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DSLR – Canon 1200D


Brand: Canon

Model: 1200D

Storage Media: Sd Card Class 5 or Above

Lens: Canon Zoom Lens EF-S 18:135mm 1:3.5 – 5.6 IS

Manufacture URL: Canon

Access & Usage

Pick-Up Location: University HouseUNHG03 – Tech Office

Induction(s) Required:

L1 General Induction

L2 Photography Induction

Induction Catalogue

The manual is available to download by clicking “Article Attachments” below. The most up-to-date information will be found on the manufacturer’s website. Please note this manual and images used are for educational purposes only.

Kit Contents

  • Canon EOS 1200D Camera
  • Canon Zoom Lens EF-S 18:135mm 1:3.5 – 5.6 IS
  • Carry Bag
  • Batteries x 2 (Charged)
  • Charger*

*On request and discussion with Technical Officer

Technical Specifications

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Total Pixels

Sensor Size
22.3 x 14.9mm

Pixel Dimensions
5184 x 3456

Pixel Size

Diffraction-Limited Aperture

Sensor Stabilization

Lens Mount



Image Processor

TTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor

9 AF points (f/5.6 cross type at center)

Working Range
Center AF point: EV 0 -18 (at 23°C & ISO100)
Other AF points: EV 1 -18 (at 23°C & ISO100)

One Shot
AI Focus
AI Servo

Point Selection
Automatic selection, Manual selection


Exposure Control
Metering Modes
TTL full aperture metering with 63-zone SPC
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)
(2) Partial metering at center (approx. 10% of viewfinder)
(3) Center weighted average metering

Metering Range
EV 1 – 20 (at 23°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens ISO100)

Exposure Comp
+/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB)

3 shots +/- 2 EV, 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments

ISO Sensitivity
Auto (100-6400), 100-6400 in 1-stop increments
ISO can be expanded to H: 12800
During Movie shooting: Auto (100-6400), 100-6400 (Whole stop increments)

Shutter Speed
30-1/4000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)

WB Settings

AWB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White
Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom.
White balance compensation:
1. Blue/Amber +/-9
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9.

Custom WB
Yes, 1 setting can be registered


Approx. 95%

Approx. 0.80x

Approx. 21mm

AF information: AF points, focus confirmation light
Exposure information: Shutter speed, aperture value, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level/compensation, exposure warning, AEB
Flash information: Flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure compensation, red-eye reduction light
Image information: Highlight tone priority (D+), monochrome shooting, maximum burst (1 digit display), White balance correction, SD card information

DOF Preview
Yes, assigned to SET button with C.Fn-9-4

Eyepiece Shutter
On strap

7.5cm (3.0″) TFT, approx. 460k dots

Brightness Adj
Adjustable to one of seven levels

Display Options
(1) Quick Control Screen
(2) Camera settings

Built-in GN
9.2 (ISO 100, meters)

Built-in Coverage
Up to 17mm focal length (35mm equivalent: 27mm)

Built-in Recycle Time
Approx. 2 seconds

Auto, Manual Flash On/off


Exposure Compensation
+/- 2EV in 1/2 or 1/3 increments

Hot Shoe/PC Terminal
Yes / No

External Flash Comp
E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support (with optional accessory)

External Flash Control
Via camera menu screen, except for wireless radio flash shooting settings

Shooting Modes
Scene Intelligent Auto, No Flash, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Movie, Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual

Picture Styles
Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)

Image Processing
Highlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings)
Auto Correction of Lens Peripheral illumination
Basic+ (Shoot by ambience selection, Shoot by lighting or scene type)
Creative filters (Grainy B/W, Soft focus, Toy camera, Miniature effect, Fish-eye) – during image Playback only

Drive Modes
Single, Continuous, Self timer (2s, 10s+remote, 10s + continuous shots 2-10)

Continuous Shooting
Max. Approx. 3fps for approx. 69 JPEG images, 6 images RAW

Shutter Lag

Viewfinder Blackout

Live View
30 fps

Manual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
Autofocus: Quick mode, Live mode

Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor
Active metering time can be changed

Display Options
Grid overlay, Histogram

File Information
Still ImageType
JPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.30 compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0),
RAW: RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition),
Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant

Image Size
JPEG 3:2: (L) 5184×3456, (M) 3456×2304, (S1) 2592×1728, (S2) 1920×1280, (S3) 720×480
JPEG 4:3: (L) 4608×3456, (M) 3072×2304, (S1) 2304×1728, (S2) 1696×1280, (S3) 640×480
JPEG 16:9: (L) 5184×2912, (M) 3456×1944, (S1) 2592×1456 (S2) 1920×1080, (S3) 720×400
JPEG 1:1: (L) 3456×3456, (M) 2304×2304, (S1) 1728×1728, (S2) 1280×1280, (S3) 480×480
RAW: (RAW) 5184×3456

Movie Type
MOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM, recording level can be manually adjusted by user)

Movie Size
1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps)
1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps)
640 x 480 (30, 25 fps)

Movie Length
Max duration 29min 59sec, Max file size 4GB

Other Information
Custom Functions
11 Custom Functions with 33 settings

LCD Panel / Illumination
No / No

Water & Dust Resistance

Sound Memo

Computer Interface
Hi-Speed USB

Other Interface
Video output (PAL/ NTSC) (integrated with USB terminal), HDMI mini output (HDMI-CEC compatible)

Memory Type
SD card, SDHC card or SDXC card

Batteries & Power
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E10

Battery Life
Approx. 500 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
Approx. 410 (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)

Power Supply Battery Chargers
AC Adapter Kit ACK-E10, Battery charger LC-E10, LC-E10E

Physical Specs
Body Materials
Carbon fiber/glass fiber-reinforced polycarbonate resin

Shutter Durability Rating

Operating Environment
0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity

Dimensions Inches
5.1 x 3.9 x 3.1″ (129.6 x 99.7 x 77.9 mm)

CIPA Weight
16.9 oz (480g)

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