Canon 1D Mark IV Review

 
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Model Name: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: 1D Mark IV 
Camera Format: Pro SLR 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $4999.00
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2009-12-31
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 49.0 oz (1,390 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? No
Size: 6.1 x 6.2 x 3.1 in.
(156 x 157 x 80 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon 
Total Megapixels: 17.0
Effective Megapixels: 16.1 
Sensor Format: APS-H 
Sensor Size (dia.): 1.32"
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Color Filter Type: RGBG 
Self-Cleaning: Yes 
Sensor-shift Stabilized: No 
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4896 x 3264 (16.0 MP, 3:2),
4320 x 2880 (12.4 MP, 3:2),
3672 x 2448 (9.0 MP, 3:2),
3552 x 2368 (8.4 MP, 3:2),
2448 x 1632 (4.0 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21), 14-bit .CR2 RAW 
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes 
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1920x1080, 1920x1080, 1280x720, 1280x720, 640x480, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 25, 24, 60, 50, 60, 50
Movie Audio: Yes 
Movie File Format: H.264 (.MOV) 
Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF (except EF-S) 
Kit Lens: n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Aperture Range:  
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: No 
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: 45 user selectable points (39 f/2.8 cross-type) phase detection w/ AI Servo II; LV contrast detect 
Face Detection: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? No 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes 
Viewfinder Type: Eye-level fixed pentaprism, 0.76x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -3.0 to +1.0 diopter correction 
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 920,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 to 12,800 (standard), 50 to 102,400 (expanded)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom (5 settings from camera), Personal (5 settings from PC), Color Temp 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/8000
Bulb Mode: Yes 
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone: AF linked evaluative, 13.5% partial, center-weighted average, 3.8% center / AF / multi spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes:  
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse:  
Flash
Built-in Flash: No 
Flash Modes: n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Hot shoe, PC sync 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / CF2 / SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB):  
File System: FAT32 
DCF Compliant: Yes 
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes 
NTSC/PAL Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
HD Video Out: Yes 
HD Video Connection: HDMI 
Built-In Wi-fi: No 
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes 
DPOF Compliant: Yes 
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Canon N3 terminal / PC tether 
Other Connection:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E4 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable  
Batteries Included: 1 x proprietary LP-E4 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 1,500
Software
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: CompactFlash slot supports UDMA Mode 6 cards. Dual storage slots allow copying files between cards, storing different file types on each card, duplicating data on both cards, or using one card as an overflow when the other is full. Camera is powered by dual DIGIC 4 processors. Has live view and HD video modes with contrast detect AF. Has two internal monaural microphones - front panel for video, rear panel for voice memo. Also has stereo mic jack for external mic. 

 


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