Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR Camera

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The new Canon 5D MarkII is an awesome camera. It has great image quality with its full-frame CMOS sensor with approx. 21.1 megapixels, remarkably low-noise performance from ISO 50 to 25600, the first digital EOS SLR to offer recording of Full HD video in Live View Mode with sound, and much, much more. Check out the specs below.

Canon EOS 5D MarkII Digital Camera Specifications

(Suggested retail price: $2499.00 Body Only)


Type	            Digital, single-lens reflex, AF/AE camera
Recording Media     CF Card Type I and II, UDMA-compliant CF cards, 
                    via external media (USB v.2.0 hard drive, 
                    via optional Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E4A)

Image Sensor Size   36.0mm x 24.0mm (35mm Full-frame)

Compatible Lenses   Canon EF lenses

Lens Mount          Canon EF mount

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Image Sensor

Type                High-sensitivity, high-resolution, large single-plate CMOS sensor

Pixels		    Effective pixels: Approx. 21.1 megapixels

Total Pixels	    Total pixels: Approx. 22.0 megapixels

Aspect Ratio	    3:2 (Horizontal: Vertical)

Color Filter System RGB primary color filters

Low-pass Filter	    Fixed position in front of the CMOS sensor

Dust Deletion feature
		    (1) Automatic sensor cleaning
                    (2) Manual cleaning of sensor
		    (3) Dust Delete Data appended to the captured image

Recording System

Recording Format    Design rule for Camera File System 2.0

Image Type          Still: JPEG, RAW (14-bit, Canon original), sRAW1, sRAW2, RAW+JPEG
		    Video: MOV

File Size	    (1) Large/Fine: Approx. 6.1MB (5616 x 3744 pixels)
		    (2) Large/Nomal: Approx. 3.0MB (5616 x 3744 pixels)
		    (3) Medium/Fine: Approx. 3.6MB (4080 x 2720 pixels)
		    (4) Medium/Normal: Approx. 1.9MB (4080 x 2720 pixels)
		    (5) Small/Fine: Approx. 2.1MB (2784 x 1856 pixels)
		    (6) Small/Normal: Approx. 1.0MB (2784 x 1856 pixels)
		    (7) RAW: Approx. 25.8MB (5616 x 3744 pixels)
		    (8) sRAW 1: Approx. 14.8MB (3861 x 2574 pixels)
		    (9) sRAW 2: Approx. 10.8MB (2784 x 1856 pixels)
		    Exact file sizes depend on the subject, ISO speed, Picture Style, etc.

Recording Functions With the WFT-E4A attached, image recording to the CF card and to the 
		    USB external media connected to the WFT-E4A will be possible as 
		    (1) Standard
		    (2) Automatic switching of recording media
		    (3) Separate recordings according to image-recording quality
		    (4) Recording images having the same size

Backup Recording    Enabled with WFT-E4A attached

File Numbering      Consecutive numbering, auto reset, manual reset.
		    Possible to create new folders and select folders in the CF card

RAW + JPEG	    Provided (RAW/sRAW+JPEG also possible)
Color Space	    sRGB, Adobe RGB

Picture Style       Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User 
		    Def. 1-3
Image Processing

Type		    Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent 
		    Light, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature setting

Auto White Balance  Auto white balance with the image sensor

Color Temperature   White balance correction: 9 stops in full-stop increments 
Compensation        White balance bracketing: 3 stops in full-stop increments
		    Blue/amber direction or magenta/green direction possible

Color Temperature   Provided

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Type		    Eye-level pentaprism

Coverage	    Vertical/Horizontal approx. 98%

Magnification	    Approx. 0.71x (-1m-1 with 50mm lens at infinity)

Eyepoint	    Approx. 21mm (from eyepiece lens center)

Built-in Dioptric   -3.0 to +1.0m-1 (diopter)
Focusing Screen     Interchangeable (Eg-D: Grid lines, Eg-S [point of Focus], 
		    Eg-A standard focusing screen provided

Mirror		    Quick-return half mirror (transmission: reflection ratio 
		    of 40:60, no mirror cutoff with EF600mm f/4L IS USM or shorter

Viewfinder	    AF information (AF points, focus confirmation light),
Information	    Exposure information (shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed, AE lock,
		    exposure level, spot metering circle), Flash information (flash ready,
		    flash exposure compensation, High-speed sync, FE lock), Image
 		    information (Highlight tone priority, monochrome shooting, maximum
		    burst, white balance correction, CF card information), battery

Depth-of-Field 	    Enabled with depth-of-field preview button

Type 		    TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor

AF Points	    9 AF Points (1 Cross Type) + 6 AF Assist Points

Metering Range	    EV -0.5-18 (at 73F/23C, ISO 100)

Focusing Modes	    Auto, One-Shot AF, Predictive AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF, Manual 
		    focusing (MF)

AF Point Selection  Automatic selection, manual selection

Selected AF Point   Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on LCD panel
AF-assist Beam	    When an external EOS-dedicated Speedlite is attached to the camera,
		    the AF-assist beam from the Speedlite will be emitted when necessary.
Exposure Control
Metering Modes	    35-zone TTL full-aperture metering

		    * Evaluative metering (linkable to any AF point)
    		    * Partial metering (approx. 8% of viewfinder at center)
    		    * Spot metering (approx. 3.5% of viewfinder at center)
    		    * Center-weighted average metering 

Metering Range	    EV 1-20 (at 73F/23C with EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)

Exposure Control    Program AE (Shiftable), Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, 
		    Creative Auto, Full auto, Manual exposure, E-TTL II autoflash 
		    program AE

ISO Speed	    ISO 100-6400 (in 1/3-stop or 1-stop increments) 
(Recommended 	    ISO 100-3200 set automatically
Exposure Index)     Extension settable (with C.Fn.I-3-1): ISO 50(L), 12800(H1), 25600(H2)
		    High Tone Priority settable: ISO 200-6400

Exposure 	    Manual: 2 stops in 1/3 or 1/2-stop increments(can be combined w/AEB)
AE Lock		    Auto: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus 
		    is achieved
	 	    Manual: By AE lock button

Type 		    Vertical-travel, mechanical, Electronically-controlled, focal-plane

Shutter Speeds	    1/8000 to 1/60 sec., X-sync at 1/200 sec.
		    1/8000 to 30 sec., bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range
		    varies by shooting mode)

Shutter Release     Soft-touch electromagnetic release

Self-timer	    10-sec. or 2-sec. delay

Remote Control	    Remote control with N3-type terminal. (Wireless remote controller
		    RC-1/RC-5 can also be used.)
External Speedlite

Zooming to Match    Provided
Focal Length
Compatible Flash    EX-series Speedlites

Flash Metering	    E-TTL II autoflash

Flash Exposure	    2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
FE Lock		    Provided

External Flash 	    Flash function settings, Flash C.Fn settings
Drive System

Drive Modes	    Single, Continuous, and Self-timer (10-sec. or 2-sec. delay)

Continuous Shooting Max. 3.9 shots/sec. 
Maximum Burst	    JPEG (Large/Fine): approx. 78 (CF)/approx. 310 (UDMA CF)
		    RAW: approx. 13/approx. 14 (UDMA CF)
		    RAW+JPEG (Large/Fine): approx. 8 (CF/UDMA CF)
		    Based on Canon's testing standards with a 2GB CF card, 
		    continuous shooting, ISO 100 and Standard Picture Style
		    Varies depending on the subject, CF card brand, 
		    image-recording quality, ISO speed, drive mode, 		    
		    Picture Style, etc.
Live View Functions

Shooting Modes	    Still photo shooting and video shooting

Focusing	    Quick mode (Phase-difference detection)
		    Live mode/Face Detection Live mode (Contrast detection)
		    Manual focusing (5x/10x magnification possible)

Metering Modes	    Evaluative metering with the image sensor (still photos)
		    Center-weighted average metering (video)

Metering Range	    EV 0-20 (at 73F/23C with EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)

Grid Display	    Provided (Two-type grid displays)

Exposure Simulation Provided

Silent Shooting	    Provided (Mode 1 and 2)
LCD Monitor

Type		    TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor

Monitor Size	    3.0 in.

Dots		    Approx. 920,000 (VGA)

Coverage	    Approx. 100% (viewing angle: approx. 170)

Brightness	    Auto, 7 levels provided 
Interface Languages 25 (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, 
		    Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, 
		    Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukraine, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, 
		    Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese)
Image Playback

Display Format	    Single image, Single image + Image-recording quality/shooting
		    information, histogram, 4- or 9-image index, magnified view 
		    (approx. 1.5x-10x), rotated image (auto/manual), image jump (by 10/100
		    images, index screen, by shooting date, by folder), slide show (all
		    images/selected by date/folder)

Highlight Warning   Provided (Overexposed highlights blink)
Image Protection and Erase

Protect		    Single images can be erase-protected or not

Erase		    Single image, check-marked images or all images in the CF card can
		    be erased (except protected images)
Direct Printing

Compatible Printers PictBridge-compatible printers

Printable Images    JPEG images compliant to Design rule for Camera File System 
		    (DPOF printing possible) and RAW/sRAW images captured with 
		    the EOS 5D Mark II

Easy Print feature  Provided
DPOF: Digital Print Order Format

DPOF		    Version 1.1 compatible
Direct Image Transfer

Compatible Images   JPEG and RAW images
		    Only JPEG images can be transferred as wallpaper on the personal
		    computer screen

Custom Functions    Total 25

Camera User	    Register under Mode Dial's C1, C2 and C3 positions 

My Menu		    Provided 

USB Terminal	    For personal computer communication and direct printing 
		    (USB 2.0 Hi-Speed)

Video Out Terminal  (1) Video OUT terminal: NTSC/PAL selectable
		    (2) HDMI mini OUT terminal

Extension System    For connection to WFT-E4A 
Power Source

Battery             One Battery Pack LP-E6
		    AC power can be supplied via AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6 with 
		    Battery Grip BG-E6 attached.

Battery Check	    Auto

Power Saving	    Provided. Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30 min.

Date/Time Battery   One CR1616 lithium-ion battery

Start-up Time	    Approx. 0.1 sec.
Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions (WxHxD)  Approx. 6.0 x 4.5 x 3.0 in./152.0 x 113.5 x 75.0mm

Weight		    Approx. 28.6 oz./810g (body only)
Operating Environment

Working Temperature 32-104F/0-40C 
Working Humidity    85% or less
	            Note: All the specifications above are based on Canon's 
		    testing standards. The camera's specifications and exterior 
		    are subject to change without notice.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II