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Canon EOS-1D Mark II

Canon doubles the resolution of their speed demon SLR, while actually increasing its speed and cutting image noise. Amazing!

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 01/27/2005

Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Canon EOS-1D Mark II


Model Name:

Canon EOS-1D Mark II 
Model Number: 1D Mark II 
Camera Format: Pro SLR 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $4499.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-27
Date Available: 2004-04-01
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Wired with N3-type terminal 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material: Metal 
Operating System: Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 54.9 oz (1,555 g)
Weight With Batteries? checked 
Size: 6.1 x 6.2 x 3.1 in.
(156 x 158 x 80 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3504x2336, 3104x2072, 2544x1696, 1728x1152
Movie Resolution:  
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 8.20
CCD Size (inches): APS-H 
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer: Canon CMOS 
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.30
Movie Audio: No 
Quality Levels:  
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Digital Zoom: No 
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: TTL-AREA-SIR w/ CMOS sensor; 45-point, 7 cross-type 
Auto Focus Assist Light? No 
Auto Focus Min Illum: 0.1000
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Min Macro Area:  
Min Aperture:  
Max Aperture:  
Aperture Range Description: Varies with lens 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type: Varies with lens 
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: SLR type, eye-level pentaprism 
Optical VF Accuracy: 99%
LCD Viewfinder: No 
LCD VF Accuracy: n/a
LCD Size (inches): 2.0
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Max Playback Zoom: 10.00
ISO Settings: 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
ISO Rating Max: 3200
Number of White Balance Settings: 10
White Balance Settings: Auto, daylight, shade, cloudy, tungsten, fluorescent, flash, custom, color temperature, custom 
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time: 30 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/8000 
Exp Adj Range: 3.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: 21-zone evaluative, partial, center spot, AF-linked spot, multi-spot, center-weighted average 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 2 or 10
Internal Flash: No 
No of Flash Modes: n/a
Flash Modes: n/a
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
No of Flash "Pops": n/a
Ext Flash: Yes 
Ext Flash Connection: E-TTL II Hot Shoe / PC Terminal 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1, CompactFlash Type 2, SD/MMC 
Other Memory Types: Microdrive 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit CCD-RAW 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Compressed Format: JPEG, WAV 
Movie File Format: None 
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1, Firewire
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software: Canon Digital Photo Professional, EOS Viewer, EOS Capture 
OS Compatibility: Windows, MacOS 
Performance Timing
Startup Time: 1.000 seconds
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record: 0.300 seconds
Record -> Play (max res): 1.900 seconds
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.200 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 0.240 seconds
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus: 0.075 seconds
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.054 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format: 0.120 seconds
Cycle Time Max Res: 0.600 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res:  
Buffer Frames, Max Res: 55
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 8.100
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res:  
Download speed, KB/second:  
Battery Form Factor: NP-E3 
Usable Battery Types: NiMH rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NiMH rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features:  
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL: Photo Gallery
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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