Canon EOS-1D Mark III

The Canon EOS -1D Mark III is a professional digital SLR (DSLR ) Canon brand ( cf. Canon EOS digital cameras). It features an APS-H CMOS sensor with 10.1 megapixels, a 45 - point autofocus system and a high-resolution 3-inch LCD screen. The camera weighs 1,155 g without lens. The EOS- 1D Mark III is the successor of the Canon EOS -1D Mark II N EOS -1D Mark III is compatible with all EF lenses, but not to the EF -S lenses. Launch in May 2007. Her successor, the Canon EOS -1D Mark IV

Other properties

  • Two DIGIC III Image Processors
  • EOS Integrated Cleaning System - Self-Cleaning Sensor Unit
  • 45 - point TTL autofocus - with 19 cross-type sensors
  • ISO range 100-3200, which can be expanded via the menu settings to 50 and 6,400
  • Weatherproof housing made of magnesium alloy
  • Pentaprism viewfinder that shows about 100 % of the image
  • Continuous shooting up to 10 frames per second (buffer memory for up to 110 images in JPEG format and up to 30 images in RAW format )

GPS connection

About the Data Transmitter WFT -E2, a GPS device can be connected to the camera to record the exact recording location of each photo. The coordinates are stored in the EXIF ​​data of the image ( Geo - Imaging).


Complaints from users came on, after which the autofocus in SERVO AF ( focus tracking of moving objects ), was significantly less accurate than the previous model 1D Mark II N Canon first reacted with firmware updates, but without much success. Some time later it was announced that the auto focus assist Mirror has malfunctioned. Canon offered from December 2007 to a free repair program. The fact that the problems were not so definitively resolved is a publication of the Canon Professional Service in March 2009, nearly two years after the introduction of the camera.