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Canon EOS 60D – user manual

Digital Interchangeable Lens Camera Canon EOS 60D Instruction manual

Canon EOS 60D

 

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IMAGE SENSOR

Type22.3mm x 14.9mm CMOS
Effective PixelsApprox. 18.00 megapixels
Total PixelsApprox. 19.00 megapixels
Aspect Ratio3:2
Low-Pass FilterBuilt-in/Fixed
Sensor CleaningEOS integrated cleaning system with fluorine coating
Colour Filter TypePrimary Colour

IMAGE PROCESSOR

TypeDIGIC 4
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 cross-type AF points (f/2.8 at centre)
AF Working RangeEV -0.5 – 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 top LCD panel and Quick Control screen
Predictive AFYes up to 8m¹
AF LockLocked when shutter button is pressed half way in One Shot AF mode or AF-ON button is pressed.
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 point)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 6.5% of viewfinder at centre)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 2.8% viewfinder at centre)
(4) Centre weighted average metering
Metering RangeEV 0-20 (at 23°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens ISO100)
AE LockAuto: In One-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 +/-3 EV 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments
ISO Sensitivity*Auto (100-3200), 100-6400 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments)
ISO can be expanded to H: 12800
TypeElectronically-controlled focal-plane shutter
Speed30-1/8000 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, Colour Temperature Setting.
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

TypePentaprism
Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal)Approx. 96%
MagnificationApprox. 0.95x¹
EyepointApprox. 22mm (from eyepiece lens centre)
Dioptre Correction-3 to +1 m-1 (dioptre)
Focusing ScreenInterchangeable (3 types, optional). Standard Focusing Screen Precision Matte Ef-A
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: White balance correction, Card information, monochrome shooting, maximum burst (2 digit display), Highlight tone priority (D+).
Composition information: Electronic level (Horizontal only), Battery check
Depth of Field PreviewYes, with Depth of Field preview button.
Eyepiece ShutterOn strap

LCD MONITOR

TypeVari angle 7.7cm (3.0″) 3:2 Clear View TFT, approx. 1040K dots
CoverageApprox. 100%
Viewing Angle (Horizontally/Vertically)Approx 160°
CoatingDual Anti-reflection
Brightness AdjustmentAdjustable to one of seven levels
Display Options(1) Quick Control Screen
(2) Camera settings
(3) Electronic Level
Built-in Flash GN (ISO 100, meters)13
Built-in Flash Coverageup to 17mm focal length (35mm equivalent: 28mm)
Built-in Flash Recycle TimeApprox. 3 seconds
ModesAuto, Manual flash, Integrated Speedlite Transmitter
Red-Eye ReductionYes
X-Sync1/250sec
Flash Exposure Compensation+/- 3EV in 1/2 or 1/3 increments
Flash Exposure BracketingYes, with compatible External Flash
Flash Exposure LockYes
Second Curtain SynchronisationYes
HotShoe/ PC TerminalYes/ No
External Flash CompatibilityE-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support
External Flash Controlvia camera menu screen

SHOOTING

ModesAuto, No Flash, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Movie, Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom
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)
Creative filters (Grainy B/W, Soft focus, Toy camera, Minaiture effect) – during image Playback only
RAW image processing – during image Playback only
Drive ModesSingle, Continuous L, Continuous H, Self timer (2s+remote, 10s +remote)
Continuous ShootingMax. Approx. 5.3fps. (speed maintained for minimum of approx 58 images (JPEG)¹³, 16 images (RAW)²³

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, Live Face detection mode
MeteringReal-time evaluative metering with image sensor Active metering time can be changed
Display OptionsGrid overlay (x2), Histogram, Multi aspect ratios, Electronic level

FILE TYPE

Still Image TypeJPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.3 compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0),
RAW: RAW, M-RAW, S-RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition),
Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
RAW+JPEG Simultaneous RecordingYes, any combination of RAW + JPEG, M-RAW + JPEG, S-RAW + JPEG possible.
Image SizeJPEG 3:2: (L) 5184×3456, (M) 3456×2304, (S1) 2592×1728, (S2) 1920×1280, (S3) 720×480
JPEG 4:3: (L) 4608×3456, (M) 3072×2304, (S1) 2304×1728, (S2) 1696×1280, (S3) 640×480
JPEG 16:9: (L) 5184×2912, (M) 3456×1944, (S1) 2592×1456 (S2) 1920×1080, (S3) 720×400
JPEG 1:1: (L) 3456×3456, (M) 2304×2304, (S1) 1728×1728, (S2) 1280×1280, (S3) 480×480
RAW: (RAW) 5184×3456, (M-RAW) 3888×2592, (S-RAW) 2592×1728
Movie TypeMOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM)
Movie Size1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps)
1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps)
640 x 480 (59.94, 50 fps)
Movie LengthMax duration 29min 59sec, 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 Functions20 Custom Functions with 59 settings
Metadata TagUser copyright information (can be set in camera)
Image rating (0-5 stars)
LCD Panel / IlluminationYes / Yes
Water/ Dust ResistanceYes¹
Sound Memo
Intelligent Orientation SensorYes
Playback Zoom1.5x – 10x
Display Formats(1) Single image with information (2 levels)
(2) Single image
(3) 4 image index
(4) 9 image index
(5) Magnified view
Slide ShowImage selection: All images, by Date, by Folder, Movies, Stills, Rating
Playback time: 1/2/3/5/10 or 20 seconds
Repeat: On/Off
HistogramBrightness: Yes
RGB: Yes
Highlight AlertYes
Image Erase/ProtectionErase: Single image, All images in folder, Checkmarked images, unprotected images
Protection: Erase protection of one image at a time
Data VerificationOriginal image verification data can be appended to the image (OSK-E3 required for verification)
Menu Categories(1) Shooting menu (x4)
(2) Playback menu (x2)
(3) Setup menu (x3)
(4) Custom Functions menu
(5) 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), External microphone (3.5mm Stereo mini jack)

DIRECT PRINT

Canon PrintersCanon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge
PictBridgeYes
TypeSD card, SDHC card or SDXC card

SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM

PC & MacintoshWindows XP (SP2/SP3) / Vista inc SP1 (excl. Starter Edition) / 7 (excl. Starter Edition)
OS X v10.4-10.6

SOFTWARE

Browsing & PrintingZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser
Image ProcessingDigital Photo Professional
OtherPhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture, Original Data Security Tools*), Picture Style Editor
* Requires optional accessory

POWER SOURCE

BatteriesRechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E6 (supplied), built in for date & settings
Battery LifeApprox. 1100 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)¹
Approx. 1000 (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
Battery Indicator6 levels + percentage
Power SavingPower turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30mins.
Power Supply & Battery ChargersAC Adapter Kit ACK-E6, Battery charger LC-E6, Car Battery charger CBC-E6

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Body MaterialsAluminium and polycarbonate resin with glass fibre
Operating Environment0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD)144.5 x 105.8 x 78.6mm
Weight (Body Only)Approx. 755g (CIPA testing standard, including battery and memory card)

ACCESSORIES

ViewfinderEyecup Eb, E-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens Focusing Screens Ef (with Grid Ef-D, Super Precision Matte Ef-S), Angle Finder C
CaseLeather case EH21-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 GripBG-E9
Remote Controller/ SwitchRemote Switch RS-60E3, Remote Controller RC-6/RC-1/RC-5
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
Water/ Dust Resistance¹ Memory card and battery door only
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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  1. My niece leave her EOS 60D to me and I am a new user, What will I do because I see that the lens have dust inside already? Please help me, thank you.

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