Film Cameras

EOS650/EOS650 QD area_a area_e area_j

35mm Focal-Plane Shutter SLR Camera

EOS650 [A] [E] [J]
Marketed March 1987
Original Price 118,000 yen (w/EF 35-70mm f/3.5-4.5),
80,000 yen (body)

Canon's first EOS camera had the latest technologies including a super microcomputer and a Canon-developed BASIS sensor for high-precision AF. The EOS 650 boasted incomparable autofocusing. Each EF lens has its own optimum built-in motor for autofocusing, and only electronic signals are exchanged between the lens and camera body. It is an ideal AF system. Since there is no high-torque driving noise, autofocusing is quick. The high-precision Ultrasonic Motor (USM) was also developed successfully. EOS was the start of a new and unique series of AF SLR cameras.

EOS650 QD (released in September 1987) is an EOS 650 with a quartz date back.

Type 35mm focal-plane shutter multi-mode AF SLR camera
Picture Size 24 x 36 mm
Normal Lens EF 35-70mm f/3.5-4.5, EF 50mm f/1.8
Lens Mount EF mount
AF System TTL phase detection. AF modes: One-Shot AF and Continuous AF (release-priority). AF operating range at ISO 100: EV 1 - 18.
Shutter Vertical-travel, focal-plane electronic shutter. 30 sec. - 1/2000 sec., B. X-sync at 1/125 sec. (hot shoe). Built-in electronic self-timer (with blinking LED).
Viewfinder Fixed eye-level pentaprism. 0.8x magnification and 94% coverage. New Laser Matte screen.
AF mark, in-focus indicator, partial metering circle, manual, partial metering display (AE lock), shutter speed, aperture setting, depth-of-field AE, flash ready, and exposure compensation.
Metering &
Exposure Control
Composite SPC for TTL full-aperture metering (6-zone evaluative or 6.5% partial at center) with shutter speed-priority AE, aperture-priority AE, program AE, depth-of-field AE, and match-needle manual. AE lock provided. Exposure compensation range of ±5 EV (in 1/2-stop increments). Metering range at ISO 100 and f/1.4: EV 1 - 20. Film speed range: ISO 6 to 6400.
External LCD Shutter speed, aperture setting, AF mode, film-loaded indicator, film transport, film advance-completed indicator, picture-taking mode, film advance mode, battery check, and other indications.
Power Source One 6 V 2CR5 lithium battery
Film Loading &
Align film leader at mark, then close the camera back for auto loading. Automatic film advance with built-in motor. Film advance modes (set with film advance mode button): Approx. 3 fps and single advance.
Film Rewind Fully automatic with built-in motor. Midroll rewind enabled.
Dimensions &
148 x 108 x 68 mm, 660 g
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