The World's Fastest Digital SLR,*Refined. can record 8.5 frames-per-second for up to 48 frames in one burst. It features Canon's proven 8.2 Megapixel CMOS sensor with a 1.3x conversion factor, combined with the speed and intelligence of the DIGIC II Image Processor, all in a rock-solid, metal body. Adding the ability to record RAW and JPEG images on different memory cards, a larger 2.5 inch LCD, Canon's "Picture Style" technology and more, the 1D Mark II's formidable combination of speed and resolution makes it the choice of pros everywhere.
Features: World's fastest digital SLR*: 8.5 fps for up to 48 full-resolution JPEGs in a burst. 8.2 Megapixel CMOS Sensor with a convenient 1.3x lens conversion factor, combined with DIGIC II Image Processor for outstanding image quality. Superb body design and strength - all-metal body and chassis, weather-resistant construction and shutter durability - tested to 200,000 exposures. New larger 2.5 inch LCD screen can be viewed even at extreme angles up to 170?. New "Picture Style" function for greater control of color rendition and in-camera sharpening. Auto focus - 45 focus points cover a wide area of the screen for consistently sharp results - even with off-centre and fast moving subjects. DIGIC II - DIGIC II renders color and monochrome tones and effects with exceptional accuracy. Power efficient and super fast, DIGIC II also optimzses battery life and supports instant 0.2 second start up. Dual card slots - RAW and JPEG images can be written separately to CF or SD memory cards. When writing to a single card, a short cut allows a quick switch to the next card when one card is full. Camera settings can be saved to a card for moving user settings to other cameras. Wide ISO range - Low (L:50) and high (H:3200) ISO settings extend the standard 100-1600 range. When changing ISO, options are displayed in the viewfinder. Tough and durable - A rugged weather-resistant magnesium alloy casing contains over 70 moisture resistant seals. Shutter durability is a reliable 200,000 cycles. Digital Photo Professional software - The Digital Photo Professional software permits high-speed processing of lossless RAW images. Options and Connectivity - The EOS-1D Mark II N is compatible with all Canon EF lenses (excl. EF-S lenses) and the EX series Speedlite flash range. E-TTL II passes distance information to the Speedlites for consistently accurate flash exposures. The optional Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E1 allows untethered shooting, while Video Out allows reviewing on a TV screen. Connect with FireWire (IEEE 1394) for fast data uploads or USB for PictBridge direct printing.
* - as of August 2005