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Old 2nd March, 2012, 06:39 PM
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New Canon 5D Mark III

Officially announced today, Canon's new EOS 5D Mark III.

Nice camera, shame about the price - currently about $3.5K

Canon also launched plenty of other new accesories, also over-priced.

Those include a new high-end flash, featuring a wireless reciever (instead of IR), and a hot-shoe mounted GPS unit.

5D Mark III specs...

Unsurpassed Image Quality
22.3 Megapixel Full Frame CMOS sensor
DiG!C 5+ Image Processor
ISO 100-25600 (expandable to L:50 H1:51200, H2: 102400
Full HD Movie (ISO 100-12800 (H:25600)

High Performance Operation
61-point high-density reticular AF (up to 41 crosstype points)
6.0 fps for high continuous shooting
Intelligent viewfinder with approx. 100% coverage
3.2-type, approx.1.04m dot (3:2 wide) Clear View LCD II
iFCL metering with 63-zone dual-layer sensor
Shutter durability of 150,000 cycles

High end features
Silent & low vibration modes
Dual card slots (CF & SD)
High Dynamic Range (HDR) Mode
Multiple Exposures
Comparative Playback function
Improved durability & water and dust resistance

Available Colours ? Black
Megapixels ? 22MP
Sensor Size ? 36 x 24mm
ISO/Sensitivity ? 100 ? 25600
Autofocus Points ? 61 points
Lens Mount ? Canon
LCD Size ? 3.2″
Liveview ? Yes
Viewfinder ? Optical TTL
Min Shutter Speed ? 30 sec
Max Shutter Speed ? 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting Speed ? 6 fps
Self Timer ? 10 sec, 2 sec
Metering ? Centre-weighted, Spot, Evaluative, Partial
Video Resolution ? Full HD 1080
Memory Type ? Compact Flash
Connectivity ? USB 2, HDMI, Mic Input, Wireless (optional)
Battery ? LP-E6
Battery Type ? Lithium-ion
Charger ? Includes Li-Ion Charger
File Formats ? AVI, RAW, H.264, MOV, MPEG-4
Dimensions ? 152 x 116 x 76mm
Box Contents ? Battery Pack LP-E6 .. Battery Charger LC-E6 .. AV Cable AVC-DC400ST .. Interface Cable IFC-200U .. Eyecup Eg .. Wide Strap EWEOS5DMKIII .. CR1616 Lithium Battery+
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Last edited by danrok; 2nd March, 2012 at 06:41 PM.
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