, drive mode, Picture Style, etc.
Shooting Modes (1) Live View shooting
(2) Remote Live View shooting (with a personal computer installed with EOS Utility)
Focusing Manual focus
Autofocus (Live View image interrupted for AF): Quick mode, Live mode, Live Face Detection mode
Metering Modes Evaluative metering with the image sensor
Metering Range EV 0-20 (at 73F/23C with EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Magnified View By 5x or 10x at AF point
Grid Display Provided
Exposure Simulation Provided
Silent Shooting Provided (Mode 1 and 2)
LCD Monitor Type TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor
Monitor Size 3.0 in.
Dots Approx. 920,000 (VGA)
Coverage Approx. 100% (viewing angle: approx. 160)
Brightness Adjustment 7 levels provided
Interface Languages 25
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 (auto/manual), image jump (by 10/100 images, index screen, by shooting date, by folder), slide show (all images/selected by date/folder)
Highlight Warning Provided (Overexposed highlights blink)
Image Protect Single images can be erase-protected or not
Image Erase Single image, check-marked images or all images in the CF card can be erased (except protected images)
Compatible Printers PictBridge-compatible printers
Printable Images JPEG images compliant to Design rule for Camera File System (DPOF printing possible) and RAW/sRAW images captured with the EOS 50D
Easy Print feature Provided
DPOF Version 1.1 compatible
Compatible Images JPEG and RAW images
Only JPEG images can be transferred as wallpaper on the personal computer screen
Custom Functions Total 25
Camera User Settings Register under Mode Dial's C1 and C2 positions
My Menu Registration Provided
USB Terminal For personal computer communication and direct printing (USB 2.0 Hi-Speed)
Video Out Terminal (1) Video OUT terminal: NTSC/PAL selectable
(2) HDMI mini OUT terminal
Extension System Terminal For connection to WFT-E3A
Battery One Battery Pack BP-511A
AC power can be supplied via optional AC Adapter Kit ACK-E2 (with optional Battery Grip BG-E2N or BG-E2 attached, AA-size batteries can be used)
Number of Shots Normal Shooting 1 Temperature: 73F/23C
No Flash: 800
50% Flash Use: 640
Number of Shots Normal Shooting 2 Temperature: 32F/0C
No Flash: 640
50% Flash Use: 540
Number of Shots Live View Shooting 1 Temperature: 73F/23C
No Flash: 180
50% Flash Use: 170
Number of Shots Live View Shooting 2 Temperature: 32F/0C
No Flash: 140
50% Flash Use: 130
Battery Check Auto
Power Saving Provided. Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30 min.
Date/Time Battery One CR2016 lithium-ion battery
Start-up Time Approx. 0.1 sec. (Based on CIPA testing standards)
Working Temperature Range 32-104F/0-40C
Working Humidity Range 85% or less
Dimensions (WxHxD) Approx. 5.7 x 4.2 x 2.9 in./145.5 x 107.8 x 73.5mm
Weight Approx. 25.7 oz./730g (body only)
Warranty Canon 1 year limited warranty

Camera Includes

Canon 50D Digital Body
Eyecup Eb Wide Neck Strap EW-EOS 50D
Video Cable VC-100
USB Interface Cable IFC-200U
Battery Pack BP-511A
Battery Charger CG-580
"Great Photography is Easy" Booklet and "Do More with Macro" Booklet EOS Digital Solution CD
Software Instruction Manual



Canon EOS 50D 15.1MP Digital SLR Camera
Canon EOS 50D 15.1MP Digital SLR Camera

July 31, 2009

Canon releases firmware update for EOS 50D DSLR Canon has posted a firmware update for its EOS 50D digital SLR. Version 1.0.7 corrects the a magenta cast that can appear on images in specific shooting modes. It also fixes incorrect indications on the Arabic, Romanian, Spanish and Ukrainian menu screens. Click here for more information and to download the firmware v1.0.7

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