The EOS-1Ds is a full-frame 11.1-megapixel digital SLR camera body made by Canon in the 1Ds series, released on 24 September 2002. It was Canon's first full-frame DSLR. Its dimensions are 156 x 157.6 x 79.9 mm (6.1 x 6.2 x 3.1 in.) and mass (without a battery) is 1,265 g.
|Sensor||35.8 mm × 23.8 mm CMOS|
|Maximum resolution||4,064 × 2,704 (11.1 million)|
|Film speed||100–1250 in 1/3 stops, plus 50 (L) as option|
|Storage media||CompactFlash (Type I or Type II) / max 8 GB|
|Focus modes||One-shot, AI Servo, Manual|
|Focus areas||45 AF points|
|Exposure metering||21-zone TTL full aperture metering|
|Metering modes||21 area eval, partial, spot (center, AF point, multi-spot), center-weighted average|
|Shutter||Electronically controlled focal-plane|
|Shutter speed range||1/8000 to 30 sec. (1/3-stop increments), bulb, X-sync at 1/250 sec.|
|Continuous shooting||approx 3 frame/s, 10 shot burst max|
|Viewfinder||Optical, 100% coverage vertically and horizontally|
|LCD screen||2.0 inch, 120,000 pixels|
|Battery||NP-E3 1650mAh, 19.8Wh Ni-MH rechargeable battery|
|Weight||44.6 oz. / 1265g (body only)|
|Predecessor||Canon EOS-1V, Canon EOS-1D|
|Successor||Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II|
The ~11 megapixel, full size 35mm digital camera was far ahead of other cameras counting usually much less megapixels, and having smaller size frame. The price was $7,999 in 2002 (equivalent to $12,051 in 2021).
Being an autofocus camera, it has two autofocus modes, and an option for manual focusing. Its viewfinder is a glass pentaprism. It also has a two-inch, thin-film transistor, color liquid-crystal monitor with approximately 120,000 pixels.
The camera's image sensor is a CMOS-based integrated circuit with Bayer filters for RGB color detection (Canon calls it single-plate, in contrast with three-CCD sensors). It has approximately 11.4 million effective pixels. A non-removable optical anti-aliasing filter is located in front of the image sensor.
The shutter is an electronically controlled focal-plane shutter. Its maximum speed is 1/8,000 of one second. Soft-touch shutter release occurs via an electromagnetic signal.
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