Canon EOS 1D Mark IV Specifications

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for Canon EOS 1D Mark IV. Next to each category and value there are articles describing it all, giving you a deeper understanding on every area so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses.

Name Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
Manufacturer Canon
Release Date and Price
Release Year 2009
Release Date 2009-10-20
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Camera Type
Camera Type DSLR
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Sensor Size APS-H (approx 27.9 x 18.6 mm)
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Sensor Type CMOS
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Resolution 4896 x 3264 pixels
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Megapixels 16,1 MP (15980544 total pixels)
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Image Processor DIGIC 4
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ISO Range 50 - 102400
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White Balance Presets 8
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Custom White Balance Yes
Setting Up Custom White Balance in Your Camera
Image Stabilization No
Image Stabilization in Digital and Mirrorless Cameras
Uncompressed format RAW
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Optics and Focus
Autofocus Motor Yes
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Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Face Detection

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Focus Points 45
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Lens Mount Canon EF

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Focal Length Multiplier APS-H Sensor
1.3x multiplier
24 mm becomes 31 mm
50 mm becomes 65 mm
100 mm becomes 130 mm
200 mm becomes 260 mm

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Screen and viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 920000
Touchscreen No
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Screen Type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
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Viewfinder Type Optical (pentaprism)
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Viewfinder Coverage 100%
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Viewfinder Magnification 0.76 (0.58 35mm equiv.)
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Viewfinder Resolution N/A
Photography features
Frames per second 10 fps
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Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds
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Maximum Shutter Speed 1/8000 seconds
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Built-in Flash No
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External Flash Yes
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Self-Timer Yes
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Time-lapse Yes
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Metering Modes Multi
Center Weighted

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Exposure Compensation +/- 3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
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Videography features
Video Recording Yes
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Video Format H.264

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Video Resolution 1280 x 720
1920 x 1080

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Built-in Microphone Yes
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Built-in Speakers No
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Memory Card Compact Flash

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HDMI Output Yes
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Microphone Port Yes
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Headphone Port No
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Wireless Yes
Optional , Eye-Fi Connected and Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E2

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Wireless SKU WFT-E2
Remote Control Yes (N3 connector)
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Body and Dimensions
Enviromentally sealed Yes
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Battery Battery Pack
Battery Details Lithium-Ion LP-E4 rechargeable battery & charger
Battery SKU LP-E4
Battery Life 1500 shots according to CIPA
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Width 156 mm
Height 157 mm
Depth 80 mm
Weight 1230 gram including battery
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