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Canon EOS-550D Digital SLR Camera Body + Canon Lens EF 50mm F1.4 USM +BONUS Protection kit: Lens Filter, Cleaning cloth & Screen protector!
The Canon 550D Portraiture Kit. brings professional EOS features into an easy to use, lightweight digital SLR that's a joy to use. Featuring a class-leading 18.0 Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor and increased light sensitivity for low-light photography, the 550D also has an advanced HD Movie mode for gorgeous Full HD 1920x1080 movies. Able to capture up to 3.7 frames per second, it's ready to go the minute it's picked up. Advanced Live View, a new wide-area screen, plus features like Canon's brilliant Auto Lighting Optimiser and Highlight Tone features ensure brilliant photos and movies, easily. The EOS 550D is the perfect stepping stone for those wishing to take their photography further. And you can use ultra-high capacity SDXC memory cards* for increased storage of your Full HD movies and stills.
With Canon 550D body + Canon 50mm f/1.4 Lens
* SDHC Memory Cards and SDXC Memory Cards can be used only in equipment that is compatible with their respective formats. If the computer being used does not support SDXC Memory Cards, a message prompting you to format may appear. (Doing so will cause recorded images to be erased so do not choose to format.)
Movie Feature – captures Full HD video with audio up to 1920x1080 resolution at 30, 25 or 24 frames per second; or 1280x720p at 50/60 frames per second. And you can utilise full manual controls for extra creativity.
** We recommend class 6 or higher memory cards for recording high definition video
|What are the features and how will they benefit you?|
Live View – allows you to frame still or video shots using the LCD screen in real time rather than the viewfinder, similar to a compact digital camera. Very helpful for unusual shooting positions such as holding the camera overhead; also great for critical manual focusing when performing macro shots.
High Resolution 3” 3:2 LCD Screen - 3.0” Wide (1,040,000 dots) LCD screen with antireflection & anti-smudge coating for great image previews and composition.
Sharp Focusing - 9-point AF for ultra sharp images. You can manually select any of the 9 points to ensure correct sharp focus.
Incredible Image Detail In Low Light - Standard ISO (100-6400) and expandable to an incredible H:12800
Fast Shooting – capture images at 3.7 frames per second. Great for sports, wildlife, kids & pets.
HDMI Mini Output – Output stills and video in full High-Definition to a HDTV using a mini HDMI cable (sold separately)
Live Face Detection AF Mode – In Live View mode focuses on detected human faces rather than other objects that might appear in the frame.
Auto Lighting Optimiser – if the image comes out dark or the contrast is too low, the brightness and contrast can be corrected automatically.
Auto Correction Of Lens Peripheral Illumination – when enabled automatically corrects peripheral light “fall off” when using some lenses (JPEG only). For RAW images correction can be done in supplied software.
Movie Crop - An SD quality movie can be cropped to the equivalent of approx. 7x magnification of regular shooting
Self Cleaning Sensor – prevents and automatically removes tiny dust particles resulting in cleaner images.
Fast Start Up – incredibly fast 0.1 second start up time so you’ll never miss a moment
SDXC* Memory Card Compatible – takes ultra-high capacity SDXC cards so you will have plenty of storage for Full HD movies which create very large file sizes.
Picture Style Modes – Wide range of picture modes for quick & easy camera set up in any shooting situation.
Compact & Lightweight – Body weighs only 475grams – very light for a D-
Lenses – wide range of compatible Canon EF & EF-S lenses as well as third party lenses such as Tamron and Sigma.
RAW file format – file format that allows greater adjustment of various camera settings on your computer after you have captured your images, without losing image quality, such as adjustment of colour balance, exposure, etc.
External Microphone Jack - Add an additional microphone for better quality sound using the 3.5mm stereo jack socket.
|What's in the box?|
Canon EOS-550D Digital
Battery Charger LC-E8
Battery Pack LP-E8
Stereo AV Cable AVC-DC400ST
Wide Strap EW-100DBIII
EOS DIGITAL Solution Disk
12 Month Warranty from Canon Australia
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EOS 550D Technical Specifications
Imaging Sensor/Effective Pixels
CMOS / 18.0 MP
Effective Sensor Size
22.3x 14.9 mm
A/D Resolution Power
Colour Filter Size
Primary Colours, APS-C
35mm Focal Length Equivalent
Large / Fine
5184 X 3456 / Approx 17.9 MP
Medium / Fine
3456 X 2304 / Approx 8.0 MP
Small / Fine
2592 X 1728 / Approx 4.5MP
5184 X 3456 / Approx 17.9 MP
RAW & JPEG Simultaneous Recording
Movie Shooting (4GB Card)
1920 x 1080
30/25/24 fps, 12min @ 330MB/min
1280 x 720
60/50 fps, 12min @ 330MB/min
640 x 480
60/50 fps, 24min @ 165MB/min
640 x 480 (movie crop)
60/50 fps, 24min @ 165MB/min
-3 to +1 dpt
Interchangeable Focusing Screens
14 standard modes
Evaluative, Partial, Spot, Centre-weighted average
ISO Speed Range
ISO 100-6400 (H: 12800)
1/3 or 1/2-stop increments
1/4000 sec – 30, bulb, X-sync 1/200 sec.
E-TTL II Autoflash
Built-in Flash / Guide Number
Yes / 13
3” Wide Clear View (Approx. 1,040,000 dots)
12 / 36
Start Up Time
Integrated Cleaning System
Yes (Quick, Live & Live face detection AF Modes)
Hi-Speed USB/ HDMI mini/ Audio/Video OUT/ PC Terminal/ Remote control/External Mic
Remote Control Terminal
Yes (RS-E60E3 compatible)
Lithium Ion LP-E8
Stainless Steel and polycarbonate resin with glass fibre
Dimensions (W x H x D) mm
128.8 x 97.5 x 75.3
Weight excl. battery (g)
* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice
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