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Canon EOS M

EOS Digital SLR and Compact System Cameras

Canon EOS M

Canono EOS-M

 

Download user manual Canons EOS-M in PDF format: Canon-EOS_M-EN

An 18-megapixel interchangeable-lens compact system camera small enough to take anywhere. Enjoy simple creative controls and superb low-light performance for stunning images.

  • The quality of a digital SLR in a compact body
  • Scene Intelligent Auto
  • Be versatile with interchangeable lenses
  • Create out-of-focus backgrounds for high impact
  • Easy-to-use touch-screen
  • Atmospheric photos in low light
  • Full-HD video with Video Snapshot Mode

IMAGE SENSOR

Type22.3 x 14.9mm CMOS
Effective PixelsApprox. 18.0 megapixels
Total PixelsApprox. 18.5 megapixels
Aspect Ratio3:2
Low-Pass FilterBuilt-in/Fixed
Sensor CleaningEOS integrated cleaning system
Colour Filter TypePrimary Colour

IMAGE PROCESSOR

TypeDIGIC 5

LENS

Lens MountEF-M (EF and EF-S lenses compatible via Mount adapter EF-EOS M)
Focal LengthEquivalent to 1.6x the focal length of the lens

FOCUSING

TypeHybrid CMOS AF System. Phase detection pixels built onto imaging sensor
AF System/ Points31 AF points (Maximum)
AF Working RangeEV 1-18 (at 23°C & ISO 100)
AF ModesOne-Shot AF and Servo AF
AF Point SelectionAutomatic selection (Face detection and Tracking AF, FlexiZone-Multi, FlexiZone-Single), Manual selection
Selected AF Point DisplayIndicated on LCD monitor
Predictive AF
AF LockLocked when shutter button is pressed half way
AF Assist BeamYes LED
Manual FocusSelect on camera menu AF (Auto), MF (Manual), or AF+MF (Manual focus after One-Shot)

EXPOSURE CONTROL

Metering ModesReal-time metering from the image sensor
(1) Evaluative metering
(2) Partial metering at center
(3) Spot metering
(4) Center weighted average metering
Metering RangeEV 1-20 (at 23°C with EF-M 22mm f/2 STM 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‘+/-3 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).
AEB‘3 shots +/- 2 EV, 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments
ISO Sensitivity*AUTO(100-6400), 100-12800 in 1-stop increments
ISO can be expandable to H: 25600)

SHUTTER

TypeElectronic first curtain and mechanical second curtain shutter
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.

LCD MONITOR

TypeTouch screen 7.7cm (3.0″) 3:2 Clear View LCD II, approx. 1040K dots
CoverageApprox. 100%
Viewing Angle (Horizontally/Vertically)Approx 170°
CoatingAnti smudge
Brightness AdjustmentAdjustable to one of seven levels
Display Options(1) Quick Control Screen
(2) Liveview image no information
(3) Liveview image full info
(4) Liveview image basic info

FLASH

Built-in Flash GN (ISO 100, meters)None
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/ No
External Flash CompatibilityE-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support
External Flash ControlVia camera menu screen

SHOOTING

ModesScene Intelligent Auto mode
Still mode (Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up,
Sports, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene,
HDR Backlight Control, Program AE , Shutter
priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual)Movie mode
(Auto exposure mode, Manual exposure mode)
Picture StylesAuto, Standard, 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)
Multi Shot Noise Reduction
Auto Correction of Lens Peripheral illumination
and Chromatic aberration
Basic+ (Shoot by ambience selection, Shoot by
lighting or scene type)
Creative filters (Art Bold, Water painting, Grainy B/W,
Soft focus, Toy camera, Miniature effect, Fish-eye)
Drive ModesSingle, Continuous, Self timer (2s, 10s+remote, 10s +
continuous shots 2-10)
Continuous ShootingMax. Approx. 4.3fps for approx. 17 JPEG images¹, 6 images RAW²³

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 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
Movie TypeMOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM, recording level can be manually adjusted by user)
Movie Size1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps)
1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps)
640 x 480 (30, 25 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 Functions7 Custom Functions with 19 settings
Metadata TagUser copyright information (can be set in camera)
Image rating (0-5 stars)
Intelligent Orientation SensorYes
Playback Zoom1.5x – 10x enabled in 15 steps
Display Formats(1) Single image
(2) Single image with information (3 levels)
(3) 4 image index
(4) 9 image index
(5) Jump Display
Slide ShowImage selection: All images, by Date, by Folder, Movies, Stills or by Rating
Playback time: 1/2/3/5/10/20 seconds
Repeat: On/Off
Transition Effects: Off, Slide (2 types), Fade (3 tyupes)
Bagkground Music: Off, On
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
Menu Categories(1) Shooting menu (x5)
(2) Playback menu (x2)
(3) Setup menu (x4)
(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), External
microphone (3.5mm Stereo mini jack)

DIRECT PRINT

Canon PrintersCanon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers
supporting PictBridge
PictBridgeYes

STORAGE

TypeSD, SDHC or SDXC (UHS-I)card

SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM

PC & MacintoshWindows XP inc SP3 / Vista inc SP1 and SP2 (excl.
Starter Edition) / 7 (excl. Starter Edition)
OS X v10.6-10.7 (Intel processor required)

SOFTWARE

Browsing & PrintingImageBrowser EX
Image ProcessingDigital Photo Professional
OtherPhotoStitch, EOS Utility,
Picture Style Editor

POWER SOURCE

Batteries1 x Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E12
Battery LifeApprox. 230 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)¹
Approx. 200 (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
Battery Indicator4 levels
Power SavingLCD monitor turns off after 15 sec, 30sec or 1, 3, 5, 10 or 30mins.
Power turns off after 0, 30sec or 1, 3, 5, 10mins and disabled
Power Supply & Battery ChargersAC Adapter Kit ACK-E12, Battery charger LC-E12

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Body MaterialsStainless Steel, magnesium alloy, polycarbonate resin with glass fiber
Operating Environment0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD)108.6 x 66.5 x 32.3 mm
Weight (Body Only)Approx. 298g (CIPA testing standard, including
battery and memory card)

ACCESSORIES

CaseEH23-CJ
Wireless File TransmitterCompatible with Eye-Fi cards
LensesEF-M (EF and EF-S lenses compatible via Mount adapter EF-EOS M)
FlashCanon Speedlites (90EX, 220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT, Macro-Ring-Lite, MR-14EX, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT)
Remote Controller/ SwitchRemote Controller RC-6
OtherGP-E2
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