Canon EOS 5D Mark II SLR Review

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Canon EOS 5D Mark II






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Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II



EOS 5D Mark II Features:

  • High-sensitivity, 21.1-megapixel, large single-plate CMOS image sensor
  • Canon EOS Integrated Cleaning System with fluorine coating
  • Next generation DIGIC 4 Image processor
  • Live View function, Remote Live View
  • 3-inch Clear View TFT LCD monitor with 100% frame coverage, 920K pixels and Dual Anti-reflection coating
  • 14-bit A/D conversion for extremely fine tonal gradation
  • 3.9 fps, burst rate up to 310 consecutive JPEGs or 14 RAW images with UDMA media
  • Records Full HD (1920x1080) and SD (640x480) .MOV format video with audio at 30fps
  • Shutter speed of 1/8000-30 sec. and Bulb (Bulb total time depends on shooting mode)
  • TTL-CT-SIR Focusing system with a CMOS sensor
  • AF system uses 9 AF points (1 Cross Type) + 6 Assist AF points
  • Exposure modes: Full Auto, Creative Auto, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom (x3)
  • Picture Styles: Picture Styles Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
  • sRGB or Adobe Color space options
  • TTL full aperture metering with 35 zones (Evaluative, Partial, Spot and Center weighted average modes)
  • Compatible with all Canon EF lenses (is not compatiable with EF-S lenses)
  • Updated EOS Digital Solution software disc includes ZoomBrowser EX, Digital Photo Professional, Picture Style Editor, Canon's EOS Utility, PhotoStitch, WFT-E1/E2/E3 Utility and Original Data Security Tools
  • Hot shoe for Canon EX-series Speedlites (E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support)
  • X-sync speed of 1/200 sec
  • Supports CF Card Type I and II (Microdrive compatible), UDMA-compliant CF cards, and external storage (USB v.2.0 hard drive, via optional Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E4)
  • High-speed USB 2.0 interface for fast image downloads
  • Exclusive WFT-E4 Wireless File Transmitter
  • HDMI "mini" output along with standard Video Out with selectable NTSC or PAL timing
  • Uses Canon's LP-E6 7.2v 1800mAh Battery Pack with LC-E6 Battery Charger
  • Compatible with PictBridge printers
  • Optional BG-E6 Battery Grip doubles battery power and adds vertical grip, shutter release and controls


The EOS 5D Mark II camera kit includes: Lithium Battery Pack BG-E6, Battery Charger LC-E6/LC-E6E, Neck Strap EW-EOS5DMKII, EOS Digital Solution CD-ROM, USB Interface Cable IFC-200PCU, AV Cable STV-250N, Software Instruction Manual CD-ROM, and Manuals.

The Canon EOS 5D Mark II is available in two configurations:

  • Body Only MSRP US$2699.99
  • Body + Canon's EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM zoom lens MSRP US$3499.99

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