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The Canon EOS 1D Mark IV:

Canon EOS 1D Mark IV

From Canon: Offering a comprehensive combination of speed, accuracy and image quality, the EOS-1D Mark IV is the perfect choice for professional photographers and subjects on the move. With a completely redesigned 45-point AF system including 39 cross-type points, a new AI Servo II AF focus tracking system with improved algorithm combined with 10 fps continuous shooting, the EOS-1D Mark IV can handle even high-speed situations with ease. An APS-H sized 16.1 Megapixel CMOS Sensor, Dual DIGIC 4 Image Processors, a spectacular ISO range of 100 - 12800 (up to 102400 in H3 mode) with an advanced noise reduction system helps ensure sharp, low-noise images even in low-light situations. Add advanced Live View shooting, Full HD movie recording with selectable frame rates and manual exposure control plus a host of new features that enhance every facet of the shooting process. The EOS-1D Mark IV is the choice of professionals looking for the ultimate in SLR performance.

Canon EOS 1D Mark IV

Canon EOS 1D Mark IV

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Canon EOS 1D Mark IV Specifications:

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Manufacturer: Canon
Model: EOS 1D Mark IV
MSRP: $4,999.99
Date Announced: 2009-10-20
Sensor Format, Size: 1.098 x 0.73 in./ 27.9 x 18.6 mm (APS-H size sensor)
Sensor Type: CMOS
Automatic Sensor Cleaner: Yes
Total Pixels: 17.00 million
Effective Pixels: 16.10 million
Image Area (pixels): Large: 4896 x 3264
Medium 1: 4320 x 2880
Medium 2: 3552 x 2368
Small: 2448 x 1632
Max. Frames Per Second: 10 f.p.s.
Video Mode: 1080p
LCD: TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor, 3.0 in., 920k dots
Shutter Type: Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled
Shutter Speeds: 1/8000 to 30 sec, Bulb
ISO Range: ISO 100-12,800
Expanded ISO 50-102,400
Storage Media: CF Card Type I and II, SD/SDHC Memory Card (1 slot each)
UDMA Support: Yes, Mode 6
Storage System: JPEG, RAW, M-RAW, S-RAW (Canon .CR2) MOV
File System: DCF 2.0 (Exif 2.21)
Exposure Modes: Program AE (shiftable), Shutter speed-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, E-TTL II program AE (Evaluative flash metering, Averaged flash metering), Manual
Metering System: 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, at center): Center spot metering, AF point-linked spot metering, Multi-spot metering (max. 8 spot metering entries)
  4. Center-Weighted average metering
Metering Range: EV 0-20 (at 23C/73F with 50mm f/1.4 lens at ISO 100)
Exposure Compensation: +/-3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
Exposure 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
Exposure Bracketing: 2, 3, 5 or 7 shots, +/- 3 stops.
Shutter Release Modes: Single, silent, high-speed continuous (approx. 10 fps), low-speed continuous (approx. 3 fps), 10- or 2-sec. self-timer
White Balance: White balance correction: blue/amber bias and/or magenta/green bias (Corrected in reference to the current WB mode's color temperature.) +/- 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

White Balance Bracketing: Three consecutive images, Up to +/- 3 levels in 1-stop increment
Live View: Yes
Playback Functions: Single image, 4-image index, 9-image index, Jump, Magnified zoom (approx. 1.5x to 10x), Histogram, Auto rotate, Rotate
Interface: Hi-Speed USB
Video Out (NTSC/PAL)
Lens Mount: Canon EF mount
Compatible Lenses: Canon EF Lenses
Viewfinder: Eye-level SLR with fixed pentaprism, Approx. 100% Coverage, 0.76x Magnification, 20mm Eyepoint
Reflex Mirror: Quick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 37:63)
Depth-of-field Control: Yes
Autofocus System: TTL-AREA-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor.

Area AF with 45 AF points

  • 8 mm (H) x 15 mm (W)
  • All 45 AF points are horizontal-line sensitive at f/5.6 (vertical).
  • Thirty-nine of the 45 AF points are vertical-line sensitive at f/2.8 for cross-type focusing. For automatic AF point selection, cross-type focusing with 19 AF points is used. (The 39 cross-type AF points are used only during manual AF point selection.)
  • When using some f/4 lenses (including when using f/2.8 lens + Extender 1.4x), cross-type focusing with 39 AF point is possible.
Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points: 45
Focus Modes: One-Shot AF, Predictive AI Servo AF, Manual Focus
Built-in Flash: No
External Flash Shoe: Yes
Dust-Off Reference Photo: Yes
Flash Sync Speed: 1/300
X-Sync Speed: 1/300
Flash Control: Compatible with all EX-series Speedlites. Compatible with the AF-assist flashes fired by Speedlite 270EX
Flash Sync Terminal: Yes
Accessory Shoe: Yes
Self-timer: 10s or 2s delay
Batteries: LP-E4
AC Adaptor: ACK-E4
Battery Charger: LC-E4
Battery Life: 1200-1500 (CIPA)
Tripod Socket: Yes
Approx. Dimensions: 6.1 x 6.2 x 3.1 in./156 x 156.6 x 79.9mm
Approx. Weight: Approx. 1180 g / 41.6 oz.
Supported Languages: English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese
Optional Accessories: EOS Digital Solution Disk
Supplied Accessories: Eyecup Eg (Not Shown)
Wide Neck Strap L6
Stereo AV Cable AVC-DC400ST
USB Interface Cable IFC-200U
Cable Protector
Battery Pack LP-E4
Battery Charger LC-E4
CR2025 Lithium Battery
EOS Digital Solution Disk
Software Instruction Manual
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