Canon EOS 7D Specifications

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Specifications Canon EOS 7D
Megapixels18.0
Total Pixels19.0
Sensor Size22.3 x 14.9mm
Pixel Dimensions5184 x 3456
Pixel Size4.3µm
Diffraction-Limited Aperturef/6.9
Aspect Ratio3:2
Sensor CleaningEOS Integrated Cleaning System with fluorine coated Low-Pass Filter
Lens MountEF, EF-S, TS-E, MP-E
FOVCF1.6x
Image ProcessorDual DIGIC 4
 
Autofocus  
TypeTTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor
Points19 cross-type AF points (f/2.8 at center)
Working RangeEV -0.5 - 18 (at 23°C & ISO100)
ModesOne Shot
AI Focus
AI Servo
Point SelectionAutomatic selection: 19 point AF
Manual selection: Single point AF
Manual selection: Spot AF
Manual selection: AF point Expansion
Manual selection: Zone AF
AF points can be selected separately for vertical and horizontal shooting
PredictiveYes, up to 8m
Assist BeamIntermittent firing of built-in flash or emitted by optional dedicated Speedlite
MicroadjustmentC.Fn III-5 
+/- 20 steps
Adjust all lenses by same amount
Adjust up to 20 lenses individually
 
Exposure Control  
Metering ModesTTL full aperture metering with 63 zone Dual Layer SPC
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to All AF point)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 9.4% of viewfinder at centre)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 2.3% viewfinder at centre)
(4) Centre weighted average metering
Metering RangeEV 1 - 20 (at 23°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens ISO100)
Exposure Comp+/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).
AEB3 Shots +/-3 EV 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments
ISO SensitivityAuto (100-6400, max ISO can limited by user ), 100-6400 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments) 
ISO can be expanded to H: 12800
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. 100%
MagnificationApprox. 1.00x
EyepointApprox. 22mm
Diopter Correction-3 to +1 m-1 (diopter)
Focusing ScreenFixed (Transmissive LCD screen)
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), Highlight tone priority (D+).
Composition information: Grid, Dual Axis Electronic level
DOF PreviewYes, with Depth of Field preview button.
Eyepiece ShutterOn strap
 
LCD  
Type3.0" (7.5cm) Clear View II TFT, approx. 920K dots
CoverageApprox. 100%
Viewing AngleApprox. 160°
CoatingAnti-reflection and Solid Structure
Brightness AdjAuto: Using external ambient light sensor
Manual: Adjustable to one of seven levels
Display Options(1) Quick Control Screen
(2) Camera settings
(3) Dual Axis Electronic Level
 
Flash  
Built-in GN12 (ISO 100, meters)
Built-in CoverageUp to 15mm focal length (35mm equivalent: 24mm)
Built-in Recycle TimeApprox. 3 seconds
ModesAuto, Manual flash, Multi flash, Integrated Speedlite Transmitter
X-Sync1/250sec
Exposure Compensation+/- 3EV 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 (Stills and Movie), Creative Auto, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual (Stills and Movie), Custom (x3)
Picture StylesStandard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
Color SpacesRGB and Adobe RGB
Image ProcessingHighlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings)
Auto Correction of Lens Peripheral illumination
RAW image processing - during image Playback only
Resize to M or S
Drive ModesSingle, Continuous L, Continuous H, Self timer (2s+remote, 10s +remote)
Continuous ShootingMax. Approx. 8fps. (speed maintained for up to 130 images (JPEG)(with UDMA card), 25 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, Live mode, Live Face detection mode
MeteringReal-time evaluative metering with image sensor
Active metering time can be changed
Display OptionsGrid overlay (x2), Histogram
 
File Information  
Still ImageTypeJPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.21 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0), 
RAW: RAW, M-RAW, S-RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition), 
Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
RAW+JPEG Simultaneous RecYes, any combination of RAW + JPEG, M-RAW + JPEG, S-RAW + JPEG possible.
Image SizeJPEG: (L) 5184x3456, (M) 3456x2304, (S) 2592x1728
RAW: (RAW) 5184x3456, (M-RAW) 3888x2592, (S-RAW) 2592x1728
Movie TypeMOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM, recording level can be manually adjusted by user)
Movie Size1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps)
1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps)
640 x 480 (59.94, 50 fps)
Movie LengthMax duration 29min 59sec, Max file size 4GB
Sound FilesN/A
FoldersNew folders can be manually created and selected
File Numbering(1) Consecutive numbering
(2) Auto reset
(3) Manual reset
 
Other Information  
Custom Functions27 Custom Functions with 70 settings
Metadata TagUser copyright information (can be set in camera)
Image rating (0-5 stars)
LCD Panel / IlluminationYes / Yes
Water & Dust ResistanceYes (equal to EOS-1N)
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 ShowImage selection: All images, by Date, by Folder, Movies, Stills, Rating
Playback time: 1/2/3/5 seconds
Repeat: On/Off
HistogramBrightness: Yes 
RGB: Yes
Highlight AlertYes
Image Erase ProtectionErase: Single image, All images in folder, Checkmarked images, unprotected images
Protection: Erase protection of one image at a time
Menu Categories(1) Shooting menu (x4)
(2) Playback menu (x2)
(3) Setup menu (x3)
(4) Custom Functions menu
(5) My Menu
Menu Languages25 Languages
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese
 
Interface  
Computer InterfaceHi-Speed USB
Other InterfaceHDMI mini output, Video output (PAL/ NTSC), Extension system terminal (for WFT-E5), External microphone (Stereo mini jack)
Canon Printer SupportCanon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge
Pict BridgeYes
 
Memory  
Memory TypeCompactFlash Type I/ II (Microdrive compatible, UDMA compatible), external storage with WFT-E5
 
Software  
Browsing & Printing SoftwareImageBrowser EX
Image Processing SoftwareDigital Photo Professional
Other SoftwarePhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture, WFT utility*), Picture Style Editor
* Requires optional accessory
 
Batteries & Power  
BatteryRechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E6 (supplied), 1x CR1616 for date & settings
Battery LifeApprox. 800 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
750 (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
Battery Indicator6 levels + percentage
Power SavingPower turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30mins.
Power Supply Battery ChargersAC Adapter Kit ACK-E6, Battery charger LC-E6, Car Battery charger CBC-E6
 
Physical Specs  
Body MaterialsMagnesium Alloy body covers
Shutter Durability Rating150,000
Operating Environment0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity
Dimensions Inches5.8 x 4.4 x 2.9" (148.2 x 110.7 x 73.5mm)
CIPA Weight32.2 oz (914g)
 
Accessories  
ViewfinderEyecup Eg, Dioptric adjustment lens Eg, Anti-Fog Eyepiece Eg
Camera CaseEH20-L
Wireless File TransmitterWireless File Transmitter WFT-E5
Compatible LensesAll EF, EF-S, TS-E and MP-E lenses
Compatible FlashCanon Speedlites (220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT, Macro-Ring-Lite, MR-14EX, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT)
Battery Grip BG-E7  Buy ►
RemoteRemote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5, Remote Controller RC-1/RC-5
OtherHand Strap E2, GP-E2
 
Year Introduced2009
 
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