Canon EOS 5D Mark II DSLR Camera

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Digital Still Camera

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Superb Imaging Performance
• 21.1 megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor for high resolution images of superb quality and details
• New photodiode construction, new microlens array and on-chip noise reduction circuitry on CMOS sensor minimizes interference from electrical noise; keeping image data clean for clearer images even at high ISO settings and long exposures
• DIGIC 4 Imaging Processor's 14-bit A/D conversion gives rapid processing speeds while maintaining fine detail and accurate colour reproduction
• 2 sRAW file format settings gives you the versatility of RAW at a smaller file sizes
• Auto Lighting Optimizer function with 4 settings (Standard, low, strong and disable) - Analyzes the brightness of the photographic subject, and automatically corrects the dark parts to make them brighter
• New Lens Peripheral Illumination Correction setting to automatically even the brightness across the image
• Full HD Video capture at 1920 x 1080 resolution for up to 4GB per clip with HDMI output for HD viewing of stills and video

Quick response for stress-free shooting
• 3.9 fps continuous shooting speed, up to a maximum burst of 78 shots
• Shutter speed of 1/8000 sec. and X-sync speed of 1/200 sec.
• Fast 0.1 sec. startup time
• Live View mode
• Shooting from the LCD monitor allows easy verification of focus, composition and exposure
• Silent shooting mode for quiet environments
• Shoot remotely from your computer via a wired/wireless connection (with WFT-E4)
• Enhanced live view focusing methods, including Quick mode, Live mode and Face detection mode

EOS Integrated Cleaning System
• Comprehensive measures to minimize the effects of dust particles on images
• Includes Self Cleaning Sensor Unit with fluorine coating for better resistance to dust and Dust Delete Function

EOS5D Mark 2 Durable Body with Rugged Design
• Magnesium alloy body for rugged field use
• High shutter durability of approx. 150, 000 cycles
• New 0.71x viewfinder for large and clear view of the scene
• 3.0-inch Clear View LCD (920,000 dots/VGA) with multiple coatings for improved viewing and smudge-resistant protection
• HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) output for displaying full high-resolution images on a High Definition TV


Fast & Sharp Focus
• Precision 9-point (with 6 assist points) auto-focus (AF) system provides high degree of focusing accuracy
• Flexible setting of ISO speed to adjust camera's sensitivity to light for best exposure (ISO 100 - 6400, expandable to L: ISO50, H1: 12800 & H2: ISO 25600)
• 4 metering modes: Evaluative, Partial, Centre-weighted average and Spot
• 9 White Balance settings to fine-tune white balance as desired:
- Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Color temperature

EOS-5D Mark 2 Shooting Modes
• Mode dial for easy access to a wide range of shooting modes for different shooting conditions: 1) Full Auto
2) New! Creative Auto
3) Program AE
4) Shutter-priority AE (Tv)
5) Aperture-priority AE (Av)
6) Manual
7) Bulb
8) Custom 1
9) Custom 2
10) Custom 3

Picture Style
• Just like selecting the film type on a conventional camera, users can get the optimum image by selecting the correct setting
• 6 image composition modes available with sharpness, contrasts, color tone, saturation can be adjustable: 1) Standard- vivid and sharp images (general shooting)
2) Portrait- beautiful skin tones and clear image quality
3) Landscape- vivid blues and greens, enhanced sharpness
4) Neutral-natural color reproduction, low sharpness and moderate expression
5) Faithful-extremely accurate color reproduction in daylight
6) Monochrome- black and white or sepia images
7) Picture Style Editor lets you create your own Picture Style files for use with the EOS 5D Mark 2

EOS-5D Mark 2 Type
Type Digital, single-lens reflex, AF/AE camera
Recording Medium Type I or II CF card, UDMA-compatible
Compatible Lenses Canon EF lenses
(The effective lens focal length is the same as indicated on the lens)
Lens Mount Canon EF mount
Image Sensor
Type CMOS sensor
Effective Pixels Approx. 21.10 megapixels
Image Sensor Size Approx. 36 x 24mm
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Dust Delete Feature Auto, Manual, Dust Delete Data appending
Recording System
Recording Format Design rule for Camera File System 2.0
Image Type JPEG, RAW (14-bit Canon original)
RAW + JPEG simultaneous recording possible
Recording Pixels Large: Approx. 21.00 megapixels (5616 x 3744)
Medium: Approx. 11.10 megapixels (4080 x 2720)
Small: Approx. 5.20 megapixels (2784 x 1856)
RAW: Approx. 21.00 megapixels (5616 x 3744)
sRAW1: Approx. 10.00 megapixels (3861 x 2574)
sRAW2: Approx. 5.20 megapixels (2784 x 1856)
Create/Select a Folder Possible
Imaging Processor
Picture Style Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Def. 1-3
White Balance Auto, Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White fluorescent light, Flash), Custom, Color temperature setting (2500-10000K) White balance correction and white balance bracketing features provided
*Color temperature information transmission enabled
Noise Reduction Applicable to long exposures and high ISO speed shots
Automatic Image Brightness Correction Auto Lighting Optimizer
Highlight Tone Priority Provided
Lens Peripheral Illumination Correction Provided
Type Eye-level pentaprism
Coverage Vertical/Horizontal approx. 98%
Magnification Approx. 0.71 x (-1m-1 with 50mm lens at infinity)
Eyepoint Approx. 21mm (From eyepiece lens center at -1m-1)
Build-in Dioptric adjustment -3.0 - +1.0 m-1dpt
Focusing Screen Interchangeable (2 types sold seperately),
Eg-A standard focusing screen provided
Mirror Quick-return type
Depth-of-field Preview Provided
Type TTL secondary image-registration, phase detection
AF Points 9 plus 6 Assist AF points
Metering Range EV -0.5 - 18 (at 23°C/73°F, ISO 100)
Focusing Modes One-Shot AF, AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF, Manual focusing
AF-assist Beam Emitted by the EOS-dedicated external Speedlite
AF Microadjustment AF Microadjustment possible
Exposure Control
Metering Modes 35-zone TTL full-apperture metering
Evaluative metering (linkable to any AF point)
Partial metering (approx. 8% of viewfinder at center)
Spot metering (approx. 3.5% of viewfinder at center)
Center-weighted average metering
Metering Range EV 1-20 (at 23°C/73°F with EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Exposure Control Program AE (Full Auto, Creative Auto, Program), shutter-priority AE, aperture-priority AE, manual exposure, bulb exposure
ISO Speed (Recommended exposure index) Full Auto, Creative Auto: ISO 100 - 3200 set automatically P, Tv, Av, M, B:ISO 100 - 6400 (in 1/3-stop increments) settable, Auto, or expandable to ISO 50(L), ISO 12800(H1), or ISO 25600(H2)
Exposure Compensation Manual and AEB (Settable in combination with manual exposure compensation)
Settable amount: ±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
AE lock Auto: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved
Manual: By AE lock button
Type Electronically-controlled, focal-plane shutter
Shutter Speeds 1/8000 sec. to 30 sec., bulb(Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode.)
X-sync at 1/200 sec.
Drive System
Drive modes Single shooting, continuous shooting, 10-sec. self-timer/remote control, 2-sec. self-timer/remote control
Continuous shooting speed Max. approx. 3.9 shots/sec.
Max. burst JPEG Large/Fine:

Approx. 78 shots (Approx. 310 shots)
RAW: Approx. 13 shots (Approx. 14 shots)
RAW+JPEG Large/Fine: Approx. 8 shots (Approx. 8 shots)
*Figures are based on Canon's testing standards (ISO 100 and Standard Picture Style) using a 2GB card.
*Figures in parentheses apply to an Ultra DMA (UDMA) 2GB card based on Canon's testing standard.
External Speedlite
Compatible Flash EX-series Speedlite
Flash Metering E-TTL II autoflash
Flash Exposure Compensation ±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
FE Lock Provided
PC Terminal Provided
Live View Shooting
Shooting Modes Still photo shooting and movie shooting
Focusing Quick mode (Phase-difference detection) Live mode, Live face detection mode (Contrast detection) Manual focusing (5x/10x magnification possible)
Metering Modes Evaluating metering with the image sensor (still photos) / Center-weighted average metering (movies)
Metering Range EV 0-20 (at 23°C/73°F with EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Silent Shooting Provided (Still photo shooting)
Movie MOV (Video: H.264, Audio: Linear PCM)
Recording size: 1920 x 1080 (Full HD), 640 x 480 (SD)
Continuous movie shooting time: Full HD approx. 12 min.
SD approx. 24 min.
LCD Monitor
Type TFT color liquid-crystal monitor
Monitor Size and Dots 3-in. with approx. 920,000 dots (VGA)
Coverage Approx. 100%
Brightness Adjustment Auto (Darker/Standard/Brighter), Manual (7 levels)
Interface Languages 25
Image Playback
Image Display Formats Single, Single + Info (Image-recording quality, shooting information, histogram) 4-image index, 9-image index, image rotate possible
Zoom Magnification Approx. 1.5x - 10x
Image Browsing Methods Single image, jump by 10 or 100 images, jump by screen, by shooting date, by folder, by movie, by stills
Highlight Alert Overexposed highlights blink
Movie Playback Enabled (LCD monitor, video/audio OUT, HDMI OUT)
Build-in speaker
Direct Printing
Compatible Printers PictBridge-compatible printes
Printable Images JPEG and RAW images
Print Ordering DPOF Version 1.1 compatible
Custom Functions 25
Camera User Settings Camera user settings Register under mode Dial's C1, C2, and C3 positions
My Menu Registration Provided
Digital Terminal For personal computer communication and direct printing (Hi-Speed USB)
Audio/Video Output Terminal 3.5mm dia. stereo mini jack (NTSC/PAL selectable)
HDMI Mini OUT Terminal Type C (Auto switching of resolution)
External Microphone Input Terminal 3.5mm dia. stereo mini jack
Remote Control Terminal Compatible with remote control via N3 Type
Wireless Remote Control With Remote Controller RC-1/RC-5
Extension System Terminal For connection to Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E4/E4A
Power Source
Battery Battery Pack LP-E6 (Qty.1)
*AC power can be supplied via AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6
*With Battery Grip BG-E6 attached, size-AA/LR6 batteries can be used
Battery Information Remaining capacity, Shutter count, and Recharge performance displayed
Battery Life (Based on CIPA testing standards) With viewfinder shooting:
At 23°C/73°F, approx. 850 shots. At 0°C/32°F, approx. 750 shots.
With Live View shooting: At 23°C/73°F, approx. 200 shots. At 0°C/32°F, approx. 180 shots.
EOS5D Mark 2 Dimensions and Weight
Dimensions (W X H X D) 152 x 113.5 x 75 mm / 6.0 x 4.5 x 3.0 in.
Weight Approx. 810g / 28.6oz. (body only)
Operating Environment
Working Temperature Range 0°C - 40°C / 32°F - 104°F
Working Humidity 85% or less
All the specifications above are based on Canon's testing standards.
The camera's specifications and physical appearance are subject to change without notice.
If a problem occurs with a non-Canon lens attached to the camera, consult the respective lens maker.