Canon EOS 1D Mark III Specifications

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Specifications Canon EOS 1D Mark III
Megapixels10.1
Total Pixels10.7
Sensor Size28.1 x 18.7 mm
Pixel Dimensions3888 x 2592
Pixel Size7.2µm
Diffraction-Limited Aperturef/11.5
Aspect Ratio3:2
Sensor CleaningEOS integrated cleaning system
Lens MountEF (excludes EF-S lenses), TS-E, MP-E
FOVCF1.3x
Image ProcessorDual DIGIC III
 
Autofocus  
TypeTTL-AREA-SIR with a CMOS sensor
Points19 cross-type AF points (plus 26 Assist AF points)
Working RangeEV -1 - 18 (at 23°C & ISO 100)
ModesOne Shot
AI Servo
Point SelectionAutomatic selection, Manual selection, Home position (switch to registered AF point)
PredictiveYes, up to 8m
Assist BeamEmitted by an optional dedicated Speedlite
MicroadjustmentC.Fn III-7 
+/- 20 steps
Adjust all lenses by same amount
Adjust up to 20 lenses individually
 
Exposure Control  
Metering ModesTTL full aperture metering with 63 zone SPC
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to any AF point)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 13.5% of viewfinder at centre)
(3) Spot metering:
Center spot metering (approx. 3.8% viewfinder
AF point-linked spot metering (approx. 3.8% of viewfinder)
Multi/Spot metering (Max 8 spot metering entries)
(4) Center weighted average metering
Metering RangeEV 0 - 20 (at 23°C with 50mm f1.4 lens ISO 100)
Exposure Comp+/-3 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).
AEB+/-3 EV in 1/3-stop increments. 1/2-stop increments
ISO Sensitivity100-3200 (in 1/3-stop or 1-stop increments) ISO can be expanded to L: 50 or H: 6400
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 light, White Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom (5 settings), Color Temperature Setting
White balance compensation: 
1. Blue/Amber +/-9
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9.
Custom WB5 custom WB settings 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. 100%
MagnificationApprox. 0.76x
EyepointApprox. 20mm
Diopter Correction-3 to +1 (1/m) (diopter)
Focusing ScreenInterchangeable (10 types, optional). Standard Focusing Screen Ec-C IV
MirrorQuick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 37:63, no mirror cut-off with EF1200mm f/5.6 or shorter)
InformationAF information: AF points, focus confirmation light
Exposure information: Metering mode, shutter speed, aperture, manual exposure, spot metering circle, AE lock, ISO speed, exposure level, exposure warning
Flash information: Flash ready, FP flash, FE lock, flash exposure level
Image information: White balance correction, JPEG recording, RAW recording, number of remaining shots, maximum burst (2 digit display), memory card information, battery check icon.
DOF PreviewYes, with Depth of Field preview button.
Eyepiece ShutterBuilt in
 
LCD  
Type3.0" TFT, approx. 230K dots
CoverageApprox. 100%
Viewing AngleApprox. 140°
Coating
Brightness AdjAdjustable to one of seven levels
Display Options(1)Shooting function
(2) 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-Sync1/300sec (EX series Speedlites only)
Exposure Compensation+/-3 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments with EX series Speedlite
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 ControlVia camera menu
 
Shooting  
Shooting ModesProgram AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual
Picture StylesStandard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
Color SpacesRGB and Adobe RGB
Image ProcessingHighlight Tone Priority
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction
Drive ModesSingle, Silent, Continuous L, Continuous H, Self timer (2s, 10s)
Continuous ShootingMax. Approx. 10fps. (speed maintained for up to 110 images (JPEG), 30 images (RAW))
Shutter Lag40-55ms
Viewfinder Blackout80ms
 
Live View  
TypeElectronic viewfinder with image sensor
CoverageApprox. 100% (horizontally and vertically)
FrameRate30 fps
FocusingManual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
MeteringReal-time evaluative metering with image sensor
Active metering time can be changed
Display OptionsGrid overlay
 
File Information  
Still ImageTypeJPEG: 10 compression options (Exif 2.21 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0), 
RAW: RAW, sRAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition), 
Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
RAW+JPEG Simultaneous RecYes, any combination of RAW + JPEG possible, separate formats to separate cards possible
Image SizeJPEG: (L)3888x2592, (M1)3456x2304, (M2)2816x1880, (S)1936x1288
RAW: (RAW)3888x2592, (sRAW)1936x1288
Movie TypeN/A
Movie SizeN/A
Movie LengthN/A
Sound FilesWAVE (monaural)
FoldersNew folders can be manually created and selected
File Numbering(1) Consecutive numbering
(2) Auto reset
(3) Manual reset
 
Other Information  
Custom Functions57 Custom Functions with 156 settings
Metadata Tag
LCD Panel / IlluminationYes / Yes
Water & Dust ResistanceYes
Sound MemoUp to 30sec per image
Orientation SensorYes
Playback Zoom1.5x - 10x
Display Formats(1) Single image with information (inc. file size)
(2) Single image 
(3) 4 image index 
(4) 9 image index
(5) Magnified view
Slide Show
HistogramBrightness: Yes 
RGB: Yes
Highlight Alert
Image Erase ProtectionErase: Single image, All images in folder, Checkmarked images, unprotected images
Protection: Erase protection of one image, all images in a folder, or all images in the memory card.
Menu Categories(1) Recording menu (x2)
(2) Playback menu (x2)
(3) Set-up menu (x3)
(4) Custom Functions menu
(5) My Menu
Menu Languages18 Languages
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Russian, Polish
 
Interface  
Computer InterfaceUSB 2.0 Hi-Speed (Mini-B)
Other InterfaceVideo output (PAL/ NTSC), 15-pin System Extension terminal
Canon Printer SupportCanon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge
Pict BridgeYes
 
Memory  
Memory TypeCompactFlash Type I/ II (Microdrive compatible), SDHC¹, SD memory (up to 2GB), External Media (with Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E2 only).
 
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  
BatteryLi-ion pack LP-E4, 1x CR2025 for date & settings
Battery LifeApprox. 2200 (at 23C)
1700 (at 0C)
Battery Indicator6 levels + percentage
Power SavingPower turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30mins.
Power Supply Battery ChargersBattery charger LC-E4, Car Battery Cable CG-570 (use with LC-E4), Power Adapter ACK-E4
 
Physical Specs  
Body MaterialsMagnesium Alloy body covers
Shutter Durability Rating300000
Operating Environment0-45 °C, 85% or less humidity
Dimensions Inches6.1 x 6.2 x 3.1" (156.0 x 156.6 x 79.9mm)
CIPA Weight47.6 oz (1349g)
 
Accessories  
ViewfinderEyecup Eg, Eg-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens with Rubber Frame Eg, Anti Fog Eyepiece Eg, Focusing Screens Ec, Angle Finder C
Camera Case
Wireless File TransmitterWireless File Transmitter WFT-E2
Compatible LensesAll EF lenses (excludes EF-S lenses), TS-E and MP-E lenses
Compatible FlashCanon Speedlites (220EX, 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 N/A
RemoteRemote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5
OtherOriginal Data Security Kit OSK-E3, Hand Strap E1
 
Year Introduced2007
 
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