Canon EOS-1D X Specifications

IMAGE SENSOR

Type

36 x 24 mm CMOS

Effective Pixels

Approx. 18.10 megapixels

Total Pixels

Approx. 19.3 megapixels

Aspect Ratio

'3.2

Low-Pass Filter

Built-in/Fixed with fluorine coating

Sensor Cleaning

EOS integrated cleaning system

Colour Filter Type

Primary Colour

IMAGE PROCESSOR

Type

Dual "DIGIC 5+"

LENS

Lens Mount

EF (excludes EF-S lenses)

Focal Length

Equivalent to 1.0x the focal length of the lens

FOCUSING

Type

TTL-CT-SIR with a dedicated CMOS sensor

AF System/ Points

61 Point / 41 f/4 cross-type AF points inc 5 dual cross type at f/2.8


The number of cross-type AF points will differ depending on the lens.

AF Working Range

EV -2 - 18 (at 23°C & ISO100)

AF Modes

One Shot


AI Servo

AF Point Selection

Automatic selection: 61 point AF


Manual selection: Single point AF (61, 41 cross type only, 15 or 9 points selectable)


Manual selection: Spot AF


Manual selection: AF point Expansion 4 points (up, down, left, right)


Manual selection: AF point Expansion surrounding 8 points


Manual selection: Zone AF


AF points can be selected separately for vertical and horizontal shooting

Selected AF Point Display

Superimposed in viewfinder

Predictive AF

Yes, up to 8m

AF Lock

Locked when shutter button is pressed half way in One Shot AF mode or AF-ON button is pressed.

AF Assist Beam

Emitted by optional dedicated Speedlite

Manual Focus

Selected on lens, default in Live View Mode

AF Microadjustment

AF Menu


+/- 20 steps ( wide and tele setting for Zooms)


Adjust all lenses by same amount


Adjust up to 40 lenses individually


Adjustments remembered for lens by serial number

EXPOSURE CONTROL

Metering Modes

TTL full aperture metering with 252 zone from 100,000-pixel RGB AE sensor


(1) Evaluative metering (linked to all AF point)


(2) Partial metering (approx. 6.5% of viewfinder at centre)


(3) Spot metering:


Center spot metering (approx. 2.5% viewfinder)


AF point-linked spot metering


Multi/Spot metering (Max 8 spot metering entries)


(4) Center weighted average metering

Metering Range

EV 0 - 20 (at 23°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens ISO100)

AE Lock

Auto: In One-shot AF mode with evaluative metering exposure is locked when focus is achieved.


Manual: By AE lock button in P, TV and AV modes.

Exposure Compensation

'+/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).

AEB

2, 3, 5 or 7 Shots +/-3 EV 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments

ISO Sensitivity*

Auto (100-51200), 100-51200 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments)


ISO can be expanded to L: 50, H1 102400, H2 204800

SHUTTER

Type

Electronically-controlled focal-plane shutter

Speed

30-1/8000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments) + Bulb (Shutter speed range available varies according to shooting mode)

WHITE BALANCE

Type

Auto white balance with the imaging sensor

Settings

AWB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White


Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Colour Temperature Setting.


White balance compensation:


1. Blue/Amber +/-9


2. Magenta/ Green +/-9.

Custom White Balance

Yes, 5 setting can be registered

WB Bracketing

'+/-3 levels in single level increments


3 bracketed images per shutter release.


Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias.

VIEWFINDER

Type

Pentaprism

Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal)

Approx. 100%

Magnification

Approx. 0.76x¹

Eyepoint

Approx. 20mm (from eyepiece lens centre)

Dioptre Correction

'-3 to +1 m-1 (dioptre)

Focusing Screen

Interchangeable (12 types, optional). Standard Focusing Screen Ec-CV

Mirror

Quick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with EF600mm f/4 or shorter)

Viewfinder Information

AF information: AF points, focus confirmation light¹, AF status indicator


Exposure information: Metering mode, shooting mode, AE lock, shutter speed, aperture,


exposure compensation, ISO speed (always displayed), exposure level,


exposure warning


Flash information: Flash ready, FP flash, FE lock, flash exposure level


Image information: White balance correction, highlight-tone priority (D+), maximum burst


(2-digit display), CF card information, JPEG/RAW indicator, battery check icon.


Composition information


Grid, electronic level

Depth of Field Preview

Yes, with Depth of Field preview button.

Eyepiece Shutter

Built in

LCD MONITOR

Type

8.11cm (3.2") Clear View II TFT, approx. 1040K dots

Coverage

Approx. 100%

Viewing Angle (Horizontally/Vertically)

Approx. 170°

Coating

Anti-reflection and Solid Structure

Brightness Adjustment

Adjustable to one of seven levels

Display Options

(1) Quick Control Screen


(2) Camera settings


(3) Dual Axis Electronic Level

FLASH

Modes

E-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual

X-Sync

1/250sec (EX series Speedlites only)

Flash Exposure Compensation

'+/- 3EV in 1/2 or 1/3 increments

Flash Exposure Bracketing

Yes, with compatible External Flash

Flash Exposure Lock

Yes

Second Curtain Synchronisation

Yes

HotShoe/ PC Terminal

Yes/ Yes

External Flash Compatibility

E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support

External Flash Control

via camera menu screen

SHOOTING

Modes

Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual

Picture Styles

Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)

Colour Space

sRGB and Adobe RGB

Image Processing

Highlight Tone Priority


Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)


Long exposure noise reduction


High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings)


Auto Correction of Lens Peripheral illumination


Chromatic aberration correction


Distortion correction


Resize to M1, M2 or S


RAW image processing - during image Playback only


Multiple exposure

Drive Modes

Single, Continuous L, Continuous H, Self timer (2s+remote, 10s+remote), Silent single shooting

Continuous Shooting

Max. Approx. 12fps. (speed maintained for up to 180 images (JPEG) or 38 images (RAW) (with UDMA card)¹ ² ³, 14fps with mirror locked up and exposure and AF locked on first frame

LIVE VIEW MODE

Type

Electronic viewfinder with image sensor

Coverage

Approx. 100% (horizontally and vertically)

Frame Rate

30 fps

Focusing

Manual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)


Autofocus: Quick mode, Live mode, Live Face detection mode

Metering

Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor


Active metering time can be changed

Display Options

Grid overlay (x3), Histogram, Aspect ratios

FILE TYPE

Still Image Type

JPEG: 10 compression options (Exif 2.3 compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0),


RAW: RAW, sRAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition),


Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant

RAW+JPEG Simultaneous Recording

Yes, any combination of RAW + JPEG possible, separate formats to separate cards possible

Image Size

JPEG: (L) 5184x3456, (M1) 4608x3072, (M2) 3456x2304, (S1) 2592x1728,


RAW: (RAW) 5184x3456 (M-RAW) 3888x2592, (S-RAW)2592x1728

Movie Type

MOV (Video: H.264 Intra frame / inter frame, Sound: Linear PCM)

Movie Size

1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps) intra or inter frame


1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps) intra or inter frame


640 x 480 (30, 25 fps) inter frame

Movie Length

Max duration 29min 59sec, Max single file size 4GB

Sound Files

WAVE (monaural)

Folders

New folders can be manually created and selected

File Numbering

(1) Consecutive numbering


(2) Auto reset


(3) Manual reset

OTHER FEATURES

Custom Functions

31 Custom Functions with 99 settings

Metadata Tag

User copyright information (can be set in camera)

LCD Panel / Illumination

Yes / Yes

Water/ Dust Resistance

Yes

Sound Memo

Up to 30sec per image - 48Khz or 8Khz

Intelligent Orientation Sensor

Yes

Playback Zoom

1.5x - 10x, Pixel level magnification

Display Formats

(1) Single image with information (2 levels)


(2) Single image


(3) 4 image index


(4) 9 image index


(5) Magnified view


(6) Movie edit

Slide Show

Image selection: All images, by Date, by Folder, Movies, Stills, Rating


Playback time: 1/2/3/5/10 or 20 seconds


Repeat: On/Off

Histogram

Brightness: Yes


RGB: Yes

Highlight Alert

Yes

Image Erase/Protection

Erase: Single image, All images in folder, Checkmarked images, unprotected images


Protection: Erase protection of one image at a time

DATA VERIFICATION

Menu Categories

(1) Shooting menu (x4)


(2) AF Menu (x5)


(3) Playback menu (x3)


(4) Setup menu (x4)


(5) Custom Functions menu (x7)


(6) My Menu

Menu Languages

25 Languages


English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese

Firmware Update

Update possible by the user.

INTERFACE

Computer

Hi-Speed USB

Other

Video output (PAL/ NTSC) (integrated with USB terminal), HDMI mini output (HDMI-CEC compatible), Extension system terminal (for WFT-E6/GP-E1), External microphone (Stereo mini jack), RJ-45(gigabyte ethernet)

DIRECT PRINT

Canon Printers

Canon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge

PictBridge

Yes

STORAGE

Type

2x CompactFlash Type I/II (incompatible with Microdrive) (UDMA 7 compatible)

SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM

PC & Macintosh

Windows XP (SP2/SP3) / Vista inc SP1 (excl. Starter Edition) / 7 (excl. Starter Edition)


OS X v10.6-10.7

SOFTWARE

Browsing & Printing

ImageBrowser EX

Image Processing

Digital Photo Professional

Other

PhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture, WFT utility*), Picture Style Editor


* Requires optional accessory

POWER SOURCE

Batteries

Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E4N (supplied), 1xCR2025 for date & settings

Battery Life

Approx. 1120 (at 23°C)¹


Approx. 860 (at 0°C)

Battery Indicator

6 levels + percentage

Power Saving

Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30mins or Off.

Power Supply & Battery Chargers

AC Adapter Kit ACK-E4, Battery charger LC-E4N, Car Battery charger cable CG-570 (use with LC-E4)

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Body Materials

Magnesium Alloy body covers

Operating Environment

0 – 45 °C, 85% or less humidity

Dimensions (WxHxD)

158 x 163.6x 82.7mm

Weight (Body Only)

Approx. 1340g

ACCESSORIES

Viewfinder

Eyecup Eg, Eg-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens with Rubber Frame Eg, Anti Fog Eyepiece Eg, Focusing Screens Ec, Angle Finder C

Wireless File Transmitter

Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E6

Lenses

All EF lenses (excludes EF-S lenses)

Flash

Canon Speedlites (220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT, Macro-Ring-Lite, MR-14EX, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, ST-E3-RT)

Remote Controller/ Switch

Remote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5

Other

Hand Strap E2, GP-E1 GPS reciever, GP-E2 GPS reciever

Disclaimer

*Recommended Exposure Index

All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated.

Subject to change without notice.

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*Recommended Exposure Index

All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated.

Subject to change without notice.

Footnote

¹ Based on Canon's testing conditions, JPEG, ISO 100, Standard Picture Style. Varies depending on the subject, memory card brand and capacity, image recording quality, ISO speed, drive mode, Picture Style, Custom functions etc.


² Maximum fps and buffer capacity may be reduced depending on the cameras settings and light level


³ With Battery strength 50% or higher

¹ Based on the CIPA Standard and using the batteries and memory card format supplied with the camera, except where indicated

¹ with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 dpt

¹ Focus Confirmation Light not available with EF Cinema lenses

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¹ Based on Canon's testing conditions, JPEG, ISO 100, Standard Picture Style. Varies depending on the subject, memory card brand and capacity, image recording quality, ISO speed, drive mode, Picture Style, Custom functions etc.


² Maximum fps and buffer capacity may be reduced depending on the cameras settings and light level


³ With Battery strength 50% or higher

¹ Based on the CIPA Standard and using the batteries and memory card format supplied with the camera, except where indicated

¹ with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 dpt

¹ Focus Confirmation Light not available with EF Cinema lenses