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Canon EOS 550D SLR Review and Specifications

Discussion in 'Gadget & Software Lounge' started by Royaluni, Dec 25, 2012.

  1. Royaluni

    Royaluni Administrator

    Canon EOS 550D SLR Review and Specifications

    Weight 475 g
    Dimensions 128.8 (W) x 97.5 (H) x 75.3 (D) mm
    Optical Sensor Resolution (in MegaPixel) 18.0 Megapixels
    Digital Zoom 1.5x - 10x
    LCD Display--TFT Color Liquid-crystal Monitor
    ViewFinder--Eye-level Pentamirror
    LCD Screen Size--3 inch
    Image Display Resolution--1,040,000 dots
    Video Display Resolution--1920 x 1080
    Sensor Type--CMOS
    Sensor Size--22.3 x 14.9 mm
    Auto Focus--TTL Secondary Image-registration, Phase Detection
    Manual Focus--Yes
    Focal Length--18 - 135 mm
    Color Filter--Primary (RGB) Color Filter
    Power Supply--AC Adapter Kit ACK-E8
    Battery Type--Li-ion Battery
    USB Cable--Hi-speed USB
    Audio Video Interface--Audio / Video Output (NTSC, PAL)
    Media and Software
    Upgradeable Memory--Yes
    Memory Card Type--SD / SDHC / SDXC
    Audio Formats--Linear PCM
    Image Sizing--5184 x 3456 (17.9 M, Large)
    Video Format--MOV, H.264
    Image Format--JPEG, RAW (14-bit Canon Original), RAW+JPEG, DPOF, EXIF
    Built in Flash--Yes
    External Flash--Yes
    Shutter Speed
    Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
    Minimum Shutter Speed 30 sec
    Other Features
    ISO Rating--ISO 100 - 6400 (Whole Stop Increments), ISO Expansion 12800
    Additional Features Type: Digital, Single-lens Reflex, AF / AE Camera, Compatible Lenses: Canon EF Lenses (Including EF-S Lenses), Canon EF Lens Mount, Recording Format: Design Rule for Camera File System 2.0, File Numbering Consecutive Numbering, Auto Reset and Manual Reset, Picture Style Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Def. 1-3, Noise Reduction Applicable to Long Exposures and High ISO Speed Shots, Automatic Image Brightness Correction: Auto Lighting Optimizer with Face Detection, Highlight Tone Priority, Lens Peripheral Illumination Correction, Colour Space: sRGB, Adobe RGB, 95% Coverage (Vertical / Horizontal), 0.87x (-1 m -1 with 50 mm Lens at Infinity) Magnification, 19 mm Eyepoint (From Eyepiece Lens Center at -1 m - 1), Built-in Dioptric Adjustment: -3.0 - +1 m -1 dpt, Fixed Focusing Scree, Mirror: Quick-return Type, Depth-of Field Preview Enabled with Depth-of-field Preview Button, 9 AF Points, AF Working Range: EV -0.5 - 18 (at 23deg&; C / ISO 100), Focusing Modes (Autofocus, One-Shot AF, AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF, Manual focusing, AF-assist Beam, Predictive AF Performance), Metering Modes (TTL Full Aperture Metering with 63-zone SPC, Evaluative Metering (Linkable to all AF Points), Partial Metering (9% of Viewfinder at Center), Spot Metering (Center, 4% Viewfinder), Center-weighted Average Metering, Metering Range: EV 1 - 20 (23deg; C with EF50 mm f/1.4 Lens, ISO 100), Exposure Control: Program AE, Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Depth-of-field AE, Full Auto (Program AE Non-shiftable), Programmed Image Control Modes (Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Flash Off), Manual Exposure (Including Bulb), E-TTL II Autoflash Program AE (Evaluative and Average Metering), Exposure Compensation: +/-5 Stops in increment of 1/3 Stop, +/- 2 Stops for Manual and AEB Correction, AE lock (Auto: Applied in One-Shot AF Mode with Evaluative Metering when Focus is Achieved Manual: By AE Lock Button, Type: Electronically-controlled, Focal-plane Shutter, Drive Modes: Single, Continuous, Remote Control, 3 sec Recycle Time, Flash Coverage: 17 mm Focal Length (Equivalent to 27 - 135 mm), Flash Metering System: E-TTL II Autoflash (Avaluative, Average), FE Lock, Focusing: Quick Mode (Phase-difference Detection) Live Mode, Live Face Detection Mode, Contrast Detection, Manual Focusing (5x / 10x Magnification Possible), Metering Range: EV 0 - 20 (23deg&; C with EF50 mm f/1.4 lens, ISO 100), Movie Recording Exposure Control: Program AE and Manual Exposure Available, Exposure Compensation: Upto +/- 3 Stops Available, 100% Coverage, 7 Levels Brightness Adjustment, Image Display Formats: Single, Single + Info (Image-recording Quality, Shooting Information, Histogram) 4-image Index, 9-image Index, Image Rotate Possible, Image Browsing Methods, Highlight Alert, Movie Playback: Enabled (LCD Monitor, Video / Audio OUT, HDMI OUT - CEC Compatible) Built-in Speaker, Compatible Printers: PictBridge-compatible Printers, Printable Images JPEG and RAW Images, Print Ordering: DPOF Version 1.1 Compatible, Remote Control Terminal Compatible with Remote Control Via RS-60E3, Wireless Remote Control: Remote Controller RC-1 / RC-5 / RC-6, Eye-fi Card, Compatible, Battery Life (Based on CIPA Testing Standards), Viewfinder Shooting: 23° cm, 550 Shots, 0°C, 470 Shots, Live View Shooting: 23° C, 200 Shots, 0&dweg; C, 170 Shots, Operating Temperature: 0° C 40° C, Operating Humidity: 85%
    Self Timer--Yes, 2 and 10 secs
    Face Detection--Yes
    Shooting Modes--Still Photo Shooting, Movie Shooting
    Delete Function--Yes
    Metering--Evaluating Metering, AF Point-link Evaluative Metering (Movies), Center-weighted Average Metering (Movies), Spot Metering
    Dust Reduction--Auto, Manual, Dust Delete Data Appending
    HDMI--Type C (Auto Switching of Resolution)
    Continuous Shots--Yes, 3.7 Shots at 1 fps
    White Balancing--Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom (Custom WB)
  2. ShwetambaraReddy

    ShwetambaraReddy New Member

  3. Nish kotra

    Nish kotra New Member

    Canon DSLR has a 3-inch TFT colour liquid-crystal screen with 1,040,000 dot pixels.

    The EOS 550D supports various shooting mode and scene mode such as Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night portrait, Flash off, Movie, Program AE (P), Shutter priority AE (Tv), Aperture priority AE (Av), Manual (M), and Auto depth-of-field. The LCD is dual anti-reflection and anti-smudge, and has up to 10x playback zoom.

    Another unique feature of the camera is the Full HD recording at the resolution of 1920 X 1080, which can be shot at 24fps / 25fps / 30fps. Additional features of the Canon EOS 550D camera includes dust reduction, continuous shooting at 3.7fps, orientation sensor, mono microphone on front and rear, and USB 3.0 connectivity along with HDMI mini output.

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