Canon EOS 60D Specifications

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Specifications Canon EOS 60D
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 ProcessorDIGIC 4
 
Autofocus  
TypeTTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor
Points9 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, 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 63 zone SPC
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to all AF point)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 6.5% of viewfinder at centre)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 2.8% viewfinder at centre)
(4) Centre weighted average metering
Metering RangeEV 0 - 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 (100-3200), 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. 96%
MagnificationApprox. 0.95x
EyepointApprox. 22mm
Diopter Correction-3 to +1 m-1 (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, Card information, monochrome shooting, maximum burst (2 digit display), Highlight tone priority (D+).
Composition information: Electronic level (Horizontal only), Battery check
DOF PreviewYes, with Depth of Field preview button.
Eyepiece ShutterOn strap
 
LCD  
TypeVari angle 3.0" (7.7cm) 3:2 Clear View TFT, approx. 1040K dots
CoverageApprox. 100%
Viewing AngleApprox. 160°
CoatingDual Anti-reflection
Brightness AdjAdjustable to one of seven levels
Display Options(1) Quick Control Screen
(2) Camera settings
(3) Electronic Level
 
Flash  
Built-in GN13 (ISO 100, meters)
Built-in CoverageUp to 17mm focal length (35mm equivalent: 28mm)
Built-in Recycle TimeApprox. 3 seconds
ModesAuto, Manual 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 / No
External Flash CompE-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support
External Flash ControlVia camera menu
 
Shooting  
Shooting ModesAuto, No Flash, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Movie, Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom
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
Basic+ (Shoot by ambience selection, Shoot by lighting or scene type)
Creative filters (Grainy B/W, Soft focus, Toy camera, Minaiture effect) - during image Playback only 
RAW image processing - during image Playback only
Drive ModesSingle, Continuous L, Continuous H, Self timer (2s+remote, 10s +remote)
Continuous ShootingMax. Approx. 5.3fps. (speed maintained for minimum of approx 58 images (JPEG), 16 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, Multi aspect ratios, Electronic level
 
File Information  
Still ImageTypeJPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.3 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 3:2: (L) 5184x3456, (M) 3456x2304, (S1) 2592x1728, (S2) 1920x1280, (S3) 720x480
JPEG 4:3: (L) 4608x3456, (M) 3072x2304, (S1) 2304x1728, (S2) 1696x1280, (S3) 640x480
JPEG 16:9: (L) 5184x2912, (M) 3456x1944, (S1) 2592x1456 (S2) 1920x1080, (S3) 720x408
Movie TypeMOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM)
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 Functions20 Custom Functions with 59 settings
Metadata TagUser copyright information (can be set in camera)
Image rating (0-5 stars)
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 ShowImage selection: All images, by Date, by Folder, Movies, Stills, Rating
Playback time: 1/2/3/5/10 or 20 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 InterfaceVideo output (PAL/ NTSC) (integrated with USB terminal), HDMI mini output (HDMI-CEC compatible), External microphone (3.5mm Stereo mini jack)
Canon Printer SupportCanon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge
Pict BridgeYes
 
Memory  
Memory TypeSD card, SDHC card or SDXC card
 
Software  
Browsing & Printing SoftwareZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser
Image Processing SoftwareDigital Photo Professional
Other SoftwarePhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture, Original Data Security Tools*), Picture Style Editor
* Requires optional accessory
 
Batteries & Power  
BatteryRechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E6 (supplied), built in for date & settings
Battery LifeApprox. 1100 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
1000 (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 MaterialsAluminium and polycarbonate resin with glass fiber
Shutter Durability Rating100,000
Operating Environment0 - 40 °C, 85% or less humidity
Dimensions Inches5.7 x 4.2 x 3.1" (144.5 x 105.8 x 78.6mm)
CIPA Weight26.6 oz (755g)
 
Accessories  
ViewfinderEyecup Eb, E-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens Focusing Screens Ef (with Grid Ef-D, Super Precision Matte Ef-S), Angle Finder C
Camera CaseLeather case EH21-L
Wireless File TransmitterCompatible with Eye-Fi cards
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, Macro-Ring-Lite, MR-14EX, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2)
Battery Grip BG-E9  Buy ►
RemoteRemote Switch RS-60E3, Remote Controller RC-6/RC-1/RC-5
OtherHand Strap E2
 
Year Introduced2010
 
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