Canon EOS 40D Specifications

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Specifications Canon EOS 40D
Megapixels10.1
Total Pixels10.5
Sensor Size22.2 x 14.8mm
Pixel Dimensions3888 x 2592
Pixel Size5.7µm
Diffraction-Limited Aperturef/9.1
Aspect Ratio3:2
Sensor CleaningEOS integrated cleaning system
Lens MountEF, EF-S, TS-E, MP-E
FOVCF1.6x
Image ProcessorDIGIC III
 
Autofocus  
TypeTTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor
Points9 cross-type AF points (f/2.8 at centre)
Working RangeEV -0.5 - 18 (at 23°C & ISO100)
ModesOne Shot
AI Focus
AI Servo
Point SelectionAutomatic selection, Manual selection
PredictiveYes, up to 8m
Assist BeamIntermittent firing of built-in flash or emitted by optional dedicated Speedlite
MicroadjustmentNo
 
Exposure Control  
Metering ModesTTL 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 RangeEV 0 - 20 (at 23°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens ISO100)
Exposure Comp+/-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 SensitivityAuto (100-800), 100-1600 (in 1/3-stop increments) 
ISO can be expanded to H: 3200
Shutter Speed30 - 1/8000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)
WB SettingsAWB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White
Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature Setting.
White balance compensation: 
1. Blue/Amber +/-9
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9.
Custom WBYes, 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  
TypePentaprism
CoverageApprox. 95%
MagnificationApprox. 0.95x
EyepointApprox. 22mm
Diopter Correction-3 to +1 (1/m) (diopter)
Focusing ScreenInterchangeable (3 types, optional). Standard Focusing Screen Precision Matte Ef-A
MirrorQuick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with EF600mm f/4 or shorter)
InformationAF 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)
DOF PreviewYes, with Depth of Field preview button.
Eyepiece ShutterOn strap
 
LCD  
Type3.0" TFT, approx. 230K dots
CoverageApprox. 100%
Viewing AngleApprox. 140°
Coating
Brightness AdjAdjustable to one of seven levels
Display Options(1) Shooting settings
(2) Camera settings
 
Flash  
Built-in GN13 (ISO 100, meters)
Built-in CoverageUp to 17mm focal length (35mm equivalent: 27mm)
Built-in Recycle TimeApprox. 3 seconds
ModesAuto, Manual Flash On/Off, Red-Eye Reduction
X-Sync1/250sec
Exposure Compensation+/- 2EV in 1/2 or 1/3 increments
Exposure BracketingYes, with compatible External Flash
Exposure LockYes
2nd Curtain SyncYes
Hot Shoe/PC TerminalYes / Yes
External Flash CompE-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support
External Flash ControlVia camera menu
 
Shooting  
Shooting ModesAuto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, No Flash, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, A-DEP, Custom (x3)
Picture StylesStandard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
Color SpacesRGB and Adobe RGB
Image ProcessingHighlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer (Basic zone modes only)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction
Drive ModesSingle, Continuous L, Continuous H, Self timer (2s, 10s)
Continuous ShootingMax. Approx. 6.4fps. (speed maintained for up to 75 images (JPEG), 17 images (RAW))
Shutter Lag59ms
Viewfinder Blackout100ms
 
Live View  
TypeElectronic viewfinder with image sensor
CoverageApprox. 100% (horizontally and vertically)
FrameRate30 fps
FocusingManual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
Autofocus: Quick mode
MeteringReal-time evaluative metering with image sensor
Active metering time can be changed
Display OptionsGrid overlay, Histogram
 
File Information  
Still ImageTypeJPEG: 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 RecYes, any combination of RAW + JPEG, sRAW1 + JPEG possible.
Image SizeJPEG: (L) 3888x2592, (M) 2816x1880, (S) 1936x1288
RAW: (RAW) 3888x2592, (sRAW) 1936x1288
Movie TypeN/A
Movie SizeN/A
Movie LengthN/A
Sound FilesN/A
Folders
File Numbering(1) Consecutive numbering
(2) Auto reset
(3) Manual reset
 
Other Information  
Custom Functions24 Custom Functions with 62 settings
Metadata Tag
LCD Panel / IlluminationYes / Yes
Water & Dust ResistanceYes
Sound MemoNo
Orientation SensorYes
Playback Zoom1.5x - 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 ShowAutoplay: All images, repeat
HistogramBrightness: Yes 
RGB: Yes
Highlight AlertYes
Image Erase ProtectionErase: Single image, Checkmarked images, Unprotected images
Protection: Erase protection of one image at a time
Menu Categories(1) Shooting menu (x2)
(2) Playback menu (x2)
(3) Setup menu (x3)
(4) Custom Functions menu
(5) My Menu
Menu Languages18 Languages
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Russian, Polish
 
Interface  
Computer InterfaceUSB 2.0 Hi-Speed (Mini-B)
Other InterfaceVideo output (PAL/ NTSC), Extension System Terminal (for WFT-E3)
Canon Printer SupportCanon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge
Pict BridgeYes
 
Memory  
Memory TypeCompactFlash Type I/ II (Microdrive compatible), external storage with WFT-E3
 
Software  
Browsing & Printing SoftwareZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser
Image Processing SoftwareDigital Photo Professional
Other SoftwarePhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture, WFT utility*, Original Data Security Tools*), Picture Style Editor
* Requires optional accessory
 
Batteries & Power  
BatteryRechargeable Li-ion Battery BP-511/BP-511A or BP-512/BP-514 (BP-511A battery supplied), 1x CR2016 for date & settings
Battery LifeApprox. 800 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
700 (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
Battery Indicator4 levels
Power SavingPower turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30mins.
Power Supply Battery ChargersAC 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 Specs  
Body MaterialsMagnesium Alloy body covers
Shutter Durability Rating100,000
Operating Environment0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity
Dimensions Inches5.7 x 4.4 x 2.9" (145.5 x 107.8 x 73.5mm)
CIPA Weight29.5 oz (836g)
 
Accessories  
ViewfinderEyecup 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
Camera Case
Wireless File TransmitterWireless File Transmitter WFT-E3
Compatible LensesAll EF, EF-S, TS-E and MP-E lenses
Compatible FlashCanon 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  Buy ►
RemoteRemote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5
OtherOriginal Data Security Kit OSK-E3
 
Year Introduced2007
 
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