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EOS 40D


Product Specification
IMAGE SENSOR
Type 22.2 x 14.8mm CMOS
Effective Pixels Approx. 10.1M
Total Pixels Approx. 10.5M
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Low-Pass Filter Built-in/Fixed
Sensor Cleaning EOS integrated cleaning system
Colour Filter Type Primary Colour
IMAGE PROCESSOR
Type DIGIC III
LENS
Lens Mount EF/EF-S
Focal Length Equivalent to 1.6x the focal length of the lens
FOCUSING
Type TTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor
AF System/ Points 9 cross-type AF points (f/2.8 at centre)
AF Working Range EV -0.5 - 18 (at 23°C & ISO100)
AF Modes AI Focus
One Shot
AI Servo
AF Point Selection Automatic selection, Manual selection
Selected AF Point Display Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on top LCD panel
Predictive AF Yes, up to 8m ¹
AF Lock Locked when shutter button is pressed half way in One Shot AF mode or AF-ON button is pressed.
AF Assist Beam Intermittent firing of built-in flash or emitted by optional dedicated Speedlite
Manual Focus Selected on lens, default in Live View Mode
EXPOSURE CONTROL
Metering Modes TTL full aperture metering with 35 zone SPC
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to any AF point)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 9% of viewfinder at centre)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 3.8% viewfinder at center)
(4) Center weighted average metering
Metering Range EV 0-20 (at 23°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens ISO100)
AE Lock Auto: In 1-shot AF mode with evaluative metering exposure is locked when focus is achieved.
Manual: By AE lock button in creative zone modes.
Exposure Compensation +/-2 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).
AEB +/- 2 EV, 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments
ISO Sensitivity* Auto (100-800), 100-1600 (in 1/3-stop increments)
ISO can be expanded to H: 3200
SHUTTER
Type Electronically-controlled focal-plane shutter
Speed 30-1/8000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)
WHITE BALANCE
Type Auto white balance with the imaging sensor
Settings AWB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White
Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Colour Temperature Setting.
White balance compensation:
1. Blue/Amber +/-9
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9.
Custom White Balance Yes, 1 setting can be registered
WB Bracketing +/-3 levels in single level increments
3 bracketed images per shutter release.
Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias.
VIEWFINDER
Type Pentaprism
Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal) Approx. 95%
Magnification Approx. 0.95x ¹
Eyepoint Approx. 22mm (from eyepiece lens center)
Dioptre Correction -3 to +1 (1/m) (dioptre)
Focusing Screen Interchangeable (3 types, optional). Standard Focusing Screen Precision Matte Ef-A
Mirror Quick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with EF600mm f/4 or shorter)
Viewfinder Information AF information: AF points, focus confirmation light
Exposure information: Shutter speed, aperture value, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level/compensation, spot metering circle, exposure warning, AEB
Flash information: Flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure compensation, red-eye reduction light
Image information: White balance correction, CF card information, monochrome shooting, maximum burst (2 digit display)
Depth of Field Preview Yes, with Depth of Field preview button.
Eyepiece Shutter On strap
LCD MONITOR
Type 3.0" TFT, approx. 230K dots
Coverage Approx. 100%
Viewing Angle (Horizontally/Vertically) Approx 140°
Brightness Adjustment Adjustable to one of seven levels
Display Options (1) Shooting settings
(2) Camera settings
FLASH
Built-in Flash GN (ISO 100, meters) 13
Built-in Flash Coverage up to 17mm focal length (35mm equivalent: 27mm)
Built-in Flash Recycle Time Approx. 3 seconds
Modes Auto, Manual Flash On/Off, Red-Eye Reduction
Red-Eye Reduction Yes
X-Sync 1/250sec
Flash Exposure Compensation +/- 2EV in 1/2 or 1/3 increments
Flash Exposure Bracketing Yes, with compatible External Flash
Flash Exposure Lock Yes
Second Curtain Synchronisation Yes
HotShoe/ PC Terminal Yes/ Yes
External Flash Compatibility E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites,
wireless multi-flash support
External Flash Control via camera menu screen
SHOOTING
Modes Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, No Flash, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, A-DEP, Custom (x3)
Picture Styles Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
Colour Space sRGB and Adobe RGB
Image Processing Highlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer (Basic zone modes only)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction
Drive Modes Single, Continuous L, Continuous H, Self timer (2s, 10s)
Continuous Shooting Max. Approx. 6.4fps. (speed maintained for up to 75 images (JPEG)¹, 17 images (RAW)) ²
LIVE VIEW MODE
Type Electronic viewfinder with image sensor
Coverage Approx. 100% (horizontally and vertically)
Frame Rate 30 fps
Focusing Manual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
Autofocus: Quick mode
Metering Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor
Active metering time can be changed
Display Options Grid overlay, Histogram
FILE TYPE
Still Image Type JPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.21 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0),
RAW: RAW, sRAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition),
Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
RAW+JPEG Simultaneous Recording Yes, any combination of RAW + JPEG, sRAW1 + JPEG possible.
Image Size JPEG: (L) 3888x2592, (M) 2816x1880, (S) 1936x1288
RAW: (RAW) 3888x2592, (sRAW) 1936x1288
File Numbering (1) Consecutive numbering
(2) Auto reset
(3) Manual reset
OTHER FEATURES
Custom Functions 24 Custom Functions with 62 settings
LCD Panel / Illumination Yes /Yes
Water/ Dust Resistance Yes ¹
Intelligent Orientation Sensor Yes
Playback Zoom 1.5x - 10x
Display Formats (1) Single image with information (2 levels)
(2) Single image
(3) 4 image index
(4) 9 image index
(5) Magnified view
Slide Show Autoplay: All images, repeat
Histogram Brightness: Yes
RGB: Yes
Highlight Alert Yes
Image Erase/Protection Erase: Single image, Checkmarked images, Unprotected images
Protection: Erase protection of one image at a time
Data Verification Original image verification data can be appended to the image (OSK-E3 required for verification)
Menu Categories (1) Shooting menu (x2)
(2) Playback menu (x2)
(3) Setup menu (x3)
(4) Custom Functions menu
(5) My Menu
Menu Languages 18 Languages
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Russian, Polish
Firmware Update Update possible by the user.
INTERFACE
Computer USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (Mini-B)
Other Video output (PAL/ NTSC), Extension System Terminal (for WFT-E3)
DIRECT PRINT
Canon Printers Canon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge
PictBridge Yes
STORAGE
Type CompactFlash Type I/ II (Microdrive compatible), external storage with WFT-E3
SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM
PC & Macintosh Windows 2000 (SP4) / XP (SP2) / Vista (excl. Starter Edition)
OS X v10.3-10.5
SOFTWARE
Browsing & Printing ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser
Image Processing Digital Photo Professional
Other PhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture, WFT utility*, Original Data Security Tools*), Picture Style Editor
* Requires optional accessory
POWER SOURCE
Batteries Rechargeable Li-ion Battery BP-511/BP-511A or BP-512/BP-514 (BP-511A battery supplied), 1xCR2016 for date & settings
Battery Life Approx. 800 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%) ¹
Approx. 700 (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
Battery Indicator 4 levels
Power Saving Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30mins.
Power Supply & Battery Chargers AC Adapter Kit ACK-E2, Compact power adapter CA-PS400, Battery charger CB-5L, Battery charger CG-570, Car Battery Cable Kit CB-570, Compact Power Adapter CA-570
PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Body Materials Magnesium Alloy body covers
Operating Environment 0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD) 145.5 x 107.8 x 73.5mm
Weight (Body Only) Approx. 740g
ACCESSORIES
Viewfinder Eyecup Eb, E-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens with Rubber Frame Eb, Eyepiece Extender EP-EX15, Focusing Screens Ef (with Grid Ef-D, Super Precision Matte Ef-S), Angle Finder C
Wireless File Transmitter Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E3
Lenses All EF and EF-S lenses
Flash Canon Speedlites (220EX, 380EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II,550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, Macro-Ring-Lite, MR-14EX, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2)
Battery Grip BG-E2N, BG-E2
Remote Controller/ Switch Remote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5
Other Original Data Security Kit OSK-E3

Predictive AF

¹ with EF300mm f/2.8L IS USM at 50kph

Magnification

¹ with 50mm lens at infinity, -1(1/m) dpt

Continuous Shooting

¹ Large/Fine(Quality 8) resolution
² Based on Canon's testing conditions, JPEG, ISO 100, Standard Picture Style. Varies depending on the subject, memory card brand and capacity, image recording quality, ISO speed, drive mode, Picture Style, Custom functions etc.

Water/ Dust Resistance

¹ Memory card and battery door only

Battery Life

¹ Based on the CIPA Standard and using the batteries and memory card format supplied with the camera, except where indicated

 

*Recommended Exposure Index

All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated.

Subject to change without notice.

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