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EOS 1100D – user manual – instructions manual

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user manual
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Advanced, compact and affordable: your first steps into the world of DSLR photography, made simple with Canon EOS 1100D.

  • Superior 12-megapixel image quality
  • On-screen Feature Guide
  • Creative Auto and Basic+
  • HD video capture
  • ISO 100-6400 sensitivity
  • Wide-area 9-point AF system
  • 63-zone iFCL exposure metering
  • 6.8cm (2.7”), 230,000-dot screen
  • Use with all EF and EF-S lenses

IMAGE SENSOR

Type22.2 x 14.7mm CMOS
Effective PixelsApprox. 12.2M
Total PixelsApprox. 12.6M
Aspect Ratio3:2
Low-Pass FilterBuilt-in/Fixed with fluorine coating
Sensor CleaningManual cleaning and Dust Delete Data acquisition
Colour Filter TypePrimary Colour

IMAGE PROCESSOR

TypeDIGIC 4

LENS

Lens MountEF/EF-S
Focal LengthEquivalent to 1.6x the focal length of the lens

FOCUSING

TypeTTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor
AF System/ Points9 AF points (f/5.6 cross type at centre)
AF Working RangeEV 0 – 18 (at 23°C & ISO100)
AF ModesAI Focus
One Shot
AI Servo
AF Point SelectionAutomatic selection, Manual selection
Selected AF Point DisplaySuperimposed in viewfinder and indicated on LCD monitor
Predictive AFYes, up to 10m¹
AF LockLocked when shutter button is pressed half way in One Shot AF mode
AF Assist BeamIntermittent firing of built-in flash or emitted by optional dedicated Speedlite
Manual FocusSelected on lens, default in Live View Mode
AF MicroadjustmentNo

EXPOSURE CONTROL

Metering ModesTTL full aperture metering with 63-zone SPC
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)
(2) Partial metering at center (approx. 10% of viewfinder)
(3) Center weighted average metering
Metering RangeEV 1-20 (at 23°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens ISO100)
AE LockAuto: In 1-shot AF mode with evaluative metering exposure is locked when focus is achieved.
Manual: By AE lock button in creative zone modes
Exposure Compensation+/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB)
AEB3 shots +/- 2 EV, 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments
ISO Sensitivity*AUTO (100-6400), 100-6400 (in 1-stop increments)

SHUTTER

TypeElectronically-controlled focal-plane shutter, with electronic first curtain
Speed30-1/4000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)

WHITE BALANCE

TypeAuto white balance with the imaging sensor
SettingsAWB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White
Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom.
White balance compensation:
1. Blue/Amber +/-9
2. Magenta/Green +/-9
Custom White BalanceYes, 1 setting can be registered
WB Bracketing+/-3 levels in single level increments
3 bracketed images per shutter release.
Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias

VIEWFINDER

TypePentamirror
Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal)Approx. 95%
MagnificationApprox. 0.80x¹
EyepointApprox. 21mm (from eyepiece lens center)
Dioptre Correction-2.5 to +0.5 m-1 (dioptre)
Focusing ScreenFixed
MirrorQuick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with EF600mm f/4 or shorter)
Viewfinder InformationAF information: AF points, focus confirmation light
Exposure information: Shutter speed, aperture value, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level/compensation, spot metering circle, exposure warning, AEB
Flash information: Flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure compensation, red-eye reduction light
Image information: Highlight tone priority (D+), monochrome shooting, maximum burst (1 digit display), White balance correction, SD card information
Depth of Field PreviewYes, assigned to SET button with C.Fn-8-5
Eyepiece ShutterOn strap

LCD MONITOR

Type6.8cm (2.7″) TFT, approx. 230k dots
CoverageApprox. 100%
Viewing Angle (Horizontally/Vertically)Approx 170°
Brightness AdjustmentAdjustable to one of seven levels
Display Options(1) Quick Control Screen
(2) Camera settings

FLASH

Built-in Flash GN (ISO 100, meters)9,2
Built-in Flash CoverageUp to 17mm focal length (35mm equivalent: 27mm)
Built-in Flash Recycle TimeApprox. 2 seconds
ModesAuto, Manual Flash On/off
Red-Eye ReductionYes – with red eye reduction lamp
X-Sync1/200sec
Flash Exposure Compensation+/- 2EV in 1/2 or 1/3 increments
Flash Exposure BracketingYes, with compatible External Flash
Flash Exposure LockYes
Second Curtain SynchronisationYes
HotShoe/ PC TerminalYes/ –
External Flash CompatibilityE-TTL II with EX series Speedlites,
wireless multi-flash support
External Flash ControlVia camera menu screen

SHOOTING

ModesAuto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, No Flash, Creative Auto, Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, A-DEP
Picture StylesStandard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
Colour SpacesRGB and Adobe RGB
Image ProcessingHighlight 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)
Drive ModesSingle, Continuous, Self timer (2s, 10s, 10s + continuous shots 2-10)
Continuous ShootingMax. JPEG Approx. 3fps for approx. 830 images¹³
Max. RAW Approx 2fps for up to approx. 5 images²³

LIVE VIEW MODE

TypeElectronic viewfinder with image sensor
CoverageApprox. 100% (horizontally and vertically)
Frame Rate30 fps
FocusingManual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
Autofocus: Quick mode, Live mode
MeteringReal-time evaluative metering with image sensor
Active metering time can be changed
Display OptionsGrid overlay, Histogram

FILE TYPE

Still Image TypeJPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.30 compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0),
RAW: RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition),
Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
RAW+JPEG Simultaneous RecordingYes, RAW + Large JPEG
Image SizeJPEG: (L) 4272×2848, (M) 3088×2056, (S1) 2256×1504, (S2) 1920×1280, (S3) 720×480
RAW: 4272×2848
Movie TypeMOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM)
Movie Size1280 x 720 (29.97, 25 fps)
Movie LengthMax duration 17min, Max file size 4GB
FoldersNew folders can be manually created and selected
File Numbering(1) Consecutive numbering
(2) Auto reset
(3) Manual reset

OTHER FEATURES

Custom Functions10 Custom Functions with 32 settings
Metadata TagUser copyright information (can be set in camera)
Image rating (0-5 stars)
Intelligent Orientation SensorYes
Playback Zoom1.5x – 10x enabled in 15steps
Display Formats(1) Single image with information (2 levels)
(2) Single image
(3) 4 image index
(4) 9 image index
(5) Jump Display
Slide ShowAutoplay: All images, repeat
HistogramBrightness: Yes
RGB: Yes
Highlight AlertYes (Shooting information display only)
Image Erase/ProtectionErase: Single image, Checkmarked images, Unprotected images
Protection: Erase protection of one image at a time
Menu Categories(1) Shooting menu (x4)
(2) Playback menu (x2)
(3) Setup menu (x3)
(4) My Menu
Menu Languages25 Languages
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese
Firmware UpdateUpdate possible by the user.

INTERFACE

ComputerHi-Speed USB
OtherVideo output (PAL/ NTSC) (integrated with USB terminal), HDMI mini output (HDMI-CEC compatible)

DIRECT PRINT

Canon PrintersCanon SELPHY Printers, Bubble Jet Printers with the direct print function and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge
PictBridgeYes

STORAGE

TypeSD card, SDHC card or SDXC card

SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM

PC & MacintoshWindows XP inc SP3 / Vista inc SP1 and SP2 (excl. Starter Edition) / 7 (excl. Starter Edition)
OS X v10.5-10.6 (Intel processor required)

SOFTWARE

Browsing & PrintingZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser
Image ProcessingDigital Photo Professional
OtherPhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture), Picture Style Editor

POWER SOURCE

Batteries1 x Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E10
Battery LifeApprox. 700 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)¹
Approx. 650 (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
Battery Indicator4 levels
Power SavingPower turns off after 30sec or 1, 2, 4, 8 or 15mins.
Power Supply & Battery ChargersAC Adapter Kit ACK-E10, Battery charger LC-E10, LC-E10E

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Body MaterialsStainless Steel and polycarbonate resin with conductive fiber
Operating Environment0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD)129.9 x 99.7 x 77.9 mm
Weight (Body Only)Approx. 495g (CIPA testing standard, including battery and memory card)

ACCESSORIES

ViewfinderEyecup Ef, E-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens with Rubber Frame Ef, Eyepiece Extender EP-EX15II, Angle Finder C
CaseSemi-Hard Case EH19-L
Wireless File TransmitterCompatible with Eye-Fi cards
LensesAll EF and EF-S lenses
FlashCanon Speedlites (220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, Macro-Ring-Lite, MR-14EX, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2)
Battery GripNone
Remote Controller/ SwitchRemote Switch RS-60E3
OtherHand Strap E2
Predictive AF¹ with EF300mm f/2.8L IS USM at 50kph
Magnification¹ with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 dpt
Continuous Shooting¹ Large/Fine(Quality 8) resolution
² Based on Canon’s testing conditions, JPEG, ISO 100, Standard Picture Style. Varies depending on the subject, memory card brand and capacity, image recording quality, ISO speed, drive mode, Picture Style, Custom functions etc.
³ Maximum fps and buffer capacity may be reduced depending on the cameras settings and light level
Battery Life¹ Based on the CIPA Standard and using the batteries and memory card format supplied with the camera, except where indicated
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