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Canon EOS D2000

Canon EOS D2000
Type Single-lens reflex with Digital back
Sensor CCD, 1.6x crop factor (APS-C)
Maximum resolution 1,728 x 1,152 (2.0 megapixels)
Lens Interchangeable (EF)
Flash Canon hotshoe
Shutter electronic focal plane
Shutter speed range 30 to 1/8000 s
Exposure metering TTL, full aperture, zones
Exposure modes Full auto, programmed, shutter-priority, aperture priority, manual
Metering modes Evaluative, Center Weighted, Average
Focus areas 5 points
Focus modes One-shot, AI-Servo, AI-Focus, Manual
Continuous shooting up to 3.6 frame/s, max 12 frames
Viewfinder Optical
ASA/ISO range 200-1600 in 1 EV steps
Flash bracketing none
Focus bracketing none
Custom WB 5 presets, including Auto and custom
WB bracketing none
Rear LCD monitor none
Storage 340MB PCMCIA cards
Battery Removable, rechargeable NiCD battery
Weight 1650 g (body only)
Optional battery packs none.

The Canon EOS D2000 (a Canon branded Kodak DCS 520) is a 2-megapixel digital single-lens reflex camera developed by Kodak on a Canon EOS-1N body. It was released in March 1998.[1] It features a CCD sensor and can shoot at 3.5 frames per second. Many enthusiasts regard the D2000 as Canon's first truly usable Digital SLR. It was released in tandem with the Canon EOS D6000 (a rebranded Kodak DCS 560), a 6-megapixel model.

Like its predecessor, the EOS DCS 3, the D2000 uses an EOS-1N camera body with a Kodak digital back. However, the digital back was completely redesigned, being better integrated into the body, using a higher-resolution APS-C sized sensor, adding a second PCMCIA card slot, replacing the SCSI interface with an IEEE 1394 interface, and adding a color screen for viewing images that had been taken, a feature that was lacking from the DCS 3 and the higher-end DCS 1. Other incremental improvements such as a higher shooting rate and a swappable, rechargeable battery pack were included.

The D2000 was the last of the Kodak / Canon press cameras. It was sold by Kodak until at least as late as 2001.[2] Canon's first home-grown professional digital SLR, the Canon EOS-1D, was launched later the same year.

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References

  1. ^ History Hall - Canon Camera Story 1997-2000. Canon.com. Retrieved July 20, 2008.
  2. ^ "PMA 2001 show report: Section two: Digital Photography Review". dpreview.com. February 15, 2001. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
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