Film Cameras

35mm Focal-Plane Shutter SLR Camera



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Marketed October 1990
Original Price 69,000 yen (w/EF 35-80mm f/4-5.6),
47,000 yen (body)

Compact and light (500 g with battery). The camera features One-Shot AF and predictive AI Servo AF, shutter speed-priority AE (TTL), aperture-priority AE (TTL), Intelligent program AE, depth-of-field AE, and metered manual. The prewind system is used. The built-in, manual-retractable flash uses off-the-film TTL autoflash metering with Guide No. 12 (at ISO 100 in m). Small, compact, affordable, and feature-laden, the camera was a hit product.

EOS1000 QD-P [J] : with panorama function
EOS REBEL S [A] / EOS 1000F [E] : without QD function
EOS REBEL [A] / EOS 1000 [E] : without QD and flash function

Type 35mm focal-plane shutter multi-mode AF SLR camera
Picture Size 24 x 36 mm
Normal Lens EF 35-80mm f/4-5.6, others
Lens Mount EF mount
AF System TTL phase detection. AF modes: One-Shot AF and predictive AI Servo AF. AF operating range at ISO 100: EV 1 – 18.
Shutter Vertical-travel, focal-plane electronic shutter. 30 sec. – 1/1000 sec., B. X-sync at 1/90 sec. (hot shoe). Built-in electronic self-timer (with beeper).
Viewfinder Fixed eye-level pentaprism. 0.75x magnification and 90% coverage.
AF mark, in-focus indicator, partial metering circle, depth-of-field AE, shutter speed, aperture setting, flash on/ready, and other indications.
Metering &
Exposure Control
Composite SPC for TTL full-aperture metering (3-zone evaluative or 9.5% partial at center) with shutter speed-priority AE, aperture-priority AE, Intelligent program AE, depth-of-field AE, 4 program AE modes, match-needle manual. Exposure compensation range of ±2 EV (in 1/2-stop increments). AE lock enabled. Metering range at ISO 100 and f/1.4: EV 2 – 20. Film speed range: ISO 6 to 6400.
External LCD Shutter speed, aperture setting, film speed, film-loaded indicator, frame counter, multiple-exposure count, exposure level, depth-of-field AE, and other indications.
Built-in Flash Located on pentaprism hump. Manual pop-up head. TTL autoflash control with off-the-film metering. Guide No. 12 (at ISO 100 in m).
Power Source One 6 V 2CR5 lithium battery
Film Loading &
Align film leader at mark, then close the camera back for prewind loading. First, the entire roll is wound on the take-up spool. Then each time a picture is taken, the film advances back into the cartridge. Film transport with the built-in motor. Film advance speed: 1 fps.
Film Rewind After the last frame is exposed, the film is rewound automatically.
Dimensions &
148 x 100 x 69 mm, 500 g (with battery)