Canon EOS-1D Mark III Specifications

SpecificationsCanon EOS-1D Mark III
 
Year Introduced2007
Megapixels10.1
Total Pixels10.7
Sensor Size28.1 x 18.7 mm
Pixel Dimensions3888 x 2592
Pixel Size7.23µm
Diffraction-Limited Aperturef/11.6
Sensor StabilizationN
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)
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
 
Viewfinder  
TypePentaprism
CoverageApprox. 100%
MagnificationApprox. 0.76x
EyepointApprox. 20mm
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
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
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)
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  
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
Image SizeJPEG: (L)3888x2592, (M1)3456x2304, (M2)2816x1880, (S)1936x1288
RAW: (RAW)3888x2592, (sRAW)1936x1288
Movie TypeN/A
Movie SizeN/A
Movie LengthN/A
 
Other Information  
Wireless Features
GPS
Custom Functions57 Custom Functions with 156 settings
LCD Panel / IlluminationYes / Yes
Water & Dust ResistanceYes
Sound MemoUp to 30sec per image
 
Interface  
Computer InterfaceUSB 2.0 Hi-Speed (Mini-B)
Other InterfaceVideo output (PAL/ NTSC), 15-pin System Extension terminal
 
Memory  
Memory TypeCompactFlash Type I/ II (Microdrive compatible), SDHC¹, SD memory (up to 2GB), External Media (with Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E2 only).
 
Batteries & Power  
BatteryLi-ion pack LP-E4, 1x CR2025 for date & settings
Battery LifeApprox. 2200 (at 23C)
1700 (at 0C)
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 Rating300,000
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
Wireless File TransmitterWireless File Transmitter WFT-E2
Compatible LensesAll EF lenses (excludes EF-S lenses), TS-E and MP-E lenses
Battery Grip N/A
RemoteRemote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5
OtherOriginal Data Security Kit OSK-E3, Hand Strap E1
 
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