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Specification for Canon EOS 5D

Main Features
Resolution 12.8
Main characteristics
Image Sensor Type: CMOS
Resolution: 13.3 Megapixel
Camera Type: SLR/Professional
Lens
Interchangeable Lens: Interchangeable Lenses
Digital Zoom: Without Digital Zoom
Focus Type: Autofocus&Manual Focus
Image Quality
Camera Resolution: 13.3 Megapixel
Exposure Control
Shutter Speed: 30 - 1/8000 sec
White Balance: AutoManualDaylight / Sunny (Preset)Cloudy (Preset)Fluorescent (Preset)Tungsten (Preset)Shade (Preset)Sunset (Preset)Flash (Preset)
Frames Per Second: 3 Frames
Storage
Memory Type: CompactFlash Card Type ICompactFlash Card Type II
Compression Modes: FineNormalUncompressed
Compression Type: JPEGRaw Image
File Size (High Res.): 12.9 MB (10 images on 128MB card)
File Size (Low Res.): 1 MB (about 128 images on 128MB card)
Flash
ISO Speeds: Auto5010040016003200
Flash Type: External
Viewfinder / Display
Viewfinder: Digital
LCD Panel: With LCD Panel
LCD Panel Size: 2.5 in.
LCD Screen Resolution: 230,000 pixels
LCD Protected Position: Without LCD Protected Position
Interfaces
Interface Type: USB 2.0
Video Interface: Video Out
Power Supply
Battery Type: Proprietary Lithium
Battery Life: 800 Images
Included Features
Self Timer: 2 Sec.10 Sec.
Built-in Microphone: Without Built-in Microphone
System Requirements
Operating System: Apple Mac OS XMicrosoft Windows 2000Microsoft Windows 98SEMicrosoft Windows MEMicrosoft Windows XP
Other
Height: 11.2 cm
Width: 15.2 cm
Depth: 7.6 cm
Weight: 0.8 kg
Included Accessories: Lithium BatteryRemote Control
Release Date: October, 2005

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Latest Reviews

★★★★☆
Canon EOS 5D

“Excellent camera for a great price”

Written on: 01/02/2012 by photoman (62 reviews written)

Canon EOS 5D is probably the cheapest full frame camera available on the second hand market today. It is no longer manufactured and replaced by much more advanced EOS 5D Mark II, but you can get one second hand for a very good price. Camera is built very well, it has very solid magnesium alloy body and shutter that has MTBF of 100,000 clicks (by today's standards cameras of this class usually have more durable shutters, for example 5D MkII has MTBF of 150,000 clicks, but still for its time the… Read Full Review

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Canon EOS 5D

“over priced ”

Written on: 08/08/2010

over priced
does not capture image as well as i would have hoped
takes up a lot of space/memory on computers
bad dull flash
fragile
heavy
ever dust on sensor
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Canon EOS 5D

“Canon EOS 5D is very good handy great focus and...”

Written on: 05/06/2009

Canon EOS 5D is very good handy great focus and picture quality. .focus
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Written on: 28/07/2009

The camera is quite heavy compared to camera's which are not full frame.
<br/>The results largly come down to the lense used.
<br/>The pictures are normal size 4-8MB for jpg, 12-16MB for RAW.
<br/>The Camera does not have a flash!
<br/>Cheaper Zoom lenses need to be stopped down to avoid dark pictures.
<br/>As to price, a good deal for a full-frame sensor.

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★★★★★
Canon EOS 5D

“I've had a 5D since March 2007 and I love it. I have...”

Written on: 31/10/2008

I've had a 5D since March 2007 and I love it. I have done wedding shoots, portrait sessions, landscapes and macro photography and this camera handles anything you throw at it.

It is helped by my bag of 6 L series lenses which help optimise the full frame sensor.

With the release of the replacement (EOS 5D Mk2), this camera will drop in value very soon and would make a great purchase as a second camera… Read Full Review

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Canon EOS 5D

“Easily the Canon EOS 5D is my favourite camera, sits...”

Written on: 22/05/2008 by fazackarley (1 review written)

Easily the Canon EOS 5D is my favourite camera, sits neatly in my bag alongside a plethora of other canon cameras, yet this is always the first out of my bag. most shots on my website (www.fazackarley.com/) were taken with a 5d.

Being a wedding photographer I need reliable gear that's capable of producing beautiful pictures that my brides will treasure for decades - the 5d meets all my demanding specifications. I would totally recommend this camera to anyone & have done on many occasions… Read Full Review

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Canon EOS 5D

“Due to digital cameras favouring the centre of the...”

Written on: 02/08/2007 by fatowl (25 reviews written)

Due to digital cameras favouring the centre of the lens, dark cornering can appear on your photographs, due to full frame. The using of the Canon L series lenses can help to avoid this, but expect to pay the price… Read Full Review

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Canon EOS 5D

“I am an amateur who got into digital photography 3...”

Written on: 13/12/2006 by ukbaldwm (1 review written)

I am an amateur who got into digital photography 3 years ago. I bought the 20D this year but decided I needed a second camera when sat with a long zoom in a hide - action happens all over and I can't keep changing lenses. I'm a canon man because I now have their lenses and other EOS attachments, so I considered the new 400D and the 30D as second cameras. In the end I was impressed by the 5Ds write ups and the desire to be able to produce close to professional images. The 5D can produce the… Read Full Review

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Canon EOS 5D

“The Canon EOS 5D is a first class digital camera when...”

Written on: 09/06/2006 by amkphotography (1 review written)

The Canon EOS 5D is a first class digital camera when used with the Canon specified lenses for this camera.

Image quality is superb, without producing too much unnatural, unwanted, over the top contrast and resolution… Read Full Review

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