Canon EOS 5DS Body

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The EOS 5DS DSLR Camera from Canon is the long-awaited follow-up to the vaunted 5D Mark III and brings with it new technology and a number of significant upgrades, placing it in...

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The EOS 5DS DSLR Camera from Canon is the long-awaited follow-up to the vaunted 5D Mark III and brings with it new technology and a number of significant upgrades, placing it in very lofty territory for a DSLR. The Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors provide the wherewithal to handle this abundance of information, enabling fast performance speeds and top-of-the-line image quality. The EOS Scene Detection System with the 150,000-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor provides precise exposure and color metering and the 61-point High Density Reticular AF sensor with 41 cross-type points enables accurate AF placement and Canon's EOS iTR (Intelligent Tracking and Resolution) enhances AF performance by using information from the metering sensor.  Anti-flicker functionality compensates for flickering light sources, providing consistent exposure metering during continuous shooting. Despite its large file sizes, the 5DS can still offer up to a 5 fps continuous shooting rate. The 3.2" ClearView II LCD monitor provides playback and live view composition with 1.04m-dot resolution and a 170º viewing angle. High-transparency materials and multi-coating resist reflections for bright viewing, especially important when shooting video.A magnesium-alloy build provides resistance to impact and the elements and inputs include a PC terminal, 3-pin input, an external microphone jack as well as HDMI out and USB 3.0 compatibility. A customizable Quick Control System allows you to easily switch between frequently used settings and functions. Newly designed 50.6MP full-frame CMOS helps deliver ultra-high resolution images for large-scale printing and extensive, creative cropping, while Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors enable top-of-the-line image quality and processing speed.Taking advantage of its sensor's high-resolution capturing power, the EOS 5DS camera has a new Picture Style called Fine Detail mode. Fine Detail emphasizes fine edges and patterns or textures by setting the camera's Sharpness sub-settings, fineness and threshold to their minimum and by lowering contrast settings as well.The EOS 5DS camera has the iSA Intelligent Scene Analysis system that employs an independent RGB+IR light sensor with approximately 150,000-pixel resolution.  The AF system is sensitive to changes in composition, making adjustments quickly to help ensure consistent, sharp AF. The camera shake that occurs from the impact of an SLR's mirror can leave blurred details in the recorded image. A new Time Release Lag setting, easily accessed on the menu system, offers added protection against camera shake by setting the shutter release time intentionally longer so the camera does not begin the exposure until after the impact of the camera's mirror has diffused. The anti-flicker function detects the frequency and phase of the flicker and captures images near the point of peak brightness when the subject is most likely well illuminated. Particularly useful in extending the range of telephoto lenses, the crop function also improves the subject tracking capability with almost the entire frame covered with AF points. Image cropping can be displayed in the viewfinder either masked or overlaid with an outline showing the cropped area, and in Live View shooting the image is cropped by the effect chosen. The Canon 5DS supports full HD 1080/30p movie capability and Time Lapse Movie function, which takes still photographs at set intervals and combines them into a full HD movie file, is provided. The EOS 5DS offers time-lapse fixed-point shooting and long exposures without the need for a remote control. Captured exposures can even be collected and saved as an HD movie. Its built-in bulb timer keeps the shutter open for a designated amount of time, perfect for night photography, to capture the flow of traffic on a street corner, or any other situation where long exposure photography is warranted. For image review, the camera has a dedicated Magnify/Reduce button for zooming in or out (up to 16x) simply by pressing the button and turning the Main Dial.The Intelligent Viewfinder II makes it easy to both shoot, change and confirm camera settings and shooting modes all without looking away from the viewfinder. All of this information can be displayed by or superimposed easily over the image for review while shooting, and multiple views are customizable through the camera's simple user interface.

Canon 5DS Specs

Imaging
Lens Mount Canon EF
Camera Format Full-Frame (1x Crop Factor)
Sensor Resolution Actual: 53 Megapixel
Effective: 50.6 Megapixel (8688 x 5792)
Maximum Resolution 8688 x 5792
Aspect Ratio 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Size 36 x 24 mm
Image File Format JPEG, Raw
Bit Depth 14-Bit
Image Stabilization None
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 100 to 6400 (Extended: 50 to 12800)
Shutter Speed Mechanical Shutter
1/8000 to 30 Seconds
Bulb Mode
Metering Method Center-Weighted Average, Evaluative, Partial, Spot
Exposure Modes Aperture Priority, Manual, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation -5 to +5 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
Metering Range 0 to 20 EV
White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (White), Shade, Sunset, Tungsten, Twilight
Interval Recording Yes
Self-Timer 2/10-Second Delay
Mirror Lock-Up Yes
Video
Recording Modes MOV/H.264
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 23.976p/25p/29.97p
HD (1280 x 720) at 50p/59.94p
SD (640 x 480) at 25p/29.97p
Recording Limit Up to 29 Minutes, 59 Seconds for Full HD (1920 x 1080)
Up to 29 Minutes, 59 Seconds for HD (1280 x 720)
Up to 29 Minutes, 59 Seconds for SD (640 x 480)
Video Encoding NTSC/PAL
ISO Sensitivity Auto: 100 to 6400 (Extended: 12800)
Audio Recording Built-In Microphone
External Microphone Input
Audio File Format Linear PCM (Stereo)
Focus
Focus Type Auto and Manual Focus
Focus Mode Automatic (A), Full-Time Servo (F), Manual Focus (M), Single-Servo AF (S)
Autofocus Points Phase Detection: 61 (41 Cross-Type)
Autofocus Sensitivity -2 to +18 EV
Viewfinder and Monitor
Viewfinder Type Optical (Pentaprism)
Viewfinder Eye Point 21 mm
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification Approx. 0.71x
Diopter Adjustment -3 to +1
Size 3.2"
Resolution 1,040,000 Dot
Display Type Fixed LCD
Flash
Built-In Flash No
Flash Modes TTL Auto, Wireless
Maximum Sync Speed 1/200 Second
Flash Compensation -3 to +3 EV (1/3 EV Steps)
Dedicated Flash System eTTL
External Flash Connection Hot Shoe, PC Terminal
Interface
Media/Memory Card Slot Slot 1: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I)
Slot 2: CompactFlash (UDMA 7)
Connectivity Canon N3, HDMI C (Mini), USB Micro-B (USB 3.0)
Wireless None
GPS No
Environmental
Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Operating Humidity 0 to 85%
Physical
Battery 1 x LP-E6N Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Dimensions (W x H x D) 6 x 4.6 x 3" / 15.2 x 11.7 x 7.6 cm
Weight 29.81 oz / 845 g