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Canon EOS-1DS

Canon extends the EOS-1D with 11.1 megapixels, and a full-frame CMOS sensor!

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 9/24/2002

Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Canon EOS-1Ds


Model Name:

Canon EOS-1Ds 
Model Number: 1Ds 
Camera Format: Pro SLR 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $8999.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-27
Date Available: 2002-11-30
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Wired 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material: Metal 
Operating System:  
Weight: 56.4 oz (1,600 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: 4064x2704, 2032x1352
Movie Resolution:  
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 11.10
CCD Size (inches): 35mm 
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer: Canon CMOS 
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.01
Movie Audio:  
Quality Levels: 3
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Digital Zoom: No 
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: TTL-AREA-SIR with CMOS phase difference sensor, 45 points 
Auto Focus Assist Light? No 
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
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: Lens threads 
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: SLR type, eye-level pentaprism 
Optical VF Accuracy: 100%
LCD Viewfinder: No 
LCD VF Accuracy: n/a
LCD Size (inches): 2.0
LCD Resolution: 120,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
ISO Settings: 50, 100, 200, 400, 640, 800, 1000, 1250
ISO Rating Max: 1250
Number of White Balance Settings: 13
White Balance Settings: Auto, daylight, shade, overcast, tungsten, fluorescent, flash, custom, color temp., personal x 3 
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: Centerweighted averaging, Center Spot, AF-linked Spot, Multi-Spot 
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: Hotshoe (Speedlight EX), PC terminal 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1, CompactFlash Type 2 
Other Memory Types: Microdrive 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format: RAW 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Compressed Format: JPEG, WAV 
Movie File Format:  
Video Out: No 
Video Mode Switchable: n/a 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a 
External Connections: Serial, Firewire
Other Connection: DC In, Speedlight hotshoe, PC terminal 
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Performance Timing
Startup Time: 1.320 seconds
Shutdown Time: 0.540 seconds
Play -> Record: 0.300 seconds
Record -> Play (max res): 1.030 seconds
Record -> Play (min res): 1.030 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.093 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 0.093 seconds
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus: 0.083 seconds
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.059 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format: 0.520 seconds
Cycle Time Max Res: 0.520 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 0.520 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res: 10
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 3.000
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res:  
Download speed, KB/second: 719.00
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-E3 
Usable Battery Types: NP-E3 NiMH 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-E3 NiMH rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features: ISO 50 must be enabled with Custom Function 3-1. More in-depth details and coverage of Canon's official US announcement can be found here
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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