Canon EOS 1D Mark IV : Tests and Reviews

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Type Professional
Announced 20/10/2009  
Indicative price (USD) 5840  
Sensor type CMOS  
Resolution 4896 x 3264  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 15.98  
Sensor size (mm) 18.6 x 27.9 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 14
Focal length multiplier 1.3 
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  50 - 102400 
Shutter type mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/8000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 10.0  
Live view  yes 
Stabilization  no 
Firmware 1.0.4 
Dust cleaning yes 
Mount type EOS EF mount  
Weight (gr) 1180
Battery type Li-Ion 
Battery weight (gr) 50
Tropicalization  
Camera material Magnesium alloy shell over diecast aluminium frame, anti-slip fake leather  
Mount material Stainless steel 
View finder type Optical  
View finder magnification 0.76 
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup yes 
View finder diopter Pentaprism, 100% coverage, -3 to +1 diopters 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 920000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode One-shot, AI Servo, Manual 
Autofocus modes TTL-AREA-SIR with 45-point CMOS sensor 
Number of autofocus points
Exposure bracketing 63 area eval 
Exposure compensation -3 to +3 EV in 1/3 EV or 1/2 EV steps 
Drive modes single, continuous (high or low speed), self timer (2 or 10 s), silent 
Buffer size JPEG Large (Compression rate 8): Approx. 85 shots, RAW: Approx. 26 shots,RAW+JPEG Large (Compression rate 8): Approx. 20 shots 
Recording medium Compact Flash (Type I or II), UDMA, SD/SDHC card 
Image format RAW, mRAW, sRAW, JPEG 
White balance bracketing -3 to +3 EV steps 
Connectivity USB, firewire, video 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes 
Histogram Yes 
GPS Yes 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 / 30 fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus  
Video file format MOV 
Video codec H.264  
Video stabilisation No 

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