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Item # 280EOS7DKT | MFR # 3814B010
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If Canon's outstanding EOS 7D had a middle name, it would be "responsive." This agile digital SLR takes all the impressive photographic power of an enthusiast-level camera, and adds speed to every process, from expanded light sensitivity, to focus time, to snapping rapid-fire consecutive shots. And the 7D boasts a 1080p HD movie mode with full manual control of shutter speed and aperture for enhanced creativity. It even sports a dedicated video switch that lets you begin filming instantly. The EOS 7D comes supplied here with Canon's 28-135mm image stabilizing zoom lens. This combo offers plenty of advanced shooting options, plus the superior low-light performance and blur-fighting capability provided by image stabilization technology.
High-res photos and high-speed shooting
The 7D teams up an 18-megapixel CMOS sensor with two Canon image processors for clean, detailed photos and crisp handling. Capture fantastic action sequences with spot-on exposures at a blazing eight frames per second. Your pictures will be sharply focused, too, thanks to Canon's new 19-point auto focus system. This advanced system uses highly sensitive cross-type sensors for ultra-precise focusing no matter where your subjects appear in the frame.
Keep taking pictures when the light gets low
Canon gave this SLR an extra-wide sensitivity range to ensure you'll never miss a shot due to poor lighting conditions. Its extended high ISO settings make it ideal for night shots or indoor settings, where the lack of light or restrictions on flash use would normally make shooting impossible. The 7D also offers Canon's Auto Lighting Optimizer, which automatically corrects the contrast and brightness of your images as they're recorded. This helps preserve subtle photographic details of complex subjects, like sunny highlights on your kids' faces against the deeply shadowed woods behind them.
Rugged SLR build, flexible SLR design
Canon wraps all this picture-taking technology in a durable magnesium alloy body with a solid, substantial feel. Plus, environmental seals around the seams and controls help block out dust and moisture. The camera's versatile SLR design gives you lots of flexibility. Choose from dozens of compatible Canon lenses and several powerful external flashes, available separately, to expand your shooting options.
From the review Canon takes it up a notch with the 7D
"The 7D can fire like a machine gun at 8 frames a second, almost as fast as pro cameras that cost four times as much. The faster burst rate and vastly improved autofocus make this a real nice choice for sports and wildlife shooters, or parents taking pictures of their fast-moving kids."
— Zak Billmeier, Video Producer and A/V Writer
It has lot of cool functionalities, worth got money.
UK007, White Bear Lake, MN
Average Customer Review(s):
It has lot of cool functionalities, worth got money.
I have been a Canon user for 30+ years. Decided to upgrade from my EOS Rebel and chose the 7D. I was not disappointed at all. So many features at your disposal that make virtually any shooting condition possible. As always Crutchfield delivered at the best price with great service.
|LCD Screen Size||3"|
|Lens 35mm Equivalent||45-216mm|
CompactFlash Type I/II+Microdrive
|Sensor Size||22.3 x 14.9mm CMOS|
|Highest Resolution||5184 x 3456|
|Video Resolution||1920 x 1080, 1280 x 720|
|Weight With Battery (ounces)||28.9|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
Rugged Exterior Body: The EOS 7D's chassis is built of lightweight and rigid magnesium, and the camera's seals are built to resist water and dust.
Viewfinder: The EOS 7D features a redesigned viewfinder that not only offers 100 percent coverage, 1x magnification, a 29.4° angle of view, and user-controlled dioptric adjustment, it also features a newly-designed transparent LCD display which enables a number of viewfinder displays to be overlaid at the touch of a button. Whereas with other cameras the representation of AF points and metering areas are static, with the EOS 7D, they can be displayed, adjusted and hidden, in camera, with ease. This means less distraction and more clarity to view the image in its entirety. Display options include: grid, spot metering, AF points display, hide all, zone AF, spot (single-point) AF, AF point expansion and Dual Axis Electronic Level display. When using the self-timer or remote control, when your eye does not cover the viewfinder eyepiece, stray light may enter the eyepiece and affect the exposure when the image is captured. To prevent this, you can use the supplied eyepiece cover, attached to the neck strap, to cover the eyepiece.
Clear View LCD Monitor: The EOS 7D features a 3" Clear View TFT color LCD monitor with approximately 920,000 dots which allows you to view and shoot real-time images. The LCD monitor offers 100% viewing coverage and 7 brightness levels to choose from. The LCD monitor's anti-reflection and water-repellant coating provides a clearer and more smudge-resistant surface and a light sensor integrated into the screen enables automatic brightness adjustment in accordance with ambient light.
Live View: The Live View Function enables shooting your still subjects directly on the camera's 3" LCD monitor. The EOS 7D's Live View Function also makes videos in Full High-Definition. You can access a number of Auto Focusing modes including Quick Mode, Live Mode, and Face Detection Live Mode. The camera allows you to magnify any part of the scene 5x or 10x for precise manual focusing. In addition, you can choose from three preset image brightness modes - Stills display, Exposure simulation, and Movie display. Exposure simulation displays and simulates how the brightness of the actual image will look. Live View also offers a Silent Shooting mode, which allows you to shoot a single frame, or continuously at approximately 3 frames per second at a quieter level than normal.
Dual Axis Electronic Level: The EOS 7D also features a new Dual Axis Electronic Level and tilt display that aids in achieving perfectly level shots, displaying both roll and pitch in 1° increments, either in the viewfinder or on the LCD.
Grid and Electronic Level: The grid and electronic level can be displayed to help keep the camera aimed straight. The grid is displayed in the viewfinder, and the electronic level is displayed on the LCD monitor.
18.0 Megapixel CMOS Sensor: The EOS 7D features a Canon-designed 18.0 Megapixel APS-C size (22.3 x 14.9mm) CMOS sensor that captures a high level of resolution so it's easy to crop images for enlargement without concern of losing detail. A major factor in reducing noise, the CMOS sensor assures that images shot at highest sensitivity will be remarkably smooth.
HD Video Shooting: The EOS 7D offers recording of Full HD video in Live View Mode. Capable of shooting clips almost half an hour long at full 1080 resolution, the EOS 7D makes it possible to shoot broadcast quality video on your camera by simply changing settings. Your Canon EOS high-speed lenses and shooting accessories can be used in shooting video. You can also take a still photo at anytime by pressing the shutter button completely during movie recording.
Note: When shooting movies, us a large-capacity card having a read/write speed of at least 8MB/sec.
DIGIC 4 Image Processor: The EOS 7D's sensor is backed up by Canon's DIGIC 4 Image Processor, which speeds up all operations making a number of new features possible. Processor intensive operations like Face Detection Live mode, HD video recording and lighting and lens peripheral optimization are all possible thanks to the DIGIC 4 Image Processor. Developed to maximize performance between capturing and recording stages of digital photography, Canon's DIGIC 4 chips use advanced signal processing technologies to enhance captures from Canon's CMOS sensors. Sophisticated processing algorithms help to speed up all operations, including write times to UDMA cards.
14-Bit A/D Conversion: 14-bit A/D (analog-to-digital) conversion means extremely fine tonal gradations from light to dark tones, and a significant drop in digital and shadow noise.
Sensor Cleaning: The Canon EOS 7D digital SLR camera has a self-cleaning sensor unit attached to the image sensor's front-layer (low-pass filter) to shake off dust automatically. The dust delete data can also be appended to the image so that the dust spots remaining can be erased automatically by the provided Digital Photo Professional software.
Note: Dust which could not be removed by the automatic sensor cleaning can be removed manually with a blower.
Recording Media: The EOS 7D records images on a Type I or Type II CompactFlash Card. The camera is also compatible with Ultra-DMA (UDMA) CF cards.
Note: No recording media is supplied with the camera.
Image Recording Format: The camera records 3:2 still images in JPEG and RAW (14-bit) formats. Simultaneous RAW+JPEG recording is also possible. In addition, the camera can record video with monaural audio in the MOV format (Video: H.264, Audio: Linear PCM).
Note: Video recording is only available in Live View Mode using the camera's LCD monitor.
Drive Modes: The Canon EOS 7D offers the following Drive (Shutter) modes.
Note: The Canon EOS 7D is compatible with the following IR wireless remote controls (RC-1 or RC-5), so you can shoot remotely up to approximately 16.4 feet.
19-Point, All Cross-Type AF System: With 19 high-precision, cross-type AF sensors, any of which can be selected automatically or manually, the EOS 7D is equipped to handle even the trickiest of focus situations with ease. The high-speed microcomputers in the EOS 7D use advanced algorithms that help ensure the fastest, most accurate AF performance under the widest variety of conditions. AF modes can be customized to suit the situation, ensuring reliable focus, every time. The camera employs various auto-focus modes and area to let you seize every photo opportunity with fast, accurate focus:
Light Source Detection AF: In addition, Canon's Light Source detection AF automatically compensates the focus by taking into account artificial lighting sources and making appropriate adjustments.
Intelligent Macro Focusing: The EOS 7D's new Intelligent Macro focusing tracks the object or the camera's movement when shooting close-up, to ensure focus is never lost.
AF Assist Lamp: The camera's built-in flash will fire a series of flashes in a row to assist during auto-focusing in low-light situations. This is called the AF-assist beam. It is effective up to 13.1 ft.
Shooting Modes: The EOS 7D offers various different shooting modes.
Exposure Compensation: Exposure compensation is used to alter the camera's standard exposure setting. You can make the image look lighter (increased exposure) or darker (decreased exposure). The exposure compensation amount can be set up to +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments.
Auto Exposure Bracketing: With auto exposure bracketing (AEB), the camera automatically changes the exposure level up to +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments for three successive shots.
AE Lock: AE lock enables you to lock the exposure at a different place from the point of focus. After locking the exposure, you can recompose the shot while maintaining the desired exposure level. This feature is useful for backlit and spotlighted subjects.
63-Zone Dual-Layer Metering Sensor: The EOS 7D features a new, 63 zone dual-layer sensor designed to complement the 19-point AF system. By taking into account the color and luminosity surrounding chosen AF points, this new system delivers an entirely new level of accuracy for better results even in difficult lighting situations. Since the metering sensor has a color measurement function, exposure errors and focus errors caused by different light sources are minimized; the EOS 7D gives stable exposure from shot to shot in situations where light changes, such as in a theater or concert hall. This makes the EOS 7D ideal for scenes with extreme difference in brightness such as brightly lit scenes or backlit scenes; the camera balances exposure of the main subject at the background, and exposures are not overly influenced by bright areas in the shot. You can select from the following metering modes:
ISO Speed: The camera's ISO speed can be set between 100 and 6400 in 1/3-stop increments to suit your shooting conditions. In addition the camera features an Auto ISO setting which allows the camera to automatically set the ISO speed from 100 to 3200.
Built-in Flash: The Canon EOS 7D digital SLR camera features a built-in pop-up flash. The camera allows you to adjust the flash exposure compensation up to +/-3 stops in 1/3-stop increments.
Note: The camera is compatible with Canon's external EX-series Speedlites (sold separately). The camera's built-in flash can work as a master unit with Canon Speedlites having a wireless slave feature and wirelessly trigger the Speedlite to fire.
Bulb Exposures: When bulb is set, the shutter is open during the time you keep pressing the shutter button fully. Bulb is useful when a long exposure is necessary for capturing night scenes, fireworks, the night sky, etc.
Auto Lighting Optimizer: If an image comes out dark or the contrast is low, the brightness and contrast can be corrected automatically. With JPEG images, the correction id done when the image is captured. For RAW images, it can be correct with the supplied Digital Photo Professional software.
Lens Peripheral Illumination Correction: Due to lens characteristics, the four corners of a picture might look darker. This is called lens light fall-off or drop in peripheral illumination. With JPEG images, the correction is done when the image is captured. For RAW images, it can be corrected using the supplied Digital Photo Professional software.
Picture Style: By selecting a picture style you can achieve various effects matching your photographic expression or the subject. You can also adjust the Sharpness, Contrast, Saturation and Color tone of each Picture Style. Picture Style selections include:
White Balance: You can choose from the following white balance settings:
Color Space: The color space refers to the range of reproducible colors. With this camera, you can set the color space for captured images to sRGB or Adobe RGB. For normal images, sRGB is recommended. In the camera's full-automatic modes, sRGB will be set automatically.
Histogram: A histogram is a graph showing the brightness of an image. The graph display indicates a bright image when skewed to the right side, and a dark image when skewed to the left side.
Mirror Lockup: The Mirror Lockup feature helps prevent camera vibration when using a super telephoto lens or shooting close-ups.
Multi-Language: The camera's menus system supports 25 different languages including English, French and Spanish.
EF 28-135mm Lens: This easy-to-use standard zoom lens can cover a large zoom area ranging from 28mm wide-angle to 135mm portrait-length telephoto, and its Image Stabilizer Technology steadies camera shake up to three stops. Constructed with 16 elements in 12 groups, the result is excellent picture quality, even at wide apertures. Canon's ring-type USM gives silent but quick AF, along with full-time manual focus. Moreover, with dust- and moisture-resistant construction, this is a durable yet sophisticated lens that meets the demands of advanced amateur photographers and professional photographers.
Image Stabilizer: With the Image Stabilizer turned on, you can obtain sharp, natural-looking pictures in dim lighting without using flash or a tripod.
USM (Ultrasonic Motor): The lens uses a ring-type USM for swift, silent autofocus and full-time manual focus.
Macro Mechanism: The lens is equipped with a macro mechanism for low magnification close-up photography. The autofocus function is also available in the macro range.
Auto/Manual Focus Modes: To shoot in autofocus mode, you must set the focus mode switch on the lens to "AF." To manually focus the camera, you must set the switch to "MF," and focus by turning the focusing ring.
Optional Accessories (available from Canon): This lens can be used with an optional EW-78B hood and optional screw-in filters (72mm).
EF Lens Compatibility: The EOS 7D is compatible with all Canon lenses in the EF lineup, ranging from ultra-wide angle to super telephoto lenses. Canon lenses employ advanced optical expertise and micron-precision engineering to deliver unprecedented performance in all facets of the photographic process. Special optical technologies, such as Aspherical, ultra-low dispersion, or fluorite elements are featured in the universally acclaimed L-series lenses. And Canon's Optical Image Stabilizer technology is featured in select lenses to minimize the effect of camera shake. Through Canon lenses, photographers can truly maximize the quality and liberating performance of the EOS 7D.
Auto Rotation: Vertical shots can be rotated automatically so that they are displayed upright during playback.
Image Review: The image can be displayed on the LCD monitor immediately after you shoot. The review time can be set to off (not displayed), 2 seconds, 4 seconds, 8 seconds, or Hold, which keeps the image displayed on the LCD monitor until the camera is focused again.
Slide Show: You can view all images on the Compact Flash Card one after another with the Auto Playback function (slide show). You can choose which recorded images will be displayed in the slide show by selecting All images, Folder, Date, Movies, or Stills.
Index Display: This feature allows you to view four or nine images at once on the LCD monitor so that you can search for an image quickly.
Jump Playback: During playback you can jump to images 1, 10 or 100 images at a time. You can also jump screens when in index mode, jump folders, or jump images by shooting date.
Image Magnification: When viewing a still picture in single image playback mode, you can magnify the image from 1.5x to 10x. While the image is magnified, you can scroll anywhere around the image.
Rotating Images: You can rotate an image by 90° or 270° clockwise in the LCD monitor.
Protect Images: You can select specific images from being erased accidentally.
Video/HDMI Outputs: With the supplied video cable, you can playback images from the camera on a TV (NTSC or PAL). There is also a mini-HDMI jack which allows you to connect the camera to an HDTV. A mini-HDMI-to-HDMI cable, such as 280HTC100, is required.
Print Effects: The digital SLR camera allows you to choose from the following Print Effects.
Brightness: The image brightness can be adjusted within the camera before printing.
Red-Eye Correction: The red eye phenomenon will be corrected within the camera before printing.
Trimming: You can crop an image and print only the trimmed portion as if the image was recomposed. You can also edit out the first and last scenes of a movie in 1-second increments.
DPOF Print Settings: On the CompactFlash Card, you can select which image or images you want to print and how many copies you want. This is convenient for printing images all at once, on optional Canon direct print function compliant printers, on PictBridge compliant printers, or at participating photo labs.
Direct Print Function: Using the supplied USB cable, you can connect this camera directly to a CP-series printer that supports the Direct Print function. You can also connect the camera directly to certain Canon Bubble Jet printers. In this way, you can make prints directly from the camera without connecting a computer.
PictBridge Printing Capability: Using the supplied USB cable, you can connect this camera directly to a PictBridge compliant printer. PictBridge is a new standard that allows you to connect a PictBridge compliant camera directly to a PictBridge compliant printer and make prints, regardless of brand.
Exif Print (Exif 2.21): The Canon EOS 7D conforms to Exif Print, a worldwide standard. Vital camera settings (such as exposure mode, white balance, exposure time) and scene data are recorded to the image file when it is captured. Printers compatible with Exif Print are able to use this information to produce high quality photographs, exactly the way they were intended at the time of capture. This intelligent communication process also allows the printer to correct for poor lighting or mistakes, resulting in photos that can be even better than the originals.
Wi-Fi Compatible: The optional Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E5A was made specifically for the EOS 7D. It's compatible with Wi-Fi Protected Setup to connect easily to a wireless LAN access point for secure image transfer. Sending a batch of photos wirelessly is easy with the WFT-E5A as images can be stored in selected folders and the entire folder can be transferred at once. It offers great handling for vertical shooting and wireless transmission (802.11b or g) to Macintosh or Windows computers for distances of up to 492 ft. (150m).
Power Options: The EOS 7D operates on the supplied LP-E6 Lithium-Ion battery (7.2V/1800 mAh). The battery can be charged in the supplied LC-E6 battery charger in approximately 150 minutes. You can use AA batteries in the optional BG-E7 battery grip. The supplied battery performance specs are as follows:
23° C/73° F
|Approx. 800 shots||Approx. 220 shots|
|0° C/32° F||Approx. 750 shots||Approx. 210 shots|
Optional AC Power: With the optional ACK-E6 AC adapter kit, you can connect the camera to a household power outlet and not worry about the battery becoming exhausted.
Auto Power Off: To save battery power, the camera turns off automatically after a period of non-operation. The Auto Power Off time can be set to 1 minute, 2 minutes, 4 minutes, 8 minutes, 15 minutes, or 30 minutes.
Note: The Auto Power Off function will not activate in Auto Playback Mode.
Supplied Software: The EOS 7D comes bundled with the EOS Digital Solution Disc Ver.21.0, which includes:
|OS||Windows Vista (32-bit/64-bit systems, Service Pack 1)|
Windows XP Pro/Home (Service Pack 2, 3)
|Mac OS X v10.4, v10.5|
|Computer||PC with one of the above OS preinstalled||Macintosh with one of the above OS preinstalled|
Pentium 1.3 GHz or higher
PowerPC G4/G5 or Intel processor
Still Image Capacity:
|Image Format||Image Size||Image Quality||Number of Images|
Number of Images
2 GB CF card
|Standard CF||UDMA CF|
|JPEG||17.9M: 5184 x 3456||Fine||593||94||126|
|8.0M: 3456 x 2304||Fine||1122||454||1122|
|4.5M: 2592 x 1728||Fine||1739||1739||1739|
|RAW||17.9M: 5184 x 3456||RAW||155||15||15|
|10M: 3888 x 2592||mRAW||229||24||24|
|4.5M: 2592 x 1728||sRAW||345||38||38|
|RAW + JPEG||RAW: 5184 x 3456 |
JPEG: 5184 x 3456
|RAW + JPEG (Fine)||122||6||6|
|mRAW: 3888 x 2592 +|
JPEG (3456 x 2304)
|mRAW + JPEG (Fine)||164||6||6|
|sRAW (2592 x 1728) +|
JPEG (2592 x 1728)
|sRAW + JPEG (Fine)||217||6||6|
Moving Recording Time:
|Movie Recording Size||Frames-Per-Second (fps)||Total Record Time||File Size|
|1920 x 1080||30/25/24 fps||12 min.||49 min.||330 MB/min.|
|1280 x 720||60/50 fps||12 min.||49 min.||330 MB/min.|
|640 x 480||60/50 fps||24 min.||1 hr. 39 min.||165 MB/min.|
Note: After you start shooting a movie, the moving shooting will stop automatically if the file size reaches 4GB or if the movie time reaches 29 minutes and 59 seconds.
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