Summary Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II

Prices Price
Body only
$398
Kit
Unknown
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 0
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 7
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help Full frame 36x24mm
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Megapixels
Help 16.6 MP
Movie format
Help None
Screen size
Help 2"
Light sensitivity
Help 1,600 ISO
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Canon EOS-1Ds Mark IICanon EOS-1Ds Mark II

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Pros

The Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II vs other recent DSLRs

Viewfinder size Large viewfinder Help
0.70x
Storage slots More storage slots Help
2
Viewfinder coverage Above average viewfinder coverage Help
100%
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/8000 of a second

The Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II vs other recent pro DSLRs

Lowest price Very inexpensive Help
$398.19

Cons

The Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II vs other recent DSLRs

Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
11.3 EV
Live view No live view Help
Preview with viewfinder
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Size Quite large Help
Large (156×158×80 mm)
Weight Very heavy Help
1,565 g
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Announced Old Help
September 2004
Light sensitivity (boost) Very low boost light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
Won't autofocus with all lenses
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional

The Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II vs other recent pro DSLRs

Low light performance Noisy at high ISO Help
1,480 ISO
Color depth Less color depth Help
23.3 bits
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
4 fps
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
16.6 MP
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
Overall image quality Low overall image quality Help
74.0
Movie format No movies Help
None
Screen size Very small screen Help
2"
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather

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Discussion

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canonakias (9:11 PM, October 31, 2014)
no focus motor???? this is for Nikon
 
Aac1950 (2:58 PM, October 28, 2011)
Плохих фотоаппаратов не бывает, бывают плохие фотографы))))
 
Mentroulins (9:03 AM, October 16, 2011)
The Canon EOS 1Ds mark ii is 2005-2006 in world shops!!!!!!
 
Avatar for Jacques Cornell Jacques Cornell (6:28 PM, August 29, 2011)
"No weather sealing" on the 1Ds MkII?
WRONG! ALL of the 1D-series Canons have weather sealing.