Canon EOS-D30 Specifications

Camera System
Name Canon EOS-D30
Price US: US$2,990 - body only, exc. taxes
Europe: €2,800 - body only, exc. taxes
Production numbers 8,000 per month
Format Digital SLR (EOS series)
Imager / Sensor
Imager Canon CMOS Sensor
Imager effective pixels 2,160 x 1,440 (3.11 million)
Imager total pixels 2,226 x 1,460 (3.25 million)
Imager ratio 3:2
Imager size 22.0 x 14.9 mm
Imager output 12-bits per pixel
ADC 12-bit
Imager filter Primary (GRGB) colour filter array, non-removable low-pass filter
ISO speed range Equiv. to ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Colourspace sRGB
Lens compatilibity Canon EF lenses
Focal length multiplier 1.6 x
Auto Focus Multi-BASIS TTL
Focus points 3 point (auto or manually selectable)
Focus point selection 1. Automatic selection
2. Manual 1 point selection
Focus modes 1. One-shot AF: shutter can only be released once focus made
2. AI servo AF: tracks subject movement until start of metering, includes predicitive focusing, shutter can be released at any time regardless of focus (predictive drive has priority in continuous shooting) indicator blinks if focus fails.
3. AI focus AF: automatically switches between One-shot AF and AI servo AF.
4. Manual focus
AF-assist light Built-in AF-assist light, used automatically when required (can be disabled through custom settings). Range: 3.8m (12.5ft)
Metering / White balance
Metering 1. Evaluative metering (35 area)
2. Center partial - spot (9.5% of viewable area)
3. Center-weighted average
Metering range 2 EV to 20 EV (at room temperature with 50mm F1.4 lens at ISO 100)
Exposure modes

1. Program AE (flexible program)
2. Shutter speed priority
3. Aperture priority
4. Auto dept-of-field AE
5. Full Auto mode
6. Programmed AE (Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports, Night scene)
7. Full Manual mode
8. E-TTL auto-flash program

Exposure compensation 1. Manual: +/- 2 EV in 1/2 EV or 1/3 EV steps
2. AEB (bracketing): +/- 2 EV in 1/2 EV or 1/3 EV steps
AE Lock 1. Auto AE lock
2. Manual AE lock button
White balance Auto, 5 manual presets with fine tuning and manual white balance preset from previously shot image (white target).
Image storage
Storage media CompactFlash Type I or II (Microdrive compatible)
Image sizes 2,160 x 1,440
1,440 x 960
Images on a 16MB CF

Large / Fine ~12
Large / Normal ~ 22
Small / Fine ~ 22
Small / Normal ~ 40
RAW ~ 4

Recording formats JPEG (Fine / Normal)
CCD RAW (12-bits per pixel - about 4 MB per image)
Internal memory buffer 32MB (MegaBytes)
LCD / Viewfinder
LCD 1.8" TFT, approx 114,000 pixels. 2 levels of brightness control
LCD usage Review only (no live image preview)
Viewfinder Eye-level with pentaprism
Viewfinder diopter -3 to +1 adjustment
Viewfinder coverage 95% vertical and horizontal (0.88 x magnification)
Viewfinder information Shutter Speed, Aperture Value, FEL indicator, AF/FE lock, focus point indicator, AF exposure compensation, flash exposure compensation, AEB level, elapsed time of red-eye reduction lamp, flash ready, high-speed sync, AF/MF indiciator
Depth-of-field preview Single button press for preview (viewfinder)
Exposure / Shooting
Shutter Vertical travel focal-plane shutter with all speeds controlled electronically
Shutter speed range 30 sec to 1/4000 sec & BULB.
X-sync at 1/200 sec
Mirror Quick-return half mirror (mirror blackout: none up to EF 600mm F4L IS USM lens)
Self-timer Electronic, 10 second delay
Drive modes 1. Single shot
2. Continuous (approx 3 fps maximum of 8 images - Large/Fine, 17 images - Large/Normal)
3. Self-timer
Internal Flash Retractable E-TTL auto flash & pop-up flash, Guide 12/39 (at ISO 100 m/ft). Flash cycle time: approx 3 seconds, field coverage: up to 18mm. Flash output compensation: +/- 2 EV in 1/2 EV or 1/3 EV steps
Red-eye reduction Built-in illumination type reduction
External flash Compatible with E-TTL auto sync
Flash metering Supports E-TTL, FEL and FP flash (high-speed synchro) with built-in flash and EX-series Speedlites
Playback modes 1. Single image
2. Index (thumbnails)
3. Enlarged (1 zoom level)
4. Auto playback
Playback erase 1. Single image
2. All (except protected images)
Battery / Power
Battery Canon BP-511 7.4V 1100mAh Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery
Battery charge time 90 minutes (on supplied CA-PS400 charger)
Backup battery CR2025 Lithium button battery
Remote control jack N3 type
Communications / I/O
Communications USB
(PC & Mac)
Video out NTSC / PAL
Physical specifications
Dimensions 149.5 x 106.5 x 75 mm (5.89 x 4.19 x 3.0 ")
Weight 750 g (1.65 lb) (excluding battery pack, CF and backup battery)
Operating temperature 0oC to 40oC (32oF to 104oF)
Operating humidity 85% or lower