Canon EOS 5D Specifications

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Specifications Canon EOS 5D
Megapixels12.8
Total Pixels13.3
Sensor Size35.8 x 23.9mm
Pixel Dimensions4368 x 2912
Pixel Size8.2µm
Diffraction-Limited Aperturef/13.2
Aspect Ratio3:2
Sensor CleaningManual Cleaning Only
Lens MountEF (excludes EF-S lenses)
FOVCF1.0x
Image ProcessorDIGIC II
 
Autofocus  
TypeTTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor
Points9-point AF (plus 6 Assist AF points)
Working RangeEV -0.5 - 18 (at 20°C & ISO 100)
ModesOne Shot
AI Servo
AI Focus
Point SelectionAutomatic selection, Manual selection
PredictiveYes, up to 8m
Assist BeamEmitted by an optional dedicated Speedlite
MicroadjustmentNo
 
Exposure Control  
Metering ModesTTL full aperture metering with 35 zone SPC
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to any AF point)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 8% of viewfinder at centre)
(3) Spot metering: (approx. 3.5% viewfinder at center)
(4) Center weighted average metering
Metering RangeEV 1-20 (at 20°C with 50mm f1.4 lens ISO 100)
Exposure Comp+/-2 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).
AEB+/- 2 EV, 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments
ISO Sensitivity100-1600 (in 1/3-stop increments) ISO can be expanded to L: 50 or H: 3200
Shutter Speed30 - 1/8000 sec. (1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)
WB SettingsAuto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Colour Temperature setting.
White balance compensation: 
1. Blue/Amber +/-9
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9.
Custom WBYes, 1 setting can be registered
WB Bracketing+/-3 levels in single level increments
3 bracketed images per shutter release.
Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias.
 
Viewfinder  
TypePentaprism
CoverageApprox. 96%
MagnificationApprox. 0.71x
EyepointApprox. 20mm
Diopter Correction-3 to +1 (1/m) (dioptre) (diopter)
Focusing ScreenInterchangeable (3 types, optional). Standard Focusing Screen Precision Matte Ee-A
MirrorQuick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with EF600mm f/4 or shorter)
InformationAF information: AF points, focus confirmation light
Exposure information: Shutter speed, aperture value, AE lock, exposure level, partial metering circle, exposure warning
Flash information: Flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure compensation
Image information: White balance correction, maximum burst (2 digit display), CF card information
DOF PreviewYes, with Depth of Field preview button.
Eyepiece ShutterOn strap
 
LCD  
Type2.5" TFT, approx. 230k dots
CoverageApprox. 100%
Viewing AngleApprox. 170°
Coating
Brightness AdjAdjustable to one of five levels
Display Options(1) Camera settings
 
Flash  
Built-in GNN/A (ISO 100, meters)
Built-in CoverageN/A
Built-in Recycle TimeN/A
ModesE-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual
X-Sync1/200sec
Exposure Compensation+/-2 EV in 1/3-stop increments
Exposure BracketingYes, with compatible External Flash
Exposure LockYes
2nd Curtain SyncYes
Hot Shoe/PC TerminalYes / Yes
External Flash CompE-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support.
External Flash Control
 
Shooting  
Shooting ModesAuto, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom
Picture StylesStandard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
Color SpacesRGB and Adobe RGB
Image ProcessingLong exposure noise reduction
Drive ModesSingle, Continuous, Self timer (10s)
Continuous Shooting3fps (speed maintained for up to 60 images (JPEG)/17 images (RAW))
Shutter Lag75ms
Viewfinder Blackout145ms
 
Live View  
TypeN/A
CoverageN/A
FrameRateN/A
FocusingN/A
MeteringN/A
Display OptionsN/A
 
File Information  
Still ImageTypeJPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.21 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0), 
RAW: RAW (12bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition), 
Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
RAW+JPEG Simultaneous RecYes, any combination of RAW + JPEG possible.
Image SizeJPEG: (L) 4368x2912, (M) 3168x2112, (S) 2496x1664
RAW: (RAW) 4368x2912
Movie TypeN/A
Movie SizeN/A
Movie LengthN/A
Sound FilesN/A
FoldersNew folders can be manually created and selected
File Numbering(1) Consecutive numbering
(2) Auto reset
(3) Manual reset
 
Other Information  
Custom Functions21 Custom Functions with 57 settings
Metadata Tag
LCD Panel / IlluminationYes / Yes
Water & Dust Resistance
Sound MemoNo
Orientation SensorYes
Playback Zoom1.5x - 10x
Display Formats(1) Single image with information 
(2) Single image 
(3) 9 image index
(4) Magnified view
Slide ShowAutoplay: All images, repeat
HistogramBrightness: Yes 
RGB: Yes
Highlight AlertYes (Shooting information display only)
Image Erase ProtectionErase: Single image, Unprotected images
Protection: Erase protection of one image at a time
Menu Categories(1) Shooting Menu
(2) Playback menu
(3) Setup menu
Menu Languages15 Languages
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Russian
 
Interface  
Computer InterfaceUSB 2.0 Hi-Speed (Mini-B)
Other InterfaceVideo output (PAL/ NTSC)
Canon Printer SupportCanon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge
Pict BridgeYes
 
Memory  
Memory TypeCompactFlash Type I / II (Microdrive compatible)
 
Software  
Browsing & Printing SoftwareZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser
Image Processing SoftwareDigital Photo Professional
Other SoftwarePhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture, WFT utility*, Original Data Security Tools*), Picture Style Editor
* Requires optional accessory
 
Batteries & Power  
BatteryRechargeable Li-ion Battery BP-511/BP-511A or BP-512/BP-514 (BP-511A battery supplied), 1xCR2016 for date & settings
Battery LifeApprox. Approx. 800 (at 20°C)
Approx. 400 (at 0°C)
Battery Indicator4 levels
Power SavingPower turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30mins.
Power Supply Battery ChargersAC Adapter Kit ACK-E2, Compact power adapter CA-PS400, Battery charger CB-5L, Battery charger CG-570, Car Battery Cable Kit CR-560
 
Physical Specs  
Body MaterialsMagnesium Alloy/Plastic
Shutter Durability Rating100,000
Operating Environment0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity
Dimensions Inches6.0 x 4.4 x 3.0 (152 x 113 x 75)
CIPA Weight32.0 oz (906g)
 
Accessories  
ViewfinderEyecup Eb, E-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens with Rubber Frame Eb, Eyepiece Extender EP-EX15, Focusing Screens Ee, Angle Finder C
Camera Case
Wireless File TransmitterWireless File Transmitter WFT-E1
Compatible LensesAll EF lenses (excludes EF-S lenses)
Compatible FlashCanon Speedlites (220EX, 270EX, 380EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, Macro-Ring-Lite, MR‑14EX, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2)
Battery Grip BG-E4  Buy ►
RemoteRemote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5
OtherOriginal Data Security Kit OSK-E4
 
Year Introduced2005
 
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