Canon EOS-1D C Review

 
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Model Name: Canon EOS-1D C 
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General
Model Number: EOS-1D C
Camera Format: Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $15000.00
Street Price: $7,999.00
Date Available: 2013-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 54.5 oz (1,545 g)
includes batteries
Size: 6.2 x 6.4 x 3.3 in.
(158 x 164 x 83 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon
Effective Megapixels: 18.1
Sensor Format: 35mm
Sensor size: 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.94 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:  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW, M-RAW, S-RAW; 14-bit CR2; RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 12.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 4096x2160 (24p)
1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
Movie File Format: MOV Video: 4K - MJPEG, FULL HD/ HD/SD - H.264 Intra frame / inter frame; Sound: Linear PCM, recording level can be manually adjusted by user
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF
Lens: n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Aperture Range:  
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Phase Detect : 61-point / 41 F4 cross-type AF points inc 5 dual cross type at F2.8; Spot, Single, Single + Adj 4 pts, Single + Adj 8 pts, Zone, Auto
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -3.0 to +1.0 diopter
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.76x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.76x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 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): 51200
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: Auto (100-51200), 100-51200 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments), ISO can be expanded to L: 50, H1: 102400, H2: 204800; ISO range of 100-25600 for movies
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom (up to 5), Color Temperature (Kelvin)
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/8000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 100K-pixel RGB sensor: 252-zone Evaluative (35 zones in low light), Center-weighted, Partial (6.5%), Spot (2.5%, Center, AF Point-linked, Multi (max 8 spots))
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes:  
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: 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / CF2
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, M-RAW, S-RAW; 14-bit CR2; RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV Video: 4K - MJPEG, FULL HD/ HD/SD - H.264 Intra frame / inter frame; Sound: Linear PCM, recording level can be manually adjusted by user
Included Memory:  
Included Memory Type:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
NFC:
Bluetooth: No
Built-In GPS: No
Microphone Jack: Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,Ethernet
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Wired (N3 contact), Wireless (LC-5)
Connections (extended): System extension terminal, RJ-45 LAN (1000BASE-T), mini HDMI, stereo microphone mini jack, stereo headphone jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):  
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 12.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):  
Shutter Lag (prefocused):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Flash cycle time, full power (seconds): 0.0
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E4N
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E4N Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View):  
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: ImageBrowser EX, Digital Photo Professional, PhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture, WFT utility), Picture Style Editor
OS Compatibility: Windows XP (SP2/SP3) / Vista inc SP1 (excl. Starter Edition) / 7 (excl. Starter Edition) OS X v10.6-10.7
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 18.1MP full frame CMOS sensor, 8-bit 4:2:2 4K Motion JPEG video (4096 x 2160 pixels), 1920x1080p at 60/50fps, Dual DIGIC 5+ processors, Uncompressed YCbCr 8-bit 4:2:2 HDMI output, Canon Log Gamma, stereo microphone and headphone jacks. Available 2012.

Canon EOS-1D C



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