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Thursday, 13 May 2010

40 million EOS cameras

The combined production of the EOS-series film and digital cameras has passed the 40-million mark.

Production of the EOS SLR camera first began in 1987. In 1997 production reached 10 million units and in 2003 passed the 20 million mark. After the rapid spread of digital SLR cameras, Canon went on to reach the 30 million mark during the 20-year anniversary in December 2007, followed by the current 40 million unit production milestone, reached two years and four months later.

EOS Digital cameras recorded a production milestone of 20 million units.

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