EOS-1Ds Mark II

EOS Digital Cameras
Item Code: 9443A002


Main Unit Specs

TypeDigital AF/AE SLR
Recording MediaType I or II CF card, SD memory card
Image Format36.0 x 24.0mm
Compatible LensesCanon EF lenses (except EF-S lenses)
Lens MountCanon EF mount
Image Sensor
TypeHigh-sensitivity, high-resolution, large single-plate CMOS sensor
PixelsApprox. 16.7 megapixels
Total PixelsApprox. 17.2 megapixels
Aspect Ratio3:2
Color Filter SystemRGB primary color filter
Low Pass FilterLocated in front of the image sensor, non-removable
Recording System
Recording FormatJPEG and RAW, RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording provided. Backup image recording enabled (Same image recordable on CF card and SD memory card standards, MMC standards)
Image FormatJPEG, RAW (12-bit)
File Size(1) L (Large): Approx. 5.5MB (4992 x 3328)
(2) M1 (Medium1): Approx. 3.2MB (3600 x 2400)
(3) M1 (Medium2): Approx. 2.6MB (3072 x 2048)
(4) S (Small): Approx. 1.9MB (2946 x 1664)
(5) RAW: Approx. 14.6MB (4992 x 3328) JPEG quality: can be set from 1 (min. quality, max. compression) to 10 (max. quality, min. compression).
FoldersFolder creation/selection enabled
File Numbering(1) Consecutive numbering (2) Auto reset (3) Manual reset
Color SpaceFive standard types plus two types that can be registered with custom color matrix
InterfaceIEEE1394 for personal computers; USB for direct printing; Video output (NTSC/PAL)
White Balance
SettingsAuto, daylight, shade, cloudy, tungsten light, fluorescent light, flash, custom, color temperature setting, custom white balance (Total 10 settings)
Auto White BalanceAuto white balance with the image sensor
Color Temperature CompensationWhite balance bracketing: +/-3 stops in full-stop increments White balance correction: +/-9 stops in full-stop increments *Blue/amber bias or magenta/green bias possible
TypeSLR-type, fixed eye-level pentaprism
CoverageApprox. 100% vertically and horizontally with respect to the effective pixels
Magnification0.70x (-1 dpt with 50mm lens at infinity)
Eye Point20 mm
Dioptric Adjustment Correction-3.0 - +1.0 diopter
Focusing ScreenInterchangeable (9 types), Standard focusing screen: Ec-CIII
MirrorQuick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 37:63, no mirror cut-off with EF 1200mm f/5.6 or shorter lens)
Viewfinder InformationAF information (AF points, focus confirmation light), exposure information (shutter speed, aperture, manual exposure, spot metering circle, ISO speed, exposure level, exposure warning), flash information (flash ready, FP flash, FE lock, flash exposure level), white balance correction, JPEG recording, number of remaining shots, memory card information
Depth Of Field PreviewEnabled with depth-of-field preview button (with Speedlite 580EX, 550EX, 420EX, MR-14EX, or MT-24EX, pressing the depth-of-field preview button fires a modeling flash)
Eyepiece ShutterBuilt-in
TypeTTL-AREA-SIR with AF-dedicated CMOS Sensor
AF Points45 AF points (Area AF) 8x15mm (vertical x horizontal)
AF Working RangeEV 0-18 (at ISO 100 at 20°C/68°F)
Focusing ModesOne-Shot AF (ONE SHOT); AI Servo AF (AI SERVO); Manual Focusing (MF)
AF Point SelectionAutomatic selection, manual selection, home position (switch to registered AF point)
Selected AF Point DisplaySuperimposed in viewfinder and indicated on LCD screen
AF Assist BeamEmitted by the dedicated Speedlite
Exposure Control
Metering Modes21-zone TTL full aperture metering
(1) Evaluative metering (linkable to any AF point)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 8.5% of viewfinder at center)
(3) Spot metering- Center spot metering (approx. 2.4% of viewfinder at center)
- AF point-linked spot metering (approx. 2.4% of screen)
- Multi-spot metering (Max. 8 spot metering entries)
(4) Centerweighted averaged metering
Metering RangeEV 0-20 (at 20°C/68°F with 50mm f/1.4 lens, ISO 100)
ISO Speed RangeEquivalent to ISO 100-1600 (in 1/3-stop increments), ISO speed can be expanded to ISO 50 and 3200 via menu selection
Exposure CompensationAEB: +/-3 stops in 1/3-stop increments. Bracketing methods: 1. Shutter speed or aperture 2. ISO speed Manual: +/-3 stops in 1/3-stop (1 & 2), or 1/2 stop (1) increments (AEB can not be used in combination with 1 and 2)
AE LockAuto: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved. Manual: By AE lock button in all metering modes.
Shutter Electronically-controlled focal-plane shutter 1/8000 to 30 sec. (1/3-stop increments), bulb, X-sync at 1/250 sec. Soft-touch electromagnetic release 10 sec. or 2 sec. delay Remote control with N3 type terminal
TypeElectronically-controlled focal-plane shutter
Shutter Speeds1/8000 to 30 sec. (1/3-stop increments), bulb, X-sync at 1/250 sec.
Shutter ReleaseSoft-touch electromagnetic release
Self Timer10 sec. or 2 sec. delay
Remote ControlRemote control with N3 type terminal
External Speedlite
EOS Dedicated SpeedliteE-TTL II autoflash with EX-series Speedlite
PC TerminalProvided
Drive System
Drive ModesSingle, continuous (approx. 4fps), self-timer (10 sec.)
Continuous Shooting SpeedApprox. 4 fps (at 1/250 sec. or faster for all recording quality settings)
Maximum BurstJPEG: Approx. 32 shots (Large, JPEG 8)
RAW: Approx. 11 shots
LCD Monitor
TypeTFT color liquid-crystal monitor
Monitor Size2.0 in.
PixelsApprox. 230,000
Coverage100% with respect to the effective pixels
Brightness Control100% with respect to the effective pixels
Display FormatSingle image, single image (INFO.), 4-image index, 9-image index, magnified zoom, manual/automatic rotation
Highlight AlertIn the single image and single image (INFO.) formats, the white portions which do not contain image information with blink.
Image Protection and Erase
ProtectionErase protection of one image, all images in a folder, or all images in the memory card can be applied or cancelled.
EraseOne image, all images in a folder, or all images in the memory card can be erased (except protected images).
Sound Recording
Recording MethodsThe voice annotation recorded with the built-in microphone is attached to the image.
File Format8 kHz sampling, 8-bit/sample WAV
Recording TimeMax. 30 sec. per recording (the audio recording for one image can be extended to over 30 sec.)
Menu CategoriesShooting menu, Playback menu, set-up menu
LCD Monitor Language12 languages (English, German, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese and Japanese)
Power Source
BatteryOne Ni-MH Pack NP-E3
AC power can be supplied via the AC adapter and DC coupler.
Number of ShotsAt 20° C/68° F: Approx. 1200
At 0° C/32° F: Approx. 800
The above figures apply when a fully-charged Ni-MH Pack NP-E3 is used.
Battery CheckAutomatic
Power SavingProvided. Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, or 30 min. before turns off automatically after non-operation.
Dimensions and Weight
Dimensions (W x H x D)6.1 x 6.2 x 3.1 in. / 156 x 157.6 x 79.9mm
Weight42.9 oz. / 1215g (Body only. Battery: 11.8 oz. / 335g)
Operating Environment
Working Temperature Range0-45° C / 32-113° F
Working Humidity Range85% or less