Canon EOS 5D Mark II Specifications

SpecificationsCanon EOS 5D Mark II
 
Year Introduced2008
Megapixels21.1
Total Pixels22.0
Sensor Size36.0 x 24.0mm
Pixel Dimensions5616 x 3744
Pixel Size6.41µm
Diffraction-Limited Aperturef/10.3
Sensor StabilizationN
Lens MountEF (excludes EF-S lenses), TS-E, MP-E
FOVCF1.0x
Image ProcessorDIGIC 4
 
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 Focus
AI Servo
Point SelectionAutomatic selection, Manual selection
MicroadjustmentC.Fn III-8 
+/- 20 steps
Adjust all lenses by same amount
Adjust up to 20 lenses individually
 
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 SensitivityAuto (100-3200), 100-6400 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments) 
ISO can be expanded to H1: 12800 and H2:25600
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, Color Temperature setting.
White balance compensation: 
1. Blue/Amber +/-9
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9.
Custom WBYes, 1 setting can be registered
 
Viewfinder  
TypePentaprism
CoverageApprox. 98%
MagnificationApprox. 0.71x
EyepointApprox. 21mm
InformationAF information: AF points, focus confirmation light.
Exposure information: Shutter speed, aperture value, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level/compensation, spot metering circle, exposure warning, AEB.
Flash information: Flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure compensation.
Image information: White balance correction, CF card information, monochrome shooting, maximum burst (2 digit display), Highlight tone priority (D+).
DOF PreviewYes, with Depth of Field preview button.
Eyepiece ShutterOn strap
 
LCD  
Type3.0" Clear View TFT, approx. 920K dots
CoatingDual Anti-reflection
Brightness AdjAuto 3 levels + Manual adjustable to one of seven levels
Display Options(1) Quick Control Screen
(2) Camera settings
 
Flash  
Built-in GNN/A (ISO 100, meters)
Built-in CoverageN/A
Built-in Recycle TimeN/A
ModesE-TTL Auto Flash
X-Sync1/200sec
Exposure Compensation+/-2 EV in 1/3-stop increments
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 ModesAuto (Stills and Movie), Creative Auto, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual (Stills and Movie), Custom (x3)
Picture StylesStandard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
Image ProcessingHighlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings)
Auto Correction of Lens Peripheral illumination
Drive ModesSingle, Continuous, Self timer /remote control (10s), Self timer /remote control (2s)
Continuous ShootingMax. Approx. 3.9fps. (speed maintained for up to 78 images (JPEG) (310 with UDMA card), 13 images (RAW))
Shutter Lag73ms
Viewfinder Blackout145ms
 
Live View  
FrameRate30 fps
FocusingManual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
Autofocus: Quick mode, Live mode, Live Face detection mode
MeteringReal-time evaluative metering with image sensor
Active metering time can be changed
Display OptionsGrid overlay (x2), Histogram, data, no data
 
File Information  
Still ImageTypeJPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.21 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0), 
RAW: RAW, sRAW1, sRAW2 (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition), 
Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
Image SizeJPEG: (L) 5616x3744, (M) 4080x2720, (S) 2784x1856
RAW: (RAW) 5616x3744, (sRAW 1) 3861x2574, (sRAW 2) 2784x1856
Movie TypeMOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM)
Movie Size1920 x 1080 (16:9), 640 x 480 (4:3) -30fps
Movie LengthMax duration 29m 59sec, Max file size 4GB
 
Other Information  
Wireless Features
GPS
Custom Functions25 Custom Functions with 71 settings
LCD Panel / IlluminationYes / Yes
Water & Dust ResistanceYes
Sound MemoNo
 
Interface  
Computer InterfaceUSB 2.0 Hi-Speed (Mini-B)
Other InterfaceHDMI mini output, Video output (PAL/ NTSC), Microphone input, Extension system terminal (for WFT-E4)
 
Memory  
Memory TypeCompactFlash Type I/ II (Microdrive compatible, UDMA compatible), external storage with WFT-E4
 
Batteries & Power  
BatteryRechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E6 (supplied), 1x CR1616 for date & settings
Battery LifeApprox. 850 (at 20°C)
750 (at 0°C)
Power Supply Battery ChargersAC Adapter Kit ACK-E6, Battery charger LC-E6E/LC-E6, Car Battery charger CBC-E6, Car Battery Cable CB-570
 
Physical Specs  
Body MaterialsMagnesium Alloy body covers
Shutter Durability Rating150,000
Operating Environment0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity
Dimensions Inches6.0 x 4.5 x 3.0" (152 x 113.5 x 75mm)
CIPA Weight31.9 oz (904g)
 
Accessories  
ViewfinderEyecup Eb, E-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens with Rubber Frame Eb, Eyepiece Extender EP-EX15, Focusing Screens Eg, Angle Finder C
Wireless File TransmitterWireless File Transmitter WFT-E4
Compatible LensesAll EF lenses (excludes EF-S lenses), TS-E and MP-E lenses
Battery Grip BG-E6  Buy ►
RemoteRemote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5, Remote Controller RC-1, Remote Controller RC-5
OtherHand Strap E2
 
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