Canon EOS 1Ds

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Canon EOS-1Ds Pro SLR


SPECIFICATIONS

Type Digital

AF/AE SLR

Recording medium

Type I and II CF card (Microdrive compatible)

Image format

35.8 x 23.8 mm (1.4 x 1 in)

Compatible lenses

Canon EF lenses

Lens mount

Canon EF mount

IMAGING ELEMENT
Type

High-sensitivity, high-resolution, large single-plate CMOS sensor

Pixels

Effective pixels: Approx. 11.1 megapixels
Total pixels: Approx. 11.4 megapixels

Aspect ratio

3:2

Color filter system

RGB primary colors

Low-pass filter

Located in front of the CMOS sensor, non-removable

RECORDING SYSTEM 
Recording format

Design rule for Camera File system (except Color Matrix 4) and RAW

Image format

JPEG, RAW, (12 bit)

RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording

Provided

File size

1) Large/Fine: approx. 4.1 MB (4064 x 2704 pixels)
2) Large/Normal: approx. 1.7 MB (4064 x 2704 pixels)
3) Small/Fine: approx. 1.4 MB (2032 x 1352 pixels)
4) RAW: approx. 11.4 MB (4064 x 2704 pixels)
*Exact file sizes depend

Folders

Folder creation and selection is possible

File numbering

(1) Consecutive numbering
(2) Auto reset
(3) Manual reset

Processing parameters

Standard parameters plus up to three custom processing parameters can be set

Interface

IEEE 1394 (with dedicated cable)

WHITE BALANCE (WB) 
Settings

10 Settings: Auto, daylight, shade, overcast, tungsten light, fluorescent light, flash, custom WB, color temperature setting, Personal WB

Auto white balance

Hybrid Auto WB with the CMOS sensor and a dedicated external WB sensor

Personal white balance

Up to three custom white balance settings can be registered

color temperature compensation

White Balance bracketing: +/-3 stops in full-stop increments

color MATRIX 
Type

Two types of color space, sRGB and Adobe RGB. Preferable type is selectable out of four types of color tone in sRGB (Total 5 types)

VIEWFINDER 
Viewfinder type

Glass pentaprism, eye-level type with eyesight correction

Coverage

Approx.100 percent vertically and horizontally with respect to the effective pixels

Magnification

0.7x (-1 diopter with 50mm lens at infinity)

Eyepoint

20 mm

Built-in dioptric correction

-3.0 - +1.0 diopter

Focusing screen

Interchangeable (9 types), Standard focusing screen: Ec-CIII

Mirror

Quick-return half mirror
(Transmission:reflection ratio of 37:63, no mirror cut-off with EF 1200mm f/5.6 or shorter lens)

Viewfinder information

All information (AF points, focus confirmation light), exposure information (shutter speed, aperture, manual exposure, metering range, ISO speed, exposure level, exposure warning), flash information (flash ready, FP flash, FE lock, flash exposure level),

Depth-of-field

Enabled with depth-of-field preview button

Eyepiece shutter

Built-in

AUTOFOCUS 
Type

TTL-AREA-SIR with Area AF CMOS sensor

AF frame

45-point Area AF (H x V: 15mm x 8mm)

Focusing modes

One-Shot AF
AI Servo AF
Manual focusing (MF)

AF working range

EV 0-18 (at ISO 100)

AF point selection

Automatic selection, manual selection, home position (switch to registered AF point)

Selected AF point display

Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on top LCD panel

AF assist beam

AF-assist beam is emitted by the dedicated Speedlite

EXPOSURE CONTROL 
Metering modes available

TTL full aperture metering with 21-zone SPC
1) Evaluative metering (linkable to any AF point)
2) Partial metering (approx. 8.5% of viewfinder at center)
3) Spot metering

• Center spot metering (approx. 2.4% of viewfinder at center)
• AF point-linked spot metering (approx. 2.4% of viewfinder)
• Multi-spot metering (Max. 8 spot metering entries)
4) Centerweighted average metering

Metering range

EV 0-20 (at 20°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens, ISO 100)

Exposure control

Program AE (shiftable), shutter-priority AE, aperture-priority AE, depth-of-field AE, E-TTL autoflash, manual, flash metered manual

ISO speed range

Equivalent to ISO 100-1250 (in 1/3-stop increments), ISO speed can be expanded to ISO 50 with C.Fn 3-1.

Exposure compensation

Auto exposure bracketing (AEB): +/-3 stops in 1/3-stop increments.
Bracketing methods
1. Shutter speed or aperture
2. ISO speed Manual: +/-3 stops in 1/3-stop increments (can be combined with AEB)

AE lock

Auto: Operates in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved.
Manual: By AE lock button in all metering modes.

SHUTTER 
Shutter type

Electronicly controlled, focal plane-shutter

Shutter speed

1/8000 to 30 sec. (1/3-stop increments), bulb, X-sync at 1/250 sec.

Shutter release

Soft-touch electromagnetic release

Noise reduction

Operates at 1 second, or slower shutter speeds (including bulb)

Self-timer

10-sec. or 2-sec. delay

Remote control

Remote Switch N3-type contact

FLASH 
EOS dedicated Speedlite

E-TTL autoflash with EX series Speedlite

PC terminal

Provided

DRIVE SYSTEM 
Drive modes

Single/Continuous

Continuous shooting speed

Approx. 3 fps

Max. burst during continuous shooting

10 shots
*The maximum shots per burst depends on the subject, shooting mode, and ISO speed

LCD MONITOR 
Type

TFT color LCD monitor

Monitor size

2.0 inches

Pixels

Approx. 120,000

Coverage

Approx. 100% with respect to the effective pixels

Brightness control

Adjustable to one of five levels

IMAGE PLAYBACK 
Image display format

1) Single image with information,
2) Single image,
3) 4-image index,
4) 9-image index
5) Magnified view (P.Fn-30)

Highlight alert

In display formats 1 and 2 above, any overexposed highlight areas will blink in the image display

IMAGE PROTECTION AND ERASE 
Protection

Erase protection of one image, all images in a folder, or all images in the CF card can be applied or canceled at one time.

Erase

One image, all images in a folder, or all images in the CF card can be erased (except protected images) at one time.

SOUND RECORDING 
Recording method

The voice narration recorded with the built-in microphone is attached to the image.

File format

WAV

Recording time

Max. 30 sec. per recording

MENUS 
Menu categories

1) Shooting menu,
2) Playback menu,
3) Setup menu,
4) Custom/Personal Functions

LCD monitor language

Japanese, English, French, German, Spanish

Firmware update

Update possible by the user

CUSTOMIZATION MENUS 
Custom functions

21 with 67 settings

Personal functions

26

POWER SOURCE 
Battery

One Ni-MH Pack NP-E3
*AC power can be supplied via AC adapter and DC coupler

Number of shots

At 20°C/68F: Approx. 600
At 0°C/32F: Approx. 450
(With a fully-charged Ni-MH Pack, EF 50mm f/1.4 USM, image viewer is ON, image checking time is 2 sec., and Large/Fine image quality)

Battery check

Automatic

Power saving

Provided. Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, or 30 min.

Back-up battery

One CR2025 lithium battery

DIMENSIONS 
Size (w x h x d)

156 x 157.6 x 79.9 mm / 6.1 x 6.2 x 3.1 in.

Weight

1265 g / 44.6 oz.
(Body only. Battery: 335 g/ 11.8 oz.)

WORKING CONDITIONS 
Working temperature range

0 - 45°C / 32 - 113°F

Working humidity

85% or lower

Major specifications

• All the specifications above are based on Canon's testing and measure standards.
• The camera's specifications and physical appearance are subject to change without notice






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