Canon Eos 6d Manual


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    Specifications

    Specifications

    Type
    Digital AF/AE single-lens reflex camera

    Recording Media
    SD card, SDHC card, SDXC memory card

    * Compatible with Ultra High-Speed (UHS-I) memory cards.

    Image Format
    35.8mm x 23.9mm (Full-Frame)

    Compatible Lenses
    Canon EF lenses (except EF-S and EF-M lenses)

    Lens Mount
    Canon EF mount

    Image Sensor

    Type
    CMOS Sensor

    Pixels
    Effective: Approx. 20.2 megapixels

    Pixel Unit
    6.55 µm square

    Total Pixels
    Approx. 20.6 megapixels

    Aspect Ratio
    3:2 (Horizontal: Vertical)

    Color Filter System
    RGB primary color filters

    Low Pass Filter
    Fixed position in front of the CMOS sensor

    Dust Deletion Feature
    (1) Self Cleaning Sensor Unit

    • Removes dust adhering to the low-pass filter.
    • Self-cleaning executed automatically (taking 2 sec.) when power is turned on or off. Manual execution also possible (taking 8.0 sec.).
    (2) Dust Delete Data acquisition and appending
    • The coordinates of the dust adhering to the low-pass filter are detected by a test shot and appended to subsequent images.
    • The dust coordinate data appended to the image is used by the provided software to automatically erase the dust spots.
    (3) Manual cleaning of sensor

    Recording System

    Recording Format
    Complies with Design rule for Camera File system 2.0 and EXIF 2.30

    Image Format
    Still: JPEG, RAW (14-bit, Canon original), RAW+JPEG

    Video: MOV (Image data: H.264, Audio: Linear PCM)

    File Size
    (1) Large: Approx. 20.0 megapixels (5,472 x 3,648)

    (2) Medium: Approx. 8.9 megapixels (3,648 x 2,432)

    (3) Small 1: Approx. 5.0 megapixels (2,736 x 1,824)

    (4) Small 2: Approx. 2.5 megapixels (1920 x 1280)

    (5) Small 3: Approx. 350,000 pixels (720 x 480)

    (6) RAW: Approx. 20.0 megapixels (5,472 x 3,648)

    M RAW: Approx. 11.0 megapixels (4,104 x 2,736)

    S RAW: Approx. 5.0 megapixels (2,736 x 1,824)

    Backup Recording
    N/A

    File Numbering
    The following three types of file numbering methods can be set:

    (1) Continuous numbering

    * The numbering of captured images will continue even after you replace the camera's card.

    (2) Auto reset

    * When you replace the camera's card, the numbering will be reset to start from 0001. If the new card already contains images, the numbering will continue from the last recorded image in the card.

    (3) Manual reset

    * Resets the file number to 0001, and creates a new folder automatically.

    RAW + JPEG Simultaneous Recording
    Large RAW and JPEG images are recorded simultaneously

    Color Space
    sRGB, Adobe RGB

    Picture Style
    Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined 1-3

    White Balance

    Settings
    Auto, Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash), Custom (Approx. 2,000° - 10,000°K), Color Temperature (Approx. 2,500° - 10,000°K), White Balance Correction, and White Balance Bracketing

    Auto White Balance
    Auto white balance with the image sensor

    Color Temperature Compensation
    Blue/amber bias: ±9 levels

    - Magenta/green bias: ±9 levels

    * Correction based on the current WB mode's color temperature.

    Color Temperature Information Transmission
    Provided

    Viewfinder

    Type
    Eye-level SLR (with fixed pentaprism)

    Coverage
    Vertical/Horizontal approx. 97%

    Magnification
    Approx. 0.71x / 33.3°

    Eye Point
    Approx. 21mm (At -1m-1 from the eyepiece lens center)

    Dioptric Adjustment Correction
    -3.0 to +1.0m-1 (diopter)

    Focusing Screen
    Eg-A II provided. Interchangeable with Eg-D and Eg-S. Incompatible with Eg-A.

    Mirror
    Quick-return half mirror (transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60)

    Viewfinder Information
    - AF information

    AF points and focus confirmation

    - Exposure information

    Shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level, exposure warning

    - Flash information

    Flash ready, flash exposure compensation, high-speed sync, FE lock

    - Image information

    Highlight tone priority (D+), maximum burst (2-digit display), card information

    - Battery check

    - Composition information

    Electronic level

    - Warning Symbol

    Displayed if any of the following is set: Monochrome, white balance correction, expanded ISO speed, or spot metering.

    Depth Of Field Preview
    Enabled with depth-of-field preview button

    Autofocus

    Type
    TTL secondary image-forming phase-difference detection system with AF-dedicated CMOS sensor

    AF Points
    11 points

    Center: cross-type at f/5.6; vertical line-sensitive at f/2.8.

    Upper and lower AF points: vertical line-sensitive AF at f/5.6.

    Other AF points: Horizontal line-sensitive AF at f/5.6.

    AF Working Range
    Center AF Point: EV -3 to 18 (at 73°F/23°C, ISO 100)

    Other AF points: EV +0.5 to 18 (at 73°F/23°C, ISO 100)

    Focusing Modes
    1) Autofocus

    - One-Shot AF

    - AI Servo AF

    - AI Focus AF

    *Switches between One-Shot AF and AI Servo AF automatically.

    2) Manual focus

    AF Point Selection
    (1) Automatic selection

    (2) Manual selection

    Selected AF Point Display
    Displayed or indicated by superimposed display in the viewfinder and on the LCD monitor.

    AF Assist Beam
    1) Enable

    * With an EOS-dedicated Speedlite attached, AF-assist beam is emitted automatically when necessary.

    2) Disable

    3) IR AF-assist beam only

    * No AF-assist beam with flash bursts.

    Exposure Control

    Metering Modes
    Max. aperture TTL metering with 63-zone SPC with the following selectable modes:

    1) Evaluative metering

    2) Partial metering (center: approx. 8% of viewfinder)

    3) Spot metering (center: approx. 3.5% of viewfinder)

    4) Center-weighted average metering

    Metering Range
    EV 1-20 (at 73°F/23°C with EF50mm f/1.8 II lens, ISO 100)

    Exposure Control Systems
    Creative Zone

    (1) Program AE (shiftable)

    (2) Shutter-priority AE

    (3) Aperture-priority AE

    (4) Manual exposure

    (5) Bulb

    (6) Custom shooting mode

    Basic zone

    (1) Scene Intelligent Auto (Program AE / non-shiftable)

    (2) Creative Auto

    (3) Special Scene

    - Portrait

    - Landscape

    - Close-up

    - Sports

    - Night Portrait

    - Handheld Night Scene

    - HDR Backlight Control mode

    ISO Speed Range
    For Stills: Manual setting range of ISO 100-25600 (expansion possible to ISO 50, ISO 51200 and 102400) in 1/3-stop or whole-stop increments)

    Shooting Mode ISO Settings
    Auto (Scene Intelligent Auto, Creative Auto, Close-up, Macro, Sports, Night Portrait, HDR Backlight Control mode) ISO 100–12800
    Handheld Night Scene mode ISO 100–25600
    Landscape ISO 100–1600
    P, TV, Av, M ISO–25600*1
    B ISO 400 fixed*1
    With flash ISO 400 fixed*1,2,3,4
    *1: It depends on [Minimum] and [Maximum] of auto ISO setting.
    *2: If overexposure would occur with fill flash, the minimum ISO speed is ISO 100.
    *3: Scene Intelligent Auto, Night Portrait and Handheld Night Scene modes are excluded.
    *4: For bounced external flash when Creative Auto, Close-up, Landscape, Macro, Sports / P is set, automatically set between ISO 400–1600.

    Exposure Compensation
    (1) Manual : ±5 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments

    (2) AEB : ±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments

    * Manual exposure compensation and AEB can be combined.

    * The AEB shooting sequence will be standard exposure, underexposure and overexposure. With the self-timer, three continuous shots will be taken regardless of the current drive mode.

    * The number of bracketed shots: 2, 3, 5, or 7 settable with a Custom Function.

    AE Lock
    Auto: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved.

    Manual: By AE lock button.

    * During movie shooting, press the <*> button for AE lock and press the button to cancel AE lock (not automatically cancelled).

    * AE lock (cancelled automatically when metering timer is turned off) possible before movie shooting. Movie shooting can start while AE lock is set.

    Shutter

    Type
    Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically-controlled

    Shutter Speeds
    1/4000 to 30 sec., X-sync at 1/180 sec. (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode.)

    Shutter Release
    Soft-touch electromagnetic release

    Self Timer
    10-sec. or 2-sec. delay

    Shutter Lag Time
    (1) During SW-1 ON, time lag between SW-2 ON and start of exposure: approx. 0.060 sec.

    (2) Time lag between simultaneous SW-1/SW-2 ON and start of exposure: Approx. 0.144 sec.

    * Time lag with the aperture stopped down by 3.5 stops or less (Excludes AF operation time).

    External Speedlite

    Flash Metering
    E-TTL II autoflash (evaluative flash metering and average flash metering)

    Flash Exposure Compensation
    ±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments

    FE Lock
    Provided

    Drive System

    Drive Modes
    (1) Single shooting

    (2) Continuous shooting

    (3) Silent single shooting

    (4) Silent continuous shooting

    (5) 10-sec. self-timer/Remote control

    (6) 2-sec. self-timer

    Continuous Shooting Speed
    Continuous shooting: Max. approx. 4.5 fps

    Silent continuous shooting: Max. approx. 3.0 fps

    Maximum Burst
    Based on 8GB memory Card:

    JPEG Large/Fine: Approx. 73 Shots

    RAW: Approx. 14 Shots

    RAW+JPEG Large/Fine: 7 Shots

    Based on 8GB UHS-I memory card:

    JPEG Large/Fine: Approx. 1250 Shots

    RAW: Approx. 17 Shots

    RAW + JPEG Large/Fine: 8 Shots

    * Figures are based on Canon's testing standards (ISO 100 and Standard Picture Style).

    Live View Functions

    Shooting Modes
    Still photo shooting and video shooting

    Focusing
    (1) Autofocus

    - FlexiZone - Single

    * One-point, contrast AF. Switching to another AF point is possible.

    - Face Detection Live mode

    * Face detection, contrast AF. Face is selectable.

    - Quick Mode AF

    * Phase-difference AF with 11 AF points.

    (2) Manual Focus

    - Magnify the image by 5x or 10x and focus manually.

    Metering Modes
    Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor.

    (1) Evaluative metering (315 zones)

    (2) Partial metering (approx. 11% of Live View screen)

    (3) Spot metering (approx. 3% of Live View screen)

    (4) Center-weighted average metering

    Metering Range
    EV 0-20 (at 73°F/23°C with EF 50mm f/1.4 lens, ISO 100)

    Grid Display
    Provided (three grid displays)

    Exposure Simulation
    Provided

    Silent Shooting
    Provided (Mode 1 and 2)

    Video Shooting

    File Format
    MOV (Image data: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264)

    Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo)

    File Size
    Recording Size:

    [Full HD]

    1920 x 1080 (30 fps/25fps/24fps):

    235 MB/min. with IPB compression

    685 MB/min. with All-I compression

    [HD]

    1280 x 720 (60 fps/50fps):

    205 MB/min. with IPB compression

    610 MB/min. with All-I compression

    [SD]

    640 x 480 (30 fps/25fps):

    78 MB/min. with IPB compression

    Frame Rates
    1920 x 1080 (Full HD): 30p (29.97) / 24p (23.976) / 25p

    1280 x 720 (HD): 60p (59.94) / 50p

    640 x 480 (SD): 30p (29.97) / 25p

    Continuous Shooting Time
    Based on 8GB Memory card

    [1920 x 1080]

    30 fps/25 fps/24 fps:

    32 min. with IPB compression

    11 min. with All-I compression

    [1280 x 720]

    60 fps/50 fps:

    37 min. with IPB compression

    12 min. with All-I compression

    [640 x 480]

    30 fps/25 fps:

    97 min. with IPB or All-I compression

    * The maximum recording time is limited to 29 min. 59 sec.

    Focusing
    (1) Autofocus

    - FlexiZone - Single

    * One-point, contrast AF. Switching to another AF point is possible.

    - Face Detection Live mode

    * Face detection, contrast AF. Face is selectable.

    - Quick Mode AF

    * Phase-difference AF with 11 AF points.

    - Manual Focus

    1. Magnified view is not possible during video shooting.

    Range
    Full Range (0-255)

    Exposure Control
    (1) Program AE for movie shooting

    * For shooting modes other than manual exposure and bulb.

    * Shutter speed 1/30 - 1/4000 sec. (Signal accumulation time), aperture, and ISO speed automatically set.

    (2) Manual exposure

    * For manual exposure.

    * Shutter speed (signal accumulation time), aperture, and ISO speed (auto/manual) manually set. The shutter speed (signal accumulation time) is limited to 1/4000 sec. at the maximum and to 1/30 sec. at the minimum for 24/25/30 fps or 1/60 sec. or higher for 50/60 fps depending on the frame rate.

    Exposure Compensation
    Provided (±3 stops in 1/3-stop increments)

    * For movies, even if exposure compensation has been set beyond ±3 stops, exposure compensation up to only ±3 stops will be applied.

    LCD Monitor

    Type
    TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor

    Monitor Size
    3.0-inches (Screen aspect ratio of 3:2)

    7.7cm diagonal (6.37cm wide, 4.25cm high)

    Pixels
    Approx: 1,040,000 dots

    Coverage
    Approx. 100%

    Brightness Control
    Manually adjustable to one of 7 levels

    Coating
    Resin cover and anti-reflection AR coating

    Interface Languages
    25 (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukraine, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese)

    Playback

    Display Format
    Single image display

    - Two types of single-image full display, two types of shooting information

    - Index display

    4-image index and 9-image index

    - Jump display

    Jump 1/10/100 images, Shooting Date, Folder, Movies, Stills, or Rating

    * Two-image comparative display is not provided.

    Highlight Alert
    With single-image display (Info.) and single-image display, overexposed highlight areas will blink.

    Histogram
    Brightness and RGB can be displayed.

    Quick Control Function

    Items
    When you press the Quick Control function button under the following conditions, you can set the functions below:

    *The settable functions depend on the shooting mode

    (1) With viewfinder shooting:

    Shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed, exposure compensation, AEB, flash exposure compensation, Wi-Fi®, Picture Style, white balance, white balance correction, Auto Lighting Optimizer, Custom Controls, AF operation, AF point selection, Drive mode, metering mode, and image recording quality.

    (2) During playback:

    Image protect, image rotate, rating, RAW image processing, resize, highlight alert, AF point, and image jump with mode dial.

    Image Protection and Erase

    Protection
    Erase protection can be applied/canceled for a single image, all images in a folder, or all images in the card.

    Erase
    Erase single image, erase selected images, erase all images on folder, erase all images in a card, or erase only unprotected images.

    Direct Printing

    Compatible Printers
    PictBridge-compatible printers

    Printable Images
    RAW and JPEG images complying to Design rule for Camera File System

    * Movies cannot be printed.

    DPOF: Digital Print Order Format

    DPOF
    Complies to DPOF Version 1.1

    Direct Image Transfer

    Compatible Images
    Not Provided

    Customization

    Custom Functions
    20 Custom Functions

    Custom Controls
    The following camera controls can be customized by assigning the desired function: Shutter button halfway pressing, AF-ON button, AE lock button, Depth-of-field preview button, Lens AF Stop button, SET button, Main Dial, Quick Control Dial, and Multi-controller

    My Menu Registration
    Up to six top-tier menu options and Custom Function settings can be registered

    Interface

    USB Terminal
    For personal computer communication and direct printing (USB 2.0 Hi-Speed)

    Video Out Terminal
    (1) AV stereo OUT terminal: NTSC/PAL selectable

    (2) mini-HDMI OUT terminal (Type C)

    Power Source

    Battery
    One Battery Pack LP-E6

    - With the AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6, AC power is possible.

    - With Battery Grip BG-E13, two battery packs (LP-E6) can be used. Or six AA-sized/LR6 batteries can be used

    Battery Life
    1) Camera Body Only:

    Shooting Method Temperature Possible Shots
    Viewfinder Shooting At 73°F / 23°C Approx. 1090 shots
    At 32°F / 0°C Approx. 980 shots
    Live View Shooting At 73°F / 23°C Approx. 220 shots
    At 32°F / 0°C Approx. 190 shots
    ∗With a fully charged battery pack LP-E6. Based on CIPA testing standards.

    2) With Battery Grip BG-E13:
    Shooting Method Battery Temperature Possible Shots
    Viewfinder Shooting LP-E6 x 1 Same as (1)
    LP-E6 x 2 At 73°F / 23°C Approx. 2130 shots
    At 32°F / 0°C Approx. 1900 shots
    Size AA/LR6 Alkaline Batteries At 73°F / 23°C Approx. 480 shots
    At 32°F / 0°C Approx. 140 shots
    Live View Shooting LP-E6 x 1 Same as (1)
    LP-E6 x 2 At 73°F / 23°C Approx. 420 shots
    At 32°F / 0°C Approx. 360 shots
    Size AA/LR6 Alkaline Batteries At 73°F / 23°C Approx. 110 shots
    At 32°F / 0°C Approx. 24 shots
    ∗With a fully charged battery. Based on CIPA testing standards.

    Battery Check
    Automatic battery level check when power is turned ON

    Battery level indicated in six levels.*1,2,3

    *1 Battery level displayed on LCD panel and in viewfinder.

    *2 Battery information can be checked with the [Battery info.] menu.

    *3 If Battery Grip BG-E13 is used with size-AA/LR6 batteries, the battery level is displayed in four levels instead.

    Power Saving
    Power turns off after the set time of non-operation elapses

    * [Auto power off] settable to 1 min., 2 min., 4 min., 8 min., 15 min., 30 min., or disable

    Date/Time Battery
    Built-in secondary battery

    When battery is fully charged, the date/time can be maintained for 3 months. Requires about 8 hours to fully recharge the backup battery.

    Start-up Time
    Approx. 0.1 sec. (Based on CIPA testing standards)

    Dimensions and Weight

    Dimensions (W x H x D)
    Approx. 5.7 x 4.4 x 2.8 in./ 144.5 x 110.5 x 71.2mm

    Weight
    Approx. 26.7 oz. / 755g (CIPA standard)

    Approx. 24.0 oz. / 680g (Body only)

    Operating Environment

    Working Temperature Range
    32-104°F/0-40°C

    Working Humidity Range
    85% or less

    

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