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Canon EOS 1000D is a 10.1-megapixel digital single-lens reflex camera announced by Canon on 10 June 2008 and started shipping in mid August 2008. It is known as the EOS Kiss F in Japan and the EOS Rebel XS in the United States and Canada. The 1000D is an entry-level DSLR that has been described as being a step below the 450D.[1]

Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EOS Rebel XS
Canon EOS Kiss F
Canon EOS 1000D IMG 2001b.jpg
Overview
TypeDigital single-lens reflex camera
Lens
LensCanon EF lens mount, Canon EF-S lens mount
Sensor/medium
SensorCMOS APS-C 22.2 mm × 14.8 mm (1.6× conversion factor)
Maximum resolution10.1 effective megapixels, 3,888 × 2,592
ASA/ISO rangeISO 100 to 1,600
StorageSecure Digital Card
Secure Digital High Capacity
Focusing
Focus modesAI Focus, One-Shot, Predictive AI Servo, Live Mode in Live View; Quick Mode in Live View
Focus areas7 AF points
Exposure/metering
Exposure modesFull Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, No Flash, Program AE, Shutter-priority, Aperture-priority, Manual, Auto Depth-of-field
Exposure meteringFull aperture TTL, 35-zone SPC
Metering modesEvaluative, Partial (approx. 10% at center of viewfinder), Center-weighted average
Flash
FlashE-TTL II automatic built-in pop-up, 13m ISO 100 guide number, 27mm (equivalent in 35 format) lens focal length coverage; compatible with Canon EX Series Speedlite external hotshoe-mount flashes
Flash bracketingYes
Shutter
Shutterfocal-plane
Shutter speed range1/4000 to 30 s and Bulb, 1/200 s X-sync
Continuous shooting3 fps for 514 JPEG frames or 1.5 fps for 5 RAW frames
Viewfinder
ViewfinderEye-level pentamirror SLR, 95% coverage, 0.81× magnification
Image processing
Custom WBAuto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Manual, user-set
WB bracketing± 3 stops in 1-stop increments;
General
Rear LCD monitor2.5 in (6.4 cm) color TFT LCD, 230,000 pixels
BatteryLP-E5 Battery Pack
Optional battery packsBG-E5
Dimensions126.1 mm × 97.5 mm × 61.9 mm (4.96 in × 3.84 in × 2.44 in)
Weight450 g (16 oz) (body only)
Made inJapan / Taiwan (body)
Taiwan (kit lens)

The camera shares a few features with the 450D.[2][3] It offers Live View shooting, DIGIC III Image Processor, and SDHC media storage. However, it has seven focus points (opposed to nine) and does not have spot light metering. The 1000D is also the second Canon EOS model (after the 450D) to exclusively use SD Card and SDHC memory storage instead of CompactFlash.

Contents

FeaturesEdit

  • 10.1 effective megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor.
  • Sensor Size : APS-C 22 mm ×14 mm
  • Sensor Crop Factor: 1.6×
  • DIGIC III Image Processor.
  • 2.5 inches (6.4 cm) TFT color LCD monitor with 230,000-dot resolution.
  • Wide-area 7 point AF with center cross-type sensors.
  • EOS Self Cleaning Sensor Unit.
  • Continuous Drive up to 3 frames per second for as many JPEG files or up to 1.5 frames per second for 5 RAW files or 4 RAW+JPEG files.
  • ISO sensitivity 100–1600.
  • Canon EF/EF-S lenses.
  • NTSC/PAL video output.
  • File formats include: JPEG, RAW (12-bit Canon original).
  • Custom Functions (C.Fn) Such as Exposure Level Increment by f-stop etc.
  • Canon LP-E5 battery pack, battery life (shots per charge) approx. 190–600 without flash or 180–500 with 50% flash use.
  • Approx. weight 0.450 kilograms (0.99 lb).

ReceptionEdit

The 1000D has garnered positive reviews from independent photography review websites.[4][5]

Video recordingEdit

Canon Live View with resolution 768x512 px can be recorded directly to a computer (not internal memory) with software:

  • EOS-movrec (open source)[6]
  • Canon EOS Utility 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Butler, Richard (July 2008). "Canon EOS 1000D (Rebel XS / Kiss F) Review". dpreview.com. Retrieved 20 November 2009.
  2. ^ "EOS 1000D Product Specification". Canon Europe. Retrieved 20 November 2009.
  3. ^ "CANON'S NEW EOS REBEL XS CAMERA LOOKS TO INSPIRE A NEW GENERATION OF DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHERS" (Press release). Canon USA. 8 July 2008. Retrieved 20 November 2009.
  4. ^ Goldstein, Mark (6 August 2008). "Canon EOS 1000D Review (also called the Canon Digital Rebel XS)". photographyblog.com. Retrieved 9 December 2009.
  5. ^ Laing, Gordon (August 2008). "Canon EOS 1000D / Rebel XS". cameralabs.com. Retrieved 9 December 2009.
  6. ^ "eos_movrec". Retrieved 21 December 2011.

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