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EOS-1D Mark III

EOS Digital Cameras
EOS-1D Mark III


EOS Digital SLR
Item Code: 1888B002

Price reflects camera body only.

Specifications

Type
Digital AF/AE SLR

Recording Media
CF Card Type I and II, SD/SDHC Memory Card (1 slot each), and/or External media (USB v.2.0 hard drive, via optional Canon WFT-E2A transmitter)

Image Format
1.11 x 0.74 in./28.1 x 18.7mm (APS-H size sensor)

Compatible Lenses
Canon EF, TS-E, and MP-E lenses (except EF-S lenses)

Lens Mount
Canon EF mount

Back to TopImage Sensor

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

Pixels
Approx. 10.10 megapixels

Total Pixels
Approx. 10.70 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) User-activated sensor cleaning

(3) Dust Delete Data appended to the captured image

Back to TopRecording System

Recording Format
DCF 2.0 (Exif 2.21): JPEG, RAW and RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording possible. Multiple options for recording images on two memory cards, and onto compatible external USB hard drives (via optional Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E2A)

Image Format
JPEG, RAW (Canon .CR2)

File Name
Preset code, User setting1 (4 characters), User setting2 (3 characters + 1 image size character)

File Size
(1) JPEG/Large: Approx. 3.5MB (3,888 x 2,592)

(2) JPEG/Medium 1: Approx. 2.8MB (3,456 x 2,304)

(3) JPEG/Medium 2: Approx. 2.1MB (2,816 x 1,880)

(4) JPEG/Small: Approx. 1.2MB (1,936 x 1,288)

(5) RAW: Approx. 13.0MB (3,888 x 2,592)

(6) sRAW: Approx. 7.6MB (1,936 x 1,288)

Folders
Folder creation/selection enabled

Recording Functions
(1) Standard

(2) Auto switch media (recording media switched automatically)

(3)Rec. separately (specified image size for each recording media)

(4) Rec. to multiple (same image recorded to all recording media)

Backup Recording
With WFT-E2/E2A attached, all images and folders in the CF card and SD card can be backed up to USB external media

File Numbering
(1) Continuous numbering (2) Auto reset (3) Manual reset (the image numbering is reset to 0001, a new folder is created automatically)

Image Copy
Image copying between recording media enabled (images with checkmarks or all images in folder or card)

Color Space
sRGB, Adobe RGB

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

Back to TopWhite Balance

Settings
Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, five Custom WB settings (1-5), user-set Color Temperature (2,500~10,000K), five Personal White Balance PC-1 to PC-5 (Total 10 WB types)

Auto White Balance
Auto white balance, taken from imaging sensor

Color Temperature Compensation
White balance bracketing: Three consecutive images, Up to +/- 3 levels in 1-stop incrementsWhite balance correction: blue/amber bias and/or magenta/green bias +/- 9 levels; manually set by user

When blue/amber bias and magenta/green bias set with White balance correction, white balance bracketing cannot be set together during white balance correction

Color Temperature Information Transmission
Provided

Back to TopViewfinder

Type
Eye-level SLR with fixed pentaprism

Coverage
Approx. 100% horizontally and vertically

Magnification
0.76x (-1 dpt with 50mm lens at infinity)

Eye Point
Approx. 20mm

Dioptric Adjustment Correction
-3.0 to +1.0 diopter

Mirror
Quick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 37:63)

Viewfinder Information
AF (AF points, focus confirmation light), Exposure (metering mode, spot metering area, shutter speed, aperture, manual exposure, AE lock, ISO speed, exposure level, exposure compensation, exposure warning), Flash (flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure level), Image (JPEG recording, RAW recording, shots remaining, white balance correction, memory card information), Battery check

Depth Of Field Preview
Enabled with depth-of-field preview button; possible in Live View mode

Eyepiece Shutter
Built-in

Back to TopAutofocus

Type
TTL-AREA-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor

AF Points
19 cross-type AF points (plus 26 Assist AF points)

AF Working Range
EV -1 ~18 (ISO 100 at 73°F/23°C)

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

AF Point Selection
Automatic selection; Manual AF point selection: 19 AF points, Inner 9 AF points (C.Fn III-9-1), Outer 9 AF points (C.Fn III-9-2)

Selected AF Point Display
Superimposed in viewfinder and on LCD panel

AF Assist Beam
None. Emitted by EX-series Speedlite or optional ST-E2 Speedlite Transmitter

Back to TopExposure Control

Metering Modes
63-zone TTL full aperture metering

(1) Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)

(2) Partial metering (approx. 13.5% of screen, at center)

(3) Spot metering (approx. 3.8% of screen)

  • Center spot metering
  • AF point-linked spot metering
  • Multi-spot metering (max. 8 spot metering entries)
(4) Centerweighted average metering

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

ISO Speed Range
Equivalent to ISO 100-3200 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments), ISO speed can be expanded to ISO 50 and 6400 (via C.Fn I-3)*

*Standard Output Sensitivity. Recommended Exposure Index.

Exposure Compensation
Exposure Compensation (user-set): +/-3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments.

Auto Bracketing (AEB): 3 shots, up to +/- 3 stops, in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments, in all exposure modes. Can be changed via C.Fn I-6 to 2, 5, or 7 shots. Bracketing order can be changed via C.Fn I-5.

AE Lock
Auto: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved

Manual (user-set): By AE lock button in all metering modes

Shutter
Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled 1/8000 to 30 sec. (1/3-stop increments), X-sync at 1/300 sec. (with EOS Speedlites; 1/250 maximum with other shoe-mount flashes, and up to 1/60th or faster with studio strobes) Soft-touch electromagnetic release 10 sec. delay, 2 sec. delay Canon N3 type terminal

Type
Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled

Shutter Speeds
1/8000 to 30 sec. (1/3-stop increments), X-sync at 1/300 sec. (with EOS Speedlites; 1/250 maximum with other shoe-mount flashes, and up to 1/60th or faster with studio strobes)

Shutter Release
Soft-touch electromagnetic release

Self Timer
10 sec. delay, 2 sec. delay

Remote Control
Canon N3 type terminal

Back to TopExternal Speedlite

EOS Dedicated Speedlite
E-TTL II autoflash with all EX Series Speedlites

Zooming to Match Focal Length
Provided

Flash Metering
E-TTL II autoflash

Flash Exposure Compensation
±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments

FE Lock
Provided

External Flash Settings
Flash function settings, Flash C.Fn settings

PC Terminal
Provided; accepts third-party flash units with sync line voltages up to 250V maximum

Back to TopDrive System

Drive Modes
Single, silent, high-speed continuous (approx. 10 fps), low-speed continuous (approx. 3 fps), 10- or 2-sec. self-timer

Continuous Shooting Speed
Approx. 10 fps (at a shutter speed of 1/500 sec. or faster in all recording modes); fastest speed can be lowered if desired via Custom Function III-16

Maximum Burst
JPEG: approx. 110 frames (Large/Fine, at standard level 8 compression setting)

RAW: approx. 30 frames

RAW+JPEG: approx. 22 frames (Large/Fine)

Back to TopLive View Functions

Shooting Modes
(1) Remote Live View shooting (with a personal computer installed with EOS Utility)

(2) Live View shooting

Focusing
Manual focus

Metering Modes
Evaluative metering with the image sensor

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

Magnified View
Magnifiable by 5x or 10x at AF point

Grid Display
Provided

Exposure Simulation
Provided

Back to TopLCD Monitor

Type
TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor

Monitor Size
3.0 in.

Pixels
Approx. 230,000 pixels

Coverage
Approx. 100%

Brightness Control
7 levels provided

Back to TopPlayback

Display Format
Single image, 4-image index, 9-image index, Jump, Magnified zoom (approx. 1.5x to 10x), Histogram, Auto rotate, Rotate

Live view: view image before shooting on LCD monitor; live histogram and live simulation of exposure level possible with C.Fn IV-16-1

Highlight Alert
In the single image display and (INFO) display, over-exposed highlight areas will blink

Back to TopImage Protection and Erase

Protection
Single image, all images in a folder, or all images in the memory card can be protected or cancel the image protection

Erase
Single image, all images in a folder, all images in the memory card or check-marked images can be erased or unprotected

Back to TopDirect 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-1D Mark III

Back to TopDPOF: Digital Print Order Format

DPOF
Version 1.1 compatible

Back to TopDirect Image Transfer

Compatible Images
JPEG and RAW/sRAW images

*Only JPEG images can be transferred as wallpaper on the personal computer screen

Back to TopCustomization

Custom Functions
Total 57

My Menu Registration
Provided

Save Camera Settings
Provided

Register Basic Camera Settings
Provided

C.Fn Registration Settings
Provided

Back to TopSound Recording

Recording Methods
The sound clip recorded with the built-in microphone is attached to the image

File Format
WAV

Recording Time
Max. 30 sec. per sound clip

Back to TopMenus

Menu Categories
(1) Shooting (2) Playback (3) Setup, (4) Custom function/My Menu

LCD Monitor Language
18 (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese)

Back to TopPower Source

Battery
One dedicated lithium-ion battery LP-E4

AC power can be supplied via the AC Adapter Kit ACK-E4

Battery Life
At 73°F/23°C: Approx. 2200
At 32°F/0°C: Approx. 1700
The above figures apply when a fully-charged Battery Pack LP-E4 is used

Battery Check
Automatic

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

Date/Time Battery
One CR2025 lithium battery

Start-up Time
Approx. 0.2 sec.

Back to TopDimensions and Weight

Dimensions (W x H x D)
6.1 x 6.2 x 3.1 in./156 x 156.6 x 79.9mm

Weight
40.7 oz./1,155g

Back to TopOperating Environment

Working Temperature Range
32-113°F/0-45°C

Working Humidity Range
85% or less

Back to TopBattery Pack

Type
For LP-E4

Rechargeable lithium ion battery

Rated Voltage
11.1 V DC

Battery Capacity
2300mHh

Dimensions (W x H x D)
68.4 x 34.2 x 92.8mm/2.7 x 1.3 x 3.7 in.

Weight
180g/6.3 oz. (excluding protective cover)

Back to TopBattery Charger

Type
For LC-E4

Charger dedicated to the Battery Pack LP-E4

Recharging Time
Approx. 120 min. (for 1 pack)

Rated Input
100-240 V AC (50/60 Hz)

12 V/24 V DC

Rated Output
12.6 V DC, 1.55 A

Working Temperature Range
0°C-40°C/32°F - 104°F

Working Humidity Range
85% or less

Dimensions (W x H x D)
155 x 52.3 x 95mm/6.1 x 2.1 x 3.7 in.

Weight
340g/12.0 oz. (excluding power cord and protective covers)

Back to TopAC Adapter

Type
For ACK-E4

Rated Input
12.6 V DC

Rated Output
11.1 V DC

Cord Length
Approx. 2.3 m/7.5 ft.

Working Temperature
0°C-45°C/32°F-113°F

Working Humidity
85% or less

Dimensions (W x H x D)
68.4 x 34.2 x 92.8mm/2.7 x 1.3 x 3.7 in.

Weight (Approx.)
165g/5.8 oz. (excluding protective cover)