Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II Specifications

SpecificationsCanon EOS-1Ds Mark II
  Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
Total Pixels17.2
Sensor Size36.0 x 24.0mm
Pixel Dimensions4992 x 3328
Pixel Size7.2µm
Diffraction-Limited Aperturef/11.5
Aspect Ratio3:2
Sensor CleaningManual Cleaning Only
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)
Assist BeamEmitted by an optional dedicated Speedlite
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 centre)
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
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
WB Bracketing+/-3 stops in full stop increments.
Method: 1. Blue/Amber 2. Magenta/Green.
3 bracketed images per shutter release
CoverageApprox. 100%
MagnificationApprox. 0.70x
EyepointApprox. 20mm
Diopter Correction-3 to +1 dpt (diopter)
Focusing ScreenInterchangeable (9 types). Standard Focusing Screen Ec-CIII
MirrorQuick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 37:63, no mirror cut-off with EF1200mm f5.6 or shorter
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
CoverageApprox. 100%
Viewing AngleApprox.
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
Exposure Compensation+/-3 EV in 1/3-stop increments with EX series Speedlites
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 ControlNo
Shooting ModesProgram AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual
Picture StylesN/A
Color SpacesRGB and Adobe RGB
Image ProcessingN/A
Drive ModesSingle / Continuous
Continuous ShootingMax. Approx. 4fps. (speed maintained for up to 32 images (JPEG), 11 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
RAW+JPEG Simultaneous RecYes
Image Size(LF)4992x3328, (M1)3600x2400, (M2)3072x2048, (S)2496x1664, (RAW)4992x3328
Movie TypeN/A
Movie SizeN/A
Movie LengthN/A
Sound FilesWAVE (monaural)
FoldersFolder creation & selection is possible
File Numbering(1) Consecutive numbering
(2) Auto reset
(3) Manual reset
Other Information  
Wireless Features
Custom Functions20 Custom Functions with 65 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 
(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 protection of one image, all images in a folder, or all images in the memory card can be applied or cancelled at one time
Menu Categories(1) Recording Menu
(2) Playback menu
(3) Set-up menu
(4) Custom/ Personal Functions Menu
Menu LanguagesEnglish, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, 
Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Japanese
Computer InterfaceIEEE 1394 (Supplied with 4-pin dedicated cable), USB 1.1 (Mini-B, PTP)
Other InterfaceVideo output (PAL/NTSC)
Canon Printer Support
Pict Bridge
Memory TypeCompactFlash Type I/II (Microdrive compatible)¹, SDHC SD¹, memory
Browsing & Printing SoftwareEOS Viewer Utility / EOS Capture
Image Processing SoftwareDigital Photo Professional
Other SoftwarePhotoStitch
Batteries & Power  
BatteryNi-MH pack NP-E3, 1 x CR2025 for date & settings
Battery LifeApprox. 1200 (at 20 °C)
800 (at 0 °C)
Battery Indicator4 levels
Power SavingPower turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30mins.
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 Weight55.2 oz (1564g)
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 Transmitter
Compatible LensesAll EF lenses (excludes EF-S lenses), TS-E and MP-E 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 N/A
RemoteRemote control with N3 type contact
OtherDC coupler kit DCK-E1, Battery charger NC-E2
Year Introduced2004
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