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Model Name: Canon EOS 5D Mark II 
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Predecessor: Canon 5D
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Successor: Canon 5D Mark III
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General
Model Number: 5D Mark II
Camera Format: Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $3499.00
Street Price: $2,649.97
Date Available: 2008-11-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 56.0 oz (1,588 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 6.0 x 4.5 x 3.0 in.
(152 x 114 x 75 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon
Effective Megapixels: 21.1
Sensor Format: 35mm
Sensor size: 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.41 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
DxO Sensor Score: 79
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.7
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.9
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,815
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5616 x 3744 (21.0 MP, 3:2),
4080 x 2720 (11.1 MP, 3:2),
2784 x 1856 (5.2 MP, 3:2),
3861 x 2574 (9.9 MP, 3:2),
2784 x 1856 (5.2 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW, sRAW1, sRAW2; 14-bit CR2
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.9
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: .MOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM)
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF
Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 105mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.40x
Aperture Range: f/4 (W/T) to f/22
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Filter Thread: 77.0mm
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor; 9 (Cross-type) AF points, 6 additional assist points
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 98% coverage, 0.71x mag., 21mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.71x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.71x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 920,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: 100-6400, extendable to 50/25600, 1/3 EV increments
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/8000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 35-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial (8%), Spot (3.5%)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Creative Auto, 3 Custom
Self Timer: 10, 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No
Flash Modes: n/a
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: PC Sync, Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / CF2 / Microdrive
UHS Support: No UHS support
Other Memory: UDMA compliant
Dual Card Slots: No
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, sRAW1, sRAW2; 14-bit CR2
Movie File Format: .MOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM)
Included Memory: No memory included
Included Memory Type:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No
Built-In GPS: No
Microphone Jack: Yes
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired or IR wireless
Connections (extended): System Extension Terminal (for WFT-E4)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.35
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.37
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 14
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.35
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 3.9
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 75
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 3.9
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 11
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 3.9
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 8
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.21
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR): 1.19
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.119
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.118
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.082
Shutter Lag (notes): Live View: Full AF, Quick Mode: 0.47s Full AF, Live Mode: 1.189s Prefocused: 0.119s
Startup Time: 0.4
Play -> Record Time: 0.1
Flash cycle time, full power (seconds): 0.0
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E6
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View):  
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF): 850
Software
Included Software: Canon EOS Digital Solution Disk (Version 19.1): EOS Utility (Version 2.5), Digital Photo Professional (Version 3.5), ZoomBrowser EX (Version 6.2), Picture Style Editor (Version 1.4)
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP2/Vista, Mac OS X 0.3 or higher
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features:


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