Canon EOS-30D Digital SLR Camera Body Kit with EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 USM Image Stabilized Lens - USA Warranty

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Summary of Customer Reviews

(4)
Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Accurate colors (3),Great resolution (3),Nice features and settings (3),Rugged (3),Simple controls (3)
Best Uses:
Sports/action (3)

Canon Specifications

Type
Digital, single-lens reflex, AF/AE camera
Recording Medium
Type I or II CF card
Image Format
0.89 x 0.59 in./22.5 x 15.0mm (APS-C size sensor)
Lens Mount
Canon EF lenses (including EF-S lenses)
Lens Focal Length Conversion factor
1.6x
Sensor Type
High-sensitivity, high-resolution, single-plate, CMOS sensor
Effective Pixels
Approx. 8.20 megapixels
Total Pixels
Approx. 8.50 megapixels
Image Ratio
3:2 (Horizontal : Vertical)
Color Depth
RGB primary color filter
Fixed position in front of the CMOS sensor
Image File Format
JPEG, RAW, Canon .CR2
Recording Format: JPEG, RAW and RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording provided. The RAW and JPEG imagesare saved as separate files in the CF card.
File Size
(1) Large/Fine: Approx. 3.6MB (3,504 x 2,336) (2) Large/Normal: Approx. 1.8MB (3,504 x 2,336) (3) Medium/Fine: Approx. 2.2MB (2,544 x 1,696) (4) Medium/Normal: Approx. 1.1MB (2,544 x 1,696) (5) Small/Fine: Approx. 1.2MB (1,728 x 1,152) (6) Small/Normal: Approx. 0.6MB (1,728 x 1,152) (7) RAW: Approx.8.7MB (3,504 x 2,336)
Viewfinder
Eye-level SLR with fixed pentaprism
Coverage: Approx. 95% horizontally and vertically (coverage against JPEG Large)
Magnification: 0.9x (-1 dpt with 50mm lens at infinity)
Eyepoint: Approx. 20mm
Dioptric Adjustment Correction: -3.0 to +1.0 diopter
Viewfinder Information
AF (AF points, focus confirmation light), Exposure (shutter speed, aperture, spot metering circle, exposure level, AE lock, exposure compensation, AEB level,bulb, ISO speed), Flash (flash ready, red-eye reduction lamp on, high-speed sync, FE lock, FEB shooting, flash exposure compensation, insufficient flash warning during FE lock), White balance correction, Maximum burst, CF card full warning, CF card error warning, No CF card warning
Depth-of-Field Preview
Enabled with depth-of-field preview button (with Speedlite 580EX, 430EX, MR-14EXor MT-24EX; pressing the depth-of-field preview button fires a modeling flash)
LCD Monitor
TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor - 2.5 in. diagonal with a viewing angle of approx. 170° vertically and horizontally - Approx. 230,000 pixels - 100% Coverage -5 Level Brightness Control
Language
15 languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian,Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese)
Playback
Image display format: Single image, 9-image index, Magnified zoom (approx. 1.5x to 10x), Auto play, Auto play right after shooting
Highlight Alert: In the single image (INFO) display mode, the areas with highlights containing no image information will blink
Image Erase
Single images can be erase-protected or not.
One image or all images in the CF card can be erased (except protected images).
AF Working Range
9 AF points (Automatic selection, Manual selection) - AF Working Range EV -0.5-18 (ISO 100 at 68°F/20°C) - AF-assist Beam: Intermittent firing of built-in flash (must be manually raised in P, Tv, Av, M and A-DEP Exposure modes)
Focusing Modes
Autofocus: One-Shot AF, Predictive AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF (automatic switchingbetween One-Shot/Predictive AI Servo AF); Manual Focus (MF)
Metering Modes
Max. aperture TTL metering with 35-zone SPC
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 9% at center of viewfinder)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 3.5% at center of viewfinder)(
4) Center-weighted average metering
Shutter Type
Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled
Shutter Speed
1/8000 to 30 sec. (1/3- and 1/2-stop increments), X-sync at 1/250 sec. Shutter durability: Approx. 100,000 exposures
Remote Control
Remote control with N3-type terminal
Metering Range
EV 1-20 (at 20°C/68°F with EF50mm f/1.4 lens, ISO 100)
Exposure Control Systems
Program AE (shiftable), Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Auto Depth-of-field AE (non-shiftable), Full auto (non-shiftable), Programmed image control modes, Manual exposure, E-TTL II autoflash program AE
ISO Sensitivity
Basic Zone: automatically set by the camera; Creative Zone: equivalent to ISO 100-1,600 (in 1/3-stop increments, ISO speed can be expanded to ISO 100-3,200)
Exposure Compensation
(1) User-set with multi-controller (2) AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing)
Exposure Bracketing
+/- 2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
White Balance
Auto white balance with the image sensor
White balance bracketing: +/- 3 stops in 1-stop increments
White balance correction: blue/amber bias +/- 9 magenta/green bias +/- 9 levels
Built-in Flash Type
Auto pop-up, retractable, built-in flash in the pentaprism - E-TTL II autoflash - Flash Exposure Compensation: +/-2 stops in 1/3- and 1/2-stop increments - Recycling Time Approx. 3 sec.
Built-In Flash Guide Number
43 ft./13m (ISO 100)
Built-In Flash Coverage
17mm lens focal length (equivalent to 27mm in 35mm format)
External Flash
EOS-dedicated Speedlite: E-TTL II autoflash with EX-series Speedlite
PC Terminal
Provided; not sensitive to flash polarity
Drive Modes
Single, Continuous (high-speed approx. 5 fps / low-speed approx. 3 fps), Self-timer
Continuous Shooting Speed
High-speed approx. 5 fps / low-speed approx. 3 fps (at a shutter speed of 1/250 sec. or faster)
Max. Burst During Continuous Shooting
JPEG: high-speed approx. 30 frames (Large/Fine) - RAW: high-/low-speed approx. 11 frames - RAW+JPEG: high-/low-speed approx. 9 frames
Computer Interface
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, NTSC/PAL for video output
Direct Print Capable
with the Print/Share button - Compatible Printers: CP and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge compatible printers (via USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU)
Video Output
NTSC/PAL
Battery
One Lithium-Ion Battery Pack BP-511A/BP-514/BP-511/BP-512 - Back up Battery: One CR2016 Lithium Battery
Dimensions
5.7 x 4.2 x 2.9 in./144 x 105.5 x 73.5mm (W x H x D )
Weight
24.7 oz./700g (body only)
Operating Temperature Range
0°C - 40°C / 32°F - 104°F
Operating Humidity Range
85% or less
Shutter Lag
approx. 65 msec.
Construction
11 elements in 9 groups
Angle of view
75° 20' - 27° 50'
Closest Focusing Distance
0.28m / 0.92 ft. to infinity
Filter Size
67mm
Dimensions (Length x Diameter)
2.7" x 2.6" / 69mm x 66.2mm,

Reviews about this item

Reviewed by 4 customers

 
5.0

My best camera and lens.

By

from Elnora, IN  -  Hobbyist/Enthusiast

I waited until Canon made a camera just for me and . . . THIS IS IT! It does all I ever wanted in digital photography - what more can I say. Buy this combo.

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

What's Not To Love?

By

from New York, NY  -  Professional

While this is easily a camera good enough for most pros, it's also great for those who've outgrown their everyday pocket digital and want to become more serious. The auto settings are easy to get comfortable with, and then you can move into the more creative modes, with plenty to explore and room to grow.

(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Camera

By

from Mesa, Arizona  -  Hobbyist/Enthusiast

I've shot more than 1000 images under all kinds of conditions since purchasing this camera. The results have been spectacular The camera has the heft and the feel of the Canon F-1N that I've been using for the past 25 years. The manual controls took a little getting used to. It needs a better system for previewing the depth of field. A minor annoyance since you can take a photo, examine the result, adjust and take another. I took some hand held, avialable light photos with the image stabilization on and it worked as advertised. This is a camera any serious amature photagrapher should consider.

(30 of 33 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best camera I have ever owned

By

from San Clemente, California

The camera can be used as a wonderfully easy to use point and shoot camera with great results OR it can be used in a professional creative mode to obtain some truly exceptional photos. The owners manual takes some time to read and to understand but it is worth the effort.

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