Canon EOS 1D Mark III Specifications

Canon EOS 1D Mark III

Part Number: 1888B002 (Reviewed)

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.0 Megapixel, 10.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    10,700,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10,000,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    18.7 x 28.1mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.3
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    EOS Integrated Cleaning System
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC III
  • Auto Focus
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    45
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Print Standard
    Direct print, DPOF support, PictBridge support
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, USB 2.0
  • ISO (Max)
    6400
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-3200, ISO 50, ISO 6400
  • Exposure Metering
    evaluative, multi-spot, partial (13.5%), spot, spot AF area
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    63
  • Exposure Modes
    E-TTL II program flash, aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    landscape, portrait mode
  • Special Effects
    Faithful, Monochrome, Neutral
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2500K - 10000K (100K steps), cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, shade, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    7 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-sync Speed
    1/300 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV -1-18 ( ISO 100 ), EV -1-18 ( ISO 100 )

Lens System

  • Lens System Mounting
    Canon EF
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Canon EF

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    none

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    10 frames per second, 3 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    PC terminal, hot shoe
  • Status LCD Display Illumination
    Yes
  • Status LCD Display Information
    aperture, frame counter, metering mode, photo quality, picture resolution, program, remote control indicator, self-timer mode, shutter speed, white balance indicators, autofocus mode, battery condition, bracketing indicator, drive mode, exposure compensation, film speed, flash mode, focus area
  • Additional Features
    AE lock, digital noise reduction, highlight point display, histogram display, mirror lock, interchangeable focusing screens (11 types), mirror lock, display brightness control, highlight point display, histogram display, interchangeable focusing screens (11 types), AF lock, mirror lock, remote live view, FE lock, LCD live view mode, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, audio recording, auto power save, built-in eyepiece shutter, depth-of-field preview button

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism, Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Field Coverage
    100%
  • Magnification
    0.76x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -3 to +1
  • Viewfinder Frames
    autofocus frame
  • Viewfinder Information
    AE lock, AF lock, aperture, battery status, exposure compensation, frames-remaining counter, metering system, shutter speed, white balance
  • Optical Viewfinder Field Coverage
    100%
  • Optical Viewfinder Magnification
    0.76x
  • Optical Viewfinder Dioptric Correction Range
    -3 to +1
  • Interchangeable Focusing Screens
    Yes (11 types)

Display

  • Resolution
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Connections

  • Connector Type
    1 x USB
    1 x composite video output
    1 x remote control
    1 x system accessory terminal
  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card, SD card

Software

  • Software
    Canon Digital Photo Professional, Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS 9.0 - 9.2, Apple Mac OS X 10.1, Apple Mac OS X 10.2, Apple Mac OS X 10.3, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows 98 SE, MS Windows ME, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, body cap, neck strap, power adapter with battery charger, video cable
  • Body Material
    magnesium alloy
  • Protection
    dust resistant
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security., Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Canon LP-E4, Canon LP-E4
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 2300 mAh ( included ), 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 2300 mAh ( included )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash, Microdrive, MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    RAW 3888 x 2592 - 13 MB
    JPEG 3888 x 2592 - 3.5 MB
    JPEG 3456 x 2304 - 2.8 MB
    JPEG 2832 x 1880 - 2.1 MB
    RAW 1936 x 1288 - 7.6 MB
    JPEG 1936 x 1288 - 1.2 MB

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    6.1 in
  • Depth
    3.1 in
  • Height
    6.1 in
  • Weight
    2.6 lbs

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    113 °F

CNET Labs' Benchmarks

  • CNET Labs Shutter lag dim
    1.1
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    0.1
  • CNET Labs Raw shot to shot time
    0.5
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    8.8
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    0.4

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Where to Buy

Canon EOS 1D Mark III

Part Number: 1888B002

MSRP: $6,149.95

See manufacturer website for availability.