Canon EOS R (and Ra)

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The EOS R is the first generation of Canon's full frame mirrorless cameras, and uses the RF mount. The Ra is a version of the same camera that has a filtration layer that lets through h-Alpha wavelengths (~656nm, which is in the near infrared) and has an improved enhanced magnification capability for focusing on night skies.

  • Sensor: 30.3mp CMOS sensor, 36x24mm (full frame), Bayer color filtration with AA filter
  • ISP: DIGIC 8
  • Mount: Canon RF
  • Image Size/Type: 6720 x 4480 pixel JPEG, 14-bit CR2, CR2+DPR, or C-RAW raw (smaller size)
  • File Size: 30mp JPEG Large Fine 8.5MB, 30mp RAW 31.3MB, 30mp RAW+DPR 55.2MB
  • Continuous Shooting: 8 fps max w/o tracking, 5 fps in silent shooting, 3 fps w/ full AF-C
  • Buffer: 100 frame JPEG, 47 frame max raw buffer
  • Aspect ratio support: 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
  • Internal Video:  4K/30 at max 480Mbps (with 1.74x crop), 1080P/60/50/30/25/24 max 180Mbps, 720P/120/60/50 at max 160Mbps, H.264 in MP4 format, 8-bit 4:2:0 recorded internally, with AAC or PCM stereo sound
  • External Video: 10-bit 4:2:2 4K output on HDMI port 
  • Shutter: mechanical 30 sec to 1/8,000 sec (tested to 150k cycles), bulb, 50ms release lag time
  • Exposure: matrix, center-weighted, spot metering, -3 to +3EV exposure compensation, 6 white balance settings (plus Auto, Custom), ISO 100-40,000 (+50, 52100, 102400, AutoISO)
  • Focus: 5655-point, 384 zone hybrid dual pixel phase detect/contrast detect (143 when set automatically by camera), single area, multi-area, face tracking, manual focus override, -6 to 18 EV focusing, minimum 80% vertical, 80% horizontal focus coverage (maximum is 100%/88%)
  • Rear Display: 3.2” 2.1m dot articulating touch-screen LCD
  • Viewfinder: EVF (3.69m dot, .76x magnification, 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, ?fps refresh), supports 5x/10x view
  • Flash:  hot shoe, 1/200 flash sync; will work with other Canon E-TTL Speedlites
  • Remote: RC series remotes (RC-60E3), wireless Bluetooth remotes (BR-E1), operation via smartphone
  • Other Notable Features: 5-axis electronic image stabilization (video), Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11/b/g/n, NFC, HDR, optional EF mount adapters, optional GP-E2 GPS receiver, chromatic aberration/vignetting correction, USB 3.1 Gen 1 connectivity, HDMI type C connector
  • Cards: SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS-II)
  • Battery: LP-E6N (350 shots CIPA, finder w/o power saving), USB charging
  • Size: 5.4 x 3.9 x 3.3” (135.8 x 98.3 x 84.4mm) wide, tall, deep
  • Weight: 23.3 ounces (660g, including battery card)
  • Colors: Black
  • Price: R — US$2299 body, US$3399 with 24-105mm f/4 lens; Ra US$2499 body
  • Announced: September 5, 2018
  • Current Firmware: version 1.7.0 (July 2020) 

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