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Canon EOS 5D Specifications

Canon EOS 5D

Canon EOS 5D (body only)

Part Number: 0296B002 Released: October 15, 2005

General

  • Depth
    3 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.8 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    magnesium alloy
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    13300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12800000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    23.9 x 35.8mm
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC II
  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-1600, ISO 3200, ISO 50, ISO auto (100-400)
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, partial (8%), spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    35
  • Exposure Modes
    E-TTL II program flash, aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    landscape, portrait mode
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Faithful, Neutral, Sepia
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent light (daylight), shade, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-sync Speed
    1/200 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 1-20 (ISO 100)

Display

  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Camera Flash

  • Type
    none

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Lens System

  • Lens Included
    body only

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash, Microdrive

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Frames
    Autofocus frame
  • Viewfinder Information
    Shutter speed, exposure compensation, AE lock, AF-in-focus, flash charge completion, aperture, white balance

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    PC terminal, hot shoe
  • Status LCD Display Information
    aperture, autofocus mode, battery condition, drive mode, exposure compensation, film speed, focus area, frame counter, manual focus mode, metering mode, photo quality, photos remaining, program, remote control indicator, self-timer mode, shutter speed, white balance indicators
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, FE lock, RGB primary color filter, auto power save, depth-of-field preview button, digital noise reduction, histogram display

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • X-sync Speed
    1/200 sec

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Canon BP-511A
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1390 mAh (included)

Software

  • Type
    Canon Digital Photo Professional 2.0, Drivers & Utilities

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon EOS
  • Model
    5D
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    SLR
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-1600, ISO 3200, ISO 50, ISO auto (100-400)
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC II
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Faithful, Neutral, Sepia
  • Flash Terminal
    PC terminal, hot shoe
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Canon EF
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, FE lock, RGB primary color filter, auto power save, depth-of-field preview button, digital noise reduction, histogram display

CE System

  • Remote Control
    optional

Status LCD

  • Status LCD Display Illumination
    Yes

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Canon EF

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, partial (8%), spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    35
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    E-TTL II program flash, aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Shooting Programs
    landscape, portrait mode

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV 1-20
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 100

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent light (daylight), shade, tungsten light
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    6 in
  • Height
    4.4 in
  • Weight
    1.76 lbs

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    12.8 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    23.9 x 35.8mm
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    23.9 x 35.8 mm
  • Total Pixels
    13300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12800000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    2.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash, Microdrive

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PictBridge support, direct print

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Field Coverage
    96%
  • Magnification
    0.71x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -3 to +1
  • Viewfinder Frames
    autofocus frame

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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