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Canon EOS-20D specifications


List price
(body only)
• US: $ 1,499
• EU: € 1,599
List price
(with EF-S 18-55 DC)
• US: $ 1,599
• EU: € 1,699
Body material Magnesium alloy
Sensor • 22.5 x 15.0 mm CMOS sensor *
• RGB Color Filter Array
• Built-in fixed low-pass filter
• 8.5 million total pixels *
• 8.2 million effective pixels *
• 3:2 aspect ratio
Image processor DIGIC II *
Image sizes • 3504 x 2336 (8.2 MP) *
• 2544 x 1696 (4.3 MP) *
• 1728 x 1152 (2.0 MP) *
File formats

• RAW
• JPEG (EXIF 2.21) - Fine / Normal
• RAW + JPEG (separate files) *

Color space * • sRGB
• Adobe RGB
Lenses • Canon EF / EF-S lens mount *
• 1.6x field of view crop
Focusing • 9-point TTL *
• CMOS sensor
• AF working range: -0.5 - 18 EV (at 20°C, ISO 100) *
Focus modes • AI Focus AF
• One shot AF
• AI Servo AF
• Manual focus
AF point selection • Auto
• Manual
• Home position
AF assist • Stroboscopic flash
• 4.0 m range (at center)
Metering • TTL 35 zone SPC
• Metering range: EV 1.0 - 20 EV (at 20°C, ISO 100, 50 mm F1.4)
Metering modes

• Evaluative 35 zone
• Partial (9% at center)
• Center-weighted average
• Metering range: 1 - 20 EV (at 20°C, ISO 100)

AE lock • Auto: One Shot AF with evaluative metering
• Manual: AE lock button
AE bracketing • +/- 2.0 EV
• 0.3 or 0.5 EV increments
Exposure compen. • +/-2.0 EV
• 0.3 or 0.5 EV increments
Sensitivity

• Auto (100, 200 or 400)
• ISO 100
• ISO 200
• ISO 400
• ISO 800
• ISO 1600
• ISO 3200 (Enhanced H)

Shutter • Focal-plane shutter
• 30 - 1/8000 sec *
• 0.3 or 0.5 EV increments
• Flash X-Sync: 1/250 sec
• Bulb
Aperture values • F1.0 - F91
• 0.3 or 0.5 EV increments
• Actual aperture range depends on lens used
White balance • Auto (3000 - 7000 K)
• Daylight (5200 K)
• Shade (7000 K)
• Cloudy (6000 K)
• Tungsten (3200 K)
• Fluorescent (4000 K)
• Flash (6000 K)
• Custom (2000 - 10000 K)
• Kelvin (2800 - 10000 K in 100 K steps)
WB bracketing • +/-3 levels
• 3 images
• blue/amber or magenta/green bias
WB shift • Blue (-9) To Amber (+9)
• Magenta (-9) to Green (+9)
Processing params • Parameter 1 (con +1, shp +1, sat +1, tone 0) *
• Parameter 2 (con 0, shp 0, sat 0, tone 0) *
• Set 1 (con, shp, sat, tone)
• Set 2 (con, shp, sat, tone)
• Set 3 (con, shp, sat, tone)
• B&W (con, shp, filter, toning) *
Custom params
(Set 1 - 3)
• Contrast (+/-2)
• Sharpness (+/-2)
• Saturation (+/-2)
• Color tone (+/-2)
Viewfinder • Eye-level pentaprism
• 95% frame coverage
• Magnification: 0.9x (-1 diopter with 50 mm lens at infinity) *
• Eyepoint: 20 mm
• Dioptric adjustment: -3.0 to +1.0 diopter
• Precision matte screen
Viewfinder info • AF points
• Focus confirmation light
• Shutter speed
• Aperture
• Manual exposure
• AE Lock
• Exposure compensation amount
• AEB level
• Partial metering area
• Flash ready
• Red-eye reduction lamp on
• High-speed sync
• FE Lock
• Flash compensation amount
• Warnings
• Maximum burst for continuous shooting
• Buffer space
LCD monitor • 1.8" TFT LCD
• 118,000 pixels
• 5 brightness levels
• 10x zoom playback
Record review • Off
• On (histogram via INFO button) *
• 2 / 4 / 8 sec / Hold
Flash • Auto pop-up E-TTL II auto flash
• FOV coverage up to 17 mm (27 mm equiv.) *
• Guide number approx 13
• Flash compensation +/-2.0 EV in 0.3 or 0.5 EV increments
• X-Sync: 1/250 sec *
External flash • E-TTL II auto flash with EX-series Speedlites *
• Wireless multi-flash support
• PC Sync
Shooting modes

• Auto
• Program AE (P)
• Shutter priority AE (Tv)
• Aperture priority AE (Av)
• Manual (M)
• Auto depth-of-field
• Portrait
• Landscape
• Close-up
• Sports
• Night portrait
• Flash off

Drive modes • Single
• Continuous: 5 fps up to 23 frames *
• Self-timer: 10 secs
Direct printing • Canon Card Photo Printers
• Canon Bubble Jet Printers with direct print function
• PictBridge *
Other features • Orientation sensor
• Automatically writes FAT16/FAT32 depending on capacity
• LCD panel illumination
Auto rotation • On (playback uses orientation data in file header)
• Off
Playback mode • Single image
• Single image with info (inc. histogram)
• Magnified view (1.5 - 10x in 15 steps, browsable)
• 9 image index
• Auto play
• Image rotation
• Jump
Custom functions 18 custom functions with 50 settings *
Menu languages • English
• French
• German
• Spanish
• Italian
• Dutch
• Swedish
• Norwegian
• Danish
• Finnish
• Chinese
• Japanese
Firmware User upgradable
Portrait grip Via BP-E2 battery grip (option)
Connectivity

• USB 2.0 Hi-Speed *
• Video out
• N3 type wired remote control
• PC Sync flash terminal

Storage • Compact Flash Type I or II
• Microdrive supported
• FAT 12/16 and FAT 32 support
• No CF card supplied
Power • Lithium-Ion BP-511A rechargeable battery (supplied & charger)
• Supports BP-511 / BP-511A / BP-512 / BP-514
• CR2016 Lithium battery (date/time backup)
• Optional AC adapter
Dimensions 144 x 106 x 72 mm (5.6 x 4.2 x 2.8 in) *
Weight (no batt) 685 g (1.5 lb) *
Weight (inc. batt) 770 g (1.7 lb) *

* New or changed, see next page for details

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