Canon EOS 5D Mark II


Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Infobox Digicam
model = Canon EOS 5D Mark II


kind = Digital single-lens reflex camera
sensor = 35.8 x 23.9 mm CMOS| (similar to the EOS 1-Ds Mark III) res = 5,616 × 3,744 (21.1 megapixels)
lens = Interchangeable (EF)
viewfinder = Optical
storage = CompactFlash (CF) (Type I or Type II)
shutter = electronic focal-plane
shutterRange = 30 to 1/8000 s
metering = TTL, full aperture, 35 zones
emode = Full auto, programmed, shutter-priority, aperture priority, manual
mmode = Evaluative, Partial, Spot, C/Wgt Average
farea = 9 user points + 6 assist points
fmode = One-shot, AI Servo, AI-Focus, Manual
cont = up to 3.9 frame/s.
speedRange = 100-6400 (expansion from 50 up to 25,600)
rearLCD = 3.0 in , 921,600 dots
weight = 810 g (body only)
battery = Li-Ion LP-E6 Rechargeable
obp = BG-E6 grip allows use of AA cells.

The Canon EOS 5D Mark II is a 21.1-megapixel full frame CMOS digital single-lens reflex camera made by Canon Inc. It succeeds the EOS 5D. It was announced on September 17, 2008. [cite press release|url=http://www.canon.co.uk/press_centre/press_releases/cameras_accessories/EOS_5D_MarkII_Press_Release.asp|title=Canon redefines the future of photography: 21.1 MP EOS 5D Mark II offers Full HD video capture|publisher=Canon UK|date=17 September 2008]

Improvements compared to 5D:
* 21.1 megapixel (5,616 x 3,744 pixels)
* sRAW1 mode (10 megapixel/3861 x 2574 pixels)
* sRAW2 mode (5.2 megapixel/2784 x 1856 pixels)
* 98% viewfinder coverage, 0.71x magnification
* Movie mode with full HD (1920x1080) or SD (640x480) resolution up to 4GB @ 30fps
* 3.9 frames per second continuous shooting
* DIGIC IV image processor
* Maximum 310 large JPEG images in a single burst with a UDMA card
* Large 3.0” LCD with 640x480 VGA resolution (307,200 pixels/921,600 dots)
* Live view with contrast-detect autofocus
* HDMI video output for high resolution viewing on a monitor or TV
* ISO 100-6400 (expandable via Custom Function: L (50), H1 (12,800), and H2 (25,600))
* Automatic sensor cleaning

References

External links

* [http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&fcategoryid=139&modelid=17662 Canon EOS 5D Mark II - Canon USA website]
* [http://web.canon.jp/imaging/eosd/eos5dm2/index.html Canon EOS 5D Mark II - EOS website Japan]
* [http://www.canon.co.uk/Images/EOS%205D%20Mark%20II_Specifications%20Sheet_tcm14-548722.pdf Specifications sheet - Canon UK]
* [http://www.dpreview.com/previews/canoneos5dmarkII Canon EOS 5D Mark II hands-on preview - September 2008] at Digital Photography Review website
* [http://blog.vincentlaforet.com/2008/09/20/something-very-interesting-is-comingboth-to-this-blog-and-to-our-industry/ Something Very Interesting is coming…both to this blog and to our industry] at Vincent Laforet’s Blog


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