Canon EOS 3 User Manual (en)

Major Specifications
■ Film Transport
Film loading:
Automatic loading with a sprocketless system. After film is
loaded and the back is closed, the film advances to frame 1
automatically, taking about 1 sec.
Film advance system:
Automatic film advance with built-in motor.
(1) EOS 3: Single 
and continuous 
(2) With Power Drive Booster PB-E2: Single 
, low
, and high continuous 
Shooting capacity:
No. of 24-ex. rolls / No. of 36-ex. rolls
At 20°C: Approx. 75 /Approx. 50 At –20°C: Approx. 18
/Approx. 12
While using an EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens, 1/1000 sec. shutter
speed, Eye-Control, and continuous shooting mode, the
following operations for each frame were executed: The lens
was focused from infinity to the minimum distance and back,
the shutter button was pressed halfway for 6 seconds, the
picture was taken, and the settings were retained for 2
seconds. This operation cycle was repeated in continuous
shooting mode and high-speed film rewind was used at the
end of each roll.
Film rewind system:
At  the end of the roll, automatic film rewind with a built-in
motor. Midroll rewind possible.
Film rewind time:
Approx. 4.5 sec. for 24-ex. film and approx. 6.5 sec. for 36-ex.
Rewind noise:
59 dB (High-speed rewind),  49 dB (Silent rewind)
■ Camera 
Flash contacts:
(1) Hot shoe: X-sync direct contacts
(2) Below camera back latch: JIS B-type socket (threaded)
* Flash units connected to (1) and (2) can be used and
fired simultaneously.
External Flash Unit 
E-TTL autoflash, A-TTL autoflash, TTL autoflash
Custom Functions:
Eighteen user-settable Custom Functions: (0) Focusing
screen characteristics, (1) Auto film rewind mode, (2) Film
leader position after rewind, (3) Film speed setting method, (4)
AF activation method, (5) Manual Tv/Av setting method, (6)
Increments for shutter speed, aperture, exposure
compensation, flash exposure compensation, and AEB, (7)
Manual focusing with electronic focusing ring, (8) Frame
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