Canon EOS-1D Mark II Specifications

SpecificationsCanon EOS-1D Mark II
Year Introduced2004
Total Pixels8.5
Sensor Size28.7 x 19.1 mm
Pixel Dimensions3520 x 2336
Pixel Size8.15µm
Diffraction-Limited Aperturef/13.1
Sensor StabilizationN
Lens MountEF (excludes EF-S lenses), TS-E, MP-E
Image ProcessorDIGIC II
TypeTTL-AREA-SIR with a CMOS sensor
Points45 -point AF (Area AF)
Working RangeEV 0 - 18 (at 20 °C & ISO 100)
ModesOne Shot
AI Servo
Point SelectionAutomatic selection, Manual selection, Home position (switch to registered AF point)
Exposure Control  
Metering ModesTTL full aperture metering with 21 zone SPC
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to any AF point)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 8.5% of viewfinder at centre)
(3) Spot metering:
Centre spot metering (approx. 2.4% viewfinder at center)
AF point-linked spot metering (approx. 2.4% of viewfinder)
Multi/Spot metering (Max 8 spot metering entries)
(4) Centre weighted average metering
Metering RangeEV 0 - 20 (at 20°C with 50mm f1.4 lens ISO 100)
Exposure Comp+/-3 EV in 1/3-stop increments (can be combined with AEB)
AEB+/-3 EV in 1/3-stop increments. 1/2-stop increments selectable with C.Fn-06-2
Bracketing methods:
1 Shutter speed or aperture
2 ISO speed
ISO Sensitivity100-1600 (in 1/3-stop increments) ISO can be expanded to L: 50 or H: 3200 (selected on shooting menu)
Shutter Speed30 - 1/8000 sec. (1/3 stop increments), Bulb, (Shutter speeds of 1 sec or more operate with noise reduction)
WB SettingsAuto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature Setting, Personal WB, (Total 10 Settings)
White balance compensation: 1. Blue/Amber +/-9
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9
Custom WBUp to 3 personal WB settings can be registered
CoverageApprox. 100%
MagnificationApprox. 0.72x
EyepointApprox. 20mm
InformationAF information (AF points, focus confirmation light), Exposure information (shutter speed, aperture, manual exposure, metering range, ISO speed, exposure level, exposure warning), Flash Information (flash ready, FP flash, FE lock, flash exposure level), JPEG format, number of remaining shots, CF card information, WB compensation.
DOF PreviewYes, with Depth of Field preview button.
Eyepiece ShutterBuilt-in
Type2.0" TFT, approx. 230K pixels
Brightness AdjAdjustable to one of five levels
Display Options
Built-in GNN/A (ISO 100, meters)
Built-in CoverageN/A
Built-in Recycle TimeN/A
ModesE-TTL II, Auto Flash, Metered Manual
X-Sync1/250 sec
Exposure Compensation+/-3 EV in 1/3-stop increments with EX series Speedlites
Hot Shoe/PC TerminalYes / Yes
External Flash CompE-TTL with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support
External Flash ControlNo
Shooting ModesProgram AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual
Picture StylesN/A
Image ProcessingN/A
Drive ModesSingle / Continuous L / Continuous H
Continuous ShootingMax. Approx. 8.5 fps (speed maintained for up to 40 images (JPEG quality 8), 20 images (RAW))
Shutter Lag40-55ms
Viewfinder Blackout87ms
Live View  
Display OptionsN/A
File Information  
Still ImageTypeJPEG (Exif 2.21 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0), Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
Image Size(LF) 3504x2336, (M1) 3104x2072, (M2) 2544x1696, (S) 1728x1152, (RAW) 3504x2336
Movie TypeN/A
Movie SizeN/A
Movie LengthN/A
Other Information  
Wireless Features
Custom Functions21 Custom Functions with 67 settings
LCD Panel / IlluminationYes / Yes
Water & Dust ResistanceYes
Sound MemoUp to 30sec per image
Computer InterfaceIEEE 1394 (Supplied with 4-pin dedicated cable), USB 1.1 (Mini-B, PTP)
Other InterfaceVideo output (PAL / NTSC)
Memory TypeCompactFlash Type I / II (Microdrive compatible)¹, SDHC¹, SD memory (up to 2GB).
Batteries & Power  
BatteryNi-MH pack NP-E3, 1x CR2025 for date & settings
Battery LifeApprox. 1200 shots (at 20°C)
800 shots (at 0°C)
Power Supply Battery ChargersPower adapter DCK-E1
Physical Specs  
Body MaterialsMagnesium Alloy body covers
Shutter Durability Rating200,000
Operating Environment0-45 °C, 85% or less humidity
Dimensions Inches6.1 x 6.2 x 3.1" (156.0 x 157.6 x 79.9mm)
CIPA Weight55.5 oz (1574g)
ViewfinderEyecup Eg, Eg-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens with Rubber Frame Eg, Anti Fog Eyepiece Eg, Focusing Screens Ec, Angle Finder C
Wireless File Transmitter
Compatible LensesAll EF lenses (excludes EF-S lenses), TS-E and MP-E lenses
Battery Grip N/A
RemoteRemote control with N3 type contact
OtherDC coupler kit DCK-E1, Battery charger NC-E2
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