This is the full spec for the

This is the full spec for the Canon EOS 600D:

Canon EOS 600D NEWS STORY

Canon EOS 600D full specification, as supplied by Canon UK:

IMAGE SENSOR

Type 22.3 x 14.9mm CMOS

Effective Pixels Approx. 18.0 megapixels

Total Pixels Approx 18.7 megapixels

Aspect Ratio 3:2

Low-Pass Filter Built-in/Fixed

Sensor Cleaning EOS integrated cleaning system

Colour Filter Type Primary Colour

IMAGE PROCESSOR

Type DIGIC 4

LENS

Lens Mount EF/EF-S

Focal Length Equivalent to 1.6x the focal length of the lens

FOCUSING

Type TTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor

AF System/ Points 9 AF points (f/5.6 cross type at centre, extra sensitivity at f/2.8)

AF Working Range EV -0.5 -18 (at 23°C & ISO100)

AF Modes AI Focus

One Shot

AI Servo

AF Point Selection Automatic selection, Manual selection

Selected AF Point Display Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on LCD monitor

Predictive AF [7] Yes up to 8m

AF Lock Locked when shutter button is pressed half way in One Shot AF mode.

AF Assist Beam Intermittent firing of built-in flash or emitted by optional dedicated Speedlite

Manual Focus Selected on lens, default in Live View Mode

AF Microadjustment No

EXPOSURE CONTROL

Metering Modes TTL full aperture metering with 63-zone SPC

(1) Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)

(2) Partial metering at center (approx. 9% of viewfinder)

(3) Spot metering (approx. 4% of viewfinder at center)

(4) Center weighted average metering

Metering Range EV 1-20 (at 23°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens ISO100)

AE Lock Auto: 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).

AEB 3 shots +/- 2 EV, 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments

ISO Sensitivity [8] AUTO(100-6400), 100-6400 Expandable to H (approx 12800) in 1-stop increments

SHUTTER

Type Electronically-controlled focal-plane shutter

Speed 30-1/4000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)

WHITE BALANCE

Type Auto white balance with the imaging sensor

Settings AWB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White

Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom.

White balance compensation:

1. Blue/Amber +/-9

2. Magenta/ Green +/-9.

Custom White Balance Yes, 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

Type Pentamirror

Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal) Approx. 95%

Magnification Approx. 0.85x [4]

Eyepoint Approx. 19mm (from eyepiece lens centre)

Dioptre Correction -3 to +1 m-1 (dioptre)

Focusing Screen Fixed

Mirror Quick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with EF600mm f/4 or shorter)

Viewfinder Information AF 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 Preview Yes, with Depth of Field preview button.

Eyepiece Shutter On strap

LCD MONITOR

Type Vari angle 7.7cm (3.0″) 3:2 Clear View TFT, approx. 1040K dots

Coverage Approx. 100%

Viewing Angle (horizontally/vertically) Approx 170°

Coating Dual Anti-reflection, anti smudge

Brightness Adjustment Adjustable to one of seven levels

Display Options (1) Quick Control Screen

(2) Camera settings

FLASH

Built-in Flash GN (ISO 100, meters) 13

Built-in Flash Coverage up to 17mm focal length (35mm equivalent: 27mm)

Built-in Flash recycle time Approx. 3 seconds

Modes Auto, Manual flash, Integrated Speedlite Transmitter

Red-Eye Reduction Yes – with red eye reduction lamp

X-sync 1/200sec

Flash Exposure Compensation +/- 2EV in 1/2 or 1/3 increments

Flash Exposure Bracketing Yes, with compatible External Flash

Flash Exposure Lock Yes

Second Curtain Synchronisation Yes

HotShoe/ PC terminal Yes/ –

External Flash Compatibility E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support

External Flash Control via camera menu screen

SHOOTING

Modes Scene Intelligent Auto, No Flash, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Movie, Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, A-DEP

Picture Styles Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)

Colour Space sRGB and Adobe RGB

Image Processing Highlight 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, Miniature effect, Fish-eye) – during image Playback only

Drive Modes Single, Continuous, Self timer (2s, 10s+remote, 10s + continuous shots 2-10)

Continuous Shooting Max. Approx. 3.7fps for approx. 34 JPEG images [1], 6 images RAW [2]

LIVE VIEW MODE

Type Electronic viewfinder with image sensor

Coverage Approx. 99% (horizontally and vertically)

Frame Rate 30 fps

Focusing Manual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)Autofocus: Quick mode, Live mode

Metering Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor

Active metering time can be changed

Display Options Grid overlay, Histogram

FILE TYPE

Still Image Type JPEG: 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 Recording Yes, RAW + Large JPEG

Image Size JPEG 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 Type MOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM)

Movie Size 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps)

1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps)

640 x 480 (59.94, 50 fps)

Movie Length Max duration 29min 59sec, Max file size 4GB

Folders New folders can be manually created and selected

File Numbering (1) Consecutive numbering

(2) Auto reset

(3) Manual reset

OTHER FEATURES

Custom Functions 11 Custom Functions with 34 settings

Metadata Tag User copyright information (can be set in camera)

Image rating (0-5 stars)

Intelligent Orientation Sensor Yes

Playback Zoom 1.5x – 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 Show Image selection: All images, by Date, by Folder, Movies, Stills

Playback time: 1/2/3/5 seconds

Repeat: On/Off

Histogram Brightness: Yes

RGB: Yes

Highlight Alert Yes

Image Erase/Protection Erase: Single image, All images in folder, 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 Languages 25 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 Update Update possible by the user.

INTERFACE

Computer Hi-Speed USB

Other Video output (PAL/ NTSC) (integrated with USB terminal), HDMI mini output (HDMI-CEC compatible), External microphone (3.5mm Stereo mini jack)

DIRECT PRINT

Canon Printers Canon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge

PictBridge Yes

STORAGE

Type SD card, SDHC card or SDXC card

SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM

PC & Macintosh Windows XP inc SP3 / Vista inc SP1 and SP2 (excl. Starter Edition) / 7 (excl. Starter Edition)

OS X v10.4-10.6

SOFTWARE

Browsing & Printing ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser

Image Processing Digital Photo Professional

Other PhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture), Picture Style Editor

POWER SOURCE

Batteries 1 x Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E8

Battery Life Approx. 440 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%) [5]

Approx. 400 (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)

Battery Indicator 4 levels

Power Saving Power turns off after 30sec or 1, 2, 4, 8 or 15mins.

Power Supply & Battery Chargers AC Adapter Kit ACK-E8, Battery charger LC-E8, LC-E8E

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Body Materials Stainless Steel and polycarbonate resin with glass fibre

Operating Environment 0 ? 40 °C, 85% or less humidity

Dimensions (WxHxD) 133.1 x 99.5 x 79.7 mm

Weight (body only) Approx. 570g (CIPA testing standard, including battery and memory card)

ACCESSORIES

Viewfinder Eyecup Ef, E-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens with Rubber Frame Ef, Eyepiece Extender EP-EX15II, Angle Finder C

Case Semi-Hard Case EH19-L

Wireless File Transmitter Compatible with Eye-Fi cards

Lenses All EF and EF-S lenses

Flash Canon 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 Grip BG-E8

Remote Controller/ Switch Remote Switch RS-60E3, Remote Controller RC-6

Other Hand Strap E2

All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated.

Subject to change without notice.

[1] Large/Fine(Quality 8) resolution

[3] Compatible with large memory card capacities, including cards of 2GB and more (camera may require firmware update).

[4] With 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 dpt

[5] Based on the CIPA Standard and using the batteries and memory card format supplied with the camera, except where indicated

[7] With EF300mm f/2.8L IS USM at 50kph

[8] Recommended Exposure Index

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  • Richard Riordan

    If I haven’t set the full descriptive metadata in the camera before taking a picture, can I add such information in the Metadata tab after the image is taken, and can I do this through a PC?