The 5D Mark II is now sold out and no longer available from Canon or Camera Canada. The Canon 6D or 5D Mark III are the replacements
High Performance for High Expectation Canon's update to the wildly popular full frame EOS 5D is here, and it's better than ever. The EOS 5D Mark II has a stunning 21.1-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor with DIGIC 4 Image Processor, a vast ISO Range of 100-6400 (expandable to ISO L: 50, H1: 12800 and H2: 25600), plus EOS technologies like Auto Lighting Optimizer and Peripheral Illumination Correction. It supports Live View shooting, Live View HD videos, and more. It can shoot up to 3.9 fps, has 9 AF points plus 6 AF assist points, a new 98% coverage viewfinder, a 3.0-inch Clear View LCD (920,000 dots/VGA) and a rugged build. Full-frame shooters rejoice!
This kit comes with the Canon EF 24-105mm L IS USM lens
Features: 21.1 Megapixel Full-frame CMOS sensor, 14-bit A/D conversion (16,384 colors/each of 3 primary color), wide range ISO setting of 100-6400 (expandable L: 50, H1: 12800 and H2: 25600).
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.
Next generation DIGIC 4 Image Processor for faster processing of fine detail and color reproduction as well as reduced image noise.
High performance with 3.9 fps continuous shooting, new shutter with a durability of 150,000 cycles and improved weather-resistant body.
Live View Function for stills (Quick, Live and Face Detection AF modes) and video.
3.0-inch Clear View LCD (920,000 dots/VGA) monitor with anti-reflective and scratch-resistant coatings for improved viewing and smudge protection.
Updated EOS Integrated Cleaning System specifically designed to work with a full-frame sensor.
Compatible with over 60 Canon EF/EF-S lenses and most EOS System accessories.
Type: Digital, single-lens reflex, AF/AE camera with built-in flash
Recording Media: CF Card Type I and II, UDMA-compliant CF cards, via external media (USB v.2.0 hard drive, via optional Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E4A)
Image Sensor Size: 36.0mm x 24.0mm (35mm Fll-frame)
Compatible Lenses: Canon EF lenses (35mm-equivalent focal length is approx. 1.6x the lens focal length)
Lens Mount: Canon EF mount
Type: High-sensitivity, high-resolution, large single-plate CMOS sensor
Pixels: Effective pixels: Approx. 21.1 megapixels
Total Pixels: Total pixels: Approx. 22.0 megapixels
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 (Horizontal: Vertical)
Color Filter System: RGB primary color filters
Low-pass Filter: Fixed position in front of the CMOS sensor
Dust Deletion feature: (1) Automatic sensor cleaning
(2) Manual cleaning of sensor
(3) Dust Delete Data appended to the captured image
Recording Format: Design rule for Camera File System 2.0
Image Type: Still: JPEG, RAW (14-bit, Canon original), sRAW1, sRAW2, RAW+JPEG
File Size: (1) Large/Fine: Approx. 6.1MB (5616 x 3744 pixels)
(2) Large/Nomal: Approx. 3.0MB (5616 x 3744 pixels)
(3) Medium/Fine: Approx. 3.6MB (4080 x 2720 pixels)
(4) Medium/Normal: Approx. 1.9MB (4080 x 2720 pixels)
(5) Small/Fine: Approx. 2.1MB (2784 x 1856 pixels)
(6) Small/Normal: Approx. 1.0MB (2784 x 1856 pixels)
(7) RAW: Approx. 25.8MB (5616 x 3744 pixels)
(8) sRAW 1: Approx. 14.8MB (3861 x 2574 pixels)
(9) sRAW 2: Approx. 10.8MB (2784 x 1856 pixels)
Exact file sizes depend on the subject, ISO speed, Picture Style, etc.
Recording Functions: With the WFT-E4A attached, image recording to the CF card and to the USB external media connected to the WFT-E4A will be possible as follows:
(2) Automatic switching of recording media
(3) Separate recordings according to image-recording quality
(4) Recording images having the same size
Backup Recording: Enabled with WFT-E4A attached
File Numbering: Consecutive numbering, auto reset, manual reset.
Possible to create new folders and select folders in the CF card
RAW + JPEG Simultaneous Recording: Provided (RAW/sRAW+JPEG also possible)
Colour Space: sRGB, Adobe RGB
Picture Style: Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Def. 1-3
Type: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature setting
Auto White Balance: Auto white balance with the image sensor
Color Temperature Compensation: White balance correction: ±9 stops in full-stop increments
White balance bracketing: ±3 stops in full-stop increments
Blue/amber direction or magenta/green direction possible
Color Temperature Information Transmission: Provided
Type: Eye-level pentaprism
Coverage: Vertical/Horizontal approx. 98%
Magnification: Approx. 0.71x (-1m-1 with 50mm lens at infinity)
Eyepoint: Approx. 21mm (from eyepiece lens center)
Built-in Dioptric Adjustment: -3.0 to +1.0m-1 (diopter)
Focusing Screen: Interchangeable (Eg-D: Grid lines, Eg-S [point of Focus], Eg-A standard focusing screen provided
Mirror: Quick-return half mirror (transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cutoff with EF600mm f/4L IS USM or shorter lenses)
Viewfinder Information: AF information (AF points, focus confirmation light) Exposure information (shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed, AE lock, exposure level, spot metering circle) Flash information (flash ready, flash exposure compensation, High-speed sync, FE lock) Image information (Highlight tone priority, monochrome shooting, maximum burst, white balance correction, CF card information) Battery information
Depth-of-Field Preview: Enabled with depth-of-field preview button
Type: TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor
AF Points: 9 (Cross-type)
Metering Range: EV -0.5-18 (at 73°F/23°C, ISO 100)
Focusing Modes: Auto, One-Shot AF, Predictive AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF, Manual focusing (MF)
AF Point Selection: Automatic selection, manual selection
Selected AF Point Display: Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on LCD panel
AF-assist Beam: When an external EOS-dedicated Speedlite is attached to the camera, the AF-assist beam from the Speedlite will be emitted when necessary.
Metering Modes: 35-zone TTL full-aperture 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 73°F/23°C with EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Exposure Control: Program AE (Shiftable), Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Creative Auto, Full auto, Manual exposure, E-TTL II autoflash program AE
ISO Speed (Recommended Exposure Index): Automatically set, ISO 100-6400 (in 1/3-stop or 1-stop increments)
Basic Zone modes: ISO 100-3200 set automatically
Extension settable (with C.Fn.I-3-1): ISO 50 (L), 12800 (H1), 25600 (H2)
High Tone Priority settable: ISO 200-1600
Exposure Compensation: Manual: ±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments (can be combined with AEB)
AE Lock: Auto: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved
Manual: By AE lock button
Type: Vertical-travel, mechanical, Electronically-controlled, focal-plane shutter
Shutter Speeds: 1/8000 to 1/60 sec., X-sync at 1/200 sec.
1/8000 to 30 sec., bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)
Shutter Release: Soft-touch electromagnetic release
Self-timer: 10-sec. or 2-sec. delay
Remote Control: Remote control with N3-type terminal
Zooming to Match Focal Length: Provided
Compatible Flash: EX-series Speedlites
Flash Metering: E-TTL II autoflash
Flash Exposure Compensation: ±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
FE Lock: Provided
External Flash Settings: Flash function settings, Flash C.Fn settings
Drive Modes: Single, High-speed continuous, Low-speed continuous, and Self-timer (10-sec. or 2-sec. delay)
Continuous Shooting Speed: Max. 3.9 shots/sec.
Maximum Burst: JPEG (Large/Fine): approx. 78 (CF)/approx. 310 (UDMA CF)
RAW: approx. 13/approx. 14 (UDMA CF)
RAW+JPEG (Large/Fine): approx. 8 (CF/UDMA CF)
Based on Canon's testing standards with a 2GB CF card, high-speed continuous shooting, ISO 100 and Standard Picture Style
Varies depending on the subject, CF card brand, image-recording quality, ISO speed, drive mode, Picture Style, etc.
Live View Functions
Shooting Modes: Still photo shooting and video shooting
Focusing: Quick mode (Phase-difference detection)
Live mode/Face Detection Live mode (Contrast detection)
Manual focusing (5x/10x magnification possible)
Metering Modes: Evaluative metering with the image sensor (still photos)
Center-weighted average metering (video)
Metering Range: EV 0-20 (at 73°F/23°C with EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Grid Display: Provided (Two-type grid displays)
Exposure Simulation: Provided
Silent Shooting: Provided (Mode 1 and 2)
Type: TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor
Monitor Size: 3.0 in.
Dots: Approx. 920,000 (VGA)
Coverage: Approx. 100% (viewing angle: approx. 170°)
Brightness Adjustment: Auto, 7 levels provided
Interface Languages: 25 (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, 15/15 Romanian, Ukraine, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese)
Display Format: Single image, Single image + Image-recording quality/shooting information, histogram, 4- or 9-image index, magnified view (approx. 1.5x-10x), rotated image (auto/manual), image jump (by 10/100 images, index screen, by shooting date, by folder), slide show (all images/selected by date/folder)
Highlight Warning: Provided (Overexposed highlights blink)
Image Protection and Erase
Protect: Single images can be erase-protected or not
Erase: Single image, check-marked images or all images in the CF card can be erased (except protected images)
Compatible Printers: PictBridge-compatible printers
Printable Images: JPEG images compliant to Design rule for Camera File System (DPOF printing possible) and RAW/sRAW images captured with the EOS 5D Mark II
Easy Print feature: Provided
DPOF: Digital Print Order Format
DPOF: Version 1.1 compatible
Direct Image Transfer
Compatible Images: JPEG and RAW images
Only JPEG images can be transferred as wallpaper on the personal computer screen
Custom Functions: Total 25
Camera User Settings: Register under Mode Dial's C1 and C3 positions
My Menu Registration: Provided
USB Terminal: For personal computer communication and direct printing (USB 2.0 Hi-Speed)
Video Out Terminal: (1) Video OUT terminal: NTSC/PAL selectable
(2) HDMI mini OUT terminal
Extension System Terminal: For connection to WFT-E4A
Battery: One Battery Pack LP-E6
AC power can be supplied via AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6 with Battery Grip BG-E6 attached.
Battery Check: Auto
Power Saving: Provided. Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30 min.
Date/Time Battery: One CR1616 lithium-ion battery
Start-up Time: Approx. 0.1 sec.
Dimensions and Weight
Dimensions (WxHxD): Approx. 6.0 x 4.5 x 3.0 in./152.0 x 113.5 x 75.0mm
Weight: Approx. 28.6 oz./810g (body only)
Working Temperature Range: 32-104°F/0-40°C
Working Humidity Range: 85% or less
Note: All the specifications above are based on Canon's testing standards.
The camera's specifications and exterior are subject to change without notice.
1 Year Manufacturer's Warranty.
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