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Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
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Canon EOS 1D Mark IV Digital Camera

SLR 16.1MP CMOS Nov 2009
Camera Type Megapixel Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
As A Leader In Speed And Resolution, The EOS - 1 D Mark IV, Captures The Extraordinary. Freeze Action At 16.1 Megapixels And At 10 Fps Or Full HD, The EOS-1 D Mark IV Video Is Ready For Anything.... More
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20 Reasons For

Good Quality Pictures

A few customers who bought it reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. Technave.com said three years ago “Fast continuous shooting rate” in their review of this digital camera. Technave.com also wrote “10 frames per second shooting speed is still best in class”. Technave.com also mentioned “Increased resolution helps for better cropping”.

Some Canon EOS 1D Mark IV owners who reviewed it agreed that it was able to produce good images. Technave.com wrote in their review of the Canon EOS 1D Mark IV “Superb image capturing”. Technave.com also said “Highly detailed 16MP images in a wide range of conditions”.

One customer who reviewed it said that it had a good image sensor.

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Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Canon SLR digital cameras have good reviews on average and across all digital cameras Canon is one of the superior manufacturers.

Good Product Quality

Three Canon EOS 1D Mark IV reviewers reckoned that it was good quality. Expert website Technave.com said in their review “It's built to a standard to survive hard professional use while delivering images of outstanding quality under adverse conditions”. Technave.com also wrote “Highspeed shooting, fast focusing, high quality LCD screen, unbelievable ISO range”. Technave.com also said “Good image quality”.

Acceptable Noise Level

A number of Canon EOS 1D Mark IV owners mentioned in their reviews that the Canon EOS 1D Mark IV was noisy. Technave.com said in their review of this digital camera three years ago “Excellent noise control”. Technave.com also wrote “Excellent 16-megapixel sensor with very low noise and superb detail”.

Easy to Use

Several Canon EOS 1D Mark IV reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Technave.com wrote “Movie mode could be easier to use”. One person who purchased this digital camera concluded that it had a good experience. Technave.com mentioned “Composing in Live View an excellent experience”.

Good Quality Lens

Three customers said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good autofocus. Three years ago Technave.com mentioned in their Canon EOS 1D Mark IV review “Great AutoFocus”.

Good Video Capture

A few customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good for video recording. Three years ago Technave.com said “Superb HD video recording” in their Canon EOS 1D Mark IV review. Technave.com also said “Superb HD movie mode”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Canon EOS 1D Mark IV owner who purchased it considered that it had a good screen.

Robust

Some customers who bought the Canon EOS 1D Mark IV thought it was well made. Technave.com mentioned “Excellent build and external controls”. Technave.com also wrote “Solid, weatherresistant construction”. One customer mentioned that the product was reliable. Technave.com said in their review of this digital camera “Updated autofocus system is quick and reliable and produces excellent sharpness”.

Good Size

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was good structurally.

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

Like most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the EOS 1D Mark IV, the Canon EOS 1D Mark IV supports video capability.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years.

We compared all the other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon D4S[plb_2203498_price] is also worth considering.

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1500 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

Most digital cameras that are a similar age to the EOS 1D Mark IV take between 220 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard)s, including the EOS 1D Mark IV which takes 1500 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

The battery capacity of the EOS 1D Mark IV of 2,300 milliamperes * hour is one of the biggest amongst digital cameras of this age and spec. The average battery capacity of similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 1,500mAh, and the battery capacitys range from 720mAh to 2,300mAh.

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Has Three White Balances

The Canon EOS 1D Mark IV has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on cameras of this age and spec. The white balances "Flash" and "Manual" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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Has Three Photo Effectss

The EOS 1D Mark IV has a greater number of photo effects than most similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This digital camera has a Neutral photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on SLR digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The photo effectss "Black&White" and "Sepia" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras of this type and age.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the Canon EOS 1D Mark IV is more than most SLR digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This digital camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to the EOS 1D Mark IV. The light exposure modess "aperture priority AE", "manual" and "shutter priority AE" are also found on this camera.

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Supports Nine ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the EOS 1D Mark IV is more than most SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This digital camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The ISO sensitivitys "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800" and "Auto" are also supported by this camera.

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Features Nine Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The Canon EOS 1D Mark IV has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera features a Single Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on SLR digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the EOS 1D Mark IV. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Centre weighted Auto Focus", "Continuous Auto Focus", "Face tracking", "Flexible Spot Auto Focus", "Monitoring Auto Focus", "Multi Point Auto Focus", "Selective Auto Focus" and "Spot Auto Focus" are also featured on this Canon camera.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Canon EOS 1D Mark IV does not have a built-in flash, unlike most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec which have a built-in flash.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other cameras of this spec and age, the EOS 1D Mark IV does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The EOS 1D Mark IV does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the EOS 1D Mark IV also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not 3D

Most SLR digital cameras that came out around the same time as the EOS 1D Mark IV are not 3D. The EOS 1D Mark IV is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The EOS 1D Mark IV does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the EOS 1D Mark IV also do not support wi-Fi.

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Not Waterproof

The Canon EOS 1D Mark IV is not waterproof, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other SLR digital cameras that came out around the same time as the EOS 1D Mark IV are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The EOS 1D Mark IV does not have an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the EOS 1D Mark IV also do not have an image stabilizer.

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Not Cheap

After checking the price of 27 comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago they range in price from £215 to £6,555. We think that this SLR camera looks expensive compared to other comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago.

Only Features Nine Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the EOS 1D Mark IV is more than most SLR digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. This digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The flash modess "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Manual", "Pre-flash", "Red-eye reduction", "Second curtain synchro", "Slow synchronization" and "Suppressed" are also featured on this camera.

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Heavy

With a weight of 1.2 kilograms, the EOS 1D Mark IV is one of the heavier cameras of a similar age and spec to the EOS 1D Mark IV amongst SLR digital cameras of this age. SLR digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 230g and 1.5kg.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Canon EOS 1D Mark IV

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Canon EOS 1D Mark IV has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the EOS 1D Mark IV.

If this camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Nikon D4S[plb_2203498_price] (3.2") which also has a higher rating.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports a CF|SD|SDHC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Released Over Seven Years Ago

This camera was released over seven years ago.

Average Megapixel

The EOS 1D Mark IV has a fairly typical megapixel (16.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the EOS 1D Mark IV.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a higher megapixel then you might also want to look at the Nikon D4S[plb_2203498_price] (16.2MP) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Maximum Image Resolution
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour of Product
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
Light Metering
Shutter
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Magnification
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Custom Colour
Live View
Multi Burst Mode
Camera Playback
Saturation Adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Battery Technology
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Recommended Operating Temperature Range (T-T)
System Requirements
Mac Compatibility
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Interface
Data Compression
Compatible Operating Systems
Effective Sensor Resolution
Camera Shutter Speed
Lens System
Digital SLR

Expert Reviews

30 September 2013

It's built to a standard to survive hard professional use while delivering images of outstanding quality under adverse conditions. It can shoot at 10 fps and in light levels so low that other...

Fullframe sensor
Superb AF
Great exposure system
Excellent noise control
Incredibly fast
No exposure compensation button on vertical grip
Heavy
No rating button
No incamera HDR
Expensive

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