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    Welcome to the next generation of digital SLR photography-the Canon EOS 40D. The EOS 40D combines Canon's tremendous know-how in both the digital and photographic worlds, creating a camera that not only does everything one would expect of a traditional digital SLR, but one that incorporates staggering leaps forward in technological innovation. With new features like Canon's EOS Integrated Cleaning System, Live View Function, a more powerful DIGIC III Image Processor, plus a 10.1-megapixel CMOS sensor, a 3.0-inch LCD monitor and more, the EOS 40D elevates digital photography to new heights, enhancing the shooting experience, and delivering images one could only expect from a Canon.

  • Superb image quality: 10.1 Megapixel CMOS Sensor, extensive noise reduction technology, and 14-bit conversion for outstanding color tones and gradations.
  • Outstanding performance: 6.5 fps, burst rate up to 75 consecutive JPEGs or 17 RAW images and DIGIC III Image Processor.
  • Strong, rugged build quality: magnesium-alloy exterior, shutter durability-tested to 100,000 cycles, top speed 1/8000, top x-sync speed 1/250.
  • New AF system with 9 cross-type sensors, and world's first diagonal high-precision cross-type AF at center point with f/2.8 and faster lenses.
  • EOS Integrated Cleaning System, Picture Style settings, Spot metering, and Highlight Tone Priority for advanced in-camera image control.
  • Large 3.0-inch LCD monitor and advanced Live View Function with new options for reduced shutter time lag and quiet operation.
  • Wide range of accessories, including interchangeable focusing screens, extensive remote control options, and new battery grip BG-E2N.
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    Avg. Customer Rating:
     
    5 stars
    (based on 1 review)
     
    Greatly reason to upgrade my 20D
    By ThomasVerified Reviewer from Hickory, NC on 8/22/2007
    Pros:
    Easy to Use, Excellent in Low Light, Fast Shutter Speed, Good Battery Life, Good sized screen, Great Resolution, Nice Features and Settings, Rugged
    Cons:
    None that I have found
    Best Uses:
    Home, Portraits, Sports/Action, Travel
    Describe Yourself:
    Hobbyist/Enthusiast
    Bottom Line:
    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

    Comments about Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR:

    Unlike the cosmetic update called "30D", the 40D is finally a solid reason to find a new home for my 20D and upgrade. For me the biggest improvements are ...

    - new AF system with 9 cross-type sensors
    - larger (brighter) viewfinder
    - Antidust feature
    - new sensor with enlarged microlenses
    - DiG!C III processor / 14bit AD converter
    - 6.5 fps / larger buffer

    LiveView and larger screen are nice but less important for image quality. The screen is brighter and nicer than the 30D, but also with less viewing angle.

    Finally, the 40D shows the current ISO speed in the view finder, which avoids issues where I started the day in a dim environment and then finish in the ISO1600 setting despite enough light being available -- at the expense of achievable image quality.

    The higher pixel count is nice, but it's good to see Canon not playing the "I got more than you" game. The 20D and 30D were known for low noise (in an APS-C sensor) and the 40D continues that tradition.

    Overall, the Canon 40D is in many ways a refined Nikon D200. (Of course Nikonians will deny that.)

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