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Canon EOS 50D Digital Camera

15 Megapixels15 MegapixelsSingle Lens ReflexSingle Lens ReflexContinuous DriveContinuous DriveManual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringDepth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Depth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Live-View: Lets DSLR cameras use the rear LCD as an EVF.Live-View: Lets DSLR cameras use the rear LCD as an EVF.Accepts Compact Flash memory.Accepts Compact Flash memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Model Specifications

BrandCanon ModelEOS 50D
Sensor 15 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 22 x 15mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 3:2 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization None Dust-ReductionYes
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 3200 *Expanded range: 100-12800 Shutter-Speed 1/8000 - 30s
Lens MountCanon EF MountCrop Factor1.6X
Filter DiameterN / A Focus System 9-point Phase-Detect, Assist-lamp *All 9 points are cross-type. Predictive AF-C.
Viewfinder Type Reflex OVF Viewfinder Size 0.95X - 95% Coverage
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 920K Pixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M, B, A-Dep Scene Modes6Portrait, Landscape, Close-Up, Sports, Night Portrait, Flash-Off
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Partial, Spot Bracketing 3 Shots ±2 EV
Exposure Compensation ±3 EV, 1/3 or 1/2 EV Flash Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 or 1/2 EV
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 2 Axis, 19 steps
Continuous Drive 6.3 FPS, 90 JPEG, 16 RAW *Unlimited JPEG @ 3 FPS. Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s
Command Dials 2 DOF Preview Yes
Protection Dust Reduction Yes
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Wired Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe Sync-Port
Built-In Flash Yes (GN 13) Flash Sync 1/250s
Video Capture Sound Input
Video Format WiFi No
Memory Compact Flash GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 640 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2008-08-26, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 146 x 108 x 74mm (W x H x D) Weight 822g

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Canon 50D Facts

SLR digital camera
15 Megapixels DSLRISO 100-12800
Canon EF Mount
1.6X FLM

Sensor-Size: 22 x 15mm

Canon APS-C Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

Shutter 1/8000-30s
95% Coverage
Medium Viewfinder
Full manual controls, including Manual Focus
Built-in Dust ReductionCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
6.3 FPS Drive, 90 ImagesSpot-Metering
3" LCD 920K PixelsHot-Shoe & Sync-Port
Lithium-Ion Battery
Compact Flash
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