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Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III Professional Digital Single-Lens Reflex Camera Body Only - 21.1 megapixels

Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III Professional Digital Single-Lens Reflex Camera Body Only - 21.1 megapixels

Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III Professional Digital Single-Lens Reflex Camera Body Only - 21.1 megapixels

Canon's flagship EOS-1 Ds Mark III, with a stunning 21.1-megapixel full-frame CMOS, is the world's highest resolution* digital SLR camera. The EOS-1 Ds Mark III also packs in Canon's most advanced photographic technologies to date, including Dual 'DIGIC III' Image Processors, 14-bit analog-digital (A/D) conversion, a high-speed high-precision 19-point cross-type Area AF system, 63-zone Metering Sensor, Live View Mode with extra-large 3.0-inch LCD and EOS Integrated Cleaning System, all incorporated into the 135 format. With the EOS-1 Ds series cameras being the photographic system of choice by most professional studios and photographers worldwide, the Canon EOS-1 Ds Mark III takes over as the epitome of photographic excellence.

*As of 20 th Aug 2007, in comparison with 135 format Digital SLR

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  1. EOS-1 Ds Mark III Camera
  2. Battery Pack LP-E4
  3. Battery Charger LC-E4
  4. AC Adapter Kit ACK-E4
  5. Wide Strap L6
  6. Interface Cable IFC-200 U
  7. Interface Cable IFC-500 U
  8. USB Cable Protector
  9. Video Cable VC-100
  10. EOS DIGITAL Solution Disk (CD-ROM)
  11. Software Instruction Manual (CD-ROM, PDF)
  12. Camera Instruction Manual (CD-ROM, PDF)
  13. Pocket Guide
  14. CD-ROM Guide
  15. Purchase Record Card
  • 21.1-Megapixel Full Frame CMOS Sensor
  • Dual DIGIC III Image Processors
  • 19-point High Precision High Speed Area AF
  • The EOS Integrated Cleaning System
  • Live View Shooting Mode
  • Extra Bright and Large Viewfinder
  • Uncompromising Reliability
  • Advanced Professional Features
  • Improved Camera Control
  • New Battery System
  • Flexible Media Recording
  • Supplied in the Box
Type Digital AF/AE SLR
Recording Medium 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-E2 A transmitter), compatible with UDMA-compliant CF cards, and SDHC SD cards
Image Format 1.42 x 0.94 in./36.0 x 24.0 mm (full-frame sensor)
Compatible Lenses Canon EF, TS-E, and MP-E lenses (except EF-S lenses)
Lens Mount Canon EF mount
Lens Focal Length Conversion Factor* 1.0 x
Image Sensor
Type Full-frame, high-sensitivity, high-resolution, single-plate, CMOS sensor
Pixels Approx. 21.10 megapixels
Total Pixels Approx. 21.90 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
Recording 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-E2 A)
Image Format JPEG, JPEG+RAW, RAW (Canon CR2)
File Size
  1. JPEG/Large: Approx. (TBA) MB (5,616 x 3,744)
  2. JPEG/Medium 1: Approx. (TBA) MB (4,992 x 3,328)
  3. JPEG/Medium 2: Approx. (TBA) MB (4,080 x 2,720)
  4. JPEG/Small: Approx. (TBA) MB (2,784 x 1,856)
  5. RAW: Approx. (TBA) MB (5,616 x 3,744)
  6. sRAW: Approx. (TBA) MB (2,784 x 1,856)
Folders Can be manually created by user, and freely selected for subsequent images.
File Numbering
  1. Continuous numbering
  2. Auto reset
  3. Manual reset (the image numbering is reset to 0001, a new folder is created automatically)
Color Space Selectable between sRGB and Adobe RGB
Interface USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, mini-B port. NTSC/PAL for video output
White Balance
Settings Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, five Custom WB settings (1-5), user-set Color Temperature (2,500~10,000 K), five Personal White Balance PC-1 to PC-5
Auto White Balance Auto white balance, taken from imaging sensor
Personal White Balance White balance bracketing: Three consecutive images, Up to +/- 3 levels in 1-step increments
White balance shift: blue/amber bias and/or magenta/green bias +/- 9 levels; manually set by user
Type Eye-level SLR with fixed pentaprism
Coverage Approx. 100% horizontally and vertically
Magnification 0.76 x (-1 dpt with 50 mm lens at infinity)
Eyepoint Approx. 20 mm
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, point selection mode, registration), Exposure (metering mode, spot metering area, shutter speed, aperture, manual exposure, AE lock, ISO speed, exposure level, exposure warning), Flash (flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure level), Image (JPEG recording, RAW recording, shots remaining, maximum burst, white balance correction, memory card information), Battery check
Depth-of-Field Preview Enabled with depth-of-field preview button; possible in Live View Function
Eyepiece Shutter Built-in
Type TTL-AREA-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor
AF Points 45-point (19 high-precision 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 selection: 19 AF points, or only inner 9 AF points (C.Fn III-9-1), or 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
Exposure Control
Metering Modes 63-zone TTL full aperture metering
  1. Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)
  2. Partial metering (approx. 8.5% of viewfinder)
  3. Spot metering (approx. 2.4% of viewfinder)
    • Center spot metering
    • AF point-linked spot metering (C.Fn. I-7-1)
    • Multi-spot metering (max. 8 spot metering entries)
  4. Center-weighted average metering
Metering Range EV 0-20 (ISO 100 at 73°F/23°C with EF 50 mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Exposure Control Systems Program AE (shiftable), Shutter speed-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, E-TTL II program AE (Evaluative flash metering, Averaged flash metering), Manual, Bulb
ISO Speed Range Equivalent to ISO 100-1600* (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments), ISO speed can be expanded to ISO 50 and 3200 (via C.Fn I-3)

* Standard output sensitivity. Recommended exposure index.
Exposure Compensation Exposure Compensation (user-set): up to +/-3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-half increments
Auto Bracketing (AEB): 3 shots, up to +/- 3 stops, in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments, in all exposure modes. Sequence 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
Type Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled
Shutter Speeds 1/8000 to 30 sec. (1/3-, 1/2- or 1-stop increments), X-sync at 1/250 sec. (with EOS dedicated external Speedlites; 1/250 maximum with other shoe-mount flashes, and 1/60 th-1/250 th with studio strobes*)

* maximum sync speed with studio strobes will depend upon flash characteristics and connection method; testing is encouraged to verify fastest possible sync speed with specific studio flash equipment
Shutter Release Soft-touch electromagnetic release
Self-timer 10 sec. delay, 2 sec. delay
Remote Control Canon N3 type terminal
External Speedlite
EOS External Flash or Dedicated Speedlites E-TTL II autoflash with all EX Series Speedlites
PC Terminal Provided; accepts third-party flash units with sync line voltages up to 250 V maximum
Drive System
Drive Modes Single, silent, high-speed continuous (approx. 5 fps), low-speed continuous (approx. 3 fps), 10- or 2-sec. self-timer
Continuous Shooting Speed Approx. 5 fps (at a shutter speed of 1/(TBA) sec. or faster in all recording modes)
Max. Burst During Continuous Shooting JPEG: approx. 56 frames
RAW: approx. 12 frames
RAW+JPEG: approx. (TBA) frames (Large/Fine)
LCD Monitor
Type TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor
Screen Monitor size 3.0 in., diagonal
Pixels Approx. 230,000 pixels
Coverage Approx. 100%
Brightness Control 7 levels provided
Image Display Format Single image, 4-image index, 9-image index, Jump, AF point, Magnified zoom (approx. 1.5 x to 10 x), Brightness or RGB Histogram, Auto rotate, Rotate
Live View Function: 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
Image 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.
Direct Printing from the Camera Possible with compatible PictBridge-enabled printers
Compatible Printers CP and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge compatible printers (via USB Interface Cable IFC-200 U, included with camera kit)
Settings Print quantity, style (image, paper size, paper type, printing effects, layout), trimming, tilt correction
New Features
Dust Delete Feature Via built-in microphone at rear of camera body; activated by pressing recording button on camera. Sound file attached to image file on memory card
Picture Style WAV
Recording Time Max. 30 sec. per recording
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)
Power Source
Battery One dedicated lithium-ion battery pack LP-E4 AC power can be supplied via the AC Adapter Kit ACK-E4 (included)
Number of Shots At 73°F/23°C: Approx. (TBA)
At 32°F/0°C: Approx. (TBA)
The above figures apply when a fully-charged Battery Pack LP-E4 is used
Battery Check Automatic, displayed in six levels. Precise readout of percentage remaining, shots taken since last charge, calibration recommended, and approx. remaining battery life are displayed with Battery Info menu setting.
Power Saving Provided. Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30 min.
Back-up Battery One CR2025 lithium battery
Dimensions and Weight
Dimensions (W x H x D) 6.1 x 6.3 x 3.1 in./156 x 159.6 x 79.9 mm
Weight 42.5 oz./1,205 g
Operating Environment
Operating Temperature Range 32-113°F/0-45°C
Operating Humidity Range 85% or less