Canon EOS 50D

The Canon EOS 50D is a digital SLR ( DSLR) cameras by Canon. It was presented on 26 August 2008 and came in late September 2008 on the market. It represents the successor of the Canon EOS 40D and is the first model that is equipped with Canon's DIGIC 4 processor. Even before the launch of a lively coverage of this model took place. On 26 August 2010 Canon introduced the EOS 60D successor.


  • DIGIC 4 processor
  • 15.1 -megapixel resolution
  • Enhanced Live View AF
  • Battery and CF card cover sealed ( as opposed to the 1-Series, the case is otherwise not splash proof)
  • 9 -point AF (all cross-type sensors, the center works with lenses with open aperture of at least 2.8 with increased accuracy )
  • Auto ISO 100-1600 / ISO manually 100-3200 / optional expandable to 12,800 ISO
  • Highlight Tone Priority mode
  • Wireless transfer with optional Wireless File Transmitter WFT -E3
  • Three adjustable modes of the raw data storage: RAW ( 15 MPx ), sRAW1 (7.1 MPx ) and sRAW2 (3.7 MPx ) ("s" = small)
  • 3.0 "LCD ( 920,000 sub-pixels and anti- reflection film )
  • 6.3 pictures / second
  • EOS Integrated Cleaning System
  • 14 bit
  • Compatible with all EF / EF -S lenses and EX -series Speedlites


With the EOS 50D is a partial incompatibility with Speedlights Sigma with CANON port. The auto zoom function and the exposure control did not work properly. With newer flash units whose reference to " E0 ETTL II " ends, the compatibility can be produced by a provided by Sigma software update. For flash units whose reference ends in " E0 ETTL ", there is no update available.

GPS connection

About the Data Transmitter WFT -E3, a GPS device can be connected to the camera to record the exact recording location of each photo. The coordinates are then embedded directly into the EXIF data of the image and saved with the picture ( Geo - Imaging).