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Canon EOS 5D

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EOS 5D

Rating: 4.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 5

The Canon 5D is now a modern classic. It was the first Prosumer Canon full frame digital SLR that most keen amateurs could afford and it rewarded them with smooth 12.8 megapixel files. The area where if wasn't so strong were focusing and frame rate. It struggles in low-light to focus and chugs along at a poor frame rate of around 3fps. This camera was a benchmark for Canon and certainly there are many still going strong to this day on their second and third shutters. Affectionately referred to as the Canon EOS 5D Mark I.
Availability
Discontinued Yes Edit
Year announced 2005 Edit
General
Lens Mounts
  • Canon EOS
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Lens
Effective Magnification 1x Edit
Image Sensor
CCD pixels 12.8Mp (Megapixels) Edit
Pixels (W) 4368 Edit
Pixels (H) 2912 Edit
Sensor Type CMOS Edit
Sensor Size Full Frame Edit
Sensor Size (width) 35.8mm Edit
Sensor Size (height) 23.9mm Edit
Aspect Ratio
  • 3:2
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LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor 2.5in Edit
Brightness adjust Yes Edit
Tilting screen No Edit
Live view No Edit
Screen resolution 230k dots Edit
Touch Screen No Edit
Focusing
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
  • Manual
  • Spot
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Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest 1/8000sec Edit
Shutter speeds longest 30sec Edit
B-setting Yes Edit
Self Timer 10, 2 Edit
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Aperture-Priority
  • Shutter-Priority
  • Manual
  • Scene modes
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AE lock Yes Edit
Metering
  • Multi Pattern
  • Partial
  • Spot
  • Centre-weighted - Average
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ISO sensitivity 50 - 3200 Edit
White balance
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Bracket
  • Incandescent
  • Fluorescent
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Digital filter No Edit
Exposure Comp +/-2 Edit
Auto Exposure Bracketing 2 Edit
Viewfinder
Viewfinder field of view 96% Edit
Depth of field preview Yes Edit
Interchangable focusing screen Yes Edit
Viewfinder Resolution No Data Edit
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting 3fps Edit
Multiple exposure No Data Edit
Sound recording No Edit
Video
Movie mode No Edit
Video Resolution
    Edit
    Video FPS No Data Edit
    Stereo Sound No Data Edit
    Optical Zoom with Video No Data Edit
    Flash
    Flash Guide Number (ISO100/m) No Data Edit
    Flash sync speed 1/200 Edit
    Flash modes
    • Rear Curtain
    Edit
    Flash sync socket
    • Hot shoe
    • PC sync socket
    Edit
    Flash compensation +/-2ev Edit
    Flash Range No Data Edit
    Shooting Performance
    Shutter response No Data Edit
    Focus speed - Wide No Data Edit
    Focus speed - Telephoto No Data Edit
    Switch on time to first photo No Data Edit
    Shot to shot speed No Data Edit
    Shot to shot speed - flash No Data Edit
    Continuous shooting - JPEG No Data Edit
    Continuous shooting - Flash No Data Edit
    Continuous shooting - RAW No Data Edit
    Other Features
    Number of Custom Functions 21 Edit
    Dust removal No Edit
    Image Stabilisation No Edit
    Histogram Yes Edit
    Thumbnail / Index view Yes Edit
    Video out Yes Edit
    Slide show mode Yes Edit
    Zoom playback 10x Edit
    GPS enabled No Edit
    Interface
    HDMI No Edit
    USB USB 2 Edit
    Firewire No Edit
    Platform
    • PC
    • MAC
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    Wi-Fi No Edit
    Ethernet No Edit
    NFC No Data Edit
    Bluetooth No Data Edit
    Storage
    Card Type
    • CF1
    • CF2
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    File Type
    • RAW
    • JPG
    • RAW + JPG
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    Internal Memory No Data Edit
    Power Source
    Battery Type Rechargeable Li-ion Battery BP-511 Edit
    CIPA Rating 800 Edit
    Box Contents
    Box Contents No Data Edit
    Dimensions
    Weight 810g Edit
    Width 152mm Edit
    Height 113mm Edit
    Depth 75mm Edit

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