Canon: EOS 1000D Kit (EFS 18-55) Specification

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May 22, 2011 by yogi2raj

Type Digital, single-lens reflex, AF / AE camera with built-in flash
Recording media SD card, SDHC card
Image sensor size Approx. 22.2 x 14.8mm
Compatible lenses Canon EF lenses (including EF-S lenses)
Lens focal length Equivalent to 1.6x the normal lens focal length
Lens mount Canon EF mount
Image Sensor  
Type High-sensitivity, high-resolution, single-plate CMOS sensor
Pixels Effective pixels: Approx. 10.10 megapixels
Total pixels: Approx. 10.50 megapixels
Image size 22.2 x 14.8mm
Aspect ratio 2:3 (Vertical:Horizontal)
Colour filter system RGB primary colour filters
Low-pass filter Fixed position in front of the image sensor
Dust deletion feature (1) Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
(2) Dust Delete Data acquisition and appending
(3) Manual cleaning
Recording System  
Recording format Design rule for Camera File System 2.0 & Exif 2.21
Image type JPEG, RAW (12 bit, Canon original) RAW + JPEG
Simultaneous recording RAW and JPEG (Large / Fine) images are recorded simultaneously
File size (1) L(Large): Approx. 10.10MB (3888 x 2592 pixels)
(2) M(Medium): Approx. 5.30MB (2816 x 1880 pixels)
(3) S(Small): Approx. 2.50MB (1936 x 1288 pixels)
(4) RAW: Approx. 10.10MB (3888 x 2592 pixels)
File numbering Continuous numbering, auto reset, manual reset
Colour space sRGB, Adobe RGB
Picture Style Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Def. 1 – 3
Automatic image brightness correction Automatically set in the Basic Zone modes. In the Creative Zone modes, settable with C.Fn-5 (Auto Lighting Optimizer)
Noise reduction (1) Long exposure noise reduction (C.Fn-3)
(2) High ISO speed noise reduction (C.Fn-4)
Original image verification data: Can be appended (C.Fn-12)
White Balance  
Settings Auto, daylight, shade, cloudy, tungsten light, white fluorescent light, flash, custom
Auto white balance Auto white balance with the image sensor
White balance correction (1) Blue / amber bias: ±9 levels
(2) Magenta / green bias: ±9 levels
White balance bracketing ±3 levels in single-level increments
Type Eye-level SLR (with pentamirror)
Coverage Approx. 95 percent vertically and horizontally
Magnification Approx. 0.81x (-1 diopter with 50 mm lens at infinity)
Eyepoint 21 mm
Dioptric adjustment range -3.0 – +1.0 diopter
Focusing Screen Fixed
Mirror Quick-return half mirror (transmittance:reflectance ratio of 40:60)
Viewfinder information (1) AF information (AF points, focus confirmation light)
(2) Exposure information (shutter speed, aperture, AE lock, ISO speed, exposure level, exposure warning)
(3) Flash information (flash ready, flash exposure compensation high-speed sync, FE lock, red-eye reduction light)
(4) Image information (Monochrome shooting, maximum burst, white balance correction, SD card information)
Depth-of-field Preview Enabled with depth-of-field preview button
Live View Shooting  
Type Electronic viewfinder with image sensor
Coverage Approx. 100% vertically and horizontally
Frame rate 30fps (22fps in magnified mode)
Focusing (1) Manual focus
(2) Autofocus (Select from 2 AF modes: Quick mode and Live mode)
Metering Real-time evaluative metering with the image sensor
Exposure confirmation Real-time exposure simulation display
Depth-of-field preview Possible with depth-of-field preview button
Magnified view Magnify by 5x or 10x at the AF point position
Grid display Two vertical and two horizontal lattice lines displayable
On-screen information display Focus, exposure, flash, recorded image, drive mode, battery level
Possible shooting time Approx. 1.5 continuous hours
Shutter-release time lag (1) With SW-1 ON, time lag from SW-2 ON to the start of the exposure: 0.08sec.
(2) With SW-1 and SW-2 pressed simultaneously, time lag until the start of the exposure: 0.14sec.
Remote Live View shooting Enabled with EOS Utility
Type TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor
AF Points 7 AF points (Center AF point is cross-type sensitive to f/5.6 and larger apertures)
AF working range EV 0.5 – 18 (at 23°C / 73°F and ISO 100)
AF-assist beam Intermittent firing of built-in flash
Focusing modes (1) Autofocus (One-Shot AF, Predictive AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF)
(2) Manual focus
AF Point Selection (1) Manual selection (2) Automatic selection
Selected AF point display Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on the LCD monitor
AF-assist beam Intermittent firing of built-in flash
Effective range Approx. 4m / 13.1ft. at center, approx. 3.5m / 11.5ft. at periphery
Exposure Control  
Metering system TTL full-aperture metering with 35-zone SPC
(1) Evaluative metering (linkable to all AF points)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 10% of viewfinder at center)
(3) Center-weighted average metering
Metering Range EV 1 – 20 (at 23°C / 73°F with EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Exposure modes Program AE (shiftable), Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Depth- of-field AE (A-DEP, non shiftable), Full Auto (Program AE, non shiftable), Programmed Image Control modes (6 modes), Manual exposure (including bulb), E-TTL II Autoflash Program AE
Exposure beyond range warning Shutter speed or aperture reading blinks on the LCD monitor and in the viewfinder
ISO speed (Recommended Exposure Index) Automatically set, 100 – 1600 (in 1-stop increments)
Exposure compensation ±3 stops in 1/3-stop or 1/2-stop increments
AE lock (1) Auto AE lock (2) Manual AE lock (Enable in all metering modes)
Type Electronically-controlled, focal-plane shutter
Shutter Speeds 1/4000 to 30sec. (1/3-stop increments), bulb, X-sync at 1/200sec.
Shutter release Soft-touch electromagnetic release
Shutter-release time lag (1) During SW-1 ON, time lag between SW-2 ON and start of exposure: Approx. 0.09sec.
(2) Time lag between simultaneous SW-1/SW-2 ON and start of exposure: Approx. 0.15sec.
Camera shake warning Provided in Full Auto and Basic Zone modes
Built-in Flash  
Type Auto pop-up, retractable, built-in flash in the pentamirror
Guide No. 13 / 43 (at ISO 100 in meters / feet)
Recycle time Approx. 3secs.
Flash coverage Up to 17 mm focal length
Flash sync speed Max. X-sync speed 1/200sec.
Autoflash system E-TTL II autoflash (Evaluative, Average), FE lock
Flash exposure compensation Up to ±2 stops in 1/3-stop or 1/2-stop increments
Flash-sync timing 1st-curtain and 2nd-curtain sync selectable
Colour temperature Equivalent to daylight
Red-eye reduction With red-eye reduction lamp
External Speedlite  
Sync contacts Accessory shoe: X-sync contact
Flash exposure compensation ±2 stops in 1/3-stop or 1/2-stop increments
External flash settings Flash function settings and Flash C.Fn settings possible with Speedlite 580EX II via camera menu
Drive System  
Drive modes Single, Continuous, Self-timer (10secs. delay), Self-timer (2secs. delay), Self-timer 10secs. delay+continuous shooting (2 to 10 shots)
Continuous shooting speed JPEG: Max. approx. 3 shots/sec.
RAW: Max. approx. 1.5 shots/sec.
RAW + JPEG: Max. approx. 1.5 shots/sec.
LCD Monitor  
Type TFT colour liquid-crystal monitor
Screen size 2.5in.
Pixels Approx.230,000
Coverage Approx. 100%
Brightness adjustment 7 levels provided
Viewing angle Approx. 170° vertically and horizontally
Image Playback  
Image display format Single image, Index display and Jump display
Highlight alert Provided (Overexposed highlights blink)
Rotated display Manual and Auto rotate
Video output Compatible with NTSC and PAL depending on the video OUT terminal
Image Protection and Erase  
Protect Erase protect (or cancel) each image individually
Erase Erase single image, erase selected images, erase images in a card, or erase only unprotected images
Direct Printing  
Compatible printers PictBridge-compatible printers
Printable images JPEG images compliant to Design rule for Camera File System
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 12 Custom Functions with 32 settings settable with the camera
My Menu registration Up to six top-tier menu options and Custom Function settings can be registered
Digital terminal Hi-speed USB, mini B port
Video OUT terminal NTSC / PAL selectable
Remote control terminal Compatible with Remote Switch RS-60E3
Power Source  
Battery Battery Pack LP-E5 x 1
Battery life With normal shooting: At 23°C / 73°F, Approx. 600 shots
At 0°C / 32°F, Approx. 500 shots
With Live View shooting: At 23°C / 73°F, Approx. 200 shots
At 0°C / 32°F, Approx. 190 shots
* The figures above are based on CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) testing standards
Battery check Automatic (Displayed in 4 levels)
Power saving Select [Auto power off] after 30secs., 1, 2, 4, 8 or 15mins., or off
Date/time battery Built-in secondary battery
Startup time Approx. 0.1sec. Based on CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) testing standards
Dimensions and Weight  
Dimensions (W x H x D) 126.1 x 97.5 x 61.9mm / 4.96 x 3.8 x 2.4in.
Weight 450g / 15.9oz. (Body only)
Operation Environment  
Operating temperature range 0 – 40° / 32 – 104°F
Operating humidity range 85% or less


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