Canon   EOS 40D

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 with Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
Colour Filter Type Primary Colour
IMAGE PROCESSOR
Type DIGIC III
LENS
Lens Mount EF/EF-S
Focal Length 1.6x Multiplication with EF lens fitted
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
AF Lock Locked when shutter button is pressed half way in One Shot AF mode.
AF Assist Beam Intermittent firing of built-in flash
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:
Center 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: Operates in 1-shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved
Manual: By AE lock button in creative zone modes.
Exposure Compensation +/- 2 EV, 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments
AEB +/- 2 EV, 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments
ISO Speed Equivalent Auto (100-800), 100-1600 (in 1/3-stop increments)
ISO can be expanded to H: 3200 (selected in Custom Function)
ISO 200-1600 in Highlight Tone Priority (C.Fn II -3)
SHUTTER
Type Electronically-controlled focal-plane shutter
Speed 30-1/8000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb.
Shutter Release Soft touch electromagnetic release
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.
Personal White Balance 1 personal WB setting can be registered
WB Bracketing +/-3 stops in full stop increments
3 bracketed images per shutter release.
Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias.
COLOUR MATRIX
Type Two types of colour space, sRGB and Adobe RGB.
VIEWFINDER
Viewfinder Pentaprism
Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal) Approx. 95%
Magnification 0.95x
Eyepoint 22mm
Dioptre Correction -3 to +1 dpt
Focusing Screen Interchangeable (3 types). Standard Focusing Screen Precision Matte Ef-A
Mirror Quick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with EF600mm f4 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), white balance correction, CF card information, monochrome shooting, maximum burst
Depth of Field Preview Yes
LCD MONITOR
Monitor 3.0" TFT, approx. 230K pixels
Live View Mode with selectable grid.
Silent shooting in Live View Mode (2x modes)
Coverage Approx. 100%
Brightness

Adjustable to one of seven levels
FLASH
Modes

Auto, Manual Flash On/Off, Red-Eye Reduction
HotShoe / PC terminal

Yes/ Yes
X-sync

1/250sec
Red-eye Reduction

Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation

+/- 2EV in 1/2 or 1/3 increments
Flash Exposure Bracketing

Yes
Flash Exposure Lock

Yes
Second Curtain Synchronisation

Yes
Built-in Flash Range

Coverage up to 17mm focal length (27mm equivalent)
Guide Number (ISO 100, metres)

13
External Flash

E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites,
wireless multi-flash support
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)
Photo Effects

Monochrome (selected from the "Picture Style" menu) with options for Filters and Toning Effects.
Drive Modes

Single / Continuous L / Continuous H
Continuous Shooting

Max. Approx. 6.5fps. (speed maintained for up to 75 images
(JPEG), 17 images (RAW))
RECORDING PIXELS / COMPRESSION
Image Size

(LF) 3888x2592, (LN) 3888x2592, (MF) 2816x1880, (MN) 2816x1880, (SF) 1936x1288, (SN) 1936x1288, (RAW) 3888x2592, (sRAW) 1936x1288
Compression

Fine, Normal, RAW / sRAW (Canon RAW 2nd edition)
FILE LENGTH
Still Image Format

JPEG (Exif 2.21 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0), Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
RAW+JPEG Simultaneous Recording

Yes
File Numbering

(1) Consecutive numbering
(2) Auto reset
(3) Manual reset
DIRECT PRINT
Canon Printers

Canon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge
PictBridge

Yes
OTHER FEATURES
Custom Functions

24 Custom Functions with 62 settings
LCD Panel (EL) Illumination

Yes
Water / Dust Resistance

Yes¹
Sound Memo

No
Intelligent Orientation Sensor

Yes
Histogram

Brightness: Yes
RGB: Yes
Display Formats

(1) Single image with information (2 levels)
(2) Single image
(3) 4 image index
(4) 9 image index
(5) Magnified view
Image Erase Protection

Erase protection of one image at a time
Image Erase

Single image, All images on card, Checkmarked images
Self Timer

Approx. 2 or 10 sec.
Menu Categories

(1) Shooting menu
(2) Playback menu
(3) Setup menu
(4) Custom Functions menu
(5) My Menu
Menu 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, PTP)
Other

Video output (PAL/ NTSC), Extension System Terminal
MEMORY CARD
Type

CompactFlash Type I/ II (Microdrive compatible), External Media (with Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E3 only).
SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM
PC Macintosh

Windows 2000 (SP4) / XP (SP2) / Vista (excl. Starter Edition)
OS X v10.3-10.4
SOFTWARE
Browsing & Printing

ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser
Other

PhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture, WFT utility, Original Data Security Tools*), Picture Style Editor
Drivers

PTP TWAIN Driver (Windows 2000 )
Image Manipulation

Digital Photo Professional (RAW Image Processing)
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%)
Approx. 700 (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
Batter Check

Automatic
Power Saving

Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30mins.
AC Power Supply

Optional, Power adapter ACK-E2
ACCESSORIES
General

Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E3, Original Data Security Kit OSK-E3, 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, Semi-Hard case EH17-L
Lenses

All EF and EF-S lenses
Flash

Canon Speedlites (220EX, 380EX, 420EX, 430EX, 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
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, Battery Pack BP-511A
PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Body Materials

Magnesium Alloy body covers
Operating Environment

0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity
Dimensions

145.5 x 107.8 x 73.5mm
Weight (body only)

Approx. 740g
NOTES
Viewfinder Magnification with 50mm lens at infinity, -1 dpt
Continuous Shooting Large/Fine resolution depending on memory card speed / capacity
Water / Dust Resistance Memory card and battery door only
CF Card Type Compatible with large memory card capacities, including cards of 2GB and more
Battery Life Based on the CIPA Standard and using the batteries and memory card format supplied with the camera, except where indicated
    All data is based on Canon's standard testing methods.
    Subject to change without notice.