Here is the full specification for the new EOS-1D Mark III, as supplied by Canon UK. It will cost £3049.99 body only and is due out in April.
DIGITAL CAMERA Specifications EOS-1D Mark III
Type 28.1 x 18.7 mm CMOS
Effective Pixels Approx. 10.1M
Total Pixels Approx. 10.7M
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Low-Pass Filter Built-in/Fixed with Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
Colour Filter Type Primary Colour
Type 2 x DIGIC III
Lens Mount EF (excludes EF-S lenses)
Focal Length 1.3x Multiplication with EF lens fitted
Type TTL-AREA-SIR with a CMOS sensor
AF System/ Points 19 cross-type AF points (plus 26 Assist AF points)
AF working range EV -1 – 18 (at 23°C & ISO 100)
AF Modes One Shot
AF Point Selection Automatic selection, Manual selection, Home position (switch to registered AF point)
Selected AF point display Superimposed in viewfinder
Predictive AF Yes
AF Lock Locked when shutter button is pressed half way in One Shot AF mode.
AF Assist Beam Emitted by an optional dedicated Speedlite
Manual Focus Selected on lens, default in Live View Mode
Metering modes TTL full aperture metering with 63 zone SPC
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to any AF point)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 13.5% of viewfinder at centre)
(3) Spot metering:
Center spot metering (approx. 3.8% viewfinder at center)
AF point-linked spot metering (approx. 3.8% of viewfinder)
Multi/Spot metering (Max 8 spot metering entries)
(4) Center weighted average metering
Metering Range EV 0 – 20 (at 23°C with 50mm f1.4 lens ISO 100)
AE Lock Auto: Operates in 1-shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved
Manual: By AE lock button in all metering modes
Exposure Compensation +/-3 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).
AEB +/-3 EV in 1/3-stop increments. 1/2-stop increments selectable with C.Fn I – 01
ISO Speed Equivalent 100-3200 (in 1/3-stop increments) ISO can be expanded to L: 50 or H: 6400 (selected with C.Fn I -03)
ISO 200-3200 in Highlight Tone Priority (C.Fn II -03)
Type Electronically-controlled focal-plane shutter
Speed 30 – 1/8000 sec. (1/3 stop increments), Bulb
Shutter release Soft touch electromagnetic release
Type Auto white balance with the imaging sensor
Settings Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom (5 settings), Colour Temperature Setting, Personal WB
White balance compensation: 1. Blue/Amber +/-9
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9.
Personal White Balance 5 personal WB settings can be registered
WB Bracketing +/-3 stops in full stop increments.
3 bracketed images per shutter release.
Method: 1. Blue/Amber 2.Magenta/Green.
Type Two types of colour space, sRGB and Adobe RGB.
Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal) Approx. 100%
Magnification 0.76x (4)
Dioptre Correction -3 to +1 dpt
Focusing Screen Interchangeable (10 types). Standard Focusing Screen Ec-C IV
Mirror Quick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 37:63, no mirror cut-off with EF1200mm f5.6 or shorter)
Viewfinder Information AF information (AF points, focus confirmation light), Exposure information (metering mode, shutter speed, aperture, manual exposure, spot metering circle, AE lock, ISO speed, exposure level, exposure warning), Flash information (flash ready, FP flash, FE lock, flash exposure level), white balance correction, JPEG recording, RAW recording, number of remaining shots, maximum burst, memory card information, battery check icon.
Depth of field preview Yes
Eyepiece shutter Built-in
Monitor 3.0″ TFT, approx. 230K pixels
Live View Mode with selectable grid and aspect ratio markings.
Coverage Approx. 100%
Brightness Adjustable to one of seven levels
Modes E-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual
HotShoe/ PC terminal Yes/ Yes
X-sync 1/300sec (EX series Speedlites only)
Flash Exposure Compensation +/-3 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments with EX series Speedlites
Flash Exposure Bracketing Yes
Flash Exposure Lock Yes
Second Curtain Synchronisation Yes
External Flash E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support.
Modes Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual
Photo Effects Monochrome (selected from the “Picture Style” menu) with options for Filters and Toning Effects.
Drive modes Single / Silent / Continuous L/ Continuous H
Continuous Shooting Max. Approx.10fps. (speed maintained for up to 110 images (JPEG), 30 images (RAW)) (2)
RECORDING PIXELS / COMPRESSION
Image Size (L)3888×2592, (M1)3456×2304, (M2)2816×1880, (S)1936×1288, (RAW)3888×2592, (sRAW)1936×1288
Compression JPEG (1-10 settings, user selectable), RAW / sRAW (Canon RAW 2nd edition)
Still Image Format JPEG (Exif 2.21 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0), Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording Yes (separate formats to sperate cards)
Folders Folder creation & selection is possible
File Numbering (1) Consecutive numbering
(2) Auto reset
(3) Manual reset
Processing Parameters 6 Preset ‘Picture Style’ modes with 3 User defined settings
Sound Files WAVE (monaural)
Canon Printers Canon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge
Custom Functions 57 Custom Functions with 156 settings
Personal Functions No
LCD Panel (EL) Illumination Yes
Water/ Dust resistance Yes
Sound Memo Up to 30sec per image
Intelligent Orientation Sensor Yes
Histogram Brightness: Yes
Playback zoom 1.5x – 10x
Display Formats (1)Single image with information (inc. file size)
(2) Single image
(3) 4 image index
(4) 9 image index
(5) Magnified view
Image Erase Protection Erase protection of one image, all images in a folder, or all images in the memory card can be applied or cancelled at one time
Image Erase Single image, All images (card / folder), Checkmarked images
Self Timer Approx. 2 or 10 sec.
Menu Categories (1) Recording menu
(2) Playback menu
(3) Set-up menu
(4) Custom Functions menu
(5) My Menu
Menu Languages English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Russian, Polish
Firmware Update Update possible by the user.
Computer USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (Mini-B)
Other Video output (PAL/ NTSC), 15-pin System Extension
Type CompactFlash Type I/ II (Microdrive compatible)(3), SDHC (3), SD memory (up to 2GB), External Media (with Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E2 only).
SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM
PC & Macintosh Windows 2000 (SP4) / XP (SP2) / Vista
OS X v10.3-10.4
Browsing & Printing ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser
Other PhotoStitch, EOS Utility* (inc. Remote Shooting)
* Requires OS X 10.4.7 on an Intel Mac
Drivers PTP TWAIN Driver (Windows 2000 / XP)
Image Manipulation Digital Photo Professional (RAW Image Processing)
Batteries 1x Li-ion pack LP-E4, 1x CR2025 for date & settings
Battery life Approx. 2200 (at 23C) (5)
Approx. 1700 (at 0C)
Battery check Automatic
Power saving Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30mins.
A/C Power Supply Power adapter ACK-E4
Lenses All EF lenses (excludes EF-S lenses)
Flash Canon Speedlites (220EX, 380EX, 420EX, 430EX, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, Macro-Ring-Lite, MR-14EX, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2)
Remote Controller/ Switch Remote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5
Power Supply & Battery Chargers Battery Pack LP-E4, Battery charger LC-E4, Car Battery Cable CG-570 (use with LC-E4), Power Adapter ACK-E4
Other Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E2, Original Data Security Kit OSK-E3, Eyecup Eg, Eg-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens with Rubber Frame Eg, Anti Fog Eyepiece Eg, Focusing Screens Ec, Angle Finder C, Hand Strap E1
Body Materials Magnesium Alloy
Operating Environment 0-45 °C, 85% or lower humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD) 156.0 x 156.6 x 79.9mm
Weight (body only) Approx. 1155g (battery weight 180g)
1 Large/Fine resolution
2 Depending on memory card speed / capacity
3 Compatible with large memory card capacities, including cards of 2GB and more (camera may require firmware update).
4 with 50mm lens at infinity, -1 dpt
5 Based on the CIPA Standard and using the batteries and memory card format supplied with the camera, except where indicated