Canon EOS-7D DSLR Camera

by Canon
Canon EOS-7D DSLR Camera
The Canon EOS 7D is a professional / semi-pro camera which shoots in the APS-C size format. The Canon 7D comes with a 18 megapixels APS-C CMOS sensor, Dual DIGIC 4 processors and ISO sensitivity up to 12800. The 7D also delivers high performance AF and metering systems with a 19-point cross-type AF sensor and an iFCL metering system with 63-zone dual-layer sensor.


- 18 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
Designed and manufactured by Canon, the sensor produces an outstanding image and offers fantastic performance at high and low conditions, thanks to a new photodiode and microlens construction.

- 8 fps image capture
Enabled by the Dual "DIGIC" 4 processors and improved electrical system, photographers can capture images at 8fps, without the need for additional accessories and in all file types.

- ISO Range
The EOS 7D enables photographers to capture subjects in their natural light. The ISO range (100 - 6,400) is expandable to 12,800.

- EOS Movie
With improved operation, making it easy to switch directly to movie mode, it is now even simpler to shoot Full HD video. Users can set exposure and frame rate - with options for 24 fps to create that cinematic feel.

- Dual "DIGIC 4" processors
By utilising Dual "DIGIC 4" processors, users of the EOS 7D never have to compromise between shooting speed, image quality and ISO performance.

- Impressive Design
Canon has listened to photographer feedback when designing the body, as well as the internal technologies. A magnesium alloy body offers environmental protection - the tough, lightweight construction is designed to defend against moisture, and dust - equivalent to the legendary EOS-1N.


Camera Type : Digital SLR with Interchangeable lenses
Lens Mount : Canon EF
Camera Format : Canon APS-C (1.6x Crop Factor)
Resolution - Effective Pixels : 19 Megapixels
Aspect Ratio - 3:2, 16:9
Sensor Type / Size : CMOS, 22.3 x 14.9 mm
File Formats -
Still Images : JPEG, RAW
Movies : MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, MOV
Audio : Linear PCM
Bit Depth : 14-bit
Memory Card Type : CompactFlash
Image Stabilization : None

Focus Control
Focus Type : Auto & Manual
Focus Mode : Single-servo AF (S), Continuous-servo AF (C), Manual Focus (M)
Autofocus Points : 19

Viewfinder Type : Pentaprism
Viewfinder Coverage : 100%
Display Screen : 3.0" Rear Screen LCD (920000)
Screen Coverage : 100%
Live View : Yes

Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity : 100-12800
Shutter : 30 - 1/8000 sec
Remote Control : N3-type Remotes (Optional)
Mirror Lock-Up : Yes
Metering Method : Spot metering, Center-weighted average metering, Average metering
Exposure Modes -
Modes : Aperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Compensation : -5 EV to +5 EV (in 0.33 EV steps)
White Balance Modes : Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Manual, Shade, Tungsten

Max Sync Speed : 1 / 250 sec
Continuous Shooting : Up to 8 fps
External Flash Connection : PC Terminal

AV Recording
Video Recording : Yes, NTSC/PAL
Audio Recording : With Video, Mono, Via Optional External Mic

Self Timer : 2 sec, 10 sec
Interval Recording : No
Connectivity : AV Output, HDMI C (Mini), USB 2.0
Software Requirements - Windows : XP, Vista, 7, Mac: OS X 10.4 or later

Battery : 1x LP-E6 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
AC Power Adapter : ACK-E6 AC Adapter Kit (Optional)
Operating/Storage Temperature : Operating 32 to 104 oF (0 to 40 oC)

Body material : Magnesium alloy
Dimensions (WxHxD) : 5.8 x 4.4 x 2.9" / 14.73 x 11.18 x 7.37 cm
Weight : 816 g /1.8 lb Body only

In the Box

Eyecup Eg
Wide Neck Strap EW-EOS7D
Stereo AV Cable AVC-DC400ST
USB Interface Cable IFC-200U
Battery Pack LP-E6
Battery Charger LC-E6
EOS Digital Solution Disk
Canon EOS-7D Manual


Reviewed by 4 Customers
Rating: 5.0
first time user
Rating: 5.0
By from south Africa on
After days of research i have decided to go the Globalmedia root.
at first it was a scary thought thinking that i must deposit R27000.00 in an overseas account. I must say that the communication and tracking of my order made me feel comfortable. the delivery time was excellent (4 days) well done, it was a excellent shopping experience.
The only frustration that i have encountered was with the delays with my own bank sorting all the red tape. If i can suggest one thing i will keep the system as is for first time buyers, but after you have a track record with a customer maybe allow that guy to make use of a credit card facility.
Excellent and Excellenter
Rating: 5.0
By from Canberra, Australia on
Very impressed with the communication and tracking from the moment of ordering to delivery (by UPS). Really adds a level of confidence. The product arrived very well packaged and in perfect condition pretty much when GMP said it would.

The image quality is just as has been objectively described in many pro reviews elsewhere. The array of features is extensive and overwhelming at first if you've only used consumer-grade cameras before. My camera was sourced in Japan and came with menus set to Japanese. It would be handy if the camera had a first-boot language selection but it doesn't. If you need to change the language you'll need to follow the user guide counting menus and rows to find the option to change.

The battery charger that came with the camera was the style with the directly attached [US] pins (they fold-away when travelling) so I had to buy an adapter (Australian in my case) that would also allow the charger body to sit flush against it in use.

It is a true 21st century camera with remote control of most features plus image download via USB to a PC or laptop out of the box (software provided). Other remote control options are BlueTooth, ethernet or WiFi, both of which require optional hardware to operate.

One of the reasons you may be considering this camera is it's video capability. I bought the camera for both stills and as a static second video camera for shallower DOF and my plan has always been to buy a full HD video camera as well. Several pro reviews said that zooming and refocus will be very difficult during video shooting with this camera, and that is very true. You probably won't be able to do good follow-action style videoing out of the box if it requires either. I also plan to buy an eye-piece to go over the LCD display (Zacuto make one called the Z-finder IIRC), otherwise IMO shooting and focusing out-doors will be too hit-and-miss (naturally you can't use the camera's own view-finder in video mode).
My new baby toy!
Rating: 5.0
By from South Africa on
I am over the moon with my new camera!!! The process took a little longer than expected but in the end I got my new camera and is so happy to say it really is all and more than what I expected!

The body is a bit heavy for us girls but one of my friends says that the heavier your camera the better it is.
The buttons can be confusing in the beginning and I must still figure out some buttons, but the pleasure I get every time I push the button is satisfying than anything!
Thank you for your professional and wonderful service!
CANON 7D - Eine ausgezeichnete Kamera
Rating: 5.0
By from klingnau, switzerland on
Ich habe die neue CANON 7D bereits ausgiebig anlässlich von
professionellen Fotoshootings getestet und bestätige gerne die Aussagen
verschiedener Testberichte, dass die Kamera hohen Anforderungen genügt.
Die Bedienung ist ausgesprochen benutzerorientiert und macht Spass.
Wichtig sind aber auch bei dieser Kamera hochwertige Objektive, um die
Leistung effektiv abrufen zu können.

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