Canon EOS 1D Mark II vs Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II
These cameras are both manufacturered by Canon.These two camera models were both released 2004.
|Canon EOS 1D Mark II||Canon||2004|
|Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II||Canon||2004|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 1D Mark II has a "APSH"-sensor while Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II has a "FF"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also effect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.
|Camera||Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")|
|Canon EOS 1D Mark II||65 mm||(a Canon APS-H sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.3)|
|Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II||50 mm||(a fullframe sensor does not have a crop factor / focal length multiplier)|
Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
|Camera||Megapixels||Pixel (total)||Pixels (width)||Pixels (height)|
|Canon EOS 1D Mark II||8,2 MP||8185344||3504||2336|
|Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II||16,6 MP||16613376||4992||3328|
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II has a 103 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 1D Mark II. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.
Both of these cameras offers the exact same ISO range. They both have 50 to 3200.
|Canon EOS 1D Mark II||50-3200|
|Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II||50-3200|
Autofocus and lens compatibility
Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that supports autofocus, does not have a autofocus motor of their own but this wont cause any problems with these two cameras.
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS 1D Mark II can shoot up to 8,5 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II can shoot up to 4 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS 1D Mark II||8,5|
|Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II||4|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, carried around, for several hours at the time.
These two cameras weigh exactly the same so there is no diffence there. Please see the details below.
|Camera||Weight (in gram)||Weight (in pounds)|
|Canon EOS 1D Mark II||1565 gr||3,45 lb|
|Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II||1565 gr||3,45 lb|