Canon EOS M6

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Canon EOS M6

Never miss a story.

An EOS that can go with you anywhere, so you’ll always be ready for spontaneous stories on the streets.

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Description

Canon EOS M6

Big on quality, small in size

Combining DSLR performance with go-anywhere portability

Technical Specifications

Image Sensor
Type
22.3 x 14.9mm CMOS

Effective Pixels
Approx. 24.2 megapixels

Total Pixels
Approx. 25.8 megapixels

Aspect Ratio
3:2

Low-Pass Filter
Built-in/Fixed

Sensor Cleaning
EOS integrated cleaning system

Colour Filter Type
Primary Colour

Image Processor
Type
DIGIC 7

Lens
Lens Mount
EF-M (EF and EF-S lenses compatible via Mount adapter EF-EOS M)

Focal Length
Equivalent to 1.6x the focal length of the lens

Image Stabilisation
Optical Image Stabilizer on compatible lens

Movie: In-camera 5-axis Digital IS available. Further stabilisation enhancements from lenses compatible with Dynamic IS

Focusing
Type
Dual Pixel CMOS AF System. Phase detection pixels built onto imaging sensor 1

AF System/ Points
Maximum 49 AF points (Fixed location on 7×7 grid) via camera automatic selection 2

Freely position 1 AF point/ 1 AF Zone (9 points, 3×3 grid) via manual selection 3

AF working range
EV -1 – 18 (at 23 °C, ISO 100, with EF-M 22mm f/2 STM)

AF Modes
One-Shot AF and Servo AF

AF Point Selection
Face + Tracking: Face and subject tracking via automatic recognition/ manual selection via touchscreen. Automatic selection over 49 AF points when no face recognised within frame.

Smooth Zone AF: Manual zone selection, plus automatic selection over 9 AF points within selected zone

1-point AF: Manual selection via touchscreen/ buttons

Selected AF point display
Indicated on LCD monitor/ EVF

AF Lock
Locked when shutter button is pressed half way or customisable AE Lock Button

AF Assist Beam
via LED assist beam

Manual Focus
With EF & EF-S lenses – Select via AF/MF switch on lens

With EF-M lenses – Select via dedicated MF Button/ other customisable buttons (toggle AF/MF).

MF Peaking available
AF+MF available (Manual focus adjustment after One-Shot AF)
Magnify image available during MF (5x or 10x)

Exposure Control
Metering modes
Real-time metering from the image sensor
(1) Evaluative metering (384 zones)
(2) Partial metering at center (approx. 10% of Live View Screen)
(3) Center weighted average metering
(4) Spot metering (approx. 2% of Live View Screen)

Metering Range
Still image: EV 1 – 20 (at 23 °C, ISO 100)
Movie: EV 2 – 20 (at 23 °C, ISO 100)

AE Lock
Auto: In One-shot AF mode with evaluative metering exposure is locked when focus is achieved.
Manual: By AE lock Button in creative zone modes.

Exposure Compensation
+/-3 EV in 1/3 stop increments

AEB
3 shots, +/- 2 EV, 1/3-stop increments (can be used together with Exposure Compensation)

ISO Sensitivity
ISO AUTO (100 – 25600), 100 – 25600 in 1/3 stop increments 4

Movie: ISO AUTO (100 – 6400), 100 – 12800 in 1/3-stop increments

Shutter
Type
Electronically controlled focal-place shutter

Speed
30 – 1/4000 sec (1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)

White Balance
Type
Auto white balance with the imaging sensor

Settings
AWB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White
Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Colour Temperature (100 Kelvin increments)

White balance compensation:
1. Blue/Amber +/-9 levels
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9 levels

Custom White Balance
Yes, 1 setting can be registered

Viewfinder
Type
Optional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC1, EVF-DC2

Viewfinder Information
With EVF-DC2:

Customisable and toggle via INFO. Button
(1) Liveview image with exposure info
(2) Liveview image with basic info
(3) Liveview image with full info

Customisable settings:
Shooting Info, Grid overlay (x3 formats), Histogram (Brightness/ RGB), Electronic Level, Aspect Ratio

Depth of field preview
Yes, via customisable buttons

LCD Monitor
Type
7.5 cm (3.0”) ClearView II Touchscreen LCD (TFT). 3:2 aspect ratio. Approx. 1,040,000 dots. Electrostatic capacitive type. Tiltable 180 degrees up and 45 degrees down.

Coverage
Approx. 100%

Brightness Adjustment
Adjustable to one of five levels

Display Options
Customisable and toggle via INFO. Button
(1) Liveview image with basic info
(2) Liveview image with full info
(3) Liveview image with no information
(4) Quick Control Screen

Customisable settings:
Shooting Info, Grid overlay (x3 formats), Histogram (Brightness/ RGB), Electronic Level, Aspect Ratio

Flash
Built-in Flash GN (ISO 100, meters)
5

Built-in Flash Coverage
Maximum coverage at approx. 15mm (35mm equivalent: approx. 24mm)

Built-in Flash recycle time
Approx. 3 seconds 5

Modes
Auto (E-TTL II), Manual Flash On/Off (3 flash power output settings)

Red-Eye Reduction
Yes – with red eye reduction lamp

X-sync
1/200 sec

Flash Exposure Compensation
+/- 2 EV in 1/3 increments

Flash Exposure Bracketing
Yes, with compatible external flash

Flash Exposure Lock
Yes, via AEL Button

Second Curtain Synchronisation
Yes

HotShoe/ PC terminal
Yes/ No

External Flash Compatibility
E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support

External Flash Control
Via camera setting/ flash setting menu

Shooting
Modes
Scene Intelligent Auto, Hybrid Auto, Creative Assist, SCN(Self-Portrait, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Food, Panning, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control), Creative Filters (Grainy B/W, Soft Focus, Fish-eye Effect, Art bold effect, Water painting effect, Toy camera effect, Miniature effect (Stills and Movie), High Dynamic Range), Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual exposure, Custom (x2), Movie (Movie auto exposure, Movie manual exposure, Time-lapse movie)

Picture Styles
Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)

Colour Space
sRGB

Image Processing
Highlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings + Multi Shot NR)
Lens peripheral illumination correction
Chromatic aberration correction
Diffraction correction

Creative Assist:
Background Blur (5 settings)
Brightness (19 levels)
Contrast (9 levels)
Saturation (9 levels)
Color Tone (19 levels)
Monochrome (Sharpness Strength / Sharpness Fineness / Sharpness Threshold / Contrast (9 levels) / Filter effect (Ye – Yellow / Or – Orange / R – Red / G (Green) / Toning effect (S – Sepia / B – Blue / P – Purple / G – Green))

Drive modes
Single, High-Speed Continuous, Low-Speed Continuous, Self timer (2s, 10s, Custom, Remote)

Continuous Shooting
Fixed AF: Approx. 9 shots/s for up to 26 frames in JPEG and 17 frames in RAW 6
With AF: Approx. 7 shots/s 7

intervalometer
Time-Lapse Movie Mode

Live View Mode
Coverage
Approx. 100% (horizontally and vertically)

File Type
Still Image Type
JPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.30 compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0)
RAW: RAW (14-bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition),
Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant

RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording
Yes, RAW + various JPEG compression possible

Image Size
RAW: (3:2) 6000 x 4000, (4:3) 5328 x 4000, (16:9) 6000 x 3368, (1:1) 4000 x 4000

JPEG 3:2: (L) 6000 x 4000, (M) 3984 x 2656, (S1) 2976 x 1984, (S2) 2400 x 1600
JPEG 4:3: (L) 5328 x 4000, (M) 3552 x 2664, (S1) 2656 x 1992, (S2) 2112 x 1600
JPEG 16:9: (L) 6000 x 3368, (M) 3984 x 2240, (S1) 2976 x 1680 (S2) 2400 x 1344
JPEG 1:1: (L) 4000 x 4000, (M) 2656 x 2656, (S1) 1984 x 1984, (S2) 1600 x 1600

In-camera RAW processing & Image Resize available in playback

Movie Type
MP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)]

Movie Size
Full HD – 1920 x 1080 (59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, 23.976 fps)
HD – 1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps)
VGA – 640 x 480 (29.97, 25 fps)

Movie Length
Max duration 29min 59sec, Max file size 4GB

Folders
New folders can be automatically created monthly or daily

File Numbering
(1) Consecutive numbering
(2) Auto reset

Other Features
Custom Functions
13 customisable buttons/ dials

Metadata Tag
User copyright information (Author’s Name, Copyright Details)
Image rating (0-5 stars)

Intelligent Orientation Sensor
Yes, with Image Rotate

Playback zoom
2x – 10x enabled in 10 steps

Display Formats
(1) Single image with information (toggle up to 8 options)
(2) Single image
(3) Index display (6/12/42/110 images)
(4) Jump Display (1/10/100 image, by shot date, by rating)

Slide Show
Playback time: 3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10/15/30 seconds
Repeat: On/Off
Transition Effects: Off, Fade

Histogram
Brightness/ RGB

Highlight Alert
Yes

Image Erase/Protection
Erase: Single image, Selected images, Selected range, All images
Protection: Selected images, Selected range, All images. Unprotect all images

Menu Categories
(1) Shooting menu (x8)
(2) Playback menu (x5)
(3) Setup menu (x4)
(4) Custom Functions menu
(5) My Menu

Menu Languages
25 Languages
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese

Firmware Update
Firmware update possible by the user.

Interface
Computer
Hi-Speed USB (Micro USB connector)

Other
Wireless LAN (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only, 1-11 ch), with Dynamic NFC support 8

Bluetooth® (Specification version 4.1, Bluetooth low energy technology) 9, 10

HDMI (Micro – Type-D connector)
External microphone (3.5mm stereo jack)

Direct Print
Canon Printers
Canon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge

PictBridge
Yes (via USB or Wireless LAN)

Storage
Type
SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS-I compatible)

Supported Operating System
PC & Macintosh
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1 11
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12

For Wi-Fi connection to a PC:
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10

For Image Transfer Utility:
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12

Software
Image Processing
Digital Photo Professional

Other
Picture Style Editor, EOS Utility, Image Transfer Utility

Camera Connect app available on iOS and Android devices 12

Power Source
Batteries
1 x Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E17

Battery life
With LCD monitor: Approx. 295 shots (at 23 °C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
With optional EVF-DC2 : Approx. 290 shots (at 23 °C, AE 50%, FE 50%)

ECO Mode: Approx. 425 shots (at 23 °C, AE 50%, FE 50%)

Battery Indicator
4 levels

Power saving
Display off (15, 30 sec or 1, 3, 5, 10, 30 mins)
Auto Power Down (30 sec or 1, 3, 5, 10 mins, Disable)
ECO mode

Power Supply & Battery Chargers
Battery charger LC-E17E

Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700
DC Coupler DR-E17

Accessories
Viewfinder
Optional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC1
(0.48 type), 4:3 aspect ratio, Approx. 2,360,000 dots, 100% coverage. Approx. 43 g

Optional Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC2
(0.39 type), 4:3 aspect ratio, Approx. 2,360,000 dots, 100% coverage. Approx. 29 g

Cases / Straps
Body Jacket EH30-CJ
Neck Strap EM-300DB
Neck Strap EM-E2

Lenses
EF-M lenses
All EF and EF-S lenses compatible via Mount adapter EF-EOS M

Flash
Canon Speedlites (including 90EX, 220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 380EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 430EX III, 430EX III-RT, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT, 600EX II-RT, Macro-Ring-Lite, MR-14EX II, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT)

Off-Camera Shoe Cord OC-E3, Speedlite Bracket SB-E2

Remote Controller/ Switch
Remote Switch RS-60E3
Timer Remote Controller TC-80N3 13
Remote Controller RC-6

Other
Interface cable IFC-600PCU

 

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