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Specifications: MODEL: EOS-100 QD (August, 1991) and EOS 100 Panorama (November, 1993, Japan); EOS Elan (August, 1991) in N. America; EOS 100 (August, 1991) for European market. Retailed at approx. 76,000 yen (QD model, body only).

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: 35mm focal plane shutter SLR (single-lens reflex) camera with autofocus, auto exposure, built-in flash/motor drive and a thumb wheel control.
Lens Mount: Canon EF mount (electronic signal transfer system)
Usable Lenses
: Canon EF lenses
Viewfinder: Fixed eye-level pentaprism. Gives 90% vertical and horizontal coverage of actual picture area and 0.75 x magnification with 50mm lens at infinity.
Dioptric Adjustment: Built-in eyepiece is adjusted to - 1 diopter (eyepoint: 20mm).
Focusing Screen
: Fixed, overall matte screen with AF frame and partial metering mark (
with panorama mark on panorama model (Japan)
Shutter: Vertical-travel, focal plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled.
Shutter Speed
: 1/4000 - 30 sec. and bulb, X-sync is 1/125 sec. Set in 1/2-stop increments.

Viewfinder information: Partial Metering Mark, AF frame, shutter speed, aperture, DOF AE, out of coupling range warning, camera shake alert, AE Lock, dot bar for exposure compensation amount etc. manual exposure indication, flash charge completion, red eye reduction mode indicator and AF in focus indicator

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1) Within picture area: AF frame Partial metering mark
2) Bottom of viewing area: Numbers and characters displayed by 7-segment LCD (yellow-green): Shutter speed (out-of-coupling-range warning: blinks at 2 Hz) Aperture value (out-of-coupling-range warning: blinks at 2 Hz) Depth-of-Field AE mode (dEP 1, dEP 2)
3) Bottom of viewing area: LCD masked display (yellow-green)
Camera-shake warning (blinks at 2 Hz) AE lock Dot scale exposure display, 1/2-stop steps (+/- 2 stops) 1 Over/correct/under display (in manual exposure mode) 2 Exposure compensation amount (in AE exposure modes) Flash charge completion Lights when red-eye reduction mode is set. AF in-focus (blinks at 8 Hz if focus is impossible)

AF Control System: TTL-SIR (Secondary Image Registration) phase detection type using Cross-type BASIS (Base-Stored Image Sensor). Two autofocus modes available: One-shot AF and AI Servo AF. Manual focusing also possible. AF Working Range: EV 0-18 at ISO 100.
AF Auxiliary Light: Automatically projected when necessary.

Light Metering: TTL full-aperture metering using a composite 6-zone SPC (silicon photocell). Three metering modes available: evaluative metering, partial metering (covers approx. 6.5% of the central picture area) and center-weighted average metering.
Metering Range: EV - 1 to 20 with 50mm f/1.4 lens at ISO 100 (normal temperature).

Shooting Modes:

1. Program AE
2. Shutter-priority AE
3. Aperture-priority AE
4. Depth-of-field AE
5. Full Auto
6. Bar-code program mode
7. Programmed Image Control (Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports)
8. Flash AE (A-TTL or TTL program flash AE with built-in flash or dedicated speedlite)
9. Manual Exposure

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Quick Control Dial: Dial on camera back sets exposure compensation amount in AE modes, the aperture in the manual mode, and the flash exposure compensation amount for the built-in flash.

Camera Shake Warning: Operates in Full Auto, Program AE, Aperture-priority AE, Depth-of field AE Programmed Image Control, and bar-code program modes, Camera-shake indicator blinks in viewfinder when automatically-set shutter speed becomes 0 to 0.5 stops slower than 'I/focal length of the lens in use.
Multiple Exposures: Up to nine exposures can be preset. Automatically clears upon completion.
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2 stops in 1/2-stop increments. Auto
Exposure Bracketing
: +/- 2 stops in 1/2-stop increments. Three continuous exposures are taken in sequence: one under, one at the standard metered value, and one over.

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Film Speed Setting. Automatically set according to DX code (ISO 25-5000) or set by user (ISO 6-6400).
Film Loading
: Automatic. Film automatically advances to first frame when back cover is closed.
Film Wind: Automatic using dedicated miniature motor. Two modes are available: single exposure and continuous exposure (3 fps maximum).
Film Rewind: Automatic rewind at end of roll.

Type: Retractable type TTL automatic zoom flash housed in pentaprism. Series control system.
Guide Number
(ISO 100,m): 12 (28mm)/40 (ft) to 17 (80mm)/60 (ft)
Flash Coverage Angle: Automatically zooms to cover the field of view of 28mm, 50mm and 80mm focal lengths. Recycling lime: Approx. 2 sec.
Firing Conditions: Fires automatically in low-light or backlit conditions in Full Auto, Programmed Image Control and some bar-code modes.On Elan model, flash does not fire automatically
Flash Contacts: X-sync contact. Directly coupled contacts provided on accessory shoe. Red-eye reduction 2nd. curtain sync flash output compensation.

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Self-timer: Electronically controlled with a 10-see. delay.
Remote Control: Possible using optional remote control unit.
Custom Function Control: Seven built-in Custom functions selectable by user.

1. Film Rewind Mode: Enables automatic rewind / Rewind starts only after film rewind button is depressed
2. Flash Sync Timing: First curtain synchronization / Second curtain synchronization (red-eye reduction feature is not possible!)
3. ISO setting: Set by DX code / Manual setting only
4. AF Assist Beam: Enables auto emission of AF assist beam / Disengages AF assist beam
5. AE Lock Button: AE lock only / Sets AE lock button to Depth-of-Field Preview with AE lock function
6. Audible Beeper in self-timer Operation: Enabled/Disabled
7. Mirror-Lockup and Self-Timer: Enables normal self-timer and remote-control operation / Enables shutter release button to lock up the reflex mirror and release the shutter two seconds later.

Dimensions: 154.2 (W) x 105.0 (H) x 69.1 (D) min
Weight: 570 gr. without battery (body only)

Battery: One six-volt lithium battery (2CR.5).
Battery Check: 4 stages display on LCD other than selectable dial. Battery automatically checked when command dial moved to position other than 'L'. Battery condition indicator displayed on LCD panel.


Type: Support 8 imprint date items (includes ON/OFF) Built-in LCD (liquid crystal display), quartz digital automatic calendar and clock. Programmed to cover the period 1991 to 2029 - corrections automatically made for long and short months and leap
Imprint Formats:
(1) Year/Month/Day (9) Day/Hour/Minute
(3) Month/Day/Year (4) Day/Month/Year. Can be turned off if no imprint desired.
Clock Accuracy: Accurate within 90 see. per month at moderate
temperatures 68
Power Source: CR2025 3V lithium battery.
Life Span: About three years.

Note: All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.

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