CANON EOS 3000D $499

Es­ti­mated average street price with EF-S 18-55mm III zoom

Camera - - ON TRIAL | CANON EOS 3000D -

Type: En­try level dig­i­tal SLR with Canon EF-S bay­o­net lens mount. Fo­cus­ing: Au­to­matic via nine-point wide-area sys­tem us­ing phase-de­tec­tion type CMOS sen­sor. Cen­tral point is a cross-type ar­ray. Fo­cus points may be se­lected man­u­ally or au­to­mat­i­cally. One-shot and con­tin­u­ous modes (the lat­ter with a pre­dic­tive func­tion), with man­ual or au­to­matic switch­ing. Sen­si­tiv­ity range is EV 0 - 18 (ISO 100). AF as­sist in low light/con­trast sit­u­a­tions is pro­vided by the built-in flash. Face de­tec­tion AF/AE and ‘Flex­iZone’ AF point avail­able in live view and a mag­ni­fied im­age (5x/10x) for man­ual fo­cus as­sis­tance. Me­ter­ing: 63-zone eval­u­a­tive (us­ing iFCL dual-lay­ered sen­sor), se­lec­tive area (10.0% of im­age area), cen­tre-weighted average and E-TTL II auto flash. Me­ter­ing range is EV 1 to 20 (50mm/f1.4/ISO 100). 315 zones in live view. Ex­po­sure Modes: Con­tin­u­ously-vari­able pro­gram with shift, shut­ter- and aper­ture-pri­or­ity auto, ‘Cre­ative Auto’, me­tered man­ual, E-TTL II auto flash. ‘Scene In­tel­li­gent Auto’ and six sub­ject programs for por­traits, land­scapes, close-up, sports ac­tion, food and night por­traits. Shut­ter: Elec­tron­i­cally-con­trolled ver­ti­cal travel fo­cal plane type with sen­sor-based ‘first cur­tain’, 30-1/4000 sec­ond plus ‘B’. Flash sync to 1/200 sec­ond. Ex­po­sure com­pen­sa­tion up to +/-5.0 EV in ei­ther ½ or 1/3 stop in­cre­ments. Flash: Built-in with GN 9.2 power (ISO 100/ me­tres), 17mm (equiv­a­lent to 28mm) an­gle of output and E-TTL II ex­po­sure con­trol. Man­ual pop-up. ISO stan­dard hot­shoe. Flash com­pen­sa­tion up to +/-2.0 EV in ei­ther ½ or 1/3 stop in­cre­ments. Auto, red-eye re­duc­tion, fill-in, first/sec­ond cur­tain sync modes. Viewfinder: Op­ti­cal penta-mir­ror type. Cov­er­age = 95% ver­ti­cal/hor­i­zon­tal. Mag­ni­fi­ca­tion = 0.80x (50mm lens at in­fin­ity). LCD dis­plays and LED fo­cus point indi­ca­tors. Fixed fo­cus­ing screen with AF point mark­ings. Ad­di­tional Fea­tures: GRP bodyshell and lens mount, auto ex­po­sure brack­et­ing (three shots at up to +/-2.0 EV), AE lock, multi-mode self­timer (two or ten sec­ond de­lays, be­tween two to ten mul­ti­ple frames with the lat­ter), au­di­ble sig­nals, ad­justable auto power-off timer, ten cus­tom func­tions. DIG­I­TAL SEC­TION Sen­sor: 18.7 mil­lion pix­els CMOS with 22.3x14.9 mm area and 3:2 as­pect ra­tio. Sen­si­tiv­ity equiv­a­lent to ISO 100-6400 (ex­tend­able to ISO 12,800). Fo­cal Length In­crease: 1.6x. For­mats/Res­o­lu­tion: Two JPEG com­pres­sion set­tings plus RAW loss­less com­pres­sion. Five res­o­lu­tion set­tings at 3:2 as­pect ra­tio; 5184x3456, 3456x2304, 2592x1728, 1920x1280 and 720 480 pix­els. Five res­o­lu­tion set­tings at 4:3 as­pect ra­tio; 4608x3456, 3072x2304, 2304x1728, 1696x1280 and 640 x 480 pix­els. Five res­o­lu­tion set­tings at 16:9 as­pect ra­tio; 5184x2912, 3456x1944, 2592x1456, 1920x1080 and 720 x 400 pix­els. Five res­o­lu­tion set­tings at 1:1 as­pect ra­tio; 3456x3456, 2304x2304, 1728x1728, 1280x1280 and 480x480 pix­els. RAW images are cap­tured at 5184x3456 pix­els with 42-bit RGB colour. RAW+JPEG cap­ture is pos­si­ble. Video Record­ing: MOV for­mat. Full HD = 1920x1080 pix­els at 25 or 24 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio. HD = 1280x720 pix­els at 50 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio. MPEG 4 AVC/H.264 com­pres­sion. NTSC speeds are avail­able. Max­i­mum file size is 4.0 GB. Mono sound record­ing with ad­justable level. Record­ing Me­dia: SD/SDHC/SDXC mem­ory cards. Burst Rate: Un­lim­ited frames at 3.0 fps in JPEG/large/fine mode, up six frames with RAW cap­ture. White Balance: Auto cor­rec­tion (Am­bi­ence or White Pri­or­ity), six pre­sets, one cus­tom setting, cor­rec­tion (blue-am­ber and/or green­ma­genta colour ranges), auto brack­et­ing, man­ual colour tem­per­a­ture setting (2000 to 10,000 de­grees Kelvin). In­ter­faces: USB 2.0/AV, mini HDMI (Type C). Ad­di­tional Dig­i­tal Fea­tures: Live view with con­trast-de­tec­tion AF, fixed 6.86 cm LCD mon­i­tor (230,000 dots), sRGB or Adobe RGB colour space set­tings, seven ‘Pic­ture Style’ set­tings (Auto, Stan­dard, Por­trait, Land­scape, Neu­tral, Faith­ful and Mono­chrome), three user-de­fin­able ‘Pic­ture Styles’ (for con­trast, sharp­ness, sat­u­ra­tion and colour tone), B&W fil­ter ef­fects (Yel­low, Orange, Red, Green), B&W ton­ing ef­fects (Sepia, Blue, Pur­ple, Green), five ‘Cre­ative Fil­ters’ ef­fects ap­plied post-cap­ture (Grainy B&W, Toy Cam­era Soft Fo­cus, Minia­ture Ef­fect, Fish-Eye), long ex­po­sure noise re­duc­tion (Auto, On, Off), high ISO noise re­duc­tion (Stan­dard, Low, Strong, Dis­able), ‘High­light Tone Pri­or­ity’ (for dy­namic range ex­pan­sion), ‘Auto Light­ing Op­ti­miser’ set­tings (Stan­dard, Low, Strong, Dis­able), ‘Pe­riph­eral Il­lu­mi­na­tion Cor­rec­tion’ (vi­gnetting cor­rec­tion for 20 stored lenses), brigh­ness/ RGB his­tograms, guide grids (choice of two), high­light warn­ing, copy­right in­for­ma­tion, ‘My Menu’ set-up, ad­justable im­age dis­play time, slide show (with ad­justable dis­play times, tran­si­tion ef­fects and mu­sic), auto im­age ro­ta­tion, four/nine thumb­nail pages, zoom play­back (up to 10x), sort/seach via star rat­ings, WiFi, Pic­tBridge sup­port. Power: One recharge­able 7.4 volt 860 mAh lithium-ion bat­tery pack (LP-E10 type). Di­men­sions (WxHxD): body only = 129.0x101.6x77.1 mm. Weight: body only = 436 grams (with bat­tery pack and mem­ory card). Price: $499 with EF-S 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 III zoom (es­ti­mated average street price). Dis­trib­u­tor: Canon Aus­tralia Pty Ltd, tele­phone 1800 021 167 or visit

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