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This is a basic feature listing for the Canon EOS 700 / 700 QD.
Canon EOS 700 / 700 QD:
An interesting, strange and ultimately failed experiment. But you cant fault Canon for creativity here. This camera had a removable mode dial with two separate sides. One side had icon modes (one icon was even of a martini glass - hows that for sophisticated?) and the other had a program AE mode and a bunch of shutter speeds for Tv shooting. The idea being, I guess, that the camera had two personalities - one easy-shoot for consumers and one with a tiny bit of metering control. The camera was introduced with Canons only powered zoom lens - another interesting experiment which was soon abandoned.
Canon EOS 700 / 700 QD Camera medium type 35mm film European/Australasian name EOS 700 North American name EOS 700 Japanese name EOS 750 QD Asian name EOS 700 Date introduced March 1990 Date discontinued Marketing position when introduced Bottom of the line Physical body Canon EOS 700 / 700 QD Body type and material Plastic Body build quality Consumer Body colour Black Lens mount type Canon EF Lens mount material Dimensions (width, height, depth) 149 x 102 x 71mm Relative size Medium sized Weight 615g Weatherproofing None Flash weatherproofing with supported flash units Exposure settings Canon EOS 700 / 700 QD Basic (icon) modes Full auto, landscape, portrait, macro, indoors, group (deep focus), stop-action sports, "flowing" sports, slow shutter sync (night mode) Program AE (P), aperture priority (Av), shutter speed priority (Tv), and manual (M) modes P, Tv, DEP Metering types Evaluative only iFCL: Dual layer (red/green and green/blue) metering sensor Manual selection of metering types No Evaluative metering zones 6 Partial metering size Spot metering size n/a Multi-spot metering No Manual exposure metering No Manual exposure metering display Metering (not autofocus) range at 20°C, ISO 100 EV 0-20 DEP or A-DEP DEP Shiftable DEP mode Exposure setting increments Exposure compensation increments Auto-exposure (AE) lock Single-shot AE/AF lock retention (keep shutter release halfway) Multiple exposures Auto exposure bracketing (AEB) Tv/Av safety shift to reduce overexposure ISO safety shift Camera shake warning Stop-down metering for manual-only lenses ISO (film speed/sensor sensitivity) Canon EOS 700 / 700 QD Manual ISO range Automatic (DX) only DX-encoded ISO range (film only) ISO 25-5000 Automatic ISO selection in icon modes (digital only) Always displays ISO setting in viewfinder Dedicated ISO button Displays ISO setting in viewfinder when ISO button pressed Digital image processing Canon EOS 700 / 700 QD Highlight tone priority (D+) Auto lighting optimizer High ISO speed noise reduction Peripheral illumination correction Peripheral illumination correction database Ambience effect Creative filters Focus Canon EOS 700 / 700 QD Autofocus points 1 Additional invisible AF points No Cross sensors No Autofocus modes Autofocus point expansion (verifies surrounding points if AF cannot be achieved) Zone autofocus (enables multiple points as a cluster) Spot (reduced area of points) autofocus Manual selection of AF modes No AF limit of linear sensors High precision limit of cross sensor(s) Focus point illumination Autofocus speed Really slow Eye control focus (ECF) Are you kidding? Autofocus beep confirmation AE lock button can lock focus separately (sometimes known as CF 4) No Dedicated rear-panel autofocus start (AF-ON) button Low-light autofocus abilities (AF working range) at 20°C, ISO 100 EV 1-18 Manual autofocus micro-adjustment IS (image stabilization) compatible Teleconverter (TC) compatible Tilt-shift (TS-E) lens compatible EF-25 (25mm extension tube) compatible Yes Autofocus Assist Canon EOS 700 / 700 QD Body integral patterned red autofocus assist light Yes Incandescent white AF assist light No Pulses built-in flash annoyingly to serve as AF assist light No Can use external Speedlite AF assist Can disable internal AF assist Can disable Speedlite AF assist Can disable internal and Speedlite AF assists independently Flash support Canon EOS 700 / 700 QD Maximum flash sync shutter speed (X-sync) 1/125 sec Type A or Type B camera body Type B camera (TTL flash metering) TTL flash metering Yes TTL flash metering zones A-TTL flash metering Yes E-TTL flash metering No E-TTL II flash metering No FP (high speed sync) mode No Built-in flash unit Yes Guide number of built-in flash (metres, ISO 100) 12 Maximum coverage of built-in flash 35mm Built-in flash can auto pop-up Yes Built-in flash can auto lower Yes Built-in flash has zoomable flash head No Built-in flash zoom detents Tall built-in flash No Manual output control of built-in flash MULTI (stroboscopic) mode for built-in flash Wireless E-TTL No Built-in flash can serve as wireless E-TTL controller Supports wireless E-TTL group C when using built-in flash as master Wireless E-TTL ratios No Flash exposure compensation (FEC) for internal flash No FEC for external flash No FEC scale in viewfinder No Flash exposure lock (FEL) button No FEL icon in viewfinder Supports Speedlite modelling light No Flash exposure bracketing (FEB) No Can communicate digital subframe size to flash unit Menu control over external Speedlites (with compatible flash units) Can control flash unit custom functions (with compatible flash units) Auto fill-flash can be disabled No Flash hotshoe painted or bare metal PC (studio flash) socket built in No Supports high voltage (maximum 250 volts; not 6) studio flash No Supports second-curtain sync No Second-curtain sync custom function No Redeye reduction lamp No Viewfinder Canon EOS 700 / 700 QD Viewfinder quality Mediocre Eye level pentaprism/pentamirror Pentaprism Viewfinder coverage of frame 92% Viewfinder magnification (-1.0 dioptre w/ 50mm lens at infinity) 0.8x Built-in dioptric adjustment Eyepoint Eyepiece shutter No Viewfinder display information Default viewfinder focus screens New Laser Matte Viewfinder proximity sensor (turns off LCD when using viewfinder) FEC scale on side of image in viewfinder No On-demand grid in optical viewfinder Interchangeable viewfinder focus screens Not interchangeable Depth of field preview No Shutter and mirror Canon EOS 700 / 700 QD Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec Minimum shutter speed 2 sec Bulb mode Yes, though since the camera can't use a wired shutter release, this mode is pretty useless Camera maximum aperture range (available aperture range is lens dependent) Shutter release lag time Shutter life expectancy Mirror blackout time Fixed pellicle mirror No Active mirror control No Rotary magnet (low power) shutter No Mirror lockup No Mirror prefire (sort of lockup) No Self-timer Yes; 10 sec Continuous (multiple shot) self-timer Built-in intervalometer (interval timer) No Intervalometer through external computer interface No Film motor drive Canon EOS 700 / 700 QD Motor drive speed (frames per second) 1.2 fps except in DEP mode, where its 1 fps Framerate with booster Motor drive sound Supports mid-roll rewind Custom function to leave the leader out on rewind No Film winding type - standard or prewind Prewind Other film-related features Canon EOS 700 / 700 QD Interchangeable backs Date-printing back QD version only Fake panorama masking Optional leader-out rewind No Barcode reader for loading shooting modes No Computer interface for recording shooting data No Data printing on film leader (frame zero) No Compatible with high-speed infrared film Not usefully Body and controls Canon EOS 700 / 700 QD Rear (quick control) dial No Customizable function (C) mode dial setting No Lockable top-deck mode dial (press to turn) Rear cursor buttons No Multi-controller joystick No Multi-controller built into rear dial M.Fn button by shutter release button Film transport and metering controls operable by feel (lever position) No Power-on time Batteries One 2CR5 lithium Battery charger AC adapter Official shooting capacity per charge Battery increments in LCD Backup battery (for date/time, etc) Battery door Wired remote socket None Compatible wired remotes None supported Compatible with RC-1, RC-5 wireless remotes No Tripod socket aligned to centre line of lens mount Tripod socket material Backlit topdeck standard LCD No Standard LCD size and position No LCD Secondary LCD Standard top-deck mode dial No Handgrip Optional case Custom functions Personal functions Canon EOS 700 / 700 QD
Canon EOS 700 / 700 QD
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A note about names. The reason certain camera bodies may have multiple names is because Canon often use different model names for different regional markets. This usually applies only to consumer and some midrange products, and mainly to the USA and Japan. Whereas the international name is usually just a number or number/letter combination, the USA name will often be some cool or tough-sounding name such as Rebel. Canon Japan, on the other hand, typically use cute marketing names such as Kiss for their consumer products. Under certain rare circumstances there may be actual differences between the differently named products. For example, Japanese versions of the product may support wireless remotes whereas other versions may not.
In addition, note that date-back equipped versions of many film bodies are and were available, often with QD (quartz date) or DATE added to their product names. Japanese versions of consumer and midrange film cameras, however, almost always have date printing as a standard feature.
I generally organize the information by the European/Australasian name, since its usually a logical numeric system. Basically, the fewer the digits the more expensive the camera. Thus the 1000 cameras are consumer, the 100 cameras are advanced amateur, the 10, 5 and 3 cameras are semi-professional and the 1 cameras are professional. The terms consumer and professional arent judgement terms here - just Canons descriptions of the market segments to which the cameras are aimed.
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