Canon EOS-1D Review
Canon EOS-1D Specifications
|Type||Digital AF SLR (CCD sensor /Direct� Imaging)|
|Body material||Magnesium alloy, rubber panels covering majority of camera body|
|Body seals||90 waterproof seals (O-rings around buttons)|
|Price - body only
(as quoted by Canon regional companies in their press release)
|Production numbers||3,000 per month|
|Format||Digital SLR (Professional EOS series)|
|Imager||4.48 megapixel CCD Sensor|
|Imager effective pixels||2,496 x 1,662 (4.15 million)|
|JPEG final pixels||2,464 x 1,648 (4.06 million)|
|Colour filter array||Primary (GRGB) colour filter array, non-removable low-pass filter|
|Imager total size||28.7 x 19.1 mm|
|Effective imager size||27.0 x 17.8 mm|
|Cell size (pixel size)||10.8 x 10.8 µm|
|Imager output||36-bit (12-bits per colour)|
|ISO sensitivities|| ISO 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640,
800, 1000, 1250, 1600
ISO expand: L = ISO 100, H = ISO 3200
|1. sRGB natural
2. sRGB portrait (sets hue / chroma balance suitable for portraits)
3. sRGB high chroma (similar to high-chroma slide film)
4. Adobe RGB
5. sRGB wide (will require adjustment later in photo package)
Up to three user-defined sets
|Lens compatilibity||Canon EF lenses|
|Focal length multiplier||1.3 x (cropping effect because imager is smaller than 35 mm frame)|
|Auto Focus||TTL-AREA-SIR with CMOS sensor|
|Focus points||45 AF points - automatic or manually selectable (W x H: 15mm x 8mm)|
|Working range||EV 0-18 (at ISO 100)|
|Focus point selection||1. Automatic selection
2. Manual point selection
|Focus modes||1. One-shot AF: shutter can only
be released once focus made
2. AI servo AF: tracks subject movement until start of metering, includes predicitive focusing, shutter can be released at any time regardless of focus (predictive drive has priority in continuous shooting) indicator blinks if focus fails.
3. Manual focus
|Selected AF point||Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on top LCD panel|
|AF-assist light||Dedicated Speedlite's built-in AF-assist beam|
| Metering / Exposure
1. Evaluative metering (21 area)
|Metering range||0 to 20 EV (at 20°C with 50mm F1.4 lens at ISO 100)|
1. Program AE (flexible program)
|Exposure compensation||1. Manual: +/- 3 EV in 1/2 EV or
1/3 EV steps
2. AEB (bracketing): +/- 3 EV in 1/2 EV or 1/3 EV steps
|AE Lock||1. Auto AE lock
2. Manual AE lock button
|Bracketing||1. Shutter speed or aperture
2. ISO speed
9. Colour temperature K(elvin)
10. Personal WB settings (PC-1, PC-2, PC-3)) *SW
|Auto white balance||Hybrid auto white balance with CCD sensor and external sensor|
|Personal white balance||Up to three personal white balance settings can be programmed|
|White balance bracket.||+/-3 steps|
|Storage media||CompactFlash Type I or II (Microdrive compatible)|
|Image sizes||2,464 x 1,648
1,232 x 824
|RAW data recorded||2,496 x 1,662|
1. JPEG (Fine / Normal) (JPEG
ratios can be re-programmed) *SW
|LCD||2.0" 120,000 pixel TFT|
|LCD usage||Review only (no live image preview)|
|Brightness control||Five levels|
|Type||Glass pentaprism, eye-level type with eyesight correction|
|Coverage||100% vertically and horizontally|
|Magnification||0.72x (-1 dioptre with 50mm lens at Infinity)|
|Dioptre correction||-3 to +1 dioptre|
|Focusing screen||Interchangeable (9 types), Standard focusing screen: Ec-CIII|
|Viewfinder information||AF information (AF points, focusconfirmation 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|
|Mirror||Quick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 37:63, no mirror cut-off with EF 1200mm f/5.6 or shorter lens)|
|Mirror black-out||87 ms|
|Eyepiece shutter||Built-in (lever to right of viewfinder)|
|Depth-of-field preview||Single button press for preview (viewfinder)|
|Exposure / Shooting
|Shutter||Vertical travel focal-plane shutter with all speeds controlled electronically|
|Shutter speed range||30 sec to 1/16,000 sec & BULB|
|Flash X-Sync||1/500 sec|
|Self-timer||Electronic, 2 or 10 second delay|
|Drive modes||1. Single shot
2. Continuous Low (3 fps)*
3. Continuous High (8 fps)*
4. Self timer
* JPEG or RAW
|Burst buffer||21 shots in JPEG modes
16 shots in RAW mode (or RAW+JPEG mode)
With shutter release held, camera will shoot at selected speed (up to 8 fps) until the buffer is full, it will then take one shot as soon as there is space in the buffer for it (typically one shot every 1.5 seconds with a full buffer and a relatively fast CF card).
|LCD status panels||Backlit illumination after press of lamp button|
|Custom functions||21 functions with 64 settings|
|Personal functions||25 personal functions|
|Audible confirmation||Power switch turned to speaker icon:
1. Focus achieved in one-shot AF mode
2. Focus achieved in manual focus mode
|External flash||1. E-TTL autoflash
2. High-Speed sync (FP Flash) - up to 1/16,000 sec
3. FE (Flash Exposure) Lock
4. Flash exposure compensation
5. FEB (Flash Exposure Bracketing)
6. E-TTL wireless autoflash with multipple Speedlites
|AF Assist beam||Automatic with suitable Canon Speedlite|
|Flash X-Sync||1/500 sec|
|Sync termainl||PC terminal|
1. Single image with information
|Highlight alert||In display modes 1 or 2, overexposed highlight areas will blink|
|AF point indicator||In display mode 1|
|Playback erase||1. Single image
2. All (except protected images)
Voice narration recording with built-in microphone
|File format||WAV, maximum 30 secs per recording|
|Battery / Power
|Battery||Canon NP-E3 1650mAh, 12V Ni-MH rechargeable battery (19.8 Wh)|
|Battery charger||Canon NC-E2 charger, can charge
two batteries simultaneously
Input: 100 - 240 V AC
|Battery charge time||120 minutes for fully exhausted battery|
|Backup battery||CR2025 Lithium button battery|
|AC adapter||Optional DC coupler kit|
|Included software||The bundled CD-ROM disks* contain
software for connecting the EOS-1D with computers, the conversion
and display of images, the customization of camera settings and professional
- TWAIN Driver
- Macintosh Plug-in Module
- IEEE1394 Driver
- FireWire Driver
- TWAIN Driver for Card Reader
* Hybrid CD-ROM for Windows and Macintosh computers
|Communications||IEEE 1394 (FireWire)|
|Remote control||Remote switch RS-60E3|
|Dimensions||156 x 158 x 80 mm (6.1 x 6.2 x 3.1 in)|
|Weight (exc. batt)||1250 g (2.8 lb)|
|Weight (inc. batt)||1585 g (3.5 lb)|
|Operating temperature||0°C to 45°C (32°F to 113°F)|
|Operating humidity||85% or lower|
|Click for glossary entry / help|
|*SW||Can only be pre-set through supplied EOS-1D TWAIN software via an IEEE 1394 (Firewire) interface.|
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