Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Canon EOS 1100D DSLR camera ..



Cross sectional view of a DSLR ( Electronics and display not shown) (courtesy wikipedia.com)

1. Camera lens
2, Reflex mirror
3. Focal planer shutter
4. Image sensor
5. Matte focussing screen
6. Condensor lens
7. Pentaprism/pentamirror
8. Viewfinder eyepiece


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_JM9l5CC8w

Detailed Specs courtesy www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

International naming  • US: Canon Rebel T3
 • Japan: Canon EOS Kiss X50
 • Elsewhere: Canon EOS 1100D
Pricing  • US: $599.99 with 18-55 IS II lens
 • Europe: €499 body only, €549 with 18-55 III lens, €549 with 18-55 IS II lens
 • UK: £419 body only, £459 with 18-55 III lens, £499 with 18-55 IS II lens
Body material Plastic (Stainless Steel chassis)
Sensor*  • 12.2 million effective pixels
 • 12.6 million total pixels
 • 22.2 x 14.7 mm CMOS sensor
 • RGB Color Filter Array
 • Built-in low-pass filter with fluorine coating
 • 3:2 aspect ratio
Dust reduction  • Anti-static coating on sensor surfaces
 • Software based dust-removal (camera maps dust, removed later)
Image sizes*  • 4272 x 2848 (L)
 • 3088 x 2056 (M)
 • 2256 x 1504 (S1)
 • 1920 x 1280 (S2)
 • 720 x 480 (S3)
Output formats  • RAW (.CR2 14-bit)
 • RAW (.CR2 14-bit) + JPEG Large
 • JPEG (EXIF 2.3) - Fine, Normal
Movie recording *  • 1280 x 720 (29.97, 25 fps)
 • MOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM)
 • Max duration 17min, Max file size 4GB
Image processor* DIGIC 4
Lenses  • Canon EF / EF-S lens mount
 • 1.6x field of view crop
Focus modes  • TTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor
 • Auto Focus
 • Manual Focus
Auto Focus  • 9-point CMOS sensor
 • Cross-type F5.6 at center
 • AF working range: 0 to 18 EV (at 23°C, ISO 100)
AF modes  • AI Focus
 • One shot
 • AI Servo
AF point selection  • Auto
 • Manual
AF assist Flash strobe
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
 • No Flash
 • Creative Auto*
Metering* TTL full aperture metering with 63-zone iFCL SPC*
 • Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)
 • Partial metering at center (approx. 10% of viewfinder)
 • Center weighted average metering
Range : EV 1-20 (at 23°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens ISO100)
AE Lock  • Auto: In 1-shot AF mode with evaluative metering exposure is locked when focus is achieved.
 • Manual: By AE lock button in creative zone modes.
AE Bracketing  • +/- 2.0 EV
 • 0.5 or 0.3 EV increments
Exposure compen.  • +/- 2.0 EV
 • 0.5 or 0.3 EV increments
Sensitivity  • Auto (100 - 6400)
 • ISO 100
 • ISO 200
 • ISO 400
 • ISO 800
 • ISO 1600
 • ISO 3200
 • ISO 6400
Shutter  • Focal-plane shutter
 • 30 - 1/4000 sec (0.5 or 0.3 EV steps)
 • Flash X-Sync: 1/200 sec
 • Bulb
Aperture values  • Depends on lens used
White balance  • Auto
 • Daylight
 • Shade
 • Cloudy
 • Tungsten
 • White Fluorescent Light
 • Flash
 • Custom
WB Bracketing  • +/-3 levels
 • 3 images
 • Selectable Blue/Amber or Magenta/Green bias
WB fine-tuning  • Blue (-9) To Amber (+9)
 • Magenta (-9) to Green (+9)
Color space  • sRGB
 • Adobe RGB
Picture style  • Standard
 • Portrait
 • Landscape
 • Neutral
 • Faithful
 • Monochrome
 • User 1
 • User 2
 • User 3
Drive modes  • Single
 • Continuous: 2 fps up to 5 RAW frames / 3 fps up to 830 JPEG
 • Self-timer (2 -10secs)
 • Self-timer continuous 
Mirror lockup Yes (custom function)
Viewfinder  • Pentamirror
 • 95% frame coverage
 • Magnification: 0.80x * (-1 diopter with 50 mm lens at infinity)
 • Eyepoint: 19 mm *
 • Dioptric adjustment: -3.0 to +1.0 diopter
 • Fixed precision matte 
Viewfinder info  • AF information (AF points focus confirmation light)
 • Shutter speed
 • Aperture value
 • ISO speed (always displayed)
 • AE lock
 • Exposure level/compensation
 • Spot metering circle
 • Exposure warning
 • AEB
 • Flash ready
 • High-speed sync
 • FE lock
 • Flash exposure compensation
 • Red-eye reduction light
 • White balance correction
 • SD card information
 • Monochrome shooting
 • Maximum burst
 • Highlight tone priority (D+)*
DOF preview Yes, (assign via custom menu)
LCD monitor *  • 2.7" TFT LCD
 • 230,000 pixels
 • Wide viewing angle (170° horizontal and vertical)
 • 7 brightness levels
 • Up to 10x zoom playback
LCD Live view  • Live TTL display of scene from CMOS image sensor
 • 100% frame coverage
 • 30fps frame rate
 • Real-time evaluative metering using CMOS image sensor
 • Grid optional
 • Magnify optional (5x or 10x at AF point)
 • Autofocus: Quick mode, Live mode
 • Manual Focus
 • Remote live view using EOS Utility 2.0 (via USB or WiFi/Ethernet using WFT)
Flash *  • Auto pop-up E-TTL II auto flash
 • Guide number approx 9.2*
 • Modes: Auto, Manual Flash On/ Off, Red-Eye Reduction
 • X-Sync: 1/200 sec
 • Flash exposure compensation: +/-2.0 EV (0.3 or 0.5 EV steps)
 • Coverage up to 17 mm focal length (27 mm FOV equiv.)
External flash  • E-TTL II auto flash with EX-series Speedlites
 • Hot-shoe
Other features  • Orientation sensor
Auto rotation  • On (playback uses orientation data in file header)
 • Off 
Processing  • Highlight Tone Priority
 • Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
 • Long exposure noise reduction
 • High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings)
 • Auto Correction of Lens Peripheral illumination
 • Basic+ (Shoot by ambience selection, Shoot by lighting or scene type)
Playback mode  • Single image
 • Single image with info (histogram brightness / RGB )
 • Magnified view (1.5 - 10x in 15 steps, browsable)
 • 4 and 9 image index
 • Auto play
 • Image rotation
Custom functions * 10 custom functions with 32settings
Menu languages *  • English
 • German
 • French
 • Dutch
 • Danish
 • Portuguese
 • Finnish
 • Italian
 • Norwegian
 • Swedish
 • Spanish
 • Greek
 • Russian *
 • Czech
 • Hungarian
 • Romanian *
 • Ukrainian *
 • Turkish *
 • Arabic *
 • Thai *
 • Simplified Chinese
 • Traditional Chinese
 • Korean
 • Japanese
Firmware User upgradable
Connectivity  • USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed) mini-B
 • Video out (PAL / NTSC)
 • HDMI mini output (HDMI-CEC compatible)*
Storage *  • SD / SDHC / SDXC card
Power *  • Lithium-Ion LP-E10 rechargeable battery
 • Optional ACK-E10 AC adapter kit
Direct printing  • Canon Selphy Printers
 • Canon Bubble Jet Printers with direct print function
 • Canon PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge
 • PictBridge
Dimensions * 130 x 100 x 78 mm
Weight (no battery) * 495 g

 • Zoom Browser EX / ImageBrowser
 • PhotoStitch
 • EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture; Windows & Mac except Mac Intel)
 • Digital Photo Professional (Windows / Mac)
 • Picture Style Editor

Sanp with goat cub, Meenadom, Kottayam, 28 0ct '12.

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