Canon EOS-5D DSLR Camera

by Canon
Canon EOS-5D DSLR Camera
shown with optional lens


Small, lightweight full-frame digital SLR with a 12.8 Megapixel CMOS Sensor and superb image quality.

DIGIC II Image Processor for outstanding image quality and performance - 3.0 fps for up to 60 consecutive JPEG or 17 RAW frames in a burst.

New larger 2.5 inch LCD screen can be viewed even at extreme angles up to 170o.

New "Picture Style" function for superior command of in-camera color, contrast and sharpness.

High-precision 9-point AF with 6 additional Supplemental points surrounding the center point for superior focus tracking.

Strong and light magnesium-alloy body with new shutter durability-tested to 100,000 exposures.


Image Quality:

Image Sensor : Full Frame (35.8 x 23.9mm) 13.3 Megapixel Single-plate CMOS Sensor with RGB primary color filters and Low-pass Filter

Effective Resolution : 12.7 million pixels
Color Depth : 36-Bit RGB

Color Modes : sRGB, Adobe RGB, Monochrome
Six preset Picture Style settings plus three user-defined custom Picture Style function with individual adjustments for sharpness, contrast, saturation and color tone

Image File Formats :
JPEG (Fine, Normal)
RAW+JPEG simultaneous

Recorded Resolution :
Large (4368 x 2912)
Medium (3168 x 2112)
Small (2496 x 1664)

Video Recording ; No
Audio Recording : No

Lens Mount : Canon EF Mount (except EF-S lenses)
Focal Length Multiplier : 1.0x
Optical Image Stabilization : Possible with Canon IS Lenses

Focus Control:
Focus Type : TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS Sensor AF System with 9 AF points (plus 6 invisible Supplemental AF points) and AF-assist Beam (with Speedlite 580EX and 430EX)

Focus Modes : Autofocus, (One-Shot AF, Predictive AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF (automatic switching between One-Shot/Predictive AI Servo AF)), Manual Focus (MF), AF Point Selection (Manual or Automatic selection)

Exposure Control:
Sensitivity : ISO 100-1600 (in 1/3-stop increments)
ISO speed can be expanded to ISO 50 and 3200

Shutter Type : Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with Soft-touch electromagnetic release

Shutter Speed : 30 - 1/8000 seconds (1/3-stop increments)

Mirror Lock-Up : Yes

Exposure Metering : TTL metering with 35-zone SPC; Evaluative metering (link to all AF points), Partial metering (approx. 8% of viewfinder), Spot metering (approx. 3.5% of viewfinder), Center-weighted average metering

Exposure Modes : Program AE (Shiftable), Shutter speed-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Full Auto, E-TTL II autoflash program AE, Manual exposure, Exposure Compensation (+/-2 stops in 1/2- or 1/3-stop increments), AEB - Auto Exposure Bracketing (+/-2 stops in 1/2- or 1/3-stop increments), AE Lock

White Balance Modes : Auto, Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy/Twilight/Sunset, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash), Manual (Custom, Color Temperature), White balance bracketing (+/-3 stops in full-stop increments), White Balance Correction (Blue/Amber bias +/- 9 levels or Magenta/Green bias +/- 9 levels)

Scene Modes : Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (1, 2, 3)

Built-in Flash : No
Effective Flash Range : Not Applicable
External Flash Connection : Not Applicable
External Flash Control : E-TTL II autoflash with EX-series Speedlite
Maximum Flash Synchronization Speed : 1/200 second

Start-Up Time : 0.2 seconds
Shutter Lag : 0.075 seconds
Time Between Shots : Less than 0.4 second
Burst Capability : 3 fps Continuous Up to 60 frames (JPEG/Large), 17 frames (RAW), 12 frames (RAW + JPEG)
Self Timer : 110 seconds or 2 seconds delay
Interval Recording : Possible with optional timer/remote
Date & Time Stamp : No (Simultaneous recording onto image data)

Memory & Power:
Built-in Memory : No

Compatible Memory Cards : CompactFlash (CF) Card (Type I & II)

File Size :
(1) Large/Fine: Approx. 4.6 MB
(2) Large/Normal: Approx. 2.3 MB
(3) Medium/Fine: Approx. 2.7 MB
(4) Medium/Normal: Approx. 1.4 MB
(5) Small/Fine: Approx. 2.0 MB
(6) Small/Normal: Approx. 1.0 MB
(7) RAW: Approx. 12.9 MB
(8) JPG + RAW: Approx. 17.5 MB

Battery Type : BP-511A Lithium-Ion Battery or compatible with CR2016 Lithium Battery for backup power

Power Adapter : CA-570 Compact Power Adapter (optional)

Computer Interface : USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed)
Direct Print Capable : Yes (CP Direct, Inkjet direct, PictBridge)
Remote Control : N3 type terminal
Video Output : NTSC & PAL
System & Software Requirements : Windows 98SE, 2000, XP
Mac OS X (10.1 or later)

Viewfinder : Eye-level SLR with fixed pentaprism with dioptric adjust (-3.0 to +1.0 diopter) and interchangeable focusing screen (Ee-A included)

Viewfinder Info : AF (AF points, focus confirmation light), Exposure (shutter speed, aperture, spot metering circle, exposure level, AE lock, exposure compensation, AEB level), Flash (flash ready, red-eye reduction lamp on, high-speed sync, FE lock, FEB shooting, flash exposure compensation, insufficient flash warning during FE lock), White balance correction, Maximum burst, CF card full warning, CF card error warning, No CF card warning

Depth-of-Field Preview : Yes
LCD Display : 2.5" TFT color liquid-crystal monitor (230,000 pixels) with brightness adjust (5 levels)

Information Display : Metering mode, Shooting mode, Aperature, AF mode, AF point, Shutter speed, ISO, Shots remainig, Drive mode, Battery level, Exposure compensation setting, Flash compensation setting, AEB, Exposure level scale

Language Options : English, German, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Japanese

Playback Options : Single image, 9-image index, Magnified zoom (approx. 1.5x to 10x), Auto play, Auto play right after shooting, Rotated, Jump, Highlight Alert, Image Protect, Image Erase

Dimensions ( H x W x D) : 113 x 152 x 75 mm (body only)
Weight : 810g (body only)

In the Box

Canon BP-511a Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
Battery Charger
USB Cable
Video Cable
Body Cap
Neck Strap
EOS Digital Solutions CD-ROM
Canon EOS-5D Manual


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