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Canon EOS 500D

With the EOS 500D, every side of your story comes alive. Capture every detail in stunning 15.1 megapixels resolution, or switch to shooting pin-sharp ...

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“David Bailey - here I come!”

published 29/02/2012

ProEasy to use and makes you feel like a professional

ConsNone

I bought this camera just over a year ago and ever since I have never looked back! I wish I had had this camera when my kids were born as I can now see the number of fantastic shots that I would have been able to capture that a regular camera is just not quick enough to do. This was one of the...

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“Canon Quality”

published 23/10/2009

ProSame Canon quality we have come to expect, great I...

ConsButtons can get fiddly in the cold.

Canon 500D Introduction Canons range of cameras is very impressive. Everyone can be accommodated for, there really is something for everyone. Camera Itself First off, the camera. The sensor on this model has a larger pixel count than many of its rivals and cheaper models in the range. The 15.1...

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Super

ProExcellent image quality, high ISO, high resolution

ConsHD video feature is disappointing- short battery l...

Canon EOS 500D is my first ever digital SLR (Single Lens Reflection) camera. The image quality is considerably better than all the other [non-SLR] cameras I have used so far. Its noise reduction capability is excellent. This is very important, especially for a camera which boosts such high...

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“Stepping up with Canon.”

published 19/08/2012

ProEase of use

Consnone to my mind

I've always enjoyed taking pictures, I mean who doesn't? I bought the Canon D500 a couple of years ago and can recommend it to anyone wanting to start on DSLR trail of photography. The quality of the picture is ultimately down to you, the photographer but the amount of goodies inside the D500...

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Provery light, easy to navigate the menu's and the sa...

Consexpensive, manual over complicated

I have recently purchased the Canon 500D, I bought the standard kit so came with the main body, 18-55mm lens (with covers), battery, battery charger and camera strap (need to purchase SD card/memory card separately). I took it out of the box and was pleasantly surprised how light it was even with...

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“Canon 500D or Nikon D5000?”

published 07/04/2010

Pro12 Mega pixels, 2 more than the Nikon.

ConsThe Nikon as so many features that should be inclu...

I work in a camera shop and i am constantly asked, The Canon 500D , or the Nikon D5000? Both cameras are in the same price range... be it the canon is always about 50 - 100 quid more expensive, but which is best? WELL, For picture quality, for the 2m pixels extra you get in the canon, you just...

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ProQuality, battery

Consvideo recording

The camera takes really great photos. There are minimal noise, I've had it for 1½ year, but had to buy a new one because I needed something that could record video easier than the EOS 500D. I would say that if you just want a camera that can photograph, the canon EOS 500D is a great choice. The...

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Excellent

Pro15.1 MP, HD recording

ConsThe price of accessories

Where do I start? The body is lightweight and easy to hold. The image preview on the 3" screen is high quality and gives a brilliant indication of your final image. The 15.1 MegaPixel - A welcome addition to digital SLRs, Crisp clear images that look outstanding at any size they are reproduced in...

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“canon EOS 500D”

published 18/07/2009

Provery good

Consnone

Canon EOS 500D digital SLR camera : Telling the full story often means finding an extra angle on your subject. With 15.1 Megapixels and Full HD video capability, the Canon EOS 500D is a digital SLR for those who want to capture more than one side to life’s significant moments. A resolution of 15...

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Product Information : Canon EOS 500D

Manufacturer's product description

With the EOS 500D, every side of your story comes alive. Capture every detail in stunning 15.1 megapixels resolution, or switch to shooting pin-sharp full high definition video. The EOS 500D combines exceptional still shooting with the ability to shoot Full HD (1080p) video. For occasions when larger amounts of footage need to be stored on a memory card, users can also choose to shoot at 720p or VGA resolution. An HDMI connection allows high definition playback of footage and images on any HDTV.

Product Details

Product Description: Canon EOS 500D - digital camera - body only, Canon EOS 500D - digital camera EF-S 18-55mm IS lens, Canon EOS 500D - digital camera EF-S 18-55mm and EF 75-300mm lenses, Canon EOS 500D - digital camera EF-S 17-85mm IS lens, Canon EOS 500D - digital camera EF-S 18-55mm IS and 55-250mm IS lenses, Canon EOS 500D - digital camera EF-S 18-135mm IS lens, Canon EOS 500D - digital camera EF-S 18-200mm IS lens, Canon EOS 500D - digital camera EF-S 18-55mm IS lens - with SELPHY CP530, Canon EOS 500D - digital camera EF-S 18-55mm lens, Canon EOS Rebel T1i - digital camera EF-S 18-55mm IS lens

Product Type: Digital camera - SLR with Live View mode, movie recording

Lens Included: Body only, EF-S 18-55mm IS lens, EF-S 18-55mm and EF 75-300mm lenses, EF-S 17-85mm IS lens, EF-S 18-55mm IS and 55-250mm IS lenses, EF-S 18-135mm IS lens, EF-S 18-200mm IS lens, EF-S 18-55mm lens

Memory Card Slot: SD card

Image Processor: DIGIC 4

Sensor Resolution: 15.1 Megapixel

Camera Flash: Pop-up flash

Viewfinder: Optical - eye-level mirror pentaprism

Display: LCD display - 3"

Supported Battery: 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1080 mAh ( included )

AV Interfaces: Composite video/audio, HDMI

Dimensions (WxDxH): 12.9 cm x 6.2 cm x 9.8 cm

Weight: 480 g

Lens System: 3 x zoom lens - 18 - 55 mm - f/3.5-5.6 Canon EF-S, 5 x zoom lens - 17 - 85 mm - f/4.0-5.6 IS USM Canon EF-S, 7.5 x zoom lens - 18 - 135 mm - f/3.5-5.6 Canon EF-S, 11 x zoom lens - 18 - 200 mm - f/3.5-5.6 Canon EF-S

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year warranty

Image Stabiliser: Optical

Min Focus Distance: 25 cm, 35 cm, 45 cm, 28 cm

Lens System (2nd): 4 x telephoto zoom lens - 75 - 300 mm - f/4.0-5.6, 4.5 x telephoto zoom lens - 55 - 250 mm - f/4.0-5.6

Max Video Resolution: 1920 x 1080

Manufacturer: Canon

Long Name: EOS 500D DZ Kit EF-S 18-55 + EF-S 55-250

Bundled with: Canon SELPHY CP530 Compact Photo Printer

General

MPN: 3820B013AA, 500D1855, EOS500D + 18/55 IS, 3820B159AA, EOS500D17-85, EOS 500 D, 500DKIS, 500DB, 3820B158AA, 3820B104AA, 3820B092, 3820B089, 3820B071AA, 3820B089AA, 3820B083AA, 3820B041, 3820B047, 3820B016, 3820B001AA, 3820B049, 3820B046AA, 3820B024AA, 3820B018AA, 3820B014AA, 3820B019AA, 3820B023AA, 3820B021AA, 3820b002aa, 3820B038AA, 3820B090AA, 3820B072, 3820B014, 3820B019, 3820B129AA, 3820B086, 3820B074, 500DEK, 3820B024, EOS500D1855IS, 3818B002, 3818B005

Product Type: Digital camera - SLR with Live View mode, movie recording

Lens Included: Body only, EF-S 18-55mm IS lens, EF-S 18-55mm and EF 75-300mm lenses, EF-S 17-85mm IS lens, EF-S 18-55mm IS and 55-250mm IS lenses, EF-S 18-135mm IS lens, EF-S 18-200mm IS lens, EF-S 18-55mm lens

Sensor Resolution: 15.1 Megapixel

Optical Sensor Type: CMOS

Total Pixels: 15,500,000 pixels

Effective Sensor Resolution: 15,100,000 pixels

Optical Sensor Size: 14.9 x 22.3mm

Field of View Crop Factor: 1.6

Sensor Dust Reduction: Yes

Sensor Features: EOS Integrated Cleaning System, Self Cleaning Sensor Unit

Image Processor: DIGIC 4

Auto Focus: TTL phase detection

Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty: 9

Digital Video Format: H.264

Image Recording Format: JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG

AV Interfaces: Composite video/audio, HDMI

Optical Zoom: 3 x, 5 x, 7.5 x, 11 x

Image Stabiliser: Optical

Max Video Resolution: 1920 x 1080

Bundled with: Canon SELPHY CP530 Compact Photo Printer

Exposure & White Balance

Light Sensitivity: ISO 6400, ISO 100-3200, ISO auto (100-3200), ISO 12800

Exposure Metering: Evaluative, partial (9%), centre-weighted, spot (4%)

Exposure Metering Zones: 35

Exposure Modes: Programme, depth-of-field, bulb, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority, E-TTL II program flash

Shooting Programs: Landscape, portrait mode, close-up, night portrait, sports mode

Special Effects: Neutral, Faithful, monochrome, landscape, portrait

White Balance: Custom, automatic, presets

White Balance Presets: Fluorescent, cloudy, tungsten light, Flash, daylight, shade

Max Shutter Speed: 1/4000 sec

Min Shutter Speed: 30 sec

Exposure Compensation: ±2 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps

Auto Exposure Bracketing: 3 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps

White Balance Bracketing: Yes

X-sync Speed: 1/200sec

Exposure Range: EV 0-20 ( ISO 100 )

Lens System

Lens System Mounting: Canon EF-S

Zoom Adjustment: Manual

Max View Angle: 74.3 degree(s), 78.5 degree(s)

Features: Aspherical lens, UD glass, internal focusing system, Ultrasonic Motor (USM), aspherical lens, UD glass, internal focusing system, UD glass, aspherical lens

Filter Size: 58 mm, 67 mm, 72 mm

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera: 29 - 88mm, 28 - 135mm, 29 - 216mm, 29 - 320mm

Lens Construction: 9 groups / 11 elements, 12 groups / 17 elements, 12 groups / 16 elements

Type: 3 x zoom lens - 18 - 55 mm - f/3.5-5.6 Canon EF-S, 5 x zoom lens - 17 - 85 mm - f/4.0-5.6 IS USM Canon EF-S, 7.5 x zoom lens - 18 - 135 mm - f/3.5-5.6 Canon EF-S, 11 x zoom lens - 18 - 200 mm - f/3.5-5.6 Canon EF-S

Min Focus Distance: 25 cm, 35 cm, 45 cm, 28 cm

Camera Flash

Camera Flash: Pop-up flash

Guide Number (m / ISO 100): 13

Flash Modes: Fill-in mode, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction

Features: AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation, flash exposure bracketing

Additional Features

Continuous Shooting Speed: 3.4 frames per second, 3.5 frames per second

Self Timer Delay: 10 sec, 2sec

Flash Terminal: Hot shoe

Additional Features: Direct print, USB 2.0 compatibility, built-in speaker, RGB primary colour filter, auto power save, digital noise reduction, DPOF support, display brightness control, depth-of-field preview button, digital image rotation, camera orientation detection, PictBridge support, histogram display, AE lock, AF lock, FE lock, highlight tone priority, LCD live view mode, highlight point display, mirror lock, remote live view, Auto Lighting Optimizer

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: Optical - eye-level mirror pentaprism

Field Coverage: 95%

Magnification: 0.87x

Dioptric Correction Range: -3 to +1

Viewfinder Frames: Autofocus frame

Viewfinder Information: Shutter speed, exposure compensation, AE lock, AF-in-focus, flash charge completion, red-eye reduction, aperture, white balance, Exposure Mode, high-speed sync indicator, flash compensation on/off, ISO sensitivity, memory card status, FE lock

Display

Type: 3" LCD display

Resolution: 920,000 pixels

Display Features: Built-in

Microphone

Microphone Operation Mode: Mono

Connections

Connector Type: 1 x USB ¦ 1 x composite video/audio output ¦ 1 x HDMI output ¦ 1 x remote control

Memory Card Slot: SD card

Software

Software: Drivers & Utilities, Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Canon ImageBrowser, Canon Digital Photo Professional

System Requirements for PC Connection

Operating System Support: MS Windows XP, Apple Mac OS X 10.4 - 10.5, MS Windows Vista

Peripheral Devices: USB port, CD-ROM Drive

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories: Battery charger, body cap, neck strap, USB cable, eyecup, audio / video cable

Battery

Battery Type: Canon LP-E5

Details: 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1080 mAh ( included )

Memory / Storage

Memory Card Slot: SD card

Supported Memory Cards: MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Image Storage: RAW 4752 x 3168 - 20.2 MB ¦ Fine JPEG 4752 x 3168 - 5 MB ¦ Normal JPEG 4752 x 3168 - 2.5 MB ¦ Fine JPEG 3456 x 2304 - 3 MB ¦ Normal JPEG 3456 x 2304 - 1.6 MB ¦ Fine JPEG 2352 x 1568 - 1.7 MB ¦ Normal JPEG 2352 x 1568 - 0.9 MB

Video Capture: H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 20 fps ¦ H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps ¦ H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 12.9 cm

Depth: 6.2 cm

Height: 9.8 cm

Weight: 480 g

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature: 0 °C

Max Operating Temperature: 40 °C

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Details: Limited warranty - 1 year

Service & Support: 1 year warranty

Lens System (2nd)

Filter Size: 58 mm

Features: Aspherical lens, UD glass

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Lens Construction: 9 groups / 13 elements, 10 groups / 12 elements

Type: 4 x telephoto zoom lens - 75 - 300 mm - f/4.0-5.6, 4.5 x telephoto zoom lens - 55 - 250 mm - f/4.0-5.6

Min Focus Distance: 1.5 m, 1.1 m

Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera: 88 - 400mm

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