Canon EOS 5D 12.8 MP Digital SLR Camera - Black (Body Only)

The black Canon camera body is a digital single lens reflex camera that is compatible with over 50 Canon EF-mount lenses without a conversion factor and offers advanced photographers versatile shooting options. Equipped with the 12.8 MP CMOS image sensor on the Canon EOS 5D delivers smooth images enhanced by the automatic noise-reduction feature. The DIGIC II image processor integrated in the 12.8 MP digital SLR camera body offers high performance as well as quality, producing both compact JPEG and uncompressed RAW image files with the speed of 3-60 fps. The focus on the Canon camera body can be set either automatically or manually and the 9-point AF tracking is very precise. With the Picture Style function the users of the Canon EOS 5D can adjust sharpness, contrast, and colour. All the captured content can be viewed on the 2.5-inch (6.4-cm) LCD screen of the 12.8 MP digital SLR camera body with the maximum viewing angle of 170 degrees. The Canon camera body is very durable thanks to its magnesium-alloy material that also provides extreme lightness with the weight of 115 g (without lens and battery).

Product Review Summary

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  • Great Design (1)
  • Quality Construction (1)
Cons
  • None (1)
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  • Travel (1)
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Consumer Reviews

12

great for photo shoots!

byshaneomac_7 Nov 30, 2010
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Pros Excellent Picture Quality, Lightweight
Recommended it? Yes

I use this camera for photo shoots with freinds and family. The picture quality is great. I am sure that there is a newer model out as canon have changed the naming structure of their higher end models, it may be called a 5d mark 2 now. None the less this camera is a great step up from a 500 or... Read full review »

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Professional Results

byxtgirl Nov 19, 2010
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Pros Excellent Picture Quality, Easy to Use, Great Design
Recommended it? Yes

Now that Canon has brought out the 7D, the 5D will come down in price and I can highly recommend it to serious amateurs.

The 5D stood out for its excellence in low light and high ISO settings really gives professional results without the irritating grain that ruins so many photographs... Read full review »

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Excellent quality!

byCristian.A Oct 27, 2010
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Pros Great Design, Quality Construction
Cons None
Recommended it? Yes

The Canon EOS 5D Body Only is really easy to use and has a great design. Just needs the right lens to make it perfect! Read full review »

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Product Details and Features

Miscellaneous

Continuous Shooting Speed 3 frames per second
Shooting Programs Portrait mode
White Balance Tungsten (Preset) • Shade (Preset) • Fluorescent (Preset) • Flash (Preset) • Daylight / Sunny (Preset) • Cloudy (Preset) • Auto • Manual

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C

File Format

Still Image Format EXIF 2.21 • DPOF 1.1 • DCF 2.0 • RAW + JPEG • JPEG • RAW

Battery

Battery Form Factor Manufacturer specific
Battery Description 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1390 mAh ( included )

System Requirements for PC Connection

Operating System Supported MS Windows ME • MS Windows 2000 • Apple Mac OS X • MS Windows XP • Microsoft Windows XP • Microsoft Windows ME • Microsoft Windows 98SE • Microsoft Windows 2000 • MS Windows 98 SE

Connections

Expansion Slot 1 x CompactFlash Card - type I/II
Connector Types 1 x remote control

Display

Display Rotation Built-in
Display Type LCD
Screen Details LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2.5" - colour

Dimensions

Height 11.3 cm
Weight 810 gr
Depth 7.5 cm
Width 15.2 cm

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type Optical
Viewfinder Magnification 0.71x
Viewfinder - Field Coverage 96%
Dioptric Correction Range -3 to +1
Optical Viewfinder Type Fixed eye-level pentaprism

Memory / Storage

Supported Flash Memory CompactFlash Card Type II • CompactFlash Card Type I • CompactFlash II • CompactFlash I • Microdrive

Camera Flash

Flash Type None

Exposure

Exposure compensation ±2 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec
Min Shutter Speed 30 sec
Exposure Modes shutter-priority • Programme • manual • E-TTL II program flash • aperture-priority • Automatic
Exposure Range EV 1-20 ( ISO 100 )
Light Sensitivity ISO auto (100-400)
Light Sensitivity Max 3200

Lens System

Lens For SD Body Only
Auto Focus type TTL phase detection

Optical Sensor

Sensor Size 23.9 x 35.8mm

Key Features

Product Identifiers

Model 5D
MPN 0296B051
Brand Canon

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